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Precious Times Events is a Lincolnton, North Carolina-based wedding planner who specializes in taking care of every detail so you can relax and enjoy your wedding. Whether you鈥檙e dreaming of an intimate wedding or a large extravagant wedding, Precious Times Events will create a wedding design that captures the beauty and grace you鈥檝e imagined for years.

Experience
Owner and lead planner Carla Ballard鈥檚 innovative style and passion for weddings translate into her work. With several years of experience in the wedding industry and as a certified planner, she knows how to plan a flawless wedding down to the smallest details. Precious Times Events has been providing outstanding weddings and events in North and South Carolina since 2015.

Services Offered
Whether you want help planning a wedding ceremony, reception, or rehearsal dinner, Precious Times Events will go above and beyond to design a wedding that expresses your style and connections as a couple. To make your day carefree, they take care of decor rental, delivery, set up, and clean up. Precious Time Events specializes in planning for destination, military, cultural, religious, non-religious, and eco-friendly weddings, and civil unions. For each of these events, Precious Times Events can provide:

  • Budget analysis
  • Guest lists
  • Referrals
  • To-do list
  • Coordination
  • Timelines
  • Woman-owned
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Frequently asked questions

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

$899

What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?

$1,500

What is the starting price for full wedding planning?

$3,999

Do you offer an hourly rate?

Yes

What is the hourly rate?

$50

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?

2
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4.9 out of 5 rating
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88% Recommended by couples
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Carla and her team at Precious Times Events have received rave reviews from multiple reviewers for their exceptional wedding coordination services. The team is described as reliable, professional, and knowledgeable, with Carla herself being praised for her organization and attention to detail. The reviewers appreciated the team's assistance throughout the planning process, their ability to handle last-minute changes, and the beautiful decor they provided. Overall, Precious Times Events is highly recommended for couples looking for a stress-free and memorable wedding experience.

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Carla and her team at Precious Times Events have received rave reviews from multiple reviewers for their exceptional wedding coordination services. The team is described as reliable, professional, and knowledgeable, with Carla herself being praised for her organization and attention to detail. The reviewers appreciated the team's assistance throughout the planning process, their ability to handle last-minute changes, and the beautiful decor they provided. Overall, Precious Times Events is highly recommended for couples looking for a stress-free and memorable wedding experience.

Nathalie
Nathalie M. Sent on 12/20/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Organized and helpful

In need to take it slow the they off, this will be your team. They will help you organize and coordinate the wedding you want. This team were on top of everything and making sure bride and groom were taken care of. As well, help with the decorations. The weather did made us go through some changes, but it wouldn't have been possible if it weren't for them.
Tiffany
Tiffany V. Sent on 05/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

10/10 would recommend!!

PTE was recommended to us as preferred vendor and it did not disappoint! We worked with Carla, Kylie, and Lynette and these ladies were nothing but reliable and professional! Our wedding coordinators Kylie and Lynette helped ease our minds during the day of the wedding and I was not stressed at all! I am soo happy that we decided to go with PTE. I can see why they would be a preferred vendor! 10/10 would recommend to any couples looking for a wedding coordinator!
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Jan Sent on 09/22/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent, excellent, excellent!!!!!

I cannot say enough great things about Carla and her team. We hired Precious Times Events for our daughter's wedding and Carla's communication with us began right away. Carla made sure we were on track with the hiring of our vendors, shared many suggestions to ensure the process was not stressful and, above all, made sure that we were feeling calm and reminded us to enjoy the journey.
I have a type A personality, and have met my match with Carla. I had high hopes for a coordinator's assistance -- for both prior to and during the wedding -- but Carla far exceeded even my expectations. She anticipated my questions, advised me of things I hadn't foreseen, and was always one step ahead of me. Carla's team was so well trained that they were completely on top of all my unusual requests without needing a reminder. Unbeknownst to me, Carla had several "Plan B" options up her sleeve in order to alleviate any last minute scrambling for unplanned circumstances that may have arisen.
My daughter's wedding day was made perfect because of Carla and Precious Times Events. I was able to relax and enjoy my family and our celebration because everything went so smoothly. Carla became a friend for whom I will be forever grateful.
If I could post 20 stars for Precious Times Events, it still wouldn't be enough to do justice to the professional and expert coordinating services Carla provides.
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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

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Professional Network & Endorsements

12 Endorsements
The Barn at Sandcastle Farm The Barn at Sandcastle Farm Barn & Farm Weddings

Carla is a true professional and very creative. You will not be disappointed.

Uptown Indigo Uptown Indigo Banquet Halls

Precious Times Events continues to impress me at every turn. We highly recommend them.

Ken Thomas Wedding Photography Ken Thomas Wedding Photography Wedding Photographers

It was great working with Precious Times Events! They do an amazing job of keeping everyone informed and staying on top of everything on wedding day! They can definitely help you plan the wedding of your dreams and make it happen!

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