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What We Do


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What We Do


GET MARRIED IN ORLANDO!

Getting married in Orlando is easy and fun. There is NO waiting period for non-Florida residents and Orlando is abundant in beautiful outdoor wedding venues available for elopements and intimate celebrations. There is so much to do too. Orlando is the perfect place to elope!

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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!

All of our packages include a beautiful venue in the Orlando area, the ceremony Officiant (the person who gets you married or renews your vows), the Florida marriage license arranged by mail ahead of time, a professional photographer with all your photos, and a beautiful bridal bouquet and matching boutonniere!

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Botanical Garden Elopement


Botanical Garden Elopement


LEU GARDENS ELOPEMENT - $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. Notary 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)

Please add 7% sales tax to package price.
A $600 nonrefundable retainer is required to book 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 CEREMONY - $1,699

This package is for both elopements and petite weddings and it 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
    • Complimentary guest seating is provided by the venue if needed
  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)

Please add 7% sales tax to package price.
AA $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)

Please add 7% sales tax to package price.
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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Paradise Cove Ceremonies


Paradise Cove Ceremonies


PARADISE COVE CEREMONY - $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
  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. Ceremony Decor:
    • Fresh floral arrangements on the arbor
    • Sashes for the chairs
    • Fresh rose petals aisle way
    • Skip all the ceremony decor and save $300 off the package price!
  5. Bridal Flowers:
    • A rose bouquet and a matching boutonniere in your choice of natural color (white, pink, red, peach, lavender, etc.)
  6. 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)

Please add 7% sales tax to package price.
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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Leu Gardens Small Wedding


Leu Gardens Small Wedding


LEU GARDENS "PETITE PLUS" WEDDING - $2,199

We call this package "Petite Plus" because you may have more than 20 guests attend with this package.  In addition, when you book this package, the venue includes complimentary guest seating and you get additional "perks" including the use of the bridal room one hour prior the ceremony and a premium ceremony spot.  This 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:
    • 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)

Please add 7% sales tax to package price.
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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Cocoa Beach Elopements


Cocoa Beach Elopements


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.

"Just us" COCOA BEACH ELOPEMENT - $1,299

This package 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)

Please add 7% sales tax to package price.
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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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 your choice of prelude, processional, and recessional ceremony music.

additional FLOWERS

FROM $75 & UP

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

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Engagement Photography


Engagement Photography


ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHY

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! As professional photographers, we are available for engagement photography as well. Contact Negroni Studio for details on how to book your engagement session today!

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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?
Our Orlando wedding packages accommodate a maximum of 22 people including the bride and groom except for the Leu Gardens Petite Wedding, which may accommodate up to 50 people. Please be advised that there will be NO guest seating with any of the elopement packages.

Our attendance is less than what the package allows. Does the package price changes?
No, it doesn't. The venue charges the same fee for an attendance range (for example - from 2 to 20). Therefore, there is no discount if you have no guests attending or less attendees than the maximum the venue allows.

Do you book weddings on weekends?
The Leu Garden packages are the only ones available on Monday-Saturday.  We don't book weddings on Sundays. All other packages are available weekdays only.

Do you book weddings in the evening?
Only the beach ceremony package is available evenings. All other ceremonies are held in the morning and during our cooler months (October-March), some packages are available for an early afternoon ceremony, usually by 3:00PM the latest.

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, except with the Leu Gardens Petite package, which includes the use of the venue's bridal room.

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

Are the beach ceremonies held at a private beach?
No. Beach ceremonies are held at a public beach we've used for the past 14 years. All the beach wedding photos you see on the website were taken at the exact same location.

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 suggest a restaurant on Cocoa Beach for after ceremony?
A lot of the area Hotels have restaurants that may accommodate small receptions. Also, check with some of the area restaurants including The Fast Nook,  Brano's Italian Gril,  Heidelberg Restaurant, and Pompano Grill.

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 bridal hair and makeup on Cocoa Beach?
Yes! We've heard great reviews from Cocoa Beach Spa for bridal hair and makeup.

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 (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


 

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