Whether on a beach, in a ballroom, or overlooking a vineyard, our weddings reflect the individual personalities of each couple. We work closely with our brides and grooms to create unforgettable moments.
Your wedding is the most important day of your life. You need someone to handle the details so that everything comes together seamlessly while you relax, enjoy, and celebrate your love. From making sure the favors and escort cards are set to helping you pick the perfect photographer, First Comes Love Weddings and Events will make sure your day is flawless.
AMY ULKUTEKIN - Owner/Planner
Tiger Woods, Wolfgang Puck, Will Ferrell and Kim Cattrall have all trusted Amy with their events. As founder and lead event planner at First Comes Love, Amy is a sought-after wedding and event planner, having the pleasure of working at over 50 Southern California venues. She has been featured as a wedding expert nationally in 944 Magazine, NBC, FOX News and more. She also sits on the board for the San Diego chapter of Wish Upon a Wedding and the Association of Bridal Consultants.
From cocktail receptions, charity galas, designer brunches, weddings and more, Amy has been planning events for over a decade. No matter how large or small the challenge, Amy specializes in creating flawless events with elegant and personal flair.
LINDSAY JOHNSON - Creative Director/ Event Manager
Creative. Passionate. Talented. Lindsay's love for decor and details gives First Comes Love brides an edge above the rest. Having worked for wedding photographers and florists as well as a custom wedding invitation designer, Lindseybrings nearly a decade of event experience to the team. She's the perfect event manager to tie together all of the loose ends and make sure that your wedding looks perfect.
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Carissa De Guzman · Married on 11/09/2018
The best money spent on the wedding, hands down.
First Comes Love (for us, that meant Amy and Ally) was easily the best and most important expense of the wedding. I will tell everyone I know who's doing a wedding to NOT MISS THIS CHANCE!!
Planning the wedding was fun to do but let's be honest, a month out you're just trying to stay cool, look good, and relax so you can have the best day of your life!!! I was completely able to do that with FCL. I got married at the Prado in Balboa Park, and these ladies are all friends with everyone there and seem to know everyone in the business! Every time I was worried about something, they told me they had it under control. I had nothing to worry about on the day of and enjoyed my wedding the way it was meant to be experienced - relaxed and feeling awesome!!!
Thank you Amy and Ally and the rest of the team for helping couples everywhere execute the wedding of their dreams!!!!
Rachel · Married on 11/03/2018
We hired First Comes Love for our wedding in November of 2018 and cannot recommend Amy and her team enough! We had the pleasure of working with Amy for 10 months and she was so amazing we still keep in touch! First Comes Love’s “Full Planning” package was exceptional and affordable. FCL made all our dreams come true within our budget! Amy provided us with amazing options for vendors and walked us through the whole process. She got my vision for the wedding and executed it amazingly. The planning process with FCL was fun and enjoyable from the very first meeting through the wedding and even beyond. She was able to guide our 20 person wedding party with ease and made sure everyone had everything they needed. Everything was flawless and magical. Just the way a wedding day should feel!
Janelle · Married on 10/05/2018
Worth Every Penny!
my and Lindsay from First Comes Love were fantastic! I'm a super organized person so I debated whether I needed a wedding planner. I'm so happy I booked First Comes Love! They offered great suggestions and direction and made the day extra special. My hair stylist had a family emergency and had to cancel the Monday before my wedding and Amy had a new hair stylist booked within an hour - and she was absolutely amazing.
I'm always excited whenever I get to work with Amy and her wonderful team! She is so talented at what she does and she truly cares about all her clients to the highest degree.
I've been working with Amy and her teams since my own wedding 4 years ago. They are always on top of every situation and you know you can count on them to make sure you event goes perfectly. From pre-planning to post even you always know First Comes Love is going to put your event FIRST!
We love woring with First Comes Love! Amy is the best!