An elopement at the 1812 Hitching Post can be for just the two of you or you may want to include guests. Elopements can be held year round. If you are looking for simple and romantic, an elopement might be exactly what you want!
Professional photography by Wendy Waldron is included in our Traditional and Deluxe elopement packages. If one of these isn’t exactly what you want, let us know and we can design a package just for you!
- The “Traditional” elopement includes your minister, witnesses, a gorgeous backdrop, and 30 minutes of photography.
- Our “Deluxe” elopement for the couple who want a full wedding experience without a seated reception. The Deluxe elopement includes an hour of professional photography as well as cake, custom decor, and custom music.
- Our “Best Friends and Family” elopement is designed for the couple who wish to provide their own photographer.
$595 for the two of you and up to two witnesses (or we will provide witnesses) – guests may be added
A sweet elopement package with minister, house decorated arbor, and professionally edited photography included.
Many couples arrive dressed; others bring wedding attire and change on the property. We will plan your ceremony as soon as you are ready after arrival. You may choose to be married at the decorated arbor under the oaks or anywhere else on the property. Wintertime or inclement weather ceremonies can be held indoors. Custom decor is available as an upgrade.
Our minister is provided with vows customized as you’d like them. Our photographer will take 30 minutes of photos including the entire ceremony and posed photos after the ceremony of the two of you and your guests, if any, are also included. Your wedding photos will be professionally edited and will be uploaded for full resolution download.
Up to 20 guests may be added; please fill in our plan and price form for more information.
The Deluxe Elopement package is our “all-inclusive” elopement.
With this package, you choose the decorations you’d like, the music you’d like, and the flavor and style of your cake. Everything is customized just for you. An hour of professional photography is also included with all photos professionally edited.
You and your guests may arrive up to an hour before your ceremony. Most couples dress on the property. You’ll have two separate dressing room areas; each with its own bathroom. Your guests and wedding party, if any, are also welcome to use the dressing rooms.
We will custom decorate our arbor, if you choose the side lawn for your ceremony, in your choice of any of our reusable flowers, greenery, and/or other decor. We provide seating for your guests and custom music is provided for your ceremony (you choose the music). If you bring a guestbook or ceremony decor, we’ll set things up for you. We will plan these things together prior to your wedding.
Our minister with vows customized as you’d like them are provided as well as witnesses for your ceremony. You may also bring your own witnesses.
Our photographer will start photos about 15 minutes before the wedding to include photos of each of you getting ready and the details of the wedding as well as photos throughout the ceremony, cake cutting, dancing (if you have a first dance), and bonus time of the two of you together in different locations around the property.
Your wedding also includes a custom two-tier wedding cake in your choice of flavor and butter cream design. We cut and serve the cake to your guests after taking photos of the two of you taking your first bite together. The top layer of your cake will be boxed for you to keep for your first anniversary. Non-alcoholic beverages are provided. You may bring champagne for toasting, if you wish.
After the wedding: Your wedding photos will be professionally edited and will be uploaded for full resolution download. Most couples receive about 120 photos of their wedding with an hour of photography time.
$1095 for 2 hours for up to 12 people including couple. You choose the time of your ceremony (evening/weekend ceremonies available). Additional guests may be added to this package for $25 per guest (maximum of 40 people).
Please fill in our plan and price form for more information.
Best Friends and Family
A “simple” wedding package designed for the couple who wants a smaller wedding in terms of time and guests but big in terms of beauty. This package has lots of time for photography. Choose your ceremony location and your music. You can bring a cake, if you’d like or add on components through us.
- 4 hours of venue time
- 2 hours access to dressing rooms for couple and any wedding party prior to ceremony
- Complimentary services of minister (or you may bring your own minister) with vows customized as you’d like
- We will decorate your ceremony with your choice of our available decorations for arbor (or you may bring your own decorations, including live flowers, if you wish).
- Ceremony Seating for your guests
- Music for your ceremony (you choose the songs).
- Access to outdoor areas for photos with your photographer
- Table, if desired, for your provided cake or other goodies
Weekdays: $995 for up to 10 people including couple.
Sundays, and any winter date: $1295 for up to 10 people including couple.
Saturdays: $2495 for up to 40 people including couple.
$25 each additional guest (after the first 10). Maximum of 40 guests off-season.