Weddings In Oriental, NC and a view across the Neuse River

Oriental, NC Wedding Venues

Oriental, North Carolina offers a wide variety of wedding venues - from a waterfront park or pier, an intimate sandy beach, a traditional church, a boat and waterside pier, an inviting green waterfront lawn, to a quirky historic theatre.

We offer venues to fit every budget and preference. And Oriental's climate makes us an ideal destination for an early spring wedding as well as an autumnal celebration.

Whether you want to be a traditional June bride or celebrate your wedding in a calmer month, whether you want your ceremony right beside the sparkling waters surrounding Oriental or not, please check the venues below for full details and contact information.

Please check back soon as we are building our list of venues.



The United Methodist Church
In the Village of Oriental
Contact: Reverend Keith Sexton
404 Freemason Street, Oriental, NC 28571


St. Peter The Fisherman Catholic Church
Contact: Diana Street
1149 White Farm Road, Oriental, NC 28571
954-444-1387 cell
You can schedule your wedding with us from the beginning or, for an economical back-up plan for potential inclement weather, have the option to move your outdoor wedding indoors-- to St. Peter!  Just $75 will give you peace of mind against bad weather.  That fee is non-refundable, but in the event you have to move indoors the $75 will offset the full rental fee.  St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church was constructed as a multi-purpose building.  With respect to the purpose of the church, doors are closed and a lovely hall is available with seating of approximately 200 people.  The hall may appropriately be used for smaller groups.  There is a two station kitchen available.  There is an additional side/meeting room also available.  Wireless internet connection and ample parking for your convenience. 


Hotels / Motels

Oriental Marina & Inn
Hotel, Restaurant, Marina & Wedding Ceremony/Reception Venue
Contact: Tom McIlhenny, Hotel Manager
103 Wall Street, Oriental, NC 28571
The Oriental Marina & Inn is located on the water in the heart of Oriental Village. This waterside venue is the perfect wedding destination. Here, cherished memories begin and wedding fantasies come true! We provide reception catering and we can help you plan your wedding. Dine in our Toucan Grill and Fresh Bar. Swim in our pool and socialize at the tiki bar.


River Neuse Suites
Boutique Hotel & Wedding Ceremony/Reception Venue
Contact: Jackie Wall, Hotel Manager
201 Mildred Street Oriental, NC 28571
River Neuse Suites is a charming, waterfront, 14 room hotel in Oriental. We're a perfect venue for your waterfront wedding ceremony or reception. Your guests will appreciate our calming, beach themed decor. Our lawns over look the Neuse at one of its widest points, giving incredible water views. We're a perfect location for your wedding ceremony or your reception. Read our Special Offers about how your wedding/reception can be absolutely free-- and in an ideal setting for your event!


Miscellaneous Venues

The Old Theater
Weddings In A Vintage, Movie and Live Performance Theater
Contact: Judi Heit
204 Wall Street, Oriental, NC 28571
Like any event at the Old Theater, dates are reserved based on availability. A member of our staff will look forward to meeting with the prospective bride and groom to give them a tour of the facility and go over their wedding details to make sure we're a good fit. We regret that we aren't set up to accommodate receptions.


Lou-Mac Park
Town of Oriental Park on Neuse River
Contact: Town Manager
507 Church Street, Oriental, NC 28571
Oriental's waterfront park on the Neuse River is an ideal spot for an outdoor wedding. The grounds are set among venerable old live oaks and with a wide river vista. Also available is Oriental's own sandy beach on the Neuse River. Here's a link for the Town of Oriental Park Reservation Form to print out.


Minnesott Golf & Country Club
Wedding Packages in a Country Club Setting
Contact: Angie, Mike or Kathy
806 Country Club Dr., Arahahoe, NC 28510
252-671-2809 or 252-671-4643
From our front porch overlooking scenic lakefront settings, to our fully appointed facility and outstanding services, let's create a memorable event that reflects your unique style and personality. Relationships with area vendors and attention to detail allow us to accommodate your needs while maintaining your wedding budget. MGCC Packages may include: indoor banquet and club room, outdoor settings that can accommodate 200+ people, a full catering menu, full bar services, tables/chairs/place settings for 100, professional staff & services. Contact our wedding professionals: Southern Hospitality Concierge Service,, 252-249-2347


Neuse River Winery
Best Juice on the Neuse
169 Morris Creek Lane, Oriental, NC 28571
We offer complimentary wine tasting of grapes grown on the premises or processed here as well as blueberry, blackberry, and mead wines. Our particular interests are wood working and quilting so our gift selection reflects this. Small catered affairs could easily be handled and there are always tours of the vineyard, winery, and wood shop if you desire. We do have water access drawing 2' at our dock.


River Dunes Harbor Club and Marina
Waterfront Destination
Contact: Sherwood Crawford
510 E. Harborside Road, Oriental, NC 28571
252-249-4908 or 800-348-7618
A truly unique and beautiful waterfront destination for weddings and special events, River Dunes offers an intimate Chapel overlooking the harbor that can accommodate up to 30 for an indoor and 150 for an outdoor ceremony. The Harbor Club offers spectacular views for a reception or rehearsal dinner, and the Pool Deck and Lake House provide more casual venues. Guest accommodations are available in harborside homes and cottages. Every wedding at River Dunes is carefully planned to make it a truly special, very personal and memorable experience for the bride and groom, wedding party and guests.


Stallings House
A Historic 19th Century Oriental Home That's a Wedding Venue Favorite
Contact: Lisa Durham
500 South Ave, Oriental, NC 28571
Built around 1890, this historic Oriental, North Carolina home has been a popular choice with brides for over two decades. With a beautiful waterfront view and ample room to accommodate the wedding party and family, the Stallings House offers a wedding experience that memories are made of. For more information please visit our website and use the online contact form. We hope you will begin your lives together in Oriental!


Whittaker Pointe Marina
The newest marina in Oriental with outstanding facilities-- a perfect place for your wedding and reception.
Contact: Ashley
5001 Maritime Dr., Oriental, NC 28571
Beautiful grounds overlooking the Neuse River and the Village of Oriental. Whittaker Pointe Marina combines outstanding facilities with amazing views of the Neuse, Whittaker Creek and the shores of the village of Oriental.  Use our clubhouse, pool, extensive porches and well maintained grounds-- for a magical setting for your special day.



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