Category Archives: COVID-19 Wedding

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...

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...

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...

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 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....

White and Burgundy Rustic Garden Chic Tampa Bay Wedding | Paradise Spring

Rebecca and Kevin’s rustic garden Tampa Bay wedding featured shades of white and deep red, paired with greenery amidst a lush garden setting. The bride and groom chose a light and relaxing atmosphere for their fall nuptials. “It was really important to both of us to create a beautiful but fun atmosphere for the reception,...

Luxurious Blush and Rose Clearwater Wedding | Belleair Country Club

Robin and Todd’s luxurious Clearwater wedding featured a country club celebration filled with romantic hues of blush, white, and gold. The luxurious soirée included a lavish Perrier Jouet Rosé champagne toast, ending with a grand sparkler exit into a vintage 1960’s Rolls Royce. “Our wedding was elegant and unique. We wanted our wedding to be...

Wine Country Inspired South Tampa Wedding | Oxford Exchange

Danielle and Ryan’s fall South Tampa wedding exemplified the phrase “when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” While wildfires and COVID thwarted the couple’s original plans for a destination wedding in Sonoma Valley, CA the bride and groom decided to host a winery-inspired celebration in the city they called home. By incorporating a saturated palette...

Elegant Beige and Green Tropical Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Jenna and Scott’s Clearwater Beach wedding embodied tropical greenery, a muted color palette, and tropical elements such as bamboo chairs and woven rattan chargers. The bride and groom’s 60 guests traveled to the popular Florida beach destination for its famous sand and surf and to enjoy a vacation wedding experience. “My idea for the overall...

Vibrant Floral Filled Luxurious St. Pete Wedding | Vinoy Renaissance

Katelynn and Avery’s intimate downtown St. Pete wedding combined a romantic palette with a garden setting filled with abundant and colorful floral – including a jaw-dropping peacock fountain arrangement. Following the stunning ceremony, friends and family enjoyed outdoor dining at a communal table enclosed in a canopy of suspended blooms and sheer draping. “The theme...

Springtime Greenery and Gold Garden Wedding | Ritz Carlton Sarasota

Emily and Jesse’s Sarasota wedding featured a waterfront ceremony, neutral florals and greenery, and accents of metallic gold. The Sarasota residents hosted an intimate and elegant wedding for 40 of their closest friends and family (plus 70 virtual guests who attended via live stream due to the pandemic.) “Sarasota is especially meaningful because it is...

Intimate Dark and Moody Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Urban Stillhouse

Cayla and Colin’s industrial downtown St. Pete wedding featured abundant greenery and warm shades of orange and red accented with metallic gold in a candlelit environment filled with natural elements like stone, wood, and exposed brick. “We never wanted to have a traditional wedding so keeping it small and intimate was definitely our style! Our...

Intimate Tropical Green and Gold At-Home Tampa Oasis Wedding

Allison and Eric’s tropical-inspired St. Petersburg wedding was filled with lush greenery and exotic florals with delicate orchids, along with a jungle-inspired circle arch and bamboo chairs to transform the couple’s backyard into a romantic oasis. The intimate evening was a casual affair that featured pizza and dancing in the rain. “We wanted everyone to...

Vibrant Fuchsia and Orange South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

Thy and Dominick’s South Tampa wedding featured vibrant flora in shades of pink and orange, a waterfront garden ceremony, elegant metallic gold accents, and global cuisine in honor of their cultural roots. “Our wedding theme was a mix of botanical/garden and traditional. Since we were having a garden wedding, I wanted to incorporate vibrant, rich...

Navy Blue and Dusty Rose Nautical Downtown Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship

Morgan and Seth’s waterfront Tampa wedding boasted neutral greenery and flora, a soft and romantic color palette, and sweeping views of Tampa Bay. “We chose a relaxed, laid-back, and minimalist boat theme,” the bride shared. “We chose our favorite colors, navy blue and dusty rose, fun flower bouquets fitting my personality, and incorporated the water...

Classic Black and White Outdoor St. Pete Wedding | Sunken Gardens

Ashley and David’s downtown St. Pete garden wedding featured an elegant outdoor evening with a whimsical flair. Neon lighting, delicate ivory with greenery floral arrangements, and luxurious gold décor created a sophisticated spin on a secret garden-inspired aesthetic. “I am more of a classic, modern, and minimalist. I knew from the get-go I didn’t want...

Modern Peach and Pink Sarasota Beach Wedding | Longboat Key Club

Rachel and Valdi’s Sarasota beach wedding featured a soft palette of peach, pink, and coral, modern acrylic accents, and a surprise rainstorm. “I chose shades of light pinks, champagne, white, and a few pops of coral. I looked at a lot of florists’ past wedding pictures and that’s what I gravitated to,” the bride shared....

White and Champagne Outdoor Tented Sarasota Wedding | Bay Preserve at Osprey

Kelly and Matt’s destination waterfront Sarasota wedding featured an elegant reflection of Florida’s natural elements paired with a luxurious ambiance under a Sperry Tent with vintage market-string lighting. The bride and groom designed a wedding weekend that included amazing live entertainment, a cigar roller, and a firework grand finale. “The theme of our wedding was...

Burgundy and Black Winter Inspired South Tampa Wedding | The Orlo

Maiken and Kevin’s South Tampa wedding combined a romantic palette of pinks and reds, unique flora, and a historic event venue. The Tampa couple originally planned a local celebration for 200 guests but decided to host an intimate affair for 48 of their closest friends and family due to COVID-19. “We incorporated burgundy, blush, and...

Sage and Ivory Tropical St. Pete Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch

Hannah and Nick’s waterfront St. Petersburg wedding featured a coastal vibe and natural table settings set against the glistening waters of Tampa Bay. The St. Pete Beach bride and groom wanted to showcase the surrounding landscape for their 95 guests by choosing minimal décor to highlight the bayside backdrop. “Our theme and inspiration were tropical...

Green and Orange Plant City Wedding | Florida Rustic Barn Wedding

Kelly and James’ rustic Plant City wedding and featured wood details, copper-hued flora, natural greenery, and a grand exit through a tunnel of sparklers. “I would describe our wedding style as more of a rustic wedding that had a beautiful barn mixed with nature-inspired elements. It was very open and outdoorsy which was great due...

Vibrant Moroccan-Inspired Downtown Tampa | Rooftop 220

Shannon and Jeff’s Tampa Heights rooftop wedding featured an intimate setting of vibrant colors, modern elements and punches of citrus. “I love Moroccan colors. I’ve always been drawn to Moroccan-inspired designs and colors.” the bride shared. “We had lots of bright colors, pinks, oranges, green velvet, and gold. Having originally planned a larger event prior...

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...

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...

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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

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

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