Coon Rapids to host wedding expo March 1

The first wedding expo at the Coon Rapids Civic Center will take place Saturday, March 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

More than two dozen vendors will be on-hand to offer brides an up-close look at their professional services.

“You will find everything and everyone you need to make your wedding day special” said Lori Anderson, Coon Rapids Civic Center facilities coordinator.

“Meeting with vendors in a wedding fair type atmosphere removes any pressure the bride or groom might feel when it comes to hiring the professionals they will need on their special day. We intend for our expo to be a fun, relaxing event.”

Vendors participating include Wells Catering, Water Color Floral, Robb Manery Photography, Ask for the Moon Event Planning, Roasted Pear Catering, Dawn til Dusk professional make up artist, Kake Creations, Costco, Dan Good Catering, Premier Catering, Town & Country Catering, I Do Two consignment shop, Pure Romance, Lookout Bar & Grill Catering, Lisa’s Catering, Cornerstone Suites, Sunshine Travel, Travel Leaders, DAC Music, PM Enterprises and more.

“We are excited that so many established professionals are working with us to make our first wedding expo special,” Anderson said.

“The civic center will be more beautiful than ever, thanks to Encore Events who will be draping the ceiling with fabric and lighting.”

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door on the day of the event or in advance at the civic center office. For more information, call the Coon Rapids Civic Center at 763-767-6522 or email [email protected]

According to Anderson, the Coon Rapids Civic Center is a well-known wedding and reception facility in the north metro featuring event space that can seat up to 230 guests, a full commercial kitchen and outdoor space for wedding ceremonies and entertaining.

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