Risa James Events is an über-organized wedding planner based in Sacramento, California. We want the happy couple to be able to have fun on their wedding day, not stress. We love to plan and orchestrate weddings and will do the worrying for you.
Risa James Events is owned by Risa Weaver-Enion. Risa is a former attorney who holds a Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law. She realized planning weddings is far more fun than drafting licensing agreements, so she started the company in 2015 and since then has already won WeddingWire’s Couples' Choice Award for 2017, 2018, and 2019.
We offer day-of coordination, full planning and a la carte services at an hourly rate. We have three levels of service to suit your needs: Event Coordination, Event Planning and Event Design. Services include:
Risa James Events is located in Sacramento, California but plans weddings throughout Northern California, including the cities of Davis, Camino and Roseville. She also travels out of the state and has planned events in the following cities:
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Susie Helton · Married on 06/01/2019
Risa James Events was the best decision made in our wedding planning!
I simply cannot say enough about the value of working with Risa James Events for my daughter's recent wedding. From our initial meeting, to the months leading up to our beautiful day, Risa was always available for questions and advice and kept us on track with details of which we would have been completely unaware without her steady guidance. As the mother of the bride, my intention in hiring a coordinator was to be able to completely enjoy the day as my daughter married her one true love, and from the moment Risa arrived onsite at the venue, I was 'off duty'. I did not have to attend to another single detail other than to answer an occasional question, because the necessary groundwork and communication had been laid. Risa, you truly made the day a joy, and I'm so very grateful for your poise, professionalism and competence. Thank you!Sent on 06/13/2019
Risa James Events's reply:Thank you so much, Susie! I loved working with you, Jessi, and CC to make their wedding beautiful! I'm excited to stay in touch with all of you through the magic of Instagram!
Anna Lopez · Married on 08/10/2019
Risa is your go to gal!
I truly don't know what I would have done without you. I loved my wedding and it was thanks to you! Aside from all the caos you managed to make my day enjoyable and special. I was not worried about a single thing throughout the whole day and that is greatest gift on the most important day of our lives. I could not thank you enough! You are the best!Sent on 08/30/2019
Risa James Events's reply:Thank you, Anna! I loved working with you and Edwin and meeting all your family and friends. I know the two of you will be so happy together! Thanks for letting me be part of your special day!
Stephanie · Married on 07/28/2019
Wedding Bliss Made Possible by Risa
When I booked Risa for a day-of-coordinator for my wedding in late July I was expecting someone who just works the day of the wedding but that was not the case with Risa. I was immediately impressed by the amount of time she dedicated to make my day special months in advance. She was extremely flexible and willing to work with our schedules and needs in a kind, thoughtful, and professional manner. Risa brought things to my attention that without her I would have completely overlooked and would have made my wedding 10 times more stressful. On the actually day of the event I didn't have to worry about one single thing because Risa was there to manage everything. From decor set-up, contacting vendors, organizing guest arrival, managing our first look and so much more my day was so enjoyable because I didn't have to worry about one single thing. She even went as far as gathered up all of my belongings at the end of the night, boxed them all up, and placed them in a safe location for me to grab the next day. If anyone is on the fence about hiring Risa I would say no doubt this was the best decision I ever made while planning the wedding. I would easily recommend her to anyone and guarantee that they would not be disappointed in their choice to work with Risa. I cannot thank her enough for all the work that she did to ensure that my wedding was magical and stress-free and that was all made possible by Risa.Sent on 08/08/2019
Risa James Events's reply:Thank you SO much, Stephanie! It was such a joy to work with you and Mark over the past few months. I'm thrilled that you had a magical wedding day, and I hope the rest of your married life is just as magical!
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Risa had me at the sight of the dachshund on her pictures. I love the added touch of including four legged friends in the most important day of your life. What gorgeous fun! <3
Risa had me at the sight of the dachshund in the profile pictures. She comes highly recommended and it's obvious why. Professionals with great people skills are a rare find especially when it comes to the most important day of you life. <3