Tampa Bridal Show TheXpos Wedding Expo | Sunday, February 10, 2019

  Meet over 60 Tampa Bay wedding professionals at TheXpos bridal show on Sunday, February 10, 2019, from 12:30-4 p.m. Enjoy interactive DIY tables, delicious food, scrumptious wedding cake samples, get inspired by floral and decor designs, and shop for accessories! Meet wedding photographers, DJ’s, venues, planners, honeymoon experts, florists, jewelers, financial services, limo transportation,…

Expert Advice: 4 Mistakes Couples Make When Choosing a Wedding Photographer

  Hiring a Tampa Bay wedding photographer is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make during planning. Some couples experience sticker shock when initially searching photographer, but you’ll also quickly realize this is one area in your budget that you don’t want to skimp; it’s worth the investment. When you hire a wedding photographer, you’re…

Garden Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Andi and Tyler’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined romantic garden details with personal touches to capture a simplistic yet classic ambiance. “When deciding on our theme we tried to go for an elegant, garden-style feel. We wanted lots of greenery, white florals, and gold accents,” the bride explained. “I tend to really gravitate to…

Waterfront Citrus Themed Brunch Wedding | The Godfrey

  We love featuring all of our Tampa Bay couples, but it is even more special when we know (and love!) them personally! Ilana and Eric’s Tampa wedding featured a waterfront pier ceremony and sentimental family heirlooms, such as the wedding dress, which originally was worn by the bride’s mother. The bride, the co-owner of…

Elegant, Secret Garden Inspired Plant City Wedding

  Victoria and Riley’s rustic, outdoor Plant City wedding was a vision of elegant charm perfectly tucked away under a canopy of tall oak trees. Covered with gorgeous florals and a color palette of ivory, gold and a touch of petal pink, the bride and groom’s special day was sacred and sweet. “The feel I…

St Pete Beach Don CeSar Bridal Show | Sunday, February 10, 2019

  The annual Don CeSar bridal show brings a much-anticipated look at this year’s top wedding trends at the iconic St. Pete Beach wedding venue. Tour the historic “Pink Palace” on Sunday, February 10, 2019, from noon to 3:00 p.m., while sipping complimentary champagne and indulging in the Don’s chef created hors d’oeurvres. This carefully…

Romantic Navy, Silver and White Tarpon Springs Greek Wedding

  Linzy and Michael dreamed of a Tarpon Springs wedding that embraced the groom’s Greek heritage in a timeless, classic way without being too stuffy. The bride and groom’s vision came to life with a wintery blue and silver color palette infused with Greek culture, making it an experience for their guests. While planning their…

Organic, Nature Inspired Green and White Wedding | Paradise Spring

  Katie and Alex’s nature-inspired Tampa Bay wedding combined their love for the outdoors with an organically chic vibe. From the signature cocktails to the outdoor tented reception, this sweet celebration was overflowing with beauty and elegance. “We envisioned our day as timeless, but with a few modern twists on traditional wedding touch points. For us,…

Who’s Who of Tampa Bay Wedding Pros: UNIQUE Weddings & Events

  Over the years, we reviewed hundreds of weddings, with every trend, color palette, and theme imaginable. Though, when an UNIQUE Weddings & Events real wedding shows up in our inbox, we know we’re in for a treat! Tampa Bay wedding planner Staci Mandikas skillfully applies her creativity and design background to deliver an “outside of…

Vintage Black and Gold Great Gatsby Inspired Wedding | Italian Club

  Brittney and Christopher’s vintage Ybor City wedding was a vision of old Hollywood glam that featured a live band, antique Bentley and plenty of glitz and glam. With a black, gold and red color palette, the bride and groom perfectly executed their 1920’s inspired celebration. “We wanted a Great Gatsby meets old Hollywood vibe. I love the Great…

Expert Advice: A Guide to Wedding Day Music

If you ask most weddings guests what they remember about their experiences, they’ll often comment on the food and entertainment. However, your Tampa Bay 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 whole lot to be…

Romantic Blue Industrial Tampa Heights Wedding | CAVU

  Chelsea and Sean’s industrial Tampa Heights wedding perfectly complemented their personalities with a gorgeous blend of rustic chic decor and elegant modern details. “We decided on a color palette of blue, white and silver and incorporated stunning mixed metals and earthy elements to pull together a romantic outdoor vibe,” the bride explained. “When it…

Luxurious Blush and Ivory Waterfront Sarasota Wedding | Powel Crosley Estate

Brittany and James’ elegant waterfront Sarasota wedding featured breathtaking scenery and romantic decor that perfectly tied together their modern yet intimate destination wedding. Choosing a color palette of ivory and blush with a pop of burgundy, the Virginia couple created the perfect outdoor fairytale celebration. “I knew I wanted an intimate romantic feel with beautiful…

Romantic, Vintage Pastel Wedding | St. Petersburg Women’s Club

Marcela and Pierre’s vintage downtown St. Pete wedding perfectly combined their Mexican and American cultures to capture a celebration full of romance and unique tradition. Choosing a pastel color palette, the bride incorporated gorgeous succulents and geometric decor to add some modern flair to the sweet celebration. “I knew I wanted a modern and romantic wedding,”…

Gold and Blush Pink Industrial Tampa Heights Wedding | Armature Works

Nadia and Shay’s industrial-chic Tampa Heights wedding perfectly captured their vision of rustic elegance with exposed ceilings, gorgeous greenery, and simplistic gold details. The bride and groom chose a romantic color palette of ivory, gold, and blush that beautifully complemented their downtown Tampa wedding. “Our theme could be best described as industrial-chic with a touch of…

Boho Chic Navy and Rose Gold Waterfront Wedding | Yacht StarShip

  Ashleigh and Jimmy’s waterfront Clearwater Beach wedding came together perfectly to showcase the couple’s colorful heritage and love for family. With a palette of navy, white, and rose gold, the celebration featured sweet moments and beautiful traditions. “Our theme was a mix of boho chic meets world traveler. Our families are from all over the…

Expert Advice: 8 Things to Do After You Get Engaged

Getting engaged is one of the most exciting times in your life. Though, with the celebration comes big responsibility. Your wedding day is a milestone and one of the most memorable days of your life. The first set of decisions you make over the next few weeks will set the tone of your wedding: budget,…

“Best of” 2018: Wedding Portraits

  Wedding photography is such an important part of your day, because your portraits are one of the most iconic photos of your lifetime. While many couples look for in the moment or candid photos, you still want to give your photographer time to organize the perfect portrait to capture you looking your best. These…

Timeless Downtown St. Pete New Year’s Eve Wedding | The Mahaffey Theater

  Ilana and Josef’s unique downtown St. Pete wedding included a mix of cultures, the bride comes from an Israeli family and the groom comes from an Orthodox Jewish family. “We had a traditional Orthodox Jewish ceremony, as we wanted to enter our marriage in the same way our parents, grandparents, and ancestors had. We…

“Best of” 2018: Wedding Receptions

  One of our favorite parts of the wedding is getting that first glimpse of the reception room, because you can literally do anything with the right vendors and designers in place. From transforming a blank canvas into a modern and romantic space to adding a luxurious table runner full of lush flowers and suspending florals…

5 Upscale New Year’s Eve Parties for 2018

Yacht StarShip Tampa and Clearwater – Say “Bon Voyage” to 2018 on a Yacht StarShip New Year’s Eve Celebration Cruise! This festive cruise is the best way to celebrate New Year’s Eve on the water. Dine on gourmet food, sip on delicious cocktails and dance the night away under the stars. Yacht StarShip will also…

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