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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 
HOW DOES EVERYTHING WORK?

Our clients tells us they cannot believe how simple and hassle-free the process was! This is how it works:

 

  1. Once you are ready to book your date with a signed agreement and your payment, choose a venue, a wedding date and contact us to check availability. 

  2. Once we confirm availability for a date that works for you, we’ll prepare an electronic agreement and invoice to book your day.

  3. As soon as you sign the electronic agreement and pay your retainer, we secure the venue, send you a step-by-step email with due dates and all the information you need to get ready for your day.

  4. You are welcome to reach out via phone, text, or email, with any questions you may have throughout the entire process including if you need help finding additional vendors! Our coordinator is available Monday through Friday from 9:00AM to 1:00PM EST to answer all your questions and help.

  5. Two months prior your wedding, you will complete a short questionnaire we’ll send you to choose your flowers and tells us a bit about your ceremony preferences. Also, your final payment is due at that time.

  6. The day of the ceremony, we’ll meet at the venue with flowers in hand ready for your ceremony! Yes, it’s that simple!

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH YOUR COORDINATION SERVICES?
  • We check availability with the venue and ceremony vendors

  • We sign agreements and make payments to the venue and vendors on your behalf to secure your day

  • We provide our couples with a step by step guide including deadlines and an in-house questionnaire, with everything the couple needs to know and do leading up to the ceremony

  • We give our couples virtual assistance and guidance finding additional services or vendors the couple may need

  • We order bridal flowers and bring them to the venue

  • We guide the couple and attendees upon their arrival with the entire ceremony flow. You won't feel "lost" the day of the ceremony!

  • The micro wedding packages include an on-site coordinator to provide vendor point of contact, setup execution, timeline and wedding party itinerary guidance.

DO WE MEET UP IN PERSON TO DISCUSS OUR CEREMONY / IS THERE A REHEARSAL?

The coordination included with our ceremony packages is all done via email, text, and phone. You’ll receive details, step-by-step, so that everything is taken care of before your ceremony.  Should you need additional in-person assistance, you may opt to add our in-person coordination services to your package.

DO YOU ARRANGE RECEPTIONS?

The ceremony packages doesn't include assistance with receptions, however, you may add our extended coordinating services to your package for assistance outside of our packages. Contact us for details on our affordable wedding planning options!

 
WHERE DO I GET A FLORIDA MARRIAGE LICENSE?

You can get a Florida marriage license at any Florida Clerk of the Courts office. It's a simple and quick process and all you need is a valid ID. Click here to visit the Orlando Orange County Clerk of the Courts for marriage license application details.

I LIVE IN ANOTHER STATE/COUNTRY. DO I NEED A MARRIAGE LICENSE FROM FLORIDA?

Yes, you do. To get married in Florida, you need a Florida marriage license regardless of where you live. That's usually the case with any State.

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN I HAVE?

Attendance vary depending on the venue and package. Most packages accommodate a maximum of 22 people total including the couple. Please read your preferred package description for details.

IS THERE A PRICE DIFFERENCE IF IS JUST THE TWO OF US?

Our elopement packages are already priced for two but some venues allow a few additional attendees at no extra cost.

CAN I GET MARRIED ANY DAY OF THE WEEK?

With the exception of the Botanical Garden, Dark Moon Studio, and Maitland Art Center venues, which are available Monday-Saturday, all other packages are available Monday-Friday only. We don't schedule ceremonies during major US Holidays.

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CAN I SWITCH PACKAGES AFTER I BOOK MY DAY?

No. When you book a package we pay a specific venue to hold a date for you and we don't get that money back. If you want to switch packages, you would have to book another package/venue.

CAN I BRING MY OWN OFFICIANT OR PHOTOGRAPHER?

No, sorry. Our company is owned and managed by a ceremony team with the purpose of providing our ceremony services. The advantage to hiring us is that you are saving time and money from the cost of traditional wedding planning service.

DO YOU ARRANGE VOWS RENEWALS?

Absolutely! All of our packages are suitable for vows renewal. They only difference is that you don't need a marriage license because you are already married.

 

DO YOU PERFORM SAME-SEX CEREMONIES?

Yes, we do!

 

CAN WE HAVE/BRING CAKE AND/OR CHAMPAGNE?

No, you cannot bring cake or alcoholic beverages any venue. However, Paradise Cove offers a cake and toast option.

 

CAN I CUSTOMIZE/CHANGE/ADD TO THE PACKAGE?

We don’t offer additional services beyond what’s listed on the website. However, we'll be more than happy to help you find any other additional vendors or services you are hoping for.

 

CAN I HAVE A BRIDAL PARTY?

Yes, you can. Your bridal party counts towards the total number of attendees allowed.

WHAT ABOUT MUSIC?

The photographer will bring a small blue tooth speaker that you can hook up to and play your choice of music or he/she can play Cannon D for a short processional and The Wedding March at the end. You will also receive a referral for a musician if you prefer live music.

 

HOW LONG IS THE CEREMONY?

The entire event, including arrival, the ceremony and photos, usually takes about 90 minutes.  If you have guests/attendees it will take a little longer.

 

IS THERE A PLACE TO CHANGE INTO MY GOWN AT THE VENUE?

You need to arrive dressed at most venues. There are a few exceptions. Contact us for details.

 

HOW IS THE WEATHER LIKE DURING MY CHOSEN DATE?

Click here and find your date to check out Orlando’s average temperatures and precipitation.

 

WHAT TYPE OF FLOWERS ARE INCLUDED WITH THE PACKAGES?

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. Click here to view some bouquet examples. You are welcome to request a quote for something different.

 

WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?

All of the outdoor paid venues that we work with will arrange an indoor location to hold your ceremony. The only location without a backup is the beach.

DO YOU OFFER ANY DISCOUNTS?

Our package is already discounted for elopements. Additional discounts are not possible.

HOW FAR OUT CAN I BOOK MY ELOPEMENT?

Depends on the venue. Most venues will not accept a booking more than a year out and others are booking through the end of 2023. Contact us with the package/venue you want to inquire.

WE WANT TO ELOPE! HOW TO WE START?

Contact us to get started!

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Getting Started

01

CHOOSE A VENUE +
A WEDDING  DATE

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CONTACT US TO CHECK AVAILABILITY

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BOOK YOUR DAY!

CHOOSE A VENUE

CLICK ON THE VENUE PHOTO FOR PACKAGE DETAILS