Beach Weddings

Being with the one you love on a sandy beach with waves crashing in the distance conjures up fairytale romance at its best. Amelia Island beach weddings are as close to perfect as you can get. Here are some tips to help make your beach wedding on Amelia Island even more perfect.


There is no permit required to have your own beach wedding on Amelia Island. Just choose your public beach access point (over 40 to choose from).


Sea turtles nest between May 1st and October 31st on our beaches. During this season, lighting and flash photography is not allowed pre-dawn or post-dusk on the beach.


Leashed pets are allowed on the beaches of Amelia Island, but must be picked up after.

Consider substituting bird seed for rice.

Marriage licenses are issued by the Nassau County Clerk of Courts. More info here

The following items are not allowed on Amelia Island beaches:

  • Balloons
  • String
  • Alcohol
  • Open Flame (cooking is not allowed on the beach)

Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.