A successful marriage, like tiger training, requires clear communication, positive reinforcement, and at least one pair of bite-proof gloves. Gather nuptial necessities with today’s Groupon: for $14, you get two tickets to the Bridal Extravaganza, presented by Austin's Wedding Guide on Sunday, September 11 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Palmer Events Center (a $28 value). Children ages 12 and under get free admission with a paid adult.
As central Texas’s largest bridal show, the Bridal Extravaganza assembles more than 220 wedding professionals and vendors to help couples plan their knot-tying festivities. Two fashion shows allow attendees to envision their special day attire as ladies parade elegant gowns and penguins model a selection of modern tuxedos Venue representatives help couples choose a classy locale and caterers and cake sculptors purvey samples of nuptial goodies. Every bride-to-be also gets $500 worth of Bridal Bucks, redeemable at the event for deals and special pricing with participating vendors. Registering automatically enters attendees in grand-prize drawings with two $1,000 cash prizes, a resort stay, a fitness package, and a pearl necklace up for grabs. It's recommended that attendees bring a friend or family member as a sounding board and a camera, good for capturing inspired ideas or for practice dodging photo-bombers for the big day.
Serving central Texas for more than 25 years, Bridal Extravaganza simplifies shopping for brides and grooms by collecting more than 200 vendors under one roof. The booths of experienced wedding professionals lure in couples to sample their wares, from planners showing off their color-coded to-do lists to caterers doling out tastes of cakes, dinner dishes, and champagne. Fashion shows give onlookers a taste of the latest dress fashions for brides and bridesmaids and the latest developments in the world of cummerbunds for grooms. By the day's end, lucky ticket holders can win $1,000 cash and more. Each bride who attends the Bridal Extravaganza will receive $500 in free Bridal Bucks to spend on select exhibitors or a fairy godmother.
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