The 10 Best Wedding Fairs in Manchester

If you want to plan the wedding of the century, then you should attend the top 10 best wedding fairs in Manchester. Why? Because it’s where the professionals gather. Get top tips, ideas and inspiration from those who know the perfect wedding formula. 

Please bare in mind that the below wedding fairs are subject to change, and all information is supplied at the discretion of the event holder. Please contact them if you would like any further information. 

This popular wedding fair usually  takes place on Hathersage Road, but this location is subject to change year on year. 

Looking for creativity and innovation? The Magpie Wedding show is a day of live music, hair and makeup demos, useful and inspirational talks, and lots of tea and coffee. Sit back, relax and enjoy a cuppa as you ponder about what your wedding day will feel like. 

Find out more about The Magpie Wedding Show here.

For only £3 online and £5 on the door, you can experience an unforgettable wedding fair with unlimited expertise shared by the professionals. 

The Etihad Stadium Manchester Wedding Fayre showcases over 65 leading wedding suppliers. Take along your partner, friends and family for what is set to be a day filled with fun, love, and lots of free cake samples. Thought it couldn’t get any better? There are two planned catwalk shows at 1pm and 3pm. 

Find out more about Etihad Stadium Manchester Wedding Fayre here.


Located on Gorton Lane, the Monastery Gorton Wedding Fair is open to happy couples to enter for free. The fair itself is open from 11am to 3pm and you’ll receive a goody bag on arrival. If you struggle to find parking near, then worry no longer. This wedding fair venue has free parking just outside.

What’s on offer? You’ll get to chat to over 40 of the leading suppliers in your local area. Get access to the secret tips of the industry, and get a behind the scenes look at how your wedding day will operate. 


This is the one and only Urban Wedding Fayre in the industry, and you are cordially invited to take part. What’s in store for you? A festival and bohemian lover’s dream. You can expect a series of live acts through the day, an Urban Spa, and suppliers who will showcase their craft.

Meet the friendly faces behind wedding barbers, suitwear specialists, bridal wear boutiques and accessory queens. This is a great opportunity for you to soak up information like a sponge. Take a pen and paper, and be prepared to take notes! 

Find out more about The Urban Wedding Fayre Manchester here.


The National Wedding Show takes place in Manchester Central, and is one of the biggest fairs in the North West of England. Child tickets are available at £6.50 for ages 11-15, and entry is free for under 10s. 

This fair is a two day long event, full of activities and fun. Invite your loved ones to join you for a weekend of enjoyable wedding browsing, with chances to try on dresses, accessories, see live entertainment and test out some cake samples from leading suppliers. 

Find out more about The National Wedding Show here.

Wedding fairs are also an excuse to view your perfect venue. There’s nothing better than experimenting with ideas, materials and suppliers, whilst standing in the actual building that you are thinking of booking. 

Malmaison is a transformed 19th century warehouse, which is now a leading luxury hotel in the centre of Manchester. This perfect location will be home to 20 perfect exhibitors during the fair. These suppliers come highly recommended by this gorgeous venues. Why not pay them a visit? 

Find out more about Malmaison Manchester Wedding Fair here.

The Indie Wedding Fair is a unique and alternative wedding planning event. Who does it appeal to? The adventurous, trendy and stylish couple that seek something a little unconventional for their wedding day. Does this sound like you?

In order to find out about the location, date and time of their Manchester fairs, you will need to keep a close eye on their Facebook page. Click on the image below to read more about this engaging fair, and to discover when the next one will take place near you. 

Find out more about The Indie Wedding Fair here.


Head on over to Higher Bridge Street for the Greater Manchester Wedding Fair this year. What’s in store for you? Free entry and free parking. You can also enjoy a lovely goody bag, as well as gain bags full of industry information and knowledge too. 

All of the tips and advice that you collect at a wedding fair can be extremely handy in the long run. Who knows… you might even meet your dream vendor that  will transform your big day into everything that you hoped it would be. 

Find out more about Greater Manchester Wedding Fair here.

If FREE entry doesn't get you through the door, then an extensive guided tour of the gorgeous Manchester Hall will. Join this lovely venue for an unforgettable wedding fair showcase. 

You’ll get to see each of the 13 event spaces, all dressed in a wedding style to inspire and dazzle you. Get a feel for the space, and picture yourself having your wedding reception there. This is a priceless experience, and will almost act as a taster day for the real thing. 

Find out more about Manchester Hall Wedding Fair here.

The Manchester Golf Club Wedding Fair takes place on Rochdale Road in Middleton. You’ll find out why this one is so popular as soon as you see the beautiful surroundings.

What’s on the agenda? Meet an array of the leading wedding suppliers in Manchester and enjoy the free canapes provided by the talented chefs. You can even take a relaxing stroll around the grounds, and imagine what the backdrop to your wedding photographs could look like. 

Find out more about The Manchester Golf Club Wedding Fair here.