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CakewalkKy
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda M.
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There are so many factors when planning a wedding. By FAR, Sandy and CakewalkKy were the most pleasant and easiest part of my planning. Sandy went above & beyond from the moment we started talking all the way through clean up at our reception. I can't say enough about how pleased we were with her (and her staff's)professionalism, kindness and the quality of her food. Even her presentation was absolutely gorgeous. Don't think for more than a moment - call now and book her, before it's too late!

Terri's Catering
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley C.
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Terri's Catering was an awesome company to work with when we held our annual Thanksgiving Dinner event! They were very good with communicating with me and answering all of my questions. Our four hour long event had a few hiccups, and they also flowed with the punches when we had some complications on our end the day of the event (more people than expected). My organization plans on using them for many more years to come! Terri's Catering food tasted fantastic, the staff was very friendly and timely, and they would be an excellent choice for any catering event that you are having!

Events GALORE
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth S.
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Events Galore is a great party/dinner planners. I was very impressed and satisfied with the food and professionalism.

Allow Me Events
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I love providing affordable wedding planning and coordinating services!

love birds event planning
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 years in business
Patricia M.
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Very pleased with the service, Robert is very easy to talk with and understands what you need, he is able to suggest things you haven't thought of!

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De'Vine Kreations is a company that is dedicated to going the extra mile to satisfy the client's needs. We coordinate events from start to finish, including but not limited to, weddings, baby showers, banquets, luncheons, and Christmas parties. We include floral decorations, cakes, catering, and hosting these events. De'Vine Kreations is special because we are all about making sure each event is perfect for the client and that the ending result is memorable!

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We are central Kentucky's premier wedding and event coordinators. We customize our services to fit our clients' needs. Let us handle every last detail at your next event!

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I plan events, parties and weddings. I love being hands-on and I like making sure things go as planned.

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Locally owned and operated, Events Galore is the one stop for all the catering and event planning needs. Our events are always clean, neat and unique.

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We are event coordinators, based in the Lexington area. We will provide you with a very professional and exceptional service to make your day special. We do all types of events and parties. There is no event too big or small.

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We are an event planning, management and consulting company that services small/large business meetings, conventions, organized private and public, weddings, holiday celebrations, and indoor and outdoor events. DJ/MC, stages, lights, fog machines, dance floors, presentation materials {power points}, video and audio production, catering, wedding receptions and cakes. All of our services are available for free estimates. If our clients can dream it -- we can provide it.

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We are a small home business where everything is made from scratch with love!

  • 5 years in business
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I think outside the box!

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We are a full service event planning business. Including wedding planning, catering, photobooth and dj service.

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  • 33 years in business
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Dupree Catering + Events is a premier choice for anyone looking to impress their guests with Southern style, home-cooked meals. It all started in 1985, when Harriet Dupree Bradley turned her passion for cooking and feeding others into a catering service. In 2014, Dupree Catering merged with another well-known catering company that shared the same founding principles: farm-to-table ingredients, homemade food, and unbeatable customer service. Our professional catering staff and executive chef are part of a team that works together to ensure clients are being served hot meals at the correct times. No matter what your catering needs may be, our caterers are here to help! The following are a few catering services we offer: * Wedding catering * Corporate catering * Event catering * Box lunch catering * Holiday catering * Office lunch catering

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Affordable. Professional. Memorable. Let Events By Ty handle all of your wedding needs, from "Will you?" to "I Do!" and everything in between. We are guaranteed to be the most affordable legitimate wedding planning service in central Kentucky. Years of experience, combined with fine attention to detail, and a commitment to excellence makes Events By Ty your only choice for the biggest day of your life. Contact us to schedule your free consultation today.

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Events by Delissa can help with all of your planning and coordinating needs for weddings, birthday parties, bridal and baby showers, anniversary parties, meetings, and corporate and social events. I do as much as complete planning of an event to day-of coordinating. I am detail oriented and very organized and love seeing an idea come to fruition. I go the extra mile to make my clients' event stand out and to make sure that they are completely satisfied.

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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