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Platinum Event Rentals Offers Awesome Ideas and Product for Your Wedding Rentals

Looking for a great source for all the tables, linens, chairs, dishes, tenting, cooking gear, aisles and more? Friendly locals Platinum Event Rentals is your local source for wedding and special event rentals! For example... check out this AMAZING wood plank aisle walkway- now since you may have never walked down the aisle at the beach you don't even know how truly great this is - no heels sinking into the sand, no freezing sand on bare feet, or super dirty feet, no destroyed bridal gown hem, no awkward angles, or bridesmaids tilting in images! This is a fantastic addition to any outdoor wedding most especially a beach wedding! LOVE!!! And tis is just one little thing out of all the amazing items that Platinum rents! Be sure to meet lovely owner Cristin at this Sunday's show at The Centre Escondido! Get your advance tickets by Saturday night and save! 

Serve the Tea and Pass the Finger Sandwiches!! It's The Wedding Party EXPO's Royal Wedding Ad Campaign on NBC!

Watch for our TV ads promoting the May 20 Wedding Party EXPO during Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding this weekend and during the lead up coverage on Ellen!! NBC will have great Royal Wedding coverage and lead up specials with their own special "exclusive vantage point" overlooking Windsor Castle!! We don't know about you but we're busy brewing tea and making little finger sandwiches [and champagne cocktails!!] to enjoy this fantastic and truly exciting spectacle of pomp and circumstance and pageantry! Thanks NBC for all you do for a small locally owned business like The Wedding Party EXPO! Cheerio!!! Get your Royal Wedding Meghan & Harry swag now!  See you this Sunday at the Wedding Party EXPO at The Centre Escondido!

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If Meghan and Harry's wedding has given you Anglo fever come meet San Diego's very own transplanted Brit, Elite British DJ at this Sunday's show! DJ Mick Scrivener adds that certain extra something to any wedding with his posh British accent and real dance floor tunes know how!  

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Come see the Latest Bridal Beauty Trends on the Runway at the May 20, 2018 Wedding Party EXPO!

Of course you know you will see the most amazing bridal fashion on our runway but you also get to see the latest in bridal beauty trends with our models showing hair and makeup styling by the incredible Bella D'Ora Salon and Spa at the May 20 show at The Centre Escondido! Check out some outdoor wedding inspo from the beauty experts at Bella D'Ora and meet this team right at the show and get your own inspo updo on! Get your advance tickets now and save! 

wild and pretty come together for a fabulous outdoor wedding look!

sleek and bold works outside too! 

Get your Ice Cream on at the February 25, 2018 Wedding Party EXPO at The US GRANT HOTEL

Get your Ice Cream on at the Sensational Treats booth at the February 25, 2018 Wedding Party EXPO at The US GRANT HOTEL - be sure to get your advance tickets now and save 50% and get access to all the show features including tastings, cocktails, fashion shows, Designer Row, pop up salon by Andre Soriano, and 3 floors of the most amazing wedding ideas, style, products and experts you need for your wedding! But first off.... ice cream!!!! 

Check out some of the best at The Wedding Party EXPO

We love watching footage from past Wedding Party Bridal Show EXPOs!! Thanks to Bob Hoffman Video for this video of a few shows that also shows set up like when Kleege Industries built a runway on top of a swimming pool at The Omni Hotel for our fashion show! And Intent Productions covered it with one of their fabulous European styled tents! It takes a lot of people to make the show so spectacular and we are so grateful to all our sponsors past and present! 

Come see all kinds of special wedding ides and experts at the April 23, 2017 Wedding Party EXPO at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Resort! Get your bridal show tickets now and save! 

be sure to get your milk and cookies at the July 31 wedding planning show

Who doesn't love cookies and of course milk and you are going to just love the milk and cookie bar that Cravory Cookies will have at the July 31 Wedding Party Bridal Show at NTC Venues at Liberty Station! See you there and bring extra napkins! 

Win a fabulous Beach Getaway and More from Here Comes the Guide!

It's always sunny in Southern California, so why not win a romantic beach getaway at the gorgeous Hotel Laguna? And while you're at it, get hooked up with a hip DJ from Scratch Weddings! All you have to do is enter Here Comes The Guide's Instagram contest for a chance to win—and help crowd-source the ultimate 2016 wedding playlist!!

1. FOLLOW@herecomestheguide  @scratchweddings  @hotellaguna

2. POST: A screenshot of your must-have wedding song

3. HASHTAG: #virtualweddingplaylist

One LUCKY WINNER will receive:

  • Free Wedding DJ Service! A talented Scratch Weddings DJ to perform at your wedding for 4 hours! Includes DJ equipment, 2 speakers and a wireless mic. Valued at $2,000. A packed dance floor at your reception? Priceless.
  • Romantic Beach Getaway! Indulge in a one-night stay at historical Hotel Laguna on the California Riviera in Laguna Beach. You'll also receive a $75 gift card for use at the hotel's beachfront restaurant and bar, OceanView Bar & Grill!

#VirtualWeddingPlaylist So Cal Instagram Contest!

Click here for details + official rules: http://www.herecomestheguide.com/about/virtualweddingplaylist

Your Instagram account must be public during the contest for your entry to qualify. Restrictions apply. Contest entries accepted Monday, 2/8/16, 9AM PST to Monday 2/22/16, midnight PST. A winner will be drawn at random and contacted via Instagram on Tuesday, 2/23/16. Good luck!

Don't forget to ride with UBER for free to this Sunday's show!

We're teaming up with Uber so you can ride in style to the November 1  Wedding Party EXPO show at The Marriott Marquis downtown San Diego. Avoid the parking & traffic thanks to UBER!

To get your first **Uber** ride FREE (up to $20), SIGN UP at http://get.uber.com/go/SDWEDDING or download the app, and enter the promo code 'SDWEDDING' See you at the show!

Source: http://get.uber.com/go/SDWEDDING

There's a reason they're called 'Take Note! Creations' ....

You know that feeling you get when you see something super exciting and new and really well designed and just darn gorgeous? Well that's the way you're going to feel when you see Take Note! Creations paper creations at this Sunday's Wedding Party EXPO at The Marriott Marquis downtown San Diego!! LOVE!!! Check out just a few of the the amazing stylings of this talented invitation designer who has been featured in San Diego Style Weddings Magazine

Let's hear it for the boys - the formal boys that is!

We are really looking forward to showcasing the latest in men's wedding fashions at the November 1 Wedding Party EXPO at the Marriott Marquis. Come see the latest men's fashions [from GQ James Bond classic styles to hipster trending] from TUXCLUB.COM in our runway shows at 3 and 4 pm and meet Owner and men's styling expert John Jacques in the Ballroom.

Love the gorgeous old school classic tux which will never go out of style!

The Gentlemen's Tux Club [also known as TUXCLUB.COM] specializes in top quality formal wear for your special event. They offer stylish tuxedos and accessories including shirts, vests, cummerbunds, ties, cuff links, patent leather shoes and more. 

The Gentlemen's Tux Club provides the finest personal service to make your event go as smooth as possible and achieve a perfect tuxedo fit, with same day rentals from an extensive on site inventory. 

You're going to love For Love of Travel meet Becky at The November 1 show

Becky Gillespie knows her travel. She believes people should embrace life by exploring the world.  Whether you start small with a trip close to home or venture abroad to a far-off corner of the globe, For Love of Travel will help you discover the beauty of the world and joy of travel. Beck, the owner of For the Love of Travel, is genuinely happy to help newlyweds and engaged couples plan the trips that dreams are made out of.

Becky says "My passion is for working with leisure travelers.  From girlfriends' getaways to St. Lucia to 7-month around the world adventures covering five continents, I have extensive experience in crafting custom itineraries suited to my clients' interests, desires, and budgets.  With all the information that is available online, I've found that my job is more important now than ever as I help my clients wade through the endless choices available and hone-on on their ideal getaway." We believe her.

Ooh la la Currant Brasserie American serves delicious food for weddings!

Right in the heart of downtown San Diego is one of the city's best kept secrets! A fabulous French restaurant named Currant Brasserie American.... and lucky for us all they will be serving up some of their tres delicious food right at the November 1 Wedding Party EXPO!  

Located right in The Sofia Hotel this charming bistro offers you everything you want: ambiance, swoon worthy drinks and incredible food! 

Whether you are looking for an awesome caterer for your wedding, a boutique hotel & caterer for the reception, maybe a chic downtown spot for your rehearsal dinner or all three! The charming people at Currant American Brasserie and The Hotel Sofia have tons of experience with weddings and in making event dreams come true! Meet them at the show!