Gulf Shores Wedding Rentals

Orange Beach & Gulf Shores Wedding Rentals & More!

Ido Weddings offers premiere Alabama Gulf Coast wedding services and wedding rentals to fit budgets of all ranges. Choose from wedding tents, serving pieces, linens, archways, tables, resin chairs with padding, feather flags, aisle runners, and much more! Gulf Shores wedding rentals, Orange Beach wedding rentals and more are available.

Orange Beach Weddings

Wedding Locations: Gulf Shores, Orange Beach & More!

We specialize in Gulf Shores weddings, Orange Beach weddings and weddings in Fort Morgan, Foley, Magnolia Springs, Daphne, Fairhope, Elberta and other Alabama Gulf Coast locations. Gulf Shores wedding planning, Orange Beach wedding planning and wedding planning services for other areas is available.Give us a call at (251) 986-5465 to learn more!

Gulf Shores Wedding Packages

Wedding Packages & Wedding Coordinating Packages

Choose from one of our available wedding packages or wedding coordinating packages. An iDo wedding planner can customize any of these packages to fit weddings of any size or type from small and intimate to large and luxurious! Check out our Gulf Shores wedding packages, Orange Beach wedding packages and wedding packages for other Alabama Gulf Coast locations.

 

Why ido Weddings?

Why should you use ido Weddings for your most magical day? Watch our promo video to see how we can help give you your dream wedding.

Wedding Coordinating Packages

Gulf Shores Wedding Planning, Orange Beach Wedding Planning & Other Alabama Beach Wedding Locations

Meet on-site with one or more of our event Design/Coordinating Specialists. We will go over your wants and needs for your upcoming event and begin your wedding planning process. Gulf Shores wedding planning services, Orange Beach wedding planning services and wedding planning services for other Alabama beach wedding locations are available. Choose from any of the Wedding Coordinating Packages below.

Level 1: $650

Bridal Party Procession List:Family will provide all names of those whom are to be included in the actual bridal party march down the aisle. The order of your processional and recessional will depend on the type of wedding ceremony you’re having.

1/2 hour Site Rehearsal Time: 1/2 hour Site Rehearsal Time: An Ido Coordinator will be onsite to direct the wedding rehearsal and allow the bridal party to become familiar with the overall ceremony procedures. All individuals will learn any special roles assigned to them. The coordinator will also identify and work out any kinks in the ceremony plan. {Any delay on site of 20 or more minutes of the rehearsal time will incur an additional fee of $25.00 per 20 minutes.} Start time of rehearsal is confirmed by the bride and groom and is not changed the day of rehearsal.

2 Hour Day of Ceremony Coordinating: An Ido Coordinator will be provided on site, beginning one hour prior to ceremony start time and lasting up to the two-hour time frame. Ceremony start time is confirmed by the bride and groom and is not changed the day of ceremony. An Ido Coordinator will assist in pinning of boutonnieres, passing out bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquets and taking care of any specialty items for ring bearers, flower girls, or sign bearers.

Level II: $1,800

Bridal Party Procession List: Family will provide all names of those whom are to be included in the actual bridal party march down the aisle. The order of your processional and recessional will depend on the type of wedding ceremony you’re having.

1 hour Site Rehearsal Time: An Ido Coordinator will be onsite to direct the wedding rehearsal and allow the bridal party to become familiar with the overall ceremony procedures. All individuals will learn any special roles assigned to them. The coordinator will also identify and work out any kinks in the ceremony plan. (Any delay on site of 20 or more minutes of the rehearsal time will incur an additional fee of $25.00 per 20 minutes.) Start time of rehearsal is confirmed by the bride and groom and is not changed the day of rehearsal.

Scheduled Day of Events Timeline: The bride and groom will provide to the directors a list of all vendors and any specialty persons involved in handling of day of events. Upon request, a list of local vendors and vendor recommendations will be provided, but client is responsible for booking vendors. An Ido Coordinator will be responsible for contacting and/or emailing the said vendors to insure all involved are on board with the wedding date and time. The scheduled time frames for these activities for the day will be made by an Ido Coordinator to help insure a smooth flow of all events and keep a tight schedule.

5 Hour Day of Ceremony Coordinating: An Ido Coordinator will be provided on site, beginning one hour prior to ceremony start time and lasting up to the three-hour later time frame. Ceremony start time is confirmed by the bride and groom and is not changed the day of ceremony. An Ido Coordinator will assist in pinning of boutonnieres, passing out bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquets and taking care of any specialty items for ring bearers, flower girls, or sign bearers. An Ido Coordinator will assist the bride and groom during the reception up until the 5-hour time frame is reached.

Announcing of Bridal Party Procession: An Ido Coordinator will coordinate with the Band or DJ the bridal party procession list and order of announcing each member to the wedding guests. An Ido Coordinator will oversee getting full bridal party procession members in accordance to list provided with Band or DJ.

Cutting of the Cake and Toast: After Bride and Groom cut their 1st piece of cake for photo opportunities, feed one another and complete champagne toast (if to be included as part of the ceremony), and Ido Coordinator will step in and continue cutting cake for all guests. An Ido Coordinator will also serve slices with plate/napkin/cutlery; serve top layer to be boxed and place for safe transport for Bride and Groom. An Ido Coordinator will be responsible for all necessary family items used during cake-cutting-ceremony and the items return.

Level III: $3,600

Bridal Party Procession List: Family will provide all names of those whom are to be included in the actual bridal party march down the aisle. The order of your processional and recessional will depend on the type of wedding ceremony you’re having.

Scheduled Day of Events Time Line: The bride and groom will provide to the directors a list of all vendors and any specialty persons involved in handling of day of events. A list of local vendors and vendor recommendations will be provided and booked, upon approval, for the bride and groom. An Ido Coordinator will be responsible for contacting and/or emailing the said vendors to insure all involved are on board with the wedding date and time. The scheduled time frames for these activities for the day will be made by an Ido Coordinator to help insure a smooth flow of all events and keep a tight schedule.

1 hour Site Rehearsal Time: An Ido Coordinator will be onsite to direct the wedding rehearsal and allow the bridal party to become familiar with the overall ceremony procedures. All individuals will learn any special roles assigned to them. The coordinator will also identify and work out any kinks in the ceremony plan. {Any delay on site of 20 or more minutes of the rehearsal time will incur an additional fee of $25.00 per 20 minutes.} Start time of rehearsal is confirmed by the bride and groom and is not changed the day of rehearsal.

8 Hour Day of Ceremony Coordinating: An Ido Coordinator will be provided on site, beginning one hour prior to ceremony start time and lasting up to the eight-hour later time frame. Ceremony start time is confirmed by the bride and groom and is not changed the day of ceremony. An Ido Coordinator will assist in pinning of boutonnieres, passing out bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquets and taking care of any specialty items for ring bearers, flower girls, or sign bearers. An Ido Coordinator will assist the bride and groom during the reception up until the 8-hour time frame is reached.

Coordination of Photographer of Choice or Recommendation by Ido Coordinators : An Ido Coordinator will assist the listed photographer of choice by the contractual member of signed invoice and whom will be responsible for costs of said items OR an Ido Coordinator can locate photographer and handle all time of events for bridal event. An Ido Coordinator will make sure that all ceremony events that require a photo opportunity will have a photographer on hand and will provide the photographer a schedule of timed events. An Ido Coordinator will work closely with photographer ensuring that timed events are met and the ceremony is kept on a time-line of activities.

Coordination of Caterer of Choice: An Ido Coordinator will be on site coordinating caterer arrival time, prep time, serve time, quantity expected, if bar service is included, if bartenders are included, if passing of appetizers is included, if passing of beer and wine is included, and if clean-up after meal is included. An Ido Coordinator will handle all arrangements of meal with caterers, tables allotted for caterer’s set-up, linens needed and any specialty items requested. An Ido Coordinator will also recommend caterer to Bride and Groom, set up tasting and all other details per the RSVP Guest List. An Ido Coordinator will assist Bride and Groom in recommendations for place settings versus paper and throw away cutlery. An Ido Coordinator will guide Bride and Groom in which menu choices work best at these types of events and which caterer to seek out due to their success at prior events.

Coordination of Welcoming of Guests and Cocktail Hour: An Ido Coordinator will be on site one hour prior to ceremony start time and ensure all grounds specifications per Bride and Groom were met or followed through. If Welcome Station is to be an included factor, the station will be monitored as “ready for guest” with sign in guest book and/or photos or album of Bride and Groom. An Ido Coordinator will ensure if guests are to be shuttled in, taxied, or other means of transportation has been secured. If a Cocktail Hour is to be included, an Ido Coordinator will ensure arrival and prep time of bartenders. An Ido Coordinator will coordinate services for guests such as passing of appetizers if budgeted, passing of beer and wine, open bar during cocktail hour and when to end open-bar type of environment.

Announcing of Bridal Party Procession: An Ido Coordinator will coordinate with the Band or DJ the bridal party procession list and order of announcing each member to the wedding guests. An Ido Coordinator will oversee getting full bridal party procession members in accordance to list provided with Band or DJ. An Ido Coordinator will keep time line of events to ensure announcing of bridal party procession to immediately follow photos and not keep guests waiting.

Blessing of the Food: An Ido Coordinator will coordinate via a time line of events schedule, when the dinner hour will begin and keep caterer(s) in line with scheduled time. An Ido Coordinator will also coordinate someone to give the blessing prior to dinner being served. Performed by officiate if he/she is still contracted to be on site or a scheduled stand-by-script can be offered.

Announcement of Dinner: An Ido Coordinator will organize when dinner will be opened to all wedding guests and make timely announcement. Guests will be led to buffet style or seated style dinner. An Ido Coordinator will keep watchful eye on all catering and staff to ensure proper and efficient handling of dinner. An Ido Coordinator will stay in touch with caterer throughout event making sure caterer’s needs are being met, set-up is correct, and menu items are sufficient and agreed upon. An Ido Coordinator will monitor dinner hour and ensure catering staff will assist in dinner clean up.

Cutting of the Cake and Toast: After Bride and Groom cut their 1st piece of cake for photo opportunities, feed one another and complete champagne toast (if to be included as part of the ceremony), and Ido Coordinator will step in and continue cutting cake for all guests. An Ido Coordinator will also serve slices with plate/napkin/cutlery; serve top layer to be boxed and place for safe transport for Bride and Groom. An Ido Coordinator will be responsible for all necessary family items used during cake-cutting-ceremony and the items return.

Garter Toss: If to be included in Scheduled Time Events, an Ido Coordinator will organize a specific time allotted for the garter toss, traditionally towards the later part of the evening. An Ido Coordinator have the DJ/Band announce, to all wedding guests, the current activity and gather all willing participants. An Ido Coordinator will make sure that this photo opportunity will be captured.

Bridal Bouquet Toss: If to be included in Scheduled Time Events, an Ido Coordinator will organize a specific time allotted for the bridal bouquet toss, traditionally towards the later part of the evening. An Ido Coordinator have the DJ/Band announce, to all wedding guests, the current activity and gather all willing participants. An Ido Coordinator will make sure that this photo opportunity will be captured. An Ido Coordinator will ensure if a secondary bridal bouquet was created/set aside for this or if the original bouquet is to be tossed.

Bride and Groom Scheduled Exit: An Ido Coordinator will coordinate whatever type/style of exit that the Bride and Groom may have in mind. An Ido Coordinator will ensure per scheduled time of events that the Bride and Groom’s exit will be executed according to plan.

All Coordinating Packages are offered for a maximum of 200 wedding guests. For any guest level reaching above 200, the Coordinating Package Price will be revisited.

Trash removal from venue site is NOT included in any of the Coordinating Packages. Clean up can be quoted.

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Decor, Setup & More
Three Wedding Packages are available to help guide you in getting ready for your special day. Choose from our Wedding Day Bliss, Perfect Memories or Dream Day wedding package. You can view a full description of what each of these wedding packages include by vising our wedding package page. We can also create a custom package for you according to your vision for the perfect wedding.

Wedding Packages

A La Carte Wedding Options

Wedding Chairs, Wedding Tents, Shepard Hooks, Aisle Runners & So Much More for Gulf Shores Weddings & Orange Beach Weddings!

Don’t need a package, but just want to view our wedding rental or wedding services options? Learn more on our “A La Carte Options webpage.

A La Carte Wedding Options

 

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Wedding Planning Services Available to All Alabama & Florida Gulf Coast Areas

Gulf Shores WeddingsLooking for a wedding planner, rentals or services for your special day? ido offers a wide variety of services including wedding planning, rentals (tables, chairs, tents, arches, etc.), photography, music selection, minister, favors and much more!

Wedding Rentals

ido can help you plan a wedding of any size from the smallest, most intimate wedding to a large full-scale wedding. Some of our wedding rentals include arches, sound systems, tables, chairs, tents, archways, linens, chair sashes, isle runners, chair decorations, chair sashes, sand ceremony tables, feather flags, serving pieces, floral arrangements and so much more! All of our rentals include delivery and setup.

Wedding Packages

You can select from one of our five  available wedding packages – Marry Me, Wedding Day Bliss, Perfect Memories, Dream Wedding or Into the Mystic Sailing – or you can select the “Create Your Own Package” option by choosing from our A La Carte Menu of services and rentals. Our available packages can also be tailored to fit weddings of any kind in any Gulf Coast location.

Some of our A La Carte Menu items include: professional wedding officiate, rehearsal director, wedding directing, recorded ceremony music with an attendant, cakes, photography, bamboo arbors, resin chairs with padded seats, chair sashes, tiki torches, isle runners, table centerpieces, Shepard hooks complete with decorations such as kissing balls, lanterns, starfish with seashells and flowers or mason jars with burlap and SO MUCH MORE!!!!!! A full list is available on our A La Carte Menu page of this website.

Wedding Coordinating Packages

Choose from one of our five available wedding coordinating packages to help make your wedding day the memorable, stress-free event it was meant to be.

Your ido wedding planner can prepare an event timeline for your wedding to help you make sure that your special day is worry-free. You are our top priority at iDo – that’s why your wedding planner is committed to providing email and phone consultation to all of our couples. We want to make sure your memories are full of precious moments and not the stress of all the details.

Our clients receive personalized one-on-one attention from the professionals at ido. Our brides can count on us to be available to help with just about any question or request they may have. Important decisions like color selection, floral choices, music preferences, reception setup, food preparation and so much more are our specialty. We love to make sure that everything is perfect down to the very last detail! And we want to make sure that every bride feels confident about every aspect of her special day without any worries.

Contact us today iDo Weddings today at (251) 986-5465, idogulfcoast@gmail.com, or take a few minutes to complete our brief Contact Form. Our official business hours are Monday through Sunday from 8AM to 6PM.

We are so excited about your special day and would love to help you make it the wedding of your dreams!

 

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Photo Galleries for Gulf Shores Weddings and More…

ido Weddings is happy to announce that photo galleries for our Gulf Shores weddings, Orange Beach weddings, Foley weddings, Fairhope weddings and weddings from other Alabama and Florida Gulf Coast locations are now available on the ido Weddings website! Just click on our Wedding Galleries page to view galleries for many of the weddings we have hosted. Photos of our beautiful brides, wedding setups, our rental equipment an…

Wedding Packages Available for Gulf Shores Weddings and More

ido Weddings is now offering wedding packages for Gulf Shores weddings, Orange Beach weddings and weddings in other Alabama and Florida Gulf Coast locations. There are three packages available to accommodate small, mid-size or large weddings. Choose from:

Wedding Day Bliss ($699)

Bamboo Archway Small, 3” bamboo arbor with linens (white or burlap fabric)
White Resin Chairs Up to 15 Chairs
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Looking for photos of your ido wedding on our site? View all of our available photo galleries by visiting the Wedding Galleries page of our website!

MARRIAGE LICENSE INFORMATION

A marriage license is valid in Alabama for 30 days from the date it is issued. A premarital blood test is no longer required in Alabama and there is no required waiting period after the license is purchased.

Marriage license are issued at the central office in Bay Minette, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8AM and 3PM. If you plan to arrive in the afternoon, you should be present no later than 2:30PM to avoid last minute delays. The licensing process takes about 15 minutes. The prospective Bride and Groom must be present to obtain a marriage license.

The fee for a marriage license is $40. The acceptable form of payment is cash, in county check or credit card.

For more information about obtaining a marriage license, visit the Baldwin County website.

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Orange Beach Weddings

Orange Beach, Alabama offers a beautiful, wide selection of beach wedding possibilities. A popular vacation destination, a variety of wedding locations are available directly on the beach to just across the street. You can also enjoy wonderful dining experiences, dolphin cruises, recreational centers with tennis & basketball courts, golf course condo communities, beach houses and everything in between. The sparkling emerald water and sugar white sand make a beautiful background for any event. Locally owned charming bed and breakfasts, beach-front condos and nationally owned hotels are available year-round. An ido Weddings Orange Beach wedding planner is available to help you.

Gulf Shores Weddings

A rapidly growing beach community, weddings in Gulf Shores are a popular choice not only because of the natural beauty of the clear blue ocean and white shoreline, but also because of all of the amenities this area provides. Minutes from Orange Beach, the area is home to two of the top rated golf resorts in the Alabama – Craft Farms and Kiva Dunes. There are a total of nine signature golf clubs, as well as a state-owned 18 hole course. Other popular attractions include the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo (as featured in Animal Planet’s, “The Little Zoo that Could”), Pelican Place at Craft Farms, a shopping mall, and Waterville USA, a family amusement/waterpark. Ocean fishing, beaches, and especially golf are three major draws for Gulf Shores. Chartered fishing boats embark regularly.

Fairhope Weddings

Best known as an intimate, charming village, Fairhope is situated on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay. The happy couple can choose from a number of desirable wedding locations such as the Marriot’s Grand Hotel or the Fairhope Civic Center. Marriot’s Grand Hotel is one of the most popular choices for events on the Alabama Gulf Coast. A AAA Four Diamond resort, the Grand Hotel features a golf club, spa and breathtaking waterfront and countryside views. A nearby attraction known as the Weeks Bay Nature Reserve is known for the many oaks, wildlife and pitcher plants along the elevated walkways through the swamp forest. An ido Weddings Fairhope wedding planner is available to help you.

Foley Weddings

One of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast, the historic downtown park is a popular spot for saying “I do.” While you’re here, you can also enjoy the famous Tanger Outlet Mall, unique antique stores, specialty shops, a nature preserve and state of the art recreational facilities. Excellent restaurants off­er a variety of ethnic cuisine and local seafood favorites. For the history buff, there are several museums where you can explore Baldwin County’s diverse heritage and fine art, all in the warm and friendly atmosphere of a small town community. An ido Weddings Foley wedding planner is available to help you.

Elberta Weddings

A perfect setting for a small, intimate country wedding, Elberta is best known for their most popular event, The Sausage Festival. Thousands of people from hundreds of miles away attend this popular event each year. Also home to the Baldwin County Heritage Museum, Elberta is a charming quiet town that exudes Southern charm. A beautiful public park is available and features fantastic landscaping and plenty of space to setup tents, a dance floor and any other rentals you may be interested in having. An ido Elberta wedding planner is available to help you.