Wedding Planning in Oriental/Pamlico County, NC

Planning a waterfront wedding  is second nature to the wedding professionals in Oriental, NC and Pamlico County. Often held just off the Intracoastal Waterway, Oriental offers up the elegant history of an old sailing town with a picturesque view that makes a photographer's job a snap ... literally. There are also plenty of caterers, florists and cake perfectionists in and around the area, as well as shops with artisan wares that would make the perfect wedding gift. For larger or more complex needs, there are also numerous New Bern wedding vendors that are close and accustomed to working in Oriental.

Featured Local Businesses
The Boathouse at Front Street Village
Bridal By The Sea

Wedding Receptions

Oriental has fine caterers within the village and listed in this chapter. In the area near Oriental by road or ferry, a good array of caterers and banquet facilities may be found in River Dunes, Beaufort, Morehead City, Havelock and New Bern. See also the Oriental Accommodations chapter for wedding venues where catered parties may be held.

The Boathouse at Front Street Village

Caterers

The Village Food Emporium Oriental/Pamlico County Wedding Planning
  
$ $$
702 Broad St.
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-3663

The Village Food Emporium in Oriental prepares and sets up lavish or simple buffet style feasts for wedding parties in the venue of the bride’s choice. Wedding sites in Oriental offer facilities for catered-in parties, or a reception facility may be rented from the Shriners about 10 miles from town. Although...more about The Village Food Emporium

  
$ $$
3112 N.C. Hwy. 24
Newport, NC 28570
(910) 389-7498

Class Act Catering provides all custom planned work with menus designed in themes tailored to individual preferences. Welcoming the clients' ideas, this catering organization pulls off anniversary and birthday celebrations, showers, office parties, wedding events and funeral meals exactly as the hosts desire. Class Act can offer various theme menus such as...more about Class Act Catering

Wedding Registries

317-A Pollock St.
New Bern, NC 28563
(252) 633-4369

For the bride and groom who might already have an established household, a distinctive piece of art from Carolina Creations makes a memorable wedding gift. Work by resident potter Michael Francoeur, paintings by resident artist Janet Francoeur, or pieces by other local artists are the core of Carolina Creations' always new...more about Carolina Creations

Wedding Officiants

125 Canebrake Dr.
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 638-2358

Rev. Bonnie Compton creates custom ceremonies for couples with as much of their input and ideas as they wish to contribute. She encourages including family members, friends, pets, particular music, poetry, special readings or religious traditions to reflect the taste and personalities of the bride and groom. Couples may choose from...more about Reverend Bonnie Compton

Wedding Planners

Bridal By The Sea Oriental/Pamlico County Wedding Planning
4050-B Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 259-4992
(252) 723-1024

Rachel Deere is passionate about helping the bride and groom make their wedding day an unforgettable occasion. With more than a decade of experience working with couples and wedding parties throughout the planning process, Rachel can see to workable time lines and smoothly flowing details. She works with budgets of all...more about Bridal By The Sea

3910 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 637-9100
(866) 576-9100

The event-planning professionals at Occasions to Celebrate, with nearly 20 years of experience, know how to handle every detail from set-up to clean-up for any size wedding or event. They specialize in event design, layout, and decor, taking pride in unique designs, excellent planning and on-site management to meet the specific...more about Occasions to Celebrate

New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 671-6939

Pam DuVal is a nondenominational wedding officiant, a professional wedding consultant and a woman who loves her work.The widely experienced owner of Promised Hearts, Inc. and a professional member of the Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC), Pam teaches a 12-week course through the Wedding Planning Institute (WPI) at Carteret Community College,...more about Promised Hearts Inc.

 
 
 
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