Intimate and unhurried. If this is the wish for your Vermont elopement, the Four Chimneys Inn offers the perfect stress-free, big-wedding alternative. Create lasting memories of your special day by having your elopement at our Vermont bed and breakfast, there is no better location to create amazing photographs of your commitment to each other that you will enjoy for years to come.

Choose a seasonally appropriate ceremony site

  • Say I-do inside on our sunny French-paned glass patio, or in front of a roaring fire.
  • Say I-do outside on our expansive lawn, under our 100 year-old pines or on our garden courtyard.

Elopement Packages

Sweet Sugar-Maple Elopement Package

$1,195, plus tax and two-night minimum stay. Quiet season discounts available.

Package includes:

  • One bridal bouquet and one boutonniere from The Tuscan Sunflower.
  • Justice of the Peace services to officiate your private ceremony for two.
  • Post ceremony champagne toast, chocolate covered strawberries and a petite two-tier wedding cake for two.
  • Elopement Concierge services to help you with recommendations for hair and nail services, photographers, obtaining your marriage license (which is easy-peasy!) and discovering all of the attractions of Southern Vermont.
  • A $100 credit for a romantic gourmet dinner for two at your choice of Pangaea Fine Dining or the Grille at Mount Anthony Country Club.
  • A Vermont gift basket upon arrival for the marrying couple. Artfully assembled by our favorite local market – The Elm Street Market. Brimming with an assortment of local goodies and paired with a bottle of house red or white wine.
  • Two commemorative coffee mugs from the world renowned Bennington Pottery as our wedding gift to you.

Let your Vermont honeymoon begin! On your first day together as a married couple, explore Bennington County with:

  • two complimentary tickets to the Bennington Museum
  • two complimentary tickets to the breathtaking Hildene – Lincoln Family Estate.
  • Elopement Concierge services to help you spend your first-day-of marriage together in Bennington County. We can show you where you can cuddle up on a sleigh ride, book a couple’s massage. Try your hand at cross-country skiing or take a beautiful drive touring the five covered bridges in the county. Hiking. Shopping. Live Theatre. Antiquing. Mountain Lakes. Skiing. Carpé Diem! Or just relax and enjoy each other’s company in the calm surroundings of the inn.

The Fine Print:

  • Your Sugar-Maple Vermont Elopement Package for two can be booked up to (but not more than) 90 days in advance of your wedding day.
  • Sugar-Maple Elopement Packages are available 7-days a week subject to availability but are not available on holiday weekends, graduation weekend or from September 20-October 22.
  • Sugar-Maple Package price for two = $1,195 plus 9% Vermont Tax and does not include lodging.
  • Sugar-Maple Package price is discounted 20% from November 1 – April 30. (non-holiday). Discount does not apply to overnight rooms. Check room rates for desired dates.
  • A two-night stay is required. Direct bookings only.
  • Your overnight accommodation includes a full country breakfast each morning. Breakfast is served at a romantic private table for two in our dining room.

Additional Ceremony Guests:

A maximum of 10 additional guests may attend the ceremony at a charge of $25 each if staying at the Four Chimneys Inn for a two-night stay. $55 each if not staying at The Four Chimneys Inn. Includes post ceremony champagne toast, chocolate covered strawberries and a petite two-tier wedding cake for twelve.

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Red Clover Elopement Package

$3,495, plus tax and two-night minimum stay. Quiet season discounts available.

Package includes:

  • One bridal bouquet and one boutonniere from The Tuscan Sunflower.
  • Justice of the Peace services to officiate your ceremony.
  • Champagne and hors d’oeuvre reception for up to 24 guests for up to two hours.
  • A petite two-tier wedding cake for 24.
  • One Vermont gift basket for the marrying couple upon arrival. Artfully assembled by our favorite local market – The Elm Street Market. Brimming with an assortment of local goodies and paired with a bottle of house red or white wine.
  • Complimentary wedding-night champagne and chocolate covered strawberries for the marrying couple.
  • Elopement Concierge services to help you with recommendations for hair and nail services, photographers, obtaining your marriage license (which is easy-peasy!) and discovering all of the attractions of Southern Vermont.

The Fine Print:

  • Your Red Clover Elopement Package can be booked up to (but not more than) six months in advance of your wedding day.
  • Red Clover Elopement Packages are available 7-days a week but are not available on holiday weekends, graduation weekend or from September 20-October 22.
  • Red Clover Package price = $3,495 plus 9% Vermont Tax and does not include lodging. Red Clover Package price is based on a maximum of twenty-four guests.
  • Red Clover Package price is discounted 20% from November 1 – May 15 (non-holiday). Discount does not apply to overnight rooms. Check room rates for desired dates.
  • Open or Cash bar may be added for additional charge.
  • There is a requirement to book the main house (nine rooms) for a two night stay for this package. Individual guests may pay for their own rooms in accordance with our non-refundable deposit schedule, but the marrying couple is responsible for any un-booked rooms up to the minimum.
  • You may also choose to book the outside cottages if desired.
  • Your overnight accommodation includes a full country breakfast each morning for all overnight guests.
  • Direct bookings only.

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The inn will occasionally accommodate large weddings depending on the date. For information on Grand Weddings up to 125 guests, please contact us at weddings@fourchimneys.com or call Lynn at 802-447-3500 to see if we might be able to accommodate your wedding.

Other Requirements

Vermont Marriage Licenses:
Obtaining a license in Vermont is typically a very simple 10-minute process. The bride and groom are responsible for obtaining a marriage license from the town offices at 205 South Street, Bennington. (open Monday-Friday from 9-5 pm except holidays.

Cancellations and Deposits:
A 50% non-refundable deposit for all elopement packages is charged at time of booking. Non-refundable pre-payment for all overnight rooms and the balance due for the elopement package is charged 60 days prior to check-in. Elopement packages are available for direct bookings only.

How to Book:
To book your Elopement package please contact elope@fourchimneys.com or call us at 802-447-3500.