Wedding Guide

A Cape, Islands & South Shore Wedding Planning Guide

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Need help planning your dream Cape, Islands or South Shore wedding?

At Cape Cod LIFE we know planning a wedding can be stressful and often overwhelming especially in this region where we have so many wonderful options when it comes to wedding vendors and shops. Where do you start? Photographer? Caterer? Venue? And we can't forget about the dress!

Whether you're looking to have a classic coastal wedding on the water, an intimate backyard wedding at your childhood home or a meaningful elopement to a dream destination—these trusted vendors and shops have you covered from start to finish!

Don't know where to begin? Check out our list of local wedding vendors and shops near you to start planning the wedding of your dreams!

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Beyond Beauty of Cape Cod

68 Center Street #21, Hyannis 02601

Beyond Beauty is trusted salon and spa on Cape Cod. Their skilled Wedding Team is available for services at their salon locations or on-site the day of your wedding.

Cape Cod Jewelers

366 Main Street, Hyannis 02601

Consistently voted one of the “Best” by Cape Cod LIFE readers, Cape Cod Jewelers is a trusted favorite. Offering a range of jewelry by local artisans, classic nautical designs and a selection of engagement & wedding rings—they have something for any occasion!

Cape Codder Resort & Spa

1225 Iyannough Road, Suite #1, Hyannis 02601

The Cape Codder Resort & Spa is the perfect place to stay on your next vacation to the Cape! From their expansive indoor waterpark, to their spa—there is something for everyone during your stay! The resort also makes for the perfect wedding venue as it offers lodging, catering and of course a place to say, “I do!”

Eden Skin Care & Make Up 

874 Main Street, Osterville 02655

Eden is a clean beauty, skincare & makeup studio in Osterville. They offerings range from special occasion makeup, lash lifts, facials & more!

The West End

20 Scudder Ave, Hyannis 02601

The West End in Hyannis opened their doors in 2017, and hasn’t slowed down since. From their dinner and cocktails to their Sunday brunch—the community keeps coming back for more. Host your next event or wedding in their Garden room or Parlour room, featuring an unmatched vintage atmosphere.

Zoë & Co.

448 Main Street, Hyannis 02601

Offering professional bra fitting, over 230 bra sizes and over 40 brands of bras. Zoë & Co. is a lingerie superstore in a boutique setting. Shop RI, NH, and MA.


Canalside Pavilion

7 Scotch Pine Road, Bourne 02532

Picturesque gardens, enticing catering options and more make the Canalside Pavilion at the Sagamore Inn the perfect place to have your special day!

Kimberly Finn Photography

47 Main Street, Buzzards Bay 02532

Cape Cod & Boston based photographer. Weddings, engagement, boudoir & more!


Chatham Jewelers

532 Main St, Chatham 02633

Cape Cod’s premier family-owned jewelry store since 1951. Specializing in nautical, gemstone & diamond fine jewelry, on-site repair, custom design & more.


Blossoms of Cape Cod

790 Route 6A, Dennis 02638

Voted “Best Flower Shop” by Cape Cod LIFE readers for four years in a row, Blossoms of Cape Cod is a proven floral favorite.

Encore Bistro & Bar

36 Hope Ln, Dennis 02638

Since 2016, Encore Bistro & Bar (the sister restaurant of the iconic Sesuit Harbor Cafe) has been serving up seafood favorites, classic American fare & more!

Lighthouse Inn

1 Lighthouse Inn Road, West Dennis 02670

Celebrating their 85th anniversary, The Lighthouse Inn in West Dennis is a historic part of the community.

Pelham House Resort

14 Sea St, Dennis Port 02639

Stunningly renovated with a fresh, new look, the Pelham House Resort stands as one of the most distinctive and beautiful hotels on the Cape Cod oceanfront. Arriving at the hotel, you are greeted by bright, cheerful, open spaces infused with coastal sophistication. Friendly staff members await to check you into your oceanfront hotel room with uninterrupted water views.

Ross Coppelman, Goldsmith

1439 Route 6A, East Dennis 02641

Inspired by the natural beauty of the Cape, Ross Coppelman has been designing and hand-crafting high karat gold, silver, and platinum jewelry for over 50 years. Voted by Cape Cod Life Readers.

Sesuit Harbor Cafe

357 Sesuit Neck Rd Dennis, MA, Dennis 02638

Offering an authentic Cape Cod clam shack experience. Beautiful outdoor dining overlooking Sesuit Harbor and Cape Cod Bay with the highest quality seafood and menu options for the whole family to enjoy.


Meghan Murphy Photography

Falmouth, and nearby areas

Driven by family, storytelling, and athletics, Meghan Murphy is a versatile content creator, who values collaboration to achieve authentic visual media.

The Gilded Oyster

155 Main Street, Falmouth 02540

Located in the seaside Village of Falmouth, The Gilded Oyster is a unique, fine jewelry boutique specializing in Nautical and Celtic Jewelry and Giftware. We feature Cape Cod Jewelry, and many designers and artisans from New England, Cape Cod, Ireland and Scotland and Family Jewelers.

Windfall Market

77 Scranton Ave, Falmouth 02540

In June of 1996, Windfall Market opened its doors with a mission to provide a unique market experience offering a wide variety of the freshest, highest-quality products to neighbors and visitors alike. As an independent and family-owned market, we’ve flipped the industry on its head by shifting the shopping experience into a delightful adventure instead of just another grueling task.


1620 Winery at Cordage Park

55 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth 02360

Welcome to The Historic 1620 Winery on the water in Plymouth’s Cordage Park. Proud to have been named “Couples Choice” by Wedding Wire, “Best of the Best” by The Knot and “Best Large Venue” by South Shore Home + Style. We look forward to hosting you and helping to plan the wedding of your dreams. Schedule your couples tour today.

Consignment Bridal & Prom

350 Willow St, North Andover 01845

Hundreds of new and once worn bridal and formal dresses and accessories below retail price.

Look Your Best For Less!

Lina Bonda Creative Arts

Baileys Cir, Kingston 02364

One of my favorite parts of photography is getting people to see themselves in a new light – changing their self perspective. It’s so fulfilling and I truly feel so grateful for the opportunity to connect with each and every one of my clients.

I’ve worked everywhere from local Massachusetts to Vegas to Europe so if you can see us working together, please reach out!

Paula Morris Photography

Quelle Ln, Marion 02739

From weddings to family sessions, I love to document precious moments, greatest accomplishments, and the start of new adventures.

Plentiful Catering & Events at Plimoth Patuxet Museums

137 Warren Avenue, Plymouth 02360

Celebrate your special day in our elegant Gainsborough Hall, a classic space with stunning views overlooking the Eel River. Ideal for weddings up to 120 guests, and memorable celebrations for all kinds. Available year-round.

Shining Tides, Weddings By The Sea

38 Reservation Road, Mattapoisett 02739

Premier Wedding Location on the Mattapoisett Harbor. Your exclusive dream wedding brought to you by Shining Tides.


Bart Weisman Music

2432, 36 Freedom Trail, Orleans 02653

Bart Weisman performs with his Jazz Group, Klezmer Swing Group, Smooth Jazz Group, and the Cape Cod Jazz Quartet & Trio on Cape Cod, Massachusetts at Events, Parties, Weddings, Concerts, and Restaurants.

Designs By S&R

85 Route 6A, Orleans 02653

Inspired by the beauty of Cape Cod, Designs By S&R is a local jewelry shop that specializes in handcrafted, custom designs in both gold & silver. Studio is on site.

Stephen Gallant Jewelers

34 Main Street, Orleans 02653

Stephen Gallant Jewelers is a second-generation fine jeweler serving Cape Cod for over 45 years. From silver charms to custom diamond rings, we provide quality and value in a relaxed atmosphere.

Watson’s Men’s Store

P.O. Box 2724, 34 Main Street, Orleans 02653

Family-owned and operated for over 70 years, Watson’s Men’s Store features resort wear, casual wear, formal wear, and more. Voted best men’s clothing by Cape Cod Life readers.


Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa

149 Main St Suite #1, Sandwich 02653

Elegant, historical inn. Forty-eight individually appointed rooms/suites, full-service spa, award-winning restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily and Sunday Brunch. The famous Tavern at the Inn also serves lunch and dinner daily. Spectacular wedding receptions and functions. Open year-round.