Category Archives: Yacht StarShip

7 Best Unique Tampa Bay Wedding Venues

NOVA 535 NOVA 535 is ideal for couples who want a wedding venue with unique character. With texture from the brick walls and hardwood floors and state-of-the-art uplighting, its natural decor provides a WOW factor all on its own. When you first enter the brick courtyard you’re encompassed by zen and private towering 30-foot tall...

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...

Tropical Pineapple Inspired Waterfront Tampa Wedding | Yacht StarShip

Maddie and Alex’s vibrant Tampa yacht extravaganza of a wedding featured variations of pink through blush, coral, and even muted fuchsia, lots of florals, and even more pineapples. “I saw a picture on Yacht Starship’s Instagram that had pineapples on the table, and after that, I was completely pineapple obsessed! We tried to incorporate our...

7 Best Rooftop Wedding Venues in Tampa Bay

Aloft-Element Tampa Midtown Tampa’s newest and trendiest hotel, the Aloft-Element Tampa Midtown features a modern event space located in the heart of the city’s new destination district, Midtown. The property features over 5,200 square feet of special event space, with a unique ballroom space that features floor-to-ceiling windows framing sweeping views of the surrounding city...

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...

Pink and Gold Indian Destination Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Kruti and Nishant’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding brought bright and colorful Indian traditions to the white sands of Tampa Bay. Taking a cue from the surrounding landscape, the bride chose a color palette that complimented her tropical surroundings. “I chose pink, coral, and gold colors. I chose these colors because they looked amazing with the...

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...

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...

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...

“Best of” 2019: Wedding Receptions | Part 1

Modern Boho St. Pete Beach Wedding Inspiration | The Don CeSar When you take an iconic St. Pete Beach hotel and incorporate eclectic details, the result is charming elegance that captures a subtle yet chic ambiance. Bringing together The Don CeSar’s recently renovated youthful modern look, St. Pete wedding planner Staci Mandikas of UNIQUE Weddings + Events created an...

Dusty Rose and Burgundy Waterfront Vow Renewal | Yacht StarShip

  Candace and Jaime’s dreamy waterfront downtown Tampa vow renewal wedding celebrated their 25-year love story. The Tampa bride and groom chose a color palette of dusty rose and burgundy to perfectly tie together their intimate gathering of 40 guests. “The theme for our vow renewal was a romantic French country. We wanted our guests...

Romantic, Waterfront Nautical Downtown Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship

  Marissa and Eric’s waterfront downtown Tampa wedding featured beautiful views of the Tampa skyline and a theme that incorporated their love for the water. “Picking a nautical theme was perfect because it gave us the ability to incorporate our love for all things water without being at the beach,” the bride shared. “To go...

Boho Chic Navy and Rose Gold Waterfront Wedding | Yacht StarShip

  Ashleigh and Jimmy’s waterfront Clearwater Beach wedding came together perfectly to showcase the couple’s colorful heritage and love for family. With a palette of navy, white, and rose gold, the celebration featured sweet moments and beautiful traditions. “Our theme was a mix of boho chic meets world traveler. Our families are from all over the...

Elegant Blush Pink and Gold Waterfront Downtown Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship

  A wedding venue with supreme sophistication set upon the waterways of downtown Tampa will leave any couple floating off of their feet. With two locations in Tampa Bay, the Yacht Starship offers a unique waterfront wedding venue. To embody the glamour that the floating event space has to offer, the Yacht’s wedding staff created an...

Glamorous Blush Pink, Gold, and White Waterfront Tampa Wedding | Yacht StarShip

Angie and Phillip’s waterfront Tampa wedding showcased their love for each other on a glamorous yacht, providing an amazing wedding day experience and a different view of their favorite city. The bride and groom kicked off their downtown Tampa wedding by incorporating iconic locations into their guests’ experiences. “We stayed at the Floridan Palace Hotel....

Navy, Pink and Gold Nautical Clearwater Beach Wedding | Yacht Starship

  Adrienne and Nathan’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding was the epitome of a nautical romantic setting for the bride and groom’s intimate nuptials. The Maine couple vacation in Florida every year and wanted their out-of-town guests to enjoy Tampa Bay as much as they do. “Nathan and I wanted something that would be fun for...

Navy Blue and Silver Glam Meets Nautical Clearwater Beach Wedding | Yacht StarShip

  Natalya and Mike’s waterfront Clearwater Beach wedding featured a gorgeous navy blue, silver, and white color palette. Creating a glamorous spin on the traditional nautical theme, the bride and groom incorporated elegant touches of silver rhinestones combined with beautiful white draping to create a luxurious ambiance aboard their floating venue. MORE: YACHT STARSHIP WEDDINGS...

Jewel Toned Downtown Tampa Waterfront Wedding | The Yacht StarShip

  Kristina and Alex’s waterfront downtown Tampa wedding was all about enjoying the best Florida has to offer. The Memphis, Tennessee couple knew they wanted to get married near the water, but ended up getting married on the water! “We decided to go with the Yacht StarShip because it was outdoor and on the water,” the...

Beachy Boho Mint Green and Gray Waterfront Downtown Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship

  Shelbey and Danny’s waterfront Tampa wedding featured a mint and gray color palette and a beachy theme, fitting for locals bride and groom. “We chose a variation of Danny’s company’s colors. He and his brothers started Nardos Natural Skin Care, and their theme is aqua. The business is a big part of our lives so...

Best of 2017: Wedding Ceremonies

ROMANTIC MODERN PINK AND WHITE CLEARWATER WEDDING | COUNTRYSIDE COUNTRY CLUB   “I love simplicity, clean and modern lines, yet color and texture is something I am obsessed with. Most people choose soft colors, but to add the wow factor and to bring your design to the next level, we recommend adding pops of color or...

Waterfront Tampa Bay Wedding Round Up

St. Petersburg Waterfront Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch Jane and Daniel’s waterfront St. Petersburg wedding featured an elegant but casual theme, with an emphasis on the natural color palette of the beautiful scenery of Tampa Bay. “We wanted our guests to be able to enjoy the sunset and the evening outside in a casual setting,...

Nautical Navy and Pink Waterfront Tampa Wedding | Yacht StarShip Wedding

Nautical Waterfront Tampa Wedding | Yacht StarShip Wedding Sara and Dairby’s waterfront Tampa wedding featured a navy, light pink and ivory color palette and nautical elements. “Our theme centered around starfish, and was subtly nautical,” the bride shared. “We chose our color combination because I have always been a pink girl; no other color would ever do for me....

Navy and Pink Nautical Waterfront Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship Wedding

Nautical Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship Wedding Lauren and Saimon’s downtown Tampa wedding reception featured a navy, gold and pink color palette and nautical theme. “The venue was our most important thing, and we loved the Yacht StarShip,” the bride gushed. “We were looking for something unique and affordable and the Yacht StarShip was awesome because we...

Best of 2016: Tampa Bay Wedding Ceremonies

Best of Marry Me Tampa Bay 2016: Wedding Ceremonies The wedding ceremony decor sets the tone for your Tampa Bay wedding. Whether it’s an outdoor, beachfront ceremony or romantic garden setting, it creates the ambiance for your “I dos.” Our favorite wedding ceremony decor includes custom signs greeting your guests, flowers down the aisle and a...

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

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