Ocean City, MD

The Mid-Atlantic’s most wedding friendly beach is OCMD.  There are no government fees to get married in Ocean City,  plenty of free parking and hundreds of Hotels, Condos & Restaurants. The world’s mini golf capital, Family Friendly entertainment can also be found at the iconic OC Boardwalk & Jolly Roger Splash Mountain Water Park.

The best spot for your ceremony is usually in front of where your staying.  Ocean City Inlet Weddings offer the most unique photo opportunities.

Assateague Island

Want to have wild ponies at your ceremony?  An Assateague Island Wedding may fulfill that dream!   There’s a 50/50 chance you’ll see ponies on the beach or along the grounds of this serene nature reserve.  About 10% of our couples are lucky enough to have ponies in their photos.

The best spot for ceremonies in the State Park.  Its smaller than the federal side & has nicer restrooms.  The fees are lower and its easier for guests to find.  Here’s a full length Assateague State Park Wedding video.

Bethany Beach, DE

Fenwick Island & Bethany Beach are the quietest resorts on the peninsula. Bethany Beach weddings require permission from the City Manager but there are no fees.  Fenwick Island requires a paid permit for beach ceremonies.

Bethany Beach has a charming boardwalk with family friendly amenities.  Most couples either rent a beach house or stay at the Residence Inn Ocean Suites on the Hollywood St. boardwalk.

West Ocean City

Located at the Gudelsky Park in West Ocean City, this quiet beach is a  popular wedding spot for locals.  It’s nicknamed “Stinky Beach” but smells fine and the views are amazing! Nestled on the west side of the OC inlet, it has a beautiful view of Ocean City and the amusement park rides.  The easiest way to get there from OC is to exit town across the Route 50 bridge.  Turn left onto Golf Course Road and then make onto Old Bridge Road.  Drive a half mile and the beach will be on your left.

Dewey Beach, DE

Dewey  is the beach party capital of the Southern Delaware beaches.  Its vibrant beach bars and restaurants frequently attract bachelorette parties with many brides returning to get married on the sand.  Dewey Beach Weddings require a permit from the City Manager.

Parking is metered and hard to find on weekends.  Most parking spaces require a permit. The Atlantic View Hotel has the most romantic oceanfront accommodations.

Rehoboth Beach, DE

Rehoboth is known as “The Nation’s Summer Capital”.  This inclusive resort has some of the finest restaurants in Delmarva and a family friendly boardwalk.  Rehoboth Beach weddings require a permit.  Like Dewey, the parking is either metered or requires a permit during the busy season.

It has more hotels than its southern Delaware neighbors and plenty of shopping.  The nicest oceanfront  Rehoboth Wedding Venue is the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel.