GET READY TO GO

 

05 – Get Ready To Go

Gather Everything You Need & Pack

Whether you’ve been planning your elopement for one year or one month, it’s probably felt like forever to get to this point—but you’re finally getting married. It’s time to pack! Use this checklist to pull together everything you need for your day. The sooner you begin to set things aside, the less stressed you’ll be when the time comes to travel to your elopement destination.

 

Necessities
Permit (if needed)
All important travel ID’s & documents
Marriage license
Water bottle & water
Snacks
Sunscreen
Sunglasses
Bug spray
Extra socks
Boots/shoes with good tread
Wedding Attire & Ceremony Things
Vows
Rings

Ring box
Paper invites, announcements, or postcards
Flowers
Perfume or cologne
Makeup & hair supplies
Garment bags for wedding attire during travel
Champagne or sparkling water
Plastic champagne flutes
Tissues or hankie
Speaker for music
Adventure Gear
Backpack(s)
Rain jacket
Tissues or hankie
Speaker for music

Adventure Gear
Backpack(s)
Rain jacket
Jacket (very warm & windproof)
Warm layers (skin-toned fleece leggings)
Hand warmers + body warmers + toe warmers
Traction (YakTrax, microspikes, and/or snowshoes)
Gloves/mittens
Headlamps
Umbrellas
Blanket to sit on
Wedding attire for partner 1 (dress, suit, jumpsuit, skirt, undergarments, etc)
Wedding attire for partner 2 (dress, suit, jumpsuit, skirt, undergarments, etc)
Accessories partner 1 (jewelry, veil, cape, watch, cufflinks, tie, bowtie, socks, pocket square, lapel pin, hair piece, etc)
Accessories partner 2 (jewelry, veil, cape, watch, cufflinks, tie, bowtie, socks, pocket square, lapel pin, hair piece, etc)

Don’t Forget Your Marriage License!

You will need to attain your marriage license in advance! Even if you are having myself or another officiant sign, you are required to apply for your marriage license yourself. Marriage license requirements vary state-by-state and country-by-country, so it is always important to research your elopement location’s requirements ahead of time.

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