Ariel and Danny’s Davis Islands Garden Club Wedding

Davis Islands Garden Club was a picture-perfect location for Ariel and Danny’s Tampa Bay wedding.

After the wedding parties got dressed and ready, Ariel had a first look with her father before seeing her groom-to-be for the first time.

Tampa bride with her wedding party

Tampa bride walking up behind her father

Tampa bride's first look with her father

Bride walking up behind her groom for thier first look

Groom seeing his bride for the first time before their David Islands Garden Club wedding

The couple allowed plenty of time for portraits and photos with their wedding parties and family before the wedding ceremony. This left them the rest of the day to enjoy family and friends.

brid mand groom holding hands at Davis Islands Garden Club

Wedding portraits at Davis Islands Garden Club

Wedding party photos at Davis Islands Garden Club

With This Ring

The beautiful outdoor wedding ceremony began with Ariel being escorted down the aisle by her father. Although Danny had seen her earlier in the day during their first look, he was overcome with emotion seeing his bride walk down the aisle.

Father of the bride walking his daughter down the aisle at Davis Islands Garden Club

emotional groom seeing his bride to be walking down the aisle

The ceremony was personal and touching, and how cute was this kiss as they made their way back down the aisle?

Tampa bride and groom exchanging wedding vows

Bride and groom kissing after thier wedding ceremony


During the cocktail reception, guests were invited to write messages to the couple on Jenga blocks. This guest book is so much fun and something the couple will use for years to come.

Jenna pieces make a great wedding guest book


Following the cocktail reception, guests made their way into the Davis Islands Garden Club ballroom. The space was draped with soft white fabric, which complimented the bright décor. One of our favorite details is the glass-top sweetheart table swagged with fresh flowers.

Ballroom at the Davis Islands Garden Club in Tampa

After introductions, the newlyweds took to the dancefloor for their first dance to “Speechless’ by Dan and Shay.

Tampa newlyweds first dance!

The evening continued with parent dances, a welcome by the Father of the Bride, touching toasts, a barbecue buffet reception, and delicious wedding cake before closing the night to “Don’t Stop Believing.”

Three tiered white wedding cake with fresh flowers

Congratulations, Ariel and Danny! What a beautiful wedding day!

Tampa bride and groom after their wedding at Davis Islands Garden Club

The Wedding Team

Tampa Wedding Planner: Special Moments Event Planning

Tampa Wedding Venue: Davis Islands Garden Club

Wedding Photography: Nichole Niffenegger Photography

Floral: Flowers by Frances

Catering: Station House BBQ

Bartending: Spunky Spirits Bartending Service

Rentals: Elite Events and Rentals

DJ: DJ Kevin Kramer

Wedding Cake: Alessi Bakery

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