Queer, Secular Wedding Officiant in Seattle

I’ve been planning and attending weddings for almost a decade. I have watched and listened to many, many wedding ceremonies and, over the years, I have learned what makes a good one. The answer? An officiant who takes the time to get to know you and creates a ceremony that showcases your personalities and celebrates your relationship – exactly as you are.

I have also heard my clients asking over and over: “Where can we find a secular wedding officiant who gets us?” because the truth is that it can be really difficult to find someone who does. At Aisle Less Traveled, I have always worked to be a brand and a person who embraces and serves folks who are often overlooked by the wedding industry: those of us who are not straight, white, skinny, wealthy, and Christian and who don’t see ourselves in much of the wedding media.

So I’m exited to introduce wedding ceremonies for my people – you independent, feminist, LGBTQ+ and allied folks who are looking for a progressive, secular wedding officiant to create a meaningful and joyful wedding ceremony that works for you!

ALL Wedding officiant PACKAGES include:

  • Writing a secular, feminist, LGBTQ+ inclusive ceremony for your wedding
  • One pre-wedding consultation to review the details, including processional/recessional order, music, and any readings or rituals included
  • Officiating your ceremony
  • Completing and returning your marriage license to the appropriate government official
Officiating Amanda & Christina's sunrise ceremony at Glacier National Park

Packages & Pricing

As always, I’m all about giving you the details you need before you spend time inquiring – so here you go!
(Please note my COVID policies below before inquiring.)

Short & Sweet - $350

This package is for elopers and tiny weddings! Choose a declaration of intent and a ring exchange text from my collection. Add your vows (either written by you or chosen from those I provide) and I’ll put it all together into a ceremony that lasts about 5-10 minutes.

This package is available on weekdays in the Seattle metro area only for elopements and micro weddings with up to 25 guests. It does not include review or approval of the final ceremony text.

Tailored & Simple - $525

Everything in the short & sweet package, plus you can choose 1-2 readings and incorporate one unity ritual (such as handfasting, sand ceremony, or a unity cocktail). This ceremony lasts about 10-15 minutes.

You will have the opportunity to review the ceremony script, request changes, and approve the final text.

This package is available every day except Saturdays in the Seattle metro area only.

CompletelY custom - $875

A completely custom ceremony that incorporates your love story along with any readings, community pledges/group participation, ring warming, and any other rituals that you would like to include. 

You will have the opportunity to review the ceremony script, request changes, and approve the final text.

This package is available on Saturdays in the Seattle metro area and on any day in any other location we can legally work. Weddings outside the Seattle area are subject to additional travel fees.

Attendance at and facilitation of your rehearsal may be added to any package for $275, subject to availability.

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Cindy Savage | Queer Feminist Wedding Planner

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Photo © Amanda Summerlin Photography

Aisle Less Traveled policies for new wedding bookings during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • All weddings must comply with government and health department mandates, including gathering limits, masks, and social distancing.
  • 2021 Weddings
    • I am currently accepting elopements and micro weddings that are planned for fewer than 30 guests through June 2021.
    • For wedding dates in July – December 2021, I am accepting events with up to 100 guests.
    • Dates are limited to keep at least one week in between weddings so that I can self-isolate for your and my protection.
    • I am only accepting new bookings for Seattle metro area weddings in 2021.
  • 2022 Weddings
    • Now booking weddings throughout the Pacific Northwest with no limits on guest count.
    • Limited dates available for weddings in the rest of the US to ensure two weeks for isolation before and after events.
    • I am not accepting any international weddings at this time.
  • If at any time the local guidelines are stricter than mine, weddings must adhere to the stricter local guidelines.
  • All Aisle Less Traveled contracts provide one no-fee postponement if your wedding cannot be held as planned due to COVID-19.
  • These policies will likely continue change as the pandemic, and our national response to it, progresses. Please reach out if you have any questions about them before scheduling your consultation.

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