Wedding Services and Prices

Joyous Journey Celebrations has a ceremony to meet every budget. Prices can vary depending on location, mileage (from Watervliet, NY), lodging costs if any, extra time needed to plan/write your ceremony, and the amount of time The Celebrant’s presence will be required. The following are approximations. After finding out what your needs will be you will receive your personal quote.
Deposits must be received to lock in your date and time. Balance must be received before the ceremony by credit card at least 3 days before, or cash before your ceremony begins.

Simple Ceremony $50 – No Deposit Required
Completing and returning Marriage License
Takes place at our home in Watervliet (Maplewood), NY
Available by appointment
Quick or Civil Ceremony
Guests limited to witnesses only

Family Wedding $200 – $100 Deposit Required to hold your date
Completing and returning Marriage License
This is a smaller, informal wedding that takes place in a home or park
No Rehearsal
Celebrant will arrive at least 15 minutes early. Wedding must start within 15 minutes of the scheduled start time
Pre-written ceremony of your choosing
A planning interview in person or by video chat
A free digital copy of “Planning Made Simple – From “We Want” to “We Do” to “We Did” by The Reverend JC Jenkins
Unlimited email or phone questions

Formal Wedding $300 – $150 Deposit Required to hold your date
Completing and returning Marriage License
This is a formal wedding at your venue
No Rehearsal
Celebrant will arrive 1 hour early. Wedding must start within 30 minutes of the scheduled start time
Personalized Ceremony
A planning interview in person or by video chat
A free digital copy of “Planning Made Simple – From “We Want” to “We Do” to “We Did” by The Reverend JC Jenkins
Unlimited email or phone questions, 2 meetings in person or video chat

Formal Wedding Full $500 – $250 Deposit Required to hold your date
Completing and returning Marriage License
This is a formal wedding at your venue
Rehearsal included
Celebrant will arrive 1 hour early. Wedding must start within 1 hour of the scheduled start time
Personalized Ceremony
Blessing or Wishes at the Reception
A planning interview in person or by video chat
A free digital copy of “Planning Made Simple – From “We Want” to “We Do” to “We Did” by The Reverend JC Jenkins
Unlimited email or phone questions, meeting in person or video chat