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Ampersand Entertainment

Westlake Village, CA View map Visit website
Rating 5.0 out of 5
   14 reviews
$2,500 Package Price

About

$2,500 Package Price

Ampersand Entertainment is a wedding planning company based in Westlake Village, California, and servicing weddings throughout the Santa Barbara and Los Angeles areas. Our goal is to make your once in a lifetime event the most meaningful, with great attention to detail and seamless event management that is always expertly executed.

Experience
Ampersand Entertainment is owned by expert planner Karen Waldron. Karen brings a creative eye and years of professional experience in the event and entertainment industry. She discovered her passion for wedding planning while working in the film and television industry. Recently voted Malibu's favorite wedding planner for three years in a row, 2017, 2018 & 2019 with Malibu Choice Awards. This year honored as a wedding wire Couples Choice Award for 2020!

Services Offered
Ampersand Entertainment offers a range of wedding planning services for your rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony and reception. The company offers services for cultural weddings, religious and non-religious weddings, and destination weddings. Partial and full-planning packages are available and can include the following services:

  • Budget analysis
  • Event design
  • Entertainment
  • Ceremony
  • Timeline
  • Invites
  • Hiring of vendors & overseeing all contracts
  • Strong catering & floral relations
  • Month of services
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?

$2500

What is the starting price for full wedding planning?

$7000.00

Do you offer an hourly rate?

No

What wedding events do you provide services for?

Ceremony
Reception
Rehearsal Dinner

What wedding planning services do you offer?

Budget Analysis
Event Design
Full Planning
Partial Planning
Timelines
To-Do Lists
Vendor Referrals

What weddings do you have experience planning?

Cultural
Destination
Non-Religious
Religious

How many planners are on your team?

2

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    Jade Getting married on 02/06/2023
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    Wonderful!

    Karen was so extremely helpful in every step of planning our wedding. She was able to find the most beautiful locations / venues and has great relationships with vendors. She was always available to answer any questions and provided great feedback. We unfortunately had to cancel our wedding due to Covid but we nevertheless had the best experience with Karen and would recommend her to any couple looking to plan their perfect day.
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    Juliana J. Married on 10/10/2021
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    Incredible

    Ten thousand stars! I don’t even know where to begin. Karen is an absolute angel, incredible at what she does, and has the highest degree of taste, kindness, patience, and integrity imaginable. She began as our wedding planner and by the end of our wedding, she was our friend. We planned our dream wedding for 70 of our closest friends and family at our home and had to put everything together from A-to-Z. It would simply not have been possible without Karen and Ampersand Entertainment. From finding, organizing and contacting vendors, to designing a floor plan for our space, to helping us choose linen colors, to creating and reminding us of timelines, to fixing loose dress seams, to reminding us to just be present with each other and enjoy the day, Karen went above and beyond, and did it all with a smile and an impressive amount of serenity. Her assistant, Christian, is equally incredible. When our bartender was late, Christian jumped behind the bar and served all of our guests. He took our dogs out to go potty, fed them dinner, and did dishes. He fixed the sleeve of my dress and got us more toilet paper when we were running low. I have literally never seen service like this in my life. If you are considering hiring Ampersand entertainment for your event, don’t think twice, do it now! It would be the best decision you could possibly make. Our wedding was the best day of our lives, and stress-free thanks to this incredible company. Cannot wait to hire them again.
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    Mary S. Married on 09/19/2021
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    Karen Waldron, Ampersand Entertainment

    From the very beginning of our planning process, Karen was fantastic! She was on top of every little detail, gave great suggestions and was always just an email or call away when we had any questions. Karen carried out our vision of the perfect wedding, beautifully. I highly recommend Ampersand Entertainment!"

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner

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3835 Thousand Oaks Blvd Westlake Village, CA, 91362
424-344-5109
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