Bridal Bulletin: Local Bridal Shows, January 11, 2009 Edition

Here’s our round-up of local bridal shows going on in the next two weeks—to help you find your vendors, gather inspiration and get you rolling on your Big-Day plans. Enjoy

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Come spend the evening at this icon Philly landmark, where in-house caterers Jimmy Duffy Catering will provide food samples as you enjoy a tour of PAFA. You’ll even be able to browse displayed photo albums of past weddings to help draw inspiration for your own. Call ahead for an appointment.
Organizer Contact: Pafa.org, 215-972-7600
The Details
When: Jan. 14, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: PAFA
118 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pa. 19102
Cost: Free

King of Prussia Bridal Showcase
Oodles of vendors and exhibitors will be present at this highly anticipated Bridal Showcase. Enjoy a David’s Bridal fashion show, live entertainment, makeovers and wedding cakes from The Master Baker and Ann’s Cake Pan. Listen to expert advice on budgeting for your wedding, how to get that “wow” factor and even take lessons on how to pose for your Big Day photos. Receive dozens of discounts, take advantage of Macy’s Wedding and Gift Registry, and take home a bag of goodies to help you plan the perfect wedding!
Organizer Contact: Bridalevent.com,610-917-9300
The Details
When: Jan. 17, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Dolce
301 W. Dekalb Pike
King of Prussia, Pa 19406
Cost: Tickets are $10 at the door. Discount tickets also available.

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
J.P. Event Design is offering a night for brides to take advantage of premiere vendors, bridal consultants, florists, musicians and catering services so they can find their perfect match to make their Big Day the wedding of their dreams. PAFA will provide a package of details so you’re in the know when it comes to planning your wedding somewhere other than “just a room with a chandelier.”
Organizer Contact: Pafa.org, 215-972-7600
The Details
When: Jan. 23rd, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: PAFA
118 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pa. 19102
Cost: Free

South Jersey Bridal Showcase
This fab bridal showcase is packed with tons of great ideas to plan the wedding of your dreams. You’ll get advice, eco-friendly tips, discounts from loads of vendors and enjoy a David’s Bridal fashion while attending this showcase. Listen to expert advice on budgeting for your wedding, how to get that “wow” factor and even take lessons on how to pose for your photos! American Laser Center, Leigh Florist, Classic Cake and Philadelphia Diamond Company are just a few of the fabulous vendors that will be on hand to help you with your Big Day.
Organizer Contact: Bridalevent.com, 610-917-9300
The Details
When: Jan. 24, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill 2349 W. Marlton Pike Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Cost: Tickets are $10 at the door. Discount tickets also available.

The Lake House Inn
Every Sunday, brides-to-be can explore the beautiful Lake House Inn nestled right beside Lake Nockamixon in Perkasie. Enjoy a guided tour with table displays, refreshments and personal attention from the Inn’s event coordinators as they show you how they can create the ideal setting to celebrate your marriage.
Organizer Contact: Thelhi.com, 610-636-4327
The Details
When: Every Sunday, 1 p.m. – 3. p.m.
Where: The Lake House 1100 Old Bethlehem Pike Perkasie, Pa. 18944
Cost: Free

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