Elopement & Vow Renewal

Romantic Elopement and Vow Renewal Ceremonies in the Hocking Hills

We have Hocking Hills’ most luxurious intimate weddings, micro-weddings, elopements, and anniversary vow renewals! 

Cherry Ridge Retreat is the perfect choice for a private elopement wedding, or micro-wedding ceremony in the Hocking Hills. Our secluded 140-acre property offers countless stunning locations for your private ceremony. Plus, your honeymoon cabin is only steps away. Designed to inspire romance and relaxation, our luxury cabins have the special touches to make your stay unforgettable.

NOTE: No visitors can attend elopement ceremonies—only registered Cherry Ridge Retreat guests.
Each of our Elopement ceremonies can be adapted to an Anniversary Vow Renewal ceremony or micro-wedding.

Elopement & Vow renewal packages for every budget.

Cake, flowers and Champagne on a counter

Standard Elopement Package


Perfect for the couple looking for a simple ceremony for two!

Have your private ceremony anywhere on our property and anywhere your hearts desire—at our central gazebo, on a clearing on our trails, right at your cabin, etc. Decorations include a gorgeous bouquet for photos or as a keepsake, an archway to frame the ceremony, two (2) floral swags, and white draping fabric to set the scene. Top it all off with a bottle of champagne or sparkling cider on ice and a delicious celebratory cake for two!

  • Officiant
  • Celebratory Bottle of Champagne or Cider
  • Floral Bouquet
  • Celebratory Cake for Two
  • Simple Elopement Decorations
Bride and groom stand hand in hand. Officiant in the background, reading the vows

Elopement Plus Package


A private elopement ceremony with photography to capture memories that are sure to last a lifetime!

This package includes everything in the Standard Elopement package, PLUS a professional photographer to capture the memories of your special day so you can remember and celebrate for years to come!

  • Officiant
  • Celebratory Bottle of Champagne or Cider
  • Floral Bouquet
  • Celebratory Cake for Two
  • Simple Elopement Decorations
  • Professional Photographer/Photography Session*

*Photography session includes a minimum of 20 digital photos with no watermarks. Photography session is 30 minutes with no limit on number of poses. Additional photos may be available. Photos will be received within 5 weeks of the photo shoot.

Bride and groom facing one another, officiant in the background, reading the vows

Ultimate Elopement Package


Leave the stresses of wedding planning to us and enjoy a day that's all about the two of you.

The Ultimate Elopement Package includes everything in the Elopement Plus Package, PLUS an upgrade to Ultimate Decorations and a commemorative wooden keepsake photo album!

Our Ultimate Decorations will create the perfect backdrop for your special day and includes a cake stand, two (2) gold stands with white faux florals, and six (6) lanterns.

  • Officiant
  • Celebratory Bottle of Champagne or Cider
  • Floral Bouquet
  • Celebratory Cake for Two
  • Photographer
  • Ultimate Elopement Decorations
  • Commemorative Wooden Keepsake Photo Album

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