Mestads Bridal and Formal Wear in Rochester sold to Celebrations Bridal

(ABC 6 News) – Mestads Bridal and Formal Wear in Rochester has been sold, ABC 6 News has learned.

Celebrations Bridal and Formal Wear of St. Cloud has offered to purchase Mestads and its assets.

According to a notice of sale letter that ABC 6 News obtained, Celebrations Bridal will honor all outstanding bridal dresses that have been “ordered from suppliers – in transit to shop”. Celebrations Bridal will pay the cash on delivery (COD) amount for the dresses, so the brides and their wedding party will have their prepaid dresses.

No information was provided on when the store will reopen.

After serving southeast Minnesota for 43 years, Mestads closed Feb. 1. The bridal shop said with the circumstances over the last three years, COVID being a main factor, and after exhausting all federal and state options, they filed for bankruptcy and were closing.

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View the notice of sale letter below.

ABC 6 News will provide additional information when it becomes available.