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Grand Rapids Event Planning Companies

Browse these event planning companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Grand Rapids.

Design to Dine
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Judy W.
Verified review

Hosting an event that involves food? Get in touch with Design to Dine. Kolleen and Gina can solve your problems and relieve you of all the stress and of all the work so you can sit back and relax! You will not find more delicious food or better service for any occasion; plus Design to Dine is affordable!

Melody Soul Dining
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Chas R.
Verified review

All I can say is "MEATBALLS"!!!! They are amazing, and hand rolled to perfection! Also try her Caribbean-jerk chicken wings. They are just the right amount of spicy and full of flavor. We had an awesome bridal shower for my bestie thanks to you!!! Can't wait to plan my next event with you!

Leah Sleight
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sarah B.
Verified review

Words cannot describe what an absolute pleasure it is to work with Leah! Wedding planning isn’t a task I enjoy so hiring a skilled planner/coordinator is a lifesaver to me. What was unexpected is how unbelievably sweet and caring Leah is as a professional and a person. She truly goes above and beyond to ensure an amazing day and the whole process is stress-free. My family and friends cannot stop raving about her hard work. From connecting to fabulous vendors and figuring out those last minute day of adjustments she is a true professional. Do not hesitate for a second to get a planner/coordinator-Leah goes above and beyond. If you want to relax at your event reassured all details will be taken care of she is worth the investment many times over. Leah, your talent and passion for wedding planning and coordinating is truly exceptional. I’m very grateful for your expertise and dedication to planning the perfect event!

Noble Travel
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Phil M.
    Verified review

    Angela managed travel for our destination wedding to Mexico. It was a 70+ person group traveling from all over the country and the world, with complex needs. Not only was she extremely diligent in her planning; but also went above and beyond everything we asked of her. We felt like she actually cared personally if our guests were taken care of. There was no way we could have planned our wedding without her help and guidance.

    DecoEvents
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 13 years in business
    Hirvin V.
    Verified review

    excellent work! thank you very much!! I will hire them for future events

    Ideal Events & Design
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 4 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Keith J.
    Verified review

    Rebecca was wonderful! She helped me put together the most phenomenal 40th birthday party/extravaganza for my wife that I could ever imagined. I couldn't never done anything like this completely on my own, but she was able to help me put my idea which I had in my own mind to complete fruition. I would definitely use her again, and indeed, I plan to for both personal and business events.

    • 6 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    B & J Enterprises, LLC Event Planning Working to create memories that are specific to the needs of each client! Based in the Greater Grand Rapids, MI area; B & J Enterprises, LLC works as a team to create special occasions from large branded events to small weddings and all that may come in between. B & J Enterprises, LLC has a team of qualified and degreed individuals that will provide extraordinary and unique insights that will make your day memorable. Weddings: All of our wedding packages include a team of experts who have experience in wedding planning. If there is a package that does not meet your needs, we will do our best to find what you are looking for, please contact us.

    • 7 years in business
    About

    We do corporate events, birthday parties (children/adults), bachelor/bachelorette parties, weddings, decorations, festival planning, and catering, with lots of resources.

    About

    I am an event planner with over 11 years of experience in the field including, but not limited to, large galas and sports charity events on behalf of organizations throughout New York City. I have extensive knowledge regarding local venues and vendors as well as insight into the planning process with strict attention to detail and the objective of delivering the event as envisioned by the client.

    About

    Mai Special Events specializes in: *Weddings *Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties *Birthday Parties *Anniversary Parties *Social Events *Fashion Shows *Bridal & Baby Showers *Family Events *Award Dinners *Meetings *Trade Shows & Conventions *Corporate Events We offer: *Free consultations *Satisfaction guarantee

    About

    I DJ EDM music and have also done party planning. I have a large network of DJs across the state. I work with local and big-name DJs as well.

    About

    I do professional event coordination, including the following: - event location/venues - catering - transportation - hotel - airline - decorating of event and more. My business is great because I have many years of hotel, sales, aviation and nonprofit experience with hospitality and always a smile! Making your event the best is my goal!

    About

    Grand Occasions offers elite planning, day-of coordinating and professional event guidance. We vow to make it your day, your way.

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    I go above and beyond to make sure that my client is highly satisfied. I will make each event, show, party, dinner or any occasion memorable.

    About

    We offer: Experienced professional event and catering management. Detailed and innovative events and specialized staff training. Consultation for all serving,catering and event needs. Custom-designed recipes, menus, and stations. Personal cheffing.

    • 4 years in business
    About

    Because of my personable attention to customized details

    About

    I am a freelance makeup artist with over 5 years' experience. I am even working at Benefit Cosmetics. I do all of my own makeup for my modeling and would be delighted to share the photos with you, so you can have a good idea of what looks I can create! I also have had over 6 years' experience in event planning and management, so I can help plan your next big date.

    About

    American Rainbow Pride was originally formed in 2002 in Cincinnati, Ohio, as a catalog sales only and sole proprietorship. As the years passed, we began to assist small businesses (or those thinking about going into business) with all steps to make sure that the paper trail was complete. American Rainbow Pride PLLC is family owned and operated in Muskegon, MI. Since our inception, we've treated every customer like he/she is a part of our family. Other companies may offer similar services, but our services come with a personal touch. In 2012, American Rainbow Pride moved to Muskegon, MI. In August 2013, American Rainbow Pride became a registered Professional Limited Liability Company in Michigan. On October 9th 2013, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) designated American Rainbow Pride PLLC as a certified application counselor organization under the ACA and healthcare marketplace. As of April 25th 2014, American Rainbow Pride PLLC has a memorandum of agreement with the Michigan Department of Human Services (MI DHS) to assist Michigan residents with application for any and all assistance through the MI DHS. We still continue to assist those who need assistance to open or grow a small business as well as event planning, virtual assistance, pastoral assistance (i.e. wedding, funerals, etc). We conduct both LGBT and non-LGBT marriages. All services are offered at a location of your choice, so that you don't need to find a ride or leave your house. We will come to you!

    About

    We will help you have the event that you have been dreaming of at the most affordable price. We will adjust menu to your needs.

    • 39 years in business
    • 9 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    We care about the taste and presentation of our food. Our reputation is what drives our word of mouth advertising campaign.

    About

    I have 25 years of bartending experience. I am professional, and I can provide references. I am available on weekends and holidays. I also offer event planning services.

    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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