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Giveaway: Southern Women's Show tickets!

Posted April 11, 2016

Southern Women's Show

How would you like to attend the Southern Women's Show in Raleigh for FREE?

Two winners will each win a pair of tickets! AND we have a coupon code for you to use on additional ticket purchases!

The annual Southern Women’s Show is coming back to the NC State Fairgrounds in April. Shop for jewelry, handbags & clothing, watch fabulous fashion shows, attend cooking demonstrations, sample gourmet foods, get makeovers, & meet celebrity guests!

Coupon Classes

Once again, I will teaching Couponing Classes at the show and I love teaching there every year!

The classes are about 35 minutes long and they are a great introduction to couponing and saving money on non-coupon items like produce, meat, dairy and more.

The coupon classes are FREE and included in your Southern Women's Show ticket price.

Dates: Friday, April 22 - Sunday, April 24, 2016

Coupon Class Times

These times could change before the show and I will update this schedule if they do.

Friday, April 22: Class starts at 12:30 pm on the Spotlight Stage

Saturday, April 23: Class starts at 2:30 pm on the Spotlight Stage

Sunday, April 24: Class starts at 1:30 pm on the Spotlight Stage

Cost: Free and included in your Southern Women's Show ticket purchase. See below for a ticket discount coupon code.

Show Details

Dates and times:

Friday, April 22, 2016: 10 am –8 pm

Saturday, April 23, 2016: 10 am – 7 pm

Sunday, April 24, 2016: 11 am – 6 pm

Location: NC State Fairgrounds, Jim Graham Building & Exposition Center, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC

Show Features:

Stephen “tWitch” Boss: So You Think You Can Dance All-Star, Season 12 ‘Mentor’, and favorite Stephen “tWitch” Boss will be onsite as a special guest. He is also Ellen DeGeneres’ favorite guest DJ on her hit talk show. Don’t miss tWitch on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage, Friday April 22 at 1:30 pm. You are sure to be dazzled by his slick moves!

Whitney Way Thore: Whitney from TLC’s My Big Fat Fabulous Life will be at the Southern Women’s Show on Saturday. Her viral YouTube video series, "A Fat Girl Dancing" thrust her into the spotlight and sparked a global conversation about body image.

Kendra Lynne: Kendra is on a mission to teach the joys of home canning to a new generation. She'll be at the show this year teaching us how to save money, eat healthier, and be fully stocked with convenient and nutritious homemade heat-and-eat meals year-round.

Check out exciting culinary demonstrations, food sampling & trivia games at the Food Lion Chef Challenge Stage.

Cheer on your local heroes in uniform at the Firefighter Fashion Show.

Find new fragrances & get a complimentary makeover in the Belk pavilion.

See local celebrities compete in the annual Dancing Like the Stars competition.

Taste North Carolina’s finest foods inside the Got to be NC Pavilion.

Daily workshops, hourly fashion shows and cooking demos & more!!

You can see more details about the events and special guests at

Ticket Coupon Code:

Advanced Discounted tickets: $8.00

Go online to & click on the Online Tickets field at the top right side of the screen.

Then enter the coupon code SMART16 in the Promotional Code box on the left side of the screen to purchase and print tickets for only $8.00 each.

To Enter the Giveaway:

Two winners will each win a pair of tickets to the Southern Women's Show (good on any one of the 3 days). To enter the giveaway, fill out the short form below AND leave a comment in the Comments section with your favorite part of the Southern Women's Show.

If you have never been, take a look at the website and let us know what you are looking forward to seeing most. I will randomly pick the winners on Wednesday, April 13 at 1:00 pm and will post the winning usernames that afternoon. Good luck!

You can find the Comments section by clicking the conversation bubble on the top right of this post. If you have never commented on before, you will need to sign up. It's quick and easy to sign up. One entry per person.

If you cannot see the form below on your mobile device, try entering on a PC.

Many thanks to The Southern Women's Show for donating the tickets!


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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Apr 13, 2016

    Congratulations to the winners of the Southern Women's Show tickets! They are:



    I will send you an e-mail today. Please respond by Sunday, 4/17 with the information requested in the e-mail.

    Thanks to everyone for entering. I hope to see you at the show!

  • KJewel Apr 13, 2016

    Going to the Southern Women's Show is an annual tradition for my best friend and I. We start out the day with getting a great breakfast somewhere then have at it. I enjoy seeing the vendors I have become friends with over the years and shopping with them. Of course I love the hot firemen, Pick Your Purse Bingo and sampling!! I like registering for the great prizes too and taking in some of the stage events too. Can't wait to go this year!!

  • 3boys32 Apr 12, 2016

    I get so excited each year when this comes to Raleigh! Hoping to be able to go this year, was sick the past couple; keeping my fingers, toes, and eyes crossed;)

  • Luci19lu Apr 12, 2016

    would be first time for me too- I would love to see all the wonderful crafts :-)

  • tmorris331 Apr 12, 2016

    I like the variety of the exhibits you can see at the show. There is something for everyone.

  • heidione40 Apr 12, 2016

    I love seeing everything at the show! There are so many wonderful exhibits and I enjoy seeing all of them.

  • phischy Apr 11, 2016

    ...anything to do with food

  • busels2 Apr 11, 2016

    This show is a wonderful event for women. My husband even tags along and enjoys it. I'll be there again this year.

  • ascherer Apr 11, 2016

    I think I will enjoy Faye's coupon class.

  • mooreorless Apr 11, 2016