Santa Barbara Classic Weddings

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About Santa Barbara Classic Weddings

Patrice Handley, owner of Santa Barbara Classic Weddings, is a non-denominational wedding Officiant serving couples in and around Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez wine country, and Ojai, California. Patrice is an experienced professional who is known for creating warm and personalized wedding ceremonies that represent the modern couple, whether they are traditional, spiritual, religious, interfaith, or a combination of styles. She offers many choices of vows and blessings beforehand to ensure that the ceremony reflects the true beliefs and feelings of each couple. Ceremonies by Patrice Handley are about love and dedication and are often light hearted and full of warmth.

Services Offered

Each unique ceremony created by Patrice is customized from beginning to end. Her fees are reasonable considering all the time and effort dedicated to creating each and every individualized ceremony. Santa Barbara Classic Weddings has two options to choose from, each comes with am in depth consultation, continuous availability and support, a beautiful ceremonial marriage certificate, and completion of the marriage license process. For an additional fee, a rehearsal can be added to perfect the big day. In addition to ceremony services, there are rental items available to enhance a ceremony including:

  • Professional PA system w/ microphone and stand
  • Ceremony table w/ tablecloth option
  • Unity candelabra w/ candles
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    Kaitlin · Married on 09/01/2018

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    Could not have asked for a more outgoing and personable wedding officiant! Patrice is awesome and went above and beyond to make sure our wedding ceremony was amazing! We had several phone calls and one rehearsal before the big day and I felt 100% comfortable with relying on her to guide us. 100% satisifed!!

    Sent on 12/11/2018

    Santa Barbara Classic Weddings's reply:

    I keep remembering this wedding for some reason. Maybe it's because of their shared humor and hilarious stories - like a proposal at the Griffith Park Observatory that was priceless. It's so fun to marry really positive people who admire each other so much and go beyond the normal to care for one another. It was my complete pleasure to be part of their momentous wedding day!
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    Jennifer · Married on 06/23/2018

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    Absolutely Amazing!

    We coordinated with a couple officiants when trying to find someone for our wedding and when we talked with Patrice we knew right away we wanted her as our officiant! We appreciated her taking the time to genuinely get to know us from the beginning. She did a great job of incorporating important things to us into the ceremony and made it a very special day for us! During the entire process she was genuinely curious about who we were and our story together. She always had a gentle and compassionate tone when speaking to us, which we absolutely loved during our wedding ceremony. We cannot thank Patrice enough for all she did on our special day!

    Sent on 12/11/2018

    Santa Barbara Classic Weddings's reply:

    Matt proposed to Jennifer on bended knee on the bow of a sailboat in Mexico, and that tells you a lot about this couple! Their love for family and acknowledgment of each other's best qualities made it easy for me to write a ceremony. The wedding at the gorgeous Santa Barbara Club was full of friends and family from all over the U.S. because this couple have the kind of happiness that lights up a room. Sometimes a marriage of two people like this just gives me chills it's so perfect!

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  • What is the typical price for your wedding services? $ 450.00
  • What is the starting price for your wedding services? $ 450.00
  • Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal? No
  • What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals? $ 100.00
  • What types of weddings and events do you provide services for? Non-religious, Interfaith, Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal, Civil Union, Single Religion
  • What religious affiliations do you serve? No Denomination
  • On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate? Less than 30 mins.
  • In which states are you licensed? CA

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  • ella & louie
    ella & louie Wedding Florists

    Patrice is one of my favorite people to work with on weddings here in Santa Barbara. The ceremony is the most difficult part of the wedding -- to get it right, for the bride and groom, as well as their family and friends, is a gift. On such an important day you want to have a team who are not only professional but also who truly feel joy and gratitude at being part of your day. Patrice is that and more.

  • Natalie Gelman
    Natalie Gelman Wedding Musicians

    As a musician I perform often at weddings where I don't know the couple that well. I'm always very excited for them but it wasn't until I performed at a wedding where Patrice from Santa Barbara Classic Weddings officiated that I felt really connected to the Bride and Groom. Patrice has a way of telling the couples story and a grace about her that is truly elegant and sincere. It felt like all the words Patrice spoke were tailored just for the couple as they and their families had everything in the ceremony from touching moments full of gratitude and joy to laugh out loud moments with inside jokes and stories. Patrice facilitated a heartfelt and meaningful ceremony from start to finish I hope to work with her on my own wedding one day!

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    Willa Kveta Photography Wedding Photographers

    Patrice is so heartfelt and such an amazing officiant! I highly recommend her!!!

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