Category Archives: Downtown Tampa Wedding

Traditional Meets Modern Ybor City Wedding | Centro Asturiano

Marlo and Danny’s Ybor City wedding was a family-filled celebration that included trendy decor, late-night pizza snacks, and an onstage dance party. Soft pinks and sparkles of gold popped against the white rose and lily floral arrangements, while the greenery-inspired backdrops paired perfectly with the light color palette. “Everything we chose was a mix of...

Wine Country Inspired South Tampa Wedding | Oxford Exchange

Danielle and Ryan’s fall South Tampa wedding exemplified the phrase “when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” While wildfires and COVID thwarted the couple’s original plans for a destination wedding in Sonoma Valley, CA the bride and groom decided to host a winery-inspired celebration in the city they called home. By incorporating a saturated palette...

Navy Blue and Dusty Rose Nautical Downtown Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship

Morgan and Seth’s waterfront Tampa wedding boasted neutral greenery and flora, a soft and romantic color palette, and sweeping views of Tampa Bay. “We chose a relaxed, laid-back, and minimalist boat theme,” the bride shared. “We chose our favorite colors, navy blue and dusty rose, fun flower bouquets fitting my personality, and incorporated the water...

Burgundy and Black Winter Inspired South Tampa Wedding | The Orlo

Maiken and Kevin’s South Tampa wedding combined a romantic palette of pinks and reds, unique flora, and a historic event venue. The Tampa couple originally planned a local celebration for 200 guests but decided to host an intimate affair for 48 of their closest friends and family due to COVID-19. “We incorporated burgundy, blush, and...

Vibrant, Retro 70’s South Tampa Wedding Inspiration | The Orlo

Embodying a groovy kind of love, this wedding inspiration shoot set at a historic South Tampa wedding venue featured a daring combination of both muted and bright colors, vibrant flora, and a mixture of textures from golden brass to velvet to mosaic patterns. “We were going with a 70’s color palette and wanted to recreate...

Vibrant Moroccan-Inspired Downtown Tampa | Rooftop 220

Shannon and Jeff’s Tampa Heights rooftop wedding featured an intimate setting of vibrant colors, modern elements and punches of citrus. “I love Moroccan colors. I’ve always been drawn to Moroccan-inspired designs and colors.” the bride shared. “We had lots of bright colors, pinks, oranges, green velvet, and gold. Having originally planned a larger event prior...

Orange and Marigold Mid-Century Modern Wedding Inspiration | Tampa Garden Club

With couples embracing unique themes and personalized details for their wedding celebrations, the Tampa Garden Club hosted a mid-century modern inspired photoshoot, harkening back to its founding year of 1964. Drawing cues from the decade’s popular fashion, color palette, and minimalist-meets-futuristic styling, this wedding inspiration included an elevated interpretation of the bygone era. “The theme...

Star Wars Wedding Inspired Downtown Tampa Wedding | Armature Works

Just a short time ago, in a galaxy not too far away, Olivia and Chris’ Star Wars-inspired Tampa Heights wedding wowed their guests with starlit walls, shades of blue and gold geometric details, and out-of-this-world towering centerpieces. “My inspiration for the wedding design came from the vibes of our venue, industrial but classy and elegant,”...

Timeless White and Blush Ballroom Wedding | Hilton Tampa Downtown

Lizzy and Tanner’s classic downtown Tampa wedding focused on the meaning of their marriage first and foremost, with traditional details that made for a beautiful and timeless style. “We wanted our marriage and our love for each other to be the focus of the day. To complement that, we wanted the design of the wedding...

Elegant Blush Pink and Ivory Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Tampa Club

Alexa and Nick’s elegant downtown Tampa wedding boasted soft and romantic colors with sweeping views of the city skyline. “We didn’t have a specific theme for our wedding. We just wanted it to be classy and elegant,” the bride shared. “Our colors were blush pink, gold, and ivory. We added greenery to the bouquets and...

Burgundy and Gold Downtown Tampa Wedding | Rooftop 220

Mariah and Nathan’s downtown Tampa wedding featured sentimental details overlooking the city skyline. The Tampa natives chose a striking color scheme of shades of pink and maroon accented with metallic gold. “We wanted the day to reflect us; we tried to keep other people’s opinions to a minimum and focus on what we like. There...

Nautical Inspired Downtown Tampa Wedding | Yacht StarShip

Amy and Keyan’s intimate downtown Tampa destination wedding featured maritime elements and classic shades of blue and red. The bride and groom incorporated several personal elements, including Keyan’s family burgee (a distinguishing flag used in boating) and key lime pie desserts as a nod to their Key West engagement. The Port Charlotte couple used to...

Intimate Downtown Tampa Rooftop Elopement | Rooftop 220

Melody and Mitch’s downtown Tampa rooftop elopement featured classic decor and beautiful city skyline views for the couple’s intimate ceremony. The Tampa natives chose to elope because they loved the idea of having an intimate wedding ceremony of 10 guests with just their siblings and parents. Although they plan on having a larger reception in...

Pink and Orange Citrus Florida Inspired Wedding | Tampa River Center

Gentry and Rob’s downtown Tampa wedding included two celebrations; an intimate 30-guest affair followed by a citrus-colored “Florida” themed wedding for 100. “For the backyard celebration, we wanted ‘simple and southern’ as we wanted to make the focus of the day the vows we were making, our promises to each other, and the love of...

White and Green Waterfront South Tampa Wedding | Westshore Yacht Club

Jordi and Matt’s waterfront South Tampa wedding featured a neutral color palette, lush greenery, and a few nods to their mutual love of travel. The couple exchanged vows in a traditional Catholic ceremony followed by an alfresco dinner and dancing overlooking a waterfront marina. “We always dreamed of an outdoor reception. We loved the idea...

6 Best Wedding Venues in Downtown Tampa

Downtown Tampa is home to an abundance of unique wedding venues and hotels, with stunning water views, historic buildings and hotel ballrooms that can host over 1,000 wedding guests. Whether you want a modern, city vibe or a classic traditional space, here are our seven favorite downtown Tampa wedding venues. The Vault Chock-full of original...

Elegant Gold and Merlot Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Tampa Club

AnneMarie and Ben’s jewel-toned autumn wedding took place 42 stories over the scenic downtown Tampa skyline. The South Tampa bride and groom wanted to showcase the town they love by providing their 70 guests an unforgettable dinner experience with bird’s eye views of the city. “Our wedding was warm and inviting, but also elegant and...

Romantic Gold and Champagne Downtown Wedding | Tampa Museum of Art

MJ and Mark’s downtown Tampa wedding incorporated each of their personalities, with masculine touches like deep blue linens and a champagne wall that suited the groom, and elegant gold accents reflecting the bride’s taste. The Tampa residents hosted an elegant, modern affair fitting their museum venue, with classic colors offset with citric accents indicative of...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

Elegant Rustic Tampa Heights Wedding | Rooftop 220

Amanda and John’s Tampa Heights wedding featured classic flora accented by rustic wood décor, gold geometric touches, nods to Disney, and shots of whiskey.  The Tampa bride and groom incorporated personal touches to their neutral wedding with favored music selections and a unique brunch menu, including a doughnut tower. When it came to the overall...

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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).

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

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

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