Elopement photographers combined with local elopement planning experts creates the ultimate team
EXPERIENCE OVER PRODUCTION
LEAVE NO TRACE
We are the 'Rocky Mountain Wedding Collective'. A team of mountain dwelling, adventure seekers who naturally connected people and created inspiring experiences before we knew it was called wedding planning!
We all live in the Bow Valley (Canmore and Banff) and share a love for supporting local. We take our jobs seriously, but not ourselves. We have so much fun brainstorming beautiful things together, celebrating the small moments, and laughing till our cheeks hurt. We can't wait for you to join in on the good times.
Well hello you!
We're not like the wedding planners you've seen on TV. You know, the ones with the headsets, a million checklists and an uncanny ability to speed walk in stilettos without tripping.
Aside from the checklists, which really are necessary, we do things differently and connect best with couples who want to approach their wedding unconventionally too. We value experience over production and aim to craft moments of meaningful human connection because that's what a wedding is all about.
Sipper of coffee and craft beer. Wearer of toques and Blundstones. Pup mom. Avid supporter of local food & local business. Part-time backcountry explorer.
My partner and I reside in Banff, with our pup Casey, and spend most of our spare time camping, hiking, and skiing. Hailing from Ontario, and always up for an adventure, I now know I was destined for the Rocky Mountains.
My passion has always been people-focused. With over 10 years in the hospitality & events industry, I was very much attracted to engaging with people, understanding their needs and looking to go above and beyond to fulfill them.
Building and maintaining relationships is what drives my purpose as the lead Banff Wedding Planner of Rocky Mountain Elopements.
I can’t wait to connect with you, and help you plan your dream one-of-a-kind wedding or intimate elopement in Banff, Canmore or surrounding areas.
I moved here from England in 2018, and I’ve never looked back. There’s something incredible about the mountains, the natural beauty and the fresh air, that make it an amazing place to live and work.
It’s the main reason I love my job. What could be better than planning the biggest day of peoples lives in such amazing surroundings, seeing the look on the faces of couples and their guests that are experiencing the area for the first time.
I love meeting new people, and learning new things from them, so I’ve always enjoyed working in weddings and events. Whether it’s just the couple who wish to escape to the mountains to elope, or hundreds of guests witnessing their friends or relatives tying the knot in a grand venue here, the energy I get from my work is a real thrill, and an addictive one at that.
I like to be busy, and variety keeps me on my toes. Every wedding I plan and coordinate is different, it’s unique, whatever the couple dream up for their big day, I endeavour to make it happen. It gives me more stories to tell, and I’m looking forward to creating yours with you.
Wedding & Events Planner
Every wedding I plan and coordinate is different, it’s unique, whatever the couple dream up for their big day, I endeavour to make it happen. It gives me more stories to tell, and I’m looking forward to creating yours with you.
Another British national trading in cold gray UK skies for epic mountain views. I feel super lucky to be living in this beautiful part of the world and soaking up everything there is to enjoy about the Albertan Rockies.
Before landing on Canadian soil three years ago, I backpacked across New Zealand and Australia for four years absorbing as much sun and adventure as possible. Now I spend my Winters living in Banff, tearing down ski slopes, drinking oat milk lattes and practicing yoga. In the Summer I love being in the great outdoors; rock climbing, hiking and back-country camping fills my cup.
I worked for 7+ years in the tourism industry before eventually following my passion for weddings at the beginning of this year. As an elopement planner, every day is new and exciting. My favorite aspect of my role is talking to couples, finding out what is your unique vision for your big day and then working to turn that dream into a reality.
Working with Rocky Mountain Elopements is literally my absolute DREAM JOB and I’m beyond excited to share all the wedding planning fun with everybody!!
As an elopement planner, every day is new and exciting. My favorite aspect of my role is talking to couples, finding out what is your unique vision for your big day and then working to turn that dream into a reality.
CASEY + CHRIS |
CANMORE ELOPEMENT WEDDING
"Kristin was wonderful from day one up until the day of the wedding.
She made everything easy and took all of the stress out of planning. She was extremely helpful and accommodating in every way. Kristin went above and beyond to make our day as special and as smooth as possible. I would highly recommend Rocky Mountain Elopements to anyone to plan an intimate wedding!"
Christyn + Yash |
CANMORE ELOPEMENT WEDDING
"Booking Rocky Mountain Elopements was one of our best decisions we ever made
during our wedding planning. Kristen, our planner was absolutely a star in helping us plan everything which made our special day even more memorable. From booking an officiant to even the cup cakes, everything was organized by her. She made our journey from planning to the actual wedding day an absolute breeze with even accommodating virtual attendees from over 4 countries via zoom. Thank you Kristen for helping us plan and organize our special day where we made life long memories. Lots of love <3 Christyn and Yash !!!"
Lindsay & Ryan | CANMORE HELI ELOPEMENT
"The ceremony itself, was magic
There was even a chance to have our first dance (a suggestion by Kristin/Lindsay). Kristin & Lindsay are experts, and made sure every little part of the day calumniated to an experience that we will not ever forget. Side note – Lindsay as a photographer, 10 outta 10! We have our sneak peek photos and I look at them on the daily!
For other couples that are deciding to forego the traditional wedding, Kristin & Lindsay are hands down the duo that you need. I went in with high expectations, and they blew these out of the water to make the whole experience the most magical day of our lives."
Elopement experts combined with good humour and amazing energy creates the ultimate local team. We are Kristin, Harry and Emma, the triple threat behind Rocky Mountain Elopements. Toques, Blundstones and good coffee are our jam. We are down-to-earth humans who love connecting with like-minded folks to create next level elopement experiences in the Rocky Mountains.