Wedding planning starts here!

Meet your wedding pros face-to-face

Receive free wedding goodies

See the latest fashions and trends 


Date & Time
Saturday, March 30th and Sunday, 31st, 2019
11am to 4pm both days


Location
Jim Graham Building, NC State Fairgrounds

1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607


Tickets go on sale January 7th, 2019
Tickets include: free parking, admission for both days, a $200 gift card to SymbolizeIt.com and a one-year subscription to Bride’s Magazine for the engaged couple.
$8.00 online or at the door


Since 1996, the spring edition of the Forever Bridal 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)

Single admission tickets will be available to purchase in January 2019.

VIP Package

VIP Packages for this show will be available to purchase in January 2019.

Ticket Bundles

Ticket bundles for this show will be available for purchase in January 2019.

Fashion Show

Our Fashion Previews take place through out the weekend. Our models, Models for Charity, will showcase top wedding dress designers, mens formalwear, hair & make up and florals.  These must see Fashion Shows are filled with fun and high energy and you just might get a gift from one of our models 🙂

Show Map & Wedding Pros

The Show Map and Wedding Pro listing will be available to you here just before the show.

Tips for Attending

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

Read Tips for Attending a Show

Wedding Show Swag

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Every bride attending will receive a bag of goodies.

Show Swag

Show Sponsors

“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.