Ohio Wedding Shows


Taste Cake Samples, Explore Photo Booths, See Decor Trends & More!


Hundreds of Dollars in Door Prizes & Discounts on products & services will be given away by Vendors.

Early Ticket Sales

Sign up to attend any of our events and pre purchase tickets for a discount. Located on every event page.

Make Your Day Perfect!

All of our events showcase the area’s best wedding vendors. Everything you need for a perfect day. Including some money saving demo’s for those DIY wedding experiences.

2023 Wedding Event Schedule

Columbus, Ohio

January 7

The Columbus Wedding show at easton

Hilton Columbus at Easton

Dayton, Ohio

January 13 & 14

Dayton’s Wedding show & Expo

Wright State University Nutter Ctr./McLin Gym

Mason, Ohio

January 21

Cincinnati’s Wedding Show & expo

The Manor House in Mason

Experience the Best of Ohio Wedding Planning with Our Expos

Welcome to Ohio Wedding Shows, the premier choice for engaged couples across Ohio. With over 35 years of experience, we’ve consistently transformed wedding planning experiences in Cincinnati, Dayton, and Columbus.


Your One-Stop Wedding Planning Destination

Say goodbye to the exhaustive internet searches and hello to our comprehensive wedding expos. Our events provide an invaluable opportunity to meet a diverse range of local and national wedding vendors, including Ohio’s top wedding photographers, exquisite florists, experienced DJs, and mouth-watering caterers.


Wedding Shows Packed with Fun and Inspiration

Each Ohio Wedding Show celebrates love, fun, and creativity. Join us to sample delicious wedding cakes, watch live fashion shows, dance demos, and music, and stand a chance to win exciting door prizes. Enjoy a cocktail, immerse yourself in the festivities, and kickstart your wedding planning journey with us!


A Smart Approach to Wedding Planning

At Ohio Wedding Shows, we strive to make wedding planning an effortless experience for you. Our expos combine everything you need under one roof, allowing you to compare services, secure appointments, and book tastings in one place. You can also take advantage of exclusive event-only discounts to stretch your wedding budget further.


Discover the Charm of DIY Weddings

Whether you want to add a personal touch to your decor or handcraft your wedding invitations, our expos are a treasure trove of DIY wedding ideas. Meet like-minded vendors, get inspired, and learn how you can infuse your personality into every detail of your special day.


Get Your Tickets and Join the Celebration

Secure your tickets today and prepare for an unforgettable experience filled with joy, inspiration, and plenty of wedding planning resources. We offer a wealth of benefits with each ticket based on event location, including things like a FREE $200 gift card from SymbolizeIt.com, a FREE swag bag, Free wedding magazine, and the chance to win thousands of dollars in door prizes.


Join Us for an Experience of a Lifetime

Ohio Wedding Shows is more than an expo – it’s where dreams meet reality, plans turn into action, and love stories come to life. We can’t wait to welcome you to our next expo!
Remember, Ohio Wedding Shows isn’t just about the ‘I Do,’ it’s about the journey too. So, why wait? Embark on your beautiful wedding planning journey with us today!

Corporate Sponsors

Ohio Wedding Shows corporate sponsors. Wendy's Bridal Cincinnati, Wendy's Bridal Columbus, Flowerman, Legacy Event Group, Dinner 4 Two, Devoted, The Knot, David's Bridal, Prime Time Party Rental, Men's Wearhouse

Venue Sponsors

Ohio Wedding Shows corporate venue sponsors. Wright State, Kohler Catering, Manor House, Hilton Columbus, Hilton Columbus Easton


How can I purchase tickets for Ohio Wedding Shows?

You can purchase tickets for our shows directly through our website at OhioWeddingShows.com. Simply navigate to the “Tickets” section and follow the prompts to secure your spot.

Are tickets refundable?

Unfortunately, tickets for Ohio Wedding Shows are non-refundable. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

What does my ticket include?

Each ticket to our wedding shows comes with a range of benefits. This typically includes a FREE $200 gift card from SymbolizeIt.com, a FREE swag bag filled with wedding goodies, a complimentary wedding magazine, and the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in door prizes.

Will there be any discounts available at the shows?

Yes! Many of our participating vendors may offer exclusive event-only discounts at each wedding show. Take advantage of these special offers to make your wedding budget go further.

Can I bring a guest with me to the show?

Absolutely! We encourage you to bring your partner, family members, or friends to share in the wedding planning experience. Please note that each person attending will need their own ticket.

Can I meet and book vendors at the wedding shows?

Yes, that’s one of the main advantages of attending our wedding expos. You’ll have the opportunity to meet a diverse range of local and national wedding vendors, including photographers, florists, DJs, and caterers. You can compare services, secure appointments, and even book tastings right at the event.

Is there parking available at the venues?

Yes, each wedding show venue we host our shows at provides ample parking facilities for attendees. Parking we be right next to the venue and free parking will be available.

Simple Wedding Checklist


12-18 Months Before the Wedding:


☐ Set a budget for your wedding.
☐ Create a guest list.
☐ Research and book your ceremony and reception venues.
☐ Start exploring wedding themes and styles.
☐ Hire a wedding planner or coordinator if desired.
☐ Begin looking for and booking vendors (photographer, videographer, caterer, florist, etc.).
☐ Start shopping for your wedding dress and bridesmaids’ dresses.
☐ Send out save-the-date cards.
☐ Research and book hotel accommodations for out-of-town guests.


9-12 Months Before the Wedding:


☐ Finalize your guest list.
☐ Choose and order your wedding invitations.
☐ Book your officiant.
☐ Plan and book your honeymoon.
☐ Start planning the ceremony details (vows, readings, music, etc.).
☐ Select and order your wedding rings.
☐ Schedule dress fittings for yourself and the bridesmaids.
☐ Arrange transportation for the wedding day.
☐ Plan and book accommodations for the wedding night.
☐ Begin planning your wedding registry.


6-9 Months Before the Wedding:


☐ Select and book your DJ or band for the reception.
☐ Decide on the menu and finalize details with the caterer.
☐ Order the wedding cake or other desserts.
☐ Choose and book a florist for your ceremony and reception.
☐ Arrange for any rental items needed (chairs, tables, linens, etc.).
☐ Plan the wedding ceremony and reception layouts.
☐ Start planning your wedding vows and speeches.
☐ Schedule hair and makeup trials for yourself and the bridal party.


3-6 Months Before the Wedding:


☐ Send out wedding invitations.
☐ Schedule a final dress fitting.
☐ Confirm details with all vendors.
☐ Plan the seating arrangements for the reception.
☐ Purchase or rent groom and groomsmen attire.
☐ Attend pre-wedding counseling if required.
☐ Arrange for wedding day transportation.
☐ Order wedding favors or gifts for guests.
☐ Plan the rehearsal dinner and send out invitations.


1-2 Months Before the Wedding:


☐ Apply for a marriage license.
☐ Finalize the ceremony details with the officiant.
☐ Confirm the final guest count with the venue and caterer.
☐ Create a wedding day timeline.
☐ Purchase any necessary accessories (veil, shoes, jewelry, etc.).
☐ Arrange for any necessary event insurance.
☐ Start writing thank-you notes for gifts received.
☐ Plan and purchase decorations for the ceremony and reception.


2 Weeks Before the Wedding:


☐ Confirm all final details with vendors.
☐ Pack for your honeymoon.
☐ Pick up the wedding rings.
☐ Have a final meeting with the venue coordinator.
☐ Confirm the final guest count with the caterer.
☐ Arrange for someone to collect gifts and handle any payments on the wedding day.
☐ Create a detailed shot list for the photographer and videographer.


1 Week Before the Wedding:


☐ Confirm the final timeline with all vendors.
☐ Rehearse the ceremony with the wedding party.
☐ Pick up the wedding dress and make sure it’s properly steamed or pressed.
☐ Prepare tip envelopes for vendors.
☐ Get a manicure and pedicure.
☐ Pack an emergency kit with essential items (pins, sewing kit, etc.).
☐ Attend any final appointments (hair, makeup, etc.).


On the Wedding Day:


☐ Enjoy your special day and cherish every moment!