50 Freakin' Awesome Things to Do on your Elopement Day
Updated: Nov 29
50 Things to do on your elopement day
Running away to Vegas to elope is a thing of the past.. now a days Elopements are SO MUCH MORE. Don't get me wrong can still go to Vegas, but it better include hitting the strip in a vintage car for a photo op and a helicopter ride or taking a road trip to Palm Springs!
Not sure what activities to include to make your Elopement Day Freakin' Awesome?! Check out the list of things to do on your elopement day I made below to see if there's anything you might want to include.
The items in << BOLD BLUE font like this >> are actual activities that me and my husband did on our very own Elopement day!
Get ready together
Have your dog sign your marriage license (if you live in a self solemnization state like Colorado!)
Buy a newspaper from the date of your elopement
If you’re at a National Park go to the visitor center and get a “Passport Stamp” with the date / location of your Elopement
Take a Helicopter ride overlooking your ceremony location
Go kayaking or paddle boarding
Plan a multi day backpacking trip in your favorite place with your best friends
Go skinny dipping ... YOLO
Go on an epic road trip
Make breakfast together
Grab a few disposable cameras and document your day through your eyes
Rent a jeep and go on a bad ass adventure
Rent a hot air balloon
Have a first dance in the middle of nowhere
Visit a place you’ve never been before
Exchange gifts - make it romantic or silly!
And have a bonfire!
Build the perfect charcuterie board with each other
Write your own vows the morning of your elopement
Go back to the place you had your first date
Surprise your spouse with letters from their best friends
Plant a tree or flowers
Get matching tattoos
Eat literally any kind of dessert! Hint: it doesn’t have to be cake!
Unplug and be present - no phones for one whole day baby!
Pop that champagne
Get up early and watch the sunrise together
Soak in a hotspring
Have a first look
Or don’t have a first look ;)
Laugh so hard your sides hurt
Rent a vintage car and go for a drive!
and then go see The General Sherman Tree - the world's largest tree
Make a playlist of your favorite songs to play throughout the day
Have a snowball fight
Don’t really planned, but fingers crossed you’ll see wildlife on your wedding day
Cuddle with your dog (DUH)
Get your dress dirty!
MARRY YOUR BEST FRIEND!
Moose signing his mom and dads marriage license in Colorado