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Rainy Olympic National Park Elopement

Rainy Olympic National Park Elopement
Couple walking across a haystack on the beach during their Rainy Olympic National Park Elopement | Zion Brides

If you’re familiar with spring in Washington, you’ll probably know there can be some erratic weather. In spring, it can be snowing one day and sunny the next. On the day of their elopement, rain was forecasted ALL day. Armed with vow books and umbrellas, they headed out to the beach in the rain for their rainy Olympic National Park elopement.

Carly wore the cutest, and she admitted, most impractical, shoes for the beach — a pair of baby blue heels (don’t worry she changed into Vans for their walk on the beach later!)

Carly and Gavin asked where exactly they should have their ceremony on the beach when they stumbled upon a gothic-style tree stump. They immediately knew that they wanted to have their ceremony in front of it and said it felt like it was meant to be there.

After their ceremony, they shared cake and champagne and took family portraits with their dog Valkyrie. Once all the formalities were out of the way, they walked down the beach to a few iconic haystacks. Carly bundled up in a waterproof blanket — even crossing over logs and streams with it!

On their walk back after their rainy Olympic National Park elopement, they spotted at least six eagles and one seal on the beach!


Rainy Olympic National Park Elopement

 

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