Washington

Where to Elope in Washington

Eloping to Washington State can be very memorable experience that you will surely cherish for the rest of your life. The diversity of scenic destination wedding locations will bring meaning to your relationship during the wedding, honeymoon and great memories for years to come. Destinations like Washington State’s Olympic National Park and other great outdoor adventure locations in the Pacific Northwest region offer recreational activities that you will surely enjoy.

As shown below, there are many interesting places and activities that a couple can enjoy in Washington State either before, during or after your destination wedding including: strolling around the Roche Island in the San Juan Islands, camp in Olympic National Park, or enjoy the miles of backpacking trails around Lake Chelan or Puget Sound’s vibrant wineries.

Do you want to elope to Seattle, Tacoma or somewhere else in Washington? Consider one of the elopement packages offered by our featured listings or check out the other elopement service providers from our Washington Where to Elope Guide.

Eastsound (San Juan Islands), Washington

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Turtleback Farm Inn
Turtleback Farm Inn Bed and Breakfast
Located on the San Juan Islands, Turtleback Farm Inn is a country farmhouse for tourists of good judgment. Aside from serving sumptuous breakfasts, it can accommodate the new couple in spacious bedrooms with full baths and private decks. Romance can bloom not only in the comfortable accommodations but also in the breathtaking scenery and varieties of open-air tricks. The couple can indulge in hiking, bicycling, kayaking, sailing and whale watching.*****
1981 Crow Valley Road
Eastsound, WA
98245
US
Phone: (800) 376-4914
Fax: (360) 376-5329

Carson, WA

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Carson Ridge Private Luxury Cabins
Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins has created the perfect setting for your elopement weekend. Lush, botanical grounds with the backdrop of pine and evergreen trees make for a memorable setting to the day you've always dreamt of – your wedding day! Start the day with a delicious homemade breakfast delivered to your cabin. Enhance your day with a couple's in-cabin massage and a relaxing soak in your hydrotherapy spa tub scented with lavender bath salts, a lovely prelude to your pending ceremony. Call or visit their website for more information.*****
1261 Wind River Road
Carson, Washington
98610
US
Phone: (509) 427-7777 or (877) 816-7908

Seattle, Washington

Seattle Elope
Officiants Patricia Stimac and Kent Buttars consider an exchange of vows a cherished ceremony to be remembered for a lifetime. Couples can choose their own ceremony location from the greater Seattle area, home to Green Lake, and beautiful parks and landmarks. The Officiants accommodate couples by traveling to most places as a courtesy to their eloping couples.**
P.O. Box 30551
Seattle, Washington
98113
US
Phone: (206) 789-9788

Cathlamet, Washington

The Villa at Little Cape Horn Bed and Breakfast
Above the Columbia River lies The Villa at Little Cape Horn Bed and Breakfast with a magnificent view making it a perfect location for a romantic elopement getaway.**
48 Little Cape Horn Rd
Cathlamet, WA
98612
US
Phone: (360) 578-9100

Monroe, Washington

Elope Seattle
Luck number 7 will get you this Officiant and married with a total of 7 attendees, and scheduled within 7 days out. You select the place, get the license, get on the calendar, and get hitched in approximately 7 days! They love the military and offer a $50 discount for active duty personnel (with proof).**
17275 Sawyer Street
Monroe, Washington
98277
US
Phone: (206) 724-2037

Ashford, Washington

Alexander Country Inn
Alexander Country Inn Bed and Breakfast
Alexander Country Inn & Restaurant is one of Washington’s oldest establishments and provides an option for couples to exchange their vows by a lovely waterfall or in the interior parlor with the convenience of a reception following at the Inn’s restaurant.**
37515 State Road 706 East
Ashford, WA
98304
US
Phone: (800) 654-7615 • (360) 569-2300

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Seattle, Washington

Argosy Cruises
An exchange of vows or honeymoon cruise is never static onboard The Royal Argosy providing eloping couples with a dynamic view of the Northwest.**
1101 Alaskan Way, Pier 55 Suite 201
Seattle, Washington
98101
Phone: (206) 676-3145

Woodinville, Washington

Willows Lodge
Built from one-hundred year old timber collected from the Port of Portland the rustic feel of The Willows Lodge carries over to the amazing culinary team ready to prepare a special occasion menu for all eloping couples who venture near.**
14580 NE 145th Street
Woodinville, Washington
98072
Phone: (425) 424-3900

Tacoma, Washington

I Need a Minister
Wedding Minister Rev. Bob Williamson may accommodate your exchange of vows even within an hour notice. He is also open to customized Christian or non-religious ceremonies.**
Tacoma, Washington
98446
Phone: (253) 229-9967

Woodland, Washington

The Empress Estate
460 Empress Lane
Woodland, Washington
98674
US
Phone: (360) 225-5555

Olympia, Washington

The Swantown Inn Bed & Breakfast & Olympia Weddings
The Swantown Inn Bed & Breakfast in Olympia, Washington boasts of its Victorian architecture as the perfect ambiance for weddings and elopements. The couple has choices that range from a grand garden wedding to a personalized candlelit ceremony. The Inn is perfect for those who want to combine a brief Honeymoon with their elopement.**
1431 11th Ave SE
Olympia, WA
98501
US
Phone: (877) 753-9123

Washington Marriage License Requirements:

To be married in Washington you must have a valid marriage license issued by any county clerk. Here is a summary of the license requirements in Washington:

Minimum
Age
License
Cost

Application
Waiting
period

Waiting
period
to marry

License
valid
Blood
test
18 yrs $51 3 days none 60 days no