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About Us

New York is a 24/7 city.

City Hall is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM.
No nights. No weekends. No holidays.

No more.

Welcome to Instant Elopements! Since opening on Valentine's Day 2019,
we have helped over 650 couples tie the knot right here in the heart of Queens.
Thank you for making Instant Elopements the #1 choice for elopements in NYC!

Instant Elopements offers hours that fit your working, busy, New York lifestyle...or your
vacation and Holiday plans

Open 7 days a week, including many holidays

Open late and on weekends

All officiants are ordained and registered in NYC

Affordable, upfront prices

Get your license signed only, or have a short, sweet service for up to 4 guests

Convenient location near the subway, LIRR, and several major highways

Located two blocks from the newly-renovated Forest Hills Stadium

In the middle of Austin Street's bars, restaurants, and shopping district

Zoom call for additional guests is always free

Services available in Spanish (please inquire)

Same-day appointments available until 1 hour before closing

Privacy and intimacy; we are *always*
one wedding at a time

The no-nonsense and affordability
of City Hall, in a quiet, private setting

Witness, digital photos, and flowers/bow tie/
veil rentals included (upgrades available)

Fresh, seasonal bouquets and boutonnieres available for an additional fee

Full photo sessions available in nearby Forest Hills Gardens for an additional fee

Getting married today, but having "the big wedding" later? Recommendations for great
local officiants, photographers, stylists and
more are always free!

INSTANT ELOPEMENTS: New York City's first and foremost after-hours, walk-in wedding chapel.
Because love doesn't end when City Hall closes.

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