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Fall wedding planning events for Washington DC area

Bride in wedding gown against stone wall
Bride in wedding gown against stone wallPhoto courtesy of Curvy Girls

After the busy summer vacation season, the fall wedding planning season will kick off with several fantastic events coming to Washington DC and nearby areas. Here are a few events you may wish to mark on your calendars!

Showcase Productions Wedding Showcases are the areas largest and most comprehensive wedding planning events featuring an array of vendors in nearly every possible category to create a one stop bridal shopping experience. Highlights include catering and cake samples, fashion shows and show only discounts. Wedding Showcases are scheduled for September 7 at the Washington Convention Center and September 28 at the Patriot Center at George Mason University. Other nearby events include August 24 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. For more information or to purchase advance tickets visit the Showcase Productions web-site. If you are uncertain whether you should or should not attend these or any other bridal shows, click for a few questions to ask yourself. Have you decided to attend a bridal show but want to make sure you get the most from your experience, read more here!

Brides Against Breast Cancer travels the country selling gowns donated by brides, retailers, manufacturers and designers. The proceeds are used to assist patients and their families while battling breast cancer. The Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns will be visiting Annapolis on September 19 – 20 at Westfield Annapolis, Baltimore on November 21 – 22 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor and Washington DC November 28 – 29 at the Embassy Suites DC Convention Center. This is your opportunity to purchase a new or gently used, current style wedding gown at dramatically reduced prices while helping a good cause. Please note that many gowns are never worn and are current in style. Want to register to attend one of these events visit the Brides Against Breast Cancer web-site. Want to learn more about what to expect at Brides Against Breast cancer, then read here! Please also consider donating your gown or gowns after your own wedding!