Top Places to Get Married in Levy County, Florida
When you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind place to tie the knot, you’ll definitely want to book your destination wedding in Levy County, Florida. From waterfront weddings to unique natural settings, come to Florida’s Nature Coast for your special day. Here are the top places to get married in this beautiful county.
Waterfront in Cedar Key
If you like gulf views and fresh local seafood, Cedar Key is the ideal location for a destination wedding. Coordinating travel plans for your guests is a breeze thanks to the area having plenty of hotels and vacation rentals, nearby restaurants and outdoor activities.
For a beachfront wedding look no further than City Park, where you can walk down the aisle with your toes in the sand. Events with 50 or more guests require a small fee and a permit, which can be obtained from the city clerk’s office. The city-owned community center can be rented for receptions.
188 2nd St., Cedar Key. 352-543-5132
Get married on the Gulf of Mexico, literally, when you set off on a pontoon boat with Tidewater Tours, one of the tour and fishing charter companies that depart from the Cedar Key Marina. Boat tours can take you to nearby islands or on a scenic river ride.
4 Dock St., Cedar Key. 352-543-9523
Cedar Key Bed & Breakfast
Located just a short walk from downtown Cedar Key, this quaint bed-and-breakfast holds weddings in its lush garden. The B&B makes wedding planning easy and can provide vendors for flowers, a photographer and music. There are 10 guestrooms, including the Honeymoon Cottage, where you can spend your first night as a married couple. The breakfast is plentiful, and when hunger strikes after an evening of celebrating with your loved ones, there’s a bottomless cookie jar you can raid at any time.
810 3rd St., Cedar Key. 352-543-9000
Say your vows amid Old Florida charm when you tie the knot in the garden courtyard at
Island Hotel. The inn was established in 1859 and is on the National Register of Historic Buildings. The hotel has 10 guestrooms that are individually decorated since the hotel prides itself on tradition and romance. You won’t find televisions or telephones in the rooms (though there is free Wi-Fi if you want to stay connected).
373 2nd St., Cedar Key. 352-543-5111
Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens
For a beautiful setting for saying “I do,” check out Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens. The botanical gardens and lakes are built on the site of a former lime rock quarry. In addition to a wedding chapel, Cedar Lakes has two options for your special day: An open-air pavilion that is surrounded by water fountains and palm trees and an open-air tent with a canopy of cedar and live oak trees. Underneath the tent are custom-built picnic tables and a stone barbecue grill.
4990 NE 180th Ave., Williston. 352-529-0055
Red, White and Blues Farm
It’s the ultimate “something blue”—a 100-acre pick-your-own blueberry farm in Williston. Rustic charm is in abundance at The Blues Farm thanks to the handcrafted wood decor, outdoor seating, a silo and a fire pit. Bonus: Red White and Blues Farm’s blueberry jams and jellies make the perfect wedding favors for your guests.
3250 NE 140th Ave., Williston. 352-529-0594
If you and your fiance love diving, consider Devil’s Den for a unique wedding venue. Devil’s Den is an underground spring inside a dry cave with ancient rock formations, fossil beds and a year-round water temperature of 72 degrees. There are two large pavilions where you can hold your wedding and reception, and overnight lodging includes cabins, campgrounds and an RV park. Snorkel and dive gear are available to rent at the den. World-class diving is just one of the great reasons to come to Levy County for your wedding.
5390 N.E 180th Ave, Williston. 352-528-3344
Much more than an RV park, Williston Crossings has 135 acres of land that includes rolling hills, a lake, and biking and walking trails. For a casual, laid-back celebration, hold your wedding in the large covered pavilion that overlooks the lagoon and mill. If you prefer indoors, Williston Crossings has a modern clubhouse that is fully furnished and has a spacious kitchen.
410 NE 5th St., Williston. 352-528-7100
Henry Beck Park
Levy County is home to a number of parks with facilities that can be rented for weddings, rehearsal dinners or brunches. Henry Beck Park, in Gulf Hammock, has a large pavilion and barbecue area. With the Wekiva River running through it and a picturesque bridge, there are plenty of scenic spots for wedding pictures. The park is open from April through the end of September. Regular park hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pets and alcohol are not permitted.
3770 SE County Rd. 343, Gulf Hammock. 352-486-5326