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Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary and Raleigh and NC Destination Wedding Shows

Tastings, Open Houses, Trunk Shows and Community Event Listings

Be sure to attend several Raleigh NC wedding shows and events for an opportunity to meet area experts. We recommend events produced by our family of wedding vendors. That means, venues and vendors that we personally know. These bridal shows are from the best Raleigh, Durham, Cary and Chapel Hill wedding vendors you will find!

We feature various events, which include everything from large scale wedding shows with over 100 Raleigh wedding vendors, to intimate open house wedding events. There are also regular tastings from the best Raleigh wedding caterers, bridal gown trunk shows, and even engagement ring sales here in Raleigh-Durham. All of the events come from our local highly recommended shops. Pick a few that appeal to you and add them to your calendar. This is not only an important part of wedding planning, but it is FUN!

Heart of NC Weddings also regularly features local community events and fundraisers in the Raleigh-Durham area. Events we feature include art openings, charity projects, shopping events, and fashion shows. If they make it onto this page, that means there is a public or ticketed event that we think our readers might be interested in attending or supporting!

NC Wedding Shows in Wilmington, Outer Banks and other NC wedding destinations

In addition to attending all of the best Raleigh NC wedding shows, we also cover several amazing wedding events in Wilmington and the Outer Banks among other beaches on the NC Coastline, as well as bridal events in the NC Mountains. Check back regularly for the best NC destination bridal events.

Oaks at Oxford Style Shoot

Granville County Brides on Wheels (BOWs) Bridal Tour

Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 12:00pm-5:00pm

Looking for a beautiful NC wedding venue a little bit off the beaten path?

Granville County Brides on Wheels (BOWs) Bridal Tour will take you on a guided caravan tour of the charming wedding community just outside of the Triangle ?

On Sunday, July 26th you’ll get to discover each of these stunning NC venues:

? The Orpheum at Oxford – vintage movie theatre

? The Oaks at Oxford – boho countryside farm

? Carlee Farm – rustic elegant venue

? Vino Oasi – romantic vineyard location

✨ Shadowing Oaks venue and The Watkins House – peaceful escape

Please note that tour seating is limited – so register to assure your spot!!

Sanitation measures will be taken in order to keep you safe! For more information, visit the tour’s web site at: or call (919) 693-6125.

Forever Bridal Raleigh NC Wedding Shows

Forever Bridal Wedding Show | Virtual Summer Wedding Show

Saturday, August 8, 2020

This year The Forever Bridal Wedding Show | Summer Edition is trying something new – they’re coming to YOU! Meet the area’s top wedding pros at their virtual show from the safety and comfort of your home. Join Forever Bridal’s private Facebook Group for announcements and updates. The virtual event will include a live wedding pro chat, fashion shows, interactive wedding zones, planning points and prizes. You’ll want to gather your loved ones and grab your favorite beverages. This is the ultimate watch party where you can relax, learn, plan and watch your wedding planning come to life! Purchase your Virtual Pass, receive a curated Swag Box delivered to your doorstep, or go VIP for fabulous gifts to enjoy at home.

Raleigh Union Station Wedding Showcase

Raleigh Union Station Wedding Showcase

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Discover one of the Triangle’s newest warehouse wedding venues! Raleigh Union Station Wedding Showcase invites you to explore this industrial chic event space while talking to local vendors face to face. Save the date – Sunday, Nov. 1!

Bring your wedding crew and sample wedding cakes, hear music, try some make-up and jewelry, and gain hundreds of wedding ideas and tips. Plus, experience some of the best wedding attire, flowers, lighting, and designs on display for you to touch, smell, and see! Vendor discounts and more!

Raleigh Durham Cary Chapel Hill NC Wedding Dress, Bridesmaids and Mother of the Bride Trunk Shows and Sample Sales

In addition to the wedding and community events listed above, consider attending a bridal gown trunk show. Additionally, NC’s top bridal salons often host sample sales. Attend these to find a great deal on your wedding dress.

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