Traditions from Home

Even the most casual elopement ceremony can have wonderful touches of home.  I recently married Sonam and Mizuho at the Treehouse for Dreaming (Dene Summerhouse) in Central Park.  The Bride’s parents travelled from Japan to see their daughter wed.  The groom’s father and siblings, all from Nepal, now lived in New York City. While the ceremony was “western” in its …

Fort Tryon Park

There is no doubt that the majority of my eloping couples have their wedding at Central Park, the crown jewel of Manhattan.  Featured in oh-so-many movies, landmark locations in Central Park (Bow Bridge, Cop Cot Gazebo, Shakespeare Garden, and Bethesda Foundation, to name a few) are ideal spots for nuptials, for my international brides and grooms, as well as those …

Wisteria Pergola, Central Park

Central Park is the most popular location for New York City elopements.  Covering almost 850 acres, it offers a variety of landscapes for weddings—ponds and waterfalls, rolling hills, gazebos, fountains, pavilions, and much more.  One of the most filmed locations in the world, this historic 150+ year old civic treasure was visited by over 40 million visitors in recent years. …