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LET'S CONNECT: Email Aline Rozok
San Diego, California 619-952-4561
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Frequently Asked Qestions

HOW DO I RESERVE MY WEDDING DATE?
Please either email, phone 619-952-4561 or fill out our “contact us” form. We will email you your customized contract for you to fill out, sign and return along with 50% of the total wedding package amount. We will then schedule a phone meeting to go over your ceremony details. We accept all major credit cards, Paypal and checks. Last minute weddings and short notice are always welcome!

DO WE HAVE THE RIGHTS TO OUR WEDDING PHOTOS?
Yes! Ron or Chloe will provide you with a photo release form to take with you to any lab. We can give you recommendations of where to take your photos to be printed for optimal print quality and service.

DO YOU PERFORM SHORT NOTICE WEDDINGS?
Yes! We welcome all short notice weddings! Please call us 619-952-4561 or email us for details.

DO YOU GIVE MILITARY DISCOUNTS?
Yes! Please call us or email us for details.

DO YOU PERFORM VOW RENEWALS?
Yes! I would be honored to perform your vow renewal!

MAY I ORDER MORE BRIDAL FLOWERS FROM YOU?
Yes! We are trained floral designers and can create bouquets for your bridesmaids, and groomsmen’s boutonnieres to fit any budget.

MAY I RENT OTHER ITEMS YOU OFFER TO ANY BEACH WEDDING PACKAGE?
Yes! Any items can be added.

DO YOU HAVE A SOUND SYSTEM SO OUR WEDDING VOWS CAN BE HEARD?
Yes! We have an excellent battery operated yet powerful sound system which we rent to our couples and which IPod music can be played through.

CAN WE PLAY ANY KIND OF WEDDING MUSIC?
Yes! If you rent our sound system we can play your song list on our IPod. We can also recommend songs for your ceremony.

DO YOU HAVE A RECOMMENDATION FOR A VIDEOGRAPHER?
Yes! We have an outstanding videographer with many years of experience at a very affordable rate.

HOW LONG IS THE WEDDING CEREMONY?
The ceremony lasts between 15-20 minutes. We begin breaking down the decorations 20 minutes after the wedding to avoid doing removing items in the dark. We also do not allow extra tables, or other decorations brought by the wedding party.

WHAT TIME WILL SUNSET BE? Please click on my home page to find the exact sunset time for your Wedding Day. We recommend starting your ceremony at least 1 hour prior to sunset to ensure enough time for photos.

HOW DO I GET MY MARRIAGE LICENSE?
You must make an appointment, the San Diego, California County Clerk’s Office does not accept walk-ins. Please call 619-237-0502. You can download the application from the website. Under “The person performing this marriage ceremony is (check one), please check the box indicating “Clergy person”. The fee is $70. Once you obtain your license, it must be brought to your Wedding Ceremony to be signed by your witness’s (up to 2) and me. I will then hand deliver it to the County Clerk’s Office on the next business day. You can also obtain your license anywhere in California, however, I will not be able to hand deliver it to the County Clerk’s Office. It can be mailed, or the Bride and Groom can deliver it. You can download the application from the website.

HOW LONG CAN WE STAY AT OUR WEDDING SITE?
We expect the Couple to inform their guests that once their photos are taken, the guests are expected to leave the site. This is typcially 20-45 max after the ceremony. This way we canWe begin breaking down the decorations after the wedding to avoid doing it in the dark and for safety reasons. This also gives the Couple a chance to be alone with the photographer for romantic shots-and to ENJOY the fact that they just got Married! We also do not allow extra tables, or other decorations brought by the wedding party.Please contact us beofre bringing extra items.

HOW MANY GUESTS CAN I HAVE AT MY BEACH WEDDING?
We can accommodate up to 100 chairs, however every beach in San Diego has regulations and permits are required for all San Diego beaches. It is the responsibility of the Bride and Groom to obtain the permit.

IS A PERMIT REQUIRED FOR BEACH WEDDING?
MOST SAN DIEGO beach weddings require permits. Elopements can be performed without a permit if there are under 25 people. However, if you have 25 or over, a permit is required and it is the responsibility of the COUPLE to obtain the permit from the City of Coronado:
Coronado Beach Permit

CAN THE BRIDE SURPRISE THE GROOM?
Yes! We provide an itinerary to help “stage” the arrival of the Bride so she is not seen by the Groom until she begins her walk down the rose petal aisle. If there are bridesmaids and groomsmen, it is always recommended that the bridesmaids walk alone, and the groomsmen stand with the groom during a beach wedding.

DO WE NEED A WEDDING REHEARSAL?
No. A wedding rehearsal is not necessary. However, an itinerary is provided with all of the details of the wedding which include processional and recessionals. It is very easy to get married on the beach and don’t worry we are here to help.

CAN I GET MARRIED IN FRONT OF THE HOTEL DEL CORONADO?
It is not permitted however, pictures in front of the Hotel Del Coronado are permited. Please email or call us 619-952-4561 for more details.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A WEDDING MINISTER?
I have been a Wedding Minister or Wedding Officiant for 9 years. I first became an Officiant when my father passed and I could not find a non-denominational officiant to perform his celebration of life. Since I have studied and became a Non-Denominational Ordained Minister. I provide ceremonies that respect all traditions, cultural backgrounds, religions and non-religious beliefs. You are welcome and we encourage you to have your own Minister perform your ceremony if you prefer.

DO YOU PROVIDE MARRIAGE COUNSELING?
No, I do not, however I can recommend several marriage and family counselors in San Diego, California.

DO YOU MARRY COUPLES WHO HAVE COME FROM TWO DIFFERENT RELIGIOUS BACKGROUNDS, OR INTERFAITH MARRIAGES?
Yes! I have performed many weddings for couples with different backgrounds, and also for couples whose families are religious however the Bride and Groom are not, but want a ceremony to be respectful and to honor their families. You can bring your own Minister as well.

DO YOU PERFORM GAY AND LESBIAN WEDDINGS?
Yes! I have performed many in the past, especially during the legal marriage period. It would be my honor to perform your wedding ceremony for you and your life partner.

DO YOU HAVE SAN DIEGO HOTEL RECOMMENDATIONS?
Yes, once you have reserved your date, we will be able to give you many recommendations to work with any budget.

DO YOU HAVE HAIR AND MAKE UP RECOMMENDATIONS?
Yes, once you have reserved your date, we have an excellent person for you to work with.

DO YOU HAVE A RECOMMENDATION FOR A WEDDING DRESS?
In our many years of experience the majority of our brides have found beautiful and affordable dresses at David’s Bridal:
Link to David's Bridal
If you are on a tight wedding budget we recommend looking for dresses at consignment shops, thrift stores and on Cragslist

WHAT DOES THE GROOM TYPICALLY WEAR FOR A CALIFORNIA BEACH WEDDING?
It depends on your personal style preferences. It ranges between white collard button down shirt with tan pants and flip flops to suits and tie with dress shoes.

WHAT DO BRIDES TYPICALLY WEAR FOR SHOES FOR A CALIFORNIA BEACH WEDDING?
Most brides wear flip flops and sandals, occasionally we’ve seen high heals. Often Brides and Grooms are barefoot in the sand.

DO YOU HAVE A RECOMMENDATION FOR OUR WEDDING RECEPTION?
Yes, once you have reserved your date, we will be able to give you many recommendations to work with any budget.

WHERE DOES EVERYONE PARK AT THE BEACH?
There is free street parking all around the beaches. Parking during the busy months can be time consuming. Please let your guests know they require extra time for parking.

IS BEACH PARKING FREE?
There is free street parking at many beaches in San Diego. We require that guests car-pool or that as a couple you provide transportation to and from the beach if it is within your budget. We do not want to impact that beach with dozens of cars. Parking during the busy months can also be time consuming and the Wedding must start on time. Please let your guests know they require car=pooling at least 30 minutes extra for parking.

WHERE ARE THE RESTROOM FACILITIES LOCATED AT THE BEACH?
There are public restrooms at all beaches, however sometimes they are a long walk from the ceremony site. Inform your guests of this, for their convenience.

WILL CORONADO BEACH BE CROWDED?
The most crowded times of year are June-August. However, we book our weddings at sunset or early in the day during those months, because in our many years of experience the beach is far less crowded during those times. It is a public beach, however, so keep in mind there will be people around, but they are always respectful.

CAN WE HAVE ALCOHOL OR SMOKE ON THE BEACH?
No. Both alcohol and smoking are prohibited on the beach, however, smoking is allowed in the parking lots and on the street.

DO YOU EVER MARRY PEOPLE AT ANY OTHER BEACH OR LOCATION BESIDES CORONADO BEACH?
YES! I perform weddings at many other locations. Please contact me for more information.

WHAT WILL THE WEATHER BE LIKE FOR MY CALIFORNIA BEACH WEDDING?
The average temperature in San Diego, California is 71º year round. Below is a graph of the average weather each month.

Annual WeatherTemperature ºFRainfallHumiditySunshine
January65/482.11"63%72%
Febrary66/501.43"66%72%
March66/521.60"67%72%
April68/550.78"67%72%
May69/580.24"70%59%
June71/610.06"74%58%
July76/650.01"74%68%
August78/670.11"74%70%
September77/650.19"72%69%
October75/600.33"70%68%
November70/541.10"65%75%
December66/491.10"65%75%


WHAT IF IT RAINS ON OUR WEDDING DAY?
This can happen, especially from Oct-Mar,if the weather forecast predicts rain, we will contact the Couple to do everything in our power to be flexible with the day and or time and or location of the ceremony to accommodate for weather in most cases.
Because the weather conditions can possibly pose difficulty to have a wedding outdoors (rain months in California typically are October thru March), it is the responsibility of the Bride and Groom to find an alternative location for the wedding ceremony or to move the date of the wedding. We will provide a refund of 50% of unused equipement in the event of rain.




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