The 18th annual Leader Publications Wedding Fair will be held Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Best Western, Hwy. A at I-55, in Festus.
The fair will open to the public at 10 a.m. A wedding fashion show will begin at 3 p.m. in the Atrium. The fair will close at 4 p.m.
Admission to the fair is $3. All proceeds will go to the Friday Backpack programs at Jefferson County school districts. Volunteers fill backpacks with weekend meals for needy students, then discreetly distribute the backpacks to the children as they go home.
In the fair’s history, it has donated more than $29,000 to Jefferson County charities.
There will be more than 60 exhibitors at this year's fair, including decorative balloon artists, caterers, cookware companies, cosmetics experts, florists, gift shops, limousine and livery services, photographers and videographers, travel agents, tuxedo companies and DJ entertainment.
The Bridal Shoppe from Crystal City will provide the fashions for this year’s show.
Attendance prizes will be given during the wedding fashion show. Guests will register at individual display booths to be eligible.
The fair is sponsored by Leader Publications of Festus. For more information on the fair, call 636-931-7560 or 636-937-7501.