Once the excitement of your engagement starts to settle down, it is time to knuckle down and start the wedding planning. Together with your partner you are about to go on an exciting journey to craft your dream day into real life.

From choosing the venue to sampling cake and finding the perfect wedding attire, there are so many stages to look forward to. Of course, the to-do list can be expansive and overwhelming at times.

Something important that should not get pushed aside is finding the right marriage celebrant. This is a trusted person who will be bringing you together to start your wedded life.

Here is our list of the editor’s choice top 35 marriage celebrants in Adelaide

Your weddding day is one of the most important days of your life and should be as perfect as it can be. Gillian understands this so well. She believes that your wedding ceremony should be about you, your beliefs, values,  traditions, your desires and your dreams for the future.

As a highly experienced, professional, caring, authorised Marriage Celebrant, Gillian will listen carefully to you so that she can write and present a beautiful, unique and memorable ceremony that will touch your heart – a ceremony just for you. It will reflect your personalities, your story, your love and your commitment to each other.

Your ceremony will be a most precious moment in time for you. She will take care of all the legals for you too. There will be nothing to worry about with Gillian as your ultimate Marriage Celebrant – a 5 Star rated celebrant as assessed by her bridal couples.

Address: Stonyfell SA 5066

Social: Ceremonies Just For You

Contact : Gillian Potter

Kaye Hartog

From weddings to naming ceremonies, Kaye Hartog is an experienced Civil Celebrant with a passion for love. With a professional take on simplicity, Kaye delights in providing a secure and peaceful day for couples.

Kaye services the area of Port Adelaide, starting from Semaphore Park towards the inner city of Adelaide. Her services are professional, unique, and focused on providing a genuine service for the couple.

Years Experience: Not stated

Fees: Upon Application

Style: Professional, simple

Address: Semaphore Park, Adelaide, SA

Contact : Kaye Hartog

Known for performing relaxed and fun marriage ceremonies, Mary Odgers is a one of the most popular marriage celebrants in Adelaide.

Mary understands how exciting this time is for the engaged couple!

With over 10 years of experience, she prides herself in giving great value in her service by ensuring that all her ceremonies are personal and unique.

If you are after a fun ,experienced and professional celebrant, who believes in creating memories for the couple in love, Mary Odgers is the right celebrant for you!

Years Experience: 10+ years

Fees: Inclusive fees available

Style: Fun, relaxed

Address: Adelaide, SA

Contact : Mary Odgers

Sherri dawson celebrant

Sherri is a warm, caring and experienced celebrant who will make sure that you have a wonderful wedding ceremony, written just for you. Sherri works with you to create the perfect ceremony that reflects you as a couple. A fun and relaxed celebrant, you can be sure that your wedding ceremony will be perfectly written and perfectly delivered.

Sherri also has excellent organisational skills, so you can rest assured knowing that she will arrive well before your ceremony, her equipment will be fully charged and ready to go, and your paperwork will be correct and lodged on time. So relax, have fun and enjoy your day!

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: Available upon contact

Style: Professional, personalised

Address: Adelaide, SA

Contact : Sherri Dawson

Camille Abbott marriage celebrant

An award winning celebrant, there is something infectious about Camille Abbott’s style. She is genuine, kind hearted, and focused on making the ceremony a memorable part of your wedding day. She’s been a registered celebrant since 2008 and has an impressive experience of over 650+ ceremonies.

Camille is relaxed in her delivery and fun in her interaction. She presents the ceremony in an authentic way, tapping into your personality and style as a couple. Camille is a proud supporter of marriage equality and accepts same-sex couples.

Years Experience: 10+ years

Fees: Available during consultation

Style: Fun and relaxed

VIDEO: Camille Abbott Celebrant

Address: Adelaide, SA

Contact : Camille Abbott

Adelaide, SA

Christopher Steele marriage celebrant adelaide

With a professional attitude, Christopher Steele lets his relaxed and easy going personality shine through the planning stages. He keeps things simple and stress free, listening to closely to exactly what you want.

Christopher has a big, booming voice so everyone will definitely hear him. He is clear in his delivery and adaptable in his style. Christopher can perform a funny, humorous ceremony or something more traditional and serious, depending on what you prefer.

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: $499 weekends, $599 long weekends/public holidays, $199 office weekday rate

Style: Relaxed, easy going

Contact : Christopher Steele

Adelaide, SA

Amanda Schenk marriage celebrant

Dedicated to supporting happy couples on their wedding day, Amanda Schenk is a professional and engaging marriage celebrant. As someone who is highly organised and a natural public speaker, this is a highly fitting role for her.

Amanda has a background in event management and cultural tourism. She is highly sensitive to varying customs and cultures. She has an open mind and a positive attitude. As someone who has travelled extensively, Amanda has a wealth of knowledge and experiences. She even went scuba diving in her wedding dress in Bali!

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: Available upon request

Style: Engaging, supportive, professional

Contact : Amanda Schenk


With over six years of professional experience as a wedding celebrant, Celebrations By Penelope was the winner of the South Australian Civil Marriage Celebrant in 2018. Penelope is a friendly and modern celebrant. She has performed 300 ceremonies (including same-sex marriages), lived in eight countries, and traveled to over 70.  As a genuine person, Penelope uses her travel experience to understand and relate to different cultures.

VIDEO: Penelope Celebrant

Contact : Penelope

Adelaide, SA

Mary Fieldhouse marriage celebrant

Working together with her clients to create a dream day, Mary Fieldhouse is an experienced and genuine wedding host. She has a calming manner and can help to alleviate those stresses of the planning stages.

Mary is honest and professional in her work while also being fun and down to earth. She pays close attention to detail and makes sure she listens to exactly what you want. She will always do her best to deliver your requests.

Years Experience: Over 10 years

Fees: Not mentioned

Style: Professional, down to earth

VIDEO: Mary Fieldhouse Celebrant

Contact : Mary Fieldhouse


If you are looking for a young and vibrant wedding celebrant, then Jessica Maida might be perfect for you.  After searching for someone to perform her own wedding, Jessica decided to join the field in 2014.  She thought there was a shortage and wanted to fill that gap.  Her ceremonies are modern, fun, and individualized for each couple.  Not only that, but Jessica has ideas that you may not have thought about that can make your wedding day run smoothly.

Contact : Jessica Maida

Adelaide based, travels nationwide

Alister mitchell marriage celebrant

Ensuring a personal charm at all points of the way, Alister from the Wedding Celebrant enjoys offering quality bespoke services. He starts by helping couples navigate their way through the early stages of bringing a wedding day to life.

Alister offers celebrations that have flair, but are never cheesy. His style is relaxed and genuine, leaving no room for boredom. He is authorised to conduct weddings anywhere in Australia and happily travels to his clients.

Years Experience:Not mentioned

Fees: Available upon enquiry

Style: Relaxed, professional, bespoke

Contact : Alister Mitchell


After completing over 500 ceremonies, Amy Harrison does it best “with heart, humility and a great sense of humour.” She will help you plan a wedding that reflects you and your lover.  With over ten years of experience, Amy creates heartfelt, fun, and personalized ceremonies including emcee services.

VIDEO: Amy Harrison Celebrant

Contact : Amy Harrison


Michael Elwood has a passion for wedding celebrations with a creative and confident style.  His desire is for couples to be comfortable and happy with their ceremony.  If you do not know exactly what you want, don’t worry; Michael would be honoured to help you write or re-write your wedding ceremony until you are completely satisfied. Whether you have a same-sex ceremony, a traditional wedding, or a renewal of vows, you can count on this Adelaide wedding celebrant to help you every step of the way.

Contact : Michael Elwood

Mark Bassett

Since 2006, Mark Bassett has proudly served Adelaide and its surrounding areas as a wedding celebrant.  He offers couples a romantic, meaningful and memorable wedding.  Mark has performed hundreds of ceremonies and can bring something bright and new to your special day.  It is not about the destination, he says, it is about the journey.  You will benefit from his Ceremony Resource Folder, which includes sample ceremonies for inspiration.

Contact : Mark Bassett

Robert Herz

Robert Herz says, “Your wedding, your way.”  He ensures a stress-free wedding filled with love, laughter, and fun.  Rob covers all marriages, including same-sex couples, renewals, and commitments.  He will also provide other ceremonies upon request. As a down-to-earth wedding celebrant in Adelaide, he wants the service to fit your style.

Contact : Robert Herz

Kathleen Halliday Ceremonies

If you hire Kathleen Halliday Ceremonies, then they will “ensure your celebration is memorable, engaging, and most importantly, enjoyable.” Kathleen performs weddings all over Australia including same-sex weddings.   Whether you desire a cultural ritual within your ceremony or want a small, intimate gather that is affordable, she can help you with all of the details.

Contact : Kathleen

Adelaide, SA


If it’s all in the name, then Aphrodite Anderson was made for this job! Her real birth name, Aphrodite reflects the values of name as someone who loves love. She takes the time to get to know each couple and really listen to their story on an in depth level.

Aphrodite can also speak French and Greek as well read other languages phonetically. This means she can reach out to more people in more languages. She enjoys multicultural ceremonies and celebrating love of all varieties.

Years Experience: Over 10 years

Fees: Variable depending on date and time

Style: Professional, memorable, unique

VIDEO: Aphrodite Anderson Celebrant

Contact : Aphrodite Anderson

Adelaide, SA

Peter Champion marriage celebrant

An authorised civil marriage celebrant, Peter Champion self titles himself a Creative Celebrant. He sees each couple’s prospective ceremony as a chance to be creative and individualistic, crafting something that truly reflects your essence and personality.

Peter celebrates couples of all cultures. He is open to incorporating cultural customs and practices into the wedding ceremony as per your request. Each ceremony is delivered with a sense of humour and dedication.

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: Available upon request

Style: Creative, personalised

Contact : Peter Champion

Adelaide (and surrounds), SA

Tony Nolan marriage celebrant

Highly experienced and offering flexible services, Tony Nolan provides modern and personalised services as a wedding celebrant. Tony has a contemporary outlook and positive vibe to his work. He hosts weddings for all, including same sex couples.

Tony offers everything from simple weddings, elopements, and elaborate affairs. He will proudly be there to guide your day of commitment with a friendly smile and professional demeanour.

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: Starting at $225

Style: Flexible, professional, modern

Contact : Tony Nolan


Is your love inspirational? Janine Gilland is a wedding celebrant in Adelaide who is LGBT and gender friendly.   Unique ceremony packages include doves, roses, butterflies, candles, balloons, sand, and more; you can expect a breathtaking day that reflects your “personal essence” as a couple.

Contact : Janine Gilland


Do you want to tie the knot on a Friday, Sunday, or even a weekday? Ann Gant is available seven days a week.  She has an outgoing, passionate, and enthusiastic personality that will help create a stress-free environment on your big day. Ann also supports same-sex marriages. Beyond reciting your vows, she will provide you will all the paperwork you need including a checklist for a name change and other details you might miss.

Contact : Ann Gant


Organization is the key to planning a smooth wedding day. Annette Perryman not only brings joy to your marriage ceremony, but she ensures all the little details are handled with care.  Annette is very organized and efficient, all the while being warm and friendly.  If you want a reliable wedding celebrant in Adelaide, Annette is committed to making your day perfect.

VIDEO: Annette Perryman Celebrant

Contact : Annette Perryman


Michelle Ware is a wedding celebrant for Ceremonies With Love in Adelaide. She has over 14 years of experience as a marriage celebrant. If you want an unforgettable day full of romance, Michelle will provide you and your future spouse with a beautiful wedding ceremony; all of the vows and details will be designed just for your special day.

Contact : Michelle Ware


Since 2015 Marry Me Annie has married nearly 75 couples.  She only accepts a limited number of weddings each year so she can devote the most time to each pair.  She “loves Love and celebrating with bubbly!” so you can expect a lively party with Annie. This wedding celebrant also provides renewal of vows, belly blessings, baby shower meditations, and baby naming ceremonies.

Contact : Marry Me Annie


Your wedding should be fun and relaxing. Cecilia White works with couples to take the stress out of planning the wedding.  She makes the wedding a reflection of you and your spouse; the day will be unique, personal, and tailored to suit the couple’s desires.  Besides being a wedding celebrant in Adelaide, Cecilia is also an experienced lawyer who is professional and detail oriented.  She ensures a high level of client service with a good sense of humour and creativity.

Contact : Cecilia White

Christine Trenwith marriage celebrant

With years of experience and a professional manner, Christine Trenwith is the complete package of marriage celebrants. She is fun, dynamic, and down to earth. She provides a day of elegance and enjoyment at the same time.

Christine is based in Glenelg and serves surrounding areas of Adelaide. After 25 years working as a Justice of Peace, Christine is diplomatic and professional in her spoken delivery.

Years Experience: 25 years

Fees: Available upon request

Style: Professional, down to earth

Address: Glenelg, Adelaide, SA

Contact : Christine Trenwith

Bel Nation marriage celebrant

With genuine excitement for each love story that comes to her, Bel Nation is a energetic and vibrant marriage celebrant. She provides a service filled with laughter, smile, and passionate energy to bring your day to life.

Bel is modern and enthusiastic. She is a storyteller herself and presents an authentic take on your love. She makes sure the ceremony is all about you and your beloved. Bel loves meeting new people and listens carefully to each couple’s story.

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: Inclusive fees available

Style: Enjoyable, fun

Address: North Adelaide, SA

Contact : Bel Nation

Michael Agar marriage celebrant

Understanding the importance of having a celebrant you trust, Michael Agar ensures his services are transparent and stress free. Throughout the whole process, Michael will put couples at ease and give them a genuine sense that everything is taken care of.

Michael is an excellent communicator, highly professional, and also has a warm and caring personality. He proudly marries all couples, including same-sex couples. He takes authentic time to get to know each couple before their big day.

Years Experience: Not stated

Fees: Available upon contact

Style: Professional, warm, friendly

Address: Adelaide, SA

Contact : Michael Agar

Vicky Flanegan marriage celebrant

A hopeless romantic who loves to laugh, you can rest assured that a wedding day with Vicky Flanegan is relaxed and down to earth. Vicky, or Vic as she prefers, is a good natured and bubbly person. She genuinely loves meeting people who are in love.

Vic hosts wedding all year round. She loves being in beautiful venues with lovely people who are celebrating in front of their loved ones. This is more than a job for Vic – it is journey.

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: Available during consultation

Style: Relaxed, humorous, romantic

VIDEO: Vicky Flanegan Celebrant

Address: Adelaide, SA

Contact : Vicky Flanegan

Diana Woods marriage celebrant

As someone who loves what she does and has a developed sense of intuition, Diana Woods is a comprehensive marriage celebrant. She is flexible in thinking and delights in celebrating love, making her idea to adapt to all different couples.

Diana makes sure that the couple and the guests all feel connected during the ceremony. She becomes an author and storyteller of your real life romance and delivers it poignantly.

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: Available during consultation

Style: Flexible, intuitive

Address: Adelaide, SA

Contact : Diana Woods

Gay Northcott marriage celebrant

Believing that each couples deserves a truly special memory from their wedding ceremony, Gay Northcott pays full attention to every detail. She is warm and caring in her approach to deliver a personalised ceremony.

Gay has extensive experience in public speaking. She is confident in her delivery and a natural-born storyteller. In everything she does, Gay takes the stress away from couple’s planning their wedding and leaves them with the joy.

Years Experience: Since 2015

Fees: Ceremony fee $650

Style: Warm, personalised

Address: Adelaide, SA

Contact : Gay Northcott

Julie Reid marriage celebrant

Acknowledging that ceremonies are celebrations, Julie Reid is always excited to get to the essence of a couple’s romance. She works together with her clients to create an exceptional and personalised experience for the wedding ceremony.

Julie is a celebrant who is entirely dedicated to each couple she services. She ensures that the day is one with fun, emotions, and beautiful memories. Julie’s friendly personality gives a relaxed vibe from start to finish.

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: Not stated

Style: Relaxed, professional

Address: Adelaide, SA

Contact : Julie Reid


Signature Ceremonies SA – Anthony Hurn operates Signature Ceremonies SA. He offers a variety of services including wedding ceremonies and renewal of vows.  Anthony truly loves helping people, especially planning their wedding day. Even if your wedding is not in Adelaide, he will travel to most areas of the state with no cost to couples.  Although he is a practicing Christian, these personal religious beliefs do not interfere with the wishes of non-Christian couples.

Address: Adelaide, SA

Contact : Tony Hurn


Do you need a wedding celebrant to work with you before you can determine the ceremony details? Deborah Munro is a charismatic celebrant with a professional yet friendly approach.  She will provide a touching ceremony that you and your loved ones will adore.  You can expect project management, outstanding communication, and empathetic listening along with a calm yet commanding crowd presence.  Deborah also speaks fluent German and will perform other ceremonies in other languages with some assistance.  If you need pre-marital relationship guidance, she is ready and willing to help.

Contact : Deborah Munro


Genuinely always looking forward to meeting new happy couples, Shirley Dunn is available for all types of weddings, no matter how simple or complex they are. She is an authorised celebrant with years of experience.

Shirley is someone who truly listens to her clients. She takes into account what they want, what they believe in, and how they want their ceremony to unfold. Shirley is patient and kind hearted in her professional approach.

Address: Salisbury, Adelaide, SA

Contact : Shirley Dunn

Parting Notes

Finding a wedding celebrant in Adelaide is probably not on the top of your to-do list after you get engaged. You might be more concerned about your theme, dress, or meal. However, your ceremony is the part of your big day where you two become one. If you want to have an intimate moment of love for all your friends and family to see then discover the perfect a celebrant is essential.



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