Lovesick Expo returns to the East Coast this January! #Sponsors#boston#brooklyn#LGBT#new york#philadelphia#wedding expo December 14 | Megan Finley meganfinley This business paid a fee to be listed on @offbeatbride because they feel their products and services are a great fit with offbeat philosophies… and we agree. Learn more about our ads. Lovesick Expo — the wedding expo for the cool at heart — is coming back to the East Coast this January! If you're unfamiliar with our awesome sponsor Lovesick, here's the low-down: unlike many traditional wedding expos, Lovesick is proud to be an Earth-friendly, guy-friendly, and same-sex-couple-friendly event! It's basically a wedding expo that won't make you feel barf-y. Now that you know this ain't your average wedding expo, here are all the whens, hows, and wheres that'll get you to Lovesick and kick your planning into high gear… As always, Lovesick Expo will feature an elite array of local talent, unique wedding ideas, hand-crafted, and eco-friendly goods appealing to indie-minded couples. So you soon-to-be-weds can experience the full-spectrum of options available to you — specially the offbeat wedding options. Lovesick Expo will also be showcasing on‐site beauty and fashion makeovers, neo-burlesque performances, amazing live music, and a cash bar for those of legal drinking age. Hell yeah! Ugh, I wish I was on the East Coast. Here are the dates and times for each city… BROOKLYN: Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Music Hall of Williamsburg (11am – 3pm) PHILADELPHIA: Sunday, January 13, 2013 at the World Cafe Live (11am – 3pm) BOSTON: Sunday, January 20, 2013 at the EpiCenter at Artists for Humanity (11am – 3pm) Each city's Lovesick Expo will be different, but all are going to be blast and will include amazing giveaways for dozens of lucky couples! So get your Lovesick Expo tickets and get tipsy, get pretty, get free shit, and get prepared for your wedding. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Megan Finley is the Associate Publisher and Editorial Overlord. When she's not slaving away for the Empire, she's sharing her dork side on her own blog. @meganfinley @meggyfin PREVIOUS Unexpectedly green wedding shoes NEXT Amber & Matt's irreverent and elegantly gothy wedding Toggle comments [ 13 ] I checked out the price of tickets and was pleasantly surprised to see the cost of admission is $6.50 online, $10 at the door (unlike the WIC conventions' $60+ tickets I've seen advertised). This makes it likelier I'll actually be able to buy things when I get in! Can't wait for the Boston event. 4 agree Reply I went to Lovesick both as a vendor (photobooths) and a bride in years past and it is certifiably awesome. The Philadelphia 2010 (or was it 2011… it was the winter between the two, that's all I remember) was the one I attended as a bride, accompanied by groom. It was somewhat heavy on photographers, but Philly has awesome photographers so it was cool. The raffle/door prizes were great (Himself won us a free engagement photo session). And there was a burlesque performance. And they serve booze at World Cafe. So, yeah – totally non barf-y (as long as you don't over-imbibe!) Reply Oh neat, in the bottom picture you can see me and my fiancee :). I'm in the teal hat and sweater with a collared dress. Needless to say we went to the one in Brooklyn last year and I would recommend it. It was more I guess "offbeat light" – like if you want terrarium centerpieces instead of flowers, stuff like that – rather than catering to stuff I consider a bit more offbeat like themed costume weddings and the like. But I got the sense all the vendors were totally open to stuff like that which was the nice part. No WIC here and you will not freak anyone out if you are having a Nightmare before Christmas costume wedding. And no smarmy consultants will ask you about your princess dreams for your wedding or whatever. Reply No lie: I was totally checking out your awesome outfit when I was writing this. 😉 1 agrees Reply Boston! Yes! 2 agree Reply Dam now if it would only come to Tampa or Miami Reply Nice! I'll be at Arisia that weekend which is less than a mile away from the Boston event. I asked my fiance and he said we can go. Thanks for the heads up! 1 agrees Reply I'll be at Arisia this weekend too, an am loath to leave the con for as long as it would take to really see this event. Too bad! Reply So excited this is finally in Boston! Ariel et al: East Coast Road Trip?! 1 agrees Reply Awesome! I'm wondering if going to the Philly one will be helpful since I'm not actually having my wedding in Philly… any thoughts from anyone who has been before?! Reply yeaaaaaa totally wanting to be a part of something super cool like this. Dallas does not have anything remotely this "large" to work with here. Does anyone have any other additional fun events they are going to like this? I already contacted them to maybe get into another of their future events. Just looks like SO MUCH FUN! Reply We went to the Philly show last year and it was AWESOME. We met two of our vendors there. Even though we have our vendors picked out I almost want to go again just because it was so much fun lol. And for the Philly show peeps there is an upstairs! We almost missed it thinking there was only one floor. Reply We can't wait for the Boston show! Seams Couture is having a Pop-Up-Shop at the event, think of it as a Filene's Basement ROTB thing except the stuff is cool and nobody's being a pushy Bridezilla 😀 1 agrees Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. 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