Love in Bloom Wedding Planning Fair


10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, February 27, 2016

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2016 Love in Bloom Wedding Planning Fair! Check back for details on our 2017 open house showcasing vendors experienced with Powell Gardens' weddings, including representatives from our list of preferred caterers. 

If you are considering a wedding at Powell Gardens (or just in the early stages of dreaming and planning), join us for this day of fun! The 2016 event included live music, free samples, a chance to win great prizes and these presentations:  

Planning Your Wedding at Powell Gardens: An Overview 

At 10 a.m., our Rental Coordinators will give an overview of the ceremony and reception options available at Powell Gardens. 

5 Fun & Easy Ways to 'Wow' Your Wedding Guests! by Ron Ruth, Wedding Entertainment Director 

At 11 a.m., Ron Ruth, Kansas City's only Certified Wedding Entertainment Director, will show you how to make your wedding and reception unforgettable! Ron is the author of "The MAGIC Behind an Extraordinary Wedding" and "Behind the Castle Walls: A Wedding Professional's Guide to Exceeding Expectations." He excels at making weddings exceptional! 

Christi Fulton, First Dance—Special Event Choreography

Make your event the one family and friends rave about for years to come! At 1 p.m., Christi Fulton, dance instructor and owner of First Dance—Special Event Choreography, will share some tips for creating a dance that is sure to impress your guests. Whether you want to wow your guests with a bridal party production, surprise your new spouse with a father/daughter or mother/son routine, or make your first dance the highlight of your special day, Christi can show you how to create the perfect dance routine. 

Powell Gardens' Wedding Planning Basket Giveaway 

Following Christi Fulton's dance demonstration, guests will have a chance to win a wedding planning basket from Powell Gardens! Entering is easy. Simply line up for the bouquet toss. The person who catches the bouquet wins the basket! Thank you to Inspirations In Bloom for donating the lovely bouquet. 


Thank you to our sponsor: 


Thank you to KC Weddings, sponsor of Love in Bloom: A Wedding Planning Fair at Powell Gardens on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016!




Take a closer look at these Garden reception spaces, including the elegant Fountain Garden.

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The Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel is our most popular ceremony site for a garden wedding any time of year.

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Catering: You have options with our list of prescreened caterers.

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