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Planning Your Big Day 

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.

Beach Wedding Accommodations

ResortQuest's Palacio Resort can accommodate weddings and receptions up to 75 guests as well as wedding guest accommodations. Experience your wedding on Perdido Key's beautiful beach and the reception venue located steps away at the resort.

Eden Condominiums offers a lush tropical setting for your special day. Private reception lounge overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and ample accommodations for guests and honeymooners.

Perdido Realty has beautiful condominiums right on the beach that can provide a community room for your use on your special day as well as reasonably priced accommodations for you and your wedding party.  Our staff will also assist in the planning of your wedding by providing local vendor information to you free of charge

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.

Big Lagoon State Park houses The Governor’s Pavilion which can be rented for weddings. The wooden amphitheater overlooks pristine natural marshlands and emerald Gulf. 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.

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.


Let Sally’s Island Catering deliver fresh homemade food for your special day. (850) 554-2956.

Sunset Grille can handle all your catering needs. (850) 492-1063.

Many of our restaurants and golf clubs provide catering services. Please refer to our Dining and Nightlife section.


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 boogieinc.com or call 1-800-526-6443 (1-800-5-BOOGIE!)


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.

Wedding Photographers

A Studio on Wheels-Photos by Bousquet
A Studio on Wheels offers professional photographers for a romantic beach sitting, weddings and commercial work. Using two photographers for beach sittings offers an added dimension to all sessions. People, children and families are our specialty. Having an 85% referral rating makes A Studio on Wheels #1 on the Gulf Coast.

Tony Thagard - Photographer (formally ON3FOTOS)
Portrait and Wedding photographer.  Family beach portraits and beach weddings are our #1 business. Serving Perdido Key, Orange Beach, and Gulf Shores.  See our website for photo galleries and rates. Wedding Planner

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.

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.

Wedding Officiant & Notary

Marlene's Wedding & Notary Service
Venue with reception area - wedding parties, meetings. Wedding Officiante as notary and Ordained Minister. We perform beach weddings and go to venue of choice. Call for appointment - (850) 458-0966. Visit our web our website for complete details and list of services.