I am a firm believer that you deserve to get married even with the smallest budget. So when I get asked how much does it cost to elope in Jackson Hole, I honestly can’t give a good answer! Because it really depends on what wedding traditions you prioritize, how much you want to spend, and what details you are okay leaving out. Today I am going to break it down and give you a few options for different elements of wedding planning so that you can decide how to best spend your budget!
There are so many Jackson Hole wedding venues that will take your breathe away! And if you are planning a larger celebration, a venue is a must! However, for an elopement, you can get away with a smaller venue or no venue at all. Here are some options:
$$$: Rent a Jackson Hole wedding venue, $4,000-$10,000+
$$: Get married in the National Park, $200 application fee
$: Get married at the courthouse, $30 license fee
Part of eloping is, well, actually getting married! And to do that you need an officiant. Someone to marry you and your sweetheart, whether that is in a venue, on a mountain top or somewhere in between.
$$$: Hire a Jackson Hole wedding officiant, $200+
$$: Have a family member or friend who is coming get ordained, $60
For so many brides, the flowers bring the bridal vibes. And I have to agree! It is something special to carry a bouquet that expresses your personal style. And just like other art of your wedding, this is something that have a large range in it’s cost.
$$$: Hire a professional florist in the area to make your custom bouquet, $200+
$$: Buy a pre-designed bouquet from a florist, $100+
$: Make your own wedding bouquet with florals from a wholesale or grocery store, $30+
A Jackson Hole elopement usually is a destination elopement that leads into a honeymoon in the Tetons. Which is part of the reason I love being a Jackson Hole photographer! I get to guide your exploration and give all of my favorites for recommendations. But with the travel comes the need for lodging.
$$$: Book your stay at a luxury resort and spa, $500+ a night
$$: Stay at an accommodating hotel, $200+ a night
$: Choosing the outdoorsy option and camp! $70+ a night
How Much Does It Cost To Elope With Jackson Hole Photographers
As a photographer, I am not going to tell you to save the cash and have a friend or family member take pictures on their camera (unless they are a professional photographer). And it isn’t because I am here to promote hiring photographers. It’s because these moments are fleeting. You will only have this experience once! And you deserve for it to be documented and preserved in a way that will stand the test of time, so that you can pass on your love story to the next generation.
How Much Does It Cost To Elope In Jackson Hole?
So, how much does it cost to elope in Jackson Hole? It totally depends! It depends what stage of life you are in, what you can afford, what you want your day to look like and where your priorities lie. But either way, I am here to serve you through both planning and photography. Reach out and let’s start planning!
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