Small, Elope or Last Minute Wedding

Your wedding shouldn’t be any less special because it’s a small, elope or last minute wedding.  I have helped lots of couples in unique circumstances plan a beautiful ceremony — with just the right venue and the people they most wanted to be a part of their special day.

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Small, *Elope or Last Minute Wedding fees range from $295-$350

*Elopements are for up to 10 people (including couple) in the Seattle area. Please ask about fees for additional guests and travel.

Is this you?:

  • You want a small, intimate wedding with just close friends and familyElaine Way, Seattle wedding officiants, elopement, elope Seattle, Jeanne Phinney Photography, small wedding, Last Minute wedding
  • One or both of you have been called on military deployment
  • You are vacationing in Seattle and you want a perfectly planned, short-notice destination wedding
  • You want something more personal than going to the courthouse
  • You pulled everything together at the last minute but you forgot to hire an officiant!
  • Or…you prefer to hire a professional rather than ask a friend or relative

Services include the following:

        • A free one-hour, no obligation consultation
        • Unlimited communication before, during and after your wedding
        • Sample ceremonies for you to choose from, which will be our starting point for your personalized ceremony
        • A guide to writing your own vows
        • A draft of your ceremony for review
        • My services to officiate your ceremony at your location
        • Skip the courthouse!  I am a licensed notary, and I will take care of all the paperwork and the running around that goes with it.  (Please note: there is an additional $67 fee for the actual marriage license that goes to the county auditor.)
        • Afterwards, filing paperwork with the county courthouse
        • Please note: Travel fees may apply outside of Seattle
        • Click Here to Read About Elopement Concierge!

Would you like to add 1-2 hours (or more) of photography to your special day?

Who doesn’t want to preserve memories on their wedding day?  Sure you can invite a friend or relative to bring along a digital camera, but what if you could have a professional photographer capture some really unique and beautiful shots of you and your sweetie saying your “I do’s?”   Seattle Wedding Officiants is proud to be able to refer professional Seattle-based wedding photographers who love small, last minute, and elopement-style weddings. Based on their availability, I will connect you with the photographer that best fits your needs and style.

Once I refer you to one of the photographers on my team you can expect:

  • One hour of professional photography (Beginning at a rate of $499 per hour)
  • Email consultation with photographer to communicate photography plan.
  • Two-week turnaround to receive the high resolution, edited pictures on USB with print release.
  • Upon request, photographer can provide recommended places to print products – enlargements, print on canvas, and create a photo book.
  • Thirty-day online gallery with print ordering and downloading capabilities to share with friends.
  • Expect approximately 50-75 final images per *hour of coverage (raw images are not available for purchase)
  • Travel fees may apply

Click here to read about the many elopements we have done for couples just like you!