Destination Weddings2023-09-28T17:09:42-05:00

Destination Weddings in Florida

Your Florida Destination Wedding Awaits

Are you dreaming of a destination wedding venue that combines the beauty of sugar-sand beaches, the allure of marine life, and the enchantment of a romantic getaway? Look no further than the Florida Panhandle, where Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park offers you a unique and unforgettable destination wedding experience. Let the emerald waters, stunning sunsets, and our incredible marine inhabitants be the backdrop for your special day.

Frequently Asked Questions

How far in advance should we book our wedding?2023-09-01T16:47:18-05:00

We recommend booking your destination wedding at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park as soon as you’ve decided on a date. Popular dates tend to fill up quickly, so securing your spot early is advised.

Is there a rain plan for outdoor ceremonies?2023-09-01T16:22:02-05:00

Yes, we do have contingency plans in case of inclement weather. Our event planners will work with you to ensure that you have a seamless backup option that maintains the magic of your wedding day.

Are there activities for our guests to enjoy besides the wedding?2023-09-01T16:21:01-05:00

Absolutely! The Florida Panhandle offers a plethora of activities, including beach outings, nature adventures, water sports, shopping, and exploring nearby towns. Your guests can make the most of their trip and enjoy a memorable vacation alongside your wedding celebration.

Are accommodations available for our guests?2023-09-01T16:19:24-05:00

The Florida Panhandle offers a range of accommodation options, from beachfront resorts to charming boutique hotels.

What catering options are available?2023-09-01T16:18:19-05:00

Our catering partners specialize in crafting menus that cater to a variety of tastes and dietary requirements. From fresh seafood to gourmet dishes, you’ll have the opportunity to create a culinary experience that suits your preferences.

Can I customize my wedding package?2023-09-01T16:17:23-05:00

Absolutely. We understand that every wedding is unique. Our team will work with you to customize your package to match your vision, ensuring every detail aligns with your preferences.

Do you offer destination wedding packages?2023-09-01T16:15:26-05:00

Yes, we offer a range of wedding packages to suit various preferences and budgets. Our packages can include everything from the ceremony and reception venues to day-of coordinators, decorations, and more.

How do I start planning my destination wedding at Gulfarium?2023-09-01T16:14:27-05:00

Simply contact our experienced event planning team. They will guide you through the process, discuss your preferences, and help you choose the right package and services for your dream wedding.

Can we incorporate marine animals into our wedding?2023-09-01T16:13:35-05:00

Yes, you can! Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park provides the unique opportunity to include our marine animal ambassadors in your wedding photos and possibly even your ceremony. Imagine dolphins or penguins becoming part of your celebration!

Can we have our wedding ceremony on the beach?2023-09-01T16:12:34-05:00

The Gulfarium offers a beach wedding, without the sand! Our Seal Harbor outdoor location provides the backdrop of the stunning Gulf of Mexico and Okaloosa Island Pier, while keeping you and your guests sand-free. This location is handicap accessible and perfect for accommodating all of you and your guests’ needs.

What is Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park?2023-09-01T16:11:05-05:00

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is a unique and picturesque wedding venue located on the stunning beaches of the Florida Panhandle. It’s a marine park that offers not only a beautiful backdrop for your wedding but also the opportunity to incorporate marine life into your special day.

destination wedding with a couple kissing behind a penguin

A Beach Sanctuary for Your Destination Wedding in Florida

Imagine exchanging your vows overlooking the sugar-white sands of the Florida Panhandle, with the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico stretching out as far as the eye can see. At Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, we provide a range of breathtaking wedding venues for your ceremony and reception. Whether you desire an intimate beachside gathering or a more elaborate affair, our team will work closely with you to ensure your wedding day exceeds your expectations.

A Magical Marine Experience

What sets a Gulfarium wedding apart is the incredible marine life that surrounds you. As you celebrate your love, you and your guests can delight in the company of dolphins, sea turtles, stingrays, and a myriad of other marine species. Our park offers the unique opportunity for you to incorporate our incredible animal ambassadors into your wedding photos, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Expertly Planned Destination Wedding Packages

Planning a destination wedding can be overwhelming, but our experienced event planners are here to make the process seamless. We offer a range of tailored packages that can include everything from beachside ceremonies to elegant receptions in our vibrant Living Sea aquarium. Our team will handle the details, leaving you free to savor every moment of your special day.

Savor Culinary Delights

No wedding is complete without a delightful culinary experience. Our catering partners specialize in crafting exquisite menus that reflect your personal tastes and preferences. From fresh seafood caught straight from the Gulf to gourmet delights that cater to every palate, your guests will be treated to a feast that perfectly complements the beauty of your surroundings.

Explore Florida & Enjoy Nature

Extend your celebration beyond the wedding day. The Florida Panhandle offers a wealth of activities for you and your guests to enjoy together, from exploring charming coastal towns to embarking on nature adventures. Whether it’s a relaxing day at the beach, an excursion to nearby state parks, or even a fishing charter, your wedding becomes not only a beautiful ceremony but also a remarkable vacation for all in attendance.

Begin Your Journey with Us

At Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, we believe that your wedding should be as unique as your love story. Let the magic of the Florida Panhandle and the captivating marine world create the backdrop for your dream destination wedding. Contact our dedicated team today to start planning an unforgettable celebration that blends romance, natural beauty, and marine enchantment into a seamless and breathtaking experience. Your love deserves a setting as extraordinary as the bond you share, and Gulfarium is here to make your dream wedding a reality.

For more information and to start planning your dream destination wedding at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, please contact our dedicated event planning team. Your love story deserves a truly unforgettable setting!

Proudly Serving Florida & Our Local Communities

  • Destin, FL
  • Ft. Walton Beach, FL
  • Panama City, FL
  • Pensacola, FL
  • Navarre, FL
  • Niceville, FL
  • Crestview, FL
Gulfarium team member showing a penguin to a group