Bay Area Ceremonies provides officiant services in the San Francisco Bay Area. Rick works with couples to design personalized ceremonies tailored to their desires and interests, imbued with creativity, warmth, and gentle humor.
Bay Area Ceremonies officiates for couples seeking civil, LGBTQ, non-religious, multi-cultural and interfaith weddings. Elopements, baby-welcoming, vow renewal, and memorial ceremonies are also celebrated. Local couples are of course well-served, and Rick has married couples who select the San Francisco Bay Area as a destination setting from across North America, as well as from as far away as Germany, Japan, and Tasmania. Rick is dedicated to customizing an experience that incorporates and reflects the couples’ individual personalities. He offers customized vows, and will meet with you to create a connected and friendly atmosphere where all of your guests feel welcomed and honored. The average length of his ceremonies is 20-25 minutes.
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Julie · Married on 03/09/2019
Rick created a wonderful ceremony for our wedding. His ceremony was kind, thoughtful and humorous. Our guests commented on the wonderful personal details Rick included. I can not imagine it being better.Sent on 03/13/2019
Charles Briggs · Married on 02/09/2019
Rick is one in a million.
Quite honestly a couple could not ask for a better officiant for their wedding than Rick. His warmth, intelligence, kindness and thoughtfulness will make your special day incredible. Rick will surprise you with how amazing his attention to detail is. He will lower your stress level, brilliantly guide your decisions and share in your joy. We are in your debt Rick. Thank you for being who you are.Sent on 02/25/2019
Cameron Malamed · Married on 12/07/2018
Cameron and Mindy Malamed small wedding Rodeo Beach San Fran
Thank you rick for coming on such short notice and helping us make our wedding exactly what we wanted, short, sweet, humorous, light hearted and loving. Rick did all of this just as we asked with maybe a day to prepare.Sent on 12/12/2018