Big Bridal Gown Sales to Keep on Your Radar

For all our savvy brides on a budget, here are a few wedding gown sales you won't want to miss! 

She Said Yes Bridal

Allure Trunk Show

March 2-4 

Are you a bride who's all about the details — beading, floral appliqués, perfect draping and dramatic backs? If so, She Said Yes Bridal's Allure trunk show is just the event for you. Over 22 breathtaking gowns will be at SSY for a limited time! As always, Sunday Funday appointments are available, too! Give SSY a call at (479) 631-2006 for more info or to book your appointment today!

Bella Bridesmaids Little Rock

Hayley Paige Parade

Now-Feb. 23

Celebrate the newest collection from Hayley Paige in store Feb. 12-23! Bella Bridesmaids Little Rock is proud to showcase Hayley Paige's new bridesmaid line, as well as offer a fun discount in-store! Email to schedule your appointment. 

Jenny Yoo Event

Now-Feb. 26

Jenny Yoo is offering $15 off all made-to-order PINK bridesmaid dresses from now until Feb. 26! Email to schedule your appointment or for more info on this promotion. 

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Choose Your Wedding Venues: Arkansas' Best Reception, Rehearsal Dinner & Ceremony Spaces

Steph Smith Weddings

The Stone Chapel at Matt Lane Farm in Fayetteville | From the wedding of Riley and Kyle Ahern

From grand ballrooms to rustic barns and everything in between, Arkansas has a wide variety of wedding venues to choose from. But how do you decide between such amazing options? Or, better yet, how do you find a venue that fits all your criteria?

100 guests? No problem. 300? Easy. 500+? Done.

Want a place where you can bring in your own caterer or a venue that does it all for you? We've still got you covered.

Every venue we list in our print edition is organized by type and regional location in Arkansas, and to save you time, we went ahead and listed whether each location offers on-site catering, has an outdoor area, what each venues' max capacity is, and included all the contact info you need to reach out to the venue and learn more!

We know you'll find the perfect venue for your big day! But hurry, you want to book it before another bride does.

Happy planning!


Mark Your Calendars for the 2018 Beauty & the Bride Expo

Kati Mallory Photo + Design

Morgan Plume and Matt Warden chose the historic Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa for their Hot Springs nuptials. The Crystal Ballroom, Fountain Room and Magnolia Room are popular settings within the hotel.

It's that time again, ladies!

The annual Hot Springs bridal expo, Beauty & the Bride, will be held on March 11, 2018, from 1-4 p.m. at Hotel Hot Springs. The expo will showcase the amazing Hot Springs vendors — from photographers and caterers to florists and registry options. Beauty & the Bride has it all.

And the fun doesn't stop there. The expo is doing a Wedding Giveaway valued at up to $15,000 for one lucky bride and groom. Couples must be present to win and the drawing will be held at the end of the bridal fair.

Here are a few of the vendors you can meet at the bridal expo:

Tickets for Beauty & the Bride are $11. For more information on the event, head to the Facebook page


We Want to See How You Announced Your Engagement!

Hello, beautiful brides-to-be!

Arkansas Bride is now taking submissions for our Favorite Engagement Reveal Contest! We want to see how you told the world you were engaged! From a cute ring shot, to a behind-the-scenes photog capturing your candid reaction — we want to see it all!

Photo submissions will be accepted through noon on March 4, 2018Arkansas Bride staff members will then narrow it down to our favorites. Public voting will take place from March 7-14 here on We'll announce the winner in our e-newsletter on Thursday, March 15!

The winning photo will then be featured in the upcoming print edition of Arkansas Bride and at ArkansasBride.comTo submit your photo, click here.