Category Archives: Garden Wedding

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...

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...

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...

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...

Romantic Outdoor Burgundy Sarasota Wedding | Powel Crosley

Lindsey and Robby’s classic Sarasota wedding featured bold colors, waterfront views, and an alfresco dance party under a canopy of lights. The Seminole couple chose a soft shade of blush accented with navy blue, and warm tones of maroon and metallic gold to create a color palette cohesive with their historic estate backdrop and the...

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...

Organic St. Pete Beach Destination Garden Wedding | Postcard Inn

Lindsay and John’s destination St. Pete Beach wedding featured an outdoor garden ceremony with a geometric wooden arch, a white reception with dinner under the stars, and some fashionable accessories including black leather jacket and matching hats. “I really liked the idea of a warm-weather beachy wedding but I didn’t want the wind and the...

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...

Whimsical Citrus Inspired Garden Wedding | Sarasota Garden Club

Florida is the epitome of sunshine, crashing waves, sandy beaches, and sunsets. Claire Boren, Assistant Planner and Detail Coordinator with Jennifer Matteo Event Planning shared how her team combined Florida’s most authentic aesthetic to create a citrus-themed wedding inspiration shoot. “The theme of this shoot was light, airy, and fruity! As trends come and go, we...

Luxurious Classic Outdoor Wedding | The Concession Golf Club

Nestled amongst the history of Old Florida, parks, and preserves is a secret gem of a wedding venue in Bradenton, Florida, just south of Tampa Bay and north of Sarasota. Known as one of the best private golf courses in the state, The Concession Golf Club boasts a beautifully serene backdrop for luxurious weddings and...

Orange and Marigold Mid-Century Modern Wedding Inspiration | Tampa Garden Club

With couples embracing unique themes and personalized details for their wedding celebrations, the Tampa Garden Club hosted a mid-century modern inspired photoshoot, harkening back to its founding year of 1964. Drawing cues from the decade’s popular fashion, color palette, and minimalist-meets-futuristic styling, this wedding inspiration included an elevated interpretation of the bygone era. “The theme...

Romantic Rustic Glam Clearwater Wedding | Carlouel Yacht Club

Katie and Kyle’s Clearwater wedding combined rustic charm with elegant details complementing their springtime yacht club setting. The bride and groom chose a palette of champagne and natural greenery with punches of saturated red tones. “In the beginning, I had a difficult time describing what I was looking for; it was really a combo of...

Enchanted Outdoor Greenery Wedding | Florida Rustic Barn Weddings

Gemma and Brendan’s enchanted rustic Plant City wedding took place beneath a canopy of towering trees surrounded by verdant flora, followed by dinner and dancing amidst an open-air, wood-clad barn. The Pittsburg bride and groom selected a simple and classic style for their celebration, with a neutral palette and an abundance of greenery that complimented...

Burgundy Boho Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Sunken Gardens

Chloe and Wes’ downtown St. Pete wedding combined exotic florals and decor with Florida’s tropical atmosphere. Natural wood elements complemented the lush greenery sourced from the bride’s grandmother’s garden, while traditions from her Filipino heritage were intertwined into their garden ceremony. “I really wanted the feel of a destination wedding without making all of 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...

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...

Luxurious Pink and Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Vinoy Renaissance

Julieanna and Henry’s downtown St. Pete wedding enchanted their guests with a sophisticated soirée that featured a romantic ballroom ambiance. The luxurious St. Petersburg wedding was filled with neutral-toned florals that perfectly complemented the tropical paradise of Tampa Bay. “My favorite period is the 1920’s Great Gatsby era, so we tried to incorporate the decadence...

Sentimental “Secret Garden” Backyard Elopement

Since love is not canceled, wedding planner and designer John Campbell Weddings created an inspirational wedding shoot that fits in any size backyard. “Our concept was that a couple has decided to elope in their backyard and hold a large reception at a later date, with close friends and family attending the ceremony and enjoying...

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...

Luxurious Pink and Gold Sarasota Courtyard Wedding | Ringling Museum

Alison and D’Marco’s luxurious Sarasota wedding was a modern-day fairytale set in the heart of one of Florida’s most iconic stages. The Venetian inspired venue and courtyard were embellished with blush pink and ivory florals that paired with romantic outdoor lighting. “I wanted a wedding that whisked people away by its beauty when they walked...

Romantic Outdoor Waterfront Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

Danielle and Malik’s South Tampa wedding featured an outdoor garden ceremony overlooking one of the most iconic backdrops in Tampa Bay. The Houston couple channeled a chic and romantic style for their celebration and were beyond grateful to be able to celebrate with 150 of their favorite people mere weeks before Coronavirus changed the world....

Luxurious White, Modern, and Romantic Sarasota Garden Wedding | Ringling Museum

Stephanie and Saxon’s luxurious Sarasota wedding featured a breathtaking first look over the Sarasota Bay, a private vow exchange, and an enchanting garden courtyard reception at one of the most historic venues in the Sunshine State. “We chose Sarasota to get married in after a visit to our venue; it took our breath away! The...

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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

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