BHI Beach Wedding


Whether you want to get married barefoot on the beach or in a traditional chapel surrounded by live oaks dripping with Spanish moss, Bald Head Island has the picture-perfect wedding venue for you. Your guests will love Bald Head Island too, and will appreciate relaxing and immersing themselves in the island’s way of life while celebrating with you.

Bald Head Island Limited Property Management can make booking accommodations for your wedding guests a breeze. Contact us today to learn more, and explore the following list of ceremony, reception and rehearsal dinner venues.

The Shoals Club

The oceanfront Shoals Club offers couples breathtaking views and a classic beach club setting for both ceremonies and receptions. Most couples choose to have their ceremony on the presentation deck overlooking the Cape Fear Point and East Beach. The nearby Event Pavilion offers an ideal space for corporate meetings.

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Atlantic Ocean Beaches

The pristine beaches near the Shoals Club offer a picturesque and inspiring location for nuptials beside a broad expanse of sea and sky. Seating is easily arranged for ceremonies of any size. After the ceremony guests can enjoy a lavish reception catered by the Shoals Club.

Bald Head Association Center

Nestled in the maritime forest with views of Bald Head Creek, the Bald Head Association Building offers a large, open room and additional outdoor seating for receptions and other gatherings. View more.

Bald Head Island Chapel

The quaint Bald Head Island Chapel is a picture-perfect spot for a more traditional wedding ceremony. Situated near the lighthouse, the windows behind the altar overlook Bald Head Creek. After a Chapel ceremony, your guests can enjoy a reception at the oceanfront Shoals Club overlooking Cape Fear and Frying Pan Shoals.

Bald Head Island Club

The Bald Head Island Club offers beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal luncheons, and more.

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Forest Pavilion

Host your wedding reception, rehearsal dinners or welcome parties at the beautiful Forest Pavilion. Situated in the Maritime Forest, this outdoor venue is tented and under a canopy of live oak trees and surrounded by tropical landscaping. The Forest Pavilion is operated by Sweet Bay Catering and The Maritime Market, offering full-service catering and event planning. For more information, contact Holly Fauble at [email protected].

Old Baldy Lighthouse Grounds

Tie the knot in the shadow of North Carolina’s oldest standing lighthouse. The grounds of Old Baldy are available as a ceremony or tented reception site, suitable for small to medium-sized weddings. View more.

Private Homes

For smaller receptions or rehearsal dinners, private homes can offer an intimate, less formal setting. Homes are available in all environments, including oceanfront, and most offer ample outdoor space for your guests to enjoy. Inquire with Bald Head Island Limited Property Management for a list of homes that allow private events and their corresponding fees. For a list of home options cont[email protected] or call 1-800-432-RENT(7368).

The Common at Cape Fear Station

The Common, a traditional village green located at the heart of the Cape Fear Station neighborhood, is a beautiful location for outdoor wedding ceremonies and just a stone’s throw from the Shoals Club. For more information contact the Village of Bald Head Island Clerk at 910-457-9700.

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