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For the Love of Mackinac!

Mackinac Island, MI View map
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 5.0 out of 5
96 reviews
$4,000 Package Price

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$4,000 Package Price

For the Love of Mackinac! is a wedding planning business on Mackinac Island, Michigan. Owner Carole Erbel has lived on Mackinac Island for more than 35 years. She has expert knowledge of the island and has managed hundreds of weddings over the past 20 years. She works with you to understand your vision and unique wedding day needs so she can make your dream wedding a reality.

Services Offered
For the Love of Mackinac offers wedding and elopement planning and can plan your rehearsal, ceremony, reception, and other wedding events. They offer full-service planning, partial planning and day-of coordination. They can help you choose the perfect venues, officiant, menus, vendors, transportation, and manage all the details. Carole and her team have connections with the top vendors on Mackinac Island. Anything you can dream up, For the Love of Mackinac can execute.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for day-of wedding coordination?

$4,000

What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?

$4,000

What is the starting price for full wedding planning?

$4,500

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?

Day-of Coordination
Full Planning
Partial Planning

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?

3

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    Adrienne A. Married on 12/06/2021
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    Our Dream Elopement - even during COVID

    For the Love of Mackinac facilitated a perfect elopement for us on Mackinac Island. We had other wedding plans that were canceled due to COVID travel restrictions, but Carole helped us to plan our whole elopement again in a short period of time. She helped us find lodging, booked our elopement site, found us a photographer, and officiated our wedding. We definitely couldn't have done it without her! I would recommend the services of For the Love of Mackinac to anyone getting married or eloping on Mackinac Island.
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    Melissa D. Married on 09/26/2021
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    Our Wedding Fairy Godmother!

    I am so glad Carole was a part of my wedding day. She was so incredible, I was calling her my fairy godmother by the end of the night! Her connections with local vendors, knowledge of local resources on the Island, professionalism, and overall responsiveness (over email prior, and in person) are just some highlights of her capabilities as an experienced wedding coordinator. Emotions and energy can run high on a wedding day, so her organization and ability to remain focused on our wedding vision and goals really put me at ease. She allowed me to live in the moment and enjoy every minute of my wedding day. Her service is truly the BEST wedding gift you can give yourself.
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    Lewis S. Married on 09/11/2021
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    Simply THE BEST Wedding Planner EVER!

    We had the amazing good fortune to connect with Carol Ebrel ( who we've dubbed "Wedding Planner Extrordinaire"!) for what turned out to be the absolute perfect wedding of our only son.
    I truly cannot imagine trying to take care of all of the details that Carole took care of in what seemed like an effortless manner. Her attention to details is absolutely staggering. Not only is she the poster child of professionalism... she is also one of the most kind a caring people we've ever had the pleasure to know. Our only regret is that we only have one child and therefore have no cause to take advantage of Carole in the future!
    CANNOT RECOMMEND HER HIGHLY ENOUGH!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Johanna & Andrew
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Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
Robert McCloy Robert McCloy Wedding Musicians

As a musician who has worked 230 Mackinac Island weddings - I am well aware of the challenges of planning a destination event. When planning a wedding on Mackinac Island, calling Carole Erbel is a must. Her organizational skills are only surpassed by her warm and personable nature :-)

Bella e Dolce Bella e Dolce Wedding Cakes

The ONLY coordinator you need to know for your Mackinac Island wedding! Carole knows her way around the island, in and out. She is the best when it comes to getting everything done for your wedding and you don't need to worry about a thing! <3

Paul Retherford Photography Paul Retherford Photography Wedding Photographers

Carole is your best choice for any Wedding on Mackinac Island, Michigan. She knows everything about Mackinac Island. She is extremely professional and always on task. Every Wedding I have worked with Carole goes off without a hitch. If you are looking to relax and enjoy your Mackinac Island, Michigan Wedding, book Carole from For the Love of Mackinac for your day.

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PO Box 341 Mackinac Island, MI, 49757
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