Fees & Policies

Wedding Fees

*Wedding rehearsal required if 2 or more attendants for each of the bride and groom

PLEASE NOTE: Fees are all inclusive. No additional fees for:

All couples who book a full ceremony with me will also receive a free copy of Marty Younkin's book, A Wedding Ceremony to Remember, Perfect Words for the Perfect Wedding, as my gift to you (a $20 value).


Extra Fees

Example: A wedding at Reiman Gardens in Ames



Active duty military personnel receive the following discounted rates in appreciation for their service:


Timing of Payment:

The non-refundable deposit and signed contract are required to reserve your date and time. Balance is due 2 weeks prior to wedding date. If payment is not received 2 weeks before wedding, only cash will be accepted before rehearsal begins. Please note: If final cash payment is not received prior to the beginning of the rehearsal, I am not obligated to perform your wedding.


Methods of Payment:

I accept checks, money orders or cash. All checks and money orders should be made payable to Rev. Dawn Halstead and mailed to: Rev. Dawn Halstead, Ceremonies of Celebration, 4734 76th St., Urbandale, IA 50322.