Wedding Planning in New Bern, NC

Planning a wedding is always stressful and chaotic ... but at least the popularity of holding weddings in New Bern, NC has left the town staffed with plenty of experienced professionals to help you along the way. New Bern offers the ideal venue for weddings thanks to plenty of unique architecture, historical churches, horse-drawn carriages, a historical palace fit for North Carolina's first governor and of course, plenty of  riverfront views. The popularity of New Bern as the ideal wedding destination, both for photographers and as a gorgeous backdrop during the ceremony, has created a thriving cottage industry for wedding caterers, unforgettable cake creations, reception halls, dress shops, tuxedo rentals and event planners. 

Featured Local Businesses

Wedding Venues

Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens New Bern Wedding Planning
610 Pollock St.
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 514-4900
(800) 767-1560

The motto for weddings at Tryon Palace is simple: Every Bride Deserves a Palace. From the iconic front gates guarding North Carolina's first state capitol to the historic gardens and sprawling South Lawn, Tryon Palace is growing in popularity as a top wedding venue in New Bern and across Eastern North...more about Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens

2814 Old Cherry Point Rd.
New Bern, NC
(252) 349-2441
(252) 349-2441 (cell)

Professional photography, catering and kayaks! Wedding packages from engagement pictures through ceremony, reception and honeymoon tied up with satin bows make beautiful weddings easy at The Abilena Plantation, five minutes from New Bern. The 5-acre riverfront plantation and mansion on the Neuse River in New Bern offers a 5,000-square-foot home, built...more about The Abilena Plantation

512 Pollock St.
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 638-8558

Porches, gardens, and grounds of the 1790 Attmore-Oliver House owned by the New Bern Historical Society are available for intimate weddings and receptions. Call the New Bern Historical Society at the number above for rental terms....more about Attmore-Oliver House

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100 Middle St.
New Bern, NC
(252) 638-3585

The bride is focal center when a wedding is planned at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Bern Riverfront. Experienced staff listens, then suggests ways of creating exactly what the bride desires. Staff members handle details from set-up to ceremony, including reception and guest accommodations.

In historic downtown New Bern within easy...more about DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Bern Riverfront

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203 S. Front St.
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 637-1551

With its beautiful waterfront veranda and 12,000 square feet of meeting space in the Colonial Capital Ballroom, the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center can accommodate large meetings as well as smaller meetings on the second floor in the Tryon Room, Berne Room and Craven Boardroom. The Center's flexibility to host groups...more about New Bern Riverfront Convention Center

The Boathouse at Front Street Village
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