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Planning Your Micro-Wedding

A Micro-wedding is for the happy couple and up to 40 guests. Not every couple has the same needs so our planner works with you to customize a package that fits your vision and your budget.
 
Sweetheart's Destination Micro-Wedding 
Destination Elopements is now offering services in any destination or state you would like to plan a micro-wedding.
Katrina Evans the owner and Kassie Lane have both been successfully
planning weddings of all sizes and stylistic expression for years and we bring our years of experience to couples looking to plan something sweet and intimate.
You can choose any area that we feature elopement packages to plan your micro wedding
but you are not limited to those locations. 

Expected fees when planning a micro-wedding



Officiant:
Officiant fees start at $350.00 and can go to $475.00 and depends on location traveling to.
Fee includes officiant services, travel fee, assistance with legal questions, assistance with ceremony design
Rehearsal time if requested and filing of the marriage licenses with the state after the ceremony.



Planning Services:
Kassie Lane Creatives  $20.00 per hour
Once you put down your deposit with Katrina to hold your ceremony date and officiant services you will be redirected to Kassie to plan your micro wedding.
Expect  to be working with her for about five hours to plan making her fee very reasonable. If you need a day of coordinator for the wedding Kassie charges $200.00 for her services and will be there for up to four hours of time. Day of coordinators typically run an upwards of $1500.00 so please note the saving.




Venue Cost:
Venue pricing for a micro wedding can start at $750.00 for an hour of venue space time and run an
upwards of  $2500.00 for four hours.
Though many of our clients will book space in a national parks area saving them money we do feature some beautiful venues. Please also note that we are not limited to only the venues on this website but check out other venues in the destination you are planning your wedding and we will contact them on your behalf to see
if they feature pricing
for a small wedding.

Ways to save on venue cost:

Book a VRBO or Home Away that allows for a small event and plan a backyard wedding.
Plan for a public park area, the beach, at your home, or a state park we are glad to inquire for you if allowed.




 Bridal Bouquet & Boutonniere:
The final price will be determined by your design and floral choices as well as delivery fee but usually range between $125.00 and $175.00 in cost. 
We have vendors in each area that we work with Kassie will assist in your vendor selection.

Ways to save money on florals :

You could make your bouquet, ask a family member or friend who is artsy to make your bouquet, or order online at spaces such as Etsy.



Cake and Champagne Toast:
Pricing is determined by servings and guests count.
Please note that most cakes that serve up to 40 guest will  between $85.00 and $150.00 dollars and depends on

guests count and design.

Typical bottle of champagne will cost between $15.00 and $20.00 each bottle will serve six guests.

 

Decor Pricing:
Kassie Lane will direct you in this area of your expenditures.
Most of our clients will set a budget of $300.00 for decor'.

Please consider the natural beauty of our locations when planning as well as tips provide by Kassie on how you can save money on décor.




Photography:
Our preferred photographers offer packages starting @ $600.00 for two hours of shoot time.
Most micro weddings are planned for  two hour span of time unless you are also hosting the reception at the same location. Two hour of photography are the standard amount of time selected.

You may choose to add on an hour of shoot time or you may also choose a photo and video package ask Kassie for details.
We have photo / video packages starting at $1000.00


Reception:
Fee depends on your vision and budget
Most of our clients host a ceremony at the venue and plan a reception at a later date or at another location.

Popular reception ideas to save you money: offer cocktail hour with light finger foods and feature the cake and champagne toast. Host your reception at a restaurant or at the VRBO or Home Away that you are renting.

Kassie will offer inspiration in this area as well.

How to Find the Perfect Venue
Finding the perfect venue should start by deciding which Destination location you could envison yourself saying 'I do' at. 
Some couples dream of getting married on a mountaintop others on a beach or in central park. 
Once you decide you can ask your planner for any suggestions of venues that Destination Elopements has worked with. 
We want our couples to have choices and our planners will assist you in gathering the right information in order to
meet your vision of location and your budget. 
Plan on budgeting up to $2500.00 for a venue if you are hosting a ceremony and reception for four to six hours of time though many of our clients book only two hours hosting only a ceremony and champagne toast then head off to a restaurant for dinner. 
We have venues that start  at $750.00 for two hours of time and your final venue price will be determined by your guests count and how many hours you are booking. 
So why plan a micro-wedding? Well the answer is simple. Most of our clients have a budget of five to six thousand dollars  and we assist them in planning something beautiful, elegant and memorable and let's face it it is better
than spending $30,000 for a wedding..
Contact us today and let's get started in planning your dream micro-wedding.

For more inspiration on venue spaces go to Wedding Wire and look at venues featured in the destination of your choosing and we will
contact them for you for pricing...

Meet Our Team of Planners 
  1. Owner
    Owner
    Katrina Evans
    With over 15 years of experience planning and officiating weddings.
  2. Lead Planner
    Lead Planner
    Kassie Lane Strum
    Kassie has years of experience assisting couples in planning their dream wedding.

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