Discover clean open beaches, historic heritage and sites, and large family-oriented accommodations which all contribute to the perfect backdrop for a celebration not easily forgotten on the Outer Banks. Each year the Outer Banks hosts destination weddings for couples that have met or vacationed here, as well as couples that have never visited but have heard its reputation for being a truly special place. With more than 250 quality wedding professionals, the Outer Banks Wedding Association is the best resource to connect with the most talented wedding vendors working in the area. Dedicated to providing the dream destination wedding desired, no couple will have to skimp on quality or individuality when you choose the Outer Banks for your beach wedding.
The Outer Banks provides a variety of locations, venues and settings to meet any couple's style. Consider options such as:
Invite your guests to visit for the day or the week. With an abundance of accommodations, activities, and hospitable residents, the Outer Banks provides entertainment and fun for all to share during any special Outer Banks destination wedding celebration.
Below are some helpful area contacts, websites, and phone numbers that may be of assistance in planning an Outer Banks Wedding. If you find you need more information, please contact our Wedding Welcome Center or any of our professional vendors.
The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau
Covering all of Dare County, The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau offers a free travel planning guide book, as well as online listings of area accommodations, activities, historic attractions, dining, and more. Two visitors centers, Aycock Brown at Milepost 1 in Kitty Hawk, and Roanoke Island Welcome Center located on Highway 64 bypass at the base of the Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge. You can pick up area literature and maps at both of these locations.
Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce
The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit membership organization representing 1100 businesses on North Carolina's Outer Banks. Their service area includes Currituck County, Dare County (including Hatteras Island) and Ocracoke Island in Hyde County.
Currituck Travel & Tourism
Visitor information for Currituck County, which includes Corolla and the Currituck mainland. Their website also lists Currituck County accommodations, restaurant, activites and attractions, and more.
Currituck Chamber of Commerce
The Currituck Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, membership organization representing over 350 businesses in northeast North Carolina and southeast Virginia. The Chamber promotes growth and development of our members and acts as a resource for businesses in the area.
Hyde County Chamber of Commerce
Covering Ocracoke Island and the mainland, their website includes listings for travel-related businesses. Order a free vacation guide online.
Norfolk International Airport (ORF)
Located in Norfolk, VA, it the closest commercial airport to the Outer Banks, about 90 minutes drive north. Norfolk Intenational Airport is serviced by most major air carriers.
Dare County Regional Airport (MQI)
The area's closest general aviation airport operated by the Dare County Airport Authority. The terminal features auto rental agencies, pilot snooze room, flight planning center with WSI Pilot Briefing and Weather Channel access. The airpot utilizes two asphalt runways, the longest of which is 4300' long. The Airport Operations Staff monitors the Unicom Frequency 122.80 MHz and is eager to assist you.