Small Affordable Family Weddings in Northern Virginia

October 24, 2017 by Aaron Riddle in ElopementsSmall Weddings
Small Affordable Family Weddings in Northern Virginia

Eloping and having a small, very affordable wedding in Virginia is easy to do, but many couples do not know where to start. Many of my couples know they want to get married with only a few family members present and have a date picked out, but they get stuck on trying to find a venue to host their elopement. Anthony (a firefighter) and Ashley faced the same challenge and contacted me to help. When I discovered they were only looking to get married with 8-10 family members present, I suggested Blandy Farm / State Arboretum of Virginia as my top choice. Having a partnership with Blandy Farm, my clients are able to use the facility free of charge for elopements (donations to the Foundation of the State Arboretum of Virginia, FOSA, are encouraged). At a massive 172 acres in size, Blandy provides several scenic spots to exchange your vows and have photos taken with your guests and is full of many trees and plant during all seasons.

  • Location: Blandy Experimental Farm • Boyce, VA
  • Date: October 2017

“Aaron was great! The ceremony was just how we wanted it (small elopement) and the pictures turned out beautifully. I highly recommend!” – Ashley L.

Check out some highlights from the day below. Click on the photo to view a larger version:

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