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.

Planning a wedding?

At each event, our “wedding guests” are brides and grooms who get to truly experience local wedding vendors in action.

Are you a wedding vendor?

The Big Fake Wedding promotes small businesses and facilitates the opportunity for genuine connections to brides and grooms.

We love our vendors. We love our brides and grooms. Even more, we love when our people connect. Browse our new and growing vendor network to find the perfect local vendor.

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— Sheinelle Jones, The TODAY Show

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Event Highlight : The Big Fake Wedding New England

This year we brought The Big Fake Wedding New England back to Topsfield and it just keeps getting better and better. For this greenhouse-inspired event, our vendors used ferns, moss, orchids, and…

Event Highlight : The Big Fake Wedding Houston

While we’d all like to hop on a plane to Spain to say our “I Do’s”, The Big Fake Wedding Houston was a close second at the beautiful Hughes Manor! This “Spanish Elegance” inspired event was the perfect combination of tradition with…

Event Highlight : The Big Fake Wedding Atlanta

Here comes the sun! The Big Fake Wedding Atlanta was nothing short and cheerful and lively. Cocktail bar meets lemonade stand, wedding cake meets rock candy. Between the hand-painted leather jackets, the macrame draped wedding cake, and the lemon tablescapes…

“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

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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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