Monday, 18 February 2013 11:32
by IND Monthly Staff
IND bridal show helps brides, local charity
IND Media’s 16th annual bridal show is slated for Sunday, Feb. 24, from noon until 4 p.m. at The Cajundome Convention Center.
Admission is $12, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the local chapter of the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society. Children 12 and under are admitted at no charge; strollers are permitted on the exhibit floor.
The show features dozens of local vendors representing every product and service a bride might need, making it possible to plan an entire wedding in one afternoon. Attendees can sample fare from caterers and bakers, and dozens of door prizes will be given away. A runway style show will feature the newest trends in wedding attire, and Paul’s Jewelry provides the grand prize for one lucky bride: a Mikimoto cultured pearl necklace with matching pearl and diamond earrings. The winner need not be present to win.
For more information, pick up IND Media’s Acadiana Brides magazine at dozens of Acadiana retail locations or click here for details. Acadiana Brides is also available online in flip format on the publications shelf of the website.
Advance tickets are available through Ticketmaster or at the Cajundome box office, where tickets will also be sold day of show. For more information, contact Robin Hebert at (337) 769.8603 or by email:
Find Acadiana Brides at the following locations in and around town:
Agave Mexican Restaurant
Al's Formal Wear
America's Coffee house
Another Broken Egg
Barnes & Noble
Bon Temps Grill
Borden's Ice Cream
Cardio Institute South
CC's Coffee House
Chamber of Commerce
Chris' Po Boys
Clementine by Peltier
Clifton Chenier Center
Deano's on Bertrand
Deano's on Kaliste Saloom Rd
Deshotel's Dress Shop
Don's Seafood Downtown
Don's Seafood Hut
First National Bank in River Ranch
Gabriel's Fine Jewelry
Gina Liggio Maestri, DDS
Johnston St Java
Joie de Vivre Salon
Lafayette Parish Courthouse
Les Amis Flowerland
Mall of Acadiana
Men's Wearhouse & Tux
Pack and Paddle
Paragon Casino Resort
Party Central Event Solutions
Paul Michael Co
Pieces of Eight
Pinhook Surgery Ctr
Pizza Village on Kaliste Saloom
South Point Apts
St Martin Parish Tourist Commission
Sweet Souther Ladies
The Palmetto Club
Zoom Photo Studio
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