Best Wedding Planners
in Virginia Beach

Why These Wedding Planners?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Virginia Beach 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

1 Elegant Event Wedding & Event Planning

1 Elegant Event Wedding & Event Planning does business with clients all over the Virginia Beach metro area, and has over 20 years of experience in this field. Its wedding planners are completely licensed and insured and handle all aspects of planning and preparation while performing management services to keep everything on track. Though many of its weddings are local, 1 Elegant Event Wedding & Event Planning also does destination weddings. Officiant services are available as well.

2129 General Booth Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

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Baxter's Creative Events

Baxter's Creative Events is an elite wedding planning company based in Virginia Beach that serves Virginia and also travels to other states to provide a variety of services. The founder of Baxter's Creative Events, Sandra Baxter, has been planning weddings and other events for more than 15 years. Sandra is an active member of the International Live Events Association and Wedding Professionals of Southeast Virginia. The business provides a free initial consultation and offers Luxury Full Service Planning, Full Service Customized Planning, and Month/Day Of Coordination packages. The company has a full list of preferred vendors that is available to clients. Baxter's Creative Events has been featured in House Of Maya Wedding Planner Magazine, South Asian Bride, The Knot, WeddingWire, and the Hampton Roads Wedding Guide as well as in the Chrysler Museum of Art, and the company is a preferred vendor of the Norfolk Botanical Garden, The Founders Inn and Spa, the Chrysler Museum of Art, The Water Table, Oceanaire Resort Hotel, and MOCA. Baxter's Creative Events has received the WeddingWire Couples Choice Awards every year from 2012-2017 and The Knot Best Of Weddings award every year from 2013-2017. In 2017, the company was recognized in The Knot Hall of Fame. Clients say that the company provides highly reliable service, and they greatly appreciate Sandra's can-do attitude.

Virginia Beach, VA 23453


Emily Weddings

The planning team at Emily Weddings has more than 40 years of combined experience in the industry. The business provides full-service planning and day-of coordination, giving customers the option to choose the right package for their needs. The full-service package includes finding the right wedding location, designing the theme and decor, and planning the wedding day schedule. The planners ensure a successful day by creating a detailed wedding timeline, confirming wedding provisions, and rehearsal assistance. The Emily Weddings team members are Certified Sandals Specialists and help plan weddings at Sandals destinations. The business has been seen in Borrowed & Blue, Style Me Pretty, The Knot, The Black Tie Bride, Glamour & Grace, Swooned, and The Virginian-Pilot. Emily Weddings won The Knot Best of Weddings from 2010 to 2016, Bride's Choice Awards 2009 to 2016, the 2013 Best of Virginia Beach Award, and A Crystal Clear Vision People's Choice Award 2015 and 2016.

Virginia Beach, VA 23452


Isha Foss Design

Isha Foss Design has been serving Virginia Beach clients since 2001. The founder is a Certified Destination Wedding Specialist, and her work has been seen in The Knot, VOW, Bridal Guide, My Sunny Wedding, The Bride's Cafe, Essence, Style Me Pretty, and Ruffled. The company won the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award in 2014. The business specializes in modern decor details and classic wedding style. The company provides floral design for the wedding party, the ceremony, and the reception, and the designers always include fresh flowers from local and international sources. The business eventscapes using linens, draping, and lighting, and carries a variety of rentals. The designers custom tailor their plans to their clients' budget and theme. Isha Foss Design has been seen in Ruffled, Virginia Living, and The Bride's Cafe. Clients have praised the business for its quality service and friendly, caring employees.

Virginia Beach, VA 23452


Morlina Events

The founder of Morlina Events has worked in the event planning industry for more than 15 years. The company's full planning and coordination package includes one-on-one consultation meetings with clients and vendors, vendor recommendations, accommodation arrangements, decor setup, ceremony rehearsals, ceremony and reception coordination, and many other services. The business' partial planning and coordination package takes care of all the details the couple needs assistance with. Morlina Events also plans anniversaries, reunions, grand openings, employee events, fashion shows, birthday parties, engagements, retirements, photoshoots, and other events. Clients say the Morlina Events team made their wedding unforgettable.

Chesapeake, VA 23320


Savy Events

Savy Events is a veteran-owned and operated wedding and event planning boutique. The founder of the Virginia Beach business has been planning events for more than 10 years. The company's full event planning package includes budget development and management, venue selection, floor plan design, timeline development, wedding gift delivery after the wedding, vendor referrals, RSVP management, ceremony rehearsal and coordination, custom wedding website and registry setup, and many other services. The business also offers a la carte services such as wedding decor installation, bridal shower planning, vow renewal planning, baby shower planning, dessert bar planning and setup, and elopement services. Savy Events carries event rentals with a touch of vintage style, including vintage settees and sofas, mismatched china, tabletop items, custom tables, and backdrops. Clients say that with Savy Events, their special day went without a hitch and every detail was taken care of.

Virginia Beach, VA 23456


Soirees by Lauren

Soirees by Lauren is a widely recognized wedding planning company based in Chesapeake. The company provides custom wedding packages with services such as wedding day logistics, budget management, unlimited phone and email communication, accommodation assistance, vendor referrals based on budget, coordination of payment delivery, and a final walkthrough meeting with all of the vendors. The planners make sure that everything is ready for the big day with their month-of services, which include vendor confirmation, logistics setup, wedding timeline preparation, ceremony and reception coordination, and gift delivery coordination. Soirees by Lauren has been a featured Borrowed & Blue vendor and has been seen on The Today Show. The business won The Knot Best of Weddings in 2016 and 2017 and the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards in 2016 and 2017. Clients have praised the Soirees by Lauren wedding planners for their flexibility, creativity, and reliability.

Chesapeake, VA 23322


Sunkissed Events

Sunkissed Events aims to create a stress-free wedding experience for its Virginia Beach clients. The business offers full-service wedding coordination, partial event coordination, and day-of coordination packages. The wedding planning company has been featured on The Knot, Coastal Virginia Magazine, ModWedding, Tidewater and Tulle, Borrowed & Blue, WeddingWire, Burnett's Boards, Fab You Bliss, The Bride's Cafe, and Style Me Pretty. Clients give positive feedback for Sunkissed Events' personable, easygoing, and knowledgeable wedding planners who pay close attention to detail.

Virginia Beach, VA 23455


The Wedding Place

The Wedding Place specializes in chapel style and beach wedding ceremonies. The business, based in Norfolk, has a trendy and modern boutique style. The company's beach wedding package includes wedding coordination, flowers and a rose petal aisle, and a wedding march entourage. The company carries arches, chairs, sashes, and beach wedding decor. The business' chapel weddings take place in a hardwood, loft-like chapel, and the chapel package provides a bridal changing room, a wedding march entourage, wedding chairs, a Bluetooth sound system, and free parking. Clients give positive feedback for The Wedding Place's organized and passionate planner who loves to make couples happy.

Norfolk, VA 23503


Touche Weddings and Events

Touche Weddings and Events plans coastal Virginia weddings and destination weddings. The business provides creative event styling with furniture rentals, custom florals, and lighting design. The company also plans elopements, proposals, corporate events and galas, celebrity soirees, and military events. The planners also have experience with interior design. Touche Weddings and Events is a member of The Coterie and won the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award in 2015. Clients say the coordinators are calm and professional and pay attention to every detail. Clients have also praised the coordinators for their reliability and responsiveness.

Virginia Beach, VA 23456


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