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New Brunswick Wedding Planners

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Renegade Outpost
4.7
from 134 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 222 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lee B.
Verified review

for me, there were several things that were important in this party. The food, obviously! but also the guidance and planning that is a part of a party. We did a casual wedding for 120 ppl at a difficult location, under very challenging conditions. Ellen and her staff were very limited for setup time, so more time would have let her set up all the grand ideas that she had. There were points during the planning where I felt Ellen was more exited about the affair than I was! she was that invested. She worked closely with me, guiding me throughout, ready with ideas, keeping me focused to give me the best value possible while developing a vision! We wanted an elegant and eclectic brunch ,with lots of variety but keeping it to a reasonable price point. I look forward to working with her again, maybe I'll cater Passover this year!!!

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  • 68 years in business
  • 92 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
Ty B.
Verified review

My purpose for coming to Adreienn's was to get my sister sewing class. While talking to her I had express I was looking for a wedding dress. Let me tell you when I stepped in Adreienn's showroom I was wowed my first dressed I tried on I was sold. I love this woman she so helpful, attentive, professional and awesome. She is someone I will definitely be going back to for other occasions. P.s my bridesmaid dresses are also from her showrooms. Definitely a must visit!

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We Make Fun event company
4.9
from 54 reviews
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica C.
Verified review

Simply put, we couldn't have had our wedding without Ana! We did all the wedding planning, but wanted to have someone coordinate the schedule and logistics on our wedding day. Ana was absolutely perfect!! She was diligent in attending our final meeting and rehearsal, and offered invaluable advice leading up to the wedding. On the wedding day, Ana and her assistant were professional, attentive and very organized throughout the event. Before my husband and I walked out for our first dance, Ana even noticed he was chewing gum and ran over to tell Doug to spit it out! We appreciate Ana for all she contributed to our beautiful wedding, and I encourage everyone to work with her! It's one of the best investments we made for our wedding. - The Wongs

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  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sharay E.
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Christina was great! I can't even imagine what my wedding would have been like without her. She went above and beyond her job description. She was a pleasure to work with. Very professional, kind, and a take charge person. I felt very comfortable with her being there and running the event. I would definitely hire her again and recommend her to others. You will not be disappointed!

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HighLife Productions LLC
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Fern C.
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I was so fortunate to have the help and expertise of Tyler and the whole HighLife crew when planning my birthday party this year. Tyler was so understanding and made sure I got everything I wanted. He picked out an amazing venue, concocted an original and delicious menu as well as specialty cocktails to fit the theme, he even booked an one of my favorite bands and a DJ to keep the party going all night. The party was everything I wanted and HighLife made it so easy and affordable. And as an added bonus the staff working my party were not hard on the eyes! I highly recommend HighLife for any occasion, they go above and beyond to make sure any event is perfect and runs smoothly. I will definitely be using them more in the future.

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Bella Couture Events
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 25 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!

  • 1 year in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Kristian C.
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When we discussed planning our own wedding, our anxiety was through the roof! Good thing we found all things possible because literally, they made all things possible. Christina and Erica were patient, understanding, creative, accommodating, and most of all, they made it feel as if we were family while they were planning our wedding. Everything was planned perfectly. Missy and I have a very vigorous schedule, Christina and Erica adjusted to our schedule, whether it was late at night early in the morning they made sure that we werent inconvenienced. Everything leading up to the wedding was amazing, and our wedding night was exactly how we dreamt it to be. We would use them all over again. Thank you!!! We love you

KC Events, LLC
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Bebi R.
Verified review

I had such an amazing time planning my wedding reception with Comfort Odubote,she is the absolute best,She's such a sweetheart, she went all out to make me happy, reply to all my texts and calls weather is was 3:30AM in the morning, when i was stress and frustrated she was so clam and all i remember her telling me was don't worry i will take care of it, i honestly couldn't have done it without Comfort Odubote, She made my dream wedding come through and not forgetting the amazing photographer and video guy that Comfort got for my wedding they did an outstanding job, the photographer and video guy stood by my side and didn't give me a chance to complain they were all such nice people, I strongly recommend KC Events, LLC company in a heart beat, words haven't been invented yet to tell you how happy and pleased i am with the way Comfort Odubote planned my wedding, i love you guys continue to shine and make more brides as happy as i am!!!

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BLB Events
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susie N.
Verified review

Brittney was fabulous to work with from start to finish! She is responsive, kind, and went above and beyond. I was grateful to have Brittney to bounce ideas off of and keep me sane throughout wedding planning. She was a rock-star with managing the day of timeline, and made sure everyone was where they needed to be when. I also had a unique request to help with a recessional walk from the church through Central Park to the Boathouse and she gladly took on the task, learning the route and making sure guests made it to the reception. Brittney is organized and an all around great person - I highly recommend her!

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KC Events Group
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephanie C.
Verified review

Dear Kate, It’s quite difficult to put into words just how grateful we are to you and just how valuable you were during the entire wedding & planning process. I will do my best! From the moment we connected I had zero doubt that you would be the most important addition to our vendor squad but even then it seemed like somewhat of a luxury vs. necessity. I was wrong. After we chose our venue, I remember you asking me if we still neeed you. The venue seemed to provide everything one would need as far as timeline and coordinating for our big day. I wasn’t about to let you go that easy! I knew I would still need someone there as Rob and I’s advocate for the day. Wasn’t that the truth?! During the process, you were always available. Whether to answer questions or even just to expose me to the wonderful and addicting world of wedding podcasts 😂 game changing, btw. You tolerated my “spreadsheets within spreadsheets”, maybe slightly unnecessary micromanaging haha (?) In the short weeks prior it was CRYSTAL CLEAR that you were irreplaceable. When I saw you had reached out to all our vendors to establish yourself as their point person, that alone was such a big deal to me. The day I got that email, I was running a fever and feeling like it was the worst time to fall ill. With so much to do and so many people to be following up with, I was feeling so flustered. What a relief it was to know you had it handled. This brings me to the day of our rehearsal. The wedding venue, essentially a wedding factory, that we thought had a handle on EVERYTHING, didn’t even have their coordinator there to be present for the rehearsal?!!! The owner had no idea who anyone was and anything that was discussed as far as our vision for the evening. Thank God for you. You took charge as planned and did not let the owner boss you around. You stood up for us and made sure our wedding was exactly as we’d planned. YOU made sure we had a rain plan, thankfully not needed but it definitely came close!! The day of... oh boy. YOU made sure our families were taken care of. YOU fed the band when the venue would not! As rude as the venue was to you and our vendors, YOU handled everything with style and grace. YOU kept me calm with your cool, collected, fabulous self. Everyone in the bridal party, family, and our vendors were so impressed with you. By the end of the night (I apologize for this!) I literally did not want to let you go. No one played a more crucial role in our perfect beautiful incredible happy day than YOU. There is so much more that I’m sure you took care of that we will never even know about. We are eternally grateful. I hope to have to honor of recommending you to any future bride. With love and gratitude, Steph & Rob

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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.
Verified review

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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with valerie
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Miji C.
Verified review

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!

MIZDI LLC
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jermaine R.
Verified review

I had a vision on how I wanted to propose to my fiancee and she really brought it to life. Very professional and dedicated to her craft.

Events by Sheetal
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Meg E.
Verified review

I could not have been more impressed by Sheetal. She is incredibly professional, talented and hardworking. I have never encountered anything like the amazing balloon creations that she made for my daughter's Halloween party and all of my guests were in awe. She has amazingly creative ideas and can bring any inspiration to life. While her balloon talent is unreal, she also assembled a beautiful fabric backdrop/focal wall and a printed sign - she does it all! She spent so much time planning the details with me and even created a portfolio proposal with an array of options for me to choose from. She staked out my venue and liaised directly with their team so that everything would be planned meticulously in advance and perfectly executed (no last minute surprises!). She even helped me to select party supplies so that everything would be coordinated. On top of being extremely talented and professional, Sheetal could not be more sweet. She was an absolute pleasure to work with and I am trying to think of another party to throw just so I can hire her again! I very highly recommend Sheetal for any event!!!

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YourDreamMyDesign
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kaila L.
Verified review

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 !!!

MooreEvents
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Melanie L.
Verified review

Celeste was a joy to work with. She took care of all the small details on the day of my wedding and made sure I could enjoy it fully. Whenever something was forgotten, or we needed someone to communicate between the bridal party and groomsmen (making sure the groom didn't see the bride!) Celeste stepped in to make sure everything was handled. I appreciated her calm and helpful presence. Thank you, Celeste!

  • 11 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ang C.
Verified review

I Used Michelle for my day of planning for my wedding and her service on the day of the wedding was worth every cent! She calmed my nerves, made sure all my bridal party was were they were supposed to be and organized everything to a tee! I couldn't have asked for a better right hand girl for my wedding day. Anyone who thinks they don't need a coordinator think again it saves your wedding day! I'd recommend Michelle to anyone! Thank you for making my day go smoothly!

Elegant Affairs
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 7 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.

  • 10 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Janaye M.
Verified review

So far, so good. Yvonne has met all my expectations and then some. I can't wait for the wedding!

Vision Outlet LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tiffney L.
Verified review

Mary and Bergen did our wedding last year and we were so please. I really recommend them and as mother and daughter they work so well together.

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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