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How did you meet? We meet through mutual friends on Super Bowl Sunday 2020. Tell me about the proposal! We had booked a trip to Chicago for the weekend for 4 other close friends. We had a full itinerary and exploring the city. At sunset we all took a stroll at one of the parks […]


April 25, 2023

The Wedding of Jade Harrison and Jon SIERZEGA

If you are at the start of wedding planning you might be debating how much assistance you will need. Many brides opt out of hiring a wedding planner, but even the best “DIYers” need extra help when it comes down to wedding day. That is where a day-of wedding coordinator can step in and help […]

Uncategorized, Wedding Tips, Weddings

April 17, 2023

Why You Need a Day-Of Wedding Coordinator

How did you meet? We met in 5th grade. Tell me about the proposal! We went to Sanibel Island in Fort Myers for our 3 year anniversary and proposed at sunset then we went to our favorite restaurant on the island, The Bubble Room. What’s your favorite thing to do for date night? Snuggle at […]


March 15, 2023

The Wedding of Bailey Hock and Ryan Peacock

Thank you notes are often an overlooked component of weddings, but saying thank you is almost as important as saying “I do”. Here’s a few tips to help you get started. Get Organized It can be hard to keep track of gifts and whether you sent a card or not. To avoid any confusion, create […]

Wedding Tips

March 1, 2023

Sending Thank You Cards

How did you and your fiancé meet? We met playing co-ed softball Tell me about the proposal? Stephen planned the perfect proposal for months; and everyone knew about it except Elizabeth. He got Elizabeth’s boss in on it – she told Elizabeth there was a client lunch that day she needed to be dressed nicely […]


February 15, 2023

The Wedding of Elizabeth Russo and Stephen Rudolph

Wedding toasts are such a special way to celebrate the newlyweds. There are typically a few key people who deliver speeches which we cover below, but ultimately the choice is yours! The parents Parents of the happy couple will usually kick off the toasts by welcoming guests to the reception. Traditionally the bride’s parents speak […]

Wedding Tips, Weddings

February 1, 2023

Who Makes a Toast at the Wedding?

There are so many choices when it comes to planning your wedding, and choosing how you feed your guests is a big one. Buffet and plated are the most popular options and we have outlined the pros and cons of each. Plated A plated meal means guests will remain seated while the wait staff serves […]

Uncategorized, Wedding Tips, Weddings

December 28, 2022

Plated vs Buffet Meals and How to Choose

Your friend just got engaged and she asked you to be a part of her special day, congratulations! It is such an exciting time, but you might be unsure of what being a bridesmaid entails. Lucky for you we put together this list of bridesmaids’ responsibilities so you’ll know exactly what to expect leading up […]

Wedding Tips, Weddings

December 1, 2022

List of Responsibilities for a Bridesmaid

You’re finally engaged to the love of your life and are in the process of planning your big day. You’ve got the cake tastings lined up, you’ve got your wedding planner booked(we can help with that!) , you’ve selected the perfect venue and all the other small details are coming together. YAY!  But, don’t overlook […]

Wedding Tips

March 1, 2022

How to Write Your Wedding Vows

As a wedding and event planner, few moments rival the joy of witnessing a couple’s dream wedding unfold seamlessly. Elyse and John’s magical day was no exception. From the picturesque ceremony overlooking the golf course to the heartwarming touches that made their celebration uniquely theirs, our Socialite Events team planned every detail as a testament […]


November 30, 2023

The Wedding Of Elyse & John

What’s the difference in the engagement party vs bridal shower? Wedding celebrations don’t just start with the wedding! Planning a wedding involves not just the big day itself, but a series of prelude celebrations that add to the excitement and build the anticipation. Two such events that play a significant role in the pre-wedding festivities […]

Wedding Tips

November 16, 2023

Pre-Wedding Celebrations: Engagement Party vs Bridal Shower

Planning a wedding is an exciting journey filled with countless decisions to make. One choice that’s becoming increasingly popular is opting for a weekday wedding. While the idea of celebrating your big day on a Tuesday might seem unconventional, it comes with a range of advantages and disadvantages. The decision on what day to have […]

Wedding Tips, Weddings

October 26, 2023

The Pros & Cons Of Choosing A Weekday Wedding

There’s something special about planning a big corporate event for a wonderful cause, and it was such a gratifying experience to help coordinate this year’s Ms. Veteran America competition. The Socialite Event Planning team has led the successful planning for Ms. Veteran America since 2021, handling all logistics from hotel sourcing, food and beverage planning, […]

Corporate Events

October 18, 2023

Planning A Large Corporate Event: The Ms. Veteran America Competition

Your wedding day isn’t just a one-night event — it’s a significant chapter in your life’s story! Therefore, it’s a celebration where every detail should align seamlessly to create a day that’s a true reflection of you and your partner. With years of experience in the wedding planning industry, I understand how important it is […]

Wedding Tips

September 27, 2023

Venue Coordinators vs. Wedding Planners: What’s The Difference?

The Top 7 Engagement Photographers in Orlando As a wedding planner who has worked in the wedding industry in Orlando for years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with some of the most talented wedding and engagement photographers in Florida! Now, I know that searching for an engagement photographer can be both exciting and overwhelming […]

engagement photography, wedding photography, Wedding Vendors

September 14, 2023

The Top 7 Engagement Photographers in Orlando

Samantha & Dan | The West Events Meet Samantha and Dan, whose marriage came out of unexpected connections! Back in February 2020, they were introduced by a mutual friend, but turns out, they shared a history long before that… Growing up in the same city, Samantha and Dan’s paths were intertwined ever since they were […]

Wedding Tips, Wedding Venues, Weddings

August 25, 2023

Samantha & Dan | The West Events

6 Venues in Winter Park, Florida You Should Consider for Your Wedding Winter Park, Florida, holds a unique charm that’s hard to resist. The cobblestone streets, the diverse outdoor spaces, and the rich history of its houses create a truly captivating atmosphere. Amidst this enchanting backdrop, you’ll discover a range of wedding venues, each with […]

Outdoor Weddings, Wedding Venues, Weddings

August 18, 2023

6 Venues in Winter Park, Florida You Should Consider for Your Wedding

photo of an outdoor wedding at The Garden Villa in Winter Park, FL

10 Maid of Honor Duties Being chosen as the Maid of Honor is such an honor! Because it’s not just about standing next to the bride on her big day — it’s about being her partner-in-crime throughout the wedding planning process, her trusted confidant, and her cheerleader. You’ll also be the go-to person for some […]

Bridal Party Tips, Wedding Tips, Weddings

July 27, 2023

10 Maid of Honor Duties

bride and her maid of honor

The 10 Best Wedding Venues in Orlando As wedding planners who have planned countless weddings in Orlando, you could say we know a thing or two about the venue options here in this city! So today, we’re rounding up the 10 best wedding venues in Orlando. From fairytale-like backdrops to family-friendly resorts to historical centers […]

Wedding Tips, Weddings

July 17, 2023

The 10 Best Wedding Venues in Orlando

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