Elopement Day Ideas

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We are an Elopement Photography / Videography duo based in Fort Colins, Colorado. 

We love all things adventure and want to help you plan + document the best adventure elopement possible.

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Bailee & Jake



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Choosing to elope gives you and your partner the freedom and flexibility to plan a wedding as unique as you are! You may often hear, “eloping means getting to do whatever you want!” and as that is absolutely true, it can also be overwhelming! So what does this even mean? Where do you even start while planning a day that reflects you as a couple?  I recommend sitting down together and writing out all of the activities you love to do together as a couple, what activities mean the most to you, and which ones are special.  However, if you are looking for ideas to get you started, you are in the right place! Here is a list of activities or ceremony ideas that you can incorporate into your elopement or intimate wedding.  

Elopement Day Activities: 

  • Sunrise hike
  • Skiing/snowboarding
  • Painting on canvas
  • Rock climb
  • Stargaze
  • Hammock
  • Swim in a lake
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Rafting
  • Helicopter ride
  • Play music together
  • Have a campfire
  • Go to a hot springs
  • Go to a National Park
  • Or State Park
  • Jeeping
  • Canyoneering 
  • Visit a new place
  • Or have your elopement at a place that means the most to you
  • Get a cake
  • Snowshoe
  • Canoe
  • Backpack
  • Camp
  • Go to breakfast
  • Watch the sunset
  • Have a first dance
  • Do a first look
  • Have a picnic
  • Get a bouquet
  • Kayak
  • Watch your favorite movie
  • Get your hair/makeup done
  • Hike to an alpine lake

Ceremony Ideas:

  • Plant a tree
  • Read a poem
  • Sing a song
  • Handfasting
  • Love letterbox
  • Pop champagne 
  • Unity canvas painting
  • Release a sky lantern
  • Lasso ceremony
  • Blanket unity
  • Pot a plant
  • Cleanse the feet or hands
  • Tie a unity knot
  • Time capsule 

There are so many activities that you could do on your wedding day! If you are craving something a little more intimate, a little more adventurous, and want something that reflects you as a couple, click here to start planning your dream wedding! I absolutely cannot wait to start working with you and your partner!

Happy adventuring!


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We're a husband and wife Colorado elopement photographer and videographer. We're two easy-going humans who love the outdoors and are passionate about Colorado adventure elopements. We wholeheartedly believe that saying your vows in the great outdoors is the best way to get married! Not only will we document your elopement, but we'll help you throughout the entire process to make sure that you have the most incredible wedding experience! 

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