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Go-Anywhere Wedding Officiant
Weddings in the Wild

nearby in nature or deep in the wild

Enthusiastic Performance. Personalized Service. Planning Assistant

Paul Marsh

human being, PhD 

Officiant, Minister & Adventurer

Perfect for Your Outdoor Wedding


Welcome! Thank you for your adventurous spirit.

Your custom ceremony is written to embrace your spiritual traditions and beliefs. I deliver a joyful and inspiring performance in celebration of your love.


Celebrate your love in a gorgeous place: the Redwoods, on a beach or a river bank, while floating, on top of a mountain, or ...  Your chosen location and timing. In the place that feels right to you!

Concierge Service

Planning a destination wedding can be a challenge. Stressful? Maybe. Concierge Service is my way to help with your planning. Eliminating your anxiety with answers about location, travel, logistics, marriage license, photographers, local insights and more. It's included. 

I'd be honored to perform your ceremony. This is your special day. I look forward to being a planning resource so that you can relax and enjoy yourselves. 

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Destination wedding, go-anywhere officiant. Humboldt Redwoods State Park. Elope.

Elope, Wed or Renew Your Vows on the gorgeous Redwood Coast. I write and perform your personal, custom ceremony in a joyful & inspiring style. There are miles of remote beaches, majestic redwoods, wild & scenic rivers, and rugged mountains to choose from. Short notice for a Wedding Officiant? Can Do!


Destination wedding or vow renewal officiant in northern California

Want a more traditional wedding in the great outdoors? The perfect beautiful location is the one that captures your heart. I provide support for your planning challenges, go with you and then deliver an inspiring performance of your personalized, custom ceremony. Creating joyful memories for you and your guests.


Destination wedding or elopement officiant

Your one-of-a-kind wedding held high on a mountain, floating down a river or anywhere in between. An adventure for your family and friends, with memories for everyone. Or elope, simply. Planning and logistics for events in remote wilderness locations are a specialty.

Paul Marsh, human being, PhD

Go-anywhere destination wedding officiant in the redwoods of Northern California.

Officiant, Minister, Adventurer and Wedding Concierge. I'm a charismatic and inspiring speaker with 40 years of experience. My youthful character and calm presence set the tone. Your personal ceremony benefits from the insights that my experience and research have given me about many of the spiritual values of wilderness and nature.

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Go-anywhere Wedding Officiant. Elope in the Redwoods. Mountain Goats @ Anza-Borrego State Park

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