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Your Special Day Services

Downers Grove, IL View map Visit website

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$350 Typical Price

Your Special Day Services, founded by professional wedding officiant Karen Bambas, has served the Chicago, Illinois suburbs since 2009. Karen teams up with the couple to create the custom-written ceremony of their dreams, offering ideas, options, and trends.

Services Offered

Your Special Day Services provides customized vows and ceremonies for different types of weddings, including civil unions; non-religious, single religion, or interfaith ceremonies and vow renewals. Karen will facilitate the rehearsal upon request for an additional fee.

Your Special Day Services offers a premium wedding package for $500 that includes:

  • Introductory meeting
  • Planning meeting
  • Supplemental ceremonies (unity candle, memory box, and more)
  • Marriage license completion/mailing
  • Facilitating full rehearsal if needed
  • Leading Grace at dinner if requested
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$350

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$350

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$150

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

$100

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?

Agnostic
Anglican
Baptist
Catholic
Earth-Based
Episcopalian
Evangelical
Lutheran
Methodist
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian
Pagan
Presbyterian
Unitarian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.
30-60 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

IL

What languages do you speak?

English
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    Just like having a friend as your officiant!

    Thank you, Karen, for being our officiant! Karen is so sweet and truly gets to know her couples so she can share their story during the ceremony. By the day of our wedding, it really was just like having a friend officiate! We really enjoyed working with her!

    Your Special Day Services's reply:

    Thank you for your kind words. I do consider you and Chris as friends. You're one of my favorite couples.
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    Jane Married on 10/20/2017
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    Karen was great. She met with us twice before the wedding so she could write our story for the ceremony. She had so many helpful ideas about the process and really eased our minds about how it would all come together. We were happy to have her as our officiant and our dinner guest. we both would recommend her for your special day!!

    Your Special Day Services's reply:

    Thank you for your kind words and for trusting me to officiate your ceremony.
    You are such a wonderful couple and it was a total pleasure to work with you.
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    Maria Married on 09/29/2017
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    Karen is very good at what she does. She shows great compassion and professionalism!! I highly recommend her!!

    Your Special Day Services's reply:

    Thank you for your kind words and for trusting me to officiate your ceremony.
    You are such a wonderful couple and it was a total pleasure to work with you.
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Downers Grove, Illinois Downers Grove, IL, 60515
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