The Edward Harris House Inn
(800) 419-1213

Rochester, New York

Intimate Wedding in Rochester, NY - Cottage Garden

Romantic Elopement Packages in Rochester, NY

Be Romantic! The thrill of taking off with the one you love can be intoxicating! The sense of spontaneity and adventure that accompanies an elopement can be very appealing.

Avoid the stress of wedding planning! Planning a wedding takes time - and a lot of it! Eloping will give you the stress free wedding experience you desire.

Private and Intimate! Our small wedding packages and honeymoon cottages offer you the most romantic experience available in New York. You have the rest of your life to party with friends and family. Focusing on one another in a private, intimate setting is a perfect way to celebrate your love and begin your marriage.


Elopement Packages

 #1 'The Secret'  For the Love of the Two of You

Package Includes:

  • Ceremony usually performed between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm. Some evenings may be available for candlelight ceremonies.
  • Intimate 2-person ceremony. Additional guests are $30 per person. (up to 6 guests with prior arrangements).
  • Your ceremony will be officiated by a licensed NYS non-denominational wedding officiate. Couple must provide a NYS matrimony license.
  • Small wedding cake garnished with fresh seasonal flowers
  • Choice of non-alcoholic Champagne, cider or sparkling juice for your toast. (You may bring your own alcoholic beverage and we will chill it for you.)
  • Fresh floral bridal bouquet.

The above package does not require an overnight stay and will take approximately 1 hour from start to finish. Reservations required. ($595 Sun-Thurs • $695 Fri and Sat.)

Note: Prices quoted are subject to change. Reservations are based on deposit and availability. Taxes and gratuity are additional and will be added to your final bill. Upon request, one of our photographers will be happy to work with you to pick the packages that are right for you. You will be invoiced directly by your photographer for any packages or services that you choose.


#2 'Mums the Word Elopement for Two

One Night Stay

Package Includes:

  • 1pm check-in for a 3pm or later wedding, giving you the afternoon to relax in your luxury suite.
  • One nights lodging in any of our spacious suites with romantic candlelit fireplace. (space available)
  • Flowers and chocolates in your room upon arrival.
  • Gourmet breakfast in the dining room of the Inn or a special breakfast delivered to your suite, your choice.
  • Intimate 2-person ceremony (a small number of guests by prior arrangement if desired). No more than 6 guests please.
  • Your choice of your ceremony either in the living room of the Inn or in the cottage gardens under the arbor.
  • Your ceremony will be officiated by a licensed NYS non-denominational wedding officiate. Couple must provide a NYS matrimony license.
  • Small wedding cake garnished with fresh seasonal flowers.
  • Fresh hand-tied seasonal floral bouquet and boutonniere for your fiance.
  • Choice of non-alcoholic Champagne, cider or sparkling juice for your toast. (You may bring your own alcoholic beverage and we will chill it for you.) Pair of crystal champagne flutes as a remembrance gift.
  • A $50 gift certificate to use towards a return stay at the Edward Harris House Inn to celebrate your first anniversary as a married couple.
  • Late check-out available.

($895 Sun - Thurs • $995 Fri and Sat)

Note: Prices quoted are subject to change. Reservations are based on deposit and availability. Taxes and gratuity are additional and will be added to your final bill. Upon request, one of our photographers will be happy to work with you to pick the packages that are right for you. You will be invoiced directly by your photographer for any packages or services that you choose.


#3 'A Little Birdie Told Me'... Two Nights Lodging 

Elopement for Two

Package Includes:

  • Two nights lodging in any of our spacious suites with romantic candlelit fireplace, space available.
  • Flowers and chocolates in your room upon arrival.
  • Gourmet breakfast in the dining room of the Inn or a special breakfast delivered to your suite, your choice.
  • Intimate 2-person ceremony. Just slipped out? No problem - Small number of guests by prior arrangement if desired for up to 6 guests. Additional guests will be charged $30 per person. Ceremony held in either the living room of the Inn or outdoors under the arbor. With prior arrangements, riverside at our River Cottage.
  • Your ceremony will be officiated by a licensed NYS non-denominational wedding officiate. Couple must provide a NYS matrimony license.
  • Small wedding cake garnished with fresh seasonal flowers. Fresh hand-tied seasonal floral bouquet and boutonniere for your fiance.
  • Choice of non-alcoholic Champagne, cider or sparkling juice for your wedding toast. (You may bring your own alcoholic beverage and we will chill it for you.) Pair of crystal champagne flutes as a remembrance gift.
  • $50 gift certificate to use towards a return stay at the Edward Harris House Inn to celebrate your first anniversary as a married couple.
  • Late check-out available.

($995 Sun - Thurs • $1150 Fri and Sat)

Note: Prices quoted are subject to change. Reservations are based on deposit and availability. Taxes and gratuity are additional and will be added to your final bill. Upon request, one of our photographers will be happy to work with you to pick the packages that are right for you. You will be invoiced directly by your photographer for any packages or services that you choose.



Optional Extras to Above Package:

  • Mother of the bride corsages, flower girl baskets and attendant bouquets.
  • In-room body massage from $75 per hour per person (fee and gratuity to be paid directly to your masseuse please.) Subject to availability. Pricing subject to change. Larger cakes and extra tiers available. Please call for pricing.

Note: Prices quoted are subject to change. Reservations are based on availability. Taxes, gratuity and photographic packages are not included in above pricing and will be added to your final bill.

Note: Individuals opting for the River Cottage as their wedding site are asked to plan to stay at the Cottage for a 2 night stay.


Cancellation Policy for Elopements:

The above packages are designed for a private two-person wedding. No outside guests are permitted without prior arrangement with the Innkeeper. Elopements are considered to be 6 or less guests. Weddings are considered to be 7 or more guests. Holiday elopements may be subject to additional fees. A 21 day cancellation period applies to elopement packages. If you book a package and cancel less than 21 days prior to the date, there is a $ 100.00 non-refundable cancellation fee. Any deposits made may be applied to a later date within one year of cancellation with no penalties. Please contact the Inn so that you can be assured the date is available and to discuss details. You may check availability on our website calendar.

Please contact our special events division at (585) 473-9752 regarding larger event planning.