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happy bride and groom on the stairs of the Opal Sands Resort on Clearwater Beach

Starfish, Sand, and Seafood at the Opal Sands

The Opal Sands Resort was the ideal location for Lindsey and Shawn’s beautiful Clearwater beach wedding. With some rainy weather rolling in, the indoor spaces offered them a beautiful Plan B space and backdrops for wedding photos. And the couple could not have been sweeter.     Getting Ready at the Opal Sands Lindsey spent…

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Tampa Bay Watch: Wedding Venue Wednesday

Tampa Bay Watch is a favorite venue of our Special Moments Event Planning team. We’ve done several beautiful weddings there over the years. And, in addition to being an incredible Tampa Bay wedding venue, your investment goes to a fantastic cause.     TAMPA BAY WATCH, INC. 3000 Pinellas Bayway South, Tierra Verde, FL 33715…

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Tammy Waterman - Master Wedding planner and Lead Dream Maker of Tampa Bay's Special Moments Event Planning

Our Boss is a BADAZZZ!

If you’ve ever met our Founder and Lead Dream Maker, Tammy Waterman, you know exactly what we are talking about. She is one of 48 Master Wedding Planners in the World and a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants since 2004. But she has been planning Tampa Bay weddings for 17 years!   Expert…

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Laughing bride and groom during their Tampa wedding on the Yacht StarShip

Setting Sail with a Navy-Blue Yacht StarShip Wedding

Our Special Moments Event team loved working with Grace and Sal on their Tampa wedding aboard the Yacht StarShip II. The wedding was beautiful and filled with laughter and lots of love.   Mimosas and Confetti The ladies’ day began with hair and makeup, breakfast, Champagne, and some confetti. One of our favorite details of…

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Touching Client Reviews -LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!

Our Special Moments Event Planning team thinks The Beatles had it right. All Ya Need Is Love! It’s no secret that the last year with COVID has been tough on the wedding industry. We’ve worked with couples who canceled their wedding or postponed – some multiple times. There have been couples who resized everything, and…

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bride and groom on the sky terrace at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Rhythm of Love at the Hyatt Clearwater Beach

Our Special Moments Event Planning team remembers the exact moment when we met this incredible couple. We were in the middle of setting up for a large wedding at a venue they were touring, and the rest is history. That was nearly eighteen months before their wedding! Samantha and Brent knew exactly what they wanted.…

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J.C Newman Cigar Co logo

Wedding Venue Wednesday: Tampa’s J.C. Newman Cigar Co

In case you missed it, last month, we launched a new Special Moments Event Planning blog feature – Wedding Venue Wednesday. On the first Wednesday of each month, we’ll showcase a new or unique wedding venue. We’re focusing on those hidden gems you might miss unless you’re in the know.   America’s Oldest Family-Owned Cigar…

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bride and groom toasting with a bottle of Dom Perignon at their downtown St Pete rooftop wedding

A Downtown St Pete Rooftop Wedding

Laura and Bryan hired our Special Moments Event Planning team for Wedding Day Management for their St Pete wedding at Red Mesa. Laura and Bryan hired our Special Moments Event Planning team for Wedding Day Management for their St Pete wedding at Red Mesa. They were so much fun to work with. As you’ll see,…

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a Tampa Bay event having fun with Flutter Fetti

Make Your Next Event An Explosion Of Fun!

Recently, our Special Moments Event Planning team had the opportunity to spend an afternoon at the Flutter FETTI ® Fun Factory in Largo!   What Is Flutter FETTI®? Flutter FETTI ® is an incredible line of confetti and streamer effects, all custom-made locally in Pinellas County.     They offer “Hand Flick” Confetti Launchers and…

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A Luxurious Tarpon Springs Wedding

This luxurious Tarpon Springs wedding was certainly a family affair, and that’s exactly how our Special Moments Event Planning team met our bride and groom, Dominique and Tommy. We first met this couple at Michelle and Chris’ Clearwater Beach wedding, Tommy is the bride’s cousin. Tommy is also the nephew of our dear friends and…

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bride and groom's first dance during their Christmas wedding at The Vault in Tampa

Intimate Tampa Wedding at The Vault

Rosemary and George’s Tampa wedding at The Vault was initially scheduled for March of 2020. They were the first of our Special Moments Event Planning clients whose plans were affected by Covid-19. Unfortunately, their wedding plans that originally included 185 wedding guests were affected twice.   Third Time Is A Charm Later in the year,…

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Logo for Madeira Beach wedding venue The West Events

Wedding Venue Wednesday: The West Events

Wedding Venue Wednesday is a new Special Moments Event Planning blog feature that we’re super excited to share with everyone. We have the opportunity to visit some new and off-the-beaten-path Tampa Bay wedding venues.   As Easy As ABC As co-directors for the local Association of Bridal Consultants networking group, we get invitations to host…

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