Do you offer packages for weddings?
Yes, we offer a variety of wedding packages, which can be found here. Our packages provide the basics for your wedding, leaving lots of room to customize your day, your way.
Are there transportation options for getting my guests and I from the airport to Copper & Lumber?
Absolutely. For an additional fee we will arrange all transportation.
Where is the wedding ceremony held?
We have various venues available. After consultation you will make your selection. Whether it’s on the grounds of the National Parks Museum or the Hotel, between the ruins or on the lawn of the hotel, overlooking the beautiful and scenic Georgian marina or on the beach, we are able to coordinate wedding ceremonies wherever you want to say, “I do”.
Who will marry us?
A wedding officer license by the state of Antigua and Barbuda will officiate the ceremony.
What about the reception?
Receptions are completely customized to each wedding.
Where does it take place?
It can be a full dinner reception at Mainbrace Restaurant, the Banquet Hall or the Courtyard, a cocktail party, or a simple cake and champagne toast. You also have the option of Clarence House, Dow Hill Interpretation Center or among the ruins of the National Park to choose from.
Is there a set menu?
There is no set menu or location limitation. You can choose what you’d like within your budget.
What if it rains on my wedding day?
This depends on the wedding and chosen venue, but we always have a back-up plan. The wedding can either be moved indoors or we can delay it. We only schedule one wedding per day so we can be flexible.
Is there a minimum or maximum number of guests that can attend my wedding?
Your wedding can be as small as you and your partner. The largest group we can accommodate is 200.
Can I bring my own photograph?
You may bring your own photographer; however, we do charge a fee for bringing outside service providers into the Hotel.
What about décor?
You are more than welcome to bring décor with you if you have specialty items you would like incorporated.
Are there any documents we need to bring to Antigua for our wedding?
For your marriage certificate your passport is required, as well as all official documentation about if you have been divorced or are widowed.
How is the wedding coordinated from afar?
After filling in our Inquiry Form you will be contacted by our Certified Wedding Planner. She will be with you every step of the way, maintaining regular communication through e-mails or telephone phone conversation to ensure that all details are planned exactly as you like – with none of the stress!
An application form is filled out and signed at the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs in St. John’s. All applicants must be over the age of 18 years old. If under, then written parental consent must be obtained. There is NO waiting time in the country to obtain a Special License. Arrive in Antigua, visit the Ministry of Justice located at Parliament Drive with your valid passports, complete the application, and pay applicable fees. Confirm the date and time for the ceremony with the Marriage coordinator and book the next available Marriage Officer, and then you are ready to get Married! The wedding planner will accompany you to Legal Affairs. Two marriage certificates are signed on the day of the wedding. One is for you to keep and the other is property of the high court.
Church Wedding In Antigua:
A Church wedding requires the permission from the church authorities where you wish to be married. Your pastor must contact the church to establish the requirements. Some churches ask that the couple attend pre-nuptial consultations. Allow some extra time on the island if you’re planning a church ceremony. For Catholic Ceremonies please contact the wedding planner to receive the Catholic guidelines.