Category Archives: tropical wedding

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...

Vibrant, Tropical Destination Florida Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Katelynn and Marques’ Clearwater Beach destination wedding was a fantasy-filled weekend that brought the couple’s closest friends and family to Tampa Bay’s best beach for a dream vacation. The modern tropical wedding incorporated luxurious Florida palms and striking geometric accents to create a beachfront paradise that was unique to their love story. “Marques and I...

Destination Ivory and Pink Garden-Inspired St. Pete Beach Wedding

  Karin and Greg’s destination St. Pete Beach wedding embraced the beautiful Florida weather with a romantic pink color palette and a whimsical outdoor ceremony and reception. “We live in Chicago and chose St. Pete Beach because we wanted warmer weather in April. Since my family owns a property in Florida, it has become one...

Blush and Burgundy St. Pete Beach Wedding | Postcard Inn on the Beach

Kathleen and Jerahmeel’s tropical St. Pete Beach wedding incorporated gold geometric centerpieces and vibrant lush florals for a rustic celebration overflowing with gorgeous Florida charm. “At the time we were planning our wedding, I was stationed in Oklahoma. We chose Tampa because we wanted a beach wedding and because it holds a special place in...

Modern Tropical St. Pete Beach Destination Wedding | The Don CeSar

Roseann and Paul’s destination St. Pete Beach wedding was a magical celebration of how their love story began. The New York City bride and groom brought to life a modern take on tropical elegance with a color palette of white, gold, and blush. “Our theme was a mixture of modern and tropical. I like clean...

Navy, Pink, and Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club

Lindsay and Michael’s outdoor garden downtown St. Pete wedding captured every bit of Florida’s tropical charm with an intimate outdoor ceremony. “We didn’t have an exact theme, but I really want to find a way to combine romantic gold details, with bright beautiful flowers,” the bride shared. “Choosing a color palette of navy, pink, and...

Palm Leaf Florida-Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Poynter Institute

Lisa and Nate’s downtown St. Pete wedding captured their fun-loving personalities with sweet personal vows, subtle hints of Florida charm and lots of getting down on the dance floor. Sticking to their timeless ambiance, the Seminole couple chose a color palette of green, blue and gold to complement their gold geometric centerpieces with tropical foliage....

Tropical Pink and Gold St. Pete Garden Wedding | Sunken Gardens

Elizabeth and Shawn’s outdoor St. Pete wedding combined lush greenery, a glowing canopy of string lights, and a soft color palette of pink and gold for their laid back garden wedding. Playing off of their outdoor wedding style, the bride and groom found subtle ways to mix in their personalities by incorporating a gelato cart...

Tropical Coral and Gold Rooftop St. Pete Beach Wedding | Hotel Zamora

Rickey and Christopher’s vibrant St. Pete Beach wedding showcased stunning rooftop views of the Gulf of Mexico and featured a stylish outdoor celebration for 150 guests. Using Marry Me Tampa Bay, the bride and groom discovered local wedding pros and inspiration that brought their tropical fairytale wedding to life. “I used Marry Me Tampa Bay...

Tropical Green Rooftop Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

  Jessica and Trenton’s Clearwater Beach wedding was a tropical vision of green, white, and gold that created a soft and elegant atmosphere during their waterfront ceremony. For a phenomenal guest experience, the bride and groom paired food stations with bottles of wine as wedding favors. “Because of the views of the beach, I felt...

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, that ended with a karaoke party that had everyone on the dance floor. “Even though we had a fall wedding, we still wanted the colors and theme to be very representative of Florida, where we...

Elegant, Tropical Destination Sarasota Wedding | The Resort at Longboat Key Club

  Brittany and Gregory’s destination Sarasota wedding focused on food and guest experience for the outdoor elegant affair. “My theme was an elegant, classy, and somewhat tropical theme. I chose a variety of greenery for my flowers because I love the outdoors,” the bride shared. “Our colors were gold, navy, and dusty rose. Gold was...

Tropical Inspired Waterfront Sarasota Destination Wedding | Longboat Key Club

  Kimberly and Michael’s Longboat Key wedding perfectly combined tropical elegance with breathtaking waterfront views for a whimsical boho chic ambiance. Incorporating their love for the outdoors and casual personalities, the North Carolina couple entertained their guest list of 90 with delicious food and plenty of music. “We love the outdoors and spend as much...

Black-Tie Tropical Florida Inspired Waterfront Wedding | The Fenway

  Liesel and Steve’s waterfront Dunedin wedding captured their personalities perfectly with an eclectic mix of fresh flowers, gold details, and fresh Florida oranges. “Our theme was mixed. We incorporated a black-tie wedding, but also found ways to add in a bit of elegant simplicity,” the bride shared. “We included all the things we love:...

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...

Tropical Meets Classic St. Beach Wedding | Isla del Sol Yacht and Country Club

Breeze and Kyle’s St. Pete wedding was a vision of classic Florida beauty with a waterfront ceremony, timeless decor and breathtaking views reminiscent of a postcard. Honoring their colorful family background, the bride and groom created an entrance to their cocktail hour filled with wedding pictures and keepsakes from previous generations. “I would describe our...

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