& Intimate Weddings
Welcome to the blog! We're Erin and Cori, a planning and photography duo based in Anchorage, Alaska. This is where we share love stories, behind the scenes, and tips on planning events and exploring Alaska.
While many couples dream of grand adventures in the wilds of Alaska, including those searching for an Anchorage wedding officiant, we understand that not every love story needs an epic, off-the-grid backdrop to shine. For our couples who have already explored the breathtaking landscapes of the Last Frontier, locals and visitors alike, Outland Events is here to offer you a beautifully simple and heartfelt way to celebrate your love.
You might have considered a courthouse wedding for its no-fuss simplicity. However, imagine a way to keep it just as easy and even more meaningful. Anchorage elopements offer the perfect blend of simplicity and significance, ideal for couples who want to celebrate their love without extra frills.
We’ve carefully designed elopement packages with local couples in mind, keeping simplicity at the forefront. These packages provide a wonderful alternative to an Anchorage courthouse wedding, ensuring that your day is special without unnecessary complications. Typically, elopements last up to 2 hours, allowing for a beautiful, intimate ceremony and dedicated time for capturing natural portraits afterwards. If you have a place in mind, we’ll come to you (after all, our photographer Corinne got legally married in a local Anchorage bar herself!). If not, we’ll suggest one of our recommended Anchorage locations. Each has its unique charm, from mountains to ocean views and cozy indoor spaces. Our packages include everything you need:
Anchorage Wedding Officiant Services: Your ceremony will be thoughtfully conducted by a non-denominational officiant, personalizing your ceremony according to your preferences. You have the freedom to choose from a variety of script options and, if you desire, include your own heartfelt vows and ring exchange.
Florals: You’ll receive a beautiful bouquet inspired by nature’s organic shapes and textures. Our skilled florist will source local florals when possible, considering your chosen location and the ever-changing beauty of our local landscape.
Photography: Our acclaimed photographer, Corinne Graves, brings over a decade of experience in capturing weddings worldwide. She specializes in natural and candid photography, ensuring that every moment is authentic and every portrait reflects your unique connection. Corinne uses a mix of film photography and editing with film tones to ensure your photographs stand the test of time, resisting the aging of photography trends. You’ll also receive a selection of polaroids to take home with you that day.
Help with Planning and Day of Coordination: We’ll guide you through planning any other necessary details, assist with your marriage license, coordinate vendors day-of, and ensure that your elopement is stress-free and flows effortlessly.
To make your elopement even more customized, we offer a range of add-ons. These include extended photography coverage, sourcing cake and bubbly to celebrate, hair and makeup services, additional florals, or videography to capture the elopement and share it with loved ones.
While our elopement packages are designed with the couple in mind, we understand that some of you may wish to share your special day with loved ones. You’re more than welcome to invite a small number of guests to witness your Anchorage elopement and be part of this meaningful experience.
To ensure an intimate and comfortable atmosphere, our elopement packages can accommodate a guest limit of up to 12 people, possibly more if standing. Please keep in mind that having guests join may affect the choice of locations for your ceremony, as some sites may require permits or have restrictions on the number of guests or seating allowed.
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We can’t wait to help create a beautiful elopement celebration!
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