With so many engagements taking place around the holidays, February is prime time for wedding shows and bridal events in the Triangle. So, if you just said “Yes!” make plans to attend the events highlighted in our list below.
Photo by Joe Payne Photography
Christopher Designs Event at Diamonds Direct Crabtree
Friday, February 12, 2016 – 10am-6pm
Saturday, February 13, 2016 – 10am-6pm
Diamonds Direct Crabtree hosts world-renowned jewelry designer Christopher Slowinkski of Christopher Designs in their showroom. Come by for an exclusive look at the 2016 line as well as special treats throughout the weekend and delicious desserts provided by Sullivan’s Steakhouse. Plus, enjoy 60 months interest-free financing on all approved purchases made on during the event.
Wedding and Event Open House at The Rickhouse
Sunday, February 14, 2016 – 12-3pm
Food to savor, flowers to smell, photos to admire, and planners to inspire! It’s all happening at The Rickhouse to make planning your occasion most enjoyable. Join this new Durham venue and some of its favorite vendors on for an afternoon of delicious food and the opportunity to connect with the perfect vendors for your event! Best of all, this event is free! All you have to do is pre-register.
Triangle Bridal Association Bridal Showcase
Thursday, February 18, 2016 – 5:30pm-8:30pm
The 7th Annual Triangle Bridal Showcase will take place at the North Ridge Country Club and is a wonderful opportunity to mingle with the “best of the best” wedding professionals while enjoying complimentary hors d’oeuvres, champagne and music while becoming inspired to design your dream wedding.
Wedding Reception Open House at The Museum of Life and Science
Friday, February 19, 2016 – 7-9pm
You’ve never seen The Museum of Life and Science like this before! Come to the facility’s first Wedding Reception Open House to see the exhibit spaces all dressed up, and meet all the vendors you’ll need to make your big day come to life!
The Wed Tour – A Luxury Bridal Show Experience
Sunday, February 21, 2016 – 4-8pm
The Wed Tour is an intimate and luxe wedding tour in Raleigh for discerning couples who want to mingle with in-demand vendors up close and personal, experience six unique wedding venues that are sprawling with ready-to-pick ideas, and walk away with a lush bouquet of resources to design their perfectly personalized day. Check-in is at The Merrimon-Wynne House.
Belk Engagement Parties
Sunday, February 21, 2016 – 1-4pm at The Streets of Southpoint
Sunday, February 28, 2016 – 1-4pm at Crabtree Belk and at Cary Towne Center
Recently engaged? Celebrate at Belk during one of their Engagement Parties throughout the month of February! Visit the bridal registry and register to win big prizes, plus enjoy appetizers, music, and more! This is a free event – just register online!
Tasting at The Glenwood Club
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 – 6-8pm
The Glenwood Club and Irregardless Catering hosts a Wedding Tasting with samples from Irregardless’ Catering menu for weddings at The Glenwood Club and over 30 venues around the Triangle.
Boutique Bridal Show at The Cookery
Saturday, February 27, 2016 – 1-5pm
In partnership with Gather Together event planning and Donovan’s Dish caterers, The Cookery in Durham will open its doors to the public for a curated wedding showcase: The Boutique Bridal Show. Meet local vendors and find inspiration for their wedding day, including Tre Bella Flowers, Makeup for Your Day, Get Lit Special Event Lighting, and American Party Rentals. All ticket proceeds will be donated to Dress for Success, a non-profit organization that provides professional attire and career development tools for women affected by poverty.
Wedding Showcase at DoubleTree Raleigh Brownstone-University
Saturday, February 27, 2016 – 11am-3pm
Meet fabulous vendors, sample hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails and enter to win prizes at the 4th annual Doubletree Hilton Raleigh Brownstone-University Wedding Showcase. (RSVP by Feb. 19.)
The Wedding Affair at North Hills
Sunday, February 28, 2016 – 1-4pm
From ballrooms to bridal gowns, rings to rehearsal dinners, plan the wedding of your dreams at Raleigh’s North Hills. Serving as a valuable resource for couples planning their weddings for the last four years, this boutique wedding showcase is an intimate event featuring the Triangle’s best wedding professionals.
Around the World in an Afternoon
Sunday, February 28, 2016 – 1:00pm – 4:00pm
While wedding planning is underway, A Way To Go Travel is making your honeymoon planning smooth and stress free! On Sunday, February 28th, the A Way To Go Travel team will host representatives from various resorts, cruise lines and hotels perfect for honeymooners! Couples will be able to meet and speak with each representative to help explore the best options for your trip to celebrate this special time! This event will be held at the Proximity Hotel in Greensboro at 704 Green Valley Road from 1pm – 4pm.
For a full and ongoing list of wedding events and trunk shows, visit our online calendar.