Judge Tom Armstrong is an award-winning wedding officiant serving the Twin Cities area and beyond. Tom was an elected judge in Washington County. In 2011 he retired from his day job at the courthouse — now Tom enjoys performing weddings for couples and helping them start their happily ever after. Wedding are all Tom does - and he does them well.
Tom will help you customize every word of your ceremony. Tom's years of experience will assist you and answer all your questions. His website has a Ceremony Library that provides sample ceremonies, vows, ring exchanges, readings, unity symbols and much more to help you choose your perfect marriage ceremony. Tom performs civil, traditional, interfaith, religious, LGBT, and vow renewal ceremonies.
119 Reviews for Judge Tom Armstrong
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Andrea W. · Getting married on 05/08/2022
Flexible, Patient, Kind and Prompt
After searching the list of preferred vendors from our venue, I came across Tom's website. I was impressed by his ceremony selections and got in contact with him. He was always prompt with his replies, which was comforting during such a stressful time. His rates were perfect so we were more than happy there! He was very flexible and patient. During COVID planning was a nightmare, but he worked with us as we moved our location to our backyard. He emailed the night before the wedding to touch-base and let me know when he would be arriving. On the day of the wedding, he was prompt. He walked us through how the pieces of the ceremony would go so my self, my husband and our matron of honor and best man were on the same page during the giving of the rings. He did great during the ceremony as he spoke loudly and at the perfect pace. Even a few guests commented on how wonderful he was. I can't say enough good things about him. He was great to work with and we are so glad we chose him. We'd highly recommend Tom to anyone!Sent on 09/04/2020
Josh N. · Getting married on 05/08/2022
He has good reviews for a reason
Tom Armstrong did not disappoint. He was very professional and knew exactly why he was there. He did everything we asked him to do and did not try to deviate from the game plan. He is a very friendly person, easy to work with, and does not make it about himself. He also understands that there is plenty of work to do after the wedding, and he was very knowledgeable about that. It was very obvious that he enjoys what he does and I highly recommend him for your wedding.Sent on 09/14/2020
Bridget · Getting married on 11/20/2021
Patient, Knowledgeable, and Lucky
Tom is fantastic! He is friendly and easy to work with. His ceremony library is extensive, but his dedication to helping you plan your ceremony doesn't end there. When our plans were up in the air with covid, he offered us backup venue suggestions and tips on tweaking our ceremony. 2020 may have been a crazy year, but Tom's patience and care for us never faltered. One of the things that helped us choose Tom was his reasoning for wearing a red tie to every wedding he officiates: he wore a red tie to a ceremony for a Chinese couple. In their culture, red means good luck. Since then, Tom has always worn red ties. It was a nice reminder during our ceremony of how lucky we felt to be able to work with him. You will be pretty lucky too.Sent on 11/22/2020
Tom Armstrong has been a pleasure to work with in weddings over the years. When a bridal party tells me that Tom is the officiant, I know I am in good hands. I like the fact that I can count on following his cue during the ceremony with ease. He adds that special touch to a wedding that all couples really appreciate. He will make everyone in the bridal party comfortable, and make sure everyone is on the same page to provide a smoothly run ceremony.
I worked with Judge Tom Armstrong at the Mermaid last year. We was absolutely exceptional! Highly recommend.
I have enjoyed working with Tom at a few weddings, and am always impressed by his professionalism, sense of humor, and a voice that commands attention. You can trust him to carry out your ceremony in a fun and distinguished way, making your most special moments memorable.