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Dan Jones, Wedding Officiant

Embracing Ceremony Officiates for You!

See Dan’s officiating style and customization in the first couple of minutes of this couple’s wedding video. Venue: El Monte Sagrado and Flowers by Elegante Florals.

From mountain trail to downtown swank to any New Mexico wedding location, I will be the Taos wedding officiant to make a difference at your wedding by…

  • listening to you, hearing you and fulfilling your wishes
  • incorporating my interfaith wedding minister flexibility
  • welcoming the inclusion of children and pets
  • being a Taos wedding officiant that pays attention to detail
  • embracing your beliefs from spiritual, religious, pagan to irreverent
  • rejoicing in the diversity of lifestyles
  • being immune to weather issues
  • lining up a picture-perfect processional
  • lending my calming influence to your pre-ceremony jitters

Choose Officiant Services from Four Levels

All prices include New Mexico sales tax of 7.5%

At all levels you receive a copy of your ceremony script

$275
Simple and Sweet Officiating Service

Simple & Sweet Wedding Officiant Service

For elopements and vow renewals when you’re seeking simple and stress-free

  • Up to 10 guests
  • Planning: Brief planning consultation by phone, Duo or Skype
  • Ceremony: 15 minute spiritual, secular or interfaith marriage performed by a wedding minister
  • Location: Your choice in central Taos County, including Taos Ski Valley. Pricing and availability outside central Taos County is quoted on an individual basis. See our Location Page for lots of ideas, both free and rentable.
  • Legal: License completion & filing
  • $275
$350
Tailored Officiating Service

Tailored Wedding Officiant Service

Designed for intimate weddings that require a minimum of planning

  • Typically 25 or less guests
  • Planning: Phone, Duo or Skype meeting with Taos celebrant Dan Jones to answer logistics questions and for you to provide input so your ceremony is built to reflect your beliefs
  • Ceremony: 15 minute spiritual, secular or interfaith marriage reflecting your beliefs performed by a wedding minister
  • Location: Your choice in Taos County (Abiquiu, Ojo Caliente, Red River, Eagle Nest, Angel Fire or the Espanola area add $50)
  • Legal: License completion & filing
  • $350
$449
Uniquely Yours Officiating Service

Uniquely Yours Wedding Officiant Service

Ideal for couples wanting a personalized and customized wedding ceremony

  • Any number of guests
  • Planning: Phone, Duo, Skype or in-person meeting with Taos celebrant Dan Jones to answer logistics questions and collaboratively plan your personalized ceremony that will reflect your beliefs; questionnaires used for further details to customize and personalize your ceremony
  • Ceremony: 15-30 minute fully customized marriage ceremony performed by a wedding minister including a detailed scripting of the processional and recessional
  • Coordination: On your wedding day Dan Jones works with venue coordinator, photographer, musician/deejay and wedding planner to ensure a polished ceremony
  • Location:
    • Your choice in Taos County
    • Abiquiu, Ojo Caliente, Red River, Eagle Nest, Angel Fire or the Espanola area – add $50.
    • Northern New Mexico wedding locations beyond those listed above, such as Santa Fe, Buffalo Thunder or Alamosa or La Veta in southern Colorado – add $75.
    • Albuquerque, Colorado Springs or Denver metro areas – add $100.
    • Additional locations quoted on an individual basis (approximately $25/hour for travel)
  • Legal: License completion & filing
  • Rehearsal: Directing rehearsal, up to one hour, ask for a price quote
  • $449

Miscellany

  • All prices include New Mexico sales tax of 7.5%
  • Don’t fit one of these categories? Please inquire about a hybrid that works for you!
  • Need a location? See our Location Page for ideas that are both rentable or free
  • Embracing Ceremony offers Baby Blessing Ceremonies! Having a ceremony for your infant is a great way to gather your family and friends and create a memorable day as your child begins their life. Contact Dan for more information.

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Need more information on planning a wedding in northern New Mexico? Request our informative listing that includes options for other services such as wedding cakes, accommodations and fine dining.