When you get engaged, step one is to celebrate! Step two: find a wedding venue.

What a lot of couples don’t realize, however, is that step three must be finding the right marriage celebrant. The great celebrants book well in advance, and it’s a good idea to know what kind of style you want for the wedding before you start planning for other things!

So, without further ado, here’s our list of the top marriage celebrants in the Blue Mountains area.


Cate Brockbank of Celebrations by Cate is one of Sydney’s most sought after marriage celebrants, specialising in creating unique, personalised, and client-focused ceremonies.

From simple marriage ceremonies in her Freshwater-based office to creating custom-tailored ceremonies with extravagant concepts and a touch of adventure. Cate will guide you through all aspects of your ceremony and welcomes people from all nationalities and diverse backgrounds.

Celebrations by Cate is passionate about her job as a marriage celebrant, funeral celebrant and funeral director.

Cate endeavours to take your wishes and create a ceremony that the two of you and even your family and friends will look back on as one of the best memories of your lives. As individual and unique to you. Your story, your words of love, your ultimate creation.

Location: Northern Beaches & Sydney NSW

Years experience: 11 years

Fees: Available during consultation and on her website

Style: Fun, Caring, Attentive

Phone: 0421 389 925

Social: Celebrations by Cate

Contact : Catherine Brockbank

Since bursting onto the Sydney wedding scene in 2019, Nina has become a highly sought after celebrant.

Known for her engaging storytelling, warmth, attention to detail, and focus on creating the unique vision for each of the couples that she works with, it is her pride and privilege to make every wedding special, meaningful, and a perfect blend of fun and emotional.

Paying homage to her couples’ journey, and looking forward to what lies ahead for them, Nina’s ceremonies don’t just celebrate a moment in time, but a life that will be lived together.

Whether you’re after something small and intimate, or big and bangin’, Nina will create the vibe for you, and memories that will last a lifetime.

Address: Sydney, NSW

Phone: 0468 323 739

Social: Your Best Day – Nina Feldman

Contact : Nina Feldman

When you choose this top Sydney Celebrant you get your very own love story written by a Professional Writer, high-quality live streaming for any absent guests + a high def recording of your ceremony – such a priceless keepsake.

You also get the use of her professional wireless Bose PA system – all your words and music will be crisp and clear! Plus an album of your ceremony to cherish in the years ahead. And a warm, relaxed vibe; with lots of love, laughter & fun.

Meggan, also a Meditation Teacher, will put you at ease & ensure everything flows effortlessly & easily.

To discover if she’s a good fit, book her for a zoom chat via her website now.

Location: Sydney

Years experience: Since 2011

Fees: Ranging from $630 – $2310.

Style: Elegant, punchy and meaningful.

VIDEO: Meggan Brummer Celebrant

Phone: 0424 178 323

Social: Meggan Brummer

Contact : Meggan Brummer

Leah is a young, friendly and bubbly celebrant who brings character to her work.

Whether your ceremony is written with the intention of being delivered as a surprise or if you have designed it together Leah writes ceremonies that are personal and funny.

Leah enjoys meeting new couples and learning about how they fell in love in order to bring their stories to life. This is where Leah’s love for creative writing is exercised and is able to offer a unique approach to designing ceremonies.

Knowing that weddings are a stressful time, Leah makes the preparations and the lead up to your special day easy and ensures that everything is perfect for when the bride walks down the aisle.

Phone: 0422 904 171

Social: Married by Leah

Contact : Leah Appleby

In high demand for his storytelling and warm presentation voice, Stephen is a popular choice. His love of public speaking results in calm, comfortable, often witty ceremonies that capture the attention of his audiences. Unlike some celebrants, Stephen insists on getting to know you well so he can speak at your ceremony with the authority of a friend. He also excels at putting everyone at ease on the day and efficiently processing all the required paperwork. If you are lucky enough to secure Stephen, you won’t regret booking him.

Location: Sydney and surrounds

Years experience: 4 Years

Fees: Available on his website

Style: Fun, friendly, capable

Phone: 0412 501 250

Social: Stephen Miller

Contact : Stephen Miller

As one of Sydney’s most fun wedding celebrants, Janet Lomax loves making wedding ceremonies anything that the happy couple want it to be. From a relaxed affair to a bubbly day to something more sophisticated, Janet can do it all.

Janet always makes the couple a priority and makes sure that the day is about them and what they want. Janet is an organised person and professional in her planning stages. She can walk you through each step of the planning and make sure you get all the details just right.

Location: Sydney

Years experience: Over 8 years

Fees: Discussed during planning

Style: Organised, down to earth, flexible

Phone: 0404 463 664

Social: Janet Lomax

Contact : Janet Lomax

Say hello to a crazy good wedding without any pesky boring bits when you lock in this super fun Sydney marriage celebrant and emcee. Marry Me Zoe vows you’ll have no wedding day regrets cos she’ll help you rock your vows with a tonne of wows, heartfelt highs and unexpected moments of surprise to delight your guests! Together you’ll flip and reverse the conventional traditions and create a ceremony and reception that is totally you. 1000% inclusive of all LGBTQIA+ couples, Zoe is a super stylish celebrant with upbeat energy, firecracker vibes and a passion to give you and your guests the best celebration ever, that everyone will be talking about for years!

Fees: $675 – $1395

Style: Energetic, Friendly and Inclusive

Phone: 0408 408 537

Social: Marry Me Zoe

Contact : Zoe Sabados

For over 13 years, Catherine has proudly married hundreds of “loved-up” couples. It fulfills her soul being a part of such a special day, that is full of joy, excitement, and love.

With her years of experience, she knows all the right questions to ask, to make sure she creates the perfect ceremony that suits your style, personality, and needs.

She knows that no two weddings are the same, and she is happy to keep things simple and sentimental or provide a fully personalised “Your Love Story” ceremony, that could also incorporate readings, extended family, pets, musicians or anything your hearts desire.

Catherine proudly supports all forms of love, including LGBTQIA+, and is ready to help you celebrate your big day.

Years experience: 13 years

Fees: Ranging from $600-$1400

Style: Friendly, modern, fun-loving and engaging

Address: Gymea Bay, NSW

Phone: 0412 620 765

Social: Celebrant Catherine Kennedy

Contact : Catherine Kennedy

Although Justine might not have as many years under her belt as other celebrants on our list, she’s one of the highest rated and reviewed! She’s licensed with the Australian Federation of Civil Celebrants, and she will help you create and host a wedding ceremony that is tailor-made to your specifications and personality. After all, this day is all about you and your partner!

Location: Penrith, NSW

Years of Experience: 5

Style: modern, personal, professional

Number of Weddings: 350+

Prices: contact for quote

VIDEO: Justine Milne Celebrant

Phone: 0411 608 192

Social: Justine Milne

Contact : Justine Milne

Karen Brown of Emu Heights, NSW is passionate about weddings and wedding ceremonies, and is always so excited for every one of her couples. She’ll make sure that you and your guests aren’t bored or yawning during the ceremony and will make it all personal to you. Karen even makes a lovely, boxed gift of your ceremony as a memento of the day!

Location: Emu Heights, NSW

Years of Experience: not stated, 20 years as a speaker

Style: organised, friendly

Number of Weddings: not stated

Prices: contact for quote

Phone: 0409 127 829

Social: A Timeless Love

Contact : Karen Brown

Tina Marie Sheil doesn’t think there’s a better job in the world than being a marriage celebrant—and lucky for her couples (and you) because she’s fantastic at it! She also has 15 years of experience as an events manager, so she can help you plan your day, down to the last detail. She has also performed cultural and religious ceremonies, including Buddhist and Hindu.

Location: Leura, NSW

Years of Experience: 12

Style: flexible, friendly, intimate

Number of Weddings: not stated

Prices: $795 for a personalised wedding

Phone: 0400 550 919

Social: Love in the Mountains Celebrant

Contact : Tina Marie Sheil

Evelyn Calaunan is a big fan of all of life’s big moments, and your wedding day is no exception! As a celebrant and an MC, she’ll be the voice that guides you through your day and makes sure everything goes according to plan. Evelyn is a real joy to work with, if her testimonials are anything to go by, and she offers creative tree-planting ceremonies, unity candles, and more.

Location: Wentworth Falls, NSW

Years of Experience: 11

Style: heart-warming, calm, professional

Number of Weddings: not stated

Prices: not stated

VIDEO: Evelyn Calaunan Celebrant

Phone: 0425 340 666

Social: Blue Mountains Celebrant

Contact : Evelyn Calaunan

Phil Timbrell JP (member of Nepean Celebrants) is a great choice if you’re looking for a marriage celebrant with a good sense of humour. His fee includes his own PA system as well as a signing table (tablecloth included), and more. He only books one wedding a day, so you can be sure other couples won’t be distracting him or cutting into your time if their weddings run late.

Location: Mount Riverview, NSW

Years of Experience: not stated

Style: funny, relaxed

Number of Weddings: not stated

Prices: starting at $380 for registry-style in his office, and $730 for a large wedding (120+ people), extra for travel may apply

VIDEO: Phil Timbrell Celebrant

Phone: 0418 654 525

Social: Happy Day Marriage Celebrant

Contact : Phil Timbrell

Susan Artup is one of the most experienced marriage celebrants in the Blue Mountains and NSW. You can be sure that she can help you with every little detail of your wedding ceremony, down to helping you in writing your vows. She believes the words of your ceremony script should be a treasured memory and will put every effort into making them beautiful.

Location: Lapstone, NSW

Years of Experience: 20+

Style: warm, creative

Number of Weddings: not stated

Prices: contact for quote

VIDEO: Susan Artup Celebrant

Phone: 0408 826 743

Social: A Ceremony by Design

Contact : Susan Artup

Angela Blattman is beloved by her couples and believes that your wedding day should be planned with your wishes in mind—so, your wedding can be as traditional or informal as you wish, and personalised to you. She will also include religious and non-religious rituals upon request, and the only rule she has is that you have fun!

Location: Emu Plains, NSW

Years of Experience: 7

Style: relaxed, professional

Number of Weddings: not stated

Prices: contact for quote, deposit or $250 required upon booking

Phone: 0417 047 858

Social: Terms of Endearment

Contact : Angela Blattman

Parting Notes

It’s so, so important to trust and be comfortable with the person who is officiating your wedding. Oftentimes, they’ll even help you plan the wedding ceremony—down to writing your vows, choosing the music for your processional, and more. Great wedding celebrants will be there to hold your hand and make sure the entire experience is stress-free and as joyful as possible, so don’t wait another moment and contact some of our favourites—right on this list!


Best Marriage Celebrants in NSW

Blue Mountains

Byron Bay

Hunter Valley


Southern Highlands