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Best Wedding Planners in New York, NY

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored New York City Wedding Planners on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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401 1st Ave, New York, NY 10010

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5.0 (57)
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5.0 (35)

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Wed in Central Park is a wedding planning service assisting clients in the New York City metro area. It is primarily focused on wedding meant to take place within Central Park, and consults clients on every aspect of the ceremony. The business helps clients to plan for the exact location of the wedding, prepare hospitality aspects such as food and refreshments for guests, and plan for contingencies such as weather or foot traffic.

490 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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5.0 (32)
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5.0 (30)
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5.0 (12)

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Two Kindred Event Planners is an LGBTQ and woman-owned planning service that aims to deliver a unique experience for couples getting married, parents preparing for their child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah, or anyone arranging an event, such as a fundraising gala. Co-founded in Brooklyn, New York City by co-founders Alison and Jonathon, the company plans events for couples and people of all faiths, gender identity, sexual orientation, and race. It can offer full or partial planning services, including month-of planning.

New York, NY 10013

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5.0 (1)

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Kyle Michelle Weddings is an NYC business that has prepared and managed wedding ceremonies and receptions throughout the area. Co-owners Kristin Kyle Phalines and Megan Michelle Justice (whose middle names comprise the business's name) are sisters as well as professional partners. The two of them have professional backgrounds in fashion design as well as event planning.

New York, NY

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5.0 (29)
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5.0 (2)

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Events By Red Carpet plans a wide range of premier events for clients in New York and surrounding areas. The company designs unique and exceptional weddings for even the most particular brides and grooms. It offers floral services, catering, and invitation design. The wedding experts find beautiful venues to host the event as well as talented bands and musicians to perform at it. In addition, Events By Red Carpet organizes trade shows, conferences, expositions, concerts, tournaments, and branding events.

New York, NY 10002

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5.0 (31)
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5.0 (2)

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Firefly Events, with an office in New York City and another in Los Angeles, designs, plans, and oversees weddings. Clients may reach out to the team to discuss pricing, which will vary according to their budget and needs. In addition to weddings, the team is available to plan a range of events, from galas and fundraisers to holiday parties.

New York, NY 10003

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5.0 (8)
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5.0 (3)
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5.0 (3)

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BLB Events offers wedding planning services for couples in New York City and throughout its surrounding areas. Brittney and her team of professional event planners are client-focused and consistently aim to help couples plan a wedding that represents them. Tiered service packages are available and range from full-planning services to wedding management. All packages are curated to meet each couple's needs and create a seamless planning process.

55 Broadway Ste 301, New York, NY 10006

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5.0 (20)
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5.0 (19)

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Based in Lower Manhattan, LLG Events is an international events management and design firm that specializes in luxury weddings throughout the metro area and across the globe. The company curates every local and destination wedding. This can include the event being hosted on a private island, meals prepared by Michelin-starred chefs, and visits to unlisted galleries. The company's work has been featured in The New York Times, Bridal Guide, and Bazaar.

New York, NY 10001

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4.2 (94)
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5.0 (5)

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Tantawan Bloom is a New York City wedding planning service that combines modern design with "Thai-inspired" styles and techniques. Golf Srithamrong was born and raised in Thailand, where he nurtured a deep fascination with floral design. He moved to U.S. and, since 2003, has created not just floral arrangements but also events. Tantawan Bloom's past events have been featured in New York Magazine, The Knot, In Style Wedding Magazine, and Grace Ormond Wedding Style Magazine. Mr. Srithamrong has designed and overseen events at a number of signature local venues, including the Mandarin Oriental New York, the Plaza, and St. Regis Hotels.

New York, NY 10025

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5.0 (27)
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5.0 (15)

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Ang Weddings & Events is a wedding planning company based in New York City. Tzo Ai Ang founded the company in 2011 and, since then, has planned numerous local events, ranging from 40 guests to over 300. Ang Weddings & Events has received accolades from such bridal publications as Martha Stewart Weddings, Style Me Pretty, The Knot, and Snippet & Ink.

New York, NY 10013

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4.5 (11)

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Polka Dot Events, in New York City, is a wedding planning business offering a unique services package. That is, the business specializes in "Month-Of Wedding Coordination," whereby the team steps in when there's just a month to go before the big day. Tracey Goldstein, who founded the business in 2007, continues to act as its Chief Coordinator. She has personally planned and managed more than 150 NYC weddings. Polka Dot Events also offers traditional full and partial service packages.

Flushing, NY 11367

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5.0 (22)
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5.0 (1)

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Genesis Wedding Planning is a wedding planning business in Flushing, providing its services to clients in New York City and other cities in the area. Shirly Chau, the founder of Genesis Wedding Planning, is a Certified Wedding Planner. In addition to traditional planning, Ms. Chau and her colleagues can provide day-of coordination services.

745 5th Ave Ste 500, New York, NY 10151

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4.5 (33)
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5.0 (9)

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Cristina Verger Event Planning & Production is a full-service wedding planning company serving clients throughout the New York metro area. It has over 15 years' experience assisting brides, grooms, and their families with all their event planning needs for local and destination weddings around the world. Cristina Verger and her staff have planned multiple events in Italy and across Europe. Her team helps with concept design, theme, audiovisual planning, catering, floral, invitations, entertainment, transportation, and book hotels, and all rental services.

New Hyde Park, NY 11040

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5.0 (14)

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Cynthia Ross Events designs, plans, and otherwise prepares weddings and other events for New York City Metro area clients. The business has its office in New Hyde Park. Its services include free initial consultations, unlimited contact via phone and email, vendor selection, and full coordination of vendors, scheduling, rehearsals, and other crucial aspects of the wedding ceremony. Cynthia Ross Events is available for local weddings as well as destination events, for which they can even help families figure out the travel accommodations for their guests.

New York, NY 10001

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4.5 (6)

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Daughter of Design, headquartered in New York City, is a New York business that plans and oversees understated, elegant wedding ceremonies and receptions. The team of design professionals has had its work featured in The Knot, Style Me Pretty, Martha Stewart Weddings, and InStyle Weddings, among other national bridal publications.

New York, NY 10018

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Onederland Events, in both NYC and Los Angeles, can help plan and produce weddings, both local and at far-off destinations, as well as proposals, corporate galas, award ceremonies, and nonprofit fundraisers. The team has been delivering its services to local clients for over a decade. Founder Michelle Newson has, in total, a dozen years' industry experience.

New York, NY 10010

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Ashley Douglass Events is a New York City company whose owner and founder has been working in the event planning industry for over a dozen years. Ms. Douglass has served on consulting teams for restaurants throughout the country and, thanks in part to her formidable experience as a stage actress, she knows how to seamlessly, subtly incoprorate storytelling techniques into her event planning work.

New York, NY 10001

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4.9 (27)

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Tara Guérard Soiree is the New York City wedding planning business of Tara Guérard. Notably, Ms. Guérard's business was recently featured in a Vogue article about "5-Star Wedding Planners You Need to Know About." Although operating an NYC location, Tara Guérard Soiree is headquartered in Charleston, SC.

New York, NY 10019

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5.0 (14)

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A Central Park Wedding specializes, as per its name, in coordinating wedding ceremonies and receptions in NYC's Central Park. Staff members can help clients choose an ideal location on the 800 acres of land. The business has received multiple "Couples' Choice Awards" from WeddingWire.

New York, NY

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5.0 (7)
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5.0 (2)

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Emlan Events is a team of New York City-based wedding planners and consultants. The company offers different levels of assistance to couples. To illustrate, clients may book the company's wedding planning services by the hour in which the team provides hourly consulting calls to guide couples planning their own weddings or by the month wherein the team provides full service on a month to month basis. Emlan Events founder Elizabeth Wexler has been in the events industry for 10 years.

New York, NY 10003

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Bellafare, in NYC, is a wedding planning company serving people from throughout the city and its suburbs. Bellafare, which has a secondary office in Charleston, South Carolina, is the brainchild of Kristin Doggett, who serves as the business's Creative Director. No matter the scale, style, or budget of the event, she and her colleagues can create a memorable, stress-free wedding.

Compare our Top Wedding Planners

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Wed in Central Park
401 1st Ave, New York, NY 10010
Two Kindred Event Planners
490 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Kyle Michelle Weddings
Events By Red Carpet
Firefly Events
BLB Events
LLG Events
55 Broadway Ste 301, New York, NY 10006
Tantawan Bloom
Ang Weddings & Events
Polka Dot Events
Genesis Wedding Planning
Cristina Verger Event Planning & Production
745 5th Ave Ste 500, New York, NY 10151
Cynthia Ross Events
Daughter of Design
Onederland Events
Ashley Douglass Events
Tara Guérard Soiree
A Central Park Wedding
Emlan Events
Bellafare

FAQs

  • Introduction

    A wedding planner can be a significant help on your special day. The happy couple and their closest loved ones should be able to enjoy their wedding day without worries. A wedding planner eases the burden off the couple, handles any problems that arise during the planning process and on the wedding day, and helps to put on a fantastic wedding.

  • How do you become a wedding planner?

    There are courses and diplomas people can take to become a certified wedding planner; however, it’s not necessary. Regardless of if an individual gets a certification, the most essential step is to gain experience. Most wedding planners start by doing a few free weddings to build a portfolio. That portfolio can be used to promote the business and attract new clients.

  • How much does a wedding planner cost?

    The national average cost of a wedding planner in 2019 was $1,500. However, it should be noted that this can vary dramatically. Average costs can vary from state to state. Additionally, factors such as the size of the wedding, the level of planning, the extravagance of the wedding, and the wedding planner’s experience can all change pricing.

  • Do wedding planners have specialties?

    Yes, wedding planners can have specialties. For example, some wedding planners may specialize in destination weddings. Or wedding planners can specialize in the extent of wedding support they offer. A day-of-coordinator will only arrive on the day of the wedding and help during the day. In comparison, a complete wedding planner will help with the planning and execution of the wedding.

  • How do you know if you need a wedding planner?

    Hiring a wedding planner is a personal choice. Ultimately, the wedding couple needs to decide if they have the budget for a planner and if they believe the investment to be worth it. For example, some people enjoy planning events, so they wouldn’t need a wedding planner. Conversely, planning stresses other people, so it might be a task they want to outsource.

  • Is there a certification to become a wedding planner?

    The wedding planning certification industry is “largely unregulated.” This means that while you can get a wedding planner certification, it might not always be from a qualified source. One trusted source is the certification from the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners.  

    A certification can be a great asset, but there are many qualified wedding planners who don’t have a certification.

  • How do you find a destination wedding planner?

    Planning a destination wedding is very different from planning a local wedding. You’ll want to find someone who has experience organizing a destination wedding.

    Many destinations offer an in-house wedding planner. However, if you need to find your own destination wedding planner, local Facebook wedding groups are an excellent place to ask for referrals.