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Bride FAQ

When is your next Bridal Show?

Our Shows are held in San Luis Obispo, Monterey, and Santa Barbara at various times of the year. For complete details on the location, date, time and cost of the next Bridal Show, go to our Bridal Show Section.

How much does it cost to attend your Bridal Show?

It generally costs $10.00 per person or $15.00 per couple at the door. However, for complete details on the location, date, time and cost of the next Bridal Show, go to our Bridal Show Section.

I don't want to do a lot of shopping, but I still need to get the Florist and Cake for my wedding. Can Central Coast Bride simply have these types of Vendors call me?

Yes, we can have Florists and Bakers contact you directly with information about their goods and services.Simply completing our “One Click” form and the information will be delivered to you via email or US Mail.  We never give our your phone numbers, nor do we sell your contact information to anyone.

How can I receive email notices about Bridal Shows or other promotions?

You can sign up for our emailed Newsletter by clicking on the Newsletter link on the left side of the home page or under the Planning Tools tab. You will not be bombarded with emails from Central Coast Bride. We generally send out about 3 emails per month with information about upcoming Bridal Shows or other events. We never sell our contact list and you can easily opt out at anytime.

Where can I pick up the latest copy of Central Coast Bride Magazine?

You can pick up a copy of our magazine at most of our advertisers, listed Online or at most bridal gown shops, local wedding license registration offices, chambers of commerce, at every Central Coast Bride Bridal Show and at most other Bridal Shows. Feel free to send us an email if you have problems finding a copy and we will help you track one down. 

Advertiser FAQ

How can we advertise with Central Coast Bride?

We have three ways to advertise with Central Coast Bride, our Magazines, our Website and our Bridal Shows. In the Advertiser Section of this website you will find detailed information on each of these options along with links to pricing details and contracts.

How often are your magazines published?

We publish our Central Coast Bride Magazines once each year. This magazine is available for distribution in the last week of September. Additional details are available in the Advertiser Section.

What Magazine Ad sizes are available?

Complete details of Ad sizes are available in the Advertiser Section.

What are the options for your website listings?

Complete details for listing your business on our website is available on our Advertiser Section including Banner Ad sizes and pricing.

When are your Bridal Shows and how can we participate?

We currently produce Bridal Shows in San Luis Obispo, Monterey and Santa Barbara Counties.

  • San Luis Obispo Shows. We produce two Bridal Shows per year at the Madonna Expo Center. Our Shows are held in April and October.
  • Monterey Shows. We produce one show per year in Monterey at the Embassy Suites in Seaside.
  • Santa Barbara Shows. We produce two shows per year in Santa Barbara at the Earl Warren Showgrounds. 


Facebook Comment Giveaways 

How do I enter to win?

Simply comment on designated Central Coast Bride Facebook posts for a chance to win! 

Can I receive extra entries for commenting multiple times on a single post?

Sorry, no. You are welcome to comment multiple times on a single post, however, they will only count for one entry. 

Are there any restrictions on what my comment can contain? 

Please try to ensure that your comment is relevant to the post. We will generally present a question such as, "What colors did you choose for your wedding?" Or we might ask for information such as "What advice would you give someone just starting out with their wedding plans?" Any posts deemed by Central Coast Bride staff to be trolling, inflammatory, or otherwise inapproriate will be removed and not count towards an entry. Please try to keep your posts to a PG rating.

Not all questions or requests will be relevant to you, but you can always tag a friend that it does apply to, or even tell us how much you love the question even though you can't answer it yourself!

What are the prizes?

Prizes will vary and will be announced in the Facebook post. 

When are the drawings and how are they conducted?

Drawings will take place monthly unless otherwise specified. The exact date will be announced. The drawing itself will be conducted by a Central Coast Bride staff member or designated 3rd party. The drawing may be conducted by hand or using a 3rd Party app to randomly select a winner.

Do I have to be currently engaged to win?

No! We have no restrictions on who may be entered to win!

If I win, how will I be contacted, and how will I receive my prize?

Central Coast Bride will contact winners through Facebook (generally using messaging), and coordinate with the winner to have the prize mailed, personally delivered, or picked up by the winner.

Are there any other rules or restrictions?

  • Central Coast Bride reserves the right to change the prize giveaways at any time.
  • Prizes containing alcohol or other age resticted items will only be awarded to winners over the designated age.
  • If prize winners cannot be contacted after 3 attempts, prizes may be re-offered to new winners or returned to the gifting party.
  • Prizes not claimed within 30 days of the drawing may be re-offered to new winners or returned to the gifting party.