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Vancouver Bridal Fairs & Wedding Shows

Vancouver Wedding Shows and Bridal Fairs

A number of bridal fairs and wedding shows take place in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. They are great for people planning to get married.

There is the Fraser Valley Wedding Festival, Swank Wedding Show, All Dressed in White Bridal Show, Crème de la Crème, and Original Bridal Swap. There is also the Vancouver Wedding & Honeymoon Expo and Head Over Heels Wedding Show.


Vancouver Wedding Expos and Bridal Shows

Planning a wedding can be a difficult task, but there are lots of special shows and events in the Vancouver region that can make things easier for couples. Events range from bridal fashion shows to huge fairs with vendors for all of your wedding needs. In addition to being one-stop events for wedding planners, most of the shows also feature valuable giveaways ranging from bridal gift bags to expensive honeymoon trips.

In this article we share details about some of the best wedding-related expos and shows to check out throughout the year. If you or someone you know is looking for the perfect gown, photographer, cake, decorations or anything else needed for a wedding, we recommend going to one or more of the events listed below.


Swank Wedding Show

The Swank Wedding Show claims to be “Vancouver’s Only Fusion Wedding Show”. Organized by The Soirée Company, the show features both South Asian fashion and the usual western-style wedding gowns. There’s also a market place, live music, dance performances and several prizes to win.

In 2023 the event took place on Sunday, February 12th. It was held at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel at 1128 West Hastings Street.

For more information about this event, visit the official Swank Wedding Show website.




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Crème de la Crème

The Crème de la Crème event describes itself as “the most opulent event of the year”. It features an elegant fashion show for upcoming brides. The event also includes manicures, makeovers, food and more. It’s a relaxing day full of pampering. Types of exhibitors you can expect to see at Crème de la Crème include videographers, entertainers, jewellers, décor services, and more.

In 2023 the event took place on February 19th at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver at 900 West Georgia Street. The wedding showcase ran from 11:00 am until 5:30 pm. Tickets this past year cost $50 each online or $70 at the door.

To learn more about this event click Crème de la Crème.


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Head Over Heels Wedding Show

At this event you can talk to some of the best wedding professionals the Fraser Valley has to offer. There are typically over 50 vendors on site. The event also includes a couple of seminars and a bridal gown sale.

The 13th annual Head Over Heels Wedding Show happened on February 26th in 2023. It ran from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at the Langley Golf and Banquet Centre which is located at 21550 44 Avenue in Langley.

Admission this past year was about $12 each and the first 50 brides received free bridal bags to take home. Guests also had the chance to win a 7-night honeymoon trip to a resort in the Dominican Republic.

To learn more about this event, see the Head Over Heels Wedding Show website.


Fraser Valley Wedding Show
Fraser Valley Wedding Festival


Fraser Valley Wedding Festival

The Fraser Valley Wedding Festival is “the longest-running wedding show in the Fraser Valley”. There are usually three events each year in either Abbotsford or Langley. The first event of 2023 was on Sunday, March 26th. Other shows this year happen on the Sundays of September 24th and November 5th.

Regardless of which show you attend, you can expect to see a large marketplace, fashion shows featuring styles from multiple stores, and gift bags valued at over $1,000 for early guests. The events also feature DJ music and a bar for adults.

General admission for the first show cost $10 per person. VIP admission, meanwhile, costs $20 for two tickets and includes early access, a guaranteed gift bag and more. Prices for the other shows will likely be similar.

For more information about the event visit the Fraser Valley Wedding Festival website.


Florist at the FV Wedding Festival


Original Bridal Swap

The Original Bridal Swap event brings past brides and upcoming brides together. Unlike most other wedding shows in Metro Vancouver, at this event you’ll find both new and used items available for purchase. There are used decorations, accessories and other treasures to browse. There’s also a Wedding Dress Pop Up Shop with lots of discounted dresses to try on and buy.

In 2023 the event happened on Sunday, April 2nd, from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. The event took place at Congregation Beth Israel Vancouver at 989 West 28th Avenue. Admission cost $15 or $25 depending on whether you wanted regular tickets or early-bird access to the products.

To learn more about this event see the Bridal Swap website.


The Bride Getting Ready


All Dressed in White Bridal Show

The All Dressed in White Bridal Show is a fun event for couples and friends looking to plan a wedding. There are usually many great vendors on site, including but not limited to photography teams, venue representatives, hair stylists and caterers. Engaged couples in attendance can win valuable prizes as well.

The 2023 show takes place on Sunday, April 23rd. It runs between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm at the Executive Plaza Hotel at 405 North Road in Coquitlam. The first 50 engaged couples to arrive receive a special bridal bag. Other giveaways include a full wedding photography package, a 2-night getaway, a round of golf with friends at Meadow Gardens Golf Club, and more.

For more information visit the official All Dressed in White Bridal Show website.


Vancouver Wedding Expo

The Vancouver Wedding Expo is a one-stop event for wedding planning. It happens at the same time and place as the Vancouver International Travel Expo, which also makes it a great event for honeymoon planning. There are over 200 exhibitors to check out, including travel experts, venue representatives, hair and makeup artists, caterers and other wedding professionals. Attendees are automatically entered into draws to win valuable prizes.

The 2023 Vancouver Wedding Expo is held in Hall B at the Vancouver Convention Centre on Saturday, September 30th. It starts at 11:00 am and ends at 4:30 pm. General admission costs about $10 per person. One major prize up for grabs this year is a 7-day cruise for two people.

To learn more about this event see the official Vancouver Wedding Expo website.


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