Weddings - Say 'I do' and Celebrate the Wedding of Your Dreams in the International Drive Resort Area

Orlando is one of the world’s most popular wedding and honeymoon destinations. Situated in the center of all of the magic, it is no wonder that the International Drive Resort Area provides destination wedding locations that range from tropical to romantic to themed for an unforgettable day for the couple as well as the guests.
 
Get married in a castle, a seaside Mediterranean Village, against a south Pacific backdrop, in a tropical garden. Say your vows like a rock star! It is a day that dreams are made of and anything is possible! After all, Orlando is known for its magical experiences and I-Drive has the perfect spot for weddings with all of the trimmings! 
  
No matter what size wedding you are dreaming about or planning, this destination has everything for the wedding, reception and honeymoon. So, if you are hearing wedding bells and are thinking about heading for the chapel, look no further! Dream weddings are just an “I do” away in the International Drive Resort Area. A sampling includes:
 
Weddings fit for rock & roll royalty at the Hard Rock Hotel
If you dream of a sophisticated wedding fit for rock 'n' roll royalty, look no further than the Hard Rock Hotel. A winning combination of wedding planning expertise and one-of-a-kind venues transforms every wedding into a memorable event. Take your vows on the spacious Woodstock Lawn, followed by a reception in the elegant Avalon Ballroom. Welcome your guests with cocktails in the stylish Lobby Lounge, or decorate this indoor/outdoor venue with superstar glamour and rockin' entertainment. The Hard Rock Hotel’s enviable amenities create an alluring setting for pre- and post-festivity fun. Dive into an outdoor pool and groove to the underwater music, unwind in a themed cabana, enjoy a day of golf or spa rejuvenation. Visit www.hardrockhotelorlando.com/meetings_and_events/weddings/ or call 407-503-2100.
 
From the spectacular Pacifica Ballroom to the lush Wantilan Luau pavilion, brides and grooms can create their special day in vibrant indoor and outdoor settings. Whether the wedding is intimate or large-scale, sophisticated ceremonies and receptions flavored with the beauty of the South Pacific are the specialties at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. For more information, visit www.uomeetingsandevents.com/royalpacificweddings or call 407-503-3100.
 
In a romantic seaside village setting at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, you choose your setting, from outdoor piazzas to gazebos and gardens or majestic ballrooms. From wedding portraits by the sparkling harbor to customized menus, creative and elegant offerings for your special day begin with the rehearsal dinner and end with your honeymoon stay. Visit www.uomeetingsandevents.com/portofinoweddings or call 407-503-1000.
 
Have a storybook wedding of your dreams in a castle!
Imagine a storybook setting of flowing fountains, Renaissance-inspired ballrooms, and impeccable wedding planning. The Holiday Inn Resort Orlando–The Castle is a breathtaking place for a wedding celebration. A grand wedding for up to 80 guests can take place poolside. For smaller, more intimate ceremonies, the Garden Gazebo is a magical location. Every celebration is meticulously planned and flawlessly executed to ensure you start your “Happily Ever After” off in style. And don’t forget the culinary feasts and fanciful touches such as glass slipper place cards or a wedding cake topped by a white chocolate castle. Visit www.thecastleorlando.com/weddings/ or call 407-996-3109.
 
Picture-perfect wedding day at Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld Whether you're planning a small, intimate ceremony or inviting hundreds of guests, Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld can graciously meet your needs for a fabulous Orlando destination wedding. Extensive facilities are available for picture-perfect weddings and receptions including: 60,000 square feet of flexible event space, featuring a variety of indoor and outdoor venue options, 12,000 square foot Ocean Ballroom, with abundant soft lighting, 10,000- square-foot Great Lakes Ballroom, Tower Terrace, providing an outdoor venue overlooking our tropically landscaped grounds, seating 100 for receptions and 60 for sit-down dinners. Visit www.doubletreeorlandoseaworld.com/meetings/weddings.html or call 407-352-1100.
 
Elegant and tropical at Wyndham Orlando Resort
At the Wyndham Orlando Resort, this magnificent landscape is filled with fountains, lagoons, and mature tropical foliage to offer the perfect setting. The lush tropical grounds offer a beautiful backdrop for any wedding. The resort captures the romance with a magnificent landscape filled with fountains, lagoons, and mature tropical foliage. The resort is an ideal place to host an outdoor or indoor dream wedding in a newly renovated convention space that features ballroom elegance and exquisite catering options. Visit www.wyndham.com/hotels/MCOWD/planawedding/main.wnt or call 407-351-2420. 
 
Say “I do” in a lush garden at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®
Located directly across from SeaWorld Orlando and adjacent to Discovery Cove® Orlando, the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld combines the enchantment of America’s favorite playground with its own imaginative style. Say your "I do's" in a lush landscaped garden with a Mediterranean terrace by the pool, providing the picture-perfect backdrop for your ceremony. www.marriott.com/hotel-weddings/mcosr-renaissance-orlando-at-seaworld/modules/weddings/hotel-weddings.mi or call 407-351-5555.
 
Unforgettable weddings at luxurious Rosen Shingle Creek
Weddings at the four-star Rosen Shingle Creek are truly unforgettable. On-staff wedding specialists inspire you with innovative concepts and unparalleled support so that you are able to enjoy the experience along with your guests. With so many activities to choose from and a variety of attractions just moments away, Rosen Shingle Creek is the ultimate location for your biggest event. Visit www.rosenshinglecreek.com or call 407-996-0843.
 
Dream weddings at Hyatt Regency Orlando
There are no limits to your dream wedding at Hyatt Regency Orlando, from intimate poolside gatherings to grand ballroom affairs. Packages to accommodate a variety of budgets. Whether you've envisioned every last detail or need a little inspiration, an on-site wedding coordinator will orchestrate an event that is uniquely you. And because we've been planning events for over 25 years, we know it has to be perfect. Treat yourself to a memorable girl’s night before the big event. Book a bridal shower at The Spa to enjoy some relaxing rejuvenation and beautifying treatments before the big days. Now is the time to celebrate your special occasion in high style. Contact Jennifer Smith at 407 345 5687. www.orlando.regency.hyatt.com
  
The details (Marriage license)
Couples must go together to the Orange County Clerk of the Court's office Monday through Friday with valid identification such as a driver's license, Florida state ID, military ID, passport or birth certificate. A three-day waiting period exists for Florida residents after the license is issued. The waiting period does not apply to non-Florida residents. The license is good for 60 days and blood tests are not required. Cost: $93.50.
  
For more details, visit www.myorangeclerk.com or call 407-836-2060.
 
For more great wedding locations in the International Drive Resort Area, please visit www.InternationalDriveOrlando.com.
12/2013