Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Chapel Hill and NC Coast & Beaches Wedding Events & Bridal Shows
Be sure to attend several Raleigh and Triangle bridal shows and wedding events for an opportunity to meet area wedding experts. The events you’ll find on this page are North Carolina’s largest bridal fashion and wedding events – be sure to add as many to your calendar as you can! There are also several amazing wedding shows and events in Wilmington and the Outer Banks among other beaches on the NC Coastline, as well as bridal events in the NC Mountains. Bookmark this page, and check our updated listings for upcoming Bridal Shows, Fabulous Bridal Open Houses with food and cake sampling, and Bridal Boutique Trunk Shows for the latest in wedding gowns.
Nitsa’s Apparel’s Winston-Salem location is hosting a AMSALE trunk show from Friday, December 19 through Monday, December 29. Appointments are suggested, so call 336-725-1999 today!
Nitsa’s Apparel’s Charlotte location is hosting a Monique Lhuillier trunk show Friday, December 19 – Saturday, December 20. Appointments are suggested — call 704-940-1999 to schedule yours!
Alexia’s Bridal in Raleigh is hosting a Liancarlo Spotlight Event. Call 919-481-6633 to schedule an appointment to check it out!
Nitsa’s Apparel’s Winston-Salem location is hosting a Monique Lhuillier trunk show. Appointments are suggested — call 336-725-1999 to schedule yours!
Nitsa’s Apparel’s Charlotte location is hosting a AMSALE trunk show from Wednesday, December 31 through Saturday, January 3. Appointments are suggested, so call 704-940-1999 today!
A lively, local New Year’s Eve celebration at The Cookery in downtown Durham featuring great music by the crowd-pleasing DJ Elbruque, a variety of food stations, and a wine and champagne bar. A portion of proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Durham Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. The Durham branch serves over 96,000 individuals who are at risk for hunger; about one-third of those are children.
Come see classic couture with modern and sophisticated style designed by Modern Trousseau. Call 919-323-7167 for an appointment.
Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
The Wedding Show by Forever Bridal is the state’s longest running and most popular wedding show. The two-day event features hundreds of Triangle-area wedding vendors — from venues and planners to cake bakeries and photographers — to get your wedding planning on the right track!
Mark your calendar for the Highgrove Open House, where you’ll get the opportunity to sample the amazing food and tour the beautiful grounds and ballroom space. The wedding team will be on site to answer any questions that you may have.
Join the Hudson Manor for an evening where you’ll experience their exquisite cuisine, exceptional service, and elegant atmosphere. Enjoy appetizers, a full buffet, an open bar, and entertainment. Limited seating is available, so call 919-219-9139 now to register!
Courtyards & Cobblestones is designed to be an experience for couples seeking the perfect location, creative professionals, and inspiration for their wedding day style. The next Courtyards & Cobblestones event is January 17th 2015. Join C&C for a self-guided tour of seven styled ceremony and reception sites in Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC. Bring your bridesmaids or plan a date with your groom-to-be as you eat, drink and plan to be married! Tour styled venues, meet hand-picked creatives, enjoy live music, sample sweet and savory nibbles, sip creative cocktails, visit the health and beauty bar and register for giveaways.
Featured C&C Venues: 128 South, The Atrium by Ligon Flynn, Bakery 105, The Brooklyn Arts Center, The Balcony on Dock, The City Club, and an exclusive C&C Health & Beauty Bar at The Loft on Front.
Tickets are $18 online, $25 at the door.
This second annual LGBT wedding event will take place at one of Raleigh’s most unique wedding venues, Solas. It is being produced by Rainbow Wedding Network. It will feature dozens of LGBT-friendly wedding professionals, free sample, planning tips, food, raffles, music & more.
Enjoy the lovely pastoral setting of The Farm in Selma, NC (about 45 minutes southeast of Raleigh), at this FREE bridal show featuring sample cakes, catering, photography, DJs and more. Janie and Marty from 94.7 QDR will be onsite from 2-4pm. Make sure to check out the giveaways! Call for more information: 919-750-5464
Shop Local Raleigh Wedding EventTuesday, January 20, 2015 - 4:30pm-7:00pm
Have a local event with Shop Local Raleigh‘s wedding pros. Meet the vendors while visiting the historic All Saints Chapel, a gorgeous wedding ceremony or reception venue in downtown Raleigh. Also enjoy some culinary delights from Empire Eats Catering- owners of The Pit, Sitti, and Gravy.
Experience the exquisite bead-work and draping of designs by Jenny Packham. Call 919-323-7167 for an appointment.
Join the SB&G Team and a slew of other wedding industry professionals at the upscale Carolina Inn for the 20th-annual Carolina Inn Bridal Showcase. This is a must-attend event for all brides! Browse the Inn’s gorgeous floor plan while sipping on champagne, and then enjoy a buffet and a high-end fashion runway show.
Tickets will be on sale on the Carolina Inn’s website soon!
Complete your bridal look with a classic veil or sparkling headpiece!
The Big Fake Wedding is a bridal show alternative in the form of a big, fake wedding. Brides- and grooms-to-be (and their entourage!) are invited to enjoy an emotional vow renewal ceremony, a tasty cocktail-style dinner and a dance-party reception while truly experiencing the Charlotte area wedding vendors in action.
From ballrooms to bridal gowns, rings to rehearsal dinners, plan the wedding of your dreams at The Wedding Affair at North Hills, a wedding showcase featuring the Triangle area’s top industry professionals.
Sanderling Resort in Duck, North Carolina is hosting the Wedding Showcase on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 11am – 4pm. Brides and grooms can sample cakes from local bakeries and meet with photographers, officiants, videographers, event designers/florists and more! Everything you’ll need to plan your destination wedding to the Outer Banks, under one roof, set against the beautiful backdrop of bright sun, sea breeze and the beauty of North Carolina. You don’t need to be a Sanderling bride to take advantage of this great opportunity.
Upcoming Spring Trunk Shows
Below are the Triangle Area’s top bridal salons, each has regular trunk shows and lists them on their website. Be sure to follow SB&G’s Blog and Social Media Outlets for regular updates about upcoming bridal gown sales and trunk show events.
400-100 West North Street, Raleigh NC
2425 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC
302 South Academy Street, Cary, NC
Victorian Rose Bridals
443 Daniels Street, Raleigh, NC