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Updated: June 13th, 2021

Elope in Cincinnati

Cincinnati mixes Appalachia, the Northeast, and Midwest with unique zeal. The fast-growing city on the Ohio River offers cultural treats among its lovely neighborhood pockets, making your Cincinnati elopement a day to remember. Plus, it’s loaded with history: the Queen City’s ambitious architectural projects stand strong with some historic buildings still intact over 200 years later. Our Cincinnati elopement packages will help make sure your day is as beautiful as the city itself. Elope in Cincinnati for a vibrant elopement!

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Places to elope in Cincinnati

Mojave East

Mojave East

A Midwestern desert oasis, Mojave East is a fun venue combining industrial elements with nature. You...

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Your own dream venue

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Cincinnati Parks Garden Weddings

Cincinnati Parks Garden Weddings

The city really shines through with spectacular garden wedding spots. For more intimate options, we like...

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The Factory Events

The Factory Events

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Cincinnati Elopement Packages

Planning to elope in Cincinnati? We’ve got you covered! We’ll help make your Cincinnati elopement the perfect day you’ve been envisioning!

 

 

Our Cincinnati elopement packages include everything you will need to have a lively and special Cincinnati elopement.

 

Seed
Seed
  • Officiation services

    Personalization of vows

  • Enactment of ceremony

    Advice on obtaining wedding license

  • Advice on ceremony locations

Starting at

$300

Sprout
Sprout
  • Everything from the

    SEED PACKAGE

  • Photography of ceremony

    Brief portrait session after
    (up to one hour of photography)

  • Digital transfer of 75+ edited images

    Delivery of Photos (15 days or less after ceremony)

Starting at

$850

Bloom
Bloom
  • Everything from the

    SPROUT PACKAGE

  • Nosegay bouquet & boutonniere of your choosing

Starting at

$1,200

Oasis
Oasis
  • Everything from the

    BLOOM PACKAGE

  • 2 Hours Total of Photography

  • Hair & Makeup for One Person

  • On-Site Helper

Starting at

$2,250

Wildflower Experience

How about a dreamy adventure elopement?

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Add-Ons

You can optionally add the following to your package:


Flowers

Flowers

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Flowers

we're happy to quote you!

Flowers
Extra Photography

Extra Photography

$460/HR
Expect an extra week of editing for every additional hour of photography!

Extra Photography

$460/HR
Expect an extra week of editing for every additional hour of photography!

Extra Photography
Hair & Makeup

Hair & Makeup

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$390

Hair & Makeup

*Powered by Pink Chique
$390

Hair & Makeup

Engagement Shoot

$550/hr

Engagement Shoot

$550/hr

On-Site Helper

On-Site Helper

$250

On-Site Helper

$250

On-Site Helper

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Inshaallaha and Matt
Inshaallaha and Matt

Our overall experience was great! Very happy to be married and with no stress AT ALL.

Michelle and Travis
Michelle and Travis

Thank you so much for making my special day perfect!!!! Everything turned out amazing!!

Ivette and Cristian
Ivette and Cristian

Everyone that helped me were so nice and made my day very special. Thank you!!

Nikki and Cody
Nikki and Cody

Thanks for all you did to make our day perfect!

Casey and Dillon
Casey and Dillon

Best decision we’ve ever made! Thank you for making it possible.

Kari and David
Kari and David

Simply Eloped was the first company we found, and there was no need to look any further. From our first questions, to picking a location, to introducing our team, and finalizing the plans for the big day, they were there every step of the way.

Madeline and Adam
Madeline and Adam

We had a very special day! Everything was great!

Laura and Diego
Laura and Diego

We had a great experience. Thank y’all so much.

Erica and D'Ashia
Erica and D'Ashia

Meet our vendors

Nikki , Officiant

Featured Vendors
What do you think makes eloping in Cincinnati so special?

Cincinnati has some awesome tourist attractions! Home of the Cincinnati Reds and the Cincinnati Bengals! We have a jaw dropping skyline and Fountain Square is the place to be!

Tell us about one of your most magical elopements in Cincinnati!

The smallest, most intimate ceremonies warm my heart the most!

Brittany, Photographer

Featured Vendors
What do you think makes eloping in Cincinnati so special?

There’s so many beautiful and unique places in Cincinnati. We have gorgeous parks, urban city areas, interesting architecture, and lovely bridges. Cincinnati may be a small city but it’s definitely a romantic one!

What’s a fun fact about you?

Photography has always been my first love, but I’m also a graphic designer and draw and paint too!

Our Team

Janessa Nichole White
Janessa Nichole White
Co-founder
Brittany
Brittany
Photographer
Jennifer
Jennifer
Officiant
Nikki
Nikki
Officiant
Emily
Emily
Hair and Makeup
Jamie
Jamie
Photographer
Rebecca
Rebecca
Photographer
Kylee Morris
Kylee Morris
On-Site Helper
Rebecca Crawfor
Rebecca Crawfor
Photographer
Janessa Nichole White
Janessa Nichole White
Co-founder
Brittany
Brittany
Photographer
Jennifer
Jennifer
Officiant
Nikki
Nikki
Officiant
Emily
Emily
Hair and Makeup
Jamie
Jamie
Photographer
Rebecca
Rebecca
Photographer
Kylee Morris
Kylee Morris
On-Site Helper
Rebecca Crawfor
Rebecca Crawfor
Photographer

How to elope in Cincinnati

Mixing the charms of Appalachia, the North East, and the Midwest, Cincinnati is a vibrant, up-and-coming city. A Cincinnati elopement is a great option for the couple who wants the charms of a city elopement while still being a short drive away from beautiful parks and river scenes. If you’re dreaming of eloping in the Queen City, then we’ve got you covered! Below you can find everything you need to know about a Cincinnati elopement.

Unique places to elope in Cincinnati

There are all kinds of unique places to elope in Cincinnati — from 200-year-old architectural features to charming neighborhoods and lovely parks, you’re sure to find the perfect place to say ‘I do’.

Cincinnati Parks Garden offers several separate wedding areas, including the Hinkle Gazebo, Vasey gardens, and Ault Parks. It should be noted that seating is not provided by this venue, and any seating brought in must be approved by the park, in an attempt to preserve the grounds. The gardens are entirely outdoor, and therefore best suited for spring and summer ceremonies, however, there are several gazebos and pergolas within the garden that couples can find cover under in the event of unexpected weather.

Both charming and rustic, the Centennial Barn offers several amenities to accommodate any kind of elopement ceremony, including wheelchair ramps, free guest parking, and the use of the grounds, which includes a back porch and a gazebo. Couples can contact the venue through their website to make a reservation. It’s worth mentioning that all rental funds go to support the Franciscan Ministries, which is a local nonprofit committed to serving those in need. With indoor and outdoor accommodations, this venue is suitable for any season.

The Factory is another great venue in Cincinnati, capturing more urban vibes to set the tone for your day. Offering both indoor and outdoor spaces, couples can tie the knot in the Cocktail Garden’s courtyard, then dance the night away in the Machine Room. The Factory provides everything that your ceremony or reception may need, including ceremony chairs, banquet and cocktail tables and linens, and a full-service bar. Couples can make reservations directly through the Factory 513 website. Another indoor/outdoor venue is Mojave East, boasting tons of natural light and a modern, airy feel. The venue itself is a large, open-concept room with an accessible outdoor patio. Free parking, as well as seating and tables, are provided with the rental fee for this space. Couples can book directly with this venue through the Mojave East website.

Where do I get an officiant in Cincinnati?

Most of our elopement packages come with licensed officiant services and personalized vows. Additionally, if you would like to have a close friend or family member marry you, the Ohio secretary of state does issue officiant licenses to those who have been ordained online.

How much does it cost to elope in Cincinnati?

A Cincinnati elopement is relatively affordable, depending on where you choose to have your ceremony and which package suits your needs best. Our Cincinnati elopement packages range from $300 to $2,250 and include a range of services depending on your package choice, such as an officiant, floral services, photography, and more.

When is the best time to get married in Cincinnati?

Depending on where you want to get married, the seasons may play a factor in your Cincinnati elopement, as Ohio can have inclement weather. The best time for couples to elope outdoors in Cincinnati is in the fall. This allows you to circumvent Cincinnati’s rainy season, which typically falls between March and August. Couples can also expect snow during the winter months in Cincinnati. However, due to the indoor/outdoor versatility of many of the venues in Cincinnati, a little rain doesn’t have to ruin your big day.

How to get around in Cincinnati

There is no airport within the city of Cincinnati itself — if you’re flying in, you’ll most likely be landing in Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). CVG is just a short 16-minute drive outside the city.

If you’re looking to explore some of the city sights, you can take a ride on the Cincinnati Bell Connector Streetcar. The streetcar makes a 3.6-mile loop from the riverfront at The Banks to Downtown and Over-the-Rhine, making stops at the Findlay Market, Cincinnati Music Hall, and Fountain Square. Another unique mode of transportation that Cincinnati offers are their riverboat excursions! This can be a great way to get a new perspective on the city whether you’re a native or just visiting.

Kiran Herbert

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Kiran Herbert

Kiran Herbert is an elopement officiant and writer who takes pride in making all of her ceremonies magical. Kiran grew up around the world but having spent a year living in national parks, she’s convinced that the U.S. is the most beautiful.

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Updated: June 13th, 2021

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