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Southern Women's Show
Raleigh
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Raleigh, NC

2019 Show Highlights

Monte Durham

Monte Durham from TLC's Say Yes To the Dress Atlanta joined us on Friday for a VIP Meet and Greet, Q&A Stage Appearance and an autograph signing with lots of adoring fans!

Tyson Beckford

Author and producer Tyson Beckford also joined us at the show on Saturday. He participated in an exclusive Meet and Greet prior to his stage appearance and appeared on stage for a Q & A followed by a public meet and greet for all fans.

Taylor Hicks

American Idol Winner Taylor Hicks appeared on the Food Lion Kitchen Stage, sponsored by Food Lion, on Saturday for several cooking demonstrations and special serenades. Guests had the chance to meet Taylor Hicks after his appearance.

Jenna Cooper

Jenna Cooper from ABC’s The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise joined us on Friday and Saturday evenings for the Firefighter Fashion Show. She also did a Q&A on stage followed by a meet-and-greet. On Saturday, she competed in the 13th annual Dancing Like the Stars.

VIP Shoppers

Guests could purchase a premium VIP Shopper ticket for those serious shoppers. VIP Shopper ticket holders received a swag bag, three-day pass and show bucks to spend at exhibits throughout the show.

Girl's Night Out

On Friday night, ladies were invited to join us for Girls Night Out for dry styles compliments of Drybar, a free bundtini from Nothing Bundt Cakes Bundtini Bar and a complimentary cocktail from Ketel One Botanicals. Ladies could also register to win a $500 jewelry suite from Kendra Scott, hosted by MIX 101.5, who also gave away logoed wine glasses.

Firefighter Fashion Show

Handsome heroes heated up the stage Friday and Saturday nights to raise money for the Burned Children’s Fund of Wake County.

Retail Therapy

Ladies got a jump start to their seasonal shopping, and even spoiled themselves with great show finds and the latest spring trends.

Belk Pavilion

The Belk Pavilion was back and packed with ladies of all ages trying new samples and products, getting free makeovers and pampering themselves with new purchases.
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