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Allison Barnes Events

Woodbridge, VA View map Visit website
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25 reviews
$3,750 Package Price

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?

$3,750

What is the starting price for full wedding planning?

$7,500

Do you offer an hourly rate?

Yes

What is the hourly rate?

$250

What wedding events do you provide services for?

Ceremony
Reception
Rehearsal Dinner

What wedding planning services do you offer?

Budget Analysis
Day-of Coordination
Event Design
Full Planning
Guest List Creation
Partial Planning
Timelines
To-Do Lists
Vendor Referrals

What weddings do you have experience planning?

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

How many planners are on your team?

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    Sharon Married on 08/14/2021
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    Excellent!

    Allison is a superb wedding planner with skills, knowledge and professionalism second to none. We started working with Allison right before the pandemic started and she handled with ease and skill the rescheduling of our wedding from Nov 2020 to Aug 2021. Initially we were not even sure we had much of a vision for our wedding, just looking for someone who could help us coordinate it all. When we started talking to Allison, she was excellent in helping us flesh out our thoughts and offered excellent ideas on making it all work out. She is very good about developing appropriate timelines and gently but firmly keeps folks (both us and other vendors) on task without being pushy. She is incredibly easy to reach and responds very quickly to email questions about anything. Her contacts are superb and every vendor she recommended was spot-on. When talking to the other vendors we used, it was also clear they had respect and confidence in Allison and her team. As an added bonus, Allison is a lovely, kind individual who is just fun to be around which makes working with her even better. She was simply a gem the day of the wedding and was instrumental in creating a seamless perfect wedding day. I had the utmost confidence in her and knew she could absolutely handle anything unexpected…and having that ease of mind is incredible at that point. The compliments we have received from our family and friends about our wedding have been across the board excellent. If even considering the possibility of using a wedding planner, I would strongly encourage you reach out to Allison and her team and utilize her services to the utmost that your budget will allow. She is definitely worth it.
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    Zaynab M. Married on 07/09/2021
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    The absolute best wedding planner!!

    It’s difficult for me to put into words how incredible Allison and the entire ABE team is – from our first phone call with Allison to our wedding day, we felt so supported and knew we could trust Allison and her team with every detail.

    My husband and I got engaged at the very start of the COVID-19 pandemic – it was a very stressful year to plan a wedding and Allison helped us figure everything out – including changing the date from April 2021 to July 2021 without losing any of our vendors or any money.

    Allison’s deep knowledge of the industry resulted in the most beautiful wedding that blew us and our guests away. We truly loved all our vendors – Allison has the best contacts! We all had the most amazing time and even when things didn’t go as planned (we had horizontal rain an hour before our outdoor ceremony), Allison quickly figured out how to make everything work for us, so we still had the most beautiful and memorable day.

    We opted for Allison’s full-service planning package (rather than partial planning) because we both work full-time and needed all the help and advice we could get. Allison took care of everything – she created design boards to help us come up with a cohesive vision for our wedding, shared vendor shortlists with us that fit in our budget, handled and negotiated all contracts with our vendors, and more! We definitely saved thousands of dollars by working with Allison – her contact list is extensive, and she knew the right questions to ask and where we could shave off costs and still get the wedding we wanted.

    I can’t say enough good things about Allison and her team. We feel so lucky that we had her by our side for our whole wedding experience!
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    Alexis Married on 05/18/2019
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    Couldn't have done it without her!

    Allison made planning our wedding possible. She was unbelievably organized and ensured that our day went flawlessly. My fiance and I were living in Florida for much of our wedding planning and we relied heavily on Allison to help us coordinate with vendors. Day-of she made sure that everyone performed per their contracts and made the entire experience stress-free for my fiance and I. I honestly don't know how we would have planned our wedding without her and I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a planner who will go above and beyond to make your wedding run smoothly.
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Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner

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Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
Jewish Heart and Soul—Rabbi-Cantor Annie Bornstein Jewish Heart and Soul—Rabbi-Cantor Annie Bornstein Wedding Officiants

I had the pleasure of working with Allison Barnes at a wedding this past weekend. There was not one thing, one issue or one item that was not in place from start to finish. Aside from being highly efficient, she is kind and smart. I know that Allison genuinely cares about her couples as we were on the same page concerning the treatment of the bride, groom and their families. I felt totally confident in her professionalism and would recommend her with no reservation whatsoever. She is wonderful! I look forward to working with her again soon.

Twinbrook Floral Design Twinbrook Floral Design Wedding Florists

Allison is a pleasure to work with! Her expertise and organization make her the perfect wedding planner. We never worry when we see her name attached to an upcoming wedding. We know it will be smooth sailing!!

Hair and Makeup Unveiled Hair and Makeup Unveiled Wedding Hair & Makeup

I have worked with Allison Barnes at several events and she was a pleasure to work with from start to finish. I highly recommend using her for your upcoming wedding needs.

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