Ok, brides. Engagement season is behind us and that can only mean one thing: We are smack-dab in the middle of bridal fair season! Yay! That also means that you’ve got a pretty busy March headed your way. 

Whether you plan on hitting the expo nearest you or loading up the car and scoping out all of them, we want you to go into battle fully prepared. (There’s not really a battle, but planning a wedding can totally make you feel like a hardcore, don’t-mess-around warrior woman, and we kind of love it.) 

Here’s a rundown of some of the state’s biggest bridal events. Ready or not, ladies!


Benton Bridal Expo

Sunday, March 1, 12:30 - 5 p.m.

Benton Event Center, 17322 Interstate 30, Benton

Admission: $5 online, $8 at the door

Ditch the planning stress and make life a little easier on yourself. Stop by and meet dozens of Arkansas’ top wedding vendors AND enter to win giveaways for your wedding and honeymoon. For more info, click here.


SEG 5th Annual Spring Bridal Expo 

Sunday, March 8, 12 - 4 p.m.

ASU Cooper Alumni Center, 2600 Alumni Blvd., Jonesboro

Admission: $10 online, $15 at the door

If you’re an NEA bride, you do NOT want to miss this fair. Boutiques, bakeries, fitness, dental care, everything is here to get you ready for you big day. Bring your guy for groom’s hour! They have giveaways as well, including a $1,000 shopping spree from Dillard’s. For more info, click here.


Beauty and the Bride: 2015 Hot Springs Bridal Expo

Sunday, March 15, 1 - 4 p.m.

Hot Springs Country Club, 101 Country Club Drive, Hot Springs

Admission: $10 at the door

There’s a reason Hot Springs is one of the hottest wedding destinations in the South. Between the jaw-dropping venues and killer vendors, it’s hard to ignore. So don’t! Beauty and the Bride has everything you need or want to make your celebration perfect. One lucky bride will even win the Hot Springs Destination Wedding Giveaway, a wedding day works valued around $20,000. For more info, click here.


The Ultimate Wedding Experience

Saturday, March 28, 6 - 10 p.m.

21c Museum Hotel, 200 NE A St., Bentonville

Admission: $12 online

This one is for you, NWA ladies. Housed in the ultra cool hotel/museum hybrid, this event alone will be Instagram-worthy. Check out tons of northwest Arkansas vendors and have tons of fun while you’re at it. We hear there may even be some surprises… For more info, click here.