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DeArruda Weddings + Marriage

Tampa, FL View map
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131 reviews
$749 Typical Price

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$749 Typical Price

DeArruda Weddings is a wedding officiant company operating out of Tampa, Florida. Michael DeArruda, the company鈥檚 owner, is an ordained Christian minister with over three decades of pastoral experience. Together with his team of dedicated officiants, he assists couples in creating fully personalized ceremonies full of love, life, and laughter.

Services Offered

DeArruda Weddings is available to provide on-location officiation services in both English and Spanish for couples of all faiths and denominations throughout Florida and beyond. Michael and his team know that every couple is different and tailor their skills to craft customized ceremony experiences to fit each unique vision. As well as standard officiation services, they also offer a range of additional options, including pre-marital counseling, vow renewals, filing of the marriage license, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$749

Which of the following are included in the price?

Ceremony Rehearsal

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$599

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

Yes

What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?

$100

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

Interfaith
Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Single Religion

What services do you provide?

Allow Couples' Own Vows
Licensed
Premarital Counseling
Bilingual

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?

AL
AK
AZ
AR
CA
CO
CT
DE
DC
FL
GA
HI
ID
IL
IN
IA
KS
KY
LA
ME
MD
MA
MI
MN
MS
MO
MT
NE
NV
NH
NJ
NM
NY
NC
ND
OH
OK
OR
PA
RI
SC
SD
TN
TX
UT
VT
VA
WA
WV
WI
WY

What languages do you speak?

English
Portuguese
Spanish
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    Ashley R. Married on 03/19/2022
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    Highly recommend!!

    Best officiant we could have asked for!!! He did a fantastic job!! We had a interfaith wedding and he worked with us to give us exactly what we wanted for our ceremony. Very experienced and made the whole process super easy! So happy we had him as our officiant. Would DEFINITELY recommend him!!!
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    Yeilem Married on 12/04/2021
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    Beautiful Soul!

    Although we weren鈥檛 able to book Michael for our special day, his beautiful attention and care alone deserves a review. We fell in love with Michael instantly, he is a genuine and kind soul and really listens to the couples he meets with. He has great presentation and makes a deliberate effort to customize the experience. We felt that he cared about our marriage and not just the ceremony.

    DeArruda Weddings + Marriage's reply:

    No one gets reviewed by every client. Even though schedules wouldn't permit us to work with each other, you have graciously volunteered these kind words. I'm humbled by that. Thank you. It is always an honor to be asked by a couple to be part of one of the most life-changing experiences in their lives. Just being asked means a great deal. Your awareness of and sensitivity to what really matters in life will result in you fairing very well. God bless you on the journey. Rev. Michael
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    Samantha Married on 11/13/2021
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    Absolutely amazing! Everything you would want!

    We started our search for a Wedding Officiant based on experiences that we had at other weddings we attended while engaged. We had been to a few weddings where there was no energy at the ceremony simply due to a dry, stale, and frankly, boring Officiant.

    Michael is none of the above. As soon as we spoke with him, we knew that he was the Officiant that we wanted. He is charismatic, thorough, and last but certainly not least, he is entertaining. Michael had multiple calls with us. During these calls not only did he prepare for the ceremony but he also got to know us. He worked with all of our vendors to make sure that everything was perfect the day of, and made the experience as easy as possible for us.

    On our wedding day, he spoke with passion, charisma, and a stage voice that I think everyone would want from their Wedding Officiant. He took discussions that he had with us, both on what we wanted and about each other, and weaved them throughout the ceremony in a way that was natural and powerful.

    We received so many compliments on our wedding, in particular, compliments around the ceremony and how it was conducted. Our family joked that the way he conducted the ceremony made them want to go back to church- he was that good! Thank you so much Michael for making our big day so special!
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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
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Team

Michael DeArruda
Michael DeArruda
Founder & Director

Marriage and family is the bedrock of life. There's nothing I enjoy more than helping couples discover the many-faceted gift they are giving to each other. But success in this venture is not automatic, as attested by the number of broken families. The best intentions don't guarantee that the joy of your wedding day will sustain you through the ups and downs of life that everyone faces.

Anybody can have a wedding. Those who realize the promises of marriage take the time to prepare. That's why I offer you the truly life-changing experience of Relationship Discovery in PROLOGUE, my signature coaching program. Sure you know and love one another. But imagine if you could know yourselves and each other even more deeply, how much more effective and fulfilling your marriage could be!

After nearly 40 years of work with thousands of couples I've discovered the secrets that will help you experience a faithful, life fulfilling relationship. Not only will you grow and prosper as a couple. Your children will inherit the gift of your wisdom, insight and experience. What more could you ever want?

Contact me today to schedule your free, no obligation consultation.

Warm regards,

Rev. Michael

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Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements
The Historic Andrews Memorial Chapel The Historic Andrews Memorial Chapel Church & Temple Weddings

Michael DeArruda is an absolute gentleman and performs a unique & memorable ceremony that is custom to you. One of the most important choices for your big day is who will perform your ceremony, with Michael you know you are getting the best. The moments of your ceremony will be captured in time as you celebrate your life together through the years.

Grant Hemond and Associates, Inc. Grant Hemond and Associates, Inc. Wedding DJs

Our DJ's always enjoy working with Michael! Awesome officiant!!

LX Photography LX Photography Wedding Photographers

We worked with Michael numerous times on the weddings and recommend his services every time when we speak to our brides! He is very professional, fun and easy to work with. He puts his heart into each couple and makes their ceremony personalized. Eddie and I are proud to say that Michael officiated our own wedding ceremony last November! He made our day special, everyone in our party loved him!

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