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Brides to be started gathering at the vendors booths to see if they have what it takes for their special day during Sunday's bridal event.

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Julian Picasso and Leticia Ramirez talk to potential future clients about having mariachis for their weddings during Sunday's bridal event.

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Prospective newlyweds and others sampled vendors goodies' at this year's Formal Affair Bridal Event at the Rabobank Cnvention Center on Sunday.

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Robert Salters, right, with Salty's BBQ

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At the A Formal Affair Bridal Event, soon-to-brides and grooms meander through the Rabobank Convention Center checking out what they have to offer.

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Opening the doors to a limousine, potential customers checked out transportation on Sunday that they might ulimately select for their wedding day.

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Brides and grooms to be and others nibbled food at the catering booths on Sunday as they made choices for their wedding days.

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Stacie Frenzel and Amanda and Diana Klawitter at A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

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Mayra Rosales, Brittney Montoya and Aryana Mosley at the A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

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Sarah Kay, Michelle Hansen and Katie Mc Bride at the A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

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Vivian Alvarado, Rita Torres and Jose Luis Altamirano at A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

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Lauren Lopeteguy, Nick Cushman and Ryan Skaggs at the A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

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SNAP A Formal Affair Bridal Event snap7 Jayden, Yannis & Diana Mallory.

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Jesese and Ivy Lozoya and Nellie and Aide Barreto at A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

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Holley Ramirez and Bree and Corina Delgado at A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

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Britani Allison, Jamine Tyler and Elissia Miller at the A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

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Cassius Tillman and Chevella Bell at the A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

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Michelle Simmons and Jessica Lindsay at the A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

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Desi and Christina Vega at A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

Future brides and grooms and wedding professionals gathered at the Rabobank Convention Center on Sunday for A Formal Affair Bridal Event.

The event is geared toward helping brides plan their dream weddings, introducing them to a variety of options for their special day.

Photographer Rod Thornburg shares these images from the day.