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    Weddings are full of tiny details and it’s easy to get wrapped in all those tiny details. Which napkin fold will you do? Will you have a wine pour with dinner? Do you want your first dance to be before dinner or after? The Big Fake Wedding serves two purposes for those planning a wedding. First, you can meet awesome local vendors and see what they have right then and there. Second, you get to see a married couple renew their vows, thus reminding you why you are putting yourself through this in the first place. It’s a way to continue planning but also take a break and enjoy yourself with you fiancé.

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    This year The Big Fake Wedding is being held at JX Event Venue in Stillwater. Over 25 vendors will be participating and ready to perform their respective services as if it was a real wedding. To keep things cohesive a theme is given to the vendors, this years; “The Golden Age”.

    So come and join us, on June 30th for music, cake, flowers, and a great night of dancing and inspiration for your wedding! You’ll leave feeling excited for your own wedding for many reasons, but most importantly you’ll  be reminded of what happens after all the tiny details are done and over. If you are interested in attending this great event and want your chance at FREE tickets, give Susan a call at 952-903-4255 (while supplies last)! Hope to see you there!

    For more about The Big Fake Wedding, click here.


  • Anyone who is married can tell you the planning process is not all roses and daisies. It’s making a thousand decisions and still having a dozen left to make. It’s skipping your lunch break so you can meet with the florist. It’s inviting your bridesmaid’s dress shopping and half can actually go. But what if you could continue planning but also have an awesome time with your sweetie? Like a date night but it totally counts as wedding planning. A place to gather real inspiration and see it in action! That is whatThe Big Fake Wedding is! An alternative to your generic wedding show of vendors booths all in a line. It’s a moment to remember why you are doing all this planning, so you can spend the rest of your life with the one person who gets you in every way.

    Après Party had the pleasure of being part of The Big Fake Wedding Minneapolis event in June that took place at JX Event Venue, in Stillwater, MN. All great parties have a theme and the theme for this party was “The Golden Age”. Over a dozen vendors took that theme, interpreted it in their own way, and shared their visions on guest tables. Just like any wedding the evening began with the very real and very emotional vow renewal ceremony.

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    Photos By: Ali Leigh Photography