With so many ideas and so much inspiration in one place, Bridal shows are a great space to get inspired or get a chance to talk to that vendor you need to check off your list!
There are so many wedding shows throughout the province it’s hard to decide which one (or ones) to attend! This is by no means a comprehensive list, but here are our must-see bridal shows in British Columbia!
Terminal City Club Hush Wedding Soiree
Two floors of the Terminal City Club will come to life with extravagant décor, roaming models, bubbles and bites, men’s lounge, live entertainment, and endless inspiration to help you celebrate your special day in style!
This event showcases products like valuable wedding planning information and access to the top BC wedding merchants providing you with everything you will need to plan your perfect wedding in the BC Lower Mainland.
Date: February 17, 2018
Location: Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
More information: https://www.tcclub.com/hush-wedding-soiree/
BeYouTiful Bridal Shows
If a more intimate show is what you are after, with multiple dates and locations throughout the Lower Mainland, BeYoutiful Bridals shows provide a small venue approach to the wedding show. Allowing you more time to discuss your plans with the vendors they have on site.
They have two shows listed for the remainder of 2017:
Bridal Prom and Party Show - Langley
Date: September 19, 2017
Time: 5pm - 8pm
Location: Fort Langley, Murrayville Hall, 21667 48 Ave, Langley BC
More Information: http://www.beyoutifulbridal.com/
BeYOUtiful Bridal Wedding Show - Chilliwack
Date: October 12, 2017
Time: 5pm - 8pm
Location: 41894 Yale Rd, Chilliwack BC
Tofino Wedding Fair
Tofino’s Wedding Fair is not your typical bridal show, and that’s because Tofino is not your typical place! Highly sought after as a wedding destination, Tofino’s wedding fair will introduce you to their incredible local vendors.
The show is being run by tourism Tofino, and they will actually take the time to learn about you and help build your custom itinerary. Allowing you to make the most of your time in the area.
While you’re there be sure to take in their incredible scenery, and world renowned restaurants.
2018 Dates are yet to be announced. So stay up to date via their website http://specialoffers.tourismtofino.com/
Wedding Fair Vancouver
Probably the biggest wedding show in BC - it's also the longest running. It's now in it's 41st year, and features over 150 exhibitors. If you're looking for sheer volume of ideas and vendors, this is the show for you!
Here you will find a representative from pretty much every type of wedding vendor you can imagine. So round up your bridesmaids, and plan for a full day (or two) of wedding planning!
Date: January 13 - 14
Time: 10am - 4pm
Location: Westin Bayshore 1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4
Kamloops Bridal Fair
Hosted by and at the Thompson Rivers University Campus – the Kamloops Bridal Fair provides a multi-level show experience. They have a fashion show as well as amazing door prizes from their sponsors! Admission is free and open to all!
Date: Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018
Time: 11am - 2pm
Location: Campus Activity Centre - Thompson Rivers University
805 TRU Way, Kamloops, BC V2C 0C8
More information: http://www.kamloopsbridalfair.ca/
Crème de la crème
Looking for something a little more luxurious? Produced by Countdown Events, CRÈME DE LA CRÈME is the ultimate luxury wedding show, with an unmatched haute couture fashion show, trendsetting designs, and showcase of products and services that convey style, artistry and excellence.
The day will include full-scale pampering, manicures, makeovers, complimentary glam shots and top-of-the-line cuisine and elixirs.
You don't want to miss this one!
Location: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver - 900 West Georgia St., Vancouver, BC
Date: November 19, 2017
Time: 11am - 5:30pm
More information: http://cremedelacreme.ca/
A Wedding Affair
Hosted by Imagine That Events – The Richmond Wedding Show is in it’s 10th year in 2018. The show is held at the River Rock Casino Resort, and has a buzzing atmosphere full of creative ideas for upcoming brides.
Models will be dressed from head to toe, and will strut through the aisles to showcase bridal gowns, bridal accessories, flowers, hair and make up.
Location: Whistler Ballroom @ River Rock Casino Resort, 8811 River Road, Richmond BC
More information: http://imaginethatevents.ca/a-wedding-affair-richmond-wedding-show/
The Original Bridal Swap
This is a great place to find your “something old”, spot a great find on a budget, or come up with your own inspiration based on some unique finds! The Original Bridal Swap is a unique concept bringing together Past Brides, Decorators, Craft Artisans and other Sellers who have wedding related goods, with Brides to Be in a fun environment who are on the hunt for their perfect wedding treasures and dresses!
Date: March 11, 2018
Time: 11:30am - 2:30om
Location: Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250, Commercial Drive, Vancouver
More Information: http://bridalswap.com/
Okanagan Bridal Expo
Presented by Peace of Mind Weddings this is - The Okanagans biggest and best bridal show! Okanagan Bridal Expo is shedding light on Canada's own destination wedding hotspot! The Okanagan has vineyards, orchards, golf courses, and of course lakes! All which make one of the most beautiful spots for weddings in the world!
The Okanagan Bridal Expo showcases the best of the valley, and is not to be missed!
Date: Sunday January 14th - 2018
Time: 12pm - 5pm
The Delta Grand, 1310 Water St, Kelowna BC.
Modern Bride Show
With the slogan “Anything But Ordinary” - Modern Bride is not your “typical” wedding show. Artistic visual displays and interactive creations fill the Crystal Garden. The creators of the event had a vision of developing an unforgettable day where couples could be inspired by incredibly talented individuals, companies who make the Vancouver Island wedding industry so successful. Exhibitors are the leaders in the wedding industry and are proud to showcase what they can do for brides and grooms to be.
There’s even a chance to win your wedding dress from Shades of White Bridal. A truly unique show, not to be missed!
Location: Crystal Garden, 713 Douglas St, Victoria, BC V8W 3M6
SWANK Wedding Show
It’s not every show that gives attention to the groom as well as the bride. A truly unique experience what began as just the Groom Show is now it's own wedding showcase meant to inspire and educate Vancouver couples in a warm, welcoming and relaxing atmosphere with a concierge service to help you find the perfect vendors.
The Groom Show is the only show in Vancouver that is exclusively focused on the art of being not only a groom but a sophisticated gentleman.
So grab your guy and come on down to this one-of-a-kind to BC Wedding showcase!
Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
Time: 3pm - 9pm
Location: Rocky Mountaineer Station, 1755 Cottrell St, Vancouver, BC V6A 2L8
Fee: (earlybird | regular):
Single - $15 | $25
Couples - $25 | $40
VIP - $25 | $40
More information: http://www.swankweddingshow.com/
Are there any shows that we missed? Which are your favourite? Please share the details in the comments below!
We take no responsibility in the accuracy of the information on this list. If shows are cancelled, moved or otherwise not as we described we have no way of knowing other than the information provided to us through various channels of information. We advise to double check event information before attending, and if you have questions that you contact the hosts of these events directly. Where available, links to the events websites have been provided for this reason.