Matt & Gab
Saturday - June 29 - 2024

Request the honour of your presence at their marriage

Our Story

First Meet & Dates

Our story starts in September 2016.
We meet at Drexel University,
living on the same Honors college floor of Millenium Hall.

Dragon Years

Over 5 years of making memories with friends
and falling in love with each other!


We got engaged in June 2022
in Atlantis Bahamas, right on the beach
A very memorable graduation trip for the two of us!

Looking Ahead...

We are looking forward to our honeymoon in Aruba!
And to a lifetime of more
family traditions, holidays and time spent together!

Wedding Events

Welcome Cocktails

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday June 28, 2024

Guests are invited to join us for a welcome meet-and-greet party and cocktails at the Tide Pool Bar @ Hotel LBI. Come meet the bridal party and families!

Marriage Ceremony

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Saturday June 29, 2024

Join us on the rooftop of Hotel LBI for our wedding vows, exchange of rings, and first kiss; all accompanied by beautiful island views.

Post-Ceremony Break

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday June 29, 2024

This break is to account for only one elevator leading down to the cocktail hour while the newlywed couple is whisked away for pictures.

Cocktail Hour

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday June 29, 2024

Sample a vast selection of small bites and serving stations on the veranda. Enjoy the start of our 5 hour open bar with some handcrafted beverages or our signature cocktails!


6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday June 29, 2024

Directly connected to the veranda, our reception will take place in the Conservatory; an immaculate, rustic-style reception room with vaulted ceilings and panoramic windows.

Send Off Brunch

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sunday June 30, 2024

A perfect wedding weekend wouldn't be complete without brunch! Hosted by Salt Kitchen, Hotel LBI's connected restaurant.


Cocktail Hour

Small Bites

  • seasonal fruit tart, whipped mascarpone, evoo
  • grilled shirmp, orange hoisin glaze
  • cracked pepper & sea salt bacon, bourbon maple glaze
  • australian lamb lollipop, mint chutney
  • lobster rangoon, curry & chive
  • pork dumpling, ponzu sauce, togarashi
  • duck confit wonton, kimchi

Buffet Serving Stations

Picnic Basket
  • pulled pork sliders, kale slaw, green goddess
  • aged sharp cheddar mac & cheese, toasted breadcrumbs
  • buttermilk fried chicken, dill ranch
  • heirloom tomato salad, aged balsamic, basil, evoo
  • poblano cornbread muffins
Farmers Table
  • chef's selection of local & artisan cheeses
  • fig jam, romesco & raw honey
  • garden vegetables with dill ranch dip & basil pesto
  • tuscan grilled vegetables infused w/ olive oil
  • crostini, hummus, olive tapenade w/ rustic bread & crackers
Raw Bar
  • colossal crab meat, gulf jumbo shrimp, half lobster tails
  • seasonal selection of shucked oysters & clams
  • mignonette, cocktail, lemon wedges, fresh horseradish
  • grilled flank steak, shredded chicken & mahi mahi
  • soft corn tortillas, avocado, jalapeños, pico de gallo
  • queso fresco, chipotle crema



  • champagne toast with strawberry garnish


  • burrata, heirloom tomatoes, basil, green goddess dressing


  • lemon sorbet


  • center cut filet mignon, house steak sauce
  • south african lobster tail, lemon tarragon butter
  • grilled asparagus, smashed crisp fingerling potatoes

  • Children Platter - Chicken Fingers/Fries
  • Vegetarian Option Upon Request


  • custom wedding cake
  • chocolate dipped strawberry
  • freshly brewed regular & decaffeinated coffee
Dinner Dessert

Late Night Snacks

After Reception Gathering

  • Immediately following the reception, the hotel bar area will be open
  • gourmet pizza to be served for guests attending

Guest Accommodations

Hotel LBI

hotelbi Hotel Info

Block Rates are Open! We have 15 total rooms in the block on 06/28, and 30 rooms on 06/29. When booking, go to Rate Options and use Group Attendee Code: WHW24. If you plan on staying before 06/28 or after 06/29, please do not include the block code as no rooms will show available on the website. Regular rates apply for those dates outside the block, and best to call (609)467-8000 to link outside the block and block reservations.
Check In: 4:00PM Check Out: 11:00AM

Book Block Room

Alternative Options

  • Drifting Sands Oceanfront Hotel 5 Min Walk More Info
  • Daddy O Hotel 5 Min Drive More Info
  • Sea Horse Motel 10 Min Drive More Info
  • Holiday Inn Manahawkin 15 Min Drive More Info

  • Regional Commute Times

  • Atlantic City Airport & Hotels / 45 Min Drive
  • Ocean City, NJ / 60 Min Drive
  • Philadelphia Intl Airport / 90 Min Drive
  • New York Metro Area / 110 Min Drive

Things to Do


Beach Activities

10 minute walk from Hotel LBI to public beachfront & nearby surf shops

Weekend shuttles to/from the beachfront between 10am-6pm

Complementary beach gear rentals provided by Hotel LBI

  • Beach Chairs
  • Towels
  • Boogie Boards
  • Adult Bicycles
  • $75 fee charged if not returned by 8PM


Hotel Activities

Luxury Indoor Pool w/ Retractable Roof

Hot Tub Spa w/ Fitness Center

Rooftop Games (Connect Four, Cornhole Boards, etc)

More Info

Marina Activities

Kayak and Pontoon Rentals

Crabbing and Fishing Skiff Rentals

Boatyard Beer Garden w/ Lawn Games

More Info

Local Map


We are registered with Zola. Please click the image to proceed to our registry.


Frequently Asked Questions

When should I RSVP by?

We kindly ask that you RSVP no later than 2-4 weeks before the wedding. We will need a confirmed guest count a week before.

What time should I arrive in LBI?

If you are choosing to stay the weekend, check-in opens at 4pm on Friday. For those just attending on Saturday, arrive no later than 2:45pm.

Is there a dress code / theme?

Formal attire is expected. The hotel colors are navy blue and white. Obviously, don't wear white.

What if there is inclement weather?

We're hoping for a beautiful, sunny and 80 degree day, but the ceremony will move indoors and will start at 4PM to account for inclement weather.

Are children invited?

Any children younger than 3 years old are not invited.

Is there parking available?

Yes, complementary valet parking is offered. You may also choose to self-park in their garage.

Are Pets allowed?

No pets allowed on the property.

Is Smoking allowed?

No smoking allowed on the property.

Wheelchair accessible?

Yes. Rooms wtih accessible bathrooms must be requested in advance.

What are the hours of the pool? Can people bring in guests if they are staying at a separate hotel?

Pool Hours are Daily, 10am to 8pm. No outside guests are allowed.

Is there room service or concierge?

No room service or concierge. There is a 24/7 market in the lobby for toiletries, snacks, beverages, etc.

Is Credit/Debit accepted? Should I bring cash?

Guests are encouraged to bring cash for the open bar. Credit/Debit is also accepted for any purchase on-property.

Can I bring my gift to the wedding?

Your presence is present enough, but should you wish to bring a gift to our wedding, there will be a gift table for your convenience.

Are there any COVID-19 measures in place?

Guests are not required to wear a mask. Hotel LBI follows a strict cleaning protocol for its staff to ensure safety.

Are there any local places you'd recommend I visit while I'm in town?

There's no Starbucks/Dunkin nearby, we recommend going to "How you Brewin" for coffee. LBI Pancake House also has a great menu.
We ate at Wally's for lunch when initially touring the area, really great spot for sandwiches. ScoJo's is the "local" spot.
Ship Bottom Shellfish and Yellowfin are both highly rated for seafood.
Flamingo Mini-Golf is very popular, but cash-only. There are also plenty of surf shops to choose from.

I have more questions that weren't answered! Who can I contact?

Matt -, 484-949-1383
Gabrielle -

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