Thursday, January 13, 2011

Enchanting and Magical, Your Wedding Day Plans Begin at the Winter Bridal Show of West Michigan

Enchanting and Magical ... Your Wedding Day Plans Begin Here ...Nearly Wed Game Signups begin January 3...$2500 in prizes. Don't miss it!

The Annual Winter Bridal Show of West Michigan takes place on Jan. 21-22, at DeVos Place on Monroe Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids. All under one roof, a variety of exhibits will be on hand.

* Bridal Shoppes
* Tuxedo Shops
* Wedding Cakes / Cupcakes
* Reception Halls / Facilities
* Photographers
* Travel Destinations
* Florists * Caterers
* Decorators
* Disc Jockeys
* Cookware / Bridal Registry
* Photo Booth
* Party Rental
* Limousine & Party Buses
* Show Discounts From Vendors
* Register to Win CASH / Prizes

Runway fashion shows will be presented Friday evening at 7 p.m., Saturday at 12 noon and 2 p.m. by Becker's Bridal presenting "You're Beautiful at Becker's." More than 200 bridal gowns will be displayed throughout the weekend. Runway Designer Dresses may include: Aire Barcelona, Two by Rosa Clara, Allure, Maggie Sottero, Casablanca, to name a few. Becker's Bridal Shop features two exclusive, luxury brands designed and produced by Rosa Clara in Barcelona Spain; Aire Barcelona and Two by Rosa Clara. Since 1934, based in Fowler, Michigan, Becker's Bridal is managed by a Fifth generation of daughters. Serving brides and making their dreams come true with personal attention to every detail.

While attending the Bridal Show, brides and their wedding party may participate in a contest with an opportunity to win Cash Prizes ..."Brides Just Want to Have Fun" photo shoot. Your vote will be counted! Seasons of Love will also be showcased and a featured area.

On January 3, couples may sign up to participate in the Nearly Wed Game to take place Tuesday, January 18, with the winner receiving over $2500 in prizes. The winning couple will be announced during our runway fashion shows. Become a fan on our GRBrides facebook to find out more information.

Saving time and money is often a priority for the engaged couple, and the area's leading bridal businesses will be there offering day-of-show specials. Plan on placing your deposit and confirming your dream wedding as calendars fill up quickly. "We encourage engaged couples to print checklist off and bring them to the show. And don't forget the Groom's List!" Says Kolesar. Both the bridal show and the website are loaded with user-friendly information. Your careful planning can make it timeless, romantic and magical, so your wedding day will be an event to remember.

The bridal show will be open to the public from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22. Admission is $6 for adults at the door. Discount coupons are available on-line by visiting website

Convenient underground parking is available for a minimal charge at the Michigan Street or Lyon Street entrance to DeVos Place. More information is available on the website at