Harrogate Bridal Show

Essential Information

HBS Venue & Show Times

Accommodation - Concierge Service

We will continue to work with a dedicated concierge team, who will on hand to make attending the event as easy and convenient as possible. Our team will be on hand to assist exhibitors and visitors with travel, accommodation and restaurant bookings at the best rates. Our concierge team are working on securing the best rates at local hotels and restaurants. Sign up to our newsletter to be in the first to know about these fantastic rates.

Important Information It has been brought to our attention that a number of companies are attempting to contact our exhibitors and visitors, offering hotel deals and claiming to be working with us. These companies are NOT associated with the event or Ocean Media, and we strongly advise you to avoid booking with them. Please ensure you read the small print before signing anything related to The Harrogate Bridal Show and remain vigilant, companies can use convincing branding and may appear genuine. Our official accommodation agency are MICE concierge – if you have any questions or are uncertain about your booking, please feel free to contact one of the organisers.


Unfortunately we no longer offer creche facilities, however, you are allowed to bring children along to the exhibition on the open days, as long as they are accompanied by an adult at all times. Children under 18 do not require a visitor badge


Download the floorplan here to check out the 2018 exhibitors.

International Visitors

International Visitors will have access to The Harrogate Bridal Show VIP Lounge, where they will receive complimentary refreshments for the duration of the show. International visitors are also able to apply for complimentary accommodation – please email phoebe.speer@oceanmedia.co.uk to find out more.

Opening Times

Sunday 08 September – 09.30am - 6.30pm
Monday 09 September – 09.30am – 6.00pm
Tuesday 10 September – 09.30am – 4.30pm



From the South:

21 minutes from the A1. Take the M1 and A1(M) before leaving at Junction 45 (Wetherby) then take the A661 to Harrogate. Alternatively continue on the A1(M) to Junction 47 (Knaresborough) then follow signs to Harrogate.


From the North:

24 minutes from the A1.Take the A1(M) and exit at Junction 47 (Knaresborough) then follow signs to Harrogate.


Car Parking:

The Harrogate Convention Centre has 1 large underground car park, which will be open on a pay-and-display basis throughout the exhibition. The postcode for this is HG1 2HR

Alternatively there are 2 large car parks in the centre of Harrogate – Jubilee Car Park (HG1 1DJ), 7 minute walk to the exhibitor centre or the Victoria Car Park (HG1 5LQ), 12 minute walk to the exhibition centre

Most hotels in Harrogate offer car parking facilities and there is also a large amount of pay & display street parking



Blue Line Taxis can be contacted on 01423 530830

Yellow Line Taxis can be contacted on 01423 521531


A regular service connects Harrogate with the main rail network via York (33 minute connection) and Leeds (34 minute connection).

There is a direct, daily connection to London (3 hours 1 minute).

For more information please visit thetrainline.com

All pre-registered visitors attending The Harrogate Bridal Show will be able to take advantage of 25% off Virgin Train tickets. Simply visit virgintrainseastcoast.com/hcc25 and enter the promo code HCC25. You will need to show a copy your pre-registration email, along with your ticket on the train.



At 12 miles (20 minutes) the closest airport to Harrogate Convention Centre is Leeds Bradford International (LBA). British Airways run daily flights between LBA and Heathrow (1 hour), and there are regular flights from many connections worldwide, including Paris (1 hour 30 minutes), Amsterdam (1 hour 10 minutes), Dublin (1 hour) and Scandinavia.

We offer a complimentary shuttle service from Leeds Bradford Airport to The Harrogate Bridal Show and vice versa on the open days of the show ONLY. Timings will be announced nearer the time, for further information contact rachel@rshevents.com

Alternatively, a taxi will take about 20 minutes and around £25.


Harrogate Convention Centre, Ripon Road, Harrogate, HG1 5LA

Visas for Visitors

If you are not a British citizen you may need to acquire a visa before your visit. Please allow plenty of time to make an appointment for your visa application before you travel to avoid disappointment. For full details about visa requirements, visit gov.uk/apply-uk-visa.
The Harrogate Bridal Show

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