2018 Wedding Fairs – Dorset and nearby

Wedding fairs are a great way to meet local suppliers and get ideas and inspiration for your wedding. With so many events taking place, it’s hard to keep track of what’s being held when and where so we’ve compiled this handy list of all the best wedding fairs, wedding exhibitions and wedding showcase events in Dorset and the surrounding areas. Just click on any of the events below to see more details…


January 2018

OUR TOP TIP:  If you only go to one fair this month, don’t miss…

The brand new DIY Wedding Fair at Organford Wedding Party Barn, just outside of Poole near to Farmer Palmers! If you’re having a DIY wedding and want to get ideas and inspiration on how to truly personalise it then this one is for you!

All other fairs, showcases and exhibitions in January 2018:

7 January 2018 – FJB Hotels 2018 Wedding Fair at Harbour Heights Hotel, Sandbanks Hotel and the Haven Hotel

7 January 2018 – RNLI Wedding Open Day at the RNLI College in Poole

7 January 2018 – Wedding Open Event at the King’s Hotel in Christchurch

14 January 2018 – The Thistle Hotel, Poole Quay

14 January – The Winter Wedding Show at the Italian Villa, Compton Acres, Poole

14 January 2018 – Weymouth Pavilion Wedding Fair, Weymouth

21 January 2018 – Sopley Mill Wedding Open Day, near Christchurch (One of our favourite DIY wedding venues!)

28 January 2018 – the DIY Wedding Fair, Wedding Party Barn, Organford, Poole

28 January 2018 – The Green House Hotel Wedding Open Day

28 January 2018 – Canford Wedding Exhibition, Canford School

28 January 2018 – Wedding Showcase Event at the Captain’s Club in Christchurch

28 January 2018 – Wedding Open Event at the King’s Hotel in Christchurch

February 2018

7 February – Wedding Wednesday at the Old Vicarage near Christchurch

9-11 February – the BIC Wedding Show 2018 at the BIC, Bournemouth

18 February 2018 – The Lighthouse Wedding Exhibition, Poole

25 February 2018 – Wedding Open Event at the King’s Hotel in Christchurch

25 February 2018 – Lulworth Castle Wedding Showcase  

March 2018

4 March 2018 – Littledown Wedding Fair at the Littledown Centre, Bournemouth

4 March 2018 – The Riviera Hotel Wedding Fair & Showcase, Weymouth 

4 March 2018 – Rhinefield House Hotel Wedding Fayre, the New Forest

18 March 2018 – East Dorset Wedding Show at Corfe Hills School 

25 March 2018 – Milton Abbey Spring Wedding Show at Milton Abbey School, Blandford Forum

April 2018

15 April 2018 – Larmer Tree Wedding Fair 2018 

22 April 2018 – Wimborne Spring Wedding Show 2018

May 2018

12 May 2018 – Wedding Fayre in the Square, Wimborne Square

13 May 2018 – The Dorset Wedding Festival Spring 2018 

September 2018

23 September 2018 – Wimborne Autumn Wedding Show 2018 at the Orangery Suite, Wimborne