The Bridal Fair By-The-Sea Wedding Event

If you are looking for ideas + vendors for your wedding and you’re in the OC area, you might want to check out The Bridal Fair By-The-Sea. So much goodness that the event has TWO dates! This Sunday, April 10th at Rancho San Clemente Tennis Club and on May 22nd at the Dana Point Yacht Club. The Bridal Fair By-The-Sea features 75 of the industry’s best wedding professionals including (as seen above) Archive Vintage Rentals, Krista Jon Couture Flowers, Jen O’Sullivan Photo, Courtside Catering, Chinnylulu Designs and many more! There is a great tasting menu including: Sushi Bar, Gourmet Food Stations throughout, Cake Tastings, Champagne Bar, Wine Bar, Poolside Martinis, and a Groom’s Lounge with Belgian Beer on tap. Oh, and another thing to entice your groom – they will have a Vintage Motorcycle Display! That sounds pretty rad to me and I know I could convince my hubby to go with that detail – and the free drinks. :)

Dozens of prizes will be handed out including a Caribbean Cruise and the $25,000 Dream Wedding Give-Away (details here on the website). They also have a great lineup of speakers for the April date including Ki Ki Lee Herr (talking about Environmentally Friendly Weddings), Jen O-Sullivan (Always Look Fabulous in Any Photograph You Ever Take) and Angie Kalayjian (How to Get Everything You Want in a Wedding Gown). For the May 22 event, celebrity wedding photographer Robert Evans (he photographed Tom + Katie’s wedding as well as Brad + Jen’s wedding) will be speaking and more to be announced!

Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door and that includes all food, beverages, goodie-bag and entrance into drawings. Check out more details for the event here.

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  1. How awesome! Good luck to all the entrants!

  2. This sounds amazing..I keep seeing all these amazing vintage rental companies in CA…any idea if there are amazing places like this in Pennsylvania? I’m having no luck finding any!

  3. This sounds amazing..I keep seeing all these amazing vintage rental companies in CA…any idea if there are amazing places like this in Pennsylvania? I’m having no luck finding any!

    (forgot my name the first time!)

  4. This sounds like a great event, can’t wait to attend! Thanks for the info!

  5. I am so looking forward to this event. It will be not only be inspirational but fun too! Elements of Artisty – Makeup by Lisa O’Connor, is honored to be part of the Dream Wedding Give Away. The lucky bride will receive a Bridal Makeup Sneak Prieview at The Humble Abode, makeup for The Big Day and all of the touch up products she will need to look fresh throughout the festivities. Can’t wait to see you there! ~ Lisa O

  6. This will be a fabulous event with wonderful vendors looking forward to seeing all of the brides there!

  7. Super excited about this BFBTS event! Thanks so much for including Chinnylulu Designs in this feature. Looking forward to working with all the amazing vendors and meeting lovely brides!

  8. This is going to be an incredible event. I’m looking forward to meeting all the brides and grooms attending. See you soon!

    Laurie Davies-Professional Wedding Planner and owner of Five Star Weddings & Events

  9. Advantage Bridal is excited to be part of this wonderful event, and we hope to see all brides-to-be and engaged couples from the greater Orange County area. Stop by our booth to chat with us about ideas for making your wedding unique. Bridal Fair By-The-Sea is a source of inspiration and information, and we want you to enjoy it as much as we do. Until then, happy wedding planning!

  10. I like the drawers and plants….
    pretty white butterflies! so gorgeous! :)

  11. Totally looking forward to attend this event onMay 22nd. Can’t wait to meet all the amazing talent! Xoxo, Liz Enriquez/Wedding & Event Planner


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