Your wedding celebration is the ultimate commemoration of your unique love story. From the walk down the aisle and exchange of vows to the first dance and toast, every moment of your wedding day will be rich with meaning.
Like any love story, Los Angeles boasts its own unique narrative. Situated between the mountains and ocean, this vibrant city draws people from all over the world with its Mediterranean climate, dramatic backdrops, and glamorous celebrations (hello, Hollywood). Los Angeles weddings often reflect the style, beauty, and allure of La-La Land. And that’s where the wedding planner comes in.
In addition to taking the stress out of the planning process (think: orchestrating timelines and logistics), a wedding planner sees to the overall aesthetic of the celebration — making sure the wedding reflects the couple’s one-of-a-kind style and personality.
We’ve curated a list of the best wedding planners in Los Angeles to make your wedding day worthy of the big screen — be it an intimate bash at a private residence or a grand soirée in one of LA’s premier hotels.
Ensure your wedding — set in one of America’s most glamorous cities — is the perfect articulation of your unique love story (and photo worthy, to boot). These 33 Los Angeles wedding planners promise to curate a wow-worthy event that you and your guests will always cherish.
What we Love: We love how this Los Angeles-based event planning and production company uses a flexible and tailored approach to consult, design, and plan elevated events. After Eight Event Event Planning and Designs combines limitless creativity with a meticulous attention to detail, ensuring your next celebration wows guests from start to finish.
What to Know: This full-service team excels in bringing luxurious events to life. Clients rave that they take care of every little detail — including those behind-the-scenes moments that are difficult to anticipate — and make the process enjoyable.
What to See: This backyard Malibu wedding stuns with a chuppah that opens into the sea, a dramatic reception ceiling installation of greenery, and a mix of seating styles including serpentine tables. See even more photos from this gorgeous wedding here.
What to Know: Aliana Rubins, Founder and Creative Director of Aliana Events, says “Aliana Events is known for their meticulous attention to detail and creative direction. We have created an industry-wide reputation for impeccable service and unparalleled design. Our world is all about aesthetic; we take comprehensive ideas and create beautiful weddings, exquisite dinners, and breathtaking experiences.”
What to See: Rubins says of this dreamy Beverly Hills wedding, “Amanda & Greg’s 2-day wedding was a celebration of true love, and we built the dreamiest wisteria garden under a magical Chuppah to commemorate their love. For day 2, we transformed a lakeside mansion in Beverly Hills into a Tuscan-inspired Italian paradise. The bride arrived to her reception in her own personal gondola and took everyone’s breath away.”
What we Love: Alyson and her team have found the perfect recipe for success in planning the perfect event. We love how dedicated and committed Alyson Fox, Levine Fox Events is to every client, making the planning process personalized, effortless, and joyful.
What to Know: Alyson Fox, Owner of Alyson Fox, Levine Fox Events, says, “We are a boutique company who produces only a certain amount of events each year. In order to give our clients the most personalized service and emphasize the detail-oriented nature of every celebration, no matter the caliber.”
What to See: Of this glamorous, floral-filled Palm Desert wedding, Fox says, “It was a labor of love nine months in the making for a dear client, with a twelve-day install and a team of over 200 who built a wedding oasis that was beyond any of our dreams. The entire event was simplistic, elegant, yet so stylish with no stone left unturned.”
What to Know: Clients of Beth Helmstetter Events note that the team made them feel totally understood and taken care of and laud the group for making sure that their wedding felt totally personal and unique — and a perfect representation of them as a couple.
What to See: This timeless Ohio wedding wows with billowing white drapery surrounding a unique wedding arch (trust us, you have to see it to believe it) and a reception tent with unique greenery and lighting.
What to Know: Neha Shah, Partner and Senior Event Designer with Blue Lotus Insights, says, “We guide our clients by providing valuable insights throughout the planning to help create intentional and cohesively designed events. Producing, designing, and executing the details are not just what we do, it’s who we are. Our goal is to allow our clients the ability to enjoy a more comprehensive and less stressful event planning experience.”
What to See: Shah shares of this chic outdoor Newport Beach wedding, “With the stunning views of Pelican Hill, we knew that we just wanted to design something that enhanced the space. The couple wanted dark and romantic with pops of glam, and we suggested creating large structures to frame the beautiful views of Newport Coast. Working with a dream team of vendors, we were able to produce a truly stunning event!”
What we Love: We love Bluebell Events’ unmatched attention to detail which allows every guest to enjoy their experience with ease. Based in Los Angeles, Bluebell Events serves clients worldwide and executes flawlessly.
What to Know: Couples describe the team at Bluebell Events as advocates — and friends. Simply put, the team is creative, organized, responsive; they really listen to each client to create unique celebrations where everything goes off without a hitch.
What to See: This blush and rose gold Malibu wedding impresses with an all-white affair set beautifully against verdant nature in a unique clear-tented setting. Also don’t miss the beautiful outdoor chandelier lighting at the ceremony.
What we Love: We love how the Bob Gail Events talented team shows their strong passion for seamlessly executing events, particularly events with themes, with each and every celebration they produce. They provide special attention to even the smallest of details.
What to Know: Allyson Joseph and Katie Pincus, Principals and Creative Directors with Bob Gail Events, share, “Bob Gail is a boutique full-service event planning, design & production company with over 40 years of experience creating unique and personalized events. We are known for producing custom environments filled with thoughtful details, inventive design & seamless flow.”
What to See: Joseph and Pincus say of this timeless Beverly Hills garden wedding, “We loved the modern, sleek look of the design scheme, complete with textured neutrals and crisp black accents, and lush greenery and white florals inspired by the Beverly Hills Hotel itself. The evening was an infectious celebration that lasted well into the morning hours.”
What to Know: Brooke Keegan, Owner and Creative Director of Brooke Keegan Special Events, says, “Our visionary style and event industry knowledge makes us unique. Our team expertly navigates the planning of luxury experiences at any scale. We tailor our process to each individual’s needs and only accept a limited number of events per year, which allows us to focus our efforts on creating outstanding, memorable events that exceed expectations.”
What to See: Keegan shares, “V&J’s Sun Valley wedding was so special and gorgeous! It was the perfect summer day with spectacular views and vast landscapes. The custom-designed pergola created a very intimate feeling and setting for guests to dine and dance under.”
What to Know: Grace Song, Founder & Event Producer of Charis Events & Design, shares, “For over two decades, Charis has successfully designed and produced over hundreds of weddings and events all over California and beyond. Our specialty is conceptualizing one-of-a-kind of events that create a lifetime of memories. Cherish your day with Charis Events!”
What to See: Song says of this glamorous Beverly Hills wedding, “This wedding style offers tons of inspiration in a luxe, floral-filling setting from mismatched tufted furniture ceremony set up for a relaxed and vintage twist to unique touch of floral-wrapped posts with hanging crystal chandeliers. It’s the perfect combination of whimsy, vintage romance, modern refinement, and Beverly Hills glamour.”
What we Love: We love how David Pressman Events brings the human element back into today’s automated world. David’s personal expertise and bespoke planning services result in exquisite celebrations that honor human connections — as well as the beauty of imaginative thinking.
What to Know: David Pressman, Principal of David Pressman Events, says, “My approach is that every single wedding is unique – there is no menu to chose from; the only packages I have come from Amazon. I plan, design, and produce weddings (anywhere in the world) because I love creating something one-of-a-kind for the couples I’m lucky enough to work for and work with.”
What to See: Pressman shares insight on this over-the-top gorgeous Los Angeles wedding: “Faced with the challenge of creating a wedding that was both cannabis-friendly and child-friendly from start to finish was a challenge that I welcomed. Anyone who doubts what we were able to accomplish need only look at this event and read the excellent PartySlate article about this wedding.”
What we Love: We love how David, of David Tutera Planning and Design, goes above and beyond to create transformative events and unforgettable interactive experiences. From awe-inspiring floral designs to show-stopping entertainment, David masterfully curates and produces beautiful celebrations that capture each party host’s unique story.
What to Know: David Tutera Planning and Design is run by celebrity wedding planner and bridal fashion designer David Tutera, who fosters glamorous visions with incredible attention to detail and personalization for every celebration..
What to See: This traditional Indian wedding in Beverly Hills beautifully shows how the Tutera team conjures a unique vision for each client. Blush, pink, and red florals paired with luxe gold elements creates a dreamy vibe.
What to Know: Jeannie Savage, Event Planner with Details Details, says, “Our mission is to understand our client’s vision and introduce creative and fresh ideas, ultimately turning dreams into realities. With our extensive resumes, we possess in-depth industry knowledge and experience that has proven to be invaluable in ensuring a seamlessly planned and executed event.”
What to See: Savage says of this stunning gold and white California wedding, “We believe that every successful event begins with impeccable planning and communication. Our goal is to capture each DETAIL and ensure that none are overlooked.”
What we Love: Specializing in luxury multicultural events and corporate functions, Everly Rose Events pairs logistical thinking with creative design. We love how this Los Angeles and Vancouver-based event planning and design company is able to transform any setting with perfectly-curated details, elevated décor, and a seamless planning process.
What to Know: Shadi Hashemi, Founder & Creative Director with Everly Rose Events, says, “We approach every client by getting to know them first. The more we know about their personality, the better we can bring their characters and taste within the design concept.”
What to See: Hashemi says of this vibrant floral celebration, “We created a lush, romantic, and intimate yet upscaled outdoor event for our client’s bat mitzvah party. We decided to use pastel colors to create a soft and romantic and dreamy ambiance and we focused on two color pallets; blush and mint green.”
What to Know: Diann Valentine, Creative Director with Exhilarate Experiential, says, “Gifted with keen eyes, cultured creatives, uber-talented artisans, digitally-driven intellects, and the willingness to stretch the boundaries and even break the rules to repeatedly deliver jaw-dropping experiences, Exhilarate has used influence and insight to write a new set of rules for engagement, experiences, design and entertaining.”
What to See: Valentine says of this New Orleans-style garden party in New York, “We created a surprise birthday party for actress LaTanya Richardson Jackson that was a nod to her southern roots in New Orleans with a “Garden of Good & Evil” theme. We also re-created the front porch of the childhood home LaTanya grew up in. A New Orleans 2nd Line Band rounded out an amazing night of entertainment.”
What to Know: Debbie Geller, Owner of Geller Events, says, “We limit our weddings to eight per year, and as such, our core team gives personalized attention and exemplary service to each of our clients. Designing an extraordinary event is only the frosting; our flawless service and implementation is the foundation.”
What to See: Geller shares of this enchanting Colorado wedding, “We love being in a beautiful location and having the opportunity to enhance that beauty rather than reinventing it. On this job, we loved how the after party was a total departure from the rest of the event and woke the guests up!”
What we Love: We love how International Event Company prides itself on the uniqueness that they provide at every event. No matter what your vision may be, International Event Company will be able to deliver exactly what it is you are looking for every time. They are committed to taking on all of the responsibility and stress so that you and your guests are able to enjoy the entire experience.
What to Know: Jonathan Reeves, Owner of International Event Company, says, “Each event is considered a new opportunity to take a client’s dreams and turn them into reality. Through constant communication, we set frazzled minds at ease that we are there to make sure what is promised will be delivered. Making sure everything goes off without a hitch is an IEC specialty.”
What to See: Reeves tells us about this romantic pink Beverly Hills wedding, “This wedding provided so many unique and wonderful moments to cherish including the 22 violinists greeting guests upon arrival, the calla lily chandeliers themed throughout, signature ice carving creations, and a personally-inscribed wedding cake. Every detail was meticulously thought out for an exceptional guest experience.”
What to Know: Sarah Lowy and Jodi Cohen, Founders of JOWY Productions, share, “We create a unique, one-of-a-kind experience that is designed and produced specific to each client where no two events are alike. JP identifies each client’s vision, both aesthetically and how they entertain, and we develop their wish. We take guests on flawless journey, from the moment they arrive to the moment they depart.”
What to See: “This particular client was a dream. They entrusted us to do what we do best: create, design and produce. This destination wedding was elegant, sophisticated, intimate, and had all of the personal details that was “so the bride & groom”. It was truly spectacular, and the surprise fireworks for the couple (and guests) did not disappoint.”
What to Know: Laura Cardo, Director of Client and Media Relations for Kristin Banta Events, says, “Kristin Banta Events is among the country’s leading wedding and event design, planning, and production houses, renowned for blending high-level design with uniquely creative concepts, flawless attention to detail and expert execution. KBE takes the client’s vision to an epic new level orchestrating truly original celebrations.”
What to See: Cardo shares of free-spirited musical extravaganza in NOLA: “Inspired by the 1970s free-spirited style of Stevie Nicks paired with the mysterious sultry ambiance of The French Quarter, Mia and Darren’s wedding, set in New Orleans, featured a dusk ceremony under the Spanish moss, an opium den-inspired cocktail reception, and a surprise after-party concert, featuring an all-star lineup of family and friends.”
What to Know: With a background in both psychology and interior design, Linda Howard Events boasts twenty- five years of wedding planning experience. Howard utilizes her unusual, yet perfect, skillset for curating uniquely personal dream weddings
What to See: This fairytale Beverly Hills wedding featured nuptials beautifully set in a lush garden which the Linda Howard Events team outfitted with bright white florals and a glamorous chandelier. We love how the ballroom reception carries the same all-white palette but adds luxurious gold accents.
What to Know: Lisa Vorce CO is a boutique planning firm that boasts a deep experience in creating memorable, highly-personal weddings both in California and around the globe. Their destination weddings are unique, and they’ve built an impressive roster of trustworthy and stunningly-creative vendors.
What to See: This glamorous rustic Aspen wedding featured a woodland-inspired arch, seemingly miles of candles, and stunningly-long kings tables under chic antler chandeliers.
What to Know: Lindsay Longacre, Owner & Principal Planner of LVL Weddings & Events, says “You can count on LVL to be calm, loving, hands-on and, most importantly, professional throughout your entire planning process. And we’ll never lose sight of the ultimate goal – to deliver an event that is above and beyond your wildest, most beautiful dreams.”
What to See: Longacre says of this tropical chic Hawaiian wedding, “Hawaii captured my heart when I had the opportunity to live there for a couple of years. Montage, Kapalua quickly became one of my favorite wedding venues to work at! This chic, tropical wedding is filled with personal touches, Hawaiian traditions, family moments. It was a beautiful & love filled celebration – all the things I love about weddings.”
What we Love: Weiss and her team at Mindy Weiss Party Consultants set the standard when it comes to celebrations with highly-personal events featuring trendsetting style. We adore how they really get to know their clients so they can translate their dream events into reality.
What to Know: Mindy Weiss, of Mindy Weiss Party Consultants, says, “We get so personal with our clients that our clients become our extended family. And when we get to know them that well, that’s when the magic happens. Each one of our events is extraordinarily unique and different and that’s because so are the party hosts. When we know what makes them special, we’re able to create moments and environments that matter most to them, making our work very diverse.”
What to See: Weiss says of this “royal” Las Vegas wedding, “This wedding was for a family that I’ve worked for in the past and that in itself made it extra special. I love this family! When I get to see so many familiar family members sharing in so much joy, I am reminded why I do what I do. Beyond that, the group was very fashion-forward so we were really able to curate every single detail. The décor was ultra fabulous, the vision was grand, and the transformation of the spaces over several days was pretty unforgettable. Every single detail was thought of so guests could marvel in the entire experience.”
What we Love: Natalie Sofer Weddings and Events has mastered what it means to create a memorable event for a client. We love how versatile Natalie is in the event industry and how she is able to cater to any client regardless of their style or taste. Most of all, she is committed to making sure every event is a success, and this commitment has elevated her work and made her an asset in the industry.
What to Know: Natalie Sofer, Owner of Natalie Sofer Weddings and Events, says, “First and foremost, I care about what my couples want and what matters to them before anything else. This is their dream wedding. It is my commitment to fulfill on whatever they want in having their event be everything they want.”
What to See: Sofer says of this gorgeous pink and gold Los Angeles wedding, “There was so much that made it memorable. Kristina and Karif are young, yet they are so in love as if they knew each other in another life. They were so focused on each other throughout the planning process and making sure they were partners in all the decisions. During the wedding, the guests could see how much in love they were with each other.”
What we Love: Nicole Alexandra Designs creates stunning events filled with hundreds of unique, beautiful details. We love the artistry and creativity that she brings to each picture-perfect celebration.
What to Know: Nicole Gillis, Founder & Creative Director of Nicole Alexandra Designs, says, “At Nicole Alexandra Designs we pride ourselves on creating curated experiences that reflect the true essence of our clients. Every aspect is considered: who the clients are as individuals, as a couple, and their inspirations. We take all of these elements and transform them into an unforgettable experience that is unique to each of our couples.”
What to See: Gillis tells us about this tropical mod Palm Springs wedding, “We had such a great time working with the client! The design was very important to her and we collectively came up with fun and unique ideas. The design was centered on Mid Century Modern vibes mixed with Color, two of my favorite things. The result was a colorful, fun, and vibrant design that also reflected the overall feel of the wedding day!”
What to Know: Percy Sales, Owner + Creative Director for Percy Sales Events, says, “What makes Percy Sales Events unique is our signature personal concierge approach. We pride ourselves in being accessible, collaborative, and communicative throughout the planning process. We celebrate the diversity of our clients, vendors partners, and the communities we work with — and feel this is the basis of where the magic is made.”
What to See: Sales says of this whimsical Santa Barbara wedding, “What made the wedding memorable was the process and design. I think it’s very reflective of the Percy Sales Events brand. Modern, timeless, romantic, and with just enough quirk to make it memorable. It was a beautiful wedding full of great details, fantastic food, awesome entertainment and, of course, love and happiness.
What to Know: Couples rave about Jason Rhee, Director of Celebrations for Rheefined Company Weddings + Special Events, and his ability to put them at ease — even on a potentially stressful day. Rhee pairs humor and elements of surprise, with unparalleled organization skills to make each wedding day totally authentic (as well as totally beautiful and enjoyable).
What to See: This modern LA wedding from Rheefined is of note because of its rich color palette and its graphic signage that completes the industrial chic vibe. Rhee utilizes deep maroon and navy blue together to create a totally modern aesthetic.
What to Know: Jenny Chang, Founder of ROCKNEVENTS, says, “ROCKNEVENTS is an experiential event planning firm that specializes in crafting the most momentous, luxury, out-of-the-box events whilst being one of the most digitally inclined. We offer clients timeless themes that always touch luxury. We attract rockstars that break the boundaries of tradition and create new culture to celebrate.”
What to See: When describing one particularly memorable, unique wedding (pictured above), Chang says, “A ‘Lightning-in-a-Bottle’ [music festival] inspired wedding was designed with creative detail by the team at ROCKNEVENTS. The event is special for not only its the tropical meets festival design, but for the ‘timeless’ touch it exudes. This celebration simply will never age.”
What to Know: Sharon Sacks, President and Founder of Sacks Productions, says, “I never say “no” to my clients. If a client wants something that may not be possible, instead of saying “no,” I offer them another idea that will please them just as much. It is important to understand the clients’ needs and wants, and to help guide them in a way that lets them have their dream event, all while staying within the realms of reality.”
What to See: Sacks shares about this romantic Coachella wedding, “After a wedding reception that featured a five-course dinner, dancing, and a live performance by John Legend, it was time for Tara’s third and final wedding gift — a 1 a.m. performance by Ludacris during the afterparty.”
What to Know: Troy Williams, Principal + Event Designer for Simply Troy Lifestyle + Events, says, “Simply Troy is a personalized storyteller enthusiastically ready to create your wedding with simply timeless, tasteful, thoughtful design. Every wedding is composed of luxury with heart, a splash of whimsy, and an authentic attention to emotional detail.”
What to See: Williams says of this elegant Rhode Island wedding, “Ashley and Jared were always in sync with everything they wanted for their wedding day. I wanted to give them the happily ever after that they both deserved. All three days of wedding events were created with thoughtful, extremely personalized details that celebrated their immense love of romance in movies and storybook fairy tales.
What we Love: Any event planned by Sterling Social Events & Experiences is bound to be an incredible experience. With a detailed outline of the planning process ready, not a thing will be missed or out of place for your special event. Sterling Social’s stunning visuals on their website are sure to entice all party-goers.
What to Know: Angela Margolis and Erin Sprinkel, Co-Founders of Sterling Social Events & Experiences, say, “Whether large or intimate in scale, we create memorable experiences with seamless details from start to finish! We are endlessly inspired by fashion, interiors, and travel when creating décor concepts and stylized environments for our clients. This allows our events to take on a carefully-curated aesthetic with a residential feel.”
What to See: Margolis and Sprinkel tell us about this Ojai farmhouse wedding, “Playing off the setting at the Ojai Valley Inn Farmhouse, we created an 80’x80’ custom ebony-stained wood structure! To soften the setting, every beam was detailed with trailing greenery and we brought in over (75) pendants to hang at varying heights over the marbled dance floor. This was an incredible design moment and made it one for the books!”
What to Know: Sara Besharati, Event Planner for The Besharati Group, says, “The Besharati Group works closely with our clients to produce intimate events that are effortless, approachable, and warm. We provide the expertise, creativity, and resources to making your vision come to life. Our attention to detail will help provide the distinctive touch that makes the day uniquely your own.”
What to See: Besharati says of this majestic Dana Point wedding, “We had the honor of producing the wedding for The Ram’s Football star Robert Woods III and Alexandra Barbee at the breathtaking Monarch Beach Resort. Every detail of this wedding was meticulously planned out, from custom gold plated menu cards to personalized Voluspa candles for each guest. The entire event was heartfelt!”
What we Love: This mother-and-two-daughters team at The Lynden Lane Company offer warmth and collaboration to their clients. We love how they appreciate and curate small details that lead to big impact.
What to Know: Barbi Walters, Owner & Principal Designer for The Lynden Lane Company, says, “As designers and creators of beautiful spaces and events, we do believe in the power of being able to see jaw-dropping stunning florals, a beautiful painting, the perfect tablescape, and in listening to an amazing band, all while witnessing families celebrating each other — and the list of joys goes on.”
What to See: Walters shares of this elegant Playa del Carmen beach wedding, “With the tropical scenery as the perfect backdrop, the couple planned an affair with an all-white color palette on June 8, 2019, where everything and everyone was dressed in cream. They also hosted a series of pre-nuptial events, which provided a colorful contrast to the ceremony and reception.”
What we Love: We love how this premier wedding planner, based on both coasts, takes a solution-oriented approach to creating stress-free celebrations. The team at The Wedding Plan & Company goes above and beyond to anticipate their clients’ needs and connect them with other talented wedding vendors that fit their style and aesthetic.
What to Know: The Wedding Plan & Company, with offices in Hoboken, New Jersey and Los Angeles, plans beautiful, super-personalized weddings throughout California, New York, Florida, Texas, and more. With full-service planning as well as a monthly program for couples who want to do some of the work themselves, they have an option to fit every wedding.
What to See: This rustic and elegant wedding wows with modern details in an industrial space. We adore how greenery and dreamy candlelight create a romantic aesthetic while the glittering city in the background adds glamour.
What to Know: Tricia Smith Brown specializes in producing distinctive events — from over-the-top birthday parties to well-branded corporate events. Their lavish weddings are something to see, rich with detail and creative vision.
What to See: We love everything about this vibrant fall Malibu wedding, but we especially adore its unique ceremony-in-the round nuptials set against a stunning natural backdrop. Also don’t miss the richly-hued fall tablescapes featuring pampas grass installations at the beautiful reception.
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