Find Wedding Ideas: Small Weddings and Intimate Elopements

Imagining an intimate wedding or elopement? We've got planning tips and some of our favorite venues from around the country where you can hold a small wedding. 


Featured Elopements: SEA RANCH LODGE

A truly magical place. Imagine exchanging vows on a secluded, breathtaking point on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This romantic ceremony is just part of your All-Inclusive Elopement Package package that includes: 

  • Wedding coordinator, photographer + officiant 
  • Bouquet and boutonnière + floral table centerpiece 
  • 3-course dinner, sparkling wine toast + wedding cake 
  • One complimentary lodge night for the wedding couple

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Sea Ranch Lodge

Let's Get Cozy! 7 Small Atlanta Wedding Venues

Let's Get Cozy! Small Atlanta Wedding Venues

Intimate weddings and events can be just as fun and beautiful as larger celebrations. If you're planning a smaller gathering of your nearest and dearest, the venues featured below all convey a special quality, whether they're located in the city, the mountains, a garden, or next to the water.


17 Elopement Ideas + Intimate Wedding Inspiration

17 Elopement Ideas + Intimate Wedding InspirationIf the pomp and circumstance of “traditional” wedding planning makes you want to pull your hair out, an intimate elopement is probably right up your alley. Check out our 17 Elopement Ideas + Intimate Wedding Inspiration.


Small Wedding Venues in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale | 8 Gems to Consider

Miami/Ft. Lauderdale has so much to offer when it comes to planning an intimate wedding—wonderful hotels, fantastic dining, secluded beaches, and an overall feel that's a bit more serene than its bustling neighbors.


6 Virginia Wedding Venues Ideal for a Smaller Celebration

Keeping It Intimate: Virginia Wedding Venues Ideal for a Smaller CelebrationIntimate weddings give Virginia’s classic Southern hospitality a chance to truly shine. The state’s perfect mix of bustling cities and rural countryside offers a wide variety of choices to match any couple’s style. As the following venues prove, a shorter guest list doesn’t mean having to compromise your vision for a fabulous day.


7 Chicago Wedding Venues That Will Fit Your Event Just Right!

Creativo LoftIf you’re planning a small wedding, you may feel a little like Goldilocks as you try to find a place that fits your event “just right”. But if you’re searching in Chicago you’re in luck! The Windy City offers plenty of options for hosting an intimate wedding, from a private mansion or vintage loft to a sleek yacht or Italian restaurant. While some of the venues we’ve listed also have spaces that are great for larger groups, all of them happily accommodate cozier celebrations.


Keeping It Cozy: 9 Small Seattle Venues Ideal for Your Intimate Wedding

Seattle Bride Robinswood HousePlanning a small wedding? You can still make a big impression. Here are some of Seattle’s most interesting wedding venues for an intimate celebration.


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