<![CDATA[Jan 27th 2018 The San Diego Bridal Show & Wedding Event - Blog]]>Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:43:21 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[Grand Prize Winners]]>Thu, 05 Oct 2017 04:00:49 GMThttp://thesandiegobridalshow.com/blog/grand-prize-winnersPicture
First of all, a huge thank you to all our brides, grooms and guests that attended our 40th bridal show!  It is a labor of love to help you create the wedding of your dreams.

Secondly, thank you to the Holiday Inn Carlsbad and all our fantastic exhibitors.  Click the button to view the companies that exhibited and be sure to contact them.  Many offered (and have extended) exclusive show specials and discounts.  Let them know you found them through the show or by The San Diego Bridal Show.

Click to View Show Exhibitors and Sponsors
The lucky winners of the Grand Prizes are below (1 winning couple per prize)
  • Cookware System - winner drawn during the 1pm fashion show and took the prize home that day (had to be present to win)
  • 2nt stay at the Holiday Inn Carlsbad:  Danielle L & Eduardo L
  • Boudior Photo Session:  Alissa G & Chaz B
  • 3 pk Spa/Beauty Certificates:  Brianna S & Eric D
  • 1 Spa/Beauty Certificate:  Monica L & Christopher M
Click for Prize Details
<![CDATA[Great Prizes]]>Tue, 26 Sep 2017 21:28:49 GMThttp://thesandiegobridalshow.com/blog/great-prizesOur Sept 30th would not be complete without us giving away thousands of $$ worth of prizes.  We are giving away 40 spa/beauty certificates during the fashion shows (up to $200 value each). Here are just some of the prizes you could win:

Grand Prizes

11pc Deluxe Cookware System($1,500+ value) courtesy of Dinner4two.
Winner was drawn immediately after the 1pm fashion show. Must be present to win.

2 night stay with breakfast at the Holiday Inn Carlsbad
​Enjoy a 2 night stay in beautiful Carlsbad at the full service Holiday Inn Carlsbad.

Boudoir Photo Session ($900 value) courtesy of Angelika's Photography
Includes 2 hour studio boudoir session, 10 digital images and a 4x6 photo book including 10 prints.

Spa/Beauty Certificate Pack
​3 Pack (up to $600 value)​ 
Pamper yourself! Choose from dozens of services in San Diego County.

Highlighted General Show Prizes
Given away during the fashion shows

<![CDATA[Delicious Food and Desserts at the Bridal Show]]>Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:36:41 GMThttp://thesandiegobridalshow.com/blog/delicious-food-and-desserts-at-the-bridal-showPicture
When wedding planning, high on most couples to-do list is finding delicious food and desserts for their reception.  Join us Sept 30th for tasting from top bakeries , caterer and The Holiday Inn Carlsbad.

Tasting Highlights:
  • Champagne and Tasting Reception hosted by The Holiday Inn
  • Desserts from The Cravory
  • Moist and delicious cakes from Eccentric International Chefs
  • An array of savory bites from The Flavor Chef Catering

Bridal Show Information
<![CDATA[Free Ticket Winners]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:44:47 GMThttp://thesandiegobridalshow.com/blog/free-ticket-winnersThank you for entering our online prize drawing!  The following are the lucky winners of free General Admission Tickets to our Sept 30th bridal show at the Holiday Inn Carlsbad (10am-2pm).  Free tickets will be emailed directly to winners.
  • Negar Nazari - 2 free tickets
  • Lacey preston - 2 free tickets
  • Ashley Harlow - 2 free tickets
  • Noemi Jarquin - 2 free tickets
  • Nikki Shimozaki - 4 free tickets
  • Alissa Gerby - 4 free tickets
  • Van Cruz - 4 free tickets
<![CDATA[Be Inspired at the Sept 30th Show]]>Tue, 12 Sep 2017 20:30:50 GMThttp://thesandiegobridalshow.com/blog/be-inspired-at-the-sept-30th-showPicture
Wedding planning is fun, exciting, but can also be just tough.  So many "to do lists" and potential vendors to interview.  This is why we spend countless hours planning our bridal shows (this will be our 40th).  You can feel relaxed, spend some quality time talking to vendors and have some fun . Wedding planning should be this easy.

Join us Saturday, September 30th from 10am to 2pm at the Holiday Inn Carlsbad.  So close to the beach that you should pack your bathing suit, suntan lotion and go once the show is over.  But don't miss all we have planned during the show.

Here are the highlights:
  • First 100 brides or grooms at the door receive a free swag bag with gifts
  • Champagne and Dessert Reception
  • Tour of the Holiday Inn Carlsbad and beautifully decorated honeymoon suite
  • 2 gorgeous fashion shows showcasing the hottest trends
  • Delicious cake and food bites
  • 3 free local wedding magazines
  • Live music
  • Live demos
  • Photo booth fun
  • Top local wedding professionals
  • Thousands of $$ is prizes and giveaways
  • Exclusive wedding savings
  • And so much more!

To make this event even more affordable, we offer 2-for-1 advance tickets and free parking. $15 for you and your fiance (or friend) is a great deal!  So, bring your fiance or your entire wedding party, and spend a few hours planning your wedding in ease.

Click to Purchase Discounted Tickets
<![CDATA[Champagne, Dessert Reception & Bridal Suite]]>Wed, 23 Aug 2017 19:01:28 GMThttp://thesandiegobridalshow.com/blog/champagne-dessert-reception-bridal-suitePicture
Champagne, Dessert Reception & Bridal Suite
​Hosted by The Holiday Inn Carlsbad

During the bridal show, visit the  expertly designed Executive Lounge and Bridal Suite (on the 3rd floor).  Sip champagne and enjoy delicious bites while talking to The Holiday Inn Carlsbad's wedding experts. 

  • Champagne and Dessert Reception
  • Bridal Suite Tour
  • Custom decorated Executive Lounge
  • Dedicated wedding specialists on hand to give a private tour
  • Exclusive decor and reception designs by the creative team of The Holiday Inn
Click for Bridal Show Info
<![CDATA[Charity dress drive¬†‚Äčto support local teens]]>Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:57:06 GMThttp://thesandiegobridalshow.com/blog/charity-dress-drive-to-support-local-teensPicture
Please join Cinderella's Attic and The San Diego Bridal Show to help make the dreams of local teens a reality. 
Cinderella’s Attic is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides high school girls with free formal wear for their prom and other special formal events.

How You Can Help
Bring a gently used prom dress or bridesmaid dress to donate directly to Cinderella's Attic at the Sept 30th Bridal Show.  Dress needs to be newer (2010-2017) and free of tears, stains or rips.  DONATIONS ACCEPTED

When:  Saturday, September 30th, 2017
Where:  The Holiday Inn Carlsbad | ​2725 Palomar Airport Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92009
Times: 10am - 2pm

​Special Offer:  2 Free general admission tickets per donated dress + frist 100 brides or grooms at the door will receive a free swag bag.

<![CDATA[Celebrating 40 Shows]]>Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:59:01 GMThttp://thesandiegobridalshow.com/blog/celebrating-40-showsPicture
We are celebrating our 40th bridal show!  Join us on Sept 30th at the Holiday Inn Carlsbad (10a-2p) and spend the day planning your dream wedding.  We will be giving away 40 show tickets prior to the show and surprise gifts at the show.  This is an event not to miss!

Click to Enter Prize Drawing
Click for Show Info
<![CDATA[July Prize Winners]]>Thu, 03 Aug 2017 22:58:58 GMThttp://thesandiegobridalshow.com/blog/july-prize-winnersAnd the winners are.... Picture
Congratulations to all the July winners!   Even if you did not win in July, be sure to enter in August for more prizes!

How to redeem:  
Contact Carrie Rowley at 
and include your current mailing address and phone number..  Once confirmation is sent to you, it can take 21 days to receive the prize.  Redemption information and terms/conditions will be listed with the prize.
  • Amber Lea - 4 pk of Bridal Show Tickets*
  • ​Brittany Every -  4 pk of Bridal Show Tickets*
  • Diana Chanthavong - 2 pk of Bridal Show Tickets*
  • Eden De Ruse1 spa/beauty certificate
  • Jennifer Choi - Engagement Photo Session
    $350 value - 1 winner.  Enjoy a 1 hour engagement session with 50 digital images. Courtesy of Katherine Rose Photography
  • Lily CoddintonFree Bridal Hair & Makeup Trial
    $200 value - 1 winner.  Be pampered by the beauty experts at Vanity Belle
  •  Natalie Thompson - 2 pk of Bridal Show Tickets*

Enter This Month's Prize Drawing
<![CDATA[What's your bridal look?]]>Thu, 03 Aug 2017 22:48:00 GMThttp://thesandiegobridalshow.com/blog/whats-your-bridal-lookArticle courtesy of Margrette Lamkin with Mary Kay, Inc.  Instagram  @marykaybrides

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