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In addition to our comprehensive event design and wedding coordination packages, An Essential Event is also pleased to offer officiant services for every Denver, Front Range and Rocky Mountain wedding or civil union. From simple elopements to spectacular interfaith celebrations, An Essential Event has a package to fit your personal style. And no matter which level of service that you choose, you will automatically receive a complimentary bound copy of your ceremony to keep as a reminder of your special day – your gift from An Essential Event!

The Deliver Package: $150.00

The Deliver Package is perfect for the couple that is seeking to have a standard civil or religious ceremony, but at their preferred location. Simple and straight-forward, this package includes:

A complimentary initial consultation
Choice of either a pre-written civil or religious ceremony
Listing of processional and recessional order
Officiant arrival thirty (30) minutes prior to the ceremony to coordinate with other vendors
Performance of ceremony by a professional public speaker
Signing and mailing of marriage license or certificate of civil union
Unlimited email and phone support

The Design Package: $200.00

The Design Package is geared towards the couple who wants to enhance their ceremony experience with the addition of personal vows, readings and/or unity presentations. Classic and semi-customizable, this option includes all of the services from the Deliver Package, plus:

Choice of either a pre-written civil or religious ceremony with customized wording for the
         Declaration of Intent, Ring Exchange and Vows
Emailed draft of ceremony six (6) weeks prior to the ceremony with opportunity for revisions
Inclusion of unlimited cultural traditions, memorials, readings, and/or unity ceremonies
Officiant arrival forty-five (45) minutes prior to the ceremony to coordinate with other vendors

The Dream Package: $250.00

The Dream Package is precisely what it says, and is specifically meant for the couple that wants their ceremony to be as unique as they are. Imaginative, and completely customizable, this option includes all of the services from the Design Package, plus:

Assistance with selecting readings and/or special music and writing of personal vows
Creation of a lovely ceremony script that includes custom wording from start to finish
Incorporation of the couple’s unique love story into the ceremony message
Officiant arrival sixty (60) minutes prior to the ceremony to coordinate with other vendors

Rehearsal Add-On: $50.00

Ceremony rehearsals are never required by An Essential Event, though sometimes they are strongly suggested, especially when there is a large bridal party or there are several small children involved in the processional. Formulaic but fun, this one (1) hour package add-on includes:

Bridal party interactions and introductions
Choreography of the processional and recessional
Education on proper escorting and seating etiquette
Familiarization with the Order of Service
Tips and tricks on how and where to stand for photos

Travel: $0.50 per mile

All events occurring outside of Adams, Arapahoe, Denver or Jefferson County will be subject to a travel fee of $0.50 per mile one-way from An Essential Event’s home office to the final destination. Unless conducted back-to-back, rehearsals and weddings will be billed separately.


An Essential Event is delighted to offer a 10% discount on all officiant services to both Masonic family members and U.S. military personnel. For more information about these discounts and others, please see our Specials page.
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