Assateague State Park


A couple getting married at Assateague State ParkThis park allows weddings and other special events on the beach in the Day Use area. Permits are not required, but guests are asked to contact the Park's headquarters at least a week in advance of the event.

  • All wedding/party guests must pay the standard Day Use service charges. There are no pre-paid options and payments following the event cannot be accepted. Memorial Day-Labor Day $4.person; out-of-state residents $6/person. All other times $3/vehicle; out-of-state residents $5/vehicle.
  • Open flames on the beach are not permitted, including candles, luminarias, and tiki torches.
  • Chairs and small structures may be set up only if they do not require digging holes in the ground. You may erect temporary structures, such as archways, chairs or flower stands.
  • Other visitors and wildlife, including the horses, may be in the area during the event.
  • The park does not have pavilions available for receptions after the event.

Rackliffe House

The historic Rackliffe House property is available for event rentals including wedding receptions. Please visit for more information about the site. Encore Events is the exclusive event planner for Rackliffe House and may also assist in planning a beach wedding, please visit for more information.

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