517 Big Thompson Ave
Suite 170
Estes Park, CO 80517
970.481.0823

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- What sets you apart from other wedding services?

A - WE are what makes us different.

1 - Weddings ARE our BUSINESS - Weddings are our passion, and are 100% of how we make our living. This is NOT a 'hobby' or a 'sideline' for us. We focus all of our efforts on creating wedding memories to last a lifetime, meeting with and getting to know all of our couples and performing the most important services of your wedding day.

2 - Life experience! We walk the walk, talk the talk, and as a married couple of nearly 17 years with 2 daughters we know the sweet and romantic aspects of marriage, and understand the trials and tribulations that are waiting for you. Who better to help plan theday that will become the stepping stones for your future marriage than someone experienced, and successful, in the path ahead of you!

3 - We have over 28 years experience in just about every aspect of weddings, and as a result offer our couples benefit from that invaluable experience with our services. Not only can we assist with your ceremony, but can help answer questions along the way that brings your wedding full circle to the day you dream of.

4 - We take pride in offering unsurpassed customer service. You are not just another face or another license to us. Many of our couples keep in touch to share news of new homes, impending births, job changes and more. We build long-term relationships with our brides and grooms! We take the time to get to know WHO you are.

5 - The importance of your day. We know the details involved in putting together a wedding and reception. We also see all too many times important aspects of a wedding put on the back burner and many times left until the last minute. The vows you make to one another are what the day is about, and at the end of the party, after the photos are dusty on the shelf, we know the importance of the promises you will make to one another. We will guide you to find the perfect way to express yourself, to honor family and friends, to bring your children into the ceremony to reflect the formation of a blended family. We will customize your ceremony so that you incorporate important traditions while setting the tone for a ceremony that you can reflect back on in the years to come.

6 - Personality. While your ceremony is certainly a formal occasion, it should also be memorable, and stress-free DESPITE the fact that you are standing in front of 100 of your closest family and friends! We make you comfortable, confident, and you will suddenly find that our ability to make you giggle a little to relieve that tension, to bring your own sense of humor into your ceremony, not only personalizes your ceremony, or makes it memorable by engaging your guests and keeping their attention, but we melt away the stage fright you may be concerned of!

Q - How soon do we need to book our wedding with you?

A- At any time we can receive a call just like yours requesting a date for a wedding. We book on a first-come, first-serve basis and subsequent weddings have to book around our existing schedule. We can book out as far as 18 months in advance, and as close as only a few days for last minute elopements. Essentially the longer you wait, the more flexible you may have to be on your time or date. Our recommendation is that as soon as you know your date and preferred time, you secure your services with us.
 

Q- We are from out of state but want to elope or plan a lavishwedding in Colorado. How to we decide where to go?

A- Elopements and Destination Weddings in Colorado have become so much more popular for those couples wanting to escape the formality, the stress and the financial burden of a large wedding. Many of our elopement clients come for a romantic, memorable occasion just for the two of them, our destination and intimate weddings bring a few close friends and family and plan a simple dinner celebration following the ceremony in one of the area's suggested restaurants. Others are looking for the total wedding experience with large wedding parties and up to 250 guests - and we are here to service both!  Either will allow you the opportunity to celebrate with friends and extended family on your return... and our spectacular photos of your ceremony can play a center role in reflecting the day as you experienced it.

We hold our weddingss in the mountains, lakeside, in private homes, city parks, restaurants and hotels, any where you like! We are very happy to help with guidance on selecting a spot based on your vision, your personality and even your hobbies (hiking, snowshoeing, horse-back riding, etc). The great thing is that our packages are completely 'mobile'... meaning as long as we have your date and time booked, we give you the option to choose your final destination after you arrive and have a day to explore your options. We can even ride in a car together through the majestic Rocky Mountain National Park until you find that perfect, secluded, romantic spot that 'speaks' to you as being the perfect place! Popular spots in the park such as Lily Lake, Sprague Lake, Moraine Amphitheater, etc. do require a reservation along with the $50 permit, so if your inclination is one of those spots we will need to reserve it for you to avoid it being booked by another couple.
 

Q- I see there are lots of samples of flowers, cakes and rental ideas on your website, but I have something specific in mind from a photo I cut out of a magazine years ago - can you work with us on something custom?

A- Most definitely!! We have lots of photos on our site to give our clients a place to start when making their plans - BUT, we LOVE to be challenged!! If you have a photo or just an idea in the back of your head on what you would like for bouquets, table decor, ceremony flowers, your cake or other aspects of your wedding, send it to us and let us work our magic! Just keep in mind that some things you may like would need to be adjusted for your number of guests, or there could be upgrades in cost from whatever package you've chosen. We will let you know those fees right away so that you can make your decision!

Q- So what kind of "Additional Fees" can we expect to see?

A- Unless it is something you request special - NOTHING! We built our packages to be complete with NO SURPRISES at the end of the day - we don't like businesses that operate that way ourselves, and we never expect to Burdon our couples with extra charges! The ONLY fees that you can expect over and above a standard package would be something outside of the parameters of one of our packages, and can be built in and determined in advance to create a custom package for you. These fees can, only if applicable, include:

1. Travel Fees - Depending on your choice of locations, travel ranges from no charge within 30 minutes of Estes Park/Rocky Mountain National Park and increase from there depending on the location of your site.

2. Marriage License - Your license is up to you to obtain prior to your wedding and is only $30.

3. Site Fees - Depending on your package and location, there may be site fees imposed by the location you select. We'll take care of the leg work for you... Wedding fees for Rocky Mountain National Park can be obtained from our office - Standard pricing for weddings in Rocky Mountain National Park of $150.

4. Package Add-Ons - Interested in extra photos, a bigger cake, or fresh flowers? These are all optional fees based on your personal preferences and needs to make your day perfect!


   
 

517 Big Thompson Avenue
Suite 170
Estes Park, CO 80517


970.481.0823
970.586.9888 (After Hours)
www.EstesVows.com
info@EstesVows.com

Lorie Cooper
Owner and Master Wedding and Event Planner

Located in beautiful downtown Estes Park, Colorado in the Lower Stanley Village - in the McDonald's parking lot in-between Subway and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory near the mall's public restrooms.

 

2016 Summer Hours:

PLEASE NOTE: Our hours maybe be adjusted on an as-needed basis to service weddings.  If you are traveling from out of town, we strongly suggest calling ahead to confirm our hours for that day or to schedule an appointment!


Sunday and Monday
 - By Appointment

Tuesday - Saturday
10am - 5pm


Other Hours Available By Appointment

(970) 480-5151
or
(970) 586.9888


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