Rita Cohann Marriage Celebrant

1 5 5.0 (47 reviews) 
Service Area
Melbourne & Surrounding Areas  View Map
Business Hours
7 Days
Same-Sex Ready



Jacqueline G.

29 Sep 2017

Rita is an exceptional celebrant. Dean and I felt totally comfortable and at ease with Rita from the moment we met her and we both knew instantly that we just had to have her as our celebrant. Rita is outgoing, extremely professional, very organised, and pedantic with every detail. She made stepping through the paperwork simple and enjoyable and our pre-wedding catch-ups with Rita were enjoyable and full of laughter. Our wedding ceremony was the most memorable part of our day - it was beautifully personalised, romantic and relaxed. We are truly grateful to Rita for creating a well structured ceremony, for her incredibly warm and sincere delivery, for her beautiful words and for making us feel really special on our big day. Thanks Rita. We were being sincere when we called you the best celebrant ever.

Ella H.

16 Mar 2017

Rita was the most wonderful wedding celebrant! Not only were we thrilled with her services, everyone at our wedding commented what a great celebrant she was. We used Rita as she spoke French and our wedding was a marriage between a Frenchman and an Aussie. Not only did Rita speak some french, she went out of the way to include and write some french into our wedding ceremony. Being organised myself, I absolutely loved how incredibly professional Rita was to deal with, so efficient, keeping us on track at every meeting. Responding to emails and phone calls very efficiently and also helped us with vows, music and suppliers. We couldn't have been happier having Rita marry us and would highly recommend her to anyone. Thank you Rita!

Brittany H.

7 Oct 2016

At the reception, we were inundated with comments about how fantastic the ceremony was - personal, professional, warm and loving. Rita guided us through every step, and made us feel so excited to be getting married. We are so thrilled that Rita was part of our special day.

Robyn D.

16 Feb 2018

If I could give 10 stars I would. Rita, your words would beautiful and you made both Mitchell and I, as well as our guests, feel so at ease. Everything was perfect and we love you! If you’re looking for a wedding celebrant, you cannot go last Rita! She is fantastic! Xxx

Rachael T.

15 Sep 2017

Could not speak highly enough of Rita. From the moment my husband and I met Rita we knew organising our ceremony was going to be a fun, easy and a well supported process. Rita was always very easy to get in contact with, guided us through everything we needed to organise and most importantly put together a brilliant very personalised ceremony for us. Not only were we thrilled but all our guests commented how amazing Rita was. Thanks so much again Rita, we would hesitate to recommend you to anyone!!

Liz P.

4 Mar 2017

Rita was the perfect celebrant. Actually, she's not just a celebrant, Rita is the perfect wedding planner / mother figure / celebrant extraordinaire. From the first time we met her she was super efficient and organized us and got us in line. She knew our venue (Quat Quatta) perfectly and was able to visualize every step of the ceremony for us. She was highly professional and organizes her own sound system and all the legalities for you. And she is incredibly warm, and super helpful with all the little questions that pop up when you are planning a wedding. I can't recommend Rita highly enough - you will be lucky to have her!

Neo Q.

3 Dec 2016

Thanks to Rita to be a part of our big day. My wife and I enjoyed wedding and the service provided by Rita. Rita is a very professional and attention-to-detail celebrant who prepared our wedding very well. Rita also coordinated very well with our photographer and videographer. We highly recommend Rita for wedding celebrant.

Paisu T.

6 Nov 2016

We knew we wanted Rita to be our celebrant at our first meeting. She was warm, bubbly and very commited to creating the perfect ceremony with us. Despite not knowing what we wanted at the time, Rita made us feel at ease as she verbally walked us through what a ceremony at Quat Quatta would be like having previously conducted ceremonies there. Rita is a cheerful perfectionist and very insightful about what makes a ceremony memorable and enjoyable for everyone involved from the couple to the parents, family and guests. She insists on a rehearsal - something many celebrants do not, and in hindsight, we are very glad we had one and so were our parents and bridal party! With so many things to figure out for our wedding, we felt we were in safe hands with Rita as we knew she had our ceremony completely under control. On the day, everything went smoothly because of Rita's professionalism and her amazing ability to look after guests, check on the bride, calm the groom, ensure the bridal party knew what they were doing, and liaise with the photographers, videographers and reception staff to conduct the perfect ceremony. We didn't have to worry about anything and that's what we loved about her! Thanks so much Rita. From the comments we have received, we will be seeing you again at the weddings of our friends and family members!

Monica M.

4 Nov 2016

Rita was so incredible as the celebrant for our special day right from our first meeting to the very end. Rita made us feel so comfortable and at ease with such a milestone in our lives. Rita was great with our bridal party, families and guests, we laughed and cried and had the best day of our lives. Thank you so much Rita for being such an important part of our day and sharing in a memory we will treasure forever. You were born to do this!

Tania G.

29 Oct 2016

From the first moment I met Rita at a Wedding Expo, I knew she was the Celebrant that I wanted to marry us. She has gone above & beyond to ensure our ceremony was perfect & unique in everyway possible. We recommend Rita to all & couldn't be more happier.

Felicity A.

28 Oct 2016

Rita was fabulous - she is experienced, fun, and very organised. Rita helped to make sure that our day ran smoothly and that we had a wonderful time. She was a much needed safe and steady pair of hands. Thank you for making our special day perfect, Rita!

Bridgette R.

16 Sep 2016

From the moment we met with you Rita we knew you were the person we wanted to be a part of our special day. You made our ceremony everything we wanted and more. We will never be able to thank you enough Bridge and Cam xxx

Vanessa G.

9 Apr 2016

Rita was an exceptional marriage celebrant. She did an amazing job at our ceremony. She had our guests crying happy tears and with laughter. She captured every moment to remember. Thank you Rita. Well done!!

Ilona B.

11 Mar 2016

I just wanted to say a personal thank you to Rita Cohann from my husband and family for making our ceremony so beautiful and personal! The way you were so engaging to our guests and how you made my husband and I feel so comfortable was just amazing. Anyone who ever asks me for a civil celebrant, i will be recommending nobody but Rita!! Thank you so much Rita for everything xx Ilona and Dejan

Julie C.

5 Mar 2016

Fantastic - Rita is warm and incredibly supportive. Glad we had her on our special day!

Devina A.

13 Feb 2016

Rita was above expectation. Very organised, well presented and very thorough. Rita loves what she does, this is evident with her work and that's what attracted us to her. Very warm, friendly and down to earth! Thank you for making our day a little more special Rita! Devina and Rhys

Loan D.

18 Dec 2015

I've met Rita over 8 years ago & it was love at first sight, she has conducted 6 of my friend's wedding. I knew that when my day comes, I'd want her there. Rita is just incredible, very personalised, her attention & efforts are beyond her duties!

Erin W.

18 Jul 2015

Rita was absolutely lovely! she made us feel very welcome and special when we met with her. She spent time getting to know us and provided those extra touches to show she went above and beyond. Rita conducted a wonderful ceremony. Our guests talked about Rita for quite a while after our wedding. You will be silly to not pick Rita as your celebrant.

Matthys W.

30 May 2015

We had Rita recommended to us and are so glad we found her to be our Celebrant. We had no idea where to start with our planning but Rita set us off in the right direction. She was helpful, organized, thoughtful and professional. Our ceremony was perfect. Thanks Rita!

Ashlee K.

15 May 2015

Rita was amazing from our first meeting. Professional yet made us feel like we were old friends catching up. Many of our guests commented that she was the best celebrant they had ever seen. I look forward to seeing her again soon as I'm sure that there will be friends and family that book her for their special moment.

Rita Cohann Marriage Celebrant  

Ashlee and Rob, what a wonderful time it was preparing for and sharing your wedding day. Looking forward to being part of the next super special family wedding in March next year!

Alyssa V.

17 Apr 2015

Thanks Rita for everything including the fantastic job of keeping Luke calm and the guests entertained prior to our arrival on the day, and your dedication in the lead up with the ability to wrangle our massive bridal party of 19 excited extroverts at the rehearsal was impressive. We are so so happy to have you standing by our side on such an awesome day! You truly are a beautiful soul and a pleasure to be around x

Rita Cohann Marriage Celebrant  

Thanks Alyssa and Luke - you are just such a special couple. I just had an absolute ball! I shall never, ever forget your entrance Alyssa, with that spectacular piece by Etta James and the amazing moment when everyone just burst into song and serenaded you down the aisle - I still get goosebumps thinking about it.

Laura P.

11 Apr 2015

Rita was very organised, helpful, and friendly.

Dean K.

21 Mar 2015

Rita was absolutely excellent. She went above and beyond to ensure we knew exactly what was expected, which made us feel so comfortable and able to relay enjoy our love, rather than worrying about everything else. Rita also went above &beyond to ensure our parents were happy at all times.

George D.

13 Mar 2015

Rita exceeded our expectations! She listened to our ideas and offered many more. The result was a personalized ceremony that captivated our 160 guest - many or whom are Greek Orthodox and had not seen a civil ceremony before. Such a memorable service for all. Thank you Rita!!!

Rita Cohann Marriage Celebrant  

What an absolute joy it was to conduct your wedding Thalia and George - truly unforgettable there was so much happiness and love in the air!

Sophie E.

21 Feb 2015

Thank you Rita for making our ceremony so special!!! I was blown away by your dedication, passion, professionalism, organisation and all rounded loveliness. The process was so enjoyable and the day was incredible. All the small touches you added where such a beautiful surprise and both Taylor and I couldn't have had a better day thanks to you! You helped make me feel so confident, prepared and ready for the big day. We really can't thank you enough! Everyone felt the love very strong under that tree and told us it was the best wedding they'd ever been to! Thank you Thank you Thank you. Stress free and full of LOVE!!!

Rita Cohann Marriage Celebrant  

You two are the perfect pair! Every time I remember your wedding I get the biggest smile on my face. Getting you under that beautiful tree to make you Mr and Mrs was utterly memorable, heartwarming, fuzzy, funny and just fabulous.

Samantha S.

15 Jan 2015

Rita was an incredibly beautiful celebrant to have on our wedding day. She certainly knows what she is doing. Her organisation skills & professionalism teamed with a lovely sweet nature makes you feel so comfortable on your wedding day and in the lead up to your wedding day.

Amanda B.

29 Dec 2014

Rita made us feel really comfortable and went above and beyond to make our day perfect. Our ceremony was performed in French and English, Rita did a fantastic job of incorporating both languages into the ceremony. The ceremony was beautiful and personal. Many guests commented on how amazing Rita was.

Rita Cohann Marriage Celebrant  

Mes chers amis - que tous vos rêves se réalisent! Merci beaucoup xx

Marguerite M.

21 Nov 2014

Rita was the perfect Celebrant. She made our wedding ceremony so special and memorable. She was always available for questions and advice, put a great deal of thought into every aspect of our ceremony. She is professional, personable, caring and made us feel very comfortable from the beginning.

Kelly L.

4 Oct 2014

Rita is the best celebrant! She is a true professional in what she delivers, her enthusiasm and passionate vibe brightens up the wedding ceremony. She cares about the couple and ensures that their requirements and needs are met. I could not thank her enough for her excellent service and I would recommend all brides to be out there to select Rita as their wedding celebrant!

Mandy D.

27 Sep 2014

Thank you for making our civil ceremony so special and memorable. Your warmth, advice and guidance will never be forgotten.

Nadia M.

26 Sep 2014

We chose Rita to be our wedding celebrant within 15 minutes of meeting her. She is very organised, helpful & really knows how to create a beautiful atmosphere at your ceremony. Many of our guests commented on what a great job she did. Highly recommended!

Candice W.

19 Sep 2014

Absolutely amazing! Really set the mood. She was very personable, all my guests mentioned how great Rita was. Highly recommend.

Antoniette F.

2 May 2014

I would highly recommend Rita Cohann, she is a true professional, her warmth and charisma was exceptional! Rita has a genuine and beautiful manner, she is engaging and emotive. She made our ceremony incredibly special and heart felt. She made the time to get to know us as a couple and as a result added many personal touches to our Wedding ceremony, such as the lovely Italian welcome for my overseas guests. Her passion, dedication and skill is so clear and evident through her unique attention to detail, we were thrilled with Rita!

Vanessa S.

18 Apr 2014

We could not have had a more perfect day and Rita played an incredible role in this. She was organised had excellent communication and most importantly she met our every need. Rita was warm professional caring and my wife particularly loved all her sparkle! We would highly recommend her!! XXX

Amy W.

15 Apr 2014

I love this lady! She was absolutely spectacular before & during the day. She held our hands as we ventured into married life as well as designing a perfect ceremony for us. Everyone of our guests loved Rita as well.

Amela B.

15 Feb 2014

Dear Rita, Where to begin darling?!?!!!! Your are the most sweetest, nurturing, beautiful person Francois and I have ever met and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our special day that much more memorable. ❤️ We knew we found much more in you then just our celebrant, the instant connection with you put us at easy as if we knew you forever. We are great-full for all your beautiful words during the ceremony and for capturing our relationship in the best light possible. Lots of love and kisses coming your way from Francois Bhugon and Amela xxxxxx

Yen T.

31 Jan 2014

Beautiful woman. We fell in love with her the moment we first met. Warm, funny and welcoming. Our guests thought she was simply wonderful.

Yen T.

31 Jan 2014

Rita was an absolute joy. Our guests loved her infectious smile and warmth. She just presents beautifully.

Rochelle C.

10 Jan 2014

Rita was just amazing! Hubby and I both loved her immediately and knew that, with Rita, we would be blessed with a beautiful and personal ceremony. Organised, professional, genuine and generous- Rita will ensure your ceremony is beautiful.

Ayse C.

4 Nov 2013

When I first met Rita, I knew she was the ideal celebrant to share this special occasion. She was very well spoken, knowledgeable, kind and delivered with a smile on her face. She presented well and catered for what we required. At the ceremony she was punctual, clearly spoken, well presented, smiled, and her face was full of love.

Laura B.

20 Dec 2012

Rita was amazing, we needed a bilingual celebrant as all my husband's family were flying over from France, she was amazing and made everyone feel at home. Very calming for all. Rita made the effort to really get to know us before the wedding which was important to us.

Rita Cohann Marriage Celebrant  

C'était an jour inoubliable - plain de joie, d'amour et de bonheur! xx

Maria B.

8 Dec 2012

Rita was amazing. She helped us with all our wedding needs. She was always there if we had a question or at the last minuet wanted to change something to our ceremony nothing was a hassle. Her warm and loving personality made her not only our celebrant but also our friend. We could not recommend her enough.

Merrie D.

22 Sep 2012

Professional, Experienced, was literally like a Fairy Godmother for our wedding. Made everything run so smoothly and it would have been a nightmare without her. She truly is the best celebrant you could find.

Rita Cohann Marriage Celebrant  

Oh Merrie and Ryan, I had so much fun with you both waving my magic wand around - but it was the magic of your profound love and togetherness that made the day just perfect. x

Carris G.

10 Mar 2012

I fell in love with Rita the minute I spoke to her on the phone! She was so good, as due to being interstate we couldn't actually meet until a few days before, but she made me feel completely at ease, went above and beyond for us! Wonderful, Wonderful, Wonderful!

Bella S.

21 May 2011

Rita is an exceptional celebrant who is kind and a joy to work with.

Vanessa G.

5 Mar 2011

Our ceremony could not have been anymore personal and intimate! She created an atmosphere which was full of celebration and love. Thanks Rita for making it all possible. My family and friends keep telling me how much they enjoyed the ceremony, it was something they have never experienced before.

Miss Lauren T.

7 Mar 2010

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