Laurels
Best Wedding
Planners in
San Diego
2017

Why These Wedding Planners?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored wedding planners on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best wedding planners in San Diego, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Adore Wedding Design

Founded in 2012, Adore Wedding Design is a wedding design and planning company based in Chula Vista. Serving the Chula Vista, San Diego, and North County areas, they also coordinate events outside of these regions for destination weddings and more. Design and coordination services provided include room block reservation, wedding favor assembly, design, consultation, proposal to “I do” services, month-of, and day-of services. They also provide design and coordination services for engagement parties, bridal showers, anniversary parties, and vow renewals and following receptions.

Chula Vista, CA(760) 525-4320

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After the Engagement Wedding Planning

Planning weddings in Southern California and around the world, After the Engagement Wedding Planning is a full-service professional wedding planner company based in San Diego. For local and destination weddings or event design services, the company specializes in logistics and managing events down to the last detail. Clients speak highly of their professional and knowledgeable presence, excellent recommendations for vendors, stress-free day-of services, timely and convenient communication, and detail-oriented services.

San Diego, CA(858) 382-4324

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Amorology

Available for travel worldwide but primarily serving the Southern California area, Amorology is a San Marcos-based luxury full-service event coordination and styling company with over 12 years of experience. The company provides packages that include day-of, week-of, month-of, and full-service coordination. They hold a Best of Weddings award from The Knot in 2014 and are a 2014 Little Black Book member at Style Me Pretty. They have also been featured on Green Wedding Shoes, Ceremony Magazine, 100 Layer Cake, Martha Stewart Weddings.com in 2014 and 2016, Ruffled, Exquisite Weddings Magazine, and more.

San Marcos, CA(760) 809-4895

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Annemarie Donaker Weddings and Events

For over ten years, Annemarie Donaker Weddings and Events offer full-service wedding planning and day-of wedding coordination. They serve the San Diego, La Jolla, Coronado, and Carlsbad area for weddings, bridal and baby showers, intimate dinners, and more. Packages include full-service planning, month-of coordination, consultation and partial planning, and special event planning.

San Diego, CA(858) 220-6392

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At Your Side

Originally founded in 2004 as Ah! Le Party and renamed in 2012, At Your Side is a San Diego-based wedding planning and coordinating company. Packages offered include special events + destination management, elopement (ceremony only), month-of wedding management/planning, partial planning, and full service planning packages. The company holds top three Best Wedding Planners in San Diego by the 10News Alist in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

San Diego, CA(619) 322-7084

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Coastyle Events

Coastyle Events is a full-service planning, coordination, and design studio based in San Diego and founded in 2010. Packages include a getting started consultation, full-service, month-of, day-of, event design and styling package, a la carte services, social event planning, and custom packages. The company is a 2015 Best of Wedding Pick for The Knot and has been featured in Southern California Bride, Brides.com, Ruffled, Borrowed & Blue, Style Me Pretty, Offbeat Bride, Wedding Chicks, and more.

San Diego, CA(619) 818-4700

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Creative Affairs, Inc.

Creative Affairs, Inc. specializes in wedding planning and coordinating, destination weddings, corporate events, social and non-profit events, and fundraisers. Packages range from full-service to day-of and custom services. The company is a Best of Weddings Hall of Fame award holder from The Knot and a Best of Weddings Pick for The Knot in 2016, 2015, 2013, and 2010.

Coronado, CA(619) 993-0710

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Day of Love

Located in Carlsbad, Day of Love is a wedding event and planning company serving San Diego County, Palm Springs, Temecula, and parts of Orange County with full-service to a la carte packages. The company specializes in coordinator, consultant, planner, a la carte, other event services, and custom packages. Clients speak highly of their stress-free day-of services, professional manner, seamless planning, timely communication, and expert troubleshooting.

Carlsbad, CA(760) 580-2859

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First Comes Love

A San Diego-based wedding and events company, First Comes Love specializes in a la carte services, custom plans, full and partial services, month-of, and day-of packages. The company holds awards that include the Best of Weddings award from The Knot in 2011-2014 and The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame. They are also a member of Wedding Industry Professionals Association, Wish Upon A Wedding, and the Association of Bridal Consultants.

La Jolla, CA(619) 501-1695

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Gabi Events

Founded in 2015, Gabi Events is a San Diego-based wedding and event planning company that specializes in local and destination weddings. The company offers packages that include full and partial planning, coordination services, destination weddings, corporate, and non-profit packages. Other events the company offers planning services for milestone celebrations, baby showers, and coming-of-age celebrations.

San Diego, CA(858) 602-2151

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Hannah Smith Events

Serving San Diego, Sonoma County, and surrounding areas, Hannah Smith Events specializes in wedding and proposal packages. They provide full-service, partial planning, standard coordination, a la carte services, and wedding consulting packages. The company also offers birthday, holiday, anniversary, bar/bat mitzvah, corporate functions, conventions, dinners, meetings, festivals, races, concerts, and special events. They hold the Couples’ Choice Award in 2014 and 2015 from Wedding Wire, is a Featured Wedding Vendor for Borrowed & Blue, featured in 2014 on Style Me Pretty, and featured on Wedding Chicks in 2016.

Carlsbad, CA(760) 453-7819

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I Do…Weddings & Events

Founded by Melissa Barrad in 2003, I Do…Weddings & Events is a San Diego-based full-service wedding company offering custom packages and more. The company provides full-service event production and coordination, day-of event coordination, all-inclusive event design and coordination, month-of event coordination, floral design, bridal concierge, event services, and destination package. They’ve coordinated events in Africa, a vintage hotel in Palm Springs, and a wedding with a petting zoo.

San Diego, CA(858) 405-7244

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Joie de Vivre Weddings and Events

A full-service wedding planning and event consulting business, Joie de Vivre Weddings and Events offers over 18 years of experience in the San Diego area. They customize weddings, corporate galas, bar and bat mitzvahs, launches, fashion shows, anniversaries, birthdays, fundraisers, and conferences. Packages range and include full-service, comprehensive partial planning, short-term coordination (day-of), a la carte coordination, and custom coordination packages.

San Diego, CA(619) 549-2939

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Lavish Weddings

Specializing in managing weddings and special events, Lavish Weddings is a Sothern California wedding planning company. From destination weddings to intimate events, the company offers coordination, planning, and design services with packages that range from month-of/day-of coordination to full-service and all-inclusive plans. Clients speak highly of their calm and professional manner, care of otherwise stressful details, day-of services, organization, and on-point planning skills. The Company holds the 2016 and 2015 Best of Weddings award from The Knot.

San Diego, CA(858) 740-4833

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Love Marks the Spot

A full-service San Diego-based wedding planning company, Love Marks the Spot offers a variety of packages since 2012. Featuring customizable weddings and services to the Riverside, Orange, LA, San Diego, and Santa Barbara Counties. The company provides packages including full, partial, month, day-of, bare essentials, and a la carte services. Clients speak highly of their professionalism, ability to relieve stress with planning and elements, effort, communication, attention to details and requests, and genuine care about each wedding event.

San Diego, CA(619) 254-2946

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Monarch Weddings

Based in San Diego, Monarch Weddings is a full-service boutique wedding and event planning/design company. Since 2011, the company’s services range from a complete “plus” package to a la carte services. Other event services they provide include corporate events, retirement parties, graduation, grand openings, baby showers, corporate holiday parties, bar and bat mitzvahs, anniversaries, birthdays, wedding rehearsal dinners, bachelor and bachelorette, engagement parties, bridesmaids luncheon, and bridal showers.

San Diego, CA(858) 480-9332

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San Diego Events Company

San Diego Events Company specializes in weddings, candy buffets for special events, corporate events, and social events. For wedding planning and coordination, they provide packages that include full-service, month-of coordination, day-of coordination, and an a la carte menu. Clients speak highly of their attention to detail, creative and professional manner, energetic and enthusiastic attitudes, efficiency, and reliability.

San Diego, CA(619) 933-2805

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The Best Wedding For You

Founded in 2004, The Best Wedding For You is a wedding planning and coordination company offering a broad range of wedding packages and rental items. Their most popular packages include full-service coordination, month-of coordination, and month-of plus coordination packages. The company holds many awards, including Wedding Wire’s 2016 Couples’ Choice Awards, The Knot’s Best of Weddings award for 2016, and is a Best of Weddings Hall of Fame winner from The Knot.

San Diego, CA(858) 775-4543

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WED

Serving the San Diego and Southern California areas, WED is a wedding and event planning and coordination company. The company specializes in creating custom packages, designs, and coordination for weddings, engagement parties, engagement proposals, destination weddings, wedding weekend activities, bridal showers, vow renewals, bachelorette parties, milestone birthdays, and other special events. Packages range from full-service (from proposal to the end of your reception) to custom, partial planning, and a la carte packages. They have been featured on Wedding Chicks, Style Me Pretty in 2014, and The Knot’s Best of Weddings in 2013.

San Diego, CA(619) 888-8812

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Wynn Austin Events

Based in San Diego and serving the Southern California area, Wynn Austin Events is a full-service luxury wedding and event consulting and design firm founded in 2008. The company specializes in full and partial service planning, wedding day management, and corporate or social events. Clients speak highly of their organization and planning skills, budget-friendly recommendations, professional manner, and smooth day-of events.

San Diego, CA(858) 334-9059

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