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St. Petersburg Beach Weddings

Are you looking to have a beach wedding in a more lively, upbeat city? Then a St. Petersburg Beach Wedding is the ideal beach for you. With over 3,000 vacation accommodations available, from well known hotels with an abundance of amenities, to your small laid back motel, you can find the accommodations that fit your vibe.

St. Petersburg beach is within 30 miles of the Tampa International Airport and the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, which means less travel when your plane lands, and more time to prepare for your St. Pete Beach Wedding. Don’t worry about the stress of renting a car, enjoy the Suncoast Beach Trolley, making it easy and convenient for you, and your guests, to get out and enjoy all of the local activities. 

Keep busy on the days leading up to your wedding with many water activities, such as parasailing, paddle boarding, and windsurfing, followed by your favorite drink at your hotel tiki bar. End one of your nights at the famous RumFish Grill, where you can dine next to a 33,500 gallon fish tank filled with wildlife from the local Gulf, an experience you and your guests are sure to remember!



Do I need a permit for my St. Petersburg Beach Wedding?

Yes. You will need a permit for your beach wedding ceremony. 

Do you provide recommendations for vendors?

Yes. We have a few of our preferred vendors listed on this page. Once you reserve your wedding date with us, you will have access to our list of recommendations for hotels, hair and makeup, florists, etc..

Does the sun set in St. Petersburg?

Yes, the sun sets directly over the ocean. If you are looking for a Sunset Florida beach wedding, this is the place for you. 

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St. Petersburg Beach Wedding Packages

Our St. Petersburg beach wedding packages bring class and elegance to the beautiful, tropical ocean setting. We have made sure that all of our decorations meet our high expectations. With large bamboo poles, many aisle-way choices, bamboo canopy colors and more, you are sure to find the beach wedding package that fits your needs. We have designed the most elegant and classic St. Petersburg elopement packages and large scale destination weddings. 

St. Petersburg Beach Elopements

St. Petersburg Beach Elopements are a dream come true. If you are looking to escape the stress of wedding planning and have some fun, this is the best choice for you. Our Simply Florida Package includes a beautiful, large bamboo canopy, ceremony officiant and ceremony photographer. The views of the stunning sunset will leave you in awe.  Kick back and relax on the ocean, go jet skiing, sailing, and explore the upbeat city. 




Nautical Knot Package

Our Nautical Knot Beach Wedding Package is the most affordable options if you are looking to enjoy your ceremony with some friends and family. This package includes a three post bamboo arch draped in up to two of your color choices, an aisle-way, ceremony music, chairs, officiant and more. Be able to be surrounded by your bridal party, include your kids, and bring your family to you St. Petersburg Beach wedding ceremony. Enjoy walking down the aisle with your toes in the sand while music plays to the love of your life, surrounded by beautiful beach decor and a professional beach wedding company. 






Destiny Package

The main appeal of our Destiny Package is the full bamboo canopy and the customizable options. With a wide array of canopy colors, aisle-way choices, ceremony music choices and more, you can make the package as unique as you are. Whether you plan to go tropical or natural, you will have plenty of options.  Our Destiny Package can accommodate any amount of guests, whether it will be just you and your close family, or all of your friends and family, this package is a great choice for you. If you will be having over 50 people, you will need to contact us for a custom quote. 




Distinctive Designs

If you are looking for class and elegance for your unforgettable beach wedding experience, then our Distinctive Design Packages are for you. We use our upgraded bamboo for the full bamboo canopy, elegant draping, dramatic aisle-ways, upgraded sand ceremony vase, deluxe white chairs with chair band, ceremony officiant, ceremony music, a chalkboard sign announcing the new couple, and a water and lemonade station for your guests enjoyment. Check out our Distinctive Designs on the packages page. 

Where will my Beach Wedding in St. Petersburg take place? 

Upham Beach is a great option for your St. Petersburg Beach wedding. With white sand, beautiful sunsets, metered parking, restrooms and more. Upham Beach has beautiful greenery, adding a great backdrop to your after ceremony photography. The biggest appeal of Upham beach, is the break of almost constant hotels and condos on the beach. Upham Beach is the closest public beach access to Pasadena Avenue and Corey Avenue. It also has beautiful wooden walkways over the dunes and rocks in the water. 

Where should I stay for my St. Petersburg Beach Wedding?

St. Pete Beach weddings and hotels on the beach.

The Beachcomber

The Beachcomber will bring you to the “5 o’clock somewhere” state of mind for your beach wedding. Enjoy their private beach, outdoor pool and of course Jimmy B’s Beach Bar. Jimmy B’s Beach Bar (shown above) serves up cold drinks and delicious food right at your hotel. This is an easy and convenient way to plan dinners with your guests, or enjoy a nice relaxing evening beachfront dinner with your fiance. This is an easy way to kickback, relax and not have to worry about traveling or getting around. The best part? The views of the sunset you will receive from the deck! 

St. Petersburg beach weddings and locations

Plaza Beach Hotel – Beachfront Resort

The Plaza Beach Hotel has been family owned and operated since 1988. With just a 39 suites, you and your guests can enjoy the place without major crowds. All of the suites have a kitchenette and are spacious. With mini golf on site, volleyball nets, pool, beach chairs and more, you can truly enjoy your St. Petersburg beach vacation. 

St. Petersburg Beach Reception Locations

St. Petersburg Beach Weddings and events to dine,

400 Beach Seafood and Taphouse

400 Beach Seafood and Taphouse has many different private dining options. This will allow you to truly enjoy visiting with your guests that came down for your wedding. Enjoy the private chef’s table, which holds up to 12. Or take advantage of their other rooms for larger weddings. With the capability to go up to 200 people, you are sure to find something that fits your needs. Continue the class and elegance our beach weddings have with an unforgettable private dining experience. 

St. Petersburg beach weddings and ideas.


Take advantage of this beautiful, modern restaurant. With unique drinks, fine dining and panoramic views of the ocean, their rooftop dining is an experience you and your guests won’t forget. Not only do they have rooftop dining, but also private indoor dining if you are looking for something inside. Castile brings serves Latin and Mediterranean dishes with fresh seafood that showcase the seasons. 

Things to do for your St. Petersburg Beach Wedding

Consider a trip to Busch Gardens. Located in Tampa, just a short drive from St. Petersburg, Busch Gardens will be an experience you and your family will love. This is a great way to add some thrill and adventure to your relaxing beach location. If you will be traveling with teens, they will love the wide array of roller coasters. Kids will enjoy the smaller rides and seeing all the animals that Busch Gardens has on display as well. This is a great trip for people of all ages!