Wedding Tip | Our Local Bridal Guide for SC’s Tax Free Weekend, Aug. 7-9

South Carolina’s Tax Free weekend is this weekend, August 7-9th. This weekend comes around once a year in time for back to school shopping, but luckily for brides it includes all clothing—meaning all purchased wedding dresses are tax-free! We’ve compiled a list of some great shops for you to visit in the Upstate. Don’t forget to call ahead to schedule an appointment!

Carolina Bride and Groom LogoCarolina Bride & Groom | 109 Fairview Pointe Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29681

(864) 963-9333

Carolina Bride & Groom have a wonderful deal going on over the weekend. All of their wedding gowns are 10-25% off in addition to South Carolina’s 6% sales tax. They are also offering 10% off accessories. While in store, be sure to ask about their custom made veils – to inquire about a discount on a custom veil, mention The Old Cigar Warehouse! They recently designed a stunning veil that incorporated the lace of the bride’s dress.

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Dimitra Designs | Location: 303 North Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville, SC 29607

(864) 467-0801

Dimitra Designs is offering two different sales during tax-free weekend. On Friday they will be offering marked down pieces from $99 to $499, which is an excellent value. On Saturday they will be having a blowout sale with select dresses up to 50% off. Certain restrictions apply- certain stock, some pieces won’t be marked down but are tax-free. Be sure to check their website for more details on deals!



David’s Bridal | 301 Haywood Road, Greenville, SC 29607

(864) 675-0088

Almost everything in David’s Bridal will be tax-free this weekend, the exceptions being jewelry and garment bags. Be sure to stop by to take advantage of their wide selection of tax-free dresses and other accessories.


The Castle Prom and Bridal

Spartanburg Location | 1411 West O Ezell Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC | (864) 576-5901

Anderson Location | 2500 North Main Street, Anderson, SC | (864) 224-9410

In addition to much of the store being tax-free, The Castle will be offering 20% off all accessories on Friday and Saturday. Be sure to stop by at the beginning of the weekend because they are closed on Sunday and you don’t want to miss their sale!


Carolina Traditions | 3225 Reidville Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301

(864) 576-3900

Carolina Traditions will be offering a wonderful sale in addition to the 6% off sales tax. They will be having a “yellow dot” sale, which means that all items with a yellow dot will be an extra 20% off their already reduced price. They have many dresses that will be included in this sale, so be sure to schedule an appointment for their Friday and Saturday hours!

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