Weddings on Florida's Forgotten Coast
Dreaming of a magical Florida beach wedding? Look no further than the Forgotten Coast. Nestled in the panhandle of the Sunshine State, this beautiful region is the perfect backdrop for a truly breathtaking ceremony.
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Known as the Forgotten Coast, Franklin County is the last remaining stretch of unspoiled Gulf Coast beaches that haven’t been overrun by high rises and strip malls. It’s a romantic, natural paradise. If you’re getting married on the beach in Florida, the Forgotten Coast is the perfect place to tie the knot.
The Forgotten Coast includes the charming coastal communities of Apalachicola, Alligator Point, Carrabelle, St. George Island and Eastpoint. Each of these picturesque towns are home to a number of unique wedding and reception venues.
Whether you want to throw a Gulf side ceremony with your toes in the sand or prefer a serene setting in a tree-lined park, overlooking the Apalachicola River or at a historical venue, Florida’s Forgotten Coast has something for everyone.
Breathtaking Beach Weddings
If you’re planning to get married on the beach in Florida, the Forgotten Coast offers the most tranquil stretches of coastline overlooking the emerald Gulf of Mexico. From the pristine shores of St. George Island to the sugar sand beaches of Carrabelle, there are plenty of stunning spots to throw a Florida beach wedding here.
Although St. George Island and Carrabelle are quiet and uncrowded, there are countless activities for your guests to enjoy in these small beach towns. From an array of delicious restaurants and unique boutiques to museums and hiking trails to fabulous fishing, paddling and boat rentals, the Forgotten Coast offers something for everyone. If you’re getting married on the beach in Florida, St. George Island and Carrabelle are ideal destinations!
Weddings in the Historical Heart of the Forgotten Coast
If you’re searching for a more unique venue, host your destination wedding in the historical town of Apalachicola. Known as simply “Apalach” to locals, this one-of-a-kind town offers a number of distinctive venues, from historic churches and shady oak-lined parks to riverside verandas and lush botanical gardens.
When you hold your destination wedding in Apalachicola, your guests will have plenty of things to do and see. Plus, you’ll all be welcomed with open arms! Nestled on the mouth of the Apalachicola River, this pleasant port town is bursting with hometown charm, friendly folks and rich maritime history. Apalachicola is a hip coastal city, home to bustling seafood houses, tree-lined streets, a bounty of restaurants and shops and stately historical buildings.
Unforgettable, Full-Service Weddings
Across the Forgotten Coast, you’ll find an array of experienced wedding planners, photographers, florists, caterers and musical entertainment that will help put that special touch on your big day. Visit our services & resources page to explore these wedding providers.