Southern Wedding Show + Expo | Summer Edition

  • Wedding planning starts here!
  • Meet your wedding pros face-to-face
  • Score some free wedding goodies
  • See the latest fashions and trends up close and personal

The Southern Wedding Show & Expo, on August 12th & 13th, showcases the Triangle area’s top wedding vendors that are ready to help plan your dream wedding. As with every Forever Bridal Productions show, the August Southern Wedding Show & Expo features fashion shows with the newest styles for your special day. You might just spot your dream dress or the perfect suit for your handsome husband-to-be. Sign-up to win prizes and save valuable time and money. Sample the best of North Carolina's wedding cakes, wedding reception menus, creative wedding photography, and even find your wedding music. There is so much to see, sample and be inspired by this summer wedding planning expo.

General Admission Ticket(s)

The Southern Wedding Show + Expo will be held on August 12th & 13th, 2017 at the Jim Graham Building located on the NC State Fairgrounds. Admission tickets are valid for both Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. Attending brides will receive a bag at check-in, a one-year subscription to BRIDES Magazine and a $200 SymbolizeIt gift card. Buy your tickets TODAY!  

VIP Package

The VIP Bride package sale for the Southern Wedding Show + Expo is over. They will return for the Triangle Wedding Showcase.

Ticket Bundles

Ticket bundles to the Southern Wedding Show + Expo will return for the Triangle Wedding Showcase.
Fashion Show

Fashion Show times:

Saturday 12:30 and 2:30

Sunday 12:30 and 2:30

Show Map & Exhibitors

The Southern Wedding Show + Expo is your number one resources to meet wedding professionals face to face. Click here to view all the participating wedding vendors. Download a PDF of the show map to locate wedding professionals easily. Ticket holders, an email with all the show details will be sent to you Friday, August 11th.

Show Sponsors

Take a peek at our show sponsors and see how they can take a wedding event from ordinary to extraordinary.  

See a list of all the sponsors

"I had such a good time at the bridal expo! The models were great and there were a lot of great venues. I went from not knowing what I wanted to having lots of great ideas. Thank you so much for putting this bridal expo together. I am ready for my wedding!"

~ Jessica B.