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Westerville Event Planners

Browse these event planners with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Westerville.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John E.
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Mrs. Boggs was delightful and our children loved her. It was a small event and she was very attentive to each child.

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All About Kids Partiesoi
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tawanda J.
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I will be using All About Kids parties for all of my family events!

Just For The Occasion, LLC
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tracee' B.
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In planning a dinner event, I thought all I needed was good food and good servers to have a good time. JFTO provided so much more. Excellent food, Excellent servers and customer care, and an Extraordinary time for all to remember. Ms. Nelson is walking in her gifts and talents as a caterer and event planner. Whatever the occasion/event you must have the JFTO experience. Kudos to Ms. Nelson and her amazing staff!!! Thanks again!!

Columbus Bartending School
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 44 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Rasheda H.
Verified review

Vanessa and Teresa were amazing to work with. They provided bartending and Serving services for our wedding reception cookout celebration and basically let us enjoy our day. Vanessa was extraordinarily responsive to any and all questions and basically helped me plan the perfect event for our guests! Hire these ladies, it’ll be the best decision you make 🙂

Brittany Vacca
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Zed C.
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Passionate Creations took a 14000 square foot blank space and transformed it into a winter wonderland. The creativity they used was stunning and they made excellent use of the space and created magic with their lighting options .The decorating was so nice we also used it to showcase our event space. The party was a success with around three hundred people enjoying the atmosphere that they created Their set up and teardown was impeccable.

  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Rasheda H.
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Sandy and her team did an amazing job!!! Our day was absolutely beautiful- many of guests were shocked that sandy transferred our formal dining room into a beautiful, romantic, lighted wedding space. Hire Sandy for your special day - it’ll be the best decision you’ve made. Also, sandy was extraordinarily responsive to any questions I had during the process. She is AMAZING!

Bolkem Events Planner
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Christiana O.
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Bolkem event is the right event planner. They bring their A game. I will definitely be using Bolkem to plan all my events.

Jennifer Lawson
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Logan J.
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I've attended several events coordinated by Jennifer. She is extremely professional and takes tremendous pride in her work. Jennifer pays close attention to the smallest of details that really bring everything together and is great and themed events. Jennifer is very outgoing and she works well with all age groups. Whether you're throwing a party for a smaller intimate group of people or for a large group of all ages, Jennifer does an amazing job with accommodating and planning ahead for anything you can throw at her. I would highly recommend her to anyone who needs the help and guidance planning their next event.

Indelible Floral Design Co.
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Dorcas J.
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Fanee' was our event planner for my mother-in-law's 60th birthday. She took care of invitations, party favors, games and flower arrangements/decorations. The room where we hosted the party looked amazing!!! The floral arrangements were elegant and perfectly understated (like my mother-in-law). They were a mix of hydrangeas and yellow roses w/ red tips - her favorite. We were so pleased with the level of professionalism and expertise that Fanee' executed for such a small affair, who knows what she could do with an unlimited budget and a bigger space!

Events on Occasion
4.0
from 4 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
About

My quality of service and creative ideas for weddings are my strong point. I spend time in your budget and treat it as if it were mine. My business is organized and detailed to the clients wants and needs.

Kayla Events
5.0
from 1 review
    Genesis A.
    Verified review

    Good deal, quick set up and tear down. Balloon arch lasted 2 & 1/2 days. Rizelle and Vicky were fun to work with. Definitely recommend!

    Splendid Signature Events
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 4 years in business
    Frank K.
    Verified review

    I was extremely happy for your services.Will definitely recommend you again .Thanks

    About

    I'm a licensed and ordained minister. I perform all clergy duties, such as weddings and funerals. Also, I have caterers, event planners, DJs and photographers available.

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    Exceptional organizational and creative skills. Experienced in wedding planning, sales events, and retail management.

    About

    I am a multifaceted business woman and independent contractor with a focus on health, wellness and education. I own and operate a child care service. I am a licensed cosmetologist with my career focus being on event hair and makeup, promotional event, advertising, event management, and therapeutic massage. I am an experienced event planner from health fairs to kids parties, weddings, horticulture collaborations and more. I am an event planner and ordained minister (can officiate weddings). My experience has been mostly in non-denominational and custom vow ceremonies than with traditional ceremonies. I am open to all faiths. I will help write vows if desired also. I am a Reiki master and trainer for anyone interested. I have done hair and makeup for many weddings also. I am available to provide event child care if needed. For peace of mind, I have excellent references, a background check and drug screen on file and will happily provide them to any client for review also. I would love to help you with your needs if they fall into any area I have experience in. I am passionate about improving lives and work diligently on project to make the end result the best it can be.

    About

    I do planning of events, big or small. I can help you with the details and manage your event, so that you can relax and enjoy the party.

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    YOU TELL US YOUR DREAMS AND WE MAKE IT A REALITY.WE TAKE PRIDE IN WHATEVER WE DO.

    About

    I am a Columbus-based makeup artist and event coordinator. My career began in high school where I started with theatrical and dance makeup, which lead into college when I studied photography and fashion. Shortly after my first year, I established my own business. I have worked with fashion designers, photographers, models, both television and print advertisements, theater and film. Now, with 10 years under my belt, I continue to capture not only the beauty, but the fun and quirky side of each person.

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    My services include the following: * Meeting and Event Planning * Catering * Event Staffing - Bartenders, Service Staff, Buffet Setup * Party Planning

    About

    I have a corporate event planning background, having planned events ranging from 15-200 people. I am a full-service planner with many local vendor and venue contacts. My goal is to take care of all your needs and provide a stress-free planning process for you.

    About

    I am a Columbus based event planner. My career began in college when I managed theatrical productions. Since then, I have used my expertise in organization and event management to plan birthdays and graduation parties. I soon hope to grow to wedding planning. I know all events are expressions of my clients, and I strive to anticipate their needs while fulfilling all their desires.

    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.