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68 Reviews for EVENTS BY KATHERINE

Recommended by 99% of couples

5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Katherine M. · Married on 08/03/2019

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    Seriously impressed with Britney as our coordinator.

    We got married last August and Britney with Events by Katherine exceeded our expectations as our wedding “day of” coordinator. She went above and beyond for me. Helped solve several hiccups leading up to the big day. And made me feel relaxed and comfortable the day of. This girl knows her stuff and your event will be better with her behind it. Thank you Brittney and her team!

    -Mr. and Mrs. Moore

    Sent on 09/26/2019
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    Libby · Married on 08/25/2018

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    I’m so happy that i hired events by Katherine to help me get through my wedding day!! My wedding planner was Karley and she was amazing. So responsive and made sure that i was perfectly fine and taken care of on my big day!! She was my blessing!

    Sent on 08/28/2018
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    Mari · Married on 03/24/2018

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    I don’t think I could ever write enough about how amazing our wedding coordinator was. Jessica and her team helped make our dream wedding come true and so much more! She was amazing with communication and contacting vendors and being on top of every thing no matter how big or small. She handled little changes or additions we made up to day of like a champion and I could not have imagined having any other person help guide us and be with us day of. It took a while for me to convince my fiancé at first for us to get a coordinator and once we got Jessica he admitted to never being more wrong in his life! He could not have imagined getting through the last 3 months and day of without her!! If you’re on the fence, DON’T BE, Jessica is amazing and I would put all confidence in her that she can make any wedding special for the couple! Thank you to Jessica and her whole team for giving us an amazing wedding!!

    Sent on 03/27/2018

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Mari,
    We are honored you had your dream wedding! Thank you for entrusting us with your special day; everything came together beautifully. Also glad your fiance saw the value of having a coordinator - haha!
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    Christine · Married on 08/19/2017

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    I’m incredibly grateful that Katherine was our day-of-coordinator. Due to some unexpected circumstances, I was without a day-of-coordinator weeks before the wedding. I frantically reached out to Katherine, who I had met 7 months prior at a bridal expo. Not only did she remember me (she must have met hundreds of people since then!), but she also responded the next day and we were able to have a meeting not long after that. She was just as professional, patient, and sympathetic in person, especially during the times when wedding stress was getting the best of me.

    Katherine is quick to respond to emails and always kept us up to date. She conducted the rehearsal efficiently, ensuring everyone knew what to do. Everything ran smoothly on the wedding day, all because of Katherine and Jordan (sorry if you spell it differently!). I was able to truly focus on being a bride instead of worrying about the guests, order of events, etc. Katherine approached me periodically throughout the night to ask me how I was doing- she went above and beyond to make sure my wedding day was everything I imagined, and that I remembered to enjoy myself. Katherine is a true professional and is incredibly good at what she does. She is sweet, punctual, and reliable. If you are considering hiring a coordinator, trust the reviews and reach out to Katherine. Her and the team were a true godsend! My only regret from the wedding is that I didn’t get to thank her in front of the guests. Thank you Katherine for making my wedding day a dream come true.

    Sent on 09/22/2017

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Christine, thank you for your kind words. We were glad to come in last minute and help everything run smoothly on your wedding day. You and your husband are a fun couple - loved the guitars incorporated into your wedding day. We wish you the best!
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    Jennifer · Married on 07/02/2017

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    Katherine and her staff are wonderful! From our first meeting to our wedding night send off, Katherine was attentive, responsive, listened to my needs and made the day a joy for my husband and I. We highly recommend Katherine and know she will make your event be a moment to remember as well. Thank you Katherine!

    Sent on 10/15/2017
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    Kelsey · Married on 06/11/2017

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    Our wedding was seamlessly perfect thanks to Katherine and her amazing team! I felt relaxed and able to enjoy every minute of our special day without having to worry or stress about anything. I had 100% confidence in Katherine and she did not disappoint. I highly recommend Katherine and her amazing team!

    Sent on 06/15/2017

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Thanks Kelsey! We love working with wonderful brides like you - reminds us why we love doing our job. It was great seeing your family enjoy the wedding - especially your dad!
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    Jill · Married on 05/20/2017

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    The best decision I made for our wedding day (besides choosing the person I married of course!) was working with Katherine and her team. My review is long overdue, but I wanted to thank Katherine from the bottom of my heart for being absolutely amazing to work with. From the moment we met her, she was professional, organized, and made the planning process much more straightforward. I truly can't say enough positive things to convey how talented Katherine is as a wedding planner. She was resourceful, calm and detailed throughout the entire process and made sure everything went smoothly. I have since been to a few weddings and, while they were beautiful and enjoyable, I noticed a few hiccups that could have been avoided with an experienced wedding planner. Our wedding was the best day of my life, and I have Katherine to thank for making it one of the most stress-free days as well. I recommend her without reservation to any bride-to-be.

    Sent on 11/30/2017
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    Huan · Married on 05/06/2017

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    Our venue required a day of coordinator and we also needed advices throughout the planning process so Katherine drafted a service plan that includes day of coordinator along with partial planning services. She is detail-oriented and was on schedule with all the meetings. She provided us a wedding timeline schedule and budget excel sheet to help us along the way. Katherine and her team were fantastic and we're glad to have them taking care of us.

    Sent on 10/17/2017
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    Karen · Married on 04/22/2017

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    I highly recommend Katherine and her team. She is a trusted and experienced planner which her work can prove in so many ways! We had no single issues during the wedding planning process which seems impossible but it is!! :) Thanks to Katherine and Jordan! You made everything so easy and so beautiful!!

    Sent on 05/03/2017

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Karen, we loved planning your California destination wedding and witnessing your family enjoy an intimate celebration together. The garden chandeliers turned out beautiful!
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    Taryn · Married on 03/18/2017

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    Katherine Hoggard. What a dream. We cannot say enough good things about the Events by Katherine team! We had a destination wedding in Southern California as we live in Texas, and having Katherine as our planner took away all of those fears of "missing something" by planning a wedding from afar. Katherine's attention to detail is impeccable. She's highly organized, contagiously positive, and remarkably warm. No task was too big or too small for her to help with. Our wedding day was perfect. Absolutely perfect, and Katherine is a big reason why! I would highly recommend her to any couple. Thank you, Katherine!

    Sent on 03/30/2017

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Taryn,
    It was a pleasure partnering with you and we were glad to help with your California Destination wedding. So many beautiful memories of your day - everything came together flawlessly!
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    Sandy · Married on 08/27/2016

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    Katherine is a true maestro of event planning. To say that she played a critical role in the success of our wedding would be an understatement. Our wedding was so awesome that our friends wish we would do this every 3 years!

    We used Katherine’s Full Service Wedding Planning package, which was a great choice. With only 8 months away from the wedding, and nothing booked/bought besides the venue, I was a little bit panicking on the inside. But Katherine calmly helped us create a to-do list and prioritize what needed to be done first. We were faced with so many difficult decisions throughout the process (chicken or fish? Chiavari chairs, yes or no?), but with Katherine’s guidance it all seemed like a breeze. During meetings with vendors, she was very mindful of our preferences and asked the right questions to make sure that we made the right choices.

    With Katherine’s help, we were able to have a wedding that we will never forget. Choose Katherine as your event planner, and you will not regret it.

    Sent on 10/01/2016

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Sandy,
    It was so much fun planning your wedding and getting to know you. Loved connecting you with amazing vendors and all the fun ideas and stories we shared. From croissants to ring bears, the memories are priceless. Wishing you and your husband the best, and looking forward to lunch soon!
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    Rachel · Married on 07/30/2016

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    Where to begin? Everything Katherine touches turns to gold. She made wedding planning not only effortless, but enjoyable. Katherine is easy to work with, attentive to every last detail, and will give you her honest opinions. I felt completely comfortable sitting back and letting Katherine take the reins. She is also flexible with her time, as well as your budget. More, Katherine has an incredible reputation in the local area. As a result, all of our other vendors were excited to work with her. Her assistants are lovely, too!
    I would not change one single detail of my entire wedding. The day was absolutely perfect and stress-free, and I attribute most of that to Katherine. I could not be happier with her services, and I'd recommend her to any couple.

    Sent on 08/02/2016

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Thanks Rachel! Working with wonderful couples like you makes our job so enjoyable. We loved bringing the garden ambiance indoors and watching your guests ooh and ahh at the wedding. Still enjoying the gorgeous images of your wedding day!
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    Courtney · Married on 07/23/2016

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    Katherine, Alex, and their team were fantastic! I didn't understand how much went into planning a wedding and they saved my sanity! They took care of every detail and worked with my schedule effortlessly. My wedding was beautiful and everything turned out magical. We got married July 23, 2016 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History and they made everything we wanted come true! thank you all so much!!

    Sent on 10/10/2016

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Courtney,
    We were happy to save your sanity and make your wedding dream come true. From the dinosaur exhibits to the twinkle light ceremony, everything was truly magical!
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    Chen C. · Married on 06/12/2016

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    So happy that I found Katherine and her team. Katherine has made my last few months of wedding planning so easy. I love the fact that she's so thorough, she went over every single detail with me during our meeting to ensure that I don't forget anything. She was my point person to all the vendors so I won't be bothered with tons of messages everyday. I've only communicated my vision to her once, and she made my vision come true, my wedding turned out to be exactly how I have imagined, actually even better! Although I only hired Katherine to be my day-of-coordinator, but she has done so much more than what I have expected. I can't say enough thanks to Katherine and her assistant Christine for making my wedding day perfect!

    Sent on 08/22/2016

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Thank you Chen. We love being thorough to ensure everything runs smoothly, and also making your vision come true! Great memories of your ocean view ceremony and the awesome choreographed bridal party dance. It was an incredible celebration!
  • User6640316 · 2+ years ago

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    What a pleasure it was working with Katherine this last year or so for my April 23rd 2016 wedding in Costa Mesa, CA. After meeting her, I knew that she would take care of my wedding as if it were her own or her daughter's. She has been supremely professional, quick to respond to all forms of communication, accommodating and understanding throughout this process and the wedding day was as seamless as humanly possible, largely due to Katherine, Karley and Brianna's hard work and attention to detail; My ceremony and reception were beautifully decorated and true to my overall vision If any logistical issues popped up, she handled them swiftly and without fuss. I'm happy to share this review with future clients. A million thanks!

    Sent on 04/26/2016

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    A million thanks to you! Thank you for appreciating our professionalism and quick response, as those are important values to us. Your wedding came together beautifully. We love our team and glad you do too!
  • User6592856 · 2+ years ago

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    Katherine is everything you could ask for in a wedding planner/coordinator especially since my wife and I planned our wedding from out of state. She is very warm, organized, punctual and very professional. Katherine felt like a big sister to my wife and I, always there when we needed her. Whether it was a small maybe stupid question, to a more complicated vendor question about billing, Katherine always had a very sound and reasonable answer and we never had to wait long to hear from her either as she usually go back to us within a day.

    Katherine also has very good connections, as she also helped us find a very good DJ, photographer, and cinematographer (the cinematographer liked Katherine so much she gave us a huge discount!). Helping find these key vendors alone already made Katherine worth her weight in gold. However we also needed Katherine for her day of coordination, and let me say she and her team were amazing.

    First of all her day of wedding timeline was so organized and detailed that other vendors commented on that her time line/time table was very organized and professional. As a result all the vendors, gifts, music, lighting, and flowers etc were immaculate and ready when we arrived. There were no hiccups everything was smooth as could be. Her assistants Karly and Brianna were on point with everything. It's like they could read our minds, the brought us drinks while taking pictures right when I was just thinking "I'm thirsty I could use a drink". The collected our gifts for us and safely stored them and then even help pack them up at the end of the night. They were all so very polite, professional, and overall a pleasure to work with. So when my friends ask us if planning our wedding was stressful, I reply no because we have a great wedding planner and she is worth every single dollar and I would recommend her to every single friend and family member.

    Sent on 04/13/2016

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    You two were awesome! Loved connecting you with amazing vendors and getting to know you. From the sing alongs to the packed dance floor to all the pictures in front of the living wall, your wedding was a blast!
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    Taylor · Married on 03/11/2016

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    Alex Armstrong was my coordinator for my October wedding and she was absolutely amazing! I was planning a wedding from across the country and she made the whole process relaxing and fun.

    She was in constant communication with all of the vendors and kept eveyone up to date with timelines.

    On the day of, Alex, Jessica and Jordan were so amazing! They made sure everything was set up perfectly and helped the whole night run smoothly.

    I would highly recommend them to anyone who is looking for the best wedding help!

    Sent on 10/20/2016

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Taylor,
    Thank you for your kinds words. We were happy to answer all your questions and put you at ease. Your wedding turned out beautiful and you were such a pleasure to be around - everyone felt it. So much love for you and your family!
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    Isabella · Married on 02/28/2016

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    Katherine and her staff are the greatest... They helped so much and stayed until the very last minute of the wedding.. I'm a DIY bride and without their effort, there's no way for me to pull off the wedding. They were so detail oriented and made my dream wedding came true. They all are very pretty to look at too! LOL

    thank you, Katherine, Karley and Briana.

    Sent on 03/07/2016

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Ha Ha - thank you for the compliments! You put together some great details and we were happy to make it all come together. From the choreographed dancing to the beautiful butterfly wall, everything was amazing!
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    Ashley · Married on 10/10/2015

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    I don't even know where to start to express how thankful I am that I got to work with Katherine. I ended up hiring her for my wedding in October 2015 after thinking that I could plan it myself but due to some unfortuante events I was overwhelmed and needed help. After my first meeting with her I felt completely relieved and confident that she could take over and get everything done. I thought I was organized but Katherine is beyond organized and on top of everything. She did all the coordination and communication with all of my vendors and venue. There are so many other little things that she did to make my day so special and I am so grateful to have had her there to celebrate with me! I would absolutely recommend Katherine to plan your wedding or special event!!!

    Sent on 04/06/2016

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Ashley,
    We were so glad to help when life took some unexpected turns. Loved partnering with you in planning a beautiful wedding, and have great memories of your celebration under the stars!
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    Vanessa · Married on 09/05/2015

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    We were married in a private venue and had to start competely from scratch. Katherine had every logistical issue figured out and our wedding turned out to be a great success. She was very professional and easy to work with. Both my parents, my husband and I were very happy with how the wedding turned out. All of our friends and famiy said it was the BEST and most BEAUTIFUL wedding they have ever been to thanks to her. I highly recommend her!

    Sent on 09/16/2015

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Vanessa,
    We were happy to handle all the logistics in designing a beautiful outdoor wedding. Glad your family and friends had a wonderful time. From the awesome band to the beautiful overhead lighting, it was an truly an incredible wedding!
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    Laurel · Married on 08/01/2015

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    Katherine saw to all of the details, especially those relating to management of vendors. It was great to have such careful planning. The bridal party appreciated the timetable that she prepared, ensuring that everyone was ready on time. It is of interest to note that hair and makeup for the bridal party were ready a good hour prior to the time for walking over to the ceremony. People were relaxed and ready for the fabulous event. It was great that we could all enjoy each others company without any stress relating to last minute details. I would highly recommend Katherine for planning a wedding or another special event.

    Sent on 11/15/2015

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Laurel,
    It was our pleasure to ensure everything ran smoothly and everyone stayed stress-free. Your ceremony was so special on such a beautiful day!
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    Mona · Married on 06/06/2015

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    The BEST choice I made during my wedding planning! With the stresses involved with everyday life, family and work, it was difficult to also plan a wedding. So, once I met Katherine, I knew she was the best choice. She is so cool and calm and extremely detailed. She has the ability to see your vision and make it happen. I didn't worry about a single thing on my wedding day. Katherine took care of everything, down to the last detail. And she made it seem effortless. Thank you Katherine, for helping make our wedding memorable.

    Sent on 10/27/2015

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Mona,
    Years later, our team still talks about how much we loved your wedding. There was such a strong love felt between you and your husband, your family and your guests. It was a joy to witness everyone celebrate under the night sky together. Thank you for allowing us to be part of your special day.
  • User5201832 · 2+ years ago

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    Events by Katherine was wonderful! From the first time we met Katherine we were put at ease and when we met our day of wedding coordinator Christine, the great impression continued. We used their service primarily for coordination on the day of the wedding but Christine met with us way before and was available to us for any questions or needs. Christine stepped in wherever and whenever we needed her which included helping to pick up dozens of bundt cakes on the day of the wedding and the team even had to make an emergency run back to our house to retrieve keys that had been forgotten! We have had several members of the wedding party and guest comment on how wonderful and helpful Christine was and all with a smile on her face and she simply fit right in! We had given Christine some details on reception set up and everything was done exactly as we would have wanted and described. Great attention to details. Thanks to them, the wedding and reception went off beautifully and was great fun! We would highly recommend Events by Katherine and Christine in particular. As a mom of 4 daughters I know that these kind of great finds to help with wedding events are priceless!

    Sent on 06/23/2015

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    We're glad we could put you at ease. It is our goal to make sure everything comes together, no matter what snafus arise. We love Christine and glad you do too!
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    Marta · Married on 05/08/2015

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    Katherine was simply amazing as my event coordinator. I live in AZ and had my wedding in CA so I was not able to be there every step of the way to prepare and plan. Katherine gave me some AMAZING recommendations for a minister, cake, flowers, videographer, violinist and more. Everyone she recommended was outstanding and a true professional!
    The day of the wedding she was with me the entire time and she took care of every detail including putting up last minute fires and fulfilling any wish I had.
    She made sure the vendors did what they were supposed to be doing, she made sure that everything is set up properly, that my groom is ready and that we keep on schedule.
    I had a few dress emergencies that she came fully prepared for and even took stains out of my dress right before I walked down the isle.
    I was so extremely impressed with Katherine's services and with how well she was directing everyone. I didn't have to lift a finger or worry about anything during the entire day, ceremony or reception.
    Katherine even came in to my honeymoon suite before we retired for the night and decorated it with flowers and candles and made sure it's very special for our wedding night.
    I could not think of one thing that I would change or improve on my wedding day and I have to say I am kind of hard to please and very particular about the way things need to be done.
    I recommend Katherine to anyone who wants to have an amazing wedding experience and who is looking for a coordinator that will leave you with a complete peace of mind the day of your wedding.
    Thanks so much Katherine for all you did to make that day the best day of my life!!!!!

    Sent on 06/12/2015

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Thank you Marta! We love putting out those fires so that you don't have to worry about anything. Still remember your beautiful day, praying for no rain, and the skies clearing. Your ocean view wedding was so gorgeous and even more special when surrounded by the love of your friends.
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    Amanda · Married on 01/17/2015

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    I would not have made it through the wedding planning process without Katherine. She made the process easy and stress free, from finding us the best vendors at the best prices to tackling more difficult issues. The price discounts we got through her more then paid for her own fee. The best wedding planning decision I made was hiring Katherine. If I could do it all over again I would have hired her the day after I got engaged instead of waiting the month to decide if I needed a wedding planner.

    Sent on 02/08/2015

    EVENTS BY KATHERINE's reply:

    Amanda,
    It was such a pleasure getting to know your and your husband during the planning process. From the tastings to the decor, everything came together beautifully on your wedding day. Still love looking back on pictures and remembering all the special moments of that day.