Packing List for your Elopement

I’m breaking it down – things you need for your elopement – –

Marriage license

Location permit

+If you’re not getting married on private property with the owner’s permission, you may need a ceremony or photography permit.

Travel ID’s + Documents for License

Vows + Rings

Wedding Day Letters or Wedding Day Gifts

Wedding Attire

-getting ready attire

-wedding attire for you both


-socks and shoes

Flowers, accessories + decor

Ceremony and/or Reception Decor

Papers (Invites, announcements, postcards)

Garment bag for wedding attire

Speaker for music


Drinks + Food


-champagne or sparkling water

Pro Tip: We love plain sparkling water more because it doesn’t leave behind any sweet smells in the outdoor environments that may attract animals to the trails or be harmful to plant life.

-champagne flutes

-picnic meal or reception meal


Adventure Gear

-bug spray, sunscreen, sunglasses, water bottle and water, backpack(s), rain jacket or poncho, jacket (very warm + windproof), warm layers, hand/body/toe warmers, traction (cramp-ons, micro spikes and/or snowshoes), gloves/mittens, headlamps, umbrellas, first aid kit, blanket to sit on, bathroom supplies

photography by the Oshiros

location Pretty Place

florals C & A Event Planning


C & A Event Planning is now based in South Carolina and servicing New York, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia and always willing to travel, C & A Event Planning is a wedding boutique specializing in wedding planning, custom floral design and styling. Our expertise include Full Service Planning to Day Of Coordination, Elopements to Intimate Weddings, Content Creation and Day Of Styling and Custom Floral Design. Our focus is on the details (the decor, the florals, the itinerary, etc.) and to serve as a stress reliever. 


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