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Mountain View Event Planners

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Fresh and Fizzy Event Services
5.0
from 129 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 206 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gini B.
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Not only did Fresh & Fizzy provide excellent service but Drew's knowledge and advice was invaluable in planning our event. We ended up having him and his team do much more than we thought we would and we were so happy that we did.

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Midnight G
4.9
from 80 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa C.
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Michael is 5 stars in all aspects. I needed a bartender for my husband's office party. He was easily reachable by text/email with all my questions pre party. Michael even made a special butter rum for one of our signature drinks. Very professional, easy to talk to and engaging to all the guests. During the "down" time he would help toss cups and clean up without me even asking. I already hired him again for our next party. I wish I had met him sooner! He does event planning, flower arrangements, home organization and who knows what else. Hire him for a job well done and someone you can depend on.

AR Weddings N Events
4.6
from 59 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Heather B.
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AnnaMarie was AMAZING. She was so completely helpful and perfect as our day-of coordinator. Everyone that worked with her was impressed with her efficiency, precision and professionalism. She gently guided us through the day and I was able to fully relax and feel that things were being taken care of. My husband is a fairly exacting and organized German and he was so appreciative of the AR Weddings services. Honestly, I could not recommend more. If you're planning a wedding in the bay area, this is your event planner!!!

  • 5 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
Nisha M.
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Manya and her team made all my dreams come true for my colorful chai-themed co-ed baby shower. I'm extremely detail-oriented and a perfectionist by heart - so that's a challenge for any event planner :) Manya helped execute my vision to the T! She's very hardworking, kind and accommodating to all needs - big and small. She has good ideas and can be flexible to work with on any budget. She's also very responsive to text, email and phone calls. You won't regret collaborating with Manya - she's passionate about her work and will help make your event truly dazzle :)

Event Cre8tive
4.8
from 35 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Maria P.
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Danny was phenomenal! We hired him to do face painting for our daughter and he was fantastic. Not only did he do an amazing job on the face painting but he was so friendly and talkative. He walked us through what he was doing and use hypoallergenic makeup. I can't say enough good things about him. Hire him for you next event. You won't be sorry!

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Forsyth Designs
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Allie W.
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We had a few hiccups with our event and had to change venues late in the planning process. This did not phase Matt as a problem in the least and was quick in finding the perfect new venue. Also, our budget did not allow for the anticipated amount for decor. Again, Matt worked his magic and the decor was a complete hit, really tying together our 80s themed Prom Night. Matt stays cool, calm, and collected throughout the whole planning process, which really adds to an overall smooth experience. If you are looking for an event planner, here is your guy!

Rainbow Chefs Bay Area
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Christien T.
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An associate recommended Rainbow Chefs to provide the food for an event I was planning for a family gathering. I decided to go through with their services. There were kids and adults participating so I was a little nervous about how it would go, but everyone had a great time! It was so fun and interactive for the kids. The food was delicious! Would definitely recommend Rainbow Chefs!

Mariane
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Veronica R.
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We Hird Marianne for a grand opening event and were extremely happy with the floral arrangements. The space looked beautiful! She arrived prompt and early to set up and helped make decisions on placement which was a great help since we were so busy with everything else! C&M was definitely an extension of our event set-up and we appreciate their partnership!

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Limelight Productions
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stavan S.
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I came across Khadija as a very professional yet friendly event planner, and thats exactly what I was looking for. She has great organizing and communication skills. Her price quote for my brothers wedding was clear and to the point making it easy for me to understand. I will definitely recommend her for all the event planning. All our guests were very impressed and some of them used her services already and they were equally happy! Thanks Khadija for your outstanding service :)

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Phiesty Food Catering
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lori S.
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Oh my goodness, I was so, so impressed with Cheri's cooking. I've never, and I mean never, tasted a turkey that was as tender and flavorful as hers. I'm getting hungry right now just thinking of it. She catered our holiday party, and the depth and delight of all her amazing dishes tantalized all the guests. All her dishes we're cooked and baked to perfection. She's a genius in the kitechen, with a down-home, nurturing spirit to boot. I highly recommend Cheri for any catering event you're planning in the future. Your guest will rave that it's the best catered food they've ever had.

Divinity Events
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Noel C.
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Midsummer Night’s Project: I found Raquel on very short notice, 2 days before our party. My other team member was sick during the week & wasn’t sure she was going to make it to the party. Raquel is professional, punctual, sharp, personable, reliable and creative. I’ll tell you why… The Task: String artificial floral vines to sets of balloons in 2 hours or less. The day of the party there was a major detour to the venue. The street to get to the venue was blocked! The police officers guarding the blocks let me through after I explained to them I’ve got a party right where it’s being blocked & I’ve got all sorts of decorations. They let people through as long as you’ve got an event :). With that major detour Raquel still managed to be on time. She parked her car parallel to the blocked street (so smart!). When she got to the venue she gave me a warm smile. She knew I was a bit stressed with the whole detour issue. I explained to her in less than 5 minutes of my vision & she did a great job. Raquel is a great listener & a quick study. My other team member showed up and I had Raquel take the lead. She explained to her and eventually the event planner who came to help as well what to do. She has great communication skills. There were other things happening at the party that she was privy which I was clueless to & Raquel “translated” party lingo to me which helped me make quick & sounds decisions. I’ve only met Raquel that one time & I knew by her demeanor & work ethic that I can rely on her that I’m in good hands. My stress level really diminished…yay! Raquel didn’t do just the job given her, she went above & beyond. She was very creative & proactive. Without being asked, Raquel thought of a way to make the cake table look spectacular! Raquel is sensitive to my wants that she communicated with me her plan first. Raquel strategically placed floating floral vines at the back of the cake table. I believe Raquel has photos. I was so busy with everything else I didn’t find the time to take décor photos. The result was just beautiful! I think after reading this you’ll find that I cannot say enough good things about Raquel. I won’t be surprised the next time I ask her to rescue me that she’ll be booked. Raquel…thank you for everything! You made it such a magical day for us :). 

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  • 8 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Madison B.
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Working with Sassy Diva Designs and Events was awesome! For our event we had her do the bridal bouquet, boutonnieres, corsages, table arrangements, and of course an amazing giant wedding wreath! They went above and beyond to move items within our venue space so we could reuse them, and crafted special candle holders just for our event! In particular I loved my bridal bouquet and the wreath. It was so special to be able to replant the succulents from my bouquet so that a little bit of it lives on with us. The wreath was so beautiful and the perfect backdrop for both our ceremony as well as for our sweetheart table. I would highly recommend Beth, and happily work with her again for my floral needs!

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Sparkling or STILL
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Juanita H.
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Scotty and team were great to work with and could tell he definitely has much experience in this industry. He totally came through and helped us out with a last minute request for an event close to 200 attendees. Him and his staff were professional, proactive, and all around a pleasure to work with. Definitely looking forward to working with Scotty and his team for my next event.

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The Party Artists
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mildred B.
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Natasha did an excellent job face painting, balloon twisting and entertaining kids at my event! Everyone loves her work!

Robyn Diane Events
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda C.
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Robyn was AMAZING! She was organized, calm, professional, attentive, and fun all at the same time! She did a great job at balancing the event and our families to ensure everything went smoothly and according to plan. Highly recommended!

Jaimee Leigh Events
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy P.
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Jaimee was great. Very easy to work with. She did an outstanding job on all of the flowers for my parents 50th Vow renewal. The only issue we had was the corsages started falling apart before the ceremony began. I am thinking that they may have been glued together and didn't have enough. The table arrangements were beautiful and now I am enjoying lots of flowers in my house! I would highly recommend Jaimee for your event. Thanks Jaimee for creating such beautiful arrangements!

Culture.fun
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Rish S.
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Josh delivered a seamless experience for my event.

  • 11 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Cate M.
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Tammy is very talented. She transformed my outdoor space in such beautiful ways that her work was the topic of conversation at my party. I was so pleased and I am not someone who is easily impressed. Tammy is a pro!

Maria Roque
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Karla L.
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Maria was extremely helpful to our family. We had to plan a quinceanera and we had a tight budget and a 2 month time frame to make it happen. We had to plan everything from the venue selection, to the dance and surprise dance, to the catering, invites, centerpieces, linens, DJ, cake, party favors, and anything else that you can think of. Like I said we had a tight budget and about 100 guest. With her skillset and network of vendors we were able to have to have a great and successful quinceanera. The event was beautiful everything was perfect and way more than what we expected. We really loved the experience of working with Maria and her team and really loved the help that we had with the planning.

  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy T.
Verified review

Dina is the kindest, hardest working, calmest person you could work with. Her particular talent is decorating, which was tasteful and gorgeous for our outdoor Bar Mitzvah. She also shopped and contracted vendors for us. She made beautiful flowers arrangements from Traders Joes and bought perfect catering food from Whole foods. We had a fabulous pizza oven and she planned activities for the kids that made the day both beautiful and special. thank you, Dina!

Stratford & Pearl
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kristi C.
Verified review

Shannon was so great! She did my baby shower and the attention to detail and creativeness was stellar. She clearly loves what she does because the results are amazing. She is such a joy to work with and would have her plan my next event anytime!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What does a wedding event coordinator do?

Pulling off a large, complex wedding or an elegant, small affair requires juggling myriad details, including the officiant, food, drink, wedding cake, entertainment, transportation, rehearsal dinner, photography, equipment rentals, venue reservations and more. A wedding event coordinator can help you keep track of these details, overseeing the planning process and managing everything on the day of your wedding. Each wedding coordinator (and wedding) is different, but in general you can expect an event coordinator to:

  • Help you devise a realistic wedding budget and hold your vendors to it.
  • Map out a master plan that includes all of the details including ceremony music, favors, the guest book and more.
  • Suggest ceremony and reception locations that fit your wedding size, budget and vision.   
  • Suggest florists, photographers, bands, caterers and other vendors that fit your budget.
  • Negotiate vendor contracts for the best deals.
  • Create a timeline for the day of the wedding that includes each vendor and member of your wedding party.
  • Mail invitations and track RSVPs.
  • Answer questions about wedding etiquette and current wedding trends.
  • Manage the wedding day from supervising vendors and setup to handling last-minute emergencies.

Do I need a wedding day coordinator?

Even if you’ve handled every detail of planning your wedding, you might appreciate having a day-of wedding coordinator in your corner. Usually, the coordinator meets with you a few weeks before your wedding to put together a detailed timeline of everything that needs to happen on your wedding day. Then, on the big day, the coordinator makes sure everything goes according to plan — and handles any emergencies that pop up, such as party crashers, missing tuxedos, late vendors, disappearing bridal party members and more. Most wedding coordinators also handle:

  • Distributing the wedding day timeline to all of your vendors.
  • Coordinating all of your vendors, including the photographer, florist and baker.
  • Conducting the wedding rehearsal.
  • Helping the bride and her wedding party get dressed and take photos.   
  • Checking floor plans, lighting levels, cake placement, menus, favors and more.
  • Collecting the wedding gifts and keeping personal items safe and accounted for.

Even if you don’t think you need a wedding coordinator, check with your venue. Some require that couples hire a day-of wedding coordinator for the day of the event. 

How much do day-of wedding coordinators cost?

A day-of wedding coordinator makes sure that every detail of your wedding day goes off without a hitch, and deals quickly and quietly with any last-minute emergencies. For many brides, the day-of wedding coordinator is their best investment! The average national cost for a wedding coordinator is $800 to $1,000. Although full-service wedding coordinators often charge a percentage of the total wedding budget, most day-of coordinators charge a flat fee plus an additional hourly fee if the day runs long. For example, a 15-hour day-of coordination costs an average of $600, plus an additional $45 per hour if the coordinator works more than the planned 15 hours. Another option is to hire a coordinator to manage the last-minute details leading up to the event; for example, 25 hours of month-of coordination costs an average of $1,200. Several factors affect the cost of day-of coordination, including the region, the planner’s experience, and the specifics of the wedding. If the ceremony and reception are in two different locations, expect to pay more than if they’re in the same place. Also, extra details, such as managing food trucks or setting up snacks in addition to the meal, will increase the cost.

What should you ask a wedding coordinator?

When you hire a wedding coordinator, you want to make sure he or she gets you and can execute perfectly your vision of your dream wedding. To find the very best fit, it’s important to ask these five questions:

  • Are you available on my wedding date? If the coordinator isn’t available on your big day, there’s no reason to continue the interview — unless you’re willing to shift your date to accommodate their schedule.
  • What’s average cost of most of your weddings? If the coordinator’s usual wedding is outside your range, they might not be the right coordinator for you. Ask whether the coordinator requires a minimum wedding budget. In general, the wedding coordinator’s fee should be about 15 percent of your budget.
  • What is your speciality? Some coordinators specialize in day-of coordination, some create the overall vision, and others act as a producer. Make sure your wedding coordinator provides the type of services that will most help you create the event you have in mind, such as selecting vendors and handling their contracts, or managing the guest list and invitations.
  • What are your ideas for fulfilling our wedding vision? After you describe your dream wedding — rustic or sophisticated, traditional or funky — the wedding coordinator should be able to suggest appropriate venues, menus, decorations, etc..

Do you have a portfolio? Ask to see photos of their favorite weddings, especially if they’ve managed any that are similar to what you have in mind. This will help you see if you like their style and if their ideas seem fresh and creative.

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