Guide: Wedding Expos around the Tri-state area

Are you getting married? Check out these bridal showcases to help you plan while meeting various vendors, food and drink tastings and tons of prizes. Make sure to check each bridal showcase as some ask for RSVPs and online registrations. 
*Note: Check website or call ahead for last minute changes or any COVID-19 restrictions.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Bridal Expos in Connecticut

Rustic Wedding Expo
Sept. 18
Time: 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
Angel & Anchor Farm
41 Newport Road, Sterling
Price: Register online for free tickets
Website
Connecticut Wedding Expo
Oct. 2

Time: 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn
Glastonbury
Price: Register online for free tickets
Website
Spellbound Masquerade Ball and Wedding Expo
Oct. 30
Time: 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
Hope Lodge Venue
Mossup
Price: Register online for free tickets
Website
Connecticut Bridal & Wedding Expo
Nov. 6

Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
Hartford XL Center
1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
Price: Free online, $10 at the door
Website
Hartford Wedding and Bridal Expo
March 26, 2023 
Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Hartford XL Center
1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
Phone: (860) 365-5678
Price: $8
Website
Connecticut Bridal & Wedding Expo
April 23, 2023
Time: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Bobby Valentine’s Sports Academy
4 Largo Drive, Stamford
Price: Free with online registration; $10 at the door
Website
(Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo) (Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo)

Bridal Expos in the Hudson Valley

Beacon Wedding Show
Aug. 17
Time: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
The Landmark
139 Main St., Beacon
Website
Elegant Bridal Productions Bridal Show
Sept. 21

Time: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Falkirk Estate and Country Club 
206 Smith Clove Road, Central Valley
Website
Elegant Bridal Productions Bridal Show
Nov. 13

Time: 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Arrow Park 
1061 Orange Turnpike, Monroe
Website
Hudson River Bridal Show
Jan. 13, 2023
Time: 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Hudson River Venue
4 Chelsea View Terrace, Newburgh
Website
(Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo) (Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo)

Bridal Expos on Long Island

Long Island Bridal Expo Super Show
Aug. 10
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The East Wind
5720 Route 25A
Wading River
Price: $10 admission per person with advanced ticket purchase, $20 at the door. Register here.
(Photo courtesy of Marco Photography) (Photo courtesy of Marco Photography)
Long Island Bridal Expos Wedding Showcases
Aug. 22

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Garden City Hotel
45 7th St.
Garden City
Free to attend, register here
Long Island Bridal Expos Wedding Showcases
Aug. 23
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Marriott Melville
1350 Walt Whitman Road
Melville
Free to attend, register here
Long Island Bridal Expos Wedding Showcases
Aug. 24

Time:  6:30 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.
Wind Watch Golf & Country Club
1715 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Hauppauge
Free to attend, register here
Swan Club On The Harbor – Summer Garden Showcase
Sept. 1
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
90 Glenwood Road
Roslyn
Free to attend, register here
(Photo courtesy of Swan Club On The Harbor/The Glenmar Studio) (Photo courtesy of Swan Club On The Harbor/The Glenmar Studio)
Terrace On The Park
Sept. 13

Time: 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m.  
5211 111th St.
Flushing Meadows Park
$5 registration fee, $10 at the door
*No children under 10.
Link to register
(Photo courtesy of Tino Photography) (Photo courtesy of Tino Photography)
New York Bridal & Wedding Expo
Jan. 14 & 15, 2023
Time: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
Price: Free with online registration; $10 at the door
Website
(Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo) (Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo)

Bridal Expos Around New Jersey 

Elegant Bridal Productions Bridal Show
Aug. 18, Oct. 26

Time: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
815 Route 37, Toms River
Website
Bridal Showcase/Wedding Expo Cherry Hill Mall
Sept. 18

Time: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Cherry Hill Mall
2000 New Jersey Route 38, Cherry Hill
Price: Free
Website
(Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo) (Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo)
Calandra’s Bridal & Special Events Show
Sept. 28

Time: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Best Western Plus Fairfield Executive Inn Hotel
216 Route 46 East, Fairfield
Website
NJ Convention & Expo Center Wedding Expo
Oct. 16

Time: 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
Price: Free
Website
Elegant Bridal Productions Bridal Show
Oct. 19

Time: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Conservatory at the Sussex Fairgrounds 
37 Plains Road, Augusta
Website
New Jersey Bridal & Wedding Expo
Jan. 7 & 8, 2023
Time: 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Meadowlands Expo Center
355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus
Price: Free with online registration; $10 at the door
Website
(Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo) (Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo)

Bridal Expos Around New York City

Wedding Salon Fall Showcase
Nov. 14

Time: 4 p.m.-7:30 pm.
Stewart Hotel
371 7th Ave., New York
Wedding Salon Phone: (212) 631-7777
Price: General Admission (Admits Two): $55
VIP (Admits Two): $75
Wedding Salon Website
(Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo) (Photo courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo)

PAST EVENTS

CONNECTICUT
The Bridal Fete
May 1
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.|
The Pavilions at Penfield Beach
323 Fairfield Beach Road, Fairfield
Price: $5 pre-register online; $8 at the door
Website
Rustic Wedding Expo
May 25
Time: 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Holiday Hill Barn and Tent Venue
41 Chaffeeville Road, Mansfield
Price: Register online for free tickets
Website
Connecticut Bridal & Wedding Expo
June 5
Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
Hartford XL Center
1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
Price: Free online, $10 at the door
Website
HUDSON VALLEY
Wedding Crashers Wedding Fair
June 5
Time: 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
Basilica Hudson
110 South Front St., Hudson
Price: $15/individual; $20/couple - advanced; $20/individual; $25/couple - day of
Website
LONG ISLAND
Long Island Bridal Expos Wedding Showcases
April 27, May 25, June 28, July 27
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Willow Creek Golf & Country Club
1 Clubhouse Drive, Mount Sinai
LI Bridal Expo Phone: (631) 563-6280
Price: Free
Additional information: Online reservations suggested, food tasting available
Website
Long Island Bridal Expos Wedding Showcases
May 23, June 27, July 25
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Garden City Hotel
45 7th St., Garden City
LI Bridal Expo Phone: (631) 563-6280
Price: Free
Additional information: Online reservations suggested, food tasting available
Website
Long Island Bridal Expos Wedding Showcases
July 26
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Marriott Melville
1350 Walt Whitman Road
Melville
Free to attend, register here
Long Island Bridal Expos Wedding Showcases
May 24, June 30
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Hilton Long Island/Huntington
598 Broadhollow Road, Melville
LI Bridal Expo Phone: (631) 563-6280
Price: Free
Additional information: Online reservations suggested, food tasting available
Website
Nassau County Wedding Expo
July 18
Time: 6:30 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Hofstra University
Sondra and David Mack Student Center, Hempstead
Price: Free
Website
NEW JERSEY
The Club at Picatinny - Elegant Bridal Show
May 1
Time: 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
The Club at Picatinny
121 Buffington Road, Picatinny Arsenal, Dover
Website
Born to Run - Elegant Bridal Show
May 1
Time: 1 p .m.-4 p.m.
Born to Run 
129 Mountain Top Road, Glen Gardner
Website
Bridal Showcase/Wedding Expo The Merion
May 11
Time: 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
The Merion
1301 Route 130, Cinnaminson
Price: Wedding couple free; guest $5
Website
Elegant Bridal Productions Bridal Show
June 22
Time: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Hilton Hotel (Hasbrouck Heights/Meadowlands NJ)
650 Terrace Ave., Hasbrouck Heights
Website
Elegant Bridal Productions Bridal Show
July 27
Time: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
10PRL 
515 Bath Ave., 2nd Floor, Long Branch
Website
Monmouth County Bridal Show
June 29
Time: 6:45 p.m.-9 p.m.
Jumping Brook Country Club
210 Jumping Brook Road, Tinton Falls
Price: Free
Website
Elegant Bridal Productions Bridal Show
July 13
Time: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
The Inn at Millrace Pond
313 Johnsonburg Road, Hope
Website
NJ’s Largest Summer Wedding Expo
July 14
Time: 4 p.m.-9 p.m.
MetLife Stadium
1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford
Price: Free
Website
Jersey Shore Summer Wedding Expo
July 20
Time: TBD
Ocean Place Resort & Spa
1 Ocean Blvd., Long Branch
Price: Free
Website
NEW YORK CITY
Boss Lady Bridal Expos
May 11
Time: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Eastwood Manor
3371 Eastchester Road, Bronx
Boss Baby Bridal Expo Phone: (845) 500-1133
Price: Free 
Website
Boss Lady Bridal Expos
June 1
Time: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Maestro’s Caterers
1703 Bronxdale Ave., Bronx
Boss Baby Bridal Expo Phone: (845) 500-1133
Price: Free 
Website
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(Cover image courtesy of Long Island Bridal Expo)