Hiring your wedding planner is one of the most critical decisions when thinking about your special day. Your wedding planner needs to be a person you feel comfortable talking to, listens and internalizes your concerns, and understands your vision.

They are problem solvers and are meant to take the stress away so that you can concentrate on enjoying yourself and spending time with your guests who have traveled to celebrate with you. A wedding planner will also ensure that no detail goes amiss and may be able to save you money by keeping to a budget.

Handy & Dallaire Events is a wedding planning company based in Boston, providing elegant wedding celebration services to couples across the local area and beyond. Founded in 2004 by David M. Handy and his husband Donald, they boast a team of devoted industry professionals who have gathered acknowledgments from some of the country’s most prestigious wedding publications. Planning services for weddings are broken down into planning, production, and execution. David, Donald, and their team also offer full planning services for clients looking for a team of experts to take the lead and facilitate each and every aspect of the planning process, from vendor negotiations to venue selections and much more.

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Address: 250 Stuart St, 6H, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 508-319-1608

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At Kate Murtaugh Events & Design, a trio of devoted wedding planners collaborate to provide couples in the greater Boston metropolitan area with elegant, unforgettable wedding celebrations. This business’s wedding planning process is broken down into distinct categories: conception, creation, consultation, and coordination. Each category serves a crucial role in the process as it unfolds. Boasting 15 years of wedding planning experience under their belt, the team at Kate Murtaugh Events & Design offers full planning services for weddings of all shapes and sizes, allowing them to create a seamless and effortless process for clients.

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Address: 213 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 617-334-5928

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She Luxe Weddings is a wedding planning company providing luxurious wedding celebration services in both logistics and design to prospective married couples in and around Boston. This business is owned and operated by creative director Heidi Brissette and staffed by a team of industry experts in planning, design, and administrative logistics. Together, they bring decades of combined experience to the table to help support their clients. She Luxe Weddings offers a range of packages, including wedding weekend coverage, full planning and design, event design, and consultations, with each package varying in the level and timespan of involvement. Their approach is broken down into collaboration, high standards, guest experience. Furthermore, they always have a focus on current trends and innovations, ensuring that this team is always performing to their highest caliber.

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Address: 361 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115

Phone: 207-480-3177

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Contact : Heidi Brissette

At the K. Kerkorian Weddings & Events, owner and principal planner Kristyn Kerkorian lends nearly two decades of experience to the wedding planning process. She and her team work to help clients in and around Boston create wedding celebrations that will live on for years to come. They offer a wide variety of services and specialize in full-service planning and design. This package includes offerings such as initial consultation and design, budgeting, timelining, vendor referrals and management, day-of preparation and execution, and more. 

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Address: Boston, MA

Phone: 617-780-9971

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Kelly Golia Events is a wedding planning company that provides bespoke logistical and design services to soon-to-be-married couples in the greater Boston metropolitan area. Lead planner and creative director Kelly Golia facilitates the wedding planning process through a variety of packages for booking. These include a full-service wedding planning package, a design and styling package, a wedding management package for day-of or month-of coordination, and further services for elopements and intimate wedding celebrations. These packages ensure that Keely’s involvement is as extensive or as limited as the clients’ desire.

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Address: Boston, MA

Phone: 774-644-2396

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Mandy Connor and her team of wedding professionals aim to make every one of their weddings authentic down to each detail. They want to focus on ensuring your wedding day is about you and what makes you tick, rather than sticking to specific packages or bridal trends. Their weddings are uniquely personalized, and their creativity flows through from the stationary to the flowers to the décor. Whether you are in the early stages of planning or need some last-minute assistance to maintain your sanity, they can step in and help you dream up something amazing together.

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Address: 213 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 609-234-1075

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Contact : Mandy Connor

Wedding planning and coordination with personalized service has been the mantra of Kelly Elizabeth Events for over ten years and counting. They have assisted with hundreds of weddings and bring the same passion and expertise to each couple and their special day. They can offer full-service wedding planning where every detail and logistical hurdles are attended to with care. Alternatively, they have packages that specialize in design, décor, and styling so that your vision can come to life right down to the set up on your day. If you find yourself in over your head at the last minute, they also have services where they take over in the final weeks to ensure everything runs smoothly and stress-free.

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Address: 92 Saint Botolph St. Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 617-932-2332

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Contact : Kelly Soule

You can trust the professional team at EFD Creative to bring the very best design and planning to your wedding day to ensure a seamless celebration that you and all of your loved ones will fondly recall for decades to come. These nationally recognized wedding and event planners have been featured in various publications, including Brides Boston and Boston Wedding Magazine and numerous online blogs. EFD Creative is a full-service wedding planner; however, they also have mini packages if you need assistance with specific elements such as budget planning, venue recommendation, timeline development, or day of ceremony and reception assistance.

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Address: South End, Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 978-857-0762

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Contact : Kasie Donoghue

AJ Williams and her team have been in the wedding industry for more than a quarter-century. Their creativity and expertise are unparalleled from concept to when you say ‘I do’ and into your wedding celebration. Chat with them about your personalities, tastes, likes, and dislikes, and the overall mood you envision for your wedding day. They will be there to hold your hand, avert any crisis that arises and offer unconditional support throughout the planning process. Expect a collaborator that will listen to your wishes and design a dream wedding that is all you could have imagined.

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Address: 75 Newbury Street, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 617-267-2244

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Janie Haas founded the company in 2003 but has been in the event business for over forty years and still absolutely loves the process. She and her team of professionals can custom design and coordinate all of the details for your wedding day with meticulous attention to detail. They will work with you on your preferences and budget and help guide you on making the most out of every aspect of your day.  They can then concentrate your budget on the things that matter the most to you and your guests. Janie Haas events have won numerous awards for their immaculate service and look forward to working with you on your big day.

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Address: Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 978-725-5956

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At Nicole Simeral & Co., principal planner Nicole Simeral and event coordinator Maeve Moriarty collaborate to provide top-shelf wedding planning services to prospective married couples in the greater Boston metropolitan area. With countless events under their belt, Nicole, Maeve, and their team have taken on events and celebrations across New England. They have also tackled destination weddings in countries like Italy, Portugal, Greece, Turks and Caicos, Mexico, as well as across the United States. Through their full-service planning, Nicole Simeral & Co. can handle each and every detail of the wedding planning process, from decor and design to vendors and venues.

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Address: Boston, MA

Phone: 617-699-9791

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AE Events is a boutique wedding planning company offering their skilled services as wedding industry professionals to clients in the greater Boston metropolitan area. Founder Christine Altieri leads a large team of organizers, coordinators, planners, designers, and producers. Their wide breadth of experience allows them to offer a variety of services, ranging from event design and flow to venue scouting and budget planning. They can also help with floral arrangements, catering, photography and videography, music and entertainment, and more. Event requests and inquiries can be made through the AE Events website.

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Address: 546 E Broadway, Boston, MA 02127

Phone: 617-879-9779

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At Lynn Dale Events, Lynn brings 30 years of practical planning experience to each celebration she facilitates for couples in the greater Boston metropolitan area. Lynn takes a client-led approach to providing wedding planning services. She recommends that clients bring in vision boards, concepts, and aesthetic tastes and preferences to consultations so that their input is part of every step of the design process. Lynn and her team will make sure that every detail is attended to, from venue layouts to custom menu designs to unique decor pieces and everything else in between. Inquiries can be made through the Lynn Dale Events website.

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Address: 134 Chestnut St, Boston, MA 02108

Phone: 617-549-3026

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Amazing Celebrations & Events is a wedding planning company that provides bespoke services in both designing and logistics for soon-to-be-married couples in and around Boston. With a range of accolades and honors from major wedding publications under their belt, Nancy and Michael Goldstein and their devoted staff take a client-forward approach to wedding planning. This team can tackle everything from budgeting and contracting negotiations to invitations, photography, wedding day coordination, and more. For couples looking for reliable wedding planners in the greater Boston area, Amazing Celebrations & Events is a great option.

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Address: 2 13th St 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02129

Phone: 617-913-6522

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Contact : Nancy Goldstein

At Kaleidoscope Events, a team of devoted planners, coordinators, and producers orchestrate luxurious wedding celebrations from The Berkshires to Boston Harbor and across Massachusetts for soon-to-be-married couples. With a litany of awards and honors collected from some of the country’s most prestigious wedding publications and news outlets, Kaleidoscope Events offers couples a variety of packages to choose from. These include full-service wedding planning, partial wedding planning, month-of coordination, and an intimate wedding package, and an elopement package for smaller celebrations.

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Address: Boston, MA

Phone: 413-884-2473

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Contact : Samantha Joder

LeslieJames Events is a wedding planning company devoted to helping couples in and around Boston create unforgettable weddings. Owned and operated by event planner Kelly Boyle, this business emphasizes a client-led approach when it comes to the wedding planning process. They have a custom wedding planning package available for couples looking to personalize the amount of involvement they want from Kelly and her team on their big day. This ensures that you get what you want and don’t have to worry about paying for extra services you won’t use. Additional services on offer include consultations, virtual planning, and a pre-made wedding management package for clients looking for more detailed help from Kelly.

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Address: Boston, MA

Phone: 857-498-1516

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Contact : Kelly Boyle

At Unique Weddings by Alexis, master wedding consultant Alexis aims to provide unforgettable wedding celebrations to couples in and around Boston. Wedding services on offer include design, full-service management, accessories, and invitations. Alexis and her team also offer a variety of packages, including full-service and design, custom planning and design, and months-of planning. Their custom package allows clients to pick and choose the aspects of the wedding planning process for which they want the help of Alexis and her team while keeping the rest of their big day in their own hands.

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Address: Boston, MA

Phone: 617-833-5661

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Contact : Alexis Eliopoulos O'Mara

Primavera Dreams is a wedding planning company offering bespoke wedding celebration services to clients across Boston and beyond. Primavera Dreams is staffed by a trio of wedding industry experts who merge their skills to create memorable celebrations. They offer a variety of packages, including full-service wedding planning, partial wedding planning, wedding day management. Furthermore, this team also allows couples the option of several a la carte planning services like RSVP management, hourly concierge assistance, fashion consulting, invitation assembly, and more. Further inquiries can be made via their website.

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Address: 335 Brookline St, Newton, MA 02459

Phone: 617-504-6944

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Contact : Luba Gankin

At Something Bleu Wedding & Event Planning, owner and lead planner Julie Riley serves all of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and New England. Aside from these states, she is also available to help clients with destination weddings in other parts of the country and around the globe. 

Julie and her team offer a variety of packages, including event management, partial wedding planning, full-scale planning and styling, and a la carte consulting services for clients looking for maximum customizability from their wedding planner. You can make inquires via their website for more information. 

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Address: Dedham, MA 02026

Phone: 978-204-4083

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Contact : Julie Riley

Firgun Events is a wedding planning company offering up bespoke wedding planning services to couples in the greater Boston metropolitan area. Staffed by a devoted team of wedding industry professionals, from producers to designers to coordinators, they offer clients a variety of services to choose from. These include full-tier planning, mid-tier planning, on-day coordination, and destination wedding services. 

Clients who prefer to keep some level of control over wedding planning can also request customized packages. These help keep costs down while also ensuring that you get everything you need from Firgun Events. Inquiries can be made through the Firgun Events website.

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Address: Boston, MA

Phone: 857-523-8887

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Contact : Shruti Saini

The award-winning team at Rafanelli Events has been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings and even named one of the US’s top wedding planners by Harper’s Bazaar. They have led the concept and design for numerous celebrity weddings and state dinners and continue to ensure every wedding is centered around their clients’ needs. They understand that this is your day, your dream, and your time to shine. Let them help embrace and surpass the visions you have of your dream wedding. From the engagement party to the rehearsal dinner and the big day itself, they will be on hand for as much or as little as you require.

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Address: 867 Boylston Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 888-593-1220

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Contact : Bryan Rafanelli

Marrero Events is a highly acclaimed and award-winning wedding planning firm featured in many print and online publications. You can expect personalized service and meticulous event management as they know all of the very best vendors in the Boston area, and their stunning reputation will open plenty of doors. Whether you intend to have an intimate ceremony or a full-blown party with hundreds of guests, they will be there to make it all run smoothly. Destination weddings throughout New England are their specialties.

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Address: Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 978-304-0773

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Contact : Paula Marrero

Since 2008, Joe Rogers and his team have been designing, planning, primping, and doing everything else needed to make wedding days not only run smoothly but fabulously. There are no rules with Contagious Events and no specific vendors you need to be tied to, so your creativity is limitless. Whether you need a full-on wedding planning service or just the help on the actual day, they can help make it happen. If you are a couple looking for an inspired team that will step it up a notch and surprise your guests, then certainly give these guys a call.

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Address: 134 Beach Street, Suite 1, Boston, MA 02111

Phone: 617-910-0745

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Contact : Joe Rogers

Whim Events is a full-service wedding planning service that believes in collaboration to inspire magical moments on your wedding day that are uniquely you. Their services include design, floral creation, and production for a simplified approach explicitly tailored to your vision. Tell them about your priorities, what you couldn’t live without on your big day, and what makes you smile (or cringe). Together you can develop the perfect timeline and budget to make sure your design concept is on point and create an incredible and memorable celebration of your love.

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Address: 24 Roland Street, Boston, MA 02129

Phone: 617-413-9735

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Contact : Natalie Pinney

Elegant Aura Events is built on a foundation of love and devotion for planning inspirational weddings and events that are flawless by design. Liz Quill and her team focus on the design and logistical elements of your big day and have various packages available depending on your needs. Whether you are looking for a trusted team to make all of the arrangements where you have minimal input or simply require some additional organizational assistance, they are there to help and create a tailored day just for you.

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Address: 118 Huntington Ave Suite 1405, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 774-571-8327

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Conclusion

There are a wide range of services on offer when it comes to wedding planners, and just like a best friend or a mom, you could never pinpoint their expertise to only one element. They will be there in your time of need to help destress and be there to share in your joy and delight when you finalize your wedding details. Chat with some of the vendors on our list and pick a wedding planner who really gets you.



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