Real Weddings

Just as no two couples are the same, neither are any two weddings. Your ceremony is uniquely crafted to reflect your character and style, celebrating your union as husband and wife. Every DeArruda Wedding is conducted with grace, passion and joy.

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The Art of Marriage

…with a thunderous affirmation by the heavens!

Alex and Melanie at The Ringling Museum Courtyard, Sarasota, FL – iheART Films



Turn-of-the-century mansion on Sarasota Bay. Elegant, poignant, beautiful…

Heather and Jon at Powel Crosley Estate, Sarasota – Star Fruit Productions



A sunny ceremony and misty eyes…

Brittany and Chris at Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort – Trinity Wedding Cinema


The legendary pink lady hosts an international union…

Julie and Eric at the Don Cesar, St. Pete Beach – VHVIDEO.COM

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Tomorrow is today…

Michelle and James at The Grand Plaza Resort, St. Pete Beach – Star Fruit Productions trailer

Michelle and James – The Wedding Film

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She can’t wait to wear the ring…

Julie & Tommy at the Mirror Lake Lyceum, St. Petersburg – Life’s Highlights



A sample of the delightful couples whose wedding ceremonies I created and performed. Thanks to the exquisite venues that hosted these weddings and the artistic photographers who captured dreams come true. 


Nicole and Ben – The White Chapel, Palm Harbor
Rana of Roohi Photography


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Cindy and Danchai – Belleair Country Club, Clearwater
Aaron Bornfleth Studio


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Lisa and Stefan – Sunset Beach, Tarpon Springs


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Anna and Roy – St. Petersburg Museum of Art
Carrie Wildes Photography


DeArruda Weddings Gallery

Gina & Tim – Ravenswood, Chicago
Laurie Peacock Photography


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Danielle & Luke – Grand Plaza Resort, St. Pete Beach
Weber Photography



DeArruda Wedding Gallery

Annie & Steve – Bon Appetit, Dunedin
Chi Photography


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Betsy and Dan – Renaissance Vinoy Hotel, St. Petersburg
Carrie Wildes Photography


DeArruda Weddings Gallery

Anna & Nick – Isla de Sol, St. Petersburg
Ware House Studios