The Birchwood – Gay Friendly St. Petersburg, Florida Wedding Venue

The Birchwood

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Special occasions deserve unforgettable memories. The Birchwood’s Grand Ballroom creates a spectacular setting for your wedding. With soaring windows and a spacious balcony, The Grand Ballroom at The Birchwood delivers enchanted views of Tampa Bay, Beach Drive, the downtown St. Petersburg skyline, and the peaceful tree top dome of Straub Park that sure to wow every guest., Special occasions deserve unforgettable memories. The Birchwood’s Grand Ballroom creates a spectacular setting for your wedding. With soaring windows and a spacious balcony, The Grand Ballroom at The Birchwood delivers enchanted views of Tampa Bay, Beach Drive, the downtown St. Petersburg skyline, and the peaceful tree top dome of Straub Park that sure to wow every guest.
The Space
The ballroom is illuminated by rows of enormous chandeliers, shedding light unto an immaculate 4,000 square foot space with a maximum capacity of 341 guests for cocktail receptions and 200 guests for a seated event with a dance floor.

The Bar
Built with events in mind, we added an inset bar that is built right into the room. Just another touch of added elegance to enhance the ambiance and thrill your guests.

The Kitchen
A full service catering kitchen is also provided with the Grand Ballroom. This full-service kitchen is dedicated to providing the same quality food and service that you would receive from our restaurant, Birch & Vine. Dishes made of local, organic ingredients will be cooked and served fresh from the kitchen to provide the best experience for all guests. Expect a top notch culinary experience down to the croutons on your salad, which are served fresh and hot as they are taken from the oven and delivered to your table.

The Team
The Birchwood Special Events team is a group of dedicated individuals all working together to make sure your special day is perfect. From the menu to the lighting and everything in between our team is committed to making sure your wedding day is unforgettable.

The Birchwood
The Birchwood is St. Petersburg’s premier destination for Boutique Lodging, Unique Dining, and Rooftop Lounging.

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Noah W Andras Photography – Gay Friendly Ft. Lauderdale Wedding Photographer

Noah W Andras Photography

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My personal goal is to encapsulate time and that special moment with the raw felt emotions coming from within that image so your memories will always be there to enjoy. That is my commitment and what I want to do for you.

Having a vision for a great photo is important to know before you shoot it. I feel blessed to have an imagination that is dream-like in style. I always try to envision a story in each image. As a great listener, I have discovered at times, fresh inspiration and a different viewpoint. I take great pride in capturing the true spirit and personality of my clients and the subjects that I photograph, with attention to the smallest detail. I like my style to be thought of as being creative, fun, unique and relaxed.

Located in South Florida and serving the surrounding areas, I”m also willing to travel. I look forward to meeting you and discussing your photography needs.

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Kevin McPherson Photography – Gay Ft. Lauderdale Wedding Photographer

Kevin McPherson Photography

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Award winning engagement, wedding and portrait photography. Best of the Knot for 2005,2012, Wedding Wire Brides Choice Award 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, named One of the Top 25 Wedding Photographers in Philadelphia for 2015 by Expertise. Kevin McPherson is an award winning wedding and portrait photographer. Kevin and his studio, originally based in Philadelphia, have recently relocated to Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a new studio opening in 2016.

Kevin had long desired to be a photographer and after serving in the Navy for several years, began working as a photographer’s assistant at a busy portrait studio. Kevin’s love of photography continued to grow and with the encouragement from his mentor, began showing his work at local galleries. The positive response encouraged Kevin to complete his associate’s degree at the Art Institute of Philadelphia, where he graduated with honors and awards. During this time Kevin branched out and began working for several wedding and portrait photographers and learning his craft.

With a strong desire to eat and not be a starving artist, Kevin launched Kevin McPherson Photography in 2001. Since this time, Kevin has shot over 600 weddings and more portraits than you can count.

Kevin serves on the Zookbinder’s Customer Advisory board for 2016.

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Gay Friendly Wedding Vendors in Ft. Lauderdale