How much is the deposit to book a reservation?
The deposit is $100 to hold a date and time for wedding packages of $400 or less. For packages over $400 the deposit is 25% of the package price and is non-refundable but is transferable to a different date and time for up to one year. The balance is due and is non-refundable 15 days prior to the wedding date. Sign and Go packages require payment in full at time of booking and are non-refundable.
Fees not included in package price?
Officiant Fee of $60 minimum
Photographer Gratuity is suggested at $40 ($60-$100 suggested for off-site photo shoots)
How can people view the live stream of the ceremony?
Simply go to monbelami.com and click on the “live feed” link at the top of the homepage. This is just live footage and is not available after the ceremony is over. It starts right before the ceremony starts and ends directly afterwards. It is available in the chapel and gazebo but currently not available in the pavilion.
How can my guests view the ceremony later?
If you have a video as part of your wedding package it will be uploaded afterwards to monbelami.com under recent weddings.
What photos are included in my wedding package?
Photos included in the wedding packages are candid photos from the ceremony unless otherwise stated. We do have many packages that also have posed photography included and options to pre purchase a posed photography package.
How long is the ceremony?
The ceremony is about 7-10 minutes long. This time varies depending on the package.
Can we write our own vows?
You can write your own vows and do them in addition to the officiant’s vows or in lieu of. Additional fees will apply for clients with custom reading or custom ceremony request. Custom ceremonies must remain within a 15 minute time frame.
Can we have our own officiant?
You can have your own officiant however they must be certified to file the documents in the State of Nevada. The surcharge for using your own clergy is $30. If they are not legally able to file then the $60 fee will still apply and the chapel officiant will then file the documents.
Can we bring our own music?
You are more than welcome to bring your own music on a flash drive or in most cases you can just email the names of the songs to your coordinator. If not traditional music will be played.
Can our guests take photos/video during the ceremony?
Yes, during the ceremony guest photography is permitted with cell phones but we do ask that guests remain seated at all times as to not interfere with the quality of the photography and videography provided in your wedding package. Guest photography is not permitted on the chapel grounds before or after the ceremony unless a posed photography package in included in the package or has been pre-purchased.
Can we bring our own photographer?
Yes, the charge to bring your own photographer is $250 and this is in lieu of any photos provided in the wedding package.
Is there a charge to bring in our own flowers?
There is no charge for the couple getting married to bring in their own flowers. However, it is in lieu of the package flowers provided. There is no discount on the package price if you choose to bring your own flowers. There is also a nominal fee if bringing in flowers for bridal party or any special guests. If you have a bridal party please notify the chapel in advance.
How many guests do the different venues hold?
The chapel seats 40-50. The outdoor gazebo can seat up to 18 with some additional standing room at the back (max 25) and the outdoor pavilion can seat up to 40 with some additional standing room at the back (max 50)
Can we bring in any other decorations for the venues?
Unfortunately, due to time constraints we do not permit additional décor in the venues.
Is it okay to blow bubbles or bring rice/confetti?
Bubbles are permitted outdoor, however rice, confetti, streamers etc are not permitted on the chapel grounds indoor or outdoor.
Will there be a rehearsal?
Unfortunately, due to the amount of weddings there is no formal rehearsal however a wedding host is provided the day of your wedding to organize everyone and explain the process.
Do you have guest parking?
Yes, we do have a parking lot directly behind the chapel and there is also street parking off Bonneville and 6th St. Our front parking lot is reserved for limo parking/drop offs. The front lot is also used for handicap access.
When should my guests arrive and what happens after the ceremony?
We ask that your guests arrive no sooner than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled wedding time. After the ceremony and group photography is finished, your guests are more than welcome to meet you at your next destination.
How long we will be at the chapel and when should we arrive?
We ask that you arrive no sooner than 15 minutes prior and plan on being at the chapel for approximately 1 hour total. If the couple is arriving separately as to not see each other before the ceremony, this can be accommodated.
What if we are late?
Unfortunately, the wedding will have to be rescheduled to the next available time if more than 15 minutes late from the scheduled wedding time. Any guests arriving late will be escorted into the ceremony at an appropriate time. The start of the ceremony cannot be delayed for any late guests.
Is limo transportation included in the package?
A complimentary 6 passenger limo is included with the purchase of the $75 upgrade. You will receive a gift bag with champagne flutes and a souvenir marriage certificate holder. The limo is just for transportation to and from the wedding. Transportation to the marriage license bureau is not included.
What time and will the limo pick us up?
If using the chapel limo, the pick up is normally 30 minutes before your scheduled wedding time. Due to hotel restrictions the limo is not permitted to wait loner than 10 minutes after your scheduled pick up time and alternate transportation will have to be arranged.
What hotels can the limo pick us up from?
The chapel limo can pick up from any strip/downtown hotel. There are a few properties off the strip that are still within the boundaries. If you need to be dropped at a different location then the pickup, please let the driver know. Unfortunately, the limo cannot pick up from residential areas.
What if we need additional limos?
The chapel limo seats 6 passengers. Additional or larger limos can be ordered through an alternate company. Please ask your coordinator for pricing/details.
What happens due to inclement weather if we have booked an outdoor venue?
If you have an outdoor venue booked and it is raining the ceremony will be moved indoor. If it is windy or excessively hot/cold you will be asked upon check in if you would like to move indoor.
For a legal wedding you must obtain a marriage license/certificate from the State of Nevada. This must be present at the time of the wedding. It is not legal to bring in a marriage license from another State.
* this is not needed for renewal of vows or commitment ceremonies