Romantic Rooftop Destination Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa

Meera and Mickey’s colorful destination Clearwater Beach wedding featured the groom arriving on a white horse, stunning rooftop ceremony, and a first dance straight from the movies. To complement their venue’s distinct rooftop space and beach backdrop, the Indian bride and groom opted for romantic ceremony decor followed by a sophisticated reception. “We opted for…

Expert Advice: Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Insurance + Hurricane Season

  Hurricane season has been active this year, with nine named storms in just two months. With flooding, damage, and cancellations from Hurricane Dorian still fresh in our minds, we wanted to learn more about how couples can protect their wedding investment, so we reached out the wedding insurance experts at Wedding Protector Plan. Hurricane…

Boho, Industrial Greenery Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Station House

Jamie and Blake’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined boho and industrial elements to create a unique and modern celebration featuring a rooftop ceremony, greenery and gold-filled reception, and custom neon sign. “We wanted to keep the details minimal, simple, and elegant since the venue is so full of beautiful details. It has so many rich…

Intimate Pastel Peach and White Brunch Wedding Inspiration

As the size of weddings is continuously evolving, Tampa Bay couples are embracing intimate weddings, and this styled wedding shoot showcases the comforting feeling of home with a playful, yet elegant intimate brunch affair. To complement the natural setting, this team of wedding pros incorporated a soft and muted color palette, with towering flora to…

Modern, Minimalistic, Tropical Wedding Inspiration | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Amongst the sugary sand beaches of Clearwater Beach sits a beautiful wedding resort that has recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation. With its private ceremony beachfront, The Hilton Clearwater Beach has always been a popular wedding venue, and now it features a freshly modern and updated 10,300 square feet of outdoor event space, perfect for…

Luxurious Gold and Red Siesta Key Beach Wedding | Cottage on the Rocks

Jaeda and John’s glamorous Siesta Key wedding brought modern elegance to the beaches through a combination of saturated floral arrangements, contemporary glass, acrylic elements, and luxurious gold finishes. The Sarasota couple originally envisioned a Key West wedding, but ultimately decided to translate that vision to a local venue in their hometown. They chose a color…

Intimate Backyard Wedding Elopement | Seminole Heights

Cole and Matt postponed their Florida wedding a mere 10 days prior to their original March celebration due to Coronavirus, but after a two-year engagement and the anticipation of their nuptials, they knew they couldn’t wait another year to tie the knot, so they planned an intimate home elopement. “After some back and forth about…

Tampa Bay 2020 Wedding Trends Networking Event Recap

Pre-Coronavirus we hosted the largest Tampa Bay wedding networking event of the year, as we partnered the Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC) and National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) to feature 2020 wedding trends. At Marry Me Tampa Bay, we love to see new and innovative ideas from local wedding pros to showcase the…

Timeless Greenery and Gold South Tampa Wedding | The Orlo

Sylvia and Adam’s timeless South Tampa wedding featured a greenery-lined staircase, dreamy white ceremony backdrop, and elegant dusty blue bridesmaids dresses. “My wedding design was classic elegance. I chose this as my venue already had so many amazing characteristics I didn’t want the decor to take away from that,” the bride shared. MORE: SOUTH TAMPA…

Boho Chic South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

Sara and Jake’s boho-rustic South Tampa wedding embodied the couple’s vibrant social lifestyle with a combination of earthy details and lux finishes. To incorporate greenery-focused arrangements and natural wood elements with an elevated black-tie style, the bride chose a classic black and white color palette with pops of lush green and elegant gold. “We wanted…

Luxurious Pink, White, and Gold Sarasota Wedding | Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Kim and Tommy’s luxurious destination Sarasota wedding featured glamourous mismatched bridesmaids’ dresses, pink velvet vintage furniture, and a fully draped outdoor tent dripping in chandeliers, transforming their outdoor venue into a romantic garden party that embraced nature’s beauty. “Our colors were light pink, white, and gold. These colors were necessary to pull off the romantic…

Jewel Toned, Modern, Boho Chic Wedding Inspiration | The Regent

With a bohemian style growing ever more popular in wedding designs, this team of Tampa Bay wedding vendors created an elevated styled wedding that injected an elegant and glamorous edge into the trendy boho vibe. Inspired by a luxurious tapestry of a woven run filled with rich jewel tones, this styled shoot unfolded into an…

Classic White and Gold Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | The Birchwood

Nikki and Chris’ classic downtown St. Pete wedding featured elegant a white and gold color palette, greenery-filled centerpieces, timeless long-sleeve wedding dress, and multiple dessert tables with luxurious lace linens. “I would describe our wedding theme as classic, traditional, and elegant. We kept our theme to a very neutral palette and more simple with our…

Wedding Gift Ideas From Black Etsy Shop Owners

Are you looking for ways to support black-owned shops during your wedding planning? Whether you are looking to add to your wedding registry, searching for thank you gifts for your bridal party, or are a guest looking for a gift with a social cause behind it, here are six black-owned Etsy shops perfect for your…

Popular Wedding Dates Still Available | Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

  Typically Tampa Bay wedding venues and vendors are booked solid for weekend dates in October, November, and Spring 2021, which are also known as “Florida’s wedding season.” However, with couples rescheduling and moving dates around due to COVID-19, prime wedding dates that are normally reserved months in advance have opened up! Discover which popular…

Intimate Tampa Bay COVID-19 Wedding

Colleen and Luis’ intimate Tampa Bay wedding focused on their love, rather than a worldwide pandemic. When COVID-19 thwarted their original wedding plans, the bride and groom pivoted and focused on the elements they could control. The Pinellas couple solidified their commitment to each other during a small ceremony with only a dozen guests, and…

Vibrant Whimsical Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Sunken Gardens

Lindsey and Dustin’s whimsical downtown St. Pete wedding featured a garden ceremony, lounge with vintage furniture, and bold color palette that complemented their outdoor wedding venue. “We wanted to match our wedding design to the beautiful gardens of our venue so we kept décor to a minimum. We love the look of natural gardens with…

Romantic Burgundy Tampa Garden Wedding | Paradise Spring

Amanda and Ruben’s outdoor spring Tampa Bay wedding featured a cozy S’mores station, sentimental “Marriage Braid” ceremony, and a sparkler grand exit. The FishHawk Ranch bride envisioned a vibrant color scheme with shades of reds and pinks and a floral motif to complement the lush setting. “We had a romantic garden theme with burgundy, rose…

Rustic Chic Fall Inspired Outdoor Sarasota Wedding | Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast

Martha and Michael’s Sarasota wedding embodied rustic elements reflective of their relaxed lifestyle along with chic details to elevate their hometown celebration. To complement their fall date, the Bradenton couple chose an autumnal color palette of saturated wine hues and elegant pops of gold. “Our wedding theme was rustic/chic. I chose it because of the…

Elegant Ivory and Greenery Rooftop St. Pete Beach Wedding | Hotel Zamora

Amanda and Clay’s St. Petersburg wedding featured a refreshing blend of classic decor in a modern aesthetic. The gulf coast views from the rooftop reception were balanced with gorgeous greenery, delicious food, and music that kept their guests on the dance floor all night. “Two words I would use to describe our wedding would be…

Tropical Elegant Downtown Tampa Wedding | Tampa River Center

Katie and James’ downtown Tampa riverfront wedding highlighted the city’s distinct character through delicious cuisine and captivating views. The bride showcased Florida foliage against a classic and clean backdrop and chose a neutral color palette as to not detract from the venue’s floor-to-ceiling skyline views overlooking the water. “I had a very specific vision of…

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