List of Great Sandy Beaches & Green Parks for Weddings & Ceremonies!
Most Beaches, Parks, Gardens & Locations do charge Fees to do Ceremonies on their property!
NOTE: All Outside Cost & Fees for Event Special Use Permit ETC-Are Always Additional & Separate to Our Package Cost.
Services and Rentals for Weddings, Elopements, Vow Renewals & Commitment Ceremonies!
Serving Florida's West Coast "Tampa Bay Area" Pinellas, Manatee, Sarasota, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando & Polk!
Manatee County - Anna Maria Island:                                                                                      

Anna Maria - Area Beach
(A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
A good bit of parking - just 2 blocks over from beach.
Will check for any permits &/or fees.
Location- Spring Ave. off  Gulf Dr. N.
(Just South & Before- Pine Ave.)
(Anna Maria Island area)

Bay Front Park Beach
(A Small Inner Bay Beach strip with a view!)
Parking no problem - no parking meter or cost as of now.
Will check for any permits &/or fees.
Location- N. Bay Blvd. (Just North of Pine Ave.)
(Anna Maria Island area)

Sarasota County - Seista Key Area:                                                                                         

Siesta Key Beach
(A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
Parking no problem - meters take coins.
Premit needed $54+tax per hour for needed time.
Call Sarasota Parks & Rec. Dept. at 1-941-861-7275
Location- 948 Beach Rd.
(Siesta Key area)

Pasco County:                                                                                                                          

Green Key Beach
- US 19 N. & (just North) of Main St.
- New Port Richey

Anclote River Park
- 1119 Baileys Bluff Rd, Holiday, FL. 34691

Anclote Gulf Park
- 2305 Baileys Bluff Rd, Holiday, FL. 34691

Crews Lake Wilderness Park
- off HWY 52 & Veterans Toll Way, FL.
- 16739 Crews Lake Dr, Spring Hill, FL

Park entrance to Sand Key Beach Park.North end of beach by rocksNorth end of beach looking South/EastNorth end of beach looking SouthWalk way out by changing area and restroomsSide veiw of Changing area and restrooms.Straight on view of Changing area and restrooms.View from parking area looking SouthView from parking area looking South at one of the board walk oversLooking out view toward beach from a changing / restroom areaBoard walk from parking area to the beach.Wonderful view of Sea gull / birds on beach by the Gulf of Mexico!
Park entrance to Fort DeSoto ParkNorth Beach consession stand & restrooms walk way from parking lot on way to beach.North Beach consession stand & restrooms walk way from parking lot on way to beach.View of consession stand & restrooms from the beach.North Beach looking South.North Beach looking South.North Beach looking South.North Beach looking North.North Beach looking North.Shelter Rental / picnic area etc.Shelter Rental / picnic area.Kids play area.
Park Sign for Sunset/Treasure Island Beach Park.Restrooms and Rentable Party Pavilion area.Rentable Party Pavilion & Restrooms area.Kids play area.Restrooms and Rentable Party Pavilion area view from beach.Beach looking South.Beach looking North.Beach looking South.Beach looking North.One of the Parking lot areas.
Park entrance to St. Pete BeachLarge Walk way / Drive over to beach - North endBeach view looking North  - North endRestrooms (Toward the North end of the beach)Main Concession area & Restrooms (Half way between the North & South ends of the beach)Parking area from south end looking North Looking toward the beach & rocks walk / fishing area- South endWalk over looking toward parking area - North end Beach view looking South  - South endBeach view looking North  - South endBeach view looking North  - South endBeach view looking North  - South endBeach view looking North  - South endBeach view looking North  - South end
Philippe Park
(*Rolling Hills & Green Grass Type Park Over looks Inner Bay water !)
Parking no problem - no parking meter or cost as of now.
http://www.pinellascounty.org/park/special_event_permits.htm
Location- 2525 Philippe Parkway, Safety Harbor
(North of Safety Harbor Area)
Sand Key Park Beach
(A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
Parking no problem - +Parking Cost.
http://www.pinellascounty.org/park/special_event_permits.htm
Location- 1060 Gulf Blvd.
(Just over the Sand Key bridge -South of Clearwater Beach!)
Treasure Island Beach / Sunset Beach
(A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
Parking no problem - meters take coins.
Will check for any permits &/or fees.
Location- 9300 W. Gulf Blvd.
(Treasure Island area)
St. Pete Beach / Pass A Grill Beach
(A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
Parking no problem - Paystations - coins, bills or Credit Cards.
Will check for any permits &/or fees.
Location- 22nd. Ave. at Gulf Way.
(St.Pete Beach area)
Upham Beach
(A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
Parking no problem - Paystations - coins, bills or Credit Cards.
Will check for any permits &/or fees.
Location- 6800 Beach Plaza.
(St.Pete Beach area)
Fort DeSoto Park Beach
(A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
Parking no problem - $5+ parking cost & Two tolls
http://www.pinellascounty.org/park/special_event_permits.htm
Location- 3500 Pinellas Bayway S.
(Tierra Verde / So. St. Pete area!)
Pinellas County - St. Pete / Clearwater :                                                                                  
Park Sign & restrooms for Upham Beach.View of Upham Beach looking South.View of Upham Beach looking North.View of Consession Stand & restrooms.View of Upham Beach looking Straight out from the board walk.Upham Beach parking area.Large walk over to beach.A board walk over to the beach.
Park entrance sign to Philippe Park.A Restroom area.Left side view from the Bottom of the Mound / Hill.Bottom of the Mound / Hill looking up!Right Side view of the Mound / Hill.Side view of a Pinic / shelter area.Front view of a Pinic / shelter area.Back side view of a Pinic / shelter area.Left back side view of the Mound / Hill.View of landscape and water.View of landscape and water.View of water and stairs to waters side.Looking South View of walkway next to the water.Looking North View of walkway next to the water.
Indian Shores Beach
(A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
Parking no problem - Paystations - coins, bills or Credit Cards.
Location-
(Indian Shores Beach area)
Tiki Gardens Beach
(A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
Parking across street - no problem - Paystations -
coins, bills or Credit Cards.
Location-
(Indian Shores Beach area)
Park entrance sign to Indian Shores Beach Access.View of beach & board walk over looking North.View of beach looking South.View of beach looking North.Board beach walk over!Looking back at the restroom area & parking area pay station from the beach.Restroom area & parking area pay station.
Park entrance sign to Tiki Gardens Beach Access.Restroom area next to parking lot.Walk way to the beach!View of beach looking North.View of beach looking South.View of beach looking South.View of beach looking North.View of beach looking South.View of beach looking North.Drive way for drop off of larger items or for park rangers access etc.! (Could also be a large walk over used during ceremony!)
Park entrance sign to Archibald Memorial Beach Park.Building under construction.Restrooms & Building under construction.Board walk over to beach!Pincic Shelter area.Restrooms & Building under construction view from beach.Board walk from beach to the Building under construction & restrooms view from beach.Board walk from parking area to the beach.Beach view looking North.Beach view looking South.Beach view looking South.Beach view looking North.
Archibald Memorial Beach Park
(A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
Parking no problem - meters take coins.
Will check for any permits &/or fees.
Location-
(Madeira Beach area)
Redington Shores Beach Access
(A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
Parking no problem - meters take coins.
Location-
(Redington Shores Beach area)
Park entrance sign to Redington Shores Beach Access.Parking area Payment station takes coins.Restroom area next to parking area.Board walk over to the beach.Beach looking South view.Beach looking North view.Beach looking North view.Beach looking South view.Board walk view from beach.Board walk view looking toward the beach.
Note: The information &/or links below are only a starting point - all info was good as of this post in 2011.
I recommend that everyone check/contact each Park/Beach for all updated information.
Hillsborough County - Tampa, Thonosassa, Brandon, Apollo & Ruskin:                             

Lake Park - by the Lake.
- N. Dale Mabry Hwy - North West Hillsborough.
- 17302 Dale Mabry Hwy N, Lutz, FL.

Lowry Park - on River Walk
- Central Tampa area. - Sligh Ave & North Blvd.
- 1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL.

Lettus Lake Park
- 6920 E Fletcher Avenue Tampa FL 33637
- Fletcher Avenue at Hillsborough River (just west of Interstate I-75)

Trout Creek Park
- 12550 Morris Bridge Rd, Thonotosassa, FL
- Go out Fletcher Avenue & just East of Interstate I-75)

Al Lopez Park - by the Lake.
- Central Tampa Area - Himes & N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
- 4810 N Himes, Tampa, FL.

Upper Tampa Bay Park
- West Tampa Area - W. Hillsborough Ave. & Double Branch Rd.
- 8001 Double Branch Rd, Tampa, FL 33635.

Courtney Campbell Causeway Beach
- on Hwy 60 / Courtney Campbell Causeway Bridge area.
- just West of Tampa International Airport.

Cypress Beach Park
- West Tampa - just South of Tampa International Airport.
- North Dale Mabry Hwy.  turn West on West Cypress St. go to end turn Left.

Bayshore Blvd (For very small standing groups only)
- At a Special location Along the 7 mile long Tampa Bay Sidewalk.

Davis Island Marina Beach
- Downtown Tampa Area on Davis Island.
- 1002 Severn Ave, Tampa, FL .
- just pass Peter O. Knight Airport.

Ballast Point Pier Park
- South Tampa. -5300 Interbay Blvd, Tampa, FL
- South of Bayshore Blvd. & Gandy Blvd.

Picnic Island Beach
- South Tampa - South of Gandy Blvd.  off South Westshore Blvd.
- 7404 Picnic Island Blvd, Tampa, FL

R E Olds Park & Pier
- in Oldsmar, FL. 34677.
- at Bayview Blvd. & Shore Drive W.

Turkey Creek Park
- 5936 Connell Rd, Plant City, FL 33567

Apollo Beach Park
- In Apollo. - turn West on Apollo Beach Blvd. -turn right on Surfside Blvd.

E.J.Simmons Park/Beach
- 2401 19th Ave NW, Ruskin, FL. 33570
- Off Hwy 41 - turn West on 19 Ave NW - turn right on E.G. Simmons Park Dr.
Howard Park Beach
- (A true Gulf Coast Beach with endless view!)
- Parking - meters take coins.
- Location (North End of Pinellas County!)

Wall Springs Park
- (*Green Grass Type Park Over looks Gulf of Mexico!)
- Parking no problem - no parking meter or cost as of now.
- 3725 Desoto Blvd, Palm Harbor, FL.
- Location (North End of Pinellas County!)