Wedding FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions - Wedding Rentals

How much does it cost to rent your wedding venues?

How much does it cost to rent your wedding venues?

The Pavilion Stage & Lawn - $3,000
Elizabeth II Ship - $2,000
Grand Mall - $1,500
The Event Room - $1,000
Indoor Theatre - $800

For more details on our venue rental spaces, click here

 

What is included in the rental package?

What is included in the rental package?

The pavilion rental package includes parking, bathroom facilities, and dressing rooms. Couples and wedding vendors can use the venue from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on their event date. 

Your rental comes with our standard wedding lighting setup. That is everything you will need for a great evening in the pavilion. It includes a white and a blue wash over the entire stage, multi-colored dance floor lighting, blue lights on the columns, field lighting, and an onsite staff member to operate the system. Your rental also includes lighting customized to your specific layout to accent the special areas of your wedding. These areas include buffets, bars, cake table, gift table, sweetheart table, photobooths, DJs and musicians. 

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Do I have to use approved vendors?

Do I have to use approved vendors?

Roanoke Island Festival Park is a venue only and allows couples the flexibility to choose their own licensed and insured vendors. All caterers are required to have liability insurance and a food service permit issued by Dare County Department of Public Health, in order to provide food and beverage services for events held at RIFP. Copies of proof of insurance and food service permits shall be provided to RIFP prior to the event. 

Do I need a wedding planner?

Do I need a wedding planner?

A professional wedding planner or day of coordinator is required for all wedding events. The planner must be familiar and have toured the facility. RIFP must be informed of the chosen planner a minimum of 60 days prior to the event and the planner must provide a timeline for the event 2 weeks prior to the ceremony. To search for local wedding planners, visit the Outer Banks Wedding Association's website

What is your alcohol policy?

What is your alcohol policy?

Drinks are limited to beer, wine and champagne. Alcoholic beverages must be served by a bartender that is employed by your caterer. The ABC license of the caterer must be used to serve any alcoholic beverages. 

Do you provide set-up and clean-up?

Do you provide set-up and clean-up?

Couples and their vendors are responsible for ensuring that RIFP premises are restored to their original condition immediately following the event's conclusion. The couples and vendors are responsible for the removal of food, beverages, rental material as well as event cleanup in a timely fashion.