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Here Comes The Bride

You’ve found your person and secured the ring; now, it’s time to start planning. Whether you have one month or one year until your big day, there’s so much to do. And, there’s even more to do if you’re planning a destination wedding in the Florida Panhandle from your homebase in Atlanta, Nashville, Dallas or beyond.

If you’re planning a wedding on the beach, there are a few extra things you need to know. In Destin, all groups of 20 or more must secure a permit from the city. Permits are only available for The Shore at Crystal Beach Park and June White Decker Beach Park, with a maximum of 25 people. To view more information, visit In Walton County and along 30A, all beach weddings also require permits, which can be obtained from Walton County Beach Code Enforcement. To learn more, navigate to For weddings in Panama City Beach, you may need a permit depending on the number of attendees. Consult for additional details.

With those details out of the way, consider us your match made in heaven! From photographers to florists to party buses, say “I do!” to our resource guide with some of the most popular wedding vendors along the Emerald Coast.

Wedding Planners

For many, a wedding planner is the logical first stop. From helping you navigate county permits and fees to recommending the best places to dine and celebrate your big day, a good wedding planner is worth his (or her) weight in gold.

Carillon Weddings + Events |

Christina Gillon Events |

Destin To Wed Event Planning |

Destin Wedding Estate |

Fancy Events |

Gulf Beach Weddings |

Kiss The Bride Weddings |

Modern Made Weddings |

Princess Wedding Co. |

Seashell Wedding Co. |

Serene Occasions |

Savoir Faire Weddings |

Shelby Peaden Events |

Showtime Events Weddings | 

Signature Weddings + Events |

Bands & DJs

You can’t hit the dance floor without the right tunes. Get funky or keep it elegant with these local musicians and entertainers.

American DJs |

B-Boy Productions |

Bay Kings Band |

The Blues Factor Band |

Crown DJ and MC Services |

DJ 30A | 

DJ Money Mike |

East Coast Entertainment |

Emerald Coast Audio |

Gulf Talent Services |

Mr. Big & The Rhythm Sisters |

Music Garden |

Music Now! Entertainment |

Top Hat Live |

Shane Keller Productions |


Not quite sure what type of food you want for your big day? This list of caterers has a little bit of everything.

Artistic Catering |

Fine Coastal Cuisine |

Grayton Beach Catering |

GRITS Coastal Southern Catering |

KBC Catering |

Signature Catering of 30-A |

Swiftly Catered |

Townsend Catering |

Cakes and Desserts

Life’s short — be sure there’s dessert! From cakes to cupcakes, these providers will make your event extra sweet.

Bake My Day |

Bonne Vie Specialty Custom Cakes |

Confections on the Coast |

Just Think Cake |

Publix |

Smallcakes | or

Sweet Henrietta’s Treats |

Sweetly Sisters |

30A Cakes |


No matter the style of your wedding, you will always need flowers. Here are a few local companies that will assist you crafting the floral arrangements of your dreams.

Bella Flora 30A |

Blooming Buds 30A |

Couture Flowers & Events |

Fisher’s Flowers & Events | 

Florals by the Sea | 

Mingle |

Myrtie Blue | 

1920 & Co. |

Hair and Makeup Artists

Once you have your dress and accessories picked out, then comes the hair and makeup. Check this list of local experts who can assist you complete the perfect look for your big day.

Cedrian Greve Artistry |

Destin Mobile Makeup Box |

Doria Grace |

Gallant Glam |

Make Me Blush |

Myah Glam & Co. |

Rolland’s Beauty Bar | 

Salon Twist |

Savannah Rae Beauty |

Stacy’s Makeup & More |

30A Makeup Artist |

Pet Services

Your fur baby is family, too. Include them in your big day with the help of full-service pet partners like the ones below.

Fairy Tail Pet Care |

Paw and Posy | 

Photo Booths

Photo booths are a favorite for any wedding. Here are some local companies that can add some extra fun to your event.

EPIC Photo Co. | 

Facetime Photobooth |

Lumi Pod |

Oh-Snap! Photo Lounge |

PhotoBooth DJ 30A | 

30A Photobus |

30A Photo Booth |


Wedding pictures preserve the memories of your big day and these photographers offer packages to fit every moment.

Amanda Suanne Photography | 

Erika Dame Photography | 

Hello Miss Lovely Photography | 

Paul Johnson Photography | 

Rae Leytham Photography |

Refuge Photography | 

Sarah & Paul Photography |


Looking for an all-in-one venue? We have a few local resorts that have everything you and your guests might need for a beach wedding.

The Henderson Beach Resort |

Hotel Effie Sandestin |

WaterColor® Inn & Resort |


Whether you’re local or visiting our area, transportation of guests is crucial for any wedding. Keep these providers in mind, particularly if you’re having an open bar.

Bay Limousine |

Beach Party Bus |

Destin Party Bus |

Emerald Coast Luxury | 

Get A Goober 30A | 

Southern Comfort Services |

Sunshine Shuttle | 

Tuk Tuk 30A | 

30A Party Bus |


Dreaming of a beach wedding weekend? Here’s a list of local venues — indoors and out — for the celebration you’ve been dreaming about.

Bluegreen’s Bayside Resort and Spa |

The Celebration Hall |

The Chapel at Seaside | /

Eden Garden State Park |

Emerald Grande |

Monet Monet |

Rosemary Beach |

The Pearl |

The Venue |

Vue on 30A |


Have a photographer but still looking for a videographer? We’ve got you covered. Check our list of local videographers who can document your big day for you.

Foraged Films | 

Huf Wedding Films | 

Josh Kidd Films | 

Momentus Films |

Silver Shade Studios |

StoryLive Productions |