An amazing male wedding celebrant in Melbourne.

One of Melbourne's most sought after celebrants

David Schneider

Professional Marriage Celebrant

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David made our wedding day perfect. Guests approached us all night and said it sounded like he had known us for years, when in reality he’s just that good at his job. The ceremony length was just right, and the crowd were in a constant state of tears and laughter, with the wonderful stories he told of us and our life together.
— Sumitra and James

As one of Melbourne's most sought after male celebrants I am so looking forward to being able to help you have a wedding that is fun, relaxed, awesome, wonderful and so so beautiful.  I work with you to design a wedding your family and friends will be talking about long after the last glass of champagne has been sipped. 

So many of my couples tell me that their friends were saying, "best wedding ever" and that is what I strive for. Ensuring you have the wedding you have always dreamed about.

I love telling couples how I never do boring weddings, I don't even do good weddings, I only do great and amazing weddings.

A wedding is always a sense of occasion and it can be as casual, fun and relaxed, as you want, and with a sense of tradition. 

Now that you are engaged and wondering where to start with the ceremony I'm here to help you create something special. I like to say that a ceremony should be what you have always imagined.

I love being a celebrant and was voted the 2013 & 2017 Top Male Celebrant in Melbourne Victoria and runner-up/finalist in 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2018. 

Have a read of the testimonials, they are all real....lol. Pick up the phone or send me an email, I am really fun to chat with.

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Contact

➤ Where to find me

One Queens Rd Melbourne

☎ CONTACT

david@professionalceremonies.com.au
Tel: 0410 289 747

David was wonderful to work with from start to finish. He has a great, calm manner and is absolutely on top of everything. We had so many compliments about our ceremony and David structured it all beautifully, with lots of laughs. Great value too for the incredible amount of work he put into our ceremony. Thank you David! Could not recommend more highly!
— Natalie

The things you need to know.....


The legal work

There is a legal requirement under the Marriage Act that at least one month notice and no longer than 18 months is given for you to be married. The form to use is the Notice of Intended Marriage (NOIM) and you can download the form here. The form must reach your celebrant no later than one month before the wedding.  For example, if we receive the form on September 15th you can be married anytime from October 15th onwards. If you need to apply for your marriage to be conducted within this one month timeframe please telephone me urgently as we must make application to the Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages and seek permission to conduct the wedding.  I have successfully obtained permission many times and can assist you to conduct the ceremony if less than one months notice is required.


the photo gallery

You will see that I have a style at every wedding.  I am always suited and always wear a black suit. I never wear a blue suit as often the groom and groomsmen are wearing one. Just 1 of the 101 things I show you I do that makes me a standout celebrant. Click here.


how much does it cost?

Often I am less than the cost of your cars, and the flowers and I try and make my weddings affordable to everyone.  I am certainly great value for the amount of time that goes into making your wedding special and couples have commented on that in their testimonials.  There is about 20-30 hours work in most weddings. Click here to see the different options for you that help to save you money.  Remember, without a great celebrant, you are just having an expensive party.
 


faq's

There are so many things I do to help your day run smoothly, from escorting the mother of the bride down the aisle, (if she wishes) to re-pinning the grooms flower as it has slipped sideways. Have a read of the most frequently asked questions here and if I have not answered anything you need to know, send me an email or pick up the phone.  I am one of your greatest resources when it comes to your ceremony.  Click here.


amazing testimonials

Read some of the amazing testimonials couples have sent through. I am truly thankful for the wonderful words so many couples have told me that their family and friends have said about their wedding.  Click here to read more...


preferred melbourne wedding suppliers

I work with some amazing suppliers all over Melbourne. From photographers to florists and stylists and hire items and cars, I can help with most things.  Have a look here at some of the suppliers.

 

 
When you realise you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
— — NORA EPHRON, AS SAID BY BILLY CRYSTAL IN "WHEN HARRY MET SALLY"

Let's Chat.

Hi there and thanks for requesting further information.  Hopefully you have felt that I could be a good fit as your celebrant, but first, lets see if I am available for your wedding.  Please call, text or email me below with the details of your wedding.  Please include the date, time and venue for your wedding and I will get back to you with my availability. I also try and offer a discount for midweek/winter weddings or those close to where I live.

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