Schedule subject to change as we update on a daily basis.

The Bridal Showcase Jan 2014 11:30 am: Show Registration Opens
All Brides and Grooms must register before entering the show. With your registration, you will be eligible to win door prizes throughout the day and to participate in our contests.

  • If you have PRE-registered as a Bride & PRE-purchased tickets online… Print & bring your tickets to the show and when you arrive at The Charlotte Convention Center (HALL A) you may proceed to the PRE-registration tables (go to the table for the first initial of your (BRIDE) last name).  There you will collect your pre-printed bride badge, a Belk bag and labels or any other items you purchased online.  Next you will proceed to the entry line where the ticket takers will direct you downstairs into Hall A. Enjoy the show!
  • If you have PRE-registered as a Bride & need to purchase tickets…  When you arrive at The Charlotte Convention Center (HALL A) you may proceed to the PRE-registration tables (go to the table for the first initial of your (BRIDE) last name). There you will collect your pre-printed bride badge, a Belk bag and labels or any other items you purchased online. Next you will proceed to the ticket sales booths to purchase tickets for all attendees in your party.  Now you will head to the entry line where the ticket takers will direct you downstairs into Hall A.  Enjoy the show!
  • If you are NON-registered bride & need to purchase tickets…  When you arrive at The Charlotte Convention Center (HALL A) you may proceed to the NON-registered bride kiosks and complete a quick registration.  This will make you eligible to win door prizes and/or to possibly participate in the contests.  Next proceed to the NON-registered bride table to collect a bride badge & a Belk bag. Now you will proceed to the ticket sales booths to purchase tickets for all attendees in your party.  If you would like to purchase any swag pieces, please proceed to the Sales area.  Finally, you will proceed to the entry line where the ticket takers will direct you downstairs into Hall A.  Enjoy the show!

12:00 pm: Show Opens
Charlotte’s finest wedding professionals will meet with you to discuss anything you need for your perfect wedding. Other professionals are on hand for after the “I Do’s”. Enjoy your afternoon sampling and selecting Charlotte’s best wedding service providers.

2:00 pm: Belk Battle of the Brides Contest (Contest Stage)
Guenn & Riggins from the Ace and TJ  morning show of Channel 96.1 will host. Five brides compete in a quest to find a “diamond” ring hidden inside a gigantic cake. Brides will “battle” for fabulous prizes!

3:00 pm: Dancing with the Grooms Contest (Contest Stage)
Guenn & Riggins from the Ace & TJ  morning show of Channel 96.1 will host. Five grooms get a chance to show their moves on the dance floor instruction provided by Metropolitan Ballroom in hopes of winning fabulous prizes. Audience applause meter selects the winner…. so we need your help!

4:20 pm: The Bridal Games (Fashion Show Stage)
Join us for fun games and exciting prizes. Audience participation is required, so don’t be shy to get on stage!

4:30 pm: The Grand Finale Fashion Show (Fashion Show Stage)
David’s Bridal will present this year’s bridal “must haves” in a show you will not want to miss!
Seats open at 4:20pm. 

Throughout the Day
• Show floor hours: 12 noon – 5pm
• Meet Guenn & Riggins from the Ace and TJ morning show from Channel 96.1 from 2-4pm at the contest stage
• Door Prizes announced throughout the day. Listen up! Your name may be called during the announcements!

*Shows occur in January and August each year. Schedule of events subject to change without notice.WHQC

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Show Location
The Charlotte Convention Center
501 S. College St., Charlotte, NC 28202
704.339.6000