Tamara Jones is an Alberta Appointed Marriage Commissioner serving the City of Calgary and surrounding areas. She is 48 years old and is the youngest person to receive this prestigious appointment from Minister of Service Alberta ~ ever! She has performed over 4500+ marriage ceremonies over the past 13 years and is truly passionate at what she does.
• Top 3 Marriage Commissioners in Calgary 2018/2019/2020 (voted by public)
• Alberta Government Appointed Marriage Commissioner - Officiated over 4300 Marriage Ceremonies in Alberta
(duration of 13 years)
• Preferred (Marriage Commissioner) for numerous restaurants, hotels, community centres in cities of Calgary,
Canmore, Kananaskis, Banff and Lake Louise
• Published (online/print) Wedding Bells Magazine, Avenue Magazine, Luxe Magazine, Confetti, Rocky Mountain
Brides, Blush Magazine, Fairmont Hotels, Calgary Bride, Calgary Bridal Guide, JuneBug Weddings, Avenue Calgary
• Recipient / Calgary Women of Inspiration / White Hat Recipient / Formally commended by Alberta Premier 2016
• Key-Note Speaker Calgary YWCA Walk-a-Mile in Her Shoes Campaign 2016
• Wedbiz Outstanding Service Award 2016-2019
• Nominee for People’s Choice Awards in Calgary celebrating small businesses in Calgary 2016
• Wedding Industry Experts award winner top 2 Marriage Commissioners in Calgary, top 3 in Alberta, top 20 in
Canada, top 20 worldwide 2016-2018
• Past Nominee Calgary Top 40 under 40 2012
Tamara is happy to provide customized vows for your civil union or ceremony, whether religious or not. She will also attend any rehearsals as requested. Tamara also performs vow renewal ceremonies. She offers services for symbolic ceremonies like blended family vow ceremony, breaking the glass, unity glass ceremony, hand ceremony, hand fasting ceremony, tree planting ceremony, love letter/wine ceremony, rose ceremony, moment of recognition, champagne ceremony and ring warming ceremony. She will also officiate elopement and destination ceremonies.
How she works
Tamara offers romantic and caring Marriage Ceremonies that are meaningful to her couples. Customized marriage ceremonies are created to ensure the ceremony captures the love and emotion each feels for one another. Whether the marriage ceremony takes place in the rocky mountains, downtown Calgary, a restaurant, a park, in the backyard or your living room, consistent customer service is provided.
Tamara has earned a reputation in the wedding industry as a Wedding Specialist combining professionalism and light-heartedness. It’s all about balance and feels it is important that her clients enjoy their marriage ceremony by providing customized marriage ceremonies and exceptional customer service. Always.
Tamara has advocated passionately for marriage equality in the LGBTQ community (love is love). She has mentored youth and adults by boosting their self-confidence, self-worth, enhance positivity and focus, pursue their goals, dream big and go for it.
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Vanessa · Married on 14/07/2020
During the tough times of COVID she was amazing and helped our special day go so well.
Sent on 20/07/2020
Weddings By Tamara-Marriage Officiant's reply:Vanessa, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. The honour and pleasure was all mine to officiate for you both and once again congratulations! Hugs to all, Tamara
Kristina M. · Married on 29/02/2020
Heartfelt and genuine
Tamara was absolute perfection. She was there with every step and really allowed our personalities to come out in our wedding ceremony. She provided some amazing options for vows and readings, this really allowed our ceremony to be "us" She was personable and genuine. Highly recommend. I received many compliments on how beautiful and heartfelt our ceremony was. Thank you so much Tamara!Sent on 18/03/2020
Weddings By Tamara-Marriage Officiant's reply:Kristina, Oh my goodness thank you so much for sharing review! Such a big heart you have.... thank you for including me in your wedding day again :) I am wishing you and your family well wishes and great health during this strange time we are all going thru right now. Warmest wishes, Tamara
Danielle S. · Married on 01/02/2020
Tamara is Incredible!
Tamara was superb at our February 1st wedding. We included her at the rehearsal and she really helped us. She was incredible with her words of encouragement and really made our ceremony special. She is AMAZING!Sent on 03/02/2020
Weddings By Tamara-Marriage Officiant's reply:Hi Danielle, Once again congratulations to you and Spencer! I am so proud of you both for choosing to share your personal vows during your marriage ceremony and you looked GORGEOUS! It was such an honour to officiate for you both. Hugs, Tamara
Amber S. · Married on 24/01/2020
Tamara officiated our civil ceremony prior to us travelling to Mexico for a symbolic destination wedding. She was amazing to deal with and the ceremony was perfect. My fiancé and I are so pleased, we highly recommend her!Sent on 15/01/2020
Weddings By Tamara-Marriage Officiant's reply:Amber! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. I very much hope you have a wonderful time in Mexico and a perfect wedding day in the sun. Thank you again for making me feel so welcome in your beautiful home. Hugs to you both, Tamara
Rox F. · Married on 18/01/2020
Me and my husband both feel lucky to have Tamara as our wedding officiant.
Highly recommended!! We received feedbacks from our guests that the ceremony was so solemn and full of real emotions. Words can truly not express our gratitude for Tamara making our day so special.Sent on 28/02/2020
Weddings By Tamara-Marriage Officiant's reply:Rox ... the honour and pleasure was all mine! Thank you so much for including me in your special day - you looked gorgeous! Thank you as well for sharing these lovely words. Hugs, Tamara
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Tamara Jones Jones
Tamara Jones is an Alberta Appointed Marriage Commissioner serving the City of Calgary. She is 48 years old and is the youngest person to receive this prestigious appointment ever! She has performed over 4500+ marriage ceremonies over the past 13 years and is truly passionate at what she does.
Tamara has earned a reputation in the wedding industry as a Wedding Specialist combining professionalism and light-heartedness. It’s all about balance and feels it is important that couples ENJOY their marriage ceremony by providing customized marriage ceremonies and exceptional customer service. ALWAYS.
Tamara has advocated passionately for marriage equality in the LGBTQ community (LOVE IS LOVE). She has mentored youth and adults by boosting self-confidence, self-worth, enhance positivity and focus, pursue their goals, dream BIG and go for it.