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So you’re thinking of planning an elopement or wedding in New York City? Well we’ve got good news for you, there are so many gorgeous options in and around the city for your ceremony or receptions. From historic buildings and museums to blooming botanical gardens and rooftops, below you’ll find 25 stunning options to consider. […]


April 28, 2021

25 Beautiful Venues for Your NYC Wedding or Reception

Even before COVID hit a big wedding just wasn’t what Carey and Kevin dreamed about. These two are truly an adventurous couple and a Red Rock Canyon elopement was exactly were they wanted to be when they said “I do.” Their 4/3/21 elopement date unfolded to be an utterly magical day for Carey and Kevin. […]


April 19, 2021

They Traded a Big Wedding for a secluded + intimate elopement in Red Rock Canyon

Though waiting times and fees may differ, the process for applying for a marriage license is easier than most people think. New York City is no different! Check out the four steps below to apply and get your marriage license before your upcoming elopement.

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March 20, 2021

4 Easy Steps to Get Your Marriage License in NYC

If one thing is for sure, there’s no shortage of delicious dining options in New York City! Whether you’re looking for a luxury experience or a sidewalk bistro, you’ll find noteworthy spots on every block! Check out the list below for 15 of our favorite spots to dine after your elopement in the city. 1. […]

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March 4, 2021

The Top 15 Restaurants to Visit After Your NYC Elopement

Heading to The Big Apple for your elopement this year? Check out our list of the top 20 hotels to stay at in New York City below. From luxury locations to historic hotels, you’ll find a spot that offers whatever vibe you’re looking for in the city. The NoMad The NoMad is as romantic as […]

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February 23, 2021

20 Hotels in New York City to Consider for Your Elopement Stay

There’s nothing quite like New York City! Almost everywhere you turn there’s amazing food options, broadway showings, fabulous shopping and incredible views. Planning a NYC elopement this year? We’ve put together a list of 10 romantic activities you and your loved one can enjoy after saying “I do”. Dinner Cruise on New York Bateaux Set […]

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February 9, 2021

10 Romantic Things to Do in NYC After Your Elopement

When Shaina and I met it felt like fate. It all started when I had a traumatic brain injury. I used to play volleyball at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We were playing in a game against the Ragin’ Cajuns, when I dove for a ball and hit my head in the floor instead […]

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April 9, 2020

Jade and Shaina cancel big Nashville wedding and Elope in New York City | Top of the Rock Elopement NYC

First off, welcome to the blog! I’m so excited for this journey and I wanted to tell you a little about myself and why I started Epic Elopement. Over six years ago I got engaged to my husband And we began to start thinking about planning a wedding. At the time I owned a wedding […]


April 7, 2020

Welcome to the Blog | Epic Elopement

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Wondering how those wedding dollars stack up? Are you comparing the cost of eloping vs a large scale wedding? We’d like to provide you with a free editable wedding budget that is custom to your needs and your budget so you can see the breakdown of the costs of a wedding vs eloping . You may be surprised at just how much it costs to have a big wedding! 

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