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1147 1st Street
Napa, CA

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

Essential Planning - Napa Wedding Planner, Sonoma Wedding Planner, Jackson Hole Wedding Planner

Lovely Day Events provides the Essential Wedding Planning (a.k.a)  Day Of service for clients that want to plan their own wedding, but want guidance and experience recommendations along the way. Think of this service as "you plan, we execute."

Essential Planning

Perfect for: Stylish, hands-on couples who want to plan on their own with advice, insight and assistance finalizing details from a wedding professional. Your wedding planner executes the wedding day so you can celebrate and enjoy every moment. If your venue requires a "day of" or "month of" wedding planner this package satisfies that requirement. Let's chat about your wedding.

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Our three month out meeting opened my eyes to an outside point of view above and beyond my organization and attention to details. Her questions gave great event perspective and allowed me to stay on a real timeline for success.
— Fallon Fry Ryan from Victor, Idaho

Essential Planning

  • We start working with you when you book, no matter how far in advance (not 30-45 days out from your wedding date)

  • Provide planning tools and worksheets to make planning manageable and low stress

  • Monthly email check-ins

  • Create and maintain a wedding day timeline and distribute to your vendors to ensure the wedding day goes smoothly

  • Planning meeting three months before the wedding date, to discuss logistics and details

  • Final walk through at reception venue to review final details

  • The week of your wedding we make confirmation calls to vendors

  • Lead ceremony rehearsal so you don't have to worry

  • Execute wedding day planning:

    • Arrive bright and early with an assistant

    • Keep the day on schedule and flowing

    • Point person for vendors and all questions

    • Placement of personal items provided by client (programs, favors, name cards, table numbers, guestbook, menus, toasting flutes, photos, etc.)

    • Apply final touches to decor

    • Assist guests and wedding party

    • At ceremony coordinate musicians, bridal party, seating and entrance

    • During the reception cue the speeches, cake cutting, first dance and other special moments

    • Distribute final payments and gratuities to vendors

    • At the end of the night collect gifts, guestbook and personal items and give to a designated person

    • Assist with cleanup and breakdown at the end of the night

    • Bring wedding day Fix It bag to handle, repair and fix items

    • and more! 

  • Start planning your wedding