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Engaged Event Management

$2,500 Package Price


Engaged Event Management is a professional wedding and event planning company based in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Founder, owner, and event management maven Tara Thistlethwaite has found her passion in coordinating events. She has genuinely found her calling for her remarkable customer service and organizational skills in the wedding and event industry. This boutique style wedding planning company specializes in providing individualized attention to couples in order to create an event that exceeds their expectations.

Services Offered

Engaged Event Management offers professional planning services for weddings and other momentous life events. The company specializes in event management, which provides day-of coordination services. They make sure every detail is perfectly executed on their client's behalf. The wedding day management package offered by the company includes 10 hours of on-site coordination, transportation management, vendor communication, and the gathering of gifts. A few highlights included in the company's event management packages include:

  • Knowledge sharing related to event preparations
  • Creation of comprehensive wedding day timeline and setup instructions
  • In-person consultations and venue visits
  • Review of the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception floor plans
  • Attendance at and management of rehearsal

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The Engaged team is up for any event hosted in southeastern and central Pennsylvania. Whether the event is in our backyard or yours we are always up for a road trip!

  • Woman-owned

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    Matthew H. Married on 04/01/2023
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    Absolutely a Pleasure!

    If you are reading this you should definitely work with Tara! It was so nice to be able to fully enjoy our wedding and not have to worry about anything with Tara onsite and managing the day! Tara kept everything running smoothly, took care of emergency dress fixes, communicated with all of the vendors, distributed our tips for the vendors, made sure we had everything we needed, and so much more! In the time leading up to the wedding, we also had an onsite meeting with Tara and the reception venue to go through all of the details. Tara really helped us make sure we had every box checked before the big day!

    Engaged Event Management's reply:

    Sincerely thank you Matt for your kind words! Your and Carla's wedding day was pure bliss and I am honored to have been a part of it with you and your families! And just think you will never have to worry about busting a wedding dress again ;) Wishing you both all the very, very best! Congratulations!! - Tara
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    Carla Married on 04/01/2023
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    Incredible, so happy with everything!

    The single best thing we did for our wedding was decide to work with Tara. She was so organized and prepared for literally everything. There's no way we could have enjoyed our wedding like we did without Tara there managing things. I'm so impressed and thankful! I truly can't say enough good things.

    Engaged Event Management's reply:

    Carla - Wow, thank you so much! You and Matt were an absolutely joy to work with too! I cannot thank you again for that and for your amazingly kind words! Most sincerely wishing you a lifetime of happiness and here's hoping our paths cross around the neighborhood!! Congratulations again and again - Tara
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    Tara & her team are awesome!

    Tara and her team are excellent!

    We first met Tara 6 yrs back and she was the day of coordinator for my sister鈥檚 wedding reception and the experience was awesome.

    I was so sure that we needed her that we picked the date of the wedding reception based on her availability.

    Tara was incredibly helpful from the beginning stages of the wedding reception planning, and she provided recommendations for vendors we ended up using.

    She was also incredible on the day of the wedding and kept everything running smoothly.

    I got glowing feedback about her from my guests too.

    Thank you Tara, once again!

    Engaged Event Management's reply:

    Thank you so much Varun for your very kind message and review! It was an absolute pleasure being part of your special day and being among your family and friends again! The pleasure was ALL ours! Wishing you all the best! Congratulations again! - Tara
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tara thistlethwaite
tara thistlethwaite
Owner, Lead Planner


I鈥檓 Tara, owner and lead planner of Engaged Event Management. I am a naturally-curly, red-headed, music loving, list making guru as a well as a wife to an IT ninja and a momma to two vivacious little girls.

On top of my years of experience working as an event manager I also hold a BS in business as well as a professional certification in wedding planning and consulting from Temple University.

I鈥檝e been in the wedding industry for over ten with over 100 events under my belt. So needless to say, I am not new to this wild and crazy wedding industry that I love.

My passion for bringing people together and my love of the logistics behind what that entails has been present throughout my entire life. I am ecstatic to have found my niche in event management, and I cannot wait to serve you.

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302 Benning Lane, Downingtown, PA 19335 Downingtown, PA, 19335
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