Certified Event Planning Services in the County and City of Orangeburg, SC
             Free 1 Hour Consultation
(803) 878-2432 - By Appointment Only!

Smoak's Weddings & Events 

Certified Wedding & Event Planner

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Certified Wedding Planner

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Consultation:










Free 1 hour Consultation, 

then thereafter

$50.00 per hour (unless included in package)

*  Business and Professional Licensed to work in the 
   City of Orangeburg, SC


Top Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner:

 * Stress Free Planning

 * Stress Free Wedding Day

 * Hiring Reputable Vendors

 * Professional Advice

 * Organized & Creative Solutions

Estimated Wedding Budget:

The average total wedding budget usually 

costs $25,000.00 - $60,000.00 

(not including the honeymoon).

Estimated Wedding Budget Guide:

$10,000.00     -       40 guests

$15,000.00     -       50 guests

$25,000.00     -       75 guests

$30,000.00     -     100 guests

$40,000.00     -     125 guests

$45,000.00     -     150 guests

$55.000.00     -     175 guests

$60,000.00     -     200 guests

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Wedding Planner Complete Package:

Service Fee:  
$50.00 per hour  -or-
20% of Total Wedding Budget ($1,000.00 minimum service fee)

Included in Package;

* Initial consultation with bride and groom

* Ongoing consultation and advice as required

* Assisting with information for obtaining special license and/or permits {as needed}

* Assisting with information for obtaining renters insurance {as needed}

* Prepare budget and suggest recommendations

* Prepare a schedule/timeline and checklists

* Preparing and attending Rehearsal & Rehearsal Dinner Party (up to 4 hours)

* Ceremony Planning

* Reception Planning

* Assisting with selection and booking of Ceremony and Reception Venues

* Assisting with selecting and booking an Officiant for the wedding

* Assisting with selecting a color scheme, theme and style of the wedding

* Assisting with selecting wedding attire and accessories

* Assisting with the design, printing and mailing out of the Iinvitations

* Tracking RSVPs and who will be attending
* Providing information to obtain a marriage license
* Assisting with finding, negotiating with, and booking suitable Vendors (e.g. baker, florist, etc.)
* Scheduling appointments with Venue & Vendors for clients to meet with them

* Coordinating with Venue & Vendors to ensure services/products are provided  in a timely manner

* Coordinating final payment arrangements for Venue & Vendors to be paid by clients

* Ongoing updates and consultation with clients about Vendors services/products
* Reviewing Venue contract and coordinating with Venue

* Reviewing Vendors contracts and coordinating with Vendors

* Instructing attendants about their duties

* Preparing itineraries, seating list, name plates

* Directing the Processionals, Recessionals and Receiving line

* Coordinating the collection of gifts received on the Wedding Day

* Attending, overseeing, and directing the Ceremony and Reception

* Day of Wedding Coordinator (up to 10 hours)

* Providing a stress-free day for the bride and groom


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Wedding Day OCoordinator Package:

Service Fee 

$50.00 per hour  -or-

15% of Total Wedding Budget ($500.00 minimum service fee)

Included in Package;

* Initial Consultation with bride and groom

* Ongoing Consultation and advice as required

* Assisting with information for obtaining special license and/or permits {as needed}

* Assisting with information for obtaining renters insurance {as needed}

* Review budget and suggest recommendations

* Review schedule/timeline and checklists

* Review Venue contract and confirm arrangements for the Wedding Day

* Review Vendors contracts and confirm arrangements for the Wedding Day

* Instructing attendants about their duties

* Preparing itineraries, seating list, name plates

* Preparing and attending Rehearsal and Rehearsal Dinner Party (up to 4 hours)

* Directing the Processionals, Recessionals and Receiving line

* Coordinating the collection of gifts received on the Wedding Day

* Attending, overseeing, and directing the Ceremony and Reception

* Day of Wedding Coordinator (up to 10 hours)

* Providing a stress-free day for the bride and groom

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Wedding Anniversary Day Of Coordinator Package:

Service Fee:  

$50.00 per hour  -or-

15% of Total Wedding Anniversary Budget ($500.00 minimum service fee)

Included in Package;

* Initial Consultation with wife and husband

* Ongoing Consultation and advice as required

* Assisting with information for obtaining special license and/or permits {as needed}

* Assisting with information for obtaining renters insurance {as needed}

* Prepare budget and suggest recommendations

* Prepare a schedule/timeline and checklists

* Plan and Review Venue contract and confirm arrangements for the Wedding Anniversary Day

* Plan and Review Vendors contracts and confirm arrangements for the Wedding Anniversary Day

* Instructing attendants about their duties

* Preparing itineraries, seating list, name plates

* Preparing and attending Rehearsal and Rehearsal Dinner Party (up to 4 hours)

* Directing the Processionals, Recessionals and Receiving line

* Coordinating the collection of gifts received on the Wedding Anniversary Day

* Attending, overseeing, and directing the Ceremony and Reception

* Day of Wedding Anniversary Coordinator (up to 10 hours)

* Providing a stress-free day for the wife and husband

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Venue & Vendors Coordinator Package:

Service Fee:  

$50.00 per hour  -or-

15% of Total Wedding Budget ($500.00 minimum service fee)

Included in Package;

* Initial Consultation with bride and groom

* Ongoing Consultation and advice as required

* Prepare budget and suggest recommendations

* Prepare a schedule/timeline and checklists

* Assisting with information for obtaining special license and/or permits {as needed}

* Assisting with information for obtaining renters insurance {as needed}

* Assisting with selection and booking of Ceremony and Reception Venues

* Assisting with selecting and booking an Officiant for the wedding

* Assisting with finding, negotiating with and booking suitable vendors (e.g. baker, florist, etc.)

* Scheduling appointments with venue & vendors for clients to meet with them

* Coordinating with venue & vendors to ensure services/products are provided  in a timely manner

* Coordinating final payment arrangements for venue & vendors to be paid by  clients

* Ongoing updates and consultation with clients about vendors services/products

* Reviewing Venue contracts and coordinating with Venue

* Reviewing Vendors contracts and coordinating with Vendors

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Itemized  Services:

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Engagement Party:
Service Fee:
$50.00 per hour  -or-
15% of Total Engagement Party Budget
Included in package:
* Initial Consultation with bride and groom
* Ongoing Consultation and advice as required
* Prepare budget and suggest recommendations
* Planning and coordinating engagement party
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Wedding Shower -or- Groomsmen Party:
Service Fee: 
$50.00 per hour  -or-
15% of Total Wedding Shower or Groomsmen Party Budget
Included in Package:
* Initial Consultation with bride and groom
* Ongoing Consultation and advice as required
* Prepare budget and suggest recommendations
* Planning and coordinating wedding shower -or- groomsmen party
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Rehearsal Dinner Party:
Service Fee:
$50.00 per hour  -or-
15% of Total Rehearsal Dinner Party Budget
Included in Package:
* Initial Consultation with bride and groom
* Ongoing Consultation and advice as required
* Prepare budget and suggest recommendations
* Planning and coordinating Rehearsal Dinner party
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