Whether you got engaged at Christmas, on Valentines Day or made the most of the leap year and got down on bended knee, The Suffolk Coast is the perfect location to say 'I Do'. You're spoilt for choice when it comes to venues and suppliers too, take a look at our wedding fairs guide and start planning your big day!
If you're dreaming of a wedding on The Suffolk Coast, take a look at our 'Weddings Guide' for stunning venues, honeymoon destinations and top suppliers!
Wedding Open day at Bruisyard Hall, Saxmundham
1st March, 11am - 3pm
Sample delicious canapés and a glass of Prosecco while you soak up the atmosphere of the Bruisyard Hall. The hall itself has 12 bedrooms, a games room and even an attic bar, making it an idyllic place to house the wedding party. Even dogs are welcome, so you can make your four-legged friend a part of the big day.
The Wedding Fayre, Trinity Park, Ipswich
8th March, 11am - 3pm
Adults - £1.50, Children - free
Over 60 vendors gather at this, the most established wedding fair in the area. Find all the inspiration you need for your special day in over 300 acres of stunning parkland. There will be live music performances and bridal tours, as well as a free bottle of beer for the first 20 grooms to arrive after 1pm.
Wedding Open day, Flynn Valley Terrace, Ipswich
8th March 11am - 3pm
Join the staff at Flynn Valley to experience the stylish and modern venue, alongside a selection of local wedding suppliers. Complimentary canapés and fizz are on offer for all visitors.
Seckford Hall Wedding Show, Woodbridge
15th March, 11am - 3pm
Seckford Hall is nestled in a private valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is a stunning setting for your big day. Come and take a look around the magnificent grounds whilst meeting a range of quality suppliers. The bride and groom will leave with a goody bag and a lot of wedding inspiration.
Wedding showcase at Haughley Park
15th March, 10.30am - 3.30pm
The Haughley Park wedding showcase is a unique experience, allowing couples to view the barn venue bedecked with inspirational décor. Grab a drink from the bar and perhaps a bite to eat while you enjoy the musical entertainment. Then make your way into the adjoining marque to meet the carefully curated range of suppliers including artisan ice cream makers, Sassa’s cakes and vintage furniture, to style your event.
The Wedding Fayre, Copdock Hall, Ipswich
19th April, 11.00am - 3.30pm
Adults - £1.50, Children - free.
This stunning grade II listed Tudor barn houses a wide range of quality wedding suppliers, with delicious refreshments and a bar open all day. A free bottle of Bucks Fizz is given to the first 20 brides, plus a goody bag and free wedding magazine for all.
Wedding Open Day, Manor Farm Ipswich
3rd May, 11am - 3pm
Explore the possibility of a woodland wedding at the stunning Manor Farm barn in the peaceful Suffolk countryside. With the events team on hand to answer any questions and the newly renovated Poplar barn on view, you might be tempted into a wedding day with a difference.
Express yourself Wedding show, Tide Mill Way, Woodbridge
28th June 11am - 3pm
Inject a little style and excitement into your wedding planning at this vibrant wedding show for free spirited couples. Visit a range of edgy, unique and colourful suppliers and enjoy the live music and catwalk show.
Bride: The Wedding show, Milsoms Kesgrave Hall
13th September 11am - 3.30pm
For couples who are organising a Suffolk wedding, this is a chance to meet with a range of local vendors such as bridal boutiques, photographers and florists and let your imagination run wild in the stunning surroundings of Milsoms Kesgrave Hall. Whilst there you can enter a fantastic competition to win dinner, bed and breakfast at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall and every visitor leaves with a copy of Suffolk Brides Magazine.
The Suffolk Wedding show, Wherstead Park
4th October, 10.30am - 3pm
Free entry or optional charity donation
Visit this stately venue and meet with the best local businesses to make your wedding truly spectacular- from chair covers to balloons and the venue itself, there’s plenty to take your fancy. When you tire of perusing the stalls gather for refreshments in the atrium and discuss your plans for the big day.