We are a network of non-denominational, wedding officiants. We perform traditional and LGBTQ+ weddings, commitment ceremonies and vow renewal ceremonies in and around Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona and San Carlos and Yucatan Mexico!
We are professional, experienced, articulate, efficient, very organized and offer an excellent service at a very reasonable rate.
We perform weddings because we truly love what we do and enjoy every experience offered to us! We have flexible schedules and can be available for "last minute" ceremonies.
We officiate weddings at the venue of your choice whether at your private home, park, court house, chapel, beach, hiking trail or resort. Please review the "venues" page for our preferred Tucson area venues.
We perform wedding ceremonies in and around Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona and destination wedding ceremonies outside of the United States in other beautiful destinations, perhaps on a beautiful beach in San Carlos or Quintana Rool or the Yucatan, Mexico!
Having legal wedding ceremonies in other countries can include many obstacles. Other, easier options are to get married quick and easily at a local courthouse or attain your marriage license in where you reside, have that signed and witnessed in the United States and then have your actual, symbolic, wedding ceremony in the destination of your dreams.
Hiring the perfect officiant is very important on YOUR wedding day. You have many options at a variety of price ranges, so we prefer that you do as much research as you are able to. Please read this article from Wedding Wire refarding the importance of hiring an officiant to perform your wedding ceremony. Our rates are very reasonable and our services are superb. We always go a step beyond whenever necessary. We have experienced many weddings that lack coordination and have stepped in and assisted inclusive of our agreed rate for officiating services
We are happy to meet with you in person or by video (Skype/FaceTime/Zoom) although it is not necessary. The majority of our couples do not meet us until their rehearsal! There is a fee for in person meetings.
Your wedding day is a once in a lifetime experience and we want to make sure that you hire the BEST officiant to perform your wedding ceremony, one to represent you both on your very important day!
If you are considering having a friend or family member perform your ceremony, please read these articles from the Huffington post and EngagedandReady.
Our rates range between $100 to $500 depending on the location of your wedding. Rehearsal attendance, witness services and and travel outside of our immediate home areas may be in addition to this rate range. Our rate depends on the location, amount of guests and size of your bridal party. Feel free to text, call or email to get a rate quote.
Our rate includes:
All communication including email, phone calls and electronic meetings.
Travel time to and from your wedding ceremony.
Customizing your wedding ceremony with you.
Performing your wedding ceremony.
Signing your marriage license and submitting the bottom portion of your marriage license into the courthouse.
A keepsake copy of your wedding ceremony and the upper portion of your marriage license in a folder.
We do attend wedding rehearsals (encouraged, especially for venues without a coordinator and large bridal parties) to ensure that your wedding ceremony runs smoothly. We charge a trip fee between $50 - $100 due to the additional trip. Rehearsal attendance is based on our availability once you have advised your officiant of the date/time of your rehearsal. Requesting our attendance when you booked our services does not guarantee our availability to attend your rehearsal until either of us confirm our attendance with you.
After over a decade of experience with a variety of Tucson area wedding venues, it is becoming more regular that some venues to not have coordinators. We are now offering my expertise to also coordinate the ceremony and rehearsal at these venues for an additional fee. Your other options are to hire a day of coordinator to coordinate or have neither, We highly recommend that you opt for our services or a coordinator to assist.
Up to a year prior to getting married you will need to obtain your Arizona marriage license. Your marriage license will be reviewed by either of us prior to your wedding ceremony. Your marriage license will be signed by both the bride and groom. your two witnesses over 18 years of age and your officiant. If you do not have two witnesses available, we can provide those for you for a fee per witness.
You can now obtain a marriage license in several locations. For all the license application details, please click on the link of the location below that you wish to attain your license from.
Pima County Superior Court (downtown Tucson) or Green Valley Justice Court
If you live in Arizona or another state and want to apply for your marriage license online and by mail instead of applying in person, you can do that through:
If you are getting married in Arizona or out of state including anywhere else in the world, you can apply for your license online ALTHOUGH one of the parties getting married must be an Arizona resident. This can be done through:
Once you decide to book our services, We will confirm our service with you and request a 50% deposit. Once the deposit is received (payment methods are Zelle, Cash app or Facebook Pay). The balance for our services is due a week prior to your wedding by these same methods or in cash at your rehearsal. If you cancel our services, your deposit is non-refundable. If you request to book our services and we confirm with you and we do not receive your deposit after a second reminder, your wedding ceremony is NOT confirmed and it will be removed from our calendar.
The next step is customizing your wedding ceremony. The process starts with emailing templates to you based on your interest for your wedding ceremony. If you are not sure what type of ceremony you want, no worries! We will send you wedding ceremony, vow and reading samples.
Michael works on his ceremonies differently, so he will gather information regarding what you would like your ceremony to be and he will then create your ceremony for you. Whichever way it is done, we work together to create your perfect ceremony!
Michael is also a photographer. If you are also seeking a photographer we can offer you an excellent rate on a combined package. Please view his website here.