Weddings

Wedding Planning

Is Purple Orchid Weddings + Events the right fit for you?

  • Do you want your wedding to feel heartfelt -people sitting together, laughing, sharing stories and the experience?
  • Do you enjoy a good brewery? But also, a nice fancy restaurant?
  • Does too much formality, feel awkward?
  • Do you want to be able to enjoy yourself along the side of your family and favorite people?
  • Did you invite guests for them to enjoy your moment, not work it? (except  for maybe on the dance floor?!)
  • Do you have a vision and wedding goals but don’t know how to make them happen?
  • Do you want a planner that foresees the unexpected?
  • Do you want your planner to find you the best team?
Bride and Groom Walking Between Their Wedding Guests

Wedding Packages

This package is perfect for you if:

  • You are Planning a Maine Destination Wedding
  • Feel you need planning assistance along the way
  • Have a day-of-wedding coordinator on site at your venue
  • Have a vision, just need a little direction- we can help transform your ideas into reality
  • You do not have a vision, and need help creating one

Service Goal

  • Help you plan
  • Help you stay on track
  • Cut down your research time
  • To save you time and money
  • Help answer your initial budgeting questions
  • Keep your planning streamlined and stress-free
  • Help you feel more confident in planning from a distance
  • Often times we can take the emotion out of decision making
  • Allow you to have an unbiased support system that listens to your needs and wants

Includes

  • Budget assistance
  • Task + To-do template to keep you on-track
  • Vendor recommendations
  • Monthly phone check-ins throughout the planning process
  • Unlimited email communications
  • One site visit with clients to establish the event style, direction and flow
  • Provide consultation throughout planning process
  • Provide client with helpful suggestions for a wedding website where they will list all important wedding information
  • Provide guidance with vendor contracts
  • Assistance with rental and décor recommendations
  • Assist in creating a timeline of the wedding weekend
  • Help you understand what rentals you might need

Investment: $2,000 (est. $100 month)

This Package is perfect for you:

  • If you are comfortable with the planning, and then want to enjoy your wedding weekend
  • Do not want to enlist your family + friends to “work” your wedding
  • If are getting married at a non-traditional venue
  • When you want a professional making sure the vision and scheme are executed properly
  • To feel confident that all the logistics of the wedding are handled
  • Want someone responsible for the flawless execution of your already-made plans
  • You do not want to be the one putting out any fires or troubleshooting problems
  • If your celebration involves complex orchestration like flipping the ceremony space in a short time so it’s ready for the reception.

Goal:

  • Day of Coordination is all about making you feel taken care of when your wedding weekend approaches. You have worked to damn hard to not be fully present and enjoy -Every. Single. Second.

Includes:

  • Three scheduled phone check-ins throughout the planning process
  • One site visit prior to wedding day
  • Review your schedule of events for day of wedding
  • Confirm all rentals needed on site
  • Confirm your floor plan + details
  • Assistance with ceremony rehearsal, the day before
  • Solving any last-minute situations
  • Ensure all vendors arrive and are set up properly and at the correct times
  • Set up gift table and welcome tables with decorations
  • Assistance in set up of ceremony + reception decorations 
  • Place flowers in appropriate places along tables
  • Set out programs and menus
  • Discuss with DJ/Band and photographer the agenda for evening:  toasts, first dance, parent dance etc.
  • Orchestrating activities at your wedding such as first dance, toasts and cake cutting.
  • Remove gifts from gift table at the end of the night and secure with family member.

Investment: $2800 (add $800 for on-site assistance for Rehearsal Dinner)

This package is perfect for you if:

  • You would like assistance with recommendations + questions throughout your wedding process.
  • This is NOT a full-service wedding package. This is designed with the savvy planner in mind that needs guidance along the way.
  • Time is limited so you want to get right to the juicy stuff. No time to waste in Google land.
  • Need pre-planning guidance and want someone there for your wedding day.

Goal:

  • To help you feel more confident in your wedding making decisions
  • Streamline your planning process, while being very much involved
  • Work together as a team, to focus on your unique planning needs
  • To logistically have a solid plan in place for your wedding weekend

Includes:

Pre-Wedding

  • Budget assistance template
  • Task + To-do template to keep you on-track
  • Vendor recommendations as you move forward in the planning process
  • Monthly phone check-ins  
  • Unlimited email communications
  • One site visit with clients to establish the event style, direction and flow
  • Provide consultation throughout planning process
  • Provide client with helpful suggestions for a wedding website where they will list all important wedding information
  • Provide guidance with vendor contracts
  • Assistance with rental and décor recommendations
  • Work together as a team to complete Wedding Day, Schedule of Events
  • Manage and confirm rentals needed for on site, day of wedding
  • Assistance with ceremony rehearsal the evening before
  • Confirm floor plan + details

Day of Wedding:

  • Assistance with ceremony rehearsal
  • Assistance with ceremony site set up- decorations
  • Assistance with reception site set up- decorations.  
  • Two coordinators on site, unlimited time
  • Solving any last-minute situations
  • Ensure all vendors arrive and are set up properly and at the correct times
  • Set up gift table and welcome tables with decorations
  • Place flowers in appropriate places along tables
  • Set out programs and menus
  • Manage timeline throughout your wedding day
  • Discuss with DJ/Band and photographer the agenda for evening:  toasts, first dance, parent dance etc.
  • Orchestrating activities at your wedding such as first dance, toasts and cake cutting.
  • Remove gifts from gift table at the end of the night and secure with family member.
  • Manage timeline throughout your wedding day

Investment: $4800 (add $800 for on-site assistance for Rehearsal Dinner)

Please email kristina@purpleoe.com or call 207.615.4674 to set up a complimentary consultation.

We can't wait to get to know you!