Weddings at The Henderson

Say "I do" against a backdrop of endlessly blue skies, shimmering Gulf waters, and the unforgettable old-world charm of our seaside retreat. Create your perfect wedding experience, from rehearsal dinner to honeymoon getaway.

Your Dream Day, Made Easy

With a setting this spectacular, your wedding will feel like a storybook affair. From intimate gatherings to celebrations of up to 400 guests. The Henderson offers iconic venues, customized catering, and impeccable accommodations.

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The terrace overlooking the Emerald Coast at The Henderson

Sunset Terrace

With views of the state nature preserve and the Emerald Coast, this covered patio is the ideal location for a casual dining experience (limited guest count).

The grand lawn, a lush green lawn with walking paths next to a pristine nature preserve

Grand Lawn

A lush green lawn with walking paths next to a pristine nature preserve. Ideal for receptions. Features a spiral stone staircase for the bridal couple's grand entrance.

An arrangement of wedding flowers in the Destin Ballroom at The Henderson Beach Resort

Destin Ballroom

Named for the quintessential beach town, the Destin Ballroom offers elegance and flexibility. Two convenient breakout rooms can accommodate up to 110 guests.

Tables and chairs set up on the elegant Grand Piazza at The Henderson, a venue for up to 250 guests.

Grand Piazza

A spacious and elegant outdoor venue for up to 250 guests. This romantic landscape is reminiscent of a traditional European piazza, complete with a fountain.

The private dining room at The Henderson

Private Rooms

Perfect for intimate gatherings, receptions, and meetings. The Henderson offers private rooms, and many have dedicated foyers and patios.

Primrose restaurant at The Henderson Beach Resort & Spa


Our signature restaurant is perfect for formal dinners with up 96 guests. Dining terrace accommodates an additional 64, and bar accommodates up to 40 guests.

The pool in the evening


Enjoy the company of your guests under the glow of the Southern stars. This spacious location is perfect for a reception or dinner serving up to 300 guests.

A bride and groom getting married on a white sand beach at sunset

The Beach

Our white sand beach, emerald waters, and glowing sunsets create a magnificent atmosphere for special events. Weddings of all sizes can be accommodated.

The Henderson, overlooking a spectacular view of the Emerald Coast

Beachside West Patio

The most magnificent view of the Emerald Coast’s picturesque sunsets and 200 acres of unspoiled nature. This multi-level venue features an upper tier for vows.

The Beachside East Greens overlook the ocean and is the best wedding ceremony location in Destin

Beachside East Green

A view of the Emerald Coast as far as the eye can see. The best wedding ceremony location in Destin. Up to 200 guests (seated) or 250 guests (mingling).

The crystal ballroom, a beautifully appointed 5,221 square-foot venue that accommodates up to 300 guests

Crystal Ballroom

A beautifully appointed 5,221 square-foot ballroom that accommodates up to 300 guests. Divisible into three sections, the Crystal Ballroom is perfectly suited for dinner, dancing, and meetings.

Wedding Wellness Offers

Relax. Retreat. Recharge at the Lorien Hotel and Spa, Alexandria, VIrgina

The Ultimate Bridal Preparation

Remove all stress and relax with some “you time.” Includes the Ultimate Zen Massage and Body Treatment, Essentials Balancing Facial, Zents Manicure and Pedicure. 5 hours/$545

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Relax. Retreat. Recharge at the Lorien Hotel and Spa, Alexandria, VIrgina

Bridal Bliss

Have everyone looking their best on your special day. Includes the Zents Manicure, Zents Pedicure, Bridal Wedding Day Make-up and Hair. 4+ Hours/$385

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Meetings at The Henderson

Motivate and inspire while surrounded by white sugar sand and tranquil emerald waters — together with over 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Create an extraordinary meeting or gathering in the heart of Destin, Florida.

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Unwind at Our Spa

Treat yourself to renewal, restoration, and tranquility at The Spa at The Henderson. Our team of talented beauty experts and stylists will leave you feeling relaxed and prepared for your big day.

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