Create your Outer Banks Wedding Wish List today with OAR

As you begin planning your Outer Banks wedding, searching for seating, lighting, dishes, and dance-floors, you may begin to feel overwhelmed. We understand how much time consuming preparation goes into finding the perfect rental items for your dream wedding, and we want to help you as much as possible. For this reason, we have created […]

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Trending Wedding Rentals for 2016

We are excited to highlight some of the top trending wedding rentals for 2016 that you should consider when planning your Outer Banks Wedding. From rustic farm tables to clear top tents, these are popular rental items that will help set the right mood at your wedding and ensure your guests have something to remember. […]

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If You Dream It, We Have It: OAR at the Outer Banks Wedding Expo

Every year the top wedding vendors on the Outer Banks come together for one unforgettable weekend…the Outer Banks Wedding Weekend Expo. This year, the Outer Banks Wedding Association is hosting this renowned event January 16 & 17, providing prospective brides and couples the opportunity to tour venues, sample food, view event rental items, and chat […]

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4 Unique Event Rentals for an Unforgettable Wedding

Sometimes it’s the little elements at weddings that excite guests and leave a lasting impression. You have all the big stuff taken care of – the dress, the venue, the rings –  but now you need to find the right pieces to complete your ceremony and reception that will captivate your guests and leave them […]

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There’s No Party like an Outer Banks Party

When you’re on the beach, every day feels like a celebration, but when you’re actually throwing a party on the Outer Banks, the opportunities are exciting and endless! No matter if you’re planning a holiday party for your friends and family, a birthday celebration, a corporate party to show your employees how much you value […]

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4 of the Best OBX Wedding Venues for Less than 100 People

The Outer Banks is one of the most sought-after wedding destinations in the country…and for good reason! Knowledgeable wedding professionals, convenient event rentals, gorgeous weather, and a spectacular natural backdrop create the perfect recipe for an unforgettable destination wedding! Not to mention the collection of unique venues to choose from for your special day, offering […]

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Things to do on the Outer Banks During the Shoulder Season

The shoulder season on the Outer Banks is defined as the time after the high traffic weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Many vacationers actually feel it is the best time of year to visit the OBX because of the amazing weather, smaller crowds and cheaper rates. Here are a few ways to spend […]

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Insider Tips for Planning the OBX Wedding of Your Dreams

Pristine beaches for miles. Gorgeous spring and fall weather. Vacation homes for every desire and budget, from grand ‘hotels’ to charming cottages. Breathtaking sunsets, and highly experienced wedding professionals that know how to make every detail of your wedding as perfect as can be. There are many reasons to choose the Outer Banks to celebrate […]

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What Makes a Fall Wedding on the OBX So Special

Many people think that summer is the best season to have a wedding, but as a coolness returns to the air in the fall, so does a little magic that will make for an unforgettable autumn wedding here on the Outer Banks. The mild climate and lessened crowds also make fall a great time to […]

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