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Officiant and Planner in Westfield, NJ,
(908) 525-8913

About Us

Weddings By Aretha is an award winning boutique wedding officiating company serving NY, NJ, PA and is owned and operated by Certified Celebrant and Wedding Officiant Aretha Gaskin, delivering bespoke wedding ceremonies to couples from around the world.

With a flair for the fabulous and a passion for wedding ceremonies, Aretha brings experience, spunk, and unmatched personalized services to all her couples. She has but one goal, to exceed your expectations in every way so that the memory of your wedding ceremony is never forgotten.

Highly Responsive & Professional

Aretha prides herself in being highly responsive (a common theme throughout all her reviews here on Wedding Wire) and will respond to your inquiry within hours, not days. See inquiry instructions below.

Services Offered

Weddings By Aretha’s services include, but is not limited to:

  • Initial Remote Consultation (FREE)
  • Unlimited (remote) ceremony meetings
  • Customized wedding ceremonies that will WOW your guests
  • Customized rehearsals (based on availability)
  • Correctly process your paperwork with the appropriate Registrar’s office
  • Full collaboration with all industry related vendors (DJ, DOC etc.) to make your ceremony amazing


To check Aretha’s availability and prices or to book a consultation, please do so via her website at:

EMAIL: [email protected]
TEL: 908-525-8913


5 out of 5
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  • As we all hope to do this for the first and for the last time, a delivery that is ideal is essential. Aretha was instrumental in providing the service to convey this message to our guests about how we planned to move forward after our big day. Aretha prepared a ceremony tailored to our wants and needs and executed a flawless delivery. We were properly set on our path to begin our journey together. Working with Aretha was an absolute pleasure from creating a ceremony that was beyond beautiful to day of coordination services. We were confident that she would make our day special. From our first phone call and each additional along with follow ups and check in emails, Aretha was always responsive, professional, and helpful. A heartfelt THANK YOU.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Officiant

    What is the typical price for your wedding services?

    $ 850.00

    What is the starting price for your wedding services?

    $ 850.00

    Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


    What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

    $ 200.00

    What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

    Non-religious, Interfaith, Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal, Civil Union, Single Religion

    What services do you provide?

    Allow Couples' Own Vows

    What religious affiliations do you serve?

    Anglican, Baptist, Earth-Based, No Denomination, Pagan

    On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

    Less than 30 mins.

    What languages do you speak?


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