Couples…with absolute love we bring the utmost wedding euphoria for you to begin creating the wedding of your dreams! We are unabashedly, sublimely, ruffled with joy to be bringing you the 2017 Outer Banks Meet + Greet!! Let us divulge what we have stirring for you on April 1st!

Brooke Mayo Photographers will be kicking off the day with mini engagement sessions around the resort from 1-4pm. From 5-7pm, the Pavilion will be open for couples to dive in and chit chat with many of our dearest wedding professionals on the Outer Banks. While mixing and mingling, be on the lookout for elegant tablescapes by the ever so talented Event Designers –  Sugar Snap Events, Flower Girls OBX, Holiday House WeddingsBells & Whistles, and Renee Landry Events! Don’t forget to look up for ceiling decor designed by Sugar Snap Events! Keep your ears tuned for Club Violin as they will be serenading us with melodic tunes throughout the evening. Make sure to leave room for some edible delights by Sanderling Resort!

From 7-9pm we will move over to the Event House for Sassy S’mores around the firepit! Enjoy the tunes of Jeremy Russell of Outer Banks Wedding Entertainment while relaxing by the firepit chatting with your most favorite vendors of the day. Be sure to taste some sweet treats by Just Desserts and stroll around the Event House to take in the jaw dropping styling by one of our featured event designers.

Every out-of-this-world wedding photographer on the Outer Banks will be in attendance for you to choose who best suits your style. Neil GT Photography, Genevieve Stewart Photography, Coastal Shots Photography, Julie Dreelin Beach Productions, Brooke Mayo PhotographersMary Basnight Photography, Matt Lusk Photography, and Pullen Weddings are some of the most incredible photographers and we are fortunate they call the Outer Banks home. Not only are they talented but they have the local knowledge of our coastal region so your destination wedding reflects the natural beauty. You may not have considered it yet but having a videographer on your wedding day capturing every detail of your special day is on our list of wedding essentials. Hence the reason it’s imperative you stop by Reel Love Weddings along your way!

All of your wedding music needs will be met with Coastal DJ & Video, Soundwavz, Outer Banks Wedding Entertainment, Hear Steel Drums Play, and Club Violin. Whether you are looking for a musical backdrop for your ceremony or ready to keep your guests on their feet dancing the night away, these musical talents will deliver! Don’t forget about the most important piece of your wedding day!  Rev. Jay Bowman will be available for you to chat with and get to know before you choose an officiant to conduct your ceremony.

Our Floral & Event Designers are the best on the beach, so stop by Sugar Snap Events, Flower Girls OBX, Holiday House WeddingsBells & Whistles, and Renee Landry Events to talk about all the best parts of your wedding design. These ladies are more than happy to show you everything they can offer you for your dream wedding! Everybody loves cakes – chat with wedding cake professionals Great Cakes! and Just Desserts to learn about the multitude of mouthwatering flavors and designs they will provide on your wedding day.

Kitty Hawk Kites will be in attendance to speak about the abundance of activities whether it be by land, water, or air for you and your guests to enjoy on your wedding weekend. Chat with a representative from Corolla Outback for some ideas to offer your guests during your wedding of fun things the OBX has to offer- the wild horses are a staple of our culture here on the banks and a fantastic activity for everyone!Looking for a little extra pop? Ocean Atlantic Event Rentals and Metro Rental can supply all your rental needs including chiavari chairs, lounge settees and even tents for an outdoor wedding.

If you are looking for a few delicious accompaniments to the cake table, speak with Distinct Delights about a chocolate station and their vast supply of sweet options. Stop by OBX Sunset Slush to learn about their scrumptious Italian Ice that can be splashed with alcoholic deliciousness. A perfect cool bite for all ages to enjoy at your reception! There’s nothing guests love more than transportation to and from their homes to your ceremony and reception spaces. Meet with Corolla Trolley to discuss transportation needs for you and your guests.

What does the Sanderling have to offer you may ask? The Spa at Sanderling will make sure you and your bridal party are in tip top shape from hair to makeup on your special day. Whether it be relaxing in the spa with an additional massage or an in-room makeover, our spa professionals will have you feeling pampered and beautiful on your special day! Your most cherished day would not be complete without your expert wedding planner by your side! If the Sanderling Resort is the venue of your dreams, chat with our wedding planners about how to get started on making your fairy tale dream come true!

No matter where you are considering tying the knot on the Outer Banks, attending this one-of-a-kind experience with the leading wedding professionals of the Outer Banks is essential on your wedding checklist!  With a special room rate of $139 per night, it is an enchanting, cheerful weekend of wedding extravaganza you don’t want to miss out on!  This event is open to any and all couples to be wed. Whether you are still looking for the perfect venue, designer, photographer, etc. begin the search at the Outer Banks Meet + Greet to create the wedding of your dreams. Don’t miss the Outer Banks Meet + Greet on Saturday, April 1st from 5-9pm at Sanderling Resort. Make sure to purchase your tickets here!