LOLA Event Productions

1917 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About LOLA Event Productions

LOLA Event Productions is a stylish wedding planner in the Chicago, Illinois area. This team's experience and fun-loving attitude will allow couples to work closely with their planners and design the wedding of their dreams. The seven planners, led by owner Lori Stephenson, help couples with logistical and design details, so that everything runs smoothly for the wedding of their dreams.

Experience

Lori Stephenson got her start in the industry designing bridal gowns and accessories. She attended Parsons School of Design and the University of Wisconsin at Madison. After graduation, she did work in social event planning and personal styling. Since starting LOLA Event Productions, she has coordinated and designed weddings in the greater Chicago area, from country clubs to airplane hangers.

Services Offered

The planners at LOLA Event Productions can help couples with civil, cultural, destination, double, eco-friendly, military, non-religious and religious wedding celebrations. They offer their assistance in the following areas:

  • Budget analysis
  • Day-of coordination
  • Event design
  • Full planning
  • Partial planning
  • Referrals
  • Timelines
  • To-do lists
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111 Reviews for LOLA Event Productions

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9
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    Victoria · Married on 09/15/2018

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    I hired Carly Carynski about four months out from my wedding, and it was a wonderful decision. I already had most of my decor details planned but needed someone to come in and sort out the logistics of our wedding (with more than half of our guests in from out of town). Carly was calm, responsive, positive, and professional. She has great advice for any and all questions -- even the very, very small stuff. Her demeanor is always unruffled, and she always has the best interest of the bride and groom at the forefront of her mind. She'll make sure you are taken care of on your wedding day. You should absolutely hire her to coordinate your event.

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    Alex · Married on 07/21/2018

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    Kirsty from LOLA Events truly thought of every little detail and had such an incredible, calm and positive attitude every step of the way. Even in the most stressful of moments, we were all confident that our day would be nothing less than perfect just knowing she was our coordinator. I'm a naturally anxious person, so that means a lot coming from me. Kirsty is also a genuinely funny and warm person, it almost felt like I was getting the best wedding advice from a close girlfriend.

    LOLA Events is incredibly thorough, organized, and responsive throughout the entire wedding process. Kirsty comes to the table with so many creative ideas and things that were not even on my radar (and still kept us within our budget!). She completely understood the vibe and aesthetic we were dreaming of for our wedding and made it a reality. And it was incredibly helpful to have a single point of contact for all of the other vendors.

    Kirsty and her team went above and beyond and did more than I could have ever asked for. Choosing her to be our coordinator was one of the best decisions we made throughout the entire wedding planning process, and it was worth every penny. Thank you so much to Kirsty and her team - I'm so glad we heard about you.

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LOLA Event Productions FAQ

  • What is the starting price for day-of wedding coordination? $ 2,500.00
  • What is the starting price for partial wedding planning? $ 3,000.00
  • What is the starting price for full wedding planning? $ 6,000.00
  • Do you offer an hourly rate? Yes
  • What is the hourly rate? $ 150.00
  • 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, Partial Planning, Timelines, To-Do Lists, Vendor Referrals
  • What weddings to you have experience planning? Civil, Cultural, Destination, Double Weddings, Eco-Friendly, Military, Non-Religious, Religious
  • How many planners are on your team? 7

Professional Network & Endorsements

18 Endorsements

  • WASIO photography
    WASIO photography Wedding Photographers

    we love LOLA events! She is absolutely one of the best in Chicago and nationwide. We trust so much LOLA that we use them for our own wedding. Lori did such an amazing job that we still hear from our guest that our wedding was the best looking one hands-down! We will recommend LOLA to anybody anytime!

  • Smiling Toad Productions
    Smiling Toad Productions Wedding Videographers

    We LOVE LOLA! LOLA Event Productions is THE place to go if you want your wedding to be fun, absolutely stress free, and perfectly coordinated between vendors.

  • Pabst Photo
    Pabst Photo Wedding Photographers

    We have worked with LOLA on several weddings and even hired them for our own wedding - we think that's a genuine testament to how great they are!

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  • 1917 N Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60647 See on map
    773-788-6798 (Phone number)
    By appointment only.

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