A bridal show alternative complete with an emotional vow renewal ceremony, light bites, and a dance-party reception.
Yep, we host big, fake weddings to connect brides and grooms to the best local vendors.
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At each event, our “wedding guests” are brides and grooms who get to truly experience local wedding vendors in action.
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The Big Fake Wedding promotes small businesses and facilitates the opportunity for genuine connections to brides and grooms.
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Event Highlight : The Big Fake Wedding Chicago

For this event, we challenged our vendors to think about the art of Cyanotype: a printmaking process in which you cover a surface with a photo-reactive solution and expose it to light. By nature, cyanotype prints have rough edges, bleeding color…

Event Highlight : The Big Fake Wedding San Antonio

This Real + Fun inspired event will make you want to let your hair down and live a little. The vendors used hand-painted cacti, macrame, and paper flowers to create a fun fete. It was true Texas with a twist…

Vendor Highlight : Madly + Love Blooms

For all you DIY-type brides out there, you can probably imagine exactly how hard it is to perfect the art of floral arrangement. From curating the color scheme to making sure each bloom lays just right, it’s no secret that a lot of time, energy and creativity…

“I loved The Big Fake Wedding. I was just beginning the wedding planning process and had no idea where to start… I’ve already booked a bunch of the vendors from the event, and it took such a load off.”
— Erin, a Greenville bride

The Big Fake Wedding® is a bridal show alternative complete with an emotional vow renewal ceremony, light bites and a dance-party reception. "Wedding guests" are brides- and grooms-to-be who get to truly experience the wedding vendors in action.

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