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.

All engaged couples will receive $1000 in Carolina Bridal Bucks to spend like cash with participating exhibitors you'll meet at the show. Look for the "Carolina Bridal Bucks Accepted Here" signs at participating exhibitors booths or check our website for participating vendors.

All attendees will also receive a complimentary subscription to BRIDE'S Magazine.

General Admission Tickets $12.00 day of show at the door (CASH ONLY).
Advance online tickets just $10.00 (available online only through March 3, 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.

You are purchasing tickets to the Sunday, March 4, 2018 show.

Show Schedule

  • 12:00 Noon: Carolina Bridal Fair® Opens
  • 1:00 PM: Wedding Planning Seminar
  • 1:30 PM:  Fashion Show
  • 3:00 PM: PINK Grand Prize Tickets now accepted at the Virtual Sounds Booth for GRAND PRIZE drawings
  • 4:00 PM: Fashion show
  • 4:30 PM: GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS - Must be present to win
  • 5:00 PM: Carolina Bridal Fair® March 4, 2018 show closes

Carolina Bridal Fair Shows

  • March 4, 2018 - Hickory Metro Convention Center
  • 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


Hickory Metro Convention Center 1960 13th Av. Drive SE
Hickory, NC 28602

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