St. Pete Beach Weddings
Do you want a beach wedding in a more lively, upbeat Florida city? Then a St. Petersburg Beach Wedding is the ideal beach wedding venue for you. With over 3,000 vacation accommodations available, this Tampa beach venue offers you many options to fit your vibe.
St. Pete 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 around this Tampa Florida beach.
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 a 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 wedding guests are sure to remember.
Do I need a permit for my St. Petersburg Beach Wedding?
Yes. You will need a permit for your St. Pete beach wedding ceremony. Our dedicated beach wedding planners can help you with that.
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, we will provide access to our list of recommendations for hotels, possible reception venues, hair and makeup, florists, etc.
Will I get a sunset in St. Petersburg?
Yes, St. Pete, Florida is perfect for a sunset wedding. We perform our ceremonies approximately an hour before sunset time. The sun sets directly over the Gulf beach and sinks into the emerald waters. If you are looking for a sunset beach wedding, this is the destination for you. What better way to have a wedding in St. Petersburg, Florida than on the beach as the sun sinks into the sea.
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St. Pete Beach Wedding Packages
Our St. Pete beach wedding packages bring class and elegance to the beautiful, tropical Gulf beach setting. We have made sure that all of our decorations meet high bridal expectations. With large bamboo poles, many aisle-way choices, bamboo wedding arch and canopy colors and more, you are sure to find the beach wedding package that fits your needs. From cheap to higher end pricing, we have designed the most elegant and classic St. Pete Beach 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 your 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. We help you with your State of Florida marriage license.
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 2-90 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 are looking for class and elegance for your unforgettable beach wedding experience, then our Distinctive Design Packages are for you. We use upgraded bamboo for the full bamboo wedding arch, 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 chilled water station for your guests enjoyment. It is just like your having your own private wedding chapel! Check out our Distinctive Designs on the packages page.
Where will my Beach Wedding in St. Pete take place?
Upham Beach in St. Pete’s is a great wedding venue on the sea. 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.
One of the most tropical and beautiful parks is Fort De Soto Park beach. With sand that sparkles like snow and warm Gulf beach water, this is the perfect place for your dream Gulf beach wedding. We help you with obtaining a marriage license in Florida.
If you’d like to be close to shops, Historic Pass-A-Grille is a quaint, laid back beach town where you can park your car and walk to Pass-A-Grill Beach, boutiques, ice cream shop, outdoor art market, restaurants, and fishing piers. These locations are close to Clearwater Beach, Florida for a day trip and provide one of the best places to get married on the beach.
Where should I stay for my St. Pete Beach Wedding?
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 St. Pete Beach hotel provides 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!
Plaza Beach Hotel – Beachfront Resort
The Plaza Beach Hotel has been family owned and operated since 1988. With just 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 the St. Pete Beach weather every day.
St. Pete Beach Wedding Reception Locations
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.
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: St. Pete Beach Wedding
Consider a trip to Busch Gardens. Located in Tampa, just a short drive from St. Pete Beach, 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!