As more and more couples choose smaller, more intimate settings for their weddings, an amazing option to consider is the micro wedding—a trend taking the wedding market by storm. In fact, micro weddings are a perfect solution for minimalist couples.
What is a Micro Wedding?
Just as the name implies, a micro wedding has all the elements of a full-size wedding but on a much smaller scale. The couple typically invites family and only close friends, keeping the guest list to 50 or less.
Micro weddings are not to be confused with an elopement (although at Hermann Hill, we have three elopement packages and love those, too!), which suggests secretive, spur-of-the-moment nuptials for two. Micro weddings are intentional, well-planned and intimate ceremonies. They are perfect for couples looking to celebrate their love with only their closest loved ones and friends by their side.
Benefits of a Micro Wedding
Planning your wedding means you have a lot to consider. Yet, micro weddings come together effortlessly when you have Hermann Hill’s creative team of wedding experts on your side. These are just a few of the reasons we see couples choosing to have micro weddings.
Save Money (or Spoil Your Guests)
Fewer guests mean you will save money on your big day. Yet, while micro weddings can be lighter on the pocketbook, some couples choose to spend their entire budget on high-end details that would be cost-prohibited with a large number of guests.
Some couples shower their wedding guests with extra-special treatment by paying for their accommodations and transportation as part of their wedding budget—something they couldn’t pull-off if they planned a larger ceremony.
With a micro wedding, you can be wildly creative with how your wedding plays out. That’s because smaller weddings naturally seem to encourage less traditional expectations. What could you include in your big day with a smaller group that just feels like you?
Quality Over Quantity
Your wedding doesn’t have to include every Facebook friend—you know, the ones that feel more like acquaintances? By choosing a micro wedding, newlyweds can prioritize spending quality time with each loved one at their event—rather than having an overwhelming number of people to touch base with for only a minute or two between dances.
What bride hasn’t dreamed of a dazzling fairy tale wedding as a young girl? A micro wedding can make that dream possible—whether you want a quiet setting with minimal details or an elaborate affair with the ones you cherish the most!
Hermann Hill—the Perfect Place for a Micro Wedding!
Hermann Hill offers a special Micro Wedding Package for couples, which includes inviting up to 50 guests. Work with one of our talented wedding coordinators to start expertly designing the micro wedding of your dreams!
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