Weddings

The first step is to obtain a Virginia marriage license. It may be purchased at any county clerk’s office in the state of VA. Accomack County Clerk’s Office is located in Accomac, VA with hours of Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bride and groom must be present with photo ID (driver’s license is preferred—birth certificate not needed) and $30.00. License is good upon receipt and for 60 days thereafter. No blood test is required. Call 757-787-5776.

Who can perform the ceremony? Licensed Marriage Celebrants are available and the Clerk’s Office should be able to direct you to one. Licensed ministers or boat captains (on the water) may also perform the ceremony.

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Outside Venues

Assateague Island

The beach on Assateague Island is a beautiful place to be married.

Call the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge at 757-336-6122 for regulations on use of the beach.

Chincoteague Veterans Memorial Park, Robert N. Reed Downtown Waterfront Park and Donald J. Leonard Park

Chincoteague Veterans Memorial Park, Robert N. Reed Downtown Waterfront Park and Donald J. Leonard Park can also be beautiful backdrops for your special day.

Call the Town of Chincoteague at 757-336-6519 to reserve your date.

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