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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 Buffalo, NY.

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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.

Above & Beyond Marketing and Event Management, LLC

Above & Beyond Marketing and Event Management, LLC brings almost 20 years of event planning experience to wedding clients in Tonawanda. Available packages include a Complete Wedding Package for client hand-holding through every vendor meeting and detail, a Day of Coordination package for a stress-free wedding day, and a Decorating Package for customized decor design. Brides and grooms appreciate the team's open communication, complete transparency, personalized care, and affordable prices, and the group also provides services for financial planning ahead of marriage, debt solutions, and a pre-marital workshop as well. Brides can also sign up for the Diva Bridal Squad Program to learn how to save time and money during the wedding process and beyond, and the company features a Mentor Program for those looking to get into the event planning industry as well.

Tonawanda, NY(716) 400-7170


After 5 Events

After 5 Events is a wedding planning company serving brides and grooms in Buffalo. Clients hire the team for completely personalized services per their vision, style, and budget with packages for full wedding planning, design assistance, and day-of coordination, partial planning, design, and coordination, and day-of coordination at the ceremony and/or reception. The group also handles planning for other social and corporate events, and additional services include custom candy buffets and handcrafted invitations, menu cards, and save the dates. The owner previously worked in service at various top-name venues as well as in branding and event marketing for a global beer brand, and After Five Events has been recognized by three WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards and with Best of 2015 and Best of 2016 awards from Thumbtack.

Buffalo, NY(716) 908-9517


Destiny Fulfilled Events, LLC

Destiny Fulfilled Events, LLC offers wedding planning services in the Buffalo area. Couples have access to a Certified Wedding Planner with an extensive network of the best vendors as well as years of industry know-how for flawless, worry-free wedding days. The group offers full-service packages including concept and vendor research, assistance with negotiating vendor contacts, monthly checklists, event walk-throughs, inspiration boards, RSVP tracking, customized timelines for the ceremony and reception, and on-site coordination. Clients can also opt for the partial-planning service, day-of coordination, wedding styling and decor services, or hourly consultation services for timelines, theme, vendors, and etiquette. Destiny Fulfilled Events offers planning packages for destination and out-of-area weddings as well, and custom packages are available for all services. The group is a member of the American Academy of Wedding Professionals.

Buffalo, NY(716) 830-6629


Distinctive Occasions, LLC

Distinctive Occasions, LLC has been handling wedding planning for clients in Amherst for 10 years. The full-service event planning company employs a team of industry professionals to guide brides and grooms along the way to their perfect wedding day, and clients can opt for the Wedding Planning Lite package, Full Service Planning & Decor, or Design & Decor package. Couples can also create a customized package per their unique needs and budget with services for everything from invitation selection and RSVP management to catering and photography, and planning for other celebrations, fundraisers, and gatherings is available as well. Distinctive Occasions boasts a trusted network of the best chefs, venues, musicians, officiants, florists, photographers, and bakeries around and is a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants as well as the recipient of two WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards.

Amherst, NY(716) 907-2263


Effortless Occasions

Effortless Occasions is a wedding planning company serving the community of Rochester. The "boutique" wedding planning group offers a Diamond package for full wedding services including budget, venue, color and decor, guest accommodations, and day-of scheduling, and the Emerald package covers month-of wedding planning for those remaining details such as vendor coordination, scheduling, and day-of help. Effortless Occasions also offers a Ruby package for all planning and coordination needs the day prior and day of the actual wedding, and the Sapphire package allows couples to sit down with the team and fully customize services per their exact budget, vision, and needs. Additional planning services are available for small and large corporate events as well as other private celebrations from birthdays and bar mitzvahs to anniversaries and retirements.

Rochester, NY(585) 305-0022


Heavenlee Weddings

Heavenlee Weddings is a Lockport wedding planning service backed by 10 years of experience in the field. The group prides itself on its know-how and expertise to save couples time, stress, and money for a perfect as well as worry-free wedding experience with varying levels of service via the Diamond, Sapphire, Amethyst, and “Budget Bride” package. Additional services include custom items from invites to cookies, hourly consultations, nanny service, pet sitting, and assistance with other events from the rehearsal dinner to a wine tour for visiting guests. Planning for destination Sandals weddings is also available. Heavenlee Weddings is a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants and the Buffalo Bridal Association and has won four WeddingWire Brides Choice Awards as well as Best Top Wedding Professional of the Year at the 2014 ABC NY Sparkle Awards.

Lockport, NY(716) 361-3819


PEAR Planning

PEAR Planning brings 15 years of event planning experience to wedding clients in Buffalo. Couples can opt for a full wedding planning package from concept and budgeting to on-site management and guest accommodations or choose hourly consulting services, day-of management, or a special package just for the "out-of-town bride" who needs more intensive day-of management help. Planning services are also available for other occasions as well as for-hire hosts for smaller gatherings. The owner has a background creating events for businesses, nonprofits, universities, and celebrities/media figures including Apple, Steven Page of Barenaked Ladies, and Hilary Clinton and today is involved with the mentoring and education of others looking to enter the planning industry via PEAR internships. PEAR Planning has been featured on WeddingLovely Blog and Home Confetti and won a WeddingWire Bride's Choice Award as well.

Buffalo, NY(716) 512-9166


The Wedding Connection

The Wedding Connection helps brides and grooms plan their wedding in Buffalo. The company runs to help couples experience the perfect wedding day at an affordable price and without unnecessary worry and stress. Services include a full planning package covering every detail and negotiation from the engagement party to the honeymoon, a consulting package for help with items such as design ideas, budget, and vendor recommendations, and a day-of package for full coordination of the rehearsal dinner and wedding including all vendor confirmations and scheduling. Customized packages per each client's unique needs are also available, and additional services cover wedding photography, a wedding officiant, wedding favors, and personalized wedding invitations, save the dates, programs, thank you cards, and other wedding-day goods. Interested parties can review the site for further details and photos as well.

Buffalo, NY(716) 877-0793


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