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Upcoming Bridal Shows and Events for You & Your Wedding Party to Enjoy

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August 12 – Northern Virginia Brides and Grooms Expo
12N-3:30pm
Westin Tysons Corner, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA
Bringing engaged couples and the top wedding professionals I the Delaware, Maryland and Virginia region together. Meet with wedding service providers, ask questions, network with other couples, food tasting, win door prizes and more.
$5

August 19 – Baltimore Wedding Experience
11am-5pm
Baltimore Waterfront Marriott, 700 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore
www.weddingexperience.com
You can explore all of your options, make informed decisions and have fun while you do it. See amazing runway fashion shows. Discover new ideas and uncover the latest trends. Chat with local wedding professionals… and so much more.
Visit web site for discounted ticket coupon.

August 19 – Bridal Show
12N-3pm
Doubletree by Hilton, Washington DC-Crystal City
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/t-rose-international-bridal-show-northern-vanova-metro-area-2018-tickets-44356200590
Enjoy live entertainment, samples, register for fabulous door prizes and grand prizes and discover how to plan your wedding with excellent Northern VA Metro Area Wedding Professionals.
$15 in person; $10 online

August 26 – Richmond Wedding Experience
11am-4pm
Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 North 3rd St, Richmond, Virginia
www.weddingexperience.com or info@weddingexperience.com
Find your perfect look in our runway fashion show. Discover new ideas and uncover the latest trends. Chat with local wedding professionals and receive practical advice. Taste delicious cakes. See beautiful flowers.
Online tickets $15 for all day; $10 for after 1pm. At door-all tickets $15. Ages 12 & under free.

August 26 – The Bridal Experience
1-4pm
Kamran Center, 15316 Barnesville Road, Boyds, MD
www.gotobridalexpo.com or mybridalexperience@gmail.com
Expect DC’s best wedding and event professionals all in one place, designed to make your life easier.
$5

September 9 – Brides and Brews
1-4pm
The Gardens at Bethlehem Farms, 99 Slicers Mill Road, Rising Sun, MD
www.thegardensatbf.com
We will have an open house and bridal show. At 2pm, there will be a hair and gown show. There is a man-cave area for grooms to relax, play games, sample cigars and beer. Come see our newly renovated barn.
$10

September 9 – Annual Annapolis Bridal Show
1-4pm
The Byzantium Event Center, 27747 Riva Road, Annapolis
www.bridalshowsandexpos.com or 410-666-1294
Come see over 40 of Annapolis’s premier wedding professionals from photographers, videographers, florists, limos and much more. Taste gourmet food samples from some of the best caterers in Maryland.

September 9 – Washington Wedding Experience
11am-5pm
Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC
www.weddingexperience.com or info@weddingexperience.com
Find your perfect look in our runway fashion show. Discover new ideas and uncover the latest trends. Chat with local wedding professionals and receive practical advice. Taste delicious cakes. See beautiful flowers.
Online tickets $15 for all day; $10 for after 1pm. At door-all tickets $15. Ages 12 & under free.

September 9 – Maryland Wedding Expo at Baltimore
1-4pm
Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 W. Baltimore St, Baltimore
410-638-9417 or info@marylandwpa.com
Please join us. Do you want to find vendors? All in one place? Who provide high-quality, professional services? Are you honest, ethical with fair pricing?
$13 advance; $15 at door

September 9 – Water’s Edge Events Center Bridal Expo
11am-3pm
Water’s Edge Events Center, 4687 Millennium Drive, Belcamp, MD
410-297-9467 x 101, www.watersedgeevents.com or info@watersedgeevents.com
Join us for a wedding open house. This is the perfect chance to fall in love with your dream waterfront wedding venue and meet lots of wedding vendors to help with your special day.

September 16 – Great Bridal Expo
Hosted by: Great Bridal Expo
12N-4pm
Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor, 300 Light St, Baltimore
www.greatbridalexpo.com
The Great Bridal Expo shows give those about to be wed the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the national and local businesses they need to make their wedding dreams come true. Everything for the wedding, honeymoon and home is on display at each Great Bridal Expo show, along with a stunning bridal fashion show, giveaways and prizes, live orchestra and DJ presentations, a colorful honeymoon show, and aisle-after-aisle of exciting and informative exhibits.
$10 prepaid, $15 at door

September 16 – Washington Wedding Experience
11am-5pm
EagleBank Arena (Patriot Center), 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax, VA
www.weddingexperience.com or info@weddingexperience.com
Find your perfect look in our runway fashion show. Discover new ideas and uncover the latest trends. Chat with local wedding professionals and receive practical advice. Taste delicious cakes. See beautiful flowers.
Online tickets $15 for all day; $10 for after 1pm. At door-all tickets $15. Ages 12 & under free.

September 17 – Wedding Salon Washington, D.C. Bridal Showcase
4-8pm
The Wedding Salon, Liaison Capital Hill, 415 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
212-631-7777 or www.weddingsalon.com
Tie up your loose ends before you tie the knot. Enjoy cocktails and cake tastings, bridal fashion previews, makeovers, luxury swag bags and more.
Register with code HCTG for complimentary tickets (regularly $55)

September 23 – Kentlands Mansion Fall Bridal Showcase
12N-4pm
Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg
301-258-6425, www.gaithersburgmd.gov or kentlands@gaithersburgmd.gov
Experience the beauty and charm of historic Kentlands Mansion while meeting one-on-one with a variety of wedding vendors, including caterers, photographers, event planners, musicians, makeup artists, hotel representatives and more.
$5

September 30 – Great Bridal Expo
12N-4pm
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA
800-422-3976, 222.greatbridalexpo.com or info@greatbridalexpo.com
Meet the national and local businesses you need, face-to-face, that can make your wedding dreams come true. Attend a receive a $200 gift card, chances for 2 free wedding bands and fantastic prizes.
Use code HCTGFTEX for 2 free tickets

October 7 – Once Upon a Time Events Quinceanera Expo Laurel
1-4pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 15101 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD
www.onceuponatime.events or 240-440-9134

October 21 – T-Rose International Bridal Show-Baltimore Metro Area
12N-3pm
Baltimore Metro Area
www.trosebridalshows.com
Join us for food, fashion, fun and fabulous door prizes. Enjoy live entertainment, samples, register for fabulous door prizes, grand prizes and discover how to plan your wedding. Don’t miss this once-a-year international bridal show.
Free when you use codeword wedding wire at online registration.

October 21 – Sheraton Baltimore North Fall Wedding Showcase
1-4pm
Sheraton Baltimore North Venue, 903 Dulaney Valley Rd, Towson, MD
443-921-2318
Join us for our annual fall wedding showcase experience. See inspirations for décor, design and more. Enjoy a fashion show. Meet over 50 of Maryland’s wedding professionals. Enter to win great prizes including a grand getaway.
Free

October 21 – T Rose International Bridal Show-Baltimore
12N-3pm
Baltimore metro area
www.trosebridalshows.com
Enjoy live entertainment, samples, register for fabulous door prizes and grand prizes and discover how to plan your wedding with excellent Baltimore Metro area wedding professionals.
$10 online, $15 at door

October 25 – Montgomery County Brides & Grooms Expo
6-9pm
Hilton Washington DC, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, MD
www.bridesandgroomsexpo.com
If you are engaged and planning a wedding or other social event, then don’t miss this event. We will have every facet of your event covered, making your wedding planning experience less time-consuming, less stressful and within your budget.
$5

October 28 – The Fall Eastern Shore Bridal Show
1-4pm
Prospect Bay Country Club, 311A Prospect Bay Drive W, Grasonville, MD
www.shorebridalupdate.com
Connect with wedding vendors to plan your special day.

November 3 – Swan Harbor Farm Spring Open House
12N-3pm
Swan Harbor Farm, 401 Oakington Rd, Havre de Grace, MD
410-939-6767 or info@swanharborfarm.org.
The perfect location for your wedding, reception or any occasion. The charming farmhouse, landscaped gardens, tented area and gazebo overlooking the Bay set the stage for an event like no other.
Free.

November 4 – Bridal Fantasy Arlington
12N-4pm
Crowne Plaza National Airport/Crystal City, 1480 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA
www.onceuponatime.events or 240-440-9134
Come spend the day at our 2nd Annual Bridal Fantasy, Arlington and meet the area’s finest professionals to help plan your day.
General admission $5 w/pre-registration; $10 at door; VIP tickets $10

November 4 – Maryland Bridal & Wedding Expo
12N-5pm
Baltimore Convention Center
www.bridalshowsmd.com or info@acsshows.com
Featuring an amazing selection of wedding professionals ready to help you find the perfect gown, reception venue, invitations, photographer, music, menu, honeymoon destination and much more.
Register online for FREE admission; $10 at door

November 4 – Virginia Bridal & Wedding Expo
12N-5pm
Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach, VA
888-433-3976, info@acsshows.com, www.bridalshowsva.com
Our event features an amazing selection of wedding professionals ready to help you find the perfect gown, reception venue, invitations, photographer, music, menu, honeymoon destination and much more.
Register online for free admission; $10 at door

November 11 – Virginia Bridal & Wedding Expo
12N-5pm
Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA
888-433-3976, www.bridalshowsva.com or info@acsshows.com
Our event features an amazing selection of wedding professionals ready to help you find the perfect gown, reception venue, invitations, photographer, music, menu, honeymoon destination and much more. Don’t miss the bridal fashion shows and live DJ and band demos, plus tons of prizes and giveaways.
Register online for free admission; tickets $10 at door

November 18 – Southern Maryland Wedding & Party Expo
12N-3pm
www.ccmba.org
Calvert County Fairgrounds, 140 Calvert Fair Dr, Prince Frederick
Door prizes and giveaways. Vendors include: caterers, photo booth, travel agency, transportation, photographers, much more.
Free

December 9 – T-Rose International Bridal Show-Annapolis Metro Area
12N-3pm
Annapolis Metro Area
www.trosebridalshows.com
Join us for food, fashion, fun and fabulous door prizes. Enjoy live entertainment, samples, register for fabulous door prizes, grand prizes and discover how to plan your wedding. Don’t miss this once-a-year international bridal show.
Free when you use code word wedding wire at online registration.

January 4-5 – Maryland Wedding Expo at Timonium
January 4 – 5:30-9pm; January 5 – 11am-3pm
Timonium Fairgrounds, Timonium, MD
www.marylandwpa.com
The only unique show in the Baltimore area. It is exciting, diverse and complete. Everything a bride needs to plan a Hollywood wedding or an intimate affair. Our vendors are simply the area’s best, with the latest trendy ideas and traditional values.
$13 online; $15 at door

January 8 – Baltimore Museum of Industry Wedding Open House
5:30-8pm
Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, Baltimore
www.thebmi.org
Are you getting married or planning an event? Are you looking for the perfect location or caterer? We’ll have a wide variety of vendors and services on hand to make your special day a success.
Free

January 12 – 1840’s Plaza Wedding Open House
5-8pm
1840’s Plaza Venue, 29 Front Street, Baltimore
410-358-1840 or www.1840sballroom.com
Join us for an evening full of music, food, drinks, specialty vendors and more.
FREE but registration required

January 13 – Embassy Suites Baltimore-North/Hunt Valley Wedding Expo
12N-3pm
Embassy Suites Baltimore-North/Hunt Valley, 213 International Circle, Hunt Valley, MD
410-527-4780 or Danielle.dubner@hilton.com
You’re invited to our eighth annual wedding show. Spend one-on-one time with the area’s best and award winning wedding professionals to help you plan your wedding or complete the final touches for your special day.
Complimentary admission for brides; Guests-$7 adv, $10 at door

January 27 – The Elite Wedding Show-Frederick
12N-3pm
Clarion Inn Frederick Event Center, 5400 Holiday Dr, Frederick, MD
www.elitetentsandevents.com
Meet with wedding professionals such as DJ’s, photographers and more. Bring some cash to shop onsite. Jewelry, clothes exhibitors and more will be present with items to sell on the spot.
$7-$10

January 27 – The Great Room at Historic Savage Mill Wedding Show
1-4pm
The Great Room at Historic Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St, Savage, MD
301-725-4220 or www.puttingontheritz.com
You will not want to miss this very special event. Vendors from every wedding profession and service will be present. There will be a bridal fashion show courtesy of “Cherie Amour” and much more. There will be door prizes during the event and a grand prize giveaway.
$5 advance; $10 at door

January 27 – Love Story Bridal Expo
2-5pm
Kiln Creek Golf Club & Resort, 1003 Brick Kiln Blvd, Newport News, VA
787-874-2600, info@showbride.com, www.showbride.com
Celebrating your big day is crucial in your love story. There simply isn’t a better place in the region to host a wedding or special event. You don’t have to be a member to enjoy the outstanding amenities and ambiance that they have to offer.
Tickets $10-$25

February 2-3 – Baltimore Wedding Experience
February 2 – 5-9pm; February 3 – 11am-4pm
Baltimore Convention Center, 1 West Pratt St, Baltimore, MD
www.weddingexperience.com
Visit the wedding experience and let us surprise you with what you can discover in a single day. Find your perfect look in our runway fashion show. Discover new ideas and uncover the latest trends. Chat with local wedding professionals and receive practical advice.
$15-$20

February 3 – Holiday Inn Solomon’s 31st Annual Wedding Show
12N-3pm
Holiday Inn Solomons Conference Center & Marina, 155 Holiday Dr, Solomons, MD
To register: 410-326-6311 ext. 2170 or sales@hisolomons.com
Door prizes from all of the vendors and Holiday Inn Solomon’s will be giving away complete wedding for 75 people, valued at $12,000.
Free

February 17 – The Big Day Bridal Show-Fredericksburg
11am-4pm
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, 2371 Carl D Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA
540-548-5555, www.bigdaybridalshow.com or dkerper@bmg1.com
$12 in advance, $10 at door

February 22 – Turf Valley’s 39th Annual Wedding Extravaganza
5:30-9pm
Turf Valley Venue, 2700 Turf Valley Rd, Ellicott City, MD
410-465-1500 or info_sales@turfvalley.com
Join us for a brilliant evening brimming with delicious hors d’oeuvres, complimentary wine and beer selections, an exciting bridal runway fashion show and over 80 wedding service exhibitions prepared to assist you with every facet of your wedding.
$30/$40 at door. Wedding Workshops: $25/person

March 3 – The Elite Wedding Expo-Carroll
12N-3pm
Martin’s Westminster, 505 Jermor Lane, Westminster, MD
www.elitetentsandevents.com
Meet with wedding professionals such as DJ’s, photographers and more. Bring some cash to shop onsite. Jewelry, clothes exhibitors and more will be present with items to sell on the spot.
$7-$10

March 3 – The Bridal Experience
1-4pm
Kamran Center, 15316 Barnesville Rd, Boyds, MD
mybridalexperience@gmail.com or www.gotobridalexpo.com
The Bridal Experience will be held at Montgomery County’s newest venue. At our expo, expect DC’s best wedding and event professionals all in one place, designed to make your life easier.
$5

March 31 – Spring Madness Bridal Expo
2-5pm
Showbride, Chesapeake Conference Center, 700 Conference Center Dr, Chesapeake, VA
757-382-2500, info@showbride.com, http://showbride.com
Come find out why people choose the Chesapeake Conference Center for their wedding ceremony, reception and rehearsal dinner. There is help for yu with every detail from planning your ceremony to choosing your menu and incorporating yur theme into the perfect setting.
$10-$25

April 7 – Ocean City Bridal Show at Seacrets
1-3:30pm
117 49th St, Ocean City, MD
410-289-7699 or www.roxbeachweddings.com/ocean_city_bridal_show
Meet the beach’s top wedding vendors in a tropical bayside setting. Enjoy free appetizer and dessert samples, vibrant entertainment, dance demos, Bridal Fashion Expo and Men’s Formal wear display.
$10

April 7 – 2019 Weddings & Events Showcase by Historic Oakland
1-4pm
Historic Oakland, LaTasha Fisher, 5430 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, MD
410-730-4801, www.historic-oakland.com or info@historic-oakland.com
Our annual wedding and events showcase is a great opportunity to tour Historic Oakland and meet some of Maryland’s finest event professionals who can help create the celebration of your dreams. Over 5 vendors fill the manor and tented patio. Come enjoy the delicious gourmet food and cake tastings, live entertainment.
$10

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