2018 Spring Wedding Expo

I know I said it last time, but I could not have been happier with how this years Spring Wedding Expo turned out. Brides and vendors were constantly asking about when the show was going to be, which I feel really made this year the most successful wedding show to date! The number of vendors grew tremendously as well as the couples who attended. I have already booked two consultations from brides I met during the show. I cannot wait to bring these lovely brides peace of mind and coordinate some of the most joyful moments of their life!

Photo Courtesy of Block Party Productions

 

Special thank you to Jessica and John, owners of the Barn at Heritage Farm for putting together the 2018 Spring Wedding Expo. Again, it was a grand success! I had a lot of fun meeting newly engaged couples with their families, taste testing food and cakes from the various caterers and bakeries, and meeting local entertainers.

In case you were not able to attend, feel free to check out my wedding packages available here. Now, keep scrolling for a list of the vendors that attended this year:

Catering

Tipton’s Barbeque – Have you ever had food from Tipton’s BBQ in Wilkesboro? I am fortunate to have this restaurant and caterer in the same city! If not, then you don’t know what you’re missing. The food is ALWAYS delicious! The catering manager, Clayton, is delightful to work with and his team is very helpful throughout events.

Zephyr Boys – Do you want your guests to enjoy mouthwatering food cooked on the spot? Then have Larry and Ruth cater your meal! They cook it on site so the food is piping hot and ready when you want it to be!

Aunt Bea’s Barbeque – Aunt Bea’s is only 10 minutes from America’s favorite small town (Mt. Airy), and you can’t have you wedding or other special event close to Mayberry and not eat have food catered by Aunt Bea’s! They make delicious food for you and your family to enjoy!

Sagebrush – Did you know Sagebrush caters?? Let them cater your wedding with delicious steaks and sides!

Culinary Visions – Culinary Visions is nothing but professional, fun and high quality food. They were a big hit among the expo guests, the crab dip especially. Satisfy your taste buds and give your guests food fit for a king!

Cakes

Lily’s Cakes – One of the bakeries at the expo was Lily Cakes from King. Their cakes are always gorgeous to look at and yummy to eat. Be sure to follow them on Facebook and Instagram so you can see the variety of different cake styles. So talented!

Prudence McCabe Confections – Chocolate, chocolate…CHOCOLATE! Sue from Prudence McCabe Confections truly knows the secret to life and she’s mixed it in her chocolate-dipped, cheesecake-filled strawberries. YUM!

Branch Bakery – Gaye from Branch Bakery is sure to wow you with her cake deliciousness!

Lucky Button Bakery – Calories don’t count at wedding expos, which is good because Lucky Button has some delicious, creative flavor combinations for guests to sample.

Hair and Makeup

Makeup by Kristin – Looking for a top notch make up artist?? Kristin was at the expo again this year, and her calendar fills up quick! I highly recommend her for bridal makeup and bridal party makeup, trust me she’s amazing!

KMA Salon – Need a local salon or hairstylist for you, mom, or your bridesmaids? There’s a great team from K.M.A Salon that attended the expo and you will want to meet!

Mary Kay – I have known Wendy and Faylene for about a year now and they are so much fun to work with! Their spa nights are always fun and energetic which makes for a perfect beginning to a bachlorette party or bridal luncheon (a maid of honors dream!)

Decor Rentals

Rusted Root Rentals – Why buy items you will never use again when you can just rent at affordable prices?! Rusted Roots has a huge assortment of decor items, all of which I love! Check out their Facebook page, website, and Instagram to see just exactly what all they’ve got. You’ll love what you’ll see as much as I do, promise!

China Hutch Rentals – I love the “mismatch” look brides are going with lately. Anna will take the stress away as she helps you choose the perfect place setting based on the decor/theme of your wedding! She will even go the extra mile and come set the table so you don’t have to…win!

Photography and Videography

Infinity Images – Darlene, from Infinity Images, specializes in wedding photography as well as maternity photography for those joyful milestones after you wedding day.

Southern Belle Photography – Hannah from Southern Belle Photography is a full-service portrait and wedding photographer serving Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and the whole Piedmont Triad. She offers her all of her clients a customer-focused photography experience tailored to their unique needs for each occasion.

Jessica Flinchum Photo – Every photographer has a different style when it comes to capturing and editing your photos. Talk to Jessica about her style and fall in love with her pictures!

DesiLu – David and Lauren are a husband and wife duo that specialize in portraits and photography.

Kristi Marie’s Photography – Kristi has amazing work! She specializes in portrait and wedding photography. Kristi knows that your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, and she makes it a priority to preserve every last detail.

Jill Preslar Photography – Jill offers a few different package options to make sure you get exactly what you need on your special day. Be sure to check her out!

Our Story Video – Pictures are great, but videos capture the moments in between. Let Lisa capture all of your special moments!

Little Blue Photo Bus – Looking for a unique alternative to a photo booth?? Then check out this traveling 1960s Volkswagon van, complete with props, pictures and perfection. It’s sure to be the life of any party!

Entertainment

Block Party Productions – A good DJ can keep your party going for hours. Block Party is one of those DJ entertainers that can keep the party going! Be sure to check them out to learn more about their services!

B-Dazzle – You want lights? B- Dazzle has lights! Check out this DJ who keeps the party going all night long!

Brown’s DJ Service – Anthony is happy to help with any DJ services you may need!

Ish and Ash Productions – Looking for a DJ/Photo Booth combo?? Ish and Ash Productions has just that! At the show they brought out their stand up mirror photo booth, which was a big hit at the barn!

Florists

Dish Garden Art – Yadkin County has one of the best florists around! Lorie is great at assisting you design your floral arrangements and does amazing work!

Creative Designs – Every event needs some sort of flower or greenery arrangement, so get them local! You can never go wrong working with Dawn, she takes pride in always delivering professional service and the highest quality flowers and floral presentations around. I look forward to her set up each year!

Attire

Bridal Traditions – This side of North Carolina’s favorite wedding dress store! Owner, Kelly, carries several different styles so you and your wedding party can find your dream gown!

Gifts and Honeymoon

Bliss Vacations – Who’s going on a honeymoon?! Who wants all the details of the honeymoon planned for them?! (Everyone should have raised their hand…) If you’re looking for a travel agent, Emily will be able to help you choose your perfect destination. Once the destination is chosen, Emily will do the rest so you can sit back and relax!

Color Street Nails – Amy has the perfect solution to your wedding day nail care! The designs are so adorable, affordable, and can last up to 2 weeks. I tried them last year and no chips on these planner hands! They also make great bridal party gifts…hint, hint!

Chloe+Isabel Jewelry – Give your bridesmaids the gift of jewelry! Ashley had beautiful displays of jewelry that not only complimented various wedding gown styles, but your bridesmaid dresses as well!

**If you are a vendor and would like to collaborate on styled shoots or trade referrals please contact me here!**

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