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Westland Event Planners

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Cocktails N' Dreams
4.7
from 139 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 349 hires on Thumbtack
Donna B.
Verified review

My event was a family gathering for an outdoor BBQ for about 60 - 70 people. Patsey assisted me with the party arrangements and was wonderful to work with. She was very professional and also provided helpful suggestions to make my event a success. I originally contacted Cocktails N Dreams for a photo booth but added additional services (Bartender, servers, and a snow cone machine). The staff arrived on time, they were all extremely polite, very professional and made everything run smoothly. I did have a few concerns with Cocktails N Dreams . When I originally contacted them in July to book my August event Patsey completed my contract agreement and said she would email me with the contract the next day. But, a week later I had to call for the contract. It still took an additional week and another call back to receive the contract. I spoke with Kelly and she apologized & explained they had an annual event to complete and would send the contract right away. I almost cancelled but realized I din't have enough time to find a new vendor. Another concern was a discrepancy with the cost of the photo boot. Kelly sent me a quote for $300 for 3 hrs which I accepted but when Patsey called to confirm the contract she said it was for 2 and 1/2 hours. I told her we agreed on 3 hrs & she said no problem.My final concern was the rental of the snow cone machine; Patsey called me the day before my event to ask what time did I want to pick up the snow cone machine. I was never advised that I was responsible for picking it up. I told her I was too busy. She said it could be delivered for an additional $25 and I said I should cancel it. So, she decided to ask the bartender to bring it with him. This should have been discussed when the original plans were made. Customers need to known up front what they are responsible for. They should never receive a last minute notice.

Top Pro
  • 3 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vanessa L.
Verified review

Darlene and her team were a joy to work with. The event was a backyard family wedding reception in the Beverly Hills area. She and her staff were timely, professional and extremely accommodating. Darlene was very responsive as we were planning for the event. She was also very generous with her staff on the day of the reception. They ensured that the area the food was served as well as the areas in the kitchen they worked on were clean and orderly. And to top it off, the food was delicious, hot and never ran low! The honey glazed chicken was a big hit. I would highly recommend Darlene and Oceanique Catering for your next event!

  • 5 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Alan H.
Verified review

Angelique and Sooo Good Catered Creations are an outstanding team. We enlisted their services for our 2015 Company Holiday Party (200-person, evening event). Angelique provided an all-inclusive service (wait staff, food, bar service, décor, flatware, and linens), making it a very low maintenance on the client's end. Meeting with Angelique prior to the event, I was confident that our Agency Party was in good hands. She has contacts in the service industry and is very familiar with venues. She was able to adapt a very creative, Detroit-themed event. Even more, Angelique helped event planners coordinate the event agenda. Food: excellent selection of food. "Strolling stations" included soul food, Coney dogs, Mexican, and Greek food. Elsewhere, there were hors d'oeuvres tables and passed deserts. All were timed perfectly for the party's pace. Décor: Very creative and beautiful. Centerpieces on each table, chairs adorned with sashes, gorgeous food table setup. Service: Staff was great. Professional, but fun still. Hard workers. General: You're in great hands if you choose Angelique and Sooo Good Catered Creations. I will use them in the future for anything from small luncheons to large scale events. Cheers!

Top Pro
  • 2 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Krista B.
Verified review

Everything was wonderful they got to my event on such sort notice Britney and Michelle were wonderful

  • 11 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Corrine T.
Verified review

Me and my wife enjoyed our party we had the greatest party planner they were loving they were Caring and went above and beyond our expectations they truly are a blessing to have them plann your event they planned it like it's their own and we highly highly recommend this company we gave them five stars. We have given a lot of parties and hired a lot of party planners some we were please with some we not so pleased and some just sucked. It was a pleasure to work with this party planner here! We will be definitely keeping this company for all of our future parties if you want your party to turn out right to your liking to your satisfaction we highly highly recommend this company. I would also like to give a huge thank you to the party planner her name is Amrya, she so professional, so loving,as well as caring. My dream became her vision and it really came out in her Thank you for making our dreams come true😊

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Leave It To Meeka
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle H.
Verified review

Meeka and her staff handled our holiday event fabulously. Her expertise allowed me to enjoy our event without worrying about setup, decorations, food or cleanup. The food was delicious, the correct temperature throughout the event and of sufficient quantity. We received many compliments from our guests. She also added some special touches to make the event unique to us. I would certainly use her again for any type of event. This is the first time that I have used an event planner for a family event and it was so easy. You can definitely leave it all up to Meeka!

Seek Monumental Heights
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
Kennedy B.
Verified review

Omg!!! I can't explain how much I am pleased with the service provided by the team at Monumental Heights. If I could attach photos I would so I could show how much detail and time they spent in making sure everything was to my liking. My rep Trisha stayed in contact with me every step of the way and even threw in a couple of extra freebies which wasn't a part of the service I initially paid for. Thanks to their team my event was a huge success and I will definitely use them in the future.

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Golde Standard Catering
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lynn C.
Verified review

Excellent catering! Extremely prompt and professional, top notch. All dishes were delicious and super healthy. We worked with the owner of Golde Standard Catering. She is detail oriented and knows how to cater an event. Beyond expectations!!!

Drop Dead Gorgeous Events
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Shannon McLean
Verified review

DDG Events was a God send, My event was a little complicated to put together especially since Im probably a little difficult to deal with, they were able to properly interrupt my vision and manifest it to a wonderful event, her staff was very knowledgeable and helpful, they choose the right combinations of themes and vendors for my event. I had two event planners quit on me and had two and a half weeks till my event date. She was able to find a venue, acquire servers, support staff, a radio personality host, decorate and coordinate my whole event, I literately walked in and all I had to do was my presentation. Hats off to DDG Events for a first class event on such short notice. Highly recommend and will use again!!

  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle H.
Verified review

I just want to thank Elegant Touch for making my daughter’s wedding day perfect beautiful and elegant ,I would refer you to anyone and everyone that needs an event planner thank you for making that day beautiful as it was Michelle Hall😍😀

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Cordero D.
Verified review

I used JC Enterprises for my college graduation in 2010, my engagement party in 2013 and my wedding in 2014. People are still talking about all three events and the service couldn't have been better! JC Enterprises is my go to for all my party planning and event needs.

Dazzling Bash
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Nischala R.
Verified review

Beautiful decorations . On time for the event . Very friendly . Got exactly what we had planned . Fair pricing!

Effortless Event Design
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sharon E.
Verified review

I hired Effortless Event Design to plan and coordinate my garden party last summer. It was a splendid success. Chrystal helped with everything from invitations to swag bags for my guests. My requests were at bit outlandish but they (EED) always delivered. My guests commented on the professionalism of the event planners. I was completed satisfied with the planner and her crew. There designs for my theme were perfect. I insisted on flower cupcakes and again they came through. Every detail was as I requested. I recommend Effortless Event Design because they don't miss a beat.

Papillon Events
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Aida G.
Verified review

Arqavan did a great job on coordinating all aspects of Persian Community New Year Event at The University of Akron from table setting decoration to activity and catering arrangement. She's a fabulous creative designer who has such a good taste in picking the right objects with the right color in her design even with a limited budget. She's really responsible and reliable in her career as an event planner. Being passionate about what she is doing, Arqavan is a great coordinator who has wonderful talents as well.

Ispilleventdesigns
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Davonna W.
Verified review

I Spill Events did my son’s open house along with other events for me. My family and I only use this company. The picture speaks for itself. Everything on the table was made from scratch and the luxury dishes is absolutely beautiful. Pure class!!!!

  • 5 years in business
Connie K.
Verified review

My daughter and I hired Detroit Ice Cream to provide gluten free dessert choices at my daughter's August wedding in Detroit. We are so happy we did!! Not only are the home made ice cream products absolutely delicious (my grandchildren described them as "best ever") but La Kisha herself is charming, gracious, flexible , prompt, reliable and creative in adding ideas to the dessert service at the wedding. She served the ice cream choices (including vegan and lactose free choices) from a cart covered by a festive umbrella. It added a fun ambience to our garden wedding. I highly recommend Detroit Ice Cream to enhance any event. You will be very pleased!

Function Events
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Nina P.
Verified review

They are outstanding. Will definitely be calling them again for our next event.

Pixie Dust Events
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

Pixie Dust Events is a family run company with the mother daughter team Vicki Lintemuth and Lynsey Moore running the show. Every event is treated with the passion and respect it deserves. We love creating memorable events that clients and guests will remember for years to come.

So Lovely, Inc.
5.0
from 1 review
  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Donna F.
Verified review

It was so amazing!! Very elegant my family and friends can't stop talking about how beautiful it was. Words can't describe how happy I was when I saw all the beautiful decorations. The games and the flow of the event w as so amazing. I'm very very happy with my baby shower.

Picture Perfect Parties

New To Thumbtack

    About

    We are a Detroit-based full-service event management company. Whether you are hosting a small dinner party at your home or throwing a party with hundreds of guests, we are here to help you every step of the way. We are dedicated to providing you with exceptional service and making your event picture perfect. You may contact us via e-mail. We specialize in kids' birthday parties, baptisms, bachelorette parties, bridal showers, baby showers and adult birthday parties. We will do whatever it takes to meet your party needs. If you want to plan the party yourself but need some help getting started, ask us about our party consultation services to come up with ideas. If you are in need of someone to help with the little details of your event like games, favors, desserts, table settings, etc., we can help you! If you would like to be completely stress free and have every aspect of the party planned for you, ask us about our full-service party planning option. We also offer package deals for children's parties.

    D7 Unlimited

    New To Thumbtack

      About

      I specialize in event planning for all occasions. You just show up and enjoy. We do planning for all events, from weddings to class reunions.

      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.

      Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.