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Expert Advice from Zola | Micro Weddings, Minimonies, and Elopements

A sweet team member at Zola.com, a wedding and registry planning-made-easy company, reached out to share some super helpful breakdowns of micro weddings, minimonies, and elopements with me! They knew it could be super helpful for my couples, and I thought the same! I wanted to share with you here the super helpful flowchart they created to figure out which option might be right for you! Whether you’re a couple impacted by COVID-19 and have to reschedule your big day or you’re just looking for a wedding day that’s a bit more intimate, these options may be perfect for you! Please check out Zola.com if you’re in need of registry help and wedding planning!

zola flowchart about small wedding options

Original Zola.com Blog Post: Micro Weddings, Minimonies, and Elopements: Which is Right for You?

As a quick breakdown, here are the brief descriptions they give for each type of intimate wedding option!

 

Micro Wedding

“A small version of a traditional wedding complete with ceremony, reception, and traditions”

Typically, micro weddings include 30-50 guests.

Please feel free to take a look at this New Jersey intimate backyard micro wedding I photographed here!

 

Minimony

“These commitment ceremonies are usually shared between the couple, an officiant, and loved ones.”

Typically, micro weddings include 10-15 guests.

Please feel free to take a look at this Bayonne minimony I photographed here!

 

Elopement

“These private ceremonies typically involve the couple, a photographer, the officiant, and a witness”bride and groom first lookcouple saying vows during outdoor elopement couple says vows on hill in new york

Typically, micro weddings include 5-8 guests.

Please feel free to take a look at this romantic state park elopement I photographed here!

 

Original Zola.com Blog Post: Micro Weddings, Minimonies, and Elopements: Which is Right for You?

Expert Advice from Zola | Micro Weddings, Minimonies, and Elopements

November 16, 2020

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