About Me

Where It All Started

Welcome to my website!

I am a Manitoba Marriage Commissioner who has been officiating at weddings for 8+ years. I live in the City of Winnipeg and I am willing to travel within the Province of Manitoba.

I offer Customized Wedding Ceremonies, Legalization Ceremonies, and Vow Renewals. I work with my clients to ensure they have the ceremony they envision. Special ceremonies that can be added to your basic ceremony are included in the cost.  Examples are: Unity Candle Ceremony; Sand/Wax bead Ceremony; Hand-Fasting; Fight Box/Love Letter; Jumping the Broom; Tree Planting.  If there is a special ceremony you wish to incorporate into your ceremony……please ask and we will work together.

I love working with my clients to ensure their wedding day is special for them. I have a very open mind and will do my best to ensure your day is as you dreamed.

Proud supported and partner of the Canadian Forces Community – Military Discounts available upon presentation of the CFOne card.   website:  www.cfappreciation.ca

Fees & Services

Legalization Ceremony

Fee: $175

(Sept 1, 2020 increase $195)

Bride in the Woods

Ceremony types offered

~ Hand-fasting 

~ Sand ceremony

~ Unity Candle ceremony

~ Love letter/Fight Box ceremony

~ Tree Planting ceremony

~ Jumping the Broom

~ and more.......

Wedding Day
Bride & Groom

Customized Wedding Ceremony

Fee:  $275

($300 as of Sept 1, 2020)

After the Wedding

Vow Renewal


Fee:  $175

($195 as of Sept 1, 2020)


from my clients......

Brandy & Derek said…

“I just wanted to say once again thank you so much. You did a amazing job and everyone loved the ceremony!”

Melanie said…

“I would have liked to properly thank you for all that you did for us, but It was such a emotional day I couldn’t think straight. 

You are such a wonderful person, I knew from the moment Cory and I met you, that you were the perfect person to marry us. You helped make every step of the way so special. Thank you Marlene!

Brandy said… 

“Marlene was great! Easy going. Had our best interests at heart. Kind Spirit, Caring, Puntual, Calm. Wonderful Job!”

G said… 
“The service, programming, and professionalism were bar none! I would recommend Marlene Miller to anyone.”

Private User said… 

“Marlene was wonderful. She was helpful with suggestions regarding our vows. She was very punctual and was genuinely interested in making our day exactly the way we wanted it. Very friendly and did an excellent job!! We were very pleased with the entire ceremony!!”

Private user said… 

“We like Marlene’s service. She is responsible, professional and flexible. She is very nice and patient. We had a lovely wedding with her. I will recommend her to my friends.”

Kevin said… 

“Marlene Miller is a pure joy! My wife and I were married the week after our daughter’s wedding and we were fortunate to have Marlene officiate both ceremonies. Our daughter’s wedding occurred in a park and ours in our backyard under a tent sheltered from the rain. She handled the different scenarios with professionalism, enthusiasm and grace. Marlene was extremely helpful in assisting with the preparation of our vows that best suited who we are. Her calming influence and guidance provided us with a seamless and stress-free experience and her warm and friendly demeanour enhanced the joyous atmosphere of our special day. All that Marlene does clearly demonstrates the passion she has for her work. Marlene was more than a marriage commissioner to us – she was like part of the family! We would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a memorable wedding.”

Kerry said… 
“Marlene was wonderful. Her easy, relaxed approach made getting everything right very easy. She was helpful, had great suggestions and by asking the right questions and getting to know us, was able to envision and create a perfect wedding. Marlene arrived ahead of time to go over the ceremony timing and answer any last minute questions. The ceremony went off without a hitch and Marlene was professional and friendly. She looked after filing the signed documents with the powers that be so that our marriage certificate would be completed and sent to us. We highly recommend Marlene to anyone who is looking for a Marriage Commissioner.”

Krista said… 

“Couldn’t of asked for anyone better!”

Yvette said… 

“Marlene was very organized and very easy to work with! She helped make our day that much more special!”

Debbie said… 

“I would recommend Marlene to other friends she was great thank you again Debbie and Andrew.”

Service Partners


Get in touch today and let’s work together to create a magical event.



Catering & Event Planning

Taste of Time Catering & Events

Owner: Tamara Sanford

Phone:  204-223-7868

Email:  tamara@tasteofthyme.ca

~Weddings~Anniversaries~Dinner Parties~Birthdays~

"We believe every event, big or small, is unique and should customized to you and your guests!"


Ashley Nicole Photography

Looking for that photographer who can capture all your special moments.......

This talented lady was featured in the magazine "Wedding Bells" July 2018 edition.

email: info@ashleynicolephotography.ca

website: www.ashleynicolephotography.ca

(204) 990-4082

photo by Ashley Nicole Photography

Chris Jensen Studios

Chris's work speaks for itself.  He has won many awards for his work across Canada.


email: chris@chrisjensenstudios.com

(204) 990-7395

Photo by Chris Jensen Studios


Rolston Digital

Chris and his team have done some amazing work. check out this video from a wedding I worked on with Rolston Digital Video Link: https://vimeo.com/232973345

photo credit: Ashley Nicole Photography

Wedding Venues

Hawthorn Estates, Garson, MB (204) 482-3050 or (204) 482-0391

Email: info@hawthornestates.ca   Website: www.hawthornestates.ca


La Lune Wedding and Events, St Pierre-Jolys, MB

(204) 433-3515

email: dianne@laluneweddingandevents.ca

website: laluneweddingandevents.ca


The Rustic Wedding Barn, La Broquerie, MB (204) 355-8681

the rusticweddingbarn @gmail.com


Evergreen Village – LaBroquerie, MB Ph: (204) 388-5312
Email: info@theevergreenvillage.com


The Gates on Roblin – 945 Roblin Blvd, Headingley, MB (204) 694-2837

Website:  www.thegatesonroblin.com/weddings


Bridges Golf Course – Starbuck, MB (204) 735-3000



Transcona Golf & Country Club – Winnipeg, MB (204) 222-1640

Website:  www.transconacountryclub.com/wedding.htm


Leo Mol Gardens – Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg, MB

Website: https://assiniboinepark.ca/park-landing/home/book-an-event


Helpful hints

~Wedding license may be purchased from an authorized issuer up to 3 months prior to the wedding date.  License must be issued at least 24 hours prior to actual time and date of wedding.


~The link below will direct you to the Vital Statistics website which will show you the listed license issuers in your area:  http://vitalstats.gov.mb.ca/pdf/licence_issuers_wpg.pdf

~Helpful information regarding Getting Married in Manitoba can be found at the following Vital Statistics website:               http://vitalstats.gov.mb.ca/getting_married.html

~A copy of the wedding license is not automatically sent to you by Vital Statistics.  You must fill out an application form and send it to Vital Statistics.  If you have the form completed on the date of the wedding I will be happy to include this document with the copy of the license that I submit to Vital Statistics. This form is usually given to you when you purchase the Marriage License.  should you lose the form here is the link http://vitalstats.gov.mb.ca/pdf/application_marriage_certificate.pdf

~Bookings should be confirmed as soon as possible to ensure the date and time you would like is guaranteed.



1) In Manitoba only - marriages can still take place as long as there are no more than 10 persons in attendance and social distancing must be adhered to.

2) There are limited License issuers currently.  Make sure you are in contact with one and have a license reserved if possible.  I recommend you wait until a few days before to purchase the license.  You must purchase the license 24 hours ahead of the ceremony time.

3) If you plan to postpone your wedding to a later date check with your Marriage Commissioner and tentatively secure your back up date.

Get in touch today and let’s work together to create a magical event.

Contact - Marlene Miller

(204) 254-4010


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