There are SOOOOOO many reasons to consider eloping in Cincinnati. The inspiration from Vatay and Mike’s elopement has to be top of the list though! The elopement was put together by a DREAM team of Cincinnati Vendors. You’re not going to want to miss this Cincinnati elopement guide.
The Columns Cincinnati is an event space located right in the center of Findlay Market of Cincinnati Ohio and is incredible for elopements. This space is GORGEOUS. The Columns Cinci offers a blank canvas for any couple hoping to get married within the wedding venue. The Cincinnati venue is perfect for intimate to medium-sized weddings seating up to 100 people comfortably, with its ideal dinner and dancing intimate wedding being between 50-100 guests. Or even better yet scale it down more and rent out the space for you and your closest family and friends for a more intimate elopement!
This venue is perfect for the urban Cincinnati wedding located in the heart of Findlay Market. Surrounded by so much great food, small businesses, and vendors, this will be the perfect space for you and your loved ones to celebrate you and bae on your big day.
Follow this Urban Cincinnati Wedding Venue @thecolumnscincy
Let’s be real, the idea of planning your wedding day can be overwhelming from the get-go. If my couples are open to it, I love for them to have a wedding planner or wedding stylist to help them throughout the wedding planning process. This helps to relieve any stress from your wedding day. Electric Love Events is an amazing wedding planning company based in Cincinnati. Whether you just need a little guidance with planning or their full service of design, planning, and execution they have you covered! Follow them here on Instagram for helpful tips and ALL the wedding planning inspo. @electriclove_events
Invitations and signage throughout Vatay and Mike’s Ohio elopement were put together by the beyond talented Cincinnati designer The Marigold Collective. She worked with the event stylist and planner to create a cohesive wedding design. This design included their decorations, venue, and overall feels for the day. Having a team that works together on your wedding day can help in creating a cohesive feel for your day. This team of vendors KILLED it when creating this dream of a day for Vatay and Mike.
Follow Taylor here on Instagram at @themarigoldcollective to see some of her work and her super cute pup Opal!
Drapery and lighting was provided by Party Pleasers Services and they knocked it out of the park. For Vatay and Mike’s elopement, they worked with the designers to create a dramatic backdrop for their head table. They have so much more to offer as well if needed for your own Cincinnati elopement. From DJs, lighting, décor, photo booth as well as audio/visual support this crew has exactly what you’re looking for and are a blast to work with.
Check out Party Pleasers Services Instagram here for a look at some of their work: @partypleasersservices
Okay let’s talk about this GORGEOUS cake from Sweet Buttercream Bakery. Victoria owns and runs SBB and has an incredible talent for what she does. She works with each couple to put together a design that will fit right in with their wedding decor and vision. If you’re interested in giving her cakes a try Sweet Buttercream Bakery offers tasting boxes for pick up quarterly. Take home testers of her eight signature wedding cakes and find the one that’s perfect for you.
Take a look at her Instagram or her website above for more information @sweetbuttercreambakery
Sarina is SO talented. Running Flohemian Floral Designs she creates some of the most beautiful and stunning floral arrangements I’ve ever seen and did just that for Vatay and Mike’s Cincinnati elopement. Seriously for anything wedding floral related look no further than Sarina’s work for the perfect arrangements for your wedding day.
Check out Sarina’s Instagram page here @flohemianfloral to get a taste of the incredible work she has to offer.
Wedding expenses can really start to add up after a little while. Something that has been growing in popularity the past couple of years is renting your wedding decorations!!!! Instead of gathering and purchasing your wedding decor, rent from Queen City Vignette! Queen City Vignette serves the Cincinnati area and beyond with their unique furniture and rental collection. Between vintage furniture, faux flowers, backdrops and even rugs they have everything to decorate your dream day. The company works with each of their couples to go through their inventory and to create a vision for their wedding or elopement day. You end up getting decor that really feels exactly the way you want for your wedding.
Follow them here on Instagram @queencityvignette to see their latest work in action.
2:00pm Getting Ready at your venue. This can be either with your partner or separately, really whatever feels best for your wedding day.
3:00pm Couples Portraits in Findlay Market. This little market strip has the most fun downtown vibe to it. Bustling with people, colors and so many cool shops, this is SUCH a fun area for portraits!
4:00pm Your ceremony starts and then you are MARRIED!
4:30pm Family Photos, yes you can have your family at your elopement!
5:00pm Everyone starts getting seated for dinner.
5:30pm Your favorite people will give their speeches.
6:00pm You and your spouse will share your first dance.
6:15pm Everyone starts dancing and we can either get some photos of you two dancing with your people or head out for a small adventure.
7:00pm Coverage ends.
Picture yourself walking through Findlay with your friends and family, celebrating you. Stop for drinks at one of the bars, dance in the streets on your way to your reception. You really couldn’t ask for a better way to get married in Cincinnati
These moments to end their evening in Findlay Market were perfect, walking around the market just the three of us we couldn’t have asked for a better way to end the evening. If you’re looking to book an elopement of your own head over to my contact page so we can get to planning!
Camel Grooms Suit: @asos_man
tie & pocket square: @frankandbuck
Bridal Belt: @hushedcommontion