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The Wedding Show

The Wedding Show

The Jim Graham Building at the NC State Fairgrounds is the home to the state’s longest running and most popular Wedding Show. This two-day event features hundreds of Triangle wedding experts getting you off to the right start.

Tickets for this show are good for both days so register now and start planning.

Fun, Excitement, Entertainment

The Wedding Show is filled with fun, excitement, on stage entertainment, and the latest bridal fashions. A must attend event for brides that will entertain you throughout the weekend as you visit all the exhibits. Indulge in wedding cakes and sample all the delicious food brought to you by the triangle’s premier wedding cake bakeries and caterers. Explore all the show has to offer and don’t miss your chance to win thousands of dollars in door prizes and grand prize give-a-ways. All the products, services, ideas and information you’ll need to make your dream wedding come to life are waiting for you. Looking for that special wedding reception or rehearsal dinner site? Whether you need the large banquet hall or the intimate historical home, they will be here to show off their venues. No matter where you are getting married, Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, or what your taste, elegant, traditional or fashion savvy, we bring them all together for you. No other event offers such a complete array of wedding products and services, as well as the experts themselves, for you to engage with. And, it’s all under one roof, and all in one weekend. These hotels are offering great specials so you can bring your friends and family and make this an exciting weekend event! Make plans now to attend the show of shows..

Exhibitors and Prizes

Take time to view a complete list of the wedding professionals you will meet, as well as all the special promotions and prizes that these vendors will be offering on the day of the event.

Everything from Gift Certificates, Complimentary Photo Sessions and Cookware, to Discounts on Wedding Packages, Show Specials and Hotel Stays are waiting for you!

Fairgrounds Parking

The NC State Fairgrounds is easily accessible from the I-440 Beltline, Interstate 40, as well as from Blue Ridge Road, NC Highway 54 (Hillsborough Street) and now Edwards Mill Road. Parking is free on the NC State Fairgrounds property.

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The address is:

NC State Fair Grounds
1025 Blue Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27607
NC State Fair


From points West of Raleigh :: I-40 East to Raleigh. Take exit 289 (Wade Avenue). Take the Blue Ridge Road exit and turn right onto Blue Ridge Road. NC State Fairgrounds will be just ahead on your right.

From points East of Raleigh :: I-40 West to Raleigh. Take exit 293-B (I-440 Inner Beltline). Take exit 3 (Hillsborough Street) and continue right at the end of the exit. Turn right onto Blue Ridge Road. NC State Fairgrounds will be on your left.

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