Delray Beach Florida | LGBT Destination Weddings

Located directly on the Atlantic Ocean, Delray Beach is on Florida’s southeast coast and part of the greater Miami metro area and part of Palm Beach County. If you are planning a destination wedding, Delray Beach should be on the top of your list. Delray is only about an hour north of Miami International Airport so that you and your guests would be able to take a short cab ride and avoid renting a car to get to your destination wedding. It is a fabulous city as it has a walkable downtown and a beach within walking distance to a world class beautiful beach.

Where to Stay & Host a Wedding

Hyatt Place Delray Beach – Located one block from Atlantic Avenue and a short 20 minute walk to Delray Public Beach, Hyatt Place Delray Beach is the perfect location to host your destination wedding. Not only are they LGBT friendly, their wedding reviews speak for themselves. They continuously receive 5 star reviews on their customer service and treatment of their brides and grooms.

If you and your partner enjoy being in the heart of a lively and adorable downtown then this hotel is perfect. Shop and dine and stroll the local boutiques or soak up the beautiful Florida sun while Hyatt Place wedding professionals handle the details of your big day.

Hyatt Place Delray Beach | LGBT Destination Weddings
Hyatt Place Delray Beach | LGBT Destination Weddings

Hyatt Place Delray Beach is pet-friendly, up to a certain weight your pet can stay with you for $75 for 6 nights. This hotel is located in the heart of all Delray Beach has to offer. This means you and your wedding guests can walk downtown for dinner, drinks and fun nightlife. Delray Beach boasts over 100 restaurants to explore.

They have 134 rooms so they can also handle a wedding block for your guests traveling to be a part of your wedding.

LGBT Destination Weddings - Hyatt Place Delray Beach
LGBT Destination Weddings – Hyatt Place Delray Beach

Things To Do in Delray Beach

Delray Public Beach – a 20 minute walk or 5 minute cab ride from the Hyatt Place, Delray Public Beach has cabana rentals and volleyball courts as well as water sports for rent.

Silverball Museum – if you and your wedding guests love pinball, skee ball and games then this place is a must. There is a bar and happy hour specials and food.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens -this beautiful garden and museum has educational exhibits and 16 acres of strolling paths with bonsai and picnic areas.

Shopping on Atlantic Avenue (The Ave) – rated one of the 10 best shopping centers in the nation by USA Today this shopping district has everything from wine to books to jewelry with brick sidewalks and unique boutiques.

Where to eat in Delray

Deck 84 – beautiful outdoor dining and amazing tacos, wings and steaks, you and your guests can soak up the soak and watch the boats pull up and dock while you dine. Be sure to order the coconut shell dessert for a unique experiential dessert.

Dada – decadent deserts, a dog friendly patio and awesome outdoor dining after dark, this restaurant is open until 2am for your night owl and late dining wedding guests.

Cabana El Rey – If you and your wedding guests are looking for a Miami-vibe and an authentic Latin meal, Cabana El Rey is a great choice for dinner or drinks and appetizers.

Annual Festivals

Garlic Fest – The Garlic Fest takes place every February in Delray Beach. If you are planning your wedding in February you may want to include this in a list of fun things for your wedding guests to explore. There are bands, food (garlic ice cream), rides, games, entertainment and people walking around with garlic hats on their heads. This year the Mighty Mighty BossToneS are the headline. The fest has branded itself “The Best Stinkin’ Party in South Florida.” Whether you are a fan of garlic or not, this is a fun time.

The Delray Affair – The Delray Affair is the largest arts & craft festival in the Southeast United States. Typically taking place the second weekend in April every year, this amazing fest stretches 12 city blocks from the Intracoastal to NW 2nd Avenue. If you and your guests stay at the Hyatt you can walk to all the action and shop for unique and funky gifts.

Delray Beach is a gorgeous, fun city to host your same sex wedding. The east coast of Florida is very LGBT friendly and the Hyatt Place Delray proudly serves the LGBT community and warmly welcomes all same sex couples to come visit their venue to find out more. To schedule a site visit, email Tessa at: tessa.hodge@hyatt.com