Find Wedding Ideas: Small Weddings and Intimate Elopements

Imagining an intimate wedding or elopement? Swoon!

We've got planning tips for elopements—both here and abroad—and some of our favorite venues from around the country where you can hold a small wedding. 


Featured Elopements: WILLOW WOODS PARK

Join Willow Woods Park for a private and romantic ceremony surrounded by historical log cabins, within the gardens, under the canopy of a century old forest.

  • Ceremonies starting at $695
  • Offering all-inclusive or customized options, on-site dining is available
  • Located in the Lake Arrowhead Communities, just an hour drive from most Southern California locations

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Willow Woods Park

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