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DJConnectionLive.com
4.7
from 259 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 503 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Merri R.
Verified review

Nick and his team of professionals were out of this world amazing from start to finish on the day of our Wedding. They were there on time and Nick had made me feel at ease from the moment I met him through Thumbtack. He is an amazing DJ, Entertainer, Businessman and overall wonderful person to be around! Nick made me feel so comfortable from the time we started communicating through Thumbtack that once I connected with him my decision was made to go with him and his team of professionals for my Wedding day for DJ services, Photography and Videography. Look no further ladies and gentleman!!! If you want the experience of a lifetime with someone who is going to be attentive to your needs and make you feel like the King and Queen of your day than hire Nick!!! He is professional yet warm, talented and experienced in the realm of DJ services as well as entertainment. He sang Frank Sinatra at my wedding and he was a head turner… Don’t let the most amazing experience of a lifetime be taken care of by anyone else. I truly cannot say enough to express my pleasure and amazement with Nick and his team and how they made my dream wedding come to life. Thank you Nick! You’re the best!

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Renegade Outpost
4.7
from 135 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 225 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Veronica Z.
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Ellen was amazing! We had an important school function and she was able to pull it together in a matter of days. She had a wedding to go to that night and still made sure she was there to set everything up and make sure we were go to go. We also needed servers and a bartender and needed to be able to pay everything by company card (which almost no bartending company takes) and she made it all happen. Her food was great! The servers were great! We will definitely use them again!

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Angel Waitress Service
4.9
from 80 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
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Maria P.
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If you ever need a right hand, Mom, bartender, coordinator, warm feeling... part of your family experience I suggest you take a second to talk to Nancy. If I could leave TEN STARS I really would. She was responsive and very caring. She came when she said that she would and it was no funny business. She truly shows her years of experience in everything she does from the moment you meet her. She was so willing to work with my budget and provided me with two wonderful young lady’s that were so professional and punctual. Nancy came prior to my wedding to make sure we had everything we needed. Then she came the day of my wedding early to make sure everything was running smoothly. And stayed until she felt that she could go home and come back. She then returned the time we had agreed upon, very punctual with two of the best servers I could have ask for. These ladies worked so hard let me tell you I couldn’t be happier. Nancy introduced me to them and let them know being the bride i should just relax and to come to anyone else but me. And that’s exactly how it went. My day felt without a hiccup without any real stress. I was able to enjoy and just sit back take care of all my family and friends, take pictures...even got to sit and eat. I come from a server background and I know AMAZING service when I see it. She will be be part of every event I ever have. #HAPPYBRIDE #AMAZING P.S. Once I have some pictures I will write another review on how much my family and friends loved her.

MVP Productions
4.8
from 69 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
Danielle B.
Verified review

You were a awsome Dj / Mc @ my wedding .. I didn't have to ask you or tell you anything ,,!! & everyone complimented on how great my party was & that my Dj was awsome .!! Dj Mikey Fresh you made my wedding day even better by rocking my party out. !! Ty - DAnielle&AdamBechtold

Top Pro
  • 68 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Flo R.
Verified review

We worked with Katherine Fonsella from DeCicco events and cuisine and she was WONDERFUL. We were planning a pre-wedding dinner for about 100 people in the Tarrytown area, but we live in Northern California. We did not know any venues or caterers or suppliers. Katherine helped us find a great, unusual loft venue, arranged all the decor, tables, lighting, and set up the catering from DeCiccos. The staff were excellent, the food was very good, everything went off perfectly. We are so appreciative of all that Katherine did to make our event wonderful!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emily G.
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Adrienn is my hero. I ordered a dress online and was surprised to find that the "built in bra" was just two floating cups between two layers of lace. I contacted Adrienn and she agreed to help. Rather than fix the weird top, she is building a completely new one for less than the alterations would have been. She has been great to work with. As a plus-sized bride there is always trepidation about dealing with fashion folk. She has been warm and non-judgemental and I think she will make me look beautiful on my wedding day. I highly recommend her, her studio in NJ is lovely and personal and worth the drive.

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We Make Fun event company
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Samantha D.
Verified review

Ana and her associate Maria were outstanding in all aspects during the planning and day of our wedding! Not only did Ana recommend beautiful and unique design ideas, but she executed a flawless floor plan at our venue, worked closely and professionally with myself and all vendors and saved us money by suggesting other purchasing options. She was always available, friendly and supportive. I would highly recommend WMF Event Group as you will not be disappointed. Thanks from the bride and groom for all you hard work, dedication and innovative ideas!

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  • 19 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
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Duygu E.
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Anna was perfect. I hired her for my wedding last night as a surprise to my husband . And one of our friend hired another belly dancer for us as a surprise so we had 2 different belly dancer and Anna danced second. So i was a little nervous cause I thought it might be a little to much and boring. But she made us to forget the first dancer. She was smiling all night long. Visited all tables and took care of everyone individually. I have no idea how she did it but end off the her dance all guests were on the dance floor and having fun. She is very beautiful and talented. Everyone loved her. Definitely recommend her. Thank you Anna

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Celestial Touch Catering
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melva C.
Verified review

We had our tasting today 11/12/16. The presentation of the food was great and the food was awesome! Brenda and Wayne were very professional and welcoming. We can't wait for our wedding guests to taste the food. Brenda worked within my budget and offered great suggestions to make our wedding day very special. She is hired!

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Bella Couture Events
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley M.
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So happy I found Bella! She was a great help to me during the last month of my wedding planning process. Thank you!

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with valerie
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Miji C.
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Valerie has been nothing but kind, accommodating and organized in the entire wedding planning process thus far! Happy to publish a more detailed review once our wedding date has passed but so far it's been so great working with her!

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Luxe Monroe
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lea C.
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I could not have done my wedding without tyla. She keep me on track and made my wedding day on point. I would hire her for any event in a second. She was wonderful to work with.

Mariage Blanc Designs
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Stefanie S.
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We can't say enough great things about Stephanie. She was a true life saver from day one. Stephanie was very accessible and responded with lightening speed to emails/calls/texts at all different hours. She was always professional and friendly and gave great advice. Stephanie definitely has an eye for style and worked great with all of our wedding vendors. My wedding planning experience became stress-free once Stephanie came on board. I recommend her to any bride-to-be or anyone planning an event. We look forward to working with her in the future!

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Dream Events by Dani
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dee J.
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Hired for Candy Bar Set-up at my wedding yesterday. Patricia was a pleasure to work with, very accommodating. The table was a big hit- can’t thank her enough! Will definitely use again in the future.

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YourDreamMyDesign
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kaila L.
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Agnes made my wedding night the most memorable, and beautiful night ever. My husband, family, and I are beyond happy with her work. Everything was perfect !!!

Scarlett Expressions
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Ivy W.
Verified review

I had to say that working with Vennissa of Scarlett Expressions was awesome, she did a very good work decorating two different location for my wedding both at the park and the indoor reception, everything was so beautiful and she went way beyond her duties, taking care of my guests and making sure everyone was seated properly and everything was set up the way i wanted it. I would strongly recommend her for any of your special events.

Events By CWP
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Ruben D.
Verified review

Christina (CWP) was awesome! She coordinated a wedding that I hosted. Throughout the whole process she was very helpful and informative. She let me know what was going on and when for the wedding day weeks in advance and was really professional. As an MC/Host I would definitely recommend her!

Events and Styling by Gray
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Yasmin H.
Verified review

Gray is beyond AMAZING!!!!!!!!! She made my dream come true babyshower come to life. She is very professional and meets all your needs along with her creative ideas. Everything was more than expected at my babyshower, I felt like it was my wedding on how great she decorated the venue. Everyone couldn’t stop talking about the set up. I also loved that she stayed within my budget on what I wanted to spend for that day. Gray is very organized, especially with responding back in a timely fashion which I loved because I wasn’t worried about a late response. I always got a response the same day. I will definitely call Gray again once I have another BIG event... THANK YOU AGAIN ❤️❤️❤️

Elegant Affairs
4.5
from 8 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie T.
Verified review

I had an amazing experience with Loris. She was very attentive to my needs as a bride while planning my wedding and helped put me at ease amidst what would usually be a chaotic time. Very grateful for that. She was also flexible with my budget. On the day of she made sure everything went perfectly.

The Party New York
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Julie A.
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Lacy was amazing. She was great to work with and was on top of the small details that make a wedding run smoothly. We had a perfect wedding and she was a big part of that!

K.F.EVENTS
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Rosa M.
Verified review

SO, I always dreamed of having my wedding at the Chateau Briand in long island and when i called they gave me this ridiculous price for the day. I decided to get an wedding planner because i assume they know how to talk to this venue places. I was reccommended by my friend who worked with k.f.events. When we first started speaking and meeting she gave me a few different options of venue, but my heart was set on the Chateau. I dont how she did it but they was able to give me a better price and we immediately booked the venue. my wedding was amazing. she had send me this link to write a review and with honor ill write a review.

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.

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 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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