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 WHY ORLANDO

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Location

Orlando is right in the middle of all the Floria fun! There is plenty of entertainment, restaurants, and a lot more to do than any coastal or beach town!


Venues

If you have your heart set on a beach ceremony, Cocoa Beach is only about an hour away. However, we have elopement packages at five completely different venues in Orlando including historic sites, botanical gardens, and the cutest little wedding chapel.


Travel

Orlando International Airport is a convenient and affordable location from most cities throughout the World! There are plenty of hotel rooms for all budgets to chose from and overall traveling to Orlando is an affordable alternative to other Florida areas.

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 BOTANICAL GARDEN ELOPEMENT - $1,499

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • The Venue - Your ceremony will be held at historic Harry P Leu Gardens. Leu Gardens contains nearly 50 acres of landscaped grounds and lakes, with meandering trails shaded by 200-year-old oaks and forests of camellias. This venue has 2 beautiful gazebos and a beautiful trellis available for your ceremony. After the ceremony, we’ll stroll around this beautiful location taking photos.

  • The Florida marriage license arranged ahead of time via postal mail

  • An experienced Ceremony Officiant who will perform a beautiful ceremony service

  • A fresh flower bouquet and a matching boutonniere

  • A professional photographer for up to 1 hour and all the digital photos

Please add 7% sales tax
A $600 Nonrefundable retainer is required to reserve this package.
The balance is due 2 months prior your wedding.

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WEDDING CHAPEL CEREMONY - $1,499

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • The Venue - Your ceremony will be held at this cozy lakefront chapel in the Orlando area. This venue is perfect for the couple who prefers an indoor ceremony especially during our warm months and/or a more traditional venue with guest accommodations. After the ceremony, we will do a bridal photoshoot by the lake.

  • The Florida marriage license arranged ahead of time via postal mail

  • An experienced Ceremony Officiant who will perform a beautiful ceremony service

  • A fresh flower bouquet and a matching boutonniere

  • A professional photographer for up to 1 hour and all the digital photos

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • This package is available for couples alone but it also accommodates up to 50 family and friends.

  • Available for weekday ceremonies only.

Please add 7% sales tax
A $700 Nonrefundable retainer is required to reserve this package.
The balance is due 2 months prior your wedding.

 

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 KRAFT AZALEA PARK ELOPEMENT - $1,699

Kraft Azalea is a small  public park located on the shore of a popular lake in a beautiful residential area in Orlando.  This lakefront park is shaded by enormous cypress trees. Ceremonies are held in front the the lakefront Exedra.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Venue rental fee

  • An experienced Ceremony Officiant who will perform a beautiful ceremony service

  • The Florida marriage license arrange ahead of time via postal mail

  • A hand-tied rose bouquet and a matching boutonniere

  • A professional photographer for up to 1 hour and all the digital photos

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • This is a stand up ceremony. Seating is NOT available and NOT allowed. The Exedra has a bench that may sit up to 10 people. The venue allows up to 22 people total including the bride and groom, however, we recommend no more than 10 people due to lack of seating and parking.

  • Parking is VERY limited at this location. We suggest you don’t bring more than 2 vehicles or you may have trouble finding parking.

  • During the HOT months of May-September, we only book the 10:30am ceremony spot at this venue.

Please add 7% sales tax
A $750 Nonrefundable retainer is required to reserve this package.
The balance is due 2 months prior your wedding.

 

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MAITLAND ART CENTER ELOPEMENT - $1,699

The Maitland Art Center was founded as an art colony in 1937 by visionary American artist and architect, André Smith (1880-1959). The Art Center is one of the few surviving examples of “Mayan Revival” or fantasy architecture in the Southeast. In 2014 the Maitland Art Center became a National Historic Landmark. You will experience a truly unique atmosphere as you enter the enchanting chapel. Its intimate size only enhances the ornate sculptures and carved floors of this inspired space, featuring a small pond you can stand on to recite your vows.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Venue: Your ceremony will be held at the beautiful outdoor Mayan Chapel.

  • An experienced Ceremony Officiant who will perform a beautiful ceremony service

  • The Florida marriage license arrange ahead of time via postal mail

  • A fresh flower bouquet and a matching boutonniere

  • A professional photographer for up to 1 hour and all the digital photos

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • This is a stand up ceremony. Seating is NOT provided by the venue, however, we may provide 10 chairs for an additional $125 fee.

  • During the HOT months of May-September, we only book the 10:30am ceremony spot at this location.

Please add 7% sales tax
A $600 Nonrefundable retainer is required to reserve this package.
The balance is due 2 months prior your wedding.

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CYPRESS GROVE PARK GAZEBO - $1,699

Cypress Grove Park is a public park located in the outskirts of Lake Jessamine in Orlando. This lakefront area is sounded with 80 acres of lush grounds with tree lined streets, aged oak and cypress trees. It’s a popular area with locals on weekends, therefore, we only schedule ceremonies during the week.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Venue: Your ceremony will be held at their cozy lakefront Gazebo.

  • An experienced Ceremony Officiant who will perform a beautiful ceremony service

  • The Florida marriage license arrange ahead of time via postal mail

  • A fresh flower bouquet and a matching boutonniere

  • A professional photographer for up to 1 hour and all the digital photos

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • This package accommodates up to 50 people including the bride and groom.

  • The venue provides complimentary seating for guests.

  • This venue is located inside of a public park.

  • During the HOT months of May-September, we only book the 10:30am ceremony spot at this venue.

Please add 7% sales tax
A $600 Nonrefundable retainer is required to reserve this package.
The balance is due 2 months prior your wedding.

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 FAQ’S + DETAILS

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Q. DO YOU PERFORM WEDDINGS ANY DAY OF THE WEEK?

A. The only venue available for Saturday ceremonies is the Botanical Garden. Ceremonies at all other venues are held Monday-Friday only excluding major Holidays.

Q. DO YOU ARRANGE TRANSPORTATION OR ACCOMMODATIONS?

A. No, we don’t.

Q. Can you recommend A HOTEL OR PLACE TO STAY?

A. Orlando has so many options to choose from that it would be almost impossible for us to do that! We suggest that you talk to your travel agent for assistance.

Q. DO YOU ARRANGE cake/food/etc?

A. No, we don’t. Only the ceremony service.

Q. Can you suggest a restaurant for after ceremony?

A. The following Orlando area restaurants arrange private dinning: 310 Park South , Seasons 52, Kres Chop House, Eddie V's SeafoodLe Coq au Vin (French Dinning), Chez Vincent, The Capital Grille, Ceviche, Christinis, Fogo de Chao (Brazilian Steakhouse), Bice Ristorante, Chatham's Place Restaurant, Roy's, and STK Orlando located at Disney Springs. Click here for a complete list of Orlando area restaurants with private dinning available.

Q. Can you recommend stylists for bridal hair and makeup in Orlando?

A. Yes, we can. Please check with any of the following experienced vendors:

Q. Can you recommend someone for transportation from my hotel to the venue in Orlando?

A. Many of our couples take an Uber to and from the venue. However, if you'd like more traditional transportation check with any of the following limo companies:

Q. I’M BOOKING LAST MINUTE. WHERE DO I GET A FLORIDA MARRIAGE LICENSE?

A. All of our packages include assistance obtaining a Florida marriage license via postal mail. However, we need at least 3 weeks advanced notice if you live in the USA or six weeks if you live our of the Country. If you live in Orlando and prefer to get the license in person or if you are booking a last-minute elopement, you can get a Florida marriage license at any Florida Clerk of the Courts office. Click here to visit the Orlando Orange County Clerk of the Courts for marriage license application details.

Q. What are the requirements to get married in Florida?

  • To get married in Florida you need a Florida marriage license regardless of where you live.

  • You must be at least 18 years old

  • There is NO residency or waiting-period for non-Florida residents. Florida residents ONLY must wait 3 days after they obtain their license to get married. If you are NOT a Florida resident, your license is valid the same day!

  • If you live in the US, all you need is a valid State ID or Driver's License

  • If you don't live in the US, all you need is a valid passport

  • You do NOT need a Social Security card - only the number if you have one. If you are not a US Citizen, you don't need a Social Security Number.

  • You do NOT need birth certificates or divorce papers. If you've been married before, all you need to know is the exact DATE of your divorce.

  • You do NOT need witnesses to get married in Florida!

  • Click here to visit the Orlando Orange County Clerk of the Courts website for additional details.

Q. Is a Florida marriage valid at my Country?

A. A marriage performed in Florida is valid anywhere in the US, Canada, and the UK. For other Countries, please contact your local registrar for details. We are not attorneys and cannot provide legal advice.

Q. We are already legally married. Do we need a marriage license?

A. No, you do not. Vows renewals do not need a license because you are already married.

Q. WHO WILL GET ME MARRIED?

A. Officiants are assigned based on availability. Sorry but we do not offer religious services and cannot guarantee a specific gender.

Q. Do you perform same-sex ceremonies?

A. Yes, we do!

Q. Can I write and read/recite my own vows?

A. Of course you can! You should be free to express how you feel about each other on your own way!

Q. Do YOU MARRY COUPLES FOR THE UK?

A. Yes, we do! Approximately 20% of our couples are from the UK and other Countries.

Q. WHO WILL BE THE PHOTOGRAPHER?

A. Either Mya and Hector, owners of Elope To Florida and professional photographers (Negroni Studio), or one of their associates will be your photographer.

Q. CAN I BRING MY OWN OFFICIANT OR PHOTOGRAPHER?

A. No, you cannot. The purpose of our packages is to sell our services! We are not a traditional wedding planning service where you pay a coordinator just to coordinate and hire your preferred vendors. We are the vendors! Our couples book our packages because they want our team to get them married AND take their photos.

Q. What's included with the photographer?

A. The photographer will start taking photos when the ceremony starts followed by a bridal session at the same venue. It includes up to one hour of his/her time including the ceremony. The couple will receive all their edited high resolution digital photos with a print release via a download link approximately four weeks later.

Q. HOW MANY PHOTOS DO I GET?

A. You get ALL the final high-resolution digital images with print permission. Average number of photos vary depending on many factors. Overall, you can expect a minimum of 50-75 photos.

Q. What TYPE OF FLOWERS are included with the packages?

A. Packages include a nosegay (hand-tied) bouquet with fresh roses in your choice of rose colors and a matching boutonniere OR a tropical bouquet with florist’s choice of flowers and matching boutonniere. You may request a quote for a costume bouquet, however, keep in mind that specific flower requests are always subject to season/availability.

Q. I’M READY TO BOOK. WHAT’S MY NEXT STEP?

A. Contact us with your preferred package and wedding date to find out if we are available!

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LET’S CHAT!

The best and fastest way to contact us is via email. Fill out the form below, we’ll check the venue’s availability and get back to you as soon as possible.

Our wedding and studio work keeps us away from the phone on most days, but you are welcome to try to reach us at 352-223-5043. Just FYI - we don’t always get voicemails. If you don’t hear from us by the next business day and you left a message, please try again.

Note: We respond to messages during normal business hours only. Thank you.

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