Mackay's Premier 29th Annual Bridal Fair

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Mackay’s Premier Annual Bridal Fair is Mackay’s longest running bridal fair and one of regional Queensland’s most successful.

  • Date: Sunday, 1 February, 2015
  • Time: Doors open 10 am
  • Venue: Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre, Cnr Macalister Street and Alfred Street, Mackay
  • Entry is a gold coin donation to Breast Cancer Support Services

Mackay's Premier Annual Bridal Fair has a new online home at:


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What they said last year...

"...Was a super fun day at the MECC and really great to meet and greet with all the stalls."
Facebook, 02 February 2014

"It was a beautiful day Lucy and Jon. $1446 to breast cancer support services that's wonderful"
Facebook, 02 February 2014

"Congratulations, well done & thank you, an awesome event :)"
Toby Kroner Photography
Facebook, 02 Febraury 2014

" was a very successful day, I enjoyed it immensely. Loved meeting all our new couples and a great time to catch up with our present couples..."
Rhonda Hall, Marriage Celebrant
Email, 02 Febraury 2014


Mackay's longest running bridal fair was first held in 1987 at the old Harbour Lights Restaurant at the Mackay Outer Harbour. At that first Bridal Fair, co-ordinators Russ, Bev and Murray McLay wanted to “assist couples in the preparation … (of) a successful and memorable wedding day” by providing a service to the Mackay region found only in larger metropolitan centres at the time. The McLays vision of “a one-stop advisory service” with “all the things needed for the bride … under one roof” is continued in Mackay’s Premier Annual Bridal Fair.

Russ and Bev McLay
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The Daily Mercury – 23 January 1987
Brides' fair a one-stop wedding shop
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The Daily Mercury – 04 February 1987
First bridal fair big success
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In the News…

The Midweek – 22 January 2014
Bridal fair for wedding planners
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The Daily Mercury – 25 January 2014
Fair-ly perfect wedding plan
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The Daily Mercury – 30 January 2014
Young couples can find inspiration for special day
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The Daily Mercury – 31 January 2014
Break tradition not the bank
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The Daily Mercury – 03 February 2014
Mackay businesses strut their stuff at successul wedding expo
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The Daily Mercury – 03 February 2014
Lifestyle and glamour on show in Mackay
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The Daily Mercury – 03 February 2014
What makes a wedding successful?
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