Crooked Willow Wedding Show food table

Crooked Willow Wedding Show

At the 2nd annual Crooked Willow Wedding Show, we’re bringing together a curated selection of the area’s best wedding vendors to help you turn your dream wedding into a reality. From beautiful bridal attire and stunning men’s formal wear to gorgeous floral arrangements and delicious wedding desserts, you’ll find everything you need to make your special day truly unforgettable.

Get inspired by the latest trends, and connect with vendors who share your passion for creating remarkable celebrations of love. We’ve gathered 30 of the BEST wedding vendors and they’re ready to help you plan the wedding of your dreams!

Crooked Willow Wedding ceremony decor with cross and flowers


Minnesota Wedding Expo
Sunday, January 7th, 2024
Noon – 3:00 pm CST
Crooked Willow Wedding Venue

Join your hosts, Derek and Jody Virkus at the 2024 Crooked Willow Wedding Expo! Read on for more details…

Ticket Options

Choose from General Admission or Our VIP Barn Experience
Wedding guests at Crooked Willow Weddings & Events

General Admission Tickets

Join Us for Venue Tours & Meet the Vendors

Join us for an afternoon of cocktails, food, fun, and EVERYTHING wedding! Doors to the Event Center will open at noon for general admission guests. Wedding Show vendors will be in the Event Center from noon – 3 pm. We will have the area’s best wedding vendors that can’t wait to meet you, including caterers, photographers, florists, decor, cakes, DJs, and more!

You’ll also be able to check out our venue, take a self-guided tour of our wedding suites, and have a drink at the bar in the barn! Don’t miss your chance to win BIG cash prizes and get exclusive offers from vendors available only to those who attend!

General Admission Ticket Prices
$10 in Advance | $15 at the Door

Check in or purchase day-of tickets in the main Event Center.

Looking to upgrade your visit? With our VIP Barn Experience option below you’ll get early access to the vendors, can take part in the wedding professional panel discussion, and you’ll get several included gifts and perks!

Special event in the barn

Barn VIP Experience Tickets

Enjoy Early Access, Join the Panel Discussion and Get Exclusive Bonuses

Join us in the Barn at 11:00 am for the Barn VIP Experience! These limited edition tickets will give you exclusive access to the area’s top wedding professionals who will provide exclusive insight on what you need to know as you plan your wedding. Visit with the vendors and attend our panel discussion, where you’ll get the opportunity to ask the questions you WANT for the answers you NEED to simplify your planning process and create the wedding day of your dreams!

Barn VIP Experience tickets include:

  • Early access to the property & vendors
  • Complimentary drink tickets
  • Social hour with signature drinks
  • Snacks in the upper level of our unique barn
  • Panel discussion with top wedding professionals
  • Swag bag full of fun giveaways!

Vendors included in the panel discussion will be:

Dave Harmon, Harmon Entertainment – Wedding Entertainment
Karla Brutlag, Creations by ‘Sota Weddings & Events – Event and Decor Rental, Floral
Ashley, The Glamour Ranch – Hair & Make Up
Abby and Brandon Johnson – Photography
Cammie Rassat, Raapers Catering Co. – Catering

Barn VIP Experience Ticket Prices
$35 in Advance | $45 at the Door

Registration for VIP tickets will take place in the barn.

VIP tickets are limited and are expected to sell out, so don’t delay and get your tickets today!

Vendor List

Meet Minnesota’s Top Wedding Professionals
Floral arrangement on a wedding ceremony arch

  • Crooked Willow Weddings
  • JS Tent Rental
  • Cutting Edge Catering
  • 212 Custom Invitations
  • Abby and Brandon Photography
  • Creations by ‘Sota Weddings & Events
  • Great Blue Heron Catering
  • Jackie J’s Bridal and Formal Wear
  • Raapers Catering Company
  • Two Ten Cakes
  • Lake Darling Resort
  • MLG Cookie Co.
  • The Glamour Ranch
  • Turek Photo and Film
  • Mobile Shenanigans
  • The Dashery
  • Borrowed & Blue Wedding Planning
  • Harmon Entertainment
  • Rizzy’s on the Lake Resort
  • Britt Nelson Video
  • Pioneer Grill by Knute Nelson Catering
  • Ashley Ann Photography
  • Complete Weddings + Events
  • Johnson Photo and Films
  • GLOW. Airbrush Tan Studio
  • In His Image Photography
  • Jupiter Moon Ice Cream
  • Tonya Hjort Photography
  • Destination Beauty

Event Sponsors

Made Possible with Thanks to the Following

JS Event Rental

JS Tent Rental

Creations by ‘Sota Weddings & Events

Creations by ‘Sota Weddings & Events

Harmon Entertainment

Harmon Entertainment