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Best Wedding Officiants in Miami, FL

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Miami Wedding Officiants on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Pompano Beach, FL 33062

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Reverend Arlene Goldman is a non-denominational wedding officiant in Fort Lauderdale who offers custom wedding ceremonies designed to tell the story and bring out the personalities of the couple throughout the experience. Reverend Arlene Goldman performs civil, religious, spiritual, interfaith, and non-denominational wedding ceremonies. Her business has received multiple awards from WeddingWire, Borrowed & Blue, and is highly rated on The Knot.

Miami, FL 33170

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5.0 (22)
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5.0 (1)

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Reflections Wedding Officiant is the business of wedding officiants serving clients in Miami and surrounding areas. Since 2011, the company has been specializing in wedding ceremonies. It offers various packages to its clients, including wedding officiant only, Tiki package, beach wedding package with arch and flowers, and beach wedding package with a bamboo arch. Reflections Wedding Officiant also offers deluxe huppah and supreme huppah. Its bilingual officiants can speak both English and Spanish.

Oakland Park, FL 33307

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5.0 (2)

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Weddings by Lowell offers premarital counseling and officiant services to clients in Oakland Park and surrounding communities. Weddings by Lowell specializes in interfaith ceremonies and vow renewals. The notary public is also an Ordained Reverend. He has been marrying couples throughout South Florida and for destinations for over two decades. Weddings by Lowell was honored with a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award in 2015.

1749 NE Miami Court, miami, FL 33132

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Carol Ann Ross, the owner of Amani, is a wedding officiant offering her services in Miami and the rest of South Florida. The business provides packages for elopements, weddings, and renewal of vows. Carol Ann also assists couples with their vows and ring ceremony customizations. Her collaborative matrimonial process begins by interviewing the couples, identifying what they might like to hear during their wedding. With her international charm and worldliness, Carol Ann presides over her clients' wedding day, creating a fun environment.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Google
4.7 (23)

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The Officiants in Fort Lauderdale is a group of ordained officiants, marriage ministers, justices of the peace, and wedding rabbis and notaries. The Officiants offers civil and non-denominational ceremonies, religious and spiritual ceremonies, same-sex ceremonies, vow renewals, and funeral and memorial services. The business’s website has profiles of each of its officiants, which include their specialties and languages spoken.

Miami, FL 33165

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5.0 (2)

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Owned by husband and wife Rolando and Rosy Figueroa, Just Married By Rosy officiates different types of wedding ceremonies in Miami. Rolando and Rosy are bilingual officiants who are dedicated to helping couples celebrate their weddings to the fullest. They offer three packages that consist of various services like notary, marriage ceremony scripts, phone calls and e-mails, photography, decorations, and sand ceremony. As people who love weddings, Rolando and Rosy have been holding wedding ceremonies for 10 years and know how important the event is.

Miami, FL 33122

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Iris Ramil is a wedding planner and officiant in Miami with the most basic packages starting at $95. Additional services such as customized wedding vows and unity candle ceremonies are available for an extra charge. The business can also provide rental items such as tiki torches, wedding arches, and fresh flower arrangements.

Miami, FL 33155

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5.0 (5)

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Forever in Love in Miami is a wedding officiate service that specializes in elegant beach wedding ceremonies. The business offers marriage licenses by mail, civil and religious wedding officiant services, and offers a range of rental products for beach weddings such as archways, crosses, metal columns, tiki torches, tents, carpet runners, chairs and lounge seating, and much more. Forever in Love also offers photography and videography services and can help couples plan receptions.

Coral Gables, FL 33114

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Wedding by Frank is a Coral Gables business that has 20 years of experience in non-denominational wedding officiant services. The business offers unity candle services, the breaking of the glass ceremonies, rose ceremonies, jumping of the broom ceremonies, ceremonies that include children and other family member and multilingual ceremonies.

Pompano Beach, FL 33076

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Rabbi Richard Polirer is a rabbi in Pompano Beach that offers officiate services for inter-faith wedding ceremonies, vow renewals, baby naming ceremonies, funeral services, pidyon haben ceremonies, and bat and bar mitzvah services. Rabbi Richard Polirer also offers conversion lessons, tutoring, and even an online version of bat and bar mitzvah lessons.

Miami, FL 33126

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5.0 (16)
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5.0 (1)

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Ever After Weddings Officiants offers officiant services at both traditional and non-traditional venues and specializes in both same-sex and heterosexual wedding ceremonies. Both of the business’s notaries public are members of the American Association of Wedding Officiants and Professional Wedding Officiants. The business also offers wedding ceremony coordination assistance from acting as a liaison between bride and DJ to organizing the bridal and groomsmen parties pre-ceremony.

Miami, FL 33145

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5.0 (10)
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5.0 (3)

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Weddings by Marty in Miami offers wedding officiant services and performs several different kinds of ethnic and special ceremonies in addition to the traditional options. Weddings by Marty offers sand ceremonies, unity candle ceremonies, and love letter-wine box ceremonies. Different ethnic ceremonies the business offers include the breaking of the glass, Lazo, Arras or Mantilla, and the jumping of the broom tradition.

Compare our Top Wedding Officiants

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Reverend Arlene Goldman
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Reflections Wedding Officiant
Miami, FL 33170
Weddings by Lowell
Oakland Park, FL 33307
Amani
1749 NE Miami Court, miami, FL 33132
The Officiants
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Just Married by Rosy
Miami, FL 33165
Isis Ramil
Miami, FL 33122
Forever in Love
Miami, FL 33155
Wedding by Frank
Coral Gables, FL 33114
Rabbi Richard Polirer
Pompano Beach, FL 33076
Ever After Wedding Officiants
Miami, FL 33126
Weddings by Marty
Miami, FL 33145

FAQs

  • Introduction

    Planning a wedding is a lot of work. You have numerous tasks and responsibilities. Even if you opt to hire a wedding planner, your input is required for everything. One of the decisions you need to make is who will marry you. Choosing your wedding officiant can be a challenging undertaking.

    If you have a religious background and are a regular member of a church, synagogue or other house of worship, the choice is probably easy. But if not, you may want something less traditional. You can choose a professional or ask a close friend or family member if they would be willing to officiate the ceremony. These FAQs can help you make a decision about your wedding officiant.
  • What is a wedding officiant?

    A wedding officiant, also called marriage officiant, is an individual with the legal authority to perform wedding ceremonies. Local judges and clergy members commonly act as wedding officiants. But, nearly anyone can obtain the necessary certification to become an officiant, although requirements vary from state to state.

  • What does a wedding officiant do?

    The main role of a wedding officiant is to lead and perform the marriage ceremony. They must follow state law to ensure the union becomes official. Wedding officiants draft what they’ll say at the ceremony, often with input from the engaged couple. Some of their associated duties are signing and filing the marriage license.

  • Can you officiate your own wedding?

    Officiating your own wedding is referred to as self-solemnizing. This practice is only legal in a few states, including Colorado, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Nevada, Kansas, Maine, Illinois, California, and Washington, D.C. The rules governing self-solemnizing in these jurisdictions differ. All states legally recognize self-uniting marriages that are properly performed in a state where they're permitted.

  • What do you call a person who officiates a wedding?

    A marriage officiant’s title depends on who they are and what they do. For example, clergy members are called reverend, father, minister, rabbi, pastor. Common titles of civil marriage officiants are judge, your honor, magistrate, or mayor. Friends and family members who get temporary officiant status usually have no title.

  • Who can officiate a wedding?

    The individuals who are allowed to officiate a wedding depends on the laws of the state where the ceremony is performed. Typically, most clergy members and certain civil officers can perform marriage ceremonies. Many states also permit other individuals to obtain temporary officiant authorization or to become ordained to perform a marriage.

  • Can a notary officiate a wedding?

    Public notaries may perform marriage ceremonies in only a few states. They include Florida, Maine, South Carolina, Montana, and Nevada. Of course, a notary may officiate a wedding in other states if the state they’re in allows individuals to become wedding officiants, and the notary follows those guidelines.