Sunshine and Smiles in St. Pete

Sarah and Sonny’s St. Pete wedding was filled with sunshine and smiles. They were an absolute pleasure to work with. From their ceremony at St. Pete’s Sunken Gardens to the Reception at the St. Petersburg Woman’s Club, they laughed and smiled all day, as did their family and friends!

Getting Ready

They each spent the morning with their wedding party getting ready and taking time for lots of fun, laughter, and time together.

St Pete bride toasting with her bridesmaids

St Pete groom with his groomsmen


All Of Me

Their outdoor wedding ceremony was set against the incredible backdrop of the Sunken Gardens. With everyone gathered, the wedding party and two adorable flowers girls led the way for Sarah’s entrance to “Can’t Help Falling in Love.”

adorable flower girls

Brid ena Cher father walking down the aisle at Sunken Gardens in St Pete

The beautiful wedding included a sand ceremony, with the couple sealing their vows with a kiss to “Marry You” by Bruno Mars.

Bride and groom exchanging wedding vows at St Pete's Sunken Gardens


Cocktails and Portraits

Wedding guests enjoyed cocktails and lite bites, while the couple, their family, and the wedding party had a fantastic time taking lots of incredible portraits.

St Pete newlyweds showing off their new wedding rings

St Pete bride and groom laughing taking wedding portraits



The St. Pete Woman’s Club was set for an evening of dinner and dancing. Several tables were set with gold risers topped with greenery and fresh flowers, with others set with vases holding the wedding party’s beautiful bouquets.

Wedding reception at St Pete Woman's Club

The newlyweds made quite an entrance to “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” followed by welcoming their guests, a blessing, and a delicious dinner buffet.

Groom sweeping his bride off her feet during their wedding introductions

Bride and groom welcoming wedding guests to thier St Pete wedding reception

The smiles continued through several, often hysterical, toasts before the couple opened the dancefloor for the evening.

bride and groom laughing during wedding toasts at the St Pete Woman's Club

There were miles and miles of smiles, from the cake cutting to the parent dances, bouquet toss, and last dance of the night.

Three tiered white Publix wedding cake with fresh flowers

Bride and groom smashing wedding cake in each others faces

The last song of the night, “I’ve Had The Time of My Life,” could not have been more appropriate.

Congratulations, Sarah and Sonny! We’re happy to have been part of your special moments!

Excited St Pete bride and groom under a shower of sparklers

Thank You

We wanted to share some of Sarah and Sonny’s kind words. We appreciate your kindness.

Tammy and Jennifer,

Thank you for being a part of our big day! You were a tremendous help to us in so many ways and thanks to you, we never had to worry on the actual day. Jennifer, you saved the day by realizing our officiant left without signing our marriage license!! Thank you for chasing him down! Everything was absolutely perfect, and thank you for keeping the order of events timely. You guys rock!

Love, Sarah, and Sonny


The St. Petersburg Wedding Team

St. Petersburg Wedding Day Manager: Special Moments Event Planning

Wedding Ceremony: Sunken Gardens

Wedding Reception: St Pete Woman’s Club

Wedding Photographer: Kimberly Lauren Photography

Florist: 2 Birds Events

Ceremony Musicians: Sunset Strings

Catering: Orange Blossom Catering

Bartending: Spunky Spirits

DJ: Sounds Great Entertainment

Wedding Cake: Publix Market

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