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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 Lexington, KY.

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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.

Always Planned

Always Planned is a full-service event planning company in Lexington owned and operated by Rayna Wallen with her team of wedding designers only accepting a limited number of commitments each year. The company specializes in wedding planning with every element of the wedding day carefully executed under the watchful eye of the event team. Always Planned also offers a variety of event services customized to the client’s needs. The design team works through an online planning system that includes a to-do list, a working budget, RSVP and guest list management, vendor contracts, a payment schedule, and an overview of the event’s design fully accessible by the client. The Small Business Association awarded Rayna the title of Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2009, and Rayna expanded her operation in 2010 with Kentucky’s first and only wedding resource studio, Simply Love Studio. She recently added the Wed Jamaica group of dedicated planners and travel agents to focus on destination weddings in Jamaica, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Always Planned has been featured in Southern Weddings, the Knot, Style Me Pretty, and Conde’ Nast Brides.

Lexington, KY(859) 619-1841


Covenant Weddings, LLC

Covenant Weddings, LLC is wedding planning service in Lexington with a team of wedding planners united with the shared goal of honoring God through their efforts and “bringing joy back into the planning process.” The team begins with Certified Wedding Professional, Susan Frank, with professional photography services offered by her husband, Michael Frank. Susan is certified by National Bridal Service and Weddings Beautiful Worldwide. Services provided include a master plan for the event, vendor recommendations matching the client’s budget and style, the handling of wedding invitations, honeymoon plans, decorations, seating arrangements, the orchestration of the day’s events and more. Satisfied couples noted “a team of people who love God and honor what marriage stands for,” “God truly blessed us with ladies who have a heart to serve,” and “things went so smoothly with your special touch.”

Lexington, KY(859) 684-7056


Doug Smith Designs + Events

Doug Smith Designs + Events has years of experience in the wedding industry under the leadership of Doug Smith and Glenn Blind. The Lexington company specializes in unique wedding flowers, bouquets, and decor ideas. Other options available include wedding coordinating services and invitations. Doug Smith Designs + Events is a proud member of Simply Love Studio and earned Wedding Wire’s Couples Choice Award in 2016. Satisfied couples reported “took it above and beyond what we envisioned,” “no one else could have helped me pull off such a beautiful wedding ceremony followed by a magical reception,” and “brought all of our ideas to life and we couldn’t have been happier.” Professional endorsements added “great to work with vendors that you can mutually rely on,” “consummate, creative professionals that will lend your wedding that extra bit of class,” and “look forward to collaborating with you all again in the very near future.”

Lexington, KY(859) 494-2209


Every Last Detail

Every Last Detail specializes in custom wedding design and event consulting under the leadership of Bridal Consultant, Jackie Lee, since 2008. Wedding services include the coordination of the rehearsal, wedding ceremony, and reception with the Lexington company acting to orchestrate the logistics of the events unobtrusively. Other services include recommendations on venues, quality vendors, budget management, and expert guidance beginning with a complimentary planning session by phone or in person. Every Last Detail is a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants, and Best Businesses of Lexington selected the company as the Best Wedding Planning Service in 2015 and 2016. Satisfied clients stated “everything I had imagined and more,” “still get compliments on how well our wedding was put together,” and “the absolute most perfect wedding we could have ever imagined.”

Lexington, KY(859) 420-6679



LexEffect is an event management company in Lexington specializing in entertainment driven events including weddings, corporate events, fundraising, music and dining festivals, and other unique public and private gatherings. Other company sponsored events include farm-to-table dining programs, charity events, retreats, concerts, holiday events, street fairs, cocktail parties, and concierge services for out of town visitors. Event management services include public relations, graphic design, registration and ticketing support, marketing services, videography, and photography, and more. LexEffect offers non-profits in Lexington free event coordination and management services and received Commerce Lexington Inc.’s Young Entrepreneur Award in 2016. Clients reported “unbelievable job on my most recent event,” “an invaluable resource for event planning,” and “a great job of bringing together local foods and local chefs.” LexEffect welcomes aspiring event coordinators and planners to apply for internship positions during the fall, spring, and summer terms to demonstrate their abilities before joining the company.

Lexington, KY(859) 230-5365


Refined Social Events & Design

Refined Social Events & Productions is a full-service event planning and design firm in Lexington with nearly three decades of experience in the execution of events including corporate dinners, private parties, weddings, fundraisers, and more. The company has appeared in several local and international publications including Style Me Pretty, Kentucky Bride, and InStyle Magazine and named as one of the top three finalists in event design categories for three consecutive years by The Special Events Gala Awards.

Lexington, KY(859) 492-8485


Sherwood Design and Events

Sherwood Design and Events is a family owned and operated wedding and event planning company providing their services to Lexington and beyond for more than three decades. Lead designers, Peggy and Hunter, believe every special event begins with beautiful floral designs and custom details for engagement parties, corporate events, memorial celebrations, black-tie affairs, and more. The company offers a variety of decoratives in every style and taste from classic to modern. Wedding rental options include crystal chandeliers, large gold mirrors, bird cages, and much more to create the perfect setting. Satisfied clients stated “beautiful floral designs,” “couldn’t have asked for anything more,” and “always so creative and fabulous.” Sherwood Design and Events was the headline sponsor for the Art of Entertaining event planners showcase in 2013.

Nicholasville, KY(859) 359-2049


Tammy Duke Feltz Event Planning

Tammy Duke Feltz Event Planning schemes, dreams, and designs unique events in Lexington for any type or size of the event including weddings and bridal showers, birthday or holiday parties, housewarmings, corporate events, bachelor or bachelorette parties, and more. Wedding planning includes recommendations for suitable locations, quality photographers, affordable florists, and more with three levels of bridal coordination services available. The initial consultation is free, and the company holds an A+ ranking with the BBB. The Candy Buffet is a unique option available for any event customizable to fit the number of guests and the client’s budget. Basic options include an assortment of candy displayed in glass apothecary style jars, candy scoops, linens, personalized candy bags or boxes with several additional options available. Tammy Duke Feltz Event Planning arranges speed dating events in Lexington with a portion of the proceeds designated for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Lexington, KY(270) 308-0059


Weddings by Michele

Weddings by Michele is a wedding coordinator in Lexington offering a variety of full-service consulting packages. Core services include up to 80 hours of planning, timelines for the event, all printing and mailing needs such as invitations, wedding programs, menu cards, and seating chart designs, coordination of the rehearsal, ceremony, and reception, and more. Customizable options cover large guest lists, outdoor ceremonies, destination weddings, and large events requiring extra staff, services, or time. Weddings by Michele received WeddingWire Couples Choice Award in 2014. Happy brides reported “the details were in very capable hands,” “cannot tell you the number of compliments we have received,” and “thank you for helping us create a beautiful wedding day.”

Lexington, KY(859) 913-9132


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