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Planner in Lakewood, CA,
(805) 748-8636

About Us

So Smitten Special Events is a full-service wedding planning company operating out of Lakewood, California. Founder Marni Farmer and her award-winning team of expert event coordinators make it their mission to bring every one-of-a-kind wedding vision to life. With a passion for planning, a love of creativity, and a keen eye for detail, they craft unforgettable celebrations full of fun, flair, and festivity. Their work has been featured in numerous esteemed publications including Martha Stewart Weddings, The Hollywood Reporter, and The Offbeat Bride.

Services Offered

So Smitten Special Events is available to coordinate weddings throughout Long Beach, Orange County, Los Angeles, and beyond. Client satisfaction is Marni’s top priority and she and her team are dedicated to providing you with above-and-beyond service from consultation to cleanup. They know that every wedding is unique and will help you choose the perfect planning package to fit your distinct needs, desires, and budget. Offering full planning, partial planning, and day-of coordination, they will take care of every detail for a seamless and stress-free coordination experience.

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  • Groom review: I wasn't involved when selecting So Smitten, and honestly wasn't sure what to expect throughout the process. In meeting with Marni to go over the details of the day, I was blown away by how organized she was. She had the wedding day planned to the minute and knew all the right questions to ask when speaking with the person managing the venue. On our wedding day, Marni and her team of coordinators made sure everything was perfect! We didn't have to worry about anything. They were so communicative to the wedding party that none of our friends and family had any excuse not to know where they should be and when. There were only a few minor hiccups and So Smitten handled them flawlessly. For instance, our venue made sure we picked how our napkins should be folded. We wouldn't have cared but after they made us choose, we designed an insert specific to the napkins describing the meal and with the names of the wedding party, etc. Unfortunately, all the napkins were wrong when we ... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Planner

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

    $ 1,999.00

    What is the starting price for partial wedding planning?

    $ 4,999.00

    What is the starting price for full wedding planning?

    $ 6,999.00

    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, Full Planning, Partial Planning

    What weddings do you have experience planning?

    Civil, Destination, Double Weddings, Eco-Friendly, Military

    How many planners are on your team?


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