As Florida based wedding planners, we work in ALL the markets! But we’re really taking a shine to Tampa lately! We have some amazing weddings scheduled for this year and we know they’re going to make y’all swoon!  So, as your trusted  Tampa area wedding coordinator/planner, we feel it our duty to share some of our favorite venues in the Tampa area!  We’re going to break it down by type over the coming weeks (Industrial, Ballroom, Beach, Ranch, etc). First up, our favorite wedding venues on the beach in the Tampa area- with a little info about their capacity, menu offerings and “vibe”!

The Don CeSar:

“The Don CeSar’s proud heritage dates all the way back to 1928. …our Pink Palace sits right on the Gulf of Mexico…The Don offers romantic ceremony locations ranging from our tropical courtyard to Gulf-front beach to our Grand Ballroom. [They] have eight elegant reception locations including beachside pavilions and stunning outdoor terraces.

Intimate gatherings are a special passion of theirs, but they can also accommodate weddings for up to 250. They have 10 event spaces – both indoor and outdoor options are available (personally, we love the outdoor options)! Menu prices start at $160 per person.

Follow them on Instagram here.


The Sandpearl Resort:

“Let the paradise that surrounds Sandpearl set the stage for your day in the sun. Enjoy the wedding of a lifetime in exquisite locations adorned by the subtle hues and natural surroundings of sand, sea and tropical flora and fauna. No detail is overlooked in the planning of your perfect moment that will last a lifetime. Our Catering and Special Event team offers comprehensive services to ensure you enjoy your memorable event. From engagement parties, bridal showers, elegant rehearsal dinners and intimate wedding receptions, to relaxed after-wedding brunches, we would be delighted to help you create wonderful memories for your special occasion.”

They offer three ballrooms + outdoor space and have a capacity of 325.  Menu prices start at $24 per person for daytime weddings.

Follow them on Instagram here.


The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg:

“The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club is a romantic backdrop for your fairytale wedding.  With 1920s Mediterranean Revival architecture, it sets the stage for an unbelievable wedding as unique as you.  Elegant surroundings and flawless service await you.”

They have 26 event spaces and can accommodate up to 800! Prices currently begin at $102 per person for plated meals. The menu is quite extensive and the food is delicious!

Follow them on Instagram here.

The Rusty Pelican Tampa:

“A true gem, The Rusty Pelican has maintained a landmark reputation in the Tampa Bay area for the past 24 years. Stunning and sophisticated with four beckoning warm fireplaces, guests can gaze at the bay and listen to the soothing sound of waves lapping at the pier below. Recent honors include a nomination for “the best view”, with an incredible panorama of Tampa Bay and the lights underneath the restaurant that iilluminates the bay’s marine life you won’t find a more relaxing place to dine.”

They feature elegant banquet rooms and private indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces overlooking Tampa Bay’s beautiful waterfront. With five different event spaces and an ability to accommodate up to 250, they’re a great option for events large and small! Menu options start at $57 per person.

Follow them on Instagram here!

Are you planning to get married at any of these? We’d love to chat with you!