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*****Feel free to use your own caterer or choose from some of our favorites.


*****Here are a few of our favorites!

*****Photography Friends

*****Here are a few of our local favorite people behind the camera! Thanks as always for sharing images with us...

*****Rental Companies


*****A party is awesome to attend but sometimes not as easy to plan and organize! Hiring a professional event coordinator is the way to go! Here are some fun and amazing friends...

*****Amazing Venues in town

***** At The Loft on Front you can choose your own caterer and beer/wine/champagne for your event. We have tables and chairs to accommodate 50 guests for seated events and up to 75 people for cocktail and networking events. Since we are a boutique venue here is a list of amazing locations perfect for larger groups!

Belle Vue Wilmington

We are so excited to share with you our new bridal suite and event space in the middle of Historic Downtown. Belle Vue Wilmington is the perfect space for every event. With about 2000 square feet it is ideal for small intimate parties of 50 or less. Our new glistening chandeliers will lead you upstairs to see the original exposed brick walls and the warm rustic flooring dating back from 1880's. This modern and historic contrast will leave you feeling nostalgic as you overlook the heart of historic downtown Wilmington from over 12 giant windows across the venue. From our small balcony you can see clear across the Cape Fear River to the USS Battleship NC, so you can see both the hustle and bustle of our town as well as the calming sunset over the river. Photographers love this venue because the sun pours in from the windows and illuminates the space with natural light to capture the most important moments. This makes it the perfect location for hair and make up as well as first looks and family portraits. If you are looking for a space to host an event, we are located in the center of downtown yet the space is private and cozy appealing to all of your guests. Our over 20 ft built in bar is the best set up for buffet style dining or event appetizers as well as a drink station. At Belle we provide it all from the tables, chairs, lounge furniture, linens, dining-ware and glassware etc. so you are stress-free on your big day. We can offer assistance finding the best vendors in Wilmington because we are a part of multiple vendor networks in town.

Wrightsville Manor

- Wrightsville Manor - 910.409.1198 Fantastic Location Wrightsville Manor is Wilmington’s newest and most enchanting indoor/outdoor event venue. Wrightsville Manor is located near the gateway to Wrightsville Beach in one of Wilmington's most charming and historic areas. The beautiful 1.25 acre property sits between Lumina Station and St. Matthews little historic brick church on Wrightsville Avenue. Being just minutes from the beach, we are conveniently surrounded by wonderful hotels, beach resorts and waterfront dining along the Intracoastal Waterway marinas. We are also just a short walk to Lumina Station, a high-end outdoor shopping and dining area with fabulous open-air restaurants, stylish boutique clothing stores, high-end furniture stores and a wonderful day spa & hair/make-up salon. An Enchanting Property – Yours for the whole day! When you book a Friday, Saturday or Sunday wedding at Wrightsville Manor the Venue and Bridal Suite are yours for the WHOLE DAY – NO TIME LIMIT. Wrightsville manor exudes enchanting old-world charm inside and outside. The 5,000 square foot historic style EXPOSED BRICK building has soaring 18 FOOT CEILINGS, a huge exposed brick FIREPLACE and exposed brick walls. The 15 FT HIGH CONSERVATORY WINDOWS have LARGE GLASS FRENCH DOORS that open up from the Main Event Space to a beautiful OUTDOOR PATIO VERANDA. The Veranda steps down into an 8000 square foot garden lawn with a gorgeous old central GARDEN FOUNTAIN and lots of open lawn space – perfect for wedding ceremonies and cocktail hour.

The Atrium by Ligon Flynn

The Atrium by Ligon Flynn is tucked among the buildings in the heart of historic downtown Wilmington. At one time the building housed livery stables for the downtown community, but by the 1970's the structure had fallen into complete ruin. Architect Ligon Flynn purchased the building in the 19 80's and redesigned it into a contemporary urban garden and office space. After his death in 2010, the garden was discovered by two local wedding professionals who fell instantly in love with the site. In spring of 2011, they acquired the space and have now opened it for wedding ceremonies. The garden is located on second street in the block between Market and Dock. It is one of Wilmington's few contemporary courtyard gardens. Ligon Flynn centered his design on the intersection of people and nature, and that philosophy remains apparent in the Atrium today. The area is filled with natural elements, local foliage, climbing vines, brick masonry, and water combined with the clean lines of modern architecture. The space has a magical quality and has been called "an open-air cathedral,"a hidden treasure,"and "Wilmington's secret garden." Maintaining Ligon's philosophy that humans should be touched by breeze, light, air, and earth, it only seems appropriate that his space be used for one of the most significant moments in a lifetime. The Atrium is currently available for wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners and cocktail parties. Other events, such as concerts, benefits, and private events should inquire about availability.

*****Other vendors that will make your day perfect

Desserts and cakes!!!

Who doesn't love something sweet and here are some amazing professionals in town.


The key to a great party is an awesome DJ... here are some we have used at The Loft on Front and other venues around town.


*****Allow these girls to transform you into the perfect version of yourself on your wedding day!


Capture the sights, sounds and emotions with these brilliant film makers!!!

Additional services

Need a bartender? Premium package with glassware and plates? ...and so much more!

Bartender Kelly Parker

My name is Kelly Parker, a native of Wrightsville Beach, and an avid lover of working in the community! I have been in the service industry for 15 years, specifically working catering events. It is my pleasure to enjoy making my customers experience that much more enjoyable and I truly enjoy being a part of anyone's special day. The Loft is a great location that offers the perfect environment for a variety of events! I look forward to being a part of your special day!

Optional plate/glassware package

For the smaller events let me provide the plates and glasses for ya.


***** You can't get married without someone there saying nice things about ya!

*****Musicians make the world go round

*****live music will add a little flair to your big day. Here are some of our favorites!


*****Thanks for your support everyone. We will be adding more and more vendors as we work with them. This town is full of amazing wedding professionals and we are excited to refer them ALL! The beauty of this space is that it was created for everyone to use...not just a select group of vendors. Thank you!