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If you are considering a traditional wedding cake, whimsical cupcakes, or would like to have a unique groom’s cake, below you will find information on local bakeries to help with your sweet treats.

Bakeries in Newport News, VA

Bella Cakes

Couture Cakes by Nika

CakeAlicious Design Studio

Sam's Club Bakery

Costco Bakery

Farm Fresh Bakery


Bands and Musicians


Apart from selecting the person you wish to marry, choosing the right band is probably the single most important decision you will make in creating an unforgettable wedding! Your friends and family will remember the fantastic atmosphere that a band can create long after they have forgotten about the food, the flowers or even the bride's dress.


Quik Fix
Super Jazz Band


Complete listing of all types of bands in our region.





If you are holding your event at a hotel or facility where catering is provided, it may not be necessary to book a caterer. If not, here are some links to local caterers that can help you in planning your reception, whether it may be a sit down dinner or a buffet.


Caterers in Newport News, VA


BS Barbeque (757) 218-4412

Celebrations (757) 595-4725

Creative Catering of Virginia

Deli Basket (757) 599-9444

Encore: A Catering Service

Linda's Touch of Class

Manhattan's Deli

Rocky Mount BBQ

Smoke BBQ

The Baker's Soul

The Catering Company



Decorations & More


Is your wedding style modern, vintage, or more traditional?  Whatever your style, the decorations you choose will help set the stage for your wedding and reception. 

Party Station
Party City

Red Feathered Nest



Ice Carvings


Want to give your wedding some "chill" style? Choose an ice carving to be the conversation piece on your special night!






DJ Services


Music is crucial to setting the tone for your wedding, conveying your feelings and personalities, and helping to create a fun time for you and your guests.


DJ Services in Newport News, VA


All Around DJ's
Big Top Entertainment 

DJ Old Soul
Play It Again DJ's
Tidewater DJ's




There are many creative ways you can incorporate flowers into your wedding.  But how do you find flowers that fit with your theme and still express your personality? Consider consulting a professional florist.


Florists in Newport News, VA


Jeff's Flowers, Of Course 
Rooms, Blooms and More
Storybook Events





You've browsed through stacks of bridal magazines and now you are ready to start shopping for your wedding gown, your groom's formalwear and attire for your attendants.  Below you will find information on bridal boutiques and formalwear stores in our area.


Bridal Boutiques in Newport News, VA


Davids Bridal

Maya Couture

Tuxedo Rental in Newport News, VA











Jewelry Shops


Looking for the perfect gift for your special someone to commemorate your special day? If you are looking for a unique item or need a wedding band, the extraordinary jewelry shops in Newport News are available to assist you!


Hilton Village Goldsmiths
The Fine Arts Shop
Hauser's Jewelers
Hi-Ho Silver
Jared, The Galleria of Jewelry
Jewelry Stores at Patrick Henry Mall




Lighting and AV Rental


Lighting during your wedding ceremony and reception will help create a mood and make everything go from standard to stunning. Whether you want the ambiance of flickering candlelight or something bold and dramatic you may want to consider consulting a lighting or audio visual professional.


Big Top Entertainment
Event Central
Blue Steel Pro Lighting
Grand Rental Station




Limousine / Ground Transportation / Horse Drawn Carriages



Whether you need a luxury limousine for transportation to and from your wedding, bridal party shuttle service or bachelor and bachelorette party transportation, you may want to consult a company who can assist in you in providing transportation needs so that you can relax and enjoy your special day. 


Limousine Services in Newport News, VA


Yellow Cab of Newport News

Chariots for Hire

Smithfield Horse and Carriage Company










Linens for purchase


Perhaps you would like to add a touch of elegance to your reception by using cloth linens, chair covers with sashes or table runners?  Sometimes it can be more cost-effective to purchase these items.




Make-Up Artists


Make-Up Artists in Newport News, VA

Kim Wadsworth

Kristine Marie Makeup Artistry

Makeup by Kim Porter



Marriage Licenses, ABC Licenses, & Event Insurance


Marriage Requirements for the State of Virginia
Marriage Licenses in Newport News, VA
Special Event ABC License
Commonwealth Insurance - Williamsburg





Whether you are planning a destination wedding in the Caribbean or a romantic European honeymoon, one thing you will need to remember is that most travel outside of the United States requires a passport.  You will need to remember that passports can take six to eight weeks to process once you have submitted all of your information.  Use the links below to find out what you will need and how to go about getting your passport.


Apply for a Passport
Passport Information for Newport News  





Finding the right photographer to tell the romantic story of your engagement and wedding is important. After all, the photos will be the most lasting element from your special day!


Visit our Engagments & Weddings Gallery to view photography that was taken in Newport News. 


The Newport News Tourism Development Office would like to thank Katelyn James Photography, Keith Cephus Photography, Sharon Elizabeth Photography, and Thirty-Three Photography for their contributions to the wedding section of our website.


Katelyn James Photography
David Adam Beloff Photography
Franklin Fitzgerald Photography
Gregory Hodges Photography
Keith Cephus Photography
Lindsay Fauver Photography
Photo Reflections
Picture Perfect Photography
Prints Charming
Sharon Elizabeth Photography
Thirty-Three Photography
Will King Photography

All You Photo

Amanda Hedgepath Photography

Michael & Carina Photography


Rental Companies


If you are in need of chairs, tables, china, silverware or any other item for your event, below you will find information on rental companies that can provide you with all types of supplies for your wedding day.


Party Rental Companies in Newport News, VA

Big Top Entertainment
Event Central
Grand Rental Station

Red Feathered Nest



Salons & Day Spas


Your wedding day is your day to shine! You want to look and feel your best as you walk down the aisle.  A salon or spa can pamper you and your bridal party and help take away the stress so that your day is perfect.


Animare Salon & Spa

Lorraine's SpaSalon
DeStress Express

Salon Elite

Salon Vivace

Visionz Salon & Spa

Salons in Newport News, VA


Day Spas in Newport News, VA




Wedding stationery is used to convey certain messages - for example, to announce your wedding and invite guests, to let them know where they will be sitting at your reception and to thank them for coming after the celebration. Not only is it a practical means of communicating, but it's also an extension of your theme and a reflection of your personal style.


Invitations and Stationery in Newport News, VA


P.S. Paperie 





Picture Perfect Videography
Prints Charming
Tidewater Video
Franklin Fitzgerald Videography

Videographers in or near Newport News, VA







Wedding Officiates


Below you will find information on wedding ceremony officiants in the Hampton Roads area.


Wedding officiants in the Newport News area


Storybook Events




Wedding Planners


Planning a wedding can be stressful. Many couples choose to hire a wedding planner to assist them with all of the details of their wedding.  A wedding planner may help free up your time and make planning a little less chaotic. 


Wedding Planners in the Newport News area 


Storybook Events
MorLina Events "No Worries"


Websites for ideas and inspiration


The Knot
My Wedding
The Wedding Channel 


These listings are provided as is and only for research purposes and do not denote any type of endorsement from the City of Newport News or its departments.  If you'd like to add your business link, please contact us.

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