European Bridal Week

Here you find essential information about the upcoming edition of European Bridal Week.

European Bridal Week


Saturday 1 April 2023 | 09:00 – 18:00
Sunday 2 April 2023 | 09:00 – 18:00
Monday 3 April 2023 | 09:00 – 17:00


Messe Essen
Entrance West | Hall 3
45131 Essen


Bridal stores can now pre-register for European Bridal Week 2023 via an easy online-registration.

1. Click here to complete the registration form:

2. Once you have completed your registration form, you will receive a confirmation email, complete with a barcode.

3. Present your barcode on the door once you arrive at Mese Essen, Germany for your fast-track entry.

Entry is free of charge for retailers and professional press. It is possible to register on the day, but we strongly advise that you register in advance to avoid queues at the registration desks.

European Bridal Week
European Bridal Week


Here you will find a hotel overview and up to date rates to book your stay in Essen.

Overview Part #1 Overview Part #2


Arriving by car

North Rhine-Westphalia’s excellent motorway network plan makes travel by car easy and comfortable and allows you to enjoy maximum flexibility on site. Take the major Rhine-Ruhr motorways A52, A3, A40 and A42 to reach Messe Essen. The signs for the exhibition centre will guide you easily to Messe Essen where you find ample parking spaces in parking house 6. From there, you can reach the venue easily within walking distance.

Please use this address for your navigation system: Norbertstraße, 45131 Essen

Please be aware that an environmental badge is obligatory for green zones in Germany. You can find all further information right here: Environmental badge

Arriving by public transport

If you are travelling by train, there are over 120 connections to and from the main station (Hauptbahnhof) in Essen itself with frequent and regular train services from there to the Essen Messe area. From the main station you can reach Messe Essen in only 5 minutes with the Underground, using line 11.

Arriving by plane

Essen is a 20 minutes drive away from the area’s main airport, Dusseldorf International. Messe Essen has its own information point at the airport, in the centre of the Arrivals area in Terminal B.

There is a free half-hourly shuttle bus service from European Bridal Week running from Dusseldorf International to Messe Essen.


As always, parking will be free of charge for visitors of European Bridal Week. Please find here further details regarding parking options: Parking Messe Essen

European Bridal Week