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Planner in New Rochelle, NY,
(914) 438-1478

About Us

Founded by Debra Thompson, Weddings by Debra has provided personalized planning and consulting services for over 14 years. Based in Westchester, NY, this award-winning firm has planned exceptional celebrations – from intimate ceremonies to 1,500-person gala events – throughout the New York Metropolitan area. Now Debra is thrilled to offer clients her wealth of knowledge, stellar network of vendors and venues, and planning expertise as she evolves Weddings by Debra to a consultancy – Debra Thompson, Planning & Consulting.

Services Offered:

Debra Thompson, Planning & Consulting offers couples a range of services to help bring their dream event to life. No matter where you are in your planning, whether you are starting from scratch or have already hired some vendors, we can help. All consulting services are customized to your specific needs and budget.

  • Budget analysis and tracking
  • Full and partial planning
  • Checklist development and management
  • Development of all event day documents
  • Logistical flow of event
  • Vendor recommendations

Tamara Romney

5 out of 5
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  • I completely recommend Debra Thompson as a wedding planner/coordinator. When COVID upended our wedding plans this year, she helped us put together a wonderful alternative that made everyone happy -- including me, who used to think I didn't need a wedding planner! I initially didn't think I needed a wedding planner, rather someone to help guide me in finding a venue and vendors for our Micro Wedding. I am organized and felt I could manage the wedding once I had the venue and vendors secured. However, I had recently moved to the East Coast and had no idea where to start. Finding an elegant wedding venue for a 20-person event is much harder than one would think. I reached out to Debra to help, as I was quickly becoming disappointed and frustrated. When I first connected with Debra, I found her to be warm and welcoming, very knowledgeable about venues to accommodate our size and budget. 2020’s Pandemic turned our micro wedding into an 100% virtual elopement for our family and fr... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Planner

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

    $ 3,500.00

    Do you offer an hourly rate?


    What is the hourly rate?

    $ 150.00

    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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