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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...

Formal Elegant Sarasota Waterfront Wedding | Ca d’Zan at The Ringling Museum

Haley and Robert’s luxurious Sarasota destination wedding brought their love story to life with breathtaking waterfront views and sophisticated modern charm. Embracing the stunning beauty of their historic venue, the North Carolina couple chose both an outdoor ceremony and reception to truly showcase the Venetian-inspired architecture of the Ca d’Zan. “I usually have more of...

Romantic, Pastel Tuscan Inspired Tampa Heights Wedding | Armature Works

Brittany and Carl’s romantic Tampa Heights wedding dazzled from top to bottom with gorgeous gold details, tall geometric floral centerpieces, and sweet personal details that represented the bride and groom’s quirky personalities. “Our theme had a very modern, romantic Tuscan feel. I wanted simple yet elegant, with plenty of unique details. Since Carl and I...

Luxurious, Navy Blue, Champagne, and Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Vinoy Renaissance

  Jill and Steven’s timeless downtown St. Pete wedding was a vision of modern elegance with colorful family traditions, dazzling details, and a color palette of navy blue, champagne, and gold. “Our theme was traditional yet classic. We both come from very strong, Italian and Portuguese backgrounds and finding ways to honor that was very...

Tropical Burgundy and Gold Tampa Wedding | ZooTampa at Lowry Park

Casie and Ray’s outdoor modern-chic Tampa wedding took things to a whole new level with a gorgeous tropical ceremony and reception at ZooTampa. With fall in the air, the bride and groom chose a rich jewel-toned color palette of burgundy and gold and served pumpkin beer to toast their special love. “We really wanted to...

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 Black and White Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

  Brooke and Mason’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured pink, purple, and peach florals, elegant blacks and whites for the bridesmaids and groomsmen, and a softly lit reception at unique wedding venue NOVA 535. “We wanted something classic and elegant, but still very fun and us,” the bride shared. Adding to the classy affair, Brooke’s...

Blush Pink and Gold Destination Sarasota Beach Wedding | Longboat Key Club

  Lauren and Jordan’s Longboat Key wedding featured a simplistic, beach-inspired wedding ceremony with a color palette of blush and gold, followed by a glamorous outdoor, garden reception. MORE: LONGBOAT KEY WEDDINGS The Cincinnati, Ohio couple hosted a destination wedding near the groom’s family vacation home. With planning the wedding from afar, the couple hired...

Elegant Purple Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Christina and John’s downtown St. Pete wedding was filled with a color palette of purples, pinks and blues for their modern, whimsical reception. “We don’t take ourselves too seriously, so we thought our wedding should reflect that attitude,” the bride shared. “Certain minor details were important to me, like our custom cake topper. It consisted...

Luxurious Green, Pink & Gold St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | Vinoy Renaissance

Luxurious Ballroom Wedding | Vinoy Renaissance Wedding Sheena and Patrick’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined the traditions of the bride’s culture at a luxurious hotel venue. “We wanted our wedding to feel elegant, classy and colorful! I loved the pink and green exterior on our wedding venue and used that as my inspiration for the...

Cream and Bordeaux South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

Classic, South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Garden Club Wedding Melissa and Ryan’s romantic Tampa garden wedding featured a classic theme with a cream, bordeaux and gray color palette. “I would describe our wedding design as romantic, natural, and classic. My inspiration came from Pinterest after seeing examples of rustic weddings,” the bride explained. “I wanted...

Modern, Tropical Sarasota Wedding | Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

Modern, Tropical Sarasota Wedding | Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium Wedding Kate and Devon’s modern Sarasota wedding featured tropical Florida chic decor and a black, white and gold color motif. “Our theme was modern tropical, spotlighting pineapples. My mother has always loved pineapples, and growing up in the south, I love what pineapples represent (good ol’ southern hospitality),”...

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...

Purple, Orange and Turquoise Moroccan Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Moroccan Ethnic Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535 Wedding Brandi and Imad’s downtown St. Pete wedding reflected the groom’s culture through the music, food and bright color palette, “Our wedding had an elegant Moroccan-inspired theme with rich colors, Arabic music and subtle hints of Moroccan cuisine,” the bride shared. “Imad is from Morocco, and I have...

Emerald Green, Enchanted Garden Wedding | Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club

South Tampa Wedding | Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club Wedding Chelsea and Anthony’s elegant South Tampa wedding reflected the couple’s personalities through their unique music choices. “Our wedding was very personalized. I didn’t want to do anything that has been overdone,” the bride shared. “Instrumental piano covers of Fetty Wap’s Trap Queen, Coldplay’s Viva La Vida,...

Ivory and Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Vinoy Renaissance

Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Vinoy Renaissance Wedding Alexandra and Logan’s traditional downtown St. Pete wedding featured a lavish, outdoor wedding ceremony with floral arches and elegant reception with tall centerpieces and romantic candlelight. “Attention to detail and imagination were most important,” the bride explained. “The chandeliers that hung at the ceremony made me feel...

Green, Gold, and White Plant City Wedding | Wishing Well Barn

Plant City Wedding | Wishing Well Barn Wedding Kaity and Mike’s Plant City wedding didn’t revolve around a particular theme; instead, it focused on the couple’s individual personalties. “Our wedding was folksy, celtic, indie badassness,” the bride shared. “We chose it because of my intense Irish background and my wanting to tribute that whilst paying the attention to...

Elegant, Blue Coastal Chic St. Pete Styled Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch

Blue Coastal St. Pete Waterfront Wedding | St. Pete Wedding Venue Tampa Bay Watch This elegant, coastal inspired styled St. Pete wedding featured neutral bridesmaid colors, wooden farm tables, textured decor and a vibrant waterfront wedding venue. The coastal chic vibe took us on journey to the shores of the Northeast. St. Pete wedding photographers Caroline & Evan Photography captured the...

Vintage, Blush, DIY Downtown St. Pete Destination Wedding | NOVA 535

Vintage, Blush, DIY Downtown St. Pete  Destination Wedding | NOVA 535 Wedding Robyn and Chris’ downtown St. Pete destination wedding featured DIY elements to show their gratitude to their wedding guests. “It was so important to me to put our touches on the wedding and thinking of all things that showed all of our guests how much...

Champagne, Ivory and Gold “Secret Garden” Inspired Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

Champagne, Ivory and Gold “Secret Garden” Inspired Wedding | Tampa Garden Club Amanda and Matt’s South Tampa wedding was filled with pastel flowers, greenery and a Johnny Cash performance by the groom. The Tampa bride’s wedding inspiration came from her favorite childhood movie, The Secret Garden. “In the movie, they bring this old, abandoned garden back to life....

Rustic, Shabby-Chic DIY Lange Farm Wedding

Lange Farm Wedding in Dade City, FL with Dade City Wedding Florist Northside Florist Kelly and Lane met at church, and while the bride thought “he was just another guy,” the friendship quickly grew into a relationship. “Through our in-depth and fun conversations, I knew I wanted to get to know him more and spend...

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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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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