In the age of COVID-19 and social distancing, many couples are opting for small “micro weddings” rather than having large affairs with extensive guest lists. These weddings typically have 50 guests or less and are more intimate affairs. The fact that these wedding celebrations are so small means that there are more options for venues than large guest lists dictate, which is definitely a fun part of having a micro wedding! If you’re looking for micro wedding venue inspiration, look no further than these dream locations.
Gallows Point in St. John, USVI
Although much of the Caribbean remains shut down due to the pandemic, the U.S. Virgin Islands are the ideal destination for a micro wedding. This gorgeous setting is easy to get to and doesn’t require a passport, making it a dream! Gallows Point is a boutique hotel with gorgeous villas on the property. It sits directly on the water, is walkable to the island’s charming town, and has a recently renovated pool area. This small, yet lust-worthy, resort will impress your guests and leave them wanting to come back time and time again. The lawn is the absolute perfect spot to exchange your vows with your closest family members and friends by your side.
Greenvale Vineyards, Rhode Island
A vineyard wedding in a quaint New England town could be the perfect place to host your micro wedding. Greenvale Vineyards in Portsmouth truly has it all. It’s located on the water for beautiful views, has lush greenery and landscaping, and offers different options as far as ceremony and reception sites. Whether you’re looking to have an indoor or outdoor wedding, this vineyard is perfect for wine lovers and will wow you and your future spouse and guests alike.
Beringer Vineyards, California
Speaking of vineyards, Napa boasts some gorgeous options that provide you with dream venue options for a gorgeous micro wedding. Beringer Vineyards is among one of the most special places to exchange vows in front of an intimate audience. There’s no shortage of options at this beautiful winery, from a beautiful stone historic house to an outdoor oasis surrounding a picturesque tree. Your ceremony and reception will be everything you’ve dreamed of and more at your Beringer Vineyard micro wedding.
River Road Farm, Vermont
Vermont is another idyllic place to have a micro wedding, especially during the beautiful season of fall. River Road Farm in Vermont is the perfect setting for an intimate affair. This is the perfect place for a more rustic wedding and it even features a historic or landmark building. In the town of Manchester, there is a lot to do in the surrounding area, from outlet shopping to restaurants to outdoor activities. This gorgeous venue combined with a fun area for guests to enjoy allows you to make your micro wedding into a fun weekend and beautiful event.
Mountain Lodge at Telluride, Colorado
Another amazing micro wedding venue that provides an outdoorsy setting and picturesque views is the Mountain Lodge at Telluride in Colorado. Stunning mountain views and a well-appointed lodge will provide you and guests with a breathtaking experience that will simply be unforgettable. Host your micro wedding in the winter months to allow yourself and guests to see the snow capped mountains and to hit the slopes.
Emeline Hotel, South Carolina
Get the southern charm of Charleston, South Carolina for your micro wedding. Emiline is a stunning boutique hotel nestled perfectly in the bustling city of Charleston. The heart of the hotel boasts a private courtyard, giving you the perfect spot to host your intimate affair. While providing the southern hospitality that Charleston is known for, Emeline also gives off a more modern vibe if that’s what strikes your fancy.
Having a micro wedding opens up many venues for you to choose from for your dream wedding with those closest to you by your side.