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When you visit Carolina Bridal Fair®, planning your wedding will be easy and a lot of fun! You'll chat with the area's most talented wedding professionals while you taste delicious cakes and catering options, see beautiful flowers, and find your perfect look in our runway fashion show. You'll be inspired as you discover new ideas and uncover the latest trends. Best of all, you'll experience everything up close, in person, and in just one day.

Bring your fiance, family, and wedding party so that everyone can share this day with you. Enjoy our new interactive attractions....Capture the beauty of your engagement ring in our Ring Selfie Station, add your married name to our New Name Wall (we know you've been practicing), and visit our Flip-Flop Bar where you can create something fun to wear as you are getting ready for your big day.

The Ellis Jewelers' "Great DIAMOND Giveaway" Each BRIDAL BAG will contain 1 (ONE) CZ, VIB BAGS will contain 2 (TWO) CZ's. One of them has a special mark. Take your CZ to the Ellis Jewelers booth on the Arena floor and have your CZ analyzed. If your CZ has our special mark, you will win a 1/2 ct Round Brilliant Cut Diamond from Ellis Jewelers in Historic Downtown Concord. BRIDAL BAGS are given to the first 300 engaged couples through the door...only 1 bag per engaged couple. ARRIVE EARLY!  VIB Bags are in limited supply, purchase yours early!

DOING OUR PART and you could win a JAMAICAN HONEYMOON! - At our August 6th welcome center entrance you will find our new FOOD DRIVE, benefitting Esther's Heart for Transformation Ministry, Inc and their Backpacks of Hope program. Did you know, 1 out of every 5 children in our area only get a full meal when they are in school? But, hunger doesn't take the weekend off! We want to help. Each person making a donation here today will receive tickets for our door and grand prize giveaways (while supplies last). List of Donation Needs / List of door and grand prizes.


General Admission Tickets $12.00 day of show at the door (CASH ONLY).
Advance online tickets just $8.00 (available online only through 8/5/17 at midnight).
Children 12 and younger admitted free with paying adult. Admittance of children is not recommended. Strollers are not suggested.

After purchasing tickets, you will be taken to a screen with a link to print out your tickets. You will also immediately receive an email with a link to print out your tickets. This email will be sent to the email address you provided when ordering tickets, but it may land in your spam, promotions or social folder. Please check in all folders before assuming the email did not arrive. Please print your tickets and bring them with you to the show.

VIP Ticket Information and Benefits:

If you are a VIP, this is your chance to receive the red carpet treatment you deserve. Picture arriving at the front door and breezing past our long lines. You will receive pampered treatment with a VIP Entrance, early access to the show at 11:00 AM, a wedding planning seminar, special gifts and prizes exclusively for you plus guaranteed seating at the fashion show.

*Please note if you are buying VIP tickets, that all members of your party must have a VIP ticket in order to get a VIP BAG, or to enter the show floor during the VIP hour of 11am - Noon. Only VIP ticket holders will be permitted to sit in reserved section of the fashion show seating.

ALL THIS FOR ONLY $30 / VIP Ticket holders receive the following:

  • 11:00 AM entrance to the show (a full hour early just for you)
  • A LUXURY SWAG BAG containing gifts, discount coupons, a variety of useful information and a free copy of The Knot Carolinas and other bridal magazines.
  • Exclusive "Plan Your Picture Perfect Wedding" seminar presented on the Main Stage at 11:20 AM
    presented by Emby Taylor Weddings
  • 2 (TWO) "Great Diamond Giveaway" CZ's (general admission only get 1)
  • A one year subscription to BRIDE'S magazine. A $12 value
  • A gift card for a FREE, custom glass print from SymbolizeIt.com ($200 value).
  • $1,000 in Carolina Bridal Bucks to use towards purchases for your wedding with participating exhibitors you'll meet at the show. (See a current list of participating exhibitors here)
  • Exclusive prize drawings just for you (immediately following the 11:20 seminar on the main stage)
  • 2 tickets to each of the door and grand prize drawings (general admission brides only get 1 ticket per drawing) held at the main stage at 2:30 and 4:00 (must be present to claim prize).
  • Guaranteed seating at the fashion show 
  • VIP Bride badge & lanyard to get you into limited access areas

YOU MUST PRINT OUT YOUR TICKETS FOR VIP TICKET PURCHASES AND PRESENT WITH A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE OR ID AT CHECK-IN.

You are purchasing tickets to the Sunday August 6, 2017 show.
Cabarrus Arena will charge $5.00 per vehicle at the entrance to park (CASH ONLY).


Schedule (subject to change)

10:15 AM            Welcome Center Opens to VIP Ticket Holders. 
11:00 AM            VIP Ticket Holders may enter the show floor
11:20 AM            Welcome Center Registration Opens to General Admission ticket holders
                                   "Plan Your Picture Perfect Wedding" - main stage - open to VIP ticket holders only
12:00 Noon:      VIP prize drawings on main stage
12:00 Noon:      Carolina Bridal Fair® Opens
1:30 PM:             BLUE Tickets now accepted at main stage for DOOR PRIZE drawings
2:00 PM:             Fashion Show - Main Stage Presented by: David's Bridal and The Men's Wearhouse
2:30 PM              DOOR PRIZE DRAWINGS - Main Stage. Must be present to win!
3:00 PM              PINK Tickets now accepted at main stage for GRAND PRIZE drawings
4:00 PM              GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS - Main Stage. Must be present to win
5:00 PM              Carolina Bridal Fair® August 6, 2017 show closes


See you again on January 21, 2018!


Carolina Bridal Fair® Shows

  • August 6, 2017 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • January 21, 2018 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • August 5, 2018 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • January 20, 2019 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • August 4, 2019 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • January 19, 2020 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • August 2, 2020 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • January 24, 2021 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
  • August 8, 2021 - Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
 
 
 

Venue

Cabarrus Arena & Events Center 4751 Highway 49 North
Concord, NC 28025
(704) 920-3976 Website

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