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When you visit Carolina Bridal Fair®, planning your wedding will be easy and a lot of fun! You'll chat with the area's most talented wedding professionals while you taste delicious cakes and catering options, see beautiful flowers, and find your perfect look in our runway fashion show. You'll be inspired as you discover new ideas and uncover the latest trends. Best of all, you'll experience everything up close, in person, and in just one day.

Bring your fiance, family, and wedding party so that everyone can share this day with you. Enjoy our new interactive attractions....Capture the beauty of your engagement ring in our Ring Selfie Station, add your married name to our New Name Wall (we know you've been practicing), and visit our Flip-Flop Bar where you can create something fun to wear as you are getting ready for your big day.

DOING OUR PART and you could win a JAMAICAN HONEYMOON! - At our August 5th show, at our welcome center entrance, you will find our continuing FOOD DRIVE, benefitting Esther's Heart for Transformation Ministry, Inc. and their Backpacks of Hope program. Did you know, 1 out of every 5 children in our area only get a full meal when they are in school? But, hunger doesn't take the weekend off! We want to help. Each person making a donation here today will receive tickets for our door and grand prize giveaways (while supplies last). List of Donation Needs / List of door and grand prizes.

General Admission Tickets $12.00 day of show at the door (CASH ONLY).
Advance online tickets just $10.00 (available online only through August 4, 2018 at midnight).
Children 12 and younger admitted free with paying adult. Admittance of children is not recommended.
Strollers are not suggested.

After purchasing tickets, you will be taken to a screen with a link to print out your tickets. You will also immediately receive an email with a link to print out your tickets. This email will be sent to the email address you provided when ordering tickets, but it may land in your spam, promotions or social folder. Please check in all folders before assuming the email did not arrive. Please print your tickets and bring them with you to the show.

VIP Ticket Information and Benefits:

*Please note if you are buying VIP tickets, ALL members of your party must have a VIP ticket in order to get a VIP BAG, or to enter the show floor during the VIP hour of 11am - Noon. Only VIP ticket holders will be permitted to sit in reserved section of the fashion show seating. VIP Badge & Lanyard required for access to this area.

ALL THIS FOR ONLY $30 / VIP Ticket holders receive the following:

  • 11:00 AM entrance to the show(a full hour early just for you)
  • A LUXURY SWAG BAG containing gifts, discount coupons, a variety of useful information and a free copy of The Knot Carolinas.
  • Exclusive Wedding Planning Seminar presented to only our VIP guests on the Main Stage at 11:20AM
  • A one year subscription to BRIDE'S magazine. A $12 value
  • $1,000 in Carolina Bridal Bucks to use towards purchases for your wedding with participating exhibitors you'll meet at the show. (See a current list of participating exhibitors here)
  • Exclusive prize drawings just for you (immediately following the 11:20 seminar on the main stage)
  • 2 tickets to each of the grand prize drawings (general admission brides only get 1 ticket) held at the main stage at 4:30PM immediately following the 4:00 DJ's Choice Contest (must be present to claim prize).
  • Guaranteed seating at the 1:30 fashion show
  • VIP Bride Badge & Lanyard for access to fashion show VIP seating area.


You are purchasing tickets to the Sunday, August 5, 2018 show.
Cabarrus Arena will charge $5.00 per vehicle at the entrance to park (CASH ONLY).

Schedule (subject to change)

  • 10:15 AM: Welcome Center Opens to VIP Ticket Holders
  • 11:00 AM: VIP Ticket Holders may enter the show floor
  • 11:20 AM: Welcome Center Registration Opens to General Admission ticket holders
                              Wedding Planning Seminar - Arena stage - open to VIP ticket holders only
  • 12:00 Noon: BLUE Tickets - VIP prize drawings on main stage
  • 12:00 Noon: Carolina Bridal Fair® Opens to general admission ticket holders
  • 1:30 PM: Fashion Show - Arena Stage 
  • 3:00 PM: PINK PRIZE Tickets now accepted at Virtual Sounds booth @ Arena stage for GRAND PRIZE drawings
  • 4:00 PM: DJ's Choice Contest - Arena Stage
  • 4:30 PM: GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS - immeidately following the DJ's Choice Contest. Must be present to win
  • 5:00 PM: Carolina Bridal Fair® August 5, 2018 show closes
  • See you for our next show Sunday, January 20, 2019

Carolina Bridal Fair Shows

  • August 5, 2018 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • January 20, 2019 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • August 4, 2019 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • January 19, 2020 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • August 2, 2020 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • January 24, 2021 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • August 8, 2021 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center


All guests are encouraged to pre-register

All pre-registered and pre-paid ticket holders will receive prize tickets at the check-in desk so they are eligible to win fabulous door prizes.

When registering a guest, please use the guests information.

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