Say "I DO" to Brides Against Breast Cancer

2013 "Tour of Gowns" WILL Travel to 100+ Cities

Jan 03, 2013, 11:00 ET from Brides Against Breast Cancer

SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brides Against Breast Cancer™ is an organization serving a very "pink" purpose – their gown sales fund programs and services that are free to cancer patients and their families. 

Through its "Original Nationwide Tour of Gowns" bridal shows, Brides Against Breast Cancer plans to unveil more than 100 shows in 2013.  In cities nationwide, with an average offering of nearly 1,000 new or gently worn bridal dresses, brides-to-be will find their dream gown at a greatly reduced cost.

"Wedding gown sales are an important fundraising program for Brides Against Breast Cancer.  Our organization makes it possible for future brides around the country to purchase wedding gowns at dramatic savings, and give back," said Amy Paulishak, VP Business Development, Brides Against Breast Cancer.   "Most gown prices range from $75 to $799, including beautiful new name brand and designer gowns valued up to $3,000. We also offer layaway."

The 2013 dates for the "Nationwide Tour of Gowns" coming to a city near you are:


January  5-6

Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade


January  4-5

Sheraton Music City Hotel


January  4-5

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center


January 12-13

The Fez


January  11-13

Sheraton Suites Houston at the Galleria

Waltham, MA

January  18-20

The Westin Waltham Boston

Portsmouth, VA           

January  18-19        

Renaissance Portsmouth


January  18-20

Doubletree Portland

Jacksonville, FL            

January  26-27

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

Bellevue, WA                

January 26-27

Red Lion Hotel Bellevue


January  25-27

Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport

Arlington, VA                 

February 1-2

Sheraton Pentagon City

Austin, TX                

February 1-2               

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol

Eugene, OR              

February 3-4               

Valley River Inn

New York City          

February 3                  

Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue

Indianapolis, IN          

February 8-9 

Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing

Clearwater Beach, FL

February 9-10    

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa 

Las Vegas                  

February 10           

Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino


February 15-16        

Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel

Santa Rosa, CA            

February 15-16      

Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel & Spa


February 16-17      

The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit


February 22-23      

Omni Hotel and Resort Richmond


February 23-24    

Doubletree by Hilton Orlando Downtown

Santa Monica       

February 22-23    


San Diego             

March 1-2          

The Westin San Diego

Columbia, SC         

March 9-10          

Columbia Marriott

Cincinnati, OH        

March 15-16         

Millennium Hotel Cincinnati

Greenville, SC        

March 17                  

Hilton Greenville


March 29-30             

Anaheim Marriott

Atlanta, GA             

April 6-7                  

Marriott Atlanta Northwest at Galleria


April 19-20               

Millennium Hotel Minneapolis

Chicago area        

June 22-23            

Jasmine Galleria


June 23-24            

Embassy Suites Tampa-Brandon

Here's how you can help:

  • If you have already said "I Do," donate your newer gown for a tax deduction
  • Volunteer at one of our gown shows or make a donation
  • Go online to to register to attend a show and learn more

SOURCE Brides Against Breast Cancer