Downtown Rehoboth Beach Locations for Weddings
For an ideal blend of romance and natural beauty in a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere, plan your beach wedding in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
The City of Rehoboth Beach is known as a premier wedding destination and our downtown resorts, restaurants, salons, florists, churches, banquet facilities, inns, parks and beaches have everything you need to make your day special and memorable.
If you plan on a beach wedding, there are steps that must be followed. Rehoboth Beach Main Street wants your wedding planning to be a wonderful experience.
Please contact Rehoboth Beach Main Street at 302-227-2772 for help in answering any specific questions or guidance for accommodations and venues.
The location you desire needs to be perfect for your style of wedding and enjoyable for all of your guests and our staff and amazing volunteers can help you with that.
Downtown Rehoboth Beach has facilities that will accommodate guests of all sizes. We at RBMS are familiar with all of the different facilities in the downtown area and have great ideas and are happy to help!
Wedding Ceremony Downtown locations
The following parks are available for special event permits:
Grove Street Grove Park is located at the intersection of Columbia Avenue and Grove Street near the Visitor's Center and Rehoboth Beach Museum. Surrounded by large trees, Grove Park is great for relaxing in the shade on a hot summer day or enjoying a picnic with family and friends. There is a "Tot Lot" play area for children and circuit work out equipment for adults, surrounded by a wide paved walking path. There are two pavilions for gatherings that are available to rent, restrooms, shuffleboard courts, and many benches. Grove Park is also home to the Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market on Tuesdays.
Stockley Street Park
This 3-acre park is located on Stockley Street just west of Scarborough Avenue. The park has several benches that provide a view of Silver Lake and a "Tot Lot" play area for children. This park is also home to Turtle Bridge, which spans Silver Lake and connects the park to Rehoboth Elementary and the Schoolvue neighborhood. The bridge provides the perfect vantage point to observe turtles swimming in the water and sunning themselves on logs.
Lake Gerar Park
Lake Gerar is a diverse 15-acre park containing a freshwater lake, children's play area, a fishing pier, trails, open space, and a manicured garden. It's located along Lake Avenue at the intersection of Lake Avenue and First Street. There is a shaded playground at the northeast section of the park near Henlopen Hotel. There are a swing set and picnic table at the lake's west end, near the intersection of Olive Avenue and Lake Avenue. The city's Italian garden, Navigator's Park, is also located at the west end of the lake.
Beaches are designated as follows:
Deauville Beach: North of the boardwalk and has its own parking lot and access from Pennsylvania, Park, Oak Avenues.
Rehoboth Beach (boardwalk): the beach along the boardwalk.
Poodle Beach: South of the boardwalk and has access from Queen Street by Silver Lake.
Beach Wedding Permit Application Form
Special Event Permit Application
Smoking and alcohol are prohibited from all parks, beaches and public spaces.
Downtown Rehoboth Beach Churches
All Saints Episcopal-302-227-7202
St. Edmonds Catholic Church-302-227-4550
Downtown Banquet Rooms
Rehoboth Beach Convention Center 302-227-6181
229 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971
Rehoboth Beach Library
The Upstairs Meeting Room, located on the second floor, is available both during and after Library hours and has a maximum occupancy of 70 people with tables and chairs; 100 people with chairs only. It includes restrooms, access to a full kitchen, and a 1000 sq. ft. outside patio area overlooking Rehoboth Avenue. https://rehoboth.lib.de.us/meeting-rooms/
Rehoboth Beach Museum http://rehobothbeachmuseum.org/index.php
Village Improvement Association, Cottage by the Sea https://www.rehobothbeachvia.org/
Marriage License & Beach Permits
The facility is booked and so are the hotel rooms or rental property. The dresses and tuxedos are measured and fitted. The photographer is ready and so is the DJ or band.
RBMS has you covered. Apply for a Delaware marriage license as well as permission to have your ceremony right on the beach please contact Rehoboth Beach City Hall at 302-227-6181.
1. Beach Wedding Permit Application Form, and return it to City Hall for processing.
2. You need to obtain a wedding license from the Sussex County Clerk of Peace as well. 302-855-7834.
(http://www.sussexcountyde.gov/marriage-licenses) (only good for 30 days).
Downtown Rehoboth Beach is the ideal place for a beautiful and memorable wedding. Rehoboth Beach has many state-of-the-art resorts, each with amazing views and full service amenities. Additionally, Rehoboth has several beautiful historic inns and B&B’s that cater to a crowd, as well as beautifully furnishes beach homes that accommodate large families, groups and guests. Imagine your wedding, held at the beach in our quaint village by the sea and enjoying the nightlife, beautiful beaches and boardwalk, set apart from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Rehoboth Beach’s location, weather, beauty, and sophistication make for a magical beach wedding or a romantic getaway. Just two hours from Philadelphia, Baltimore or Washington DC, Rehoboth Beach is connected yet set apart; surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and has miles of sandy beaches and the beautiful Rehoboth Bay for motor boating, water sports and sailing. In addition to our wonderful resorts, hotels, and inns, couples can enjoy wine tastings, cultural events, and an abundance of nature. Enjoy resting and soaking up the sea air or be pampered at one of the many spas. The charming streets are lined with one of a kind shops and award winning restaurants, many with happy hours and live music.
Downtown Restaurants can be found on our site at Where to Eat
Downtown Hotels can be found on our site at Where to Stay
Downtown Places to find fun can be found on our site at Where to Play
Downtown Stores can be found on our site at Where to Shop