It was a packed house inside the Sudbury Steelworkers Hall on Sunday as hundreds of brides and grooms came out to the Sudbury Bridal Show to plan their big day.
There were all sorts of vendors, everything from catering to transportation, and all came ready to answer whatever questions these couples might have about their big parties.
"One of the recent trends I've discovered is brides don't have a date yet and that's really important as the date is determined by your venue and your venue is determined by your guest list, how many people are coming, after that it's officiant, DJ, photographer, that's your first list, it's really short but you have to do it a year in advance because everyone is looking to 2021," said Bill McElree of Absolute Weddings.
One of the big issues McElree tells CTV News is there is not a lot of venues in Greater Sudbury so a lot the halls are being booked up early.
Another trend vendors are noticing is couples may have bigger budgets but they prefer to keep the big day as simple as possible.
"What brides want is someone to look after them so it's an uncomplicated day. They're celebrating a romance, they're not doing a ‘McWedding’, they want something fun, unique and memorable and they want to celebrate love, that's as simple as it gets," he said.
McElree is on track for one of his busiest years ever, saying he's already got between 30-40 weddings.
Keeping it simple is something that other vendors say they would have to agree with.
"We're trying to take all the extra work out of the wedding process so I think that's where the wedding packages are becoming really popular," said Valerie Fremlin, owner of La Fromagerie.
"When you work with real professionals that have been at this for a long time, that's exactly what we do," said Rebecca Bose, of Rebecca Bose Photographer. "We take over that area and you have no worries whatsoever."
It also includes those couples who have been looking to do destination weddings. Killarney Mountain Lodge has been attracting all sorts of international visitors looking to tie the knot in Northern Ontario.
"We get people from all over the world," said Kelly Mcare. "Most of our wedding couples come from Ontario."
Another wedding show is already in the works for later in the year.