Category Archives: Red Mesa Events

Rustic Copper and Green Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Red Mesa Events

Janessa and Ryan’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined natural greenery and wood elements with fiery copper details that complemented the open-air balcony and exposed brick walls of their historic venue. “We chose a slightly rustic, farmhouse yet minimalistic design to make guests pay more attention to those around them,” the bride shared. “I picked shades...

Expert Advice: The Difference Between a Wedding Planner and a Venue Coordinator

One of the best investments you can make for your wedding day is hiring a wedding planner. The couples whom we feature always say how vital their planner was in executing their vision, and making the day even more enjoyable so that they nor their family had to worry about a thing. But do you...

Expert Advice: What to Know About Planning a Summer Wedding in Florida

Choosing a date is one of the most important things you’ll do during the planning process for your Tampa Bay wedding. While summer is often an ideal time to get married in more northern parts of the country, the same considerations don’t apply to Florida weddings. “Florida is hot in the summer, like chill out...

Best Industrial Wedding Venues in Tampa Bay

One of the hottest trends for Tampa Bay wedding venues is a reception space with industrial vibes. The unexpected architectural detail adds a component of texture and charm to enhance the ambiance of your event. If you’re searching for one of these unique locations, then you’ll fall in love with our favorite industrial wedding venues. NOVA 535...

Whimsical Boho Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Red Mesa Events

Jessica and Chris’ urban downtown St. Pete wedding blended boho details with personal touches, like a bourbon barrel guest book and coffee bean favors. “Our wedding inspiration was a tropical-whimsical oasis. We wanted something that fit both our personalities, style, colors, and setting. Our colors were navy blue, copper, and rose gold. We felt that those...

7 Best Rooftop Wedding Venues in Tampa Bay

Aloft-Element Tampa Midtown Tampa’s newest and trendiest hotel, the Aloft-Element Tampa Midtown features a modern event space located in the heart of the city’s new destination district, Midtown. The property features over 5,200 square feet of special event space, with a unique ballroom space that features floor-to-ceiling windows framing sweeping views of the surrounding city...

Burgundy and Gold Downtown St. Pete Rooftop Wedding | Red Mesa Events

Laura and Bryan’s downtown St. Pete wedding was an intimate evening featuring a rooftop ceremony overlooking the city followed by a romantic botanical-inspired reception. “Getting married in January, I chose a palette of burgundy and gold with pops of red, deep plum, and lots of greenery. It wasn’t until our invitations arrived that I realized...

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...

Best Downtown St. Pete Wedding Venues

NOVA 535 Located in the heart of downtown St. Pete, NOVA 535 is a historic venue dating back to 1920 that offers both indoor and outdoor options for your ceremony and reception. Beyond the clay brick walls lies a private courtyard surrounded by lush, 30-foot tall bamboo, transporting guests to a zen-like garden in the middle of...

Boho Chic Downtown St. Pete Brunch Wedding | Red Mesa Events

Kaleigh and Greg’s intimate downtown St. Pete wedding boasted boho elements and rich colors for their December celebration. Their jewel-toned color palette of forest green and burgundy reflected the colors of the season without feeling too Christmas-like, while the natural foliage, pops of gold, and geometric ceremony backdrop created a bohemian flair for their 85...

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...

Tropical Mauve Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Red Mesa Events

Nicole and Lance’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a gorgeous celebration with lush greenery, complemented by soft hues of lavender and mauve that created a romantic tropical paradise. The bride and groom planned a simple garden-themed wedding ceremony followed by a modern ballroom reception that allowed the couple to fully emerge themselves in the celebration...

“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...

Vibrant Downtown St. Pete Rooftop Wedding Inspiration | Red Mesa Events

  Located in the heart of downtown St. Pete, Red Mesa Events is a hidden gem of a wedding venue space offering rooftop views and an eclectic, elegant setting that truly encompasses the St. Pete culture. With its original exposed brick, two stunning chandeliers and herringbone wood floor, La Florida Ballroom is an exquisite, 1,200-square-foot...

Industrial Downtown St. Pete Wedding Styled Shoot | Red Mesa Events

  Nestled in downtown St. Pete behind the brick walls and industrial chic atmosphere is a hidden intimate wedding venue at Red Mesa Events. Combining the event space’s modern look with boho-chic design elements, wedding planner Jennifer Matteo Event Planning curated a unique inspired wedding styled shoot. “Our theme was inspired by the building’s architecture,...

MEET THE EDITOR

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).

NOVA 535

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