Category Archives: Las Vegas Wedding Reviews

Wedding Chapel Reviews: Please Let Us Know How We’re Doing

las vegas wedding chapelAs the year draws to a close, we are grateful for all the happy Viva Las Vegas wedding couples who have passed through our doors. And we want to make sure that we are getting better every year at what we do. (When you come back to renew your vows, we want it to be even more fun than the first wedding with us!)

We would love it if you could take the time to send us an email to let us know the ways we might improve, or to give us suggestions that might have made your Las Vegas wedding even more memorable. What you think matters to us, and we have implemented many of your wonderful suggestions in the past.

And, if you were delighted with the whole experience, we would be thrilled if you would write us a review on Google, TripAdvisor, Yelp, or Friend us on Facebook. We honestly believe that your glowing reviews make our wedding business grow and give us an enormous incentive to worker harder each day to make every wedding as perfect as we can.

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If you leave us a positive review, email us a screen shot and we’ll send you a coupon good for a free candid photo of your ceremony for each review you post. It’s our way of showing appreciation for your time, and our way of smiling back at your happy experience with us. 🙂

Thank you for making our work feel so special and worthwhile. And best wishes in the New Year to all the newlyweds, and to all the couples celebrating up to 16 years of happy marriage after tying the knot at Viva Las Vegas Weddings! www.vivalasvegasweddings.com

Viva Las Vegas Wedding Reviews That Made Us Smile!

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JeVon and Amanda exchange vows with our own Reverend Daphne–it looks like everyone was trying hard not to cry!

Our Elvis weddings, Traditional Weddings, and even our Themed Weddings may not always go off without a hitch with all the many detailed factors involved, but we ARE always aiming to make everyone’s wedding in Las Vegas as perfect and memorable as we possibly can. And, it looks like we are mostly successful! We get choked up when we see feedback on TripAdvisor that lets us know we’ve made couples very happy on one of the most special days of their lives. We thought we’d share a few with you, ones that recently made US very happy!

“Amazing experience”

Reviewed August 5, 2015
We loved our experience with this team. Internet reservation was smooth and they answered all my questions by email.
Outstanding Customer service
They pick us up at the hotel with a limo because the regular car was broken so we were really glad about that! The driver was so nice he even took pictures for us.

Ceremony was funny and cheesy as we expected, everybody there was really into it! We never felt that they were bored at all . My husband bought his tuxedo tshirt there.

The package is really good; including flowers, elvis songs, pink caddie..

Weddings runs smooth one after another, no delay, everybody has a smile.

The photographer took her time and made sure we were happy with the poses.

Ordering pictures by internet after was really easy, no mistakes in my order. Im satisfied. I recommend this without a doubt.

REv. Roland Las Vegas
Rev. Roland, when not in the Elvis jumpsuit, presides over beautiful traditional weddings, too!

“A Great Day!”

Reviewed July 14, 2015
We had such an amazing time at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel. Everyone was super friendly and helpful. Rev. Roland August performed our ceremony. We couldn’t have gotten luckier. What a nice genuine person. Everyone made us feel welcome. My partner and I had chosen the simplicity package and was well worth the money. They were there to guide us through the whole thing. So easy. I stressed for nothing. You will be in great hands. Thank you all for a great day!
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Visited July 2015

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Rev. Roland, the Elvis on the left!

“Excellent!!!!”

Reviewed June 23, 2015
My husband & I were married at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel on June 17, 2015. The service was great and the wedding ceremony was intimate and fun! We really appreciate the time and effort that was put into making our day so special. I would recommend this wedding chapel to anyone who is planning a Las Vegas wedding!!! Thanks again!
Visited June 2015

Thanks to all of our couples who take the time to let us know how we are doing. We take every review to heart and, positive or not, we’ll keep trying to make your wedding day everything it should be! For all your questions and with help planning your wedding, wedding vow renewal, or just to discuss all the options to customize your Las Vegas wedding, call us at 702-384-0771. Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel and all our staff members thank you for helping to make us the best we can be!

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Viva Las Vegas Weddings’ General Manager (and Elvis), Brian, Named in Top 100 Men of Success!

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Brian is not only successful in the Elvis wedding business, but has done his part making thousands of successful marriages a reality!

Our very own Viva Las Vegas Weddings General Manager, Brian–most recognized around here as Elvis, a Bluez Brother, a Beatle, a Gangster, a Pharaoh, a Starship Captain, Darth Vader, a Wizard,”Johnny Cash,” a Pirate, a Viking–has been given the tremendous honor of being named one of Las Vegas’ Top 100 Men of Success by MyVegasMagazine.com!

This happened several weeks back, but Brian’s award has been modestly buried on his desk until co-workers pried the scoop out of him. Readers of MyVegasMagazine nominated and voted on men that are making a difference in Las Vegas through service, commitment, charitable contributions and big, big hearts. According to the magazine, nominees included men who “give more than they receive.” Importantly, too, the men nominated were those who help make Las Vegas a fascinating place to live and work. And Brian truly does just that! Other nominees came from the worlds of gaming, finance, politics, entertainment, the arts and government.

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Brian, far left, at a Beatles tribute wedding held recently at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel.

As with everyone here at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel, Brian spends countless hours helping making weddings run as smoothly as possible, going the extra mile to customize and add the talent, fun, and quirky elements that are the reason people come to get married in Las Vegas. Brian brings creative and unexpected touches to every ceremony, making sure your weddings and receptions are unforgettable. Somehow Brian makes it look easy, but he very seldom rests.

Which is why we’re tooting his horn a bit, too! Congratulations to Brian for this well-deserved award. We’re pretty sure he’s earned it 100 times over!
Here’s a link to the article: http://www.myvegasmag.com/blogarticleBOSVIEWTop-100-Men/

(Note: Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel owner Ron Decar made this list as well! Again, this guy is so humble that he never brought it up around us, either. Come on, you guys! Thumbs up and a pat on the back to the genius behind Viva Las Vegas Weddings! And, BTW, Ron is the second Beatle from the left…)

Sci-Fi Weddings in Las Vegas: Live Long and Prosper, Baby!

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You choose your “minister” from your favorite space-themed movie or TV series and we’ll do the rest!

Space may be the final frontier, but an Intergalactic Themed Wedding in Las Vegas might be your next one. At Viva Las Vegas Weddings, we can transport you to the sci-fi movie or TV series of your dreams for a themed wedding that’s the most fun in ANY universe. You choose your minister….Darth Vader, Spock, or any other favorite film or television character . You can actually ‘populate’ your ceremony with all the “sci-fi action figures” you want. And, of course, you may want to play roles and wear costumes yourselves. We even rent them at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel. There’s a costume shop right on the premises.

Your wedding includes smoke and lighting effects, props, music from the film, plus flowers, video, photography, and round-trip limo service to and from your Las Vegas hotel. Just go to our website and then click on Themed Weddings to search for the Intergalactic Wedding package, which you can customize to make it your own sci-fi wedding fantasy. www.vivalasvegasweddings.com

Not sure? Here’s a recent glowing review from a happy couple on Tripadvisor. But also feel free to give us a call for more information. 1-702-384-0771

“Awesome themed weddings!”
Reviewed October 21, 2014
We were married here 2014Oct10. We decided on a Star Wars themed ceremony. Us, our kids and grandkids are big Star War fans. What a blast! Darth Vader married us and he was perfect. Our teenagers were dressed as Princess Leia and Jedi’s, my new husband was a Jedi and I wore my oldest daughters wedding dress. Which had special meaning to me. We had a dinner reception and they offered us the Elvis and Priscilla room (previously a honeymoon suite) to dine in. Well of course we then had Elvis come up and sing for us. Our guests had no idea about our theme or Elvis and they loved it. Smiles and laughs from all. Elvis/Darth you are fantastic. We had 2 limos pick us all up at the hotel we were at, 15 of us total. I checked with the chapel and they advised it was fine to bring our own bottled water in the limo and chapel. When we arrived the front desk staff and our coordinator were all so kind. And it was smooth. I was in awe finally being there after watching previous live web cams of people being married there. Thank you Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel for making my dreams of a Vegas wedding come true. We could not of asked for anything more. It was perfect.

So…Suit up, outer space fans! See you at the Starship Viva!

What to Expect at Your Viva Las Vegas Wedding

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The one that didn’t get away! Making sure your day is just right is important to us.

At Viva Las Vegas Weddings, we’re always trying to produce the wedding of your dreams. We are absolutely ecstatic when we read some of our great wedding chapel reviews on Tripadvisor and other sites. But, sometimes couples make comments about things that were not quite right or that disappointed them in some way, and we try to learn from those and do better.

Little disappointments happen sometimes, though, and many seem to be when brides and grooms aren’t quite sure what to expect. We hope that if they know a little more in advance, they’ll be able to help us make their day even better by expressing concerns or asking questions.

Here are a few of the most common concerns, with suggestions to help with planning your perfect Las Vegas wedding.

1. Some couples find the ceremonies to be too short. Depending on the package you choose (and whether songs by Elvis or other performers are involved) your actual ceremony will run from eight to about 16 minutes. Your ceremony has a 30-minute time frame, but that includes your mini-rehearsal with your wedding coordinator, and a photo shoot afterward with our photographer. We do our best not to make you feel rushed. That’s usually not hard, since we have weddings down to a science and most run very smoothly. If you have a simple traditional ceremony, and you’d like it to be a little longer, feel free to read vows to each other, or add a candle lighting, song, or first dance. Our staff will be happy to discuss options with you ahead of time. On the whole, most couples are very happy with the time frame, especially…for some reason…the grooms. 😉

2. If your wedding will be seen streaming live online, be sure to tell your friends and family to call the chapel immediately if the streaming is not working. This is a rare mishap, but often easily corrected if there’s a problem. As we all know, technology can let us down sometimes, but we’ll do everything in our power to make sure that doesn’t happen.

3. Most wedding packages include photography and some photos. Some pictures ceremony candids, some are formally posed in the chapel, and some are taken outside afterward. Flash photography is used for the most part, but our photographers vary it a little, sometimes using ambient/natural light. Visit our website and click on “order photos” to get an idea of what your pictures will be like. www.vivalasvegasweddings.com We are one of few chapels in Las Vegas that will allow your guests to take photos from their seats during the ceremony. But, for posed shots in the chapel after the wedding, our photographer has a private session and no other pictures may be taken. (Note: We also may be the only wedding chapel in Las Vegas where you can hire and bring in your own photographer instead of using our house photographer. There is a fee involved for this, though, since our own photographer will still be hard at work videotaping and running lights, music and sound for your wedding. Ask our friendly staff about bringing in your own photographer at the time you book your wedding.)

4. If your wedding package includes limousine service, it’s important to be on time meeting your “ride” at the designated spot outside your hotel. We try very hard to keep our weddings on time, especially when family and friends will be watching live on the internet, so punctuality is very important all along the line. For example, if your wedding time is 6pm, we need to have you there and ready to go by then, since it is more than likely that someone will be getting married at 6:30, too! Lateness causes some uncomfortable juggling, which we really try to avoid. That said, things do come up, but communication and timeliness are what we strive for. After all, it’s your wedding day!

Any other questions or concerns? Let us know how to help. 702-384-0771 We want you to feel confident ahead of time that your day will be just right, and your wedding uniquely YOU.

Best Wedding Chapel in Nevada!

Best Wedding Chapel in Nevada
Trying to be the best at what we do, two customers at a time!

When Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel was named Best Wedding Chapel in Nevada by Nevada Magazine this week, we were simply blown away. (So blown away that we are blowing own horn–a little bit–here.) We always strive to deserve the honor of this kind of recognition, because we want our brides and grooms to be honored with the best wedding possible in Las Vegas.

Thanks to all of you who have expressed your kind appreciation to us in person, and on travel review websites. This means a lot to us, and to all the couples who are trying to find just the right venue for their special day when getting married in Las Vegas. Your words and descriptions help them out, and what you write also helps us to get better. When we’re not perfect, we want to know. Generally we will do whatever it takes to get your wedding right….Even if it means TWO Elvis’s….or more!

We want to share a review with you that not only makes us beam with pride, but we think it describes the most wonderful creative surprise one of our wedding couples has ever dreamed up. Your joy, your love, and your incredibly inventive wedding ideas make us want to do better, too! Enjoy this lovely story from one of our Viva Las Vegas weddings—shared from TripAdvisor:

“2 Elvis’s for this Bride!”
Reviewed March 2, 2014
My husband and I were just married here on Feb 25th. Viva provided a limo from our hotel to the chapel, the driver was polite and very helpful getting all of us in and out of the limo. Once we arrived the staff was accommodating to us and our guests but they were also hiding a little secret from me! My Dad flew in from NJ to surprise me. The staff at Viva helped him plan his grand entrance as my 2nd Elvis! My 1st Elvis had a great voice and was just plain fun to have as
part of our ceremony. The photographer took a ton of pictures. And the best part was our friends and family at home were able to see us get married live through Viva’s live streaming feed onto our very own Wedding Website. Everything was perfect! You couldn’t have a happier bride and groom! I can’t wait to renew our vows here for our 20th!

We DO hope to see this couple in 20 years! And we hope we’ll still deserve to be the Best in Nevada! Our thanks to everyone who has helped to make this award possible for us. 🙂