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Mission Viejo Wedding Planners

Browse these wedding planners with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Mission Viejo.

  • 12 years in business
  • 147 hires on Thumbtack
Lupe B.
Verified review

My wedding was just yesterday and my wedding was absolutely gorgeous thanks to Magan. From the isle flowers, my head table cake flowers and my gorgeous center pieces. Megan was so patient and helpful every step of the way. Megan made everything so easy. I am so grateful. I'm writing this review because I was planning a wedding and I did not know where to start but having someone like Megan by my side made getting ready for this day much easier. Thank you Megan for everything!!!

  • 10 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
James P.
Verified review

Marie was awesome and helped us a lot planning for our wedding. We had a great time and we got the wedding we wanted and more. Thanks Marie.

Creating A Remarkable Event
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Kaia S.
Verified review

Eulina Morris of Creating a Remarkable Event was my full-time wedding planner in 2010. I ordered the "Happily Ever After" package. Ms. Morris worked with me from March 2010 until October 2010. She is a genius and was a God-send. I still thank her to this day. If it was not for CARE and the wonderful, efficient, superb services provided by Morris and her staff, my wedding would have been a sure disastor. Ms. Morris is very affordable, and worked with my budget. I was on a monthly payment plan, and she always was efficient in sending me invoices, and keeping me abreast of the vendor fees, and all the other expenses she was responsible in facilitating. Her cost-cutting effectiveness helped me NOT be in debt once I said, "I Do" and both sides of our family still talk about how fabulous the wedding is today. I was indeed a special case. I live in New Jersey, but got married in my hometown Los Angeles. So I was planning by proxy. I needed someone who I could totally, totally rely on, was easy to communicate with, was patient with my A-type personality, and had great ideas. When I inquired about her services, Ms. Morris immediately responded, and was not at all offended by my 328 questions. And I am happy that I did. The FIRST largest blessing was that Ms. Morris hunted, and I mean hunted for a wedding and reception venue for months. She trekked from Palos Verdes to Malibu, to Pasadena to the Marina Del Rey. Next, Ms. Morris hooked me up with a great rate at the Marriot at the Staples Center. The rooms were breathtaking. And the staff there accommodated my huge family. Ms. Morris helped me establish a fantastic food vendor, decor, color palette, transportation, photographer and flower arrangements. She literally walked with me every step of the way, but did not push me in any way when I selected other options. However, there is once decision that I fumbled; nonetheless, Eulina was there to save my wedding day. I picked a "friend" to deejay at the reception. She suggested someone else. I went with the friend who never showed. Yet, luckily Eulina had such a great rapport with the deejay she suggested and the deejay ended up providing music an hour or so before the reception. Ms. Morris and her crew decorated our reception hall with elegance and style. They were so on point that they made my day, unforgettable and special. Overall, the best aspect of Ms. Morris is her genuine concern and attention to the bride's well-being. She has been in our shoes, and helped me along the way. Eulina has become a dear sister-friend and I will use her whenever I can.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Joanne and her team were amazing to work with. They're a newer company and ready to go above and beyond to make your day happen. She was responsive and thorough, which made wedding planning less stressful and fun! She gave my husband and I a lot of options and were able to work with our budget without compromising the things we wanted. She connected me with a local florist and videographer. Their services exceeded my expectations and were great to work with as well. Joanne also arrived early on the day of my wedding to make sure the vendors were on track. It was a pleasure working with her team and I'd highly recommend their services.

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Joelle Elias
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Corrina P.
Verified review

Joelle is the best day-of-wedding coordinator you could hire. She was very responsive in texts and emails. She was available to meet in person to go over details or pick up props. She helped create the wedding of my dreams and thanks to her, I didn’t have to worry about anything at my wedding. I am forever grateful for Joelle’s hard work and so glad she contacted me on Thumbtack.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Crystal D.
Verified review

Wedding was yesterday and have to say that hands down, Crystal was one of the biggest blessings of the day! she was so organized and on top of everything and everyone! We felt totally comfortable that she would fix any hiccups that would arise! Definitely, recommending to Crystal to anyone planning a wedding

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Haus 353
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karina V.
Verified review

My husband and I hired Haus 353 for our wedding October 5th, 2017. Since day one, they were so helpful and willing to make our visions come true. Our bouquets, centerpieces, cake flowers and everything else were more beautiful then I could have imagined. They were extremely prompt in responding and so easy to work with. I will definitley be recommending them to friends and family. Thank you so much!!!!!!!

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LexiLou Special Events
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica R.
Verified review

Very professional and talented. Put together a beautiful and we'll designed wedding even on a fixed budget.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel S.
Verified review

Annemarie was a phenomenal wedding planner and we could not be happier with the job she did. She was extremely organized, coordinated with all the vendors, and thought of all the details. She had great communication with us and also did a ton of stuff in the background to make sure the day went smoothly. We are so grateful that Annemarie was our wedding planner and highly recommend her!!

Lovely & Sweet Events
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Caitlin R.
Verified review

I am an event planner myself, so it is hard to impress me. At the same time, I know the value of having a good event planner on your side. Maleni and her team were amazing. She is the perfect blend of nice while still having structure and authority when needed. She made my wedding day seamless and I didn't worry about a thing. If you are debating whether you need a Day Of coordinator, or a wedding planner, trust me you do! You will be able to enjoy your big day so much more with Maleni taking care of all of the details, tear down, etc.

Kingdom Weddings & Events
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jamie L.
Verified review

Let me preface by saying that I’m a first time bride that lives out of state with a 2 year old daughter. I am 150% sure that my wedding day would not have gone as smoothly and frankly, as perfect as it did if it weren’t for Kingdom Weddings & Events. This husband and wife team were absolutely wonderful to say the least. They were punctual, organized, and super sweet! Vanessa was my wedding planner, confidant, and she kept my feet on the ground leading up to one of the most important days of my life. THANK YOU Kingdom Weddings & Events!!! We love you!!!

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  • 2 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bridget W.
Verified review

Jennifer was amazing!!! We hired her as our day of coordinator for our wedding last month. The final month she worked with me to make sure I had all the details together, trouble shot problems, dealt with my vendors, and really got a full understanding of how I wanted my day to go. I could not have been happier with my choice to hire her. Bumps happen in planning and day of that you can’t control and I was so thankful to have her there for whatever I needed or couldn’t possibly do myself. She was punctual, amazing communicator, hard worker, and just plain bad add. I’m so grateful for her part in our best day!

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Visionary Events
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Monica C.
Verified review

Visionary Events was absolutely perfect for our wedding. Bri followed my Pinterest page and quickly learned what I like. She worked with my personality, took over the things I simply couldn't do and make sure everything ran smoothly that day so I could just enjoy it all. A joy to work with!

EventSpell
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Zabrina N.
Verified review

Eventspell did awesome job coordinating my very very detailed wedding!! We had lots of surprises and set up for the event and EventSpell took care of the coordination. They spent extra time making sure all was well and the event was set up and all the way down to the clean up. The day would have been a lot more stressful, but Eventspell made sure all went well on our special day. My guest said it was the most beautiful, best wedding they have been to. I wouldn't have been able to make it all happen without EventSpell!! Thank you for caring as if it was your own event!!

Qsisters Event Planners
4.5
from 8 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Lorri W.
Verified review

At first I didn't think I needed a wedding planner, but when I hired Ester (Sister), I found out how many things where missing in my plans. I couldn't have done it without her. Everything went great, from start, to finish. I thank her for making my wedding the best experience ever. Five Stars all the way!!

  • 15 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Shelly W.
Verified review

Karen is amazing! Words can't adequately express my appreciation of this wonderful lady. She did so much to make our event a success and to relieve the stress related to hosting a wedding. We hired Karen to be our "coordinator for the day" for our daughter's wedding. Even though the wedding was small (about 60 guests) and in our home, we wanted someone to help so that WE could be guests ourselves and enjoy the wedding. I did quite a bit of research before choosing and I'm so glad that we chose Karen. She has an infectious smile that puts you at ease immediately. She is also extremely professional and knowledgeable. She asked a lot of questions so that she would have a better idea of what we were envisioning. She had great practical ideas that helped with the flow of the event. We felt like we were in really good hands. When Karen arrived on the day of the wedding, she absolutely blew me away! I gave her a quick tour of everything that was happening and she just took it from there. It was like she was family and had been there a million times. She stayed two steps ahead all night and really made the evening stress free. She has a very unique quality in that she can take charge and provide direction in the nicest most nonabrasive way. When she lets guests know that it's time to move out to the patio for cocktails, or that we're ready for a toast, grand entrance, cake cutting etc. everyone listens and no one feels like they are being "bossed around". When guests left, she did so much to help wrap things up that I actually had to tell her to stop. She's so thoughtful. She pays attention to the smallest details and she really listens. I know Karen has done hundreds of events from large and elaborate to small and intimate. No matter what kind of event your planning, Karen will make it better and she will make your life easier! Thank you Karen for allowing us to relax and truly enjoy Maegan and Danny's wedding! Warm regards, Shelly and Bob

R&A Party Adornments
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Where to begin! Ruby was a savior during my wedding events and was able to offload so much of my stress and attend to all last minute details I was unable to do myself due to time constraints. I was able to trust and rely on her 100% and she did not let me down she knew exactly what I wanted and needed. Ruby made detailed timelines and checklists for all my events. She helped me plan and execute my wedding ceremony and it was perfect. She was able to offer me affordable vendors for photography, wedding dessert table that had a beautiful fruit and fondu, icecream popsicles/kulfi with customized labels passed out during our wedding that my guest raved about how delicious they were till today, decor for my wedding ceremony, and she was able to offer me multiple options for makeup and hair vendors for my wedding party. Overall ruby was amazing her attention to detail and her genuine kindness and sincerity was what made her so great at what she does. She went above and beyond for me and my events. She was my go to person for all my questions and was able to keep me calm and organized winding down to the events. I definitely recommend to booking her asap for all of your upcoming events. She does it all!

Alicia C. Creative
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Yadira M.
Verified review

Maricela has been helping me to stay on top of my wedding planning, providing me with info. from different vendors according to my budget, creating samples of the boutonnieres for the groomsmen and bridesmaid's bouquets and always reaching out to me to meet for updates on the wedding planning progress. Maricela has been incredibly helpful. Regardless of my full schedule being a full time student and full time employee, I can attest to say that wedding planning has been a joyful, fun and wonderful experience. I highly recommend BellaLove-Events.

I Do Wedding and Events
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Janosch P.
Verified review

Marlene was super reliable on the wedding day and offered a lot of advice over email, phone as well as in personal meetings before the big day. She always made sure we had everything covered and had many handy pieces of advice for us. We can highly recommend her services.

Bella B Events
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Grace C.
Verified review

We liked Kelly so much for our wedding, we hired her for all of our other events too! She handled the whole weekend, 3 different events, with calm professionalism, style, poise, and good humor. By the end she felt like one of the family, and our guests hugged her goodbye. We will be recommending her to everyone for any event and we will definitely be engaging her again!

The Sweetest Day
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lindsey O.
Verified review

I hired Candace as the coordinator for my wedding. She went above and beyond my expectations. I felt like so many worries I had melted away once I began working with her. She is very dedicated to providing the best experience for her clients and she looks at every detail... even all those details that only an experienced event professional would even think of. I would not hesitate to hire her for another event I have and would recommend her to anyone looking for someone who is reliable, organized and proactive in planning their event. She is beyond outstanding!

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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