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105 Amherst Drive

Newark, DE 19711

302-438-8092

 

© 2019 by Daring Celebrations and Ceremonies 

Every couple receives "our very heartfelt best" regardless of wedding size or location. The same amount of love and preparation goes into every ceremony planning. Personalized full wedding ceremonies include these elements:

 

Services include:
•    in-person Meet and Greet - couples are invited to a relaxed gathering prior to the final decision to hire our

      services 
•    encouraging ongoing communications and support when needed
•    pre-planning assessment for the order of ceremony
•    assistance writing customized vows
•    design and creation of your ceremony elements
•    2-hour official planning meeting 2-3 months prior to the wedding
•    customized and personable written ceremony authored by us and you
•    name change instructions pre-wedding day
•    unlimited ceremony draft editing
•    professional remote PA/sound system if needed
•    logistical coordination with your other vendors
•    rehearsal based on the availability of your officiant
•    officiating of the ceremony
•    filing of the marriage license with the corresponding marriage bureau, post-wedding day
•    unlimited relationship of a lifetime!

Wedding Ceremonies

Prices starting at $450

Rehearsal is included in the price for locations up to 40 miles and less than one hour of driving time, however, it is subject to the Officiant’s availability and must be scheduled accordingly. Rehearsals are typically coordinated and lead by venue coordinators or by your wedding planner/coordinator if you are using one. They may also be performed by a family friend or relative.  There is a separate fee of $75 for rehearsals over 40 miles or an hour or more of driving time.

A marriage license must be acquired ahead of time and presented prior to the ceremony.​

Vow Renewals

Inquire for pricing

Includes: 

  • initial phone consultation

  • in-person or video planning meeting

  • unlimited communications

  • unlimited ceremony draft editing 

  • the ceremony officiating

 

* Vow renewals do not require a license.

Elopements

$200 – Short Ceremony Scheduled within 14 days

 

This option is for couples who want to be married at our home base in Newark, Delaware, or the comfort of their home or other intimate location. This option does not apply to those who haven't decided on a date or location yet. An elopement ceremony is designed to be a streamlined, faster method of getting married.

 

Total people in attendance permitted: 

 

  • At our home base in Newark: the officiant, the couple, the witnesses, couple's siblings, and their parents 

  • Your home or other location: no limit

Includes: initial phone consultation, short semi-customized ceremony, and filing of license. Couples provides their own two witnesses for Delaware and New Jersey marriages. Officiants will travel round-trip up to 40 miles.

 

A marriage license must be acquired ahead of time and presented prior to the ceremony. It must be at least 24 hours since the license was acquired, but no more than 30 days in Delaware.

 

$100 – No Ceremony

 

This option is for couples who don’t want a ceremony and only require an authorized signature for the official marriage license in order to make it legal.

 

Includes: officiant signature on the marriage license, the filing of license and two witnesses are provided on behalf of the couple.

 

*This option is limited to Delaware residents only and must be performed in Newark, Delaware, the home base of Daring Celebrations & Ceremonies.

 

 

Baby Blessings

$250

 

Baby Blessing, Welcoming Ceremony, Baby Naming, Christening 

 

Typically, locale limited to New Castle County, Delaware and nearby surrounding states, however, please contact me to discuss unique circumstances. I am often contacted by couples that I previously married, upon the arrival of their first child. What an exciting honor!

 

Includes: 

  • initial phone consultation

  • in-person or video planning meeting 

  • unlimited communications and ceremony draft editing 

  • ceremony officiating 

  • Official Certificate of Christening

Memorials / Celebration of Life

$250

Limited to New Castle County, Delaware or nearby surrounding states.

Families who have lost a loved one, who don't necessarily belong to a church or have a specific pastor or minister, often call on me to officiate services. I am honored to serve in this capacity. 

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