Destination: Boca Grande

I love the way an island, even a local one, creates the feeling of being on vacation. When guests fly in from all over the country for a wedding on an island...it's like a great big sleepover! Heather and Steve brought their friends and family to the Gasparilla Inn on Boca Grande. It was a bit windy and cold that weekend, but the sun warmed the beach on their wedding day. They planned a daytime wedding and luncheon at the Beach Club, then casual "Cheeseburgers in Paradise" for the evening at the Golf Course gazebo.  Sarah Fairbairn did a superb planning job, as usual, and the Gasparilla Inn's staff was great. Haven't been to Boca Grande? It's preppy and friendly and everyone drives around on golf carts. I love it! Good kayaking too!BocaGrande

Wedding Planner: Sarah Fairbairn/One Fine Day

Florals (beautiful with an island feel, from those who know Boca Grande best): Botanica

Rehearsal Dinner: Pink Elephant

Wedding Ceremony/Luncheon: Gasparilla Inn Beach Club

Cheeseburgers in Paradise: Gasparilla Inn Golf Course

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