Oklahoma Wedding Ideas

Within these pages you will find numerous tips to help you plan, stay within budget, and design your wedding.




How To Evaluate The Best Marketing Events For Your Business

Wedding Vendors - 5/19/2022

The key to any business is the right marketing. This is how you get your name out there and attract potential new clients. In an industry as popular as the wedding one the right marketing is essential in order to set yourself outside of the crowd. But how do you know if your marketing plan is working? At The Oklahoma Bridal Show we want our vendors to be knowledgeable in all things marketing and know what events work best for them

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Best Social Media For Wedding Vendors

Wedding Vendors - 5/19/2022

Our world is digital and consumed by social media. People are constantly refreshing their phones and seeing what people are posting every day. For businesses to thrive it is important for them as well to be on social media, and wedding vendors are no exception. At The Oklahoma Bridal Show we want all of our vendors to be in the know on the best types of social media that they can be using to grow their businesses.

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Bridal Mini-Moon: The New Type Of Honeymoon

Mini-Moon

Wedding Planning - 5/6/2022

Newlyweds have drifted away from the traditional two-week honeymoon to a new trend called a “mini-moon”. A mini-moon is a smaller amount of time and usually somewhere closer to the wedding. It can be hard for couples to take off that much time from work for a traditional honeymoon that's why they resort to the mini-moon.

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Three Things Not To Do At Your Wedding and Three Things To Do Instead

Wedding Ceremony - 5/5/2022

Planning a wedding is difficult and there are lots of things either to do or not to do, and these days it seems like everyone has an opinion about what not to do! At The Oklahoma Bridal Show we want to make the wedding planning process as easy as possible, and let ya'll know what you should and should not be doing.

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How To Evaluate Your Wedding Vendors

Wedding Reception - 4/30/2022

When it comes to picking vendors that can be a difficult task. It is important to evaluate all your options to choose the best vendor for your needs. At The Oklahoma Bridal Show, we specialize in wedding vendor relations and believe that a good evaluation of them is an important part of this business. But how should you be evaluating them?

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The Best Destination Wedding Locations for 2022

Wedding Planning - 4/20/2022

Your wedding day is one of the best moments of life, it's filled with magic and love! One way to make your big day more special and memorable is by choosing an unforgettable majestic location.

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5 Places to Gain Vendor-Specific Inspirations

Wedding Reception - 3/22/2022

Where you choose to have your wedding is, of course, up to you. Some brides prefer to have an outdoor wedding at a beach or in a courtyard, at a farm or any other venue.

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Wedding Ceremony - 3/22/2022

Just as we have seen the trends change in wedding dresses, we also see the trends changing in overall weddings as the years fly by.

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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Wedding Dress for You

Saying Yes to the Dress

Wedding Planning - 3/7/2022

Picking out your wedding dress is a big deal. It's something that most young adults dream about someday. With so much pressure put on this one dress, choosing the right one can feel overwhelming at times. How should you go about picking the perfect dress for you?

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Trending Wedding Colors for February 2022

Colors You'll Love This Month

Wedding Planning - 2/25/2022

Being a thing of the past is never desirable, it's all about what's trending now, especially on your wedding day. When it comes to weddings, having a trendy color scheme is important for many brides.

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Getting Married on Valentine's Day: Things to Know

A Day Filled With Love

Wedding Planning - 2/14/2022

Valentine's Day is the one day all about love, just like your wedding day.

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3 DIY Projects For Lower Budgets

Sticking to Tight Budgets

Wedding Planning - 2/10/2022

The Oklahoma Bridal Show wants every couple to have the wedding they've always wanted— even if they must DIY it!

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Popular Winter Hairstyles This Season

Trending Hairstyles for Winter 2022

Wedding Planning - 2/4/2022

You have already set the date, and you have picked out the beautiful dress, the perfect shoes, and the most fashionable accessories. All that's left is the hair!

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Pre-Wedding Checklist for the Night Before the Big Day

Your Personal Wedding Checklist

Wedding Planning - 1/28/2022

An effective checklist can be that extra step that gives you peace of mind during one of the most important days of your life.

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Top Benefits of Getting Married in January

First Month of the Year Advantages

Wedding Planning - 1/21/2022

The month of January is sometimes avoided due to the colder weather conditions in some climates; however, we believe that every month is worthy of having a wedding.

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5 Wedding Guest Book Alternatives

Traditional or not?

Wedding Planning - 1/19/2022

In recent years, many couples have chosen unique forms of wedding book alternatives that serve the same purpose but in a new and exciting way to make their wedding even more memorable.

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Wedding Dress Trends That We Will See in 2022

What's currently trending?

Wedding Planning - 1/19/2022

Do you go classic and timeless or bold and unconventional? This is totally up to you! In this blog post, The Oklahoma Bridal Show discusses our favorite wedding dress trends that we hope to see this year.

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5 Tips for Planning a Bachelorette Trip

Make Planning a Breeze

Wedding Planning - 1/4/2022

Bachelorette trips are a fun and exciting way to have a great weekend out with your friends right before getting married, serving as a last hurrah before entering your next chapter with your significant other. While planning this trip on top of preparing for a wedding can seem like too much at times, there are many helpful tips that when used properly can make the process a little easier.

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Holiday Destination Wedding Locations

Where will your big day be located?

Wedding Reception - 1/4/2022

During the wintertime, some brides choose to amplify the holiday spirit around them and choose a location that matches. At The Oklahoma Bridal Show, we want everyone to have the wedding of their dreams whether that is in your hometown or a place you've never been.

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Winter Wedding Makeup Must-Haves

Our Favorite Products for Winter 2021

Wedding Planning - 12/15/2021

While a full face of makeup is not necessarily the choice for every bride, many brides like to experiment with new products to celebrate getting married. This blog post from The Oklahoma Bridal Show is dedicated to offering some of our favorite makeup products for the winter season.

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Holiday Gift Guide for Brides-To-Be

Finding the Perfect Gift for the Perfect Bride

Wedding Planning - 12/15/2021

At The Oklahoma Bridal Show, we know that the holidays are a time for cherishing our loved ones, and that is exactly what weddings are for too. Bringing them together through gift giving is truly a magical thing.

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In-Season Winter Wedding Flower Ideas

The Perfect Flowers for Your Winter Wedding

Wedding Planning - 12/3/2021

Winter weddings create some of the most beautiful and scenic ceremonies for couples all around the country. However, the temperatures can become a harsh environment for flowers to grow causing the floral selection to be more of a challenge.

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The Rundown: Marriage Licenses vs. Certificates

The Legality of Weddings

Wedding Planning - 12/3/2021

Is there any point of going through all the stress and planning of a wedding if in the end it isn't legal? The legality of your wedding is where the marriage licenses and certificates come into the play.

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Ways to Notify Guests About Your Wedding COVID Safety Measures

How to Start Difficult Conversations

Wedding Planning - 11/15/2021

Many brides feel as if they are walking on a fine line when informing and asking guests pandemic-related questions, but this is our new reality so it's something to get more accustomed to.

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Tips For Planning a Wedding Around the Holiday Season

What to Consider

Wedding Planning - 11/5/2021

At The Oklahoma Bridal Show, we want every couple to be informed when planning their wedding, even the ones that take place during the holidays.

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5 Non-Traditional Wedding Table Names

Starting New Traditions

Wedding Planning - 11/4/2021

The Oklahoma Bridal Show shares five non-traditional table names that will leave a more personal touch to any wedding.

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Trending Bridal Hairstyles

Fall 2021

Wedding Planning - 10/24/2021

You're getting married this fall, but what do you do with your hair? Nobody wants to have a bad hair day, especially on their wedding day.

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Why October Is Considered One of the Best Months to Get Married

Reasons We Love October

Wedding Planning - 10/18/2021

There are so many favorite months to get married according to brides all over the country, but time and time again, October is considered one of the best.

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Plus-One Etiquette

Who Gets One?

Wedding Planning - 10/18/2021

Plus-ones and deciding the factors for who gets one and doesn't sometimes can cause absolute havoc in the wedding planning process when establishing the guest list.

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How to Reduce Wedding Planning Stress

Top Ways to Decrease Wedding-Related Stress

Wedding Planning - 10/4/2021

We want every couple to have as stress-free of a wedding as possible which is why we are offering some of them most effective ways to reduce wedding planning stress.

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Planning a Fall Wedding

What to Consider

Wedding Planning - 9/28/2021

Fall is the most beautiful time of the year: the leaves are changing, and the summer heat is dwindling away which sparks a change in the lives of many. One might even say it is the perfect time to have a wedding!

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Pros and Cons of Hosting a Micro Wedding

Should You Go Small?

Wedding Planning - 9/21/2021

Pros and Cons of Hosting a Micro Wedding

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5 Trendy Wedding Colors for Fall 2021

Colors Trending This Season

Wedding Planning - 9/14/2021

5 Trendy Wedding Colors for Fall 2021

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Commonly Forgotten Items on a Wedding Registry

Don't Forget These Items!

Wedding Planning - 9/7/2021

Commonly Forgotten Items on a Wedding Registry

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2021 Bridesmaids Dress Trends

Shape, Length, Colors, and More

Wedding Planning - 8/27/2021

Bridesmaids Dress Trends: Shape, Length, Colors, and More

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Unique Honeymoon Destinations

Where To Go For Your Honeymoon

Wedding Planning - 8/24/2021

Unique Honeymoon Destinations

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Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue

Top Things to Consider

Wedding Planning - 8/15/2021

Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue: Things to Consider

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5 Perks of Using an Online Wedding Registry

Why You Should Use One

Wedding Planning - 8/4/2021

5 Perks of Using an Online Wedding Registry

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Five Wedding Superstitions Explained

What do they really mean?

Wedding Ceremony - 7/29/2021

Five Wedding Superstitions Explained

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How To: Prepare for Your First Bridal Show

Bridal Shows Made Easy

Wedding Planning - 7/23/2021

How To: Prepare for Your First Bridal Show

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Top Summer 2021 Color Trends

Our Favorite Colors This Season

Wedding Planning - 7/23/2021

Top Summer 2021 Color Trends

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What To Wear: Summer Wedding Edition

Guest Edition

Wedding Ceremony - 7/12/2021

What To Wear: Summer Wedding Edition

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2021 Summer Wedding Decoration Trends

Planning a Wedding this Season

Wedding Planning - 7/8/2021

2021 Summer Wedding Decoration Trends

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Helpful Tips for Budgeting for a Destination Wedding

Making That Dream a Reality

Wedding Planning - 6/27/2021

Helpful Tips for Budgeting for a Destination Wedding

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Indoor vs. Outdoor Weddings

Pros and Cons of Both

Wedding Ceremony - 6/17/2021

Indoor vs. Outdoor Weddings: Pros and Cons

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Five Things to Consider When Planning a Summer Wedding

Things to Keep in Mind...

Wedding Planning - 6/14/2021

Five Things to Consider When Planning a Summer Wedding

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How To: Have a Fun and Trendy Bachelorette Party

Bachelorette Party Planning Made Easy

Wedding Planning - 6/4/2021

How To: Have a Fun and Trendy Bachelorette Party

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Beautiful Flowers to Put in a Summer Wedding Bouquet

Our Summertime Flower Favorites

Wedding Planning - 5/27/2021

Beautiful Flowers to Put in a Summer Wedding Bouquet

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Tasty Wedding Reception Snacks that Everyone Will Love

Quick & Easy, Go-To Snacks

Wedding Planning - 5/24/2021

Tasty Wedding Reception Snacks that Everyone Will Love

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Ultimate Guide for Writing Wedding Vows

Wedding Vows That Will Always Be Remembered...

Wedding Planning - 5/21/2021

Ultimate Guide for Writing Wedding Vows

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Five Creative Save-the-Date Ideas

Kick off the wedding planning process right!

Wedding Planning - 5/21/2021

Five Creative Save-the-Date Ideas

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The Best Colors and Styles for Grooms in 2021

What's Trending Now...

Wedding Planning - 5/14/2021

What's Trending Now: The Best Colors and Styles for Grooms in 2021

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Wedding Planner vs. Wedding Coordinator

What's the Difference?

Wedding Planning - 5/7/2021

Wedding Planner vs. Wedding Coordinator

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How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Color Palette

Colors that will always be remembered!

Wedding Planning - 4/26/2021

How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Color Palette

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Top Spring Wedding Trends for 2021

What is trending this Spring?

Wedding Planning - 4/12/2021

Top Spring Wedding Trends for 2021

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Tips for Planning the Perfect Wedding Ceremony

Your Own Version of the Perfect Ceremony

Wedding Ceremony - 4/2/2021

Tips for Planning the Perfect Wedding Ceremony

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Pros and Cons of All-Inclusive Wedding Venues

Is it right for you?

Wedding Reception - 3/25/2021

Pros and Cons of All-Inclusive Wedding Venues

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Unique Centerpiece Ideas for Any Wedding

Telling Your Story Through Centerpieces

Wedding Planning - 3/22/2021

Unique Centerpiece Ideas for Any Wedding

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3 Tips on How to Budget a Wedding

What To Do During the Budget Planning Process

Wedding Planning - 3/2/2021

3 Tips on How to Budget a Wedding

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Bridesmaids Gifts They'll Love

What to Get Your Bridesmaids

Wedding Planning - 2/23/2021

Bridesmaids Gifts They'll Love

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Everything You Need to Know About Elopement

To elope or not?

Wedding Planning - 2/15/2021

Everything You Need to Know About Elopement

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4 Tips for Planning a Wedding with a Long-Distance Fiance

Planning a Wedding with a Long-Distance Fiance

Wedding Planning - 2/4/2021

Planning a Wedding with a Long-Distance Fiance

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Ways to Adjust Your Wedding for No Bridal Party

No Bridal Party Wedding!

Wedding Reception - 1/22/2021

No Bridal Party Wedding!

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Unique Ways to Announce Your Engagement

Ways to Announce Your Engagement

Wedding Planning - 1/15/2021

Ways to Announce Your Engagement

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Oklahoma Waterfront Wedding Venues

Waterfront Wedding Venues

Wedding Ceremony - 1/12/2021

Waterfront Wedding Venues

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Things a Bride Should NOT Do on Her Wedding Day

Do not do these things on your wedding day!

Wedding Ceremony - 1/12/2021

Do not do these things on your wedding day

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5 Trending Wedding Favors

Wedding Favors

Wedding Reception - 1/11/2021

Wedding Favors

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Save the Dates: Yes or No?

Save the Date

Wedding Planning - 1/11/2021

Save the Date

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Pros and Cons of a Seating Chart

Seating Chart

Wedding Reception - 12/10/2020

Seating Chart

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Four Tips for Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Wedding Planning - 12/4/2020

Wedding Photographer

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How to Manage Kids at a Wedding

Kids at a Wedding

Wedding Reception - 11/30/2020

Kids at a Wedding

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Four Things to Know Before Booking a Food Tasting

Food Tasting

Wedding Planning - 11/23/2020

Things to Know Before Booking a Food Tasting

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Questions to Ask When Touring Wedding Venues

Touring Wedding Venues

Wedding Planning - 11/13/2020

Wedding Venues

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What Brides Should Know About Wedding Planners and Day-Of Coordinators

Wedding Planner vs. Day-of Coordinator

Wedding Planning - 11/6/2020

Wedding Planner vs. Day-of Coordinator

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Wedding Reception Menu Styles

Reception Menu

Wedding Reception - 10/30/2020

Reception Menu

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Conversations Every Couple should have before Marriage

Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Wedding Planning - 10/20/2020

Marriage Talks

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Five Ways to Cut Wedding Costs

Cutting Wedding Cost

Wedding Planning - 10/13/2020

Wedding Cost

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How Bridal Shows Save You Money

Bridal Shows

Wedding Reception - 10/2/2020

Bridal Shows Save Money

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Wedding Invitation Trends

Wedding Invitation

Wedding Planning - 9/25/2020

Invitation Trends

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How to Narrow Down Wedding Vendor Choices

Choosing Wedding Vendors

Wedding Planning - 9/17/2020

How to choose wedding vendors

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Best Places to Propose in Oklahoma

Where to Pop the Question!

Wedding Planning - 9/11/2020

Proposal Oklahoma

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Things to do if You Had to Postpone Your Wedding

Postponing Your Wedding? Read on!

Wedding Ceremony - 8/21/2020

Postponing Your Wedding?

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Four Advantages to Winter Weddings

Winter Wedding Benefits!

Wedding Reception - 8/4/2020

Winter Wedding

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Staycation Honeymoon Ideas

Honeymoon Ideas

Wedding Planning - 7/23/2020

Honeymoon Ideas

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Creative Ways to Have a Socially Distant Wedding

Social Distancing at a Wedding

Wedding Ceremony - 7/20/2020

Wedding and Social Distancing

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Benefits of a Weekday Wedding

Weekday weddings

Wedding Ceremony - 7/13/2020

Weekday Weddings

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2020 Wedding Trends

Many Exciting and Unique Trends to Look Out For!

Wedding Planning - 6/26/2020

Wedding Trends

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Have the Summer Wedding of your Dreams!

Tips for a Successful Summer Wedding

Wedding Planning - 6/25/2020

Summer Wedding Planning

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Four Ways Bridal Shows Can Relieve Wedding Stress

Planning a wedding can either be super fun or crazy stressful.

Wedding Vendors - 6/16/2020

Planning a wedding can either be super fun or crazy stressful. Usually, it's a little bit of both. This is why bridal shows can be a great idea for couples planning their wedding...

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Future of Bridal Shows due to COVID-19

As the world slowly returns to some semblance of normalcy, we at Oklahoma Bridal Show are excited to announce...

Wedding Vendors - 6/11/2020

As the world slowly returns to some semblance of normalcy, we at Oklahoma Bridal Show are excited to announce...

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Planning a Wedding around Divorced Parents

Weddings and Divorced Parents

Wedding Planning - 5/10/2020

TBD

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What to Expect at a Bridal Show

See all the current trends and timeless traditions in the bridal world when you attend a bridal show.

Wedding Planning - 4/20/2020

Bridal Show

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Tips for Planning a Multicultural Wedding

Plan a Beautiful and Successful Multicultural Wedding

Wedding Planning - 4/5/2020

Multicultural Wedding

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Our Favorite Unique Wedding Venues in Oklahoma City

Unique Wedding Venues

Wedding Reception - 4/5/2020

TBD

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All you Need to Know About Our Upcoming Bridal Shows

Get all the Latest Wedding Ideas!

Wedding Planning - 4/5/2020

TBD

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How to Find Wedding Dress and Image Ideas

On your wedding day, all eyes will be on you!

Wedding Ceremony - 9/20/2019

At okBride.com and our Oklahoma Bridal Show you can figure out the best way to make your dream dress happen! Fashion shows, wedding dress shops and bridal boutiques, all in one place!

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Meet the Moniers

Ken and Sharlene Monier own the Oklahoma Bridal Show

Wedding Planning - 7/6/2018

With the Oklahoma Summer Bridal Show fast approaching, we turn the Fantastic Friday Wedding Blog spotlight on event owners and operators Ken and Sharlene Monier.

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The Fairy Godmother of Wedding Consultants

An interview with Weddings by Gail

Wedding Planning - 6/29/2018

OKBride discovers why brides call Weddings by Gail founder, Gail Rocquemore their Fairy Godmother.

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Wedding and Engagement Rings are Forever

The okBride Fantastic Friday Wedding Blog with Huntington Fine Jewelers

Wedding Ceremony - 6/22/2018

Find out what you need to know about buying your engagement and wedding rings from one of central Oklahoma's most reputable jewelers.

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A Wedding Photographer Focused on You

OKBride Chats With Ashley Layden Photography

Wedding Planning - 6/15/2018

Oklahoma City-based photographer Ashley Layden loves to empower the women she sees through her lens whether it's for engagement, wedding, or boudoir photos.

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Wineries Crush Wedding Party Competition

An Interview with Put A Cork In It Winery

Wedding Reception - 6/1/2018

Oklahoma winery owner Andrea Griggs bottles up fun and award-winning wine for Brides to be and their bridesmaids.

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Vintage Wedding Elegance

Forever Borrowed Styling and Decor

Wedding Ceremony - 5/27/2018

Today's Super Sunday Oklahoma Wedding Blog shines a spotlight on a brand new company with old world style.

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Embassy Suites by Hilton in Norman, OK

Uncle Jimmy Wants You to Get Married at the Embassy Suites

Wedding Reception - 5/18/2018

The OKBride.com Fantastic Friday Blog finds out why Uncle Jimmy wants you to have your wedding at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Norman, Ok.

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Why You Probably Need a Photo Booth at your Wedding

Hint: It's the gift of fun and memories

Wedding Reception - 5/11/2018

Photo booths are becoming a staple at wedding receptions in Oklahoma and around the nation. We zoom in on this popular, new tradition.

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Eleven Oaks Ranch Wedding Venue

Celebrating One Year of Bridal Success

Wedding Reception - 5/4/2018

It didn't take Oklahoma brides long to swarm one of the state's newest wedding venues. One of the owners of Eleven Oaks Ranch in Luther shares her secret of success.

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Wedding Dress Advice for Brides

An Interview with The Bridal Boutique

Wedding Ceremony - 4/30/2018

The owner of The Bridal Boutique in Norman, Oklahoma answers OKBride's questions about how to shop for the perfect wedding gown for your wedding day.

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A Wedding Reception DJ Drops Truth

Face 2 Face With M & M

Wedding Reception - 4/20/2018

okBride speaks with Oklahoma City wedding DJ/Emcee Devin Long, owner of M & M Productions to find out what every bride needs to know about hiring an entertainer for the wedding reception.

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Budgeting for an Oklahoma Wedding

Wedding Loan or No?

Wedding Planning - 4/4/2018

It's easy to get carried away when you're planning one of the biggest days of your life. Social media sites like Pinterest, while helpful, can also tempt you to overspend.

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Planning Wedding Expenses

Who Pays For What at a Wedding?

Wedding Planning - 4/2/2018

Planning a wedding is not for the faint of heart, but don't forget to have fun along the way, but is it possible to have fun while planning a wedding? Of course! The trick is to give yourself time and to stay within your budget.

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The Bridal Show Boys

The Oklahoma Bridal Shows are a Family Business

Wedding Planning - 3/27/2018

Today's Fantastic Friday Wedding Blog takes a snapshot of Oklahoma Bridal Show owners, Ken and Sharlene Monier's sons, Robert Ferguson and Kris Monier.

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