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Florida Gulf Beach Weddings provides beautiful and affordable Florida Destination Beach Wedding Packages for all beach locations in Pinellas County, Sarasota County, Manatee County and Tampa Bay.
Choosing the right company for your wedding, elopement, vowel renewal or commitment wedding ceremony can be a time consuming and exhausting.
Our Team can help with all your wedding plans from an Intimate Elopement, Vowel Renewal, Small Family Wedding or Second Marriage to a Larger Formal Weddings, and Commitment Wedding Ceremonies.
We have designed our
Florida Beach Wedding Packages for all size weddings and ceremonies and offer many wedding packages to choose from.
You may customize our
beach wedding packages with choice of wedding colors, bring your own wedding music ( please put songs a phone with ear jack, tablet, ipod or ipad ) and add other personal touches.
At Florida Gulf Beach Weddings We Offer!
At Florida Gulf Beach Weddings We Do Not!
Limit you to the number of guest who may attend your wedding .
Restrict you to certain days of the week because of package choice.
Charge Extra for Sunset Weddings
Charge Extra for Bridal Aisle
Charge Extra for Recorded Wedding Music
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We are happy to offer recommendations on the Best Florida Beach for your
wedding and days of the week for your wedding depending on size and number
of guest. When possible midweek ( Monday - Thursday ) are always the best
choice and you will find the beach less crowded making for a more romantic
Our wedding ceremony packages include your Ceremony Site, Beach Decorations with Bamboo Arches, Gazebos, Chairs, Tike Torches, Bridal Aisle, PA System with Recorded Wedding Music, Photographers, Video, Live Wedding Music, Professional Ceremony Officiate, Recording of Marriage License, Ceremony Site Coordinator, includes Setup, Take Down and Clean Up.Ala Carte Items: You may add to any or all of these to our ceremony packages. Barefoot Beach Shoe Basket, Champagne Toast, Bottle Water, Rose Petal, Celebration Bubbles, Bridal Bouquets, Beach Tent Cake Cutting and Cool Down Drinks, Wedding Signs and more....
Common Q and A
about a Florida Beach Wedding:
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Florida Beach Wedding Locations!
How to choose the right beach for your wedding! Let us help you choose the best beach for your wedding. We are familiar with and can help advise you of any permit cost or travel fees which may apply, or any beach restrictions or special amenities to your beach choice. If you have already chosen a beach location because!
That is where you first met or got engaged.
Have always dreamed and envisioned your wedding,
A family member or friend referred it to you.
Closes location to where they will be staying or having their reception
St Pete Beach
Florida Wedding! ( Pass A Grille Beach - Upham Beach - Ft Desoto Beach Park )
*Our favorite beach and the best location for weddings on St Pete Beach Florida. Located on a peninsula at the southern most end of Pinellas County, it is the home to the world famous sand sculpting competitions, and is one of the best locations for a beach wedding. As dolphins play and sail boats cruise in the background, this location makes a picture perfect place to celebrate your wedding, vow renewal, commitment ceremony or elopement. With a wide variety of hotels and resorts on St Pete Beach for you and your guests, we are confident you will find one you like. The Pink Palace or the Don Cesar Beach Resort marks the entrance to Pass a Grille Beach. View More Information Clearwater Beach
Florida Wedding! ( Avalon St - Somerset Ave - Sand Key Beach - Private Homes /Condo's )
Clearwater Beach has long been known world wide for it's white powder sand and tropical warm weather. With so many activities to take part in, along with the abundance of restaurants and night life, Clearwater Beach can be a great place for a young couple or a family with children to celebrate their wedding, vow renewal, commitment ceremony or elopement. Clearwater Beach is very wide and tends to be busy by the shore line. It is best to have the wedding closer to the beach entrance and beautiful sand dunes. Your photographer will take you to the shoreline afterwards for more photos by the water. We recommend a morning or sunset weddings at this location. View More Information
Florida Beach Wedding! ( Sunset Beach - Lions Club Hall - Sunset Vista's Resort
)Treasure Island is our 2nd choice of beach weddings and perfect for all couples. Sunset Beach is located in a residential area, so there are no hotels to crowd the beach. It does not have public vendors renting chairs and umbrellas to restrict the beach. Sunset Vista is one of our favorite beach front hotels for weddings. You must stay at Sunset Vista's Beach Front Resort to have your beach wedding, commitment ceremony, vow renewal or elopement wedding here. The best reception location on Treasure Island is the Lions Club Beach Hall and perfect for all of Our Wedding Packages are perfect for this location. View More Information
Indian Rocks Beach
Florida Wedding! ( 4th Ave Holiday Inn - Main 18th Ave - 1st Ave and
Gulf BlvdIndian Rocks Beach, Florida, got it's name when a native medicine man miraculously healed his chief with the waters from a natural rock surrounded sulfur spring located across from Indian Rocks Beach City Hall. Now Indian Rocks Beach is a thriving community that has maintained most of its original character, and supports a lively mixture of recreational activities. From our Nature Preserve, to our parks, to our sandy shores, you'll find a smile on every face, and a warm Florida welcome with everyone you meet. Unlike Clearwater Beach, Indian Rocks Beach feels more relaxing and stress free. No paid permits required for weddings at Indian Rocks Beach which should be taken into consideration for budget minded brides. View More Information
Florida Wedding! ( Double Tree - Constitution Park and Public Beach - Ambassador Condo
)Redington Beach is mainly a residential and condo resort community. It has a few public access points for your beach wedding, vow renewal, elopement or commitment ceremony. Located between Clearwater Beach and St Pete both Redington offer a few wedding sites. Redington Beach have limited parking, so smaller weddings are suggested. You and your guest can catch a deep sea fishing charter at Hubbard’s Marina for a great day on the water. Don't forget a hat and suntan lotion! View More Information
Florida Wedding! ( Johns Pass Beach - Tom Kitty Park - Barefoot Beach Resort
)Located between Clearwater Beach and St Pete both Madeira Beach offer a few wedding sites. John’s Pass Village is a very popular and it's a fun place to visit with its unique shopping district which overlooks John’s Pass. Most access points on Madeira Beach has limited parking, so smaller weddings are suggested. John's Pass is the seafood and grouper fishing headquarters of Florida. You and your guest can catch a deep sea fishing charter at Hubbard’s Marina for a great day on the water. View More Information Sarasota County
Florida Beach Wedding! ( Lido Beach - Siesta Key Beach - Turtle Beach - Lido Resort
)The beaches located in Sarasota County Florida are known world wide for having sugar white sand and breath taking sunsets. A travel fee and permit fee are required for these locations. You can mostly like see a beach wedding, vow renewal, elopement, or commitment ceremony almost every day of the year. Voted in the top ten beach consistently, Siesta Key’s beaches have endless stretch's of white sand along the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It's perfect for building sandcastles, romantic strolls along the beach and enjoying the beautiful sunsets. View More Information Manatee County
Florida Beach Wedding! ( Anna Maria Island - Holmes Beach - Coquina Key Beach
)The Manatee County Florida Beach of Anna Maria Island is known as the "Wedding Capitol of Florida". A travel fee is required for these locations. It is a barrier island on the coast of Manatee County and is bounded on the west by the Gulf of Mexico, and on the south by Longboat Pass which separates it from Longboat Key. On the east by Anna Maria Sound, and on the north by Tampa Bay. Anna Maria Island is approximately seven miles long north to south. Anna Maria Island was discovered by local American Indian tribes. We specialize in beach wedding, commitment ceremony, vow renewal or elopement wedding here. View More Information
Florida Beach Wedding! ( Cypress Point Beach - Picnic Island - Davis Island Beach
Florida Beach locations are designed for couples located in Hillsborough County or fling into TIA ( Tampa International Airport ) and don't have time to make the trip to one of the Gulf Beach Locations for their wedding. Not quite as nice as the beaches located in Pinellas County you will still be able to have your beach dream wedding, vowel renewal or commitment ceremony with your feet in the sand. A paid beach permit is required for these locations. As a registered providers with the parks department we will obtain beach wedding permit for you. View More Information
Our Wedding Ceremony and Vows
Choosing the right ceremony vows can be as important as choosing the right package to some couples. We have professional wedding officiates who are notaries, ministers or rabbi's and offer some popular formats and ceremony choices below. You may always include family members, children and friends who would like to participate in your wedding ceremony.
- No Extra Charge for Unity Sand or Blessing Stones.
- No Extra Charge for Custom Ceremony Vows.
- No Extra Charge for Including Family Members, Children or Guest in the Ceremony.
Ceremonies and Vows:
Seashore - Vows a unique ceremony with nautical theme perfect for beach wedding.
Traditional - Wedding vows are the most popular ceremony choice.
Christian - Wedding vows are great for all religious beliefs, can be customized for your.
Commitment - Ceremonies are perfect for all couples has beautiful wording.
Include Children - In your wedding ceremony, they are always welcome.
Unity Sand - Ceremony symbolizing the joining of couple or family together.
Blessing Stones - are a fun way to include guest after, children love this.
Readings and Bible Verses - for your wedding ceremony.
We have the following readings available:
, 1st Corinthians
, Irish Blessing
, Art Of A Good Marriage
, Treat With Respect
, Native American Reading
, Wine and Breaking Glass
, Jumping The Broom
, Hand Ceremony
, Art Of A Good Marriage, Why Marriage, Eskimo Reading,
Tie The Knot ( Hand Fasting / Trinty Knot / God's Knot / Fishermans Knot / Mystic Knot / Infinty Knot
You may also choose one of your one if you like.
Florida Marriage License / Clerks of Court
You must have a Florida Marriage License prior to the ceremony. This does not apply to commitment ceremonies or vowel renewals. If you are already married we are still happy to provide a ceremony for you.
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Bride and groom must obtain a Florida Marriage License to get married in Florida. Florida Residence 3 day waiting period, may be waived by taking ( Online Premarital Course
). No waiting period for out of State Residence, no blood test. We provide( Marriage License by Mail
) for out of state and international residents.
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Best Time and Days For Florida Beach Weddings
When possible the best days are Monday through Friday. The beach is less crowded and more parking is available. If weekends work best for for you and your guest, then mornings before 10:30am or 1 hour prior to sunset are the best time for beach weddings. If booking hours during midday, we are happy to help you find the best beach location for you.
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Beach Parking and Options and Alternatives
Parking and meter fees are not included in the beach wedding package price. Parking at many location can be difficult during busy hours and weekends. It is best to plan a Midweek or a morning wedding prior to 10:30am or a Sunset Beach Wedding if possible.
We are happy to provide weddings setups behind the hotel or resort which will allow this, additional cost may apply. Please let us know where you will be staying and we will contact them. They may charge you a separate beach fee or have certain requirements so please discuss this with them.Paid parking by meter hourly rates or flat rate for whole day may apply.
It is best to have a credit card and cash if possible. A good and fun alternative is to reserve the Wedding Jolley Troll. You may rent the Wedding Jolley Trolley for your wedding party and guests arrive in tropical style on Clearwater’s Jolley Trolley.
Our trolleys seat 30 passengers and we have both open and air conditioned trolleys available. Rates are based on time and distance with a three hour minimum. You set the hours and length for your Private Jolley Trolley Charter.
Gulf Beach Weddings are proud members of Sarasota County Visitor and Tourism, Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce and St Pete Visitor Association. And have been serving happy couples for over 10 years in the Tampa Bay Area.
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