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Intimate Wedding Inspiration for Your Beach Side Nuptials

By Jennifer Sabini Evans

Ocean City weddings are the perfect mix of all things bright and beautiful. Vibrant hues, a bayside breeze, and unbeatable beach-style cocktails are just a few things that make weddings along the shore memorable.

You can have the most unforgettable day here with some of our favorite spots to tie the knot! Enjoy romantic hideaways or bigger waterfront venues. Whether you're looking for a micro-wedding ceremony by the sea or a spacious paradise - there's something perfect waiting just around that salty corner. Make your nuptials part of this sand and surf scenery – it'll be one memorable day no matter which way the wind blows!

Read on and check out our fresh waves of inspirational nuptial places in and around Ocean City, MD.

A Romantic Micro Wedding on The Dock

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Set your special day afloat with a micro-wedding at the dock! Lights, decorations, and boat reflections will create an unforgettable atmosphere no matter your chosen season. Picture yourself surrounded by loved ones in summertime bliss or autumnal florals for added romance - either way, it's sure to be a magical evening!

Start Planning. Contact local country clubs, fishing piers, and restaurants with docks for rates and availability. Three that come to mind include.

1. Fager's Island: 201 60th St, Ocean City, MD 21842

2. Northside Park: 200 125th St, Ocean City, MD 21842

3. Roland E. Powell Convention Center: 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842

 

Intimate Wedding At Sea

Sail Alyosha.pngPhoto courtesy of Barefoot Beach Bride | Sail Alyosha

Make waves in the wedding world and be one of the few to make an unforgettable, romantic statement on your big day. Get married under a setting sun with rolling ocean tides as you're surrounded by salty breezes- all from aboard a boat! Exchange vows that will set sail for eternity onboard a few of Ocean City's vessels - complete with bonus sea-spray photoshoot moments no landlocked ceremony can replicate.

1. Sail Alyosha

2. Tipsy Tikis:  12924 Sunset Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842

 

Breezy Beach Wedding Inspiration

Ocean City Beach Wedding.pngPhoto Courtesy of Barefoot Beach Bride

Let your spirit soar with a beachy-keen wedding! From salty sea air to sand between the toes, exchange vows against an unforgettable backdrop of breezy ocean waves. Dream up delightful décor that'll make all your guests feel like they're in paradise!

1. Ocean City, MD Beach

2. Assateague Island State/National Park

3. Discover More Inspiring Hotels in Ocean City, MD 

 

Intimate Local Park & Historic Wedding Venues

 Furnace Town - Snow Hill, MD.pngPhoto courtesy of Sarah Murray Photography | Furnace Town, Snow Hill, MD

Adore the rustic appeal of a local or historic park for your intimate wedding! Every corner will be filled with poetic beauty and stirring inspiration. Create lifetime memories in nature's handcrafted paradise - perfect for an unforgettable celebration. Just make sure to get all necessary permits before you begin planning, plus ensure convenient facilities like restrooms are available for guests' convenience!

1. Sunset Park: 700 S Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842

2. Rackliffe House: 11800 Marsh View Lane (Behind the Assateague Island Visitors Center)

3. Furnace Town: 3816 Old Furnace Rd, Snow Hill, MD 21863

 

Galleries & Museums for Modern Couples

Wedding OC Art League.pngPhoto Courtesty of the Art League of Ocean City

Start happily ever after with a unique wedding location like an art gallery! From romantic sculptures to handcrafted glass to inspiring paintings, you'll be surrounded by the beauty of creative works – all without having a large crowd. A museum or art gallery is perfect for small weddings and will provide just the right amount of coziness, romance & intimacy on your special day

1. Art League of Ocean City: 502 94th St, Ocean City, MD 21842

2. Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum: 813 S Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842

3. Mermaid Museum: 4 Jefferson St, Berlin, MD 21811

Let your imagination run wild when planning an intimate celebration - with wedding venues that spark creativity and inspire the most romantic of occasions. You can even share your special day LIVE ONLINE, so loved ones far away don't miss a thing, or record it as keepsake memories to look back on! And in case there weren't enough reasons for excitement - you get another excuse later down the track: throw a bigger bash at every anniversary milestone!

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