Best Orange County Bridal Show

Bride World Costa Mesa Bridal Show

Hundreds of New Ideas & Wedding Professionals

Sunday January 9th, 2022

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.



Bride World Expo


Don't miss SoCal's wedding inspiration expo. Shop and compare wedding venues, florists, photobooths, photographers, disc jockeys, bridal gowns, tuxedos, entertainers, custom invitations and honeymoons.

Meet more vendors Discover more bargains Have More fun See fashion displays Gather free stuff Snap Photobooth Selfies Invite friends Win prizes

Your Bridal Show Visit

The Costa Mesa Bridal Show by Bride World is SoCal’s biggest and best wedding planning expo with up to 150 vendors. It is held indoor at the OC Fair Event Center, next to the Pacific Amphitheater, with parking entrances on Arlington Drive.

The expo will showcase new planning ideas, fashion/beauty tips and a wide variety of wedding vendors. The vendors include photographers, entertainers, event venues, invitations, florists, bridal salons, beauty services, tuxedos, event lighting, event designers and more.

Upon check in, each bride/couple will receive an expo shopping bag, a shopping guide, complimentary publications and personalized peel-n-stick labels. The labels contain each couple’s registration information. They are used to conveniently peel and leave info with preferred vendors. Register Here

Bridal Show Activities & Inspiration

Meeting and Gathering Vendor Info

The exhibit area will be open continuously from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plan to meet wedding professionals, compare packages and assess each at your own pace. When interested in a specific vendor, plan to share your contact info so representatives can follow up with additional information, invitations for viewings or tastings and to request future meetings.

Hiring Wedding Service Vendors

When hiring a vendor, like a photographer, cake baker or musician, a written contract will be required. This can be completed at the expo with a meeting scheduled a few days or weeks after the expo, to confirm all planning details.

Fashion Show

You can attend one of two fashion shows presented in the fashion theater. These are a 20-minute glimpse into current trends and seasonal colors. The same showing is presented at 12 noon and 2 p.m.

Gown Sale

A gown sale of this size only happens once a season. Don’t buy a bridal gown without visiting Bride World first.

A bridal show Gowns Sale this large only happens once a season. Bride World and Mariposa Boutique gather together the overstock gowns from dozens of bridal salons and save brides-to-be the trouble of traveling to multiple locations. You'll find up to 200 deeply discounted gowns in one place. Don't buy a bridal gown without visiting BrideWorld bridal show first.

Bride-to-be saying yes to the dress at Bride World Expo.

Event Prizes

The expo experience includes prize opportunities. Your entire group will have a chance to win prizes while at the expo, prior to each fashion showing. The master-of-ceremonies will host contests and present prizes. Additionally, each registered and attending bride or groom are automatically registered to win a Grand Prize of $25,000 Wedding Cash.

Planning Q&A

The Costa Mesa bridal show has one planning seminar at 1 p.m. Ask those toughest questions during this informal Q&A forum. Hosts include local planners and designers. The time span is 20 to 30 minutes.

Costa Mesa Bridal Show Floor Plan and Attractions

Food and Refreshments

There is a Starbucks a block east on the Northbound side of Newport Boulevard (near Fair drive) and a wide array of cafes and restaurants, within a mile or two in all directions. Once you are on the OC Fair property, there will be food options at the nearby Marketplace and a three or four food trucks near the event center buildings.

Bridal Show Floor Plan

The Costa Mesa Bridal Show includes many wedding vendors. Each is assigned a specific space. A printed shopping guide is provided at the expo to help organize your shopping, and together with this online image, wedding companies can be found by business type, company name or space number.

Costa Mesa bridal show floor plan showing each vendor location by exhibit space number. You can use this as a shopping tool to find specific business and exhibits.

Floor plan subject to change.

Aerial View