14 Michigan Wedding Planners I Love To Recommend As a Photographer

Hello, new recently engaged friend! You can relax now… you are in the right place if you are looking to plan your wedding in 2023 or 2024 (or better yet… you are ready to hire someone to handle the wedding planning for you). I’ve talked about it on the blog before, but as a wedding photographer, I always recommend hiring a wedding planner. ALWAYS. To make the first steps of your wedding planning journey a little easier for you, I’ve gone ahead and searched for the best of the best when it comes to Michigan wedding planners so that you can find them all in one place!

I’m a firm believer that your wedding day should be an incredible experience. But, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy the planning too! I am happy to recommend any of the talented professionals below here, but if you have any questions (or want to see more Michigan wedding photos), come find me on Instagram here.

bride and groom pose outside wedding venue planned by Shoreline Event Design

Ann Travis Events

I had the absolute privilege of attending a styled shoot designed by Ann Travis Events this year and let me just tell you: she is the real deal. The team at Ann Travis Events is known for creating one-of-a-kind wedding designs and has been named one of the best Michigan wedding planners by The Knot. If you are looking for a truly luxurious wedding planning experience, look no further.

rust orange wedding ceremony setup outdoor wedding reception designed by Ann Travis Events wedding tablescapes closeup

Bunny and June Events

Caitlin, the owner of Bunny and June Events, believes in making the wedding process enjoyable (and I could not agree more!). She still has a few more spots open for 2023 so if you are planning to get married this year, reach out soon!

Beautiful Day Planning

If their name sounds familiar, it’s likely because you have seen Beautiful Day Planning featured in places like Midwest Bride, The Knot, and even Style Me Pretty (one of my favorite publications!). BDP has been one of the top Michigan wedding planners for over a decade now so if you are looking for a dream team with experience, make sure to check them out!

Nikki Johns Events

Mariella and Raymond’s wedding was an absolute highlight for me in 2022, and it would not have been possible without Nikki Johns Events. She made everything so effortless for us vendors with her fantastic organizational skills and I can’t wait to work with her again!

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LDT Events

A roundup of top Michigan wedding planners would not be complete without LDT Events. With their most recent accolade (Best of Weddings from the Knot!), Loren serves wedding couples in Michigan (and beyond!).

Jeannene Lillie Events

I always love looking at Jeannene Lillie Events for Michigan wedding ideas! Jeannene Lillie is a hopeless romantic (like myself!), and identifies as a “California girl living in the Mitten State”. Her energy is contagious. If you are looking for a wedding day that feels sentimental, romantic, and one-of-a-kind, she’s one of the top Michigan wedding planners for you!

Futtitinni Events

Sara and Sean were a dream to work with, and their wedding day was expertly executed by Futtinni Events. Another of the Michigan wedding planners that I can’t wait to work with again, their team prides itself on giving you and your guests a luxury experience while always staying true to your aesthetic. They are all about the experience over there!

outdoor wedding ceremony in Michigan closeup of red roses and pampas grass wedding centerpieces

Simply Brilliant Events

If a high-touch wedding planning experience is important to you, Simply Brilliant Events has mastered it (over a hundred stunning weddings later!). With over a decade of Michigan wedding planning experience, you can trust that no detail will be overlooked on your wedding day.

Lo & Co Event Design

Lo & Co Event Design (formerly known as Detroit Social Co.) is a boutique luxury wedding and event planning company serving Michigan (and beyond). They consider themselves to be ultra-intentional so if your goal is to infuse your personalities and share your love story on your wedding day, they are one that you’ll want on your vendor team!

With Love Events

I worked with With Love Events during Paulina and Steven’s wedding and it’s been one of my favorite experiences to date! They are not only wonderful to work with (they sit comfortably in The Knot Hall of Fame!), but their work is absolutely phenomenal too!

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Mitten Weddings and Events

If you head to Mitten Wedding and Events website, make sure to grab their free copy of the 10 most forgotten wedding day details! At Brittany Allen, you know that I’m decor and detail-obsessed, and I love to work with Michigan wedding planners who are too.

Luna Soiree Events

With over 10 years of event experience, Luna Soiree Events belongs on any list of the top Michigan wedding planners. As self-proclaimed modern romantics, they plan and design wedding days that “set the mood” and create a warm and inviting setting that also looks really pretty. If there is one trend that sticks out above the rest in 2023, it’s the emphasis on the actual experience of your wedding day. I can definitely get on board with that!

Shoreline Event Design

Cassie and Ethan hired Shoreline Event Design for their Michigan wedding and I could not have been more thrilled to work with their team! They are the exclusive month of coordinators at Black Barn Vineyard and Winery so if you are looking for a winery wedding venue, make sure to check them out!

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Cassy Rose Events

Last but not least on our list of Michigan wedding planners, we have Cassy Rose Events. Featured in dreamy publications like Brides, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Vogue, and Martha Stewart, you have likely seen their name before! They take their work seriously, and it’s evident from the planning process to the execution. Their designs are always flawless.

Top Michigan Wedding Planners

As you start to look at Michigan wedding planners, I want to finish by saying this. It’s worth finding the right person. Your wedding planner plays a HUGE role in the planning and execution of your wedding day, and you deserve to find someone you absolutely can’t wait to work with. No matter who you hire, I am cheering you on and wishing you the absolute best!

If you are looking for a Michigan wedding photographer (who is happy to travel!), you can learn more about the experience of working with me here. I adore working with our talented Michigan wedding planners regularly. If it feels like I might be the right fit, I would love to hear from you and learn more about your wedding day vision! Connect with me directly here.

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