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Gwen Downs, Wedding Celebrant

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Gwen Downs, Raleigh Wedding Celebrant specializes in creating fun, lighthearted weddings that have couples and guests saying it was the best ceremony they've ever been a part of. With just the right balance between cheer and tradition, not only will your ceremony include all the elements you want, but it will also feature the story of how you and your fianc茅e "ended up here today." That means rather than a formality, your nuptials will actually be one of the most fun and entertaining parts of your day!

Services Offered

Gwen works closely with couples throughout the planning process and can even ask their loved ones to contribute. This process includes an initial consultation, a one-hour-long planning workshop, and unlimited revisions to the script. Gwen welcomes all faiths and same-gender couples.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$600

Which of the following are included in the price?

Ceremony Rehearsal

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$100

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$100

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Non-religious
Interfaith
Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Agnostic
Anglican
Baha'i Faith
Baptist
Buddhist
Catholic
Earth-Based
Episcopalian
Evangelical
Hindu
Islam
Jainism
Jewish
Lutheran
Methodist
Mormon
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian
Pagan
Presbyterian
Quaker
Shinto
Sikhism
Taoist
Unitarian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

NC

What languages do you speak?

English
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    We Eloped!

    Gwen made our day easy and perfect. The only thing we had to do was remember the marriage license and rings! It was a perfect day!
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    Alaina C. Married on 10/08/2022
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    Prompt and Professional

    I could not be happier with my decision to hire Gwen. She was such a professional. She arrived on time, gave us good directions for the ceremony, and the whole thing played out so smoothly. Her communication was great from day one. She even had our marriage license paperwork mailed out the very next business day. She was amazing.
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Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2023 Winner
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement
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Gwen brings the premier experience for couples in the North Carolina area. Her higher level of education, as a Life Cycle Celebrant, has her focus on your needs and wants in the service. A wonderful and well spoken Officiant, Gwen has the experience and charm to enhance your day.

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Holly Springs Raleigh, NC, 27540
919-446-3388
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