|Q. How far in advanced should I book my wedding?
A. As you can imagine...May, June, July, Aug, Sept and October are crazy busy
for us! We will open 2011 reservations on Oct. 1, 2010. We do this to be able to
adequately provide the proper attention to our 2010 brides. Dates are available
on a first come, first serve basis, and they do book up fast. Please contact us
October 1st to book your 2011 wedding.
Q. What if it rains and I have purchased a wedding package?
A. We will use a banquet room at a local hotel or somewhere in Oak Island.
Check your package to be sure it includes the Weather Protection Plan. If NOT,
we will help you find an inexpensive location.$100 - $300 The birds will not be
Q. We want to release Doves. Do you release them in the rain?
A. I love my birds and a little rain is okay. Thunderstorms are not okay!
Q. Where are the weddings held on Oak Island?
A. The Point. It is easily accessed and has plenty of parking. There is also a
Port a Potty there. There is lots of beach there and we don't have to worry
Q. Will there be lots of people sunbathing around us?
A. Since most of the weddings are done at sunset, everyone has pretty much
left the beach by then.
Q. Can I bring my own minister?
A. We have this down to a science. We know what our minister is going to say
and we know when to take pictures, set off the sparklers, etc. If you have your
own minister, they may perform the sand ceremony ONLY in place of our
minister. However, our minister will still have to perform the wedding if you
choose a beach wedding package. Sorry, no exceptions.
Q. Where can we stay on Oak Island?
A. Please visit www.rudd.com to rent a house. It is just as cheap to rent a home
as it is to stay in a hotel. Approximately 90% of my brides rent from rudd.com,
be sure to tell them we referred you!
Q. Who can do my makeup? Who can do my hair?
A. Jen Banks is an EXCELLENT makeup artist.
Suzanne Pearson of Deacon's Hair Salon: 910.457.7121 for your hair
Q. Where can we eat for the rehearsal dinner and/or reception?
A. Fish House Restaurant (Casual but EXCELLENT dining)
Island Way (Nice dining)
Joseph's Bistro (Upscale Dining)
Mr. P's (Fine Dining)
Turtle Island (Casual Dining)
Spectator's (Sports Bar and Grill)
Q. Is there nightlife on Oak Island?
A. Chasers Beach Club 910.278.5252 Pool tables, darts, dance floor with a DJ
and huge bar
Q. I got a speeding ticket while here, what should I do?
A. Call Attorneys Geddings & Kleva, 910.278.8998
Q. The groomsmen want to go fishing. Where should they go?
Q. Do you recommend any realtors? I want to look at property.
A. Dorothy Essey Century 21 on Oak Island or Margaret Rudd & Assoc.
Q. I would like live music at my wedding. Any suggestions?
A. Click here for more information
Q. I would like to rent chairs and tables for a party after the ceremony.
A. Go to www.3cheerspartyrentals.com or call 910.448.1002 Be sure to tell
them we referred you!