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Southern Women’s Show Announces Celebrity Guests Laurie Hernandez and Keegan Allen

April 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Southern Women’s Show is excited to welcome special guests and offer premiere entertainment April 21-23. The annual event’s 2017 festivities include two celebrity guests: Laurie Hernandez, Olympic gold medalist and winner of Dancing With the Stars, and Keegan Allen, popular TV star from Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars. Attendees can also enjoy shopping with amazing deals and top brands, fashion shows, DIY workshops, games, giveaways and more.

Hernandez is no stranger to the spotlight as an Olympic gold medalist in the 2016 Summer Games and winner of Dancing With the Stars season 23. She recently published a book titled I Got This: To Gold and Beyond, which shares her story in her own words. Hernandez will be at Southern Women’s Show Saturday, April 22, at 1 p.m. on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage in the Jim Graham Building. She will participate in an audience Q&A, sell and sign copies of her book, and take photos with fans. Her biggest fans can purchase a VIP experience for $75 on the show website, which includes two show tickets, two Southern Women’s Show bags, a signed copy of her book, private meet and greet with photo opportunity, a signed photo and reserved seating during her Q&A.

Allen stars as Toby Cavanaugh in Freeform’s long-time show Pretty Little Liars. He also recently released a book titled life.love.beauty, which features photos taken by Allen himself. Allen will be at the show Sunday, April 23, at 1:30 p.m. on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage. Fans can purchase a VIP experience with Allen for $50 on the show website, including one show ticket, a signed copy of his book, private meet and greet, photo opportunity, signed photo, Southern Women’s Show bag and reserved seating during his Q&A.

The Southern Women’s Show weekend includes activities and entertainment for the whole family with Girls Night Out, Teacher Appreciation Day and Mother Daughter Day. The 2017 show includes new features, such as the Etsy Pavilion with local Etsy shops as well as craft classes on the Spotlight Stage. Fan favorites like the Firefighter Fashion Show and the Fido Fashion Show return to entertain the crowd while raising awareness and funding to local nonprofits. Guests can enjoy cosmetic consults, makeovers and giveaways from Belk’s team of experts. The Belk beauty bar is also debuting MAC and Urban Decay products. Attendees can sample North Carolina’s finest foods in the expanded Got to Be NC Pavilion in the Exposition Center.

The Southern Women’s Show runs Friday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 23, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at an advanced discount price of $10 online or $8 at local Walgreens locations starting March 21. Tickets can also be purchased for $12 at the door. Tickets for children ages 6 through 12 are $6 and children under the age of 6 can attend free of charge with a paying adult. For the first time, those interested can also purchase a three-day wristband for admission throughout the whole weekend for $15 on the Southern Shows website. For more information, visit www.SouthernShows.com/WRA.

About the Southern Women’s Show:

The Southern Women’s Show is the premier weekend-long event for women in the Triangle community and attracts tens of thousands of guests each year. It features celebrity guests, shopping, and workshops on food, fashion, beauty, health and fitness, business, education, home, travel, and more. The 2017 show is proudly sponsored by Chevrolet, Food Lion and WRAL-TV. The event is organized by Southern Shows Inc., a Charlotte-based company that hosts 11 Women’s shows annually. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.SouthernShows.com/WRA.


April 21, 2017
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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NC State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States

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