Category Archives: tropical wedding

Intimate Tropical Green and Gold At-Home Tampa Oasis Wedding

Allison and Eric’s tropical-inspired St. Petersburg wedding was filled with lush greenery and exotic florals with delicate orchids, along with a jungle-inspired circle arch and bamboo chairs to transform the couple’s backyard into a romantic oasis. The intimate evening was a casual affair that featured pizza and dancing in the rain. “We wanted everyone to...

Romantic, Elegant Sarasota Beach Wedding | The Resort at Longboat Key Club

Abigail and Kurt’s destination Sarasota beach wedding featured soft, neutral flora and natural greenery, a stunning oceanfront ceremony, and a chic ballroom reception with tropical accents. “Our wedding theme was romantic and simplistic with a touch of beachy vibes. We have always loved the beach, and it is our happy place so we knew there...

Modern Old Florida St. Pete Beach Wedding | Don CeSar

Maude and Kasey’s St. Pete Beach wedding featured soft shades of pinks and greens, tropical-bohemian details, a mimosa bar cocktail hour, and a brunch menu fit for a foodie. “Our theme and overall vibe were Old Florida meets modern, organic romance. We opted for colors and elements that brought out the natural beauty of the...

Sage and Ivory Tropical St. Pete Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch

Hannah and Nick’s waterfront St. Petersburg wedding featured a coastal vibe and natural table settings set against the glistening waters of Tampa Bay. The St. Pete Beach bride and groom wanted to showcase the surrounding landscape for their 95 guests by choosing minimal décor to highlight the bayside backdrop. “Our theme and inspiration were tropical...

Tropical Pineapple Inspired Waterfront Tampa Wedding | Yacht StarShip

Maddie and Alex’s vibrant Tampa yacht extravaganza of a wedding featured variations of pink through blush, coral, and even muted fuchsia, lots of florals, and even more pineapples. “I saw a picture on Yacht Starship’s Instagram that had pineapples on the table, and after that, I was completely pineapple obsessed! We tried to incorporate our...

Tropical Pink and Rose Gold Destination Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Adriana and Michael’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding featured tropical touches through the florals, sunset beach backdrop, and colorful décor accents. Hues of pinks and rose gold with touches of greenery made for a classic but vibrant aesthetic. The Chicago area couple embraced the Florida lifestyle and highlighted what Tampa Bay is best known for. “The...

Vibrant, Tropical South Tampa Beach Wedding | Salt Shack on the Bay

What happens when you combine a modern wedding aesthetic with upbeat tropical notes? The results are romantic natural elements with pops of gold, green, and pink. “Our theme was modern tropical, inspired by Tampa Bay and the lush tropical nature in the area. We incorporated natural elements with wooden tables and chairs and added pops...

Vintage Hawaiian Inspired St. Pete Beach Wedding | Postcard Inn

Janina and Nathan’s destination St. Pete Beach wedding included a cheerful color palette inspired by the Pacific Islands, a bamboo ceremony arch, and monogrammed coconut escort cards. “Our wedding was inspired by our love of the Hawaiian Islands and the culture that we portrayed in the décor and details of our wedding. We called it...

Marry Me Tampa Bay Designed Wedding | Styled with Love at Bellwether Beach Resort

Do you look at the weddings on Pinterest and wish you could achieve that perfectly designed decor? You can now choose from four Insta-worthy wedding designs curated by top influencers with Bellwether Beach Resort’s “Styled with Love” program. Marry Me Tampa Bay, along with fashion and interior design blogger McKenna Bleu, former Miss South Carolina...

Tropical Hawaiian-Inspired Clearwater Beach Wedding | Opal Sands Resort

Jennifer and Nathan’s Clearwater Beach wedding featured a tropical-inspired paradise filled with elegance. The bride and groom envisioned a wedding ceremony filled with friends, fellowship, and festivity that centered around the symbolism of Hawaiian-leis and pineapples. “The theme for our was wedding was tropical elegance with lots of Hawaiian inspiration! My family has spent several...

Vintage, Tropical Clearwater Wedding | Belleview Inn

Kayla and Ben’s laid-back Clearwater wedding featured an intimate tropical vibe at a historic inn, bringing a vibrant Florida atmosphere for their guests to experience. “Our colors were navy, bright green, and orange/coral. We chose them because we love tropical flowers,” the bride explained. “Our theme was fairly loose, but it was based on the...

Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Vow Renewal | Isla del Sol Yacht and Country Club

After 40 years of marriage, Sandy and Bill’s intimate waterfront St. Pete vow renewal featured a tropical ceremony, much different from the blizzard and two feet of snow that occurred during their first ceremony and rainstorm that arose during their 25th wedding anniversary party. Vibrant pink, bright purple, and vivid yellow floral decor popped against...

Burgundy Boho Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Sunken Gardens

Chloe and Wes’ downtown St. Pete wedding combined exotic florals and decor with Florida’s tropical atmosphere. Natural wood elements complemented the lush greenery sourced from the bride’s grandmother’s garden, while traditions from her Filipino heritage were intertwined into their garden ceremony. “I really wanted the feel of a destination wedding without making all of our...

Modern, Tropical Green and Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Megan and Martin’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a carefully curated celebration that combined a tropical aesthetic with a jewel-toned color palette. “The idea was to have a modern tropical garden wedding. Martin is originally from England, so I started with the classic English garden wedding but wanted to update the look. I previously worked...

Intimate, Tropical Davis Islands Backyard Wedding

Kayla and Zachary’s waterfront South Tampa wedding paired scenic views and a modern minimalist design to elevate the bride and groom’s intimate backyard wedding. To highlight the natural beauty of Florida, tropical accents with a green and white color palette were incorporated throughout the evening to create a casual yet elegant experience. “The bride and...

Luxurious Pink and Coral Tropical Boca Grande Island Wedding | Gasparilla Inn

Casey and Angel’s Boca Grande wedding combined Florida’s paradise essence with luxury and extravagance creating a vibrant daydream. Pops of coral and pink radiated against the tropical greenery, while lush floral arrangements and a floral-filled arch were focal points of this outdoor tented wedding. “Our theme was classy tropical with a Mexican flare. I wanted...

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...

Sophisticated Tropical South Tampa Elopement | Oxford Exchange

Katy and Chris’s South Tampa wedding featured an intimate elopement had been replanned three times due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The vibrant, modern tropical theme perfectly paired with the Palm Harbor couple’s decision to elope in their home state. “We were originally doing a destination wedding, but with COVID-19 and travel changing so rapidly, our...

Tropical Green and Pink Boca Grande Wedding | Gasparilla Inn Beach Club

Whitney and Chad’s Boca Grande wedding was a tropical daydream that incorporated a vibrant pink floral palette that popped against rich green monstera leaves. While the weekend celebration had been planned for May, the bride and groom decided to move forward with their wedding date and scale down the attendance from 200 guests to 11...

Intimate Blue Destination Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Victoria and Brandon’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding was a beachfront celebration that even COVID-19 couldn’t hold back. The San Antonio, Texas bride and groom originally planned a wedding for earlier in the year, but due COVID-19 pushed their date back into the summer. “Our original date was April 25, 2020, but we had to move...

Modern, Minimalistic, Tropical Wedding Inspiration | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Amongst the sugary sand beaches of Clearwater Beach sits a beautiful wedding resort that has recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation. With its private ceremony beachfront, The Hilton Clearwater Beach has always been a popular wedding venue, and now it features a freshly modern and updated 10,300 square feet of outdoor event space, perfect for...

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...

White, Green, and Blue Tropical St. Pete Beach Wedding | Isla Del Sol

Lisa and Kevin’s St. Pete wedding featured an intimate beach ceremony with tropical lush floral arrangements and a natural watercolor palette inspired by their wedding venue. For a personal touch, the bride and groom incorporated details that gave a nod to the couple’s new last name together. “Being by the water we decided to go...

Moody Black, Gold, and Blush Tropical Wedding Styled Shoot | The West Event Space

Blush pink and gold weddings have come a long way from its popular neutral palette. These pastel colors add elegance to any wedding and can even be paired with a dark and moody design. Thinking outside of the box, Riley Gersch, Tampa Bay wedding planner and owner of Elegant Affairs by Design created a modern,...

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...

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