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A Charmed Affair

Freehold, NY View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

Based out of Freehold, New York, A Charmed Affair is a wedding planning company. Owner Kate Arel is an International Event and Wedding Planner, gaining her certification through the Association of Bridal Consultants. She has more than a decade of industry experience and understands how important every last detail is. She loves creating boutique events that reflect the personality and love story of the couple celebrating.

Services Offered

A Charmed Affair offers various levels of assistance, from day-of coordination to full-service planning, depending on your needs. Kate is also happy to provide event design services to help make your vision a reality. This can include recommending the right vendors to bring your ideas to life. Couples planning an elopement or destination wedding can also call on Kate for support.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for day-of wedding coordination?

$2,250

Do you offer an hourly rate?

Yes

What is the hourly rate?

$75

What wedding events do you provide services for?

Ceremony
Reception
Rehearsal Dinner

What wedding planning services do you offer?

Day-of Coordination
Event Design
Full Planning
Partial Planning
Timelines
Vendor Referrals

What weddings do you have experience planning?

Civil
Cultural
Destination
Double Weddings
Elopement
Eco-Friendly
Military
Non-Religious
Religious

How many planners are on your team?

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    One of the BEST wedding planners we have ever worked with!! A DREAM!!

    Kate is absolutely FANTASTIC!! She works incredibly hard to make sure every detail is perfect and responds to emails instantly!! We provided ceremony music for one of her weddings and I cannot say thank you enough to Kate and the A Charmed Affair team for making everything so seamless!!
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    We loved working with Kate!

    Kate was such an amazing wedding coordinator. She really shines in the month and weeks leading up to the event with the small details - coordinating with vendors, bringing your design vision to life, calming you down when you start to sweat the details. We realized about a month out that one of our shuttles was too large for the venue and we no longer needed that many seats. There were no smaller shuttles available that late into planning, but she was able to reach out to her connections and ask another couple to swap with us. I couldn't believe it! We also engaged Kate to help us select a florist and execute on our design. We only had one call with the florist and some emails, so on the day of I wondered if our vision would be represented. It was SO MUCH better than I'd anticipated. It shows how well Kate understood what we envisioned and translated that behind the scenes without our needing to get involved. She had such a great attitude about everything, was so professional. At the end of the night, I was sad to say goodbye - I want her around for every event I plan!
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    Amazing, thoughtful, professional planner!

    Kate is an extraordinary wedding planner - we recommend her so highly! My husband and I got married at The BARN at Liberty Farms, and she made our day magical. We worked with Kate as a partial planner, and she went above and beyond to be a sounding board for us in the year plus leading up to our wedding. Kate knows Liberty Farms like the back of her hand, and so having her both as a thought partner in planning as well as there on the actual wedding weekend to make sure everything went completely flawlessly without us having to think about anything was amazing. We are so appreciative of her aesthetic vision, hyper-competence at all things logistics and run-of-show, and down to earth and honest attitude. She also has a huge inventory of props and touches for the day from seating card holders to a popcorn machine to lounge furniture and she basically has a catalogue that couples can select from and she'll bring over as much as she can hold in a trailer and just charges for the cost of the trailer. This is a HUGE perk and saves a ton on extras to buy/rent for the day - we had a gorgeous full lounge set up (which our older guests in particular really appreciated!), photo booth backdrops, a popcorn machine, candles, and so much more from her. We are so grateful to Kate for pulling off the most perfect wedding weekend!!
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Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements
Big Top Tent Rentals Big Top Tent Rentals Wedding Rentals

Wonderful to work with! Kate is very professional, organized and has great attention to detail!

Rogue Hospitality Rogue Hospitality Wedding Caterers

Kate from A Charmed Affair is a great planner to have on your team for your wedding or event. Kate has a huge design decor inventory and is knowledgeable about how to use these items to make your event amazing!

The BARN at Liberty Farms The BARN at Liberty Farms Barn & Farm Weddings

We love Kate - a regular at the BARN - creative, organized, calm - just all round GREAT!

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691 Plattekill Road Freehold, NY, 12431
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