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Goleta Wedding Planners

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Events by M and M
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Megan L.
Verified review

One of best decisions we made on our Wedding Day (besides saying "I DO!") was having Events by M&M as our Wedding Planner! Meg West & her team were absolutely amazing! After months of trying to plan our destination wedding in Santa Barbara on our own - I reached out to Events by M&M. After just one phone call with Meg, she made me feel a million times better about the planning process and saved us from spending way over our budget! Meg really understood us and our entire wedding vision. She and her team took care of all the details from managing our Vendors to keeping track of our lists, RSVP's, creating our floor plan, timelines, photographer/videographer schedules, decorations, music, lighting, etc. On the day of our Wedding, Meg was like a mind reader! She literally had every thing covered and we did not have to worry about a thing! She is absolutely amazing at what she does, and we are so lucky to have found her! Thanks to Events by M&M, our Wedding Day (and all the planning leading up to it) was more perfect than we could've ever dreamed!!!

  • 15 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Susan M.
Verified review

Our wedding was so perfect, magical and spiritual at the same time. Alma Rose gave us a feeling of pure connection during our commitment ceremony. I recommend her to everyone who is thinking of getting married in beautiful Santa Barbara.

  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Angela J.
Verified review

Brenda Cali with Gatherings for Good helped me create our perfect wedding. We hired Gatherings for Good at the beginning of our 9 month engagement and throughout the engagement process she kept us on track and made the engagement care free! Every now and again we would get an email from Brenda reminding us of what we should be planning and often times meeting with us to go over what we had planned. Brenda was always available when we needed to meet, was very organized and had many helpful suggestions for us. Our rehearsal was seamless because of Brenda and her expertise! My husband is from England and weddings are a little different there. She helped organize the British lads to help them feel comfortable knowing their role for the big day! On the big day we had a lot of decor items that Brenda and Gatherings for Good was able to decorate exactly how we asked and as a bride I never had one worry during the day that things would not be done how we had wanted them! The day was perfect and as the evening progressed I had no notice that Brenda was orchestrating the wedding. We had met before the big day and throughly discussed everything with her and during our wedding we were able to enjoy each other and our guests as she kept the evening flowing! At the end of the evening we were able to leave as she carefully gathered all our items and organized them back into the provided boxes. We trusted Brenda and Gatherings for Good for our most important day and it truly was perfect! I would highly recommend Gatherings for Good - the price point was reasonable and most importantly Brenda was kind and super fun to work with! We are now fortunate to say that our wedding planner has become one of our friends! Thank you for all you did for us and we know other brides will be lucky when they can call you their wedding planner!

Simply S Events
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Evan C.
Verified review

The short: Savannah surpassed our expectations. Viki and I are thinking about getting married one more time so we can work with Savannah again! The long: Savannah provided day-of wedding coordination for our wedding. Even though she was contracted for just one day, she regularly checked in with us during wedding planning to offer assistance and advice. She made time to be available over phone, email, and in person for meetings with venue representatives, other vendors, and myself and my wife. She never lost track of a single detail. From the rehearsal to the day of she did a fantastic job. We surrendered the event to her and were able to have a blast on the biggest day of our lives. She took care of EVERYTHING: coordinating vendors, grabbing us for photo ops, keeping the event at a perfect pace, and likely solving all kinds of problems that I never even knew came up. She helped decorate, prepared my wife's bridal bouquet, and helped take everything down at the end of the night. She even dropped our things off at our Hotel Room while we were at the after party! We had no worries for the entire night and got to spend time with our guests and enjoying the moment. I cannot recommend someone more highly. From our perspective, the event went flawlessly and we hope to have an opportunity to work with her again in the future!

Chrissy S.
Verified review

Cari made my wedding day a complete success!! I could not have done it without her help. There was nothing that went wrong on my wedding day, and if there was, Cari kept it private and I never knew about it. As a bride, I did not get one thing asked of me on the wedding day. She took all the pressure off of my husband and I. Our event ran so smooth and we got endless compliments on how incredible our wedding was. Everything was more amazing than I ever dreamed of and came to life because of Cari. She listened to everything I wanted and didn't try to make it her wedding. She is so easy to work with and was there for all the help and questions I had along the way. I highly recommend Cari. She is very knowledgeable in her field and has built relationships with local vendors. On the wedding day, it is the vendors responsibility to pull-through and Cari made sure they all did. She is truly wonderful and has an amazing talent! Chrissy Sandefer

Montecito Weddings
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Arthur S.
    Verified review

    As we live in England, we thought that arranging our wedding on the west coast of California - thousands of miles away and, therefore, mainly by e-mail, would be, at the very least, a bit tricky. Montecito weddings, and Sarah Farmer in particular, made the whole event exceed our expectations, with nothing left to chance or anything being too much trouble. And on the day the team were amazing - a perfect balance of professionalism and humour, relaxing us to enjoy every second of our beach wedding. We couldn't have wished for a better day, and the post-event sending of video and photos across the pond worked just brilliantly. We can't praise this team enough and, especially the amazing Reverend Sarah. God bless you all, and thank you for making our wedding day perfect. Just trust them - they will make your day perfect too.

    Marry Me Maria
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 20 years in business
    Dominique G.
    Verified review

    I've attended a number of weddings that Maria has officiated over the years and she is always calm, articulate and professional.

    Allure Wedding Planning
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 12 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Teri H.
    Verified review

    Emma Lombardi with Allure Wedding Planning helped make our special day even more wonderful! She coordinated with vendors, had recommendations for anything/everything we needed, went with me to dress fittings and was always just a call or email away! I would highly suggest using Emma and her expertise if you'd like your wedding experience to be easy, pleasant and fun!

    Once in a Lifetime
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Liz R.
      Verified review

      Dalina is a dedicated, put-the-bride-first planner! She is so friendly and I know she will put you at ease, just like she did for me!

      • 5 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Mike J.
      Verified review

      Brittany was my Personal Attendant at my wedding and was not only my rock that day, she was my hero! Brittany has such a positive, pleasant demeanor that you want her calm and confident presence around you on the most important day of your life! Brittany was ready to tackle any problem that came our way, and did so with a smile on her face. As much as think you have everything under control on your big day, inevitably something doesn't go as planned. When random things would go awry, Brittany was there to help find extra band aids, more hairspray, help the photographer, set-up the guest book, help my bridesmaids with their dresses. But most importantly, Brittany was right by my side all day, and all evening, to ensure I did not have to stress about anything, no matter how big or small. If she had not been at my side on this very important day, I would have been a stressed out, nervous wreck! I cannot recommend Brittany enough for her above and beyond services. She is absolutely the best!

      Jessica Chadwick
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Celeste N.
        Verified review

        Jessica was amazing! I was definitely a bridezilla but Jessica was so on top of it that it eased my mind and made the day perfect. My husband and I are so thankful that the day went as well as it did. She new exactly how to support us when we were stressed beyond belief and was always calm and on top of it! Her ideas and recommendations were always spot on with our vision and expectations for the wedding. THANK YOU JESS! So happy you could be apart of this beautiful journey as well.

        • 3 years in business
        Natalie L.
        Verified review

        Kristen was very attuned to all that went into our wedding. She thought of every little detail and made sure the day ran smoothly. When faced with an issue Kristen was quick to resolve it in a calm manner. I would highly recommend working with Kristen and would use her for any future coordinating of events.

        About

        I am just starting out in the event industry. I have done several friends' weddings from start to finish as well as day-of coordination. I am here to make your special day a day to remember forever!

        About

        Hand it off to us so you can enjoy your event. Whether you are planning a wedding, anniversary, family reunion or nonprofit fundraiser, you deserve to enjoy the party as much as anyone! Having planned many events ourselves, we see a desperate need for the party planner to actually enjoy the fruits of their labor. Here is a sampling of what you can expect when hiring Amazing Days Events: – Point-of-contact for all vendors during event day – Manage and schedule all vendor set-up and deliveries – Contact vendors to confirm event services, needs & timing – Overseeing all aspects of event during event hours – Coordinate final vendor payments – Assist with set-up and clean-up – Coordinate event day timeline and schedule – Piece of mind that someone else (besides you) has all of the answers We also offer emcee services for events featuring live auctions, silent auctions, and raffle drawings, etc.

        About

        I am a Minister of several non-dominational church. Doctor of Divinity.

        About

        If you are looking to hire the best for your wedding or any type of event, we are a one-stop shop for all of your needs.

        About

        Amber Weir Weddings and Events is a boutique wedding coordinating firm that is specializing in California weddings in Santa Barbara, Malibu, Santa Ynez Wine Country, Ojai, and Ventura. We are experts in local vendors and venues, and our packages include all inclusive, essential, and month of.

        • 6 years in business
        About

        Kiel Weddings is a wedding and event services company, and a collaboration of talented professionals from the central coast who have joined forces to provide the best in full-service wedding and event planning and entertainment. We provide the highest quality in photography, event planning and design, DJ/MC services, and officiant services.

        About

        Every wedding is unique and is an expression of who the bride and groom are. We will assist you in planning your wedding as much or as little as you need or want.

        About

        This profession allows me to integrate so many things that I love; working with and helping people, planning and organizing an important event, I can utilize my Type A organizational and detail oriented skills all while getting to be creative and invent new ways to make things happen AND get to be part of someone's big day! Lucky me!! I feel that even though this is my business, it's also who I am. I believe this new relationship that you and I will embark on is very important and I treat with the utmost respect and dedication...it's almost like we are dating! Even though I know the break-up is inevitable, I still promise to give you 1000% of everything I have to offer and everything you deserve.

        About

        We specialize in creating memories that last a lifetime. We guide our clients through the wedding planning process with grace, efficiency, and humor.

        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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