03/13/14 3:49pm

This video by Love + Brain Films makes it easy to recap this year’s spring Wedding Crashers, which took place in three fab venues this year: The Green Building, Show Room Gowanus and 501 Union. Take a peek, you’ll see it was a blast.

Wedding Crashers from Courtney Arcese on Vimeo.

Below, Andrea Fischman Photography and Amy Sims for Moss + Isaac captured our vendors and guests in depth. We have even more photos on our Facebook page.

Thanks again to our sponsors: Squarespace (Receive 10% off your first purchase of Squarespace with code CRASHERS14), Lover.ly, Prym Rum, Heights Chateau, Mionetto Prosecco, and Brooklyn Brewery and to Be Better Studios, who designed our programs and signage.

A special thanks to our vendors, too, who transformed The Green Building and Show Room Gowanus into a gorgeous, inspiring showcase of all the creative elements you can incorporate into your wedding. One bride-to-be, Katy Fuoco, actually took the time to email us and say what a great time she had at our fair.

“We’re getting married in October and I’ve been to a couple fairs so far that have been so dull, generic, and boring,” she wrote. “I finally felt like someone ‘got me’ at the Wedding Crashers event on Sunday. Such creativity, thoughtfulness, and great, amazing vendors.”

Visit all of our fabulous vendors’ links after the slideshow, and happy wedding planning! (more…)

03/05/14 9:16am

Wedding Crashers is back and bigger than ever this year, taking place in both The Green Building and SHOW ROOM Gowanus next door. Photo: Readyluck

Wedding Crashers is back and bigger than ever this year, taking place in both The Green Building and SHOW ROOM Gowanus next door. Photo: Readyluck

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 ChateauBrooklyn 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.

Wedding Crashers is sponsored by Squarespace (Receive 10% off your first purchase of Squarespace with code CRASHERS14), LoverlyBrooklyn BreweryHeights ChateauMionetto Prosecco, and Pyrm rum

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 SalonRebecca Schoneveld Bridal Design, RenegadoA Suit That Fits
Cakes and Confections: CoolhausOvenly
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 TruckRed Table Catering, Wafels and Dinges
DJs and Bands: Because the Night, Lucy Music, Scratch Weddings
Drinks: Brooklyn Brewery, Heights ChateauLudlows 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 SunPostablePostScript Brooklyn
Lighting: Stortz Lighting
Makeup: NYC Faces
Officiants: A More Perfect Union-Hope Mirlis, Love’s Witness
Photographers, Photobooths and Videographers: Amber Gress PhotographyDutton + James, Heather Phelps-Lipton:WEDDINGSJBM Wedding Photography, Josh Strauss StudiosLove + Brain Films, Magnolia Photo Booth Company, Moss + IsaacPhillip Van Nostrand, PhotomuseReadyluck, Shootbooth
Registries: CityBird Registry, la Terrine
Rentals: Broadway Party Rentals, Octavia & Brown
Staffing: Superlative Staff Events
Venues: The Green Building501 UnionSHOW 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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