They say that marriages are made in heaven. Well, weddings in Cape Cod are almost like marriages in heaven or so – this is the feeling of hundreds of couples that head to Cape Cod to tie the knot. Quaint villages, laid back life, ancient lighthouses, miles of sandy beaches and the ready availability of all marriage related stuff makes Cape Cod an ideal destination for would be husband and wives. Cape Cod with its magnificent sceneries and recreational activities offer plenty to the newlyweds and is a perfect place for the honeymoon.
The Massachusetts state law requires that both the groom and the bride should be physically present while applying for a marriage license and jointly file marriage intentions. There is a three-day mandatory waiting period before the license is obtained upon applying. This waiting period can be waived if a good reason is produced before a district judge. The license is valid for 60 days from the day of applying. Both the bride and the groom must be above 18 years of age to apply for a marriage license. Otherwise, a court order is required. Medical certificates issued by a physician are essential to get a marriage license. The license may be withheld for want of medical certificates of either the bride or the groom or both. Cape Cod weddings do not require any witnesses while obtaining a license.
The choice can vary as far as the venue of a wedding is concerned. Weddings on a train, boat, lighthouse, old mill, beach, resorts or the traditional church is possible in Cape Cod. There are jewelers to design your wedding rings and bracelets that are made of shells and has diamond studded on it. There is a long list of people who can officiate a wedding so that you do not run have to out to find a priest to solemnize your wedding. Limousine services give you a ride, stocks champagne and rolls out the red carpet all with proper wedding etiquette.
The Bridal gown and accessories can be ordered from designer shops in Cape Cod. Be sure to order in advance as wedding gowns may take quite a few days to be created and just in case there is a need for further changes or alterations in the gown there should be time left to carry out the changes. If the best man and the groomsmen are wearing black, the groom may wear white to stand out. A different flower in his boutonniere would also do the trick. The groom can wear a vest instead of a cummerbund. There are many styles to select from. Wearing a different colored or styled shirt than the groomsmen can make the distinction between the groom and the groomsmen clear. From Falmouth to Orleans, almost all the towns in Cape Cod have wedding clothing solutions.
Ordering wedding cakes, food and wine is very easy in Cape Cod. Many specialists preparing wedding cakes will deliver fresh cakes right in time for the wedding. Plenty of restaurants and banquet halls are well acquainted with wedding receptions and the whole staff extend greeting to the guests in a wedding party. You can host the wedding party indoors or out in the open with the sea breeze wafting the aroma of the food served.
In addition, what would you prefer to listen to on the day of your wedding? Sweet jazz, classical guitar, swing, rock, pop while you have dinner or would like to hit the floor for some Latino dance after the desserts? The choice is very well yours for your wedding is going to be a once in a lifetime affair. People in the wedding business in Cape Cod know this and will deliver perfectly on time.