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Oregon Coast Hosts Wedding and Bridal Show
|Image courtesy Don Frank
(Seaside, Oregon) – It is one of the coast’s
fastest growing business areas, yet still a bit of a secret to many.
Who doesn’t want to get married at the beach? That’s
what organizers of the Weddings
at the Beach Bridal Show are well aware of, as they’re gearing
up for this display of over 50 wedding services on the north Oregon coast
– set for March 17 in Seaside.
The event will be held at the Seaside Convention Center,
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
At Spanish Head, Lincoln City. Lincoln City’s only resort
hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled
against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Dine
in the penthouse restaurant and bar - for a casual meal or a candlelight
dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other
Northwest favorites, including a decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range
from bedrooms to studios to one-bedroom suites with microwaves and
refrigerators to full kitchens. Hotel include wi-fi, spa, saunas,
exercise room and a year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love
the game room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting
rooms for that inspirational retreat; extensive, gorgeous wedding
possibilities. 4009 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City. 1-800-452-8127
or 541-996-2161. www.spanishhead.com
Brides, grooms, and families can find everything they need
to host a wedding at the beach including caterers, venues, flowers, photographers,
gifts, jewelry, and much more. All guests will be eligible for a drawing
for prizes and gifts, including overnight accommodations. Sponsors of
the event are Bravo!, Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce and Seaside Chamber
Oregon's coastline is nationally recognized for its unique
beauty and offers a magical setting for any marriage ceremony or honeymoon.
With activities for people of all ages, the coast is the perfect place
to have a wedding and enjoy time with family and friends.
The Weddings at the Beach Bridal Show is bringing together
quality businesses from Pacific City all the way to Long Beach. It is
the finest collection of wedding providers ever assembled for a show on
the coast. This exhibition is for brides, grooms and families who want
to have the wedding of their dreams come true, but at the beach.
A large and varied roster of services from the north coast
will be on hand. Spas, wedding officiants, photographers, wedding planners,
caterers, venues and almost any other detail you can imagine will be showing
off what they can do for that day of a lifetime.
The majority of the businesses and services are from Cannon
Beach, Seaside and Astoria.
Specializing in coastal weddings
Spas present at the show will be Day Spa on Broadway, Grace
Body Essentials and Take Care.
Photographers include Alderbrook Imaging,
Bemus Photography, Don Frank Photography, Frank Lynch Photography and
|The deserted - and rather mysterious - southern end of Cannon Beach
Wedding officiants include Pat Durkin, Rev. Ann Robben
Dott and “Your Wedding At The Beach - Rev. Barbara Beach.”
Florists on hand will be Basketcase Fresh Flowers, Flowers
by Laurelwood (from Astoria), and Seaside’s Natural Nook Flower
Bakeries will include Bellisamo, Cannon Beach Bakery, North
Coast Cake Works and Robin Carey Cakes.
Rockaway Beach. All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s
and in-room phones with data ports. Oceanfronts all have a queen
bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and a
private deck. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed
for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on
a budget. Elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen,
double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many
as six. For family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings,
some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites.
Some rooms are pet friendly.523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach.
(503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938. www.tradewinds-motel.com
Venues displaying their possibilities for the perfect wedding
setting will be Best Western Ocean View Resort, Kelly House at Gearhart
Resort, Nehalem Bay Winery, Pacific City’s Pelican Pub & Brewery,
Seaside’s own Shilo Inn Suites Oceanfront Hotel and the Surfsand
Resort in Cannon Beach.
Desert makers include Baked Alaska, Espresso Volare, Fulio's
and North Coast Chocolate Fountains.
For gifts, Pure Romance, Country Crafters, Mise En Place and Pampered
Chef will be present.
Chapman, from Seaside, will be the sole DJ present.
Wedding planners and chambers on hand will be Cannon Beach
Chamber of Commerce, Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau and the Seaside
Chamber of Commerce. For more wedding planning as well as invitations,
Natural Nook Flower Shop will be showing its wares as well.
Wedding guides at the show will be Bravo. Other businesses
that deal with video or invitations include Imagewise Productions, Holly
McHone and Invitations by Jaime Kae.
For more information contact Tracy Abel at the Cannon Beach
Chamber, 503.436.2623 ext.3; or contact 503-738-5332
Weddings at the Beach Bridal Show
Seaside Civic & Convention Center
415 First Avenue, Seaside, Oregon
March 17, 2007
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Paradise Suites & Vacation Rentals - Seaside
Unique Luxury Accommodations in Seaside. 1BR Suites,
1BR & 2BR Duplex Units and 3BR Houses, units for 2-8 people.
Rent entire property for 20-26. Close to beach, river and Broadway
Suites are designed for two adults; vacation rental units for families.
All units have kitchen and many have fireplace, deck and jetted
tub. Comfy robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities, quality linens
and more. 741 S. Downing St., Seaside. 800-738-6691. www.SeasideSuites.com
INTO LUXURY, HISTORY AT THE TIDES
TIDES BY THE SEA, Seaside. For over 80 years a favorite of Seaside
visitors. 51 oceanfront condos, individually owned and decorated.
Suites for couples, small apartments with fireplaces and kitchenettes,
one or two bed family units with fireplaces, kitchens and dining
rooms. Oceanview cottages sleep anywhere from two to eight, w/ two
bedrooms, some with lofts, fireplaces and kitchens. Heated outdoor
pool, enormous grounds w/ picnic tables - all at quiet southern
end of Seaside. 2316 Beach Drive. 800-548-2846. www.thetidesbythesea.com.
Beach Rentals, Lincoln City. Perfect for large family
vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with
over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection
of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses
– from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln
City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds
of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces,
beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers.
Lincoln City, Oregon. 1-(503)-232-5984. www.a1beachrentals.com.
Cape Property Services.
Dozens of homes in that dreamy,
rugged stretch between Cannon Beach and Manzanita known as Arch
Cape. Oceanfront and ocean view , or just a short walk from the
All homes are immaculate and smoke free; some pet friendly (with
a fee). Some with broadband, indoor or outdoor hot tubs, fireplaces,
decks, and fire pits or barbecues. Call about tempting winter specials
that go until March (not valid holidays, however). www.archcaperentals.com
Sands Condominium Motel, Lincoln City. Free, fresh baked
cookie upon check-in is just the start. All rooms beachfront and
up against Lincoln City's most famous stretch of beach: the D River.
Each room comes as a suite or mini-suite, and has a kitchen and
balcony or patio. Some w/ gas fireplaces, while all have a DVD Players;
movies to rent come with free popcorn. Heated indoor pool, a spa,
and this fabulous beach is lit at night. Rooms sleep from two, four
to six - including a deluxe fireplace suite. Gift certificates orspecial
occasion packages. www.dsandsmotel.com.
171 S.W. Highway 101. 800-527-3925.
City Vacation Homes
There’s something for everyone
among this selection of wondrous homes: smaller homes with a view
to a large house that sleeps 15. All the homes are either oceanfront
or just a few steps away from the sand – all with a low
bank access and fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area;
one is close to the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies,
depending on the home: fireplaces, multiple bedrooms, dishwashers,
Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs, cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s
a loft in one, and another sprawling home has two apartments.
Pets are allowed in some homes – ask ahead. Each comes with
complete kitchens so you’ll have a home away from home.
Most have the seventh night free. Prices range from winter $85
to summer $230 per night. www.getaway2thecoast.com.
CLIFFTOP IN NEWPORT
POINT is located on the Central Oregon Coast - in Newport
- and offers only the finest in luxury condominium lodging. At Starfish
Point, every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.
All of the units boast two bedrooms, two bathrooms, designer kitchens,
wireless broadband Internet, fireplaces, Jacuzzi’s and private
decks - surrounding you in soothing relaxation. We have a friendly
staff dedicated to high quality and superb customer service. 140
NW 48th Street, Newport. (541) 265-3751. (800) 870-7795. www.starfishpoint.com
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