Everything You Need To Know About Small Weddings

Perhaps you need to downsize your guest list due to Covid-19, or maybe you've wanted an intimate wedding all along! In any case, small and micro weddings are growing in popularity and are a wonderful way to tie the knot with just your true-blue nearest and dearest in attendance.

Want to pull off a small-scale celebration? Here's a list of resources to help you plan.

15 Swoon-worthy Small Wedding Ideas

Small weddings provide a bit more wiggle room with the budget, which allows ample opportunity to get creative. To prove it, here's a compilation of swoon-worthy ideas for a small wedding that you'll no doubt want to steal.

Small Wedding Venues Across The U.S.

Planning a small wedding? You can still make a big impression! We classify a "small wedding" as anything under 50 guests. The venues listed here all have cozy, intimate spaces which work well for small or micro weddings. Because bigger isn't always better, ya know?

Tips For Planning A Budget-Friendly Small Wedding

Long guest list, grand ballroom, and an endless number of dollar signs not your thing? We don't blame you! Here are 5 ways to keep your wedding—and the final bill!—on the smaller side.

90-Day Wedding Planning Checklist

If you're downsizing your wedding, you may want to downsize the time it takes to plan it, too! If you don't want the "typical" 12-month timeline, we've got you covered with our incredibly efficient 90-Day Wedding Planning Checklist!

Small Wedding Details that are High on Style

There's no reason to skimp on style just because you're having a small or micro wedding. It's all in the details, right? And oftentimes having a wedding on a smaller scale enables you to splurge a bit! We've rounded up 13 of the most stylish and stunning small wedding details we've seen.

Credits: Hyatt Carmel Highlands | Carol Oliva PhotographyDACOR Bacon House | Heather Ryan Photography • Porta - Asbury Park | Cassie CastellawChris Ferenzi PhotographyCortiella Photography

Filed under Small Wedding

Are we friends yet? Join MyGuide for more goodness!

Some clients may have paid to be placed in our editorial and some of these links may be affiliate; however, we never include a venue, vendor, or product unless they have a proper place here. This is part of our Core Values. We create our website first and foremost to be good for the couples using it to plan their Big Day. We won't stray from that for a few advertising dollars. #scoutshonor

Find More Articles About...

All-Inclusive | Art Gallery | Ballroom | Barn | Beach / Ocean | Beach Wedding Ceremony | Brewery / Distillery | Bridal Fairs | Brides Want to Know | Budget Wedding Ideas | Business Functions / Meetings | Cakes | Ceremony | Chapel / Church / Temple | Checklists | City / Urban | Cityscape | Colorful | Covid | Creek / River | Cultural | Destination | DIY Wedding Ideas | DJ / Entertainment / Music | Dog | Elegant | Elopement Packages | Engagement / Proposal | Expert Advice | Flowers | Food | Forest / Woods | Fun | Garden | Give Back | Glam | Glossaries of Wedding Terms | Golf / Country Club | Great View | Green Weddings | Grooms / Groomsmen | Hills | Historic | Historic / Landmark Building | Honeymoons / Travel | Hotel | Indian | Inspiration Board | Invitations | Lake | Landscaped Grounds | Large Wedding | Late Night | LGBTQ+ Friendly | Local Weddings | Loft / Warehouse / Industrial | Makeup / Hair | Mansion | Modern | Moss | Mountain | Museum | Nightclub | Non-Profit | Ocean / Bay | Offbeat | On-Site Accommodations | Outdoor | Outdoor Ceremony | Panoramic | Park | Penthouse / Rooftop | Photography | Printable | Private Estate | Private Home | Questions To Ask Your... | Ranch / Farm | Reception | Rehearsal Dinner | Resort / Spa | Restaurant | Retreat | Romantic | Rustic | Shabby Chic | Small Wedding | Special Events / Parties | Unique | Unique | Valley | Vintage | Wedding Dresses / Accessories | Wedding Insurance | Wedding Registry | Wedding Vendors | Wedding Venues / Locations | Weddings by Season | Wineries | Winery / Vineyard | Winter | Zoo / Aquarium