Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need to PRE-REGISTER for the Bridal Expo?

Why do I need to PRE-REGISTER for the Bridal Expo?

Register for the Bridal Expo for many reasons listed below and to make checking in at the door so much easier for you.

  • Receive Discounted Ticket Prices when purchased on-line, price of ticket increases when purchased at the door on the day of the expo
  • Reserved Bridal Swag Bag
  • Bride’s name will be entered into a special drawing
  • Bride will receive a FREE Symbolize It Gift Card.
  • Special prize drawing for the groom fiance’ that has pre-registered on-line.

What is a Bridal Swag Bag?

If you have pre-registered, we make sure we set aside a special bag with small promotional prizes or information from the exhibitors. Not all the exhibitors offer a promotional item for the bag but many do. Our staff also places a bottle of water for you in the bag. If we don’t know how many Brides are coming to the event we may run out of the bags. When you register, we make sure to save one back for you.

What is the Free Symolize It Gift Card?

The gift card allows you to order a custom print or personalized gift from the Gift Card Section valued up to $200 by paying the $25 shipping & handling fee

What can I expect when I attend the Bridal Expo?

All of our Brides to Be will enjoy cake & food samples from the caterers. They can enjoy the photo booths, and be eligible to win prizes offered throughout the day from the exhibitors present. They are eligible to participate in a bridal bouquet toss to try to win even more prizes.

Where can I find more information about this Bridal Expo?

Visit East Texas Wedding Extravaganza’s Facebook page, @etxbridalexpo Instagram page, East Texas Bridal Expo Pinterest Page and #ETXBridalExpo for updates.

What are some of the prizes that will be awarded at the Bridal Expo?
  • El Cerrito Lodge, FREE WEDDING VENUE PACKAGE Valued at $7,000!
  • This Prize includes the new glass atrium which has A/C, Indoor and Outdoor ceremony and receptions options. Winner able to choose any open date through 2024!

  • Hilton Garden Inn, Longview to offer MANY WONDERFUL prizes!!
  • The Dress Co., at 100 Tall Pines Avenue in Longview to offer a Wedding Gown
  • The Tux Co. at 100 Tall Pines Avenue in Longview to offer a Tux Prize
  • Our Photo Booth, Longview to offer great a Photo Booth Prize
  • Brooke & Bre Bridal and Prom Boutique, Tyler to offer Wedding Gown Prize
  • FREE Catering for up to 100 Guests from Lunch Lady Catering
  • Rules: Winner can’t be booked with another caterer, they can’t redeem this prize for cash, choices include Fajita Bar, or Chicken Entree with 2 sides, or Pork Entree

  • Fantasy & Fairytale Floral Designs, Floral Wedding Package $1,000 Value
  • Katye Michele Photography & Video will award a Full Wedding Day of Photography (8 hours of coverage) for any open 2024 dates. Value $2800
  • More Prizes to be Announced!
What special prize could be awarded to the Groom Fiance’ who has pre-registered on-line?

We will choose a prize that one of our exhibitors has offered that the groom that we choose from the names in the drawing will enjoy. In the past we have offered a $100 bill or a tux or a hotel suite. We will not know what that prize will be until the days before the Bridal Expo.

Can I purchase a ticket or tickets at the door on the day of the expo?

Yes, but sometimes we have no extra tickets to sell due to attendance restrictions of the venue. You also miss out on above mentioned perks for pre-registering and the discounted price.

Who should I bring to the Bridal Expo?

Have great memory making fun for you and your fiance’, bridesmaids, family & friends

What do you mean by Grand Prize?

Any prize offered by the exhibitors that has a value of $1,000 or more.

Do I have to be present to win the prizes?

No, you do not have to be present to win the prizes during this pandemic. We will call you after 4pm if you have won a Grand Prize that day. We do take pictures of the winners to post on Facebook so make sure they are prepared for that as well.