Cherry Blossom Planning Factory is a professional event planning company based in Norfolk, Virginia. The company serves weddings throughout the local area, including Williamsburg and Richmond. It was established by Crystal Salazar in 2012. Crystal started her wedding planning career after she graduated college and began working at a catering company as an event planner. Crystal and her team specialize in LGBT weddings and other offbeat events.
Cherry Blossom Planning Factory offers its services to all wedding types, including civil, destination, non-religious, cultural, and eco-friendly. They also offer a variety of planning services, including:
Recommended by 100% of couples
Kelly · Married on 10/09/2016
Look no further. Seriously. Stop. You have found THE ONE. Hiring Cherry Blossom Planning Factory for Day of Coordination was the best decision I made during the wedding planning process. I decided I needed help from a professional after saying yes to a big fat Greek wedding. Eloping in a rad dress with a photographer and a bottle of whiskey is much more my style so I was definitely in over my head. Crystal (head Ninja) is my hero and would be completely justified if she were to don a cape everyday. After contacting a few DOCs, I knew immediately upon talking to her that Crystal was different (thank goodness!). I decided to hire her despite the fact that I was getting married 4 hours from her base and at a venue she had never been to. Why? Because she is a superb human and a professional wedding planning badass! I was looking for someone who I could connect and be real with and that was Crystal right from the start. She is a smart, funny, organized, professional and creative. It felt like mine was the only wedding she was coordinating even though it definitely was not. She was always available (calls, texts, emails) for anything no matter how big or small. She helped me decide on décor, contact vendors, finish DIY projects the day of, and helped me to advocate for my own wants with unpleasant vendors. Her services went way beyond day-of! My wedding day was absolutely perfect and whatever problems may have arisen, I am none the wiser to them. Kristina (another Ninja) assisted Crystal the day of the wedding and was awesome as well! They think of everything and are prepared for anything. And they truly bring the warmth and glitter. Thank you Crystal and Kristina. I freakin love you. Hire the Ninjas!
Cat · Married on 11/17/2018
Absolutely the BEST!
Don't even know where to begin -- Crystal and her team are top notch! From the beginning of the planning process to the end, Crystal was consistently responsive, professional, and just a true pleasure to work with. There are times when you meet a person in their professional setting where you can just tell they are exactly in the line of work they are meant to be. Crystal is, without a doubt, one of those people. She has such a positive attitude, handles challenges with a smile, is a great listener and contributed great ideas to our overall vision while continuing to nurturing that vision. You can not go wrong with securing Crystal and her team to help you with wedding coordination!!!Sent on 12/26/2018
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William Newcomb · Married on 10/27/2018
Behind every great wedding is an amazing wedding planner making sure everything goes smoothly. From the moment Crystal became our planner, she made it an easy and stress free experience. I cannot recommend her enough.Sent on 12/26/2018
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Crystal at Cherry Blossom is AMAZING and so much fun! Definitely fantastic to work with and is so smartl on top of cheerful and good at her job!
I love working with Cherry Blossom Planning Factory and can't say enough great things about them! As a wedding photographer, the day-of timeline is crucial to making sure I am able to capture all of those moments my clients have requested from me. Cherry Blossom is organized, professional, and SO fun! They are always a blast to work with. I have referred them to my own family members getting married, and they were thrilled with their services!
Such a pleasure to work with Crystal! She is fun and kept us up to speed on everything happening throughout the day. We are looking forward to our next trip to Norfolk and will definitely work with her!