By Alicia Yeager

The 14th annual WMXO (MIX 101.5 radio station) Bridal Show with be taking place at a new location this year — Good Times of Olean located at 800R East State Street in Olean, N.Y.

Brides planning a wedding this year will want to attend the show on Feb. 9. Doors open at 11 a.m. The first runway bridal fashion show will start promptly at noon, followed by a second show.

The Bridal Show has 24 vendors this year offering a wide variety of goods and services to create the perfect wedding day.

“They range from hair salons, tanning salons, caterers, bridal shops, [a] tuxedo rental/flower shop, insurance agencies, DJs, [the] wine and liquor store, [and] country clubs,” said Tami Dunlavey, WMXO’s sales manager. “Julie’s Everafter and BelleRuche bridal shops will be doing the [runway] shows.”

Shannon Barie, marketing executive with Good Times of Olean, said that in addition to the vendors above, Caya’s Canopies and some florists will be in attendance as well, taking part in different aspects of the event.

WMXO will also be giving away a prize to one lucky bride and possibly a second prize to another bride from one of the vendors listed above. There will also be music presented by MIX 101.5 throughout the show.

“This is our first year having the Bridal Show and we’re very excited to be a part of it,” Barie said. “We actually have had several weddings here since we opened and can’t wait to showcase the space for other potential wedding parties.”

She went on to say that Good Times of Olean will be offering brides discounts on their Sunday lunch buffet and on other foods and beverages as well — all part of the bridal package at Good Times.

The bridal show is free to all pre-registered brides, but the event is open to the public with a $5 entry fee. The proceeds of the event will be donated to the Genesis House in Olean, which offers temporary shelter for those in need.

Brides-to-be in the area should really consider attending this event that will help them plan one of the most special days of their lives. The Mix and Good Times of Olean will entertain and enlighten with demonstrations, food and music — all in time for spring weddings.

If you will be in a wedding party or are mothers-of-the-bride, plan an afternoon at the Bridal Show to check out the latest wedding fashions and check out the latest trends in the area this wedding season.

Remember, registered brides-to-be get in free. Register at Everyone is welcome to attend.