How to Word Elopement Announcements

So you…hopped a plane to the tropics, sneaked down to the courthouse, did a drive-through in Vegas, got a passport to Paris? How romantic! We love a secret elopement, but it doesn’t mean you want to keep your marriage a secret!

If you’re not having a big celebration, announcing good news with an elopement announcement is a must. Getting a wedding announcement in their mailbox will be the best part of your loved one’s day!

Still want a big celebration? Invite family and friends to a post-wedding bash! Invite them in a creative way by choosing a reception-only invitation that matches the style of the party you’re planning. You can even have fun by carrying through the theme or atmosphere of the place you were married.

Below you’ll find some great examples of different types of elopement announcement wording to help you get started:

Elopement Announcement Wording

Featured invitations: All My Heart, Just Love, and We Tied the Knot

Basic Elopement Announcement Wording:
Announcing the marriage of
Sarah Webber
and
Nathanial Doleson
on January 23
Breckenridge, Colorado

Elopement Announcement from Parents:
Just Married!
Because you’ve shared in their lives
by your friendship and love, we are
very proud to share the happy news.v Natalie Marie
daughter of Bill and Cindy Edwards
and
Louis Russel
son of Jeff and Kate Matthews
were married in a small wedding
on October 15
at Sangchris Lake State Park
Rochester, Illinois

Beach Elopement Announcement Wording:
We set sail
for a much needed vacation,
and we tied the knot
in a tropical destination!

Jessica Blaine
and
Marcus Traxler
were married
on the sixteenth of January
two thousand twenty five
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Secret Elopement Announcement Wording:
Forever has a Nice Ring to it!
Sarah & Ben
eloped in Las Vegas
on the fifteenth of June, 2025

Romantic Elopement Announcement Wording:
“Grow old along with me!
The best is yet to be…”
- Robert Browning

with great love
we joyfully announce
our marriage,
which took place on
December tenth
two thousand and twenty-five
at Old St. Joseph’s Church
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gretchen and Landon Kittleson

Elopement Announcement Wording That Includes a Reception Invitation:
We Eloped!
Jude Forester
and
Maxwell Hanover
were married
on the sixteenth of January

two thousand and twenty five
Please join us for a reception
to celebrate our new life together!
Saturday, March 28th
at seven o'clock in the evening
The Seven House
212 Main Street
Haven, Vermont

We hope you found this elopement announcement wording advice helpful! Give us a shout if you need any help as you customize your wedding stationery! xoxo