The Rocks Functions


The Rocks Functions has been a long time favourite for natives of the Sunshine Coast. Located at the base of a mountain and facing the beautiful Maroochy River, this well loved spot oozes charm and personality.

After a prestigious history as an award winning restaurant, The Rocks Functions reopened it’s doors in 2015 and will be continuing it’s transformation over the coming months to include amazing Sunday seafood lunches along with a stunning space designed especially for weddings. Their team are making this alluring establishment hard to pass up by treating their clientele to delicious local produce, great wine and the type of relaxed vibe that will make you want to move in!

With an awesome squad of dedicated helpers gathered from across the globe, The Rocks Functions take care of every last detail. From their beyond talented chef’s, who have worked extensively all over the world, experienced staff who come from 5 star restaurants and venues, through to their in-house stylist who has been working her magic for over 20 years, this is a venue hard to beat!

Come and meet them for yourself at the next Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair and find out more about The Rocks Functions on Facebook or their website.


The White Tree


Not your average wedding business, The White Tree do just about everything!

Tired of the cheesy, old-school wedding vibe, they decided to put their collective talents together to create a one-of-a-kind wedding experience where couples can get film, photography and live music all under one roof!

Their energetic live shows, cool cinematic films and naturalistic photography have made them a fan favourite and their tight-knit team are one of the country’s top creative talents for modern weddings. Producing and editing all around Australia and across the world, these guys know how to get a party started!

We are so excited that The White Tree is part of our line-up for the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair! We just love these guys and we know you will too! Find out more about this rad biz on their Facebook page or website.


Boho Sisters


Travelers, dreamers and lovers all things bohemian, that’s how you would describe the incomparable Boho Sisters!

A unique event and styling company based on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, their fresh take on wedding and event styling is professional and refined with a personalised, relaxed approach. Known for their romantic and intimate affairs, the stunning spaces that they create will leave your guests spellbound and raving about it for years to come.

Boho Sisters are surrounded by an incredible support of talents to help bring your vision to life, collaborating with industry favourites in floristry, photography, fashion and styling to help bring together their signature look.

Offering bespoke packages for wedding styling, planning and coordination, this business is a must for any boho bride looking for something extra memorable for her big day.

Come and meet Boho Sisters at the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair on 28th October. Can’t wait until then? Find them on their website or Facebook page.


Light It Up!


Planning a trip to the next Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair?! One of our favourite events of the day has got to be the fashion parade and this year Out Of The Dark Event Lighting and The Perfect Party Co. are hooking us up with something extra spesh!


Out of the Dark


Introducing the very cool Out Of The Dark Event Lighting! Working hand-in-hand with The Perfect Party Co., there’s no event that Michael wont tackle!

Recognising a gap in the market, Out Of The Dark was born to fill the need for modern and stylish lighting for events and celebrations. Providing a unique interior feel to all of their set ups, Michael and his team do everything from creating lighting plans, sourcing product selections, dreaming up custom designs and providing installation.

We can’t wait to see what they have in store for us! Head to the Out Of The Dark Event Lighting website to see more awesome images of their work or find them on Facebook.


The Perfect Party Co.

The Perfect Party Co. do it all. The sister company to Out of the Dark, they offer an all inclusive service of planning, styling, floristry and hire and can handle everything from proposal to reception pack up.

Headed up by the lovely Amey, this rad business has been jazzing up celebrations for the last five years and offer completely unique and personalised concepts for each and every client, event and venue. Often requiring the creation of custom elements, Amey and her team work with a network of creative wedding industry vendors and have managed events from Brisbane to Auckland and Fiji, with guest lists ranging from 20 to over 500!

Want know more about The Perfect Party Co.? Head to their website or visit them on Facebook.


The next wedding fair is getting close! Be sure to grab your tickets and come check out Out Of The Dark Event Lighting and The Perfect Party Co. work their magic at the fashion show, sure to blow your mind with oodles of on-trend wedding style and inspo! See you there!

The Bride’s Tree Photo Shoot


Photo shoot days are always our favourite and when we get to work alongside the amazing girls over at The Bride’s Tree, we can’t help but get a little bit giddy! Wanting to spotlight some of the amazing local talent that our vendors have to offer, we went for a simple and understated feel, keeping the vibe of the day fresh and easy breezy.

Draped in dreamy, elegant dresses from Georgia Young Couture, our Bride’s flawless look was put together by the talented hair and makeup artists from The Beauty Case. Khesanh and her team are Queen’s of effortless beauty and style with natural, on-point looks.

Heavenly Blooms created an amazing palette of soft romantic colours and as always, blew us away by the detail and perfection of their blooms! The lovely Anna Pugh, wedding planner and stylist from Made to Match Events worked her magic with their team to create our soft and whimsical shoot, while planning every last detail seamlessly.

And of course, our man Judd from Juddric Photography took the most gasp-worthy snaps that never cease to astound us!

Head to The Bride’s Tree blog to read more about our ‘Darling Style’ photo shoot and be sure to come and meet all of these brilliant creatives for yourself at the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair on October 28!


Top Reasons To Get Married On The Sunshine Coast!


So, you’re starting to plan your wedding and tossing around the pro’s and con’s of getting married on the Sunshine Coast.  Everyone knows that this beautiful part of the country is known for it’s stunning beaches, but there’s more to this part of the coast than meets the eye! From the breathtaking natural backgrounds of the Sunshine Coast Hinterlands, to amazing venues and top class local businesses, there are so many reasons to choose the Sunshine Coast as your dream wedding destination.


Looking for the ultimate spot for your ceremony? The Sunshine Coast has some truly fantastic venues…


The Chapel Woombye has been a favourite A Darling Affair Wedding Fair venue for years. This one of a kind, 100 year old church has been lovingly restored to make it a picture perfect backdrop. The largest of it’s kind on the Sunshine Coast, this beautiful chapel is perfect for couple’s who are dreaming of a quaint, love-filled ceremony.


The Rocks is an iconic landmark on the Maroochy River with sweeping water views and plenty of rustic charm. Stunning and relaxed, this amazing venue feature mouthwatering locally grown produce and wines on their menu list and are masters at creating a stress free day for couples by taking care of every little detail.


Nestled among the picturesque Sunshine Coast hinterland, Spicers Retreats Clovelly Estate has been renovated into a breathtaking luxury lodge. Boasting extensive gardens and top class accommodations, their experienced in-house wedding coordinator will guide you through every step of planning and make organising your wedding a breeze.


But what about the wedding cake and sweet treats that you want to WOW your guest with? Well….


The Little Bluebird Fine Cakes and Sweets are bringing a splash of elegance with their gorgeous range of delicious wedding cakes and baked goodies. A new addition to the Sunshine Coast, their distinct style is already creating buzz among brides and are quickly filling up their calendar for the new year!


Wild ChildKendra from Wildchild Catering creates incredible, bespoke wedding cakes and drool worthy dessert tables. She works alongside her clients to customise one-of-a-kind menus and no request is too crazy for this London trained baker!


SweetP Cakes and Cookies is a Noosa based cake and cookie artist that create Instagramable desserts and delectable treats. Perfect for wedding favours, your guests will be blown away by their scrumptious range of delights.


On the hunt for an out of this world wedding photographer? There are so many creative vendors on the coast, here are just a couple of our fav’s...


The uber talented Adriana Watson Photography is every couples dream! A Sunshine Coast native, she knows all the best spots and her skills reign supreme! Adriana creates an intimate connection with everyone that she works with to make sure that her photos are natural and in-the-moment.


Globetrotting Lani Carter Photographer is a wedding photographer with amazing style. She is all about capturing every romantic moment from your big day and her journalistic approach helps her to create images that you’re sure to fall in love with.


Dreaming of a beach side celebration or a bit of DIY flair? There are beautiful style options for every type of wedding…


The awesome team at Harper Arrow offer an exceptional range of styling packages that can be individually tailored to make sure that your celebration goes off without a hitch. Whether you’re looking for someone to do the heavy work or just need a bit of help with a little DIY style, they have you covered for your big day.


Boho Sisters are a unique event and styling biz based on the beautiful Sunshine Coast who create gorgeous modern Moroccan inspired set ups for any special occasion. Dreamers and travelers themselves, they design bespoke packages to give you the intimate and oh-so romantic day that you’ve been dreaming of.


Cloud Nine Weddings is a multi award winning business and a must for anyone planning an event on the coast. They take care of everything from the planning right through to styling your day to perfection.


It may not be the big city, but the Sunshine Coast has such a wide range of options for weddings. Our celebrants are all unique and we can help you find your perfect one, whatever your preference…


If you’re looking for a marriage celebrant with sass, then Hayley Belle is your girl! This rad young mum is a ball of energy and up for anything! With a background in radio, she’s now working in her dream job and uniting lovebirds across Queensland.



They don’t call her The Sunny Celebrant for nothing! Natalie Skye is full of life and injects her unique sparkle into every ceremony that she performs. A Sunshine Coast favourite, Natalie has brought together couples all over the globe.


The lovely Paula Koda has been helping couple and families celebrate milestones since 2010. A whole-hearted celebrant, Paula has a warmth and energy that radiates to all she meets.


Dazzling scenery and talented creatives make the Sunshine Coast an amazing wedding day option that ticks ALL the boxes with everything you need to create the once-in-a life-time, unforgettable day that you’ve been dreaming of.

Come and meet all of these amazing vendors (and more!) at the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair on 28th October. And for more behind the scenes info and drop dead gorgeous wedding inspiration follow A Darling Affair on our Instagram or Facebook page!

Sponsor Alert – Daisy Chain Weddings


Looking for a photographer with loads of experience shooting weddings? Someone in high demand that leaves their clients raving? Or what about a person with the type of skills that makes other professionals in their field itching to work with them? Well, let us introduce you to Daisy Chain Weddings!

This incredible business covers all the bases, with the desire to offer the chance for everyone to have beautiful and affordable wedding photography and videography on their big day. They know every trick of the trade to capture the moments that bring back all the feels and all the memories, and deliver it for a price that suits your budget-conscious approach to wedding planning. Whether you’re having a big blowout wedding or a small and intimate elopement, Daisy Chain Weddings can tailor their services to help you create the ultimate keepsake.

Launched in early 2017, each member of the Daisy Chain Weddings team have been running businesses in the wedding industry for years. They’re all about good quality, fun times and amazing service. Plus, they’re just really great people to work with!

Come and meet their team and see their work for yourself at the next Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair! To see more from Daisy Chain Weddings, visit their website or Facebook page.


Sponsor – The Beauty Case


Have you heard of The Beauty Case?! One of our fab sponsors and longtime supporters, Khesanh and her team are every bride’s dream!

Experts at hair and makeup, the girls from The Beauty Case are the ultimate glam squad and specialise in styles that leave you looking natural and radiant.

Constantly in demand, they travel up and down the coast, from the beaches of Byron Bay to the Sunshine Coast Hinterlands to create showstopping, gasp-out-loud looks. The team work with you through every step to ensure that each tiny detail is flawless, from your hair and makeup trial to the real deal on your wedding day. With their combined knowledge, The Beauty Case team have the perfect blend of experience and training to create your perfect look and make you feel like you’re glowing from the inside out.

Want to meet them for yourself? Come and see the gang in action at the next Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair this October. Until then, you can find out more about The Beauty Case on their website or Facebook page.


Cloud Nine Weddings


Get ready to meet Cloud Nine Weddings!

This multi award winning business is a must for anyone planning a wedding or celebration on the Sunshine Coast.  A one stop shop for everything wedding related, they cover all the important bases from planning to decorating and every little nitty gritty in between. The team are pro’s at creating your dream day and are there working alongside couples from engagement all the way to the ‘I do’s’. Cloud Nine Weddings can organise decorations, help with finding the perfect ceremony location, assist with council permits and just about anything else to help make your celebration seamless.

The Cloud Nine team are seasoned professionals at a job that they love, which first started as an online store in 1998. Owner/manager Julie Ann Brown is the creative genius and powerhouse of this booming business, having been voted Australian Wedding Planner of the year twice, a testament to her talent and passion to go above and beyond. With a dedicated team of senior stylists, the company has a heartfelt motto that they live by, “Exceeding expectations every time”.

Want to meet the Cloud Nine Weddings crew in person? Head to the Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair to see them in action!

Until then, you can find them on their Facebook page or website.


Adriana Watson Photography


Adriana Watson is a photographer in it for the full journey. From documenting the excitement of getting engaged, to catching every little love-filled moment on your wedding day and even capturing the heart exploding joy of starting a family, Adriana and her trusty camera are there to snap every moment.

A wedding and portrait photographer based on the Sunshine Coast, Adriana has been following her passion since 2012 and creating a connection with her clients is essential to her process. She takes the time to really get to know each person that she works with, to be able to truly capture their uniqueness. The intimate connection that she weaves gives her the freedom to use her lens to photograph heartfelt, one of a kind images.

From start to finish, the outstanding service that Adriana provides leaves her clients feeling calm and confident in her amazing abilities and top quality product.

Adriana will be at the next Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair on 28th October to answer any questions, so be sure to grab your early bird tickets now!

To see more of her work, visit Adriana Watson Photography on Facebook or her website.