Don't miss our Big Winter show February 25, 2018 at The US GRANT HOTEL - 3 floors / 8 areas with 5 fashion shows & 5 hours of wedding style!
The Wedding Party EXPO brings you our 45th great big beautiful San Diego show dedicated to bringing wedding experts the best way to get face to face with engaged couples for the last 17 years!
Building a better bridal show: The Wedding Party has been reinventing the "bridal Fair" with love, respect and style for All since 2000.
The san diego Wedding Party expo is a national trendsetter and a favorite for brides and grooms of all stripes, for creating upscale special events in the very busy & San Diego area wedding market!
The Wedding Party brings together the ‘cream of the crop’ to wow attendees and the media with the San Diego area’s finest wedding experts, and suppliers. we're also a favorite with event planners and vendors of all categories for creating a respectful, upscale environment for meeting engaged couples with 3 x the average annual income of other Shows. often copied, never duplicated there's nothing like It!
San Diego, California is the #1 wedding market in USA, hosting 30,000 weddings a year with an average event budget of $29,000.
San Diego, California is the 10th most popular wedding destination in the world.
wedding spending is up 70% over the last few years and is still climbing. [the knot]
the wedding party creates unique ‘happenings’ at each show, like this vip lounge soiree, styled by renowned décor artist kathy wright & lisa lippe of details defined, which featured champagne, cupcakes, cigars & showcased kool party rental’s & west coast drape’s finest offerings!
Potential exhibitors please review and download our media kit with MAPS, pricing and more info about The Wedding Party!
booth maps /pricing for the February 25, 2018 US GRANT Special Edition. Please request for Exhibiting info here.
Please review our show kit & request your exhibit contract via 'Contact' form or call our show sales manager Blair Southerland @ 619-318-8843.
Please see FAQ's for more Show info!
Exhibit Maps and Booths for February 25, 2018 US GRANT HOTEL Special Edition show:
BOOTH PRICES: 10 X 10 $880, GREY $820, Catering ORANGE $995, BLUE $1200, YELLOW Half $595, PINK Sponsors $2400, PURPLE Designer Row $1100-$1600, RED OUTLINE Add $100.
Traffic flow for the show day:
- Lower level and lobby level open at 12:00 PM for all attendees, close at 4:00 PM.
- VIP's start in Crystal Ballroom for a private Fashion Show on red carpet right at 12:15 PM.
- General Admission ticket holders start in Palm Court [lobby level] then head down to Historic lower levels starting in Celestial Ballroom and moving down to Crystal Ballroom past Chairman's Lounge and Chaffee Court Desert Lounge.
- The 2nd floor Presidential Level opens at 1:00 PM and closes at 5:00 PM.
12:15 in Crystal Ballroom VIP's only
1:45 in Lobby SRO for all attendees
3:30 on the Presidential Ballroom Stage for all attendees
ongoing shows in Crystal Ballroom and Celestial Ballroom mini stage for all attendees
Found your spot? Please note due to the number of requests for booths we get each day we cannot hold specific booths for more than 48 hours - 24 hours if less than 30 days prior to a show - unless special arrangements have been made.
Photos of the February 25, 2018 show @ US GRANT HOTEL:
from its inception, the wedding party has offered a respectful environment and open door policy to couples of any gender, faith and background. we honor all love and the celebration of it!
attendees enjoy displays and samplings of the finest options for their wedding allowing them to make real time decisions on everything from registry to honeymoons.
San Diego wedding and Wedding Party EXPO Statistics and Facts:
$109,000 Average Wedding Party attendee’s annual household income.
$45,807 Average attendee’s wedding budget at The Wedding Party Bridal Show.
32 Average number of professional planners, venue managers & media sources at a Wedding Party show.
50% Percentage of Wedding Party Bridal Show attendees who still need to book their venue.
624 Average number of unique visitors [individuals] per day to show website in 2 weeks preceding show.
Wedding Industry Statistics*
$16,983 Average estimated San Diego, California wedding budget at start of planning.
$33,840 Average San Diego actual wedding cost.
15 months Average San Diego engagement time.
151 Average number of guests at a San Diego wedding.
San Diego is consistently ranked one of the top wedding cities in the world
with an extremely high number of weddings to population ratio.
The Wedding Party reviews all new applicants before accepting contracts.
The Wedding Party is an exciting, vibrant and stylish bridal show that positions you with the best of the Southern California wedding industry.
The Wedding Party attendees show an average annual household income of $109,000; that’s 3 TIMES the national average.
With Brides inundated by TV, web, print and magazines; the power of face to face live marketing and sales has become essential to booking business.
The Wedding Party is held in beautiful and elegant surroundings at San Diego’s finest venues, packaging Exhibitors in a stylish, upscale and respectful environment.
The Wedding Party is the only full size San Diego bridal show that focuses on relationship sales, not price marketing, to promote business with affluent couples in the manner they need to close sales.
The Wedding Party Show aligns your business with a well-respected and trusted resource in the booming Southern California wedding market.
The Wedding Party is the only exclusive bridal show at which many discerning professionals, exhibit.
The Wedding Party exposes businesses to essential, up-to-the-minute market research, enabling them to see the competition in person.
For over a decade and more than 30 great shows, The Wedding Party has brought discerning brides, grooms and vendors a show that works!
The Wedding Party is the only wedding show in San Diego consistently attended by the industry’s finest event planners looking for new ideas, companies to work with.
Thank you for your interest in San Diego's only full size, trend setting, high-end wedding show since the year 2000!