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Wedding Vendor Checklist

Our Favorite Vendors Near Destin and South Walton, Florida

Planning your Florida beach wedding can be tough — especially if it’s a destination wedding that you’re organizing from miles away! Luckily, our staff has a trusted circle of great vendors to help our brides bring their dreams to life on the big day.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite vendors in the South Walton and Destin, Florida area below. With these fabulous folks on board, you’re guaranteed to have an amazing Florida beach wedding. Hosting a multi-cultural wedding? Discover our list of recommended vendors with experience planning South Asian and Indian weddings.

Florida Wedding Coordination Services

The professional wedding team at Kiss the Bride Wedding and Event Planning is prepared to handle every aspect of your wedding day! Led by Kristi Purvis, the Kiss the Bride team works hand in hand with our Wedding Manager to ensure your ceremony and reception are executed flawlessly. The team has won numerous awards from The Knot and WeddingWire, and is a trusted partner of Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa! 

Flowers & Wedding Decorations

It’s a Perfect Day Wedding Florist: We love the flowers, linens and beach setups provided by It’s a Perfect Day! A WeddingWire favorite, It’s a Perfect Day has everything you need for the perfect Florida beach wedding from chairs to benches, arbors, vases, lanterns, hooks and more. Their flower arrangements are beautiful, and a perfect complement to the sugar-white sands and emerald waters on our beach! 

Hilton Sandestin Beach Wedding Cakes

The best wedding cakes in the area are made by our professional, in-house pastry chef. Our chef works with each couple to customize dessert selections for the big day based on individual tastes and styles— including the creation of unique Groom Cakes. Whether you want to show some personality, or create a tribute to a special place or hobby, a Groom’s Cake is a fun addition to any wedding. 

Wedding Entertainment

From music (ceremony musicians, bands and DJs are all available) to sound, lighting, AV equipment and officiants, Ultimate Production Company has everything you need for the big day. The company also provides photography and videography services — a true all-in-one solution.

Professional musician and DJ Chuck Lawson is available to perform live, or provide DJ services for your big event.

Photographers Available Near Destin

Angie from Sunset Images is a Florida native and an expert at capturing the gorgeous colors of a beautiful beach sunset. She specializes in taking photographs that express a couple’s unique personality, with vibrant and sharp colors filling the frame.

30A photographer Elizabeth Laird Photography aims to honestly document her clients on their wedding day — every smile, glance, tear and celebration. Images are rarely posed or rehearsed. Her beautiful, candid photography makes her a favorite among our brides.

The Jacksons Photography, LLC are traveling photographers who capture images from weddings, engagements and anniversary celebrations all around the country. They specialize in catching those quiet, intimate moments for their clients, and provide couples with an array of sentimental photos from their big day. 

Our brides love working with Robert Young from Forever Young Images.  He is extremely personable, and helps couples feel at ease during every shot — making for some beautiful photos, and memories to last a lifetime.

Portrait, wedding and travel photographer Gwyne Gray Photography makes her subjects come to life through her images. Shy in front of the camera? Gwyne will help you relax and enjoy the process of taking pictures on your big day. 

Florida Photobooth Rental

Your guests will love the team at Epic Photo Co. From the unique "Retro Booth" to the enormous "Slideshow Wall," Epic Photo Co. has everything you need to take your wedding photobooth to the next level. 

Just Shoot Me Photobooths: For fun photo memories your guests will love, coordinate a photobooth rental with Just Shoot Me Photobooths in nearby Destin, Florida.

Wedding Spa Services

Serenity by the sea Spa at Hilton Sandestin Beach: Serenity by the sea Spa is a perfect (and very conveniently located!) place for pre-nuptial pampering. With a nail salon, hair and makeup studio and more, brides and bridal parties can get ready for the ceremony in a fun, relaxing atmosphere just steps from the beach! We recommend brides try a Wedding Spa Package, which can be customized to include facial treatments leading up to the big day, breakfast or brunch with your bridal party, services for the gentleman and more.

When planning your Florida wedding on the beach, consult our team for recommendations and insight into the best local vendors for every service! We have lots of beach wedding ideas to complete your big day!

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Bride holding flower bouquet on the beach bridesmaids in spa Couple walking down the aisle at their Destin beach wedding