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What We Do


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What We Do


WHAT WE DO

We are a husband and wife team and we arrange simple, no-frills, elopements and petite ceremonies in Central Florida. We secure the venue, help you obtain your marriage license, bring your flowers, get you married, and take beautiful professional photos. Simple and FUN!

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Why Orlando


Why Orlando


WHY ORLANDO

  • Orlando is not only about the Theme Parks. We have world-class restaurants, events, shows, and so much more.
  • The beach is only a short drive away!
  • Flying in and out of Orlando it's easy and affordable
  • Plenty of hotels, resorts, and home rentals to choose from
  • Great weather year-round
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Getting Started


Getting Started


HOW IT WORKS

STEP 1

Choose a package, a wedding date, and contact us via email to check availability.


STEP 2

Confirm your wedding date with a signed electronic agreement and payment.


STEP 3

We will discuss everything ahead of time and all you need to do is show up and get married!

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Ceremony Packages


Ceremony Packages


CEREMONY PACKAGES

Our goal is to make it easy for you. All you need to do is show up and get married!
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Botanical Garden Elopement


Botanical Garden Elopement


LEU GARDENS ELOPEMENT PACKAGE - $1,499

Your ceremony package includes:

  1. The Venue -  Your ceremony will be held at beautiful Harry P. Leu Gardens located right in the middle of Orlando. The gardens contain nearly 50 acres of landscaped grounds and lakes, with meandering trails shaded by 200-year-old oaks and forests of camellias.  Your ceremony will be held at their beautiful Courtyard Gazebo. After the ceremony, you will stroll through this beautiful garden with the photographer taking photos.
  2. Ceremony Officiant (the person who performs the ceremony service)
    • The Officiant files the marriage license after the ceremony as required by State law.
  3. The Florida Marriage License by Mail Service
    • We will help you obtain you license ahead of time so that it would be ready the day of your wedding.
    • This service required at least four weeks advanced notice. A license is NOT needed for vows renewals.
  4. Bridal Flowers:
    • A rose bouquet and a matching boutonniere in your choice of natural color (white, pink, red, peach, lavender, etc.)
  5. Professional Photographer includes:
    • The photographer will take photos throughout the ceremony followed by a photo session with the couple around the venue.
    • The couple will receive all of their digital photos with print rights. (Average 50+ photos)

A $400 Nonrefundable retainer is required to reserve this package.
The balance is due 2 months prior your wedding.
If you are booking a ceremony with 2 months or less notice, full payment is required to reserve

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Cypress Grove Elopement


Cypress Grove Elopement


CYPRESS GROVE PARK PETITE WEDDING - $1,699

This package includes:

  1. The Venue -  Your ceremony will be held at Cypress Grove Park's lakefront gazebo
    • This venue is perfect for couple's only elopement but it also accommodates sitting guests if needed
    • Ceremonies at this location are held weekdays only to avoid the usual weekend crowds at this location.
    • Complimentary guest seating is provided by the venue.
  2. Ceremony Officiant (the person who performs the ceremony service)
    • The Officiant files the marriage license after the ceremony as required by State law.
  3. The Florida Marriage License by Mail Service
    • We will help you obtain you license ahead of time so that it would be ready the day of your wedding.
    • This service required at least four weeks advanced notice. A license is NOT needed for vows renewals.
  4. Bridal Flowers:
    • A rose bouquet and a matching boutonniere in your choice of natural color (white, pink, red, peach, lavender, etc.)
  5. Professional Photographer includes:
    • The photographer will take photos throughout the ceremony followed by a photo session with the couple around the venue.
    • The couple will receive all of their digital photos with print rights. (Average 50+ photos)

A $650 Nonrefundable retainer is required to reserve this package
The balance is due 2 months prior your wedding.
If you are booking a ceremony with 2 months or less notice, full payment is required to reserve.

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Maitland Art Center Weddings


Maitland Art Center Weddings


MAITLAND ART CENTER ELOPEMENT - $1,699

This package includes:

  1. The Venue - The Maitland Art Center was founded as an art colony in 1937 by visionary American artist and architect, André Smith (1880-1959).   The Art Center is one of the few surviving examples of “Mayan Revival” or fantasy architecture in the Southeast. In 2014 the Maitland Art Center became a National Historic Landmark. You will experience a truly unique atmosphere as you enter the enchanting chapel. Its intimate size only enhances the ornate sculptures and carved floors of this inspired space, featuring a small pond you can stand on to recite your vows.
    • This package is only available Monday -Thursday
  2. Ceremony Officiant (the person who performs the ceremony service)
    • The Officiant files the marriage license after the ceremony as required by State law.
  3. The Florida Marriage License by Mail Service
    • We will help you obtain you license ahead of time so that it would be ready the day of your wedding.
    • This service required at least four weeks advanced notice. A license is NOT needed for vows renewals.
  4. Bridal Flowers:
    • A rose bouquet and a matching boutonniere in your choice of natural color (white, pink, red, peach, lavender, etc.)
  5. Professional Photographer includes:
    • The photographer will take photos throughout the ceremony followed by a photo session with the couple around the venue.
    • The couple will receive all of their digital photos with print rights. (Average 50+ photos)

A $700 nonrefundable retainer is required to reserve this package.
The balance is due 2 months prior your wedding.
If you are booking a ceremony with 2 months or less notice, full payment is required to reserve.

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Leu Gardens Small Wedding


Leu Gardens Small Wedding


LEU GARDENS PETITE WEDDING - $1,999

This package is perfect for the couple who loves this location and would like to offer seating accommodation for their guests.  The beauty of this package is that by upgrading the venue to include seating, you get additional "perks" including the use of the bridal room and a premium ceremony spot at the Rose Garden! Package includes:

  1. The Venue - Your ceremony will be held at beautiful Harry P. Leu Gardens. Standard ceremonies at the gardens include:
    • Premium ceremony site.  Our favorite sites include The Rose Garden (photos below).
    • Bridal room for both bride and groom to get ready before the ceremony (available with this package only)
    • Complimentary seating for guests
  2. Ceremony Officiant (The person who gets you married). All of our packages include:
    • Access to our beautiful collection of vows for inspiration
    • The Officiant files the marriage license after the ceremony as required by State law.
  3. The Florida Marriage License by Mail Service
    • We will help you obtain you license ahead of time so that it would be ready the day of your wedding.
    • This service required at least four weeks advanced notice. A license is NOT needed for vows renewals.
  4. Bridal Flowers:
    • A rose bouquet and a matching boutonniere in your choice of natural color (white, pink, red, peach, lavender, etc.)
  5. Professional Photographer includes:
    • The photographer will take photos throughout the ceremony followed by a photo session with the couple around the venue.
    • The couple will receive all of their digital photos with print rights. (Average 50+ photos)

An $800 Nonrefundable retainer is required to reserve this package.
The balance is due 2 months prior your wedding.
If you are booking a ceremony with 2 months or less notice, full payment is required to reserve.

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Paradise Cove Ceremonies


Paradise Cove Ceremonies


PARADISE COVE PETITE WEDDING - $1,999

This package includes:

  1. The Venue - Paradise Cove is a cozy lakefront venue conveniently located next to the Disney (R) area. 
    • Exchange vows under their lakefront rustic archway surrounded by beautiful Cypress trees 
    • Complimentary guest seating if needed provided by the venue
    • Ceremonies are held weekday mornings only
    • Just the two of you? Skip all the floral decor and chairs and save $300 off the package price!
  2. Ceremony Officiant (the person who performs the ceremony service)
    • The Officiant files the marriage license after the ceremony as required by State law.
  3. The Florida Marriage License by Mail Service
    • We will help you obtain you license ahead of time so that it would be ready the day of your wedding.
    • This service required at least four weeks advanced notice. A license is NOT needed for vows renewals.
  4. Bridal Flowers:
    • A rose bouquet and a matching boutonniere in your choice of natural color (white, pink, red, peach, lavender, etc.)
  5. Professional Photographer includes:
    • The photographer will take photos throughout the ceremony followed by a photo session with the couple around the venue.
    • The couple will receive all of their digital photos with print rights. (Average 50+ photos)

A $600 Nonrefundable retainer is required to reserve this package.
The balance is due 2 months prior your wedding.
If you are booking a ceremony with 2 months or less notice, full payment is required to reserve.

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Cocoa Beach Ceremonies


Cocoa Beach Ceremonies


BEACH CEREMONIES

Orlando doesn’t have any ocean beaches, however, if salty kisses and sandy toes is the way you’d like to exchange vows, Cocoa Beach (Orlando’s closest beach) is a little over an hour away.

Our beach ceremonies are held at beautiful Cocoa Beach.   For the past 14 years our team arranged weddings at many other beach locations throughout Florida,  however, Cocoa Beach is our favorite one because:

  • NO beach permit required for intimate weddings
  • Next door to Port Canaveral for those leaving on a cruise
  • Many things to do including Kennedy Space Center
  • Nothing beats Atlantic ocean waves for water sports!
  • Is the closest beach to Orlando
  • Easy to get to without much traffic
  • Less crowded than most beaches in Central Florida
  • Is one of the most affordable beach locations in Florida
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Cocoa Beach Elopements


Cocoa Beach Elopements


"JUST US" COCOA BEACH ELOPEMENT - $1,299

This package is for couples eloping without guests (except the couple's children) and it includes:

  1. Ceremony Officiant (the person who performs the ceremony service)
    • The Officiant files the marriage license after the ceremony as required by State law.
  2. The Florida Marriage License by Mail Service
    • We will help you obtain you license ahead of time so that it would be ready the day of your wedding.
    • This service required at least four weeks advanced notice. A license is NOT needed for vows renewals.
  3. Bridal Flowers:
    • A rose bouquet and a matching boutonniere in your choice of natural color (white, pink, red, peach, lavender, etc.)
  4. Professional Photographer includes:
    • The photographer will take photos throughout the ceremony followed by a photo session with the couple around the venue.
    • The couple will receive all of their digital photos with print rights. (Average 50-75 photos)

A $400 Nonrefundable retainer is required to reserve this package.
The balance is due 2 months prior your wedding.
If you are booking a ceremony with 2 months or less notice, full payment is required to reserve.

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A Simple Kiss Kiss Beach Ceremony


A Simple Kiss Kiss Beach Ceremony


"A SIMPLE KISS" PETITE BEACH WEDDING - $1,699

This package includes:

  1. Ceremony Officiant (The person who gets you married)
    • Access to our beautiful collection of vows for inspiration
    • The Officiant files the marriage license after the ceremony as required by State law.
  2. The Florida Marriage License by Mail Service
    • We will help you obtain you license ahead of time so that it would be ready the day of your wedding.
    • This service required at least four weeks advanced notice. A license is NOT needed for vows renewals.
  3. Bridal Flowers:
    • A rose bouquet and a matching boutonniere in your choice of natural color (white, pink, red, peach, lavender, etc.)
  4. Professional Photographer includes:
    • The photographer will take photos throughout the ceremony followed by a photo session with the couple around the beach.
    • The couple will receive all of their digital photos with print rights. (Average 50+ photos)
  5. Ceremony setup:
    • Prerecorded music for processional and recessional
    • Guest Seating for up to 20 guests including chair sashes
    • Our 2-post bamboo archway decorated with white fabric and your choice of accent color

A $400 Nonrefundable retainer is required to this package.
The balance (package price less retainer) is due 2 months prior your wedding.
If you are booking a ceremony with 2 months or less notice, full payment is required to reserve.
CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR BEACH WEDDING!

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Simple Romance Beach Ceremony Package


Simple Romance Beach Ceremony Package


"A SIMPLE ROMANCE" PETITE BEACH WEDDING - $1,999

This package includes:

  1. Ceremony Officiant (The person who gets you married)
    • The Officiant files the marriage license after the ceremony as required by State law.
  2. The Florida Marriage License by Mail Service
    • We will help you obtain you license ahead of time so that it would be ready the day of your wedding.
    • This service required at least four weeks advanced notice. A license is NOT needed for vows renewals.
  3. Bridal Flowers:
    • A rose bouquet and a matching boutonniere in your choice of natural color (white, pink, red, peach, lavender, etc.)
  4. Professional Photographer includes:
    • The photographer will take photos throughout the ceremony followed by a photo session with the couple around the beach.
    • The couple will receive all of their digital photos with print rights. (Average 50+ photos)
  5. Ceremony Setup:
    • Prerecorded music for processional and recessional
    • Guest Seating for up to 20 guests
    • Bamboo Canopy - our 4-post bamboo archway decorated with fabric in your choice of colors

A $400 Nonrefundable retainer is required to this package.
The balance (package price less retainer) is due 2 months prior your wedding.
If you are booking a ceremony with 2 months or less notice, full payment is required to reserve.
CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR BEACH WEDDING!

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Seaside Romance Beach Wedding


Seaside Romance Beach Wedding


"a seaside romance" PETITE BEACH WEDDING - $2,499

This package includes:

  1. Ceremony Officiant (The person who gets you married)
    • Access to our beautiful collection of vows for inspiration
    • The Officiant files the marriage license after the ceremony as required by State law.
  2. The Florida Marriage License by Mail Service
    • We will help you obtain you license ahead of time so that it would be ready the day of your wedding.
    • This service required at least four weeks advanced notice. A license is NOT needed for vows renewals.
  3. Bridal Flowers:
    • A rose bouquet and a matching boutonniere in your choice of natural color (white, pink, red, peach, lavender, etc.)
  4. Professional Photographer includes:
    • The photographer will take photos throughout the ceremony followed by a photo session with the couple around the beach.
    • The couple will receive all of their digital photos with print rights. (Average 50+ photos)
  5. Ceremony Setup:
    • Prerecorded music for processional and recessional
    • Guest Seating for up to 20 guests
    • Our signature bamboo canopy in your choice of available colors
    • The aisleway decorated with FRESH roses

A $400 Nonrefundable retainer is required to this package.
The balance (package price less retainer) is due 2 months prior your wedding.
If you are booking a ceremony with 2 months or less notice, full payment is required to reserve.
CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR BEACH WEDDING!

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Add-Ons


Add-Ons


ADD-ON'S

You may add any of the following services to your package!

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HARPIST

FROM $300 INCLUDES:

✓ A harpist to play prelude, processional, and recessional ceremony music (Up to 1 hr max. Orlando venues only.)

additional FLOWERS

FROM $75 & UP

✓ You may add bridesmaids bouquets, additional boutonnieres, and mother corsages for an added fee.

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FAQ's


FAQ's


FAQ'S + DETAILS

How does everything work?

  • Decided on a package, choose a wedding date, and contact us via email to check availability.
  • Secure your date with an electronic agreement and paid retainer. 
  •  The day of the wedding all you need to do is show up with your Florida marriage license, your rings, and get married!

How many people are allowed?
We work with elopements and petite ceremonies with no more than 22 people total including the bride and groom. Please be advised that packages listed as "Elopement" do not include guest seating. The ONLY package we can make an exception for a few people over 22 is the Leu Gardens Petite Wedding. 

What are the requirements to get married in Florida?

  • To get married in Florida you need a Florida marriage license regardless of where you live.  
  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • There is NO residency or waiting-period for non-Florida residents. Florida residents ONLY must wait 3 days after they obtain their license to get married. If you are NOT a Florida resident, your license is valid the same day!
  • If you live in the US, all you need is a valid State ID or Driver's License
  • If you don't live in the US, all you need is a valid passport
  • You do NOT need a Social Security card - only the number if you have one. If you are not a US Citizen, you don't need a Social Security Number.
  • You do NOT need birth certificates or divorce papers.  If you've been married before, all you need to know is the exact DATE of your divorce.

We are already legally married. Do we need a marriage license?
No, you do not. Vows renewals do not need a license because you are already married.

Is a Florida marriage valid at my Country?
A marriage performed in Florida is valid anywhere in the US, Canada, and the UK. For other Countries, please contact your local registrar for details. We are not attorneys and cannot provide legal advice.

What's included with the photographer?
The photographer will start taking photos when the ceremony starts followed by a bridal session at the same venue. It includes up to one hour of his/her time including the ceremony. The couple will receive all their edited high resolution digital photos (approximately 50-75 photos) with a print release via a download link approximately four weeks later.

Are travel, transportation, and/or accommodations included?
No. We only provide the actual ceremony service and do not arrange accommodations or transportation.  

Is there a place to change?
No. You need to arrive dressed and ready to start, with the exception of the Leu Gardens Petite Wedding Package.

Do you have reception packages?
No, we don't. Couples eloping usually go to a restaurant to celebrate instead.

Can you suggest a restaurant for after ceremony in Orlando?
The following Orlando area restaurants arrange private dinning: 310 Park South, Seasons 52, Kres Chop House, Eddie V's SeafoodLe Coq au Vin (French Dinning), Chez Vincent, The Capital Grille, Ceviche, Christinis, Fogo de Chao (Brazilian Steakhouse), Bice Ristorante, Chatham's Place Restaurant, and Roy's.

Can you recommend stylists for bridal hair and makeup?
Yes, we can. Please check with any of the following experienced vendors:

Can you recommend someone for transportation in Orlando?
Yes, we can. Please check with any of the following limo companies:

Do we meet before the ceremony or can we meet up in person to discuss our ceremony?
No, we don't.  You will meet us for the first time the day of the ceremony, a few minutes before we start. However, we will communicate via phone and email, as many times as you need us, to make sure all the details are taken care of the day of your ceremony. 

How is the weather like during my chosen date?
Click here to check out Weather.com average temperatures and precipitation tables by month.

Can I write and read/recite my own vows?
Of course you can! You should be free to express how you feel about each other on your own way!

Do you perform same-sex ceremonies?
Yes, we do!

How far in advanced can I reserve your services or a package?
We can check availability for a venue no more than a year out.

What happens if I have to postpone my date?
You will have to sign a new agreement and submit a new retainer. 

What happens after I book a package?
Our team will get to work right away! If you booked a paid venue, we will secure the venue right away. You will also receive a detailed email with all the information you need the day of the ceremony.

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Happy Couples


Happy Couples


REAL ELOPEMENTS

Life is not the amount of breaths you take, it’s the moments that take your breath away.
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WHO WE ARE


WHO WE ARE


 Hector + Mya

WHO WE ARE

We are Hector and Mya, owners of Elope to Orlando, LLC.  We are published professional photographers, Notaries,  parents to four beautiful girls and two spoiled dogs.  We started our wedding company in 2004 as Florida Wedding Services. In  2007 we decided to specialize in beach weddings only (Beach Weddings in Florida, LLC) and in 2016 we revamped our business one more time to arrange  elopements only. We also operate a full-time boudoir photography studio.

Since 2004 we’ve had the privilege and honor of celebrating love with more than 1,500 couples from around the world!  Orlando is the best place to get married in Florida. There is so much to do in addition to the Themed Parks and tourist attractions.  That's why so many of our couples keep coming back year after year. We are so lucky to be able to keep in touch throughout the years with so many couples. :-)

We are honored that you are considering our services for one of the most important days of your life! Our promise to you is that we’ll do our best to make it a FUN and memorable experience. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

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Love Notes


Love Notes


HAPPY COUPLES

You are, and always have been, my dream.
— The Notebook
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J + D BAILEY

Elope to Orlando was fantastic! They made planning our special day easy and stress free! The ceremony was beautiful, the flowers amazing and omgosh the pictures were perfect! 

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A + M SAXTON

Mya and her husband made everything incredibly simple and took crazy stress off us with getting everything together. Not to mention the photos were perfect.

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C + P RENNETT

Mya and Hector gave us our perfect wedding! The ceremony was beautiful, intimate, informal and incredibly special. We had a wonderful morning, and they both made us feel perfectly at ease.

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Contact Our Team


Contact Our Team


 

Contact Us

Initial inquiries are done via email only. Please complete the form below with your information and we'll get back to you by the next business day.

Note: If you don't hear from us within 2 business days, our email is probably seating on your junk/spam folder!

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