Show Host and Sponsors
Hill Country Wedding Specialists
The Hill Country Wedding Show was started in 2018 by the Hill Country Wedding Specialists. Recognizing the need for local vendors to be able to meet with brides and couples without having to wait for an invitation from venue owner's for their open houses, the founders of the HCWS went forward with planning a show that was both affordable for small business owners and FREE for couples. These ladies had a vision and a dream, and decided to go full steam ahead.
What they did not realize was that in 2019, the first show, held at Reneau Farms, would be such a huge success. The HCWS squeezed more than 50 vendors in to the small venue, and their guests had a wonderful time meeting the top vendors of the Hill Country, talking all things weddings, seeing the fashions of the bridal season and winning amazing door prizes. When the doors closed, the guests had all left and the last vendor was packed up and gone, they knew they had to do it again the next year. Planning for the next show began within a month.
In 2020, the Hill Country Wedding show was held at Village Venue and increased in both vendor size and guest attendance. Couples came from all areas of the Texas hill country to plan their weddings, visit with vendors, eat, drink and watch the show. Vendors saw over 600 guest throughout the event. Word quickly spread that the Hill Country Wedding Show is a trusted bridal event that cares about the vendors who participate and the couples that come to plan their day.
The founders of the Hill Country Wedding Specialists and Co-Chairs of HCWS, Jill McCarty and Rhonda Hollon, are both business owners in the wedding industry in New Braunfels. They have built the HCWS on their personal experiences and growing knowledge of the wedding industry, and they truly care about seeing the Hill Country continue to grow as a wedding destination in Texas. Mostly, they are happy to be able to get amazing hill country wedding vendors in front of couples who are planning special events.
Come out to the Hill Country Wedding Show and see how the wedding industry has evolved and grown in our own little piece of paradise- the Texas Hill Country. Tell them at the door that Jill and Rhonda sent you.
Letting you attend your event while we attend to your event
Couture Events is a full-time planning and coordination company that is ready to help you plan your one-of-a-kind wedding or event. Couture Events offers a wide variety of services and packages to assist you at whatever stage of the planning process you need it. From "I Will" to "I Do" they've got you covered.
The goal at Couture Events is to bring a special touch and fresh outlook to every event. Their professional staff will handle all the details so you can throw the best event with no worries. Their team want you to enjoy the planning process, too! Most importantly, however, they want you to enjoy your big day. Couture Events' goal is to allow their clients to attend their own event while the team at Couture Events attends to their event. Call Couture Events today, and let their expert team help turn your dreams and vision in to a stylish Couture Event.
Handcrafted art that tastes as good as it looks
Cakes Couture is a New Braunfels' bakery with award winning cake artists. Specializing in large event cakes, but with cases of fresh made delicious desserts, Cakes Couture is a New Braunfels favorite. All of their cakes and pastries are made from scratch. and sprinkled with love and joy. The owner's journey began when she found a cupcake book at her daughter's school book fair. Rhonda started with cupcakes in her kitchen and there was no turning back. She interned and managed the largest Italian bakery in Southeast Texas where she dreamed of one day owning her own business. When she and her husband moved to New Braunfels in 2016, they went to work making that dream a reality. Building their cake business from their home and catering to the wedding industry, their vision soon came to be. They opened their own quaint French/Italian bakery in Uptown New Braunfels in 2019 with rave reviews and lines out the door.
Rhonda is passionate about the wedding industry and bringing joy to couples and wedding guests through her works of art. You will find Cakes Couture's work in wedding blogs such as Wedding Chicks, Wandering Weddings, PW and more. Their creations can also be found in the pages of San Antonio Wedding Magazine and Brides of Austin. Rhonda is also a favorite guest of SA Live on KENS5 in San Antonio where she shares her love of baking and cake decorating with the television audience. Call Cakes Couture today to schedule your tasting and let them create a masterpiece for your special day.