Category Archives: The Birchwood

Whimsical Purple Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Sarah and Mark’s bespoke downtown St. Pete wedding was filled with personal touches that narrated their love story through stationery, food, and decor. From the five-course guided meal with wine pairings to the old world charm of the reception tablescapes, each element was thoughtfully and creatively crafted to take their 75 guests on a symbolic...

Classic White and Gold Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | The Birchwood

Nikki and Chris’ classic downtown St. Pete wedding featured elegant a white and gold color palette, greenery-filled centerpieces, timeless long-sleeve wedding dress, and multiple dessert tables with luxurious lace linens. “I would describe our wedding theme as classic, traditional, and elegant. We kept our theme to a very neutral palette and more simple with our...

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...

Timeless Black and White Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Monica and Matthew’s timeless downtown St. Pete wedding was filled with sentiment and tradition. The Tampa couple incorporated personal details, classic elements, and added touches of gold and blush to accent the monochromatic black and white color palette. The bride’s wanted to ensure her decor and details felt intentional. “We wanted the day to feel...

Romantic Burgundy and Dusty Rose Rustic Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Shelby and Gordon’s downtown St. Pete wedding incorporated timeless elements with a rustic, bohemian flair with a combination of burgundy and dusty rose, accented by natural greenery and pops of gold. “Our wedding was classy rustic, and our colors were classy and timeless,” the bride shared. “We used Marry Me Tampa Bay for pictures and...

Purple and Gold Spring Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Courtney and Alexander’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a stunning springtime celebration that incorporated a romantic color palette of purple, soft white, and metallic gold. “Our wedding theme was light, airy, and romantic. My favorite color is purple, and I wanted plenty of beautiful plants and flowers to complement the bridal party,” the bride explained....

Romantic Dusty Rose and Wine Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Joelle and Abram’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a swoon-worthy affair with romantic elegance in every detail. From the dusty rose draping from Gabro Event Services and luxurious linens from Over the Top Linen Rentals, to the sweet personal touches scattered throughout the event, the bride and groom perfectly captured the ultimate vision of sophisticated...

Gold and White Winter Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Amanda and Zach’s timeless downtown St. Pete wedding evoked magical winter ambiance, by pairing whimsical gold details with romantic greenery-inspired centerpieces. Looking to give their guests a true vision of their hometown, the Florida couple hosted a rooftop happy hour that delivered picturesque sunset views reminiscent of a postcard. Using Marry Me Tampa Bay...

“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...

Dusty Blue, Rose and Gold Destination St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Allyson and Tyler’s destination St. Pete wedding was a stunning summertime celebration with dusty blue details, radiant rose tones, and gold accents to pop against the bride and groom’s contemporary-chic ballroom wedding. “I wanted the color scheme to feel like summer, with some gold glam. Our colors were very summery and felt perfect in the...

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...

Elegant Pink and Coral Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | The Birchwood

  Danielle and Ryan’s vibrant downtown St. Pete wedding incorporated an elaborate ceremony arch, dessert and donut bar, two wedding dresses, and a surprise dance performance. “We used Marry Me Tampa Bay and Pinterest for ideas, looks, location hunting, and checking out vendors. We didn’t really have a theme per say, but if I could...

Classic Gold and Green Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Elizabeth and Tim’s downtown St. Pete wedding embodied a modern take on tropical elegance with gorgeous floral arrangements and charming gold details. “I wanted our design to have a classic feel, with a modern twist,” the bride explained. “The venue itself was a big inspiration when it came to capturing our theme. I wanted...

Emerald Green and Gold Old Hollywood Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Melanie and Josh’s downtown St. Pete wedding embodied old Hollywood with classic elegance and modern decor. With gorgeous florals and a color palette of emerald, gold, and black, the charming ambiance was romantic yet simplistic. “Our theme had hints of an old Hollywood vintage feel to it,” the bride shared. “I always knew that when the...

Garden Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Andi and Tyler’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined romantic garden details with personal touches to capture a simplistic yet classic ambiance. “When deciding on our theme we tried to go for an elegant, garden-style feel. We wanted lots of greenery, white florals, and gold accents,” the bride explained. “I tend to really gravitate to...

Navy Blue and Orange Old Florida Inspired Wedding | The Birchwood

  Carrie and Brian’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined their laid back personalities with a menu featuring their favorite foods and personalized playing cards as fun party favors. Choosing a color palette of navy blue and orange, the Tampa Bay bride and groom flawlessly captured the old Florida vibe they envisioned. “I used inspiration from the...

Modern, Bohemian Downtown St. Pete Styled Wedding | The Birchwood

With its gorgeous rooftop and elegant ballroom, The Birchwood has become an iconic Tampa Bay wedding venue. Located in the heart of downtown St. Pete, the boutique hotel features sweeping rooftop views of Tampa Bay and oversized chandeliers in its ballroom making it a top choice for engaged couples. Bringing together the hotel’s modern finishes...

Glamorous Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Museum of Fine Arts

Ja’Shayla and Chris’ downtown St. Pete wedding elegantly tied together their personal style with handmade accents, superhero save-the-dates and a golden glam theme with a splash of color. “Our theme was an ode to my love of precious jewelry: diamonds, gold, silver, and pearls. I love bling and classy elegant things, so I tried to keep the...

Classic and Romantic Downtown St. Pete Indian Fusion Wedding | The Birchwood

  Gabrielle and Tyler’s downtown St. Pete wedding was inspired by the groom’s love for the outdoors and the bride’s adoration for all things glam. The St. Pete couple had recently relocated from Sarasota and knew that downtown St. Pete was the perfect place to begin their life together. “Though we did not have an...

Classic Ivory, Taupe, and Blush Pink Downtown St. Pete | The Birchwood

  Jennifer and Connor’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a classic array of ivory, taupe and blush. The Tampa couple knew that St. Pete would be the perfect place for their out-of-town guests, and it was sentimental to the family. “Our wedding was very traditional. We wanted something that looked timeless and elegant, so we chose...

Elegant Blush Pink and Gray Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Shannon and Michael’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured glamorous details and a classic blush and gray color palette for their outdoor, daytime ceremony and evening ballroom reception. Searching for a convenient downtown St. Pete wedding venue with an outdoor ceremony space and great food, the couple selected The Birchwood. “I loved the beautiful interior...

Elegant Copper and White Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | The Birchwood

  Haele and Tyler’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a soft, neutral color palette of whites, cream and greenery. “I have always loved navy, but didn’t want such a bold color to overpower the décor, so we settled for navy dresses and tuxedos, keeping the rest of the colors classic and muted whites, creams and...

White, Vintage Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Noelle and Nick’s vintage inspired downtown St. Pete wedding featured ivory and shades of purple to compliment their hotel venue’s gorgeous ballroom setting. Searching across Florida to find the perfect venue, the Tampa couple knew that The Birchwood was the perfect location to host their ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. “I wanted a space that...

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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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