Anna Maria Island Destination Beach Wedding

An Anna Maria Island destination beach wedding will please you and your loved one. Each year couples come from all over the world to exchange vows on”the beach wedding capital of Florida”. You will find planning your Anna Maria Island destination beach wedding a breeze. Not only is this a great spot for your ceremony, but its the perfect place for your honeymoon too!

Anna Maria Island destination beach wedding resources

The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce has put together tons of beach wedding information. Not only do they list venues, but they offer a do’s and don’ts list perfect for any big day. Find photographers, florists, salon and spas, caterers and officiants on the Chamber website.

Beach wedding venues and vendors

The island offers several beach front locations for hosting your ceremony and reception. The list below offers five options.

The Sandbar restaurant
The Beach House restaurant
Gulf Drive Cafe and Tiki
The Studio at Gulf and Pine
Harrington House Bed and Breakfast

If you are looking to get married near Anna Maria Island The Seafood Shack in Cortez is yet another great waterfront option.

Planning your ceremony and reception at a residential Anna Maria Island location is not always ideal for all weddings. All three cities in Anna Maria Island have strict noise and occupancy rules making vacation rentals a poor option for large gatherings. However, Anna Maria Island vacation rentals are an excellent choice for your honeymoon, or accommodating members of your wedding party.

There are tons of great wedding vendors to choose from on the Island. These services offer a unique experience, and help you have a stress free day too. For a list of them check with the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce website.

For more information about destination beach weddings check out the following links:

Anna Maria Island Love Wedding Show 

Tips for Planning a Beach Wedding

The Ultimate Beach Wedding Guide

Beach Weddings on Anna Maria Island Pinterest Board 

Anna Maria Island Gulf Front Dining
Catching a sunset with Anna Maria Island Gulf front dining is a must!
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Anna Maria Island Photographers, Family Beach Photos and More

Anna Maria Island has Great Photographers for every occasion!

If you are looking for photography services on Anna Maria Island there is no shortage of options to choose from. Family beach portraits, weddings, engagements, maternity photos and events; there is a professional that can help you capture any of your Anna Maria Island special moments for long lasting memories.

Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Photographers

The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce offers over a dozen suggested photographers and videographers to choose from. All of these professionals specialize in weddings and special events. Browse this list to see additional services offered such as framing, children’s portraits, beach photos and more. If you are looking for suggestions on where to plan your Anna Maria Island photo shoot check out the list here.

In addition to The Anna Maria Island Chamber members we have a few other photographers suggested by locals including:

Sugar Beach Digital

Karly Carlson

Emily & Co. Photography

Kelly Janssen

Shooting Star Photography

BH Digital Design

Stephanie Dubsky Photography

Megan Mahoney

Dylan Jon Wade Cox Photography

Wedding Resources

Anna Maria Island is a scenic vacation destination perfect for gathering family and friends. If you are looking for wedding services check out the Weddings and Special Events tab on the Anna Maria Island Chamber website.

There are several great places to host a wedding on Anna Maria Island including the Sandbar Restaurant offering a large beach side pavilion perfect for housing any event on powder sand beaches. Find a serene more secluded beach spot for your ceremony at places like Bean Point on the north end of Anna Maria Island.

Need Accommodations? 

If you need accommodations for the Bride and Groom or even the wedding party and guests head over to for a large inventory of vacation rentals!