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New Brunswick Wedding Planners

Browse these wedding planning services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in New Brunswick.

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Renegade Outpost
4.7
from 139 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 229 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
  • 95 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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We Make Fun event company
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
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Tulay S.
Verified review

I've had the pleasure to work with We Make Fun event company and Anastasiya for my recent wedding. Not only was Anastasiya caring, approachable and understanding she was also very professional, polished and sophisticated. This truly reflected in her work and I felt very comfortable with her style/suggestions. She's a fast thinker and multitasker yet makes it look so easy/graceful. If you're planning a wedding (or any event) she should be the first person you contact for planning and/or day of coordination. I highly recommend and suggest you get her on your team asap!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
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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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  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
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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 53 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Fern C.
Verified review

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 23 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 28 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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BLB Events
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
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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 16 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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YourDreamMyDesign
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 15 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 !!!

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Dream Events by Dani
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 26 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.

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.

Scarlett Expressions
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Aija M.
Verified review

It was a pleasure working with Vennissa! I was planning my NJ wedding all the way from CA so I needed clear communication and Vennissa delivered just what I wanted. Flowers were beautiful and fit my budget. Thank you!

Nova Original Events LLC
4.7
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Marcee W.
Verified review

Novaoriginal Events was the event designer for my wedding last year. I had seen pictures of her work and decided to trust her with the most important day of my life. From the décor to the flowers to the lighting to the cake, even the dinner menus, it was more than I could have even imagined. She planned every detail which took alot of stress off me! She took my vision and turned it into such a flawless luxury event my family is still raving about it. She was very warm and professional and responsive to what I wanted. So of course I turned to her again to design my baby shower this past July. Again it was a gorgeous 5 star event beyond my expectations. I would recommend her for any event. See my pics below! I'm still in awe.

  • 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!

Supreme Event Staffing,LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Dawn H.
Verified review

First off ours wasn't a typical event. My son was married last year in Seattle and this was the NJ celebration for all those who couldn't make the trip. Second, I contacted Marcia exactly a month prior to the date. Not much time at all. And I had never worked with a planner before so I wasn't sure what to expect. Third, other than centerpieces and favors they had no clue what they wanted and Marcia helped me pull ideas together. The number of changes that took place in the last 5 days alone - people dropping out, people deciding to attend, a change of the entire floor plan which meant moving the DJ and changing table numbers - was making me crazy but she kept telling me it would be ok. On the day of while setting up our wine bottle centerpieces she realized we hadn't sent enough flowers and still managed to improvise and make everything beatiful. Because they wanted open seating I wanted to reserve 6 tables for family. She not only greeted all our guests (because we were arriving later) but also managed to pull off the reserved tables with a list of names to seat at those tables. When we arrived everything was perfect, everyone loved it. I was able to just enjoy our friends and family and have a good time celebrating without any worries. When the party was ending she and Amanda were very quickly breaking down and packing up everything that would come back to me. This review was long because I wanted to get across how much she did in just one month. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a party planner, wedding planner, decorator. You'll be happy you did.

Color My Events LLC.
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nivvy H.
Verified review

Color my events offers unique and creative visions for every event - and executes each detail perfectly! I am so glad I trusted Bonnie with my engagement party which was absolutely perfect. Seeing the rest of her work also has me even more excited to have her design my bridal shower and upcoming wedding! She has a clear passion and dedication to making each event special and it shows in her outstanding and personalized work product.

  • 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!

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.

Dawns events 6
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Nima L.
    Verified review

    May I begin by saying this lady right here does it all . Not only does she organize parties, she bakes , decorates , and she is also a MC. She literally made my baby shower worth wild within a budget . She isn’t money hungry at all . I told her what my budget was, gave her my ideas, she also added her own ideas which was great and of course since I had pregnancy brain at the time her input was beyond helpful . I don’t normally believe in party planners because I always have that “ I can do it myself “ attitude but when your actually sitting down and trying to get your thoughts together and u just have a brain fart, you become discouraged and then have that” I don’t even wanna have this event anymore “ you need someone like Dawn who keeps you stress free at all times . Again Dawn thank you so much for my beautiful baby shower . I will be contacting you back again for my wedding plans ( if i ever get married 😒😒)😂😂

    WithElla
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Michael L.
      Verified review

      My wife and I loved working with Irene & Joyce. We worked with them on the month-of planning, and they handled all of the vendor relations and scheduling for day-of. Furthermore, Joyce created escort cards and table numbers -- she painted those herself! At every step in the wedding planning process, They were incredibly helpful and I cannot say how we would've done it without both of them. On the day of our wedding, they were communicative, always there to handle any situations that arose and they did a wonderful job anticipating everything we needed. She even set up all the centerpieces and placed custom favors for each guest before the reception started. It was such a comfort to know we had them there to make sure everything went off without a problem (and it did!). Most of all, we truly loved and appreciated their thoughtfulness. They were genuinely happy and excited for our wedding. It was quality that showed through in all of their work. My wife and I cannot recommend them highly enough. I only wish we could work together on other events because we enjoyed it so much!

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      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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