Laurels
Best Wedding
Planners in
Albuquerque
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 Albuquerque, NM.

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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.

Alena Swanson LLC

Alena Swanson LLC has been planning weddings in Albuquerque for over seven years. The team has served over 150 couples to date, handles about 30 weddings every year, and is known for creating sacred moments with every detail in a couple's wedding itinerary. Alena focuses on proper communication and allowing families a peaceful as well as a joyful wedding day. The group won a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award in 2015 and 2016, is an Approved Member of the Wedding Lovely Vendor Guide, is a GEM vendor and Best of the West winner from Rocky Mountain Bride, and is a member of the New Mexico Wedding Professionals. Brides have also voted Alena Swanson as New Mexico's Best Wedding Coordinator on Perfect Wedding Guide four years in a row.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 252-7689

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Celebrations! Events & Weddings

Celebrations! Events & Weddings has been helping couples plan their wedding in the Albuquerque area for almost 20 years. Clients seek out the group for its personalized attention, fun themes and decor, memorable events, and multiple package options, including the Cheers Package, Candlelight Package, and Crystal Package. Services include the normal wedding arrangements with vendors to more detailed extras such as guest list management, gift selection for the wedding party, bridal luncheon planning, rehearsal dinner coordination, valet parking, and accommodations for out-of-town guests. Celebrations! also features an extensive menu of à la carte services to choose from such as honeymoon coordination and hourly consultations. The owner completed advanced studies in project management at Stanford University, and the company is a member of the New Mexico Wedding Professionals.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 252-0431

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Found Hearts Event Planning

Found Hearts Event Planning offers wedding planning services in the Los Lunas community. A certified wedding planner will take all the worry out of planning a client's magical day with packages including Full-Service, a Consulting Package, and simply Day-of Service, and the group also offers à la carte services for a variety of needs priced on an hourly basis. Three separate packages for bridesmaid services are available as well. Found Hearts Event Planning is a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants and is a 2016 Preferred Vendor on the Perfect Wedding Guide. Certification for wedding and other event planning has been obtained through Ashworth College, and Found Hearts is also a partner of Sandals Resorts with certified Sandals and Beaches Specialists to help plan the perfect destination wedding, honeymoon, or vacation.

Los Lunas, NM(303) 903-9860

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Just Lovely Wedding & Event Planning LLC

Just Lovely Wedding & Event Planning LLC has been planning weddings in Albuquerque for almost five years. The group provides Month-of Wedding Coordination with services to finalize, perfect, and execute details of a couple's wedding. Most couples who use Just Lovely have all the major elements covered for their big day but need professional help to bring it all together and create a perfect as well as stress-free wedding. The owner is a Certified Wedding Planner through the Association of Bridal Consultants, and Just Lovely will also be serving as the on-site coordinator for Gutierrez-Hubbell House in 2017. Brides can take a look at the historic venue on Just Lovely's site and inquire about renting it for their wedding. An initial consultation for day-of services is free of charge.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 835-0011

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Main Event

Main Event has been providing couples in the Albuquerque area with wedding planning services since 2012. The group is known for being extremely client-centric and for fulfilling the expectations of every bride on her wedding day. The owner obtained a certificate of wedding and event planning from the Wedding Planning Institute as well as an Associates of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism from Central New Mexico Community College and treats each couple's big day with individualized attention. Every client receives a customized plan and package depending on their exact needs and vision and only after meeting personally with the owner who also oversees all wedding day services.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 553-5698

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Occasion Services & Events

Occasion Services & Events brings almost 20 years of wedding planning experience to brides and grooms in Albuquerque. The team has handled hundreds of weddings and other events and provides everything from event production, technical direction, and venue location services to floral decor and rentals for linen and chair covers, props, lighting, tents, catering equipment, backdrops, and draping. Brides can also request general consultation services, event design, and day-of wedding coordination, and couples can opt to hold their wedding at The Gutierrez-Hubbell House as well since Occasion Services & Events provides event coordination services for large groups at the historic location. The company was featured on Kasa Fox 2, and clients receive a complimentary design consultation. Planning and production services are also available for private parties, corporate gatherings, and non-profit events.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 884-0434

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Orange September

Orange September is a wedding planning company in Albuquerque. The group seeks to create hand-crafted, personalized weddings with design, styling, planning, and coordinating down to the smallest detail and aims to allow brides, grooms, and their families to enjoy the event without the slightest worry or distraction. Each couple receives a tailored planning package depending on exact needs and budget and can opt for Full Planning, Partial Planning, Day-Of Coordination, or Day-Of Setup and Breakdown services. Full Planning entails one-of-a-kind concept planning all the way through to impeccable day-of execution, and brides can consider various wedding day themes such as whimsical, glamorous, seasonal, or dark romance. Services are available for corporate brands and other social events as well.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 263-6057

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Sealed With A Kiss

Sealed With A Kiss offers wedding planning services in the Albuquerque area. The team has a reputation for high-end events, flawless execution, and gracious service and aims to create stress-free events for brides to be able to enjoy their big day. Couples can choose “month of planning” or “full-service” attention, and the owner attends to every request personally from taking care of dress emergencies to coordinating the DJ, florist, venue, photographer, and any other wedding day element. Sealed With A Kiss provides a free one-hour consultation with no obligation to use the service, and past clients laud the group's dedication to perfection, affordable rates, and take-charge attitude.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 363-5176

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Tasteful Events by Tomas

Tasteful Events by Tomas has been an Albuquerque wedding planning company for over 15 years. Aside from creating beautiful weddings with all the right touches and perfect catering within the required budget, the team also makes sure the planning, as well as wedding day, is relaxed and fun for the bride, groom, and their families. Couples can choose Day-Of Coordination, Start-to-Finish Planning, and Officiant Services, and the website features testimonials, photos from past weddings, and a number of vendors to look through. The owner handles all projects personally, charges affordable prices, and enjoys an extensive network of wedding venues and other providers to help make the bride's big day perfect. Tasteful Events by Tomas won a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award in 2016.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 917-0312

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Vivid Affairs Event Planning & Decor

Vivid Affairs Event Planning & Decor is an Albuquerque wedding planning company. Brides receive personalized service, attention to every detail, and a supportive friend to each bride right up until the end of her big day with services such as budgeting, venue and vendor selection, RSVP tracking, bridal party gifts, day-of coordination, and even assistance with thank you notes. Couples can choose to hire the team for full-service planning, partial planning, and wedding gown assistance for a perfect wedding day execution from rehearsal dinner to ceremony to reception. Clients can look through some of Vivid's preferred vendors on the website, and the group is also an authorized retailer for Mariell wedding jewelry and accessories and Artisano Designs for favors and keepsake gifts. Brides receive a free no-obligation consultation as well.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 301-3445

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