Let’s start with the most delicious. Every bride knows the best part of wedding planning is the cake tasting! With the high cost of beach real estate, many shops and venues are west of the prime wedding beaches of Ocean City, Assateague, Fenwick Island, Bethany, Dewey & Rehoboth. Some of the best shops and venues are a few miles down the road. The Ocean City Bridal Show at Seacrets is the place to meet the best wedding vendors at the beach.
Who bakes Ocean City’s Best Wedding Cake?
Here in Ocean City we have several wonderful bakeries who deliver cakes to your Ocean City Wedding Venue. Looking for specialty items such as cupcakes, lollipop cakes (cake-pops), 3D, sculpted or themed wedding desserts? Maybe you’d like a Chocolate Fountain or Chocolate Covered Strawberries to dazzle your guests? Contact one of these Cake Artists for a tasting the next time you’re planning a visit to Ocean City Maryland!
Sweet Disposition is the best bakery at the beach. Owners Linda & Karen make magic happen in their kitchen. Their shop is locate on Route 54. Technically, their located in Delaware, but their store is right on the state line and only a few miles from Ocean City and Fenwick Island. They have a spectacular array of of delicious cakes and are the locals favorite for birthdays, parties and weddings. Our favorite is the Hawaiian Rum Cake!
Miss Patti Cake and Deserts by Rita are also very good bakeries. Miss Patti Cake is located in Ocean Pines and Desserts by Rita is in West OC.
Ocean City has several flower shops capable of delivering fresh, fragrant and beautiful wedding flowers to your hotel or beach house. Boutonnieres for the groomsmen, bouquets for the bridesmaids, a basket of rose petals for the flower girl to throw during the wedding recessional, a lovely corsage for Mom and hand made shell bouquets are all available from a selection of floral boutiques.
Sandi’s Floral Creations delivers floral gorgeous arrangements up and down the Maryland coast. In addition to their selection of traditional wedding flowers, they also offer cocktail & cake table florals, fresh flower headpieces and column floral designs.
Ocean City’s newest flower shop is the Thistle Flower Bar on 59th st. on the Coastal Highway. In west Ocean City, Flowers by Alison, Ocean Greenery and Little Miss Lovely have been helping OC beach brides with custom flower designs for years.
Is there a British Wedding Photographer at the Beach?
Who in Ocean City has Amazing Wedding Decorations?
Barefoot Beach Bride has the best Wedding Decorations in Ocean City. Owner Jodie Noonan has a beautiful showroom on 59th st. that is available for bridal consultations. They rent archways, chairs, tables and more and can provide music for your ceremony.
They also have an extensive selection of table settings, linens,
We’ve worked with Jodie and her team for nearly a decade and can safely say they have the best beach rental service on the eastern shore.
An Ocean City wedding permit is not required for decorations on the beach but large gatherings should contact the Mayor’s office for possible conflicts.
Can we hire a Chauffeured Wedding Limo in Ocean City?
Renting a chauffeured limousine can be a fun & stylish adventure on your wedding day. If you’re planning an Ocean City or Dewey Beach wedding, there are several nearby operators are available for bachelorette parties and weddings. Atlantic Wedding Transportation is right on the other side of the Maryland and Delaware border. Owner Kevin Roberts has several luxurious and well maintained vehicles including a stretch limo and a Mercedes sprinter.
Coastal Limousine operates out of Ocean Pines, MD and is quite close to the OC beaches. They have a small party bus, a stretch SUV and an executive town car. If you’d like to arrive at your ceremony in a horse drawn carriage, R and B Ranch Carriage services are available at the Ocean City inlet and other select locations.
The right DJ can make or break your reception. Finding a reliable Wedding DJ can be tricky, especially at the beach. Many of the local DJs are locked into nightclub gigs on the weekend and often get double booked on popular wedding dates. For peace of mind, brides should consider using a service with multiple DJs on their staff. Make sure to go over your playlist in advance with your DJ. Find out what time they’ll arrive and what they’ll be wearing to your wedding reception.
Shiny Entertainment is led by Kristen “DJ Shiny” Stock. She has a staff of a dozen local DJs and serves as your point of contact for your event. In addition to Disc Jockey and Emcee services, Shiny Entertainment also provides up lighting, video projection, monogram lighting and a photo booth.
Who Caters Wedding Receptions at the Beach?
In the Covid wedding era, more people are turning to caterers to help with outdoor, beach house and backyard wedding receptions. Bethany Blues has two locations- one in Lewes and one in Bethany. Specializing in BBQ and Bourbon, their party platters can even be delivered to the beach. Burley Oak Brewery has expanded into weddings and events. Now you can add the best craft beers on the shore to your reception!
Nick’s House of Ribs in north OC compliments their delicious barbecue menu with a tasty array a tasty array of fresh seafood and excellent crab cakes. Delmarva Boil Company specializes in pots of fresh seafood cooked on site. Perfect for family style feasts of Shrimp, Oysters, Clams, Lobster & Corn on the Cob. LA Catering (Liquid Assets) in mid town Ocean City has some of the finest cuisine at the beach.
Which travel agents can plan your Honeymoon?
Some couples enjoy planning their Honeymoon even more than planning their wedding. Enlisting the services of a travel professional helps insure a smooth getaway and can also save you money. Bethany Travel Dream Vacations is a full service Travel Agency with a storefront in Millsboro, DE- just a few miles from Bethany Beach. They specialize in all inclusive honeymoon packages, all inclusive resorts and cruises. They’ve been helping Brides plan exotic honeymoons for over 15 years.
Unique Travel by Karen features beginning to end travel consultation services for romantic honeymoons and destination weddings. She works with all inclusive luxury resorts across the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. Neil from Oasis Travel in West Ocean City has been helping brides plan romantic escapes for decades.
Are there Hair, Nail & Bridal Makeup Artists in OCMD?
Are you a Beach Bride looking for a little help with hair, nails & makeup before your nuptials in Ocean City? Perhaps you’d like to be pampered with your bridesmaids at a posh beauty salon or book a romantic couple’s massage with your groom to be the day before the wedding. You’re in luck because OC has some excellent spas and salons to help make getting ready relaxing and fun!
Coastal Aesthetics beauty in Ocean Pines has an extensive selection of Botox, Chemical Peels, Kybella, Microneedling, Rejuvination, Weight Loss and Laser treatments.
A Perfect Face in West Ocean City offers bridal up styles, massage, facials, aromatherapy and a full array of hair, nails and skin care services. Brides staying on the north end of town may find the Zen Spa in Fenwick Island convenient. Located just on the other side of the MD/DE border, Zen has all of the traditional salon services as well as a lash lounge and color bar. If you’re looking for a hotel with a spa, there are two. The Grand Hotel on the 21st st. boardwalk is home to the Acqua Spa. The Princess Royale on 91st st. features the Creative Day Spa.
Would you prefer to get ready in the comfort of your room? A mobile beauty service may be ideal for your busy bridal schedule. Mobile services give you the convenience of not needing to leave your room as well saving you precious travel time on the big day (you can also start the celebration early with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries on your balcony).
There are three local on site beauty therapists that we’ve worked with. Andrea Bounds Makeup has a studio in West OC. Ryan Kelly Beauty offer a full range of mobile services for brides. Up Dos for I Dos specializes in hairstyling, applications and lashes.