Elegant, Modern St. Pete Beach Rooftop Wedding | Hotel Zamora

Kristen and Josh’s romantic St. Pete Beach wedding featured a beautiful blend of neutral tones, lush Florida backdrops, and greenery-filled rooftop elegance. “The wedding was elegant and modern with neutral tones and lots of gorgeous florals. All of their signage was modern with white and black. The wedding colors were neutrals, white, ivory beige, taupe,...

16 Best Black Friday Wedding Specials

Carrie Wildes Photography Reserve your wedding date by the end of 2020 and receive a bonus $300 artwork credit to spend on prints, album, etc. Your wedding date can be anytime in 2020 or 2021 just reserve 12/31/20. Mention Marry Me Tampa Bay EMAIL CARRIE WILDES PHOTOGRAPHY Lifelong Photography Studio Receive a free engagement or...

Spooky Downtown St. Pete Halloween Wedding | Manhattan Casino

Debbie and Mark’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a spectacular and spooky soirée that incorporated their October 30th wedding date as the perfect opportunity to host a Halloween-themed wedding day. To create a festive guest experience for their intimate 46-person event, every detail of Halloween was intertwined into the theme and decor. “We choose a...

Industrial Dusty Blue Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Megan and Timothy’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a stunning soirée that took a soft simplistic color palette of dusty blue and sage green and intertwined it with the industrial charm of their historic wedding venue. In exchange for a traditional sit-down dinner, multiple food trucks provided tasty bites throughout the night while the bride...

Best Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day 2020

Amici’s Catered Cuisine Oldsmar caterer Amici’s Catered Cuisine has a Thanksgiving Feast To-Go! The done-for-you meal includes Roasted Turkey, Cranberry-Orange Relish, Turkey Gravy, Sweet Potato Casserole, Garlic Whipped Potatoes, Wild Sage Pork Sausage Stuffing, String Bean Casserole, Creamy Macaroni & Cheese, dinner rolls, and a choice of homemade pies: baked apple pie, traditional pumpkin pie, or pecan...

Luxurious Pink and Coral Tropical Boca Grande Island Wedding | Gasparilla Inn

Casey and Angel’s Boca Grande wedding combined Florida’s paradise essence with luxury and extravagance creating a vibrant daydream. Pops of coral and pink radiated against the tropical greenery, while lush floral arrangements and a floral-filled arch were focal points of this outdoor tented wedding. “Our theme was classy tropical with a Mexican flare. I wanted...

Romantic White and Greenery Inspired Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Tampa Club

For couples looking to combine a traditional Tampa Bay wedding with modern elements, this downtown Tampa wedding styled shoot is filled with sophistication and elegance set 41 stories above the city. “Traditional romance is at the forefront of this styled shoot. To complement a sophisticated downtown venue, we chose natural florals that feature plenty of...

Timeless Meets Modern Clearwater Beach Surprise Wedding | Sandpearl Resort

While most couples plan every aspect of their wedding day, Clearwater Beach bride Allyson woke up one morning to discover her fiancé, Jason, organized a surprise wedding for the couple. “We wanted a destination wedding and Mexico got shut down. We originally had 40 guests, but 10 decided not to come due to COVID,” the...

Tropical Waterfront Tampa Elopement Inspiration | Godfrey Hotel

As an era of socially distanced events and small gatherings have increased in popularity, many of today’s couples envision their wedding day in a more intimate setting. Wedding planners Emily and Melanie with Elope Tampa Bay, which specializes in intimate ceremonies, sought to create a new style of inspiration that fit the need for modern-day...

White Modern Minimalist Wedding | St. Petersburg Woman’s Club

Melynda and Nick’s St. Petersburg wedding highlighted a modern minimalist theme that embraced the couple’s laidback personalities. Deep shades of blue were offset by the subtle dusk colored accents and elegantly enhanced with greenery throughout the decor. “I would describe our theme as a modern minimalist. We chose this theme because we wanted a classy...

Behind-the-Scenes: Luxurious Black, White, and Gold Clearwater Wedding with Parties a la Carte

A wedding day is a very personal choice, from the theme to the colors to the attire selection. To learn more about how the day unfolded, for Lindsey and Alex’s luxurious, black and white Clearwater Beach wedding, we’re going “Behind-the-Scenes” with Tampa Bay wedding planner Jessica Ralph Bova of Parties a la Carte. VIEW THE...

Modern, Fall Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding Shoot | Poynter Institute

This Autumnal wedding inspiration shoot combines modern and minimalist details with a hidden gem of a venue in downtown St. Pete. The planning and design team at Winsor Event Studio worked to complement the one-of-a-kind architecture of The Poynter Institute in a way that would appeal to any contemporary couple seeking an interesting event space...

Expert Advice: The Effect of COVID-19 on Wedding Flowers

How Has COVID-19 Affected the Availability of Wedding Flowers? “The impact of COVID-19 on the wedding floral industry has been broad. The wedding flower availability has been affected starting at the growers/farmers. When COVID began and the wedding industry came to a screeching halt, flower buying for weddings all but stopped. This meant the growers...

Sophisticated Tropical South Tampa Elopement | Oxford Exchange

Katy and Chris’s South Tampa wedding featured an intimate elopement had been replanned three times due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The vibrant, modern tropical theme perfectly paired with the Palm Harbor couple’s decision to elope in their home state. “We were originally doing a destination wedding, but with COVID-19 and travel changing so rapidly, our...

St. Pete Beach Elopement & Intimate Wedding Packages | Don Cesar

If you’ve always dreamed of getting married in front of the iconic “Pink Palace,” now may be the perfect opportunity to plan your beach nuptials! For a limited time, the luxurious St. Pete Beach wedding venue The Don Cesar is offering inclusive elopement packages ideal for couples who are looking for an intimate oceanfront celebration....

Burgundy Disney-Inspired Clearwater Wedding | Kapok Events

Gabby and Michael’s glamorous Clearwater wedding was straight out of a fairy tale or rather several fairy tales because the bride and groom incorporated fabled Disney details throughout their celebration. To say the Tampa pair are fans of Disney is an understatement (just read their epic proposal story involving Epcot Food and Wine Festival and...

Tropical Green and Pink Boca Grande Wedding | Gasparilla Inn Beach Club

Whitney and Chad’s Boca Grande wedding was a tropical daydream that incorporated a vibrant pink floral palette that popped against rich green monstera leaves. While the weekend celebration had been planned for May, the bride and groom decided to move forward with their wedding date and scale down the attendance from 200 guests to 11...

Expert Advice: 4 Things You Should Know About Wedding Catering and COVID-19

How Has COVID-19 Affected Menu Selection? “Prepare to be flexible with your caterer if food item substitutions become necessary as your event date gets closer. COVID has disrupted supply chains, caused many companies to consolidate their inventory of available products and has caused some purveyors to go out of business altogether. What you selected as...

Intimate At-Home Tuscan-Inspired South Tampa Wedding

Theresa and Edward’s South Tampa waterfront wedding turned the couple’s home into an elegant oasis for their intimate wedding of 68 guests. A jewel-toned color palette added vibrancy to the decor and transformed the bride and groom’s newly purchased dream home. “We went for classic, elegant, Tuscan, and the Mediterranean. We wanted a relaxed and...

Romantic, Luxurious Pink and Gold St. Pete Beach Wedding Inspiration | The Don Cesar

When it comes to stunning wedding venues, there is nothing more breathtaking than driving over the bridge to St. Pete Beach and seeing the iconic Don CeSar, which is commonly referred to as “The Pink Palace” by locals as for its bright color and historic architecture. As part of their relaunch, wedding planner Elegant Affairs...

Elegant Rustic Tampa Heights Wedding | Rooftop 220

Amanda and John’s Tampa Heights wedding featured classic flora accented by rustic wood décor, gold geometric touches, nods to Disney, and shots of whiskey.  The Tampa bride and groom incorporated personal touches to their neutral wedding with favored music selections and a unique brunch menu, including a doughnut tower. When it came to the overall...

Expert Advice: Celebrating On the Dance Floor During COVID-19

What makes each Tampa Bay wedding different from the next is the experience you create for your guests. Couples love seeing everyone on the dance floor, but with guest counts fluctuating due to COVID-19, what do weddings look like today? We asked Tampa Bay’s best wedding DJs to share their experiences since weddings have resumed....

Dramatic Red and Black Modern South Tampa Wedding | Hyde House

With more Tampa Bay couples embracing intimate weddings with a focus on luxury experiences for their most treasured guests, this posh South Tampa wedding shoot showcases a chic and monochromatic fete fit for a modern bride and groom. Located in the upscale Tampa neighborhood of Hyde Park, Hyde House, South Tampa’s newest wedding venue boasts...

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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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Breezin’ Weddings

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Special Moments Event Planning

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Lynn’s Catering

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Nikki’s Glitz and Glam Boutique

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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