Vibrant, Tropical South Tampa Beach Wedding | Salt Shack on the Bay

What happens when you combine a modern wedding aesthetic with upbeat tropical notes? The results are romantic natural elements with pops of gold, green, and pink. “Our theme was modern tropical, inspired by Tampa Bay and the lush tropical nature in the area. We incorporated natural elements with wooden tables and chairs and added pops...

Orange and Marigold Mid-Century Modern Wedding Inspiration | Tampa Garden Club

With couples embracing unique themes and personalized details for their wedding celebrations, the Tampa Garden Club hosted a mid-century modern inspired photoshoot, harkening back to its founding year of 1964. Drawing cues from the decade’s popular fashion, color palette, and minimalist-meets-futuristic styling, this wedding inspiration included an elevated interpretation of the bygone era. “The theme...

Intimate Dusty Blue and Soft Pink Backyard Tampa Wedding

Rachel and Leo’s intimate Tampa backyard wedding was adorned in rustic touches and floral details. With an atmosphere of farmhouse elegance from the comfort of their home, the bride and groom incorporated colors surrounding the arrival of their baby boy which was a unique and personal touch. “We live in Riverview and chose our backyard...

Star Wars Wedding Inspired Downtown Tampa Wedding | Armature Works

Just a short time ago, in a galaxy not too far away, Olivia and Chris’ Star Wars-inspired Tampa Heights wedding wowed their guests with starlit walls, shades of blue and gold geometric details, and out-of-this-world towering centerpieces. “My inspiration for the wedding design came from the vibes of our venue, industrial but classy and elegant,”...

6 Upscale Places to Celebrate Mother’s Day 2021 in Tampa Bay

Sal Y Mar Rooftop at Aloft/Element Midtown Tampa Sal Y Mar, the new rooftop bar atop the all-new, dual-branded Aloft and Element Hotel in Midtown Tampa is offering a Mother’s Day Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch menu options include a Breakfast Board, Stuffed Fruity French Toast, Steak and Eggs, Create-Your-Own-Omelette, Shrimp &...

Luxurious Jewel-toned Destination Florida Beach Wedding | Ritz Carlton Sarasota

Elisha and Dennis’ luxurious jewel-toned Sarasota destination wedding incorporated their love of family, champagne, and donuts, against an elegant beach backdrop. The Houston-based couple chose Florida, the bride’s childhood home and the groom’s alma mater, to host their destination wedding for 75 of their closest friends and family. “Our theme was beach resort togetherness. We...

Expert Advice: A Guide to Wedding Day Music

If you ask most wedding guests what they remember about their experiences, they’ll often comment on the food and entertainment. Wedding day music goes beyond hiring a DJ for your reception. Your entertainment selections set the ambiance for your wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. There’s a lot to be said of hiring musicians who...

Vintage Hawaiian Inspired St. Pete Beach Wedding | Postcard Inn

Janina and Nathan’s destination St. Pete Beach wedding included a cheerful color palette inspired by the Pacific Islands, a bamboo ceremony arch, and monogrammed coconut escort cards. “Our wedding was inspired by our love of the Hawaiian Islands and the culture that we portrayed in the décor and details of our wedding. We called it...

Romantic Rustic Glam Clearwater Wedding | Carlouel Yacht Club

Katie and Kyle’s Clearwater wedding combined rustic charm with elegant details complementing their springtime yacht club setting. The bride and groom chose a palette of champagne and natural greenery with punches of saturated red tones. “In the beginning, I had a difficult time describing what I was looking for; it was really a combo of...

Elegant Green and Gold South Tampa Wedding | Hyde House

Mickey and Scott’s South Tampa wedding featured classic décor adorned in gold and greenery with a white horse-drawn carriage send-off. “Our wedding theme was timeless and elegant with a touch of fun. Our décor was green, white, and gold,” the bride shared. “We wanted a wedding that showcased our neighborhood and lifestyle. Neither one of...

Timeless White and Blush Ballroom Wedding | Hilton Tampa Downtown

Lizzy and Tanner’s classic downtown Tampa wedding focused on the meaning of their marriage first and foremost, with traditional details that made for a beautiful and timeless style. “We wanted our marriage and our love for each other to be the focus of the day. To complement that, we wanted the design of the wedding...

Expert Advice: A Guide to Hiring a Wedding Florist in Tampa Bay

What makes your wedding different from all the other events that happen at your venue? Your flowers and decor. Think of flowers as the “icing on the cake” or the jewelry and accessories to a great outfit. With endless options on Pinterest and Instagram, how do you know how to achieve your vision, while also...

Marry Me Tampa Bay Designed Wedding | Styled with Love at Bellwether Beach Resort

Do you look at the weddings on Pinterest and wish you could achieve that perfectly designed decor? You can now choose from four Insta-worthy wedding designs curated by top influencers with Bellwether Beach Resort’s “Styled with Love” program. Marry Me Tampa Bay, along with fashion and interior design blogger McKenna Bleu, former Miss South Carolina...

Black and White Modern Winter Inspired Wedding Shoot | White Rock Canyon

What happens when you combine an elegantly formal color palette with dreamy winter flora and edgy, industrial details? The resulting inspiration will conjure sophisticated snowy visions for couples wanting to embrace the wintery season here in Florida. Planner and designer Delaney Driver of Wilder Mind Events shared that her inspiration was the contrast of the...

Styled with Love: “A Shore Thing” by Andi Soirees | Bellwether Beach Resort

Have you ever been scrolling through Instagram and thought yourself, can I just have this person design my wedding? The newly renovated St. Pete Beach wedding hotel, Bellwether Beach Resort, has partnered with four social influencers for their Styled with Love wedding design collection. Each design features carefully curated decor elements including florals, luxe linens,...

Whimsical Boho Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Red Mesa Events

Jessica and Chris’ urban downtown St. Pete wedding blended boho details with personal touches, like a bourbon barrel guest book and coffee bean favors. “Our wedding inspiration was a tropical-whimsical oasis. We wanted something that fit both our personalities, style, colors, and setting. Our colors were navy blue, copper, and rose gold. We felt that those...

Romantic Dusty Rose and Mauve Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Gina and Kevin’s downtown St. Pete wedding was adorned with greenery and a neutral palette creating a romantic setting. “I have always been drawn to anything mauve so we went with a mauve and dusty rose color combination with gold accents,” the bride shared. “I also love jewel tones so we made sure we had...

Elegant Blush Pink and Ivory Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Tampa Club

Alexa and Nick’s elegant downtown Tampa wedding boasted soft and romantic colors with sweeping views of the city skyline. “We didn’t have a specific theme for our wedding. We just wanted it to be classy and elegant,” the bride shared. “Our colors were blush pink, gold, and ivory. We added greenery to the bouquets and...

Popular Wedding Dates Still Available | 2021

Typically Tampa Bay wedding venues and vendors are booked solid for weekend dates and Spring and Fall 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 wedding dates...

Intimate Timeless Candlelit South Tampa Wedding | The Epicurean

Lindsay and Christopher’s intimate South Tampa wedding featured classic touches with notes of burgundy and greenery. “Our goal was to create an intimate experience that focused on the romance of our relationship beyond any party theme we could envision. We wanted the look and feel to be timeless, simple, and romantic,” the bride shared. “Our...

Timeless Ivory and Blush Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Priscilla and Josh’s Clearwater Beach wedding featured a soft color palette of ivory, blush, and white tones that created a timeless and romantic atmosphere. “We both always imagined a traditional wedding. We wanted to look back on our pictures years from now and still get the same romantic and timeless feeling we had on our big...

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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).

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