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Planning Your Beach Wedding

Perdido Key, Florida offers the ideal destination wedding locale overlooking the Gulf of Mexico on sugar white sands. With numerous accommodations to entertain small private weddings or large groups of guests, Perdido Key is your dream beach wedding destination in Florida. Say “I do” on Perdido Key’s emerald coast. One look and you’ll know why the ‘lost key’ is one of Florida’s most beautiful destination wedding treasures.

Licenses & Permits

Beach Permits
For weddings on the National Park Beaches, you will need a $50 Special Use Permit. Contact the National Park Service at (850) 934-2620.

No permit is required to use the State Park or public beaches.

Wedding Licenses
All Florida residents who apply for a marriage license will have a three-day waiting period. No waiting period for non-Florida residents. No blood test required. Bring Photo ID with birth date and know social security number and date of previous divorce (if applicable). Cost of the Marriage License is approximately $93.50. Clerk’s office is in the M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building, 1st Floor, 190 Governmental Center, Pensacola, Florida. Monday – Friday, 8 am-5 pm. You must arrive prior to 4:30 pm to have your license issued. Contact the Clerk’s Marriage Division (850) 595-4170.

Beach Wedding Accommodations

We have many, beautiful options for you and your friends and family, including cottages, beach houses and condos.  Please refer to our Accommodations section for a complete list or email us for help with your lodging.  We will help you find the perfect lodging in the Perdido Key area!

Wedding Banquet Facilities

If you are looking for a covered pavilion on the beach, call the National Park Service at (850) 934-2620 for reservations. A special permit is only required if you are using a National Park beach.

Big Lagoon State Park houses The Governor’s Pavilion which can be rented for weddings and/or receptions. This covered open-air Pavilion seats approximately 200, has a huge fireplace and ADA accessible bathrooms. Another option inside Big Lagoon State Park is The Amphitheater, which is covered, open-air  and overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway. Plan your ideal green wedding and explore Perdido Key’s state and national parks, take a group eco tour and more. For more information, call (850) 492-1595.

We also have a community center room attached to our Visitor Information Center. Click Picture 1, Picture 2, Picture 3 to see photos.

Many of Perdido’s restaurants and golf clubs have banquet facilities. Please refer to the Dining and Nightlife section. Many of our condominiums also have banquet facilities. Please refer to our Accommodations section.

Catering & Florists

We recommend these Perdido Key Caterers:

Jellyfish (850) 332-6532

Sally’s Island Catering (850) 554-2956

Sunset Grille (850) 492-1063

Some of our restaurants and golf clubs may provide catering services, based on your needs. Please refer to our Dining and Nightlife section for more options.

A Flower Box
This local florist takes great pride in providing the highest grade of fresh, premium flowers. Arrangements are custom designed for each wedding.


Boogie Inc
Boogie Inc. is the Gulf Coast Leader in Personality DJ Entertainment. Planning a wedding on our beaches? Boogie Inc. has a portable PA system run on battery so we can provide music for your ceremony along with a clip on microphone for the minister out on the sand. Then we can entertain you and your guests for the reception. Take a look at our web site at or call 1-800-526-6443 (1-800-5-BOOGIE)

Wedding Photographers

30A Studios is licensed and registered with the state of Florida. We have been in business since 2006 and we are members of Professional Photographers of America and Adobe Professional Photographers Directory. We cover family beach & school portraits, real estate, & engagement shoots.

Alley Kat Photography is a wedding & portrait photographer specializing in capturing fun & natural moments. Alley Kat Photography also does 1950s pin-up boudoir.

Wedding Planner

A Beach Wedding for You
A full service wedding planner.  Helps provide lodging, catering, reception services, officiant, photography, planning, and decor.  Choose from any of their wedding packages.

Coastal Soirees 
A full-service wedding coordinating and design company where you can tell us your dreams and leave the details to us, or choose from our collection of gorgeous wedding packages that have redefined what the “package wedding” looks like. Think luxury, unique, elegant and affordable. Happily Ever After begins here!

Wedding Officiant & Notary

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