Getting Married on the Outer Banks, NC

Your Outer Banks Wedding

The Outer Banks of North Carolina has quickly become a top location for a destination wedding.   

Those who are not familiar with the Outer Banks should consider a wedding coordinator who lives and is familiar with local government regulations and who has the business contacts to ensure a perfect event.  A list of wedding consultants and service providers can be found in the chamber’s on-line business directory, on the Outer Banks Wedding Associations's and

NC Marriage License Information

Dare County (252)475.5000

Currituck County  (252)232-3297

Hyde County Ocracoke Island or (252)926-4198


There are many spectacular places on the Outer Banks to get married or “pop the question”.  In addition to a traditional church wedding, other people have used some of these notable places:

 On Roanoke Island: The Elizabethan Gardens, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Manteo Waterfront, Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, sound front housing communities

 The North Beaches of Duck & Corolla: Whalehead in Historic Corolla, The Currituck Lighthouse, large oceanfront homes, a vineyard, hotels and resorts, The Duck Town Park

 Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk: The sunset on Jockeys Ridge State Park, an airplane from the Wright Brothers Memorial, a pier, a gazebo, aboard a large boat or yacht, or at an oceanfront rental home

Hatteras & Ocracoke Islands: Pea Island Refuge, Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station, Salvo Day Use Area, Haul Over/Canadian Hole, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Ocracoke Lighthouse, Springer's Point,  sound front housing communities, large oceanfront homes & hotels, a pier, a gazebo, aboard a large boat or yacht

National Park Service Permits

Need additional information, call our chamber office at (252)441-8144. 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Photo Courtesy of Coastal Shots and Roanoke Island Festival Park  

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