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When the Perfect Place is Someone Else's Place.

As an Officiant, I must admit I have had some wonderful experience with couples who decided that the perfect place for their wedding was at someone else's house. It is amazing what you can find on Air BNB or VRBO (Vacation Rental By Owner). Or if you only want a a large space or funky studio for a few hours, check our Peerspace.

If you are already a foodie and love to throw a good party with friends, chances are, as a couple, you can deal with putting the pieces together. Don't let Wedding websites make you feel inept.


Seattle Wedding Officiant Frank Harlan is a Certified Humanist Celebrant. Since 2009 he has worked with 100's of couples to produce their weddings and many, their Receptions. He has the experience to be a knowledgeable adviser and resource to any couple planning their wedding day celebration.

Couples producing a small wedding event have a chance to really be creative with their budget for all the things they may need to fulfill their wishes. Wedding venues make their money off food, alcohol, and venue rental. There are often minimums that can be a little challenging to a couple whose guest list is 2-3 dozen.


These rental resources are great for couples getting married in the late fall and winter months when you might want an indoor location.

Creative couples who have rented these kinds of spaces have given me the opportunity to preside over weddings on Beachfront property, around swimming pools, at cabins in the woods, on condo rooftops, on the edge of a cliff, and inside some of the most epic homes around Western Washington.

As your Wedding Officiant, I will guide you through the process, and work with you to script the perfect narrative for your script and wedding day celebration.

I am currently available to marry couples at a location of their choice anywhere in Washington. I am also accepting weddings at destination locations like Cle Elum, Mt Baker, Mt. Rainier, Leavenworth, and throughout Kitsap and the Island counties.

To find out if Frank is available for your Back Yard Wedding
Click Here to Contact Frank

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