Given gathering restrictions this year, small microweddings and elopements were popular choices for couples in 2020. Every wedding is wonderful in its own way, so narrowing down the "best" in this category is truly impossible. That said, here are a few special moments that stood out from these beautiful, intimate wedding celebrations.

WOODED WONDER

Sixpence Productions

This intimate wedding is simply bursting with love in the best possible way. The couple shares their own vows and letters from family who couldn't be in attendance.

Joanna Rae (Sixpence Productions) | Odyssey Events

MOUNTAIN TOP HIGH

By Danielle Allendorf Photography

This couple braved the mountain for a truly dreamy elopement.

Danielle Allendorf Photography

AUTUMN JEWEL

Sugarbush Resort

This intimate wedding is inspired by autumn in Vermont with beautiful jewel-toned amber and burgundy accents and florals.

Sugarbush Resort | Anne Lee Photography

CONFETTI CELEBRATION

By Ben Hudson Photography

The colorful confetti toss is the perfect complement to this couple's exuberant joy.

Ben Hudson Photography

POND SIDE BLISS 

Sterling Ridge Resort

The rug and floral arrangement anchor the couple's ceremony, and their beloved dogs get in on the celebration.

Sterling Ridge Resort | Jenna Brisson Photography

NEW ENGLAND CHARM

Grafton Inn

This couple celebrates their beautiful, heartfelt wedding in an idyllic New England setting.
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Grafton Inn | Loveland Creative

A CANOE BUILT FOR TWO

Odyssey Events

A canoe ride on your wedding day? Why not! This couple enjoys a special moment alone before rejoining friends and family to celebrate.

Odyssey Events | Back of the Moon

FALLING IN LOVE

Jessica Notargiacomo

This vow exchanges feels both intimate and epic under a canopy of towering trees in full color.

Jessica Notargiacomo

PICTURESQUE PICNIC

Lareau Farm Inn

A picnic reception is such a fun twist, and this one is lovely, festive, and intimate.

Lareau Farm Inn | Amanda Young Photography

CHEERFUL CHEERS

Ben Hudson Photography

Virtual weddings were popular this year, and this couple was all smiles as they toasted to guests online during their beachfront wedding.

Ben Hudson Photography | Burlington Surf Club

ELEGANT ESTATE

Hildene, A Lincoln Family Home

The mansion, the gardens, the sunlight... this whole wedding is straight out of a fairytale.

Hildene | Jesse Schloff

MAGICAL TWILIGHT 

Inn at the Round Barn Farm

This late night kiss under an archway adorned with greenery and twinkling lights is the stuff of Hollywood romances.

Inn at the Round Barn Farm | Love Buzz Photo & Cinema