Interested in learning more about elopement weddings if it is the right thing for you and your partner to do? Look for no further than these resources I have written. I have a brief summery of what eloping is, and a small introduction to a few other topics that I cover. I hope that you enjoy reading and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to email me.
With more couples realizing eloping is an option, comes more couples asking “how much does it cost to elope?”.
While I love how more couples are wanting to elope, I am also aware of how little amount of resources and information there is out there on how to prepare and budget for an elopement. I strive to create resources for couples like you on how to elope, to better help you plan the perfect elopement together.
What is the cost to elope? Is it cheaper to elope or have a wedding?On average, elopements cost anywhere from $2,000 to $15,000. It all depends on what the couple decides to do on their elopement day. You can have as little or as much included in your elopement, its your day just for you. Traditional weddings, according to statista.com a traditional wedding in Canada on average costs $42,400. So, yes, it can be much cheaper to elope instead of having a large wedding. What should be included in the cost of an elopement versus a traditional wedding? When it comes to the cost to elope, couples need to consider multiple things and understand that elopements can be as elaborate or as simple as the couple wants it to be. As an example, a couple may go to their local courthouse, sign the marriage license, have some photos taken, and have a nice dinner, this could cost less than $400f for the entire elopement However, some couples are realizing that elopements can also serve as a unique wedding experience. Some couples plan their elopements at unique they have never been before or places that hold a special place in their heart. Read this blog if you are looking for ideas of where to elope to. And keep reading as I break down everything you need to know to better understand how much it will cost you to elope
Some questions I am sure you are asking yourself, Are there specific people we need to hire if you’re eloping? Do we need different vendors for elopements compared to traditional, larger weddings? How can we find these elopement vendors? Do we need to book these vendors as far in advance as as vendors for traditional weddings?
It’s a lot, but not too much for you to handle.
If you two haven’t thought about these questions before now, your head is probably spinning right now. Take a few deep breaths, and do not worry! It’s actually probably not harder than you are thinking! Keep reading for some tips and tricks for finding and choosing elopement vendors.
Do you want to elope somewhere meaningful to the both of you, or do you want to travel and explore somewhere new that you both want to scratch off of your bucket list? Once you have decided on the location for your intimate wedding you are in love with, you should then see if it matches your original vision and budget. Also, it is completely okay to change your elopement vision as you go through the planning process of your micro wedding.
I personally love elopements because what I have found, is that couples usually pick magical locations with gorgeous views that fill their special day with tons of meaning and love.
I was fortunate to be able to capture this beautiful couple's elopement wedding. The day started in Cambridge, went to Guelph, and ended in Rockwood at the conservation area. In total, I was on the road for about 7 or 8 hours. I go through the whole timeline of the day. This is a great way to see how long everything involved in an elopement can take. You can definitely make your elopement as fancy, unique, or as extravagant as you want, because elopements are for you, and for you two alone. Keep reading for more info about this day and how the elopement all went down.