Your ultimate guide to the Southern Women’s Show, Oct. 4-6! Use code BHAMNOW for $8 ticket

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Grab your girls—and your tickets! Photo via Southern Women’s Show

Spend the weekend discovering the latest fashions, trendy jewelry, gourmet treats, health and beauty—plus enjoy a star-studded lineup of guests and speakers! Find it all at the Southern Women’s Show, happening October 4-6 right here in Birmingham, AL. Use code BHAMNOW to snag your ticket for just $8.

The Details

The perfect excuse to spend the weekend shopping with your favorite people! Photo via Southern Women’s Show

Birmingham’s favorite event for women is back! Southern Women’s Show features hundreds of boutiques, celebrity guests, fashion shows, and a whole lot more.

Here are the details:

  • October 4-6
  • Friday, October 4: 10AM-8PM
  • Saturday, October 5: 10AM-7PM
  • Sunday, October 6: 11AM-5PM
  • Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC)

The Speakers

This star-studded lineup will have you grabbing your tickets in no time! Check out this year’s special guests.

Val Chmerkovskiy

Photo via Southern Women’s Show
  • Saturday, October 5
  • 12 PM
  • Fashion & Entertainment Stage

Val Chmerkovskiy is a two-time winner of Dancing with the Stars, as well as a two-time World Latin Dance champion and 14-time U.S. National Latin Dance champion.

He will be sharing the behind-the-scenes details of filming Dancing with the Stars, what it was like to grow up as an immigrant in Brooklyn, how he achieved career success amidst the ups and downs, and what others can learn from his inspirational life experiences in pursuit of their own dreams.

Chef Katie Dixon

Photo via @chefkatiedixon
  • Saturday and Sunday
  • Cooking Stage

Katie Dixon competed on the 2016 Season of MasterChef and made it through 15 rounds.  She was also selected to compete for the Next Food Network Star, where she made it to Week 7.

Dixon is now a private chef and the owner of a café, a personal trainer and the Mom of two girls. She’ll share her heart for nourishing people through food during the show!

Trace Barnett – The Bitter Socialite

Photo via @thebittersocialite
  • Friday, October 4th
  • 11:30am
  • Cooking Stage

A natural-born entertainer, creator, decorator, gardener and jack-of-all-trades, Trace Barnett always knew he would pursue a career with a creative outlet. Barnett launched The Bitter Socialite, an entertaining and lifestyle design firm that is anything but stuck-up or stuffy.

His book Tracing Roots focuses on taking a modern approach to living off the land. Barnett will be whipping up Bourbon Apple Dumplings during his time at the show.

Nicole Allshouse

Photo via @nicoleallshousetv
  • Saturday, October 5
  • 12:30 PM
  • Spotlight Stage
  • Sunday, October 6
  • 1:30 PM
  • Mommy & Me: Make Southern Church Windows

Nicole Allshouse is the host of Talk of Alabama in addition to being an Emmy nominated Journalist and AP Best Reporter Award Winner. 

This year, Nicole launched her own lifestyle blog, where she dives into the life of a working mom—sharing stories of her home life, faith, favorite recipes, tips for interior design, and more!

The Schedule

Find all the latest trends in health, fashion, and beauty! Photo via Southern Women’s Show

There are a ton of events going on all weekend, including Girls’ Night Out on Friday and Mother-Daughter Day on Sunday!

You can find continuous activity on the various stages as well, including everything from laughter yoga to self-defense, DIY dip manicures to blinged-out bingo with prizes from Kendra Scott Jewelry.

Check out the stage schedules here, and be sure to stop by the Bham Now Spotlight Stage!

The Experience

Southern women of all ages welcome! Photo via Southern Women’s Show

The fun isn’t over yet! Don’t miss out on these unique, interactive exhibits offering everything from dance lessons to sumo wrestling and more. Check out the full list here, and read about our top 3 picks below!

Capture Your Happy at the Ultimate Selfie Experience

This pop-up pavilion of interactive exhibits was designed with fun in mind. Six different multi-sensory vignettes have been curated to bring out the kid in you and help you get some eye-popping selfies in the process.

Get those cameras ready and capture your happy at this Ultimate Selfie Experience!

Competing Globally, Uniting Locally

Get ready to rumble! Photo via Southern Women’s Show

The World Games 2021 Experience Delivered by Shipt will have an interactive van on-site where you can participate in the Trivia Challenge and “Get to Know The Games.”

They will also have a photo opportunity to test your weight lifting skills, a rock climbing wall, and sumo wrestling! Stop by the experience to learn more about The World Games, and win one of TWG 2021 prizes!

TAG! You’re It

Always in Motion, LLC is a mobile company bringing the excitement of archery straight to your door! They offer archery tag in a classic playing style, tournament-style or as a team-building experience.

Don’t worry, you don’t have to be any type of expert to participate and have fun; all skill levels are welcome! Don’t miss their interactive exhibit and challenge your bestie to a little target practicing

The Vendors

Gorgeous jewelry and trendy clothes are only the beginning. Photo via Southern Women’s Show

There are hundreds of boutiques and exhibitors who will be set up at the Southern Women’s Show this year. Many of them are local Birmingham businesses!

Find clothing boutiques, handmade jewelry, all-natural soaps and spa products, oils and vinegars—pretty much anything you could ever want.

You can check out a full list of the exhibitors here.

Getting There

Interstate improvements around the BJCC are underway, but routes in an out of the BJCC are clearly marked and easily accessible from North, South, East and West.

Also – don’t forget Uber and Lyft for easy drop-off and pick up + no parking fees.

The Discount

Shop, sample, sip, share the fun! Photo via Southern Women’s Show

We love a girls’ weekend on a budget! Use code BHAMNOW at checkout to get your ticket for only $8.

There are a few different ticket options for the show:

  • Adult: $12 at the door
  • Youth (6-12): $6 each
  • Groups of 10 or more: $8 each
  • Val Chmerkovskiy Meet & Greet Package: $40
  • VIP Package – $50

Get your tickets here!

Head over to Bham Now on Instagram to enter our ticket giveaway for the show—open now!

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Beth Cunningham
A Birmingham transplant who can usually be found hitting a new hiking trail or restaurant opening when she's not writing stories and snapping photos for Bham Now.
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