About Us

Beach Wedding Planners with 20+ years of experience in Florida

Florida Sun Weddings was established in 1997 by Sigrid Gebel, wife of renowned animal trainer Gunther Gebel Williams, and is still family-owned and operated to this day. For over 20 years, our team of wedding planners has helped hundreds of couples from all over the world plan and coordinate their Florida beach wedding. 

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Why Choose Us?

20+ Years Experience

We have over 20 years experience as beach wedding planners in Florida. Our team provides knowledge and connections that take the stress out of planning your wedding.

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5-Star Service

Our dedication, exceptional organization and personal touch have become our trademark qualities, setting us apart from our competitors year after year.


Best Beach Locations

The Florida Gulf Coast is known for beautiful sunsets, warm weather and miles of sandy beaches. We host beach weddings throughout the Sarasota area including: Siesta Key, Venice, Nokomis, Casey Key, Lido Key, Longboat Key, Turtle beach, and more.

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All-Inclusive Packages

We offer Florida's largest selection of all-inclusive beach wedding ceremony packages. Our packages include unique ceremony sets, seating, an officiant, and more.

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Custom Decor Options

We designed our beach ceremony packages to be easily customizable. Choose unique fabric and chair sash colors, as well as alternative aisle decorations.


Affordable Rates

Florida Sun Weddings offers ceremony packages starting as low as $530. Choose from a selection of ceremony sets ranging from an intimate ceremony to an extravagant celebration.

ABOUT The Wedding Planners

Our team is comprised of three expert Florida destination beach wedding planners, Tina, Sigrid and Cristina Gebel. The Gebel family works together to ensure your wedding, vow renewal or elopement ceremony runs smoothly and beautifully. With so much experience in Florida, they know all the best ways to make your special day one you’ll never forget. They take a personal approach and can always be reached via phone or email. Work with Florida Sun Weddings and take the stress out of planning your dream beach wedding. 

Sigrid Gebel, wife of renowned animal trainer Gunther Gebel Williams, founded Florida Sun Weddings, LLC. in 1997. She is a former German fashion model and Fred Astaire National and Pro-Am Ballroom Champion. Sigrid performed with the “Greatest Show on Earth”, Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey, before changing her career to wedding planning in sunny Florida. Her daughter and daughter-in-law happily joined the Florida Sun Weddings teams as well.

Tina Gebel, also a former performer with Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey, is married with one son. She always aims to please our newly engaged couples and will do just about anything to make your day as special as possible. Tina loves planning dream beach wedding ceremonies and is by your side from day one. Brides love her caring and personal approach to wedding planning and coordinating.

Cristina Gebel, a former gymnast from Europe, married Sigrid’s son, Mark, and joined him as a performer for Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey as well. She and Mark are proud parents of two sons and work together to make sure your Florida beach wedding is flawless. Cristina is also Florida Sun Weddings’ own photographer. You can add her photography packages to any of our beach wedding packages.

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"Tina, Sigrid, and Christina were extremely helpful from the very first email all the way through the wedding ceremony to having our marriage license filed with the court house. I could not have asked for a more beautiful, stress free wedding."
Sandi & Mark

Beach Ceremony Packages

Start planning your ceremony by browsing our selection of all-inclusive beach wedding ceremony packages

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