Plan an intimate Lake Tahoe Elopement in 2023, and exchange your vows by sapphire blue waters, surrounded by romance and adventure. From snow-capped mountains, to lush green forests, Lake Tahoe’s beauty is breathtaking and perfect for an intimate ceremony.
If you’re in search of Lake Tahoe elopement packages, Wedy is your one-stop shop for getting married in Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe elopement packages are a perfect way to get a bang for your buck, and book an all-inclusive wedding experience complete with everything you need! Whether you want a romantic picnic by the Lake, or an intimate Airbnb gathering at a Lake house, Wedy’s got you covered with our intimate Lake Tahoe elopement packages.
Our complete guide to getting married in Lake Tahoe will help you plan everything you need for your intimate adventure! If you’ve never visited the scenic forests, vast peaks, and serene Lake before, you’re in good hands – we will walk you and your love down the aisle stress-free! Here is everything you need to know to plan an unforgettable Lake Tahoe elopement.
Where are the best places to Elope in Lake Tahoe?
The best places to elope in Lake Tahoe are Emerald Bay State Park, Zephyr Cove, Sierra-at-Tahoe, Sugar Pine Point State Park, Tahoe Paradise Park, Logan Shoals Vista Point, and Reagan Beach. Whether you’re looking to say your vows with a beautiful mountain backdrop or over crystal clear waters and a golden sunset that overlooks forests, you’ll find it here in Lake Tahoe. Here are 8 ceremony sites where you can elope in Lake Tahoe:
The Best Locations to Elope in Lake Tahoe
- Emerald Bay State Park Lookout
- Zephyr Cove
- Sand Harbor
- Sugar Pine Point State Park
- Tahoe Paradise Park
- Logan Shoals Vista Point
- Reagan Beach
Average Cost of a Lake Tahoe Elopement
The cost to elope in Lake Tahoe ranges from $2,850-$4,850, depending on the types of services you choose.
The cost of a wedding in Lake Tahoe is influenced by a few main factors, such as: number of guests, type of venue, whether you use a wedding planner, your wedding reception, and the types of activities you choose to host during your wedding reception.
Expecting more guests? As Intimate Wedding Experts, Wedy’s got your back with our all-inclusive, easily bookable wedding packages – whether you’re looking for a serene and natural experience at Deer Lake, or a romantic and rustic reception at Tannenbaum Event Center – Wedy’s got you covered!
Just Us Two Lake Tahoe Elopement Package
For a Just Us Two Elopement Package in Lake Tahoe, an all inclusive package costs $2850 and includes 2 hours of wedding photography, a wedding officiant, and wedding planning assistance.
Lake Tahoe Elopement Gallery
How much does it Cost to Elope in Lake Tahoe?
Here’s a breakdown of the rockstar team of vendors that our clients, Taylor and Zach used for their Lake Tahoe Elopement in April.
Cake by Lake Tahoe Cakes
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Throw a Romantic Mountain Elopement Picnic
Your Lake Tahoe elopement is not complete without a gorgeous Mountain Picnic, exclusively curated by you! Your idyllic experience awaits you – with charcuterie, a mini wedding cake, and champagne!
How much does an elopement picnic cost in Lake Tahoe?
A wedding picnic for two in Lake Tahoe will cost you around $600.
Elopement picnics are a perfect way to celebrate your everlasting love. Toast your champagne to the sounds of tranquil waves, whispering pines, and beautiful harmony all around.
Here’s a gallery sneak-peak of Taylor and Zach’s Luxurious Elopement Picnic at Logan Shoals Vista Point, in Lake Tahoe. Picnic set up and florals were created exclusively by: Twine Floral Co.
How much does a wedding officiant cost in Lake Tahoe?
The average cost of a Lake Tahoe wedding officiant is $550. Your experienced officiant will be responsible for officiating your ceremony and helping with preparation for your big day, with items like writing your marriage vows, creating a custom script for your ceremony, and assisting with a California Marriage license.
When you book an officiant with Wedy, your Lake Tahoe wedding officiant will help you with all of the following:
- Preparation of a ceremony written specifically for you
- Customization of your ceremony: unlimited calls and emails to create your custom script and a one-hour video consultation
- Assistance with obtaining marriage license and submission of marriage license for processing
- Guidance with venue options
To find local Lake Tahoe wedding officiants, you can download the Wedy App for a full directory of amazing local Lake Tahoe wedding vendors!
How much does a wedding photographer cost in Lake Tahoe?
The cost of a wedding photographer in Lake Tahoe is $1800 for 3 hours of coverage. Depending on your hours of coverage and location, the cost of your photography package will vary, but this is a good estimate to use when searching for your wedding photographer.
When you book a photographer with Wedy, your Lake Tahoe wedding package will include the following:
- 3 hours of wedding day photography
- Digital High-Resolution Images with reprinting rights
- Professional Editing
- Online Gallery with Printing Rights
To find local Lake Tahoe wedding photographers, you can download the Wedy App for a full directory of amazing local Lake Tahoe wedding vendors!
How do I apply for a wedding permit in Lake Tahoe?
To apply for a wedding permit in Lake Tahoe, you will need to apply directly through the website found here! You can also call the special-use permit office at: (530) 543-2636 for more information. Permits are booked up to one year in advance, on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, you can check out this website!
The cost of a permit depends on the site, and the permit costs range from $400-$1,225. You can find the permit costs of all elopement locations in Lake Tahoe through this blog post! You will need both a permit for your site and a California marriage license to elope or get married in Lake Tahoe.
Lake Tahoe Elopement Timeline
Wondering what to do for your Lake Tahoe elopement? Check out this example timeline to get some inspiration.
1:15 PM Hair & Makeup Artist arrives at your Airbnb location.
3:15 PM Finishing touches of Hair and Makeup, Bride steps into her wedding dress.
3:20 PM Groom and Officiant leave for first look location, at Logan Shoals in Lake Tahoe.
15 Minute Drive
3:30 PM Bride leaves for first look location.
15 Minute Drive
3:45 PM Your Photographer and Videographer and Bride arrive to the first look location.
3:50 PM The first look is captured! The couple shares their personal vows followed by a few couples portraits.
4:00 PM Leave for Ceremony location: Zephyr Cove.
10 Minute Drive
4:15 PM Bride has her first look with her father.
4:30 PM Groom greets guests as they arrive.
4:45 PM Beginning of Ceremony (Vow Ceremony, Handwritten Vows, Ring Exchange)
5:00 PM Share that big “I do” and seal it with a kiss! End of Ceremony!
5:05 PM Family Portraits followed by Couple Portraits
5:30 PM Head to Picnic Location
15 Minute Drive
5:30 PM Photography and Videography wraps, Picnic session wraps. Time to ride that #JustMarried glow into the sunset!
Lake Tahoe Wedding Packages
With the Wedy App, we can help you find wedding packages for Lake Tahoe and beyond! Wedy connects couples to local Lake Tahoe elopement vendors – including photographers, florists, venues, and more.