Special Deals for Small Weddings and Elopement Packages Our NC Vendors are Offering During COVID-19
Whether you are recently engaged or adjusting your wedding plans due to COVID-19, don’t miss out on the deals local, NC wedding vendors are offering. Weddings are not “one size fits all”. For some couples, the time and stress that can go into planning a traditional wedding are not desirable. Elopement weddings are an equally as romantic and intimate way to celebrate you and your partners love. Keep scrolling to discover our local collection of small weddings and elopement packages in North Carolina.
Dreaming of an intimate wedding at The Merrimon-Wynne House? Our elopement packages serve up to 50 guests and combines everything you need to celebrate your love along with options to tailor the day to fit your dreams. From catering to coordination, let our all-inclusive elopement package give you a romantic, stress free celebration with your closest family and friends! 919-906-1026
The Royal Banquet is honoring our 2019 rates so book early to enjoy this extra discount! Summer ceremonies at The Royal, July through September 30, Room B for only $900 per four hour time slot includes sparkling apple cider toast with disposable flutes (maximum capacity of 90 people; standard set up included). The four hour rental includes two hours for set up, one hour for ceremony and one hour for clean up. Rental times are available Monday-Saturday: 7 a.m.-11 a.m.; 1 p.m.-5p.m.; 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Rental time available Sunday 5 p.m.-9 p.m. In lieu of in-person tours, we have a virtual tour available. We are also offering in person tours by appointment only and while adhering to social distancing guidelines such as no more than 2 people per tour time.
In addition to the 2019 rates, book Room C or B and pay the venue in full by August 31, 2020 to receive $300 off any date through 2021! The Royal is also offering $500 off Room C for any 2020 October/November/December Saturday date. (*applies to new bookings only).
Located in beautiful Chapel Hill, NC, The Parlour at Manns Chapel has perfect Ceremony Only Packages with areas for indoor/outdoor dreaminess.
The Modern Elopement: Designed for the truly intimate affair. Includes our favorite officiant, photographer, and celebratory toast—up to 10 guests- 2 hrs
The Venue Only Micro: For the more curated ceremony. Select your vendors and create a custom, truly poetic experience in this restored vintage chapel—up to 50 guests- 4 hrs
C&D Events and The Parlour at Mann’s Chapel are partnering to provide a micro-luxe wedding day experience. This package is created for clients who want a curated experience, branded to who they are as a couple in an abbreviated time frame. This package provides no fuss planning with a customized vendor team. Created in the setting of the beautiful Parlour at Mann’s Chapel, this wedding day is an intimate gathering complete with design and vendor planning provided. To find out more, click this link about the offering or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Party Reflections has created Small Packages to help plan private parties for groups of 10, 25 and 50. We are hoping to take the guesswork out of where to start when you want to have a Graduation Party, Family Reunion or Friend Reunion! Packages can vary from, linens and dishes with tables and chairs or you can add tenting, and catering. We have partnered with a local caterer for parties of 25 & 50, but of course they can provide food for 10 as well!! Please give us a call at PR Raleigh and share this offer with any friends hoping to celebrate this summer! 919-354-2595
Fancy This Photography is offering a special rate of $1200 for 3 hours of coverage for weekend elopements. Coverage includes 1 main photographer, a set of sneak peek images the day AFTER your wedding, and a password protected online gallery of your images that you can share with your family and friends.
A Southern Soiree Intimate Wedding Planning Services – Want something special and top notch but without the larger guest count? You can still throw an amazing celebration and create a phenomenal experience for you, your family and your guests! Our intimate wedding packages are geared towards guest counts of 50 or less and we work closely with you while customizing the day with pre-vetted vendors who also specialize in intimate celebrations!
Highgrove Estate in Fuquay-Varina is currently hosting elopements on weekdays and weekends. Our elopement package for a weekday (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) is $1500, while our weekend elopements are $3000. We are currently offering weekend elopements for the months of June and July. Highgrove Estate elopement packages include three hours for the ceremony and picture taking, chairs, restroom access, ceremony area and side patio area access, access to the entire seven acre property and home for picture taking, and celebratory champagne after the ceremony (couple and up to 20 guests). Highgrove Estate is currently allowing self-tours of the property, in order to keep our couples and their families safe.
Weddings by Heidi is offering a COVD-19 Heartfelt Elopement Special. Are you hoping to get married now with an intimate ceremony and celebrate with a wedding or party later? Do you want something more meaningful than going to the courthouse to tie the knot? This may be exactly what you’re looking for! The Heartfelt Elopement Package includes a short and sweet ceremony for you and an intimate gathering of friends and family. Your ceremony may be held at a venue, private home, park, or garden. After your ceremony, Heidi will sign and file your marriage license. Total cost – $400.
The Laurelbrook is a stunning wedding venue located in the heart of Raleigh. It is bright and industrial and allows any vision to come to life. We are currently offering a Cake & Champagne Package to help you intimately celebrate your big day.
2.5 Hours In The Laurelbrook
Reception With Cake and Champagne
Your choice of Cupcakes and Cutting of Cake or Cake to serve guests
Iced Tea, Punch and Spa Water
2 Seated Tables and 5 Cocktail Tables with Basic Linens
Outdoor Courtyard with market lights
Parking Lot with Attendant
$100 per person
Heba Salama has photographed weddings from six people to more than 300 in her 10 years of business. All weddings are equally special – guest count aside. It has been my privilege to focus on each couple individually over the years, and the COVID pandemic hasn’t changed this – it has allowed me to keep my focus on the couples, regardless of the logistics, and to that end, couples booking my full package get the benefit of a smaller affair photographed, and the larger party later – both included. Couples choosing a smaller affair are invited to explore a new hourly rate, inclusive of coverage and images. I’d love to speak with you! 919-265-9446
The Matthews House is offering use of our house and gardens for elopements or small weddings, with a guest count under 50 people. Catering options are available through our partner Southern Harvest Catering. We have decor and rentals available to make your day easy and beautiful. Packages start at $600. Contact today for a custom proposal.
Overlook Barn is now offering elopement and micro-wedding packages. These packages are for the couple who wants to get married surrounded by stunning mountain views but who also wants modern amenities like our luxury getting-ready suites, and gorgeous Cliffside Barn for an indoor celebration space. Our micro-wedding package is a streamlined and simplified celebration for 25 people or less and our elopement package can accommodate up to 10 people. With our covered deck on Cliffside Barn that has space for 25 people, we are able to offer these packages immediately during Phase 2 of NC’s COVID response.
Museum of Life and Science Intimate Wonder Weddings – Dreaming of a romantic ceremony among the butterflies? An intimate garden gathering? Or blasting off into married life next to a lunar lander? The Museum of Life and Science has several intimate options for you and up to 20 of your family and friends. The intimate wonder elopement package, starting at $2000, provides a low-stress experience and includes flowers for the couple, food, drinks, and cake with plenty of science-filled add-ons to leave your guests speechless (have you ever tried liquid nitrogen frosé?!). We also offer intimate ceremonies in our Magic Wings Butterfly House with 15 guests starting at $600!
Walnut Hill Elopement Package – Gather your closest friends and family for the elopement of your dreams at Walnut Hill! Our packages include four hours of venue rental time, a coordinator, an officiant, two hours of photography, bouquet and boutonnière, cake and a champagne toast for you and your guests. Celebrate your love with all the best parts of a wedding day but without the drama and stress! Pricing: $3,500 for up to 10 guests, $4,000 for up to 25 guests
The Durham Hotel is offering a new micro-wedding package! Packages start at 2 people and go up to 100 people. All packages include:
- Ceremony and reception on the Roof, Mezzanine, 1st floor Patio, or lobby Restaurant
- Local, seasonal flower bouquet and boutonniere
- One night stay in one of their luxury guestrooms
- Upgraded chef’s breakfast with mimosas
- Upgrades include chef’s tasting menu, four-course dinner, champagne toast, upgraded guest room and more
The Oaks at Oxford welcomes any couple looking to elope with their loved ones to our beautiful 14 acre farm lined with oak trees, crepe myrtles and colorful wild flora. We know and understand that sometimes the date is very sentimental, our elopement packages are available so you can keep your date and create a magical and intimate moment with those closest to you. We can custom create a farm to table experience with our mix and match boho style furniture and place settings. Say “I do” outdoors under the magnificent wedding tree or indoors in our rustic chapel. Afterwards, enjoy a cocktail hour and private dinner on the farm at sunset overlooking our oak lawn and sustainable family farm in the countryside of North Carolina, just north of Raleigh/Durham. This elopement package is for 25 guests and under. We would be honored to host this special day for you!
Harmony Weddings and The Graham Mill are thrilled to be offering Intimate Wedding Packages for 20 or 40 guests. These all-inclusive packages with endless possibilities for customization. “Intimate Essentials” is for 20 guests and includes your venue, wedding planner, officiant, photographer, florist, and beauty artist. Following your ceremony, guests enjoy a delicious cake and champagne reception! Couples have the option to add “Dinner + A Party” with our 40 guest package that includes a full plated dinner, beer and wine and a DJ. Click HERE to learn more!
Gavin Christianson Bridal in downtown Durham is offering an exclusive promotion for Heart of NC Weddings followers. Use the promo code HONCW for a 20% off veils and accessories the remainder of 2020! In addition, Gavin Christianson Bridal salon will be hosting a several upcoming trunk shows. Don’t miss these stunning designer wedding dresses! Book your appointment today 919-797-0028
Love Big, Celebrate Small at The Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club in Durham, NC. For $1,500, parties of six can have an micro wedding that includes ceremony venue space, three course dinner, party rentals, bouquet and boutonniere, champagne toast, signature cocktails, wine, beer, cake topper, on-site wedding planner, cake topper keepsake and a two night stay in a luxury suite. Contact Diane Tighe at email@example.com or 919-313-215 for more details.
Say ‘I do’ at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel! Experience luxury by booking your intimate wedding at the Sheraton this fall. For just $1000 you and your guests will receive everything you need to celebrate in style.
Book a “Condensed” Ceremony Portrait Package for any ceremony happening through April 2021 at 50% off of the regular Ceremony Portrait Package price. Ashley from This Creative Nest will arrive a few hours prior to the start of the ceremony to begin sketching and painting, paint throughout the ceremony, and as guests leave they can take a peek at the progress. Afterward, she’ll take the painting with her to the studio for finishing touches. The final piece will be lovingly packaged and shipped to the newlywed’s doorstep, ready to frame and display! The offer is valid for any new client with a wedding date between 9/21/2020 and 4/30/2021.
A new wedding venue is coming to downtown Garner in 2021! Chad Biggs, local wedding planner extraordinaire is opening a new NC wedding venue called The Distillery. Check out this incredible sale that runs through the end of the month (2020). $2000 off any Saturday rental from January 2021 until the end of June 2021. The only requirement is that your wedding takes place during those times and the contract and deposit will need to be received by the end of September.
Whitaker & Atlantic Micro-Wedding Package – $250 per person for events under 25 guests and $200 per person for 26-60 guests (sales gratuity not included).
Inclusive of …
3 hour event with an additional 1 hour wedding rehearsal in the space the week of the event, 60” round tables set with basic linens, china, stemware, and flatware, German mid-century modern wooden chairs, cocktail tables covered with basic linens, custom menu by PoshNosh Catering to include 2 passed hors d’oeuvres for cocktail hour and a seasonal dinner menu with a chicken or pork entrée, 2 sides, a salad, bread and butter, 3 hour open bar with beer and wine, staffing for event to include servers, bartenders, and a facility manager to be on site during the event handling of all rentals.
Available upgrades …
Specialty cocktail add $9-$13 per serving, basic full bar pricing upon request, premium full bar pricing upon request, additional hors d’oeuvres add $10 per person/per addition, special menu additions TBD and for additional rental time add $1000 per hour.
At the Pinehurst Resort, choose from three amazing packages for your small reception. If you have less than 50 guests at your wedding, the Pinehurst special is for you! The Plated Dinner Package is $135 per person, the Family Style Dinner Package is $179 per person and the Elopement Package is $995. All wedding packages come with many perks. You will be able to attend a menu tasting for up to four people and a cake tasting. All couples receive a wedding gift as a lasting memory of your special day. Finally, the packages come with a spa discount of 20% for a 50-minute treatment.
Oakland Farm is offering all-inclusive microweddings! Have your intimate celebration at the picturesque farm. Oakland’s amazing vendor team will handle all the details of your big day while you soak up every beautiful moment. The Galloway Essentials package is an all-inclusive ceremony and celebration for up to 25 guests. This package costs $6,325. Alternatively, you can choose the Chatham Celebration. This all-inclusive ceremony and celebration package for up to 50 guests costs $12,000.