Beach weddings in Florida are becoming increasingly popular, and state parks as a location are guaranteed to be beautiful with all the amenities you desire. Park weddings in Florida can deliver the exceptional experience that you hope for at a fraction of the cost. With a little pre-planning your Florida beach wedding can be an event that everyone remembers fondly. Also, with a park wedding, you will not have to worry about parking issues for your guests.
Location, Location, Location
Once you decide that you are going to have you are going to take advantage of our beach weddings in Florida packages, you will next want to pick out the exact location of the ceremony. It is important that you have an accurate visual of the location and become familiar with the ceremony site. Every detail matters: planning where guests will sit, how chairs will be arranged during the ceremony. Visit the park site online where the ceremony will take place and make notes of what your ideal beach wedding will look like. Here are a few of our most popular park locations for Florida beach weddings:
Sand Key Park, Clearwater Beach
The beach bride below was so happy to walk toward her beloved on Sand Key beach. With scenic views, crystal clear water, and dolphins this Florida park provides a peaceful atmosphere for an intimate beach wedding. Its location away from busier Clearwater Beach means you will get the same benefits of a Gulf beach wedding, without the crowd. When you choose one of our packages for your all inclusive beach wedding, you will truly be able to relax and enjoy your special day in this paradise.
What a stunning walkway to have for your own Sand Key Beach wedding! It is hard to find a better location for destination weddings on the beach.
Fort De Soto Park, St. Pete Beach
Weddings in Florida on the beach come with great beauty when you choose a park like Fort De Soto for your wedding ceremony. The entire island is Fort De Soto Park, a Pinellas county park which offers pristine beaches, fishing, nature trails, boating and even camping.
Anastasia State Park, St. Augustine Beach
This beautiful state park is one of our couples’ favorite. A 1,600-acre state park, its located on a peninsula on Anastasia Island across Matanzas Bay from downtown St. Augustine. There are no buildings on the beach so you see only sand dunes and the Atlantic Ocean for your beach wedding in St. Augustine. There is of parking and for larger weddings your Florida park permit even covers the entrance fee for you and your guests.
One of the most wonderful things about Anastasia State Park is you can rent the Pavilion for your wedding reception if you have a smaller party. Some couples bring trays of appetizers and/or order food for delivery. As you can see by the photo, you can decorate the pavilion and make it very pretty for your beach wedding in Florida.
Cherie Down Park
Another option on the east coast of Florida is Cherie Down Park near Cocoa Beach. Free parking, pretty walkways, greenery and clean beaches await you if you choose this location for your Cocoa Beach wedding. Our photographers are experienced in the use of outdoor lighting to make you both look incredible on your special day.
Wedding Guest Comfort
While the beach may be your favorite place on the planet, it may not be true for your guests. This is why choosing a Florida park wedding will help your guests be comfortable during the ceremony. Plenty of parking, restrooms and cool pavilions will help your family and friends relax and enjoy your special day. This one in Anastasia State Park is decorated to match the wedding couple’s nautical blue, white
Florida Destination weddings are very popular so to avoid disappointment make sure you book early. On average every weekend sees over 40,000 weddings take place! An advantage of booking early is that you will have better chances of booking your favorite beach location. You will also have plenty of time to get the rest of the planning done. Booking early takes the stress about your venue right off the table and frees you up to focus on other details. Contact our beach wedding planners today to get started.