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QUICK Giveaway: Free Southern Women's Show tickets!

Posted April 18

Southern Women's Show Raleigh

Enter by Wednesday at noon to win 2 tickets to the Raleigh Southern Women's Show this weekend!

3 lucky winners will each win a pair of free tickets. See below to enter.

We also have a coupon code for you to use on additional ticket purchases.

Show Details

The annual Southern Women’s Show is coming back to the NC State Fairgrounds from April 21 - 23, 2017.

Shop for jewelry, handbags & clothing, watch fabulous fashion shows, attend cooking demonstrations and coupon classes, sample gourmet foods, get makeovers, & meet celebrity guests!


Show Dates and Times:

Friday, April 21, 2016: 10 am –8 pm

Saturday, April 22, 2016: 10 am – 7 pm

Sunday, April 23, 2016: 11 am – 6 pm

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

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. We'll have door prizes and giveaways and lots of fun!

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

Coupon Class Times

Friday, April 21: Class starts at 12:30 pm on the Spotlight Stage

Saturday, April 22: Class starts at 2:30 pm on the Spotlight Stage

Sunday, April 23: Class starts at 3:30 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 Features:

Laurie Hernandez: Olympic Gymnast, Laurie Hernandez, a Silver and Gold medal winner in Rio, will be appearing at the Show on Saturday, April 22. Laurie, who is just 16 years old, is known for her dazzling floor exercise routine, where she has been nicknamed the "human emoji" for her outgoing facial expressions and for her grace and artistry on the balance beam. She also went on to win the “Mirror Ball” on Dancing with the Stars last fall.

Keegan Allen: Keegan Allen is currently known as Toby Cavanaugh to fans of the Freeform hit television series, Pretty Little Liars. Meet Keegan on Sunday, April 23 on the Main Fashion Stage to hear more about the series finale in April.

Meet your favorite WRAL-TV anchors: Stop by the WRAL TV exhibit space to catch up with some of your favorites on-air anchors including Bill Leslie, Ken Smith, Debra Morgan, David Crabtree, Greg Fishel, Elizabeth Gardner and Renee Chou.

Each day the first 100 people in line will receive a free tiara.

Fido Fashion Show: Join Saving Grace Animals for Adoption on the Fashion and Entertainment Stage Saturday for a Fido Fashion show.

Free Cupcakes: Edible Art will be providing the first 250 people in line with a delicious sweet treat on Saturay, April 22.

Free reusable bag for teachers: Teacher Appreciation Day is on Saturday and the first 100 teachers & school employees to come by the Show Office and show their school ID will receive a free Southern Women’s Show Reusable Shopping Bag.

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

Cheer on your local heroes in uniform at the Firefighter Fashion Show on Friday at 5:30pm and Saturday at 6:00pm.

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 http://www.SouthernWomensShow.com/wra.

Ticket Coupon Code:

Advanced Discounted tickets: $8.00

Regular admission is $12 at the door and online advance tickets are $10 each, so the $8 ticket price is a good deal.

Go online to http://www.SouthernWomensShow.com/wra & click on the Online Tickets field at the top right side of the screen.

Then enter the coupon code SHOP17 in the Promotional Code box on the left side of the screen to purchase and print tickets for only $8.00 each.

Girls Night Out Discount: Make it a girls date at the Southern Women’s Show for Girls' Night Out. Gather your Co-Workers, Neighborhood Mom’s group or your best friends and enjoy $4 admission on Friday after 4pm.

Discounted Admission for Teachers: On Saturday, April 22, educators and staff who present a valid school ID at the Box office get $4 off the door price admission. All day!

To Enter the Giveaway:

Three 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, 4/19 at 12 noon and will post the winning usernames soon after. I will also e-mail the winners directly to get your information so we can make sure you get your tickets in time for the show. Make sure your e-mail address linked to your wral.com account is current.

You can find the Comments section by clicking the conversation bubble on the top right of this post. If you have never commented on wral.com 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!

Good luck!


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  • jack1jenn Apr 19, 10:40 a.m.

    I love it because there is something for everyone!

  • ladymorgan71 Apr 19, 8:44 a.m.

    I love all the things they have for sell. Everyone loves to shop!!!!!

  • mwaite24 Apr 19, 6:10 a.m.

    Would love to win tickets. Have never attended this event.

  • kblee Apr 19, 5:31 a.m.

    My favorite part of the show is the food, especially the Food Lion Cooking Stage

  • robinenterkin Apr 19, 1:58 a.m.

    I would really like to meet Laurie Hernandez.

  • emhartman2010 Apr 18, 9:36 p.m.

    My favorite part is all of the great shopping!

  • luckydoodle Apr 18, 9:21 p.m.

    Shopping and food samples

  • cents2save Apr 18, 8:46 p.m.

    Would like to try food samples as well as get meal ideas from cooking demonstrations. So tired of the standbys -- ready to explore new flavors.

  • debcorr Apr 18, 8:35 p.m.

    Love the samples and looking for gifts.

  • ngreeson Apr 18, 8:12 p.m.

    Food samples and makeovers!