The bubbly will be flowing, the oysters shucked and the French pastries fresh out the oven at The Wedding Expo at Hyde Park Corner on March 30th and 31st. It will be a match made in heaven with a selection of the best cakes, cocktails, canapes,
Just Teddy Boulangerie and Patisserie, new to Hyde Park Corner, will provide beautiful high teas with fresh pastries and French patisserie and they’ve partnered with TWG Teas and Manaka Coffee, among the world’s finest tea and coffee houses. Just Teddy is built on the foundation of luxury and time-old traditions, and visitors to The Wedding Expo can book a high tea, which will be hosted in their lavish tea area.
Just Teddy is built on the foundation of luxury and time-old traditions, and visitors to The Wedding Expo can book a high tea, which will be hosted in their lavish tea area.
For something savoury, Willoughby and Co, one of Joburg’s best seafood restaurants, will be dishing up fantastic and fresh sushi, and will host the oyster and champagne bar.
So Yum, Hyde Park’s popular contemporary Asia restaurant, will have a selection of delicious dim sum and oriental food, paired with the perfect bottle of wine.
There will also be Chef’s Delight, where you can sample delicious savoury food, and discover the latest foodie trends for your special day. From canapes and mains to desserts and sides, Chef’s Delight will offer inspiration and ideas for your wedding menu for various tastes.
Not to be missed is the cake-tasting station, where you can sample dozens of delectable cakes, from the traditional to more modern. Book your spot, and be prepared for decadence from top cake makers Kelly Jayne’s Cakes, Chysil Creativ and the Turquoise Squirrel. Some of this year’s cake trends include geometric shapes, floral arrangements on cakes, white textures, rustic colours, and gold details. “While they might change form and flavour, a wedding cake is always in style, and our aim is always to make a cake that tastes just as sensational as it looks,” says Kelly Jayne Finlayson of Jayne’s Cakes. ‘We’re excited to showcase some old favourites and new twists and creations at The Wedding Expo, and whether you’re a fan of the classic or on-trend cake, there’s something for all tastes,” adds Finlayson.
Each gentleman who comes to The Wedding Expo will receive a “passport,” and if he follows the necessary steps, will be able to redeem a cold craft beer at The Best Bar By Far, which will be offering a great range of craft brews. The Best Bar By Far will serve wonderful cocktails, and Flowstone Gin will be served with exotic garnishes all in the sunset cocktail area with one of the city’s most beautiful views. This area will have live entertainment, as well as the 1-2-3 step dance activation, where you can learn a few moves for that memorable first dance.
This event marks the 40th rendition of The Wedding Expo in South Africa and it promises to be a massive coming of age bash. Other highlights include:
- Win a Wedding competition worth R200 000
- Be my guest table inspiration competition. Vote for your
favouriteand you could win R2000 in Hyde Park shopping vouchers
- Meet your match – 15 minutes to a perfect wedding – 5 minutes with venues, honeymoons, photographers, make-up artists, hairstylist and more
- Win one of 40 boxes ranging from honeymoons and jewellery to gift hampers and floral delights. Follow Facebook:(
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- Download The Wedding Expo App – Necta – prior to the show and stand a chance to win a 2-night stay at Galagos Country Estate including dinner, bed
andbreakfast to the value of R5000
With lots of food, entertainment and refreshments to enjoy along the way – The Wedding Expo is a perfect place to plan and celebrate – for everyone in the bridal party, and those who are looking for some wedding inspiration!
It’s competition time
WIN! To celebrate the launch of Just Teddy at Hyde Park, Just Teddy will be giving away eight high teas. Four lucky winners will each receive two tickets to The Wedding Expo and a fabulous high tea in the Just Teddy lavish tea area at The Wedding Expo to the value of R750 each. To enter, simply complete the entry form below. Terms and conditions apply. Competition ends 24 March 2019.
Dates: 30th and 31st March 2019
Venue: Hyde Park Corner
Tickets: R120 per adult and R 30 per child (2 -12 years) available from www.wedding-expo.co.za or at the door
Time: 9am to 5pm daily
Visit www.wedding-expo.co.za for more information
About The Wedding Expo
The year’s first expo will take place at Hyde Park Corner, Johannesburg on 30th and 31st March.
The expo will showcase a wide variety of wares and services. There will also be activations such as a fashion show, cake-testing station, and the Table Inspiration competition, as well as entertainment and refreshments.
The next events will take place in Johannesburg East on 8th and 9th June at Carnival City Sun Park, and in Durban on 3rd and 4th August at Sibaya Sun Park.
For more information and to book, go to www.wedding-expo.co.za.