Your marriage celebrant will lead you in your vows, tell the story of how you met and built a relationship, and set the tone of your wedding ceremony.

So, it’s one of the most decisions you’ll make when it comes to your ceremony details! Our top seven favourite marriage celebrants in the Byron Bay area offer all sorts of ceremonies and rituals: same-sex, traditional, religious, pagan, secular, registry-style, elopements, and more.

Keep reading to check out our list we’ve compiled just for you Byron Bay brides and grooms!

Here we list the editor’s choice top 7 marriage celebrants in Byron Bay.

Sam Johns Celebrant & MC

If you’re after a celebrant who crafts a unique, heartwarming celebration that reflects your distinct personality, combining humor and emotion, then you’re in the right place. Meet Sam: he’s charismatic, relaxed, yet utterly professional. From the initial meeting to crafting your personalized script, and right through to your special day, Sam ensures the entire journey is not just stress-free, but truly enjoyable.

Sam has a knack for making the ceremony memorable, balancing sentimental moments with light-heartedness and a touch of sophistication. And he takes great pride in creating ceremonies that are not only warm and engaging but also unforgettable. In terms of style, think professional, yet warm and entertaining. Pricing starts at $450 for the legal essentials. For a full quote, just reach out.

Style: Professional, warm, entertaining

Prices: Starting from $450 for legals only. Request for pricing.

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Address: Byron Bay, NSW 2481

Phone: 0473 144 922

Social: Instagram

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Northern Rivers Celebrant

Offering heartfelt and stress-free ceremonies, this celebrant in Byron Bay crafts bespoke experiences tailored to each couple’s love story. With a focus on creating joyous beginnings and meaningful farewells, she ensure every moment is filled with laughter and love. From organising paperwork to crafting personalised scripts, she guide couples through every step with sincerity and flexibility. Her friendly and organised approach makes planning a wedding a breeze, while their attention to detail ensures a seamless celebration. With a zest for fun and a commitment to reflecting each couple’s beliefs and traditions, she create unforgettable memories that last a lifetime.

Address: Alstonvale, NSW 2477

Phone: 0438 220 209

Social: Facebook | Instagram

Contact : Caz McCallum

Benjamin Carlyle

Benjamin knows how to liven up the dullest of parties, and that goes for your wedding ceremony as well! There won’t be any yawns in the house with Benjamin (and his fancy bowties) around. A decade of experience as a full-time celebrant means you can trust him to perform a beautiful ceremony, and his fun, positive energy will have you and your spouse-to-be smiling from ear to ear. He also performs elopements and same-sex weddings.

Years of Experience: 10

Style: warm, funny

Prices: contact for quote

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Address: Byron Bay, NSW

Phone: 0432 208 248

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Susie Figgis

Susie is dedicated towards performing ceremonies that will make you feel as close as possible to your loving partner. She will create a personalised wedding ceremony, just for you, and will deliver it with reverence, confidence, and a touch of fun—but she’ll never steal the limelight away from you and your spouse-to-be! She also performs elopements.

Years of Experience: 12

Style: creative, relaxed

Prices: contact for quote

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Address: 11 Natan Ct, Ocean Shores NSW 2483

Phone: 0431 482 008

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Skai Ceremonies

Skai Daly will make the guest with a heart of stone shed a tear with her beautiful and touching ceremonies. She will deliver tranquility and joy for your wedding day, which is exactly what a wedding couple needs. Skai will also help you plan your ceremony by contributing her own ideas, based on her experience with many, many weddings in the Byron area. Her fee includes lodgement of all the required papers and a backup plan for inclement weather.

Style: personal, heartfelt, modern

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Address: Byron Bay, New South Wales

Phone: 0412 529 066

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The Champagne Celebrant

Jacqui Patterson wants to help you have a wedding ceremony that is all about YOU. You can expect a personalised ceremony in which you, your partner, and your love and life together are front and centre. She’s organized, bubbly, funny, and available for all types of weddings—same-sex and destination weddings included.

Style: modern, unique, fun

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Address: Byron Bay, NSW

Phone: 0431 283 366

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Michelle Shannon

Michelle offers wedding ceremonies, elopements, vow renewals, same-sex weddings, and more in the Byron Bay area. She’s a hopeless romantic and one of the friendliest people you will ever meet! You’ll feel so comfortable with her it’ll be like you’re being married by your best friend. You can request to meet her in person, and she prefers to stand off to the side for the ceremony so your photos will have the two most important people: the wedding couple!

Location: Suffolk Park, NSW

Years of Experience: 15

Style: relaxed, fun

Prices: contact for quote

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Phone: 0412 649 313

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Parting Notes

When you’re talking to marriage celebrants, don’t settle for the first you speak to! Find someone who you and your partner truly click with—they are marrying the two of you, after all! Make sure you are comfortable enough with them to ask all the awkward and pressing questions, and don’t be afraid to ask them to meet face-to-face over coffee or drinks before you make a decision! Make sure you know exactly what is included in their fees and packages before you sign the contract as well.


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