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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.

Forever Bridal Raleigh NC Wedding Shows

Forever Bridal Show | Winter 2020

Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 11am-4pm
Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 11am-4pm

Bring in the new year with one of the biggest wedding showcase events of the year. This two-day event features hundreds of North Carolina’s Wedding Pros that will get you off to the right start. Don’t forget your taste buds for all the catering, cake samples and drinks you can eat. Remember your cameras to snap pictures of your favorite dresses at the interactive fashion show!

Weddings and Warehouses Event The Stockroom at 230 All Saints Chapel Market Hall Traine Melrose Knitting Mill One + Only Paper

Weddings + Warehouses: A Downtown Raleigh Trolley Venue Experience

Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 12pm-4pm

This premier event features a guided Trolley Tour of five of the most sought after downtown Raleigh Wedding Venues – The Stockroom at 230, All Saints Chapel, Market Hall, Traine, and Melrose Knitting Mill. Together, they have combined forces and reimagined what a January Open House will look like for couples seeking to get married in any of their Downtown Raleigh venues!

The Great Raleigh Trolley will provide transportation to each venue so guests can enjoy the ride and stop at each location. Enjoy food, cocktails, and all the fun they have in store!

Get your tickets now! There are only a limited amount of VIP tickets available which will grant attendees early access and swag bags. Check out the long list of amazing NC wedding vendors by clicking on the event link. #weddingsandwarehouses


The Carolina Inn’s 25th Annual Wedding Showcase

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 1pm-4pm

Join us as at The Carolina Inn for an elegant and information-packed afternoon with the most talented and experienced wedding and event vendors in Chapel Hill, the Triangle and the Carolinas. Enjoy this creative gathering where you will be able to delight in a feast of sample wedding cakes, view the most exquisite wedding gowns from top couture designers, and experience an interactive approach in choosing your most valued wedding vendors.

Save the date! Sunday, February 23rd. Ticket information to be announced.

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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