Meet Elope in Banff

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Who is Elope in Banff

At Elope in Banff, we LOVE love! With over 4000 weddings behind our team, we’re thrilled to help couples celebrate one of the most important days in your story together and to help you begin a new chapter in a dream setting. Our team brings extensive wedding planning experience to our elopement packages, as well as an intimate knowledge of Banff and the surrounding area to ensure that you have everything you need for a stress-free wedding. We put our couples first and will be here to guide you through every part of the planning process, step by step.

With decades of wedding planning experience and a heart for helping couples plan elopements that perfectly embody their love story here in Banff, as well as in Canmore, Lake Louise and more.

Benefits you get from Elope in Banff

Intimate Elopements

Let your love be at the centre of your big day without the distractions of a big wedding.

Planning Made Easy

Our packages include plenty of "magic" to make your special day picture-perfect. We include everything from your location, photography, and flowers, and we even have optional add-ons for professional makeup application to help you look your best when you say, "I do!"

Bow Valley Locals

We're proud to be Banff locals and know the region well. There's nothing we love more than welcoming you to our gorgeous piece of the Rockies!

Knowledgeable and Here to Help!

Elope in Banff brings decades of experience to your special day and is proud to work closely with our couples to create a stress-free, breathtaking experience that you'll remember forever.

Meet the Team


Elope in Banff is proud to plan intimate elopements in Banff National Park and the surrounding area. Our mission is to create beautiful ceremonies that capture your love story and allow you to celebrate your union surrounded by a picture-perfect backdrop and guided by a team you can trust to handle every little detail for your big day.

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Elope in Banff loves celebrating the love of others and helping couples celebrate their union surrounded by the beauty of the Rockies. We promise to help create a beautiful wedding that makes it easy to plan with confidence and allows you to focus on each other when it matters most.


Elope in Banff believes that couples deserve a wedding day that allows their love to shine without the pressure and stress that typically follows a big ceremony and reception. We believe that small elopements give couples the privacy and intimacy that truly allows your love to shine through and allows you to declare your everlasting commitment on your own terms.

Elope in Banff will always put our couples first, and with decades of experience behind our team, you can count on us to plan the perfect day without all the headaches!

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Elope in Banff features a team of top wedding planners, photographers and coordinators, each of which is dedicated to giving our couples the best experience possible. From handling every little detail to ensuring each beautiful moment is perfectly captured, we’re here to help guide you through every step of the elopement process and to make getting married in Banff easy!

Christianne Ullmark

Christianne, or Chris as she’s better known, brings years of creative experience and the precision and care that comes with being a formally trained professional dancer to each elopement. Having travelled the world in various productions, Chris’ love for people and the Rockies have brought her back home to the Banff and Canmore Region. Chris is thrilled to have worked closely with Malcolm and Sharon over the past few years and is thrilled to help you plan your dream day.

Christianne loves to travel, ski, hike and explore outdoors in her spare time and brings couples a burst of energy and delightful organization in the planning process. Chris is passionate about putting each detail into place and 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.

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Sharon Carmichael

Sharon brings over 20 years of wedding planning experience to the table and is thrilled to have been a Banff local for nearly 30 years. Together with her husband Malcolm, Sharon is passionate about helping couples plan the perfect celebration of their big day. Sharon is honoured to share in your special moment and to help ensure your elopement truly showcases your love story.

With over 20 years of experience in the wedding industry, Sharon is still as passionate as ever about small wedding celebrations.

When she’s not planning weddings throughout Banff National Park, Sharon can be found skiing, swimming, scuba diving, or reading a new book from the comfort of the historic log home she shares with her husband and three daughters. Sharon relocated to Banff from Cheshire, United Kingdom, to join her Canadian partner Malcolm and settle in the Rockies. After decades of calling Banff home, she’s more thrilled than ever to share her love of the mountains with couples tying the knot!

Bryan White

Bryan’s passion for wedding photography and contagious enthusiasm ensures a fun experience on wedding day. A strong and dedicated photographer, Bryan enjoys working closely with the EIB team. His calm and creative personality allows couples to be themselves so he can capture their natural connection with candid and real images. In his free time, Bryan enjoys playing in the mountains: snowboarding mountain biking, meeting new people and playing music. Bryan shoots with Canon equipment.
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Simon Morin

Simon Morin is a passionate photographer based in Banff, Canada, influenced by his photographer father. He combines his love for nature with artistry, often exploring Banff’s wilderness for unique perspectives. His specialty is capturing precious life moments, particularly in wedding photography. Simon believes in preserving emotions through his lens and aims to create images that tell a unique story. Whether it’s a dream wedding in the Rockies or documenting other special moments, he’s dedicated to preserving memories one click at a time.