Sand Key Beach Weddings

Sand Key Beach Wedding Package Pictured: The Whim Sea Package

Photo credit: Jerry Lukas

Sand Key Beach is our most popular beach wedding location.

Bordered by 2 waterways with plenty of parking, this beachfront park offers one of the widest beaches in Pinellas County. Wedding couples & their guests will see wide open spaces, a variety of seabirds & lush vegetation including palm trees and wild flowers.

This is our recommended location for groups of 20 or more who prefer to drive to the location.

1060 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater Beach 33767
Beach Permit required: $113.41 – 

1060 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater Beach 33767
Beach Permit required: $113.41 – 

Sunset weddings start one hour prior to the sun hitting the horizon. This provides ample time for the ceremony, followed by the beautiful, colorful sunset photographs. Sunset times for Clearwater Beach available here.

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Upon request: Our Wedding Concierge will provide you w/a list of local hotels, banquet halls & restaurants in the area.

Public & private transportation companies include: The Clearwater Jolley Trolley, the Star Trolley, Martz Bus, Way2Ride vans and much more.

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Note: Public beach accesses are the most popular and affordable wedding location choice. Unlike many of our local beaches: Sand Key Beach Park, Clearwater Beach offers ample parking. This public beach park requires a nominal permit fee. We will guide you through the permitting process.

Our Wedding Concierge will assist you in finding the perfect nearby lodging, restaurants & activities.  Hotels and condos will require permission or catering minimums. See a few hotel choices here.

This beach requires a $316.50 site fee for a Sand Key Beach Wedding with decorations and $113.41 without decorations. See our favorite Florida beach wedding locations here

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This remote, spacious beach has no buildings to hinder photographs & views. Its spaciousness is incomparable to any other beach in Pinellas County. Every year, all year round this expansive 1.9 square mile beachfront park is chosen as a beach wedding location by hundreds of couples. Nine entryways to this beach are scenic boardwalks that make their way through sand dunes to a shell lined shoreline & a picturesque jetty (at the northernmost end).

This Florida beach wedding location is a short drive to the Clearwater Beach Marina, home to 2 of our popular Lunch & Dinner Reception Cruises.  This popular waterside location is visited by fisherman, sunbathers, surfers (on windy days), children of all ages, runners, sunset fans and an interesting mix of local seabirds, such as pelicans, sea gulls, skimmers, sand pipers & grey herons. Clearwater Beach development began in the 1950’s with a downtown region, motels & residential area of beachfront bungalows and is still a work in progress.


Restaurants nearby are The Columbia Restaurant, Rusty’s Bistro (inside the Sheraton Sand Key) & Watercolour Steakhouse Grille (insider the Marriott Sand Key)

Nearby Florida beach wedding locations include:   Indian Rocks Beach  and Indian Shores 

Sand Key Beach

The barrier island of Sand Key is known as a high end beachfront condominium community, boarded by beautiful Sand Key Beach Park. Its favorite friends are small dogs, often seen being walked w/their wealthy owners along the strand of condos.


Area (Clearwater Beach): 5.5 miles
Population (Clearwater Beach): 7,873
Distance from Tampa International Airport: 20 miles
Distance from St Pete/Clearwater Airport: 11 miles
Distance from Orlando: 2 hours