In this section we try to answer the most frequently asked questions

Where and when does the show take place?


Yorkshire Event Centre,
Great Yorkshire Showground,



Sunday 4th October (09.30 - 18.30)

Monday 5th October (09.30 - 18.00)

Tuesday 6th October (09.30 - 16.00)

Who can attend?

Harrogate Bridal Show is a trade event, and is not open to members of the public. This event is attended exclusively by bridal/occasionwear retailers and press.


Do I have to register in advance or can I turn up on the day?

We strongly advise you to pre-register for the event to save time when you arrive, you can register for the event online here. Entry is free of charge for bridal/occasionwear retailers and press. It is possible to register on the day, but you must bring proof of business or press accreditation.


If you are experiencing problems registering, or require assistance, please contact the Registration Hotline Number: 0843 178 1294


A £50 charge is applicable to wholesalers, importers, agents, and anyone else deemed to be subject to an entrance fee by the organisers. The organisers reserve the right to refuse entry or remove anyone deemed unsuitable to attend the event.


How do I find my way around the show when I arrive?

You can collect a complimentary show guide when you arrive, which includes a floorplan to help you navigate your way around the show.

You will also find 'You are here' signs located throughout the halls to direct you once in the exhibition.

How do I secure a place at the bridal retail success academy?

Places at the Bridal Retail Success Academy are limited.


The Seminar sessions are based on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Business Advice Clinic sessions are available to book at the reception desk at the front of the Business Advice Clinic, when the show opens.

Is there wifi at the venue?

Wi-Fi is available in the exhibition halls at the Yorkshire Event Centre.


Can my company exhibit/sponsor?

Please visit our become an exhibitor page for more information.


Who do I speak to regarding press/blog enquiries?

For press enquiries, please email For more information on registering and attending as press, please visit our Press Information page.



Are there cloakroom facilities onsite?

Yes there are cloakroom facilities available.

Where can I eat or drink?

The Yorkshire Event Centre has two cafés, conveniently linked to each hall and open during all events. Ideal for a morning coffee to plan your visit, or simply to catch up with colleagues or friends over lunch.


Offering a selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks and a range of menu options. Seasonal, locally sourced specials and healthy options are available to keep you fuelled throughout the day. For the little ones we offer picnic box meal deals. Free water refills are available for any visitors bringing their own bottle.


In addition to their inside seating areas, both cafés offer outside seating, providing the perfect summer meeting point or to take some time to relax.


Please ask staff for any help regarding allergens or specific dietary requirements and they will be happy to help.

The showground is also home to Fodder, a Yorkshire farm shop, café and popular takeaway ‘Fodder on the Hoof’.

Where can I stay?

Ocean Media are delighted to confirm MICE Concierge Ltd are our trusted official accommodation and concierge service for The Harrogate Bridal Show 2020.


MICE Concierge will be providing an enhanced service for all attendees to help ensure you are well looked after whilst you are in Harrogate. As our trusted supplier, they have exclusive accommodation rates at all surrounding YEC hotels, and will ensure you receive the best experience and most importantly the best rates.


We advise you to book through the official channel as the service is supported by the event; you will get the best rates and by staying in one of the accredited hotels you will be with other delegates and will therefore be able to network/socialise more to get the most out of the event.


To book your accommodation, please click here


Alternatively, if you would like to reach out to MICE Concierge Ltd direct, please feel free to contact the team on +44 (0) 1438 908770 or email and they will be happy to assist.

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.

Who do I contact if my question has not been answered

If you have any questions, please contact

  • The Harrogate Bridal Show 2020
  • Yorkshire Event Centre
  • 4 - 6 October 2020
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