Established in March 2020, the Ballarat Marriage Registry was created to offer stress free, memorable & elegant weekday elopements & micro wedding marriage ceremonies. Partnering with two beautiful central Ballarat wedding venue locations & a stunning exclusive estate in Learmonth.
The Ballarat Marriage Registry is definitely NOT your typical 'Registry Office'. With Elopements and Micro Weddings more popular than ever before, we offer the flexibility of numerous package options to meet the needs of our valued wedding registry clients by creating a core supplier wedding planning service.
The Ballarat Marriage Registry is owned and operated by ABIA Wedding Award 2021 Victorian Top 5 Celebrant Kate Ritchie-Sexton. Kate is an energetic, fun and engaging celebrant who ensures all her couples have the ceremony of their dreams. Kate is a 11 year consecutive ABIA Awarded Finalist as voted by past couples for her ability to make their ceremonies fun, stress-free and heartfelt.
An Authorised Marriage Celebrant since 2008, over the last 13 years Kate officiated as a Wedding Celebrant and Funeral Celebrant on more than 800+ occasions. Kate's strengths lie in the ease of communication, being highly organised and her attention to detail. Most importantly, through listening to what it is her Clients really want and providing them with options on how to best make it happen.
Kate has been a Finalist in the ABIA Awards for from 2011-2021, ranked in the Top 10 Celebrants in Victoria & the Top 25 Celebrants in Australia.
Kate is also the Ballarat Wish Leader with nationally registered charity www.myweddingwish.org - Gifting weddings to the terminally ill and as a passionate promoter of local Ballarat Wedding businesses, Kate is the Founder of the Ballarat Wedding Collective which brings Ballarat's best Wedding Vendors together in one place!
We decided it was time to put the
'MARRIAGE' BACK INTO WEDDINGS!
Our Elopement & Micro Wedding packages enable couples a stress free wedding experience......because we have already done all the key planning for you.
All you need to do,
is choose which level of awesomeness you're after! 💜