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Modern Elopement

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MODERN ELOPEMENT FAQ's

This is NOT your old-fashioned, runaway elopement!  Today's modern elopements are a little more planned. You can invite your nearest and dearest family and friends to witness your marriage and you can even include your pets! Not only can you get married in style at a fabulous venue (@ Marry Me COTTAGE), you can celebrate with champagne, cake (cupcakes) and photos - all within a short period of time.

HOW MUCH IS THE MODERN ELOPEMENT PACKAGE and WHAT IS INCLUDED?

COST:  $650.00 + tax

RETAINER FEE:  $300.00 + tax due when reserving your wedding date.

REMAINING BALANCE:  $35.00 + tax due exactly one month prior to your wedding date.


INCLUDED:

✔ 1 hour venue rental

✔ Happy Couple

✔ Up to 15 guests

✔ Wedding officiant

✔ Ceremony space

✔ Seating for guests  

✔ Personalized ceremony script

✔ Personalized ceremony music

✔ Completion of marriage license and filing

✔ Ceremony Coordinator


HOW DO WE RESERVE A DATE/TIME FOR THE MODERN ELOPEMENT PACKAGE?  

You will be required to complete a contract and pay the retainer fee to reserve this package.  

You can reserve your wedding date one of two ways;

IN PERSON:  You will need to come in on a TUESDAY during COTTAGE TOURS 3pm to 6pm to reserve a date and time.

EMAIL:  Contract and Invoice complete online.


CAN WE RESERVE ONLINE?  

Yes.  


WHERE IS OUR WEDDING CEREMONY HELD?

You have choices!

The COTTAGE:  Maximum head count is 12 persons (Happy Couple and 10 guests)

The COURTYARD:  Year Round

The WOODLANDS:  May - November

The CARRIAGE HOUSE - NEW!:  $100.00 upgrade fee.


HOW MUCH TIME DO WE HAVE AT THE COTTAGE?  

1 Hour.  


CAN WE ADD MORE TIME TO THE MODERN ELOPEMENT PACKAGE?

No.


WHAT TIME CAN WE ARRIVE?

On Time.  Doors will open precisely at the start of your reserved time frame.


HOW MANY GUESTS CAN WE HAVE?  

Up to 15 guests are included in the package.  This means you can reserve this package and invite anywhere from 2 guests to 15 guests. 

You can add up to 10 additional guests for a flat fee of $195.00


DO CHILDREN COUNT AS A GUEST?

Children 3 years old and older do count as a guest.


WHAT IF WE HAVE 26 GUESTS? 

You will need to upgrade to the next package, THE INTIMATE CEREMONY PACKAGE, which will allow more guests (and time)


CAN WE GET DRESSED AT THE COTTAGE?  

YES.  Please plan accordingly as you will have approximately 10 minutes to dress prior to the ceremony.  We allow 3 persons in the wedding suite.


HOW LONG DO WE HAVE FOR PHOTOS?  

If you arrive on time and the ceremony begins promptly, you will have approximately 30 - 35 minutes for a few quick photos following the ceremony.


WHERE CAN WE TAKE PHOTOS?

Inside the cottage and outdoors.  

The CARRIAGE HOUSE is NOT available, unless you upgrade.


CAN WE BRING IN A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER?  

Yes.  However, we make them aware that there is a very strict timeline.


DOES OUR PHOTOGRAPHER COUNT AS A GUEST?

No.  However, we only allow 1 photographer (not a team)


CAN WE HAVE OUR OWN OFFICIANT?

Yes.  


CAN WE WRITE OUR OWN VOWS?

Yes.  If you choose this option, please let us know.


CAN WE CHOOSE OUR OWN SONGS?

Yes.  You can choose up to 3 songs to play for the ceremony.  

A wedding party processional song, processional and a recessional song choice.

  



CONTACT US for information to reserve your Modern Elopement!

We schedule Modern Elopements SEVEN day of the week.



Don't go to the courthouse, get married in style at Marry Me COTTAGE - An alternative way to say "I DO"!