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 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.

 

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.

Blue Sky Package

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 such as: grandparents, parents, groom, bride, minister/officiate, bridesmaids, groomsmen, best man, maid of honor, matron of honor, honorary bridesmaids ( if any ) flower girls, ring bearer, and if any other significant family members whom will be marching down the aisle or specialty sign carriers, specialty music to be played at certain times of ceremony, etc. The procession list will be specially created for each bride & groom and emailed a week prior to rehearsal unless there is a delay in getting the necessary information of bridal party members to the director. The procession list is a vital part of keeping the ceremony running smoothly, timely, and providing all guests an opportunity to truly enjoy themselves by knowing they will be lead in all aspects of the ceremony and their minds are at ease, as well as the bridal families.

2 Hour Day of Ceremony Coordinating: 2 Directors will be provided on-site beginning 1 hour prior to ceremony start time (confirmed by the bride & groom and is not changed the day of ceremony ) and lasting up to the 2-hour time frame. The directors will assist in pinning of boutonnieres, passing out bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquets, making sure if any specialty items for ring bearer or sign bearers, flower girls. The directors do not provide the flowers or the specialty items. The directors will assist the bride & groom during the reception up until the 2 hour time frame is reached.

Blue Sky & White Sands Packages are subjected to a maximum of 80 guests. Any guests reaching 81 through 115 will be monetarily adjusted as an added expense per each individual guests.

White Sands Package

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 such as: grandparents, parents, groom, bride, minister/officiate, bridesmaids, groomsmen, best man, maid of honor, matron of honor, honorary bridesmaids ( if any ) flower girls, ring bearer , and if any other significant family members whom will be marching down the aisle or specialty sign carriers, specialty music to be played at certain times of ceremony, etc. The procession list will be specially created for each bride & groom and emailed a week prior to rehearsal unless there is a delay in getting the necessary information of bridal party members to director. The procession list can be altered up to 3 days prior the rehearsal. The procession list is a vital part of keeping the ceremony running smoothly, timely, and providing all guests an opportunity to truly enjoy themselves by knowing they will be lead in all aspects of the ceremony and their minds are at ease, as well as the bridal families.

1/2 hour Site Rehearsal Time: 2 Directors and 2 procession list copies will be provided to you to assist in guiding all bridal party members to their place in the procession walk and understanding where each person will be standing at the beach-side altar and how to exit as well as where & when to exit and wait for photos.

2 Hour Day of Ceremony Coordinating: 2 Directors will be provided on site beginning 1 hour prior to ceremony start time (confirmed by the bride & groom and is not changed the day of ceremony ) and lasting up to the 2-hour time frame. The directors will assist in pinning of boutonnieres, passing out bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquets, making sure if any specialty items for ring bearer or sign bearers, flower girls. The directors will assist the bride & groom during the reception up until the 2-hour time frame is reached. Any additional assistance needed during reception which requires time spent past the package 2 hours, can be provided for $50.00 per hour.

Blue Sky & White Sands Packages are subjected to a maximum of 80 guests. Any guests reaching 81 through 115 will be monetarily adjusted as an added expense per each individual guests.

Emerald Waters Package

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 such as : grandparents, parents, groom, bride, minister/officiate, bridesmaids, groomsmen, best man, maid of honor, matron of honor, honorary bridesmaids (if any ) flower girls, ring bearer , and if any other significant family members whom will be marching down the aisle or specialty sign carriers, specialty music to be played at certain times of ceremony, etc.The procession list will be specially created for each bride & groom and emailed a week prior to rehearsal unless there is a delay in getting the necessary information of bridal party members to director. The procession list can be altered up to 3 days prior the rehearsal and with this package, changes during rehearsal CAN be made on-site. Any changes to the procession list the day of the ceremony will NOT incur an additional fee with this package. The procession list is a vital part of keeping the ceremony running smoothly, timely, and providing all guests an opportunity to truly enjoy themselves by knowing they will be lead in all aspects of the ceremony and their minds are at ease, as well as the bridal families.

Scheduled Day of Events Time Line : The bride and groom will provide to the directors a list of all vendors : DJ , Band, Bakery /Cake, Florist, Caterer, Designated Ice & Ice Chests Handler, Site Designer , Make Up Artist, Hair Stylist, Photographer, and any additional specialty persons involved in handling of day of events. The directors will NOT be responsible to contact or email the said vendors to insure all involved are on board with the wedding day date & time. The scheduled time frames for all of these activities for the day will be made by directors to help insure a smooth flow of all events and keep a tight schedule so all parties involved can be emailed by the bride & groom. Makeup artists & hair stylists should arrive early that morning by 10:30AM in case all bridesmaids, mothers, etc. are involved in preparations. The schedule will include when photographer are to arrive on site for pre-wedding photos of all parties getting ready , dressed, when photos will begin and when sun set is, when and if bridal party to be announced, coordinating with Band or DJ when to make announcements for: blessing of the food, when to start dinner, 1st dance, toasting, cutting of cake, garter toss, bouquet toss , money dance , exit time and any other scheduled events.

3/4 hour Site Rehearsal Time: 2 Directors and 2 procession list copies will be provided to you to assist in guiding all bridal party members to their place in the procession walk and understanding where each person will be standing at the beach-side altar and how to exit as well as where & when to exit and waiting for photos. With this package, the start time of rehearsal is confirmed by the bride & groom and is allotted to change only once the day of rehearsal.

3 Hour Day of Ceremony Coordinating: 2 Directors will be provided on-site beginning 1-hour prior to ceremony start time and lasting up to the 3 hour later time frame. The directors will assist in pinning of boutonnieres, passing out bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquets, making sure of any specialty items for ring bearer or sign bearers, flower girls. The directors do not provide the flowers or the specialty items unless other wised requested by the Bride & Groom. The directors will assist the bride & groom during the reception up until the 3 hour time frame is reached. Any additional assistance needed during reception which requires time spent past the package 3 hours, can be provided for $50.00 per hour.

Sunset Package

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 such as: grandparents, parents, groom, bride, minister/officiate, bridesmaids, groomsmen, best man, maid of honor, matron of honor, honorary bridesmaids (if any ) flower girls, ring bearer , and if any other significant family members whom will be marching down the aisle or specialty sign carriers, specialty music to be played at certain times of ceremony, etc. The procession list will be specially created for each bride & groom and emailed a week prior to rehearsal unless there is a delay in getting the necessary information of bridal party members to director. The procession list can be altered up to 3 days prior the rehearsal and with this package, changes during rehearsal CAN be made on site. Any changes to the procession list the day of the ceremony will NOT incur an additional fee with this package. The procession list is a vital part of keeping the ceremony running smoothly, timely, and providing all guests an opportunity to truly enjoy themselves by knowing they will be lead in all aspects of the ceremony and their minds are at ease, as well as the bridal families.

Scheduled Day of Events Time Line : The bride and groom will provide to the directors a list of all vendors : DJ , Band, Bakery/Cake, Florist, Caterer, Designated Ice & Ice Chests Handler, Site Designer , Make Up Artist, Hair Stylist, Photographer, and any additional specialty persons involved in handling of day of events. The directors WILL be responsible to contact or email the said vendors to insure all involved are on board with the wedding day date & time. The scheduled time frames for all of these activities for the day will be made by directors to help insure a smooth flow of all events and keep a tight schedule so all parties involved can be emailed by the bride & groom. Make up artists & hair stylists should arrive early that morning by 10:30AM in case all bridesmaids, mothers, etc. are involved in preparations. The schedule will include when the photographer is to arrive on-site for pre-wedding photos of all parties getting ready, dressed, when photos will begin and when sun set is, when and if bridal party to be announced, coordinating with Band or DJ when to make announcements for :blessing of the food, when to start dinner, 1st dance, toasting, cutting of cake, garter toss, bouquet toss , money dance, exit time and any other scheduled events.

1 hour Site Rehearsal Time: 2 Directors and 2 procession list copies will be provided to you to assist in guiding all bridal party members to their place in the procession walk and understanding where each person will be standing at the beach-side altar and how to exit as well as where & when to exit and waiting for photos. With this package, the start time of rehearsal is confirmed by the bride & groom and is allotted to change only once the day of rehearsal.

5 Hour Day of Ceremony Coordinating: 2 Directors will be provided on site beginning 1 hour prior to ceremony start time and lasting up to the 3 hour later time frame. The directors will assist in pinning of boutonnieres, passing out bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquets, making sure if any specialty items for ring bearer or sign bearers, flower girls. The directors do not provide the flowers or the specialty items unless other wised requested by the Bride & Groom. The directors will assist the bride & groom during the reception up until the 5 hour time frame is reached. Any additional assistance needed during reception which requires time spent past the package 5 hours, can be provided for $50.00 per hour.

Announcing of Bridal Party Procession: 2 Directors will coordinate with Band or DJ the bridal party procession list and order of announcing each member to the wedding guests. Directors will be in charge of getting full bridal party procession members in accordance to list provided with Band or DJ. Each director will cue procession member while other director will cue the Band/ DJ. Directors will keep time line of events to ensure announcing of bridal party procession to immediately follow photos and not keep guests waiting.

Cutting of The Cake & Toast: After Groom & Bride cuts 1st piece for photo opportunities, feeds one another, and completes champagne toast if to be included as part of ceremony, directors will step in, and continue cutting cake for all guests. Serving cake slices with plate/napkin/cutlery, saving top layer to be boxed and placed for safe transport for Bride & Groom. Directors will be responsible for all necessary family items used during cake-cutting-ceremony and the items’ return and will take photos to ensure proper return.

Sea Breeze Package

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 such as: grandparents, parents, groom, bride, minister/officiate, bridesmaids, groomsmen, best man, maid of honor, matron of honor, honorary bridesmaids (if any) flower girls, ring bearer , and if any other significant family members whom will be marching down the aisle or specialty sign carriers, specialty music to be played at certain times of ceremony, etc. The procession list will be specially created for each bride & groom and emailed a week prior to rehearsal unless there is a delay in getting the necessary information of bridal party members to director. The procession list can be altered up to 3 days prior the rehearsal and with this package, changes during rehearsal CAN be made on site. Any changes to the procession list the day of the ceremony will NOT incur an additional fee with this package. The procession list is a vital part of keeping the ceremony running smoothly, timely, and providing all guests an opportunity to truly enjoy themselves by knowing they will be lead in all aspects of the ceremony and their minds are at ease, as well as the bridal families.

Scheduled Day of Events Time Line: The bride and groom will provide to the directors a list of all vendors : DJ , Band, Bakery/Cake, Florist, Caterer, Designated Ice & Ice Chests Handler, Site Designer , Make Up Artist, Hair Stylist, Photographer, and any additional specialty persons involved in handling of day of events. The directors WILL be responsible to contact or email the said vendors to insure all involved are on board with the wedding day date & time. The scheduled time frames for all of these activities for the day will be made by directors to help insure a smooth flow of all events and keep a tight schedule so all parties involved can be emailed by the bride & groom. Make up artists & hair stylists should arrive early that morning by 10:30AM in case all bridesmaids, mothers, etc. are involved in preparations. The schedule will include when photographer to arrive on site for pre-wedding photos of all parties getting ready , dressed, when photos will begin and when sun set is , when and if bridal party to be announced, coordinating with Band or DJ when to make announcements for: blessing of the food, when to start dinner, 1st dance, toasting, cutting of cake, garter toss, bouquet toss, money dance, exit time and any other scheduled events.

1 hour Site Rehearsal Time: 2 Directors and 2 procession list copies will be provided to you to assist in guiding all bridal party members to their place in the procession walk and understanding where each person will be standing at the beach-side altar and how to exit as well as where & when to exit and waiting for photos. With this package, the start time of rehearsal is confirmed by the bride & groom and is allotted to change only once the day of rehearsal.

8 Hour Day of Ceremony Coordinating: 2 Directors will be provided on site beginning 1 hour prior to ceremony start time and lasting up to the 8 hour later time frame. The directors will assist in pinning of boutonnieres, passing out bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquets, making sure if any specialty items for ring bearer or sign bearers, flower girls. The directors do not provide the flowers or the specialty items unless otherwise requested by Bride & Groom. The directors will assist the bride & groom during the reception up until the 8 hour time frame is reached. Any additional assistance needed during reception which requires time spent past the package 8 hours can be provided for $50.00 per hour.

Coordination of Photographer of Choice or Recommendation by Directors : 2 Directors will assist the listed photographer of choice by the contractual member of signed invoice & whom will be responsible for all costs of said items or Directors can locate local photographer and handle all time of events for bridal event and relay all information to Bride & Groom per requirements of Bride & Groom. Photographer will solely responsible for his or her work/time lines, and further contacts due to delay conversations with Bride & Groom. Directors will make sure that all ceremony events that require a photo opportunity will have photographer on hand and will provide the photographer a Schedule of Timed Events. Directors will work closely with photographer ensuring that timed events are met and ceremony is kept on a time-line of activities.

Coordination of Caterer of Choice or Recommendations by Directors: 2 Directors will be on site coordinating caterer arrival time, prep time, serve time, quantity expected, if bar service was included, if bar tenders are included, if serving guests are included, if passing of appetizers are included, if passing of beer & wine are included, if clean-up after meal is included. Directors will handle all arrangements of meal with caterers, tables allotted for caterer’s set-up, linens needed, any specialty items requested. Directors also can recommend caterer to Bride & Groom…set-up tasting and all other details according to the RSVP Guests List … Directors will handle with Bride & Groom recommendations of place settings versus paper & throw away cutlery. Directors can guide Bride & Groom in what menu choices works best at these type of events and which caterer to seek out based on their past experience with previous events.

Coordination of Welcoming Hour : 2 Directors will be on site one hour prior to ceremony start time and ensure all grounds specifications per Bride & Groom were met or followed through …if Welcome Station was to be an included factor …station will be monitored as” ready for guest … ” sign-in guest book/photo album of Bride & Groom/ specifications of all wedding activities leading up to wedding day …if a Cocktail- Hour will be in effect during the guests arrival and getting acclimated to venue site before getting seated for ceremony… If caterer has in contract to serve welcoming appetizers …beer & wine only …water /Tea / Soft Drinks only …or opt to immediately have guest seated and ready for ceremony …Directors will ensure if guests are to be shuttled in …or taxied…or other means of transportation has been secured by person whom has signed the contractual invoiced amount …

Coordinating of Cocktail Hour: 2 Directors will be on site one hour prior to ceremony start time and ensure all grounds specifications per Bride & Groom were met or followed through. If a Cocktail-Hour is to be included in package deal directors will ensure with bartenders to arrive on site early enough to prep for cocktail-hour and if caterers to be involved will coordinate services for guests such as: passing of appetizers if budgeted, passing of beer & wine, open bar during cocktail-hour and when to end open-bar type of environment and let guests know of any monetary changes. Directors will coordinate with Caterer(s) if bartender(s) are to be included in caterer’s packaged deal or if Directors are to provide bar service if Bride & Groom had a preference. Cocktail-Hour will serve as an adjustment period for all participating wedding guests giving them a window of opportunity to relax.

Announcing of Bridal Party Procession: 2 Directors will coordinate with Band or DJ the bridal party procession list and order of announcing each member to the wedding guests. Directors will be in charge of getting full bridal party procession members in accordance to list provided with Band or DJ. Each director will cue procession member while other director will cue the Band/ DJ. Directors 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: 2 Directors will coordinate via Time Line of Events Schedule, when the dinner hour will begin and keep caterer(s) in line with scheduled time. Also, will coordinate someone to give the blessing prior dinner being served.

Announcement of Dinner: 2 Directors will coordinate when dinner will be opened to all wedding guests and make timely announcement and help lead guests to buffet style or seated style if required. Directors to keep watchful eye on all catering & staff to ensure proper and efficient handling of dinner. Directors will stay in touch with caterer throughout event making sure caterer ‘s needs are being met and set-up is correct, menu items are sufficient and agreed upon. Directors to monitor dinner hour and ensure staff will assist in dinner clean up.

Bar Monitoring & Set-Up: Bar tender(s) pending guests RSVP. 2 bartenders always needed on staff from 60 guests up to 115. After 115 guests, 3 bartenders required for easily transitioning between wedding guests requests and activity up to 165 guests. 2 Directors will monitor the amount of RSVP Guests and gauge the amount of ice required, the containers, the bar set-up, the delivery of all requested beers/sodas/ liquor/mixers/beverage/napkins/straws/champagnes/white wines ( 2 types )/red wines (2 types) etc. will be decided upon amount per Directors and hinged per approximate amount of guests. Directors will provide bartenders unless specified by Bride & Groom or Catering Company has bartenders included in catering contract.

Cutting of The Cake & Toast: After Groom & Bride cuts 1st piece for photo opportunities, feeds one another, and completes champagne toast if to be included as part of ceremony, Directors will step in and continue cutting cake for all guests serving cake slices with plate/napkin/cutlery saving top layer to be boxed and placed for safe transport for Bride & Groom. Directors will be responsible for all necessary family items used during cake-cutting-ceremony and the items return and will take photos to ensure proper return. Directors will lead the Bride & Groom into a champagne toast (or non-alcoholic beverage of choice) Directors will be in contact with bakery of choice or Directors can recommend bakery and handle all necessary specifications of bridal/groom’s cake and delivery of cake.

Garter Toss: If to be included in Scheduled Timed Events Directors will coordinate a specific time allotted for tradition towards the later part of evening and have Band/DJ announce to all wedding guests the current activity and gather all willing participants. Directors will make sure photo opp will be enforced.

Bridal Bouquet Toss: If to be included in Scheduled Timed Events. Directors will coordinate a specific time allotted for tradition towards the later part of evening and have Band/DJ announce to all wedding guests the current activity and gather all willing participants. Directors will make sure photo opp will be enforced. Directors will ensure if a secondary Bridal Bouquet was created/set aside for this and assure.

Bride & Groom Scheduled Exit: 2 Directors will coordinate what ever type/style of exit strategy that Bride & Groom may have in mind if to exit by car/limo/antique roadster/helicopter, etc. Directors will ensure per Scheduled Timed Events that the Bride & Grooms exit will be as noticeable as a lined Archway of lighted sparklers as they exit or as simple as bubbles being blown, hugs passed out, and waves goodbye. Director can also recommend or schedule specific bridal guidelines to take place.

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

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 three available wedding packages – Wedding Day Bliss, Perfect Memories or Dream Wedding – 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@yahoo.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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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)

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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. 

 

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