5 Amazing Gulf Coast Wedding Venues You Should See
Dreaming of having your wedding on the beautiful Gulf Coast? Looking for an amazing venue over there? You’ve reached the right place. In this post, we discuss a few amazing Gulf Coast Wedding Venues that you should definitely consider.
How can you go wrong with a Gulf Coast Wedding? With its emerald waters and gorgeous white sandy beaches, this picture-perfect shoreline is probably one of the most perfect places on the planet – for having a wedding.
As the wedding boom continues (after a few years of a pandemic), the demand for awesome wedding venues on the Gulf Coast is soaring. So without further ado, here are some of our top favorite Gulf Coast wedding venues.
5 Amazing Gulf Coast Wedding Venues:
1. Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach
This magical wedding location is one of Florida’s well-kept secrets (see the featured image above!). It’s a natural heavenly beachfront venue, situated on the picturesque Southwest Gulf Coast. If you’re looking for that easygoing Florida lifestyle as the destination for your big day – then Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach is the place for you. Here you will find those beautiful beaches you know from the movies, boating experiences, fishing, golfing, and lots of pristine nature.
Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach has amazing attractions that make it the perfect wedding venue. From waterfront dining for you and your guests, sunset cruises, stunning ceremony spots, fun outdoor activities, and much more. Here, you can have that special intimate ceremony with backdrops that are usually kept for Hollywood weddings.
The destination offers lots of different accommodations that can cater to any party size and budget. Choose any of their dazzling venues from the beach or park pavilions, to the luxurious locales that offer full-service wedding planning.
2. The Powel Crosley Estate
This magical 21-room bayfront estate in Sarasota (FL) was built way back in 1929 (!), and is a National Historic Place, designed in Mediterranean style. The Powel Crosley Estate, also nicknamed “Seagate”, is approx. 11,000 square-foot, and has a nice romantic story behind it. Cincinnati industrialist, Powel Crosley Jr. built this dazzling winter home for his beloved wife, Gwendolyn.
You can easily have a big wedding event on the estate if you wish for, by adding tents behind the majestic mansion. If you’re planning on having a 1920s-themed wedding, something like “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” or “The Great Gatsby”, then the Powel Crosley Estate is a great choice.
3. Cinnamon Shore on Mustang Island
This charming private beachfront community in Port Aransas (TX) offers dazzling wedding ceremonies on its silky soft sand. Cinnamon Shore sits on acres of natural Gulf Coast shoreline.
You’ll have endless of scenic backdrops for your Instagram shots, from the vast beaches to the lovely cottage-style design of the place. They have a Great Lawn (that’s what it’s called) where you can have your reception (under a grand tent). There’s lots of space to put an outdoor lounge, fun games, and more.
4. The Historic Spanish Point
The Historic Spanish Point bayfront is a magnificent 30-acre museum and environmental complex in Osprey, FL. This complex, enclosed by the Florida jungle and the coast, serves as a wonderful venue for any sort of garden wedding.
Within the Historic Spanish Point, you’ll find Mary’s Chapel, a classical 19th-century Pergola and a Sunken Garden with a view of Little Sarasota Bay. For your reception, there’s the White Cottage or the Osprey School. It’s a perfect location for an intimate wedding.
5. Sea Star Base Galveston
This spectacular waterfront wedding venue in Galveston (TX) has a super cute chapel with a view of Offats Bayou and all its impressive yachts. Sea Star Base Galveston has open-air seating for 200 guests, a nicely lighted walking path, lovely design, and a snuggly fire pit.
For your wedding dinner and celebration, go for the vast Commodore Room, which has floor-to-ceiling windows through which you can view Galveston Bay. You might even see dolphins playing if you’re lucky. The place has a great sound system, a commercial kitchen and all that you need to conduct your event.
Want to see what it looks like? Watch this to get a glimpse:
Did we get you excited about your Gulf Coast Wedding? Well, no matter how you imagine your BIG special day, picking one of these wedding venues on the Gulf Coast will make it an unforgettable day.