Delaware Elopments Specializing in Micro-Weddings & Elopements - Newark DE

The Elopement

Elopement as defined by Wikipedia...LOL!

Elopement, colloquially speaking, is often used to refer to a marriage conducted in a sudden and secretive fashion, usually involving a hurried flight away from one's place of residence together with one's beloved with the intention of getting married. Elopements, in which a couple runs away together and seeks the consent of their parents later, may be referred to as non-consensual and consensual abductions respectively. To elope, most literally, means to run away and to not come back to the point origin. SERIOUSLY? NOT!

Elopement as defined by us...

An elopement ceremony is designed to be streamlined, with zero to a few guests (usually witnesses) and is a quick method of getting married. The ceremony is an intentionally small, intimate, meaningful, and cost-effective wedding and is available to couples in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. If you are within a 40 miles radius of our main office in Newark, Delaware, we are your best choice! ...THAT'S MORE LIKE IT!


NOTE: This option does not apply to those who haven't decided on a date or location yet. This option is for couples who want to be married at either the comfort of your own home, our home base in Newark, Delaware, or other intimate location of your choice.

Timeframe:  must be scheduled within 14 days                                                                                                           


Delaware and South Jersey

  • At our home base in Newark, Delaware

 the couple + two friends (witnesses) = 4 maximum

  • Your home or other location within a 40-mile roundtrip of Newark, Delaware

 the couple + unlimited guests 


Maryland and Pennsylvania

  • At your home in either MD or PA within a 40-mile roundtrip of Newark, Delaware
 the couple + unlimited guests
  • Anyplace you have acquired permission; park, restaurant, facility, etc.
 the couple + unlimited guests

Investment: $175
Officiant: Lynda Daring, Professional Wedding Officiant                                                                                                                                            Includes:

  • initial phone consultation
  • semi-customized ceremony
  • I will travel round-trip up to 40 miles
  • Maryland and Pennsylvania do not require witnesses
  • couples provide their own witnesses in DE and MD
  • the marriage license must be acquired ahead of time and presented prior to the ceremony
  • I will handle the legal filing of your marriage license with the Clerk of the Peace

Photographer (optional): we can arrange for a professional photographer upon request within a 40-mile radius. The standard investment is $250 per hour.

Schedule and secure your elopement ceremony now!

Choose an available date/time by clicking on this calendar.  Provide your contact information and make payment all in one step. We will be in touch as quick as possible but no later than 24 hours to confirm and review the "next steps" with you.  

This calendar reflects available dates/times for the current and following months only.

Elopements should be booked no more than one month out, otherwise, it is considered a Micro Wedding.


Fee: $90.00

This option is for couples who don’t want a ceremony and only require an authorized signature for the official marriage license in order to make it legal. This service includes the following.

  • completion of the document and official signature on the marriage license
  • two witnesses are provided on your behalf in Delaware 
  • legal filing of the license with the Clerk of the Peace

Currently limited to Delaware residents only and must be performed in Newark, Delaware, the home base of Delaware Elopements.

Please provide us with your name and contact information so we can call you to make arrangements to have witnesses available for your license signing. We will provide you with an invoice for you to make a secure online payment using your Debit/Credit card.

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