Wedding

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Voted Most Popular Wedding Planner in Alabama by Wedding Industry Experts Award 2015

Planning A Wedding?

Planning a wedding but could use help orchestrating your wedding and reception? We can make sure the day runs smoothly from setup to send off. We can plan it or if you have planned your perfect wedding, let us oversee the day of so you can just relax and enjoy your very special day. We love planning weddings from the beginning to end but if you only need partial help, we also specialize in Partial Planning for the Do-It-Yourself bride who could use some help getting started, a little help along the way and extensive help the last month through the wedding. We also have a Month of Coordination package for help the last month through the wedding day. Whatever your need, we are here to make your day run as smoothly and as beautiful as you always imagined.

Month of the Event Wedding Coordinating Services:

Help during the last month before the wedding through the wedding day
  • Initial consultation

  • Meet with Bride three to four times starting the month before the wedding for consultations

  • Create wedding and reception timelines

  • Direct rehearsal

  • Meet and direct all vendors – caterers, florist, DJ/band, bakery personnel, etc.

  • Direct wedding setup and processional

  • Coordinate and direct wedding and reception from venue opening including overseeing decorating, venue layout, and assisting guests and wedding party as needed

  • Direct wedding processional and coordinate movement of items from wedding to reception

  • Cue wedding party to essential components of reception – entrance, cake cutting, food service, speeches, and first dances and send off

  • Have on hand an emergency bridal kit

  • Stay after bridal exit to make sure everything is packed up and the venue is clean

Partial Planning Wedding Coordinating Services:

For the Do-It-Yourself Bride who could use some help getting started, a little help along the way and extensive help the last month through the wedding day. This package also includes a second coordinator to help on the day of.

Our most popular option:

You want to plan your own wedding but could really use an experienced professional to help with staying on track and making decisions along the way and then of course run your rehearsal and oversee your wedding and rehearsal so you and your family can just relax and enjoy this very special day.

  • Initial consultation meeting

  • This package includes a second meeting right after the initial consultation where we meet to discuss all vendor options in detail. We brainstorm with you to come up with the perfect theme for your wedding including table decorating ideas and reception decorations to create a truly unique wedding that fits both your style and budget.

  • Periodically, a to-do list will be emailed to the bride and/or bride’s mom to help you stay on track

  • Unlimited phone calls and emails

  • Weekly meetings starting four weeks out to go over all aspects for the wedding day

  • Accompany bride to venue for decoration, layout design and wedding flow plan

  • Create wedding and reception timelines for the bride

  • Contact all vendors the week before the wedding and send them all timelines for the day

  • Direct rehearsal

  • Meet and direct all vendors – caterers, florist, DJ/band, bakery personnel, etc.

  • Direct wedding setup and processional

  • Coordinate and direct reception from venue opening including overseeing decorating, and venue layout

  • Assist guests and wedding party as needed

  • Coordinate movement of items from wedding to reception

  • Cue wedding party to essential components of reception – entrance, cake cutting, food service, speeches, and first dances

  • Organize and cue send off

  • Have on hand an emergency bridal kit

  • Stay after bridal exit to make sure everything is packed up and the venue is clean

  • Pick up wedding gown from hotel for cleaning and restoration if requested

Full Wedding Coordinating Services:

Help with planning the wedding from conception through the wedding day

All that is included in partial planning package plus:

  • Budgeting assistance if needed

  • Schedule and accompany bride to all initial vendor meetings

  • Help secure accommodations for out-of-town guests

  • Meet with bride monthly to go over wedding design and assigned to-to lists

We take care of all the little details of the day so the Bride, Groom, and family can just enjoy their day.

Popular dates go fast, so book yours today!   Erica@helpinghandparties.com

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