In(dy)spire: The Independent Wedding Fair

Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

We know that our greatest asset in helping you plan your wedding is our time! That is why we have a laid-back atmosphere to encourage conversation and we also provide a series of wedding workshops to help you plan your wedding smarter, better, and more beautifully by sharing hands-on tools, tips, and secrets.

Clear demonstrations and laid-back Q&A make these educational sessions the secret weapon in your wedding-planning.


PINTEREST TO REALITY - Hosted by wedding planner Alyson Newquist of BASH COLLECTIVE and photographer Jessica Kesterson of JEFF LOVES JESSICA PHOTOGRAPHY. Alyson + Jessica will focus on helpful tips for integrating DIY and DIY-inspired projects into your wedding without loosing your mind! Alyson & Jessica will bring 3 vignettes from our Pinterest contest to life and they will share cost and time insights along with helpful recommendations and ways to more effectively use Pinterest for wedding planning.

PERSONALIZING YOUR WEDDING CEREMONY- Talk and Q&A with Pastor Sarah Lawton of NE United Methodist Church about bringing in readings, rituals, and personal meaning into your wedding ceremony to better reflect who you are as a couple. Besides a discussion of traditional and new wedding rituals, couples will receive a basic outline for a ceremony as well as some resources on finding readings and identifying themes in your relationship. No matter if you are getting married in a place of worship, a courthouse, a ballroom, or under a tree, we have some tips for making your ceremony right for you.

Venue Information

American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407
United States