Beach Weddings

Destination Weddings with a View

Your dream beach wedding is waiting at the shores of Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville Beaches. When choosing centerpieces, seating charts, cakes and color schemes, the most important detail of your wedding is location. Plan a romantic oceanfront event full of seaside charm and enjoy the perks of a destination wedding where the location is a honeymoon in and of itself.

Something Blue: Perfect Beach Wedding Venues

Whether you’re planning an intimate celebration or a lavish blowout, our island beaches have numerous wedding venues from which to choose. Discover elegant ballrooms, a seaside aquarium and — of course — the oceanfront. For a large bash, look for full-service oceanfront hotels with dedicated staff to help with location planning, catering and wedding vendors as well as lodging options for your guests. For brides who like to do-it-yourself, a variety of unique outdoor venues can be customized for the perfect coastal experience.

Wedding FAQ

Weddings on the shore at Wrightsville Beach require a permit, and if you’re working with a hotel, their event staff can help you with the planning and reservation details. Carolina Beach and Kure Beach don’t require permits. For each location, the rules for tents or chairs on the beach differ. Find information and more wedding frequently asked questions.

Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach are popular destinations for celebrating any romantic occasion, like vow renewals, honeymoons and anniversaries. Honeymoon suites, romantic packages, unique ceremony ideas, and more are available at many of our coastal lodging properties for couples looking to commemorate their commitment to one another.

Weddings & Reunions Planning Assistance

Receive a list of recommended venues, vendor resources, accommodations and transportation options, free visitor guides and area maps for guests from our Visitor Information Specialist.

All Beach Wedding Venues