Gulf State Park Beach Pavilion is the perfect place for your beach wedding + reception! With miles of white sand beaches in both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Gulf State Park offers the ideal beach front sunset wedding location. This is the largest and picturesque beach in the Orange Beach, Gulf Shores area – well suited for any event, including large weddings! Located off Highway 182, Approximately 2.7 miles East of Alabama Highway 59, 37 miles West of Alabama Highway 161. This location is surrounded by undeveloped beachfront that runs roughly 1 mile in either direction! Centrally located to Orange Beach and the activities on Gulf Shores, this Beachside Pavilion retreat is available for rent through the Alabama Parks Department. Three boardwalks provide plenty of separation for guests, beach goers during the daytime, and other events at this popular location! There is a parking fee of $5/car required here – however, this is waived for all your guests with the permit (Invitation required). Nearby lodging include: Hilton Garden Inn, Harbor Place Condominiums, Sugar Beach Condominiums and many other options along Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Consider this at the top of the list for this area. For the creative brides who don’t see a package that suits them, we offer an exclusive experience designing your own wedding using our Beach Wedding Studio™.
The Alabama Point East Beach Access location is the ideal location for Medium to Large sized weddings in the heart of Orange Beach. Rated ‘The Best Location to watch a Sunset’ by the locals, this one-of-a-kind location is nestled on East Side of the Perdido Key Bridge across from the Caribe restaurant and a stones throw from ‘The Gulf’ restaurant. There are nice restrooms and outdoor showers on site. There is ample free parking (54 Paved Parking Spots + an Additional 50 Sand Parking Spaces) and the beach is easily accessible. This is a stunning location for you and your guests. During the daytime, tourists and locals flock to the beautiful beaches however, the ‘beach goer’ crowd tends to thin into the evening hours. This is a beautiful beach and is located 2.8 miles East of Alabama Highway 161 just over the Perdido Beach Blvd. Bridge. Two boardwalks give us plenty of privacy and access for a picturesque wedding on Alabama’s coast! Recommended locations include Zone #1 and Zone #2 located at the far East and West ends of this location, with the Boardwalk Entryway providing the ideal backdrop for pictures on the Big Day!
*Its not uncommon to find some of the locals riding the waves when the weather arises! *Please note this location has a long entrance way (200+ Yards) to reach the Shoreline.
East Perdido Key Beach is a gem of the Florida State Park System. This is the ideal location for 75 Guests with ample parking, concessions, restrooms, four pavilions, and 3 luxurious boardwalks. This is the ideal location to stay nearby with the privacy of your Dream Beach Wedding Location. The quartz sand is unique to this location of Florida and revered as some of the best beaches in the world!
Our Gulf Islands National Seashore was named “Best Beach in Florida” in 2015 by USA Today … Come explore, relax, or be adventurous with us!
Go kayaking, charter a boat, watch the dolphins, walk a trail, spend time on the beach, eat some fresh seafood, then see what you can find to do in the afternoon. There is so much to do on Perdido Key, you can spend a lifetime doing it.