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Elopement Planning

Packing for Your Elopement

elopement day packing list

Photo by Scenic Vows

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 these lists as a reference and add to them to create your own personalized elopement packing 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


  • Makeup (foundation, concealer, eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara, lipstick, blush, etc.)
  • Brush, comb
  • Hair pins, 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


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