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Plainfield Wedding Planners

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

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Renegade Outpost
4.7
from 141 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 230 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lee B.
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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
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
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Flo R.
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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 64 reviews
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
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Jessica C.
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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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  • 7 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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Ty B.
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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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  • 2 years in business
  • 95 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.
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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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Event Designs By Deb
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
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YiLeen A.
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It was great to get in touch with Deb and she was very excited and enthusiastic about working with me for my wedding! In the end, I decided to go with someone else but it was definitely a tough choice! Deb was a delight to talk to and seems very experienced in the field of event planning, design, and coordination! Wish you all the best, Deb :)

Alchemist Events
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Cybil M.
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Where do i start Melyssa was great. I hired Alchemist Events to plan my wedding in SC 4/7/18. She came down early and was very organized. She gave my girl a schedule and meant business. 1st time ever my girls where ever on time. It rained for the wedding and Melyssa didn't care she told me its blessings from God lets do this lol. I forgot all about the rain and i really enjoyed myself. Everything was on-time and she was very professional. I would highly recommend her

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BLB Events
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
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Adriana M.
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Have you ever thought of what it could be like to hire your best friend as your wedding coordinator? That is how I felt working with Brittney! I can't even begin to imagine what our wedding day would have been like without her. I knew from the beginning of wedding planning, that I wanted to hire a day of coordinator. Someone to take care of all of the last minute details so that my husband and I could just enjoy the day: Take care of tips, make sure all the vendors showed up when they were supposed to, etc. Brittney...was so much more. From the first day working together she provided helpful tips to consider, recommendations on vendors and was ALWAYS available for miscellaneous questions as they arose. We were in contact at LEAST once a month to to check in and see what stage of planning we were at. About 6 weeks out from the wedding Brittney and I had a details call to run through the day and discuss what was left to do and Brittney asked, "what are you most worried about...I'll handle it!" She went above and beyond in every aspect, she was calm, sweet, funny, direct and most importantly reliable and trustworthy to the max. She executed our perfect wedding day. Specifically, we were getting ready to enter our reception and I panicked. I had a toast I wrote for my younger brother who is deployed. I forgot it. I quickly flagged Brittney down and asked her if she could find it, her response..."It will be on your chair!" and it was! I would recommend Brittney to any bride that loves the details and wants a friend alongside them to ensure those details are everything they dreamed of. Thank you for everything, Brittney!!!

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YourDreamMyDesign
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
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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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Luxe Monroe
4.6
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

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Dream Events by Dani
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 28 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.

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!

Scarlett Expressions
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Aija M.
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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!

DMG Event Specialist
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany B.
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Ceiling draping with lights for graduation party were beautiful. Dominique was very reasonable, professional and reliable. Would absolutely work with her again.

Elegant Affairs
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie T.
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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.

  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Susan G.
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Working with Kellie was a great experience. I shared with her my vision for our wedding invitation and she nailed it. Adding on the envelope addressing was a lifesaver and all of our guests were impressed with the total package. Will definitely work with her again. Thank you!

  • 10 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Thamar P.
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What makes Veronica unique is her absolutely amazing personality. She exhibited nothing but patience, kindness, and absolute professionalism when we worked with her for our wedding. We instantly clicked after we spoke with her over the phone once. I knew that she was someone I can trust to make our wedding day memorable. I would highly recommend her to anyone planning their wedding! She will work with your budget whether big or small and not skimp on the details! I can't say enough great things about her. If you're on the fence about hiring a wedding planner, I can speak from experience in saying that it is worth the piece of mind to have a genuine professional take the stress off your hands :)

  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Rose M.
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Such an amazing time taking photos. She was super friendly and all my guests loved her!

Enchanted Allure Events
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ayanna J.
Verified review

Melissa planned my wedding and it was beyond what I expected. She brought my ideas to life and she made it a moment that I will never forget. From the decorations to the music she made sure that everything was well plan and organized. Even better she also made it a stress free day for me.

Dawns events 6
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nima L.
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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 😒😒)😂😂

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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