Frequently Asked Questions

Gateway Wedding Show Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I get to the Gateway Center?
A: Click here for Directions.

Q: I'm a bride or groom. So, I get free admission. Do I have to go to the Box Office?
A: YES. Everyone, including brides and grooms, must go to the box office to receive a ticket stub for entry into the show.

Q: Why should I pre-register for the show?
A: Pre-registered couples will get a two free tickets! Only pre-registered couples will be eligible to win the Vendor's Attendance Prizes. 

Q: How do I pre-register?
A: Perfect Wedding Guide manages our show's pre-registration through their website. Pre-Registration is currently closed and will open soon for the August show!

Q: Where should I go when I arrive to Gateway Center? 
A: Go to the exterior Box Office.  Please have your pre-registration ticket ready for the box office. If you have not pre-registered your guests the cost is $7 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: Where is the Box Office? 
A: The box offices are 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 for your free pass. 

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: Regular admission is $5.00 online or $7.00 at the door. 

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 200 couples will receive Swag Bags. The August 2018 Gateway Wedding Show is from 1:00pm until 4:30pm. 

Q: Will there be a Runway Fashion Show?
A: The Gateway Bridal Show presents a Runway Fashion Show at each January show.

Q: Will there be a Cake Dive?
A: The Gateway Bridal Show presents a Cake Dive at each 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 couples 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.   

Pre-Registered engaged couples will receive free admission for two & entry for a chance to win a vendor's attendance prize!

Regular Admission is $5.00 Online and $7.00 at the door. Children 12 and Under receive Free Admission.

Please print off your pre-registration confirmation and bring it with you to the show.


PLEASE NOTE: You will be taken to the Perfect Wedding Guide (PWG) website as they are manage the Pre-Registration for the Gateway Wedding Show. 

Have Questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions or call 800-289-2388.