Ok, I'm an advocate for going cheap.
I'm also an advocate for doing some crazy shit, whether it be skydiving out of an airplane (on my bucket list). Or eloping in Las Vegas. If you're one for adventure, I assure you, this is what you want to do. It's super easy to get your marriage license at the Clark County Marriage License Bureau, you can even get married the same day, or SAME HOUR.
Las Vegas offers a variety of locations to get married at. Whether you can get married right in front of the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, A Little White Wedding Chapel (if you like the cheese and Elvis), Sure Thing Chapel for minimalist modern (my personal favorite), you can get married out in Red Rock Canyon National Park, Valley of Fire (which is about an hour outside of Vegas) or in the middle of the desert (dry lake bed) or EVEN the NEON MUSEUM.
Las Vegas offers all sorts of backdrops and locations. I feel like Las Vegas has it all, and it's all timeless. Years from now you will look back on your photos (I try my best to keep my editing true to color just for this) and think to yourself, thank GOODNESS I decided to get married in Las Vegas. It's affordable, it's easy, and once it's done, you have the rest of the day/night to YOURSELF. Getting married should be about you, and focused on YOU, and my photos do the storytelling about YOUR DAY.