Best Wedding
Planners in New
York City

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 New York, 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.

14 Stories

The New York City-based 14 Stories is a wedding planning that, since 2004, has specialized in planning wedding ceremonies for LGBTQ couples. Bernadette Smith, who has written three books on wedding planning, regularly serves as a teacher for aspiring planners, and she has become an internationally prominent advocate for making the wedding industry as inclusive as possible. In its more than a dozen years of operation, 14 Stories has produced weddings, as well as parties, galas, and fundraisers, for more than 400 progressive clients across the globe.

New York, NY(646) 580-1270


A Central Park Wedding

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(646) 450-6937


Amy Champagne Events

Amy Champagne Events, in New York, plans and coordinates local events, with a particular focus on handling weddings and wedding celebrations. At the head of the team is Amy Cagginello, an experienced wedding planner who especially excels at organization. Ms. Cagginello and her colleagues have received accolades from The Knot, WeddingWire, Bliss Celebrations Magazine, Style Me Pretty, and Carrots & Cake.

New York, NY(203) 908-5788


Ang Weddings & Events

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(646) 481-8078


Ashley Douglass Events

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(917) 748-6281



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.

New York, NY(212) 216-9106


Cloud Nove Events

Cloud Nove Events is a wedding planning and design business with a team of experienced professionals who have years of experience helping NYC-area couples realize their dream weddings. Regina Cialone, who owns and leads the company, has extensive event planning experience. She has experience handling a broad array of ceremonies and receptions, from intimate affairs with just 10 guests to enormous bashes with guest lists of 400+.

New York, NY(646) 209-7768


Coordinated to Perfection

Coordinated to Perfection, located in Fresh Meadows, plans weddings and other events in the greater NYC community. The business, whose work has been featured in Wedding Lovely, Home Confetti, and Planners Lounge, is the brainchild of wedding planner Simone Vega. Ms. Vega has more than eleven years of industry experience.

Fresh Meadows, NY(646) 651-0177


Cynthia Ross Events

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 Hyde Park, NY(516) 280-4617


Daughter of Design

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(646) 595-9009


Firefly Events

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(917) 921-6052


Genesis Wedding Planning

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.

Flushing, NY(646) 470-0340


Jove Meyer Events

Jove Meyer Events is a Brooklyn ​based ​wedding planning​ and design​ ​company​ that​ prides itself with creating custom weddings that reflect couples' styles, personalities and relationships. The Knot has deemed ​Jove ​a Wedding Wizard, and ​he ​has also won ​the​ "Couples' Choice Award" from WeddingWire​. In addition to weddings, ​Jove and his ​team​ have planned and ​produced events such as fundraisers and corporate galas. Jove Meyer Events ​has planned events of varying sizes, from 50 to 5,000 guests​ here in New York City and abroad.​

Brooklyn, NY(949) 412-4850


Karen Brown New York

Karen Brown New York helps locals who are seeking assistance with the planning and design of their nuptials. The business's owner, Karen Brown, was born and raised in the South, where she developed a love of the region's exquisite parties. After years of training and professional experience in interior design, Ms. Brown entered into the event planning industry. Besides wedding ceremonies and reception, she can help with proposals, corporate galas and conferences, and other occasions.

New York, NY(347) 903-8207


Kyle Michelle Weddings

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(850) 545-1701


Onederland Events

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(323) 825-1934


Polka Dot Events

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.

New York, NY(646) 300-3320


Tantawan Bloom

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(212) 564-0308


Tara Guérard Soiree

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(646) 329-6258


Viva Max Weddings

Viva Max Weddings, established in 2013 in New York City, is a wedding planning business with clients throughout the city and its suburbs. The founder, owner, and principal planner, Viva Max, has been working in the wedding industry for over a dozen years. In 2004, she joined the staff of an independent bridal salon in Manhattan, and then served clients from subsequent positions at the Wedding Library and (as a wedding stationer) at Kate's Paperie.

New York, NY(646) 504-8482


Wed in Central Park

Wed in Central Park is a wedding planner in New York that orchestrates magical exchanges of vows in one of Manhattan’s breathtaking landmarks. The company only opened in 2012, but it has grown significantly through referrals by satisfied clients and their guests. The owner has served as a volunteer guide in Central Park, which is why she knows the urban oasis inside out, and she and her team commit to understanding each couple’s venue requirements. The shop recommends the century-old Shakespeare Garden and Ladies’ Pavilion for large events, and it arranges the use of Wagner Cove, the legendary Bow Bridge, and other sites, for the more intimate nuptials. Wed in Central Park has customizable packages to suit varying tastes and budgets, and its blog features interesting posts about marriage proposals and related activities.

New York City, NY(646) 679-1978


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