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Officiant in Alexandria, District Of Columbia,
(703) 403-4645

About Us

Barbara Watts, Certified Celebrant is a wedding officiant based in Alexandria, Virginia. She will create a celebration that communicates the love of you and your partner. As a Certified Wedding Celebrant, she can ordain weddings in Virginia and Maryland. Past couples who have been wedded by Barbara Watts praise her guidance, responsiveness and personalized ceremony. She respects all religions and is able to accommodate any ceremony to fit the needs of each couple and their beliefs.

Services Offered

Barbara Watts, Certified Celebrant offers licensed services along with customized vows. Barbara can officiate the following types of ceremonies:

  • Civil union
  • Interfaith ceremony
  • Non-religious
  • Rehearsal
  • Vow renewal

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  • If you have a chance to hire Barbara Watts as the celebrant for your wedding you should do so without hesitation. Barbara transformed our wedding day into something extraordinary -- a day even more full of warmth, love, joy and laughter than it was already. It's hard to describe how effortless she makes it all look. We met at a coffee shop, hit it off immediately and hired her on the spot. She asked each of us to fill out a pretty lengthy questionnaire ('how did you meet', 'what do you love about your spouse-to-be', etc.) and submit it to her directly without sharing the details with each other. It seemed like a bit of a chore -- until we started writing, and then the words just flowed. Barbara took this volume of information and through successive collaborative edits and markups, forged it into a written narrative that both of us loved. (She is also extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the more mundane mechanics of wedding licenses, etc.) But the real magic happened when... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Officiant

    What is the typical price for your wedding services?

    $ 550.00

    Which of the following are included in the price?

    Ceremony Rehearsal

    What is the starting price for your wedding services?

    $ 400.00

    Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


    What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

    $ 102.00

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

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

    What religious affiliations do you serve?

    Agnostic, Baha'i Faith, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Earth-Based, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Hindu, Islam, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Presbyterian, Quaker, Sikhism, Taoist, Unitarian

    On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

    Less than 30 mins.

    In which states are you licensed?

    CA, MD, VA

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