Say 'I Do' in Paradise: The Ultimate Guide to Weddings in The Palm Beaches

December 21, 2021

From grand affairs and intimate gatherings to barefoot nuptials on the beach, find options to create your meaningful and memorable celebration.

The Palm Beaches have spent more than 100 years perfecting the art of welcoming and entertaining weddings, and there’s no shortage of incredible venues. The possibilities seem endless! Of course, there are plenty of beach wedding venue options, ranging from toes in the sand to having the ocean as your background, and all are stunning.

Beyond the beach, there are historical venues like the magnificent Flagler Museum and unique venues like the Norton Museum of Art. Are you a golf lover? The Palm Beaches are home to hundreds of luxurious country clubs and golf courses with beautiful event spaces. If you’re a fan of tropical gardens or rustic barns, those are plentiful as well. You’re bound to find a wedding venue you’ll love in the Palm Beaches.

Wedding Venues in The Palm Beaches

The Addison
This venue, built in 1926 by famed architect Addison Mizner, is steeped in Old World elegance. As a top destination for weddings, it offers a breathtaking courtyard with 100-year-old Banyan trees, two ballrooms and multiple private spaces. The Addison's cascading fountain is the perfect detail for this charming and magical setting.

Overhead view of a wedding outside
Photo credit: Sonju Photography

Aloft Delray Beach
In the heart of downtown is the Aloft Delray Beach. With a chic and modern design, this venue is great for couples wanting to enjoy a beautiful space in an ideal location. The rooftop deck features epic sunsets for a memorable ceremony or cocktail hour.

American German Club of The Palm Beaches
Located in Lake Worth, the American German Club of the Palm Beaches accommodates up to 500 guests with its clubhouse rental and on-site catering services. Its large seating area and spacious picnic grounds work together to create its "old Alpine style" atmosphere.

Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
This botanical outdoor setting is filled with monumental sculptures and an artist studio perfect for a backdrop of the bride and groom’s special day. The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens feature a large formal lawn and courtyard, surrounded by beautiful tropical and subtropical fauna to carry the ambiance of paradise throughout the occasion. This diverse location is a short trip away from downtown West Palm Beach and is set with a picturesque view of the Intracoastal Waterway.

Ballpark of the Palm Beaches
Your wedding is sure to be a home run at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches! Whether you’re looking for formal or casual, gourmet or ballpark fare, the staff here can help you cover all the bases. Couples can utilize the field for the ceremony and main concourse or Party Deck for the reception, which makes for a memorable wedding.

The Ben, Autograph Collection
Located in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach, The Ben has some incredible options for weddings. The Blue Heron Ballroom has incomparable views of the marina and Intracoastal with floor-to-ceiling windows. If you’re looking for a more industrial atmosphere, the Studio has a warehouse feel with glass garage doors that’s perfect for ceremonies or cocktail-style receptions.

Benvenuto Restaurant
1929 Mizner-inspired building surrounded by breathtaking gardens and Tuscan-influenced architecture is located in the heart of Boynton Beach. The beautiful European courtyard is a wonderful option for outdoor ceremonies. With several options for event spaces, it can accommodate weddings with up to 250 guests.

The Boca Raton
Whether it’s a stunning ceremony amid the elegant Cathedral Room designed by Addison Mizner, or an intimate wedding at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean on The Boca Raton's half-mile white-sand private beach, the resort offers a variety of romantic wedding locations to suit every mood and theme. Create the perfect menu, a fully customized banquet and the wedding cake of your dreams with the resort’s catering team. This breathtaking setting is a perfect match for special wedding celebrations, private ceremonies and vow renewals.

Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center
The Boca Raton Marriott is passionate about creating the perfect ambiance for all wedding opportunities. Find venues perfect for hosting extravagant wedding celebrations as well as cozy accommodations ideal for smaller dinner rehearsals and intimate receptions. The largest event space holds up to 550 guests, with more than enough room for dining and dancing.

Boca Raton Museum of Art
When planning the ideal wedding location for artistic ambiance, consider the Boca Museum of Art as a distinctive setting. The museum’s multicultural permanent collection of more than 5,000 works, along with changing exhibitions of national and international importance, serves as a creative environment for any special occasion. Located in the heart of downtown Boca Raton, this museum provides access to the outdoor sculpture garden, as well as dining in the Great Hall.

Boynton Woman’s Club
This stunning venue in Boynton Beach was designed by Addison Mizner and built from 1925-1926. It has been a staple in the community and steeped in local history. Couples can utilize the entire building for their wedding, allowing guests the opportunity to truly explore and enjoy the past that surrounds them.

The Breakers Palm Beach
A one-of-a-kind oceanfront resort, The Breakers Palm Beach is one of America’s premier destinations for magnificent weddings and celebrations. Whether it’s a beachside ceremony for 50 guests or a reception for 500 in a majestic ballroom, The Breakers’ experienced and passionate team of professionals will personally attend to every detail.

Breakers West Country Club
For couples looking for the elevated Breakers experience but in the western communities of Palm Beach County, look no further than Breakers West. This country club venue is nestled along the golf course with stunning landscaping and epic sunsets. The ballroom features beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows that allow guests to feel like they’re outside.

Canopy by Hilton West Palm Beach Downtown
Located in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach, the Canopy by Hilton West Palm Beach Downtown is close to everything. Just steps away from The Square and Clematis Street, it’s in the middle of the action! The beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows in the event space bring the cityscape into your reception, while the rooftop is perfect for an unforgettable ceremony.

The Chesterfield Palm Beach
The sheer elegance of The Chesterfield is enough to tell guests that a wedding celebration here will be like no other. Choose from either an indoor or outdoor ceremony, both decorated in stylish Italianate architecture with a hint of English charm.

The Colony Hotel
Known as the “Pink Palace,” The Colony has been a chic staple of Palm Beach since 1947. The fashionable Coral Ballroom is detached from the main hotel and features its own private entrance with valet services. The incredible French doors drench the space in natural light that makes for beautiful photos. The East Garden is perfect for a private ceremony and features a picturesque water wall. The sun-drenched solarium is ideal for intimate events.

Daggerwing Nature Center
This nature center is set within the beautiful confines of Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park in western Boca Raton. The Daggerwing Nature Center offers a 3,000-square-foot exhibit hall, two boardwalk trails and an observation tower, perfect for celebrating among the native animals and fauna of the area.

Deer Creek Golf Club
Deer Creek Golf Club is a hidden gem among Palm Beach venues. Tucked away on the south side of the county, this amazing space is perfect for couples looking for a venue that makes you feel like you're outside. The picturesque waterfall is prominently featured for outdoor ceremonies and indoor receptions in the Key West Ballroom, thanks to the incredible floor-to-ceiling windows.

Delray Yacht Cruises
If you love the water, having a floating wedding on a private charter by Delray Beach Yacht Cruises is a memorable option. It’s sleek, stylish and the picture-perfect way to sail into your happily ever after with up to 120 guests.

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
Intimate or lavish, quiet or festive, South Florida beach weddings at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa are elegant celebrations beyond expectation. An experienced, creative team of wedding and event specialists tends to all of the details so the wedding party can remain carefree. Choose from more than 30,000 square feet of flexible event space — indoors or out. The oceanfront courtyard presents the perfect setting for a consummate sun-kissed ceremony, complete with the postcard-perfect backdrop of Atlantic Ocean waves.

Ever After Farms
Ever After Farms is a rustic-chic barn venue in north Palm Beach County that has elevated the barn offerings in town. It’s prime for gorgeous photos with its picturesque landscaping, lake and barn that’s ideal for events with up to 200 guests. It‘s definitely a spot to have on your list.

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach
A five-star, five-diamond wedding location, the Four Seasons offers above-and-beyond service to make every detail unforgettable. Four Seasons wedding specialists are ready to offer expert assistance, allowing each couple to anticipate their special day with pleasure and confidence. Whether it's a grand indoor gala or an intimate oceanside gathering, this resort invites guests to explore all the possibilities.

Grandview Public Market
Located in the heart of the West Palm Beach Warehouse District, Grandview Public Market is a unique option for a wedding venue. It’s a working food hall with delicious food options and gorgeous event spaces. The Living Room is a beautiful indoor space for intimate celebrations, while the Loading Dock is available for larger guest lists.

Henry Morrison Flagler Museum
Whitehall was Henry Flagler’s Gilded Age estate that’s now a National Historic Landmark. It welcomes the opportunity to host grand wedding celebrations filled with 19th-century magic and elegance. Choose from the Grand Hall, West Room, Flagler Kenan Pavilion or the Courtyard, each offering a different ambiance to best fit one’s wedding vision.

Hilton Singer Island Oceanfront/Palm Beaches Resort
The Hilton Singer Island has one of the best covered oceanfront pavilions in The Palm Beaches. Dress up the space for a sophisticated affair or keep it casual for a relaxed celebration — the choice is yours! It’s such a versatile beach wedding venue. Ceremonies take place on the sand with the Atlantic Ocean as your backdrop.

Hilton West Palm Beach
Located in the heart of downtown and across the street from The Square, Hilton West Palm Beach has a modern vibe that works for almost any wedding theme. A large ballroom and tropical courtyard are the perfect setting for small and large weddings. For out-of-town guests, the location is ideal for exploring the area without needing to rent a car.

International Polo Club Palm Beach
The International Polo Club (IPC) offers exceptional facilities and amenities in a unique private setting, with five-star chefs and uncompromising service for weddings and distinguished events. Amazing backdrops and amenities help keep the IPC on a high pedestal for satisfaction.

Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa
If you’re looking for a unique waterfront wedding venue, the Jupiter Beach Resort is a beautiful one to check out. The intimate ceremony space is nestled under the shade of sea grape trees in the sand dunes. With a few indoor reception options, beach-loving couples will enjoy the variety.

Jupiter Civic Center at Carlin Park
Old Florida charm at its finest is the Jupiter Civic Center. The venue has an informal, relaxed beach vibe. Located on the northeast end of Carlin Park, it has convenient beach access for your guests to easily frolic in the surf during the wedding celebration.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
This landmark overlooking the Jupiter Inlet creates an ideal venue where land meets the sea. The milestone is celebrated on the deck area at the base of this historic lighthouse. The wedding gazebo and seating area fit comfortably under the natural shade of Jupiter trees. This unique venue will create unforgettable memories for the lucky couple as well as loved ones. Available for wedding ceremonies only.

Lake Pavilion – City of West Palm Beach
This certified green building located in the City Commons and Waterfront Promenade in downtown West Palm Beach has floor-to-ceiling windows with breathtaking views of the Intracoastal Waterway. It features a spacious terrace perfect for a gorgeous wedding ceremony, and with no vendor restrictions. It comfortably fits an indoor capacity of 175 seated or 275 auditorium-style.

Lake Worth Casino Building and Beach Complex
The Lake Worth Casino offers wedding accommodations to fulfill any seaside wedding fantasy. Choose the oceanfront ballroom in the Casino Building for a dazzling area overlooking the beach from indoors or outside on the Intracoastal terrace. Or, choose romance by the shore and hold one’s special day on the Lake Worth Beach Complex with toes in the sand and an irreplaceable sunset backdrop for photographs to last a lifetime.

Lion Country Safari
Begin married life with an unparalleled adventure by securing a wedding venue at Lion Country Safari. Its 4,000-square-foot pavilion offers seating for up to 400 guests looking to uncage their inner party animal and join in celebrating this significant milestone. Guests will also receive admission to the Lion Country Safari’s drive-through preserve and park, as well as free parking.

Lots of Yachts/Lots of Spots
Treasure the opportunity to plan a wedding like no other and celebrate the occasion at sea. Lots of Yachts/Lots of Spots invites couples to lease one of its many event yachts, which vary in look and size depending on the desired feel and guest list length. Along with chartering yachts, this company also provides land locations for rent, including its Jupiter Waterfront Estate with a must-see-to-believe location and Tommy Bahama-inspired decor.

Manatee Lagoon
Imagine saying “I do” while manatees glide by in the Lake Worth Lagoon. That’s what you’ll get at the picturesque Manatee Lagoon. The event spaces feature panoramic, waterfront views for guest lists of all sizes. It’ll be a venue that your guests will never forget.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
For a one-of-a-kind balance of art, nature and romance, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens provides a distinct wedding destination. With several Japanese-style bridges, waterfalls and beautifully landscaped areas, these gardens offer a special location for portrait photography. Choose between the Japanese Ashwood-lined foyer or the multi-level terrace outdoors.

Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County
As Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical garden, this urban oasis is filled with over 2,000 species of tropical and subtropical native and exotic species. Couples are welcome to choose their ideal area of the gardens to best match their expectations; however, most are drawn to the idyllic gazebo offering privacy for an intimate ceremony. Available for ceremonies only.

National Croquet Center
The National Croquet Center provides some of the most qualified event planners in the area to help achieve a stress-free and enjoyable wedding planning experience. The clubhouse accommodates weddings of all sizes and features a wraparound Southern Veranda and a large, winding staircase leading to the sweeping views from the banquet room.

Norton Museum of Art
The Norton Museum of Art is known for its exhibitions and collection of American, Chinese, Contemporary and European art and photography. However, the museum also offers an elegant setting for private weddings and receptions. Dine and celebrate among the works of art created by some of the world’s greatest artists of all time.

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
Situated along the beachfront, Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort has some incredible options for weddings. Ceremonies can take place under the gazebo or on the sand. Receptions can be held outdoors at the Reef Tiki or indoors in their signature restaurant 3800 Ocean — featuring floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a view that truly can’t be beat!

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society
Imagine an evening wedding on the floating stage on Baker Lake, or in the Fountain Plaza as a dramatically colored backdrop, while amazing animal friends make guest appearances. Guests can watch the ceremony from the theater-style seats or from the Café Deck. The full-service restaurant can serve a seated dinner or a casual buffet, followed by dancing under the stars.

Pavilion Grille
This spectacular indoor atrium venue — with its tropical fountains, natural palm trees and white canopied 2,000-square-foot dance floor — is a unique setting for memorable and romantic wedding receptions and ceremonies. The Pavilion Grille provides dining and dancing spaces for over 240 guests and two locations for wedding ceremonies.

Pelican Club
The Pelican Club is a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind wedding venue located in Jupiter. The space was specifically built to showcase the beauty of the Jupiter Inlet and Jupiter Lighthouse. You can’t get a better view of the landmark for your ceremony and reception.

The Wanderers Club
With a magnificent ballroom, courtyard ceremony space and keen attention to detail, this location is wonderfully equipped to create a magical day. Booking a wedding at the Wanderers Club includes a personal catering director to ensure that the planning process is exciting and stress-free.

Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton, Curio Collection by Hilton
From its beautiful promenade lawn to its penthouse Atlantic Ballroom with panoramic waterfront views, Waterstone Resort & Marina can accommodate any event, from an intimate wedding to a gathering for up to 225 people. The perfect convergence of chic design in more than 7,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space, an award-winning chef and impeccable service, allows guests to experience the best that Boca Raton has to offer.

Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place
Whether it's dreams of saying “I do” in front of a few family members or fantasies of celebrating with hundreds of friends, Wyndham Grand Jupiter can create a day that’s as special as the love shared between the couple. With elegant indoor spaces, beautiful rooftop ceremony space and personalized service, each wedding is an event to remember.

Wedding Resources

Discover The Palm Beaches’ Free Wedding Services Program
Choosing The Palm Beaches as a wedding destination provides the perfect location to capture amazing memories as well as access to Discover The Palm Beaches’ free wedding services program. Its team of experienced wedding specialists will help soon-to-be-married couples find competitively priced hotels, wedding venues and event facilities for their special day. They will work diligently with their partners to find the best rates and availability to bring any dream wedding to life.

National Association of Wedding Professionals Palm Beach Chapter
Vendors and experts from NAWP maintain a track record for producing the extraordinary in wedding planning and services, even on a shoestring budget. There are wedding ideas here for every bride and every budget. Explore its directory for every need of the planning experience.

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Stefany Allongo
Stefany Allongo is the founder of Married in Palm Beach – the only online wedding resource solely dedicated to weddings in The Palm Beaches. Married in Palm Beach is the top resource for couples looking to get married locally, offering comprehensive vendor listings, wedding inspiration and planning advice. Stefany worked as a wedding planner locally for 10 years prior to launching the site and loves helping couples plan their big day.