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10 of the Best Dallas Wedding Planners in 2021

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With so much to plan and so many pieces to put together, wedding planning often becomes unnecessarily stressful. But this is the time of your life you should be enjoying to the fullest! One of the top tips I always tell my brides and grooms during the wedding planning phase is to invest in having an exceptional wedding planner guide you through the process.

There are so many wedding planners in Dallas. Between research, interviews, and first-hand experience working with wedding planners in DFW, I’ve distilled this list of the 10 Best Dallas Wedding Planners you need to consider in 2021.

Last updated: 11/18/2021

The Best Wedding Planners in Dallas

1. The Art of Weddings DFW

https://www.theartofweddingsdfw.com/

I’ve personally had the pleasure of working with Shay McElroy from The Art of Weddings DFW for Amanda and Aaron’s Wedding at The Castle at Rockwall. When you hire her for wedding planning and coordination, you can let out a huge sigh of relief. Shay is incredibly organized with details, time, and people. From the minute you begin working with Shay to the end of the wedding day, you can just focus on having the best day of your life.

The Castle at Rockwall Wedding | Darien Chui Photography
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2. Two Girls in Pearls

Luxury Planning for the Sophisticated Bride

www.twogirlsinpearlsevents.com

Kimberly and Beth from Two Girls in Pearls have tens of years of wedding and event planning experience combined. Their award-winning work has landed them in large publications and magazines including D Weddings and Modern Luxury Weddings! So if having a stress-free and personalized wedding is important to you, you’ll be in good hands hiring Two Girls in Pearls.

Two Girls in Pearls - Headshot

What is your philosophy for wedding planning?

No two weddings are the same.  We really strive to make our clients’ weddings about the two of them, their personality, their style.  The more we can incorporate details that are specific to them the better.   Bespoke planning is probably the best way to describe our philosophy…we build piece by piece until they have a unique wedding that is unlike anyone else’s.

What do you want clients to know? 

We are with them every step of the way, and we want their wedding to be the perfect representation of what they want it to be.  We love seeing happy couples have the wedding  of their dreams and try to make the process as fun, stress-less and seamless as it can be.  Wedding planning should be a fun adventure!

Two Girls in Pearls - Wedding Planners in Dallas
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Current favorite wedding trends

The return to classic elegance. Personalizing every detail of the wedding. Non-traditional timelines. For example: Intimate dinners before dancing and the party, almost a dinner before the reception in a separate space, or couples standing up alone at the ceremony without a wedding party.

What separates you from other wedding planners? 

We have a number of years of planning and have seen just about every scenario. We don’t believe in cookie cutter formulas for weddings. It’s all about listening to our client’s wishes and making them happen

3. Blissful Weddings & Events

Fun, personable, caring, attentive to detail!

https://www.blissfulweddingsandeventsco.com/

Blissful Weddings & Events offers strategic, budget-friendly wedding planning and coordinating in the DFW area. Having learned from Texas A&M University, Lovegevity’s Wedding Planning Institute, and internships with celebrity wedding planners, you can rest knowing Brittany has every detail covered.

Blissful Weddings & Events Headshot
Headshot by Jessica Ross Photography

What is your philosophy for wedding planning?

You’re only as good as your “least” best vendor so be selective! Hiring the best of the best wedding vendors ensures for a smooth and great celebration come wedding day!

What do you want clients to know?

We’re known as a one stop shop offering planning, coordinating, and floral design. We truly care about our couples and go above and beyond for them so they can literally have the best day ever!

Blissful Weddings & Events - Wedding Planners in Dallas
Photo by Chua Lee Photography

Current favorite wedding trends:

Modern romantic wedding style! All the nudes, blushes, with lots and lots of candles and modern style table numbers!!!

What separates you from other wedding planners?

We treat our clients with the most attention to detail. We love to connect with our blissful couples by getting to know them and their love story first before planning their dream wedding. That way we can incorporate signature touches that tell their love story for all guests to see once they arrive to their wedding!

4. Double Blessing Events

Planning and Enjoying Every Detail

www.doubleblessingevents.com

Chelsey offers something unique that I have yet to see other Dallas Wedding Planners do. In addition to actual planning, Chelsey provides an incredible amount of value through her online wedding planning workshops. Also, Chelsey offers a wedding planning course for brides and grooms! Back in 2020, Chelsey and I taught a live wedding planning workshop together. Her energy and passion for weddings will keep you excited throughout your entire wedding planning process.

Double Blessing Events - Headshot

What is your philosophy for wedding planning?

We’re all about bringing Jesus into it. 🙂 Because through this marriage, you’re creating a covenant and a commitment between each other and the Lord! Planning your wedding is just the START of your marriage! And our whole heart behind being wedding planners is to take all the stress off your shoulders so you can focus on strengthening your relationship between each other and God. Because honey, your engagement is way too special to be stressful.

What do you want clients to know?

We actually host a free wedding planning workshop for brides who have no idea where to start, and we would LOVE for you to join us! It’s called “How to Plan All the Details for Your Wedding Day So You Can Enjoy Every Moment of It.”

Double Blessing Events - Wedding Planners in Dallas

Current favorite wedding trends?

You know, I’m ALL about a good theme. My FAVORITE weddings have been my Disney and Harry Potter weddings. Hehehe. I’m obsessed with any party that takes a specific theme and runs with it!

What separates you from other wedding planners?

Totally our faith. We’re not just wedding planners and coordinators. We’re really wedding planning coaches. Sure, we take you through the easy way to plan all the details you need. But there’s so much MORE to wedding planning! Because this is the very first thing you’ll be doing together as husband and wife! And we need to make sure that you’re going into this marriage making decisions that are best for YOU and YOUR relationship, instead of just saying yes to everyone else and trying to make them happy.

5. All That Glam

http://www.allthatglam.events/

All That Glam (ATG) offers a truly personalized planning experience to bring your dream wedding to life. After winning the Knot’s Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award for five consecutive years, ATG was inducted into The Knot Hall of Fame. Nancy, lead planner and stylist, is a certified wedding planner. She planned, decorated, cooked and even sewed for her own wedding, so you’re in good hands with ATG. They’re passionate about what they do, and Nancy’s organizational skills are on-point – key for a stress-free wedding day.

6. Birds of A Feather Events

http://www.birdsofafeatherevents.com/

One of the premier Dallas wedding planners, Birds of a Feather offers full-service planning and design services. The studio was named Best Wedding Planner in America by BRIDES and one of the World’s Top Wedding Planners by Martha Stewart. Wendy Kay, owner and creative director, spent nearly a decade producing and directing live and recorded television before moving into wedding planning. With a knack for organization and an eye for design, Wendy and her team have brought to life some of the most stunning weddings in DFW.

7. A Stylish Soiree

http://www.astylishsoiree.com/

It takes a team to plan and design a wedding, and that’s exactly what A Stylish Soiree offers. The six-person team (which includes a carpenter/builder) provides complete wedding planning and floral design services. The studio has received more than 100 five-star reviews from happy couples in the DFW area. They offer several planning packages to meet the needs of couples. Communication is vital when planning a wedding, and the team at A Stylish Soiree will work closely with you every step of the way. Each couple is matched with a planner from their team and will receive their undivided attention.

8. Southern Affairs

https://southern-affairs.com/

Southern Affairs offers complete wedding planning services and elopement planning in both Dallas, TX and Portland, OR. Curators of beautiful, thoughtful events, the award-winning firm has been featured in The Knot, D Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Brides of North Texas and more. Lead designer Robyne is a California native, and her husband Jeremy serves as the Groom Liaison to ensure that grooms are also part of the planning process.

9. Celebrate Dallas

https://www.celebratedallas.com/

Celebrate Dallas is all about designing and planning weddings that are true to the couple’s personalities. They promise to be your “super creative best friends,” and they offer a range of planning services to meet your needs. The firm has been featured in Black Tie Bride, Green Wedding Shoes, Ruffed and more. Whether you want full-service wedding planning or just help coordinating the day, Celebrate Dallas has your back.

10. Mayfield Events

https://mayfieldevents.com/

Mayfield Events offers customized wedding planning services, but they also specialize in elevated designs and estate and ranch events. For them, it’s all about bringing the couple’s dream wedding to life. From the flowers to the cake and everything in between, the firm will help you plan the entire day. Focused on planning intentional events, Mayfield uses value-based planning to ensure your wedding day is aligned with your vision for your big day.

FAQ’s About Wedding Planners

Do you really need a wedding planner?

Some couples choose not to book any wedding planning services. However to truly enjoy your wedding experience to the fullest, it is highly recommended to have at least some level of wedding planning, or coordination.

How long before a wedding should you hire a wedding planner?

About 1 year prior to your wedding date is the most optimal timing to hire a wedding planner. This gives you and your planner the time it takes to book a venue, hire other vendors, find the perfect dress, etc.

How much does a wedding planner cost in Texas?

Pricing depends on the planner’s experience and level of service. For full-service wedding planning, you can expect to pay anywhere from $2,000 to $7,000. Other partial planning services are usually available, and can often be found under $2,000.

How much should a day-of coordinator cost?

You can expect around $500 to $800 just for day-of coordination.

Final Words

I always want my couples to enjoy their wedding experience as much as possible. Yet sometimes all the details and moving pieces of wedding planning can cause unneeded stress. This is why I always recommend hiring a great wedding planner. So hopefully this helps you get started!

Still searching for other great wedding vendors in Dallas?

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