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Planner in Newton, NJ,
(973) 670-4600

About Us

Amanda Virga started her career in Wedding Planning a decade ago, with extensive experience working for venues throughout the NJ/NY region. She spent several years working for a winery planning tented vineyard weddings from scratch and another 5 years working for a hotel and restaurant that hosts 200+ weddings annually and numerous events daily. With all of her experiences in the industry, Amanda is the definition of a seasoned expert planner - dealing with hundreds of clients, personally coordinating 350 weddings, and having first hand knowledge into every aspect it takes to execute a flawless wedding.

In 2018, Amanda embarked on a year long journey around the world, experiencing weddings in each of her destinations. During this time, she has become acquainted with some of the most innovative trends across the globe, and has formed relationships with elite vendors & venues throughout South America, Europe, & Asia. She has documented these invaluable experiences on her Blog and is excited to share these unique trends and traditions with her clients!

Amanda is genuinely passionate about planning weddings and most of all, she is passionate about making your wedding day one of the most memorable days of your life. She has mastered the art of turning the most "out of the box" requests into a reality and perfecting your vision from start to finish!

Services Offered

AMV Weddings & Destinations specializes in unique celebrations. If you are hoping to design a wedding that reflects your personality and love story with elements unlike the ones you have seen at countless weddings you have attended as a guest, you have found the perfect planning team for you! Amanda and her team offer planning services for engagements, rehearsal dinners, welcome receptions, wedding ceremonies, after parties, elopements, honeymoons and destination weddings. Whether you are designing a backyard wedding in the Tristate area, or an elopement in Iceland, AMV Destinations will ensure all of your needs are met. Offering full service planning, onsite day-of coordination and everything in between - you will be at ease knowing no detail will be overlooked during the planning process!

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  • If you are considering hiring Amanda for your wedding or party, you shouldn't hesitate at all!! I worked with Amanda for our engagement party which took place in the Art Factory in Paterson NJ. It is a beautiful and unique space, but definitely requires organization and logistical planning, all of which Amanda was able to handle so well. I was able to explain my vision to Amanda for decor and overall vibe and she was able to work with all the appropriate groups to make it happen. My favorite thing about working with Amanda is her positive attitude when things change. For example, I changed the location of the dinner buffet only a few days before. We also requested "reserved" signs literally hours before the event. Amanda never made me feel like last minute changes were unacceptable and she worked hard to ensure it was what we wanted. Even if it was additional work on her end, she never made me feel like that was the case. I also love how easy she is to communicate with - whether its ... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Planner

    What is the starting price for day-of wedding coordination?

    $ 1,200.00

    What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?

    $ 1,800.00

    What is the starting price for full wedding planning?

    $ 2,700.00

    Do you offer an hourly rate?


    What is the hourly rate?

    $ 100.00

    What wedding events do you provide services for?

    Ceremony, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner

    What wedding planning services do you offer?

    Budget Analysis, Day-of Coordination, Event Design, Full Planning, Guest List Creation, Partial Planning, Timelines, To-Do Lists, Vendor Referrals

    What weddings do you have experience planning?

    Civil, Cultural, Destination, Double Weddings, Elopement, Eco-Friendly, Military, Non-Religious, Religious

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