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How to Prepare for the Tweed Wedding Trail

The biggest wedding event in the Tweed is back for its seventh consecutive year this summer and we’re here to help you make the most of the the day. Here’s some tips to help you prepare for when Sunday, 14th of January, comes around!

GATHER YOUR SUPPORT CREW

The Tweed Wedding Trail is the perfect opportunity to include your family and friends in wedding planning. Invite along your nearest and dearest to come with you to the Tweed Wedding Trail. Whether it’s your partner, mum, or even a bridesmaid/groomsmen or two to make the day super fun, we think the more the merrier!

Once you have your support crew set, invite them along by sharing the Facebook event to make sure they lock in the date!

Image via Cloud Catcher Studios

DECIDE WHICH VENUES YOU’D LIKE TO VISIT

With 8 venues opening their doors across the Tweed coast and hinterland for the Tweed Wedding Trail, getting to all of them can be a bit tricky in just 7 hours. To help narrow down down the list, think about what your ideal venue must-haves or non-negotiable are. Perhaps you want a DIY venue or an venue that’s all-inclusive, a view out to the coast through the rolling hills of the hinterlands or being in close proximity to the beach, or a setting for a small intimate wedding or a venue that can fit up to 200+ guests. Whatever you have in mind, thinking about your non-negotiable may help short list some of the venues you’d like to visit.

Having a hard time deciding? Check out our blog introducing the 2024 Tweed Wedding Trail Venues and Suppliers to help you decide!

We think visiting 4 to 5 venues is manageable but if you want to hit all the venues that is achievable too! Just be sure to register your attendance to receive a copy of the e-booklet a week before the event which includes our signature Trail Map to help you plan efficiently!

Image via Pineapple Images

Image via Daniel Chafer Photography

RESEARCH THE SUPPLIERS

With 90+ amazing and talented suppliers showcasing their talents on the day – from photographers to planners, florists, food trucks, stationery designers, pet-minders and more, it can be a bit overwhelming. We suggest doing a bit of research on the suppliers you’d like to meet before the day to ensure you get to chat to all the suppliers on your list!

You can find all the participating and suppliers here!

Image via Figtree Pictures 

PLAN THE DAY

On the day of the Trail, the 8 venues will be open from 9am to 4pm (NSW time) so feel free to explore at your own pace but keep in mind that there are a few activities that may be time dependent. Not all venues are open from 9am to 4pm either, some will be earlier, and some later. Check out all the opening times here and keep an eye on our Facebook event page

MAKE A WEEKEND OUT OF IT

A day of driving between venues and meeting suppliers can take it’s toll, so we recommend making a weekend out of exploring the beautiful Tweed region. Book into one of the featured accommodations, check out the local beaches, make a reservation at one of the award-winning restaurants, or even book in a pampering session to unwind.

Image via Tweed Coast Guide

Image via Tweed Coast Guide

We can’t wait to see you all around the Tweed at the 2024 Tweed Wedding Trail. Be sure to register your attendance for the the latest updates and to receive a copy of the e-booklet a week before the event, along with exclusive discounts, special offers, and our signature Trail Map!

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