Are you planning a Florida Beach Wedding? Perhaps a special event?
The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce is your one stop shop for all the information you need to pull off your dream wedding or special event.
As unique as the love you share and the memories you create, an Anna Maria Island beach wedding or ceremony offers memories that last a lifetime! Imagine sauntering down the aisle with sand in your toes, sharing your vows as you hear the natural music of the waves from the Gulf of Mexico hitting our sugar sand shore line. Watch a sunset as you reflect about your special someone on your anniversary. Enjoy the beach, picnics, biking, shopping and dining as you celebrate your birthday. Stay with your guests in our lovely island accommodations, including Anna Maria Island beachside hotels. The white sandy beach, blue skies and azure water create the ideal back drop for your memorable event. Anna Maria Island has all the services and amenities you need to support any celebration, large or small.
Today, Anna Maria Island beach destination weddings are becoming so popular that many are referring to our perfect wedding setting as the “Beach Wedding Capital of Florida”. With all that our island offers, it is no wonder that Anna Maria Island brides come from all over the nation, and internationally to plan their weddings on a beautiful island where they can find anything they need to achieve that perfect island wedding.
Be sure to ask to see the fine print when planning your celebration on the beaches of Anna Maria Island as you may encounter a few “surprise guests” such as dolphins, sea turtles and tropical birds! Your dream wedding is awaiting you on Anna Maria Island.
Useful phone numbers and links for beach ceremonies and weddingsPermit Information: Permitting requirements/restrictions may apply depending on which city on Anna Maria Island you want to be married in. In addition, if you think you will have parking issues, entertainment or structures temporarily erected, please call the City Hall for the city your ceremony will take place at the numbers below:
City of Anna Maria: 941-708-6130
City of Holmes Beach: 941-708-5800
City of Bradenton Beach: 941-778-1005
Marriage License: To get married on Anna Maria Island, you will need to contact the Manatee County, FL Clerk of the Circuit Court or any county in Florida. To save time, complete your marriage license application online: Manatee County Marriage License LawMore information on wedding Do’s & Don’ts »
Whether you are looking for an intimate setting or a large Bradenton wedding venue for a grand gathering, we understand that it is your special day. Let our experienced staff assist you in planning your perfect day.
One of Zagat’s “Top Restaurants in America”, Beach Bistro has been the island’s most romantic, fine-dining destination for more than 30 years. Its waterfront location makes it the perfect place to catch a spectacular sunset.
The Pavilion at Mixon Farms, your dream wedding location, offers a vintage charm with a southern twist. Have your ceremony where the beautifully landscaped Koi pond and rock waterfall are your backdrop. When you are with Mixon you are with family!
At Cupcake Delights, we specialize in naked and buttercream wedding cakes, up to 3 tiers and handcrafted delicious cupcakes. Our desserts are made with only the finest ingredients. We offer free wedding tastings. Call us today!
Anna Maria Island resident photographer specializing in beach weddings & portraits. Photojournalistic & traditional styles of photography combined with the latest in digital technology to create beautiful photographs you will treasure for a lifetime.
Inter-faith non-denominational wedding minister and ceremony officiant in Sarasota, Florida and surrounding areas. My greatest joy is that you will have the most beautiful memories of your lives on the day of your ceremony!
Delighting audiences with many types of music in various venues around Bradenton & Sarasota, we are Manatee County’s premiere concert band! We have performed continuously since 1894, growing from 5 to 60+ members.
Reasonable portrait and wedding photography and videography in a fun relaxing atmosphere. Capture the moments with a mix of traditional, journalistic and casual styles. Weddings, beach photos, senior pictures, and more. Memories for a lifetime!
Enjoy a perfect panorama of the Southwest Gulf Coast at our private event space on the 2nd floor of the Seafood Shack Marina, Bar & Grill. An ideal venue for weddings, business meetings and other social gatherings and celebrations.
Nancy J. Taussig, a Notary Public for the State of Florida since 1984, has officiated over 1,300 civil ceremonies at museums, country clubs, parks, resorts, gardens, private homes, backyards, on beaches or boats, and even McDonald’s and Starbucks.