Atlantic Ave Wedding Extravaganza this weekend!


If you’re in the city (particularly Brooklyn) this weekend and are engaged, you should definitely stop by the 1st annual Atlantic Avenue Wedding Extravaganza happening Saturday, 10am to 5pm.  It’s a totally free event happening all day, and featuring all 28 local businesses you’ll find just within a few blocks of Atlantic Ave between Columbia St to 4th Ave.  Starting with brunch at 10am at Bacchus Bistrot (409 Atlantic) or M.O.B. Restaurant (525 Atlantic), event goers can spend the day scoping out potential locations for their wedding, meet local vendors (from dresses and wedding cakes to wine and hair stylists), and listen to awesome wedding bands perform on Boerum Place and along the length of the avenue.  There will be 2 mock weddings at the art deco venue Roulette at 1:30pm & an outdoor fashion show featuring dresses for the bridal party at 4:30pm on Boerum Place and Atlantic.  Every couple walks away with an event program showcasing all participating vendors, and you’ll have a chance to take part in an ongoing contest throughout the day where you can win 1 of 3 prizes, the top one worth $1700+!  Check out all the details here.

On the day-of go to Boerum Place and Atlantic to get your sweepstakes ticket and check in!

For information on all the businesses participating and for full schedule, head over the Atlantic Ave BID site.

Shopping Scene Atlantic between Hoyt and Bond

This post was sponsored by the Atlantic Avenue Wedding Extravaganza

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The NotWedding


Have you guys gotten your tickets to next weeks NotWedding happening in NYC?  I’m so excited to see how the ceremony and reception go for the couple above!  You can see the rest of their Highline engagement shoot over at Jessica Oh’s blog….and be sure to grab your tickets if you haven’t here.

Or if you’re lucky, you can win them right here!  Leave a comment below and we’ll have a couple of winners for Monday!

[images from Jessica Oh, one of the vendors you’ll see there!]

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Happy weekend

bridal market

This weekend is bridal market, and as usual, I’m excited to be attending the shows of some of my favorite designers!  Be sure to follow along on twitter, instagram, and I’ll even try to get a little Vine behind the scenes action in there too (find me @Brooklyn Bride).

Of note this weekend:

Attention all NY area wedding vendors!  Its last call to apply for The NotWedding happening May 22, so get to applying if you haven’t already.

And for you brides wanting to attend, I’ve got a bunch of golden tickets to give away for The NotWedding!  Come be a guest at the coolest “fake” wedding around!  Just leave a comment below if you want a chance to win…you MUST be an actual bride or groom to be eligible.

[top image from my Instagram feed]

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WPD winner

Congrats Megan, you’ve won $300 towards your invitations with Wedding Paper Divas!  We’ll be in touch!

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