Parkersburg, Marietta to host bridal shows

File Photo Wedding dresses and other formal clothing will be showcased during the 2018 Marietta Bridal Show from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on the Marietta College campus.

MARIETTA — The annual Marietta Bridal Show will be 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Marietta College’s Dyson Baudo Recreation Center.

Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and doors open at 1 p.m. A Parade of Fashion will be held at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Admission is $5 per person. The ticket includes access to all vendor exhibits, food and beverage samples, entertainment from DJs, live musicians and ballroom dance experts and special contests.

There will also be door prize drawings each hour at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. and a grand prize drawing after the 4 p.m. fashion parade.

The event offers a chance to meet with some of the top wedding professionals in the Mid-Ohio-Valley, including wedding accessories, beauty supplies, jewelry, musicians, wedding registry, bridal and tuxedo fashions, day spa, cakes and confectionaries, personal wedding websites, photographers, videographers, photo booths, disc jockeys, bands, ceremonial sound rental, reception and wedding sites, sternwheelers, rental and event companies, gifts and favors, florists, wedding planners, formal wear, health and wellness, transportation, travel agencies, caterers, wedding coordinators.

File Photo The 2018 Great Bridal Event will be Jan. 28 at the Elite Sports Center in south Parkersburg. About 90 vendors are expected to participate in the annual bridal show.

Later this month, the 2018 Great Bridal Event will be 1-5 p.m. Jan. 28 at Elite Sports Center in south Parkersburg.

Organized by Crown Event Rentals, the bridal show will feature over 90 vendors, a style show from Elizabeth Michaels/Hornor & Harrison/Premier Productions at 4 p.m., food and cake samplings, giveaways and other attractions.

Admission is $5 per person with all bride- and groom-to-bes admitted free.

File Photo Samples of food, clothing, entertainment options and everything else needed to put on a perfect wedding will be featured at the 2018 Marietta Bridal Show.