Congratulations on your engagement!

We know you’re looking forward to the big day, and wedding planning can seem a little daunting when you’re just starting out and don’t know where to start.

After choosing your venue, one of the next things you need to consider is your marriage celebrant. They will set the tone of your ceremony and take care of all the legalities for you, making sure you understand each step.

To help you out, here’s our list of our top favourite marriage celebrants in the Hunter Valley region in NSW!


Meggan Brummer

With over 23 years experience as an Internationally Published Writer, Meggan will WOW YOUR GUESTS with the magic of storytelling. She’s often referred to as, “A captivating storyteller, who’s fun & classy.”

With this yoga-loving Celebrant, your ceremony will be filled with warmth & meaning, peppered with laughter & tears (& just the right amount of fun), leaving a lasting impression on you & your guests.

The morning after your wedding, you can watch back the video Meggan made of your entire ceremony. (Such a gorgeous keepsake to watch each year on your anniversary & share with your kids as they grow up).

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

Years experience: 13 years

Fees: $590 – $5727

Style: Captivating, classy & fun.

VIDEO: Meggan Brummer Celebrant

Address: 89a Cowles Rd, Mosman NSW 2088

Phone: 0424 178 323

Social: Facebook | Instagram

Contact : Meggan Brummer

Stephen Miller

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.

Years experience: 6 Years

Fees: Available on his website

Style: Fun, friendly, capable

Address: 17 Finlayson St, Lane Cove NSW 2066

Phone: 0412 501 250

Social: Facebook

Contact : Stephen Miller

Julia Carlino – Celebrant & MC

Let your journey into wedded bliss begin with Julia Carlino – Celebrant & MC. With over 12 years of experience in media advertising, Julia brings a vibrant energy to crafting bespoke ceremonies that reflect the unique love story of each couple. As an authorised marriage celebrant, Julia’s passion lies in curating memorable and laughter-filled experiences for her clients. From intimate elopements to grand celebrations, Julia ensures every detail is meticulously attended to, allowing couples to relax and enjoy their special day. With a commitment to personalisation and professionalism, Julia Carlino promises to make your wedding ceremony or event truly unforgettable.

Address: Hunter Valley, NSW

Phone: 0481 588 333

Social: Facebook | Instagram

Contact : Julia Carlino

Your Best Day – Nina Feldman

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: Facebook | Instagram

Contact : Nina Feldman

Married by Meredith

If you want laughter, tears and for your ceremony to be the best part of your day, Meredith is the celebrant for you!

In addition to the best ceremony ever, she also gives you a guide to writing vows, a ‘tips and tricks’ planning guide, and a list of recommended vendors.

The Married by Meredith guarantee: you’ll feel like friends, you’ll love every moment and everyone will rave about how fantastic your ceremony was.

Years of Experience: 5 +

Style: warm, vibrant & fun

Prices: Enquire for pricing

Address: Hunter Valley | Newcastle

Phone: 0413 795 844

Social: Facebook | Instagram

Contact : Meredith

Ceremonies By Karina

Karina Pearson, the heart behind Ceremonies By Karina, is not just a Civil Marriage Celebrant; she’s a calming, and bubbly storyteller dedicated to making your wedding journey effortless. Formerly a beloved school teacher, Karina transitioned to a more joyful and romantic path, where meeting couples and listening to their love stories became her favourite part. Based on the Central Coast and Hunter regions of NSW, she’s more than happy to travel, having graced the South Coast and NSW snow fields. Karina helps and guides couples in creating their dream ceremony, so on their big day they can enjoy every moment.

Address: Killarney Vale, NSW 2261

Phone: 0427 803 531

Social: Facebook | Instagram

Contact : Karina Pearson

Alison the Celebrant

Tailoring ceremonies to match each couple’s unique fingerprint, Alison the Celebrant brings a refreshing blend of professionalism and personality to wedding planning. With a commitment to clear communication and support, Alison ensures a stress-free journey towards saying “I do”. Rejecting the lecture-style approach, she opts for relaxed, fun, and personal ceremonies, making each moment memorable. As an authorised marriage celebrant, Alison champions empathy as her superpower, ensuring couples feel truly understood and valued. Whether it’s an intimate affair or a grand celebration, Alison crafts customisable packages to suit every couple’s vision. Say goodbye to cookie-cutter weddings and hello to a celebration as unique as you are.

Address: Hunter Valley, NSW

Phone: 0401 761 531

Social: Facebook | Instagram

Contact : Alison Pickel

The Mindful Celebrant

Sally is the creative voice behind the Mindful Celebrant. This professional marriage celebrant in Newcastle has years of experience and various wedding packages to fit your requests and rates. You can receive multiple meetings to prepare for your legal paperwork and vows. Take advantage of unique ideas, fun inspiration, and ideas for your readings, rituals, and love songs. She will help you write meaningful vows and design a handwritten ceremony that details your love. Enjoy a ceremony rehearsal, an application of your official marriage certificate, a professional sound system for the ceremony, and more from the Mindful Celebrant. Together, you’ll tell your one-of-a-kind story and host a memorable celebration everyone loves.

Address: Newcastle NSW

Phone: 0421 484 449

Social: Facebook | Instagram

Contact : Sally Perkins

Liz Watson Celebrant

With a passion for love and equality, this Commonwealth-registered marriage celebrant in Sydney’s Inner West creates unforgettable wedding experiences. Liz Watson Celebrant offers a safe and inclusive space for all couples, specialising in LGBTQIA+ weddings. With over 150 ceremonies under her belt, Liz ensures each celebration is relaxed, fun, and tailored to reflect the couple’s unique love story. Her background as a veterinary nurse and her love for pets mean she welcomes furry friends to be part of the ceremony. Liz’s dedication to making dreams a reality shines through in every wedding she officiates.

Address: Hunter Valley, NSW

Phone: 0458 302 707

Social: Facebook | Instagram

Contact : Liz Watson

Amy is a modern marriage celebrant & MC, bringing a fresh and upbeat approach to marriage making.

A performer by trade, Amy feels at home when connecting with her couples, writing their story and presenting it on the day with maximum energy and engagement.

Her ceremonies are fluff and cliche free, focussing on celebrating the uniqueness of the couple, both as individuals and as partners. She takes the time to really get to know her couples, ensuring it is a truly magical moment in time.

Years experience: Since 2015

Fees: Available upon contact

Style: Story teller, warm, fun & energetic

Address: Cronulla, NSW 2230

Phone: 0424 654 434

Social: Facebook | Instagram

Contact : Amy Watson

Parting Notes

Your wedding ceremony should be all about you, your relationship with your spouse-to-be, and the life and journey that you are embarking upon. A good marriage celebrant will highlight all of these and make sure your personality shines through in the wedding ceremony, so make sure you check out a few, and ask to meet them in person for a coffee or give them a call to get a feel for their style and personality! After all, you want to be comfortable with the person who is marrying you to the love of your life!



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