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Planner in Washington,
(202) 316-8489

About Us


Candy+Co. Events is a full-service event planning agency in Washington, DC focused on creating unique events customized to you. Created in 2004 by Candy Borales, it is now a diverse group of event planners that are focused on exceeding expectation. With their passion and hard work, Candy+Co Events work to flawlessly fit the pieces of your event together to perfection.


Every event Candy+Co. Events plans is its own special experience. Whether your needs lean more towards day-of logistics and coordination, vendor referrals, or the whole kit and caboodle, our planners will build your perfect event, flawlessly fitting all the pieces together, so you can sit back and enjoy the planning process as much as we do (well, no one can truly enjoy the process as much as we do because we might be a bit obsessive but you get the idea). Couples can benefit from consultation, budget analysis, full and partial planning, day-of planning and coordination, referrals, timelines, checklists, and more. The possibilities are endless.


Candy+Co. Events happily provides event planning services to newly engaged, ready-to-wed couples, and businesses in and all around their home base in Washington D.C. Not in DC? Don't worry, New York to Italy - Candy+Co. Events serves you wherever you are!

Jennifer Romanek

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  • We initially started working with Candy to plan a 200-person ballroom bash for 2021. It was love-at-first meeting for us + Candy. Candy was tremendously knowledgeable, insightful, full of creative ideas, and most of all she was a person we really clicked with on a human level. Candy was always thinking of us, even though our wedding was more than a year away when we first started collaborating. Then COVID hit. Candy pivoted in the most incredible way to helping us plan a tiny, 12-person/immediate-family only backyard gathering. Oh, and all of this with about 3-4 weeks of notice. Candy was in incredible action mode -- I have honestly never met anyone who is so on top of things. Me and my husband were overwhelmed and Candy walked us through every step of the way. Most importantly during this time, she prioritized safety above all and ensured our event was not only magical, beautiful, wondrous -- but also safe for us, our families and our vendors. The day-of could not have felt more smoot... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Planner

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

    $ 2,750.00

    What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?

    $ 3,750.00

    What is the starting price for full wedding planning?

    $ 10,000.00

    Do you offer an hourly rate?


    What is the hourly rate?

    $ 300.00

    What wedding events do you provide services for?

    Ceremony, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner

    What wedding planning services do you offer?

    Budget Analysis, Day-of Coordination, 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

    How many planners are on your team?


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