Beach Weddings on St. Simons Island, Georgia

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The shady Southern Oaks, ocean breezes and quaint beach town feeling are the perfect setting for a romantic wedding getaway on St. Simons Island. Whether you desire a simple beach wedding, a traditional church wedding, or a large wedding reception at a luxurious resort hotel, St. Simons offers a wide range of picturesque locations and accommodations for your wedding party. Historic churches such as Christ Church Episcopal and Lovely Lane Chapel make for a truly memorable wedding event that you simply can't duplicate anywhere else. The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort is a popular site for oceanfront wedding ceremonies and has numerous banquet rooms for receptions and after-parties.

St. Simons Island Among Most Romantic Destinations in the U.S.St. Simons Island Among Most Romantic Destinations in the U.S.

When you're planning a romantic getaway for two, places like Paris, Fiji and Venice might cross your mind, but according to DatingAdvice.com, you should give the good ol' U.S. of A a chance. The "authority on all things dating" scoured the web (as well as a map) and chose the 17 Most Romantic Destinations in the U.S., and St. Simons Island comes in at #7!

We've compiled a comprehensive directory of all the resources you'll need to plan your ultimate island wedding, including locations and facilities, accommodations, churches, wedding photographers, florists, tent rentals, music and DJs, wedding directors and officiants, bridal shops and more.


Marriage License Info for St. Simons and Georgia Weddings
The marriage license (obtained at the Office of the Probate Court) is to be given to the officiating minister at the time of the rehearsal. Residents of Georgia securing a license in any Georgia county may be married in any Georgia county. Non-residents of Georgia must acquire the license in the county of marriage. The couple gives the marriage license to the minister at the rehearsal, who fills it out once the wedding is completed. It will be mailed to the probate court by the minister.

Official Glynn County Information and Resources
Requirements for Adult Marriage License
Premarital Certification for Georgia Residents
Marriage License Application
Online Payment Marriage License
Required Adult Information
Required Minor Information

For more information visit www.glynncounty.org


St. Simons Wedding Locations and Reception Facilities
Weddings at King and Prince on St. Simons Island, GA Preferred by ExploreStSimonsIsland.com The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
201 Arnold Road
St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522
912.538.3631

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The Resort has earned a reputation as a preferred site for "destination" weddings. Our oceanfront location, exceptional amenities and the attentiveness of our staff, help assure the success of your special day.

The oceanfront Lawn can seat up to 300 guests for receptions or ceremonies, and is an incomparable location in the Golden Isles.

The Lanier Ballroom accommodates up to 280 guests for banquets.

The Delegal Room, with its historic ambience and ocean views, can accommodate up to 200 guests for banquets and 250 guests for receptions.

The Retreat Room and Solarium offer panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, and host up to 80 guests.
Beach Bed and Breakfast
907 Beachview Dr.
St. Simons Island, GA
912.634.2800

A luxurious and elegant oceanfront setting perfect for memorable events tailored to your heart's desire. An upscale Spanish Mediterrean villa overlooking the Atlantic with unparallelled luxurious suites..
The Beachview Club
721 N. Beachview Dr.
Jekyll Island, GA
912.280.9020

Specializing in oceanfront ceremonies & receptions, the perfect place for your dream wedding.
Epworth By The Sea
100 Arthur J. Moore Drive
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.8688

1880s Lovely Lane Chapel, elegant reception/dinner/luncheon catering. Affordable motels/apts.
The Greyfield Inn
P.O. Box 900
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035

Exclusively Private Island Weddings & Receptions on legendary Cumberland Island, Georgia
Jekyll Island Club Hotel
371 Riverview Dr.
Jekyll Island, GA
800.535.9547

Ideal location for your wedding! Exquisite food! Professional staff! Unparalleled service! A Victorian treasure on a beatiful barrier island, offers golf, biking, historic tours, 9 miles of beach
Ocean Lodge
935 Beachview Dr.
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.2100

Ocean Lodge provides a sublime atmosphere for special occasions to remember.
Sea Palms Resort
5445 Frederica Rd.
St. Simons Isl, GA 31522
800.841.6268
912.638.3351

Marshview weddings up to 300 pp, custom cakes and personal wedding coordinating.
Villas By The Sea Resort Hotel & Conference Center
1175 N. Beachview Dr.
Jekyll Island, GA
912.635.2521

Luxurious oceanside 'Villa' hotel; 9,000+ sf Conf. Center; superior food and beverage service.
St. Simons Bridal Shops
Rita's Bridal & Formal Shop
131 S. Main St.
Hinesville, GA
912.368.6960
Wedding Kitt
1323 Newcastle St.
Brunswick, GA
912.262.6390
Tamary's Fine Apparel
3411 Frederica Rd.
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.7172

Fine apparel for the mother of the bride, groom, special guests; every aspect of clothing for the wedding.
St. Simons Island Churches
Christ Church Episcopal St. Simons Island GA Christ Church Episcopal
6329 Frederica Road
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.8683

The Christ Church congregation traces its origins to 1776, and to the very earliest days of St. Simons Island. However, the first religious services were held on the site of the church some forty years earlier. Today, the beautiful church with its magnificent stained glass windows and heavily wooded grounds that include a cemetery with graves of early settlers, is one of St. Simons Island's most treasured landmarks.
First African Baptist Church St. Simons Island Georgia First African Baptist Church
5800 Fredericka Road
912.638.5539
Iglehart.brenda@gmail.com

A beautiful two story frame structure built in 1869 by former slaves of the St. Simons plantations. Although as old as many of the area's historic sites, this lovely part of Saint Simons Island culture and history is often overlooked in tourism books and brochures.
Lovely Lane Chapel St. Simons Island GA Lovely Lane Chapel
Epworth By The Sea
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.8688

A historic church located at Epworth By The Sea that is available to the public for weddings. Seating up to 150, the cost is $400. This includes a block of time for rehearsal the day or evening before. A three-hour block of time is allowed for the wedding. This is more than ample time for decorating the Chapel, the wedding and taking photographs. For a truly memorable wedding this picturesque chapel makes for an unforgettable experience.
St. Paul AME Church
1520 Wolfe St.
Brunswick, GA
912.264.2734
St. Simons United Methodist Church
624 Ocean Blvd.
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.3317
Temple Beth Tefilloh
1326 Egmont Street
Brunswick, Georgia 31521
912.265.7575
St. Simons Wedding Music / DJs / Entertainment
Island Sound DJs
877.634.7725

Island Sound is your premier choice for coastal wedding entertainment. Specializing in weddings, we offer the very best in stylishness and elegance.
Dance Jammers
Contact Tommy Tucker
912.265.2300
800.837.6781

"When it's wedding related, why not use "The Wedding DJ's?"
Mobile Music
P. O. Box 1586
Darien, GA
877.260.7234

Live music & DJ service specializing in weddings & receptions - SSI, Jekyll Island & on the beach.
St. Simons Wedding Consultants / Directors / Officiants
"A Day to Remember"
Betty Daher
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.1353

Dedicated to planning, coordinating, and directing weddings and special events.
Coastal Weddings Directory
912.354.5689

For your free copy of our publication, please call. "A Complimentary Directory of the most experienced wedding vendors in Southeast Georgia."
Coastal Georgia Weddings
620 Sea Island Road, Suite 329
St. Simons Island GA 31522
800.996.7992
info@coastal-georgia-weddings.com

Information/Advice/Coordination/Wedding and Honeymoon Packages
Events by Caroline
912.996.0003
Wedding Coordination & Event Planning, Caroline Carter
Fabuluxe Events, Inc.
912.399.2808
staff@fabu-luxe.com

Terrica R. Skaggs, Wedding and Event Designer. Upscale service and attention to detail to help you create the wedding that reflects who you are and what it means to you.
Golden Isles Beach Weddings
info@goldenislesbeachweddings.com

We provide all-inclusive destination weddings, beach ceremonies and reception coordination for the ultimate wedding cermony on the beach.
Golden Isles Weddings
P. O. Box 21716
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
LakeSide Wedding Officiant & Minister - Brenda M.Owen
Anderson, SC
864.226.0997

Custom, Personalized Marriage Ceremony - Any Size Wedding - Religious or Civil.
The Reverend Terri Karvunis
RevTerri@comcast.net
WeDo_Services@comast.net
FocusMinistriesInc.com
912.577.3562

One-Stop Elegant Services for all your needs; clergy, photography, floral and more.
Tamary's Fine Apparel
3411 Frederica Rd/100 Redfern Village
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.7172

Great source for last minute details; custom wedding dresses, prom, any tailored women's clothing.
St. Simons Wedding Photography / Video
D.B. Harrell Photography
215 Sherman Drive, Brunswick, GA
912.265.8636

Over 25 years experience in Weddings - Family Portraits a specialty;
Cesar Ito Photography
209 Butler Ave, St.
Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.6055
912.222.4050 - Mobile
info@cesarito.com

Specializing in Wedding Photography in and around The Golden Isles.
Al Wise Photographer
413 Fairway Villas
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.8181
912.222.2007 - Mobile

Weddings and Family Portraits, former UGA professor, 35 years' experience
St. Simons Florists and Floral Plant Sales & Rentals
A Courtyard Florist
St. Simons: 866.634.9622 or 912.634.9622
Jekyll: 800.655.2931 or 912.635.2931

Wedding Specialists for the Golden Isles. 2 locations. Invitations, gifts and accessories.
St. Simons Hair Salon & Spa Services
Studio 412
412 Ocean Blvd - at the Village by the Pier - St. Simons Island Georgia
912.638.4125

Hair Styles and Makeup are our Specialty for The Perfect Beach Wedding!
St. Simons Wedding Tent Rentals / Party Setup
Beachview Tent Rentals
3387 Hwy. 17 South
Brunswick, GA 31523
912.280.9020 or 877.782.7368

Tents, tables, chairs, linens and accessories, portable restroom trailers, illuminated dance floors, acrylic pool covers.
St. Simons Wedding Transportation
High Tide's Guide to St. Simons
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.1555

The Complete Guide to St. Simons Island and the Golden Isles, available for your party.
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St. Simons Island Golf Courses and Online Tee Times
Book Your St. Simons and Coastal Georgia Golf Tee Times Online
You can now save money and easily book your tee times at local St. Simons and Coastal Georgia golf courses right here on ExploreStSimonsIsland.com. Featuring golf courses on St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island, Sea Island, Brunswick, Savannah and Coastal GA golf courses and country clubs.

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St. Simons Island Kayaking and Canoeing
Explore St. Simons by Kayak or Canoe
Experience the Island's meandering waterways and tidal marshlands while paddling solo or with a guided tour. Abundant wildlife is around every bend and you may find sea turtles, alligators, fish, crabs, dolphins, and many other animals native to Georgia's coast.

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St. Simons Island Fishing Charters
St. Simons is a Fisherman's Paradise
The Golden Isles of Georgia offers a vast coastal ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, sounds and the Atlantic Ocean is unspoiled, healthy, and brimming with fish of all types. The Pier located in the aptly named Pier Village provides an excellent spot for crabbing, casting a line, or sitting back and watching the action. For those who seek the excitement and challenge of deep sea and offshore angling, there are a number of fishing charters and skilled captains who can help you navigate coastal Georgia's vast ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, and the expansive Atlantic ocean.

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St. Simons Island Restaurants
Restaurants and Dining in St. Simons
There's no shortage of great places to eat in St. Simons, whether you prefer fresh, local seafood and our infamous Wild Georgia shrimp, fine dining or more intimate cafes and eclectic bistros, pizza, American cuisine or a variety of Mexican, Italian and Asian restaurants to choose from.

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St. Simons Island Shopping
St. Simons Shopping
St. Simons is home to a wide variety of boutique shops, antique stores, beach gear and outdoor equipment stores, and of course Island gift and souvenir stores. Visit our shopping page for a full directory of all the shops you'll find on St. Simons Island.

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Jekyll Island, Georgia
Jekyll Island
Jekyll Island was once an exclusive winter retreat for some of America's wealthiest families. Their exclusive Jekyll Island Club, a collection of "cottages" and a variety of support structures are now a National Historic Landmark, the Historic District is open to the public. Today, owned by the State of Georgia, the island retains much of its natural beauty and offers a wealth of amenities and activities including 63 holes of golf, beautiful beaches, 20 miles of bike paths, mini-golf, nature tours and Summer Waves Water Park.

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