The pandemic has changed every aspect of our lives, including the ‘new normal’ when it comes to weddings. Big, crazy weddings are a thing of the past now, and more people than ever are having elopement weddings. Elopements allow just your close family and friends to watch say their “I dos”. They’re especially popular in St. Augustine, Florida! While I do miss big weddings sometimes with everyone my couples love, I am so on board with elopement weddings and how they are done. That’s why I eloped myself!! Whether you live in St. Augustine or it’s always been a dream of yours to get married there, here are a few reasons why you should choose to have a romantic St. Augustine elopement!
There’s no surprise that St. Augustine is full of history because it is the oldest city in the United States! With hundreds of centuries-old architecture, you can choose the perfect setting for your St. Augustine elopement. Since your wedding is going to be smaller, you can choose from the many beautiful and historic sites St. Augustine has to offer. Whether it be a historic archway in a green garden or a historic St. Augustine church, you can say your “I dos” at the oldest, most historic, and most memorable sites!
Who doesn’t want a beautiful beach wedding? In St. Augustine, there are so many beaches to choose from that you can share your love with your closest friends and family. With over 42 miles of romantic beaches to choose from, you can finally live out the beach wedding of your dreams. No matter what time of year you plan your St. Augustine elopement for, any St. Augustine beach you choose will enhance the beauty of your special and intimate wedding day!
When it comes to choosing an St. Augustine elopement venue, the options are endless! Whether you want the beach wedding you’ve always dreamed of, or you want your wedding at your favorite historical church, St. Augustine has the perfect venue for you. There are hundreds of options to choose from, and if you choose to get married during the areas slow months (March-May), you may get lower rates due to the lower temperatures, and fewer people. If you’re trying to choose an elopement wedding venue in St. Augustine, we have no doubt you’ll find the perfect one for your special day!
St. Augustine is centrally located, making it easy to travel to and from. When you get to the area, the best way to get around the town is by foot or the local trolley. If you have a lot of out-of-town guests coming, St. Augustine makes it easy for them to get there (it’s a 50-minute drive from JAX), and it’s super easy to get around while there!
St. Augustine has so many delicious places to eat! Check out these great options for food after your elopement.
If you’re looking into a St. Augustine elopement, I can’t recommend this area enough. It has everything you could ever need to make your wedding day the best and most memorable day of you and your partner’s lives!
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