The 2018 Winter Bridal Spectacular Show returns this weekend on January 20 & 21.

It’s a new year and that means wedding planning season is in full gear! Whether you are planning an extravagant wedding or an intimate celebration, you won’t want to miss the Winter Bridal Spectacular Show returning this weekend on January 20 and 21.

With the New Year, we brought exciting new changes to the show — including a brand new location at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. Our two-day event will be bigger and better than ever with two gorgeous ballrooms chockfull of Las Vegas’ finest wedding pros!

Read below to learn everything you need to know about attending a Bridal Spectacular bridal show.

Get Your Tickets in Advanced

There is still time to purchase your tickets before the show begins, and you’ll receive $5 off admission if you do so online! Just click here and enter promo code BLOG2018 to receive the discounted price. Also with our new location, attendees will enjoy FREE parking!

If you would like to receive the true VIP treatment, VIB Bride & Guest Tickets are also available for $25.99, which include:

  • Two-day admission
  • Bride, Groom or bridal party t-shirt
  • Reserved VIB fashion show seating for those wearing their t-shirts (Must arrive 15 minutes before the fashion show begins)
  • Great door Prizes for first 25 VIB tickets each day

Preregister Online

To save even more time, preregister online so you don’t have to do so when you arrive. Once you have purchased your tickets and preregistered, just print out both documents and bring them with you so you can head directly into the show.

Also, be sure to pick up your complimentary shopping bag in the registration area (located in the lobby between the two ballrooms), which includes the show program, Spectacular Bride Magazine, bride and groom stickers, a complete list of exhibitors, and a Spectacular Bride wedding planner. If you purchased VIB tickets, there will be a special registration area for you to pick up your t-shirts here as well.

Download BrideScan Before Heading to the Show

After you meet with all of the wedding vendors, you will want a way to keep track of the information you receive. BrideScan is a FREE app that makes it easy for you to share your details and store all of the information from the professionals you meet directly on your phone! Just follow these steps before heading to the show:

1) Download the FREE BrideScan App on your phone (available for iOS or Android).

2) Complete your app profile before you arrive.

3) When speaking with vendors, just scan the vendor badges of those you want to follow up with afterward.

What to See During the Show

In the Brasilia Ballroom, VIB couples and their guests will be treated to early entry and can start shopping with Las Vegas’ top wedding pros. Be sure to swing by our renowned Trend Central to see all of the latest wedding trends and themes. Then, brides and grooms can take a quick break in the LED Unplugged Lounge before watching our award-winning Fashion Show featuring 2018’s hottest wedding styles!

Then, in the Amazon Ballroom, you can meet an additional 120 top wedding vendors to find everything you need to plan your big day, including wedding apparel, invitations, catering, venues, photography, florists, favors and much more. While you are there, be sure to stop by the bar and grab a cocktail and view the beautiful wedding gowns in the Gown Gallery.

Also, be sure to research the wedding pros beforehand so you can create your game plan ahead of time. View the complete list of vendors here: 2018 Winter Show Floor Plan.

Don’t Miss the Fashion Show

On both days, you’ll be able to watch our award-winning fashion show featuring all of the latest wedding styles and trends beginning promptly at 3pm. This year’s fashion show will feature the hottest wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses, tuxedos & suits, and floral designs from:

  • Brilliant Bridal
  • David’s Bridal
  • Friar Tux Shop
  • Jos. A. Bank
  • Men’s Warehouse
  • Silhouette Bridal
  • Bouquets by Bouquet Couture

Participate in the Prize Giveaways!

Fill out your Diamond Quest Game Card by finding the clues in both ballrooms! For a Chance to win one of Two Diamond Necklaces valued from $600 – $700

In addition, There will be hundreds of great door prizes from all of the participating vendors and each engaged couple will receive a Symbolize IT Glass Acrylic Custom Print Valued at $200, Wedding Band Set from JVL Jewelers, a keepsake shopping bag, the latest issue of Spectacular Bride Magazine, a complimentary subscription to Brides Magazine for one year, a complete list of exhibitors, and a Spectacular Bride wedding planner!

Furthermore, couples will also have the opportunity to win these AMAZING GRAND PRIZES during our two-day event*:

  • Four Hour Wedding Photo Shoot Courtesy of M Place Productions Value $1,300
  • Engagement Photo Session Courtesy of M Place Productions
  • Two $500 Dessert Stations Courtesy of The Cupcakery
  • $1,000 in Lighting Rentals to a Military Couple Courtesy of LED Unplugged Lighting & Event Rentals

*Restrictions apply to all prizes. Please ask for details. No cash value.

What Brides Have to Say About the Bridal Spectacular Show

Bridal shows are the best way to plan a wedding, but don’t take our word for it! Here are what some of our past brides have had to say:

Anisa B: “Got so much information! So much fun as well! Definitely a good place to go to plan everything for your wedding to have information and different options! So overwhelmed with all the options you can go with but in a good way. All the vendors were nice too!”

Camar G: “So much info we did not have and plus we caught the brown bag for two free wedding bands. Now we don’t have to rush out to buy some till after our honeymoon. Thanks everyone there at the Bridal Spectacular.”

Katie C: “I had blast with my sister-in-law, first time going wedding expo, got a lot of information from different vendors, the Fashion show was awesome, loved, loved that. I got discounts from different bridal shops, and got take selfies pictures and take pictures from vendors’ photo booths!!”

2018 Winter Bridal Spectacular Show Information

  • January 20 & 21, 2018 from 11am-4pm
  • Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino | 3700 W Flamingo Rd
  • Parking is complimentary! Park on the side nearest the convention center
  • General Admission Tickets $15 | VIB Bride Tickets $25.99
  • Receive $5 o­ff admission when you buy tickets online! Click here and enter promo code: BLOG2018

Also, be sure to save-the-date for our Summer Bridal Spectacular show July 20 & 21, 2018, which will be held at Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall. For more wedding planning tips and inspiration, please visit Bridal Spectacular online at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

Author: Deidre Bakker-Riches