There are plenty of wedding fairs coming up - time for you to really whet your appetite for all things wedding related. Starting this weekend and running until early March, you're sure to get the inspiration you've been searching for in several of Cork's best known wedding venues.
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Fota Island Resort – Exclusive Wedding Showcase - 27th January – 12-5pm
Christmas has been and gone, and for those who woke up to the excitement of an engagement ring under the Christmas tree or were surprised with a proposal on New Year's Eve, Fota Island Resort have the return of its highly anticipated Spring Wedding Showcase.
Join the team at Fota Island Resort and begin the exciting journey of planning your big day. An invaluable resource for those tying the knot, Fota Island Resort's Spring Wedding Showcase takes place on Sunday 27th January and will present every possible service and suggestion for your special day.
Expect the finest of photographers, wedding planners, bakers and musicians showcasing their top services. There'll be delicious delights from Broken Spoon Cakes, Baker Boy Cakes and Butler's Ice Cream, photography from photographers John Sexton, David Clynch and Ted Murphy, videography with Studio Plus, flowers from florists Flower Power and Wonderous Weddings, magic from magician Gerard Kearney, while wedding planners To Have & To Hold will answer any questions you may have, tending to your every need.
It's guaranteed to be a day not to be missed!
Oriel House Hotel – Winter Wedding Fair – 27th January – 2-5pm
Come meet the Oriel's experienced and dedicated wedding team to fully envision what your wedding day could be. Take a tour of the new look wedding suite, civil ceremony suite & bridal suite.
- FREE car parking
- FREE admission
Love Weddings, Love Oriel House!
The Brehon Hotel, Killarney – Wedding Consultation Day – 27th January – 12-5pm
Visit the Brehon this January 27th for their Wedding Consultation Day! See the hotel in unique natural surroundings of beauty. Experience the Brehon's Virtual Reality Tour, view their Banqueting Suite and meet the team behind your Brehon Wedding.
Booking advisable: Contact Sharon Devine, Wedding Sales Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 064-66 30700.
Clayton Silver Springs – Wedding Showcase – 27th January – 1-5pm
A day for your diary, on Sunday 24th February 2019 the Clayton are holding their wedding consultation afternoon from 2-4 pm. With complimentary admission their Wedding Coordinators will be on hand to help you plan your most memorable of occasions from beginning to end. The wedding suites will be fully decorated to give you a real sense of what’s on offer and to help you set the scene for your big day. So, whether you’re planning a large reception or a more intimate one, the Clayton Silver Springs can make your dream day come true.
Kenmare Bay – Wedding Open Day – 3rd February – 12-5pm
The Kenmare Bay Hotel recently completed their Wedding Banquet Suite Make-Over. Along with a complete décor update with luxurious tones and a neutral colour palette, they now have chiavari chairs and a personalised lighting system with tailored colour schemes to suit each couple and each wedding perfectly.
To showcase their new look, they are having a Wedding Open Day, Sunday February 3rd, from 12-5pm. Meet with the dedicated Wedding Team, see the revamped Wedding Banquet Suite and tour the hotel facilities. You will also get the opportunity to avail of special discounts on the day.
Call Sile or Alan today or pop us an email to register your interest. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Castlemartyr Resort - The Spectacular Vintage & Bespoke Wedding Fair – 3rd February – 12-4pm
The Spectacular Vintage Wedding Fair Cork is on in the Castlemartyr Resort from 12-4 on Sunday 3rd February.
This is the perfect place for brides and grooms to-be who are looking for something a little more unique, personal, handmade or vintage for their big day. There will be dozens of stalls offering everything from bridal wear, cakes, flowers and favours to cars and musicians.
Relax and plan at the Vintage Tea Party.
There will also be:
- Live music
- Delicious Food served on site
- Vintage Bridal Models
- Hair and Make Up Demos
and lots more DIY, ideas and inspiration!
Tickets are priced at just €5.
The Kingsley – Wedding Showcase - 10th February
From its stunning location overlooking the River Lee to its opulent interior, The Kingsley is Cork’s most elegant address for a wedding. Visit this wedding showcase to experience one of Cork's most luxurious city wedding venues.
The Kingsley is ideally suited to host memorable weddings, civil ceremonies and informal blessings. The dedicated wedding team would be delighted to customize an event which fully suits your every need. From the first meeting with the committed Events Team, to the final send-off of the happy couple, you and your partner will know they have made the perfect choice.
The Wedding Experience Expo (held at Clayton Silver Springs) – 16th & 17th February
The Wedding Experience Expo is setting out to be a wedding fair like no other. Couples will be able to tailor the experience to their own needs entirely, with the benefit of a show guide with exhibitor information in advance, in addition to a planner for each bride to arrange appointments.
With over 100 exhibitors across 30 categories, couple’s will have the option to arrange their entire wedding while at the fair.
Other unique features of the fair include, The Groom’s Room, A Money Matters Room, as well as fashion shows, demos and expert chats and advice from the main stage. VIP tickets and the option to enjoy afternoon tea in the hotel and soak up the atmosphere will complete the perfect day out for Brides & Groom to be.
The Heights Hotel Killarney – Wedding Showcase – 17th February – 12-5pm
The 4* Heights Hotel has over 40 years Wedding Experience. Their Motto is Your Wedding, Your Vision, Your Way and this is exactly how you will be treated from the day you book your wedding until you say 'I do'. Come to their wedding fair to see the beautiful setting that will make your wedding vision perfect. From the arrivals drinks reception in the grand glass orangery, they have the ideal surroundings to make your day truly remarkable.
Clayton Silver Springs – Wedding Showcase – 24th February – 2-4pm
Visit the Clayton to see several wedding suppliers under one roof. Discover the beautiful hotel and see how your wedding day will be in the Clayton Silver Springs.
Imperial Hotel Cork – Spring Wedding Showcase - 24th February
This four star luxury boutique hotel have had the privilege of organising wedding celebrations in the heart of Cork City for the past 200 years! The Imperial aims to blend the warmth, elegance and excellence of times past with the style and luxury of a boutique guest experience to ensure you have the perfect wedding day.
The Walter Raleigh – Wedding Showcase – 3rd March
This fantastic wedding fair is happening in the Walter Raleigh Hotel Youghal on March 3rd. This free wedding event will have 30+ confirmed suppliers in attendance and is well worth a visit. Take in the seaside views and get to plan your wedding all on the one day!
Happy Wedding Planning!
Love the Cork Wedding magazine team x