Amanda and Connor’s Davis Islands Garden Club Wedding

This colorful Davis Islands Garden Club wedding absolutely reflected Amanda and Connor. It was colorful, fun, and filled with love and laughter.

The couple met pre-pandemic through mutual friends, dated long distance with Zoom dates when the world closed down, and continued their beautiful love story when it reopened. And the rest is history!


Bride and groom at Davis Islands Garden Club.

Getting Ready

The ladies started their day with hair and makeup services and fun getting-ready photos. 


Bride and bridal party having hair and makeup done.


Across town, Connor and the guys were getting dressed and ready for his first look with Amanda and some pre-ceremony family and wedding party photos.


Groom getting dressed for his wedding at Davis Islands Garden Club.


A Couple of Cutie Patooties!

Amanda says she knew Connor was the one when he called her a Cutie Patootie! After seeing their first-look photos at Davis Islands Garden Club, we think they are both Cutie Patooties!



A Very Colorful Wedding Party!

Following their first look, the couple invested time before the ceremony for some family and wedding party photos. 

We love the soft pastel colors of the bridal party’s dresses and bouquets and how the colors come together in Amanda’s bouquet and throughout the wedding decor.



And the guys are a pretty fun and colorful bunch, too!



Here Comes The Sun

The Davis Islands Garden Center outdoor ceremony space was beautifully decorated, with a wedding structure overflowing with colorful flowers that continued up the aisle.


Outdoor wedding ceremony at Davis Islands Garden Club.


With everyone in their place, Amanda, escorted by her father, made her entrance to “Here Comes The Sun” by the Brooklyn Duo.


Bride and her father walk down the aisle at Davis Islands Garden Club.


The couple exchanged wedding vows and rings, surrounded by family and close friends, before sealing their vows with a kiss.



The newlyweds stopped partway up the aisle for one more kiss under a shower of bubbles. 


Bride and groom stop for a kiss after their wedding ceremony.


Their wedding party, family, and guests followed them up the aisle, forming a conga line to cocktails – because, who doesn’t love a conga line?


Wedding party forming a conga line leading guests to cocktail hour!


Cocktail Hour and More Fun!

Guest enjoyed cocktails and some light bites while having a bunch of fun! Cocktail hour included a Jenga guestbook where friends could leave warm wishes on the game pieces. The couple had a custom Corn Hole set with Mr. and Mrs. bags and a Croquet set that perfectly matched the wedding’s colorful decor!



Too Cute For Words!

While guests enjoyed cocktail hour and fun, the newlyweds wandered across Davis Islands Garden Club, taking incredible black-and-white wedding portraits. The photos are stunning and timeless.



Party Up!

Inside the Davis Islands Garden Club, the ballroom looked like a beautiful garden party. The wedding structure and ceremony flowers created an incredible backdrop for the couple’s sweetheart table.

Guest tables were draped in white linens. Gold chiavari chairs, gold urns filled with colorful flowers, and wedding favors of golden honey added warmth to the decor.



Off to one side was the couple’s two-tiered white wedding cake, surrounded by flowers and miniature Bundt Cakes!


Wedding cake surrounded by miniature Bundt cakes.


Following the couple’s introductions, everyone was seated for a Welcome by the Father of the Bride.



A blessing, and a delicious buffet-style dinner with a menu that included.


Mixed Greens Salad

Carved to Order Flank Steak

Penne Alfredo 

Chicken Marsala 

Medley of Fresh Vegetables 

Garlic Mashed Potatoes 

Dinner Rolls


Toasts were up next, followed by the couple’s cake-cutting before the newlyweds took to the dance floor for their first dance to “Perfect For Me” by Bradley Marshall. 



The evening continued with a packed dance floor before the couple snuck off for some late-night photos to cap it off.

Congratulations, Amanda and Connor! We wish you a colorful life filled with happiness and flowers.


Bride and groom's nighttime photos in the gazebo of the Davis islands Garden Club


Davis Islands Garden Club Wedding Vendors

Thank you to the Tampa area wedding vendors who made Amanda and Brandon’s Davis I<slands Garden Club wedding so special.


Wedding Venue: Davis Islands Garden Club

Tampa Wedding Day Manager: Special Moments Event Planning

Hair and Makeup: Goldplaited Express Styling and Makeup

Wedding Photography: Kristen Marie Photography

Floral Design: Monarch Events and Design

DJ: Grant Hemond and Associates

Catering: Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Chair Rental: Chiavari Chic

Bakery: Nothing Bundt Cakes

Bakery: Publix

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