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Southern Affair is a wedding planning company based out of Jacksonville, Florida. This team believes that every couple deserves a special day as unique as their own love story. They will oversee every detail of each celebration, from venue design to full-scale planning.

Services Offered

Southern Affair focuses on creating spectacular weddings that are perfectly tailored to the vision of their clients. The staff is excited to help couples bring their dream to life, right down to the last personalized detail. Among their many services are full and partial planning, day-of coordination, photography, videography, officiating, bartending, and more. Whether you're throwing a wedding close to home or in an exotic destination, these experts will be by your side from the first meeting to the final send-off.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?


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


Which of the following are included in the starting price?

High-Res Images

What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?


What is the price of your most popular wedding package?


What is the starting price for full wedding planning?


Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images

Do you offer an hourly rate?


What primary photographic style do you identify with?


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What photography services do you offer?

Additional Hours
Boudoir Shoot
Destination / Travel
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
One Event / Day
Second Shooter

What wedding events do you provide services for?

Rehearsal Dinner

What photography items do you offer?

Digital Files

What wedding planning services do you offer?

Day-of Coordination
Full Planning
Partial Planning

What weddings do you have experience planning?

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4.8 out of 5 rating
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2023 Winner
19 Reviews
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96% Recommended by couples

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19 Reviews
Angela H. Married on 03/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Simply The Best

Kristel and her team made our entire wedding experience priceless. We hired Southern Affair to be our day of coordinator plus help with set up. About a month from the actual wedding, the team got to work. Contacting and coordinating all the venders I had lined up. I never had to make another phone call, Southern Affair had everything covered. They set up my entire reception and ceremony decor and it looked breathtaking. Even the little things I forgot, the team had a stash ready to be utilized. I would recommend them to everyone.
Charleen C. Married on 09/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect Execution

My wedding was perfectly executed and was absolutely stunning. I highly recommend Southern Affair. The team was very professional, responsive and easy to work with. My Husband and I are forever grateful. This was the best day of our life!
Jen A. Married on 07/13/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Magical, amazing, wonderful

If you get Kristel to take your photos.

Just know she is absolutely amazing!
How she takes her time, her patience, her kindness, her positivity, how uplifting she is, and how thoughtful she is just shows how above and beyond she will go for you and your family to give you the most perfect photo session experience! I am definitely going to be a returning customer!

Thank you for giving our family beautiful photos to cherish forever❤️
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Kristel Schimpff
Kristel Schimpff

Owner, coordinator, and photographer at Southern Affair!

If you're looking for a wedding coordinator or photographer you've come to the right place! Experienced with day of and full coordinating, photography, bartending, and all things wedding planning!

Bethany Baratelli
Bethany Baratelli
Administrative Assistant | Coordinator

We've been super busy with wedding season but our team member will be adding their bio soon! Come back to find out more about our amazing team!

Celia Matthews
Celia Matthews

It's been a super busy wedding season but as soon as things slow down a bit, we'll get this team member's bio up for you all to check out! Come back soon!


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