Q: How do I get to the Gateway Center?
A: Click here for Directions.
Q: I'm a bride. So, I get free admission. Do I have to go to the Box Office?
A: YES. Everyone, including brides, must go to the box office to receive a ticket for entry into the show.
Q: Why should I pre-register for the show?
A: Pre-registered brides will be allowed to bring one guest with them for free! Only pre-registered brides will be eligible to win the Vendor's Attendance Prizes.
Q: How do I pre-register?
A: Perfect Wedding Guide is managing our show's pre-registration through their website. Click on this link to pre-register for the show: http://www.gatewaycenter.com/bridal-show/pre-registration.html Follow the steps to pre-register.
Q: Where should I go when I arrive to Gateway Center?
A: Go to the exterior Box Office. If you tell the Box Office that you are a bride, you will get a Bride Free Admission Ticket. If you show the Box Office your Pre-Registration Confirmation, you will receive a Free Guest Admission Ticket. And, if you have any additional people, they will have to pay $5 per person and they will receive a Paid Admission Ticket. You will then be able to walk into the building and enter line for Check-In.
Q: Do I have to bring something to prove that I am bride?
A: No, we will take your word for it. :)
Q: Where is the Box Office?
A: The BOX OFFICES is located directly outside the main entrances in the front and back of the Gateway Center.
Q: Can I print off my confirmation multiple times and get more than one person with me in for free?
A: No. Print the confirmation once and it will allow one person that is with you to get in for free.
Q: What if I cannot find my confirmation email?
A: You can email or call us at 618.345.8998. Or the Box Office can check our Pre-Registered Brides List.
Q: What is the cost of regular admission?
A: $5.00 for regular admission.
Q: Are children allowed? What is the cost for children?
A: Yes. Children 12 and Under receive Free Admission.
Q: What time should I get there?
A: The first 400 brides will receive Bride Swag Bags. The January show is from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM. The August show is from 1:00 PM until 4:30 PM.
Q: Will there be a Runway Fashion Show?
A: YES! The Runway Fashion Show is at the January Bridal Show
Q: Will there be a Cake Dive?
A: YES! The Cake Dive is at the August show.
Q: What is the ASK THE WEDDING EXPERT on the Gateway Center website all about?
A: If you have a wedding related question, go to the Ask The Wedding Expert page where brides can submit wedding questions. When a question is submitted, the question(s) is sent to all the show's vendors. A compilation of answers that are received from the vendors will be emailed back to the bride.
See you there!