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Tampa Bay 2020 Wedding Trends Networking Event Recap

Pre-Coronavirus we hosted the largest Tampa Bay wedding networking event of the year, as we partnered the Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC) and National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) to feature 2020 wedding trends. At Marry Me Tampa Bay, we love to see new and innovative ideas from local wedding pros to showcase the...

Blue Vintage Inspired Downtown St. Pete Summer Wedding | NOVA 535

Jackie and Kyle’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a summertime soiree that started with an LED glowstick party on the dance floor. Inspired by her bridesmaid dress color, the bride intertwined her accent color throughout the attire and decor. “Having a wedding in the middle of the summer means hot, so we wanted to keep...

8 Tampa Bay Venues Offering Intimate Wedding Packages

NOVA 535: Located in downtown St. Pete, NOVA 535 features a two-story event space with 16-foot ceilings, exposed original rafters, clay brick walls, Brazilian hardwood floors, and a double wrought iron staircase. The unique wedding venue’s enclosed outdoor courtyard features a 30-foot tall bamboo garden for privacy while providing a romantic setting for up to...

Romantic Dusty Blue, White, and Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Tiffany and Michael’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a sophisticated affair that lovingly included the bride’s seven-year-old son. Shades of dusty and slate blue were paired with soft tones of gray and white to create a romantic ambiance that ended the night with a stunning sparkler exit. “We didn’t really have a theme. I just...

Green and Pink St. Patrick’s Day Inspired Wedding | NOVA 535

Nevar and Tyler’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a festive celebration that took the liveliness of St. Patrick’s Day and combined it with the elegance and sentiment worthy of matrimony. Vintage touches from the bride and groom’s family memories adorned their historic wedding venue creating an intimate atmosphere for their guests. “We decided on Saint...

8 Best Unique Tampa Bay Wedding Venues

NOVA 535 NOVA 535 is ideal for couples who want a wedding venue with unique character. With texture from the brick walls and hardwood floors and state-of-the art uplighting, it’s natural decor provides a WOW factor all on its own. When you first enter the brick courtyard you’re encompassed by a zen and private towering...

“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...

“Best of” 2019: Wedding Ceremonies

Romantic Dusty Blue and White Safety Harbor Wedding | Harborside Chapel This Safety Harbor wedding combined colorful Scottish traditions with charming personal details resulting in a classic yet romantic atmosphere with soft and warm accents. Looking for a church that was open and airy was important for the Tampa natives, and when they arrived at...

Burgundy and Plum Floral Filled Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Monique and Davante’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a cross-country celebration that featured a caricaturist, spoken word artist, and the Dallas Mavericks’ official DJ to entertain their guests. The bride planned a modern summertime wedding that elegantly embraced her husband’s last name. “It was romantic and garden-themed to go along with my husband’s last name...

Burgundy and Greenery Christmas Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

  Kelsey and Bobby’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a beautiful blend of classic Christmas colors with a rustic-chic design that delivered a winter wonderland atmosphere. “We were both born and raised here in St. Petersburg, Florida. This is the city we met and where we started our story. As much as I would have...

15 Mouthwatering Wedding Menu Ideas

  One of the most memorable parts of a wedding? Hands down: the food. Your guests will walk away from your wedding reception either wowed by your menu selections or discussing them as they stop through their local drive-thru for a late-night snack. With so many great options for Tampa Bay wedding caterers in the...

Light Blue and Silver Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

  Mare’t and Zach’s downtown St. Pete wedding brought the bride and groom’s friends and family from all over the country to picturesque Florida. To pay tribute to the groom’s alma mater, the couple incorporated the University of North Carolina’s colors of light blue, navy blue, silver, and white. “I grew up in Tampa and...

Downtown St. Pete Wedding Venue Crawl | Marry Me Tampa Bay “Before 5” Networking

At Marry Me Tampa Bay, we’re always thinking of out of the box ideas to connect wedding vendors while fostering a community of interaction and partnership. Most wedding vendors spend a majority of their time and work, making things happen behind the scenes for their couples on wedding days. We recently partnered with the Association...

Romantic, Industrial Green Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

  Angie and Brian’s downtown St. Pete wedding was the perfect combination of their fun-loving personalities and dedication to each other in one joyful evening. To stay true to their light-hearted love story, the University of South Florida alums surprised each other with a nerf gun battle during the first look portraits. “My husband and I...

Classic Pink, Navy Blue and Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

  Kelsy and Kole’s downtown St. Pete wedding perfectly combined simplistic charm with chic modern elegance to capture a classic yet industrial wedding celebration for 90 guests. “We really envisioned something classic yet romantic,” the bride shared. “Our color palette was royal blue, blush pink and white with a good mix of greenery in the...

Romantic Burgundy Industrial Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

  Kaity and Jared’s industrial downtown St. Pete wedding was the perfect combination of modern elegance and romantic charm. With white lanterns and flickering candles, the bride and groom incorporated just the right details to nail their classic yet chic vision. “We really wanted to incorporate details that would embody our industrial-urban ambiance. We are...

Romantic Dusty Blue and Rose Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Nothing says romantic like pastel hues, and Anita and Rabbie’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined rustic and modern elements creating a unique vibe. “Our theme was as slightly rustic but soft and romantic. I wanted something somewhat simple and romantic that wasn’t too overstated,” the bride shared. “Our colors were rose and dusty blue. I...

Blue and White Outdoor Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Rocio and Carlos’ downtown St. Pete wedding was a vision of old Spanish charm with a sweet outdoor ceremony surrounded by an open bamboo garden. Choosing a color palette of royal blue and white, the bride and groom perfectly captured the serene waters of the Caribbean Sea. “The inspiration for our wedding was Old San...

Industrial Greenery Inspired Downtown St. Pete | NOVA 535

  Mariah and Kyle’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a romantic indoor ceremony and reception adorned with soft lighting that complemented their venues iconic brick walls. The couple chose downtown St. Pete wedding venue NOVA 535 for their wedding day for its open floor plan and modern decor. The brick walls with string bulb lights made...

Elegant Black and Red 1920’s Great Gatsby St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

  Danielle and Steven’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a modern interpretation of a vintage era with a glamorous color palette of black, gold and red. “We have always loved the story of the Great Gatsby. We also love the style of the art deco period and all the glam, class, and excitement from the...

Minimalistic, Industrial Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

  Clearwater couple Natalie and Alec’s downtown St. Pete wedding focused on atmosphere and a laid-back style. “We both love St. Pete for the restaurants, bars, and cool places to go to. We wanted to keep the wedding like a party. Fun, easy-going, simple, and pretty,” the bride explained. “I wanted to make sure everyone...

Elegant Black and White Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

  Brooke and Mason’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured pink, purple, and peach florals, elegant blacks and whites for the bridesmaids and groomsmen, and a softly lit reception at unique wedding venue NOVA 535. “We wanted something classic and elegant, but still very fun and us,” the bride shared. Adding to the classy affair, Brooke’s...

Multi-Cultural Blush Pink Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

  Tracy and Andy’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured an outdoor garden ceremony and a glittering gold and blush reception with nod’s to the bride’s Chinese heritage. For the garden wedding ceremony, beautiful blush pink and white flowers complemented the lush, living greenery. The bridesmaids looked lovely in pastel pink and lilac for the Maid...

Elegant Purple Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Christina and John’s downtown St. Pete wedding was filled with a color palette of purples, pinks and blues for their modern, whimsical reception. “We don’t take ourselves too seriously, so we thought our wedding should reflect that attitude,” the bride shared. “Certain minor details were important to me, like our custom cake topper. It consisted...

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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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