ELOPING - Whether you live in our local area or visiting and whatever the reason:
finances,secrecy or you just don't want the hassle of a formal wedding, eloping   
or a simple exchange of vows is a great option for you.

Fees at a location of our choice are:
Monday - Friday $100.00 & Saturday $150.00  

North Mississippi (Southaven) Monday - Saturday $200.00
(TN or MS license acceptable)

Cash only - no checks, debit or credit cards            
(Due before ceremony. Payment must be placed in envelope with marriage
license and given to minister before wedding)

Guest limit is 4 (5 -10 guests add $25.00 to daily fee - no exceptions)
More than 10 guests? Go to our "Services" page.
Holidays & Sundays are available for additional fee.

A witness is not required.
Our ceremony is non-denominational religious.


1. Book your ceremony date  
Call Rev. Patricia at (901) 487-6042 or Rev. Shirley at (901) 229-1544.  
           You will be given a date to confirm your appointment.                   
If you do not confirm, appointment will be canceled.     
We have a limited number of appointments so if you are not sure please do not call.

2. Purchase your license
You may purchase your marriage license anywhere in the state of Tennessee and  
bring with you or Monday - Friday at any of the County Clerk's office locations in this
area. For locations, prices and information including Mississippi License, go to our

Info" page

Get Married  
Bring your marriage license and fee and meet with minister who will perform your
Please be on time.  When she pronounces that you are husband and wife,
you are legally married. She will sign your license which you will  keep and she will send
the necessary papers back to the issuing clerk's office to record in their records that
you were married that day.

4. Celebrate
You have to do nothing else but enjoy your wedding day!
Bartlett Japanese Gdns, 2975 Alturia, Bartlett,TN - Shelby Co.
Eva Bledsoe Gazebo, 2863 Bartlett Rd,Bartlett, TN - Shelby Co.
(Next to Brad's BBQ) Corner of Stage & Bartlett Roads
Aycock Park Gazebo, 7330 Renda, Millington, TN - North Shelby Co.
The following locations are public parks in this area and can be used without charge for
an elopement with just the Minister, couple, and a few guests.
Jim Saucier Park - 8710 Northwest Drive
Southaven, MS  $200.00 M-Sat
Bring your TN or MS marriage license.
For our "out of town" couples - the following motels are a short drive from the Shelby County Clerk's
office on Mullins Station Road and the Bartlett Japanese Gardens

Best Western Galleria Inn & Suites
8635 US Highway 64, Bartlett, TN 38133
(901) 372-8000 or toll free: (800) 780-7234

Hampton Inn & Suites
2935 N Germantown Road, Bartlett, TN 38133
(901) 382-2050
Collierville Town Square Gazebo
Collierville, TN
$200.00 Monday - Saturday
Mississippi River Greenbelt
Harbortown/Memphis Downtown
$200.00 Monday - Saturday