What's your dream? Let's make it happen!

A ceremony for the two of you.


Elope or Renew Your Vows: A ceremony for the two of you, the photographer, a witness and any guests in a non-traditional setting.

We work together to create your ceremony, including any special aspects, such as a sand ceremony. We can go anywhere you'd like to celebrate. I give a joyful and heartfelt performance.

 Includes all Officiant Services. Optional help with planning is available to help reduce stress.

Basic Marriage Ceremony: A standard. ceremony and vows. Plus guidance with Marriage License and Certificate. For the two of you and the witness. In a non-traditional setting.

Short Notice for a Wedding Officiant? 

Can Do!

Redwood Coast Packages



Officiant & Concierge Services      $600 

Deposit: $400

Officiant Only      $500

Deposit: $300

Vow Renewal
Officiant & Concierge Services    $550

Deposit: $350

Officiant Only    $450

Deposit: $300

Basic Marriage
Officiant    $400

Deposit: $250

A deposit reserves your date and opens access to Concierge Service. 

Please Note: 50 miles of travel are included. I'm located in Arcata CA.**

If you were interested in a Full Service Elopement Package? I would be honored to serve you through

Blue Sky Elopements

Concierge Only

Do-It-Yourself Planning Resources

Exclusive Resources Access     $200

Includes: Q&A with Paul.

** Typical charges on the Redwood Coast run from $15 to $55. Jedediah Smith ($50) and Shelter Cove ($55) are farther. Prairie Creek ($20) and Avenue of the Giants ($30) are closer. Redcrest ($20) Redway ($40). The mileage will be quoted when you know the location. It's part of the payment of your balance. See a map at the Contact link.



Officiant Service

  1. 1, 2 or as many as you would like "get-to-know you" sessions, by phone or video chat. Or meet locally. Personal service and genuine interactions.
  2. Hey, it's your wedding! Done on your schedule. Where and how you want.
  3. A personal, custom ceremony that reflects the two of you, includes your wishes and connects you to the natural wisdom of your chosen location. You approve it.
  4. Vows: written for you, samples to choose from, or help with writing your own. No vows are an option.
  5. A joyful and heartfelt performance of your ceremony, at your chosen location.
  6. Complete the legal duties for a Marriage.

Concierge Service (optional)

Concierge Service includes information on locations, photographers, marriage license, vows, services and travel. Plus, local insights, last minute updates and more. It includes access to the Planning Resources page on this website and Q&A with Paul.  Helping make your planning easy. Reducing stress in decision making.

Beyond the Redwood Coast


Elopement Packages

Officiant Only

Muir Woods $1500 

Big Sur $2050

Lake Tahoe $1950

Yosemite $2100

Rates are for Front Country venues

Backcountry rates are available.

(See the Adventure Weddings page.)

Your Go-anywhere Wedding Officiant

A beautiful, personal ceremony in a gorgeous location.

Nearby in Nature or Deep in the Wild

With concierge and planning help for DIY wedding planning.

Providing help with planning, answers for questions, suggestions and local insights. 

Includes an "on call" human to help with navigating your planning challenges.

Learn more. 

Discuss your situation. 

Check pricing. 

Say Hello and get a feel for our fit.

A Beautiful Ceremony


Your custom ceremony celebrates the two of you. How and where you want.

Written to your spiritual and personal preferences, the ceremony will capture the essence of your love and unify your relationship. Write your own vows, see examples, have me help or write them for you.  

Want a special element? Hand binding, unity knot, sand ceremony, or tree planting. We can also create something unique that's perfect for the two of you.

In a Gorgeous Location

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

Here on the gorgeous Redwood Coast

Towering Old-Growth Redwoods

Empty Beaches on a Natural Coastline

Wild & Scenic Rivers


Breathtaking Mountain Vistas

are not far inland

I'll be available to help you choose the perfect spot and sort out the details, like photographers, marriage license and local information.