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This Thursday is the first-ever Indie Bridal Party, billed as a "non-awkward bridal show" organized by the folks behind the Fenton Street Market, Chocolate City Creative, and Juanita's Adventure. Held at the Darlington House from 6 to 10 p.m., the idea is to host a fun night out for brides and bridesmaids with drinks, snacks, music and a dozen local wedding vendors. Amina Ahmad of Fenton Street Market explained the "indie" part of the Indie Bridal Party:
We called it Indie Bridal Party because we're looking to help out the non-traditional, independent, modern bride with our resources and whole wedding attitude. A wedding is really in the end just a party, so why not make it fun right? We really wanted to connect the small scale, more handmade local business owner to this wedding world. Plus, so many couples are looking to have that local aspect to their wedding and just don't know where to find the resources.
Sound good? Tickets are $30 at the door and a bit cheaper if you buy ahead of time online. Vendors featured at the event include local wedding planners, florists, musicians, bridal gown retailers, and more. And for the "fun night out" part, there will be a photo booth, DIY activity provided by Capitol Romance, and signature cocktail.
· Indie Bridal Party [Official Site]