Category Archives: Weddings at the Henderson Park Inn

Read information and advice about having a wedding at the Henderson Park Inn in Destin, Florida.

5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Wedding Venue in Destin, Florida

Couple kissing on the beach at our wedding venue in Destin, Florida

Selecting the perfect venue is one of the most important tasks when planning your wedding. To help you in your search, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a list of five questions to ask when choosing a wedding venue in Destin, Florida.

1. What is the Setting?

The Henderson Park Inn is situated along 300 feet of private beach and bordered by the gorgeous Henderson Beach State Park. The combination of the white sand beach and the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico provide a spectacular atmosphere for a wedding.

2. How Many Guests Can I Invite?

The Henderson Park Inn’s Beachside West Green location seats 75 guests and features the best views of the sunset, while our Beachside East Green location seats 100 guests and has incredible views of the Emerald Coast. When buying out our hotel for at least two consecutive nights, you have the third option of booking our deck, which is a great spot for more intimate gatherings, and can seat up to 80 guests.

3. Can You Host Both the Wedding and the Reception?Wedding cake with the beach in the background at our wedding venue in Destin, Florida

Guests planning a wedding at the Henderson Park Inn can indeed have both the wedding ceremony and reception on our property! In fact, many couples often select either our private beach or Beachside West Green location for the ceremony, and the Beachside East Green location for the reception. A green walkway connects both lawns and is an ideal mingling area for appetizers and drinks.

4. Are There Wedding Planners Available?

The wedding planners at the Henderson Park Inn would be delighted to help you plan your special event. Simply contact our wedding planners at 850-424-7648 to learn more about our wedding venue in Destin, Florida, or complete the contact form at the bottom of our Beach Wedding Packages page.

Bride and groom dancing at our wedding venue in Destin, Florida5. Do You Have Overnight Accommodations Available?

The Henderson Park Inn contains 35 luxurious rooms to accommodate the bride and groom and wedding guests. In addition to a complimentary breakfast buffet and happy hour at sunset, guests enjoy spectacular amenities, such as balconies overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, kitchenettes with refrigerator and microwave, and free bicycle rentals.

Check out our Destin Beach Wedding Videos page to see what it is like to have your big day at the Henderson Park Inn!



Which Destin Beach Wedding Package is Right For You?

Beach wedding

Your wedding day is as special as your union together as a couple. When you celebrate your big day together, you’ll want to choose the perfect venue and wedding package. To help you make the right decision for you and your fiance, we’ve put together a quick guide to the many options that await you at the Henderson Park Inn. Continue reading

Questions to Ask Your Destination Wedding Vendors

Bride and groom's bare feet on beach after weddingWith so many details to consider, from seating arrangements to guest favors, wedding planning can be challenging, especially from a distance. If you plan to have a destination wedding in Destin, or anywhere that you can’t be on hand to make sure things go smoothly, there are some challenges that don’t come with normal wedding planning. Continue reading

Dreams Become Reality at Destin’s Most Romantic Venues

chair and wedding decor on sandIf you’ve been dreaming of a summer wedding since you were six years old, there’s no reason you can’t have that summer destination wedding now that you’re a bride. Although many worry about the logistics and challenges of a destination wedding, we at the Henderson Park Inn can make Destin wedding planning stress-free and simple with our wedding packages and options. Continue reading

It’s All About Details at a Destination Wedding in Destin

reception table pinkWhen planning a wedding, it’s the little moments that couples remember most, from the first glance of the day to the friends surrounding at the end of the reception. As one of the most important days of your life, planning down to the detail can seem a bit intimidating, especially when planning a destination wedding. At Henderson Park Inn, our wedding planning services focus on each aspect of the day because your wedding is all about the memorable details of beginning a new life together. Continue reading