Category Archives: Wedding Planning

Expert Advice: The Difference Between a Wedding Planner and a Venue Coordinator

One of the best investments you can make for your wedding day is hiring a wedding planner. The couples whom we feature always say how vital their planner was in executing their vision, and making the day even more enjoyable so that they nor their family had to worry about a thing. But do you...

Assistance from Tampa Bay Wedding Planners for COVID-19 Couples

If you’re feeling overwhelmed or just need some guidance on what to do for your 2020 wedding, our favorite Tampa Bay wedding planners are offering special assistance to couples affected by the Coronavirus. Coastal Coordinating Coastal Coordinating is offering free help/tips for couples who have had to postpone and who do not have a wedding...

Tampa Bay Wedding Planner Spotlight: Parties A’La Carte

Tampa Bay Wedding Planner: Parties A’La Carte Tampa Bay wedding planners wear many hats; not only do they organize your vendors and timeline, but they celebrate with you when you choose your dress, talk you through difficult decisions and do everything in their power to make your day as perfect as possible. We’ve have the privilege...

Wedding Week 2016 Recap: Educational Planning Workshop Presented by the Tampa Airport Marriott

Tampa Bay Wedding Planning Workshop For most Tampa Bay couples planning their wedding is a completely new experience. It’s unchartered waters filled with lots of questions, opinions from everyone and big decisions to make. To facilitate the planning process, we teamed up with the Tampa Airport Marriott and local wedding experts to educate couples during Tampa Bay Wedding...

Expert Advice: How to Create a Wedding Day Rain Backup Plan

Wedding Planning Advice: Rain on Your Wedding Day Florida is known as the “Sunshine State,” averaging about 240 sunny days a year, however, that nickname doesn’t always hold true. The weather here is unpredictable and can range from a beautiful sunny day to a monsoon all in a span of minutes. With the east coast in the midst of...

Expert Advice: The Difference Between a Wedding Planner and Venue Coordinator

Advice from St. Petersburg Wedding Planner Special Moments Event Planning Planning a memorable St. Petersburg wedding requires hiring the correct wedding pros. Everyone has their speciality and duties for the day to make it flawless. However, you need to thoroughly discuss these responsibilities with your wedding pros. Are you bringing in some of your own decor? Who’s...

Expert Advice: Things You Didn’t Realize a Wedding Planner Does

Expert Advice: Things You Didn’t Realize a Wedding Planner Does Have you seen the movie The Wedding Planner with Jennifer Lopez? If so, then you probably think that the life of a wedding planner seems so glamorous; love, flowers and happy couples, what more could you want? In all reality, your Tampa Bay wedding planner...

Tampa Wedding Styling Intensive Recap

Tampa Wedding Planning | Wedding Styling Intensive Wedding education is one of the most important aspects of planning your Tampa Bay wedding that is often overlooked. For many brides, wedding planning is a whole new world, with terms, pricing and etiquette that is unfamiliar. I remember when I planned my St. Pete wedding, I truly...

Expert Advice: Six Ways A Wedding Planner Saves You Money

Wedding Planning Advice: Six Ways A Tampa Bay Wedding Planner Saves You Money We’ve published hundreds of Tampa Bay weddings, and as part of those features we ask past brides to share their advice to new brides. The number one response, hire a wedding planner. No bride, groom, mother, father, etc., who has hired a professional...

Expert Advice: Full Service Wedding Planning or Day of Coordination – Which is Right for You? – Stonehouse Events

  I am a very organized person; when I first got engaged, I didn’t think I needed a Tampa wedding planner. However, the planning process soon became overwhelming since I knew nothing about the industry. I didn’t know which wedding vendors were the best to hire, the typical rate for wedding flowers, or where to...

MEET THE EDITOR

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