What is the Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo?
Hosted each year by the Outer Banks Wedding Association, the Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo is a two-day event aimed toward couples who are planning to hold their wedding ceremony and reception on the pristine beaches of North Carolina’s picture-perfect barrier islands. Attendees will have one-on-one access to more than 120 local vendors who can help them plan and pull off every single aspect of their dream wedding, from the type of flowers bound in the bride’s bouquet to the flavors found in the slices of cake served at the reception. Those who venture to the beach to attend the annual Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo will also be treated to tours of some of the most popular wedding venues on the OBX—and they will also receive a variety of generous discounts that can be redeemed at restaurants, hotels and attractions up and down the North Carolina coastline!
Types of Vendors Exhibiting at the Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo
When you attend the 2020 Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo, you can expect to find a wide array of on-site booths staffed by exhibitors whose local businesses are designed to assist you with virtually every element of your Outer Banks wedding. Sample a variety of potential menu items that you can serve to your guests from dozens of top-notch restaurants and catering companies who will be exhibiting at this year’s event. Discuss photography and videography package options with local Outer Banks photographers who have decades of experience capturing every memorable moment of couples saying “I do” along North Carolina’s barrier island beaches.
Looking for a seasoned professional who can make both you and your bridal party look absolutely stunning on your special day? The Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo will feature an assortment of hairstylists and makeup artists who can help you decide on the perfect look for your once-in-a-lifetime walk down the aisle as well as the post-ceremony reception activities! And if you need assistance finding a place to stay during the week of your wedding—or for your honeymoon—you’ll find no shortage of exhibitors representing Outer Banks vacation rental companies from Corolla to Kitty Hawk to Hatteras Island that are here to help you select the perfect condo, cottage or extravagant estate for the big day!
Where to Stay During the Outer Banks Wedding Weekend
When it comes to places to stay along the barrier islands during the 2020 Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo—or for your upcoming Outer Banks wedding ceremony and reception—you will find an assortment of options to choose from. Whether you’re searching for an affordable, cozy condo for a couple or you’re in need of a beach house big enough to fit your entire family, the Outer Banks vacation rental companies listed below are sure to have the perfect accommodations to suit your specific needs and your budget.
- Atlantic Realty
- Beach Realty & Construction
- Blue Heron Realty
- Brindley Beach Vacation Rentals
- Carolina Designs Realty & Vacation Rentals
- Carolina Shores Vacation Rentals
- Cola Vaughn Realty
- Corolla Classic Vacations
- Cove Realty
- Dolphin Realty
- Elan Vacations
- First Flight Rentals
- Hatteras Realty
- Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates
- Kees Vacations
- Midgett Realty
- Ocracoke Island Realty
- Outer Banks Blue
- Outer Beaches Realty
- Paramount Destinations
- Pirate’s Cove Realty
- Resort Realty
- Stan White Realty & Construction
- Seaside Vacations
- Shoreline OBX
- Sun Realty
- Surf or Sound Realty
- Twiddy & Company
- Village Realty
Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo Hours & Locations
The Outer Banks Wedding Expo will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Flight High School, 100 Veterans Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC, 27948.
The Outer Banks Wedding Tour portion of the Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo will be held on Sunday, March 8, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at various venues and locations along the beach.
For more information about the 2020 Outer Banks Wedding Weekend & Expo—including a complete list of local businesses and professionals who will be exhibiting at the expo as well as venues that will be participating in the tour—click here.
To learn more about some of the most popular spots along the beach where you can hold your Outer Banks wedding—from a century-old estate and a family-owned vineyard to a historic fishing pier and a world-class marina—check out our latest blog, “The Best Outer Banks Wedding Venues.”