//  2019 EVENTS  //

Des Moines Wedding Show — Sunday, January 6, 2019, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Scottish Rite Consistory, 519 Park Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309. A unique wedding show in the capital city. The Des Moines Wedding Show features multiple levels of vendors, featured spaces, designer tables and much much more. And you’ll find Heartland Wedding Ideas there! Reserve your free tickets on or on Heartland!

Pella Wedding Extravaganza — Sunday, January 13, 2019, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m., Central College, Graham Conference Center, 812 University St., Pella, Iowa. No admission fee. No need to register in advance. Visit with dozens of vendors from Pella and surrounding communities and states. Register to win the $1000 grand prize. Thousands of dollars in door prizes!! 

Iowa Taproom Takeover, by the Traveling Wedding Show — Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 12 p.m. – 3 p.m., The Iowa Taproom 215 E 3rd St, #100, Des Moines, Iowa 50309. Join us as we showcase their gorgeous wedding venue with 30 of Central Iowa's best wedding vendors. We will have swag bags, door prizes, food and drinks as well as models walking around all day in the newest styles for 2019. Visit our Facebook page for more information.

I DO! With A View! By the Traveling Wedding Show — Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 12 p.m. – 3 p.m., Holiday Inn Hotel Des Moines Downtown Mercy Campus, 1050 6th Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50314. Join us for an amazing bridal show not to miss. Visit our Facebook page for more information.

Iowa Wedding Expo — Sunday, February 17, 12:00 p.m. – 3 p.m, Marriott Hotel, in Coralville, IA. Save time in your planning process by visiting with various wedding experts in one location. Tickets are only $7 to attend. All those getting married will receive a complimentary swag bag. VIP tickets are $15, get early access to the expo, premier seating during the runway show, and a complimentary beverage.

The Amazing Wedding Race WINTER — Sunday, March 3, 2019, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Scheman Building, 1805 Center Drive, Ames, Iowa 50011. More info to come as the event gets closer. Visit our Facebook page for more information.

Central Iowa Bridal Show — Sunday, March 3, 2019, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 205 South 64th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266. Meet a variety of Iowa's wedding guru's in-person and let the magic begin! Join us for FREE entertainment, FREE samples, and FREE prize giveaways! Sign up for free on

The Traveling Wedding Show, at Decades Event Center — Sunday, March 10, 2019, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Decades Event Center, 1208 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, Iowa. More info to come as the event gets closer. Visit our Facebook page for more information.

The Wedding Expo — Sun, March 17, 2019, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., The Tea Room, 713 Walnut Street #600, Des Moines, IA 50309. Top Wedding Professionals will be on hand for fashion suggestions, decor options, and just wonderful advice for our couples! Join us for conversation, great prizes and giveaways, and wonderful food and drinks for you and the crew! Admission is free and ALL are welcome. Sign up on

2019 Iowa Outdoor Bridal Expo — Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Harpor's Vineyard, 3014 Scott St, New Virginia, Iowa 50210. This event is for all friends and family of brides and grooms and engaged couples. There will be incredible vendors, tons of inspiration, and of course our 2019 Annual Updates Revealed at Harpors. The event is completely free. Harpor's Vineyards couples will receive exclusive discount with select vendors as well as gifts upon arrival for those booked prior to the event. Say “GOING” on Facebook.

The Traveling Wedding Show - Hosted At Stoney Creek Hotel — Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 12 p.m. – 3 p.m., Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, 5291 Stoney Creek Ct, Johnston, Iowa 50131. Visit our Facebook page for more information.


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