How soon should we book our marriage celebrant?

As soon as you have decided upon your date and venue, it is a good idea to begin searching for your marriage celebrant.  The best celebrants are always booked many months in advance – especially in the peak wedding months.  March to May and August to October are the peak months for weddings in  the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

Because you must lodge your Notice of Intended Marriage with your celebrant at least on month before the wedding date, you must, of course, book your celebrant at least one month before the wedding date.  Exceptions are when you have already lodged the NOIM with another celebrant and they will transfer it to me, or if your circumstances allow for a ‘shortening of time’.


Information supplied by Merlin Coughlan, Montville Maleny Wedding Celebrant