February 16, 2014 & February 15, 2015. The Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce hosts this bridal showcase, sponsored by 3 Cheers Party Rentals & Seaside Wedding Connection, in the St. James Community Center, the largest venue available in the area for a wedding. Representatives from caterers, reception venues, entertainment consultants, florists, photographers, party rentals, bakeries and wine shops as well as wedding officiate and wedding planners are on hand to assist with all your wedding plans. The expo runs from 1 PM until 4 PM and admission is $5.00 (tax included), however, brides-to-be are admitted free and will receive a Southern Cape Fear Coast Wedding Planner. More than $1,000 worth of door prizes will also be given.