We love meeting like-minded business owners and when we hopped on our call with The Big Fake Wedding team, we just knew we loved them – they are kind, supportive, and just lovely! You MUST check out their fun events!

August 8th  |  7pm  |  Stone Tower Winery  |  19925 Hogback Mountain Road Leesburg, VA 20175

The Big Fake Wedding at Stone Tower Winery in Northern Virginia, A Bridal Expo with a Twist!


Complete with dinner and drinks, an emotional vow-renewal ceremony, and a dance-party reception, The Big Fake Wedding (formerly known as The NotWedding) has become a killer alternative to a bridal show.
The Big Fake Wedding will be in DC this August! An alternative, unique wedding show
The Big Fake Wedding was the first event of its kind when it was founded in 2008, creating an experiential opportunity for wedding vendors to showcase their products and services to shopping brides and grooms just as they would at a real wedding. Ten years later in 2018, The Big Fake Wedding is still the most uniquely curated and most far-reaching bridal show alternative in the nation, attracting over 6,000 attendees and 1,000 vendors annually across 30+ events in 25 cities.

_K9A0738-160The hand-selected vendors perform their services as they would at a real wedding, and the “wedding guests” get to hear the music, taste the cakes, and smell the flowers… while enjoying a night of great food, dancing and surprises, leaving brides-and-grooms-to-be saying “I want my wedding to be just like that!”7I5A1927-1For brides and grooms, the event serves as a source of inspiration, a resource in finding trusted wedding vendors and an emotional reminder to plan for what comes after the wedding: a marriage! For participating wedding vendors, the event exposes their business to new referral sources, while also exposing each vendor to a wealth of inspiration, resources and confidence to take their business to the next level.



In 2008, aspiring wedding photographer Callie Murray was looking for a way to effectively build her new business. With the goals of promoting small businesses, inspiring brides and grooms, and encouraging solid marriages, she rallied her wedding industry friends together to create the ultimate wedding experience: a perfectly planned “wedding” where brides- and grooms-to-be could actually see vendors in action.The inaugural event was a hit, and it became an annual event in Atlanta. Callie has since been joined by an amazing team of people who have helped bring The Big Fake Wedding to cities across the country.44848_18.jpg


Everyone gets 10% off with the discount code LOVE – woohoo!

August 8th  |  7pm  |  Stone Tower Winery  |  19925 Hogback Mountain Road Leesburg, VA 20175

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