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Planning your Eastern Shore Wedding: Tips from an Eastern Shore Bride

June 15, 2022

You’re newly engaged and planning your dream day, and what better place to celebrate your love than the absolutely stunning Eastern Shore. The Eastern Shore of Maryland has it all: from beautiful waterfronts to fresh, locally grown cuisine, every detail of an Eastern Shore Wedding can be lovely and local. Explore the shore and enjoy the peaceful, laidback lifestyle that is relished by so many, and see why couples choose the Eastern Shore as the venue for their wedding day and their lives.

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Explore the Shore

While the Eastern Shore of Maryland may be known for its beautiful waterfront views and beach venues, you can find a landscape to match almost any aesthetic. From pastures, meadows, and historic gardens, to microbreweries and picturesque vineyards, you can absolutely find your niche here on the shore. Explore the shore and find your perfect wedding site. The gorgeous venues are not alone, with entertainment options abound. Sailing and fishing charters can be found at every corner. Wander the very gardens that grow your wedding florals. Watch the historic log canoe races on the Miles River. You can get married, and do it all on The Eastern Shore. Be sure to find your favorite places to recommend to your guests too!

Feast on Fresh Seafood and Farm Raised Cuisine

Straight from the farm – or the water – to the table, the Eastern Shore cuisine cannot be beat. There is nothing better than a customized menu of your favorites, and they taste even better coming fresh from the local land and water. Eastern shore caterers offer everything from farm fresh veggies to locally raised beef and poultry. Maryland Blue Crabs, rockfish, and oysters come to your table harvested fresh from the beautiful waterways that double as the backdrop for so many ceremonies on the Shore. 

Plan Your Day for You

Enjoy the bounty of the Chesapeake Bay and all it has to offer, from local cuisine and homegrown florals to one of a kind waterfront venues with sunsets that are to-die-for. Design your fairytale in ways that are personalized to you and your love. Eastern Shore Vendors in every category work with you to make your dream day come true, in its best form. Most importantly, plan your day for you and your person. When it gets overwhelming, take a step back and remember your “why” behind the planning. Be present with your person and enjoy the process. The Eastern Shore offers it all, now you just have to find your favorites! What will make you the happiest?

Looking for more ideas? Browse our community of Premier Eastern Shore Vendors and resources to help you plan your perfect Eastern Shore Wedding.

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