Best of 2016: Tampa Bay Wedding Ceremonies

Best of Marry Me Tampa Bay 2016: Wedding Ceremonies

The wedding ceremony decor sets the tone for your Tampa Bay wedding. Whether it’s an outdoor, beachfront ceremony or romantic garden setting, it creates the ambiance for your “I dos.” Our favorite wedding ceremony decor includes custom signs greeting your guests, flowers down the aisle and a draped or floral focal point on your altar. Discover our most memorable wedding ceremony details from from 2016.

Tropical, Destination Clearwater Beach Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Pink, Coral, and Ivory Ceremony Flowers on Bamboo Wedding Altar | Clearwater Wedding Florist Iza's FlowersIvory and Pink Wedding Ceremony Aisle Flowers in Glass Jar Vase and Shepard Hook at Hilton Clearwater Beach Wedding Ceremony | Clearwater Wedding Florist Iza's Flowers

Bride and Groom Exchanging Vows at Hilton Clearwater Beach Wedding Ceremony | Clearwater Wedding Photographer Limelight Photography | Wedding Florist Iza's Flowers

Bride and Groom, Outdoor, Waterfront, Hilton Clearwater Beach Wedding Portrait | Clearwater Wedding Photographer Limelight Photography

Venue: Hilton Clearwater Beach *Marry Me Tampa Bay Preferred Wedding Venue | Photographer: Limelight Photography Planner: Confetti Events | Florist: Iza’s Flowers

Navy and Coral Nautical St. Petersburg Wedding | Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club

Nautical Inspired Wedding Theme Ring Bearer Ideas | Pink Bowtie with Navy Suspenders

Coral and White Roses with Greenery and Navy Ribbon Aisle Flowers with Folding Bamboo Chairs | Nautical Navy and Coral Wedding Ceremony Décor Ideas | St Petersburg FL Wedding Florist Iza’s Flowers

Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Bride and Groom Kiss Recessional with Bubbles Wedding Portrait | Isla Del Sol Yacht and Country Club Wedding Venue St. Petersburg FL | Coral Bridal Bouquet by Iza’s Flowers | Tulle Bridal Gown by Allure BridalOutdoor Wedding Ceremony at St. Petersburg Wedding Venue Isla Del Sol Yacht and Country Club

Ceremony and Reception Venue: Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club *Marry Me Tampa Bay Preferred Wedding Venue Photographer: Lisa Otto Photography | Florist: Iza’s Flowers | Dress Shop and Designer: CCs Bridal Boutique – Allure Bridal | Hair & Makeup: Destiny & Light

Light Blue and Tan, Rustic Tampa Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Rustic Wedding Ceremony Altar with White Draped Linens and White and Green Floral Accent

Wedding Ceremony Aisle Decor with White Baby's Breath Flowers and Aluminum Containers with Burlap Aisle Runners and White Wooden ChairsRustic Outdoor Tampa Wedding Ceremony | Cross Creek Ranch Tampa Wedding Venue | Rustic Outdoor Tampa Weddings with White Draped Altar and White Folding Chairs

Rustic Outdoor Tampa Wedding Ceremony | Cross Creek Ranch Tampa Wedding Venue | Rustic Outdoor Tampa Weddings with White Draped Altar and White Folding Chairs

Venue: Cross Creek Ranch  | Photographer: KT Crabb Photography | Florist: Alta Fleura | Dress Shop: Something Blue Bridal Boutique 

Tropical Pass-a-Grille Beach Destination Wedding

Pink and Ivory Wedding Ceremony Flowers at Wedding Ceremony | St. Pete Beach Wedding Planners Tide the Knot Beach Weddings

Beach, Waterfront Wedding Ceremony with Bamboo Altar and Pink and Teal Floral and Draping Accent Details | | St. Pete Beach Wedding Planners Tide the Knot Beach Weddings

Beach, Waterfront Wedding Ceremony with Bamboo Altar and Pink and Teal Floral and Draping Accent Details | St. Pete Beach Wedding Planners Tide the Knot Beach Weddings

Waterfront Bride and Groom Beach Wedding Portrait with Blue and Pink Sheer Linens | St. Pete Beach Wedding Planners Tide the Knot Beach Weddings

Venue: Pass-a-Grille Beach | Photographer: Mir*Salgado Photography | Planner: Tide the Knot Beach Weddings | Florist: Tide the Knot Beach Weddings 

Elegant Black and Gold Waterfront Downtown Tampa Wedding | Tampa Marriott Waterside

Elegant and Simple Ivory Wedding Program with Black Text | Tampa Wedding Photographer Carrie Wildes Photography

Downtown Tampa Outdoor, Waterfront Wedding Ceremony Venue Marriott Waterside | Tampa Wedding Photographer Carrie Wildes PhotographyFlower Girl Walking Down The Aisle in Wagon with Chalkboard Sign | Wedding Portrait by Tampa Wedding Photographer Carrie Wildes Photography at Tampa Wedding Ceremony Venue Marriott Waterside

Bride and Groom Waterfront Downtown Tampa Wedding Portrait at Marriott Waterside | Wedding Bouquet by Northside Florist | Wedding Photographer Carrie Wildes Photography

Venue: Tampa Marriott Waterside  | Photographer: Carrie Wildes Photography *Preferred Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Pro | Planner: Ashley Packett Bridal and Event Consultants | Florist: Northside Florist  | Dress Shop: The Dressing Room | Hair & Makeup: Lasting Luxe  

Elegant White, Gold and Blush Tampa Garden Wedding | The Palmetto Club

Tampa Wedding Wooden Welcome Sign with White Calligraphy | Tampa Wedding Venue The Palmetto Club | Jeff Mason Photography

Tampa Bay Outdoor Garden Wedding Ceremony Venue The Palmetto Club | Jeff Mason Photography

Bride and Father Walking Down The Aisle Wedding Portrait | Tampa Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Venue The Palmetto Club | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Jeff Mason PhotographyOutdoorm Tampa Garden Wedding Ceremony Venue The Palmetto Club | Jeff Mason Photography

Venue: The Palmetto Club  | Photographer: Jeff Mason Photography Planner: Kimberly Hensley Events | Florist: Florist Fire | Rentals: MMD Events | Dress Shop and Designer: The White Magnolia Bridal Collection, Ceremony Dress – Watters, Reception Dress – Mikaella BridalBridesmaid Dress Shop and Designer: CC’s Boutique, Bill LevkoffHair & Makeup: Style Hair and Makeup | Suits: Men’s Warehouse

Elegant Destination St. Pete Beach Wedding | The Don CeSar Wedding 

Outdoor St Pete Beach Wedding Ceremony at Loews Don CeSarWedding Program and Floral Rose Petal Aisle by Northside Florist | Outdoor St Pete Beach Wedding Ceremony at Loews Don CeSarBride and Groom Exchanging Vows | Outdoor St Pete Beach Wedding Ceremony at Loews Don CeSarBride and Groom Exchanging Vows | Outdoor St Pete Beach Wedding Ceremony at Loews Don CeSar

Venue: The Don CeSar Hotel *Marry Me Tampa Bay Preferred Wedding Venue Photographer: Aaron Lockwood Photography | Planner: Georgia Watson Events | Florist: Northside Florist | Dress: Kleinfeld Bridal (New York) | Hair & Makeup: Colours by Linny

Romantic, Black and White Sarasota Wedding | The Oaks Club

White Orchid, Roses, Floating Candle Vases at Wedding Ceremony Altar | Sarasota Wedding Planner NK ProductionsElegant Wedding Ceremony Seating at The Oaks Club in Sarasota with Chandeliers and Romantic White Floral Decor | Sarasota Wedding Planner NK Productions

Bride and Groom Recessional on Wedding Day Down the Ceremony Aisle | Sarasota Wedding Planner NK Productions

Venue: The Oaks Club | Photographer: Tara Tomlinson Photography | Planner: NK Productions *Marry Me Tampa Bay Preferred Wedding Vendor | Florist: Flowers by Fudgie | Hair & Makeup: Eri Vincent Makeup

Navy Blue, Waterfront Bradenton Wedding | Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast

Navy Blue Outdoor, Wedding Ceremony Welcome Sign in Ornate White Frame | Bradenton Wedding Planner Special Moments

Outdoor, Wedding Ceremony Under Spanish Moss Tree | Bradenton Wedding Venue Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast

Flower Girl and Ring Bearer Walking Down the Wedding Ceremony AisleOutdoor, Wedding Ceremony Bride and Groom Portrait at Altar After Saying I Do | Bradenton Wedding Venue Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast

Venue: Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast | Photographer: K&K Photography  | Planner: Special Moments *Marry Me Tampa Bay Preferred Wedding ProFlorist: Iza’s Flowers | Furniture Rentals: Signature Event Rentals  Officiant: Sensational Ceremonies | Signage: Tampa Calligraphy | Dress: CC’s Boutique | Hair & Makeup: Femme Akoi

Romantic Gold & Pink Nighttime St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Outdoor, Nighttime St. Petersburg Wedding Ceremony Aisle with Pink Uplighting and Aisle of Flowers | St. Pete Wedding Venue NOVA 535

Outdoor, Nighttime St. Petersburg Wedding Ceremony with Candlelight and String Lighting | Downtown St. Pete Wedding Venue NOVA 535

Outdoor, Nighttime St. Petersburg Wedding Ceremony Bride and Dad Walking Down Aisle | St. Pete Wedding Venue NOVA 535

 Venue: NOVA 535 *Preferred Marry Me Tampa Bay Venue | Photographer: Caroline & Evan Photography *Preferred Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Pro | Planner: Elan Event Studios | Florist: 2Birds Events | Rentals: Elegant Touch Chairs | Hair & Makeup: Michele Renee The Studio *Preferred Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Pro

Elegant Blue and White Downtown St. Pete Garden Wedding | Museum of Fine Arts 

Groomsman and Pet Dog Walking Down The Aisle on Wedding Day | St. Pete Wedding Venue Museum of Fine Art | Specialty Wedding Pet Sitter FairyTail Pet Care

Outdoor Wedding Ceremony with White Flower Petal Lined Aisle and Twinkle Lights | St Petersburg Wedding Planner Kimberly Hensley Events at St. Pete Wedding Venue The Museum of Fine Art

Outdoor Wedding Ceremony with Hanging Lanterns and Lighted Trees| Museum of Fine Art St Petersburg | St. Pete Wedding Planner Kimberly Hensley Events

Outdoor Bride and Groom Wedding Ceremony at St Petersburg Wedding Venue Museum of Fine Art | Wedding Planner Kimberly Hensley Events

Venue: Museum of Fine Arts | Photographer:  Ashlee Hamon Photography | Planner: Kimberly Hensley Events | Pet Planning and Concierge: FairyTail Pet Care *Marry Me Tampa Bay Preferred Wedding Pro | Florist: Florist Fire | Caterer: Olympia Catering *Marry Me Tampa Bay Preferred Wedding Pro | Dress Shop and Designer: Malindy Elene Couture for the BrideAugusta Jones | Hair & Makeup: Kyle Lynn Weddings

Elegant Ivory and Champagne Golf Course Wedding | Hunter’s Green Country Club Wedding

Ivory with Gold Lettering Wedding Ceremony Program with Ivory Hydrangea and Baby's Breath Wedding Bouquet | Tampa Wedding Floral Designer Northside Florist

Bride and Groom Outdoor Tampa Wedding Ceremony Portrait at Hunter's Green Country Club Wedding VenueBride and Groom Outdoor Wedding Portrait under White and Ivory Floral Archway at Hunter’s Green Country Club Wedding Venue Tampa FL | Northside Florist

Venue: Hunter’s Green Country Club  | Photographer: Love & Innocence Photography | Florist: Northside Florist | Dress Shop and Designer: Alfred Angelo | Bridesmaid Dress Shop and Designer: Macy’s – Adrianna Papell | Hair & Makeup: Destiny & Light

Navy and Gold Waterfront Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship Wedding

Bride and Groom Exchanging Vows at Tampa Waterfront Wedding Ceremony on the Yacht Starship Sensation | Tampa Wedding Photographer Carrie Wides PhotographyBride and Groom Exchanging Vows at Tampa Waterfront Wedding Ceremony on the Yacht Starship Sensation | Tampa Wedding Photographer Carrie Wides PhotographyTampa Outdoor Wedding Ceremony on Tampa Waterfront Wedding Venue Yacht Starship Sensation

Ceremony Venue: Yacht Starship  *Preferred Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Venue Photographer: Carrie Wildes Photography *Preferred Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Pro  | Florist:  Brides N Blooms | Officiant: Yacht Starship Captain  | Dress: Mori Lee | Hair & Makeup: Michele Renee The Studio *Preferred Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Pro

Whimsical, Waterfront Garden Wedding | DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Tampa Bay

Choose a Seat Not A Side Chalkboard Sign at Wedding Ceremony

Paper, Floral Decor at Altar at Outdoor Waterfront Garden Wedding Ceremony | Mid-Summer's Night Dream Whimscial Wedding | Tampa Wedding Venue DoubleTree Suites by HiltonPaper, Floral Decor at Altar at Outdoor Waterfront Garden Wedding Ceremony | Mid-Summer's Night Dream Whimscial Wedding | Tampa Wedding Venue DoubleTree Suites by Hilton

Venue: DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Tampa Bay | Photographer: Limelight Photography – Jess  | Florist: Bud Blooms and Beyond | Dress Shop: Bearer of the Bling | Hair & Makeup: Destiny and Light Hair and Makeup Group

Plum, Fuchsia and Orange Waterfront St. Petersburg Wedding

St Petersburg Waterfront Wedding Ceremony under Floral Arch with Fuchsia and Orange Roses, Greenery and Tulle Overlay | St. Petersburg Wedding Planner Exquisite EventsSt. Petersburg Sunset Wedding Ceremony under Floral Arch with Fuchsia and Orange Roses, Greenery and Tulle Overlay | Exquisite Events Wedding Planner | Hair and Makeup by Michele Renee The StudioOutdoor, Waterfront Sunset Florida Wedding Ceremony | St Petersburg Wedding Planner Exquisite Events

Venue: Private Residence – 900 Park St. | Photographer: VRVision Photography | Planner: Exquisite Events  | Florist: Braun’s Fine Flowers | Officiant: Cherished Ceremonies and Pastor Wayne Goldworthy | Dress Shop and Designer: CC’s Boutique – Stella York | Hair & MakeupMichele Renee The Studio *Preferred Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Pro

MEET THE EDITOR

Marry Me Tampa Bay editor, Anna Coats, created Marry Me Tampa Bay in 2012 to showcase the area's best local weddings and vendors. She has been featured as a wedding expert on the national talkshow Daytime, Fox13, ABC Action News, Great Day Tampa Bay, and Bay News 9 (now Spectrum).

NOVA 535

Avila Golf & Country Club

Florida Rustic Barn Weddings

The Vault

The Godfrey Hotel

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Red Mesa Events

Kera Photography

Lifelong Photography Studio

Creative Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait with Veil Blowing in Wind | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Lifelong Photography Studio

Carrie Wildes Photography

dewitt for love

Modern Dramatic Unique Asymmetrical Red Wedding Bridal Bouquet with Ranunculus Tulips Protea Roses Anemone and Amaryllis | Dewitt for Love Photography

Breezin’ Weddings

Florida Bride and Groom Romantic Portrait Under Whimsical and Lush Circular Floral Arch with Pampas Grass, White and Blush Pink Roses, Hydrangeas and Greenery, Bride in Full Length Veil | Tampa Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | Wedding Dress Isabel O'Neil Bridal | Wedding Hair Femme Akoi | Waterfront Wedding Venue Tampa Yacht and Country Club

Coastal Coordinating

UNIQUE Weddings & Events

Parties a la Carte

Special Moments Event Planning

Modern, Garden Inspired Wedding Decor, Blush Pink Floral Wall and White Draping, Gazebo, Outdoor Dance Floor, Long Feasting Tables. Rose Gold Chiavari Chairs, Floral Curly Willow Arches | Tampa Bay Wedding Planner Special Moments Event Planning | Tampa Bay Wedding Florist Gabro Event Services | Tampa Bay Wedding Rentals A Chair Affair

Bruce Wayne Florals

Truly Forever Bridal

Michele Renee The Studio

Elite Events Catering

Tastes of Tampa Bay

Graingertainment

Longboat Key Club

Beso Del Sol

Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club

The Poynter Institute

The Don CeSar Hotel

Hotel Zamora

Postcard Inn

The Mahaffey Theater

Hotel Alba

Bayou Club

Kemari Lyn Films

amber mcwhorter photography

Spaghetti Strap Casablanca Ivory Simple Slip Wedding Dress Bridal Gown | Light Blue Grey Groom Suit | Outdoor Bride and Groom Beach Portrait at Tampa St Pete Florida COVID Destination Elopement Beach Wedding Ceremony | Neutral White Ivory and Greenery Bridal Bouquet | Amber McWhorter Photography

Luxe Light Images

Gulf Beach Weddings

Elope Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Wedding Elopement Planning | Elope Tampa Bay

eventfull weddings

Tampa Bay Wedding Planner EventFull Weddings

Monarch Events And Design

Cascade Bridal Bouquet with White and Blush Pink Roses and Ranunculus, White Astilbe, Ivory Stock, Greenery and Eucalyptus | Tampa Wedding Florist Monarch Events and Design

Lynn’s Catering

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Nikki’s Glitz and Glam Boutique

Tropical Boho Bride and Groom Excited After Exchanging Vows, Bride in Flowy Deep V Neck Wedding Dress, Colorful Floral Arrangements | Tampa Bay Wedding Venue The Godfrey | Wedding Planner Elope Tampa Bay | Wedding Florist Brides N Blooms | Wedding Dress Nikki's Glitz and Glam | Wedding Hair and Makeup Femme Akoi Beauty Studio | Amber McWhorter Photography

Bella Bridesmaid

A&P Designs

Bay Kings Band

Grant Hemond & Associates

breezin' entertainment

St. Petersburg Wedding DJ Breezin' Entertainment

A Chair Affair

outside the box

Tampa Bay Bride and Groom Cheers in front of Champagne Wall, Greenery Boxwood Bubbly Wall Rental, Bride Holding Vibrant Jewel Toned Floral Bouquet with Bright Pink Roses, Ivory, Purple, and Blue Flowers | Florida Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | South Tampa Outside The Box Event Rentals