Wedding Inspiration at The Palo Alto Plantation

Down in the coastal plains of eastern North Carolina sits an historic property and utterly charming wedding venue – the Palo Alto Plantation. This whitewashed beauty features classic colors, gorgeous grounds, and history so rich that every corner boasts character and quality. It’s the perfect location for a wedding that revels in its Southern roots, yet utters softness and elegance. The details of Palo Alto Plantation are what make it exquisite. Crystal chandeliers, original artwork, fireplaces, tall windows and more provide a remarkable ambiance.

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A bride dressed in a classic and sweet lace strapless gown looks out the storied windows to overlook the manicured lawn.

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She’s surrounded by ornate furniture that speaks to another time. Her style flows effortlessly with that of the venue, as she clutches a colorful bouquet.

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Outside, she finds solace near the line of sycamore trees with the sounds of the bubbling fountain close by.

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An intimate celebration couldn’t be more perfect with the soft carillon of nature.

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Gorgeous antique china accompanies a tablescape produced by the venue’s handmade farm table, a lace runner, and a creative centerpiece of fruit and flowers.

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With ample space on the private property, Palo Alto Plantation provides more than enough room to accommodate any celebration, large or small.

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You could even bring in your own fun additions – like a charming beverage trailer or photo booth - to make it special.

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The breathtaking ceremony site at Palo Alto Plantation features custom built pews and an ornate arbor that looks perfect in every photo.

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The bride makes her way from the ceremony spot to an ideal reception space, where guests can dance the night away on the stone patio underneath the warm glow of string lights.

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For a romantic cocktail hour idea, guests can enjoy lounging on vintage furniture in front of the fountain.

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Or, they can make their way inside to bask in the historic setting’s charm. The original fireplaces are dressed up with colorful flowers for an elegant and personal touch, which overlook an indoor reception option.

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A small party can gather within the comforts of the house and enjoy an elegant reception by the fireplace. A gorgeous table setting amplifies the elegance of the venue and makes for a cohesive event from start to finish.

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And of course, the bride can get lovely photos on the steps of the historic property before she makes her way down the aisle!

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Palo Alto Plantation is a sight to behold in Onslow County. It has everything to offer a couple looking to take their guests back in time and experience an event that, no matter how or when, will always be relevant and special.

Photographer: Emerald Isle NC Wedding Photographers Florals + Design: Dream Makers Wedding Estates Venue: The Palo Alto China + Glassware: Charming & Quaint Bar: The Cantana Caravan