THE BOHO PICNIC ELOPEMENT
If you’re a couple who wants a simple yet beautiful elopement, the boho picnic is your ticket. In a boho-styled teepee, this 2.5-hour elopement picnic is offered in multiple venues across the Mornington Peninsula. Outfitted with Turkish rugs, ottomans, cushions, wicker baskets, a tea chest and styled to perfection, every detail is taken care of for you, so that your elopement is all about you. As it should be.
Elegant and stylish, The Boho Picnic Elopement is perfect for couples wanting to celebrate their marriage alone – and in serious style – without spending a fortune or any of the usual headaches or stress associated with wedding planning.
Choose from one of these incredible venues on the Mornington Peninsula for your Boho Picnic Elopement:
01. TANGLEWOOD ESTATE
This private winery is nestled amongst ancient Tangelwood Eucalypts, looking out over Port Phillip Bay. This premium, quintessentially Australian property is typically booked out years in advance for high-end weddings, magazine and branding photoshoots. And we’re thrilled to offer it as one of our elopement venues. Your tepee is pitched between their charming mud hut studio, built in the round, looking across to the rustic timber chapel and beyond to the bay. If the weather doesn’t behave on your day, we set up your tepee just inside the mudhut studio and throw the doors open to still fully appreciate the setting.
02. DALYWATERS GARDEN & CHAPEL
A classically romantic wedding venue, The Dalywaters Gardens & Chapel is famous for its 60-metre aisle covered in thousands of fragrant roses and wisteria. The diverse grounds boast an ornamental lake, gazebos, arbours and a jetty for beautiful wedding photos. But the jewel in its crown is the open-sided all-weather, white rustic wedding chapel adorned in climbing roses. If the weather turns, the chapel is large enough to pitch the tepee under cover, without having to move indoors. Situated just minutes from the Peninsula Link, this secluded and quiet garden is a perfect all-weather option.
3. The Old Church Red Hill
This gorgeous weatherboard church was constructed from local timber in 1911 and overlooks a pristine valley and national park. Think white walls, wooden floors and a cozy pot bellied stove to keep you toasty on those chilly days. Walk down the aisle, or don’t… in this beautiful rustic church to your partner waiting in front of the stunning picture window overlooking the valley and bay. Your teepee will be pitched in front of the window with the valley as the perfect backdrop rain hail or shine. Enjoy sipping champagne as the sun sets over Westernport Bay.
Located in Red Hill, this is our only winter venue for Boho Picnic Elopements.
04. MORNINGTON PENINSULA BEACH
The Mornington Peninsula boasts some of the best beaches in the world. Dip your toes in the water after saying your vows then retreat in your teepee for a cuddle.
Tepees can only be erected on bay side beaches (not surf beaches) and we’ll take care of all permits and regulations on your behalf. We recommend the beautiful white sand beach at Mcrae with its clear, shallow aquamarine waters and lighthouse. However, if you have a favourite beach in mind chat with us.
We recommend only booking a beach elopement in the weather-dependable months of February and March. As beaches are publicly accessible spaces, and school is in progress, it has the added advantage of being quieter at these times.
THE BOHO PICNIC ELOPEMENT INCLUSIONS
AN INCREDIBLE TEAM OF TALENTED WEDDING PROFESSIONALS AND SUPPLIERS
As Australia’s most established pop up wedding business, we’ve forged relationships with the country’s most exclusive venues, wedding professionals and top suppliers. With The Boho Picnic Elopement, every detail is meticulously thought out. This elopement package includes:
YOUR WEDDING PLANNER
to take care of all the organisation and to plan your flawless, stress-free elopement
to officiate a simple legal-only ceremony, with your own personal vows
YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
to capture gorgeous photos that you can share later when you announce your elopement
YOUR EVENT STYLIST
to position in you perfectly in your chosen location and to set up your exquisite celebration
Enjoy a 60-minute photo shoot that captures candid shots of your ceremony and makes the most of your stunning natural surrounds, be it vineyards, formal gardens, peony paddocks, wisteria walks, lakeside or beach side.
Every image is professionally edited and available for download to do whatever you wish with, giving you complete flexibility.
LUXE BOHEMIAN STYLING
Your elopement will be styled to Boho perfection, so you can curl up in your teepee with Turkish rugs, ottomans, plush cushions, soft throws, wicker baskets and a wooden tea chest serving as your table for two. Gorgeous native flowers, lanterns, vintage champagne buckets, lanterns and lovely glassware complete the look. This is next-level luxe.
A GOOD GRAZE
Savour a fabulous grazing plate, laden with delicious food for two, with antipasto items, fresh fruits, charcuterie, cheeses, dips, crackers and more, plus sweet treats! Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free, we cater to every dietary restriction and lifestyle. Just ask!
And to wash it all down, enjoy your choice of complimentary French champagne (or an excellent local red or white wine if you prefer). With bottles of sparkling and still San Pelligrino water, your elopement picnic will be unforgettable. And you’re also welcome to BYO your favourite tipple in addition if you wish.
Your simple legal marriage is all about the vows. This is where it gets real; what you say to each other is important. So, we’ll provide you with an amazing vow tool kit. Inside, you’ll find vow hacks and templates that are so easy to use, your vows will practically write themselves. But, if you do get stuck, your Marriage Celebrant will assist you with one-on-one support to help you articulate what you really want to say.
ALL SMALL THINGS
Eloping is all about you. Instead of worrying about the little details that can take up time, we’ll have your choice of bouquet/s and/or buttonhole/s of native florals waiting for you when you arrive. We’ll also give you an option to purchase matching flower crowns if you wish. The reason we don’t include them in the package is that we never assume gender on behalf of our couples. We’re proud to have helped many same-sex couples marry over the years.
We provide thoughtful touches like a Bluetooth speaker to play the soundtrack for your day, along with natural sunscreen and mosquito repellent (just in case!) to ensure everything is perfect.
We’ll even arrange your 2 legal witnesses – our photographer and event stylist will happily oblige – so that we can keep the day all about the two of you. Or, if it’s important to you, feel free to bring your own witnesses. That’s ok too! Just ask. We can cater for up to four additional guests upon request.
AND WE TAKE CARE OF EVERY LEGAL DETAIL
We’ll take care of the 5 legal documents you need to make your partnership official. We’ll even order and pay for your marriage certificate on your behalf and have it delivered to your door a few weeks after your wedding. Perfect for Australians and foreign couples alike, simply pick your location, time, and date. Then, on your wedding day, check and sign the documents at the appropriate time.
HAVE AN EASY, FUN, AND FABULOUS ELOPEMENT
If you’d rather elope than deal with the hassles and cost of a fussy wedding, the boho picnic elopement is perfect for you. Simply pick your elopement date, time and location and show up– with every detail taken care of, this ceremony is all about you.
But don’t wait to schedule your date! Our pop up elopement dates fill up fast– once these dates are booked up, they’re gone forever. Don’t miss your chance for an easy, affordable and beautiful elopement.
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How can one say thank you enough for what you have done for us on the most amazing day of our lives? Not sure if it’s possible, but we’ll try 🙂
From the moment we met you, we knew we didn’t need to look any further. You were so organized and so professional from the very start and we knew we were in good hands.
Thank you for making our day so relaxed, happy and totally carefree.
DITCH THE STRESS AND HIGH-TICKET PRICE TAG WITH AN EASY AND AFFORDABLE WEDDING
If you want an incredible Insta-worthy wedding you’ll both enjoy for years to come, The Boho Picnic Elopement may be perfect for you.
But don’t wait to schedule your date!
Our elopement dates fill up fast– once these dates are booked, they’re gone for good. Don’t miss out!
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