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Glendale Destination Wedding Planners

Browse these destination wedding planners with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Glendale.

  • 7 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley O.
Verified review

Dorrenda and her staff was amazing! She asked all the right questions for someone planning their own wedding. She really made the process much less stressful. The food was great, the service and setup was beautiful! Highly recommend!

  • 18 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Callie P.
Verified review

Hiring Carlyn Millea with Blissful Blooms was the best decision I made when planning my wedding! My wedding (which was attended by 170 guests) was in Rocky Point, Mexico. Naturally, planning from Phoenix, Arizona was no easy task, but Carlyn made everything go so smoothly! On top of the usual planning considerations, we also had to arrange bus transportation for our guests, schedule transportation to Phoenix for out of town guests, arrange transportation and accommodation for our vendors (band, photographer, videographer), arrange hotel accommodations for all guests, purchase flowers in Mexico (which isn't easy), plan an out of town rehearsal dinner and farewell breakfast.... You get the idea. Despite the fact that planning this wedding involved a lot of moving parts, Carlyn made it look EASY. She is incredibly talented and creative but organized and thorough- truly the best of both worlds. She always wanted to know what my vision for the big day was and did a beautiful job executing the tastefully done décor (which was ocean/beach themed of course). Her flower arrangements were truly spectacular. The day of my wedding went off without a hitch, and if there were any issues I did not know about them because Carlyn was on top of everything! I received countless compliments on the wedding weekend, which was everything I dreamed of and more thanks to Carlyn. I also gained a new friend in the process. I HIGHLY recommend hiring Blissful Blooms to handle your big day or special event, no matter what the size. You will be so glad you did!

  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Tricia R.
Verified review

She made a video for our wedding and it was very well done! My husband and I were both very happy with how the video turned out! I would highly recommend her for any event planning or video production.

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Party Bliss - Weddings
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brian K.
Verified review

When we began planning a wedding we really did not think we needed a wedding planner. Most of them were overpriced and full of themselves. We chose Party Bliss because Kristy arrived on time and prepared for every meeting. She was helpful in helping my wife design the table decorations she was attentive to our needs and it was readily apparent she knew her job. When my wife's and my work loads increased it was becoming increasingly difficult to manage the massive workload entailed to plan a wedding at a private home venue involving 8 vendors, live entertainment international travelers and 90 guests. We handed off the entire load to Kristy and told her she had our complete trust and confidence and she absolutely exceeded all of our expectations. We had a beautiful wedding, my wife was very happy and we all had a great time because of Party Bliss and the way they professionally executed their duties. Were we to do it all over again and we knew what a great company Kristy ran, I would have given her minimal guidance and a budget and would have not been disappointed. Brian & Donna McFadden

The Wedding Ambassador
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley R.
Verified review

Gina is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!! I cannot begin to describe how thankful we are for all of her help and hard work! Hiring Gina is the best decision you’ll make for planning your big day! Gina was our coordinator, officiant and designed the candy table! She really can do it all. I highly recommend hiring your own coordinator, even if the resort provides one. There are so many curve balls that get thrown your way when planning a wedding. Enjoy the moment and let Gina take care of things! You will not regret getting to spend extra time with your guests and making their experience an even better one.

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JAMC Event Management
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca H.
Verified review

I have worked with Barbara on a variety of eventstyles including weddings. She is exceptional at planning out all of the details. She is also quick to recognize and resolve issues as they arise during the event. She is a great problem solver and works well with people.

  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Maria C.
Verified review

The BEST decision I made for my wedding was hiring Tammie of Desert Vines Events as my wedding planner/coordinator. I'll be honest, I consider myself a pretty organized person who enjoys researching/planning, but no amount of research can replace the years of experience from a veteran wedding planner like Tammie. Tammie was absolutely professional, amazing, and so worth having! I told her what I like, my priorities and she made it happened! She was always quick to respond and when she gave herself a deadline, she always achieved it. What I also love the most about having a planner I didn't have to go insane trying to answer all the uncertain questions. Yes, it was PERFECT! Also, my family and friends all loved and appreciated everything that she did. I can't thank her enough, I really got to enjoy every minute of my wedding and I owe that to her... Thank You so much Tammie!!

Double T Catering & Events
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Estelle E.
Verified review

Adetoun is the best thing that happened to me during my wedding planning process. I hired her to do my decoration and she was exceptional. We bonded from our first meeting and she was one stop shop as she planned everything. She is very professional and keeps to her words. She did everything she said she was gonna do and even more. when the doors opened for the guess to walk into the reception venue, their face lit up because they felt like they were in Cinderella's ballroom. Everything looked so amazing. I couldn't be happier that i chosed her and i thank God for leading me to her. She made me have my dream wedding. I was a very satisfied bride and i will recommend Adetoun anytime, anyday and for any event. I will use her again for all events i will ever have. She has become our family decorator for life. I love doublt T cateering.??

Lady Jewel
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Edelmira H.
Verified review

Pearl made our wedding experience go so smoothly! From day one, she mapped out her plan to contact all the vendors and making sure that they were all on the same page. With her experience, it better guided us to a clearer vision of we wanted for our wedding. She was very assertive when it came time to do our Wedding Rehearsal, which was excellent for our group. Pearl did a lot more than I was expecting and I'm so thankful for that. She absolutely went above and beyond to make sure I relaxed on my wedding day. She was super professional, organized, and invested in our wedding! I will refer her to anyone that is getting married. Thank you Pearl for all that you did!! I really really don't know what we would have done it without you there!!!! A Very Satisfied Bride, Edelmira Hodge

Events to Remember llc
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Nicki has the experience, expertise and knowledge with wedding planning and can't ask for anything more for a planner, really. She's super responsive with all of our questions. She puts our minds to ease and more importantly, relieves the stress and burden of planning. What I like most about her is she goes over and beyond of what's on the contract and what's asked of her. She does a great job for her customers. I would recommend hiring her if you want a stressful wedding planning!

Desert Whim
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Madie R.
    Verified review

    Working with Desert Whim is a dream! You're in very capable and caring hands with Bernadette! She will do whatever it takes to make sure you stay on budget and still get the wedding you've been dreaming of. From your very first meeting you'll know that not only have you found a great wedding planner, but you'll have a new friend who you can lean on throughout the entire wedding planning process! And when the big day comes you'll be able to enjoy every second of it knowing that Bernadette is in charge. You won't be disappointed!

    • 1 year in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Hanna D.
    Verified review

    WOAH was amazing! They were professional, timely, and met all my expectations and then some. I could not have asked for a better service. I almost wish I could get married again to have them host another wedding!

    • 11 years in business
    Ron R.
    Verified review

    The wedding went very well everything was as I planned and Cy account managment services went above all expectations i could have 5 stars all day long.

    Chic Weddings & Events
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Tina A.
    Verified review

    The main thing Cassidy Evans gave us was complete peace of mind and confidence that everything was under control before and throughout the day of our wedding. Although we only hired her to do minimal preplanning and focus on day of coordination, she always returned all calls quickly at all hours, answered our questions, gave us recommendations and ideas to help us feel secure in planning our own wedding. On the day of the wedding, she seemed to be everywhere quietly resolving all issues, answering questions, coordinating all activities and paying attention to the details that made our wedding special. It was so obvious to us that she really did have a lot of experience in the industry, knew many people, and had a wide variety of ideas for us to choose from. Lastly she is a pleasure to work with, upbeat, cheerful and supportive. We highly recommend Cassidy to anyone planning a wedding. We are sure she can add a lot of value and alleviate a lot of stress so you can relax and enjoy your event.

    The Look Consulting
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Yarved Y.
    Verified review

    Kimmie is an outstanding and trustworthy consultant to work with. He provided customized styling for me and made sure I felt and looked great in my attire. I will consult him for my future styling needs! Thanks Kimmie for everything!!!

    Wishes 2 Remember
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 4 years in business
    Dessi V.
    Verified review

    Rocheal was excellent in listening to our wedding vision and working with us on a specific ethnic menu (new to her recipes). She took the time to prepare samplings and to make sure everything looked and tasted as we intended it. Great presentation and everything tasted authentic! She made sure everything was just the way we wanted, right down to the cake table, wedding favors and centerpieces. We recommend Rocheal to anyone who wants their party to be a success.

    Hytched Weddings & Events
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 6 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Janet G.
    Verified review

    Natasha did an amazing job, we couldn't have been happier with how the night went. It was definitely a night to remember.

    About

    I specialize in working with brides that have small-medium budgets. I love finding the deal and DIY-ing as much as possible! I've worked on everything from ordering flowers to pricing venues. No matter what you need, I'm here to help!

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    We plan events, including weddings, birthday parties, corporate events and more. We will handle the booking, ordering, decorating, and ensuring the event runs smoothly.

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    Victoria Canada Weddings and Events is a professional event consulting and wedding company servicing the greater Scottsdale, Arizona and Phoenix, Arizona areas. We provide a lot of event and wedding services which will permit you to enjoy your wedding and engagement or special occasion. We focus on designing stylish and stunning weddings and fabulous events. We're professionals that will provide you with the personal attention and organization to make it a unique event. Stop stressing and start enjoying your event or wedding!

    About

    Weddings cost more and more each year, and with the current state of the economy - who can afford that? At Perfect Memories, we find the best deal available for you. Make your dream wedding a reality without breaking the bank. Dream big, and leave the work to us.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is a wedding planner?

    A wedding planner is a professional service provider whose job it is to organize and execute all the details of a couple’s wedding. A wedding planner can be contracted at any stage in the wedding planning process to help to any degree the couple is willing to pay for. Wedding planning is similar to event planning in that a planning team handles the coordination of multiple wedding elements including catering, venue, guests, entertainment, decor, transportation and more. Anyone who has ever been involved in a wedding can confirm that wedding planning is hard work. Experience brings wisdom when it comes to avoiding or resolving day-of challenges. There is no legal regulatory body that oversees or certifies wedding planning as an industry. Anyone who chooses can call themselves a wedding planner. When looking for a wedding planner, be sure to read reviews, and make smart hiring decisions by asking about licenses and insurance.

    How much does it cost for a wedding planner?

    Wedding planning is a full-time job — unless you hire a professional to handle the hard work for you. The cost for a wedding planner will depend on the level of service you desire. The least expensive wedding planner option is day-of coordination, then partial service, then full-service.  

    The national average cost for wedding planning is between $990 and $1,300. Costs are greatly affected by region, with rural or smaller-town wedding planners often far more affordable than planners in higher-cost cities. Here are some examples of the various levels of wedding planning and their potential average costs:

    • Day-of-wedding coordination: $800-$1,700. Day-of services can include the planner finalizing all details, creating a timeline, confirming vendors and overseeing all setup, day-of activities, and cleanup. The couple does all the front-end planning and contracts all the vendors. Time commitment could be about 15-25 hours, depending on pricing.
    • Partial service: $1,500-$3,800. Here the planner works with the couple from the beginning, helping contract vendors, creating a timeline, and overseeing all details of day-of execution. Time commitment could be about 30-60 hours, depending on package and pricing.
    • Full service: $3,500-$8,000 or more. Here the professional handles all wedding and planning details including working on design, securing rentals, getting the venue and vendors, and handling complete execution of the event. Time commitment could be 50-150 hours or more, depending on package and pricing.
    • Consulting: $50-$150 per hour for design, vendor, reception and other wedding planning consultation.
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