How to Plan the Best Outer Banks Wedding

Engagement is the most magical time of your life, but it can also be very stressful. Wedding planning, deciding a venue, decorations, food, lodging, flowers, your dress… the list goes on and on. When it comes to planning your Outer Banks wedding, though, you have nothing to fear! We’ve already done all the research for you! Here’s our list to help make your special day truly magical.

Outer Banks Wedding Venues

The myriad of beautiful venues in the Outer Banks ranges from Outer Banks beach wedding venues to country clubs to vineyards. You won’t be disappointed with any of these wonderful venues!

Outer Banks Wedding Catering

Gourmet food and drink is the difference between a stellar wedding reception and an ordinary one. Here in the Outer Banks, there are plenty of great caterers to ensure you and your guests are happy and well-fed. Don’t forget to feed the bridal party, too!

Outer Banks Wedding Cakes

Your wedding cake is a special part of your wedding that you’ll remember forever. From the tradition of feeding your new spouse a piece of cake (or smashing it into his/her face) to sharing the top layer on your first anniversary, you’ll want to make sure you pick an excellent, delicious cake. Here is a list of delicious bakeries who will create a wedding cake you’ll never forget.

Outer Banks Wedding Photography

A quality wedding photographer can make your special day into a lifelong memory on your wall. You don’t want to settle for an inexperienced, budget photographer if you don’t have to. Make sure you find someone who has experience, knows what he/she is doing, and cares greatly about the quality of their work. Follow our list to find the best wedding photographers in the Outer Banks.

Outer Banks Wedding Flowers & Decorations

To add the final touch on your ceremony and reception, you’ll want to make sure you have the perfect flowers and decorations. Check out this list of local florists whose main priority is making your big day even more special.

Outer Banks Wedding Officiants

There’s no shortage of Outer Banks Wedding Officiants for your very special day. You can find a more complete list here, but a few top officiants include:

After a beautiful Outer Banks Wedding, head back to your Shoreline OBX rental to relax or reserve one of our romantic Outer Banks wedding homes. Are you looking for a vacation rental home that can sleep family, bridesmaids, groomsmen, or friends? We’ve got them! And, if you need ideas for keeping family busy in the days leading up to your wedding, you can learn all about the Outer Banks and what they have to offer from our website. For more recommendations to make your experience in the Outer Banks even more special, download our FREE vacation guide.

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