Creative Loafing Best of the Bay 2017: Tampa Bay Wedding Pros

Creative Loafing Best of The Bay 2017: Tampa Bay Wedding Pros

Every year the Tampa Bay community comes together to nominate the Best of the Bay in pretty much every category that you can think of! We are so excited to see many familiar vetted Marry Me Tampa Bay wedding pros nominated this year!

Bride Portrait in Illusion Wedding Dress Over Looking Downtown Tampa | Rooftop Wedding Venue The Glazer Children's Museum | Bridal Wedding Dress Shop Isabel O'Neil Bridal | Wedding Photographer Limelight Photography

Photographer: Limelight Photography | Dress: Isabel O’Neil Bridal Collection | Venue: Glazer Children’s Museum

Scroll through the Creative Loafing Tampa website and vote for your favorites, here are a few of ours below. Polls are open through August 23rd, be sure to VOTE HERE.

Creative Loafing Best of the Bay 2017

Best Barre Studio: Bar Method Tampa

Best Bridal Boutique: Isabel O’Neil Bridal Collection,The BRIDE, Truly Forever Bridal

Best Photo Booth: ShutterBooth, NatureCoast Entertainment Services

Best Spa: Spa Evangeline, The Don CeSar Hotel

Best Florist: Apple Blossoms Floral Design, Northside Florist, Wonderland Floral Art and Gift Loft

Best Hotel: Bay Harbor Hotel, The Birchwood, The Don CeSar, The Vinoy Renaissance St. Pete

Best Pet Sitting: FairyTail Pet Care

Best Place for a Wedding Reception: CL Space, Cross Creek Ranch, The Don CeSar, Isla del Sol Yacht and Country Club, NOVA 535, Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, The Birchwood, The Vault, The Vinoy Renaissance St. Pete, The Yacht StarShip

Best Videographer: Bonnie Newman Creative

Best Local Blogger: Anna Coats of Marry Me Tampa Bay

Best Start Up: Boss Babe Club

Best Local Actress: Lindsay Yarbrough of Lindsay Does Makeup

Best Local Photographer: Andi Diamond, Kera Photography

Best Desserts: Alessi Bakery, Pop Goes The Party, Sweetly Dipped Confections, Tastes of Tampa Bay

Best Bakery PASTRIES: A Piece of Cake and Desserts




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

Avila Golf & Country Club

Florida Rustic Barn Weddings

The Vault

The Godfrey Hotel

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Red Mesa Events

Kera Photography

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

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

Bruce Wayne Florals

Truly Forever Bridal

Michele Renee The Studio

Elite Events Catering

Tastes of Tampa Bay


Longboat Key Club

Beso Del Sol

Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club

The Poynter Institute

The Don CeSar Hotel

Hotel Zamora

Postcard Inn

The Mahaffey Theater

Hotel Alba

Bayou Club

Kemari Lyn Films

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

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

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Nikki’s Glitz and Glam Boutique

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

Bella Bridesmaid

A&P Designs

Bay Kings Band

Grant Hemond & Associates

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