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Planner in Durham, North Carolina,
(336) 254-6273

About Us

Emily Katherine (EK) Events is a wedding and event planning company in Durham, North Carolina providing a range of coordination services. They strive to realize your vision and let your personality shine through the details. EK Events will help take care of the parts you want to delegate, whether that’s a few details or the entire wedding planning process. Emily Katherine is the founder of EK Events, and her passion for everything weddings arose while she was planning her own. After years of working as a wedding videographer and helping friends and family plan weddings, she decided to follow that passion and become a full-time wedding and event planner. Whether you’ve already made your centerpieces or are feeling overwhelmed with it all, Emily Katherine Events can take over so you can relax and enjoy your wedding day!

Services Offered
Emily Katherine (EK) Events offers two basic packages to suit a variety of needs and budgets, but can also provide hourly consultations and custom packages. Services include:

  • Day-of coordination
  • Partial planning
  • Full-service coordination
  • In-person meetings with consultant
  • Budget analysis
  • Vendor referrals and selection
  • Vendor contract review
  • Rehearsal coordination
  • Event design
  • Timelines and to-do lists
  • Prioritizing
  • “Day of” itinerary creation and distribution

Amy Hughes

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  • If you are on the fence about hiring a wedding planner, do it. Then pick up the phone and call Emily. My husband and I decided to go full steam ahead with our wedding date in this post-apocalyptic Coronavirus world. That meant that 30 days before we said I Do, we had to completely re-plan our wedding. Emily really stepped up for us. She contacted vendors, figured out with our photographer how to livestream the ceremony, helped redo menus, scheduled vendors so we didn't exceeded our covid headcount. You name it, she was on it. Our wedding day was flawless. It could not have gone better. And that's saying something considering she's dealing with brides that are having their dream weddings scrapped at the last minute. If you're going to cut corners to stay on budget for your wedding, great...just don't do it here. Thanks again, Emily! You're a life (and wedding) saver!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Planner

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

    $ 1,500.00

    What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?

    $ 2,000.00

    What is the starting price for full wedding planning?

    $ 3,000.00

    Do you offer an hourly rate?


    What is the hourly rate?

    $ 50.00

    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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