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AE Events & Staffing LLC
4.8
from 87 reviews
  • 154 hires on Thumbtack
Basil S.
Verified review

Extremely professional, very easy to work with and coordinate things throughout the event. I would absolutely recommend Eddy and his staff.

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  • 7 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James W.
Verified review

Professional, experienced, and very competent. What you expect, what you need, and what you deserve for your wedding or event. In our initial consultation with 3 Little Birds Event Planning we described what we were thinking and our budget, and not to mention our compressed timeline. 3 Little Birds Event Planning was upfront about the challenges of the timeline, but expressed confidence that it could be done. Venue and vendor options were presented to meet our budget as well as options and ideas that were outside our budget should we want to incorporate additional things. Planning any project and event takes a very organized, detail oriented, experienced and well connected planner/company. But when it comes to a wedding, you only have one chance, there are no do overs, and you need someone who will make everything happen. Jessica Smith (3 Little Birds Event Planning) is all of the above and more. They can handle all of the business aspects (contracts, vendors, schedules, timelines, permits, etch, etc), but she also has an artistic eye and design style that provided such amazing ideas and direction to enhance and implement our theme. Trust me the small details that you may not think about make a HUGE difference. With my work schedule so hectic it was impossible for me get decorations or run around doing errands. Having a full service planner was not only helpful it was necessary. The money I would have lost from missed work, by far covered the difference between a day of event planner and full service planner. My recommendation is to go with the full service planner... it gives you the opportunity to have your event and vision grow organically as you meet and continually consult with your planner... not to mention the time and headaches your save yourself, trust me you will thank yourself for it. 3 Little Birds Event Planning is established and has many vendor connections (Florists, DJ, Photographers, Catering, Venues, Decorations, etc., etc.). What I really like is the fact that 3 Little Birds/Jessica Smith doesn’t force or pressure you to use her vendors. We vetted her vendors and chose to go with some of them, and some we didn't. All the vendors she recommended are professional and established and we were very pleased with the vendors she recommended. The vendors we didn’t use were not because of anything deficient, but rather because we had existing industry contacts and already knew great photographers and videographers. 3 Little Birds worked with the vendors they provided as well as the one we selected independently and brought everything together seamlessly. On the big day, things could not have gone any smoother. I was impressed, as were all of the guests. I was able to be present in the moment and truly enjoy our special day. All I can say is thank you, it was a true storybook/fairytale wedding.

Lisa B.
Verified review

Mark is a fabulous chef, event planner and host. His Pacific Rim influenced cuisine is beyond belief. Every time we've hired Mark to cater events/parties my guests ask for some of their favorites, including his coconut shrimp and his ahi tuna tartare. My family even requested him to cater a special Christmas dinner - a delicious memory as always with Mark Kearney. Whether an intimate dinner party or grand event - Mark's the best choice!

Special Event Genie
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Janelle D.
Verified review

Ricki negotiated her price once we discussed I was only doing a reception and not a wedding ceremony. I didn't give her much time to plan the event, but she showed us multiple venues and we were very happy with our selection. Ricki also did her best to help us stay on budget, she found flowers for an amazing deal, she brought decorations from her house, and she with the sudden weather change she got sun umbrellas in the nick-of-time. She really worked her tail off! It was a great reception, exactly what my husband and I wanted.

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Flyte44 Events
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dave D.
Verified review

I am a DJ and I have worked with many event planners over the years. Michelle is one of the very best! I find her to be very professional, knowledgable and always prepared. Weddings in particular can have unexpected moments and she handles them with grace and ease. She takes the time to make sure the events she manages are special, memorable and fun! She has a style of class and elegance - and she really seems to care that the clients are having a good time.

Tortas 2 Die 4 Catering
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Cornelio G.
Verified review

We had our work event catered for breakfast and the food was Great! The price was right on budget and everything we wanted we got, not to mention Zeke was wonderful to work with. We are definitely considering using them again for another event.

8 D.A.Y.S. Events
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Steve P.
Verified review

This was the first time I worked Mari at 8 D.A.Y.S EVENTS and I noticed that she was very professional, thorough, and on top of every detail. She coordinated everything in terms of production - lighting, sound, DJ, and catering for the party. The presentation of the food was phenomenal and tasty. I was HIGHLY impressed with the additional furniture and lighting she brought in that turned the house into an upscale hot spot! Her level of expertise in planning the whole event was phenomenal. I feel she went above and beyond her inner call of event planning!

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Hermosa Grace Events
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sonya A.
Verified review

Shannan is awesome and did everything she could to make my event perfect! Her quality of tables, chairs and linens are awesome! I definitely recommend her!

Elegant and Modern Events
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Adey H.
Verified review

They were fantastic, very helpful in planning the event. The day of they took care of the set up and took a lot of burden off of me. Will definitely use them again for future needs!

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LexiLou Special Events
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Virginia R.
Verified review

I was able to concentrate on other things while lexilou events took care of the decorations. They painted and assembled all my centerpieces for the baby shower and coordinated the event the day of.

Pro Details Events
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Elisabeth G.
Verified review

Hiring Pro Details Events to coordinate our wedding was one of the best decisions we made. Nicole jumped on board to coordinate our wedding when it was only 2 weeks away! She was everything she said in her review and more. She coordinated our vendors seamlessly and she felt like one of the family while doing so. Her input was invaluable and we trusted her immediately to handle details and last minute decisions on the fly. Wedding days can be stressful, but ours was nothing of the sort and we owe much of that to Nicole. If you want to have your event planned with care and attention to detail, hire Pro Details Events.

Victoria
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
David L.
Verified review

So glad that I found Victoria for my event! She is awesome! The best quality and price in LA!

Perfectly Events
4.7
from 12 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda S.
Verified review

The Perfectly Event Planning Team was wonderful - I'm a highly organized woman, and didn't think I would need any help for the day of my wedding. However, Jessell offered her services and I'm so happy we hired her. I was able to enjoy our wedding and the entire day and just let Jessell worry about the nitty gritty and the payments and the time-line and getting my husband to where he needed to be! We couldn't have done it without her and don't know that we would have wanted to! I highly recommend Perfectly Event Planning to anyone who needs a little order to their event.

Katrina's Party Characters
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Peter W.
Verified review

Katrina was amazing, she was easy to talk to before the party and she answered my emails quickly. Plus she was the best the balloon twister I’ve ever seen. I think the highlight of the event though was her comedy magic show. My daughter usually is very shy and doesn’t talk very much by katrina had her help out with the magic show and she was smiling, confident, and giggling. It truly was a magical experience!

Events By Sanaz
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy V.
Verified review

Sanaz is a ROCK :) I spent almost one year of wedding planning with Events By Sanaz. So now that the wedding has passed, I miss them! Working with Sanaz & Nancy was intense, but in a good way. From the beginning she made sure to cover every single thing she could think of. We had a total of about 3 meetings in person with her. They were quite long and tiring, but every bit of it was important. For the day-of coordinating, that's the part I was most impressed with. Not only did we spend nearly a year of planning the day out, but she brought it all to life on our wedding day.

In House Operations
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Mariah P.
Verified review

I recently used Mr. Khan's security services at an event for about 100 people. He was very professional and responded to my request quickly. He made several accommodations to customize his service to the event. The guards that he sent were also professional, arrived at the event early and dressed appropriately. I would definitely recommend his service to others.

Golden State Events, LLC
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Ben S.
Verified review

I hired Golden State Events for my wedding, they had a million things thrown at them. There were issues with the band, power for the microphone at the ceremony, hotel dropping the ball on meals for my guests, and I never heard a peep. Everything was taken care of and everyone had such an amazing time. Every detail was thoughtful and beautiful. Really grateful we were able to work with Golden State Events. I would recommend them a million times over! Thank you!!

Iris event services
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
David C.
Verified review

Iris did so much for us to make this our best holiday event to date. It was a breeze on my part, she did all of the planning, finding the DJ and venue. We worked together on menu items, and were able to taste test in advance. The salmon was amazing, as was the tri-tip. Iris is also a truly sweet person, and I enjoyed planning this event with her very much. She was very accommodating, and delivered as promised. Thank you! I would highly recommend her for your event planning.

Pretty n Pink Events
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Suzan J.
Verified review

Chelsea took initiative and would immediately start coordinating details on an event timeline, booking staff, and basically taking on responsibilities before asked. She is a self-starter. It was a pleasant surprise and very much needed. During our several months working together, I knew I could count on Chelsea. She was always punctual, completely reliable and she went above and beyond the call of duty.. She took the job seriously and knew that making sure everything was in order, staff was hired and in place, was essential to the success of our events. Chelsea communicates clearly, quickly and responsibly. It was a pleasure to work with her because she takes pride in all that she does. I recommend Chelsea wholeheartedly. Anyone fortunate enough to hire her will soon discover that she is a gem with a great attitude, excellent work ethic, and she takes her responsibilities and those of the whole team, very seriously.

Diana E.
Verified review

Definitely going to continue to use Venyou for my event needs! When I began thinking about having my daughters fifteen birthday party I began to stress out just thinking about everything that had to be done. One of my friends recommended Venyou and I decided to give them a try. As soon as I contacted them I knew I was in great hands. They assisted with everything from finding all my vendors to making sure all was running smoothly the day of. I would definitely recommend them over and over again.

Tip Top Event Designs
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Adiba A.
Verified review

Jyoti and Sanjay made my Mehndi such a special event with their unmatched professionalism, punctuality, and attention to detail. From the time I got in contact with them, they made sure to clearly provide all the options for decorations and pricing. Because my needs had changed which required me to get a decorator last minute, they were very responsive and understood my needs. They made sure to follow up with me when needed and delivered an excellent service. I needed DJ services too and I was pleasantly surprised and grateful that they were able to provide that service as well. They pretty much pulled off my whole Mehndi event seamlessly. With such last-minute coordination, it was impressive. Highly recommend them and you get great value for your money as well!!

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.

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.

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. 

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