Activities & Hours

Wedding Exhibits

Shop and compare hundreds of local wedding venues, photographers, salons, tuxedos, invitations, event designers, entertainers and more. Meet individual artisans and professionals, ask questions, and choose your wedding product and service providers. You can register with a local gift registry, snap pictures in a photo booth, audition entertainers and discover amazing bridal show bargains. Shop at your own pace between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Those who are first-time shoppers should allow two to three hours to collect as much information, literature and special offers as possible.

Prizes (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Prizes are a part of each event. Just by attending one of the fashion shows, each bride-to-be, groom-to-be and friends become eligible for an array of bridal show prizes.

Exhibitor Giveaways (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

When visiting each company or exhibit, couples can register for additional prizes and promotional items.

Grand Prizes

BrideWorld will partner with wedding-industry leaders to provide a seasonal grand prize. Each registered couple is automatically registered to win.

Fashion Show

Bride World hosts two fashion shows (12 noon and 2 pm). National designers and local salons preview their latest styles, the most popular colors, and this season’s must-have accessories. Each presentation includes music and choreography. Seating is available 30 minutes prior and may be limited. Prior to each showing there will be time allowed for showcasing entertainers and prize giveaways.


Gown Sale (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

The Bride World gown sale is the largest in Southern California, and features some of the top designers in the country. A gown sale of this size only happens a few times each year. Watch for specific dates and don’t buy a bridal gown without visiting Bride World first. Watch for the next Gown Sale at the Los Angeles, Pasadena, Costa Mesa and Ontario events.

Groom’s Contest

The grooms-to-be strut their stuff on the fashion runway to compete for cash and prizes.

Music & Entertainment

To begin the fashion show activities, Bride World showcases live bands, vocalists, and musicians exhibiting at the event.

DIY Planning Seminar (1:00 p.m.)

Plan smarter with tips from local professionals, as they guide you past common pitfalls, define a planning budget and answer your toughest questions. No materials required. Drop in or leave at any time.

Expo Program

Bride World compiles a shopping guide that lists the day’s activities, participating exhibits and a schematic floor plan. This is a useful reference tool when reviewing or contacting participating companies.

Free Stuff (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Men’s Wearhouse provides a complimentary shopping bag for each couple, who are challenged to fill it with product samples, magazines and information that will contribute to the success of their planning.

Peel & Stick Labels

Bride World simplifies the shopping process by providing each registered couple with eighty contact labels. Simply peel and stick a label to sign a guest book, complete a registration form or request follow up info. Register To Attend at least 24 hours in advance to allow time to prepare labels. Each includes the registrants name, a mailing address, email address (optional) and wedding date. Pick up your labels upon check in. Register Now.