How to Plan a Perfect Margaret River Wedding Day

How to plan a perfect Margaret River wedding day

Once all the celebrations have died down from your engagement it is time to start planning your wedding. This may seem like a huge task ahead of you – however it does not have to be!

You have chosen one of the most picturesque and stunning locations to have your wedding day, the amazing South West region around Margaret River. By using the largest directory available for Margaret River wedding resources you will be able to plan your perfect day.

There are many different things to consider and plan, and a large directory will provide you with plenty of choice in order to find the perfect provider for each part of the wedding. Whilst all of our suppliers might not be locals to the area, they do operate in Margaret River because they love the region as much as you do. Rather than limiting your choices to local providers, we have selected the best of the best in surrounding areas and Perth that will also come to Margaret River or the town of your choice for your day.

Where do I start?

You can find a supplier by selecting the location of your wedding. The locations covered in our extensive Margaret River Wedding Directory include:

  • Albany
  • Denmark
  • Augusta
  • Bridgetown
  • Bunbury
  • Bunker Bay
  • Busselton
  • Donnybrook
  • Dunsborough
  • Eagle Bay
  • Esperance
  • Forest Grove
  • Grace Town
  • Manjimup
  • Margaret River
  • Pemberton
  • Margaret River

Each location has its own amazing reasons for having your wedding day. From Margaret Rivers’ amazing wineries and vineyards, to Bunker Bay beaches, and Pemberton’s stunning Karri Valley forests. You are sure to make the perfect decision of where to hold you day in the South West.

Margaret River Wedding Directory Resources

After you have had your initial discussions with your fiancé regarding your style, requisites, and budgets for the overall wedding it is time to put together a plan for each aspect.

Lock down your venue

It is important to decide on a date range and select where you want to hold your wedding. Whether it is a traditional church wedding, winery, a beach, a function room, or a gorgeous forest backdrop, you will be able to find the perfect venue in our categories covering:

Venues usually require a deposit to lock in your date, and final payment just before the wedding date. In the mean time you can generally book in for menu tastings and decide on the food for the day and advise the venue of numbers on final payment.

Lock down the people involved

Once this is sorted out, you will know the date and location for all of the service providers on the day. These include:


If your function venue or reception area does not provide food (such as a garden party or beach reception) you will need to book in catering. Think about what you and your partner like to eat, if you want sit down meals, or if you would like a cocktail function to determine style of food. Our suppliers will be able to discuss all the options and logistical points with you.

DJ’s and music

We have a fantastic range of DJ’s and live bands that service the Southwest Region. It is important to book them in early to get the type of entertainment you want.

Hair and Makeup

In order to look your best on your wedding day, book in only the best hair stylist and make-up artist. We have plenty of talented providers to choose from. When selecting a hair and makeup artist it is best practice to have a trial run to see how it will look on the day.

Limos and Cars

Limos and Wedding Cars need to be booked in as soon as you have the date in place. We have a very wide selection for our Margaret River and South West directory users to choose from. Whether it is a classic car, or a modern Chrysler Limo, we have them all under one category for you to browse.


You need to be perfectly comfortable with the celebrant you choose for your day so it is wise to meet them beforehand or at least speak over the phone, Skype, or request a sample of their work via video.   The celebrants in the Margaret River Wedding Directory can guide you through your day, give you advice on legal documents, and can also provide a full service performing the ceremony also.

Record your wedding day

On the big day you will find that everything goes by so quickly. It is great to sit down after the wedding and see photos, watch the video, and checkout your guest book with fun photos taken in the photo booth. You can find amazing suppliers to make up your team in our categories for:

Choose your decorations

You will likely have an idea in your mind about what you want your day to look like, and if you don’t you can always hire a wedding planner to organise it all for you. You can also liaise with the wedding planner regarding any of the preferred suppliers you like from the Margaret River Wedding Directory. You can peruse:

Organise your guests

It is likely that if you are not a local to Margaret River or the South West, that your guests will not be either. They will require accommodation, as well as yourself needing a luxurious wedding suite. Be sure to book this as soon as you have a date for your wedding so you can tell your hair and makeup providers where to go on the day, and where you will be collected from for the transport provider. Many accommodation places also provide discount deals for wedding guests, especially if you are also having the wedding there. Check out our Accommodation category for ideas.

Dress yourself

There is no doubt that different brides have different styles and visions for their wedding day. You might have a tight budget, want a simple dress, or want to go all out and wear the most glamorous dress you can find. And when it comes to suits, you can make it easy by hiring from a retailer which supplies to the region. Get these things organised well in advance to avoid disappointment and account for any alterations. Check out our Bridal Wear and Suits section for more info.

When you are planning you need to provide yourself with all the best resources to make sure you don’t miss anything. Margaret River Wedding Directory is the largest of its kind and is dedicated to the Margaret River region and surrounds alone. All of our suppliers are locals or travel to the region to supply the services because they love being in the area and love getting involved in weddings.

If you need help with your wedding day, just jump on to the Margaret River Wedding Directory and let us help you sort out your day.

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