Bridal Inspirations Wedding Expo features fashion show on Jan. 4

More than 100 of the trendiest bridal gowns will be presented by local models at the annual Bridal Inspirations Wedding Expo from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, at Lakeway Inn & Conference Center, 714 Lakeway Drive. The fashion show will start at 4 p.m. and include dresses for bridesmaids and mothers, plus suits and tuxedos for men.

More than 45 businesses that offer services for weddings and other special events are expected to participate. Exhibitors include photographers, venues, florists, caterers, hair stylists, spas, event coordinators, officiants, and rental companies. Also, Alicia’s Bridal will conduct a gown sale from noon to 4 p.m.

“Bridal Inspirations is a fun and efficient way for brides and families to start planning a wedding,” said Pam Reed, show organizer and owner of Alicia’s Bridal and The Formal House Tuxedos in Bellingham. “Attendees will sample hors d’oeuvres and wedding cake, sip champagne, see a fashion show, meet top experts, and have an incredible time.”

Advance tickets are $15 at bridalinspirationsexpo.com. Tickets are $18 at the door.

A portion of the proceeds support the ALS Association in honor of Les Kooistra.