Happy to Be Events

604a William Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Happy to Be Events

Welcome to Happy to Be Events!

Happy to Be Events is an Event Planning, Wedding Design, and Event Management company that serves couples all over Virginia, especially in Fredericksburg, Northern Virginia, DC, Richmond, & Charlottesville.

Founder Meg Flores created Happy to Be Events in 2017 with the passion for designing beautiful events and crafting authentic moments that are turned into treasured memories. Her passion, experience, and knowledge is key to telling amazing stories through cohesive planning, tasteful design, and event management.

Our Mission to You

“Happy to Be Events is a team of wedding planners and dreamers that offers Planning, Creative Design, and Event Management services. Our focus is creating events that reflect the best version of our clients' vision while also offering tools to maintain a healthy head-space during the wedding planning process. Our goal is to provide a day as unique and thoughtful as our couples.”

Our Services

Wedding Planning Our wedding planning service is the chosen package for our couples who are busy full-time professionals who lack the hours it takes to plan their wedding. Whether we come in from the very beginning or halfway through, or even right after you book your venue, our wedding and event planning services is designed to create cohesive events and peace of mind. We guide you through the entire process of the wedding planning, helping you select the very best, professional vendors, going through every detail, making sure nothing is forgotten, and planning the perfect day that will leave lasting memories for years to come.

Event Design

Our creativity is showcased in our event design. We work with you to create a vision and an experience for the wedding that speaks to them, and tells a story signature to the two of them. During our design process, we meet with you to create a vision board, secure any decor and accessories, and recommend the perfect vendors to fit their vision. We pull together all the little details to make a stunning day.

Event Management

Our alternative to "Day of Coordination" and "Month of Coordination", Event Management is built for the couple who can handle booking their vendors and designing their day but wants to know that they are in good, safe hands on their wedding day. The event management package begins with a "get-to-know-you" meeting where we talk about the details, make your timeline, and have you take our budget quiz. Then, you plan your wedding, with access to our wedding planning management software and unlimited emails and phone calls with Meg. Three months out, we come back in, ready to execute the plans you have put into place.

Custom Services

Need something else? We can do a custom package! Contact us to learn more!

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Rings & Invitations
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Head table styled by HTB
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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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  • Avery · Getting married on 05/23/2020

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    Best Ever!

    Happy to Be is truly the best wedding & event planning company out there! I’ve worked with Meg and Melanie for three events so far, and I am thrilled for future collaborations! As a photographer, I know how important it is to make sure everything is in line so that your love story is told beautifully in all aspects. Happy to Be helps your entire wedding process - from planning to execution - flow smoothly while providing a uniquely creative experience for each client. I’ve seen firsthand that in ANY scenario, they are professional, responsive, and organized while remaining upbeat. ENJOY this exciting time and let Happy to Be take care of the rest! You will not regret it. Their work is seriously invaluable and I highly recommend them!

    Sent on 02/27/2019
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    Rachel Stanford · Married on 08/18/2018

    5.0
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    Wonderful to work with!

    My husband and I are so grateful to have had Happy to Be Events help with our wedding. We didn't necessarily have a huge wedding but Happy to Be was so amazingly helpful with the logistics of it all. Meg was there to answer any questions I had. About a week or so before the wedding, Meg called and we went over everything and all the last minute details that never crossed my mind. I had not felt that calm and peaceful about the wedding planning as I did after we got off the phone. All the details fell into place after that phone call. Our wedding would not have gone as smoothly as it did if Happy to Be Events hadn't been there. I cannot recommend their services enough!

    Sent on 04/30/2019

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Happy to Be Events FAQ

  • What is the starting price for day-of wedding coordination? $ 1,875.00
  • What is the starting price for partial wedding planning? $ 3,500.00
  • What is the starting price for full wedding planning? $ 5,000.00
  • Do you offer an hourly rate? Yes
  • What is the hourly rate? $ 125.00
  • What wedding events do you provide services for? Ceremony, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What wedding planning services do you offer? Budget Analysis, Day-of Coordination, Event Design, Full Planning, Guest List Creation, Partial Planning, Timelines, To-Do Lists, Vendor Referrals
  • What weddings do you have experience planning? Civil, Cultural, Destination, Double Weddings, Elopement, Eco-Friendly, Military, Non-Religious, Religious
  • How many planners are on your team? 2

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

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    5% discount for WeddingWire couples
    If you found us on WeddingWire we will give you a 5% discount on our services. Remember to show us your voucher when you come see us.
  • Happy to Be Events 2
    Book a Out an Open Date Before 09/30/19 and Receive 45% OFF

    If you book out a wedding with a date before the end of September, receive 45% off our normal package cost for Event Management!

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  • 604a William Street Fredericksburg, VA, 22401 See on map
    540-302-2054 (Phone number)
  • 409 E Main Street #200 Richmond, VA, 23219 See on map
    540-693-0196 (Phone number)

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