Your commitment to your partner and celebration of your love together, as well as your life, is such a beautiful and important day.

Part of the planning process is making sure you have all the right vendors, consultants, and more for the big day, but one of the most important decisions you will make is for your marriage celebrant.

They determine whether you guests will be yawning or hanging onto every word, laughing, and tearing up.

To help you make this decision, here’s our compiled list of our top ten favourite marriage celebrants in the Southern Highlands area of NSW.


Joanne is always there for her couples, and we love how truly enjoyable her wedding ceremonies are! She understands that this is one of the most important decisions you will make about your special day and will help you through every step of planning the ceremony. She offers personalised, intimate / grand, and registry-style ceremonies—so there’s something for everyone!

Years of Experience: not stated

Style: fun, personal, heart-warming

Number of Weddings: not stated

Prices: contact for quote, $100 deposit required

Address: 58 Tourist Drive 8, Kangaroo Valley NSW 2577

Phone: 0438 401 992

Social: Joanne Novich Wedding Celebrant

Contact : Joanne Novich

Alex Lollback became a celebrant when she realised her friends weren’t able to find celebrants who they truly clicked with and were 100% comfortable with. She’s young, confident, and delivers some of the most heartfelt ceremonies you’ll ever attend in your entire life. Alex will provide you with a questionnaire designed to get to know you and create a truly personalised ceremony (so it will truly be unique and inspired by you).

Years of Experience: not stated

Style: fun, modern, creative

Number of Weddings: not stated

Prices: contact for quote

Address: 19-21 Old Hume Hwy, Mittagong NSW 2575

Phone: 0450 075 922

Social: Alexandra Weddings

Contact : Alex Lollback

Address: 1421 Kangaroo Valley Rd, Kangaroo Valley NSW 2577

Phone: 0438 151 105

Social: Rosemary Johnson Celebrant

Contact : Rosemary Johnson

Address: 38 Throsby St, Moss Vale NSW 2577

Phone: 0430 344 380

Social: Jo Wright Celebrant

Contact : Joanna Wright

Address: 10A Boolwey St, Bowral NSW 2576

Phone: 0416 854 559

Social: Jilly Heart Celebrant Services

Contact : Jillian Mercieca

Address: 5/20 Bundaroo St, Bowral NSW 2576

Phone: 0423 074 664

Social: Rachel Harman Celebrant

Contact : Rachel Harman

Address: Manning St before Bargo Bvd, Kingswood NSW 2747

Phone: 0405 175 223

Social: Civil Celebrant Kim O'Sullivan

Contact : Kim O'Sullivan

Address: 13 Barrengarry St, Robertson NSW 2577

Phone: 0419 404 924

Social: Lynda Leith Celebrant Services

Contact : Lynda Leith

Address: The Southern Highlands, NSW

Phone: 0408 210 401

Social: Helen Twyman Smith Celebrant

Contact : Helen Twyman Smith

Address: The Southern Highlands, NSW

Phone: 0409 285 248

Social: Ceremonies with Sharon

Contact : Sharon


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Parting Notes

Don’t leave choosing your marriage celebrant to the last minute! You’ll be glad you took our advice when you take the time to get to know your celebrant, because the best wedding ceremonies have a touch of personalization and familiarity between the celebrant and the couple. After all, how wonderful would it be to be married by a friend? Don’t be afraid to court a few celebrants before making your decision—find one you love and are comfortable with!


Best Marriage Celebrants in NSW

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