Some people dream of big fairytale weddings, while others would prefer a small intimate ceremony. With many larger weddings being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, many couples are starting to rethink whether they need a large wedding or not. If you’re thinking that perhaps a small wedding could be just as special, we’re here to give you the five reasons why small intimate weddings are the way to go! We guarantee it’ll be just as wonderful, if not more, than a large wedding. 

Surround Yourself With Your Closest Friends & Family

If you’re someone with a large extended family and your fiancé is too, the guest list can quickly get out of control. “Do we have to invite great aunt Sally? What about her kids? And what about your long lost cousin, Jack?” These conversations can go on for days. When you have a big wedding, it can be difficult to know where to draw the line for the guest list. When you choose to have a small wedding, you’ll only be surrounded by your closest family and friends, and you don’t have to worry about hurting any distant relatives or friends feelings! The people that know and love you most will be standing by you (with front row seats) to watch you and your partner and exchange vows.  This makes for an incredibly romantic and intimate ceremony that you’ll always remember fondly. 

Save Money

Perhaps the best part of a small wedding is the money savings. Large wedding expenses can add up quickly and leave you and your soon-to-be spouse in debt before you even tie the knot. A small wedding is much more affordable and will be just as amazing! 

Shorter Wedding Day

Some people make weddings an-all day affair; Between getting ready, photos, the ceremony, a cocktail hour, dinner, and dancing, it can be exhausting. With a small wedding, you can cut down on some of the extras to make it a shorter day, packed with wonderful memories!

Less Pressure

The expectations of a big wedding day can be overwhelming and hard to live up to. With a smaller wedding, there’s less stress and less pressure, so you can really enjoy your day. If you let go of the typical wedding norms and embrace your own unique small wedding, it’ll be such a special day. 

You can Choose a Unique Venue

With a big guest list, sometimes your choice of venues can be limited. If you choose to go with a small wedding, you’ll have your choice of venue and can opt for something unique for your ceremony. Our historic Chapel in Quincy offers the perfect setting for couples to tie the knot. We offer seating for up to 10 of your closest friends and family, and an hour ceremony with our Justice of the Peace. We’re committed to providing you and your partner with the wedding of your dreams! Learn more about our small wedding packages here. We’ll be happy to help make your day incredibly special!