Easy Options for Alabama Beach Wedding Planning

Dreaming of saying “I do” on Alabama's beaches with white sand beneath your toes and the sparkling Gulf of Mexico as your backdrop?

wedding on the beach in Orange Beach Al

Make that dream a reality with a Gulf Shores or Orange Beach wedding.

A beach wedding can be an intimate event or an extravagant affair. To get planning underway and give you the peace of mind of marking to-do's off your task list, visit the Beach Weddings section on our website. This page is packed with the information you need to make your day unforgettable; from musicians to officiants and florists to venues, you'll find it all here.

Options for beach wedding venues are as boundless as the sugar-white sand on which you will stand. There is also a directory of churches and wedding chapels that may be the perfect place for your special day.

Many couples opt to simplify their special day by hiring an Orange Beach wedding planner. Wedding planners can assist with decor, catering, obtaining a beach wedding permit and even filing the marriage license for the happy couple. Wedding packages from planners can include an assortment of choices, including chairs, wooden benches, chandeliers and a unity sand ceremony. These are just a few of the selections available when you choose a Gulf Shores wedding package. Do-it-yourselfers will find the wedding planning directory helpful and informative when making arrangements for the big day.

couple playing in the surf in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Al

Catering businesses provide menus that are delicious and varied. From appetizers to seafood entrees and everything in between, the selection is bountiful. The menu can be as simple or as elaborate as the occasion - and your preferences - require. Fresh gulf seafood may be an obvious choice while saying nuptials on the Alabama Gulf Coast, but don't forget the barbecue and Southern cuisine that wins the acclaim and taste buds of thousands of visitors each year.

Hiring a good photographer can make a big difference in how you remember this once-in-a-lifetime event. Preserve the most important parts of your beach wedding with a reputable Gulf Shores or Orange Beach photographer. Browse the photographer directory to find the shutterbug that best meets your needs and fits your personality.

Entertainment, flowers, churches, ministers and judges, and specialty rentals are all resources easily found on the Beach Weddings section of our website.

Don't forget to make it legal. The rules for a marriage license in Baldwin County are simple: Alabama residents wishing to get married on the beach may either obtain a marriage license in their home county or at the Baldwin County Courthouse in Bay Minette. Bring two forms of identification, such as a valid driver's license and a certified copy of your birth record. The courthouse office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Baldwin County Courthouse at 251-937-0260 or visit their website for additional information about obtaining a marriage license.

Plan to start your married life under the setting sun in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

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