There are a million ways to throw a wedding. You could book the coolest Brooklyn venue, hold your ceremony in a Catskills barn, or make yours Wes Anderson-themed (yes, this is a thing). But unless you elope, you need pros to pull it off, and you’ll find them all at our wedding fair, Wedding Crashers, this Sunday starting at noon, with early admission for our VIP guests.
Whether you’re looking for a fabulous photographer or photobooth, an original suit or gown, real or paper flowers, you’ll meet 70 of the best wedding vendors in New York at the Green Building and its next-door gallery, SHOW ROOM Gowanus. Don’t fill up on brunch, because we’ve also got hors d’oeuvres, sweets and food truck fare from a dozen caterers, plus Mionetto Prosecco from Heights Chateau, Brooklyn Brewery ales, and Prym cocktails. Following the fair, amble across the street at 2:30 for an after party at 501 Union with light bites from Purslane, more drinks and fun, plus a chance to win giveaways like a night’s stay in a suite at the Nu Hotel, dinner for two at neighborhood restaurant Rucola and a free game for four with cocktails from the Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club.
Just be sure to get your ticket in advance–it’s $5 more at the door.
2014 Wedding Crashers Spring Fair Vendors:
Accommodations: Nu Hotel
Bridal & Engagement Jewelry: Liloveve Jewelry
Bridal Fashion and Grooms’ Attire: Anna Mains Designs, The Cotton Bride, Gabriella New York Bridal Salon, Rebecca Schoneveld Bridal Design, Renegado, A Suit That Fits
Cakes and Confections: Coolhaus, Ovenly
Caterers and Food Trucks: Dish Food and Events, Fig and Pig, Landhaus, Naturally Delicious, Marcey Brownstein Catering & Events, Pies ‘n’ Thighs, Purslane Catering, Red Hook Lobster Truck, Red Table Catering, Wafels and Dinges
DJs and Bands: Because the Night, Lucy Music, Scratch Weddings
Drinks: Brooklyn Brewery, Heights Chateau, Ludlows Cocktail Co., Mionetto Prosecco, Pyrm rum
Event Design: Starling on Bond
Favors: By Brooklyn
Floral Designers: Foxglove Floral Design Studio, Mimosa Floral Design Studio, Paper Portrayals, Rose Red & Lavender, QuatreCoeur
Guest Lists and Seating Arrangements: AllSeated
Hair and Makeup: Soon Beauty Lab, The Parlour Brooklyn
Invitations: Inspired Goodness, Lion in the Sun, Postable, PostScript Brooklyn
Lighting: Stortz Lighting
Makeup: NYC Faces
Officiants: A More Perfect Union-Hope Mirlis, Love’s Witness
Photographers, Photobooths and Videographers: Amber Gress Photography, Dutton + James, Heather Phelps-Lipton:WEDDINGS, JBM Wedding Photography, Josh Strauss Studios, Love + Brain Films, Magnolia Photo Booth Company, Moss + Isaac, Phillip Van Nostrand, Photomuse, Readyluck, Shootbooth
Registries: CityBird Registry, la Terrine
Rentals: Broadway Party Rentals, Octavia & Brown
Staffing: Superlative Staff Events
Venues: The Green Building, 501 Union, SHOW ROOM Gowanus
Wedding Planners: Events by Melissa McNeeley, Jove Meyer Events, Julia Lake Parties!, Viva Max Weddings
Wedding Website Builder: Squarespace
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