Congratulations! You’ve finally found the one worthy enough to see you every morning at your worst, the one who didn’t run away after meeting your extended family, and the one who can stand your infatuations with TV shows. Hard part is over right? Not quite. You’ve still got a wedding to plan and that may prove to be one of the hardest obstacles yet. But have no fear, Cary Magazine and The Umstead Hotel and Spa want to provide you with all of the resources you need to plan the lavish wedding of your dreams.

On March 4th, The Umstead Hotel and Spa will host the Elegant Weddings Gala and invite all brides, mother of the brides, sisters, best friends, and even grooms to attend this intimate, upscale event. Enjoy delicious cocktails and mouth-watering samples from The Umstead’s very own Top Chef as you browse through the various wedding vendors and decide what will perfect your wedding day. You will find everything from pastry chefs and bridal boutiques to DJ’s and photographers. Not to mention there will be a special trunk show for all brides provided by Tre Bella Bridal. Don’t miss the chance to view the one-of-a-kind gowns designed by the acclaimed Melissa Sweet and Priscilla of Boston! You never know, one of them may just be the dress!

Don’t let wedding details stress you out and take away from the excitement of your engagement.  Come to the Elegant Weddings Gala and mingle with the industry’s most sought out professionals who will assist you with all of your wants and needs. The perfect wedding is within your grasp; all you have to do is head over to The Umstead on March 4th and have a cocktail or two!