Elope In Banff
On WeddingWire since 2015
Last update: February 2023
Located right in Banff for over 18 years, the Elope in Banff team are expert wedding planners that are passionate about planning smaller, intimate weddings in the spectacular Rocky Mountains. Sharon and Chris specialize in small-scale weddings and elopements. With their knowledge of the Canadian Rockies and the areas surrounding Banff, they will plan a relaxing elopement wedding for couples looking for a breathtaking setting to celebrate their special day. Small, intimate weddings are their true passion.
Whether you choose a simple outdoor celebration, a romantic weekend or something fun and adventurous, small wedding celebrations are their passion. Their wedding packages offer perfect solutions for couples depending on what they are looking for. Eloping couples on their own or accompanied by 10 to 20 guests, a spectacular scenic wedding, a skiing or snowboarding wedding or even a helicopter wedding, anything is possible. The Canadian wilderness will provide the perfect backdrop for a beautiful celebration.
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Meet the team
With over a decade of exposure as a professional performer, Chris is here to make sure that you have the best ever experience when you take centre stage on your wedding day.
Chris is energetic, organized, and very passionate about details. She will assist you in choosing the perfect spot for the ceremony and portraits, assist the bride in getting ready on your wedding day, and will be with you for the duration of the photographs to make sure that your special day will be a moment to cherish forever.
As a performer, Chris has traveled to many exciting destinations around the world including: Beijing (China), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Bogota (Columbia), Vienna (AT), and New York City (NY). She loves art, culture, cooking and wine.
Although she loves to travel, nothing is better than coming home to the Canadian Rockies. Growing up in Alberta, she is very familiar with Banff. She loves skiing in the winter, and hiking hard trails in the summer. She now lives in Canmore.
With over 20 years of experience in the wedding industry, Sharon is still as passionate as ever about planning small wedding celebrations. "It true honor to be chosen and trusted to plan your elopement wedding"
In 1997, she began planning small weddings for a UK based travel agency and this was the start of her career in the wedding industry. Over the past 2 decades, she has worked with hundreds of couples from all over the world who have chosen to come to the Canadian Rockies to celebrate their marriage vows.
Sharon has created a number of packages to inspire and provide you with different ideas when choosing to be married in Banff or Lake Louise, Canada. These packages are a great starting point for your special day. However, these packages are flexible and nearly every wedding is customised to each individual couple.
Together, with her husband Malcolm Carmichael, they own: Alpine Peak Photography and the Banff Log Cabin B & B, heritage log home in Banff.
Born and raised in Banff, Alberta, Sarah is very familiar with everything the valley has to offer, including the best restaurants, sight seeing, activities and so much more.
Sarah has just completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Dalhousie University. Her gentle, calm and patient personality makes her the perfect bridal assistant.
A strong and dedicated member of the Elope in Banff team, Sarah has lots of fun with our couples. She loves the opportunity to coordinate elopement weddings, meeting new faces from all over the world and introducing them to her beautiful hometown in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
Having worked at the flower shops in Banff for many years, as well as a number of different restaurants, (and being an outdoor lover of hiking, biking and adventuring), Sarah can help you find exactly what you are looking for when you come to Banff for your elopement celebration.
Sarah shows her couples the best outdoor spots to get married including some “off the beaten track” locations for total privacy in Banff. She is very much looking forward to meeting you and helping you have the elopement wedding of your dreams.
210 Bear St T1L 1A6 Banff (Alberta)