Maria Padbury Celebrant

Rating
(24 reviews)
 
Service Area
Melbourne & Surrounding area  View Map
Business Hours
9.00am to 9.00pm
Average Pricing
$800
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Maria Padbury Celebrant is a warm, reliable, flexible marriage celebrant offering beautiful, personalised ceremonies to couples throughout Melbourne and surrounding areas. She boasts over seven years of experience as a celebrant, fantastic resources and ideas, and a genuine passion for sharing your unique story. For a patient, professional, engaging celebrant, look no further than Maria Padbury.

Maria Padbury is an intuitive, kind-hearted celebrant who will take the time to listen to your unique ideas when creating your one-of-a-kind ceremony. With a genuine passion for helping couples retell their story in a vibrant, meaningful way, Maria will work closely with you to ensure no detail is missed. Whether you have a specific ceremony style in mind or are completely starting from scratch, you can rest assured knowing Maria will craft something truly magical. 

She will offer you fantastic resources, including ceremony examples, beautiful readings, vows, and rituals. She will guide you through all the legal processes with ease, ensuring you completely understand what’s required of you. If you have any questions or queries, she has you covered! 

As an incredibly organised, approachable, warm character, you, your guests, and suppliers will love working with Maria. She’s professional, fun-loving, generous, and has a knack for connecting with others. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed, sweet, simple ceremony, a formal, traditional affair, or something entirely out of the ordinary, Maria can accommodate! 

 

“Maria Padbury is an absolutely amazing celebrant. She’s kind and patient — exactly the qualities you'd want. She helped us with everything, made us feel at ease, and was incredibly patient. We highly recommend Maria.” — Chan Z. 

 

What you’ll love about working with Maria Padbury Celebrant for your Melbourne wedding:

  • Beautiful, personalised ceremonies. Maria will listen to your love story and ideas and offer excellent advice and guidance towards creating a unique, heartfelt ceremony. She has a knack for perfectly summing up couples’ relationships, especially when they’re stumped for words themselves. No idea is too bold for Maria — she will take on any traditional or quirky idea and turn them into something truly memorable. As every couple is unique, so is their ceremony! 
  • Warm, patient, reliable personality. Maria strives to offer couples an exceptional client experience. Her friendly, fun-loving disposition creates a comfortable space for you to share concepts and express your true feelings. Her detail-oriented nature lends itself well to ensuring everything runs smoothly. And let’s not forget about her unparalleled passion for helping couples feel confident and relaxed throughout their special day. If you’re looking for an authentic, passionate celebrant, you’ve found them! 
  • Fantastic resources. From timeless rituals and heartfelt poetry to beautiful ceremony and vow ideas, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Whether you know exactly what you want to say during the ceremony or are starting from scratch, you can expect excellent resources and materials to get your creativity flowing. 

 

Highlights of working with Maria Padbury Celebrant Melbourne:

  • Professional, warm, fun-loving marriage celebrant
  • Heartfelt, personalised ceremonies 
  • Fantastic resources and ideas 
  • Quality audio equipment
  • Over seven years of experience as a marriage celebrant 

 

Do you suggest having a ceremony rehearsal? 

Maria believes ceremony rehearsals are an excellent opportunity for you, your partner, and the bridal party to know what's required of you on the big day. It will also help you feel more confident and prepared. 

 

“Maria Padbury was our celebrant for our wedding, and I am so grateful that she was! She was warm, friendly, and really down to earth. She attended our home after our initial phone contact and provided us with all of the information that we needed. She listened to our story and our preferences for our ceremony. Maria also offered us advice and assistance as required, including with our wedding vows. Maria is a beautiful, calm, and friendly person. Thank you, Maria, for being part of our special day.” — Emma G. 


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Reviews

(24 reviews)
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6 Jan 2022

Maria was our celebrant for our wedding recently and I am so grateful that she was. Initially I spoke to Maria over the phone, she was warm and friendly and really down to earth. Maria attended our home after our initial phone contact and provided us all of the information that we needed and listened to our story, and our preferences for our ceremony. Maria also offered us advice and assistance as needed, including with our wedding vowels. Maria is a beautiful person, calm and friendly. She will put any concerns you have at ease and is pleasant to deal with, approachable and readily available. Her celebrant fee is also very competitive. Highly recommend. Thank you Maria for being part of our special day.

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Beautiful Emma! Thank you for your beautiful review and for being such awesome people, it was wonderful getting to know you, Jarrod and your family... And I still want to adopt your mum! She's a legend! Sending you and Jarrod much love and all the good vibes xo

22 May 2021

Maria was great to work with from the initial contact through to the wedding day. Maria kept us in the loop about what we needed to do with gentle reminders as time progressed. We had two in-person meetings, one initial and the other the rehearsal on-site. We we're very lucky to get the whole wedding planning done in two months and hold the event in May, just before Victorian COVID-19 lockdown No3. On the wedding day, Maria was a champion, helping out where she could, getting me, the photographer and key people organised and running the event smoothly, even though we were a little late getting there from the pre-ceremony photographs in the park. We had additional requests to Maria and she accommodated us. I fully endorse and recommend Maria to run your wedding day ceremony as your celebrant. It was a please working with her, thanks Maria :-)

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Thank you so much for your kind and generous review Peter! It was a real pleasure being a part of you beautiful day. I loved all the special touches and caring community spirit you both created. Sending you both hugs of happiness - keep dancing your way through life! :)

3 Apr 2021

We found Maria after our celebrant cancelled 2 weeks before the big day, she was our saving grace! Incredibly flexible, patient, professional and reliable. From the very beginning Maria made everything incredibly easy and was accommodating to our needs. We were so pleased with our experience. I would highly recommend!

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Am incredibly grateful for your review Tara, thank you! It was a pleasure being of service in my role as celebrant to such a happy, loving and devoted couple. I still recall yours and Jim's vows which were so deeply heartfelt, humorous and genuine.

19 Mar 2022

Honestly cannot recommend Maria enough! From the start she was so helpful in guiding us through all the legal paperwork and helping us in planning our wedding She was so kind, friendly and so easy to work with! She took the time to listen to our stories, answer our questions and helped us create our dream ceremony! On the day she came and checked in with each of us, helped settle our nerves and checked in with the bridal party and family members doing readings. The ceremony was so beautiful and everything we could have wanted! Cannot recommend Maria highly enough 😍

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Thank you so much Ashlee and Jack! I loved being your celebrant, thank you for being wonderful people xo

26 Feb 2022

Maria is such a pleasant person to be around. I felt so comfortable during the ceremony, especially when saying my vow. Maria made an excellent effort to ensure that everything ran smoothly and according to the plan. Thanks a lot, Maria <3

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Thank you Madina! Such a beautiful day and beautiful couple. Keep smiling and being amazing x

23 Jan 2022

Words cannot express how happy we were to have Maria celebrate our love and marriage. Fun, professional and down to earth. She felt like family

27 Nov 2021

An absolutely amazing celebrant. Kind and patient marriage celebrant, exactly the qualities you'd want. She helped us with everything, made us feel at ease and was incredible patient. Highly recommend Maria.

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Chan and Laneth you are wonderful humans, so warm, kind and loving. Thank you for inviting me into your lives and trusting me with your special day. Much love to you both xo

6 Nov 2021

Maria was absolutely lovely! She was responsive, a clear communicator and made our day so special. We had a small ceremony at our apt and it went super smoothly, exactly what you want on your big day :). Thank you again!

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Thank you Lauren, I loved spending time with you, Sean and your beautiful friends. Sending you lots of warm hugs xo

22 May 2021

We gave the one hour play list to Maria and she sourced and played the music for us, with special requests that weren't on Spotify.

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Thank you Peter! Happy to help where possible. All in a days work for this little celebrant cookie! ;)

27 Mar 2021

Such a great experience working with Maria for our wedding day. She went above and beyond to get to know us and personalize our ceremony. She also helped to put us at ease on the day. So many great memories!

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Melanie! Thank you for your gorgeous review! I loved being your celebrant from the moment we all met.

17 Nov 2019

We used Maria to be our Celebrant for our wedding last November. Maria did a fantastic job, made the day really relaxing and enjoyable. The lead up to the event was very personal. We cant fault her professionalism. Thanks for your support.

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Thank you Daniel and Cholin, we had such a wonderful time together! I was so happy to be your celebrant and MC.

28 Jun 2019

Maria was brilliant! She guided us through putting our ceremony together and was just great on the day! I was so calm on the day of the wedding, which Maria helped me out with!

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Thank you Mary and Sammy. I loved being your celebrant. Thank you for choosing me for your special day! xoxo

8 Apr 2018

Maria..... Where do we even begin to thankyou. You gave us the most beautiful wedding ceremony, it was beyond perfect and something we will both cherish for the rest of our life You were the perfect MC and throughout the entire process made it stress free and magical Thank you from the bottom of our hearts You are so gifted and i hope many more couples get to have the privilege of having the world's best celebrant marry them Thank you

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Thank you so much Melissa. Your day was so perfect and happy, so many wonderful memories filled with joy and love. I was honoured to be a part of it!

18 Nov 2017

We absolutely loved everything about the ceremony and the reading planned & organised by Maria. Maria captured exactly what we wanted to say and was such an amazing help with our personal vows too. Would highly recommend her services for anyone wanting a personal and extremely helpful celebrant. We loved everything about her services & reading.

20 Sep 2017

Maria Padbury is bright and bubbly making her the perfect celebrant. The wedding ceremony was tailor made for my husband and I and we loved it. Her guidance makes the whole process so seamless. Thank you again Maria, Kate + Jay xx

Maria Padbury Celebrant  

Kate and Jay, thank you for your kind and beautiful words. It was a privilege being your celebrant! xoxo

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