When my first friend got engaged, she asked me to be her personal attendant. At the time, I had no idea what that was or that I would make a career out of helping friends get married. But from then on out, that was my role for all of my friends’ weddings.
The problem? I usually missed their weddings alongside their parents because I was running around doing things instead of enjoying the day.
I knew then there had to be a better way!
And so, McArthur Weddings and Events was born.
I named this company after my dad. He went out of his way to guide and encourage us through life and when I think of big hospitality - I think of him.
Losing him in 2015 made me realize the importance of making memories with loved ones. I have such great memories with him and want you to have the same.
That's why we design your day around time with family and friends.
"Having you as our wedding planner was not only a huge blessing, but also why the wedding day events ran smoothly and now are beautiful memories for us to treasure."
—Teresa, Mother of the Bride
Riana is the person you want on your team and by your side during your wedding day. She is always ready to lend a hand or a drink with a smile on her face.
You can most likely find her dancing on the sidelines well into the night! She joined this team of wedding planners in Denver in 2019.
Since coming to Colorado 8 years ago, Zoe has made it her mission to become as well-rounded in the wedding industry as possible. Catering, rentals, venue management - she's done it all and she has experience that makes her an expert in many areas when working with couples.
She has a passion for design and believes that the smallest of details make the biggest difference!
The night before my sister's wedding, she realized she had never touched base with the DJ. One of my other sisters had booked the DJ for her. Long story short, she had no DJ.
She had hired someone to decorate the party, and the coordinator was provided by the venue, but no one had thought through the whole picture of the day.
This is why, unlike other planners, we take over final details and vendor communication a minimum of 2-months prior to your day so you don't have to worry about details slipping through the cracks.
"They set up just enough meetings to help you feel organized and calm before the big day! They were such a big help and my wedding wouldn't have been as amazing as it was without them!"
That is why...
• We collaborate with you to create the wedding of your dreams - nothing cookie cutter here
• We collaborate with each other as a team of planners who all bring unique knowledge and skills to make your experience the best possible
• We love building relationships and collaborating with professional planning partners (vendors) who we know provide amazing experiences for their couples
• Unlike other planners, we have no problem helping other vendors and will do whatever it takes to make sure you have the very best experience
Our goal is to always grow as people and in how we serve our couples.
For us, that means being up-to-date on industry training, learning from a nationwide planning group, asking for feedback, and making improvements so that our couples have the best wedding planning experience possible.
We value your voice in this process. If there is ever any way we can be of service to you, please let us know.
McArthur Weddings and Events values inclusion of all couples and love. We want to celebrate your love - what makes you and your partner unique!
Our hope is that throughout the wedding planning process you feel seen, known and honored in this space and your wedding would reflect that.
If you want to know what's fueling me on your wedding day - it's surely a gluten-free breakfast burrito. Most likely from my favorite Denver coffee shop - Downpours.
Having a destination wedding? I will grab one on my way out of town- this ritual is serious.
This is Lo. She's my little shadow and the most spoiled dog there ever was. She will also spend hours "working" on your wedding at my feet.
We love when couples included their dog in their wedding - they are "man's best friend" after all.
People have often commented on how calm I seem on wedding days. I often attribute that to the level of patience, foresight, depth of planning, and flexibility I learned from years of teaching 5th and 6th graders.