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Planner in New York, NY,

About Us

James Abel Events is a full-service boutique wedding planning and event design company based in New York, New York. With over 25 years producing bespoke events, they bring an unparalleled level of expertise to every wedding they design. What sets James Abel Events apart from the rest is his experience, industry knowledge, long-standing relationships, and creativity to handle every single aspect of event planning.

Known for his impeccable taste and exquisite style, owner James Abel works meticulously to incorporate your aesthetic into his vision. His calm demeanor, combined with his hospitable attitude make the planning journey enjoyable. James enjoys transforming spaces and has worked in unique destinations such as the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, a historic barn in Texas, and the sandy beaches of Anguilla.

Services Offered
James Abel Events specializes in elegant and sophisticated weddings and special events worldwide. This one-stop shop offers planning packages for wedding ceremonies, receptions, and rehearsal dinners specifically designed to fit your needs and budget. Wedding services offered include the following:

  • Budget analysis
  • Day-of coordination
  • Event design
  • Full-service planning
  • Guest list management
  • Timelines
  • To-do lists
  • Vendor referral
  • Willingness to travel

Other services
James Abel Events has an in-house creative team in charge of florals, invitations, and design. Whether your wedding is an intimate affair or an elaborate celebration, James and his staff manage every step to the last detail. Additional services available include:

  • Florals
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Invitations
  • Lighting
  • Linens
  • Party favors

Carly Mcloughlin

5 out of 5
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  • James was an absolute pleasure to work with. He was so quick and responsive and just read my brain in exactly what I wanted. The flowers were stunning!!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Planner

    Do you offer an hourly rate?


    What wedding events do you provide services for?

    Ceremony, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner

    What wedding planning services do you offer?

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

    What weddings do you have experience planning?

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

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