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About A Southern Soiree

Wedding and Event Planning
A Southern Soiree is a full service event planning firm specializing in creating unique and memorable events.  Beginning with your first consultation, A Southern Soiree will guide you through the entire planning process, saving you time, money, and stress.  We work with you to develop the distinctive style of your event and then help you choose the best vendors to achieve the desired result, all within your budget.  Whether you have the planning complete and need help with day of details or need help from the beginning to the end, we can create a planning package to fit your needs.

Categories: Wedding Planner

Regions serviced: Raleigh, Wilmington

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187 Reviews for A Southern Soiree

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We were introduced to A Southern Soiree after booking The Umstead Hotel for our wedding. Alyssa was our assigned planner and she made our dreams come true! She was extremely responsive to emails and gave us so many great recommendations. Alyssa offered ideas and made us think about things that we would have otherwise forgotten to plan. Alyssa is super sweet and talented at her job. She gives you 100% of her attention. We were so grateful for all of the work that Alyssa put into our wedding; she is detail-oriented and coordinated everything with our vendors. Alyssa made sure we stayed on schedule -- the entire day was flawless! Having a wedding planner is a must, even if it is just for the day of. We could not have asked for a better day; it was all made possible thanks to Alyssa!!

Profile Picture Tiffany, 4/7/18, 4 Reviews
Category: Wedding Planning

A Southern Soiree was the best and easiest decision we made when planning our January wedding in Raleigh. Gina is AMAZING! I was planning from out of town, and Gina took a huge weight off my shoulders. She made everything so easy from picking venues and vendors to rehearsal to the actual day. I can't more highly recommend the team at A Southern Soiree for any event planning needs!

Profile Picture Lindsey, 1/27/18, 2 Reviews
Category: Wedding Planning

Megan was the absolute BEST. I had a great feeling following our first phone call and immediately knew we wanted to move forward with her. Her broad experience and close relationships with vendors, coupled with her organized, detail-oriented, and warm nature made planning a long distance wedding in 6 months as easy as you can imagine. Given our tight time frame, Megan got the ball rolling right away by getting us short-lists of the best available vendors so we could lock them in swiftly. The bands we wanted were already booked up, but Megan found us another option from a different management company, and they ended up being absolutely AMAZING. In general, I felt like she understood and picked up on our vibe very quickly, which made the planning process so seamless. The best part was that Megan never once forced a decision on us, but whenever I needed her opinion (which was frequently!), she was there to provide it with sound reasoning. I had complete faith in Megan and Gina, which gave us the ability to completely relax and enjoy ourselves on our wedding day. I also could not have been happier with how the room looked that night, from the gorgeous flowers and chairs, to the stage backdrop and lighting, it all came together perfectly. Seeing our vision come to life was a dream come true, all thanks to A Southern Soiree!

Profile Picture Lisa, 9/23/17, 1 Review
Category: Wedding Planning

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A Southern Soirée is a superb event planning company. Every bride that we work with mutually always raves about the excellent service, ease of planning and stress-free enjoyment of their wedding day because they chose this excellent company. We could not be happier to work with Megan and her team. They are all so organized, diligent and communicative. Awesome to work with both as a customer and as a vendor!

I recommend the services of A Southern Soiree to make your Wedding Day a one-of-a-kind event that will be remembered and cherished by you and all your guests for years to come. ~~ Angela Neik, www.calligraphybyangela.com Dallas Calligrapher 214 957 2155

Brides looking for a planner with style, flair and a consummate knowledge of the wedding industry should look no farther than a Southern Soiree. Owner Megan Brewer Gillikin brings to her role as lead planner an unparalleled knowledge of the wedding and special events industry having led banquet and catering staffs at two of the area's premier hotels. Megan's eye for detail, talent for balancing wish lists with budgets and personalized approach make her one of the industry's best.

Our company has worked with A Southern Soiree at 20+ weddings each year since they started. Their staff is incredible and every event looks amazing! We know that every time they are the planners, we can just handle MC'ing and music while they run the rest. A Southern Soiree is great!

Megan is such good fun to work with. She is extremely professional and gets the job done. A a photographer its great to work alongside someone who really knows what they are doing. I couldn't recommend her services enough.



851 Washington St, Raleigh, NC 27605   See On Map
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