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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Santorini Inspiration from San Diego
We kicked off the year in gorgeous San Diego with a one-of-a-kind inspiration. We challenged our vendors to channel the surroundings of Santorini, Greece for this event. The intricate details and personal touches had us saying “Opa!” The inspiration was tied into the…
Event Highlight : The Big Fake Wedding New York City
We finished out 2018 with a bang at the stunning Brooklyn Historical Society for The Big Fake Wedding NYC! This library turned venue had to be one of our favorite spots to date…
Event Highlight : The Big Fake Wedding Seattle
We knew with a inspiration board like “Round the Mountain”, PNW vendors would not disappoint. The Big Fake Wedding Seattle, hosted at The 101, featured natural elements, tones, and textures. Bringing us along on a mountainous journey, this event was…
“This is an amazing opportunity to see potential vendors in their element! It made it way easier to know what you might actually get on your big day. Not to mention, it just felt like we were at a friend’s party! By far, the best bridal experience out there!”
— Samantha, a San Diego bride
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