Romantic Lodging in the Shenandoah Valley

Elopements & Renewals

Elopement and Renewal Packages!

Karen Riddle, Wedding Officiant
Elopement at Shadow Mountain Escape
Red Velvet Cake

Elopement Wedding Package – with an on-site officiant!

Intimate, unforgettable and romantic!

Our elopement package is simple for a spectacular wedding day!  Just the 2 of you!

Imagine your wedding ceremony backdrop on Shadow Mountain Escape – you won’t have to go far to take advantage of some of the most scenic views the region has to offer.

This is our newest package with Karen as your on-site marriage officiant! Perfect for those looking for a simple, but spectacular wedding day! Call Karen prior to booking at 540-843-0584 to confirm elopement ceremony date. If you are traveling from another state to Virginia – ask Karen about the easiest way to obtain a Virginia marriage license!

Your wedding elopement and renewal package includes:

  • Wedding/renewal ceremony on our 15 acre property  – select your spot: stream, pond, cabin side, stone courtyard or various other spots.
  • On-site celebrant (Karen) will provide you with a non-denominational civil ceremony
  • Dozen red roses and chocolates upon arrival to cabin
  • Small Red Velvet Rose wedding cake
  • Prosecco toast -just the 2 of you – in your private cabin following ceremony with 2 SME keepsake champagne glasses
  • Vows – provide your own or use officiant’s select vows
  • 1 hour photography package (by Karen) including all images edited and provided on USB for printing at your leisure (typically 25 images taking with latest iPhone)
  • Package is available to “add-on” to your 2-night cabin booking


Elopement/Engagement Site Fee

This package is available to “add on” to your cabin stay.

  • Another available option is a DIY ceremony.
  • You select your officiant and photographer.
  • Photographer use of cabin and property grounds for ceremony and photography for 2 hours.
  • No additional guests permitted – only the officiant and photographer.


Elopement Wedding for 10 guests

This package is available to “add on” to your cabin stay. Click here to view details.

All inclusive, petite wedding experience to include:

  • Timber Frame Cabin lodging for 8 guests
  • Roses & Italian wine
  • Prosecco Toast with cake
  • Candlelight dinner for 10 in the original timber frame
  • Use of the Cantina for your celebration

Simply . . . Elope!

An experience to cherish the rest of your lives together – romantic elopements at Shadow Mountain Escape!