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1147 1st Street
Napa, CA
USA

Lovely Day Events is a boutique wedding planning company serving Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Napa + Sonoma, California. Founded by Lindsey Nickel, the company provides services for all wedding styles from elopements to galas. Lovely Day Events specializes in working with stylish, hands-on couples. Their friendly, professional and attentive planning approach enables couples to relax, have fun and enjoy the wedding day. Lovely Day Events is a winner in The Knot Best of Weddings since 2014 and has been published extensively, including Style Me Pretty, Brides, The Knot and CNN.com

About Lovely Day Events, Napa wedding planner, Sonoma wedding planner, Jackson Hole wedding planner

Lovely Day Events is a boutique wedding planning company serving Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Napa + Sonoma, California. Founded by Lindsey Nickel, the company provides services for all wedding styles from elopements to galas. Lovely Day Events specializes in working with stylish, hands-on couples. Their friendly, professional and attentive planning approach enables couples to relax, have fun and enjoy the wedding day. Lovely Day Events is a winner in The Knot Best of Weddings since 2014 and has been published extensively, including Style Me Pretty, Brides, The Knot and CNN.com. Napa wedding planner, Sonoma wedding planner, Jackson Hole wedding planner, Murphys wedding planner, Sonora wedding planner, wedding business coach

about us

Lovely Day Events is a boutique wedding planning company serving Jackson Hole, Wyo., Napa + Sonoma, Calif., Murphys, Calif. and destinations. Founded by Lindsey Nickel, the company provides services for all wedding styles from elopements to galas. Lovely Day Events specializes in working with stylish, hands-on couples that want to have fun on their wedding day. Their friendly, professional and attentive planning approach enables couples to relax, have fun and enjoy the wedding day. Lovely Day Events is a winner in The Knot Best of Weddings since 2014 and has been published extensively, including Style Me Pretty, Brides, The Knot Yours Truly book, Carats and Cake and CNN.com

 Carrie Patterson Photography

Carrie Patterson Photography

 Ahava Studios

Ahava Studios

 Suzanne Karpe Photography

Suzanne Karpe Photography

Lindsey is more than a planner, but a do’er. She gets it done! As the bride, I didn’t have to worry about any logistics the day of because Lindsey had it all covered. She managed the vendors beautifully, coordinated with the property and event design company more than I will ever know, handled our families with style and grace - and all with a smile on her face and 100% professionalism. Lindsey was a joy to work with, on her A-game at all times, and definitely who you want on your team for your wedding day.
— Katie from San Francisco, Calif.

A Note From Lindsey

 Milou & Olin Photography

Milou & Olin Photography

Thank you for taking time to visit our website during your wedding planning, I know you have a lot on your “to do” list! I started Lovely Day Events to serve the savvy, planning minded couple that wants to enjoy the big day while someone else worries about the details and schedule. Lovely Day Events prides itself on giving each client 110% effort and service while getting to know you (you will never be a number in a busy summer). Finally, it is import that the bride, groom, families, your vendors and our staff all have fun (let’s be honest, weddings are a super fun celebration).

Truly though, I am a dreamer and a perfectionist, two things that I have learned are essential for being a small business owner and entrepreneur. I am always thinking of how we can better serve clients, how we can offer more services and what we will do next. Finally, it was my dream from the first day I arrived in Jackson Hole, as a river rafting guide, to split my time between my two loves: Jackson Hole and the Bay Area. I am very grateful to have found a career that I love and allows me to work in two of the most beautiful places on earth.

I look forward to working with you on any size wedding.  Please feel welcome to contact me with any questions.

Happy planning,

Lindsey Nickel


Meet the Team

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Lindsey Nickel
owner, wedding planner
dreamer
Jackson Hole and Napa + Sonoma

Lindsey grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. She came to Jackson Hole as a river rafting guide during college and returned after graduating “just for one winter.”  Many years later (okay, it was 10 years), she left Jackson Hole for warmer weather and family back in California, with a plan to spend summers in Jackson Hole working on weddings and enjoying the mountains. She continues to spend time in Jackson Hole each summer and maintains strong relationships with Jackson Hole vendors.  She started Lovely Day Events in Jackson Hole and later expanded to Napa + Sonoma. From a young age, she always dreamed of starting her own business, but always thought it would be the second part of her career, not the first. When she's not working she enjoys traveling, hiking and spending time with her husband and dog.

From Lindsey: I think becoming a wedding planner stems from always being very social. I am very engaged with my wedding clients and love hearing from them long after the wedding day and seeing photos of what's new in their lives on Instagram. The first party I ever planned was a surprise birthday party for my best friend in seventh grade.  Between then and now, I organized the first Banff Mountain Film Festival at my college, weddings, fundraisers, galas and everything in between. Oh, and of course I have hosted countless barbecues, holidays and birthday parties at my house. What can I say? I just love celebrations.


 Manali Anne Photography

Manali Anne Photography

Michaela Loveless
wedding assistant
fitness fan
Napa + Sonoma

Born and raised in California, Michaela has pursued a career in the fitness industry as a personal trainer for the last five years. Specializing in weight loss and strength training, Michaela loves working with people to help them achieve their goals. She was introduced to the wedding planning business in 2015. Wedding planning has always been something she dreamed of doing since watching "The Wedding Planner" as a child, and now it has become a reality!

From Michaela: I love seeing everyone’s creative minds and personal styles shine through on their wedding day. Not one wedding is the same, so it really keeps the job interesting. My favorite part about the whole day is that it’s based on love and happiness.


Olivia Lovely Day Events Wedding Assistant

Olivia Roux
wedding assistant
world traveler
Jackson Hole, WY

Olivia has grown up all over the world. After graduating college in Florida, the mountains called her name and she moved to beautiful Jackson Hole. As she spent more time outdoors, hiking up mountains, fly fishing, and snowboarding in the winter, she discovered her love of exploration. Olivia spent two years traveling through the Eurasia region learning about new cultures and since returning back to Wyoming in 2017 she has been specializing in vacation planning; helping others find their love in adventure. 

From Olivia: As a young girl I always wanted to own my own bridal boutique. In college I realized that event planning really drew my attention. After helping a few family and friends produce their special days, I realized my overall love for this industry. Working with Lindsey has inspired me creatively and opened my eyes to the world of wedding planning. Watching a production come to fruition and seeing a couple spend their day care-free and very happy with the people they love is what makes this job and industry to worth while. 


Kayla Gurrola
wedding assistant
SF Giants super fan
Napa + Sonoma

Kayla Gurrola was born and raised in Santa Rosa California. She had spent the past six years living in Hawaii going to school but then decided to move to Napa Valley in hopes of following her dream of becoming a wedding planner. She has always been a hard worker but also loves having fun with friends and my family. In her free time she enjoys going on hikes or catching a Giants game! 


From Kayla: Knowing that I get to be part of someones big special day brings me so much happiness!

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Kaycee Bowen
virtual assistant
administrative guru

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Originally from Fullerton, Calif. Kaycee lived in Las Vegas for 26 years before recently coming home to California. Kaycee is Lindsey’s “behind the scenes lady.”  She is responsible for online marketing and many special projects. 

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and has been to 15 countries so far, but would love to explore them all.

From Kaycee: One of my favorite parts of working with Lovely Day Events is the excitement and positive energy everyone seems to exude! It is a wonderful feeling knowing that I assisted in making someone's wedding day the best day of their lives.


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