Frequently Asked Questions


Can I hire Purple Door Planning for just the day-of coordination?

There is really no such thing as a day-of coordinator.  There are SO many details your coordinator needs to know to ensure your special day runs smoothly.  Our Wedding Management package allows us time to gather all your vendor information, create a day-of timeline, confirm final details with all vendors, and much more.


How far in advance can I retain Purple Door Planning services?

Wedding Management can be booked up to 12 months out. Full Planning can be booked up to 18 months out. We kindly request at least 10 months' notice for full planning. We accept events with less notice as our schedule allows.


Do you work with a minimum budget?

We suggest having a minimum budget of $25,000 since our service fees start at $2,500 for Event Management.


How many team members will be on-site the day of?

This is dependent on multiple factors including, but not limited to guest count, number of event locations, and room resets.  Typically, events have 2 members of Purple Door Planning staff on site.  During our consultation, we will discuss your specific event needs.

Do I need Purple Door Planning if I have a venue coordinator?

Yes!  Your venue coordinator is responsible for handling contract obligations for the venue (ex: venue accessible, bathrooms stocked, etc.).  They will not be your sole contact for your wedding unless they are an all-inclusive venue.  Also, the individual you work all your details out with, may not be who is on-site the day of.  When you hire Purple Door Planning, we become your single point of contact 30 days out and are on-site for rehearsal and on your wedding day.


Do you use a preferred vendor list?

Once you hire Purple Door Planning, you are provided a preferred vendor list.  These are suggestions only.  Keep in mind when booking your venue, they may require you to use specific vendors.  We highly recommend you hire professional vendors that are licensed/insured and discourage the use of family and friends who are not wedding professionals.


How much are your services?

Wedding Management starts at $2,500 which covers a coordinator onsite for your rehearsal and wedding day.  Additional fees may be necessary based on travel distance, guest count, number of event locations, and other common factors that may require additional staff to be hired for your event.  Final pricing will be provided after a consultation and prior to contract execution.  


Can we negotiate your pricing?

Having a wedding is a luxury, no matter your budget.  For Purple Door Planning to be a sustainable business, we must maintain a minimum service fee.  We understand planning a wedding can be expensive which is why we have a consultation to discuss exactly what you need for your wedding.  If you opt to go with a lower-priced planner we highly suggest you confirm they are a legitimate business and/or request a copy of their business insurance. 

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Eternally Grateful! Cindy H. ~ Brides Aunt

A wedding coordinator was last-minute decision (day-of) for us. Nicole came in and ran the day as If she had been planning with us for months. The ceremony was relocated, and she was able to realign the wedding party to perfection. She was professional, attentive, and took care of every detail. I recommend her highly to anyone planning a wedding.