Bridal, special events showcase set for Sunday, will feature impromptu nuptials


The 2022 Las Cruces Bridal & Special Events Showcase will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave.

Anyone planning a wedding, quinceañera or other special event can gather dozens of ideas, lots of information and potential vendors for the big day.

Professionals and experts from every field associated with weddings and special events will present their goods and services at the event.

As of presstime, here are the list of vendors scheduled to be at the event:

Klassy Choreography, Dillard’s, Dinner 4 Two, El Sueño Wedding Venue, Dance Enchantment Dance Studio, Sight and Sound, Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Grapevine Plaza, Mary Kay, Pure Glamology, A Catered Affair, Blessed Frog, Livingston Bridal & Events, NMSU Conference Services & Catering, Enchanted Occasions Event Rentals, Las Cruces Convention Center, Las Cruces Bulletin, Prophecy Studio, Twilight Entertainment, Farm Bureau Financial Services, Ella Blue Bridal, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Origami Owl, Color Street, TCMB Design, VIP Southwest Services, I Do Weddings & Events, Treadwell Photography, City Dynamics, Rustic Rose Closet, ZL Novias & XV Años and American Pride.

Special activities in the Convention Center’s Exhibit Hall include the ZL Novias & XV Años Quince Fashion Show, at noon; the Livingston Bridal Fashion Show at 1:15 p.m. and the Dillard’s Menswear Fashion Show.

As in years past, there will be a live wedding at the showcase.

Jose Herrera and Veronica Valencia won the “Tie the Knot” contest, and will be the recipients of a wedding at 3 p.m., which includes a free tuxedo, a free dress, a free cake, a free ring and more.

Tickets for the event are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Advance tickets are available at Livingston Bridal, 1680 Calle de Alvarez, Suite D, or Enchanted Occasions, 1333 E. Amador Ave.

For more information, visit or call 575-522-1232.

The event is sponsored by Las Cruces Event Planning, the Las Cruces Convention Center and the Las Cruces Bulletin.