It’s finally going to happen! Oprah Winfrey is eloping with longtime beau Stedman Graham — after one of the longest celebrity engagements ever.

The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively that the excited bride-to-be is making plans to tie the knot over the Christmas holidays this year on an exotic tropical island. Afterward, the duo will take a romantic honeymoon cruise.

The issue that is on sale now has the dramatic and touching story of how Oprah finally accepted the proposal Stedman first made back in 1992. And you’ll also learn the surprising reason why the talk queen decided to say “yes” after a decade of indecision.

Oprah’s momentous change of heart has transformed her life, and you can read all the fascinating details — ONLY in The ENQUIRER.