Preferred Vendors

Cake - Betty Cakes

Betty Cakes Bakery & Cafe is a cake design studio that creates incredibly delicious works of art. Their custom-designed cakes range from traditional tiered Wedding Cakes to one-of-a-kind creations.

Betty Cakes Bakery & Cafe
1915 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala FL 34470

DJ - Matt Gray

Matt is a wonderful addition to our awesome bridal team! He's full of creative and inventive ideas on how to make a wedding special and unique! Your guests will have a great time at the wedding and will be talking about it long after! He will keep you and your guests dancing the entire night!


DJ - Justin Fredericks of Florida Wedding DJ's

Justin is dedicated to help make your wedding day turn out just as YOU envision it. He understands that every Bride and Groom are different. His sophisticated and formal approach won't stop him from keeping your guests on the dance floor and having a great time.

Florist - The Graceful Gardener 

The Graceful Gardener is Pop Up Floral Boutique with a focus on Wedding & Event Design, and Floral Workshops.

65 SW 2nd Ave, Ocala FL 34471


Food Caterer - 3's Catering 

Featuring favorites from Ipanema Brazillian Steakhouse, Latinos y Mas, and Craft Cuisine.

LeeAnn Stewart, Catering Director

Food Caterer - Mojo's Catering

Custom menus and bars, beautiful presentations and professional planning for weddings, birthdays, formal events, corporate events and more. From simple office lunches to weddings and corporate events, Mojo’s can create custom catering packages based on your event and party size.

Mojo's Catering

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Hair & Makeup - Sarah Abbot of Studio Chic

Professional Makeup, Airbrush Makeup, Updos, and Half Up Hair Styles so you can look your best on your special day.

Studio Chic, Sarah Abbot


Hotel Accommodations - Hampton Inn & Suites (1.7 Miles from Protea)

2075 SW Hwy 484, Ocala FL 34473


Photographer - Ashley Nicole Johnson Photography

Ashley Nicole Johnson Photography is our preferred wedding photographer. She is not only an amazing artist, she is thoughtful, organized, and professional. She was the photographer for our wedding and many of the images on our site. She is also available to photograph corporate events, reunions, birthdays and other events.

Ashley Nicole Johnson Photography
Facebook: @ashleynicolejohnsonphotography

Photographer - Brooke of Photos by Rissa & Brooke

They are a 2 Photographer, 1 Videographer team! "The truth is that TEAM work is the heart of every great achievement ever done." So we love that you get a team with 3 creatives working on creating memories for you!

Photos by Rissa & Brooke
Facebook: @photosbyrissa

Videographer: Alex Carrasco

Great wedding videos! You won't be disappointed.

Wedding Coordinator: Bev Roberts

Bev does a great job coordinating weddings, taking off all of the stress and creating special memories for your big day.

Wedding Officient: Madison Pinder of Sunshine Wedding Officiants

A team of Wedding Officiants, Ministers, and Notaries who know each couple is different and believe each ceremony should show this. Let them help you create the perfect vows, tailored to your unique ceremony.

Sunshine Wedding Officients