Belmont, NC wedding photograher – Ann’s Photography – Daniel Stowe Bridal Show

BELMONT, N.C. – All brides are invited to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden during its annual Wedding Showcase on Feb. 17 from noon to 5 p.m.


All brides, regardless of their planned wedding venue, will receive free admission to the event hosted by the region’s premier wedding destination. Whether they are looking for new ideas or for help in planning a dream wedding, they will find a top-quality vendor ready to lend a hand.

Guests will have numerous opportunities to talk with the Garden’s staff and its partners about booking and planning every detail of the perfect wedding. Guided tours of the Garden and its facilities will be offered every hour beginning at 1 p.m. The Garden conducts more than 100 events each year, from luncheons, to social affairs, to black tie events and a wide range of weddings.

During the event, guests will be able to meet with representatives from event sponsor Best Impressions Caterers, the Garden’s exclusive catering and event equipment rental company. Best Impressions, Inc. was founded in 1989 and provides culinary services for weddings and a wide range of high-profile corporate, philanthropic and social events. During Wedding Showcase, Best Impressions will feature the best and latest in the culinary industry along with the hottest trends in wedding décor.

In addition to Best Impressions, dozens of vendors will offer the latest trends in wedding attire, photography, food & beverage menus and samples, arrangements with the flower shop in Pasadena TX, entertainment needs and much more for the big day. Exclusive discounts will be offered to all brides at the show who book their event at the Garden.

Wedding Showcase vendors include:

  • Ann’s Photography
  • Audio To Go
  • Best Impressions Caterers
  • Brenda’s Cake Gallery
  • Carey Roberts Design Co.
  • Cheesecake Etc.
  • Christine Robinson
  • Chuck Eaton Photography
  • Courtyard by Marriott Gastonia
  • Creative Travel, Inc.
  • Critsey Rowe Photography
  • Cunningham Cleaners
  • Forsyth Photography
  • Facet Foundry Jewelry
  • Hampton Inn Charlotte Airport
  • Hampton Inn Belmont
  • Heartstrings String Quartet
  • In Season Florals
  • Lelia Lattimore
  • LuLu B Photography
  • Kenneth Light Studios
  • Dr. Patrick and Mrs. Dottie Maloy
  • Pink Petunia Floral Designs
  • Poffie Girls
  • Red Stone Press
  • Ribald Farms Nursery and Florist
  • Saturday Morning Cakes
  • Shutterbooth
  • Split Second Sound and DJ Services
  • The Royal Rides
  • Three Little Birds
  • Whitney Photography and Video
  • Wow Factor Cakes

The Wedding Showcase is free with general Garden admission – brides and members are free, $12 adults, $11 seniors 60+, and $6 children 4-12. For more information, please visit or call 704-829-1252.


Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, the Carolinas’ Garden for All Seasons, provides guests a chance to reconnect with nature. Located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie, spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, a conservatory dedicated to the display of tropical plants and orchids, a visitor pavilion, gift shop and nature walk await the visitor. HGTV named it one of the nation’s “20 Great Gardens” and USA TODAY says the Garden is one of the nation’s best places to “welcome fall with a flourish.” Committed to horticultural excellence, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a must-see for all ages.

©Ann’s Photography 2014

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