Seattle Elope

Best Seattle Wedding Officiant 2008

2015, 2014 & 2013 Best of Weddings Pick
- The Knot
2014 thru 2011 Best Officiant Finalist
- Seattle Bride Magazine & King 5
2009 Best Officiant
- King 5
2008 Best Seattle Officiant/Celebrant - Seattle Bride
2005 Best Seattle Officiant/Celebrant - Seattle Bride  

~Your Pacific Northwest Wedding Elopement Destination~
We officiate intimate wedding ceremonies "exactly as you wish"
at our location in Green Lake or at a place of your choosing
in the greater Seattle area

We're Pat Stimac and Kent Buttars, 
 wedding officiants and ceremony celebrants 
who have been married over 35 years
and who help you celebrate your love in a ceremony
that will be remembered for life!





Jesse and Emily married at Parsons Garden, then went to nearby Kerry Park for some outstanding photographs to commemorate their special day.

Eloping in King, Pierce or Snohomish county? 
We travel to you.

Looking for a simple, no-frills yet meaningful wedding ceremony?
We welcome you to our home/office or we travel to your home or favorite location.

Wanting assurance the ceremony words and vows are ones you are comfortable with?
We make sure you approve of everything before we officiate.

Seeking a perfect site to exchange your vows?
Here are some ideas:

During the summer, there are some gorgeous parks in the Seattle area:
*  Alki Beach
*  Discovery Park
*  Golden Gardens
*  Kerry Park
*  Myrtle Edwards Park
*  Parsons Garden (my favorite)
*  UW Botanical Garden

There are also truly wonderful restaurants:
*  The Canlis
*  The Edgewater Hotel
*  The Palisades
*  The Waterfront Grill

Romantic hotels (we travel to your room/suite):
*  The Edgewater
*  Hotel 1000
*  The Salish Lodge
*  The Willows Lodge

And don't forget the truly sweet B&B's, such as
*  Bacon Mansion
*  Shafer-Baillie Bed and Breakfast

There are so many possibilities!!!

Brett & Meredith traveled from Arizona to be married at the the Waterfront Grill on the Seattle Embarcadero.

Pat and Kent are award-winning wedding officiants and wedding ministers in Seattle

Seattle Wedding Officiants
celebrating over 2,000 marriages
since 1995

A wedding ceremony is a significant moment in life.  We are honored and delighted to officiate when two people exchange vows of love and commitment.  It reminds us of the marriage vows we once exchanged and the love we continue to share.

2015 Best Pick of The Knot
2015 Best of The Knot

2009 Best Officiant of Western Washington - King 5

Bride's Choice Award
2009 Wedding Wire/Wedding Officiant

Selected Best Seattle Wedding Officiant by Readers of Seattle Bride Magazine in Its 2008 Poll

Voted Best Officiant/Clergy 
2008 Readers' Choice - 2005 Readers' & Editors' Choice
Seattle Bride

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Avant Bride  2008 Five-star Vendor/Wedding Officiant

 Hidden Treasure Business
Award 2003

Greenwood-Phinney Chamber of Commerce

Member of:
  American Association of Wedding Officiants (AAWO)
  Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC)
  Greenwood-Phinney Chamber of Commerce

We really enjoyed working with you on our little quick and official ceremony at the Market. Thanks for helping to make our day so special..
- Eldon & Beth

- Photo by Boojazz


Look to us to help you elope and celebrate your ceremony in the Pacific Northwest (and sometimes beyond).

To find out more about our wedding ceremony services, see our Ceremony Services page

For information specific to your wedding ceremony, 
fill out this simple form
You can also contact us by or call (206)789-9788.  

We are fortunate to officiate wedding ceremonies in so many venues in the wonderful venues near us:  Seattle itself, Bellevue, Kirkland, Bothell, Redmond, Woodinville, Edmonds, Gig Harbor, Lynnwood, Sammamish, IIssaquah, Mercer Island, Everett, Snohomish, Marysville, Renton, Burien, SeaTac, Kent, Maple Valley, Federal Way, Tacoma and many more areas of our beautiful Puget Sound area. There are also a number of nondenominational churches which welcome couples of all faiths.  And, of course, we enjoy a variety of amazing parks and private gardens.

Looking for a justice of the peace or notary for your wedding ceremony? 

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