Located in Wasilla, Alaska, Say Yes Wedding Officiant is a wedding planning and officiant company. Officiant Laura Wilson has garnered over 20 years of experience in hospitality and associate Kerry Quade is a certified celebrant and floral designer. Together, they delight in personalizing ceremonies for their cherished clients. Couples planning a destination wedding in remote and beautiful Southeast Alaska can avail of their guidance at every turn. From elopements and vow renewals to non-religious and interfaith celebrations, these professionals are on hand to realize your vision.
Say Yes Wedding Officiant offers a range of packages designed to meet the needs of every couple, details of which are unveiled upon reaching out to the team. Before the big day, you can avail of pre-marital counseling as part of your wedding journey. Whether you envisage exchanging vows in front of a large audience or in an intimate setting, they will strive to tailor their services to match your tastes. Laura and Kerry welcome self-composed vows and they are committed to curating custom events. In addition to officiating ceremonies, they provide a wealth of expertise when it comes to sourcing the perfect setting for saying ‘I do’. A snapshot of such locations includes coastal beaches, meadows, mountains, and a disused airplane hangar. Day-of coordination and planning services are also offered by this talented duo. For creative solutions that center on celebrating your love, Say Yes Wedding Officiant is on hand to help.
25 Reviews for Say Yes Wedding Officiant
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Theresa Showman · Getting married on 10/09/2021
Our elopement with Say Yes Alaska
My husband and I recently eloped in Hatcher Pass, Alaska. We were fortunate enough to have found Laura Wilson of Say Yes Alaska to officiate our wedding ceremony. Laura was amazing throughout every step of our adventure, from the first steps of the planning process, to sending us on our honeymoon and life together. Throughout the experience, Laura communicated with competent professionalism and authentic friendliness. She recommended the breathtaking spot where we were married, she explained what we needed to do to get our license and she filed it after our marriage, and she recommend experiences and accommodations before and after our wedding day. Laura coordinated with a florist, photographer, and witnesses so that my husband and I were able to focus our attention and energy on one another and our happiness. Laura took the time to get to know us before the big day, and we felt like we were married by a friend. She had many conversations with us before our wedding day so she could alleviate any stress and personalize our experience. Laura inquired about our vision for the ceremony. Then she drafted a ceremony, sent it to us for feedback, applied our requested changes, and sent us a second draft. All of the energy that Laura put into this process made our ceremony feel perfectly unique. Our ceremony was exactly what we wanted: magical, fun, and laid back. Laura even surprised us with some special touches that made our day unforgettable. It is difficult to find the words that to describe how highly we recommend Laura and Say Yes Alaska. We are forever grateful for her services.Sent on 10/13/2020
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Kimberly Goneau · Getting married on 04/06/2021
Laura is so wonderful that I can't imagine our day without her!
Laura was so amazing to work with on our ceremony that I now consider her a friend. We had a simple elopement that was interrupted by a pesky pandemic. We weren't sure if we were going to be able to come to Alaska, but we made it! Laura was fabulous to provide vows to work from and was 100% encouraging of us to make everything personal to us...cut and paste other vows, add personal tidbits about each other etc. Laura is great at the details if you need to know what to do prior to get your ducks in a row and she files your paperwork afterward, so you don't have to worry about a thing. I cannot recommend Laura enough!Sent on 06/23/2020
Say Yes Wedding Officiant's reply:Thank you for your kind words Kim! I deeply appreciate your review and also feel like we are friends. I'm so glad you and Joe stuck through the challenges of the pandemic and made you wedding ceremony and honeymoon in Alaska a dream come true!
Tori Johnson · Married on 10/10/2020
Fantastic and very easy to work with
Laura was amazing to work with! We changed our wedding plans a few times and she was extremely flexible and made the process seamless. She nailed our ceremony and made it feel so special. Thank you so much for being part of our day!Sent on 08/27/2020
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Hello! I'm Laura, owner of Say Yes Alaska. I've been in the world of weddings and events for over twenty years now and becoming an officiant was one of the best decisions I could have added to my services for couples. I am a love junkie and feel so honored to be invited to stand with a couple during such an important part of their journey together. I am commited to working with you to make your ceremony personal and perfect for you on your wedding day. Many couples are planning their wedding from the lower 48 or other countries and planning a destination wedding can feel daunting. From the moment we begin working together I want you to know that I am here to answer any questions you have and that you feel taken care of in the best way possible.