Whether you have a spur-of-the-moment weekend ceremony or a wedding planned for months, the Monterey area has venues for everyone. There's a place to make your day special, from South County Wineries, hotels, Historical Parks, Beaches, and the Monterey Aquarium. Jennifer Schmidt, The Monterey Wedding Officiant, has been performing ceremonies in Monterey since 2011. Her work has specialized in intimate and private ceremonies; she's been approached for weddings due to her discretion and professionalism. She's a member of the IAPWO - International Association of Professional Wedding Officiants.
The Monterey Wedding Officiant is honored to serve couples from all backgrounds. LGBTQ friendly. Short notice ceremonies for local military personnel getting ready to be deployed, blended families, and vow renewals.
Just outside Carmel, along Highway One, there are glorious sweeping views of the Monterey Bay. Small highway pullouts and little paths lead to private spots along the coast without having to drive more than 15 minutes from Carmel.