Jon von Goes Celebrant

1 5 4.9 (25 reviews) 
Service Area
Melbourne & Surround / Happy to travel upon request
Business Hours
By Appointment
Average Pricing
0400 365 713

Melbourne's original hip celebrant. Showbiz chops and heart. Equal parts laughter and tears. And a great suit wardrobe.

I started doing weddings 15 years ago, and I’m still learning and still loving it. I’ll never get sick of it because I’m too fascinated by the human condition. And I get too much of a buzz from the love energy on the day. I was the first hip celebrant in town. The first one to inject life into wedding ceremonies. I got the stiffs to move over.

I do weddings in a way that’s fun and serious. It's all about the balance. The right mix of gravitas and entertainment. Your ceremony should be a highlight of the day. Not something to be endured before your party starts. It’s my job to launch your party.

And when your guests have been entertained and when they’ve been made patently aware of why they’re at your wedding your party cannot fail. And your guests have been invited to your wedding to celebrate your relationship, your love for each other and the fact that you couldn’t be more serious about what you’re doing.

I’m also a working musician, an MC and a radio broadcaster. I’ve paid my showbiz dues and I understand entertaining in a way that only experience can teach. I know how to put on a show but I also understand the importance of making it all about the couple I’m marrying. It’s all about you. I’m a good listener. You need to be in this business.

And I have a very smart selection of vintage suits.



4.9" 25  reviews Review this supplier
12 Jan 2018

Jon is wonderfully unique and funny celebrant. He created a relaxed an personal ceremony which allowed us to feel relaxed. His wonderfully written comments about my partner and I set the mood for a fun and very loving event. I would highly recommend looking him up

5 Feb 2016

If you want a celebrant who does not follow a typical ceremony style, Jon is your man. Really funny and made the ceremony personal despite the groom not being in the country until the last minute. Made our parents feel really special and set the tone for our relaxed wedding.

25 Apr 2015

THE most brilliant amazing celebrant we could have ever wished for. We didn't want anything too official and stiff and he delivered perfectly! He sumed up us and our relationship up perfectly, put my husband at ease and entertained our guests along the way. We can't thank him enough. He made the whole day so much more perfect. Many of our guests all said "Best Wedding EVER" and "Who was that celebrant he was amazing!" - I actually think he may have upstaged the bride! Thanks Jon!

18 May 2019

I just wanted to say a huge thank you for your support and working with us to create the best day of our lives. We loved every minute of it! Thank you for helping us create personalised touches, an amazing day, and truly unforgettable memories. You are such an amazing celebrant and made our day so relaxed with funny stories, laughter and lots of smiles. I was not nervous at all, in fact I could do it all over again. You captured everything that was "us" and I truly believe you set the stage for what the rest of the day was going to be- fun, relaxed and a celebration! We received endless compliments about you and the ceremony usually followed by the question "where in the world did you find your celebrant!?". Everyone thought you were such a character and I think a lot of the older generation were jealous of your outfit. A lot of people said it was the best ceremony they have ever been to, they weren't bored and we had the best celebrant they have ever seen! We can not thank you enough.

13 Apr 2019

Jon Von Goes is brilliant. He suited our small intimate wedding perfectly with his humour and off the cuff presentation style.

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