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Information for North Carolina and South Carolina Elopement Wedding Ceremony Programs
Our Civil Ceremony is the most basic of our packages. These ceremonies are perfect for couples looking to tie the knot in a quick, but meaningful manner.
Set script (approximately 10-12 minutes)
Lovely, keepsake certificates of marriage suitable for framing
Experienced, professional and caring officiant for your ceremony
Background music can be played if requested
Marriage license(s) sent by certified mail back to the County Clerk of Record
Can be performed anywhere within Mecklenburg and surrounding NC and SC Counties - outside of Mecklenburg County may include a small travel fee
Marriages can be performed at the location of your choice during the set hours stated below. Suggested locations can include: Your home, local park, where you met/got engaged, church, the lake, uptown, etc.
Monday through Friday: 9:00am to 10:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: by appointment only with 24-hour notice
Marriages are performed on a first come, first serve basis with appointments having the priority – please text the word ‘elope’ to 704.771.4099 to set up time for the ceremony.
You may also call 704.771.4099 to speak with a representative. If you get a voicemail we are currently performing a ceremony, please leave a message and someone will get back with you shortly.
A member of our team will get with you as quickly as possible to schedule the ceremony. Most ceremonies can be performed within an hour of initial contact or at your suggested appointment time.
What you must have:
Marriage license issued by a Register of Deeds within any county from the State of North Carolina or South Carolina. You must be married in the state in which you receive your marriage license.
Two (2) witnesses with a minimum age of 18. (not required for South Carolina weddings)
Payment must be made at time of ceremony – ($150 for all ceremonies performed) to include legally binding civil ceremony, frame-ready wedding certificate, all travel within Mecklenburg County (small fee outside Mecklenburg County), ceremony music, the handling of the marriage license back to the Register of Deeds office and all other fees associated with ceremony.
Cash, credit cards and debit cards are accepted – sorry, no personal checks.
NOTE: Every effort is made to adhere to the above schedule; however, if there is an unforeseen change, such changes are posted on the MecklenburgWeddings.com website.
It is your wedding, your dream, your way!