The nation’s capital provides so many breathtaking and meaningful places to commit to a lifetime of love with your partner. Just as you will lovingly choose the guests that will gather to watch you say your vows, so too should you spend the time ensuring that you hire the right wedding officiant.

No two officiants are the same, so look for one that suits your sense of commitment and dedication to ceremony and tradition. This momentous day is about the two of you as a couple, so get an officiant that fits your vision.

Drunk in Love Weddings is a wedding officiant service that perfectly blends romance with lightheartedness to create a memorable, joyful wedding ceremony. Owner Beth has a background in improv and stand-up comedy so is ideally suited to speaking in public and managing potentially stressful changes on the fly. Expect Beth to work tirelessly to create a ceremony that is impeccably tailored to your love. Once you’ve officially tied the knot, Drunk in Love will take care of all of the paperwork and filing of your marriage license.

Officiant Style: Civil, Religious, Non-Religious, Interfaith, Spiritual, LGBTQ

Price: $795+

Address: Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (301) 235-8386

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Contact : Beth

If you intend to get hitched in the nation’s capital, then DC Elopements might be the perfect stress-free answer to your officiant needs. All of their inclusive ministers are registered and authorized to perform weddings, and they can even arrange your marriage application on your behalf. They perform over 500 wedding ceremonies every year, so you can be assured they know exactly what they are doing! Whether you want just to have a marriage license signing or an intimate elopement complete with cake and photographers, they will have a package to suit your budget.

Officiant Style: Civil, Religious, Non-Religious, Interfaith, Spiritual, LGBTQ

Price: $160+

Address: Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (800) 721-8697

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Contact : Nicole Feldhaus

The DC Marriage Knot (also known as US Capitol Elopements) is lead by the brilliant Starlene Burns, a professional wedding officiant and elopement photographer based in Washington, D.C.  This inclusive company provides customized ceremonies and marriage license processing, all while maintaining a calm and professional nature to put you and your fiancé at ease. There are various packages to choose from, and all associates are ordained Spiritual Science ministers and are authorized to solemnize marriages.

Officiant Style: Civil, Religious, Non-Religious, Interfaith, Spiritual, LGBTQ

Price: $435+

Address: Washington, DC

Phone: (202) 253-3629

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Contact : Starlene Joyner Burns

River and Root Ceremonies aim to create ceremonies that uniquely honor your major life transition. Hannah will combine her unique experience and training, along with your preferences and love story, to create a ceremony that best represents you and your partner.

Hannah is a creative soul and has a background in theater. Since 2015, she has been using her skills to officiate weddings in both English and Spanish. She is passionate about getting your ceremony just right and will consult with you to have the final say over your ceremony.

Officiant Style: Civil, Religious, Non-Religious, Interfaith, Spiritual, LGBTQ

Price: $275+

Address: Washington, DC

Phone: (202) 930-1138

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Contact : Hannah

Denise is the energetic personality behind Chasing Perfection. As an ordained, interfaith minister, she believes that marriage should be openly celebrated for all couples and dedicate her time to bring your perfect wedding service to life. There is no doubt that you can trust Denise’s professionalism and charm to ensure your big day will be worry-free, meaningful, and memorable.

Officiant Style: Civil, Religious, Non-Religious, Interfaith, Spiritual, LGBTQ

Price: $80+

Address: Washington, DC

Phone: (202) 848-3011

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Contact : Denise

TW Wedding Officiant offers professional wedding officiating services in the District of Columbia and Maryland. Tracy, the lead officiant, will prepare you and your bridal party with the expertise to get through your big day in a fun and stress-free manner. She wants to ensure that you will have memories to last a lifetime and that your day will suit you perfectly. Contact Tracy and ‘save the date’ with a $50 non-refundable deposit.

Officiant Style: Civil, Religious, Non-Religious, Interfaith, Spiritual

Price: $300+

Address: Washington, DC

Phone: 301-307-5173

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Contact : Tracy McClain

For over fifteen years, wedding celebrant A.C. has presided over custom-designed wedding ceremonies. Couples are amazed at how Capital Ceremonies can put their nerves at ease and make the entire experience so easy, simple, and utterly enjoyable. She is dedicated to ensuring that the service will suit your interests, love, and sense of tradition and offer advice about aspects to make your day more personal. If you are into having a themed wedding, expect A.C. to get right into character.

Officiant Style: Civil, Religious, Non-Religious, Interfaith, Spiritual, LGBTQ

Price: $450+

Address: Washington, DC

Phone: (202) 494-7855

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Contact : Capital Ceremonies Team

Maggie, Steven, and the rest of the team at Pop Wed Co. are experts at creating stress-free small weddings and elopements. Their crew of officiants, photographers, and wedding planners specialize in making the most amazing elopements, pop-up weddings, and tiny celebrations in Washington, DC. Their wedding packages include the legal ceremony, photos, filing, a customized photo album, and wedding cake (or pie). What could be easier except saying ‘I Do’?

Officiant Style: Civil, Non-Religious, LGBTQ

Price: $3200+

Address: 2414 Douglas St NE 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20018

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Contact : Steven

Reverend Clare Palace of Capitol Hill Celebrant is an ordained Life-Cycle Celebrant and wedding officiant that offers her services in the D.C. area. She specializes in creating unique weddings that are perfectly suited to your needs. Regardless of your plans to have a small wedding or a grand celebration, Rev. Palace will ensure your ceremony is tailored to your personal love story and sense of tradition.

Officiant Style: Civil, Religious, Non-Religious, Interfaith, Spiritual, LGBTQ

Price: $300+

Address: 920 G Street SE, Washington D.C 20003

Phone: (202) 904-1096

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Contact : Rev. Clare Palace

Rev. Kane of DC Metro Wedding Officiants will happily marry any two people in love, regardless of their religious affiliation or sexual orientation. With more than thirty years’ experience, you can put your faith in him to provide a service that is both memorable and meaningful. He will happily accommodate couples on short notice and can officiate services in either English or Spanish. Premarital counseling is not a requirement but is available if requested.

Officiant Style: Civil, Religious, Non-Religious, Interfaith, Spiritual, LGBTQ

Price: $175+

Address: Springfield, VA, 22152

Phone: (703) 801-1012

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Contact : Reverend Dan Kane





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Conclusion

We want to offer huge congratulations on your engagement! Whether you intend to elope, have a micro wedding, or are waiting to host a large get-together, you can be assured that the wedding officiants on our list have been vetted to be only the best in Washington, D.C.



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