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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.

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Rehearsal Dinner

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Day-of Coordination
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What weddings do you have experience planning?

Double Weddings
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Laura H. Married on 08/05/2023
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Kate is incredible!

Highly recommend A Charmed Affair! Kate was our day of wedding planner and she made our wedding day truly magical. Leading up to the day, Kate was very accessible via phone and email, answering all of our questions, making recommendations and coordinating all of our vendors and day of festivities. Our wedding was a destination wedding and we wanted to have a bunch of accessories and a lounge for our guests. Kate had a HUGE list of items that we could use and it made such a difference in planning. The final product of staging for our wedding was exactly what we had hoped for.

One of our vendors did not show the day of our wedding (a vendor we had booked) and Kate and her team were amazing at coordinating a solution. She ensured that our guests were taken care of and timeline for the day was adjusted to accommodate. We can鈥檛 imagine not having Kate there to manage all the details, so we could be present and love our wedding day as much as we did. If you are looking for a wedding planner in the upstate New York area look no further than Kate from A Charmed Affair
Jesse P. Married on 06/24/2023
5 out of 5 rating

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!!
Sean B. Married on 11/06/2022
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Stop what you're doing and book Kate from A Charmed Affair!!

Kate and her team are the absolute best in the business. From start to finish, Kate was incredibly helpful with booking vendors, coordinating timelines and ensuring a smooth run of show. I get emotional thinking about working with Kate because she took such incredible care of us - she truly made us feel like the most special people on a very important day. I can't tell you how many compliments we got about Kate and her people. Seriously, stop looking for other wedding planners/coordinators. Kate and A Charmed Affair are the team you absolutely MUST BOOK.
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Professional Network & Endorsements

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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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