6 Reasons To Fall In Love With Love A Fair

6 Reasons To Fall In Love With Love A Fair


The Southern Highlands sure knows how to put on an event with a difference. We seem to have that little extra somethin’ somethin’ when it comes to creating unique events showcasing our stunning area and super-savvy, local businesses.

Love A Fair: A Southern Highlands Wedding Showcase is exactly the sort of event we’re talking about here. In its fifth year, Love A Fair is one of the largest outdoor wedding showcase events in regional NSW. And it’s right here in the Southern Highlands – super exciting!

So if you liked it and put a ring on it, and you’re in the trenches of organising all things fabulous and wedding-y, here’s 6 reasons why Love A Fair is the place to be this Sunday.


It’s got a cruisy, festival vibe

No beige, clinical convention centre here. There is plenty of space, thanks to the outdoor location and there’s no need to rush - you can take your time, bring a picnic blanket, take off your shoes and feel the grass under your feet, kickback and listen to live music in between catching up with suppliers. Anything that makes the whole wedding planning experience more relaxed gets our vote!

Love A Fair Bradman Oval


65+ fabbo wedding suppliers and local venues in one spot – all for you!

Imagine what having over 65 creative and talented wedding suppliers and venues in one beautiful space looks like….so much wedding inspo in one spot!

From make-up artists to florists, hairdressers to hotels, musicians, event stylists, caterers, stationery designers, transport providers……its all at Love A Fair. A number of caterers will be whipping up gourmet delights for you to taste test and the caravan bars will hand out non-alcoholic drinks….think delicious mocktails and fruit-infused water to keep you hydrated and on task.

There’s also the Wedding Trail, a fab concept where you can pop out to do a site visit of a venue that takes your fancy. Check the program on the day for Wedding Trail details and participating venues.

Love A Fair Gracie Caravan


Access to special deals and prizes

Many of the suppliers will be offering up special deals and discounts for those bride and groom to-be’s who attend on the day. Apparently, the average cost of a wedding in Australia last year hovered just under the $50,000 mark – yikes! So, anything that takes the sting out of the wedding budget tail is good, right?

Oh and if you pre-purchase your tickets online, you go into the draw to win $1500 worth of freebies! How does a $1000 gift voucher from Evans Jewellers Narellan and a $500 stationery gift voucher from You’re Invited By Kaity sound?

Iconic venue

Maybe we’re a little biased but with its white picket fence, soft, green grass, and towering trees, Bradman Oval has to be one of the most charming backdrops for any sort of event – let alone a beautiful wedding showcase. And if you or your betrothed – we LOVE that word: so Pride and Prejudice! – are fans of wielding the willow, The Bradman Museum is a cricket ball’s throw away from the showcase. Could be a good way to keep someone distracted….know what we mean?


Stylish and on trend bridal designs on show

If you haven’t said yes to the dress, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to ooh and aah at a stunning range of designs at Love A Fair’s fashion parade at midday. Macarthur designer Denisse M Vera will be showcasing her unique bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses. Denisse travels extensively across the globe and is an accomplished photographer. The photos she takes on her travels form the inspiration for creating her unique, textural and quite simply beautiful designs.

Make-up artists and hairdressers will also be styling the runway models, and the creativity of talented, local florists will be on show, with each florist creating a bespoke bouquet to be walked down the runway.

Love A Fair Wedding Fashion Parade


You can kiss an alpaca

Pucker up! Wait….what? Nope, this is not a typo. You can kiss – or be kissed – by an alpaca! We are dying from all of the cute, here!  These gentle, lovable creatures will give your special day an extra dash of magic, and give your guests plenty to talk about. They are so people friendly and ridiculously gorgeous – imagine your wedding pics! We love this idea and you can meet Alpaca Kisses at A Love A Fair.

alpacca kissed


Event deets

It all sounds pretty fabulous, yes? Get your tickets online to go in the draw to win $1500 worth of jewellery and stationery design. And we’ll see you at Bradman Oval, Bowral on Sunday 20 January 10:00am – 3:00pm. It just looks so good, we’ve all decided to renew our wedding vows in the office too. Any excuse, right?


All the gorgeous pics are by Fortunate Fellow photography.



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