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Gold Coast’s Newest Wedding Showcase Is Taking Over A Brewery!

By Brooke Darling
16th Feb 2018


Calling all calm brides, cool brides, excited brides and even bridezillas! Whether you're recently engaged or your big day is alarmingly close, then you’d best be kicking up those heels to the Gold Coast’s newest wedding showcase—The Social Engagement. 

Coordinated by Co Creative Events and conveniently popping up inside a brewery (a smart manoeuvre to coax along your hubby-to-be!), The Social Engagement is a not-to-be-missed event if you’re tying the knot somewhere in our stunning patch of paradise. 

Taking over Burleigh Brewing’s HQ on Saturday 24 February, The Social Engagement is bringing together a bunch of local wedding vendors, for one day only. This is your chance to meet all the essential peeps that could help make your special day spectacular. There’ll be wedding gowns, stylists, celebrants, florists, caterers, photographers, videographers and more, all conveniently located under one roof. 

If the thought of attending a traditional bridal showcase makes your skin crawl (we get it, we’ve been there), The Social Engagement promises they’re brewing a ‘new kind of wedding expo’—an upbeat yet relaxed environment where you can have a chinwag with the vendors, beer in hand, without the pressure of harsh lights and the dreaded hard sell.

Come during the afternoon (2:30pm to 4:30pm) to mingle with the wedding vendors and admire their creative displays; taste cake, ogle over wedding fashion, listen to live music (your big day muso, perhaps?), nibble on food truck noms and enjoy your first beer for free. Or, commit to the dinner soiree (5:30pm to 10pm; advance bookings essential) where you’ll listen to local wedding experts, sit side by side with wedding vendors so you can really suss out who just ‘gets you’, win some sweet arse prizes and enjoy craft brews, plus canapés and dinner by caterers Fingers and Bones. 

As a bonus for those attending the evening soiree, one lucky couple will walk away with Burleigh Brewing Co.’s Beer Tap Trailer supplying local brews on their big day (to a value of $5,000). 

For a full list of participating vendors, visit the website here

The Details

What: The Social Engagement—a wedding showcase
When: Saturday 24 February; 2:30pm to 4:30pm + 5:30pm to 10pm (dinner event)
Where: Burleigh Brewing, 2 Ern Harley Drive, Burleigh 
Cost: $20 for ‘afternoon delights’ or $95 to also attend both ‘afternoon delights’ + ‘VIP dinner evening soiree’ 
Book: Via the website 

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