Wedding planning can seem daunting with what seems to be a never-ending amount of choices and decision to make before your big day. However, one of the easiest ways to ensure your day is flawless and stress free is to work with a professional. Here are five of our favorite NC wedding planners or designers who can help plan your dream wedding and make it a reality.

Lily Rose Events

Lily Rose Events outdoor couch and chair seating underneath tentLily Rose Events, based in Raleigh, N.C., is an event planning company that values families and is all about stress-free wedding planning. Let Lily Rose do the work so you can sit back, relax and enjoy your best day ever as you celebrate one of your biggest milestones with loved ones.

Offering multiple service packages from day-of event management to full service planning and a la carte add-ons, Lily Rose has a package to suit your preference and budget. The team also offers design services that’ll help you visualize how your event will all come together.

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Socialite Events is a professional wedding planning service based in Durham, N.C. that guarantees peace of mind. Socialite Events specializes in full service and day-of planning while focusing on professionalism, communication and execution and flow.

Socialite Events takes you through a 5-phased start to finish approach to planning that streamlines the process of moving you from an idea to an experience. Happy to accommodate special requests, the team also uniquely offers services like personal and private no cost COVID-19 testing, website design and management and honeymoon travel planning.

Visions Catering, Floral & Décor

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Since 2000, Visions Catering, Floral & Décor, a full service special event company, has simplified the wedding planning process by providing a detail-orientated and individualized plan for any event. Visions offers both “turn key” catering, floral & décor packages and a la carte planning for any size or budget for a customized feel.

Visions provides a delicious custom menu and gorgeous custom floral arrangements for every event and their décor services includes everything you could think of including table linens, dining ware and centerpieces that can be customized. And, Visions handles the construction, installation and removal of decorations so that you can worry about what really matters.

A Seaside Wedding and Events

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Want a destination wedding? The beautiful beaches of Emerald Isle backdropped by the emerald-colored waters of the North Carolina coast offers a perfect, romantic setting for your big day. A Seaside Wedding and Events, Emerald Isle Realty’s wedding division, has planned hundreds of destination weddings at Emerald Isle and its experts have 12 years of industry experience.

With a host of local connections, A Seaside Wedding and Events can effectively address all your individualized needs and connect you to the best vendors to ensure your wedding day is exactly how you want. They offer three different kinds of weddings packages: a full-service package, a partial-service package complete with a month of planning, and a full day of intensive wedding planning.


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BrideGenie is a wedding planner right in your pocket. Free to use, the BrideGenie app matches engaged couples with vendors are matched based on each person’s preferences, similar to a dating app. After putting in your event details, wedding professionals will provide you with a quote based on your criteria. Then, you can direct message with vendors in the app until you find your perfect vendor.

Download the app today and BrideGenie will simplify the process to finding the right wedding professions and help you get the best value within your budget for your special day.

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