Protea's List of Preferred Vendors

Licensed & Insured Bartenders

A Top Shelf Bartender

(407)409-2195
info@atopshelfbartender.com

Traditions Mobile Bartending

(321)558-6720
www.traditionsmobilebartending.com

Big Shaker Events LLC

(352)460-1193

The Floridian Mobile Bar

(352)361-5112
Floridianmobile@gmail.com
www.floridianmobilebar.com

Marion Mobile Bar and Bubbles

(352)286-8420
www.barandbubbles.com

Cake & Pastry Chefs

Betty Cakes Bakery & Cafe

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.

352-622-3727​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

info@bettycakes.com
bettycakes.com

1915 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala FL 34470
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OMG That's Good Cake

Home made specialty cakes at an affordable price. A wide variety of flavors, icings & designs.

(561)233-0695
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057055495865

DJs

Matt Gray

(352)875-4224
www.djmattgray.com

Florida Wedding DJs

ask for Justin Fredricks

(352)489-6445
(352)216-8443
justin@floridadjs.org

JHP Entertainment

(904)521-3113
www.barandbubbles.com

Florists

The Graceful Gardener

ask for Taylor

(352)792-0346
facebook.com/gracefulgardener

405 E Silver Springs Blvd Suite B
Ocala, FL 34470

Bluegrass Chic Floral Design

info@bluegrasschic.com

Heritage Flowers

(352)629-8183

www.heritage-flowers.com

Flwrfina Design CoC

(352)209-0588

info@flwrfina.com
flwrfina.com

Food Caterers

3's Catering 

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

LeeAnn Stewart, Catering Director

(352)598-1129

facebook.com/3sCateringCompany/
Leeann@3scateringcompany.com

Arthur's Creative Events and Catering

Arthur's Catering is now in its third decade of bringing sensational catered events to life in Central Florida.

arthurscatering.com
info@arthurscatering.com

The Fiery Chef

Chef Felix Loring

(352)521-1845

thefierychef.com
cheffelix.lf@gmail.com

Hair & Makeup

Studio Chic

Sarah Abbott and Team

(352)812-0887
www.studiochic.us

Maria Agresti (hair)

(352)207-6000
hairdos.maria@gmail.com

Hotels

Hampton Inn & Suites (1.7 Miles from Protea)

(352)347-1600

2075 SW Hwy 484, Ocala FL 34473

Hilton Garden Inn Ocala Downtown (10.1 Miles from Protea)

(352)581-6060

120 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala FL 34470

Photographers

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.

(352)470-9585

ashleynicolejohnsonphotography@gmail.com

ashley-nicole-johnson.com
Facebook: facebook@ashleynicolejohnsonphotography

Photos by Rissa

I love when people feel comfortable enough to be their full selves around me - because that's when the magic happens.

(863)214-4653

rissa@photosbyrissa.com

www.photosbyrissa.com/
Facebook: facebook@photosbyrissag

Mahal Imagery

For people who want timeless photographs they can feel! Fine Art and Destination wedding photographer serving Florida and beyond.

mahal.imagery@gmail.com
mahalimagery.com

Bow Tie Photo & Video

Not too light and airy, not too bold and contrasty…there is a sweet spot that we feel is just right for weddings. Our goal is to give your wedding a beautiful cinematic look and feel, while staying true to natural light.

Zack Glenn

(301)996-5315 (please text before calling)

www.bowtiephoto.com

Southern Palms Studio

Wedding Photography and Videography.

southernpalmsstudio.com

Rentals: Dinnerware, Decor & Furniture

Making It Matthews

(352)693-5806

makingitmatthews@gmail.com
www.makingitmatthews.com

The Event Warehouse

(352)236-5311

Eventwarehouseco.com

Videographer

Bow Tie Photo & Video

Not too light and airy, not too bold and contrasty…there is a sweet spot that we feel is just right for weddings. Our goal is to give your wedding a beautiful cinematic look and feel, while staying true to natural light.

Zack Glenn

(301)996-5315 (please text before calling)

www.bowtiephoto.com

Southern Palms Studio

Wedding Photography and Videography.

southernpalmsstudio.com

Wedding Coordinators

Bev Roberts

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

(352)342-1169

Bev@ProteaWeddingsandEvents.com

Wedding Officiants

Sunshine Wedding

Madison Pinder
(386)466-5433

www.weddingofficiantsofflorida.com

Keith Carson Weddings

(352)541-1332

Keith@KeithCarsonWeddings.com
keithcarsonweddings.com

Wedding Dress Boutiques

The Collection Bridal

(407)740-6003

thecollectionbridal.com

301 N Park Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789

Extras

Event Painting by Julie

"Live Wedding Painting, Fine Art"

(570)647-8283
eventpaintingbyjulie.com

Violinist

jaredviolin.com

Sensational Selfies

Photo Booth - Ask for Debra

Debra@SensationalSelfiesOcala.com

Live Musician

Noah Hunton, Guitarist

noahhuntonbooking@gmail.com

Pronto Limo

Shuttle & Limousine Service

prontolimousine@yahoo.com

prontolimos.com