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La Mesa Wedding Planners

Browse these wedding planners with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in La Mesa.

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Sweet and Simple
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer A.
Verified review

My new husband and I and brides mom are so happy with the outcome with our ceremony. She made the whole thing flow so smoothly, brought a little fun and understanding into everything. Speaking to her before, during and after was easy and helped with relieving stress and anything you thought might be chaotic. Thank you so much for all your help! We are so happy.

Red Letter Events
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Hillary H.
Verified review

My husband and I used Hannah's month of wedding planning services. She did a wonderful job and seemed to take a personal, vested interest in making sure everything went smoothly. She is organized, professional and creative. Both my husband and I were extremely happy with the job she did for us, and we would highly recommend her to anyone in the future.

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Events by Abel
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Allison F.
Verified review

Andrea was so easy to work with throughout the planning process even though I only booked her for the day of. She offered help and suggestion beyond what she was required and it was very obvious that she loves what she does. On the day of, I had very little to stress about regarding the logistics of the big day as I knew that Andrea and her team had it handled. She executed the vision I had for my day beautifully and handled all of the details with ease. I would definitely recommend using Andrea for all of your wedding planning and event needs-she does not disappoint!

Scrap At It Designs
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Rosa & Mario R.
Verified review

Christina ensured our 10hr wedding was a huge success!!! Excellent service all around! Pre-event; Various in person meetings and phone calls, offered her own event items. Key attention to detail and final rundown. Event; Christina and staff committed to a full day of smooth operations from setup, event and clean up. Throughout the day the team and Christina executed multiple duties at different times flawlessly. Advice to clients; Anticipate any event circumstances in order to give Christina and the team the power of authority. Christina will delegate seamlessly.

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Larry Steckling, Florist--
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda W.
Verified review

Thank you so much Larry for helping through the process of getting my flowers done for my wedding next month! You are by far the most attentive person; always listening to what I want. I cannot wait for my big day and to see how beautiful everything will turn out because of you!

Calmerin Designs and Events
4.3
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Myna T.
Verified review

Glennie and her team was Everything I had hoped for and more! They were so helpful throughout the entire process, went above and beyond, and we’re so detail oriented and amazing. I really did not have to plan my wedding because they had it all planned for me. I just had a vision, I told him what I wanted, and they made it happen. I would highly recommend Glennie and her team To everyone I know. My wedding of 450 gas and having it on today’s was so fun and exciting. If I were to have it again in 10 years, I would definitely rebook with her.

V Party & Event
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia C.
Verified review

I needed a Wedding Coordinator to decorate the reception venue on the day of the wedding since I wasn’t going to have time to do so, Valentina contacted me and from her initial email I knew she was perfect! Her email stood out from others due to her professionalism and well thought out questions, she came off as someone that knew what the job entailed and asked all the right questions. The wedding was 5 months away Valentina kept in touch and as the date draw closer scheduled a meeting to go over the details meeting her in person just solidified my decision. Throughout the months Valentina made sure to very politely keep in touch with me always offering to help in anything needed despite the fact that I had only hired her for the day of. In the few days before the wedding she contacted me to check on last details, 3 days before the wedding I had to completely change the lay-out and was in constant communication with her for the next 2 days. Valentina went above and beyond to make our day perfect, I really never did worry about the reception decoration because she was in charge she gave me such peace of mind it was really great to be able to trust someone so much and not have to worry. The day came and she did an absolutely great job, she got to the venue early, set up the tables, décor, managed the florist and arrangements, deliveries, picked up a cake, greeted our guests and announced our entrance. Valentina was absolutely amazing and wedding coordination is really her calling, she had great taste decorating the cake table, gift table, everything looked beautiful. She added a few flowers to the cake and sent me a picture for approval it was so classy and beautiful and something I hadn’t thought of. Valentina was a joy to work with, always professional, kind and willing to do a great job she was my best vendor and I’m so grateful for her she saved me a lot of stress and did a great job my guests were blown way and are still talking about how beautiful the reception was. I’m a Project Planner by profession and looked forward to planning my own wedding which was fun, but I would not hesitate to hire Valentina and just let her plan and execute the entire event, in fact had I known her earlier I probably would just have hired and let her design and manage it. Thank you Valentina for making our day absolutely perfect! I needed a Wedding Coordinator to decorate the reception venue on the day of the wedding since I wasn’t going to have time to do so, Valentina contacted me and from her initial email I knew she was perfect! Her email stood out from others due to her professionalism and well thought out questions, she came off as someone that knew what the job entailed and asked all the right questions. The wedding was 5 months away Valentina kept in touch and as the date draw closer scheduled a meeting to go over the details meeting her in person just solidified my decision. Throughout the months Valentina made sure to very politely keep in touch with me always offering to help in anything needed despite the fact that I had only hired her for the day of. In the few days before the wedding she contacted me to check on last details, 3 days before the wedding I had to completely change the lay-out and was in constant communication with her the next 2 days. Valentina went above and beyond to make our day perfect, I really never did worry about the reception decoration because she was in charge she gave me such peace of mind it was really great to be able to trust someone so much and not have to worry. The day came and she did an absolutely great job, she got to the venue early, set up the tables, décor, managed the florist and arrangements, deliveries, picked up a cake, greeted our guests and announced our entrance. Valentina was absolutely amazing and wedding coordination is really her calling, she had great taste decorating the cake table, gift table, everything looked beautiful. She added a few flowers to the cake and sent me a picture for approval it was so classy and beautiful and something I hadn’t thought of. Valentina was a joy to work with, always professional, kind and willing to do a great job she was my best vendor and I’m so grateful for her she saved me a lot of stress and did a great job my guests were blown way and are still talking about how beautiful the reception was. I’m a Project Planner by profession and looked forward to planning my own wedding which was fun, but I would not hesitate to hire Valentina and just let her plan and execute the entire event, in fact had I known her earlier I probably would just have hired and let her design and manage it. I will add pictures once I receive them from the photographer. Thank you Valentina for making our day absolutely perfect!

Moments Remembered Events
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Melanie S.
Verified review

I recently got married and I have to say that without LyKai, my wedding wouldn't have been so wonderful and stress free. She made every step of this process so easy and fun. What was especially difficult was planning a wedding from far away, but she always responded right away to answer any questions I had and give me advice. She set us up with a website that made planning even easier. The days before the wedding she was there to go over every detail and make sure everything was taken care of. She took care of everything on the wedding day and made she the whole wedding ran smoothly. Whenever we had a chance to meet we had such a good time discussing everything and anything. She is sweet, knowledgeable, and extremely helpful. I would recommend to anyone looking for a wedding coordinator. She was the absolute best and so was our wedding thanks to her.

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole C.
Verified review

Every bride dreams of their special day and I am no different. My husband and I had so much to do to make our dream wedding come to life. We hired Vanessa to help make our dreams come true and we are so glad we did. Vanessa had been amazing from the very first time I spoke with her. Even before hiring her she gave me great advice, gave me pointers, and also made sure I asked all the necessary questions. She got along well with my husband, myself, and my entire family. She is always very organized, professional and concerned in making sure everything goes perfect the day of. I honestly have no idea what I would have done without her. She made sure all my worries were her own and that I had an enjoyable and relaxing day, which I did. Everything turned out wonderful and I had many compliments from guests after the wedding, specifically pertaining to her and her team. Thank you Vanessa for everything you did and for helping our dreams come true! -Nicole Carlson

One Last Frog, LLC
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Alyssa V.
Verified review

My bestfriend lives in Texas and I live in LA and she needed me to help plan her wedding. When I brought in Alexis, everything went so much smoother and the stress was taken away from me! Well organized, sweet, ON TIME... so many great words come to mind to describe this service. She even brought complementary water to the outside wedding, it was great.

Bella Mia Exclusive Events
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Alexis S.
Verified review

I am so grateful and thankful for YVANNA and ALEJANDRO of Bella Mia Exclusive Events!! They helped make my dream become a reality!! They are extremely organized and helped streamline all the details leading up to the big day! Not only is Yvanna an incredible planner, she is such a kind person and presence to have with you on your day. Her personality and smile are infectious and she is extremely approachable and easy to work with (coming from my other vendors too!). It is apparent that she loves what she does. I highly recommend this company!!!

  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah L.
Verified review

Irene was great from communicating via cell, email, so keeping a calm and easy going attitude during the wedding. She also really cared about everyone working together. :)

Mireya Meza
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Gerardo C.
Verified review

It is with extreme honor that I recommend Mireya Meza. Her professionalism, organization, communicative work process, along with her active listening skills, brought ease to the whole wedding planning process. There aren't enough words to thank Mireya for all her seamless work on our wedding day. Our wedding day was stress free and Mireya reassured that all would be great! My partner, I and the wedding party never stressed once, which made our special that much special. I would highly recommend Mireya to assist you on any of your special occasions.

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lindsay C.
Verified review

Krista did my wedding invitations and my wedding favor tags. I was blown away! Every aspect of planning my wedding was becoming more and more stressful, and the first fun thing I did for my wedding was to work with Krista on making a design for my invitations. I did not have a clear vision of what I wanted and Krista helped me to make decisions through small steps. It was overwhelming looking online at all sorts of different invitations, but Krista asked me simple questions that helped me to weed out what I didn’t want and discover what I did want. I ended up with an overall product that really gave guests a glimpse into what the wedding would be like. I had so many compliments on my invitations, and they were one of a kind. Krista was always quick to respond to me, met all of her deadlines, and never even batted an eye when I asked for MULTIPLE revisions. Her attention to detail is amazing, and there is nothing I would change about my final product. I had no idea that I could get custom invitations at a reasonable price. Only a few weeks before my wedding I asked if Krista could help me with my favor tags since I was running out of time to do them myself. Krista came up with an amazing design that matched our invitations and had them to me in record time. Working with Krista on the invitations and favor tags was probably the smoothest part of planning my wedding. With Babies on the brain I know I will be in touch soon to help with baby announcements and kid birthday parties. I am a customer for life. Thank you Krista!!!

Shanti W.
Verified review

Having September 9 coordinate our daughter's wedding was the most important decision we made for the whole event!! Stacy was professional, calm, kind and compassionate. She did over and above what we expected and we feel forever indebted to her for making the day so special. I am firmly convinced that having a great coordinator such as September 9 is the best investment you can make!

It's a Hoot Events
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
Jenna F.
Verified review

Julia planned my Bridal Shower and Bachelorette Party and did an AMAZING job. She is so organized and creative - two of the most important things in an event planner! My girlfriends and I had such a great time at both parties thanks to Julia. Don't miss the opportunity to work with her because she is outstanding!!!!!!

Kendra D.
Verified review

Melinda did a wonderful job with my wedding. I am a pretty laid back bride who wasn't sure what I wanted. Melinda was an excellent advocate and thought of things that I wouldn't have in a million years. She is thorough, professional, and organized. My wedding went off without a hitch. In the busy wedding planning craziness, it is easy to get caught up in the cost of everything and to try to do it all yourself. Trust me, it's not worth it. Hiring Melinda was the best choice I made with my wedding.

About

We are event planners who love helping our customers create the event they have dreamed of! We take pride in taking the stress of the day off of you and letting you enjoy your day while we run the event.

About

I am a wedding coordinator and event planner. I have been a part of numerous weddings, from tight backyard budgets to full blast creative DIYs. I have also planned and coordinated a handful of children's parties, baby's first celebrations, and baby showers. An interesting addition to what I offer is my photography talent. I like to take a few candid shots here and there, with perfectly captured decor, to fill the spots in your photo album (complementary). I'm here to offer ease, bliss, creativity, and to make your dreams a reality!

About

We are kind and thoughtful with our clients and knowledgeable and expert with our vendors, venues and suggestions.

About

I became a wedding and event planner to help people actualize their dreams, and I want to see you celebrate without worry and stress. It is difficult to think of a plan and oversee every single detail of your perfect day, so I will be by your side to help you create what you envision and beyond.

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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