Sarasota Beach Weddings

Your Romantic Wedding Starts Here

Your wedding day is one of those special moments in your life that you will always cherish. It should be romantic. It should be magical. It should create a memory that will always be treasured.

Have you ever dreamed of arriving at the beach in a horse drawn carriage? Or perhaps your dream ceremony takes place in a charming 1890’s rustic wooden chapel? How about a garden wedding or a ceremony at one of the area’s finest restaurants?  Whether you want your wedding to take place at the beach, in a tranquil garden or at a beautiful park, we are here to help with any needs you may have – from an experienced officiant to perform your ceremony to a decorated wedding site to flowers, music and photography.

Our wedding ceremonies are personally designed around you. No surprises. No hidden agenda. We help you create your wedding the way you want it and follow your lead in its fulfillment.  Dr. Stephen Lortz is an ordained minister who has performed weddings since 1985. His wife, Debra, is an experienced wedding photographer who loves capturing all of those unforgettable moments during the ceremony. Together, they have a fun, creative style that you and your guests will love. Serving Sarasota, Manatee and Pinellas counties.

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Wedding Consulting

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Wedding Services

Even if you have a limited time to make your decisions, The Wedding Planner will organize and handle with creative ideas the finest possibilities that are most suiting to complete your wedding perfectly.

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One-Stop Planning

Our management team and event planners will organize all finite details from venue hire to the delivery of the high standards of service. This therefore, enables our clients to enjoy….

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Rave Reviews

  • I can’t thank you guys enough for everything you did for our wedding. It was certainly a blessing for you guys to be there before the ceremony. I don’t think things would have worked out as perfectly as they did had you all not been so generous to help us. I got so many compliments on the ceremony, some saying it was the most touching they had seen. We both thought it was perfect! We can’t you enough for making the most important part of our day so wonderful. We wish you both only the best!

    Quinn and Camille
  • Thank you so much for officiating our wedding. From the moment we met I knew you would do a wonderful job. You made us feel at ease and were very professional and organized on the big day, you made us very happy by confirming we made the right choice in choosing you. Thank you again for all of your help!

    Casey and Sarah
  • I just wanted to take a minute to thank you from the bottom of our hearts! We could not have asked for a more perfect ceremony with more perfect words of wisdom and advice. The vows we may have chosen on our own but you made them real and you brought them together with everything. It was a beautiful ceremony and we appreciate it greatly. Thank you again for being a part of our special day!

    Shane and Danielle
  • Our ceremony was beautiful! We loved it – you did a fantastic job. You made us feel at ease up there! Thank you and take care

    John and Tauyn
  • Thank you so much for giving us a beautiful wedding. You did just what we wanted and it went smoothly, thanks to you both. We really appreciate what you did for our special day, and will never forget the amazing ceremony. Thank you so much!!!

    Mike and Kate
  • What a great ceremony! We are so happy & pleased that you performed our wedding ceremony at the Ritz-Carlton Members Beach Club! The day was wonderful & it felt like a whirlwind – we would like to spend more time with you and Debra! Thanks so much for being the most important part of our union!

    Eric and Lauren
  • Thank you for making our wedding ceremony so fabulous! All my Mom talks about is how great you were! You made everything go so smoothly… from rehearsal to the actual event. Thanks again! 

    Tyler and Jen

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