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A Shindig Southern Event Planning is a wedding planning company based in Wilmington, North Carolina. Jessica Gibbs, the owner and coordinator, strives to understand the couple's personalities and preferences to create a wedding celebration that reflects their vision. Providing a seamless wedding is her top priority so that couples can relax and enjoy their special day. Jessica knows that detailed timelines and coordination with trusted vendors makes a successful event possible.

Services Offered
A Shindig Southern Event Planning offers several wedding packages, tailored to fit couples' needs and budget. Jessica can work with different wedding types, including civil, destination, eco-friendly, non-religious, cultural, double weddings, military, and religious. A Shindig Southern Event Planning also offers the following services:

  • Budget analysis
  • Event design
  • Guest list
  • Referrals
  • To-do list
  • Day-of coordination
  • Full planning

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What wedding events do you provide services for?

Rehearsal Dinner

What wedding planning services do you offer?

Day-of Coordination
Full Planning
Partial Planning

What weddings do you have experience planning?

Double Weddings
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Richard Married on 04/27/2018
5 out of 5 rating
My now-wife and I had a phrase for our wedding planning: "That's a Jessica problem," Jessica being the amazing woman behind A Shindig.

Anything that we either didn't want or couldn't deal with (or both!), was a Jessica problem. Jessica not only solved all of the Jessica Problems we gave her--from coordinating the electrical requirements of our band to organizing lighting for our tent--but solved ones I didn't even know we would have like blocking out the rehearsal. Jessica recommended all our vendors (who were uniformly excellent), was responsive to our contact, and even continued answering my borderline inane questions ("What was that cheese the caterer served?") after the wedding was over.

I absolutely cannot recommend her highly enough. Anyone planning a wedding would do well to create some Jessica Problems of their own, and then watch it amazement as she makes solving them look easy.
Lauren Married on 11/12/2016
5 out of 5 rating
Understood my vision and executed perfectly! Wouldn't have changed a thing :)
User2935541 2+ years ago
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Jessica was a joy to work with. She is very knowledgeable about the area and the vendors she works with are all superb. Being an out of town Bride, I felt that everything was taken care of - even when the weather took a surprise turn. Jessica truly showed grace under pressure and even though we were on back up weather plan C or D, our event was an incredible success. Cheers!
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Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements
Atlantic Premier Entertainment Atlantic Premier Entertainment Wedding DJs

Jessica and her staff are absolutely amazing. They always go above and beyond to be sure that their clients get the experience of a lifetime. She and her staff are always an absolute pleasure to work with and always on top of their game! You certainly won't be disappointed by choosing them to lead your through one of the most memorable days of your life.

High Performance Lighting & Power High Performance Lighting & Power Wedding Decor & Lighting

Jessica is top notch in our book. Great style and class top off her extremely organized and professional business. We love working her events and are always happy to hear from her even if its just to say "have a good holiday weekend".

Eco Chic Blossoms Eco Chic Blossoms Wedding Florists

Jessica at A Shindig Southern Event Planning is always a joy to work with. We just love all the attention to detail she gives. She is such a sweet and friendly person and always gives off a welcoming feel to every wedding she puts on!


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