Elopements

A collection of worldwide LGBTQ+ elopement stories.

Larsen Photo Co captured this perfect lesbian elopement in Colorado
A Colorado Mountain Elopement

This Colorado mountain elopement was every bit planned as it was perfect. From hiking to the summit with backpacks and wedding attire strapped to them to the ceremonial lighting of a joint as newlyweds.

Lesbian two bride elopement in Venice Italy captured by Rita Foldi from AmorVincitOmnia (1)
Andrea & Jessica – A City Elopement in Italy

After a dare to kiss, Andrea and Jessica let their family know just before they left for Italy that they’d actually be getting married on the trip.

Lesbian gay couple elopement at Joshua Tree National Park America captured by The Hendrys photography (1)
Catrina & Nicole – A Simple, Meaningful Joshua Tree Elopement

Catrina and Nicole always knew an elopement suited them best and brought to life something meaningful and simple at Joshua Tree, California.

Two lesbian brides adventure hiking elopement in the North Cascades National Park USA captured by The Foxes Photography
Katie & Nora – A Hiking Elopement at North Cascades National Park

Eight miles, that’s how long Katie and Nora hiked (the last 2 miles in their wedding gowns) to say ‘I do’ at the magnificent North Cascades National Park.

Lesbian beach elopement in Tofino, British Colombia Canada captured by Sara Rogers Photography (1)
Ilenia & Lorenza – A Tofino Elopement on their 10th Anniversary

After cancelling a wedding, these two lovers decided that a Tofino elopement on the anniversary of their tenth year together was more than perfect.

Gay sunrise hiking wedding elopement in Alberta Canada mountains
A Hiking Elopement in the Mountains in Hiking Gear

Carly and Martina treated themselves to new hiking gear to marry amongst the mountains at sunrise – they even managed to get a friend to officiate.

Lesbian brides eloping to get married on the Whitsundays Airlie Beach Australia
Ash & Paris – Deciding to Not Invite Parents to Our Wedding

Ash had to make the difficult decision to not invite her parents, who were unsupportive of her relationship, to her wedding – and it was the best decision she could have made.

Simple lesbian beach elopement in Maslins Beach, South Australia captured by Oh Wild Photography (1)
Alex & Toni – An At-Home Proposal and Beach Elopement

After two years together, Alex and Toni shared a quiet at home proposal and eloped on the beach – with tattoo rings in place of traditional engagement rings.

Caribbean gay couples elopement wedding in San Francisco Bay Area captured by Xilo Photography (4)
Fitz & Kendra – A Black, Queer Elopement in San Francisco

Fitz and Kendra’s San Francisco City Hall elopement was a day to celebrate the significance of what it means to be Black, queer women, who are children of immigrants living our lives openly and authentically.

Fun lesbian two bride elopement in Palm Springs California desert captured by The Hendrys (1)
Mindy & Kristina – A Palm Springs Elopement, ‘Just Us’

Sharing personal vows in a ceremony that was self-officiated, Mindy and Kristina had a very unique and personal Palm Springs Elopement.