There is so much scope to the job description of a wedding planner that it is nearly impossible to pinpoint it to just a few tasks. Not only is a great wedding planner a visionary with a Type A personality, but they are also a counselor, friend, confidant, and go-getter.

The wedding planners on our list are some of the best in the country and ensure your special day is successful.

Mae&Co Creative is a wedding planning company offering services to prospective married couples in the greater Portland metropolitan area. They help design and facilitate stunning and elegant wedding ceremonies and receptions. This business is staffed by a team of event planning and wedding industry experts who collaborate with one another to provide couples with unforgettable wedding celebrations. Packages offered include full-service planning, partial full service, month-of coordination, and elopement services. The full-service planning package entitles clients to unlimited meetings and consultations as well as classic offerings such as timelining, budgeting, venue scouting, decor and design selection, and much more.

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Address: Portland, OR 97214

Phone: 503-481-2908

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Contact : Manda Worthington

At Kelsey Timberlake Events, founder Kelsey collaborates with a team of producers and managers to create elegant wedding celebrations for couples in and around Portland. Services offered by the team at Kelsey Timberlake Events include full-service planning and day-of planning. The full-service planning package is perfect for clients looking for a team of industry experts to take charge and flesh out each and every detail of the wedding planning process from beginning to end, while the day-of coordination is ideal for clients looking for some professional assistance on the day of the celebration in order to ensure that the event goes off without a hitch.

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Address: 1539 NW 19th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Phone: 503-896-2022

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Contact : Kelsey Timberlake

Whitney Werts & Company is a wedding planning outlet serving the greater Portland metropolitan area with bespoke planning services for couples. Owner and lead designer Whitney W. Perry leads a six-person team of producers, coordinators, and designers who work together to ensure couples have elegant, unforgettable wedding days. Packages offered include full-service planning and design, partial planning and design, partial planning, and month-of execution. This slate of packages is perfect for clients looking for anything from total control over the wedding planning process to just a touch of assistance as the date draws nearer.

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 503-974-6231

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Contact : Whitney W. Perry

At Keen Events, Elise combines her passion for the craft of wedding design with her administrative diligence to provide couples in and around Portland with bespoke planning and logistical services for wedding celebrations. Services offered at Keen Events are broken up into pre-wedding day services and wedding day services. These range from timelining, budgeting, and vendor management on the back end to vendor coordination, ceremony and reception coordination, and setup and breakdown on the front end. Add-on services include wedding website design, RSVP tracking, and guest management. They also offer consultation for wedding-related events such as bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and after-parties.

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 971-270-0395

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Contact : Elise

Vareus Events is a wedding planning company providing expert advice and services in design and management to couples in and around Portland. The Vareus Events team offers full-service planning, partial planning, day-of decorating and coordination, and intimate wedding services for parties of about 25 guests. Portland-based couples can also book a digital wedding planning kit, which is ideal for couples looking for a little guidance as they embark upon a DIY wedding planning process. Free virtual consultations can be scheduled by appointment. 

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 971-344-0102

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Contact : Sadie McIntyre

At Madison August Event & Designs, professional event planner Madison takes a client-led approach. This allows her to offer individualized, bespoke wedding planning services to couples in the greater Portland metropolitan area. Madison and her team offer full planning services and day-of planning & coordination as well as elopement coordination. Their full-service planning package allows couples to take advantage of as many meetings and consultations as needed, venue and vendor recommendations, timelining and budgeting, vision development, and other services. 

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 720-288-6400

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Contact : Madison

Krystle Clear Events is a wedding planning provider based out of Portland, serving couples across the local area and beyond. Owned and operated by Krystle Allen, Krystle Clear Events has been serving the greater Portland area for five years. Boasting experience in planning over 200 events, Krystle has amassed a slate of honors and awards from national wedding publications. These honors and reviews from previous clients make a note of her dedication to clients and skill at creating effortlessly elegant weddings. Packages offered include full-service planning, partial planning, and day-of coordination. Couples can also schedule free 30-minute consultations by appointment. 

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 541-517-9331

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Contact : Krystle Allen

A chaos coordinator and wedding dream planner are what Jodie, the owner of Aisle Ready Events, calls herself, and we couldn’t think of a more apt term for a wedding planner. She understands that weddings can be overwhelming, from the planning to the family dynamics, even before you consider who will sit where. After over 100 events and almost a decade in the industry, Aisle Ready Events can handle just about anything that comes their way. Full service and design packages are on offer, as are wedding management services where they help tie together all of the details in the remaining month or two before your big day. Expect unlimited communication and a new-found friend when you hire Aisle Ready Events.

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Address: Portland, OR 97201

Phone: 317-749-1601

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Contact : Jodie

Looking for something a bit different from the norm? Do you want your wedding to have a theme that might not be considered whimsical or romantic, as you see in all the bridal magazines? If so, then Events By Emily might be just the partner you are looking for to bring your ideas to life. They specialize in non-traditional weddings and alternative events while giving you the utmost professional service and attention to detail. Planning services range from full-service to month-of coordination, or you can choose to pay for hourly services. Party supplies and rental décor is also available.

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Address: Portland, OR 97222

Phone: 503-893-8177

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Contact : Emily

Cherish Simpson, owner and lead planner of Dream Weddings & Events, is passionate about helping couples create truly memorable weddings. She and her team are committed to ensuring that your big day is not only one that you will remember forever but is also the talk of the town and the standard that other weddings are held against.

When it comes to their wedding packages, they tailor their services to ensure that you get everything you’re looking for at a price that meets your budget. Packages offered include day-of and month-of coordination, partial planning, their ‘A Dream Come True’ package, which offers full-service coordination, and more. They also offer help with planning destination weddings outside the Portland metropolitan area and a variety of add-ons that include bachelor and bachelorette parties, bridal showers, and more.

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 503-241-2297

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Contact : Cherish Simpson

At Totem Weddings & Events, Portland native Jordan lends her wedding and event planning expertise to couples in the greater Portland metropolitan area. Totem Weddings & Events offers an event management package, a partial planning package, and a full-service package, spanning the full spectrum of level of involvement and the amount of time for which that involvement will last. Whether clients are looking for a time-tested professional to take the lead on every little aspect of the wedding planning process or would prefer a personal touch and an artist’s eye as their wedding date approaches, Jordan and her team can effortlessly accommodate those needs.

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 760-707-8384

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Contact : Jordan

Portland Event & Design is a boutique wedding planning firm offering services to soon-to-be-married couples in and around Portland. Owned and operated by wedding industry expert Katie, Portland Event & Design offers customized, individualized services that are broken down into timeline creation, table decor setup, day-of coordination, and vendor suggestions. This delineation of services is ideal for clients who know the exact areas in which they will require professional assistance and which areas (if any) they would prefer to tackle on their own. Appointments with Katie and her team can be scheduled upon request to hash out the details.

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 503-507-0405

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Contact : Katie

At Events by Lisa Marie, senior event designer Lisa Marie Hunt has led a team of wedding industry professionals since 2007. Together, they work to create unforgettable wedding ceremonies and receptions for couples in and around Portland. With nearly a decade and a half of experience in event planning, Lisa and her team offer clients full planning services. This includes venue scouting, budget and timeline management, decor strategizing, and execution of the wedding day events from beginning to end. Additionally, customized packages can be created to exact client specifications, perfect for clients who know which areas they prefer to handle on their own and which they want to leave in the hands of a tried and true professional.

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Address: 3841 SW Hall Blvd, Portland, OR 97005

Phone: 503-830-7779

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Contact : Lisa Marie

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Birch is a wedding planning company offering customized and individualized planning services to prospective married couples in the greater Portland metropolitan area. Kathryn and her team offer couples a full planning package, a partial planning package, and a day-of coordination package. Their full planning package offers clients a variety of services, including budgeting, vendor selection, venue scouting, and design resources. With birch, couples have the confidence of knowing that their big day is in the hands of a knowledgeable, expert planner, who also serves as a resource they can check-in and coordinate with as their wedding day draws near.

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 704-650-1757

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Contact : Kathryn

At Event Cracker, a team of dedicated wedding industry professionals coordinate, plan, and design wedding celebrations for couples in the greater Portland area and beyond. Complimentary consultations are available upon appointment, and the team offers a wide variety of services. These include full-service event planning and partial planning and coordination. Other packages are also available, such as day-of-event coordination, three-day destination wedding planning, and production, theme, & floral design. The versatility of these packages allows clients to pick and choose the aspects of the wedding with which they require the most assistance and which parts they want to keep control over. 

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Address: Portland, OR 97204

Phone: 971-295-3811

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Contact : Sweety Karwa

Elemental Events PDX is a wedding planning company serving the greater Portland metropolitan area with professional artistry and administrative services for wedding celebrations. Led by director of operations Don Keisala and director of marketing Matt Ferris, this team offers a full wedding coordination package that includes such services as vendor recommendations, concept and theme assistance, timelining, and much more. With years of experience under their belt, Elemental Events PDX is an ideal choice for Portland-based weddings.

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 360-694-3931

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Contact : Matt Ferris

At MH Events, founder, event coordinator, and team leader Morgan Harris-Burman leads a team of two other dedicated event planners to help create lasting wedding memories for couples in and around Portland. Packages offered by MH Events include full-service planning, partial planning, and decor rentals. Their full-service package includes services such as venue and vendor selection, contract review, and budgeting. Furthermore, couples can take advantage of help with floor plan layouts, design conceptualizing, and more. This business also offers photo booth rentals, making it easy for you to make and hold on to memories from your special day.

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Address: Hillsboro, OR

Phone: 505-263-8211

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Contact : Morgan Harris-Burman

Creative Celebrations is a wedding planning outlet offering bespoke services in the facilitating of wedding ceremonies and receptions for soon-to-be-married couples in the greater Portland metropolitan area. Whether your Portland wedding celebration is taking place on the coast by the waterfront or in a formal ballroom setting, the team at Creative Celebrations can work together to ensure that it comes together seamlessly. For Portland-based couples planning a destination wedding, this business also offers planning help to ensure that your big day goes off as smoothly as possible no matter where you are. Packages offered include full service, hourly service, and month-of coordination, so you have maximum flexibility in determining how much involvement they will have during your big day.

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Address: Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Phone: 503-245-3132

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Contact : Carolyn O'Brien

Shauna Karver and her team at J29 Events are true romantics, but they also don’t take life (or themselves) too seriously. Saying that they do take wedding planning very seriously and love to bring your wedding’s different design elements into a cohesive idea. J29 Events aim to earn your trust but paying attention to the details and getting to know what makes you tick. Authentic, transparent, intimate, and beautiful are words that stand behind whether you choose to use them for day-of wedding coordination, partial or all-inclusive wedding planning.

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Address: Portland, OR 97225

Phone: 503-349-6481

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Contact : Shauna Karver

Calm, collected, organized, and a super communicator are all words that have been used to describe Madeline Moore and her company. They believe in creating memories and moments and allowing you to be present and stress-free throughout your wedding day and enjoy every minute of a day that will fly by. They will work hard to ensure your wedding day is all about you and what you love most so that your personalities shine. Services include full-planning, design, day-of coordination, budgeting, timelines, and ticking off multitudes of to-do lists.

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 503-351-1822

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Contact : Madeline Moore

The team at Luxe Event Productions loves the planning component almost as much as the big day itself. They are experts at knowing the best vendors, where to concentrate your budget, and how to make your Pinterest board go from wishful thinking to reality. They believe in authenticity and in making every wedding as unique as the couple getting hitched. Services range from all-inclusive experiences to day-of productions. There are also incredibly reasonably priced elopement and micro-wedding experiences where they will take care of the timeline, location, and managing the details. Hourly consultation rates are available upon request.

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Address: 2104 NE 45th Ave, Portland, OR 97213

Phone: 503-477-0599

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Contact : Misty Damico

For over fifteen years, EJP Events have been creating authentic and awe-inspiring weddings in Portland under the guidance of Emee Pumarega. They can take care of all of the design, budgeting, timelines, and checklists so that you can concentrate on enjoying your engagement. EJP Events offer a unique kick-off planning service for couples that would like to plan their own wedding but need some expertise upfront to get the ball rolling. They can assist with the vendor list, venue ideas, planning calendar, and budgeting spreadsheet. Alternatively, full-service or partial planning packages are available.

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Address: 3439 NE Sandy Blvd #110, Portland, OR 97232

Phone: 503-284-6756

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Contact : Emee Pumarega

For more than fifteen years, Adornment Events has been dedicated to providing inspired and fresh ideas for wedding design and planning. Their design and planning service is for couples who want it all but don’t want any stress or fuss. Adornment Events will take the lead and ensure your day is perfect, right down to the last detail, while managing the budget and wedding timeline. If you have locked in a few of your vendors and your location and want to be a part of the process, check out their partial planning services customized to your specific needs. On the final run-up to your wedding day, the last thing you want to be is stressed, so let them take the lead now and finalize all of the vendor communication and be the go-to person to solve any last-minute issues that you can just enjoy yourself now.

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Address: 2574 NW Thurman Street, Portland, OR 97210

Phone: 971-563-5555

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Contact : Carisa Smith

At both their offices in Portland and Omaha, Pop, Fizz, Clink Events aim to make your wedding dreams a reality. Their experience, passion, and skills ensure your vision and Pinterest board can go from being merely a concept to genuinely authentic experiences and lifelong memories. Whether you are on the lookout for a partner to collaborate on full wedding planning and design or just to take over specific aspects of your wedding coordination, they will bring an unflinching commitment to making your wedding enjoyable and stress-free.

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Address: Portland, OR

Phone: 402-206-1657

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Contact : Kelsey Gassaway

Kim and her team at Your Perfect Bridesmaid have been assisting couples plan and execute their wedding dreams for over a decade. They believe that memorable experiences and gorgeous design and décor can be affordable and aim to keep your wedding personal and unique rather than cookie-cutter. The various packages on offer are well laid out to make it easier to see exactly what specific services would best suit your needs and where it will be best to prioritize your budget. Full-service planning and day-of coordination services are available to suit most budgets.

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Address: 2552 NW Vaughn St Unit E Portland, OR 97210

Phone: 503-984-8652

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Contact : Kim





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Conclusion

Portland has some fantastic wedding planners that can be your wedding advocate from the start of your engagement, right through to after you say ‘I Do’. The right wedding planner will be more than just a super-efficient checklist enthusiast but a visionary that makes the thoughts and vision you have into a reality.



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