Category Archives: Wedding

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...

90’s Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding Shoot | NOVA 535

As the latest generation of couples begin planning their weddings, a team of Tampa Bay wedding vendors decided to channel the 1990’s era with a funky vibe and fun iridescent-inspired color palette to create an inspirational photo shoot. Wedding planner Delaney Driver of Wilder Mind Events was inspired to create a unique event that incorporated...

Burgundy and Blush Romantic Rustic Tampa Heights Wedding | Armature Works

Shania and Timothy’s Tampa Heights wedding was a romantic evening combined with a winter color palette of burgundy and navy and rustic decor. The laid-back evening was focused on celebrating with family and friends and ended with a giant sing-a-long on the dance floor. “I love the simplicity and elegance of it. We are both...

Peach and Greenery Bohemian Destination Wedding | Indian Rocks Beach

Tori and Blake’s bohemian beach wedding was originally slated for the Virgin Islands, but the global pandemic threw a wrench in their International travel plans, so they pivoted and picked Tampa Bay for their destination wedding. The Kansas City bride and groom had visited Tampa Bay many times for vacation, so they knew it would...

Romantic Greenery-Filled South Tampa Wedding | Oxford Exchange

Nadine and Dave’s intimate South Tampa wedding was originally planned as a larger scale destination wedding, but when the couple decided to move to Florida during the pandemic, they changed course and hosted a luxe celebration for 17 of their closest family and friends. The Texas couple chose Tampa for its convenient and sentimental locale...

Whimsical Boho Tampa Heights Wedding | Rialto Theatre

Erin and Christopher’s Tampa Heights wedding blended elements of the couple’s personalities with a bohemian aesthetic to create a whimsical evening for their 125 guests. “Our theme was boho-whimsical. We knew we wanted old brick to represent Tampa. The Rialto was the only venue we toured, and we knew it was the one,” the bride...

“Best of” 2020 Wedding Receptions

Timeless, Classic Ivory and Blush Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Vault “We wanted a very timeless, classic, romantic theme for our wedding, very neutral colors, and a lot of candles. The crystal candelabras were my biggest focus. We chose ivory, blush, and sage for our colors. We felt it was a classic look that complimented...

“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...

“Boho-Ho-Ho” Tampa Heights Christmas Wedding | Rialto Theatre

Jordan and Jordan’s Tampa Heights wedding featured a bohemian twist on a holiday motif, with shades of reds, greens, and golds, and a combination of traditional wintery elements and unexpected details. “Our wedding was Christmas themed with a hint of boho. I have always wanted a winter wedding, and who doesn’t love Christmas?” the bride...

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...

Romantic, Industrial Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Morean Center for Clay

Brittany and Ryan’s romantic downtown St. Pete wedding brought a soft garden vibe to the industrial character of a former train station. The St. Petersburg bride and groom chose a subdued color scheme injected with lots of greenery to soften the space. “Our colors were mauve, white, and gold, with a lot of greenery. I...

Best Restaurants To Eat on Christmas Day in Tampa Bay 2020

Yacht StarShip Tampa and Clearwater – Experience Christmas Eve aboard Yacht StarShip, as cruises departing from Clearwater or Tampa include a delicious plated seasonal dinner while holiday music plays throughout the 2-hour cruise. Multiple cruises are happening throughout December, but head to the website for a special Christmas Eve about Yacht StarShip! The menu features...

Whimsical Neutral and Gold Tampa Enchanted Garden Wedding | Steinbrenner Field

This Tampa wedding featured a unique combination of traditional and unconventional elements, a lush garden vibe, and a nod to America’s favorite pastime, baseball. The Tampa couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at their Catholic church and then bucked tradition by hosting their reception at Steinbrenner Field instead of a typical ballroom. To...

Neutral Fall, Rustic Boho Wedding Inspiration | Love Lock Ranch

Inspired by the fall season and trendy bohemian vibe, this team of wedding pros channeled warm neutral colors and rustic elements to invoke the feeling of Autumn and the natural beauty that comes with it. “I chose neutral colors like brown, whites, and greens with pops of oranges and blush. These colors were chosen to...

Intimate Red, White, and Blue July 4th Backyard Brunch Wedding

Lauren and Jason originally planned an August wedding in Washington state, but due to COVID-19 and Jason’s impending schedule within the NHL “bubble,” the Brandon couple pivoted and planned a socially-distanced wedding within a mere 10 days! The intimate celebration took place in the backyard of their new Tampa Bay home, with 10 guests in...

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...

Romantic 1920’s Inspired South Tampa Wedding | The Anderson House

There’s something about the richness of jewel tones and the texture of velvet that can instantly transport us into a 1920’s era. Karen Cerboni, lead planner and owner of EventFull Weddings envisioned a styled shoot that embraced all the glam of Gatsby’s grandeur paired with a historic South Tampa wedding venue. “The Anderson House was...

Blush Pink and White Waterfront Downtown Tampa Wedding | Yacht StarShip

Sandy and Keith’s beautiful waterfront Tampa wedding was planned in just six short weeks after COVID thwarted their original Gainesville nuptials. The St. Pete couple swapped their initial historic building venue for a sunset cruise with soft flora and classic details and were thrilled with how their celebration unfolded. Although the pair had to cancel...

Red and Pink Traditional Romantic Greek Wedding | St. Pete Coliseum

Christina and Kyle’s downtown St. Pete wedding was an enchanting evening filled with a rich red and pink color palette complemented by soft blues and whites. The St. Petersburg wedding centered around uniting the two families and included a traditional Greek Orthodox ceremony. “Our theme was traditional romantic. We wanted a lot of wedding traditions...

Romantic Pastel Sunset Rooftop Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

The sparkling blue water and rose-colored sunsets magnify Tampa Bay’s scenic beauty that’s accessible to couples all year round. For wedding inspiration that could work in any Florida season, a delicate color palette of ivories, pinks, and blues was intertwined to form an elegant paradise ambiance for this Clearwater Beach wedding inspiration styled shoot. Lauren...

Elegant, Modern St. Pete Beach Rooftop Wedding | Hotel Zamora

Kristen and Josh’s romantic St. Pete Beach wedding featured a beautiful blend of neutral tones, lush Florida backdrops, and greenery-filled rooftop elegance. “The wedding was elegant and modern with neutral tones and lots of gorgeous florals. All of their signage was modern with white and black. The wedding colors were neutrals, white, ivory beige, taupe,...

Spooky Downtown St. Pete Halloween Wedding | Manhattan Casino

Debbie and Mark’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a spectacular and spooky soirée that incorporated their October 30th wedding date as the perfect opportunity to host a Halloween-themed wedding day. To create a festive guest experience for their intimate 46-person event, every detail of Halloween was intertwined into the theme and decor. “We choose a...

Industrial Dusty Blue Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Megan and Timothy’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a stunning soirée that took a soft simplistic color palette of dusty blue and sage green and intertwined it with the industrial charm of their historic wedding venue. In exchange for a traditional sit-down dinner, multiple food trucks provided tasty bites throughout the night while the bride...

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...

Romantic White and Greenery Inspired Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Tampa Club

For couples looking to combine a traditional Tampa Bay wedding with modern elements, this downtown Tampa wedding styled shoot is filled with sophistication and elegance set 41 stories above the city. “Traditional romance is at the forefront of this styled shoot. To complement a sophisticated downtown venue, we chose natural florals that feature plenty of...

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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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Modern Dramatic Unique Asymmetrical Red Wedding Bridal Bouquet with Ranunculus Tulips Protea Roses Anemone and Amaryllis | Dewitt for Love 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

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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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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

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Tropical Boho Bride and Groom Excited After Exchanging Vows, Bride in Flowy Deep V Neck Wedding Dress, Colorful Floral Arrangements | Tampa Bay Wedding Venue The Godfrey | Wedding Planner Elope Tampa Bay | Wedding Florist Brides N Blooms | Wedding Dress Nikki's Glitz and Glam | Wedding Hair and Makeup Femme Akoi Beauty Studio | Amber McWhorter Photography

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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