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Elopement Planning

Packing for Your Elopement

Got everything you need? Whether you’re traveling to a nearby park or halfway around the world, don’t forget to pack these items as you prepare to say “I do!” Use this list as a reference and add to them to create your own personalized elopement packing list.
Keep in mind these are just some things you may need to bring with you on your elopement. It all depends on the couple and what you plan to do during your adventure together. If you need more suggestions, then search our directory to team up with an elopement professional to start planning your elopement.

Wedding Attire Checklist


  • Gown/outfit
  • Shawl/coat
  • Jewelry (earrings, necklace, bracelet)
  • Hair accessories
  • Shoes (socks?)
  • Undergarments/lingerie
  • Purse/clutch
  • RING


  • Suit/outfit
  • Tie, belt, cufflinks
  • Shoes
  • Socks
  • Coat
  • RING

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  • Makeup (foundation, concealer, eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara, lipstick, blush, etc.)
  • Brush, comb
  • Hairpins, hairspray, gel
  • Shaving cream, razor/shaver
  • Deodorant
  • Tweezers, nail clippers
  • Contacts, contact lens solutions, glasses
  • First aid kit (e.g., medications, bandaids, tissues, etc.)
  • Handheld mirror
  • Sunscreen
  • Mini sewing kit

Miscellaneous Elopement Necessities

  • Legal documentation
  • Wedding vows
  • Memorabilia (incorporated into the ceremony)
  • Wedding gift for your spouse-to-be + letters
  • Umbrella(s)
  • Water bottles
  • Snacks

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