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For the sophisticated bride with a style all her own, the exceptional Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando provides a chic and one-of-a-kind wedding venue for your special day.



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Orlando Perfect Wedding Guide Let us help you plan the day of your dreams! Find out ďƒžrst about upcoming bridal show news and get insider info on the wedding market. Stay on budget with access to great planning tools and connect with local wedding professionals. Comment and review bridal shows and events!

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Eagle Creek Golf Club encompasses a feel of old world romance from the moment you cross the cobblestone bridge. Exchange your vows at our romantic ceremony pergola which is located perfectly overlooking our pond and 18th green, followed by cocktail hour on the cobblestones and ending the night with your reception either on the lawn under a canopy of market lights or in our uniquely circular banquet room with sweeping panoramic views thru our bay windows from the ceiling to the floor.

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For the sophisticated bride with a style all her own, the exceptional Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando provides a chic and one-of-a-kind wedding venue for your special day.



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are among the most fun wedding elements to shop for, especially if you get to taste them ďŹ rst. Most couples start by browsing social media and the internet for photos of cakes they like. This is a great way to get inspiration! As you’re browsing, here are a few things you need to know to guide you towards choosing the perfect wedding cake for you.


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Many of the photos you see are of cakes covered in fondant. In order to achieve the perfectly smooth exteriors shown in most wedding cake photos, bakers use fondant…a rolled sugar dough type of icing made of sugar and water that can be dyed, flavored and rolled out, then placed on top of the cake. The elaborate decorations like cut out shapes, bows, draping and flowers you see on wedding cakes are often made of fondant too.


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and can be more expensive. Some bakeries prefer to work in fondant, while others prefer to work with buttercream. Be sure to ask these questions prior to your appointment to ensure the bakery will be able to accommodate your preferred form of icing.


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Fondant has a more candy like flavor (though flavoring can be added to it). The texture is often seen as off -putting and your guests may remove it prior to eating the cake. However, most people have a long-standing love of the rich buttery taste of buttercream and a select number of cake artists can achieve a smooth as fondant finish in their buttercream. If taste is as important as design consider using a buttercream finish.


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If you want the taste of buttercream and the smooth ďŹ nish and ornate designs of fondant, speak with your designer about using a smooth buttercream base with the fondant accents added to create your perfect wedding cake.


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regardless of which type of icing you choose. You can enhance the overall flavor of your cake with a delicious filling. Some popular options are buttercream, fruit filling, and mousse.


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about your options, and participate in a tasting if at all possible. That way you can be sure you and your guests will enjoy eating your cake as much as looking at it!

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Couples used to take formal, posed engagement photos to post in the local newspaper beside their engagement announcement. While some couples still do this today, the nature of engagement photos has changed a lot over the years. Nowadays engagement photos are infused with creativity and personality, and they’ve become almost as important as the wedding photos themselves. With some help from talented wedding photographer Tab McCausland, we’ve put together 11 tips you need to know before you schedule your engagement photo shoot:



Start with your wedding photographer. Many wedding photographers oer a special rate on engagement shoots if you’ve already booked their services for your wedding day. This can be a great budget saver and you already know you like their work since you hired them for you big day.



Pick a setting that suits your personalities. Tab McCausland recommends choosing a location that fits your personality. If you hate snakes, dirt, and basically anything outside, then you shouldn’t choose the woods for your engagement location. Are you both sports fans? Go to a local stadium. Did you meet at a carnival or fair? See if there’s one happening near you. Feel free to be creative!



Relax. The most successful photos will feature the two of you in the most natural poses possible. In order to achieve that, you have to relax and (did we mention this?) have fun!



Feel free to use signage. You can do a lot with props, including things like chalkboard signs that say, “I’m marrying him/her” or your wedding date.



Consider hiring a stylist. This is another wonderful suggestion by Tab. As she points out, there are very few times in your life when you can justify hiring a professional to style you out. Your engagement photo session is one of them! Maybe have your wedding hair and makeup trial run on the day of your engagement shoot.



Have a theme and relay this to your photographer. This is another helpful tip by Tab. Having a plan for what you want your ďŹ nished product to look like will ensure you will like the end result.



Choose the right time of day. Most professional photographers will tell you that the best time of day for photos is about an hour before sunset.



Get a good number of shots. Even if you have an idea for the perfect pose in your head, allow your photographer to take a variety of poses. You never know‌you may decide that you like a picture that you didn’t ever anticipate.



Figure out what you want to do with your photos. Are you planning to publish a photo in the local paper? If so, ďŹ nd out the required dimensions for the photo. You could also use them for your Save the Dates, social media banners, and for creating keepsakes.



PDA may be required. Engagement photos are meant to reect your love for each other. It’s likely your photographer will request that you kiss, hug, and get close and comfortable for your photos.



Style of dress varies. Consider the environment and your level of comfort when deciding how you want to be dressed in your engagement photos. There isn’t a right or wrong here…so wear what suits you. Tab did caution, however, that you don’t want to wear outfits that clash.



We’re sure everyone will find these tips handy as they plan their engagement photo sessions!

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Not sure if utilizing social media is right for your wedding? Here is a pro and con list to help you decide.

PROs • You get to see your wedding through the eyes of your wedding guests. • You don’t have to wait weeks (or months) for your photographs. Instead, you get to browse through your friends photos on Instagram and Facebook immediately. • It allows all of your wedding guests to be a part of your big day. No more worrying about picking select folks to stand beside you, every guest does something.


CONS • Wedding guests are constantly looking at their phones instead of experiencing the wedding you planned and paid for. • Wedding guests can get in the way of photographers, which means your professional photos will have cell phones in them. • Even if you wanted to save the images, they will be low-resolution photos (think Instagram size and quality). • Everyone can see the photos, including the not-so-good ones and they can comment on them good or bad.


Now that you’ve gone through this list, is social media right for your wedding? Go to Head Over Heels to let us know.

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Polish and Pout is a Northern California based team of hair and makeup experts who specialize in bringing the best beauty techniques and knowledge to their clients. We chatted with Jess, one of the experts behind this team, about how brides can get that perfect look for their big day.


Q: Are beauty consultations always necessary? A: While there are always exceptions to the rule, I’d say that preview sessions are necessary for brides. It is our opportunity to craft the perfect look for your big day and for you to get to know your beauty team better. It means we will show up on your wedding day not as strangers but as friends. You will be able to sit back and enjoy being taken care of and knowing that everything will be exactly how you want it. There will be no surprises since you have already had the chance to discuss and troubleshoot any issues with the look.

Q: How early do you recommend brides booking a stylist and choosing a style? A: There’s no such thing as too early! Some brides book 18 months out and some 6 months out… but the longer you wait the less likely you are to land the beauty team you want most! Once your date and venue are locked down, there’s no need to wait. As far as choosing styles, you should have your dress purchased and know your colors and the overall vibe of your big day. Your attire definitely plays an integral role in what styles will compliment you most! Your preview appointment should be done closer to the wedding once your details are locked down and your hair is the color and length you want it.

Q: Other than pictures, should a bride bring anything to trial appointments? A: Yes, definitely bring your veil along with any other hair accessories. Also your jewelry for the big day is helpful too! Putting on all your accessories really helps imagine the final look! Wearing white or the color of your wedding attire is helpful too!

Read the rest of this Q&A session at Head Over Heels. Simply search {Spotlight: Polish & Pout}.



WHAT IS A SAVE THE DATE? SAVE THE DATE is a pre-invitation that officially announces your wedding date and lets guests know that they will, in fact, be invited to the celebration.

REASONS YOU SHOULD SEND SAVE THE DATES PLENTY OF NOTICE Sending out save the dates will make it easier for your wedding guests to plan accordingly with their schedules, jobs, reservations and rentals. UP-TO-DATE DETAILS Save the dates are a great place to include your wedding website. Doing so will keep your outof-town guests up-to-date on hotel blocks, transportation details, local recommendations, etc. SHOW OFF YOUR ENGAGEMENT You’ve had your engagement photos done, now share them with your guests. Select your FAV photo and use it on your save the date. This way your wedding guests will have all the information they need, plus a fabulous photograph to look at on their fridge.

If you send out a save the date and a wedding guest already has something happening that day, there is a good chance they will call and let you know.


Real Weddings

Brittney & Ryan


The day was filled with lush, upscale details and gorgeous muted colors that were perfect for the season. The bride, groom and wedding party made their final preparations at the Waterstone Resort and Marina in the heart of Boca Raton, Florida before heading to the waters edge, the site of the first look. Brittney and Ryan had their first look on the shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean. Afterwards the couple and their wedding party made their way to The Addison for the ceremony and reception. Flowers were dripping from the archways and ceilings which made the entire event absolutely breathtaking. Every detail was perfection - From Brittney’s all-white peony bouquet to the assorted pink bridesmaids dresses, every detail accented one another perfectly.


Venue: The Addison Photographer: Candice Adelle Photography Floral Designer: Daniel Events Productions Invitation Designer: It’s My Party Hair Stylist: Cloud 10 Salon 88

Makeup Artist: Mangos Makeup Artistry DJ: Elite Entertainment Dress Store: Chic Parisien Bridal Shoes: Jimmy Choo

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Most people think of wedding planning as a lengthy process. For a number of reasons, such as needing to spread out payments, or certain venues and vendors booking up well in advance, having months to plan your wedding is almost a must. If you’re a couple who ½nds yourself in a situation where you’re planning a lastminute wedding (due to military deployment, for example), here are some tips to help you with your planning: 91

Establish the budget. Set your overall budget and make sure you’re clear on any parameters set by ½nancial contributors, such as speci½c guests they want invited. Make the guest list. Narrow the list down as much as possible and don’t second-guess yourself. It’s time to make quick decisions. Invite your wedding party. Try a personal invitation or set up a lunch date with the attendants you’d like to invite and ask them there. Find the venue and set the date. Start with venues that ½t the look you want to achieve. Be ¾exible with the date and time.

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We’re looking at what’s hot now and what’s on the horizon in men’s wedding fashion. Whether you’re a groom or a guest, you’re sure to get inspired by this list. Find more fashion trends at Head Over Heels. 94

1. Grooms in white.

Who says the bride is the only one who should wear white to the wedding? Today’s fashion experts urge grooms to do the same.

2. Facial hair.

Light facial hair or scruff has become quite fashionable for grooms and groomsmen.

3. Powder blue accents.

Powder blue has been one of the most popular accent colors for grooms. If you’re gravitating towards a powder blue suit, we recommend going with just the blue jacket and pairing it with black pants for a more timeless look.

4. Bow ties.

Bow ties have been a trend for a few years now and we don’t see that changing any time soon. This enduring neckwear offers either a formal or fun look depending on the fabric and pattern you choose.

5. Or no tie at all.

It has become more fashionable for grooms to forgo their neckties and wear collared shirts paired with vests or a jacket. This look is best suited to more casual weddings. Stick to ties for formal affairs.

6. Satin lapels.

In a nod to proms and formals of yesteryear, wedding fashion designers have introduced suits pairing more than one fabric, such as wool jackets with satin lapels.

7. Red!

Bright, popping red has also started trending. If you’re a groom who doesn’t want to be missed, this may be the accent color (or, if you’re really bold, the suit jacket color) for you! 95

Wake up, it’s your wedding day! Set the mood while playing throwbacks, classics and new hits as you and your wedding party get ready. This pre-wedding playlist is all you need to warm up your dancing shoes before you hit the dance oor with your soon-to-be spouse. Pair this playlist with a glass of bubbly to put some added pep in your step for the big day ahead.


1. “Drunk in Love” by Beyonce ft. Jay Z 2. “Lucky” by Jason Mraz ft. Colbie Caillat 3. “Chapel of Love” by The Dixie Chicks 4. “Best Day Of My Life” by American Authors 5. “Ain’t No Other Man” by Christina Aguilera 6. “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper 7. “2 Become 1” by Spice Girls 8. “Wannabe” by Spice Girls 9. “Oops!…I Did It Again” by Britney Spears 10. “You and I” by Lady Gaga 11. “Party for Two” by Shania Twain ft. Billy Currington 12. “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” by Shania Twain 13. “Crazy in Love” by Beyonce ft. Jay Z 14. “Run the World (Girls)” by Beyonce 15. “Love on Top” by Beyonce 16. “Marry You” by Bruno Mars 17. “Stuck Like Glue” by Sugarland 18. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston 19. “You’re the One That I Want” by Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta 20. “As Long As You Love Me” by Backstreet Boys Check out Head Over Heels to listen to the entire playlist! 97

Create a website and showcase your wedding details to friends and family. Choose from hundreds of site templates. Collect RSVPs. Start Your Wedding Website 98

Organize your wedding guests easily for all of your wedding events. Start Your Guest LIst 99

Create a customized wedding budget and track expenses.

Start Your Budget Manager


Create a to-do list of your wedding planning tasks. Start Your Wedding Checklist


Layout the seating arrangement for your wedding guests. Start Your Seating Chart 102

Create photo boards to fuel inspiration for your wedding. Start Your Inspiration Board 103


Military Couples by Susan Southerland 104

Military couples face some unique challenges when it comes to planning their weddings. They’re also eligible for some unique advantages not available to everyone. To show our appreciation, here are some tips for our military couples out there.

• Embrace the military theme • Wear those uniforms • You’ll likely pay less on base • Display the nation’s colors • Ask about military discounts • Be aware of cancellation and change fees • The MWR can be a great resource • Follow military protocol For more details on each of these tips, visit Head Over Heels Wedding Blog. 105

by Shannon Grogan


If you have someone in mind for your MOH, be sure they have the following qualities: Organized. There are a lot of events that your MOH will be in charge of, it’s important that she is organized and keeps all of the details in order. Thoughtful. Your MOH needs to put your wants before her own. Understanding. You need a MOH that will be there to listen and guide you through the rough times. Dependable. Your MOH will keep everyone up-to-date with events, make sure girls are ordering their dresses and playing their part on your wedding day. Responsible + Fun. Your MOH will keep things running smoothly, while keeping everyone safe.

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by Samantha Crotty


If a modern song at your wedding ceremony isn’t your cup of tea - you have plenty of classics to select from. Picking the perfect music for your ceremony is very important, as it sets the mood for the day. Here are a few classic options that will be perfect for your walk down the aisle:

PROCESSIONAL 1. “Bridal Chorus” by Wagner

2. “Canon in D” by Pachelbel

3. “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri

4. “Turning the Page” (Instrumental) by Sleeping at Last

5. “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” (piano version ) by Lily Allen or Keane

6. “Tale as Old as Time”

(piano version ) by Hirohashi Makiko

RECESSIONAL 7. “Wedding March” by Mendelssohn

8. “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” b by Handel

To find more ceremony and reception songs, check out the Head Over Heels wedding blog. Everything from modern to country to classic can be found there.

9. “Signed, Sealed, Delivered, d,, II’m m Yours” Y by Stevie Wonder

10. “Let Your Love Flow” by Bellamy Brothers

11. “Make My Dreams ms C Come om TTrue” uuee” by Hail and Oats



n w o d w o g L n i p p i T on WEDDING VENDORS by Susan Southerland


The vendors who work with you on your wedding assume most of the responsibility of making sure you and your future spouse have the most amazing day of your lives. They spend a lot of time before - and sometimes after - the wedding seeing that everything comes together perfectly for you. If you’d like to thank one or more of your wedding vendors for their hard work with a tip but you’re not sure how much or when to tip them, here’s a guide to help you:


It’s customary to tip your stylist or barber 15 to 20 percent of their fee, and the tip should be added to their payment at the time of service.


If you’re using an officiant at your house of worship, you would most commonly make a contribution to that place of worship ($100-$250 is average). If you’re using a private officiant, they’re usually paid a direct fee and tipping is optional. $50- $100 is the recommended range.


If you’d like to recognize exceptional service by your wedding planner, either present the tip to him or her at the end of the wedding day or in a thank you note after your honeymoon. The recommended range is $100-$500 (depending on how long the wedding planner is working with you beforehand and on the big day). 111


If you have a band, the average tip is $25-$35 per musician. DJs and emcees average a tip of $50-$100. Tips are typically presented to them at the end of the reception.


Tips for vendors who work for themselves may vary from those who work for a big company (because the individuals tend to earn more per event). An average tip for individuals is $50-$100 and the average for employees is a little higher at $100-$200.


These behind-the-scenes staff members are typically tipped in the contracts you sign for them. Review all of your contracts to see which include gratuities and which don’t so you know whether or not to tip someone.


Beautiful Ways to Remember Those No Longer With You at Your Wedding by Susan Southerland


Weddings are joyous occasions, which can sometimes make it even more difficult when people we love can’t be there. If you ďŹ nd yourself in this position, there are some wonderful things you can do to honor those loved ones. Here are a few ideas: 114


Reserve them a seat. Place a rose and photo of your loved one on the seat they would have taken if they were there.


Sew fabric with their name(s) into your wedding attire. Have the fabric sewn inside your clothing near your heart so they’re with you symbolically throughout the day.


Create a display with photos of your loved ones. Write a sweet and touching quote on a chalkboard.


Set up a table at your ceremony or reception. Place framed photographs of your loved ones. You can decorate it with a pretty floral arrangement, maybe including sprigs of rosemary for remembrance.


Make a donation in their name. Choose a charitable organization that has meaning to you or your loved one and make a donation. Add a note of the donation in your programs


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HC Hair & Spa’ diversified staff of talented professionals can readily accommodate any multicultural hair, skin type, tone & texture. • 20yrs experience • ON LOCATION OR Our Beautiful Full Service Lakeside Spa • Specialize in duplicating any picture/style • Personal touch-up kit • Mani/Pedi, Spa Parties with Complimentary??? With us giving artistic expertise on the various challenges of hairstyles, you’re sure to know, we’ve perfected your hair & make-up design most becoming to your facial features! 407-786-4247 (HAIR) 1022 W State Road 436 Ste. 1000 • Altamonte Springs 32714 126


Spa810 Laser, Skin & Massage. Experience the difference with Pain-Free Laser Hair Removal & NIR Skin Tightening with award winning Alma Soprano ICE. At spa810 get a facial in our Alpha Fuzion Body Capsule. We use a range of organic and clinical grade skincare, chemical peels, hydrafacial and micro needling. Xtreme Lash Extensions. MD/NP Administered Botox & Filler. Therapeutic Massage with a Pure Fiji coconut sugar foot scrub. Let us host your personalized spa party! WP: 407-790-7876 • DP: 407-203-0203 125 N Orlando Ave #115 • Winter Park 7341 West Sand Lake Rd. • Orlando 127

MARY KAY, INC. - JAN DEARDORFF Your search for your on-site make-up artist is over. Call me today and schedule your FREE pre-wedding makeover experience and get $50 FREE MARY KAY products when you have 2 friends at your makeover. Whether you want a dramatic or a more natural look, let’s work together and create the perfect wedding day look just for you! 352-394-1394 serving Orlando areas






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Let us introduce you to Orlando’s most talented wedding vendors. Meet photographers, florists, and caterers under one roof while taking photo booth pictures with your friends! Watch the latest wedding styles walk down the runway and enjoy tasting desserts and appetizers from seasoned wedding caterers. This is the ultimate wedding planning experience®, you can’t miss it! Go to to learn more. Use promo code: PRINT for 2 free tickets Hilton Orlando June 25, 2017 • 12pm - 4pm #orlpwgshow 130


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Join us Sunday, October 1st at the Hyatt Regency Orlando for our final show of 2017! Save time and money, meet Central Florida’s best vendors, enjoy runway fashion shows with the latest trends in weddings, sample food, win prizes, and have fun. Every preregistered bride/groom will receive a show bag, planning folder, and $1000 in PWG bucks to spend on vendors at the show. Use promo code: PRINT for 2 free tickets

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Party Flavors Custom Cakes has been serving Central Florida brides for over 25 years. Our cakes have been deemed some of the best in Orlando in both design and taste. We have also enjoyed many industry awards plus was recently featured on TLC’s Ultimate Cake Off. Your cake is baked to order per your custom design. It is always fresh, never frozen. We are Party Flavors Custom Cakes...Your Perfect Ending!!!

407-578-2082 1063 S. Clarke Road • Ocoee 133

ANNETTE’S CAKES With over 57+ years of combined experience in all types of wedding delicacies, Annette’s Cakes boasts various wedding awards and recognitions within the Central FL wedding industry. Cakes are made fresh and customized to the unique wants and needs of every couple; we specialize in and can offer: gluten-free, dietary restrictions, unique flavors/ fillings and much more. 407-277-6247 11039 E Colonial Drive • Orlando, FL

GIGI’S CUPCAKES We sincerely appreciate your interest in having Gigi’s Cupcakes at your wedding celebration. At Gigi’s Cupcakes, We treat each wedding with careful attention to detail, working side by side with the bride and groom and wedding planners to help make your wedding day memorable.

407-893-9846 2562 East Colonial Drive • Orlando, FL 134

HEAVENLY CHEESECAKES & CHOCOLATES We make dreams come true! • Gourmet wedding and Quinceanera cakes • Special wedding favors Love is patient... Love is kind... Love never fails.

386-673-6670 1369 Ridgewood Ave • Holly Hill

SUSAN SOUTHERLAND’S SIGNATURE COCKTAILS Signature cocktails are a fun way to inject a bit of your personality into your wedding reception. Now, finding the right cocktail is easier than ever. In this e-book, Perfect Wedding Guide national wedding expert, Susan Southerland reveals some of the hottest cocktails served by the country’s leading hotel bars, sommeliers and mixologists. Download now to find the right drink for your wedding reception or your next cocktail party! 135



Our mission at Cocktails Catering is to offer our customers a unique culinary menu to select from, exceptional service before, during and after the event as well as quality food, service and fair pricing. We offer delectable appetizers, mouth-watering entrees, lip smacking drinks and gorgeous pastries. We work with all budgets from small intimate to extravagant. We personalize our menus to match your needs.

407-446-2878 9640 Boggy Creek Rd. Suite 5 • Orlando 137


Available to serve all of your wedding and catering needs, owner Michael Thomas and his team of certified wedding planners understand the nuances of planning the perfect wedding for every couple and will ensure that your wedding is expertly coordinated and impeccably executed. Coupled with award-winning catering that is served with care and finesse, we will delight both you and your guests.

407-894-6671 627 Virginia Drive • Orlando, FL 32803 138

BRAISED Why does Braised exist? We love people and we love food! Our passion is in creating events that become priceless memories and our goal is to bring people together with amazing food and drink combinations. Food and fun are supposed to go together. Let us take care of the food so you can have all the fun! 407-745-4394 Serving the Central Florida Area

FOODIE CATERING Foodie Catering is a Chef-owned catering company that has been serving Central Florida since 2008. Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, and we want to help you realize your vision and dreams for the perfect wedding. Our goals for your wedding are to provide great tasting food that is presented beautifully, and served professionally. 407-704-6908 307 N. Orange Blossom Trail • Orlando, FL 139

MILLENIA CATERING The art of food and entertaining is our passion. Our goal is for you to be a worry free guest at your own function. You can rely on our experienced team of professionals to note every detail to make your event a success. With contemporary flair and a wealth of knowledge, we look forward to making your event a special one. We love what we do, let us impress you! 407-648-2296 4303 Vineland Rd. Suite F18 • Orlando

PREMIER EVENT SERVICES Premier has a wide range of relationships with beautiful venues across Central Florida, endlessly delightful menu options and an exquisite team of professional bartenders and serving staff. All of our work is to ensure your wedding dreams can easily be brought to life. Allow Premier Events to demonstrate flawless execution making it your stop shop for catering, bar & décor services. 407-285-0284 Serving All Of Central Florida 140



An American culinary institution, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House in Orlando serves flawless cuisine with bold and delicious flavor, hosts an award-winning wine list with more than 1,200 wine options and provides a level of service reminding guests that they are the boss. Offering prime steak, fresh seafood and genuine hospitality, Del Frisco’s is an exceptional steak house in the Central Florida area. With two floors which offer a bar and picturesque patios on each level and four private dining rooms, Del Frisco’s Orlando boasts more than 500 seats and endless opportunities. 407-351-5074 9150 International Dr. • Orlando, FL 32819 142

PREMIER COUPLES SUPERSTORE The best prices on all bachelorette party, bridal shower and girls’ night out supplies for the bride to be. Premier Couples Superstore has been in business for 40 years & we understand that brides just want to have fun! We have a great selection of quality lingerie, sexy dresses, corsets, garters, feather boas, padded handcuffs, erotic straws, erotic shaped lollipops, inflatable erotic toys & more. 407-857-2050 5009 South Orange Blossom Trail • Orlando






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We believe your wedding should be perfect and our stunning decor will add elegance to your event. We offer chiavari chairs, folding tables of all types, rustic farm tables in mahogany and white washed ďŹ nishes, church pews, mismatched vintage china, crystal trees, cherry blossom trees, glass chargers, table number options and more. Family owned and operated, our service is second to none.

386-479-4308 • 813-918-6057 Orlando & Lakeland Showrooms

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When it comes to dance floors, Letz Dance On It is number one! We carry the most varieties and options to suite your taste and budget. With our wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors, we can make your event unique and memorable. Letz Dance On It can make your traditional wood dance floor into anything you desire. Whether you want to dance on a bed of roses, make it your favorite color or even add your custom made monogram into the design, we will give the WOW factor to your event! For additional information on dance floor rentals please contact us. 407-730-9989 11206 Satellite Blvd • Orlando, FL 146


We dedicate our time to each individual Bride as if they were the only wedding we are dealing with. By limiting booking, we can provide complete delivery and set up with very little cost for each of our events. We have created “The Collections”, an easy way to start thinking about your Wedding Flowers. Starting at $299.00, we can custom design any of “The Collections” based on your needs.

321-422-0823 580 Palm Springs Dr. #582A • Altamonte Springs 147


Phoenix Creative Events, Inc. specializes in bringing your vision for special events to light with a ďŹ ery passion for detail and originality. Our team of dedicated design professionals listen to your requests and give birth to events that stretch the imagination and enlighten the senses. Whether a corporate event or a fairytale wedding, Phoenix Creative Events, Inc. leaves no detail unattended. Ignite your imagination and rise above your expectations with Phoenix Creative Events, Inc.

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ICE PRO Our mission is to provide you with the ice sculpture that you want at the right price, with the highest regard for quality and detail. We’ve produced just about every form of ice sculpture conceivable from a 1 ounce shot glass to a 5 ton frozen statue in Alaska. Please visit and “like” our Facebook Ice Pro page to see some of our latest cool designs! 407-460-5020 Central Florida

LINENS AND FLOWERS DESIGN Linens and Flowers Design will help you create a unique event that will be remembered for a lifetime! We specialize in event decor, floral design, linens rental, up lighting, drapery, chiavari chair rental and more. We can create all types of customized events, including weddings, quinces, sweet 16’s, baby showers and much more! Call today for an appointment or come see us Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 6:00pm. 407-857-2372 8010 Sunport Dr. #119, Orlando, FL 149

TAYLOR RENTAL OF CENTRAL FLORIDA Taylor Rental of Central Florida is family owned and operated with over 30 years in the business, we are proud to be your event rental store. Whether you are planning back yard event for ten friends or an extravagant 200 guest event, Weddings, Graduation party, Quinceanera, or Baby Shower or even a child’s birthday party, Taylor Rental will make your party a great success. 407-847-7063 1605 N Main Street • Kissimmee, FL

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CASA DI BELLA BRIDAL BOUTIQUE Casa di Bella Bridal Boutique is nestled in the idyllic town of Celebration, Florida. We believe that every bride deserves a personalized experience as she searches for the dress of her dreams which is why we only operate by one appointment at a time. Our goal is to make every bride feel beautiful and confident when she walks through our door! 407-566-9198 613 Celebration Ave • Celebration, FL 34747

LILY’S BRIDAL Lily’s Bridal is downtown Orlando’s premier bridal boutique, offering a large variety of designer gowns and accessories for our brides and bridesmaids. We also offer in-house alterations to insure that your dress is a perfect fit. Lily’s Bridal provides an intimate boutique setting with expert bridal consultants ready to help you find your dream dress! Make your appointment today! 407-228-4050 2109 E Colonial Dr. • Orlando, FL 152

THE SEWING STUDIO FABRIC SUPERSTORE Start planning your wedding gown in The Sewing Studio Fabric Superstore’s Bridal Dept. where you will find a beautiful assortment of delicate laces, beaded embroideries and trims, plus silky satins and crepes. Tiaras, veils, mother-of-the-bride fabrics and more! We are a one-stop-fabric shop for all your sewing needs. 407-831-6488 9605 South Hwy 17-92 • Orlando






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GOOD LIFE TRAVEL & EVENTS Good Life Travel & Events is a no service fee agency specializing in honeymoons and destination weddings. My goal is to get to know you as a couple and plan the trip of YOUR dreams for your budget. I personally visit the top destinations that I recommend to provide ďŹ rst hand knowledge and helpful tips before you travel. Ready to live the Good Life? 407-765-4888

RED PARROT TRAVEL & HONEYMOONS Let Red Parrot Travel & Honeymoons turn your travel dreams into travel memories. Specializing in honeymoons and destination weddings around the world, you can rely on our knowledge and expertise to plan a awless journey. Nothing beats personalized service and attention to detail. Call Tammy to schedule your champagne planning appointment. 407-677-5522 155



We help brides throughout Central Florida with a convenient one-stop shop service encompassing a multitude of wedding needs, including DJ service, photography, videography, lighting, photo booths and more. Going with one company for all of these things, instead of several, makes your list of things to do so much shorter. And with our multi-service discounts, you can literally pay less while making your job easier.

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Tab McCausland Photography

We are a full service entertainment company that specializes in DJ services, Lighting, Decor and PhotoBooth rentals. We are your one stop shop when it comes to your wedding planning needs and we guarantee that our staff of professionals can put together a perfectly customized event that you and your guest will remember for a lifetime. You don’t have to exceed your budget on your wedding reception to leave an impression. With the DJ Doctor Co., you get a Central Florida DJ who is prepared to provide you with the best when it comes the whole experience. 407-844-7645 158


Make your reception party a “musical experience you’ll never forget!” Picture this: Two baby grand pianos on your dance floor. Non-stop live music and dancing. You and your guests sing with and dance to the songs YOU request all night long. Dueling Pianos! It’s live music how you want it. We have several packages available, including live ceremony music and options for a full band. 407-675-7091 6441 South Chickasaw Trail, #162 • Orlando 159

COMPLETE WEDDINGS + EVENTS COMPLETE weddings + events is a fun company that provides Photography, DJ, Video, Photo Booth, and Lighting services for weddings and events. Complete helps coordinate a plan, shoot great photos, capture compelling video, and provide the perfect soundtrack for the day. Every wedding day is unique. We will customize your package to fit your style and budget. 407-720-9337

DREAM DAY DIGITAL Let Dream Day Digital be YOUR solution for special event and wedding photography, DJs/music, and video memories. We offer the very finest in event and wedding photographers, DJ’s, and videographers. And let’s not forget photo booth rental for all of those intimate fun moments among friends. We promise to provide beautiful photos, unforgettable video, and incredible music at an affordable price. 407-790-5404 Orlando, FL 160

FYERFLY PRODUCTIONS Specializing in award winning Lighting Design, DJ Services and Internationally Published Photography and Video Services. Our staff is dedicated to creating one-of-a-kind events that are sure to take your breath away! Call us today to see how we can light the FyerFly within you!

407-574-2020 557 Harold Ave, Suite B • Winter Park, FL



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Soundwave Entertainment is Orlando’s most award-winning DJ and LED Lighting Design company serving Greater Orlando. Latin DJ available.


WHITE ROSE ENTERTAINMENT DJ & LIGHTING services with a “Balance of Elegance & Fun”. We have over 20 DJs on staff and can accommodate not only Bilingual, but any musical taste. With over 5,000 weddings, we specialize in giving you a one-of-a-kind event! Contact us to make sure your guests have a great time and for the piece of mind that every detail is going to be handled exactly the way you envision.

407-601-3765 9401 American Eagle Way, Ste. 200 • Orlando

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Kristin Lorraine Photography is here to help capture your happily ever after. There are a lot of details that go into planning your fairytale wedding and it is my passion to help capture these moments for you to cherish forever. I strive to provide you with personalized photography that is based on your needs and budget. Hourly rates and custom packages are always available.

407-729-6214 Central Florida 164

BRIGGS PHOTOGRAPHY Our philosophy is simple, to provide the highest quality in the documentation and presentation of your once in a lifetime memories with service that is second to none.

407-592-5489 Orlando, FL

CASTALDO STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY Document your day in style! Our Goal is to provide you an exceptional Service and Quality Images and Products. Our Vision is to have your Celebration in Life shine through your photographs for your family to cherish that will last for generations to come...We travel everywhere in the country and the world. Check our latest works at 754-234-7673 165

COMPLETE WEDDINGS + EVENTS COMPLETE weddings + events is a fun company that provides Photography, DJ, Video, Photo Booth, and Lighting services for weddings and events. Complete helps coordinate a plan, shoot great photos, capture compelling video, and provide the perfect soundtrack for the day. Every wedding day is unique. We will customize your package to ďŹ t your style and budget. 407-720-9337

CRICKETS PHOTOGRAPHY We are a husband and wife team who are passionate about marriage and LOVE capturing cherished moments of every wedding. We tell the story of the day through unique and creative imagery, continually reinventing our creative style to express the personalities and love each couple shares. Our couples want to work with professionals who capture lasting memories and know how to make them happen. We can’t wait to meet you! 407-484-2931 166

LIVE HAPPY STUDIO Live Happy is more than just a name. It’s the way we live our lives. Everyday is a chance to make someone happy by just doing what we love doing: documenting life. The photojournalistic style of imagery that we create for our clients are all based around real life moments.

407-221-4379 Orlando, FL

RHODES STUDIOS PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO We understand how important choosing the right photographer and videographer is for you. Rhodes Studios provides a mix of styles for your wedding with attention to detail and customer service. We feel that not only shooting your wedding photography is important but how we communicate before, during and after your wedding. Contact us today, we’d love to hear from you! 407-242-7800 167

SCOTT DAVID PHOTOGRAPHY Scott has been serving the wedding industry in Central Florida and beyond since 2004. With over 200 weddings in the past six years, Scott David Photography possesses a wide variety of experience in numerous locations. Discover the difference you will ďŹ nd both superior photographic quality and friendly customer service. 407-687-9555 Sanford, FL

SHANE EDWARDS PHOTOGRAPHY Shane Edwards is a wedding photographer specializing in editorial and journalistic wedding imagery. Perhaps best known for his fun, natural and romantic images that celebrate a strong and emotional connection of his clients. Shane works tirelessly to ensure your images are a true and beautiful representation of your wedding. 407-383-0620 Orlando, FL 168

STEVEN MILLER PHOTOGRAPHY Steven Miller Photography provides affordable wedding packages in Orlando and across the country! We take pride in providing personable service throughout the wedding relationship and beyond! Our photography style is natural, colorful, and organic, with your unique twist! Be sure to visit our website, and see how we capture and tell your love stories! 407-504-7314 Serving Orlando and Nationwide

WISE IMAGES PHOTOGRAPHY We are committed to creating lasting images in a creative and professional atmosphere. Let us capture the memories of your wedding and your new life together. Give us a ring and we can design a package speciďŹ cally for you! -Creating Wise Images for a lifetime!

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Joe Hearn Events signature is on every event that Joe and his team put together: exquisite simplicity, innovative presentation, and fabulous details, all buttoned up into a picture-perfect package. Boasting a decade of A-list planning experience and their lightning-fast responsiveness (not to mention the limitless options that only a truly brilliant planner can deliver).

386-337-0528 Central Florida 171


Leave the stress of planning your wedding to us. At Sparkleigh Productions, we make sure our brides sparkle on their big day. We provide full-service planning and design with the expertise and creativity to ensure your wedding day reects the beauty and elegance you idealize. Our design team customizes every decorating element to suit your grandest visions. From the overall theme, to the tiniest detail, we can coordinate the services of your vendors for a seamless presentation, regardless of your wedding size and ambitions. 407-505-5772 Orlando, FL 172

CYNTHIA LYNN EVENTS Cynthia Lynn Events is an Event Planning company located in Central Florida. We are here to assist you with everything from the time you say ‘Yes’ until the time you say ‘I do’ and everything in between. We offer Day of Coordination, Partial Planning and Full Service Planning.


EVENTS BY DESIGN Elegant Décor for All Occasions “Weddings Are Our Specialty” • Full Planning / Day of Coordination • Event Décor & Lighting • Linens, Rental Items & Accessories • Pipe & Drape / Backdrops • Flowers, Cakes, Catering & More! 386-677-1515

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NO. 1 WEDDING PLANNER Happily ever after begins with Jo Carter of No. 1 Wedding Planner. Let Jo and her team guide you through all of the wedding shenanigans with full-service planning, day-of coordination, and design and decor guidance. Receive piece of mind that they will make your dream wedding a truly smashing experience!


VOWS & VIEWS Weddings, Events & Photography We can create the perfect wedding for you We offer Full/Partial Planning Day of Coordination Simple to Cinderella Budget Weddings Payment plans, Budget Analysis Vendor Referrals Serving all of Central, North Florida 386-566-8282 Serving all of Central Florida 174



Celebrate at one of 310 Restaurants two unique locations. 310 Lakeside offers sweeping views of Lake Eola with patio space for ceremonies and receptions. With no room fees or minimums, we can customize your event to fit you. 310 Park South, located on historic Park Avenue, is the perfect setting for intimate receptions, rehearsal dinners and showers. Award winning cuisine, friendly impeccable service and our on-site coordinator will take care of all the just say “I Do”. 407-373-0310 Winter Park & Downtown Orlando 176


The extraordinary natural setting and stunning architecture makes Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA) the perfect venue for your special day. ACA is ideal for intimate weddings or larger ceremonies and receptions that utilize our award-winning studio complex. Nestled along an old coastal hammock in gorgeous New Smyrna Beach, the grounds have many unique spaces to choose from to make your wedding an exceptional event that will be remembered forever. 386-427-6975 ext.21 1414 Art Center Ave • New Smyrna Beach 177




B Resort & Spa, located in the Walt Disney World® Resort is the ideal setting to celebrate your special day. The stylish resort provides over 25,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor function space. From the stunning ballrooms and grand poolside terrace to world-class catering selections and our full-service spa with hair, make-up and nail services, we offer a variety of choices for your distinctive event.

407-827-3113 1905 Hotel Plaza Blvd • Lake Buena Vista, FL 178


• Complete wedding packages start at just $39.99 per person • Penthouse Ballroom with breathtaking views accommodates 100 guests • Beautiful outdoor gazebo • Complimentary wedding night Bridal Suite for Bride and Groom • Discounted room rates for out of town guests

407-828-1981 2000 Hotel Plaza Blvd • Lake Buena Vista 179


We invite you to visit the newest event venue in Volusia County, the Brannon Civic Center. With its stunning views of the Indian River, large outdoor terrace, proximity to historical downtown New Smyrna Beach, state-of-the-art equipment and professional staff, the Brannon Civic Center is the ultimate location for an unforgettable event! From wedding ceremonies and receptions to corporate conferences and retirement parties, we can accommodate it all! Let the sparkling Intracoastal be the background of an occasion to remember. 386-410-2880 105 South Riverside • New Smyrna, FL 180


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Tucked away in a private corner of Lake Buena Vista, Paradise Cove is an idyllic oasis on the shores of Lake Bryan. Twinkle lights and tiki torches add to the magical glow of your new found Paradise. Rainbow-hued Adirondack chairs, a palm-thatched cabana and a sandy beach lend an island vibe to the setting. Paradise Cove lets you customize your wedding to ďŹ t your vision and budget. Call us now to schedule a tour! Log onto to view some photos of our current weddings. 407-239-6939 13245 Lake Bryan Dr • Orlando 181


Your wedding and event destination is here! Located in Winter Park, Florida, Celebration Gardens is a luxurious outdoor property with lush vegetation and bright oral accents. The affordable, all-inclusive oasis is perfect for weddings and special events. Let the stunning surroundings, beautiful atmosphere, charming gazebo and tranquil lake set the scene for your next celebration.

407-896-0314 1871 Minnesota Ave • Winter Park, Florida 182


The Cocoa Beach Country Club is located on a peninsula surrounded by the Banana River Lagoon at the western end on Minutemen Causeway. The auditorium has a seating capacity of 500 theater style and 275 with tables. Rental rates are: $750 for the day, $125 Dance Floor, $125 Cash Bar Setup, Open bar prices on request Rates include tables and chairs. Outside catering welcome. 321-868-3355 5000 Tom Warriner Blvd • Cocoa Beach , FL 183


The Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront proudly delivers romantic, relaxing oceanfront facilities and services for beach weddings, including: Two Indoor Ballrooms; Beachside Ceremony Venues; Tented Oceanfront Deck Space. Suitable for intimate gatherings or celebrations for as many as 400 guests. Our Catering Professionals provide creative menus, attend to your every need, consider every detail and provide a awless event. 321-777-4100 2605 North Highway A1A • Melbourne 184


The Cypress Ballroom at Wild Florida is the perfect rustic, shabby chic location for your wedding! From the beautiful 2,200 square foot ballroom to the amazing views of our outside venues, we can offer the whole package. Cypress trees cascade around the lakeside location making a beautiful backdrop for a breathtaking ceremony. The middle of nowhere has been discovered to make your wedding day a once in a lifetime event. 407-957-3135 3301 Lake Cypress Rd • Kenansville, FL 185


DeBary Golf & Country Club is known for it’s tranquil yet elegant surroundings. The staff at DeBary is friendly & efficient with a dedication to wedding planning & providing impeccable service to you and your guests, at very reasonable prices. Call today to schedule your event at DeBary Golf & Country Club. Or send an email to 407-649-1982 ext. 224 300 Plantation Club Drive • DeBary 186


Let us make memories to last a lifetime! At DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown, we create wedding celebrations both big and small that reect your unique sense of style. Let our experienced staff make your special day perfect down to the last detail, while you and your guests enjoy the party of a lifetime. Call today to schedule an personal consultation with our wedding specialist, Kelsey Balmer.

407-425-4455 60 South Ivanhoe Blvd. • Orlando, FL 187


A wedding is a celebration of love. At the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Airport, we have the location, venue, connections, resources, patience and experience to ensure your big day is the perfect expression of your personal love story. Offering upscale accommodations, spacious ballrooms and exquisite cuisine at our full-service hotel, we can accommodate weddings of all sizes, and our on-site event planners will help you create a wedding that is luxurious, personalized and totally unique.


407-235-1915 5555 Hazeltine National Drive • Orlando, FL


Congratulations! Let our wedding professionals make your fairy tale wedding a reality. The DoubleTree by Hilton will cater your wedding in the grandest style with lavish accommodations and unsurpassed service. We will help you customize your dream wedding and coordinate every detail flawlessly.

407-996-0790 12125 High Tech Avenue • Orlando, FL 189


Tabitha McCausland Photography

With our unique indoor and outdoor venues, traditional and ethnic weddings alike, are set among 28 acres of lush landscaping, offering an enchanting tropical background for your once in lifetime event. From rehearsal dinners, intimate gatherings to exquisite galas, our personalized full-service wedding planning staff will make your special day both amazing and memorable.

407-354-5029 10100 International Drive • Orlando 190


It’s different here. We all bring unique talents to the table but have one thing in common, we’re crazy about happily ever afters. So when it’s time to design your wedding, you’ll have a team of passionate people creating breathtaking backdrops, perfecting menus and planning the party of a lifetime for the day you’ll never forget. It’s different here. And you’re going to love it, just like we do. Call our talented wedding team to start planning your dream day. 407-835-6848 191 East Pine Street • Orlando, FL 32801 191


From fun and simple to elegant and formal your forever and ever begins here. Choose our indoor banquet room, clubhouse balcony, lanai, event lawn or poolside at the waterpark. We know your forever and ever begins with our wedding professionals at Encore at Reunion.

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As Orlando’s luxury landmark hotel, we offer the ultimate setting for chic, stylish, and magical weddings. The hotel’s unique ceremony locations including the Bohemian Rooftop Gardens, Wine Room, Galleries, and exquisite ballroom adorned with intricate onyx chandeliers, gold-plated ceilings, rich color palette, and amazing accoutrements are anything but expected. Sumptuous menus and stellar service promise an unforgettable wedding. 407-313-9000 325 South Orange Avenue • Orlando, FL 193


From intimate ceremonies to grand events, The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando provides the canvas for you to paint your perfect day. With indoor event space, poolside, lawn and garden alfresco venues for celebrations of up to 125 guests, our dedicated team will be with you every step of the way, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

407-545-7500 14501 Grove Resort Avenue • Orlando, FL 194


Verve Studio

The best kept secret of Central Florida Discover the elegance and traditional charms in a romantic setting where ambiance, quality and service are understatements! • Competitively priced menus • Versatile Rooms from 50 to 400 Guests for impressive ceremonies and receptions • Overlooking picturesque Lake Griffin 352-753-7000 6538 Lake Griffin Road Lady Lake, FL 32159 195


Elegant Events by Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs. Our wedding packages start at $55.00 per person! See our Event Showroom in the lobby of the hotel. To experience the ďŹ nest in customer service and culinary indulgences, please contact our Catering Professionals at 407-830-1985 to schedule your appointment. A Touch of Elegance located in the Heart of Altamonte Springs conveniently near I-4 and SR 436.

407-830-1985 350 Northlake Blvd • Altamonte Springs 196


At the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, a promise made is a promise kept. Our beachfront hotel ensures a picture-perfect Florida beach destination wedding, where lifelong dreams are launched into unforgettable memories. Here, awless Central Florida weddings are planned and catered with expert precision.

321-799-0003 1550 N. Atlantic Avenue • Cocoa Beach 197


The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort is the ultimate wedding location for your special day. Whether it’s an intimate beachside gathering with casual attire for just a few or 2,000 guests classically attired for a traditional ballroom ceremony, fairytale dreams come true at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort. Our onsite professional wedding specialist will ensure that all your bridal whims become a reality and help create memories to last a lifetime! 386-947-8015 • 800-223-1056 100 North Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach 198


Welcome to Hilton Orlando, a magnificent AAA Four Diamond Award® winning resort, with the mission to turn your wedding vision from dream to reality. This spectacular Orlando wedding venue offers experienced wedding planners, locally sourced cuisine, and breathtaking indoor and outdoor venues. From intimate ceremonies to elaborate receptions, you will enjoy the comfort and convenience of hosting your ceremony and reception in one fabulous location. 407-313-8458 6001 Destination Parkway • Orlando, FL 32819 199


“Leave the Details to Us” • Affordable wedding packages starting at $39.95 per person • Ceremony room available • Spacious Celebration Ballroom for up to 200 people • Complimentary Bridal Ready room and Complimentary overnight suite for the newly weds • Discounted rates for out of town guest 321-401-1017 5711 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy • Kissimmee 200


Weddings embody what we stand for: bringing loved ones and community together in a celebration of companionship. We’d be honored to host your big day at one of our indoor or outdoor venues. Island Grove Wine Company at Formosa Gardens is the perfect place to declare your union, in a surrounding as abundant as your love.

407-594-8672 3011 Formosa Gardens Blvd • Kissimmee, FL 201


Lake County’s premier wedding facility is located in historic Mount Dora. Nestled in a quiet community, the southern setting makes a perfect location. Our beautiful covered garden is an ideal ceremony site with its waterfall and landscaping. The 30,000 square-foot venue contains several ballrooms and seats 400 guests. We also have a state-of-the-art kitchen that offers a variety of menus. Our goal is to give you individualized attention that focuses on the details. 352-357-8223 4425 N. Hwy. 19-A • Mount Dora, FL 32757 202


Marc Harmon Photography

Touched by history and blessed with natural beauty, Mission Inn Resort & Club is a plush estate with the timeless qualities of style and tradition that you seek for your special day. Best known for enchanting “Courtyard Weddings,” our resort is the perfect location to fulfill all of your wedding dreams in one gorgeous setting. Exquisite accommodations, catering expertise and award-winning recreation.

352-324-3916 10400 County Road 48 • Howey-in-the-Hills 203


Discover a world that’s committed to your happiness, and create a wedding that’s uniquely you. From personal Certified Wedding Planners to custom catering based on your tastes, you’ll find everything you need to bring your dream wedding to life — no matter how big or small — in our newly-renovated tropical paradise.

407-238-8521 8701 World Center Dr • Orlando, FL 204


Rosen Centre Hotel brings your dream wedding to life. Luxurious accommodations, award-winning service and breathtaking reception spaces promise a wedding day filled with glamour. We are dedicated to tailoring your celebration to perfection with customizable menus and décor, experienced Wedding Specialists and attentive staff members. Let us make your wedding day stress-free, so the only thing on your mind will be saying “I do.” 407-996-1285 9840 International Drive • Orlando, FL 205


Whether you’re looking for something classic and elegant or intimate and secluded, everyone at Rosen Plaza is here to help you make your dream a reality. With awardwinning service, beautiful presentations, mouth-watering menus, personalized décor and experienced wedding specialists, your big day will be nothing short of unforgettable. It is a privilege and an honor to serve you and we look forward to making your wedding day exceptional. 407-996-9700 9700 International Drive • Orlando, FL 206


A sophisticated blend of style and elegance, the newly transformed Sheraton in Lake Buena Vista is an ideal wedding location. Intimate visions to large scale dreams; our experienced staff is prepared for every detail of your dream come true. Your expectations will be fulďŹ lled and surpassed on this special day you will never forget.

407-550-1008 12205 Apopka Vineland Road • Orlando 207


Endless sunshine, ocean breezes and rolling surf provide the picturesque backdrop for a beachfront ceremony at The Shores Resort & Spa. Whether you envision a small, intimate wedding or a large, formal affair, let The Shores help you create special memories. From our gourmet catering menus to our on-site event professionals -whatever your celebration calls for, we will help make sure your day goes smoothly and all your wedding dreams come true. 386-322-7257 2637 South Atlantic Ave. • Daytona Beach Shores 208


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All You Need to Do is Say “I Do”. From unique packages specifically designed for intimate affairs of 10 to fully customized events for 500, we can turn your dreams into reality. The hotel offers more than 14,000 square feet of meeting space, including an outdoor landscaped courtyard. To schedule a private champagne tour of our property please contact us today.

407-531-3555 2974 International Parkway • Lake Mary 209

ALOFT ORLANDO DOWNTOWN HOTEL Vows are a Wow at the Aloft Orlando Downtown. With our chic ballroom located in the Heart of Downtown Orlando, your special day will stand out from the rest. Aloft Brides have undeniable style and flair, that’s why our 2,600 sq ft ballroom would be the ideal setting for your ceremony, reception or both. 407-380-3500 500 South Orange Avenue • Orlando

B.B. KING’S BLUES CLUB From intimate rehearsal dinners to grand receptions, your event takes center stage at our live music & dining venue. Indulge in our flavorful menu and for that personal touch, our creative professionals will surpass your expectations to ensure your event receives a standing ovation.

407-248-1193 9101 International Dr., Ste. 2230 • Pointe Orlando 210

THE CENTER AT DELTONA Central Florida’s newest Wedding Venue is opening December 2017 in Deltona, Florida. Picture yourself getting married out back on our event lawn and having cocktails afterwards on our Veranda. Then going straight inside to hold your party of a life-time. Receptions up to 400 people, portable dance floor, stage for a DJ or Band and private bride and groom rooms. 386-878-8875 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd • Deltona

CITRUS CLUB Classic. Modern. Sophisticated. The Citrus Club is known for its exceptional service, fine cuisine and unparalleled view of downtown Orlando. After completing a multimillion-dollar renovation, the Club is an upscale, modern venue that is perfect for any style of wedding. All inclusive wedding packages starting at $115++ per person.

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407-843-1080 255 S. Orange Ave, Suite 1800 • Orlando, FL


CROWN EVENTS AND RENTALS LLC Our services: • Day of coordinating • Wedding and event planning • Wedding and event styling • Event rentals • Specializing in private estate venues

386-314-9419 Serving the Central Florida Area Facebook: Crown Events and Rentals LLC

EAGLE CREEK GOLF CLUB Eagle Creek Golf Club encompasses a feel of old world romance from the moment you cross the cobblestone bridge. Say your vows on our custom pergola ceremony lawn overlooking our pond & 18th green. Our reception facility is unique in that it is a circular room with a sweeping panoramic view through our floor to ceiling bay windows, and beautiful sky lights in the center atrium. 407-273-4653 10350 Emerson Lake Blvd • Orlando 212

EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON ORLANDO LAKE BUENA VISTA SOUTH With 20% off wedding packages, we now pronounce you happy! Book your wedding by 12/30/17 and enjoy special savings at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista South. Just 3.5 miles from Disney, we offer all the wonderful amenities including free made-to-order breakfast. We have 40,000 total square feet of event and outdoor reception space and 300 two-room suites. 407-597-4100 4955 Kyngs Heath Road • Kissimmee

THE GRILLE AT RIVERVIEW Rehearsal Dinners, Wedding Receptions, Bridal Showers; The Grille at Riverview is the perfect setting for all of your private to semi- private parties from 20-320 guests. Located on the banks of the Intracoastal waterways with spectacular views. Award winning service and customizable menu options for every taste and budget. 386-428-1865 101 Flagler Ave. • New Smyrna Beach 213

INDIAN RIVER COLONY CLUB Because this day will never be forgotten, we will give you nothing but the best. You and your guests will enjoy unparalleled food and service with exquisite cuisine, prepared by our executive chef. Comfortably accommodate up to 250 people, large dance floor, Chapel, large projection screen. Video service available. 321-255-6050 1936 Freedom Drive • Melbourne (Viera), FL

LPGA INTERNATIONAL At LPGA International, if you can dream it we can plan it! The International Room, has breathtaking views & accommodates 150 guests seated. With unique culinary experiences & the ability to custom tailor your event, our professional staff will guide you every step of the way during the planning process.

386-523-2044 1000 Champions Drive • Daytona Beach, FL 214

OCOEE LAKESHORE CENTER Welcome to West Orange County’s premier event venues! Ocoee’s Lakeshore Center has multiple venue options including two indoor facilities from classic historical settings to the most modern of facilities. Your choices range from large banquet facilities at the Community Center or cozy rooms at the Withers-Maguire House. 407-877-5803 150 N. Lakeshore Drive • Ocoee, FL

RAMADA GATEWAY • Complimentary Sleeping Room for the Newlyweds • 6,000 square feet of Banquet Space • Outdoor Covered Gazebo • Customizable menus • Affordable Prices • Great Service • Accommodates up to 300 guests Every aspect of your affair is important to us! 407-997-6676 7470 Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy 192 • Kissimmee 215

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THE ROYAL CREST ROOM Gorgeous, beyond belief. An Award-winning Venue with unique outdoor pergola in our garden setting. An outdoor chic cocktail space with Market Lighting. Ballroom is spacious, clean, with neutral colors, panoramic views of the luxurious grounds. Outstanding photographic opportunities! Exquisite stone bridges, creeks, lakes, British phone booths. Best of all - incredible food & service! 407-892-2009 5330 Michigan Avenue • St. Cloud

STONEYBROOK WEST GOLF CLUB The hidden gem in Winter Garden with extraordinary views! Make your forever a reality at Stoneybrook West Golf Club! We have multiple ceremony sites and a spacious banquet area accompanied by floor to ceiling windows facing west with the view of the exquisite sunset and illuminated water fountain. Enjoy our beautiful stacked stone clubhouse with a fireplace for your guests to enjoy. 407-877-8533 ext. 4636 15501 Town Commons Blvd. • Winter Garden 216

STREAMLINE HOTEL It All Starts Here… Something Old… Something New… For your special day, be among the first to enjoy the most anticipated renovation and hotel opening in Daytona Beach. The Streamline Hotel is the ultimate wedding destination with elegantly appointed suites, a luxurious VIP room and Daytona Beach’s only rooftop bar. Book the Streamline for an unforgettable wedding experience. 386-947-7470 140 S Atlantic Ave • Daytona Beach, FL







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Apollo’s Chariots is proud to take part in your special day! Our wedding packages start at just $295 total and come complete with the following: • Gratuity included • Red Carpet service • “Just Married” signs • Chilled Champagne • Unlimited pick-ups and drop-offs Bachelor(ette) party limo specials. Honeymoon airport / cruise transportation. Shuttle service for out-of-town guests. Stretch limos, shuttle buses and limo party buses. We can do it all! 407-221-2437 Orlando, FL 219


Our mission is to provide you with luxurious classic automobiles for those special wedding plans. Cole’s Classic Cars can supply you with a wide variety of vintage automobiles from the roaring 20’s up ‘til the sleek 70’s. Call us today about our special wedding package. If you are looking for class, elegance, or just want to turn heads, there’s no mistake with a classic car.

407-963-9089 Orlando, FL 220


VIP Wedding Transportation, a division of VIP Transportation Group is the most referred transportation company by Orlando’s Top Wedding Venders for professional wedding transportation. We understand your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, our team will work with you providing the best transportation solution to fit your specific needs and budget and we stand by our word, providing a “Detailed Written Contract”, and “On-time Guarantee”.

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EZ TIME TRANSPORTATION Dependable, Courteous, Reliable‌. These traits embody the excellence that is characteristic of EZ Time Transportation. Our dedication to service is what makes your wedding ow smoothly and worry-free on the most important day of your life. From limousines to busses, we can provide exactly what meets all your needs on this special day. Contact us today to speak with one of our consultants. 407-509-8586 Orlando, FL

ORLANDO WEDDING CARS Orlando wedding cars specializes in providing highclass and exclusive on time wedding transportation. We make every wedding moment picture perfect. Check out our Rolls Royce Phantom, Bentley Flying Spur and Maybach on our website at www. Call us today for a quote for all your wedding transportation needs. 407-809-5655. 407-809-5655 222


JB’S CINEMATIC CREATIONS & PHOTOGRAPHY You can count on JB’s Cinematic Creations & Photography to deliver what we promise. We’ve been in the business for over 25 years, continually satisfying families and businesses in the Central Florida area. We are proud of the fact that a large percentage of our clients come from repeat customers and referrals. We also offer our services for destination weddings. 352-589-1155 Serving the Central Florida Area

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BACHELOR/ BACHELORETTE PARTIES Premier Couples Choice 5009 South OBT, Orlando 407-857-2050 see ad on page 143 Pure Romance by JillG 813-504-6289 BRIDAL ATTIRE Casa Di Bella Bridal Boutique 613 Celebration Avenue, Celebration 407-566-9198 see ad on page 152 Lily's Bridal 2109 E Colonial Drive, Orlando 407-228-4050 see ad on page 152 228

BRIDAL BEAUTY Brush Savvy 407-620-0724 Hair on the Run 7025 CR 46A, Suite 1041, Lake Mary 407-314-9123

Mary Kay Cosmetics Jan Deardorff 352-394-1394 see ad on page 128 Waxing the City 7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd, Suite 36, Orlando 407-982-4002

HC Hair & Spa 1022 West Hwy. 436 Suite 1000, Altamonte Springs 407-786-4247 see ad on page 126

BRIDAL CONSULTANTS A Rose Designs 6120 Lewis and Clark Ave, Winter Garden 954-549-8341

Karmel Designteam 537 Breezy Oak Way, Apopka 407-575-5317

Cynthia Lynn Events Serving All of Central Florida 484-951-3086 see ad on page 173

Events by Design Daytona Beach, FL 386-677-1515 see ad on page 173 Joe Hearn Events PO Box 1378, Deland 386-748-8091 see ad on page 171 Krissy Sue Designs 407-221-1117 No. 1 Wedding Planner PO Box 770142, Orlando 407-452-8103 see ad on page 174 Sparkleigh Productions 8123 Marcella Drive, Orlando 407-505-5772 see ad on page 172

Vows & Views 1824 Eastern Road, Daytona Beach 386-566-8282 see ad on page 174

Cut the Cake 5770 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Suite 424, Orlando 407-265-2205

BRIDAL SHOWS A Bridal Show to Remember 407-240-7151 see ad on page 21

Gigi's Cupcakes of Orlando 2562 East Colonial Dr, Orlando 407-893-9848 orlandoflorida see ad on page 134

Perfect Wedding Guide Wedding Shows 407-936-2320 see ad on page 3, 10, 24, 130,131 CAKES Annette's Cakes 11039 East Colonial Drive, Suite E, Orlando 407-277-6247 see ad on page 134

Heavenly Cheesecakes 1369 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill 386-673-6670 see ad on page 135 Party Flavors 1063 S. Clarke Road, Ocoee 407-578-2082 see ad on page 133 229

CATERING Arthur's Catering 860 Sunshine Lane, Altamonte Springs 407-331-1993

John Michael Weddings & Special Events 627 Virginia Drive, Orlando 407-894-6671 see ad on page 138

Complete Weddings + Events 7862 W. Irlo Bronson Hwy #194, Kissimmee 407-720-9337 see ad on page 160, 166

Braised Personal Chef & Catering 3113 Willie Mays Parkway, Unit H, Orlando 352-978-2441 see ad on page 139

Millenia Catering 4303 Vineland Rd. Suite F18, Orlando 407-648-2296 see ad on page 140

DJ Doctor 407-844-7645 see ad on page 158

Cocktails Catering 9640 Boggy Creek Rd, Suite 5, Orlando 407-446-2878 See ad on page 137 Foodie Catering 307 N, Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando 407-704-6908 see ad on page 139 230

Premier Event Services 354 Story Road, Ocoee 407-654-1146 see ad on page 140 DISC JOCKEYS Access DJs, Photo & Video 386-212-5454 see ad on page 157

Dream Day Digital 407-790-5404 see ad on page 160 Elegant Entertainment DJ Service 407-414-6239 Florida Mobile DJ's 407-680-2992

FyerFly Productions 557 Harold Ave, Suite B, Winter Park 407-574-2020 see ad on page 161 Junction 88 Productions 636 West Smith Street, Orlando 407-293-2728 Marc Burgess Productions 407-322-8884 see ad on page 186 Our DJ Rocks 380 Semoran Commerce Place, Suite 301, Apopka 407-509-9786

Soundwave Entertainment Systems 5401 South Kirkman Road, Suite 229, Orlando 407-905-0324 see ad on page 161 White Rose Entertainment 9401 American Eagle Way Suite 200, Orlando 407-601-3765 see ad on page 162 EVENT DÉCOR Letz Dance On It 11206 Satellite Blvd, Orlando 407-730-9989 see ad on page 146

FLORAL DESIGN & DECORATIONS Atmospheres Floral 557 Harold Ave, Suite A, Winter Park 321-972-2976 see ad on back cover Linens & Flowers Design 8010 Sunport Drive, Suite 119, Orlando 407-857-2372 see ad on page 149 Prizm Event & Floral Design 6250 Edgewater Dr Suite 3000, Orlando 407-335-2589 The Flower Studio 580 Palm Springs Dr # 582A, Altamonte Springs 321-436-7746 see ad on page 147 231

FORMALWEAR Any Tux 45 Bucks 3800 Edgewater Drive, Orlando 407-521-7678

Red Parrot Travel 561 Northport Drive, Longwood 407-677-5522 see ad on page 155

HEADPIECES & VEILS Sewing Studio Fabric Superstore 9605 South Hwy 17-92, Maitland 407-831-6488 see ad on page 153

ICE SCULPTURES Ice Pro PO Box 714, Parrish 941-592-6278 see ad on page 149

HONEYMOON & TRAVEL Good Life Travel & Events, LLC 407-765-4888 see ad on page 155 Premier Romance Travel Serving All Of Central Florida 904-710-9170


INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIES The Write Invitation 407-831-4200 JEWELRY Aldo's Fine Jewelry 4662 South Kirkman Road, Orlando 407-298-0890

Bill Green Jewelers 108 W International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach 386-253-5807 Brinkoetter Jewelers 468 S. Spring Blvd, Orange City 386-734-4653 Evans & Sons Jewelers 250 S. Beach Street, Daytona Beach 386-255-5922 Greg Lynn Jewelry 101 Flagler Plaza Dr, Palm Coast 386-439-3777 International Diamond Center 1233 Sand Lake Road 407-855-6113

International Diamond Center 3210 South Alafaya Trail, Orlando 407-770-5991

La Maison Diamonds 1200 Oviedo Marketplace Blvd, Oviedo 407-359-6355

International Diamond Center 494 W. SR 436, Altamonte Springs 407-862-8990

Labosco Jewelry Castle 4360 S Ridgewood, S. Daytona 386-788-0714

International Diamond Center 552 Park Avenue, Winter Park 407-629-5531

Marsilvia Jewelry 2083 Saxon Blvd. 110, Deltona 386-789-9662

Jewelry Connection 14163 W Colonial Dr, Winter Garden 407-656-9831

Milan Fine Jewelers West Oaks Mall, Ocoee 407-523-0805

Klines Jewelry 7015 N Hwy US 1, Port St. John 321-632-6424

New Smyrna Jewelers 399 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach 386-428-4073

Sears Jewelry Altamonte Mall 407-767-6255 Simmons Jewelry 208 Park Ave. North, Winter Park 407-644-3829 Valle Jewelers 230 N. Swope, Maitland 407-647-7744 Volusia Jewelers 1700 Ridgewood Suite C, Holly Hill 386-672-6520 William Ritzi & Co. Jewelers 160 S Beach Street, Daytona Beach 386-252-2552

Seabreeze Fine Jewelry 527 Seabreeze, Daytona Beach 386-252-6135 233

LIMOUSINES & TRANSPORTATION Apollo's Chariots Inc 2824 S Mellonville Ave, Sanford 407-221-2437 see ad on page 219 Coles Classic Cars, LLC 407-963-9089 see ad on page 220 EZ Time Transportation 407-509-8586 see ad on page 222 Orlando Wedding Cars 9701 Chestnut Ridge Drive, Windermere 407-492-5395 see ad on page 222


VIP Wedding Transportation PO Box 617556, Orlando 407-601-7766 see ad on page 221

PHOTOGRAPHY Briggs Photography 407-592-5489 see ad on page 165

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Premier Piano Shows Dueling Pianos 2014 Edgewater Drive, #147, Orlando 407-675-7091 see ad on page 159

Castaldo Studio Photography and Video 754-234-7673 see ad on page 165

OFFICIANTS A Page in Time Wedding 407-697-6322 Sensational Ceremonies PO Box 701088, St. Cloud 407-361-7781

Claire Pacelli Photography 421 Summit Ridge Place Unit 113, Longwood 321-277-5514 Complete Weddings + Events 7862 W. Irlo Bronson Hwy #194, Kissimmee 407-720-9337 see ad on page 160, 166

Crickets Photography 407-484-2931 see ad on page 166 Deb's Classic Photography 386-675-0564 Elegant Imagery Serving all of Florida 321-674-8775 Forever Xpressions 407-310-6758 Kristin Lorraine Photography 407-729-6214 see ad on page 164

Rhodes Studios Photography & Video 407-242-7800 see ad on page 167 Scott David Photography 473 Kays Landing Drive, Sanford 407-322-9456 see ad on page 168

Victoria Angela Photography 407-504-1227 Wise Images Photography Serving All of Central Florida 407-680-7139 see ad on page 169

Shane Edwards Photography 407-383-0620 see ad on page 168

RECEPTIONS 310 Restaurants Downtown and WP Locations 407-647-7277 see ad on page 176

Steven Miller Photography 8131 Vineland Ave, #145, Orlando 407-504-7314 see ad on page 169

ALoft Orlando Downtown 500 South Orange Ave, Orlando 407-380-3500 see ad on page 210

Live Happy Studio 386-717-9178 see ad on page 167 235

Art & History MuseumsMaitland 231 West Packwood Ave, Maitland 407-539-2181

B.B. King’s Blues Club 9101 International Drive, Orlando 407-248-1193 see ad on page 210

Atlantic Center for the Arts 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach 386-427-6975 weddings see ad on page 177

BeachChic Living's Harbour House 614 South Beach Street, Daytona Beach 356-506-9773

B Resort & Spa located in the Walt Disney WorldÂŽ Resort 1905 Hotel Plaza Blvd, Lake Buena Vista 407-827-3113 see ad on page 178


Buena Vista Water Sports/ Paradise Cove 13245 Lake Bryan Drive, Orlando 407-239-6939 see ad on page 181 Caribe Royale Hotel Orlando 8101 World Center Drive, Orlando 407-238-8470 see ad on page 15, IBC

Best Western in the Walt Disney World Resort 2000 Hotel Plaza Blvd, Lake Buena Vista 407-827-6390 see ad on page 179

Celebration Gardens 1871 Minnesota Ave., Winter Park 407-896-9835 see ad on page 182

Brannon Civic Center 105 South Riverside Drive, New Smyrna 386-410-2885 see ad on page 180

Citrus Club 255 S Orange Ave, Suite 1800, Orlando 407-843-1080 see ad on page 211

Cocoa Beach Country Club 5000 Tom Warriner Blvd, Cocoa Beach 321-868-3362 see ad on page 183 Crown Events and Rentals, LLC 315 Spring Forest Drive, New Smyrna 386-314-4919 CrownEventsandRentals see ad on page 212 Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront 2608North A1A, Melbourne 321-770-4100 see ad on page 184

Cypress Ballroom at Wild Florida 3301 Lake Cypress Road, Kissimmee 407-873-4477 see ad on page 14, 185

Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld 10100 International Drive, Orlando 407-354-5073 see ad on page 190

Debary Golf & Country Club 300 Plantation Club Drive, Debary 386-668-1705 see ad on page 186

Doubletree by Hilton Orlando Downtown 60 S Ivanhoe Blvd, Orlando 407-425-4455 see ad on page 187

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Airport 5555 Hazeltine National Drive, Orlando 407-235-1907 DoubleTreeByHiltonOrlando Airport/venue.asp see ad on page 188

Doubletree by Hilton Orlando East - UCF 12125 High Tech Ave, Orlando 407-996-0790 see ad on page 189


Eagle Creek Golf Club 10350 Emerson Lake Blvd, Orlando 407-243-4925 see ad on page 212

Grand Bohemian Hotel 325 South Orange Avenue, Orlando 407-581-4706 IFC, 17, 193

Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Downtown 191 East Pine Street, Orlando 407-835-6848 see ad on page 191

Harbor Hills Country Club 6538 Lake Griffin, Lady Lake 352-753-7000 see ad on page195

Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista South 4955 Kyng's Heath Road, Kissimmee 407-597-4100 orlandolakebuenavistasouth. see ad on page 213


Hilton Altamonte Springs 350 Northlake Blvd, Altamonte Springs 407-830-1985 see ad on page 196 Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront 1550 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach 321-613-9057 see ad on page 197

Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort 100 N. Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach 386-254-8200 see ad on page 198 Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront 3003 N Hwy A1A, Indialantic 321-777-5000 see ad on page 16 Hilton Orlando International Drive 6001 Destination Parkway, Orlando see ad on page 199

Holiday Inn Orlando SW Celebration 5711 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee 321-401-1019 see ad on page 200 Indian River Colony 1963 Freedom Dr, Melbourne 321-255-6050 see ad on page 214 Indian River Queen 90 Delannoy Ave, Cocoa 321-454-7414 Island Grove Winery Formosa Gardens 3011 Formosa Gardens Blvd, Kissimmee 407-507-9888 see ad on page 201

Lake Receptions 4425 North Highway 19-A, Mt. Dora 352-357-8223 see ad on page 202

Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Drive, Orlando 407-238-8598 see ad on page 204

LPGA International 1000 Champions Drive, Daytona Beach 386-523-2044 see ad on page 214

Ramada Gateway 7470 Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway 192, Kissimmee 407-997-6676 see ad on page 215

Mission Inn Resort & Club 10400 County Road 48, Howey-in-the-Hills 352-324-3916 see ad on page 203

Rosen Centre Hotel 9840 International Dr, Orlando 407-996-9840 see ad on page 205

Ocoee Lakeshore Center 150 N. Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee 407-877-5803 see ad on page 215

Rosen Plaza Hotel 9700 International Drive, Orlando 407-996-0254 see ad on page 206 239

Sheraton Lake Buena Vista 12205 Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando 407-550-1006 see ad on page 207 Stoneybrook West Golf Club 15501 Towne Commons Blvd., Winter Garden 407-877-8533 ext. 4636 see ad on page 216 Streamline Hotel 140 South Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach 407-414-5731 see ad on page 217 The Center at Deltona 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd, Deltona 386-878-8875 see ad on page 211 240

The Encore Club @ Reunion 7635 Fairfax Drive, Reunion 321-710-6383 see ad on page 192 The Grille at Riverview 101 Flagler Ave., New Smyrna 386-428-1865 see ad on page 213 The Grove Resort & Spa 14501 Grove Resort Avenue, Orlando 407-545-7500 see ad on page 194 The Royal Crest Room at Royal St. Cloud Golf Links 5330 Michigan Avenue, St. Cloud 407-850-0689 see ad on page 216

The Shores Resort & Spa 2637 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach 386-767-7257 see ad on page 206 Westin Lake Mary 2974 International Parkway, Lake Mary 321-249-8025 see ad on page 20, 209 REHEARSAL DINNERS Del Frisco's of Florida, LLC 9150 International Drive, Orlando 407-351-5074 see ad on page 142

RENTALS A Chair Affair Inc 401 Newtech Court, Suite 101, Debary 386-479-4308 see ad on page 145

Taylor Rental of Central Florida 1605 North Main Street, Kissimmee 407-847-7063 see ad on page 150

Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals 407-595-1065

SPAS Bride Spa 386-589-6476

Phoenix Creative Events Inc. 6441 South Chickasaw Trail, Orlando 407-335-2694 see ad on page 148

HC Hair & Spa 1022 West Hwy. 436 Suite 1000, Altamonte Springs 407-786-4247 see ad on page 126

Rentaland Tents and Events 11829 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando 407-851-7368

Spa810 7341 West Sand Lake Road, Orlando 407-203-0203 see ad on page 127 VIDEOGRAPHY JB's Cinematic Creations & Photography Serving All Of Central Florida 410-917-9280 see ad on page 224 Perfect Sky Productions 101 S. Garland St #108, Orlando 407-644-3380

Spa810 125 N. Orlando Ave, #115, Winter Park 407-790-7876 see ad on page 127 241







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