Category Archives: Wedding Ceremony

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” 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...

Pink and Green Outdoor Sarasota Garden Wedding | Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Amanda and Chris’ Sarasota wedding embodied a whimsical garden fairytale with serene views of the water, rustic decor, and a pale pink and green succulent color palette. “When searching for inspiration on Pinterest, most of the ideas I pinned, fell under the categories of floral, romantic, and bohemian weddings,” the bride explained. “I really liked...

Friday Find It: Wedding Ceremony Arch Decor Inspiration

Wedding Ceremony Arch Decor Trends The wedding ceremony arch is the focal point of your Tampa Bay wedding. It sets the tone and is included in about 75% of your ceremony photos. Whether is romantic, rustic or somewhere in between these wedding arches will have you inspired. Whimsical Garden Arches For a bride with an elegant...

Expert Advice: Choosing your Tampa Bay Wedding Officiant – Made for Each Other Weddings

  My husband and I are both from the heart of the Bible Belt, so when we decided that we weren’t getting married in a church, it was important to us to have a Reverend or Pastor officiate our St. Petersburg wedding ceremony. As I was searching for wedding officiants with that title I came...

Tampa Bay Wedding Inspiration of Day – Avila Country Club Wedding – Kimberly Photography

  There are some Tampa wedding venues that are so beautiful that they don’t need a lot of decor. I love the grandeur of this Avila Country Club wedding captured by Tampa wedding photographer Kimberly Photography at Mallory and Roberto’s fall wedding. “Mallory and Roberto decided to participate in a first look and have all of the formals completed before the ceremony,”...

The Beach House Wedding Ceremony on Anna Maria Island – VHVIDEO.COM

  The week before my Tampa Bay wedding, I was constantly checking weather. When I saw the wind was suppose to be 12 miles per hour, I got all panicky as I was holding an outdoor ceremony. My venue coordinator “braced” me for the possibility of moving the ceremony indoors. Even though the temperature dropped...

Indian Shores Beach Polka Dot Wedding Ceremony – BG Pictures Photography

  Monique and Lynn held a Tampa Bay destination wedding for 25 of their closet friends and family at the sandy Indian Shores Beach. The bride added some whimsy to her ceremony by incorporating polka dot fabric, pinwheels, and fabric streamers. Tampa Bay wedding planner Tammy Waterman of Special Moments set up the ceremony decor and provided the...

Sandpearl Beach Wedding – Tropical Chuppah – The Brides Bouquet – Wedding Inspiration of the Day

  The ideal Tampa Bay beach wedding is created by a combination of the beautiful Florida shoreline and amazing florals and decor. The tropical chuppah created by wedding florist The Brides Bouquet was the perfect accent to Erica and Todd’s Sandpearl ceremony. “The flowers and colors chosen matched the personality of the couple and their outlook for their...

Pink and Lavender Clearwater Beach Sandpearl Wedding – Aaron Bornfleth Photography – Inspiration of the Day

  The talented Tampa Bay wedding florist FH Weddings and wedding planner Cindy Stonehouse with Stonehouse Events created this unique canvas of floating single stem flowers for Jen and Brandon’s Clearwater Sandpearl beach wedding. “We knew [this] would make a simple but unique statement.  We didn’t want to take away from the backdrop and beauty...

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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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Creative Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait with Veil Blowing in Wind | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Lifelong Photography Studio

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dewitt for love

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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

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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

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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

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Monarch Events And Design

Cascade Bridal Bouquet with White and Blush Pink Roses and Ranunculus, White Astilbe, Ivory Stock, Greenery and Eucalyptus | Tampa Wedding Florist Monarch Events and Design

Lynn’s Catering

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Sweetly Dipped Confections

Bella Bridesmaid

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Grant Hemond & Associates

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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