An intimate ceremony just for the two of you.

At Lakewold Gardens we understand that large weddings aren’t for everyone. Many couples long for a romantic and intimate ceremony that harkens to a simpler time. You want your wedding ceremony and day to reflect your authentic self. An elopement at Lakewold Gardens will offer you an opportunity to fulfill your vision of your wedding ceremony.

Choose one of our beautiful and unique settings for your elopement package: 

  • One of our enchanting Garden Rooms
  •  Our charming Tea House pictured below (center)
  • The wisteria-covered Verandah on the Wagner House. Perfect in the event of inclement weather, it offers a charming location to exchange your vows as well as a the best view of Gravelly Lake is seen from this location.
the Veranda
the Veranda
the Teahouse
the Teahouse
  • Elopements are offered Wednesday-Sunday, must be scheduled in advance
  • Maximum attendees: eight (8) including the couple, officiant and up to five additional attendees
  • Referral for experienced local wedding officiant available. You will have a ceremony that is meaningful and memorable.
  • One-hour rental

Cost $400

For additional information or to discuss your elopement, please contact us at 253-584-4106 or email prusnak@lakewoldgardens.org


"The gardens were beautiful and everything was so easy and relaxed. It was the perfect location for us." - Emily
Jacy Copelan Photography www.jacycopelanphoto.com
Eloping in Washington State
  • Identification Needed: photo ID with birthdate is required for both parties.
  • State Residency: You don’t need to be a Washington resident.
  • Age Requirement: Over 18 without parental consent.
  • License Expiration: The license is valid for 60 days.
  • Required Wait Time: 3-day waiting period.
  • Blood Test: not required
  • License Fee: varies by county and is required at time of application
  • Witnesses Needed: Two witnesses must be present at the time of the ceremony.
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Lakewold Gardens | 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest, Lakewood, WA 98499

Mailing Address | Post Office Box 39780, Lakewood, WA 98496

Phone | 253-584-4106

Spring/Summer/Fall Hours | 10 am to 5 pm Wed - Sun

Winter Hours (Nov - Mar) | 10 am to 4 pm Fri - Sun

This page is made possible, in part, by a City of Lakewood Lodging Tax Grant.