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

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February 9 – Kurtz’s Beach Wedding Vendor Open House
11am-3pm
Kurtz’s Beach, 2070 Kurtz Ave, Pasadena, MD

Waterfront Venue for Weddings, Receptions, and Events


Are you still looking for a venue, maybe a florist or DJ for your upcoming wedding? Join us for our wedding vendor open house.
Free.

February 9, March 9, April 24, May 22, June 19, July 10, August 10, September 18, October 23, November 20 – The Cloisters Open House
11am-3pm
The Cloisters, 10440 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD
Info: swilson@promotionandarts.com
http://www.cloisterscastle.com/about/history?page=history
Please join us for our open house. Visit with wonderful vendors to help plan your wedding day.

February 9 – Farah Multicultural Bridal Show
11am-3pm
Waterford Receptions, 12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, VA
703-745-7453, www.arabesquemediausa.com, info@arabesquemediausa.com
This event focuses on Middle Eastern, South East Asian, North African, Turkish, Afghani and Persian cultures. It’s designed to foster a platform for businesses that provide multicultural matrimonial products and services.
Early bird tickets $11.48. Tickets at door $13.59.

February 11 – The Wedding Party Bridal Event at the Four Seasons
Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection, 1848 Reisterstown Rd, Baltimore, MD
www.robinsonbridal.com/trunk-shows/, 410-484-4600
Brides are able to see a wide selection of designers’ latest styles, many of which have not been photographed or advertised. Oftentimes the designer, or their entrusted representative, is in attendance to help brides achieve the gown of their dreams. Trunk Show incentives are usually offered during these events. Trunk Shows are an amazing experience!

February 15-17 – The Love Sale
Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection, 1848 Reisterstown Rd, Baltimore, MD
www.robinsonbridal.com/trunk-shows/, 410-484-4600
Brides are able to see a wide selection of designers’ latest styles, many of which have not been photographed or advertised. Oftentimes the designer, or their entrusted representative, is in attendance to help brides achieve the gown of their dreams. Trunk Show incentives are usually offered during these events. Trunk Shows are an amazing experience!

February 16 – Wedding Open House at Water’s Edge Events Center
10am-12N
Water’s Edge Events Center, 4687 Millenium Dr, Belcamp, MD
410-297-9467 x 101, info@watersedgeevents.com, www.watersedgeevents.com
This is the perfect chance to fall in love with your dream waterfront wedding venue, ask questions, and meet with one of our sales representatives. Reservations are not required but are appreciated, so make sure to email or call us today and secure your spot.
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 17 – Sheraton Baltimore North Spring Wedding Showcase
1-4pm
Sheraton Baltimore North, 903 Dulaney Valley Rd, Towson, MD
http://www.sheratonbaltimorenorth.com or 443-921-2318
Join us for our Annual Spring Wedding Showcase. Experience Sheraton Baltimore North’s Award Winning Cuisine and Impeccable Service. Meet our Wedding Specialists. Savor some of our fabulous hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. See inspirations for decor, 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, complimentary parking

February 17 – 2019 Alexandria Wedding Showcase
11am-3pm
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA
alexandriaweddingshow@gmail.com
http://www.alxweddingshowcase.com
This year’s event is bigger than ever with more than 60 vendors, a grand prize $25,000 wedding giveaway, a fashion show, demonstrations, a multicultural wedding display, and destination experts ready to lend their expertise, all at an event benefiting Brides Across America.
$20 each or $15 each for 2 or more in advance on line. $25/person 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

February 22-24 – Thomas Knoell Jewelry Designs Trunk Show
Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection, 1848 Reisterstown Rd, Baltimore, MD
www.robinsonbridal.com/trunk-shows/, 410-484-4600
Brides are able to see a wide selection of designers’ latest styles, many of which have not been photographed or advertised. Oftentimes the designer, or their entrusted representative, is in attendance to help brides achieve the gown of their dreams. Trunk Show incentives are usually offered during these events. Trunk Shows are an amazing experience!

February 22-24 – Martina Liana Bridal Trunk Show
Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection, 1848 Reisterstown Rd, Baltimore, MD
www.robinsonbridal.com/trunk-shows/, 410-484-4600
Brides are able to see a wide selection of designers’ latest styles, many of which have not been photographed or advertised. Oftentimes the designer, or their entrusted representative, is in attendance to help brides achieve the gown of their dreams. Trunk Show incentives are usually offered during these events. Trunk Shows are an amazing experience!

February 23 – Engaged & Inspired Wedding Show
1:30-5:30pm, VIP guests special pre-party event from 11am-1pm
Bleues on the Water, Nabbs Creek, Anne Arundel County
info@lasignatureevents.com
The purpose of the event is to expose anyone who is looking to form a unity of love to our area’s eclectic variety of wedding personnel, while also providing guests with the thrill of attending a wedding along our scenic waterfront setting. Additionally, to honor love in all forms, a portion of all ticket sales will go toward Suicide Prevention, in the hopes that we can help spread awareness and unconditional LOVE!
$25-$50

February 24 – The A Bridal Show: A Premier Wedding Show
1-4pm
The A, The Virginia Suites, 1500 Arlington Blvd, Arlington, VA
https://theabridalshow.com or cs@thebridalshow.com
Enjoy mocktails and wine, savor top of the line cuisines, moist and delicious wedding cakes, bridal makeup trials, and so much more while, mix and mingle with top wedding professionals in Washington DC metro. Grab advance tickets.
$12

February 24 – Holly Hills Country Club 2910 Bridal Show
12N-2pm
Holly Hills Country Club, 5502 Mussetter Road, Ijamsville, MD
301-694-8322 or info@hollyhillsgolf.com
http://www.hollyhillsgolf.com
An awesome opportunity to see Holly Hills, meet nearly two dozen of our preferred vendors & enjoy hors d’ oeuvres. Vendors will be offering show specials for attendees – which could save brides hundreds! Prize raffles including.
Free

February 24 – Simple Elegance Bridal Show
1-4pm
Bristol Train Station, 101 M.L.K. Jr Boulevard, Bristol, VA
423-930-8215, www.simpleelegancebridalshow.com, simpleelegancetn@gmail.com
This is the most fun you’ll have planning your wedding!! There will be a lot of amazing wedding professionals from the Tri-Cities to help you plan your perfect day, swag bags, games, and prize drawings!
Tickets $4 online or $6 at door.

February 24 – Milestones Party Planning Expo
11am-3pm
Hilton Washington D.C., 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, MD
www.milestonesexpo.com
Everything you need to plan a fabulous celebration for your Bar/Bat Mitzvah, wedding, Sweet 16 or other special event. Entertainers, invitations, banquet facilities, photographers and videographers, favors, clothing and MUCH MORE under one roof. This is the easiest way to get ideas, talk options, prices, meet people face to face. Save days of work traveling to meetings, calling professionals, searching the web.

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 3 – The Harrison’s Harbor Watch Bridal Show
1-4pm
Harrison’s Harbor Watch, 806 S. Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD
www.harborwatchrestaurant.com
Grand prizes: Hawaiian getaway & wedding gown priced at $1,000.

March 3 – Maryland Eastern Shore Bridal Show
1-3pm
Harrison’s Harbor Watch, 806 South Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD
410-666-1294, www.bridalshowsandexpos.com, tula@premierbride.com
Top wedding professionals ready to share all their services and pro=ducts to make your wedding a dream come true. Delicious cake and catering food, makeup, photographers, venues, gallery of gowns, and more. Incredible Grand Prizes. Hawaiian Honeymoon, $2,000.00 wedding gown, many door prizes. Each preregistered bride will receive a gift bag of goodies.
Tickets $10 online or $15 at door.

March 3 – Wedding Open House
12N-3pmSamuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, 7801 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD
www.alumni.umd.edu/events/
Come see why the Riggs Alumni Center is the perfect location for your upcoming wedding! Take a tour with our professional event managers, meet our experienced vendors and sample food from our approved caterers.
$5/person

March 24 – Eagle’s Nest Country Club Bridal Show
11am-3pm
Eagle’s Nest Country Club, 12801 Stone Hill Road, Phoenix, MD
http://www.clubcorp.com/clubs/eagles-nest-country-club or 410-252-8484
Weddings are full of details. The flowers. The food. The cake. Put your trust in our experienced wedding professionals and rest assured that every special moment will be everything you’ve always imagined.
Free

March 24 – Bridal Open House at Stone Ridge Hollow
12N-4pm
Stone Ridge Hollow, 914 Walters Mill Rd, Forest Hill, MD
443-504-7076, www.stoneridgehollow.com
Meet wedding vendors from various industries while taking a tour of our gorgeous 125 Acre farm!
Free

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

March 31 – Spring Engagement Bridal Expo
2-5pm
Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 5700 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA
757-428-7025
https://www.secure.exposites.com/showbride
When you think Spring, you think blooming flowers, sunnier days, tweeting birds and church bells ringing! It’s closer than you think on the North End that offers two large ballrooms, an oceanfront patio, an attentive wedding staff, and an oasis of calm to celebrate your wedding! Their elegant 5,218 sq. ft. ballroom can accommodate 550 guests or choose a ballroom that can host up to 50 for a more intimate celebration.
General admission $10. Bridal party pass for up to 5 guests $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

April 7 – Washington Wedding Experience
11am-4pm
Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA
www.weddingexperience.com, info@weddingexperience.com
The Wedding Experience is your opportunity to see all the options up-close and in person. Chat with the area’s most talented and trustworthy wedding professionals while you taste delicious cakes, see beautiful flowers, and find your perfect look in the fashion show. Treat yourself to a signature cocktail, capture the beauty of your engagement ring at the Ring Selfie Station, add your married name to the New Name Wall, and even visit the Flip-Flop Bar to create something fun and comfy to wear as you get ready on the big day. Plus receive extra savings and special offers reserved exclusively for show attendees.
Tickets $15. Receive 50% off when purchased online using promo code GUIDE.

April 7 – The Eastern Shore Bridal Show
1-4pm
Silver Swan Bayside, 412 Congressional Dr, Stevensville, MD
bgroff@inspiredeventsllc.com, 410-739-6943, cheri@shoreupdate.com
The Eastern Shore Bridal Show is headquartered at the exquisite waterfront venue of Silver Swan Bayside in Stevensville, Maryland where attendees can enjoy the beauty of one of the Eastern Shore’s most picturesque settings with over 50 area vendors, a large array of samplings and door prizes and swag. FREE swag bag for first 200 and door prizes.
$10 advance; $15 at door

April 14 – To Have to Hold-Historic Rosemont’s Premier Bridal Show
12N-5pm
Historic Rosemont Manor, 16 Rosemont Manor Lane, Berryville VA
540-955-2834, www.rosemont1811.com, communications@rosemont1811.com
More than 50 vendors expected to attend. Attend the grand opening of our new Amish-built barn venue – Historic Rosemont Springs! Tour this grand space with its breathtaking post and beams, stone fireplace and cascading waterfall. Schedule one-on-one appointments with vendors and enter to win exciting prizes.
$10 advance; $15 at door

April 14, August 18 – Belmont Manor Open House
1-5pm
Belmont Manor & Historic Park, 6555 Belmont Woods Rd, Elkridge, MD
Questions: Rachel Hall 410-313-0200 or https://www.belmontmanormd.com/
Join us for an open house to tour our beautiful venue. No appointment is necessary but please arrive by 4pm so that you can tour the whole property.

April 18 – Wedding Cocktails Under the Blossoms
6-9pm
Modern Trousseau DC, 1523 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
www.dcengaged.com
Stop by to learn how to infuse personality into your Wedding Day while crafting your own custom cocktail! Discover how you can pull together a complete look a feel for your wedding through personalized cocktails, music, lighting, and of course the perfect dress!
Admission free; registration requested.

May 15 – Swan Harbor Farm Spring Open House
4pm
Swan Harbor Farm, 401 Oakington Road ,Havre de Grace, MD
http://www.swanharborfarm.org
Come see beautiful Swan Harbor Farm, the perfect location for your wedding reception or any occasion. Swan Harbor Farm is an ideal site for waterfront weddings and receptions.
Free

June 18 – Brides and Grooms Expo
5-8pm
Radisson Hotel Baltimore Downtown-Inner Harbor, 101 W. Fayette St, Baltimore

Baltimore City


The most original and exciting bridal show and wedding expo in Baltimore, Maryland. If you are engaged, or are 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. Meet the Region’s top wedding professionals, talk specifics, get inspired! Plan your dream wedding in one day. Enjoy our Walkaraound Fashion Show, enjoy delicious food samples, free SWAG, and win great door prizes.

June 30 – Summer Engagement Bridal Expo
1-5pm
Colonial Heritage Club, 6500 Arthur Hills Drive, Williamsburg, VA
757-645-2000
https://www.secure.exposites.com/showbride
The 25,000 sq. ft. clubhouse in the charm of historic Williamsburg’s Colonial Heritage Club and the perfect setting for celebrating your big day! Start your day with two dressing rooms on separate levels and opposite sides of the building. The expansive lawn, the Knoll, provides an ideal setting for an outdoor wedding ceremony.
General admission $10. Bridal party pass for up to 5 guests $25.

August 8 – The Big Fake Wedding Washington D.C.
7-9pm
Stone Tower Winery, 19925 Hogback Mountain Road, Leesburg, Virginia
hello@thebigfakewedding.com

Home


A bridal show alternative in the form of a big, fake wedding. “Wedding guests” are brides and grooms-to-be who enjoy an emotional vow renewal ceremony, cocktail-style dinner, and a dance-party reception while truly experiencing the wedding vendors in action. Tickets include sparkling wine, light bites and a swag bag.
$25. Visit site to receive $10 off tickets.

August 11 – Northern Virginia Brides and Grooms Expo
12N-3:30pm
Westin Tysons Corner, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA

Northern Virginia Brides and Grooms Expo


This exciting bridal expo will once again be held at the beautiful Westin Tysons Corner.

August 11 – Baltimore Wedding Experience
11am-4pm
Baltimore Waterfront Marriott, 700 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore
http://weddingexperience.com/
Explore all you options for a wonderful wedding event; make informed decisions and have fun while at it. Enter to win valuable prizes, including a honeymoon cruise. See amazing runway fashion shows. Discover new ideas and uncover the latest trends.
$15

August 18 – Richmond Wedding Experience
11am-4pm
Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 North 3rd St, Richmond, VA
www.weddingexperience.com, info@weddingexperience.com
The Wedding Experience is your opportunity to see all the options up-close and in person. Chat with the area’s most talented and trustworthy wedding professionals while you taste delicious cakes, see beautiful flowers, and find your perfect look in the fashion show. Treat yourself to a signature cocktail, capture the beauty of your engagement ring at the Ring Selfie Station, add your married name to the New Name Wall, and even visit the Flip-Flop Bar to create something fun and comfy to wear as you get ready on the big day. Plus receive extra savings and special offers reserved exclusively for show attendees.
Tickets $15. Receive 50% off when purchasing online and using promo code GUIDE.

September 29 – Peninsula’s Finest Bridal Expo
2-5pm
Holiday Inn Newport News at City Center, 980 Omni Boulevard, Newport News, VA
757-223-2110
https://www.secure.exposites.com/showbride
Offering 11,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, the newly renovated Holiday Inn Newport News at City Center at holidayinnnewportnews.com is fresh and modern. Also inside, their Burger Theory restaurant features a robust local craft beer selection and alfresco dining the perfect choice. Along with their culinary team to customize a menu to suit your taste, their experienced wedding consultant will guide you to ensure your special day is everything you’ve dreamed it would be!
General admission $10. Bridal party pass for up to 5 guests $25.

October 20 – Baltimore County Brides and Grooms Expo
12N-3:30pm
Red Lion Hotel North Baltimore, 2004 Greenspring Dr, Timonium, MD

Northern Virginia Brides and Grooms Expo


This exciting bridal expo will once again be held at the beautiful Westin Tysons Corner.

October 25 – Brides and Grooms Expo
6-9pm
Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, MD
If you are engaged or are 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. Proceeds go to Caring Communities, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with disabilities.
$5 when you register online

November 3 – Maryland Bridal & Wedding Expo
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.
Baltimore Convention Center
$10 at door

November 10 – Virginia Bridal & Wedding Expo
12N-5pm
Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach, Va
www.bridalshowsva.com
Find the perfect gown, DJ, photographer, reception venue, band, honeymoon destination and so much more.
$10 at door.

November 17 – Bridal & Wedding Expo
12N-5pm
Baltimore Convention Center, One West Pratt St, Baltimore, MD
888-433-3976, www.bridalshowsmd.com, info@acsshows.com
The 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 24 – Fall Engagement Bridal Expo
2-5pm
The Founders Inn and Spa, 5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA
757-424-5511
https://www.secure.exposites.com/showbride
Discover The Tapestry Collection by Hilton at the The Founders Inn and Spa! Autumn portrays a brilliant mix of orange, burgundy and brown can be seen in the romantic English gardens. Centrally located in Virginia Beach, with a 20-minute drive to the oceanfront or downtown Norfolk. The 240-guest room resort has 18 function rooms and a ballroom with 1,400 guest-capacity to celebrate your perfect setting as newlyweds to begin your life together!
General admission $10. Bridal party pass for up to 5 guests $25.

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