wedding shows, trunk shows to enjoy this fall – mySA

As the weather attempts to cool down in Texas, wedding season has begun to heat up. The Lone Star state sees a huge boost in wedding celebrations starting in late September through November before dropping off again until spring. For the betrothed, planning starts sometimes years in advance and there are a number of events and trunk shows in San Antonio and the Hill Country this fall catered to helping couples plan their perfect day. Mark your bridal planners now! 

Starting at Noon on Saturday, September 24, the Wedding and Quince Showcase is taking over Christopher Hall. The free showcase lasts until 4 p.m. Christopher Hall is located at 1602 Thousand Oaks Drive, San Antonio, TX 78232. The event is open to brides, grooms, wedding planners and those planning quinceañeras and Sweet 16s. 

The annual LGBTQ+ Wedding Expo is taking over the DoubleTree by Hilton San Antonio Airport on Sunday, September 25 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tickets are free. RainbowWeddingNetwork has hand crafted more than 300 inclusive expos across 37 states over the last nine years, and this a return to San Antonio for organizers. The event will feature dozens of ceremony and reception venues, officiants, photographers, videographers, DJs, caterers, bakers, jewelers, travel agents, and more. The DoubleTree by Hilton San Antonio Airport is located at 611 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78216.

The Hill Country Edition of the Wedding Fair Show is taking over the Bevy Hotel on Sunday, September 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. The show features venues, caterers, professional styling and more along with a variety of perks and prizes. Tickets cost $12 (and the City of Boerne has a coupon code for you so you can cop them for just $8!) The Bevy Hotel is located at 101 Herff Road, Boerne, TX 78006. Parking is free. 

The Bridal Galleria of Texas is holding a trunk show from September 30 to October 2. The show will feature a collection of plus-size gowns from Essence of Australia for brides planning events in summer and fall 2023. Attendance at the trunk show is by appointment only. All trunk show gowns are available to order at a 10% discount for participants. The Bridal Galleria of Texas is located at 7319 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio, TX 78216.

Mark your bridal planners with these San Antonio and Hill Country events now.

Mark your bridal planners with these San Antonio and Hill Country events now.

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October 

The Bridal Galleria of Texas is holding a trunk show for brides holding weddings in summer 2023 and beyond from October 7-9. The trunk show will feature gowns from Essence of Australia. Attendance at the trunk show is by appointment only. All trunk show gowns are available to order at a 10% discount for participants. The Bridal Galleria of Texas is located at 7319 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio, TX 78216.

New Braunfels’ Celebrations Bridal and Prom is holding a trunk show featuring a collection of plus-size Stella York bridal gowns on October 28-29. Brides interested in trunk show will need to make an appointment to try on gowns. 

The Texas Bridal & Wedding Expo is taking over Freeman Coliseum on October 30 from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are free through online registration and will be $10 at the door. The expo features fashion shows and live music from DJs and bands alongside the long list of vendors aiming to help brides and grooms plan everything from bachelor/bachelorette parties and showers to the big day and honeymoon. There are also cash prizes and giveaways. Freeman Coliseum is located at 3201 E. Houston St., San Antonio, TX 78219.

Mark your bridal planners with these San Antonio and Hill Country events now.

Mark your bridal planners with these San Antonio and Hill Country events now.

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November 

The Bridal Galleria of Texas is bringing a collection of Stella York gowns to a trunk show from November 4-6 for brides getting married in summer and fall 2023. Attendance at the trunk show is by appointment only. All trunk show gowns are available to order at a 10% discount for participants. The Bridal Galleria of Texas is located at 7319 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio, TX 78216.

The Big Fake Wedding is heading to Austin on November 2 for an alternative wedding show. The event features a vow renewal ceremony, a cocktail hour, and dance party reception along with a variety of local boutique vendors. Tickets vary in price, from $20 for general admission up to $32 for VIP admission that includes food, a drink, and a swag bag. The Big Fake Wedding will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at Springdale Station, located at 979 Springdale Road, Suite 160, Austin, TX 78702. 

The Texas Bridal & Wedding Expo will be in Austin on November 6 from 1 to 5 p.m. Tickets are free through online registration and will be $10 at the door. The expo features fashion shows and live music from DJs and bands alongside the long list of vendors aiming to help brides and grooms plan everything from bachelor/bachelorette parties and showers to the big day and honeymoon. There are also cash prizes and giveaways. Freeman Coliseum is located at 3201 E. Houston St., San Antonio, TX 78219.

The Bridal Galleria of Texas is holding another trunk show for Stella and York from November 11-13 with a collection of plus sized bridal gowns. The gowns are available to order for summer and fall 2023 weddings. Attendance at the trunk show is by appointment only. All trunk show gowns are available to order at a 10% discount for participants. 

Mark your bridal planners with these San Antonio and Hill Country events now.

Mark your bridal planners with these San Antonio and Hill Country events now.

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December 

The Bridal Jubilee is planned for December 4 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Old Mill in Gruene. The annual event presented by the New Braunfels Wedding Guide brings local vendors out to the Old Mill Weddings and Event Venue for Hill Country brides. The Old Mill is located at 1554 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130.

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