Weddings by the Beard

5.0  ( 18 reviews ) · Melbourne, Dandenong Ranges, Yarra Valley & Surrounds (View Map) · Show Phone
Weddings by the Beard SupplierHero Marriage Celebrant 24 +


Weddings by the Beard — you'll get to know Lachie, 'as fun as he is hairy' — is a professional, upbeat marriage celebrant with natural wit and plenty of heart. He offers couples relaxed ceremonies that authentically represent them as a couple, and an unwavering commitment to your wedding vision. For a heartfelt, engaging ceremony that will entertain all — look no further!

Known as the 'master of his craft' — Lachie will have no trouble adding an exciting, personal feel to your wedding day. He is all about ensuring everyone, including your friends and family, has a blast! He will take care of everything, including sound, printing, paperwork, and even crafting a personalised script unique to you! 

He offers two fun packages, including a Premium Bespoke package with all the trimmings and a simple Legals-Only option for those less concerened with all the pomp and ceremony. Whether you're planning a glamorous, vibrant affair or something a little more intimate, Lachie can accommodate! 

"He is so amazing, down to earth, fun, very easy to work with, extremely organised and just simply perfect." — Dan + Kim. 

What you'll love about working with Weddings by the Beard for your Melbourne wedding:

  • Upbeat, thoughtful personality. Known as your 'friendly, hairy celebrant', Lachie won't disappoint! Armed with a majestic beard, plenty of creative ideas, and a warm, bubbly demeanour, Lachie will ensure everyone feels comfortable, confident, and excited for the wedding festivities. He's organised, easy-going, and strives to make every process as enjoyable as possible. 
  • Lovingly-crafted packages. You can choose between Lachie's two ceremony packages: No Frills, No Fuss — Legals Only
    and a Wedding with the Lot — Premium Bespoke Ceremony. The latter includes a unique ceremony script written by Lachie himself, a meet-up to talk about details, management of all paperwork, and quality sound and printing. 

Highlights of working with Weddings by the Beard Melbourne: 

  • Joyful, easy-going marriage celebrant 
  • Lovingly-crafted packages 
  • Heartfelt, engaging ceremonies 
  • Personal approach 
  • Unique ceremony scripts 
  • Quality sound and printing 

"Literally could not have asked for a better celebrant!! Handsome devil too!" — Emma + Gary. 


I'm a Marriage Man! I love to talk love with anyone that will listen, I live in Hawthorn so when I'm not drink specialty coffees or fruity ales, I'm sitting in the gardens trying to find the perfect words to use for each of my couples ceremonies. I will never copy and paste a ceremony! In my spare time I play board games, madly propagate houseplants and have cups of tea (Or SoCo) with my mum

Lachlan Grisold


Easy Weddings Special Offer

Send me a picture of you and your pet!

I'm a real sucker for cuddles with Cats and Dogs, Fish or Houseplants are a delight too!
Include a picture of you and your furry friend (Or scaley or photosynthesising friend) with your enquiry and I'll give you $50 off!

Enquire to claim offer Enquire to claim offer


Exclusive Offer
Premium Marriage Ceremony


  • Fully customised and personalised wedding ceremony (average length 30 mins)
  • All contact with Births, Deaths and Marriages done by me; A Licensed Civil Marriage Celebrant
  • All paperwork brought and managed
  • Bose S1 PA system + Sennheiser Mic
  • Help custom building your ceremony with Cermony building session and my Vow Pack to help you write the perfect vows on for the day!
Exclusive Offer
Legals Only


  • You and your Partner + 2 witnesses
  • At a venue, cafe, house, backyard of your choosing.
  • Initial meeting - Signing the Notice of Intended Marriage (One month in advance)
  • Second meeting - Legal Ceremony and Marriage Paperwork
  • Legal ceremony entails : 133 Required words with room for Personal Vows if you please
  • All paperwork managed by me, a Licenced Hairy Marriage Celebrant


Service Area Melbourne, Dandenong Ranges, Yarra Valley & Surrounds

Melbourne, Dandenong Ranges, Yarra Valley & Surrounds
Melbourne, Dandenong Ranges, Yarra Valley & Surrounds


No! Leave all that to me.

I'll manage all the paperwork, all you need to do is show me some documents (Passport/Birth Cert ect) when i'm filling it out and I'll lodge all the paperwork with BDM for you!

I even buy every one of my couples the final Marriage Certificate rather than make you wait and buy it yourself!

50% is a booking fee taken to secure your day with me. I take that day off my calendar. (I'll never do more than one wedding a day, that day is YOURS)

The other 50% is paid 1 month before the wedding for the ceremony itself. 

I'm friends with some incredble celebrants, if disaster strikes and I can't be at your wedding, first, I'll cry. Then; I'll get one of my friends to rock up and perform the ceremony for you.

This is why I break my payment in half, so that I have something to give to my mates for their time.

(I have never had to do this and fingers crossed I never will but its better to be safe than sorry)

Not if you don't want to,

I have a Vow Pack I give to all my couples, it has about 150 different vows I have written or stolen from media, or my previous couples have be gracious enough to share with me after their wedding.

Its a great launching point if you are writing your own, its also there if you want to grab the best bits and have it all built for you!

18 reviews 5.0 Write a Review

May 2024

For anyone seeking a marriage celebrant look no further than Weddings by the Beard. Lachie approaches each wedding with a personalized touch, ensuring that you and your partner take center stage, and tailoring the ceremony to embrace the unique aspects of your relationship. He's able to take the stress out of crafting a ceremony with couples through easy to understand language and examples proved invaluable to us, which he's developed through years of experience. Lachie's friendly and easygoing nature made catching up with him to discuss the Wedding ceremony feel exactly like you would be catching up with a friend. On the big day, Lachie orchestrated a seamless ceremony welcoming guests, ensuring everyone was able to laugh, smile and even shed a tear. His meticulous attention to detail was evident in every aspect, down to ensuring that a pen awaited for the signing of the Wedding Certificate, alleviating any stress for both of us. I can't recommend booking Lachie highly enough; he truly set the tone for a day filled with joy and laughter, resulting in multiple guests asking where we found him. If I could give him six star review, I would without hesitation. I'll definitely be steering all my friends towards Weddings by the Beard for their upcoming weddings. Lachie - thank you for truly kickstarting a magical day with a ceremony we're never going to forget, you honestly made the entire process easy and effortless!

Sam M.

April 2024

Lachie was an absolute delight to work with, from the moment we sat down with him for a beer we knew he was the man we wanted to marry us. He provided us with a huge amount of handy recourses and guidance during the leadup to the wedding which cannot be understated. The ceremony went off without a hitch, before we walked down the aisle Lachie was there with his calming presence. The time and care that was taken to write the script was evident to everyone at the wedding, it was as if a mate was up there telling our story. We received so many glowing reviews from the guests about how "us" the ceremony was (due to the pre work Lachie had done) and how amazing a part of the day Lachie played. Thanks so much Lachie!

Chrissie & Tom

March 2024

Lachlan made myself and my husband feel so comfortable from the first day we met him we knew he was the celebrant for us! he spoke so beautifully during the ceremony with laughs to ease our nervousness. he made sure to find us at the venue to talk to us individually to see how we were and if there was anything he could do. i could not recommend anyone more we had so many people tell us how awesome he was. thank you lachie for being you!

Kristy H.

May 2024

Absolutely amazing! Our ceremony was everything that we ever wanted. We wanted light hearted, fun, laughter and a relaxed vibe and Lachy delivered us just this. We had great communication and worked together to create our dream ceremony. Our guests gave us so many compliments and the ceremony reflected our personalities perfectly! Thank you Lachy ☺️

Vikki P.

May 2024

He was super friendly and great with all our meetings! Helped us so much with creating a ceremony that was perfect for us! He also went above and beyond learning a Spanish phrase for our out of town guests! He was early to the venue on the day and made everyone super comfortable and our ceremony was so entertaining he got everyone laughing and enjoying themselves! Couldn’t recommend him enough!

Melinda H.

Expert Advice

expert advice

As a wedding professional, Weddings by the Beard offers expert advice to help couples plan their perfect day. Ask a question or read their expert advice.

Get Expert Advice

Tips from our specialists

Just need a quote?
It helps to provide...

  • Your contact details
  • Mention your wedding date
  • Ask if they are able to provide a PA/microphone if necessary
  • We highly recommend organising to meet your celebrant in person if possible

Wedding Supplier Specialist

Darcy is one of our expert wedding supplier specialists and here to help you find and book your wedding suppliers. Find out more

Why couples enquire through Easy Weddings?

Exclusive deals

Exclusive deals

Get the best deals for your wedding with Easy Weddings only discounts and special offers.


Wedding cash giveaway!

Simply let us know which Easy Weddings' suppliers you've booked. Once verified, you'll get entries into the draw for your chance to win!

Quick response

Quick response

Your time is important. Get the information you need quickly. No fuss. No stress.

Popular Searches