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7 Best Beach Wedding Venues in Tampa Bay

Home to some of the best wedding venues in Florida, the Tampa Bay/Sarasota area hosts a variety of event venues with stunning waterfront backdrops. Whether you’re looking for a “toes in the sand” beach wedding, private country club wedding, or rooftop ceremony with sweeping water views, these 7 wedding venues are our top picks for...

11 Best Tampa Bay Wedding Venues for a Waterfront Ceremony

Home to some of the best wedding venues in Florida, the Tampa Bay/Sarasota area hosts a variety of event venues with stunning waterfront backdrops. Whether you’re looking for a “toes in the sand” beach wedding, private yacht, or rooftop ceremony with sweeping water views, these 11 wedding venues are our top picks for a waterfront...

“Best of” 2020 Wedding Ceremonies

Vibrant Pink Floral-Filled Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Vault “I love flowers and bold colors. I knew I wanted lush, bright, and different. Our florist even helped me incorporate flowers that my grandmother grew in her garden when I was a child which meant so much to me. The venue was one thing that my...

Tropical Coastal Chic Destination Sarasota Wedding | The Resort at Longboat Key Club

Stephanie and Evan love vacationing at Anna Maria Island and that affinity for Florida style translated into their champagne, gold, and ivory destination Sarasota wedding. “Our wedding would be described as coastal chic. I wanted a classy, romantic, traditional look without losing the feel of being in a tropical setting,” the bride shared. “Some of...

Bohemian-Inspired Sarasota Beach Wedding | Longboat Key Club

Olivia and Gabriel’s bohemian-inspired Sarasota beach wedding featured neutral colors, an abundance of greenery, and personal details. To complement the gorgeous locale, the bride and groom opted for natural foliage and botanicals with shades of white, honey, and greenery. The couple incorporated personal touches including their pet, Mae, who appeared on napkins, favors, and even...

Boho Inspired Sarasota Destination Beach Wedding | The Resort at Longboat Key Club

Keri and Chris’ destination Longboat Key beach wedding was a beautiful boho blend of the Gulf Coast waters’ natural elegance with the carefree salt-life style of living that Florida is famous for. This stunning destination wedding included live music on the beach playing throughout the night as guests kicked off their shoes and danced barefoot...

“Best of” 2019: Wedding Receptions 2019 | Part 2

Luxurious Pink and Green Garden Ceremony & Reception | Belleview Inn Envisioning a garden-inspired ceremony filled with whimsy and touches of modern decor, this luxurious stylized wedding shoot features two jaw-dropping floral backdrops, outfit changes for both the bride and groom and a historic wedding venue just minutes from Clearwater Beach. The design duo of...

Romantic Rose, Mauve, and Navy Blue Sarasota Waterfront Wedding | The Resort at Longboat Key Club

  Kiki and Alex’s romantic Sarasota wedding combined chic rustic details with gorgeous waterfront views for a stunning celebration that was nothing less than swoon-worthy. Featuring a color palette of rose, mauve, and navy blue, the bride and groom made sure the little details shined throughout their day. “Our theme was a mix between something...

Classic and Formal Black and White Sarasota Wedding | Longboat Key Club

  Sara and Abel’s outdoor Sarasota wedding was a vision of tropical Florida charm with chic modern details, gorgeous waterfront views, and bright blue skies reminiscent of a postcard. “We really wanted something that was classic yet formal, but that also could stand the test of time,” the bride shared. “For our color palette, we...

Elegant, Tropical Destination Sarasota Wedding | The Resort at Longboat Key Club

  Brittany and Gregory’s destination Sarasota wedding focused on food and guest experience for the outdoor elegant affair. “My theme was an elegant, classy, and somewhat tropical theme. I chose a variety of greenery for my flowers because I love the outdoors,” the bride shared. “Our colors were gold, navy, and dusty rose. Gold was...

Tropical Inspired Waterfront Sarasota Destination Wedding | Longboat Key Club

  Kimberly and Michael’s Longboat Key wedding perfectly combined tropical elegance with breathtaking waterfront views for a whimsical boho chic ambiance. Incorporating their love for the outdoors and casual personalities, the North Carolina couple entertained their guest list of 90 with delicious food and plenty of music. “We love the outdoors and spend as much...

Blush Pink and Gold Destination Sarasota Beach Wedding | Longboat Key Club

  Lauren and Jordan’s Longboat Key wedding featured a simplistic, beach-inspired wedding ceremony with a color palette of blush and gold, followed by a glamorous outdoor, garden reception. MORE: LONGBOAT KEY WEDDINGS The Cincinnati, Ohio couple hosted a destination wedding near the groom’s family vacation home. With planning the wedding from afar, the couple hired...

Pink & Green Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Sarasota Wedding | Longboat Key Club

Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Sarasota Wedding | Longboat Key Club Wedding Stephanie and Matthew’s Sarasota wedding featured bright tropical colors and a gorgeous beachfront setting to complement their Lilly Pulitzer inspired color palette. “I would describe our theme as a little southern charm, tropical vibe and Lilly Pulitzer all rolled into one!” the bride beamed. “We are both...

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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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dewitt for love

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

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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

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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

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Monarch Events And Design

Cascade Bridal Bouquet with White and Blush Pink Roses and Ranunculus, White Astilbe, Ivory Stock, Greenery and Eucalyptus | Tampa Wedding Florist Monarch Events and Design

Lynn’s Catering

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Bella Bridesmaid

A&P Designs

Grant Hemond & Associates

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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