Wedding event to help couples in need

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Here’s a chance to save a few bucks or make some fast cash on wedding items.

Wedding vendors from around the Midstate are helping couples in need make their dream wedding more affordable. Wed for Less is also giving away thousands of dollars to one lucky couple.

Mellissa Miller got hitched and now that the bride’s big day is over, she’s ready to sell her dress, which is how she came up with the idea for The Wedding Yardsale and Wed For Less.

Miller, the owner of Made to Keep Design Studio, is partnering with Premier Bride Magazine, Harrisburg Magazine, and Event Central to throw the event in two weeks.

Organizers say there will be music to welcome everybody in the lobby of the Civil War Museum. The group is planning for 65 vendors and more than 300 participants.

Booths to sell your items cost $50 and tickets to come shop are $10. More than $17,000 in wedding services will be given away to a couple going through financial or emotional hardship the day of the event. To be eligible for the prize submit your story or the story of someone you know on their website, Daily giveaways will be distributed on their Facebook page until the event on Oct. 23.

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