Category Archives: The Godfrey

Tampa Overwater Pier Wedding Ceremony | The Godfrey

Phamilla and Eric’s waterfront Tampa wedding featured an overwater pier ceremony, stunning portraits, and blue color palette to represent the ocean. The water has a strong significance to the Hudson couple therefore they wanted a waterfront venue for their 40 guests that also had a significant meaning to their relationship. “Our most element important was...

11 Pet-Friendly Wedding Venues in Tampa Bay

You want to have your closest friends and family at your wedding, so you probably can’t imagine saying “I do” without your best friend. Even if your bestie has four legs and is covered in fur. Including your pet in your wedding can seem like a challenging, stressful experience, but it doesn’t have to be!...

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 Waterfront Tampa Elopement Inspiration | Godfrey Hotel

As an era of socially distanced events and small gatherings have increased in popularity, many of today’s couples envision their wedding day in a more intimate setting. Wedding planners Emily and Melanie with Elope Tampa Bay, which specializes in intimate ceremonies, sought to create a new style of inspiration that fit the need for modern-day...

“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...

Navy Blue, Gray, and Blush Pink Waterfront Tampa Wedding | The Godfrey

  Stephanie and Bill’s intimate waterfront Tampa wedding embodied classic Florida beauty with breathtaking views of the Bay, picture perfect weather, and a modern take on nautical elegance. “We chose a nautical theme since our wedding was on the water and incorporated a timeless color palette of navy, gray, blush, and ivory,” the bride shared....

Waterfront Citrus Themed Brunch Wedding | The Godfrey

  We love featuring all of our Tampa Bay couples, but it is even more special when we know (and love!) them personally! Ilana and Eric’s Tampa wedding featured a waterfront pier ceremony and sentimental family heirlooms, such as the wedding dress, which originally was worn by the bride’s mother. The bride, the co-owner of...

Tropical Inspired Tampa Bay Bachelorette Pool Party | WTR at The Godfrey Hotel

  Inspired by tropical islands and vibrant colors, this Instagram-worthy Tampa Bay bachelorette party styled shoot featured whimsical pool floaties, poolside cabanas, and the cutest bridesmaids accessories. “I wanted to incorporate the tropical islands and all of the beautiful colors, so I went for an ‘island in the sun’ theme,” Erica, The 7th Floor Plan wedding planner...

Dusty Blue and Greenery Inspired Coastal Waterfront Tampa Wedding | The Godfrey

  With its long pier stretched over the Tampa Bay waterfront, stunning views, and the breathtaking sunsets, The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa is the perfect location for this coastal inspired waterfront Tampa wedding. A color palette of dusty blues, greenery, and off-whites accented this styled wedding shoot with a touch of elegance. “I wanted to...

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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).

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