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Officiant in Charlottesville, VA,

Beautiful Elopements and Creative Ceremonies

Serving Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley
Charlottesville, VA, VA
Services: Officiant | Login to save vendor
(434) 245-5224
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4.9 out of 5
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  • 98 Reviews


    Brooke W.

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  • Virginia was amazing. My wife and I hired her to perform an elopement style wedding ceremony at Ravens Roost on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Charlottesville. She is LGBTQ friendly and has been performing ceremonies for this community for the past 16 years! She's warm, inviting, and puts everyone at ease with a little humor. She was attentive to our wants and needs for this intimate ceremony. Her husband was even gracious enough to snap a few photos during the ceremony. She made this moment unforgettable for my partner and I by helping transform our own words into an elegant wedding ceremony. Would recommend Virginia for all!

    Evan B.

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  • Virginia was amazing. We chose to do a small elopement style ceremony on the Blue Ridge Parkway and she really came through and gave us exactly what we wanted and made the day special.

    D. Spencer

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  • When our plans to go to Scotland to get married were cancelled due to the pandemic Virginia helped us plan a perfect Handfasting ceremony here close to home. Virginia was flexible when our time needed to be changed and she was overall more than willing to assist and help us plan the perfect vows for our ceremony.

    Dawn B.

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  • We are 100% completely satisfied with Virginia...from the initial contact to the day of she was nothing but helpful amd professional...she brought our vision to life for our special day...we chose the Elopement at Pen Park deal for $100.00 and got edit and add on an Elemental Blessing and Hand Fasting Ritual added for $50.00 more...she is very friendly and willing to answer any questions you may have...she put together a beautiful, simple and unique Ceremony created just for us...she showed up right on time amd filled out all the paperwork right after the ceremony amd even mailed inthe marriage license for us...she makes you feel at ease with the whole thing and you know you don't have to worry about the ceremony because she's got that covered...I would highly recommend her services...

    Emily Y.

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  • Virginia was very responsive and flexible to our needs. After a last minute time-change, she still delivered a fantastic ceremony for our small elopement. She took the time to get to know us and our few friends, and she made our marriage more memorable than I expected!

    responded with the following comments.

    Thank you Emily it was a joy to meet you both and I wish you all the best life has to give. Be kind, VA

    Alexandra G.

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  • Virginia was an absolute pleasure to work with! Virginia created a custom ceremony for us and worked hard to ensure every detail of our ceremony was perfect. She was very easy to communicate with and helped us create a personalized ceremony based on what we both wanted. I couldn't say better things about Virginia! 10/10 recommend

    Samantha

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  • Meeting Virginia over the phone was where it all started, with Covid going on we couldn't meet In a normal place and had a phone conversation and from there I knew she was the perfect person to marry us. She is so detailed and makes sure everything is personalized to your love story, she gave us the most special ceremony and loved our whole experience with her she made our day extra special and we are so thankful for her!

    Amy T.

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  • During the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we decided to elope and Virginia worked really hard to make our special day exactly what we wanted! She helped us find the perfect location for our ceremony and pulled together a unique ceremony that embodied our love of nature and our love for each other.

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    It certainly was a beautiful ceremony looking over the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Thank you Amy and Logan

    Lisa

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    5 out of 5
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  • Virginia is amazing. We were set on our date and then the COVID pandemic hit the United States. She worked with us to keep our date and our choices during the ceremony and still follow social distancing guidelines. Not only that, but it ended up raining that day and she worked to change our venue that very morning. She made our day beautiful, meaningful, and special. We could not have been happier with our experience with Virginia. The care, attention, and flexibility she showed us was above and beyond our expectations.

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    Thank you so very much it was an honor to work with both you and your love for each other was a wonder to behold. You are very kind. Thank you so much. VA

    Kathy S.

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  • My husband and I had very specific ideas about what we wanted our wedding ceremony to be. It was a second marriage for us both and instead of the "pomp and circumstance," we wanted a ceremony that showcased our love and commitment to one another and to our family. Virginia provided inspiration and advice and listened to our requests. She was so easy to work with and an absolute delight to be around. We can't thank her enough for helping make our wedding absolutely perfect!

    Lauren B.

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  • From the first time we contacted her, my husband and I were impressed by how sincere, helpful, and thoughtful Virginia Moore was. Virginia helped us plan a personalized elopement ceremony with our immediate family members present at a location that we selected. During the planning stage, she was quick to respond via phone and email, and she was more than accommodating when we had special requests for our elopement. She offered an extensive list of beautiful vow and reading suggestions, and was supportive and encouraging when we chose to write our own vows. My husband and I both have teenaged sons and Virginia incorporated them into our ceremony with a meaningful reading about blended families. We could not be more pleased with the meticulous attention to detail and the sincerity with which Virginia officiated our elopement!

    Lindsay V.

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  • Virginia has an amazing talent when it comes to personalized ceremonies. From the moment we showed interest in her service she was fun and outgoing and gave us a ton of great advice as a couple. We were unable to meet in person before the rehearsal, however she was quick to respond and answer phone calls. When we finally met her at the rehearsal, it felt like we had known her for years. Virginia is one of a kind and extremely personable. Thanks to her we had a beautiful ceremony that we will never forget.

    Veronica G.

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  • Virginia made our ceremony and words come alive. She made sure the process flowed smoothly from start to finish. She’s serious about deadlines and was fantastic at making sure that my husband and I provided the proper information before the ceremony so that she could write a wonderful script. Virginia will cater your ceremony according to your needs. She suggested the earth blending ceremony for our wedding and we loved it. I also appreciated her humor and efficiency during the rehearsal. It’s not easy coordinating that many people, but she made it look easy. It was an honor to have her be a part of our special day!

    Tenille M.

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  • Amazing. Virginia worked with us extensively on creating a perfect, romantic and personal ceremony that we wanted, and included her own personal touches. Professional and detailed, with attention to little details that made our ceremony memorable and touching.

    Brianne B.

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  • Definitely not worth the price we paid. The entire ceremony was not what we asked for and the vows were not what we chose at all. This isn't that surprising though since she couldn't remember one conversation to the next that we had. Atleast 10 of our guests spoke about how rude she was to everyone while we were finishing setting up, which is highly embarrassing. The amount we had to pay her for such a small ceremony, the least she could've done is given us the last few minutes to prepare. To top this off, she dressed like she was a character in a Stephen King novel. I wish I could get my money back.

    responded with the following comments.

    I am so sorry that weren't happy. When I agreed to preside over your ceremony it was outdoors. It was changed to a small venue and very few people were wearing masks and there was no room to social distance. If I came across rude it was due to my not feeling safe at all. When I arrived you had barely started setting up and the 5:00 ceremony was held at 5:25. The clothes I wore was my usual outfit with a big brim hat fitted with a plastic shield for protection that most of my coupes find ingenious. The vows were what you wanted with a very minor change so as to incorporate the expression of intent with the vows. I think we came to this ceremony from very different places but since I aim to please I am refunding all but $50.00 for my travel. Wishing you and Chris all the happiness life can bring. Virginia
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