26 Jul

Planning your wedding can be one of the most exciting and most overwhelming times of your life. The 2016 The Wedding Expo, which takes place in Durban on the 6th and 7th of August at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, puts the focus firmly on the exciting aspects of wedding planning.

The Wedding Expo is the only national and longest running show in South Africa and we pride ourselves in supporting our talented local artists for our brides. Most couples nowadays are focussed on weddings that showcase who they are – and at The Wedding Expo you’re bound to get some ideas that will leave your guests with long-lasting memories.

Below are a few reasons to come to The Wedding Expo and ensure you have the wedding of your dreams:

1.      Look local for the best

South Africa is one of the world’s leading trendsetters when it comes to weddings, and we have gathered a selection of South Africa’s finest for this year’s The Wedding Expo. Tap into the knowledge pool of South Africa’s world class wedding specialists at The Expo, the perfect place for a South African bride to begin designing her dream wedding.

2.      Know your budget, and stick to it

Wedding planning on a budget can be stressful but it pays to know what your budget is from the start. If you’re looking for 101 creative ways to save money, The Wedding Expo is definitely the place to find special offers which help you save precious budget.

3.      The Wedding Expo Fashion Theatre

It will be easier to choose your dress once you’ve seen The Wedding Expo Fashion Theatre, the new attraction which replaces the traditional runway show. Here brides will be able to see gorgeous wedding gowns and get tips from designers and fashion experts regarding all the intimate details of the wedding gown, from fit to embellishments.

4.      Allow yourself to be immersed in the magic of it all

Your wedding day will be one of the most magical days of your life, and with The Wedding Expo’s Make Me a Bride makeover, you could get the chance to experience the magic more than once! Volunteers will be chosen for a hair and makeup make over and will also get the opportunity to try a wedding gown before being revealed on the stage to the waiting audience!

5.      Bride of the Month finals to be held at at The Wedding Expo

All twelve finalists in the Bride of the Month competition with The Wedding Expo, Daily News and sponsors, will take to the stage at the Expo in Durban. The public will once again vote for their favourite bride and the finalist with the most votes will be announced the winner of the competition on the Fashion Theatre stage on Saturday morning.

6.      A celebration isn’t a celebration without the champagne

Join us for a glass or two of champagne in the stylish champagne bar celebrating the magic of being engaged.


This is just part of the what is offered at The Wedding Expo to ensure your wedding day goes off without a hitch. So make a date to attend The Wedding Expo – it will go a long way to ensuring that your wedding day is the extraordinary experience that you always hoped for.

Event details:

Date: 6th and 7th August 2016

Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium

Cost: R80-00 online

R100 at the door

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