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

Where and when does the show take place?


Harrogate Convention Centre

Ripon Road



Sunday 13th September (09.30 - 18.30)

Monday 14th September (09.30 - 18.00)

Tuesday 15th September (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 in the fashion show theatre?

Seating at The Fashion Show Theatre is based on a first-come, first-served basis. We would advise arriving to Fashion Shows 10 minutes early to secure your preferred seat.


Before the final show of the day on both Sunday and Monday visitors are invited to a pre-show drinks reception which opens 15 minutes before the start of the show. These are the most popular shows.

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?

Yes, the Harrogate Convention Centre offers free wifi for visitors, simply go to your browser and log in. This is an unsupported service.


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, we offer 2 cloakrooms – one at the front of Hall A and one in Hall Q. There is a charge of £2 per item.




Where can I eat or drink?

The Terrace Café in the Kings Suite Terrace offers a whole range of food and drink options; salad bar, hot street food from the Tuk Tuk, sandwiches, snacks and drinks.

The Snack Bar in Hall B has a Grab & Go selection of coffees and teas, sandwiches, hot pots, boxed salads and snacks.

Peter Posh Gin Bar in Hall B, serving gin and tonics throughout the day.

Champagne Bar - in Hall Q next to the VIP buyers lounge




Where can I stay?

The Harrogate Bridal Show has a dedicated Concierge team who are on hand to help with your trip. There are a number of hotels just minutes away from the venue.


Our 2020 booking platform will be available soon.


Who do I contact if my question has not been answered

If you have any questions, please contact

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  • The Harrogate Bridal Show 2020
  • Harrogate Convention Centre
  • 13-15 September 2020
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