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Congratulations on your wedding and ceremony plans!

And thank you for visiting our site.

Florida Gulf Beach Weddings provides beautiful and affordable Florida Destination Beach Wedding Packages for all beach locations in Pinellas County, Sarasota County, Manatee County and Tampa Bay. Choosing the right company can be time-consuming and exhausting, especially when you are booking online or 100’s of miles away.  Let us take care of all the stressful organizing, so you can really enjoy your big day!

Our team of Wedding Professionals can help with all of your wedding plans:  Intimate Elopement, Vow-Renewal, Small Family Wedding or Second Marriage, Large Formal Weddings & Commitment Ceremonies.

We have pre-designed our Florida Beach Wedding Packages to be All-Inclusive for all group sizes and budgets (2, 10, 20, 40, 50+).  There are 6 Beach Wedding Packages we currently offer, with the flexibility to customize your choice of Flower Color, Chair Sash Color, Wedding Music (please save to a playlist on an iPhone, SmartPhone, iPad, iPod, etc), Ceremony Vows – Unity Sand & Blessing Stones, and much more.




At Florida Gulf Beach Weddings We Offer!

  • Marriage License by Mail for Out-of-State Residents and International Couples
  • Online Premarital Course for Florida Residents (Coming Soon!)
  • 10% Military Discounts for Active Military
  • 24/7 Unlimited Emails and Phone Call Support
  • Our New Private Reception Location – Affordable Banquet
  • 365 Availability:  Midweek (Monday – Thursday) are always the best choice and you will find the beach far less crowded, making for a more romantic ceremony.


At Florida Gulf Beach Weddings We Do Not!

  • Limit You to the Number of Guest Who May Attend
  • Restrict You to Certain Days of the Week
  • Charge Extra for Sunset Weddings or Weekends
  • Charge Extra for Booking a Permit on Your Behalf
  • Charge Extra for Bridal Aisle Way
  • Charge Extra for Recorded Wedding Music

Why Choose US?

Since 2001, Florida Gulf Beach Weddings has officiated, photographed, coordinated, and organized 3,000+ Destination Weddings from Clearwater Beach to Siesta Key, Sarasota.  A Full-Service Beach Wedding Company, we offer preferred Beach Locations, Wedding Vendors, and recommend Reception Locations based on your wedding size.  Our Wedding Packages are All-Inclusive and designed to be simple and affordable, yet elegant.  Just bring your Marriage License and Rings to the Ceremony – we take care of the rest!

Our Beach Wedding Packages include:  Wedding Ceremony Site, Bamboo Arch & Decorations, Gazebo Arch Upgrade, Chairs w/ Cover & Choice of Sash, Tiki Torches, Bridal Aisle, PA System with Recorded Wedding Music (Bluetooth Enabled), Photography, Video, Live Wedding Music, Professional Ceremony Officiant, Recording of Marriage License and Day-Of Coordinator.  This also includes Setup, Beach Raking, Take Down and Cleanup.

À la Carte Items

You may add any or all of these to our Wedding Packages:  Barefoot Beach Shoe Basket, Sunset Champagne Toast, Rose Petal Aisle Way, Celebration Bubbles, Bridal Bouquets, Beach Tent Cake Cutting, Wedding Signs and much more…Please see our ‘About Us’ page for more History & Mission Statement.


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Common Q & A about a Florida Beach Wedding

I would like to have a Beach Ceremony w/ Tent Reception

The Tent reception may not be what you expect.

Keep in mind: only certain locations allow this and additional fees apply for permits, tent rental and additional insurance. The cost varies depending on the size of the tent and location. Keep in mind, the local wildlife (birds) will be joining you and these areas are often the most crowded sections of beach.The best solution is to have the ceremony at a remote, more private location and the reception nearby (within 5-10 minute drive).

Most of the guests coming into town for the ceremony will be renting a car regardless and can carpool.

We do offer a Wedding + Reception Packages at our new reception facility on St. Pete Beach (6655 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL):  www.affordablebanquet.com

This is arguably the best options since it has a built-in back up plan in case of inclement weather!

Please Contact Us via email or call (727) 475-2272 for more options!

Wedding Cancelations / Refundable Deposits

Unfortunately, the deposit, plus any fees spent on your behalf for items to service your wedding are non refundable. They are paid to individuals and companies to reserve their date and time. This includes but is not limited to permits, flowers, cakes, supplies, outside deposits to specialty vendors.

Cancellations Due To Natural Disaster

You may have the choice to apply the fee to another date, time or location. This date must be discussed and agreed upon to avoid conflicts with previous bookings.

Customizing Our Wedding?

Yes, you may choose your own ceremony and include what you would like. You can include family and friends

You must provide us with a printable word document of your ceremony via email and at the time of the ceremony with any changes or additions to our standard ceremony.

We cannot accept additions after the original registration.

Additional Fees

There is no additional cost for custom ceremonies.

Unity sand, blessing stones, extra fees?

There is no additional charge for any of these. Unity Sand or Blessing Stones are included in wedding packages.

Can our pets be include in the ceremony or wedding party?

Yes at some locations.  Please contact us or the beach location to confirm.

Can we have singers and music during the ceremony?

Yes – An optional PA System is available for rental.

Do you charge extra for rehearsal?

Yes there is an additional $100 fee of for rehearsal.

May we use our own officiant?

Yes you may use your own officiant .

If you use your own officiant we are not responsible for any aspect of the

ceremony, guest control, signs or marriage license information.

Do the Rabbi and Priest charge the same fee as the notary and minister?

No – The fee for the Rabbi and Priest is to be discussed with them and paid directly to them.

Do you offer a premarital course?

Yes – Click Here to learn all about it!

Outside vendors and direct booking?

We are not responsible for any service provided for outside vendors, booked or paid for directly.

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Florida Marriage License / Clerks of Court

We are registered providers for Marriage License by Mail for out of state and international residents. We also offer Online Premarital Course for Florida Residents. *Note you may apply for a marriage license online, however you MUST still go in person to obtain it. Be sure to read all the rules.
  • Manatee County Florida
  • Sarasota County Florida
  • Download Pinellas County Application
  • Download Orange County Application
  • Download Hillsborough
  • County Application
Bride and groom must obtain a Florida Marriage License to get married in Florida. Florida Residence 3 day waiting period, may be waived by taking ( Online Premarital Course ). No waiting period for out of State Residence, no blood test. We provide( Marriage License by Mail ) for out of state and international residents. Learn More