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Durham, Chapel Hill and Raleigh NC 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 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, April 19, 2020 - 11:00am-6:30pm

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 tour of the charming wedding community just outside of the Triangle 💕

On Sunday, April 19th 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

& Thorndale Oaks – secluded sanctuary of love!

Please note that tour seating is limited – so register to assure your spot!! For more information, visit the tour’s web site at: or call (919) 693-6125.

Wedding Dessert Showcase Raleigh NC Wedding Cake

Wedding Dessert Showcase

Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 2:00pm-5:00pm
Taste and experience desserts of all kinds made by local bakers and sugar artists from around the Triangle for your wedding dessert needs.  This is your one-stop-shop for wedding cakes, dessert tables, guest favors, and late-night treats!
Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Designed For Joy, a transitional work experience for women coming from sex trafficking, homelessness, time in prison, etc. as they provide living wage work hours while building confidence and refreshing resumes and are launching equipped women into the marketplace.
Tickets may be purchased online in advance for $10, or at the door for $15. Processing fees do apply.
Forever Bridal Raleigh NC Wedding Shows

Forever Bridal Wedding Show | Summer Edition

Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, August 9, 2020 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Forever Bridal Wedding Show | Summer Edition is a weekend like no other. Save the date for a full weekend of wedding planning in a fun, exciting and entertaining environment. Enjoy free food samples and wedding goodies while taking in the finest in wedding fashions, florals, tastings and more. Take time to mingle with the top wedding professionals in your area, who know how to make your wedding day flawless. All in one day, all in one place. Perfect.

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 NC Wedding Dress 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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