Several dozen wedding ceremonies are
held on the grounds of the lighthouse compound each year ranging
in size from 5 to 150 guests per occasion. To tentatively reserve
a portion of the grounds for a wedding ceremony, please call the site manager,
at 252-453-8152 or e-mail: email@example.com.
The tentative date and time will be confirmed in writing upon receipt
of the $500 rental fee and two original signed copies of the Wedding
here to download the Wedding Agreement in PDF format. (Requires Adobe
Charlene Dowdy, register of
deeds, can provide information about a marriage license at 252-232-3297.
Licenses are valid for 60 days.
Suggestions for those
eligible to conduct wedding ceremonies include Barry Richman, magistrate
(252-453-9899); Reverend Shirley Ann, Carolina Wedding Company (252-441-9077;
and Rick A. Griffis, pastor, or John Straus, pastor-emeritus, of the nearby historic Corolla Chapel Chapel (252-453-4224).
If it is available, the chapel is an excellent back-up location in
case of inclement weather. The chapel will accommodate approximately
250 people. The Whalehead
Club is also available for weddings and receptions. For further information
please call 252-453-9040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCHEDULE, PROCEDURES AND POLICIES
|Security Deposit and
|Fee for weddings
Procedure for Booking
- Visit or telephone
site manager to set date and time of wedding ceremony and request
- Return two original
copies of signed Wedding Agreement with fee.
- Confirm final plans
with site manager two weeks prior to the scheduled wedding ceremony.
|View of the Lighthouse from
the event area.
Wedding Ceremony Policies
- Ceremonies may
be scheduled between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
- Ceremonies must take place in the southwest corner of the site.
- Ceremony set-up
must take place on the day of the wedding.
- Arrangements for chairs,
tables, tents, and decorations are the responsibility of the Lessee.
- Bird seed may be used; rice,
confetti or other artificial materials are prohibited.
- Portable music or bands
are allowed within the terms of the Wedding Agreement.
- The site shall be used as is; without rearranging benches, plants
or other materials.
- A staff member will be on
duty and present on the site.
- No dress changing facilities
- Restrooms are available in season only (April through November) across the parking lot.
- The lighthouse and grounds
will remain open during operational hours (10-5 daily).
- Motorized vehicles are prohibited
within the fenced compound.
- The regular $7 per person
fee and sign-in requirement shall apply to guests who wish to
climb the lighthouse.