Do you dream of marrying the love of your life in a fairy tale setting? It’s your special day and your wedding should be as beautiful and unique as your love, and your wedding venue should be a perfect blend of beauty and entertainment that will make both your romance and your memories last a lifetime.
Tampa Bay is a great place to find unique wedding venues that are sure to help make your wedding day as wonderful as you have dreamed, whether it’s in front of a beautiful beach sunset, on a theatrical stage, or even underwater! Here are our top five favorite (and unique) wedding venues near Tampa, Florida:
Sun, sand, gentle breezes. If your dream wedding is outdoors, start this new chapter of life right on the beach! There are many idyllic beaches to choose from on the Gulf Coast, from the shores of Anna Maria Island and the beautiful sunsets on Siesta Key, to the powdery sands and nightlife of Clearwater and St. Pete Beaches. Imagine how beautiful it will be to have the natural melody of whispering waves wash over you and guide you toward the love of your life.
The best part about beach weddings is the price. Beach wedding packages are available for under $1,000 and can include dÃ©cor, seating, photography, DJ, and more. A Tampa beach wedding can also be completely DIY! Set up your ceremony at a public-access beach for absolutely free while focusing your budget on decoration, food, drinks, and the reception. To get more ideas for your own Tampa beach wedding, visit http://gulfbeachweddings.com/.
Get lost in wonderland at the Davis Islands Garden Club! Located near downtown Tampa, this beautiful venue showcases lush green gardens filled with tropical and subtropical plants, towering oak trees, and breathtaking waterfront views. Davis Islands Garden Club also provides a gorgeous veranda and open ballroom for up to 175 guests and rainy-day protection.
This venue is a perfect blank canvas for a truly customized wedding! Any theme and color scheme is sure to stand out when paired with the surrounding natural beauty. Make your dream wedding bloom by learning more about this beautiful Tampa garden wedding venue at http://digclub.org/
Art enthusiasts and creative minds will love joining one another in a building which is as unique as the artistic talent it houses. The Dali Museum, featuring the famous works of artist Salvador Dali, greets its guests with stunning geodesic window architecture and a swirling cylindrical staircase. Offering enough space for up to 650 guests, the Dali hosts beautiful outdoor experiences in their Avant-garden overlooking the Downtown St. Pete waterfront, as well as space on the third floor Atrium. As an added bonus, your entire wedding guest list has the freedom to explore the museum galleries!
The Dali works with a list of top Tampa caterers and your venue fee includes janitorial, so you can get right to enjoying the honeymoon. To draw up plans for your dream wedding at The Dali Museum, visit http://thedali.org/visit/venue-use/.
The Straz Center in downtown Tampa provides a unique and exciting wedding experience that is sure to make a lasting impression. At the Straz, you can exchange vows on a beautifully decorated stage and dine in one of three lavish restaurants including Broadway-themed dining, a buffet with a variety of options, and an outdoor restaurant overlooking the Hillsborough River. Or, hold your ceremony right on the waterfront - The Straz Center offers an outdoor reception area where you can walk down the aisle along the glistening river waters. The Straz Center can host up to 500 guests and can even provide a full-service staff.
For more information about staging your wedding at The Straz, visit http://www.strazcenter.org/Dining-Catering/Weddings.
Dive into your dream ceremony at The Florida Aquarium in Downtown Tampa’s Channelside district! This venue is number one at the top of our list for its unique and immersive under-the-sea experience. Love runs deep through the aquarium waters where you and your soulmate are welcome to say your vows in front of a 500,000-gallon tank and even pose with penguins! At the Aquarium, the staff is committed to providing customized food, beverages, and service for your special day with both indoor and outdoor ceremonies and receptions available for you to choose from!
Hooked on having your unforgettable wedding at The Florida Aquarium? Visit http://www.flaquarium.org/host-event/weddings.aspx for booking and details!
Something Old, Something New
Congratulations on your nuptials and starting your life together. And since your wedding should include “something new,쳌 why not a brand-new dream home? Highland Homes builds quality new homes designed for your life in communities throughout Tampa Bay. Priced from the mid $100’s to $300’s, choose from more than 30 home plans with a variety of sizes and layouts to suit your needs. Then, personalize your dream home through the choice of hundreds of available design options, so your new home perfectly matches your (and your spouse’s) style and needs. We’ll even help you stay within your budget, with low down payment finance options for qualified buyers.
To explore neighborhoods near you and find your personalized new home in Tampa Bay, click here or call our Tampa New Home Specialists at (863) 797-4999.
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