Saturday, March 2

Bald Head Island Weddings – Shoals Club Excliusive Experience

Whether you’re looking for an intimate beach wedding or a traditional chapel ceremony with live oak trees dripping in Spanish moss, Bald Head Island has many options for your picture-perfect day.

From large oceanfront homes to quaint honeymoon cottages, Intracoastal Realty is the premier accommodation provider on the Island and can make your destination wedding dreams come true.

The Shoals Club

Shoals Club is a premier island club on the Atlantic Ocean known for its breathtaking views and classic East Coast beach club setting. From its private weddings and receptions on the presentation deck that overlooks Cape Fear Point and East Beach to a casual family wedding at the pool and beach, the Shoals Club has it all for your island destination beach wedding.

The Shoals Club is the ultimate island vacation retreat for members, their guests, and temporary memberships alike. The oceanfront clubhouse offers a variety of fine and casual dining options, along with a lounge, fitness room, and shower/locker facilities. Swimming pools, direct beach access, creative kids’ programming, and more deliver a new level of seaside experiences for island visitors and residents alike.

For families with young children, the Shoals Club rec team offers various activities, including Easter egg hunts, tie-dye, crafts, and even a candy land party! The resort also features many oceanfront vacation rentals with wrap-around decks and stunning beach views.

The Bald Head Island Club

The Bald Head Island Club is an elite destination club offering five-star resort amenities and world-class service for Members, Temporary Members, and their guests. From fantastic golfing to delectable dining and inspiring special events, this club offers enough fun and relaxation to fill a full beach vacation.

Only accessible by passenger ferry or private boat, this secluded club is just a short drive from Wilmington and Southport, North Carolina. The celebrated course winds around freshwater lagoons and across dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Designed by George Cobb in 1974 and recently renovated by Tim Cate, this coastal course offers incredible views at every turn.

The Bald Head Island Club also has a large tee and fairway practice range. Its pristine, sandy beach offers an excellent spot for wedding pictures and a relaxing place to spend the day after the big event. In the summer, the club’s oversized heated pool is an oasis of luxury. Surrounded by posh yet comfortable lawn chairs and towering palm trees, the pool offers plenty of sunny, shaded sitting areas and a poolside deli for incredible meals.

Private Homes

Bald Head Island’s natural beauty and family-oriented island lifestyle make it the perfect wedding backdrop. With venues and accommodations to accommodate entire guest lists, couples have many options for a destination wedding weekend to leave them and their guests with memories for a lifetime.

Whether you prefer to say your vows barefoot on the beach or in a traditional chapel surrounded by majestic live oak trees draped with Spanish moss, a wedding venue on the Island fits your personality and style. Private homes can be ideal for an intimate setting if you’re planning a smaller ceremony and reception.

Coastal Lodging By Laura offers luxury oceanfront private vacation homes perfect for beach weddings. With spacious backyards, gorgeous pools, and tiki bars, they are the perfect place to celebrate your big day with close friends and family. Inquire today for pricing and availability.

Old Baldy Lighthouse & Smith Island Museum

Bald Head Island is a popular tourist destination with stunning pristine beaches and a quaint community feel. It’s a world of its own where you can stroll along the sand or under a charming gazebo and find the corner of the Island that stirs your soul.

Wedding venues on the Island offer many options, whether you prefer a more traditional chapel setting or the natural beauty of an oceanfront private home or golf course club.

The Village Chapel of Bald Head Island is an ideal choice for brides who want to say “I Do” in a beautiful 19th-century Carolina coastal-style chapel. After the ceremony, guests can walk or ride by golf cart through a canopy of live oaks to an oceanfront private home for the reception.

Old Baldy Lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in North Carolina and was built to guide ships through the rocky shoals off the coast of the Island. Visitors to the Lighthouse can climb 108 steps, 5 landings, and a ship ladder to the top and explore the museum and Keeper’s Cottage (the Smith Island Museum of History). The cottage is a replica of a two-story lighthouse keeper’s house built in 1850 and features period furniture and displays of island history.

The Commons

From barefoot beach weddings to traditional chapels surrounded by oak trees dripping with Spanish moss, Bald Head Island has the perfect picture-perfect destination wedding setting. Whether your guests are coming from far and wide or just from your neighborhood, they will enjoy relaxing and immersing themselves in the Island’s way of life while celebrating with you on your special day.

The Ocean Room at the Bald Head Island Club is an elegant 3,000-square-foot venue that can be used for your ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, or brunch. This space can comfortably accommodate 125 people for a plated meal.

The Island’s outstanding chefs and creative presentation ensure that your rehearsal dinner and reception food will be a highlight of your big day. Coastal Catering & Events has been an Island favorite for years; owner Joe Caldropoli is familiar with the logistics of the islands and can easily tailor every detail to your specific needs. Your guests will also appreciate that local restaurants, including the River Pilot, Eb & Flo’s, and BHI Club, offer various dining options for everyone.

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