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A wedding fair (or fayre) is an open event that showcases a wedding venue and different wedding suppliers to brides, grooms and their wedding party. Other wedding planning events that couples can attend include, Wedding Shows and Exhibitions, Venue Open Days, Bridal Trunk Shows and even workshops. Find the best wedding fairs and events near you or across the UK in our online event diary. You can even pre-register for events in advance, contact organisers or simply save the date to attend on the day.
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21st of April 2024
Holiday Inn Newcastle - Gosforth Park Venues in Northumberland
Holiday Inn Newcastle - Gosforth Park, Northumberland, Hexham
21st of April 2024
1200-1500
Holmes Mill
Holmes Mill, Lancashire, Ribble Valley
21st of April 2024
9.00am - 5.00pm
Chelmsford Racecourse, Essex, Chelmsford
21st of April 2024
11am - 3pm
Add your own wedding fair
Leonardo Hotel Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Cheltenham
21st of April 2024
11am - 3pm
Highbury Stadium, Fleetwood F.C., Lancashire, FY7 6SP
21st of April 2024
12-3pm Catwalk 1.30pm
Channels, Essex, Chelmsford
21st of April 2024
11am - 3pm
Ravenwood Hall & Pavilion, Suffolk, Bury St Edmunds
21st of April 2024
11am - 3pm
Lympne Castle, Kent, Hythe
21st of April 2024
11am - 3pm
Mercure Manchester Norton Grange Hotel and Spa, Greater Manchester, Castleton
21st of April 2024
Our Wedding Open Day gives you the opportunity to view our beautiful suites dressed to impress and meet a selection of fabulous suppliers.
Dunston Hall, Norfolk, Norwich
21st of April 2024
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Find Wedding Fairs in 2024

Whether it is local wedding fairs, national wedding exhibitions or venue open days, you will find all the information you are looking for, all in this convenient wedding fair diary. Use the search options to find events near you, or browse by fair organisers.

Please note: these listings are updated by those that organise the events. If you have any queries about the wedding event you'd like to attend, please contact the wedding venue or event organiser directly.

FAQs about Wedding Fairs and Events

When you first begin planning your wedding, it can be very useful to attend a wedding fair for a number of reasons. Attending a wedding fair (or a similar event) is a great starting point to generate ideas, meet wedding suppliers and tour wedding venues without the pressure of booking right away.

Generally the wedding couple will attend a wedding fair together, but in reality there is no rule as to who should or should not go with you to a wedding fair. For example, many brides like to bring their maid of honour or the mother of the bride to a wedding fair to generate ideas and help everyone get excited about planning the big day.

Before you attend a wedding fair (or fayre), you should know some basic information about your wedding including how much you'd like to spend on the wedding, where you plan to get married (or information about your chosen wedding venue) and how many wedding guests you'll likely have. This is to ensure you can answer key questions that the attending wedding suppliers will ask. This is especially important if you discover a wedding business you really like at the event, as you can have a serious conversation about booking them for your big day.

Yes, grooms do attend wedding fairs. It is a myth that only brides attend these events! Anyone can attend a wedding fair and if you are part of the marrying couple, then you should definitely consider attending a wedding fair or similar event with your partner.

A wedding fair will generally be open for 3 to 4 hours. We recommend ensuring you have allowed 2 hours to attend as you'll want to allow time to walk around the wedding venue, have good conversations with wedding suppliers and enjoy the atmosphere of the event without being rushed.

There are a number of wedding related events you can attend. Wedding fairs (or fayres) are most common as they are generally local events hosted at wedding venues and happen very frequently. Other events include national wedding shows and regional wedding showcases which are bigger showcases that often feature wedding fashion shows, venue open days specifically designed for couples who want to see a wedding venue, as well as bridal trunk shows where a specific wedding dress designer is showcased at a boutiques.

A wedding fair is an event designed for wedding suppliers to showcase their work and meet wedding couples who are getting married at the host venue, considering the host venue for a wedding or tying the knot elsewhere in the local area. A wedding venue open day (or venue showcase) is focused on showing the wedding venue to prospective couples. While suppliers may be represented at these events, it is usually a display of their work or their leaflets being included in a gift bag rather than their attendance at the event.