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Why You Should Consider Bald Head Island for Your Destination Wedding


If you are planning a destination wedding, look no further than the beautiful Bald Head Island. You don’t need to travel far to have an amazing wedding set in a tropical paradise. Bald Head Island is nestled on the coast of North Carolina and is about a 25-minute ferry ride from historic Southport. There are several reasons why Bald Head Island is a perfect choice for your destination wedding.  Let’s explore a few of them below:

You can choose from several types of wedding venues from around the island.  Whether you desire a traditional wedding in a chapel or a beach wedding, there are multiple options available on Bald Head Island.  The Village Chapel of Bald Head Island offers a “19th century Carolina coastal style” that seats approximately 130 people complete with gorgeous wooden ceiling beams. The chapel is also next to Old Baldy, the oldest lighthouse in North Carolina which would be a beautiful backdrop for wedding photographs.

The Shoals Club, another popular wedding venue option, offers a deck that overlooks Cape Fear Point.  Your guests will see sand dunes, the Atlantic Ocean and a breathtaking arbor where your wedding ceremony will take place.   

The Bald Head Island Club will give a bride and groom the opportunity to have a combination view of a golf course and ocean.  Then, wedding guests can be at the reception in just a few steps.  The Bald Head Island Club offers a great chef that can prepare a feast that everyone will remember for years to come.   

There are hundreds of couples who have married on Bald Head Island in recent years.  In fact, several articles have been written about destination weddings on Bald Head Island. Whether it's coming back to the place they were first engaged or a family vacation tradition, the island has made so many weddings and special events even more memorable. 

Bald Head Island vacation rentals range from a few bedrooms to accommodating over 16 people so you'll have a wide selection available for friends and family to stay. Wrap-around decks and beach views will be ideal for festivities leading up to the big event. Save some time by having Maritime Market provide grocery delivery or even some family meals ahead of time. 

Cheers to having a gorgeous and unforgettable wedding celebration with your family and friends no matter where you choose!






Published on Tuesday, February 22, 2022

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