Lockport Wedding Planning Articles

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From the planning the party to cleanup, they were extremely professional with great advice. Their music sounded amazing and their lights were stellar.
- Dynae R.

Two weeks before the wedding, all the colors, flowers and etc. were set in stone. We understand that the curtains were no longer available. We were told that there were two other different sets of curtains were available in the same color. They were a different style. We could choose either, but they were both more expensive than the ones we had chosen and we were expected to pay the difference. We felt that we should have our choice with no additional cost to us. We asked to speak to a manager about having to pay the difference and were told we would get a call. We contacted the office several times and we NEVER got our calls returned. We ended up getting our curtains from another source. Charging us extra and not returning our calls showed a lack of professionalism.
- Philip K.

My mother celebrated 57 years with some of her high school classmates. They have not stopped talking about how beautiful and professional the banquet hall was set up. The hostesses were spot on with excellent service. It was elegant, tasteful, beautiful!

It did not go well. We agreed to part ways as we were not happy with her lack of service and responsiveness to our concerns.
The owner is very quick to talk but follow thru was sporadic and
inconsistent. Often not responding to phone calls or emails. Meetings
that were scheduled would be cancelled last minute. There was always an
"occurance" in her life that need addressing and left us out in the
cold. Finally when the first official meeting at our house on June 1
was cancelled (our wedding was scheduled for Aug 31, 2014) she did not
show up and sent a delayed text message saying she would not be able to
make that appointment. We felt that any suggestions she had given us
verbally were not very useful and we ended up using our own vendors that
we found on our own. She was not a big help in sourcing vendors for a
garden wedding. Needless to say if she was this disorganized before the
wedding we did not feel comfortable using her on the day of. There are
always so many unknowns on the day of that could go wrong and we did
not want to have a wedding planner coordinating if she was not able to
coordinate before the event. We spoke with her about our
dissatisfaction and agreed it would be best if we parted ways. She had
promised to return our payment in full but by the end of
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was by the end of Aug and now she does not respond to emails nor phone
calls. I assume she is out of business or operating under a different
name. I would not leave such an irresponsible person in charge of a
wedding day.

- Susanne M.

Great. Set up bar early. Very helpful. Very attractive rental. Two wonderful bar attendants. Very reasonable linen rentals.
- james W.

They did an absolutely fantastic job. The food was excellent, the servers were pleasant and efficient, and
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and Sandy were great to work with throughout the months of planning. We had several last minute changes to the seating chart and meal orders and they were totally flexible. The reception ended late and the staff went above and beyond to get everything packed up for us including gifts, flowers, centerpieces, and cake. It was all staged at the back door so we could pull the cars around and load up. I would definitely recommend
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- Larry B.

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had developed a complete itinerary for all the vendors and the members of the wedding party; everyone knew where they needed to be, what they needed to be doing and when. When we arrived for the Quad Cities for the ceremony and reception, everything was completely covered and we could focus on enjoying our big day with no worries at all. If there were any problems behind the scenes, they were addressed without issue and we never heard about them.
- Jill D.

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, the owner, was great to work with and flexible when booking the party. He had a very interesting menu, provided a lot of vegetarian choices and worked with me to stay in budget.
Upon the first phone call from
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, who was the server at the picnic, I knew we were in excellent hands.
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called to say that she was early (half an hour) and told me which location we had been assigned at the park. When I arrived,
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clearly had everything under control. At the grill was
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, who couldn't be more pleasant, even though he stood for hours in front of a burning hot grill under the sun on a 90 degree day. The food, ribs, chicken, burgers, etc... were excellent, as were the side dishes and appetizers of dips and a caprese salad. Having hosted a lot of private parties, I was checking in with
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about doing different things, but
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was always 2 steps ahead of me. Everything went off without a hitch. The food was delicious and plentiful, and
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were very professional and a great team. I would happily use this caterer again.
- Robert M.

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& Limitless was the perfect choice for our wedding. They did a beautiful job! The band has a fabulous diverse song list that offers something for everyone. And they were happy to customize the song list with my requests. The band was professional and they kept the party rocking. It was great to see so many guests enjoying the music. I would highly recommend this band to anyone planning an event. They truly made my wedding reception a hit! Check them out: http://www.kimberlyhalllimitlessmusic.com/
- Katrina C.

The wedding itself was beautiful but not because of the planner but because of the couple and their families and friends.
I can only review what I actually saw...I think that is only fair...so I will not comment on many items I was told by the bride and groom but rather what I saw as a guest at the wedding.
I saw this woman standing around with a paper in her hand and she looked rather out of place. She was dressed as though she was going to the grocery store and had a grocery list. As I said, she looked out of place so I asked someone. I was shocked to learn she was the wedding planner.
I had talked to the bride and groom many times before the event and they told me that since they came from blended families they wanted to keep it
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and not have an actual wedding party or have everyone announced after the wedding. They just wanted the parents, the witnesses and of course the bride and groom announced. So when everyone in each family was announced, it was a bit uncomfortable and I was surprised they had changed their minds. Again I asked...why? Turns out they didn't change their minds. The wedding planner just ignored their
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I was also very surprised to see the planner and her staff (2 females that I only saw at dinner) sitting at a table next to us that had open seats because a couple of guests hadn't shown, and they were eating dinner as though they were guests. I have 4 children and been through 4 weddings and I have never seen a wedding planner sitting and having dinner as a wedding guest.
Many more important requests made by the bride and groom were ignored by this planner and in the end, the bride was brought to tears. It was so sad to see this beautiful young bride sobbing on her wedding day because the person her mother had paid to help make her dream day special ruined it for her.
I would never recommend this woman. She obviously has no experience in event planning or any skill sets needed for the job.
The venue has banned this woman from any event work at their facility. That speaks volumes.

- Jan B.
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1st Class Entertainment Ltd.

8063 S. Tennessee Ave.
Willowbrook, IL


4440 W Lincoln Hwy
Matteson, IL

A-1 American Limousine Inc

1212 S Mitchell Blvd
Schaumburg, IL

A-BnC Parties and More, Inc.

113 McHenry Road, #235
Buffalo Grove, IL


3S002 IL ROUTE 53
Glen Ellyn, IL

All Occasion Catering

9460 Irving Park Rd. #2187
Schiller Park, IL

Alpine Banquets

8230 S Cass Ave
Darien, IL

Alpine Country Club

10 W. Washington Street
Round Lake, IL

American Virtual Associates

304 Whitelaw Avenue
East Alton, IL

As You Wish Edible Art, INC.

17 West Butterfield Rd.
Villa Park, IL

Ballroom Dance Lessons Illinois

200 w golf rd
Libertyville, IL

BF Party Productions

Round Lake, IL

Big Buzz Idea Group

3332 W. Foster Ave., #121
Chicago, IL

Blue Crystal Events

36 S. Evergreen Ave
Arlington Heights, IL

Bottom's Up Bartending

550 E 50th Place
Chicago, IL


5038 N. Lincoln AVE.
Chicago, IL

Carriage Flowers

124 N Marion St
Oak Park, IL

Change of Scene

745 Fairfield Ave.
Elmhurst, IL

Chi-City Enterprises DJs Naperville

1121 George Ln
Naperville, IL

Chicago Avenue Salon

1941 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL

Chicago Photobooth Company

1202 N Leland Ave
Indianapolis, IN

Christopher Burpee Photography

Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL

City Lights Makeup Artistry

948 W. Madison
Chicago, IL

City Street's DJs

700 Perrie Drive
Elk Grove Village, IL

Clark Productions

3807 Canterbury Court
Richton Park, Il


Westmont, IL


1421 W Fullerton Ave
Addison, IL


Aurora, IL

Creativity Company

318 Illinois St
Park Forest, IL


Blue Island, IL

Day of - Chicago

Chicago, IL

Deonna Caruso Photography

1627 N. Windsor Drive
Arlington Heights, IL


520 W. Melrose
Chicago, IL

Donna's Custom Flowers

1161 N Edgewood Rd
Lake Forest, IL

Elegant Chair Covers & Linens

15349 70th Court
Tinley Park, IL

EMSA Travel Agency

6351 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL

Event Planning

3740 Pebble Beach REach
Northbrook, IL

Exquisite Events

3740 Pebble Beach REach
Northbrook, IL

Florist on Wheels

Chicago, IL


Lockport, IL


Chicago, IL


Aurora, IL

Good Time Photography

3935 N. Elston Ave. Loft C
Chicago, IL

Greiner's Crafts LLC

40 Colony Sq Apt G
Pittsburgh, PA

HoneyJems, Inc.

Chicago, IL

I Now Pronounce You Weddings

8708 Orchard Dr
Hickory Hills, IL

In Any Event

426 Touhy Ave.
Park Ridge, IL

In Time Of Need! Event Staffing

177 E. Stevenson Drive
Glendale Heights, IL


1184 Roosevelt Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL


Chicago, IL

Jack Nadel International

303 W Erie Street Suite 610
Chicago, IL

Jeanil Wedding & Events

1106 Georgetown Way
Vernon Hills, IL

Jess at Lucid Salon

570 N Schmale Rd
Carol Stream, IL

Jolt Entertainment, Inc.

1357 W Fullerton Ave.
Chicago, IL

KOW - Creating Experiences

1655 N Wells
Chicago, IL

Koz Mobil DJ

340 Claymoor Dr
Hinsdale, IL


19 West 1st Street
Hinsdale, IL

Lake Zurich Travel

461 S. Rand Road
Lake Zurich, IL

Lance Aaron/ Professional Online Portrait Artist

208 Nancy Lou Drive
Missoula, MT

Live Prints Media Services

4942 Rochester Dr
Barrington, il


1616 N DAMEN
Chicago, IL

luxurious journeys, inc

7321 waukegan rd
Niles, IL

Lynda Rose Events Inc

642 Dunsten Cir
Northbrook, IL

M & P Floral and Event Production

840 W Lake St, Suite 402
Roselle, IL

m2 Creative Management Solutions

333 W Hubbard ST
Chicago, IL


8200 South Cicero Avenue
Burbank, IL

Mid-America Club

200 E Randolph Dr
Chicago, IL

Moments In Time Photo Booth

4740 N. Cumberland Ave
Chicago, IL

Munchie's Professional DJ Service

1836 Wessel Court
Saint Charles, IL


3629 N. Halsted
Chicago, IL

Old Towne Hall

Crystal Lake, IL

Olsen Concierge Services

P.O Box 282
Highwood, IL

Pampered Chef

PO Box 127
Ingleside, IL

Pastiche Events | Chicago

218 Deerpath Ct
Schaumburg, IL

Pat's Pastry Palace

1625 Harlem Ave.
Berwyn, IL

Photography by David

2654 N. Laramie
Chicago, IL

Qismet Photography

Chicago, IL

Ravi's Wedding Decorations

676 Bonded Parkway, Unit K
Streamwood, IL

Revel Decor

1402 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL


Chicago, IL

Ruth Silver Photography

28 E Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL

Seriously Fun Events

North Aurora, IL

Something Special by Sherri

P.O. Box 8145
Westchester, IL

Soundtastik DJ

2317 Carnation Drive
Crest Hill, IL

Storybook Events

539 W 38th St
Norfolk, VA

Sue The DJ

PO Box 37
Westmont, IL

Symphony Sounds

940 W. Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL

The Metropolis Ballroom of Arlington Heights

6 South Vail Ave
Arlington Heights, IL

The Rebel Reverend

private residence
Park Forest, IL

TLG Properties LLC

904 Longmeadow Ct
Barrington, IL

Ultimate Rental Services, Inc.

7810 S Quincy St
Willowbrook, IL

Ultimate Timing Concierge Services, LLC

16436 Siegel Dr
Crest Hill, IL

Upscale Winona LLC

1535 W. School
Chicago, IL

Walton Weddings

413 Manor Ct.
New Lenox, IL

Wedding Maniacs

250 E St. Charles Rd. Villa Park, IL 60181
Villa Park, IL

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The Wedding Pros-15 Years Photo Booth Rental-DJ-
Chicago, IL


841 South Oak Park Avenue
Oak Park, IL


Buffalo Grove, IL

Yanni Design Studio

500 Quail Hollow Drive
Wheeling, IL


Chicago, IL


151 S Pfingsten Rd
Deerfield, IL

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