Karen Marie Events

Our Wedding Themes & Styles

Karen has been involved in event planning for over 12 years. Initially on a volunteer basis, she has run the gamut from creating, organizing and coordinating wine festivals to themed trade expos, golf tournaments and private parties. The planning included personalized and customized events that Karen managed from beginning to end. Loving what she did on ... (read more)

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Packages

“FROM THE PROPOSAL TO THE I DO’S” PACKAGE 

Let us help you develop an event that reflects your personal tastes.  Tailored to be the event you always dreamed of, we work with you from the beginning, guiding and assisting you throughout the process, to your wedding day. 

  • Consultation Meetings
  • Complete event design –Theme creation, color selection, venue location, invitations, décor items, centerpieces, etc. inspired by your vision to create a highly personalized event
  • Use of a custom inspiration board to pull the design together
  • Site selection assistance with multiple site visits to review event detail and layout
  • Vendor recommendation, management, timeline development and day of coordination to assure a successful event
  • Wedding rehearsal coordination
  • Wedding website assistance
  • Recommendation of high quality vendors
  • Attendance at all local vendor meetings
  • Vendor negotiation & contract review & final headcount reporting
  • Rental management and contract review for event items (tables, chairs, dance floor, lighting)
  • Bridal party styling and attire selection for weddings
  • Tracking of all vendor payment timelines
  • Unlimited email & phone access throughout the entire planning process with prompt, thorough responses
  • INCLUDES “MONTH BEFORE” PACKAGE AND “DAY OF I DO” PACKAGE 

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"MONTH BEFORE" PACKAGE

You’ve planned most of the details but as the day of your event approaches, you want someone to take over the coordination and wrap up final details. 

  • Consultation Meetings prior to event and a month before
  • Unlimited email & phone access throughout the entire planning process with prompt, thorough responses
  • Creation of timeline for entire event and all vendors
  • Coordination music selections with dj/banC
  • Contact vendors for coordination of order, delivery and payment
  • Ceremony rehearsal coordination including bridal party organization and line up
  • Vendor referrals – photographer, baker, photobooth, etc.
  • Review and consultation with client of ceremony/reception planning, décor, centerpieces, seating arrangements, décor, venue, etc.
  • Full day wedding coordination
  • INCLUDES “DAY OF I DO” COORDINATION PACKAGE

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“DAY OF I DO” COORDINATION PACKAGE

 Planned it all yourself but want to make sure that you enjoy the wedding of your dreams?  Leave the coordination of your wedding day to our professional team. We will assure that all of the details you planned come together to perfection!  All you have to do is relax and enjoy your special day!

  • Consultation to discuss your event details
  • Site visit and complete walk through of the venue
  • Includes unlimited phone calls & emails during the month leading up to the event
  • References for personal styling for the bridal party
  • One hour rehearsal is included
  • Creation of timeline, vendor contact list and event checklist
  • Vendor confirmation and follow-up the week of the event
  • Coordinator available from start of event to end of the day
  • Assist wedding party with preparation for the day and attire
  • Check in of all vendors to assure they are on task
  • Set up at event of personal décor items
  • Assist guests with seating arrangements if needed
  • Coordination of all events of the day  (i.e. wedding bridal toss, cake cutting, entrance of bridal party, first dance, etc.)
  • Bridal emergency kit
  • Distribution of final payments to vendors at site
  • Packing of décor items at end of the event with delivery along with gifts and cards

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ADDITIONAL WEDDING PLANNING SERVICES 

Engagement Party

Bridal Shower

Rehearsal Dinner

After Wedding Brunch

 

We can assist with planning and coordinating all of the related wedding events as well.  For day of coordinating, we charge an hourly rate of $80.00.  For complete planning, prices vary depending on venue location, size and detail of event.

  

 

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SOCIAL EVENT AND CORPORATE

PLANNING SERVICES

Karen Marie Events also offers our services with other events.  If you are planning engagement parties, bridal showers, birthdays, private dinners, sweet sixteen parties, quincineras, bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, graduation parties, kid’s birthday parties and anniversaries, we can help. 

For the corporate client, we provide planning services for business meetings, trade expos, golf tournaments, and conventions. 

Our social event planning fee varies depending on the event and customization. For a quote based, email us at karen@karenmarieevents.com or give us a call at 805-551-1678.

 

Reviews
Rating Summary
Quality of Service (5.0/5)
Professionalism (5.0/5)
Value (5.0/5)
Overall Rating
5.0
Recommended
100%
by couples who reviewed
User Reviews
  • Kathy Reynolds
    6 months ago
    Quality of Service (5.0/5)
    Professionalism (5.0/5)
    Value (5.0/5)
    Karen and her team did an amazing job coordinating my wedding. I was so stressed out and hired them for a month of planning package and they took care of every little detail at the end. The result was I really enjoyed my wedding and didn't have to worry about a thing - I highly recommend them!
  • Brianne Gollwitzer
    8 months ago
    Quality of Service (5.0/5)
    Professionalism (5.0/5)
    Value (5.0/5)
    Karen!!! Thank you so much for everything this weekend!!!!! Your planning skills were amazing and everything was perfect! Our vision came alive. We appreciate you so much! Much love Karen!!!
    Karen was so wonderful to work with! Her and her team were absolutely amazing! She was so helpful and really took the time to make sure each detail was thought out and planned. The extra touches she brought to our event made it so special and we couldn't have asked for anything more :) Her assistant, Alexis even took extra special care of our flower girl doggie! All Brides... you are in GREAT hands with Karen and her ladies!!!!
  • Luke R.
    1 year ago
    Quality of Service (5.0/5)
    Professionalism (5.0/5)
    Value (5.0/5)
    Karen of Karen Marie Events is not only the coordinator you want, but the coordinator you need! Karen's creativity is out of this world. She perfects every little detail and always goes the extra mile to make sure everything is just right. Not only is Karen extremely innovative and always on top of her game, she is also the sweetest woman in the world. You always feel right at home working with Karen, knowing that everything is going to be taken care of on your big day, without a hitch. Trust me, do yourself a favor and contact Karen Marie Events!
  • Analise
    1 year ago
    Quality of Service (5.0/5)
    Professionalism (5.0/5)
    Value (5.0/5)
    Karen Marie Events is an amazing coordinating company to have partake in your wedding. Their creative and innovative ideas will bring together the wedding of your dream.
    Thank you Analise!!
FAQs
Company Details
Contact Name:
Karen Betancourt
Established:
2007
Are there any additional services you provide?
We also provide planning and coordination services for corporate events and meeting, private parties, bridal showers, engagement and anniversary parties, golf tournaments, themed parties, sweet sixteen parties and more! Whatever celebration you're planning, we can help bring your vision of it to a reality!
Can you provide references upon request?
Yes
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you require a deposit beforehand?
Yes
How far in advance should clients book your services?
As soon as you can but we can also work on short notice. For weddings, we have a full planning package where we plan and coordinate the entire event from beginning to end. We also have month of and day of planning packages that can be booked with shorter notice.
What languages do you speak?
English, Spanish speaking assistant
FAQ
What space do you provide for ceremonies?
As a wedding planner, we can help you find the right venue for your wedding or special event.
Additional details:
Prices vary upon size of event, venue location and details of event.