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South San Francisco Event Planning Companies

Browse these event planning companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in South San Francisco.

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Fresh and Fizzy Event Services
5.0
from 127 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 201 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gini B.
Verified review

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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I Do x Two
5.0
from 109 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Abigail D.
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Saundra is extremely professional, detail-oriented, organized, responsive, and friendly. She has an impressive professional background in event-planning and her high-level expertise is evident in her approach to wedding planning. In short, Saundra's great. I highly recommend her wedding coordination services.

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Midnight G
4.9
from 79 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

Event Coordinator
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
Kiri B.
Verified review

Tiffany worked with us as our day-of wedding coordinator. She met with my husband and me multiple times before the wedding to get a feel for our vision, and over time we were able to develop the perfect wedding schedule. On the wedding day itself, Tiffany coordinated with vendors so that I didn't have to worry about a thing. She helped set up decorations, and adapted to numerous last-minute changes, ensuring that everything went smoothly and as planned. Without her, our wedding day would not have been possible. In all of our communications Tiffany was professional and kind, and she showed up on time to everything. I highly recommend her services to other brides seeking a day-of coordinator (or other event planning services)!

AR Weddings N Events
4.6
from 55 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
Missy T.
Verified review

AnnaMarie did a fantastic job coordinating my wedding. I did most of the prep work, and then she made sure the day went off without a hitch! She made sure follow my wishes for the overall feel of the day and there was no detail left out. We definitely couldn't have done it without her! I would recommend her to anyone I know for wedding/event coordination and planning. Thank you for making our day so special!

  • 5 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
Charlay K.
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Dazzling Streaks is a great company. The event space was magical for my mothers 50th Birthday. I look forward to working with this company for future events.

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COCO-CREATIONS
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
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Samantha W.
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She was very laid back and I mean this in a good way. I like to be in control when planning my wedding or events and she made sure to listen and make sure all my visions and choices were taken care of! At our wedding I didn't feel stressed at all and having her took a lot of potential stress off my shoulders. She was extremely helpful and good at communicating with me. Thanks !

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Prestige Bartending SJ
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stacy L.
Verified review

First and Foremost, Victoria (owner of the Co.) is Phenomenal! She has Exveptional knowledge in what she does, and will help you every step of the way! Victoria has AMAZING customer service skills, and replies in a flash! She truly goes above & beyond to make everything Perfect for my event! I honestly couldn't have picked a better company to help me with my event! Plus, Danny & Nick were pretty darn Awesome bartenders! Danny has AMAZING communication skills! He checked in with me frequently to make sure I got everything I needed, and to remind me that they were both there to support me with anything needed. They completely took care of setting up, service, cleaning, breaking down the bar, and moving their racks back to the rental designated pickup area (back to area where it was placed). Danny even checked with me if that was the correct rental pickup designation! Don't get me wrong, Nick was totally AMAZING too! But I just spoke to Danny more at the event, as he was the lead bartender. Although, all three of them went over & beyond, excelled my expectations! You must try them out! They have the Best prices, the Best customer skills, the Best people for your event! Stacy

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Forsyth Designs
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Allie W.
Verified review

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 28 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Christien T.
Verified review

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!

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Roddy Diaz
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Liz L.
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They are very professional and efficient people to work with during your event! Highly recommended!!!

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Limelight Productions
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marya A.
Verified review

Working with limelight has truly been a blessing! I feel like the wedding process is such a big blur, and both Khadija and James have given my family and I clarity. The amazing part is that they work with your budget, and find ways to make ends meet. My wedding is in July, and I honestly can't wait to see the finished product! If you're planning an event Limelight is the way to go :)

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Taneva Events
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauren W.
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Velina is the absolute best to work with! She is so easy going, talented, and organized that you can concentrate on the million other things you need to and leave the decorating, planning, and day of business to her. I had the wedding of my absolute dreams thanks to Taneva Events!

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Farm to Table
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sheryl C.
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Wanting to learn to cook lower calorie food that still had great flavor, I hired Zac to come to my home and teach in our kitchen. My husband is our (excellent) cook, I am not a cook (at fifty-something years old), presenting a bit of a challenge. Rising to the occasion, Zac planned a meal that read like the menu at French Laundry! Panic!There was no way I could prepare this meal. Zac said...Way! He met me at Sonoma Market to introduce me to fresh everything, not packaged anything! Back at our kitchen, the magic began and WOW! Probably one of the most delicious dinners I've ever had at home, and certainly rivaling 5 star restaurants. Our cooking and dining experience was nothing short of superb and better yet, not a dollop of butter or a drop of cream was used to create the fantastic soup, salad, and complex main course. Through Zac's exceptional knowledge of herbs and spices, he taught me to create extraordinary flavors to enhance the food, and not over power it. It was a brilliant evening of cooking! Zac is easy going, yet very assured, and his ability to communicate is second to none. Remarkable job by a talented young man who will be continuing to educate us in the kitchen and most assuredly catering events for us. Bravo, Zac...Bravo!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carmen B.
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Beth is a wonderful, understanding, patient and caring florist. She truly loves her job and has a passion for floral design. She is also great about coordinating day of events. I hired Beth to do flowers for my Mexican themed wedding, as well as assist me in day of coordination. She went as far as traveling with me to a pick-your-own dahlias farm where we decided on which flowers would be the best for my bouquets and arrangements the day before the wedding. Beth is also timely, responds to emails very quickly and is very well organized. I have recommended her to other friends for their weddings and they also had very positive experiences with her. When I consulted her for advice on my wedding coordination, Beth had wonderful insights and opinions due to her years of experience. In short, Beth has a great eye for design and is very patient with her clients. I know I was always changing my mind and on the fence, and Beth did a great job keeping me on track and helping me make important decisions regarding my floral arrangements and wedding coordination.

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The Party Artists
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
KYLIE R.
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Everyone loved her at our company event! On time and wonderful work! We can't wait to work with her again.

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Birminkeley
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Paul P.
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We were both very happy with the service and professionalism Heidi and Ashton brought. Things ran so well and we could not be happier!

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Sparkling or STILL
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauren V.
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Scotty gets 5 enthusiastic stars. He was professional, thorough and super sweet. I ran a charity auction event at a small museum. Scotty came with me for the walk through. He asked all the questions that I would never think to ask, which made presentation, flow and cleaning all the more efficient. Scotty also thought of creative solutions (e.g., paper lanterns and oragami flowers because the museum wouldn't take live plant/flowers due to the fragility of the artifacts) Scotty is a sweetheart through and through. He cares about his clients as if they are family. I think my mom wants to adopt him.

Magnetic Magnificent Events
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Mia H.
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Christa Mekki is an absolutely astounding event planner. She is creative, patience, detail-oriented, and easy to work with! She is the epitome of customer service. I would reccommend her for every important occasion, big or small.

DLX ENT.
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Debbie M.
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Our overall experience with Dj Swell was great! I appreciated how he was responsive to our request about changing event dates. The day of the event he was on time and well prepared. He exceeded our expectations and everyone loved him! We will be sure to book him again in the future.

Foray Travel + Event Design
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Kathleen K.
    Verified review

    Sarah planned several of my European vacations. She is always on top of the up-and-coming events and restaurants, know the 'must-sees' in every city, and always plans down to the smallest detail. Her confidence in traveling, keen eye for unique experiences, and enthusiasm for exploring the world made her the perfect person to plan my holidays when I was both busy and overwhelmed with travel options. I am constantly blown away by her research and planning skills, as well as her ability to find hidden gems of travel destinations and experiences that the average person with a guidebook has never heard about.

    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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