Your dream wedding can be found right here at Avista Resort. Leave the planning to us, where we can customize any wedding size, ceremony, or reception to your needs. Whether you are looking for a large gathering with great detail or an intimate ceremony, we've got you covered.
From seating arrangements to music, entertainment, food and more - we can customize the perfect wedding experience for any situation. Be it color coordination, room assignments, or helping to facilitate a pleasant surprise, our staff will allow you to focus on the moment - where you should be. We take care of all the large and small details and make things stress free! All of our wedding packages can be customized, adding tickets to local attractions such as Duplin Winery, Ripley's Aquarium, golf outings, shopping excursions, fishing trips, and additional romantic experiences.
For those looking for a very small ceremony - The Elopement Package is ideal.
Allow us to provide an intimate setting for your nuptials, as you can choose to be married on the beach, our private Avista Beach, or even from your balcony - overlooking the pristine, shimmering ocean.
This package includes: The Officiant, Photographer, Beach or Balcony Ceremony, Dinner for 2, Breakfast for 2 (one day), Mini Wedding Cake, and VIP Room Turn Down Service with Champagne, Strawberries, and Chocolates.
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"Mini" in name only, the Mini Wedding is a great option for those who will be expecting 20 people or less.
Tie the knot while your friends and family look on from beautifully appointed white chairs, as the gorgeous surf provides a magical backdrop to your storybook union. The Avista Beach can also be a lovely option with lush palm trees, dunes, and a more private ceremony. After the vows have been said, head up to your reception space where you'll be able to toast, enjoy heavy Hor'Douvres, and dance away on your very own dance floor!
This package includes: A Tropical Wedding Setup on the Beach, an Officiant, Photographer, Music, 10 Chairs, Aisle Décor, Sand Ceremony, Floral Bouquet & Boutonniere, Reception Space for 3 Hours (Tables, Chairs, Standard House Linens, Table Centerpieces, Cake Table, Heavy Hors'Douvres, Dance Floor, Wedding Cake, Beer & Wine Bar for 3 Hours) and VIP Room Turn Down Service with Champagne, Strawberries, and Chocolates.
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This is truly the wedding of dreams! Accommodating groups up to 200 people and providing the ultimate beach wedding experience is the "Diamond" Package.
Diamonds are forever and so are the perfect memories you'll make and treasure for a lifetime with this extensive package. Allow us to coordinate all room assignments, meals, outings and special events.
For the bridal party, start your day off right with breakfast brought up to your rooms and then spend the day shopping at Tanger Outlets or enjoying a relaxing "Spa Day", leading up to a fabulous wine tasting at the popular Duplin Winery. For the groom's party, enjoy a terrific breakfast in our onsite restaurant and spend the day golfing or fishing. We handle all the tickets, tee times, coupons, and booking for these add-ons.
You can rest assured your wedding ceremony will be perfect! No detail is missed when you walk down the aisle as the refreshing ocean breeze provides a gentle kiss and the soothing sound of the waves offer their blessing of wedded bliss. Classy, beautifully decorated ocean-themed backdrops compliment the natural beauty of the sea. Lanterns, Palm Fronds, Sashes, "Kissing Balls", and driftwood signage can enrich this lovely day.
After the perfect ceremony, it's on to our absolutely gorgeous ballroom where you and your guests will receive a 3 course plated dinner, special table for the bride and groom, as well as an open or cash bar. After the toasts, deluxe cake cutting, and first dance have been completed, dance the night away on your large dance floor with tunes from the DJ.
After the festivities are over, we can keep the fun going by helping to coordinate outings, dinners, and more for your guests. Leave everything to us!
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Tickets to local attractions (Golf, Fishing, Tours, Shows, Dinners)
Private Meeting / Reception Spaces (3rd or 4th Floor Mezzanine, 2nd Floor, Treetop Lounge) for bachelor / bachelorette gatherings
Specialty music / musicians (DJ's, Bands, Individual Performers) Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Hor'Douvres, Catering (BBQ, Luau's)