If you've been dreaming of a tropical, boho wedding with an elegant flare you don't want to miss this special day! Ally and Paul tied the destination wedding knot on Anna Maria Island, where Ally's family has traveled for years. Ally's great grandmother established roots in Anna Maria, making it an extra special place for her family. Among the many memories made in this magical place, Aly and Paul also got engaged here, with the sweet pup Riley in tow. What a way to kick off their destination wedding journey!
Sand between their toes, drinks in hand, fresh local seafood in their bellies and a dance floor that did not stop - this couple's relaxed beach wedding with an elegant flair was a smashing success.
The couple and their wedding party got ready at a family home on Anna Maria island where the couple also shared their first look on the big day.
Ally and Paul's wedding day first look
We loved coordinating Ally and Paul's destination wedding day.
As we made our way to the wedding venue, the clouds unleashed a fall storm upon us.
With a clearing in the clouds 10 minutes before the ceremony was scheduled to start and a short window before the rain was to commence again, the bride and groom deiced to move forward with the ceremony ahead of schedule so they could have the dream start to their marriage, with their toes in the sand and open air of the fresh ocean breeze. We quickly gathered guests, prepared vendors and had the wedding ceremony under way.
Loving this series of black and white photos from Stoffer Photography from this beach destination wedding!
Destination Florida Wedding Vendors:
Destination Wedding Coordination: Bridget Davis Events
Chicago Wedding Photographer: Stoffer Photography
Hair & Makeup: @brooksdenarene
Venue: The Sand Bar
Florida Florist: Cotton & Magnolia
Wedding Gown(s): Rue De Seine
DJ: Celebrations 24
Cake Topper: Anna Wood
Wedding Cake: Publix