When planning to elope, there are usually lots of questions. Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions when planning an elopement.
How many witnesses do I need?
In North Carolina: Two (2) witnesses are required for all marriage ceremonies.
Where do I get a marriage license?
Couples wishing to get married in North Carolina may obtain their marriage license in any local Register of Deed's office and be used anywhere in North Carolina within 60 days. Both applicants must appear in the Register of Deed's office.
Is there a deposit? Yes.
The deposit is a non-refundable $250 that is deducted from your package price.
Who returns the marriage license to the register of deeds?
The officiant will handle getting the license to the register of deeds.
Are there age restrictions?
Teens age 18 and over may marry without parental consent with proper ID.
What kind of bouquet is offered?
We will gather information from you on your preference and custom design a bouquet that fits your needs.
Who reserves the location of the ceremony?
The reservation and any fees associated with your venue are to be handled by the couple getting married.
Do you have a list of locations?
You can find a large list of locations throughout North Carolina HERE.
Is there a limit to the number of guests?
We generally define an elopement of 20 people or less.
When do I need to start planning my elopement?
As soon as you’re able to. Personalization of your ceremony takes little bit of time to get everything in order so the more time you have, the better.
What if we decide to cancel our elopement?
As stated in our terms of agreement, your deposit is non-refundable. The reasoning for this is that we do pay some fees up-front as soon as we start planning your big day. We prefer to postpone if possible.
Do you perform same-sex marriages?
What is the booking process?
If you decide you’re ready to move forward, we will send a contract and invoice for the deposit of $250. From there will gather the details and start planning your special day.
If you have any questions or are ready to schedule your elopement, please feel free to reach out to us anytime via email at email@example.com, by text/phone at 336.486.9932 or by the form below.