Romantic Modern Burgundy St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | The Karol Hotel

Shawna and Elliott’s St. Petersburg wedding featured bold colors complemented by soft pinks and gold details for their interfaith wedding. “I went mainly with colors and not a theme for the inspiration. We wanted darker colors because of the time of year and wanted a modern-romantic feel,” the bride shared. “Our colors were navy, burgundy, blush,...

Orange and Beige Boho Outdoor Sarasota Wedding | Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast

Allie and Josh’s Sarasota wedding featured a beautiful bohemian-styled celebration. The fluffy beige plumes of the pampas grass created a whimsically understated theme, while the vintage-inspired burnt orange and sage green florals added personality to the aesthetic. “Our wedding theme and design were boho style. We chose this because it is laid back yet can...

Popular Wedding Dates Still Available Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

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...

Timeless White and Gold South Tampa Bay | Westshore Yacht Club

Morgan and Erick’s intimate South Tampa wedding combined elegant gold elements with neutral flora and greenery set against the beautiful backdrop of Tampa Bay. Their 18 guests encircled the Tampa couple as they exchanged vows around a grand staircase before enjoying the sunset and dinner at a long luxurious feasting table set with crisp white...

Neutral Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Morean Center for Clay

Sam and Jack’s waterfront St. Petersburg wedding featured an outdoor waterfront ceremony followed by a classic meets industrial reception set against the brick walls of a historic building. “We love the area and specifically St Petersburg.  We are there almost every weekend with our pups and love the beaches, breweries, and restaurants,” the bride shared....

Modern Tropical Boho Sarasota Wedding | Concession Golf Club

Meredith and Michael’s Sarasota wedding featured a modern black and white color palette with accents of champagne, tropical greenery, and eclectic bohemian details set against an elegant country club backdrop. “I wanted unique and bold flowers that made our wedding feel unique and clean. I also wanted it to feel summery and effortless in all...

Truly Forever Bridal | Couples Date Night September 26th

While planning for the wedding is important, don’t forget to plan for a successful marriage. Attend Truly Forever Bridal’s annual “Couples Date Night” Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 4-6 p.m. for an event filled with fun, love, and valuable information including insight and advice about marriage after the wedding day is over. Guests can indulge...

Intimate Mauve and Pink St. Pete Beach Wedding | Hotel Zamora

Noelle and Matt’s intimate St. Pete Beach wedding combined a romantic palette of creamy white and mauve, personalized details, and the perfect Florida ambiance with views of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico. “Our wedding design inspiration was a soft palette, Florida winter at the beach, and February romance! This was chosen based...

Old Florida Meets Southern Charm Boca Grande Wedding | Gasparilla Inn

Carolina and Gage’s Boca Grande wedding featured a luxurious affair that showcased Florida’s natural beauty with a soft color palette. Highlighting the citrus groves found throughout the state, the reception included fresh oranges for a bright pop of color. “I would describe our wedding as everything Florida, and classic old Florida, just like our venue....

Coastal Rustic Sarasota Garden Wedding | Selby Gardens

Ashley and Ryan’s Sarasota garden wedding featured a romantic evening set in the beautiful outdoor setting. Luxurious textures of velvet, metallic gold, and soft blues complemented the natural beauty of the venue. “We got married in a botanical garden, so we needed a color scheme that would go well with lots of greenery,” the bride...

Free Tickets to the Postcard Inn Wedding Showcase | Thursday, September 30, 2021

Postcard Inn on the Beach is a vintage-inspired, surfer chic boutique hotel located directly on St.Pete Beach. From industrial chic indoor spaces to garden and beachfront options, this boutique hotel features toes in the sand beach ceremonies and a rarity on the beach, a lush lawn perfect for an outdoor wedding. Experience The Garden Courtyard...

All-Inclusive Microweddings | 2022 Dates

Do you want the full experience of a thoughtfully curated wedding without added stress (and price tag) of planning one? Tampa Bay wedding planner Taylored Affairs is hosting “Pop-Up Microwedding” experiences for couples and their guests on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at The West Events in Madeira Beach and Saturday, September 10, 2022, at White...

Waterfront Pink Spring Tampa Wedding | Davis Islands Garden Club

Kayla and Chris’ Tampa garden wedding showcased a triadic color palette through a romantic, elegant wedding theme. The waterfront Davis Islands wedding featured market lighting that dazzled the oversized letters spelling out “LOVE” and yard games for their guests to enjoy. “When I first started wedding planning I took a quiz that told me my...

Elegant Greenery and White Rooftop Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Stacy and Kevin’s elegant Clearwater Beach wedding combined a neutral palette of creamy flora and natural greenery with a pop of dusty blue, set against the stunning waterfront backdrop of one of America’s most famous beaches. “We knew we had one of the most amazing backdrops getting married overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, so we...

Romantic Pink Intimate Backyard Wedding | South Tampa

Rachel and Zach’s South Tampa wedding featured a lavish celebration scaled down for an intimate setting of 11 guests for their post-Valentine’s day wedding. To transform the bride’s family home into a memorable venue, layers of pink and accents of gold popped against the green lawn. “We wanted to get married somewhere special to us...

Romantic, Tented Sarasota Beach Wedding | Resort at Longboat Key Club

Jessica and Daniel’s waterfront Sarasota wedding boasted beach views, a neutral palette of natural greenery with soft white and gold accents, and romantic candlelight. “Since the wedding was on the beach we knew we didn’t want a beach-themed wedding, per se. My mom is an interior designer and has the best taste ever, so I...

Romantic Dusty Rose and Gold Wedding | Tampa Yacht and Country Club

Bethany and Brian’s romantic South Tampa wedding featured shades of dusty rose and metallic gold, a formal church ceremony, and an elegant yacht club dinner reception. “I would describe our wedding as classic and romantic. I wanted a simple and elegant theme, and I chose to add metallic accents for a more modern touch. We...

Traditional Meets Modern Ybor City Wedding | Centro Asturiano

Marlo and Danny’s Ybor City wedding was a family-filled celebration that included trendy decor, late-night pizza snacks, and an onstage dance party. Soft pinks and sparkles of gold popped against the white rose and lily floral arrangements, while the greenery-inspired backdrops paired perfectly with the light color palette. “Everything we chose was a mix of...

Romantic, Rustic Private Estate Wedding | Mision Lago Estate

Katie and Shane’s rustic Tampa Bay wedding featured an elegant evening on a private Thonotosassa estate. Whimsical and romantic details created the ideal aesthetic to set the tone for romance while a champagne wall greeted guests before they were seated for the outdoor ceremony.  “Our theme was a rustic romance with a splash of the...

Luxurious Romantic Sarasota Mansion Wedding | Ringling Museum

Christina and Grant’s luxurious Sarasota wedding combined a soft and romantic palette and an abundance of lush flora at their historic waterfront venue. Guests enjoyed waterfront views during the ceremony before dining al fresco at feasting tables along the façade of their ornate mansion venue. “Our color scheme included shades of pinks, purples, gold, and...

Romantic Rustic Shabby Chic Mauve Wedding | Barn at Crescent Lake

Nicole and Piotr’s rustic Tampa Bay wedding featured a lakefront ceremony, romantic pink roses, chalkboard signage handmade by the bride, and a dinner reception inside a charming barn. “I had wedding ideas on my Pinterest board long before I even met my husband!” the bride joked. “I have always loved the shabby chic, romantic style....

Expert Advice: 7 Candid Tips About Wedding Planning

Planning your wedding is such a memorable experience, but if you have misinformation it can also be a challenging one. Everyone’s planning journey is different as each couple has different expectations and budgets for their weddings. So what worked for your friend or someone in a Facebook group may not be the right fit for...

RSVP Tie The Knot Ybor Wedding Venue Tour Tickets | Sunday, August 22, 2021

On Sunday, August 22, 2021, spend the afternoon exploring six iconic venues in an immersive wedding and event experience in historic Ybor City. The best of Tampa Bay’s wedding industry will be showcasing their incredible talents creating a day full of inspiration and planning. Each space offers couples a romantic backdrop and fully customizable experiences...

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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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Avila Golf & Country Club

ALOFT/ ELEMENT TAMPA MIDTOWN

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BELLWETHER BEACH RESORT

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The Vault

The Godfrey Hotel

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Red Mesa Events

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

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LIMELIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Limelight Photography

Breezin’ Weddings

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Coastal Coordinating

UNIQUE Weddings & Events

Parties a la Carte

Special Moments Event Planning

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Truly Forever Bridal

Michele Renee The Studio

Elite Events Catering

Graingertainment

Longboat Key Club

Beso Del Sol

Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club

The Poynter Institute

The Don CeSar Hotel

Hotel Zamora

Postcard Inn

Hotel Alba

PARADISE SPRING

Paradise Spring | Tampa Bay Wedding Venue Private Estate

LAKE LODGE

The Lake Lodge Wedding Venue | Lake Thonotosassa Tampa Area Wedding Venue

amber mcwhorter photography

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Gulf Beach Weddings

Elope Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Wedding Elopement Planning | Elope Tampa Bay

eventfull weddings

Tampa Bay Wedding Planner EventFull Weddings

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Bella Bridesmaid

ADORE BRIDAL

Lifelong Photography Studio | The Current | Adore Bridal Hair and Makeup

A&P Designs

Grant Hemond & Associates

Grant Hemond and Associates | Tampa Bay Wedding DJ

breezin' entertainment

St. Petersburg Wedding DJ Breezin' Entertainment

A Chair Affair

outside the box

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