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Lotus Events is a wedding and event planning company that serves Austin, Texas, and the surrounding area. Owner and event planner, Tara, is passionate about providing couples with a fun, memorable and stress-free wedding planning experience. Energetic, hard working, knowledgeable and flexible, Lotus Events can customize a package that will fit your individual needs and budget.

Owner Tara attended The University of Texas at San Antonio and received a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design through the school of Architecture. She currently has over six years of experience in the event industry and lends her organization and creativity to helping brides have a wonderful wedding experience.

Services Offered
Lotus events offers event planning services for weddings, social and benefit events. Their most popular package is The Standard, which provides support throughout the month before your wedding and during your wedding day. Event services offered include the following:

  • Consultation and vendor referrals
  • Wedding budget management
  • Event décor and design
  • Wedding Checklist
  • Monthly Newsletters
  • Unlimited communication
  • Partial planning
  • Woman-owned

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Rehearsal Dinner

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Double Weddings
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Sydney W. Married on 04/29/2023
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BEST Wedding Planner

WOW!!! I don't even know where to start with Tara Blackwell from Lotus Events. I first want to start by saying there would be absolutely no way we would have gotten through this time without her. Anytime I had a question (even 11 months out) she provided a quick response. As it got closer to the wedding, she made herself readily available to meet us or join us for meetings. This was extremely important since we were getting married outside of where we lived. I have been in many weddings who have wedding planners and Tara has hands down been the best. Even everyone in my wedding party, family, etc loved her and respected her. The way she can take charge and control of situations while still being calm and composed is amazing. It is exactly what a Bride needs on her wedding day. I think it is one of the main reasons I was able to remain so calm and still enjoy, even when our rehearsal was completely rained out and were unable to practice before the big day. I knew she had everything under control. I also cannot fail to mention how well she knew her stuff. There was not a question I asked where she did not have a well thought out and helpful answer. Also, another huge thing is my husband even loved her as much as I did. She was the perfect balance of both of us, so was able to communicate on both our levels which was great. I could seriously go on and on. If you have any question to book with Lotus Events, let me be the one to say, STOP here and do it! You will not regret it at all!

- a VERY VERY pleased Bride!
Tiffany Married on 02/19/2022
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Where do I begin... Tara at Lotus Events was INCREDIBLE! She is professional, fun, friendly and extremely detail-oriented. She's easy to get ahold of and she's truly an incredible woman. I feel so blessed to have had her as our day-of event coordinator on our wedding day. She made everything go so smoothly and she went above and beyond to make it all so special. I'm so grateful for her expertise and hard work. I don't know how I would've done it without her. I'd highly recommend her to any bride looking for an amazing wedding planner/coordinator in the Austin area. She's amazing and I can't say enough good things about her!
Cheyenne Married on 12/30/2021
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Amazing beyond words

Tara from Lotus Events was truly amazing as our month-of wedding planner!!! We met Tara at our best friends wedding over a year ago and immediately knew we wanted her at our wedding one day! She was always a phone call/text away during the planning process, she spoke up for us and was the middle man with our venue coordinator, she went and picked up our cake
morning of wedding so we didn’t have to pay a delivery fee, she had her assistant go and get my veil that I forgot at my HOUSE(25 mins away ) so I could have it for pictures 😭, she made sure we ate at the reception… when the bar line was getting long and she could tell I was stressing about it she immediately went to help, she packed up our getaway car with all of our belongings, she made sure we had FUN… and SO SO much more!!! I can’t say enough good things about Tara.. you know when the guests at your wedding notice how good your planner is you picked a good one!! Highly highly recommend.
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Tara Blackwell
Tara Blackwell


Tara here, Owner/Lead Planner at Lotus Events. With over 6 years of experience in the industry, I am most known for my great communication skills, high energy and passion. My clients are so important to me and I want you to feel comfortable, stress-free and welcome. I offer unlimited communication becuase I truly feel that having a great relationship with your client sets us both up for success! Send me a message today, I'd love to hear from ya!!

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