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Yellow and Orange Boho Downtown St. Pete Wedding Shoot | Kozuba Distillery

Warm shades of yellow, orange, and red were the perfect color palette for a downtown St. Pete fall wedding. As autumn is one of the busiest times of the year in Tampa Bay for weddings, planner Coastal Coordinating showcased a popular trend at a unique venue. “Our theme was a combination of fall shades and...

Elegant Southern Inspired Wedding Shoot | Two Sister’s Ranch

The rustic charm in a Dade City wedding can be felt throughout the town’s rare rolling hills and spacious acreages. For a fresh look from the traditional barn inspiration, Karen Cerboni, lead planner and owner of EventFull Weddings incorporated modern design elements paired with a vintage style for this stunning inspirational styled shoot. “We titled our...

Whimsical Neutral and Gold Tampa Enchanted Garden Wedding | Steinbrenner Field

This Tampa wedding featured a unique combination of traditional and unconventional elements, a lush garden vibe, and a nod to America’s favorite pastime, baseball. The Tampa couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at their Catholic church and then bucked tradition by hosting their reception at Steinbrenner Field instead of a typical ballroom. To...

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...

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...

Teal and Gold South Tampa Brunch Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

Cassandra and Michael’s South Tampa wedding featured a morning ceremony amidst lush gardens, followed by a delicious brunch reception including live music, lawn games, and a tower of specialty donuts. The Bradenton couple chose a soft color palette of watery blue and green shades paired with rustic wood elements and gold accents for their daytime...

Whimsical Downtown Tampa Pink Ombre and Greenery Wedding | CAVU

Rashida and Ryan’s whimsical downtown Tampa wedding was the embodiment of their personalities with nods to their tastes in music, love of plants, and modern styles. The Channel District couple chose a floral palette featuring an ombre of pink and green shades to reflect the bride’s favorite hues and the fact that she is a...

Romantic Blush and Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Museum of Fine Arts

  Nora and Adam’s romantic downtown St. Pete wedding featured a combination of classic elements and cultural traditions.  The St. Petersburg couple chose to host their celebration in the Bayshore Drive district because they wanted their guests to experience all the things they loved about their hometown, while also incorporating their favorite cuisine and music...

Neutral and Gold South Tampa Wedding | Davis Islands Garden Club

Lexi and Tucker’s romantic South Tampa garden wedding overflowed with elegant details, a neutral color palette with pops of gold, and a mouthwatering menu. “We envisioned a more formal fare in a quaint setting,” the bride shared. “We wanted to take something simple and beautiful and dress it up. Our end vision was something that...

Rustic-Elegant Burgundy and Evergreen Holiday Inspired Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Rachel and Ashton’s rustic elegant Dover, Florida barn wedding featured a theme of cozy holiday charm to reflect the warmth and togetherness of the Christmas season. The couple elected a color scheme with evergreen and burgundy, and accents of gold to add a little luxury and balance the natural decor of their venue. VIEW MORE:...

Navy and Silver Black-Tie Tampa Wedding | Armature Works

Read and Kevin’s Tampa Heights wedding was an elegant black-tie event that brought the bride and groom’s friends and family from all over the country to Tampa Bay. The formal affair was decorated in navy, white and silver, and featured an event painter, photo booth, and a live band that played music throughout the night....

Classic Silver and Powder Blue Tampa Bay Wedding | Harborside Chapel

Tiffany and Jeff’s timeless Tampa wedding was a true testament of their love for God and each other with an open and airy church ceremony followed by an elegant ballroom reception. Envisioning a classic yet romantic ambiance, the bride and groom combined a soft color palette with candlelight for the storybook celebration they had always...

“Best of” 2019: Wedding Details and Decor

Luxurious Tropical Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Vinoy Renaissance Ahyoung and Lamont’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a tropical paradise filled with luxurious white orchids and rich dark-green florals. “Even though we had a fall wedding, we still wanted the colors and theme to be very representative of Florida, where we met each other...

Romantic and Whimsical Tampa Inspired Wedding Styled Shoot | Hotel Alba

  Glowing with romantic blue lighting, pops of vibrant color, and whimsical draping, this styled wedding inspiration shoot at the newly renovated Hotel Alba, radiated pure elegance with every detail. Looking to complement the modern art deco style of the boutique hotel, the design team opted for moody yet dramatic décor, with plenty of natural...

Historic Old-Hollywood Inspired Downtown Tampa Wedding | Floridan Palace Hotel

  Stefanie and Kevin’s downtown Tampa wedding was a timeless vision of old Hollywood glamour with pops of forest green and gold to bring the black-tie optional affair to life. “We live in Tampa, right near downtown. I knew I wanted to get married near to where I live, for convenience and because Downtown Tampa...

Romantic Garden-Inspired Dusty Blue Outdoor Wedding | Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

Located adjacent to Tampa Bay’s most upscale mall, the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza is a hidden gem of a wedding venue offering modern flair and contemporary decor that brings together its vibrant surroundings for both indoor and outdoor celebrations. While the Renaissance Tampa boasts a traditional ballroom, we chose to highlight the hotel’s unique and...

Whimsical Cranberry, Blue and Gold Outdoor Plant City Wedding | Kathleen’s Garden

Katie and Tyler’s rustic Plant City wedding was the epitome of whimsical garden elegance with fresh florals, elegant centerpieces, and charming details. The bride and groom’s vision came to life with a romantic color palette of navy blue, cranberry, and gold, perfect for their fall nuptials. “If I had to describe our venue it would...

Romantic, Waterfront Nautical Downtown Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship

  Marissa and Eric’s waterfront downtown Tampa wedding featured beautiful views of the Tampa skyline and a theme that incorporated their love for the water. “Picking a nautical theme was perfect because it gave us the ability to incorporate our love for all things water without being at the beach,” the bride shared. “To go...

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, it...

Tropical Meets Vintage Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Alex and Bill’s vintage Tampa Bay wedding featured a gorgeous color palette of ivory, navy, and pink that perfectly incorporated dainty touches of colorful flowers and flamingo accents. Family and friends fell in love with the outdoor setting and couldn’t get enough of the amazing dessert bar filled with some of the couple’s favorite tasty treats. “Our theme was...

Modern, Bohemian Downtown St. Pete Styled Wedding | The Birchwood

With its gorgeous rooftop and elegant ballroom, The Birchwood has become an iconic Tampa Bay wedding venue. Located in the heart of downtown St. Pete, the boutique hotel features sweeping rooftop views of Tampa Bay and oversized chandeliers in its ballroom making it a top choice for engaged couples. Bringing together the hotel’s modern finishes...

Marry Me Tampa Bay | Isabel O’Neil Bridal Fashion Show 2018

Every October, Tampa Bay bridal shops flock to New York City for Bridal Fashion Week, and since that isn’t open to the public, we partnered with Isabel O’Neil Bridal to bring high-end couture fashion to Tampa. This year’s epic Marry Me Tampa Bay/Isabel O’Neil Bridal fashion show took place at the historic wedding venue, Le Meridien, located...

Glamorous Blush Pink, Gold, and White Waterfront Tampa Wedding | Yacht StarShip

Angie and Phillip’s waterfront Tampa wedding showcased their love for each other on a glamorous yacht, providing an amazing wedding day experience and a different view of their favorite city. The bride and groom kicked off their downtown Tampa wedding by incorporating iconic locations into their guests’ experiences. “We stayed at the Floridan Palace Hotel....

Blue and Ivory Organic, Outdoor South Tampa Wedding | Westshore Yacht Club

  Courtney and Tommy’s waterfront South Tampa wedding featured a southern inspired theme with shades of blue, ivory and metallic accents. Creating the perfect ambiance for their outdoor ceremony and reception, Tampa wedding planner Staci Mandikas of UNIQUE Weddings and Events helped the couple create a timeless look that would complement their gorgeous Mediterranean-style wedding...

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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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NOVA 535

Avila Golf & Country Club

ALOFT/ ELEMENT TAMPA MIDTOWN

Organic Boho Modern White and Brown Rooftop Wedding Ceremony Flowers with Peach Roses, Gold Leaves, Feathers, and Ghost Chairs | Tampa Bay Wedding Florist Monarch Events | Planner and Designer UNIQUE Weddings + Events | Venue Aloft/Element Midtown | Photographer and Videographer Bonnie Newman Creative | Rentals A Chair Affair

BELLWETHER BEACH RESORT

St. Pete Beach Wedding Venue Bellwether Beach Resort Aerial View

The Vault

The Godfrey Hotel

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

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

Modern Dramatic Unique Asymmetrical Red Wedding Bridal Bouquet with Ranunculus Tulips Protea Roses Anemone and Amaryllis | Dewitt for Love Photography

LIMELIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Limelight Photography

Breezin’ Weddings

Florida Bride and Groom Romantic Portrait Under Whimsical and Lush Circular Floral Arch with Pampas Grass, White and Blush Pink Roses, Hydrangeas and Greenery, Bride in Full Length Veil | Tampa Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | Wedding Dress Isabel O'Neil Bridal | Wedding Hair Femme Akoi | Waterfront Wedding Venue Tampa Yacht and Country Club

Coastal Coordinating

UNIQUE Weddings & Events

Parties a la Carte

Special Moments Event Planning

Modern, Garden Inspired Wedding Decor, Blush Pink Floral Wall and White Draping, Gazebo, Outdoor Dance Floor, Long Feasting Tables. Rose Gold Chiavari Chairs, Floral Curly Willow Arches | Tampa Bay Wedding Planner Special Moments Event Planning | Tampa Bay Wedding Florist Gabro Event Services | Tampa Bay Wedding Rentals A Chair Affair

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

Spaghetti Strap Casablanca Ivory Simple Slip Wedding Dress Bridal Gown | Light Blue Grey Groom Suit | Outdoor Bride and Groom Beach Portrait at Tampa St Pete Florida COVID Destination Elopement Beach Wedding Ceremony | Neutral White Ivory and Greenery Bridal Bouquet | Amber McWhorter Photography

Luxe Light Images

Gulf Beach Weddings

Elope Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Wedding Elopement Planning | Elope Tampa Bay

eventfull weddings

Tampa Bay Wedding Planner EventFull Weddings

Lynn’s Catering

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

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