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We know the struggle is real. Trying to figure out where to start the planning process can be overwhelming. Learning that things are not going the way you expected them to be going halfway through planning your wedding can be demoralizing. Facing the fact that you may not have anyone you truly trust to run your entire wedding the day-of can be terrorizing. Well, worry no more.

At Darling Events, we help people getting married who are facing the inevitable stresses of preparing for their dream wedding by offering thorough event planning services to make their special day beautiful and enjoyable.

You are in the right place!

to those planning a wedding,

meet TEAM

Darling Events is a full service event company located in Fredericksburg Virginia. If you are looking to make a statement, to personalize your event, Darling Events could be perfect for you! We love "love" and we take great care in making sure that every couple's wedding day is exactly what Together we will make your dream a reality. We offer an array of services to assist you with your event from full wedding planning, wedding coordinating, to styling.

owner & senior certified planner

darcie mittlemeijer

- sharon glasgow

"WOW! I'm beyond impressed, I'm blown away by today's wedding/reception. It was GORGEOUS! You did a fantastic job. All the rental pieces, pews and furniture were perfect.


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"WOW! I'm beyond impressed, I'm blown away by today's wedding/reception. It was GORGEOUS! You did a fantastic job. All the rental pieces, pews and furniture were perfect. All the vendors you chose were PERFECT! You were delightful to everyone you came in contact with and you left the farm in perfect condition. I can't say thank you enough!"


- sharon glasgow

professional wedding planning services

We can be involved as much or as little as you would like as we are here to meet your needs by offering an array of services all which can be served à la carte.

We currently provide full, partial, and month-of planning which you can learn more about below. If you do not find what you are looking for, then let us know what we can assist you with.

 We would love to have you over and hear all about your planning. Or if you are long distance, then let's set up a time to chat.  Contact us for more information and pricing . We’d love to hear from you!

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When you have thought of every detail and all your plans are in place but you need some one to take the plan to play, we are there to finish the job.

month-of planning

You’ve started the process and we are here to wrap it up. Need helping matching your remains vendors? Want to make sure you’ve explored all the options?

partial planning

You said I do and now don’t know what to do. Planning an event is a huge task and can be very stressful and super time consuming. We are here for you.

full event planning

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A perfectly Pinterest wedding down to every detail. Full planning to include your perfect décor in collaboration with Vintage is for Lovers.  

The Total package

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Do you have your dream venue, but nothing else? Let us bring the vendor team that you deserve together to complete your wedding package.

all inclusive

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Perfect for your planned party. Enjoy being the hostess and not the staff. We will be there to pull off your planned event allowing you to celebrate too.

event management

visit Vintage is for Lovers

We are partners with Vintage is for Lovers. They an assist you with all your events rental needs including draping, rustic elements, lighting, and more.

event rentals

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For those that have it all together and just need some help getting that conclusive design synced up with their Pinterest boards.

custom styling

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We work together to tie your perfect style into your wedding. This package is designed for the bride who knows that love is in the details. 

Design & Details

Why You Should Choose Darling Events?

We offer creative ideas and outside the box thinking meant to inspire.

We developed a custom wedding experience that melts your worries away.

We offer advice on décor layouts, space styling, best practices, and more.

We are skilled at classic wedding traditions and popular modern trends.

We communicate with vendors all while you focus on your daily tasks.

We help you avoid costly mistakes and ultimately pay for ourselves.

We have inside knowledge on which vendors best match your event vision.

We help you save time by avoiding common mistakes most people make.

We explore all of your options before settling on a venue or vendors.

We take away your stress by taking responsibilities off your plate.

We create realistic budgets and schedules based on your needs.

We have a friendly & knowledgeable staff that are on-call for your needs.

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We document weddings using our cameras, and then highlight our brides on our YouTube studio. Consequently, you have an opportunity to see some of our work as well as get inspired from real weddings.

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See some of our past weddings and events. We also provide advice our clients have found invaluable as they prepare for their dream wedding. 

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Contact 

request more info

$5,000

prices starting at

- Professional guidance and recommendations for all details
- A preference for very low-stress experiences
- Very busy schedules leaving little to no time for planning

Recommended if you want:

We want to know all about you so we can help with your design, find your perfect venue, recruit your dream vendor team, build a viable budget, and so much more. Our knowledge takes the work out of the planning and leaves the fun to you. This is our most popular package especially when combined with our partner, Vintage is for Lovers.

full event planning

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$3,500

prices starting at

- A preference for low-stress experiences
- Prefer a hands-off approach for the final touches
- Majority of vendors booked, but need help completing design

Recommended if you have any of the following:

You’ve started the process and we are here to wrap it up. Need helping matching your remaining vendors? Want to make sure you’ve explored all the options? We take over the last month of planning, coordinating, and day-of execution which is by far the most stressful part. With our help, though, it will be the most enjoyable.

partial planning

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$1,750

prices starting at

- Let the day build around you and not work you over
- Contract reviews, detail confirmation, and vendor coordination
- Someone to take your plan and design and tie it all together

Recommended if you prefer:

We will gather all your information and confirm all the details with your vendors, we will create the wedding day timeline layouts and work as your event day liaison so that you and your family can enjoy the day and not work it. This means that your wedding day and the month leading up to it will be as it should... fun and remarkable.

Month-of planning

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$800

prices starting at

- Smaller parties to plan for with little time to spare
- A desire to enjoy your intimate affair
- Planned the event, but are ready to hand off the reigns 

Recommended if you have:

You have the planned the perfect party, and now you wish to enjoy your guests and signature moments. We take the stress and work out of the simple, yet overwhelming tasks that can find you dealing with mundane details while the fun stuff is happening in the other room. Ideal for baby showers, holiday parties, reunions, and the like.

event management

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$4,500

prices starting at

- Very busy schedules leaving little to no time for planning
- A preference for low-stress experiences
- Complete trust in our approach and looking to save money

Recommended if you have any of the following:

Looking for a true turn-key experience? After you secure your dream venue, we bring our highest-rated and most trusted vendors to ensure your event comes together seamlessly while drawing praise from your guests. Impress your attendees and take pride in your party without the headache of planning or decision making along the way.

All-inclusive

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$7,000

prices starting at

- Full planning plus full design for your event
- Exceptional décor pieces within Vintage is for Lovers inventory
- A Pinterest perfect event that makes your guests say Wow!

Recommended if for you if you are looking for:

From start to Finish, we are there every step of the way helping you select vendors, design invitations, menus, styling. We are your personal bridal butlers. Our most detailed offering takes the stress away from every step in the planning process so you can relax and enjoy the entire experience with your family and friends.

The total package

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$1,000

prices starting at

- Want to walk into your beautifully styled event
- Have your vendors already picked out
- Want to leave at end of event instead of packing up everything

Recommended if you:

If you want the ease of walking right into your beautifully set event this is for you. Let us tie the details in with all the little pieces from table numbers, chargers, dessert displays, escort arrangements, signage, votives, back drops, seating area, bars, arbors lanterns, and more. Let us design, pack, set-up and whisk everything away. 

design & details

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$150

prices starting at

- For someone to design memorable areas within your event
- Easy DIY packages for you to pick up all materials for stations
- The option to have styled areas built and taken down for you 

Recommended if you are looking for:

So, you've seen beautiful images on Pinterest and you want to replicate that ensemble for your event and you need help putting it all together. Our custom styling service lets you find inspiration and bring us the pictures so we can create remarkable dessert collections, selfie stations, and more for your party. It's as easy as 1-2-3.

custom styling