Hire an officiant (hint: this can also be your friend or family member) for your Central Park elopement
Obtain a Marriage License. The fee for the license is $35, which can be paid by credit card or money order, payable to the City Clerk. This license is valid for 60 days and can be used in Central Park or anywhere within the state of New York.
Hire vendors – photographer (you need photos to remember , right?!), florist and perhaps a musician? 😉
Pick a location in Central Park for your elopement
Where in Central Park did this Couple have their Elopement?
Gapstow Bridge, Central Park Rainy Elopement | Wedding Photos
It rained on their wedding day – we still went forward with the Central Park Elopement Photos by Gapstow Bridge! As a tradition, the couple would travel with their red umbrella and take photos with it everywhere they go, so it seemed right to take photos of them with it 🙂 The guest list was very small and made the elopement extremely intimate – they invited only their three kids, three close friends and the officiant’s (best friend’s) daughter, and a guitarist. Luckily, the rain lightened up and never was dramatically pouring throughout their photo sessions between Gapstow Bridge ceremony and portraits around Central Park! Woot woot 😉
You will also notice the bride’s bohemian wedding gown that she bought from Macy’s ! Isn’t it perfect for her?!
Central Park Elopement Photos
Eventually, we made out way from Gapstow Bridge to venture towards Bethesda Terrace with a pit stop to one of my favorite views on a rock in Central Park.
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