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Weddings / Receptions / Anniversaries

Testimonials – Praise From our Clients

Here’s what our clients are saying about The Events Department:

  • A week ago today we were anxiously anticipating the joy of Tasha and Sammy’s wedding. We had high expectations and with your help, they were exceeded. You were with us every step of the way from the moment we selected you as our wedding planner until the last box was packed into our cars at the end of the wedding. This was the first wedding that we planned and there were a lot of things that we did not know, with your help every step was seamless and without stress…well except for the endless spreadsheets…All of the vendors you recommended were outstanding, professional and worked as a team with you.Tasha and Sammy’s wedding was the best day of all of our lives. You were a major part of our joy and we will be forever grateful.We stand ready to provide a reference for you at anytime. In addition, please feel free to share these comments with your clients or on your website.

    Beth
  • Thank you soooo  much for all of your help throughout our wedding planning process.  We definitely could not have done it without you!  The day turned our to be even better than we even imagined it to be!  Thank you again!

    Brandis and Evan
  • Thank you so much for the amazing work you did for our wedding. I appeciate all the time you took to hlep us organize, and then make sure eerything went smoothly. Your help with my family drama was amazing and you made it all worth it. I know my family was happy to have you. I will recoommend you to anyone i ever hear getting married in Palm Springs.

    Thanks to your team! ?

    Kasey and Pavi
  • Laurie,

    You are the wedding planning angel/goddess extraordinaire! How lucky are we to have found you?! I honestly do not think we would have been able to pull of many of our plans so seamlessly without your help, your love, and your care. I mean that.

    We are blessed to have worked with you on our wedding. To be 100% honest, you made planning fun & you allowed me to live out my bridal dreams with enthusiasm! Thank you for that.

    When I first met you, I was drawn to your energy. And after several months of working together, I am still amazed at your level of dedication +  PASSION for making magical things happen. Laurie, I mean it when I say that I hope this isn’t the last time we see each other. You are so special + we love you very much!

    Cassey + Sam

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    Cassey & Sam – October 2018
  • Hi ladies!

    Cassie and Laurie, it was so nice to finally meet you yesterday!! Lisa, again thank you for coordinating the most perfect evening I could have ever dreamed of! Everything was absolutely perfect! Here are a few of the pictures of the day from Katie Geiberger’s blog:
    To view wedding photos click here

    Wish I james and I could have a wedding every year at the O’Donnell house just so I could keep emailing you all!!

    Big hugs and a million thank yous,

     

    Elise
  • I just wanted to say thank you again for all of your help in the past 5 months. You have been great to work with. I appreciate your commitment to your clients and the timely manner in which you always responded to my many questions. I am so glad that we decided on The O’Donnell House. It truly was the best day ever….and the best weekend ever!

    Cori
  • Aloha from Maui. We would like to thank you and your staff for all your hard work. The wedding was perfect, better than we could have imagined. Considering how obsessive we can be with details, it was a pleasure to work with someone as compulsive. Please also thank everyone who was involved in aking our wedding such a special day. The minister was eloquent, the flowers beautiful, and the food was delicious. Please let Randy know the salmon was even better the third time. Please also thank Mr. Solomon for allowing us to use his estate for the day. The estate is truly the perfect venue for a wedding.

    Bill and Candice
  • Lisa & Laurie are absolutely fantastic! We had our wedding at the ODonnell House in Palm Springs on 3/17 and are still beaming from our perfect day. Lisa was always available to email, text or talk on the phone whenever I had questions or concerns. She was our rock through this whole process! Our day couldn’t have been more dreamy, she handled every detail to make sure our wedding was sheer perfection. I’ve cried a few times because its over! The Events Department will take care of you to the fullest. I cannot thank them (and especially Lisa and her assistant Bridgette) for their incredible service and passion. I will miss working with Lisa daily. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts <3

    MacKenzie & Matt – March 2018
  • I cannot express enough to you or Lisa how happy Nicole and I are with the decision to hire your company! I don’t think we could have pulled off even a fraction of what we had planned without Lisa’s help, both the day before and day of. Scott was right Lisa is truly a super star!

    One a side note I would love to tell you that Lisa just amazed both of my parents. Not only did she make them feel very special that day but she found my mothers Diamond bracelet that fell off of her wrist. She found it before my mom even knew it was missing. All night all they could do was sing her praises and talk about how wonderful she was. Both Nicole and I couldn’t agree more!

    I would also like to thank you for your help leading up to the event. The photo booth was a huge success and everyone at the party loved it. We cant wait to see the pictures.

    Lastly, if there is a place online that we can leave a review for how wonderful your company is, please let us know.

    Mark
  • I am telling everyone that no matter what you charge you are worth every penny and moreI will continue my praises and just say to give you a call.Thank you so much for making Gaby and Ricks day a truly pleasurable memory for all of us.The baby will be a little boy! Can’t wait!

    Sonie
  • Just wanted to thank you and Chris for helping us coordinate a BEAUTIFUL wedding for Kat and Nicholas.
    I felt guilty at first hiring someone to help me because none of my friends used wedding planners.
    HOWEVER…… Having lived through it now, and knowing what can go wrong, I wouldn’t dream of doing a wedding with out one ?
    You guys in particular! Chris was terrific! So calm and cool and so together…… He orchestrated the evening beautifully and we received all the credit!It was magical…..Thank you for the excellent service ~We had the photographer take some photos that I’ll send over and we’ll be in touch soon.

    Carley
  • All of us want you to know how much we appreciated you this past weekend.  I can only imagine how much work it is dealing with brides and their mothers….so many details to have in order.  You worked effortlessly and quietly… I noticed your calmness and attention to details which made the evening so enjoyable for me.  It was wonderful to be a guest at our own party.  Thank you for being a great communicator with Kyle, she appreciated you as well.  Please give our thanks to Cassie and Chris as well, they were delightful.
    Kudos to Super Sitters, the parents LOVED them!  Flowers were beauty-ful, catering staff was impressive, and Fat Burger was, well….FAT….people loved it!

    Robin

Your Personal Care Team

Right from the start, we listen to You. We tend to everything for You, following the detailed proposal and your budget requirements, your every need will be exquisitely planned and executed for your memories.

As a full event management company, we have the ability to provide every element you need for the wedding you desire.

  • Flowers to Flatware and Fine Linens,
  • Ice Sculptures, Decor and Centerpieces,
  • Photographers and Videographers
  • Complete Rehearsal Dinner and Brunch planning,
  • Finding Your Perfect Location
  • Elegant, Classic Transportation
  • Music
  • Invitations
  • Accommodations
  • Activities and more
  • Size Does Not Matter
  • and more!

Most brides dream of a traditional wedding and reception, while some consider alternatives. From small and intimate, to large and lavish, casual or themed, we can handle it all for you. You CAN have it all with The Events Department. Unique combinations of traditional, alternative, universal locations, ceremonies, receptions and sites may also include personal “quirky nuances” relevant only to you, your family and friends.

Traditional or Themed Wedding / Receptions

Traditional weddings will always be very popular, as will receptions. You will be in warm, experienced hands when the Events Department plans and produces your wedding.

Want Something Different?

Imagine a wedding or reception that takes everyone away to another place and time. Transport your wedding party and guests into a magical, mysterious time of celebration and delight. Creative Lighting, Floral Arrangements and Fabrics, Backdrops, Accents, Music and Delicious Food all contribute to transforming the wedding and/or reception into Your Unique Wedding Experience.

Share your ideas with us, we can make it happen.

Your Choice

You really can have it your way. If you desire, we can handle every detail from start to finish, relieving you of the stress that inevitably increases as the big day gets closer. You can also select the areas and details where you would like to devote your own personal attention. Your Personal Care Team will work closely with you all the way through so that your big day is sweetly memorable.

Your Ideas – Our Expertise

Even after looking over our web site, you still may not see quite what you are thinking about. No problem! Jot down any questions you may have, make a few notes and Contact the Events Department. We are here, eager to turn your dreams into reality.