We have scoured Boston, Massachusetts for only the best wedding officiants, to ensure your wedding ceremony is as unique and full of love as you are as a couple.

By now, you know that there are a lot of details to take into account when planning a wedding, and the opinions of a lot of people to consider.  It’s important to remember that the ceremony itself, and the commitment in the vows that you are making to each other, are the real purpose of it all. 

We have provided a list of tried and tested wedding officiants that you can chat to about making your day, and your service, ideally suited to you as a couple.

Rev. Economos is a non-sectarian minister, ordained in Massachusetts in 2004, and wishes to offer his officiating services to all loving couples that want to tie the knot.  He is happy to bring a spiritual component to your wedding regardless of your religion and offers couples counseling in advance of your wedding.  A rehearsal and unlimited communication in the lead up to your wedding are included in the price.

Officiant Style: Civil, Spiritual, Interfaith, LGBTQ

Price: $500+

Location: 34 Ash Street, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923

Phone: (978) 777-5698

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Corrine Perkins loves all things wedding related and will happily officiate your wedding in a barn, at the beach, on top of a mountain.  She will even travel to another country if your heart so desires.  She initially became a wedding officiant to marry two of her very best friends and has been presiding over couples vowing their commitment for almost twenty years.  You can trust her to provide a customized ceremony that will bring forth both laughter and tears and one which is truly unique to your love and devotion.

Her prices include an initial consultation, the personalized ceremony, rehearsal, day of officiating, and the marriage certificate delivery to the town hall.

Officiant Style: Civil, Non-Religious

Price: $500+

Location: Boston, MA

Phone: (617) 780-6314

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Contact : Corrine Perkins

Justice Roberta Black of Justified Love intends to make sure your wedding day, and the days leading up to it, are as worry-free as possible.  She is happy to be available throughout the process of designing your unique ceremony and will offer priceless premarital coaching for her couples.  For couples looking for a tailor-made, civil ceremony that an officiant that is willing and able to provide emotional support, then look no further than Justified Love.

Officiant Style: Civil

Price: $400+

Location: 644 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02170

Phone: (857) 939-9019

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Contact : Justice Roberta Black

Rev. Joanna Lubkin is one of our favorite, relatively new, wedding officiants in the Boston area.  She was raised in Judaism but has been an ordained Unitarian Universalist Minister since 2006.  She loves to co-create the wedding service along with her couples and will be on-call for as many supportive conversations as you need before your big day.  Fees include filing of all legal documents and a rehearsal can be booked for an additional $75. 

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

Price: $450+

Location: 351 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: (603) 321-0810

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Contact : Rev. Joanna Lubkin

If you fancy something a bit different then consider having a sea captain officiate your wedding who is qualified in Massachusetts to marry you on land or at sea.  The wedding ceremonies that Captain Chris performs showcase his warmth and love for bringing people together, regardless of their faith or spirituality.  He is inclusive of all couples and dedicated to ensuring you have a wedding service that is fine-tuned to your preferences.  With the utmost professionalism and warmth, Captain Chris will make your wedding day a success.

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

Price: Upon Request

Location: 87 Commercial Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

Phone: (781) 591-9783


Contact : Captain Chris

Justice of the Peace Michelle Lydon offers a variety of wedding officiant packages starting at $400 with a full Justice of the Peace service, pre-ceremony meeting to discuss your wishes, certificate of marriage and another certified copy of the marriage license mailed to you.  Expect to pay $200-300 additional if you wish for her to attend the rehearsal.  If you are wanting to host an intimate wedding or elope, they also have a chapel available.

Officiant Style: Civil

Price: $400+

Location: 644 Hancock St, Quincy, MA

Phone: (617) 472-7423

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Contact : Michelle Lydon

Except Justice Melhado to really care about getting to know you, and your love story and to personalize a service to your dream day.  Whether your wedding is going to be lavish or intimate, he is adept at tailoring a ceremony and using his experience as a public speaker to bring romance and intimacy to your day.  Celtic handfasting or other spiritual services are his forte and he will officiate your wedding with dignity and grace.

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

Price: $100+

Location: 32 Oak Hill Rd, Littleton, MA 01460

Phone: (978) 857-9698

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Would you like to include both English and Spanish language elements into your wedding ceremony?  Do you have Spanish-speaking guests that you want to ensure will be equally represented?  Then Justice of the Peace Laura Assade should be on your list of officiants to chat to.  She is not only bilingual but is also adept at creating meaningful vows and a personalized service.  Expect her to work closely with you to tailor a ceremony to your preferences.  She also offers premarital counseling for couples that wish.

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

Price: $350+

Location: Lynn, Lynn, MA 01902

Phone: (978) 304-2101

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Contact : Laura Assade

For over ten years, Elly from Boston Ceremonies has been officiating over small and large wedding celebrations.  She offers dedicated intimate wedding packages for parties of up to 12 guests that include all the details from your cake to popping the champagne and having it all photographed.   Speak to Elly about designing a service which is unique to your love story as she is well versed at uplifting your celebration with laughter, joyfulness, and tender moments.

Officiant Style: Civil, Non-Religious

Price: Upon Request

Location: 26 Shanley St. Brighton, MA 02135

Phone: (617) 254-0791


Contact : Elly Jackson

If you are looking for experience and professionalism then look no further than Justice Michele Decelles.  With over 35 years of experience in officiating weddings, you can rest assured that she is a true professional, complete with a formal black, pleated robe. She is happy to give you control over your ceremony’s content or offer suggestions on how to make your day fit for you as a couple.  She is willing to travel and to perform the service wherever you would like to get married.

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

Price: $200+

Location: 10 Old Cumberland Rd, Wrentham, MA 02093

Phone: (508) 954-8483


Contact : Michele Decelles

Conclusion

In the excitement of planning your dream wedding, it can be easy to overlook the importance of why your friends and family will travel from miles around to be there to see you.  The commitment that you will make to each other is the key to hosting your special day and the vows you commit to each other should be as unique as your love.