Ceremony Rates

 Ceremony Rates & Descriptions

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Since 2006, we have been thrilled to host hundreds of happy couples and their families for their celebrations in our gardens and parlor.

 

 

Get Hitched Quick Elopement – $200

In our Once Upon a Time Gardens or Parlor and includes the VENUE & OFFICIANT services

You will need just 2 witnesses to accompany you, but up to 10 guests are welcome!  If you are traveling & need witnesses, that is possible to arrange – let us know!

 This ceremony rate is for small, intimate & informal gatherings and:
  • is scheduled the same day up to 1 month of your call;
  • takes place in our gardens or parlor, Monday thru Friday, 10am to 2pm, excluding holidays.
  • our beautiful and romantic ‘Together Adventure’ ceremony (or traditional vows, if you prefer);
  • includes 15 minutes after ceremony for picture taking; IF YOU PLAN TO USE A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER, they may require more time than your package allows. In this case, we’d be happy to arrange an hourly photography rate.
  • a beautiful and unique display certificate;
  • a wedding favor beautiful sachet for you and all of your guests, filled with lavender or other dried flowers from our gardens
  • filing of your license at the Clayton Municipality, 125 S. Delsea Drive, Clayton, NJ 08312, 856-881-2882.
 If you are out of state, I’d be happy to schedule your ceremony on the same day that you pick up your marriage license.      
Elopement packages do not include a consultation, but you are welcome to schedule a visit to view our venue!
*You must have your NJ license with you at the time of your ceremony!

Please call 856-226-3174 or 856-777-4510  to arrange your ceremony within one month.

Wedding Wednesday – $125  $100

In our Once Upon a Time Gardens or Parlor and includes the VENUE & OFFICIANT services

Any Wednesday, any time of year (excluding holidays), between 10am and 2pm, here in our gardens or parlor.

This ceremony rate is for a very short elopement ceremony for you, your beloved & 2 witnesses, includes no other guests, is very private, romantic and:

  •  is scheduled the same day up to 1 month of your call;
  • takes place in our gardens or parlor, any Wednesdaybetween 10am and 2pm, excluding holidays;
  • your choice of our beautiful and romantic ‘Together Adventure’ ceremony or traditional vows;
  • includes 15 minutes after ceremony for picture taking
  • a beautiful and unique display certificate;
  • a wedding favor beautiful sachet for you and all of your guests, filled with lavender or other dried flowers from our gardens
  • filing of your license at the Clayton Municipality, 125 S. Delsea Drive, Clayton, NJ 08312, 856-881-2882.

*You must have your NJ license with you at the time of your ceremony!

Elopement packages do not include a consultation, but you are welcome to schedule a visit to view our venue!

Please call 856-226-3174 or 856-777-4510 to arrange your ceremony within one month.

 

Classic Ceremony – $400

Your  Chosen Venue

… A Hall or Restaurant, the Beach, Your home …

*see travel map and rates below

The ceremony can be held any day of the week, including holidays, from 10am to *7pm.

*exceptions can be made during summer months for later ceremonies 

 This ceremony rate includes:
  • an initial consultation,giving you a choice of vows, add-on ceremonies such as Sand Ceremony or Unity Candle, ring exchanges, readings and other more!  Your own ideas can be incorporated … and are encouraged, since this is your day!
  • unlimited emails/phone calls to perfect your ceremony
  • a 2nd consultation, if so desired, as the wedding draws nearer – this is especially recommended if you originally made your arrangements several months in advance
  •  your choice of beautiful and unique display certificates
  • taking place at your chosen venue, in the South Jersey/Phila area*.  This ceremony rate includes my travel up to 60 round-trip miles from my location. *Please see below for more information and a map.
  • my arrival at your venue at least 15 minutes beforehand, to have the witnesses sign the license, and handle any last minute details with you, your coordinator, photographer, DJ or videographer, if requested
  • filing your license in the municipality of the venue location.
 


The Fairytale Classic Ceremony – $400 

  • Garden Season April 1st thru September 31st
  • *Off Season rate – $350 October 1st thru May 31st

 Our Once Upon a Time Gardens and Parlor are included in this package! 

This Ceremony Rate includes:

  • an initial consultation  – giving you the opportunity to personalize your entire ceremony, vows, ring exchanges, readings and other enhanced ceremonies.  
  • unlimited emails/phone calls to perfect your ceremony
  • a 2nd consultation, if so desired, as the wedding draws nearer – this is especially recommended if you originally made your arrangements several months or more in advance
  • quick rehearsal for you and your bridal party only.  This is not absolutely necessary, but you may want to take advantage of it if only to have your bridal party out to see the layout of our gardens.
  • bridal dressing room if you are traveling or prefer to dress here (Please arrange a minimum of two weeks before ceremony date.)
  • your ceremony held in our gardens and/or parlor any day of the week, including holidays, between 10am and 7pm (exceptions can be made during the summer months to be closer to dusk)
  • romantic background music for your guests as they wait and for you to walk down the path to your beloved
  • one hour afterward for picture taking anywhere on site
  • your choice of beautiful and unique display certificates
  • an unlimited number of guests, although we recommend limiting to approximately 60 guests in the Garden and 25 to 30 in the Parlor.  Please keep in mind that your ceremony takes place in a small ‘courtyard’ under a vine-covered arbor.
  • a wedding favor beautiful sachet for you and all of your guests, filled with lavender or other dried flowers from our gardens
  • filing of your license at the Clayton Municipality, 125 S. Delsea Drive, Clayton, NJ 08312, 856-881-2882.
 We would be happy to send you a list of restaurants in the area for your celebration after the ceremony.  Just ask!
We do ask that you be courteous and not use artificial flower petals and please respect our no smoking policy on the property. Thank you!
Please call 856-226-3174 or 856-777-4510 between 10am and 7pm to arrange your free consultation!
 Extras to Enhance the beauty of your Garden Ceremony

Dried flowers and herbs for your Fire Ceremony are included with full weddings, but if you would like to buy a 3oz bag    $10.00

Fresh Rose Petals (in season) for your flower girl’s basket     $5.00 each basket

A case of 24 bottles of spring water on ice     $25.00  (each add’l case $5.00)

Larger sound system set up w/ microphone     $50.00

  *Travel fees are calculated in round-trip-miles from our address and are added as follows:
50 to 99 rtm – $50
over 100 rtm – $100

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Rehearsal – $100 Monday – Thursday

Rehearsals are not included in the Ceremony Rate for any of these ‘packages’.  But, if you prefer that I be there, I can definitely schedule to attend if my schedule allows.
*Since most weddings are scheduled on weekends, rehearsals on Friday through Sunday may be up to 50% extra.

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Deposit to Reserve Your Date – $100

This is a non-refundable deposit.  It will put your date and time on my calendar so that you are assured of my services for your ceremony.  This is not an additional fee!  It will be deducted from the ceremony rate that you choose from above.

If there are any changes to your plans, we will work with you the best we can, but we cannot reserve your date without a deposit.

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