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Planning Your Wedding In Onslow County

The memories of your wedding are yours to have and to hold forever, so you want every last detail to be perfect. If you ask anyone what the most important part of planning a beautiful wedding is, you might get a great deal of different answers, from a dramatic white wedding gown to a scrumptious wedding meal. If you ask us, the most vital part of planning your dream wedding is finding the perfect venue. Onslow County is home to more than 15 different wedding ceremony and reception venues. Today, we’re sharing a couple of our favorites with you.


Equine Country – Jacksonville


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Photo by Equine Country

Nestled along the Carolina woodlands, Equine Country is perfect for a beautiful, rustic wedding. The attentive staff is always creating dream worthy outdoor weddings, complete with a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride. Say your vows at the entrance of their wood barn before retreating to their banquet room for a beautiful reception, where your guests can keep cool and enjoy dancing their night away in a rustic setting.


Marston Pavilion – Camp Lejeune


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Photo by MCCS Camp Lejeune

Located off of Seth Williams Boulevard overlooking the New River and Wallace Creek, aboard Camp Lejeune, this glamorous waterfront venue provides enough space for the grandest of weddings. A variety of banquet rooms hold anywhere from 50 to 400 wedding guests, ideal for both small intimate weddings or large parties. This unique venue offers something for those wanting a traditional military wedding or a Marine couple looking to renew their vows with their family and friends. Choose from a selection of fantastic indoor spaces for your Onslow County Wedding, or exchange vows outdoors on the pier or under the gazebo.


Mike’s Farm – Beulaville 


Photo by Mike's Farm

Photo by Mike’s Farm

Welcome to the perfect venue for any classic, southern wedding. Most people know Mike’s Farm for their incredible Christmas light show and trail rides, but for weddings, this venue brings something equally as charming to the table. The elegant, rustic barn seats up to 225 guests under a rich, exposed beam roof. For smaller, more intimate weddings, the banquet room offers a plantation-feel with seating for up to 100 guests. In addition, if you’ve always dreamt of an outdoor wedding, Mike’s Farm also has a stunning outdoor venue beside the barn. Nestled among the beautiful trees, this picturesque setting will give you and your guests an earthy and rustic experience while creating a breathtaking backdrop for your ceremony pictures.


To learn more about these incredible venues, and to find more ceremony and reception venues in Onslow County, visit our website. We can’t wait for you to say “I do!”


Onslow County Tourism, located in Jacksonville, North Carolina, is dedicated to promoting events and businesses to local community members and visitors to Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, Richlands, Swansboro, Sneads Ferry and Topsail Beach. If you’re looking to relocate or visit our area, please visit our website at for more information about local happenings.

Only in Onslow

Only in Onslow

As one of North Carolina’s oldest counties, Onslow County reflects a rich and varied history.  It’s also the proud home of the Marines of Camp Lejeune, New River Air Station, Camp Johnson and Camp Geiger.

The county has been graced with an extraordinary natural beauty: over 30 miles of wide, unspoiled beaches, waters teeming with an abundance of marine life, forests filled with wildlife, and rich farmland to harvest.

Today, you can explore everything from military and historic monuments to beautiful waterways and beaches to friendly spots to eat and play.