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Spanish River Library-a bohemian wedding venue in South Florida

Where Bohemian Elegance Meets Nature's Splendor for Unforgettable Weddings in South Florida

Nestled in the heart of South Florida, the Spanish River Library stands as a testament to the seamless blend of nature's beauty and timeless elegance, making it an enchanting wedding venue like no other. With its picturesque landscapes and bohemian charm, this library transforms into a captivating haven for couples seeking a wedding celebration that captures both the free-spirited allure of a bohemian atmosphere and the sophistication of an elegant affair.

Wedding table setting decorated with flowers


Hey there, party people! 🎉

I'm Maria, the big cheese (and one of the fab five photographers) over at Rock & Love Weddings. We're the cool cats bringing you all the wedding photo and film goodness from the heart of Florida. We've hit up tons of awesome venues in the city, and let me tell ya, one of our absolute faves is the Spanish River Library near Miami!

Photographer taking pictures of the details

So, buckle up because we're about to spill the beans on why we're head over heels for this spot and why we bet you're gonna love it too. Ready, set, let's dive in! 📸💖

A Symphony of Nature's Beauty: Outdoor Ceremonies

The first time we shot a wedding there, I couldn't believe how much it felt like we'd teleported to Ibiza in Spain. This place has that Spanish charm, all white and gorgeous – it's like stepping into a Mediterranean dream. And let me tell you, as a photographer, the sunset plays nice here. We snagged some awesome family pics by the lake, and after the "I do's," we basically went on a photo adventure, capturing the lake, the killer architecture, the sunset vibes, and a splash of greenery. It was like a visual feast! 🌅📸✨

One of the standout features of the Spanish River Library is its stunning outdoor spaces that serve as the perfect backdrop for open-air wedding ceremonies. Imagine saying your vows beneath the azure skies, surrounded by lush gardens, swaying palm trees, and the tranquil melodies of rustling leaves. The meticulously landscaped gardens offer an array of vibrant colors and fragrant blooms, providing an idyllic setting for couples to embark on their journey together.

The venue's got this massive lawn that cozies up against the backdrop of these fancy Spanish-style buildings. It's like a giant, open canvas for seating, but still keeps that close-knit vibe. Now, imagine saying your "I do's" under this arch decked out in flowers – total whimsical romance vibes, right?

And here's the kicker: when the sun starts its descent, everything gets bathed in this soft, golden glow. It's like straight-up magic, turning the whole scene into this dreamy, otherworldly atmosphere that cranks up the romance to eleven.

Bride and groom at the wedding ceremony
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Bohemian Flair with Timeless Elegance

The Spanish River Library is like a boho dream meets timeless glam. Step inside, and you've got these fancy high ceilings with all these cool details that scream old-school charm. It's basically a blank canvas for your wedding dreams, no matter what vibe you're into. And the outdoor party area? Oh, it's the perfect transition from your outside "I do's" to the full-on celebration mode.

Now, if you're all about that bohemian life, this place is your spirit animal. Think flowy fabrics, quirky furniture, artsy stuff, and nature-inspired decor – you can go all out! And when the sun goes down, the place transforms into this cozy, warm wonderland with soft lights making everything look like a scene from a rom-com. The mix of boho vibes and the library's classy look? It's like sophistication and laid-back cool had a love child, resulting in a celebration that's the perfect blend of chic and chill. 🌿💫🕯️

Unforgettable Memories and Personalized Touches

What truly sets the Spanish River Library apart as a wedding venue is its commitment to creating unforgettable experiences and allowing couples to infuse their unique personalities into every detail. The venue's full team of experienced event planners work closely with couples to ensure that every element, from the floral arrangements to the menu selection, aligns with their vision.

Whether you're envisioning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, the Spanish River Library offers versatile spaces that can be tailored to your needs. From charming garden ceremonies to elegant indoor receptions, every corner of the venue reflects the harmony between nature's beauty and refined elegance.

wedding timeline newspaper

What I love from this place is that it sets the stage for this epic wedding, where elegance met nature vibes and the magic of sunset. It was like a classic love story, but with a twist of modern fairy tale magic, all thanks to some serious planning skills.

As soon as guests rolled in on the big day, bam! Colorful flowers were everywhere, like a floral explosion took over the joint. Picture this: roses, tulips, gerberas – you name it – in every color imaginable. The place was buzzing with this lively, vibrant energy. And get this, against the backdrop of all those books and shelves, the flowers were like the stars of their own show, popping and standing out like they had a life of their own. 🌺📚✨


The place where the ceremony happened was like something out of a dream. There was this huge arch covered in flowers of every color you could dream up. Picture it: like this magical door inviting everyone into a world of love and happiness. And when the sun started setting and its rays hit the flowers, it was like they were glowing.

Library seating chart

Trust me, everyone there was totally spellbound.

The couple knew what they were doing when they planned to take photos during that sweet spot just before sunset – the golden hour.

With the lake nearby, the view was like something from a painting. The sun slipping below the horizon gave everything this warm and golden touch, painting the whole scene with romance. The wedding photographers also didn't miss a beat, capturing all those genuine moments of laughter, tears, and stolen glances against the backdrop of the calm river and the changing colors of the sky.

Seating tables

The couple's story came to life in the most charming way as the seating chart showcased the chapters of their relationship.

wedding table decor

From their first meeting to their engagement to their memorable adventures together, each table represented a significant milestone in their love story. Guests were not just finding their seats; they were embarking on a literary journey of the couple's life and love.

Guest Stay

Boca Raton boasts a selection of luxurious resorts and hotels that offer impeccable service, stunning oceanfront views, and top-notch amenities. The Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, is an iconic landmark that offers a blend of historic charm and modern elegance. With its private beach, championship golf courses, and world-class spa, this resort is a haven for those seeking the ultimate in relaxation and sophistication.

Bohemian and elegance

In the heart of South Florida, the Spanish River Library stands as a beacon of bohemian elegance, offering couples the opportunity to celebrate their love surrounded by the splendor of nature and the sophistication of a timeless setting.

bridal party with bouquets

With its picturesque outdoor landscapes and enchanting indoor spaces, this venue promises an unforgettable wedding experience that seamlessly blends the allure of boho-chic with refined elegance.

As the sun sets over the lush gardens and the stars illuminate the night sky, the Spanish River Library transforms into a magical space where dreams are woven into reality and lifelong memories are crafted.

You can see more of our work on our wedding portfolio, and see more of our NYC weddings over on our NYC Photography & Film page.

Ready to chat? We'd love to hear from you! Head to our contact page to check our availability for your wedding day.

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Wedding decor by @calicurated


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