Southern Wedding Show + Expo | Spring

Wedding planning starts here!

Meet your wedding pros face-to-face

Receive free wedding goodies

See the latest fashions and trends 


Date & Time
Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
11am to 4pm both days


Location
Jim Graham Building, NC State Fairgrounds

1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607


Ticket sales start January 8th
Tickets include: free parking, admission for both days and a one-year subscription to Bride's Magazine for the engaged couple.
$8.00 online | $10.oo at the door
additional ticket options available


Since 1996, the spring edition of the Southern Wedding Show + Expo has featured the Triangle’s top wedding experts. Our wedding professionals are ready to provide you with everything it takes to make your dream day become a reality. A signature of the bridal shows is our fabulous, live on stage, fashion shows. Our models will rock the latest trends from wedding gowns, mother of the bride dresses, bridesmaid gowns, flower girl dresses to the sleekest suits and tuxedos you’ve seen inside of a fashion catalogs. Make sure you grab a seat, your camera and your friends because there is something for everyone.

Tickets for this show are good for both days so start planning a weekend of fun, excitement & entertainment.  Remember, successful planning is a successful wedding.  So make sure you visit our Tips for Attending page for some of the best show tips to make each show a success.  We will walk you through how to prepare for the show, what to do at the show and how to gather and process everything you just learned.

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General Admission Ticket(s)

Tickets go on sale January 8, 2018. Visit our shop for bride merchandise.

VIP Package

VIP Packages go on sale January 8, 2018. Visit our shop for bride merchandise.

Ticket Bundles

Ticket bundles go on sale January 8, 2018. Visit our shop for bride merchandise.
Fashion Show

Fashions previews throughout the weekend featuring the latest in bridal and formalwear.

Show Map & Wedding Pros

Find your wedding professionals and plan your perfect day with our show map.

Tips for Attending a Show

Make the most of your wedding planning experience by reading our tips.

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"With so many options online, it seemed like it would be easy to choose my wedding vendors. But, I only get one chance to get it right. I can’t imagine hiring anyone without meeting them first. I’m so glad I went to the wedding show where I got to experience everything in one day."

~ Hannah V.