OFFICIANT PACKAGES

1000 X's and O's Package

Custom Wedding Ceremony with Rehearsal

Our custom ceremony is intended to represent your relationship perfectly.  As avid interviewers and writers, we create original content for three elements in your ceremony.  This is an exclusive service that will not be forgotten and best defines this most unique and intimate experience of the marriage ceremony.   The remainder of the ceremony is pulled together from beautiful elements that we review together from my library. 

$500

Includes:

  • Personal Consultation - In-person or via telephone, we offer exclusive composition of your chosen elements.  We create your personal ceremony through learning about your backstory, values and cultural styles.  Creation of your ceremony and selection of your preferred three elements are chosen during this meeting.  

  • Unlimited Email and Telephone Contact  -  Be fully prepared and comfortable for your big day.

  • Review - Draft of your ceremony.

  • Five-Star Officiant  - Professional representation at your ceremony.

  • Wedding Rehearsal - In person consultation or wedding rehearsal, your choice (phone consultation is provided when rehearsal is chosen.)

  • Legal - Endorse marriage application, make copy for our records, mail to clerk of the originating city.

"She Loves Me 4 Me" Package

Custom Vows Ceremony with Creative Ritual

Your vows are original and are custom written for you.  The remainder of the ceremony is pulled together from beautiful ceremonies that we review together from my library.  For the vows portion, we write your vows or coach you to write your own.   The experience of writing and sharing takes on profound significance, and we can help you put your feelings into words so that what you hold in your mind's eye become reality.

$350

Includes:

  • Consultation -  An extended telephone interview to become familiar with your values and cultural styles, at which time we create your unique ceremony and begin exclusive composition of your personal vows.

  • Unlimited email and phone  - Help you be prepared for your special day.

  • Review  - Draft of your ceremony.

  • Five-Star Officiant  - Professional representation at your ceremony.

  • Legal - Endorse marriage application, make copy for our records, mail to clerk of the originating city.

  • Creative Ritual - Officiate one creative ritual:  unity candle or similar, wine ceremony, tea ceremony, celtic knot ceremony or blessing stones ceremony.  Does not include product.

"When 2 Are In Love" Package

 

Personalized Ceremony

Choose the content you want for your ceremony. Beautiful phrases that have graced couples can be yours to use as well. We go through our library of ceremonies together until you choose what speaks to you and then put your unique ceremony together.

$255

Includes:

  • Consultation -  One-hour telephone interview where we get familiar with your values and cultural styles and create your personal ceremony together.

  • Five-Star Officiant - Professional representation at your ceremony.

  • Legal - Endorse marriage application, make a copy for our records, mail to clerk of originating city.

"Live for Love" Package

Secular or Non-Denominational 

 Ceremony

Allow us to officiate a warm and inviting ceremony that focuses on the reason you're getting married -- LOVE --and leaves out the rest.  We thoughtfully officiate this ceremony using neutral elements that elevate the benign to the sublime. This package is available for a garden setting wedding or a beach wedding on St. Augustine area Beaches.

$210

Includes:

  • Five-Star Officiant - Professional representation at your ceremony.
  • Legal - Endorse marriage application, return it to the bride and groom on day of event.

We believe that love is love.  

And gladly officiate for couples who are:

  • Non-denominational

  • Spiritual/religious

  • Same sex couples

  • Gender non-specific

  • Non-spiritual

  • Non-religious

Wedding Arch Option for

Officiant Packages

Polished American Bamboo Wedding Arch

The resilient beauty of polished bamboo creates an additional dimension for your special occasion.  Add your own personal statement with a floral design, a low hanging candle, sheer scarf fabric or a crystal chandelier.

Having a Beach Wedding?

Add to the tropical flair you love so much.  Let the gentle sea breezes flutter around your  embellishments as you gather under the arch for your ceremony.  

$175

Offered as an add-on feature when using our officiant services, this beautifully, polished 3" thick American bamboo structure comes with:

  • Scarf drape fabric in light blue, navy blue or sea-green with pink rosettes.

  • Complimentary delivery, installation. and removal.

 

Floral sprays are an extra charge and can be coordinated for you along with bouquet, boutonniere, wrist and blouse corsage.

Discounts

Subtract $10 if your wedding will contain one of the following:​

  • Military uniform worn during ceremony.

  • Either the bride or groom is a senior citizen over the age of 65.

Additional Fees

  • Weddings on major holidays, sunrise and midnight ceremonies   $50   

  • Creative Ritual -- does not include product, $25 when not included with a package.

  • On-Site Rehearsal, $100 when not included with a package.

  • In-Person Meeting prior to wedding, ​$100, when not included with a package.

  • Travel to adjoining towns and cities from St. Augustine.  $60 / hour drive time beyond 10 miles as stated on Mapquest.

  • Translations - Selected Segments includes written and recited translation - $50

Saint Johns County 

Marriage License Requirements

  • Both parties must be present and have an acceptable form of picture identification, drivers license are preferred. If you are not a U.S. citizen, a valid passport must be presented.

  • Social Security numbers will need to be provided. If either or both parties are not U.S. residents, then a valid passport will act in lieu of the Social Security number.

  • It is required by Florida Law that a Family Law Handbook be read prior to issuance of the marriage license.

  • If either party has been previously married before, the exact date of the last terminated marriage must be known.

  • If 16 or 17 years of age, both parents must sign and have notarized a Certificate of Consent for Marriage. If under 16 years a court order must be obtained. Exception is a minor that has been married before, as they are considered an adult.

  • The state of Florida now requires a 3 day waiting period if both parties are Florida residents and have not taken an approved marriage class.*

  • The license is good for 60 days from the effective date and can be used anywhere in the State of Florida.

  • The cost of the license is $86.00. If the couple has attended an approved counselling class the price is reduced to $61.00. The provider of the class must be listed with the Clerks office. Inquires may call 904-819-3640.

  • Additional questions can be made directly to the Clerk's office at (904) 819-3600.

 

*If you are “NOT” a Florida Resident there is not a 3 day waiting period.

City of St. Augustine Beach  

Special Events Permits

For a copy of the Special Event Applications for the City of St. Augustine Beach, please call us or contact dfitzgerald@cityofsab.org. In addition, please see the St. Johns County website for their Beach Rules and Regulations. City Code for Special Events can be found in Section 13.

There are two categories for the permit applications, please request the correct application or your permit may be delayed:

  • Minor Impact Events

    • Weddings of 15 to 99 guests and participants

    • Special events of 15 to 199 guests and participants

 

  • Significant Impact Events

    • Weddings of 100 or more guests and participants

    • Special events of 200 or more guests and participants

    • Any event involving a public street

Please be advised that weddings can only occur south of A Street or in Commercial Zones north of A Street (on the beach directly east of Pier Park, hotels, bed & breakfasts, or licensed beachfront vacation rental properties).

PERMIT FEES

Permit fees are $100 and Significant events are required to submit an additional $300 bond.

If you are renting the St Johns County Pier Pavilion and/or Promenade you do not have to pay the application fee, only the bond. You can contact Danielle Fountain at St. Johns County Beach Services regarding rentals at 904-209-0752 or dfountain@sjcfl.us.

PERMIT SUBMISSION

Please fill out the form as completely as possible, if necessary information is missing it may delay the approval process. We recommend a minimum of 30 days for Minor events and 60 days for Significant events to review and process the permit application.

Permits will not be processed until the application fee is received.

Send to the City Manager's Office:

MAIL: City of St. Augustine Beach, 2200 A1A South, St. Augustine Beach, FL 32080

EMAIL: dfitzgerald@cityofsab.org

PHONE: 904-471-2122

FAX: 904-471-4108

Saint Johns County 

Beach Use Permits - Special Events

Special Events on St. Johns County Beaches

The SJC website does not offer secure links. 

Please contact me for the appropriate Event applications or a copy of the related links, or call SJC directly at 904-209-0752  

  • St. Johns County Beaches are 41.1 miles of coquina and white soft sandy beaches that are a great place to hold your special event.They make an ideal setting for many occasions and we welcome weddings, parties, sporting events, surf camps / lessons / contests, photography, beach clean ups, and other organized events.

  • In effort to keep our beaches well maintained, clean and safe, St. Johns County requires that all special events on our beaches have a Special Event Permit. The permit fees go directly back into preserving our beaches and keeping the public protected. For more information, visit the FAQs page, or call us at (904) 209-0752.

  • Be sure to familiarize yourself with our beaches and available amenities as well as the tides so you can be sure your event will be as perfect as possible. Click for more Beach and Pavilion information.

Getting Your Permit

4 Steps to Your Special Event Permit

1. Plan

  • Go to Tides page to plan the time of day for your special event.

2: Complete an application and send to provided address for approval.
*You must sign and return COVID-19 Guidelines for Facility Rentals with your application.
 

Minor Impact (under 200 participants)*
*You must sign and return COVID-19 Guidelines for Facility Rentals with your application.

 

Major Impact (over 200 participants)*
*You must sign and return COVID-19 Guidelines for Facility Rentals with your application.

3: Fees

  • Weddings – $100.00 plus $6.00 tax

  • Photography – $50.00 plus $3.00 tax

  • Media Filming​

Minor Impact – $250.00 plus $15.00 tax

Major Impact – $350.00 plus $21.00 tax

Application fees payable by cash or check to: St. Johns County

4: Receive Permit

Please allow two weeks for processing from receipt of completed permit package. Incomplete applications may delay approval.

Questions? Contact us to schedule a free consultation.

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