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29:11 Celebrations

Chesapeake , VA
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Chesapeake, VA 23320 US (map)

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ABOUT US

29:11 Celebrations is a wedding planning company that believes you should be a guest at your wedding! We have been coordinating weddings in Hampton Roads since 2007. With a strong vendor... Read more
29:11 Celebrations is a wedding planning company that believes you should be a guest at your wedding! We have been coordinating weddings in Hampton Roads since 2007. With a strong vendor base 29:11 will work with you to create the wedding of your dreams! Let 29:11 take all the stress off of you with one of our many wedding planning packages! We offer wedding packages ranging from Total Wedding Planning to Month-of Wedding Coordination. If we don’t have a package that fits your needs we work with you to create a package just for your wedding! As of 2013 we are proud to offer consulting and packages for DIY brides!


Susan Benjaminson, the founder and owner of 29:11 Celebrations has been planning events since she was a child. Ask her mom or dad and they will recollect on the many holidays, plays, neighborhood kids’ carnivals that she had planned prior to ten years old. The first wedding she coordinated was when she was 19 years old, for a bride who waited two weeks prior to her wedding date to begin the planning process. After wrapping up college and being a bridesmaid for the fourth time, Susan decided to open an event planning company, specializing in planning on a budget.

When working with 29:11 Celebrations, you will work directly with Susan, and depending on the size of your event, you may work with Ruth also. The two of them together make an excellent team that thrives on making your event flawless and memorable.

What’s in a name? A lot of people ask where 29:11 Celebrations got it’s name... When trying to decide on a name Susan fell upon this verse:

“For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

At 29:11 Celebrations we believe that when planning any event, whether it is a wedding, a 13 year old’s birthday party, or even your schedule for the day, no matter how much planning and preparation goes into the event, God has a plan for all of us. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING PLANNING

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, Partial Planning, Timelines, To-Do Lists, Vendor Referrals
What types of weddings do you accomodate?
Civil, Destination, Military, Non-Religious, Religious
How many planners are on your team?
2

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Bailey
Wedding:
10/16/2015
5.0/5.0
I can not express in words how much 29:11 did for us. They went above and beyond in every aspect and truly made our day go off without an issue, even when the rain came in out of no where and Susan was keeping me calm and assured me it would be fine for the ceremony! I truly am thankful for every thing that was done prior to the wedding to insure all the vendors would be there and everything ounce of detail they put into decorating and getting everything set up just perfect. If there's one tip of advice I could offer to future brides it would be to hire 29:11 Celebrations to help take the stress off of yourself and your family the month of and day of especially! Thank you thank you thank you!
I can not express in words how much 29:11 did for us. They went above and beyond in every aspect and truly made our day go Read more...
I can not express in words how much 29:11 did for us. They went above and beyond in every aspect and truly made our day go off without an issue, even when the rain came in out of no where and Susan was keeping me calm and assured me it would be fine for the ceremony! I truly am thankful for every thing that was done prior to the wedding to insure all the vendors would be there and everything ounce of detail they put into decorating and getting everything set up just perfect. If there's one tip of advice I could offer to future brides it would be to hire 29:11 Celebrations to help take the stress off of yourself and your family the month of and day of especially! Thank you thank you thank you! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
rescued a crowd of 165 from a rain storm into a beautiful wedding!
rescued a crowd of 165 from a rain storm into a beautiful wedding!
rescued a crowd of 165 from a rain storm into a beautiful wedding! Read less
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Emily
Wedding:
6/20/2015
5.0/5.0
Susan was a joy to work with in planning our wedding ceremony and reception! We chose the month-of coordination service, and she went above and beyond to make our special day stress-free and absolutely beautiful. She was an invaluable resource in the weeks leading up to the wedding, working to sort out vendor issues, confirm pickups/deliveries, and create/tweak timelines. But that was nothing compared to the huge help that her and Ruth were for our big day! They were both present at our rehearsal to help communicate details and share timelines with our family members and wedding party. Then, they set up all of our decorations at both the church and reception venue, accepted deliveries, packed up gifts and decorations at the end of the night, managed to keep everyone on schedule, and even squeezed in a visit to our hotel while my bridesmaids and I were getting ready. Susan even gave my husband and I a ride to our hotel at the end of the night! Susan and Ruth were an absolute pleasure to work with, and I would give (and already have!) my highest recommendation for working with 29:11 Celebrations.
Susan was a joy to work with in planning our wedding ceremony and reception! We chose the month-of coordination service, Read more...
Susan was a joy to work with in planning our wedding ceremony and reception! We chose the month-of coordination service, and she went above and beyond to make our special day stress-free and absolutely beautiful. She was an invaluable resource in the weeks leading up to the wedding, working to sort out vendor issues, confirm pickups/deliveries, and create/tweak timelines. But that was nothing compared to the huge help that her and Ruth were for our big day! They were both present at our rehearsal to help communicate details and share timelines with our family members and wedding party. Then, they set up all of our decorations at both the church and reception venue, accepted deliveries, packed up gifts and decorations at the end of the night, managed to keep everyone on schedule, and even squeezed in a visit to our hotel while my bridesmaids and I were getting ready. Susan even gave my husband and I a ride to our hotel at the end of the night! Susan and Ruth were an absolute pleasure to work with, and I would give (and already have!) my highest recommendation for working with 29:11 Celebrations. Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
11/1/2014
5.0/5.0
There aren't enough positive comments I can leave about Susan and her team. She not only kept me calm, but made our big day amazing and relatively stress free. She is very thorough throughout the whole process, and thinks of things that I never would have without her expertise. She has a positive attitude, and always goes above and beyond for her clients. She is easily available to talk, discuss plans, or simply calm your nerves. She made sure our wedding was effortless, and made sure we were able to enjoy our beautiful experience. I highly recommend her!!!!
There aren't enough positive comments I can leave about Susan and her team. She not only kept me calm, but made our big Read more...
There aren't enough positive comments I can leave about Susan and her team. She not only kept me calm, but made our big day amazing and relatively stress free. She is very thorough throughout the whole process, and thinks of things that I never would have without her expertise. She has a positive attitude, and always goes above and beyond for her clients. She is easily available to talk, discuss plans, or simply calm your nerves. She made sure our wedding was effortless, and made sure we were able to enjoy our beautiful experience. I highly recommend her!!!! Read less
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Amy
Wedding:
11/1/2014
5.0/5.0
It is difficult to put into words what an amazing job Susan and her staff at 29:11 Celebrations did for my daughter’s wedding. I truly could not have made it through weeks leading up to the wedding, and the wedding weekend without her. Susan always responded quickly, traveled all the way up into the mountains of Virginia for the weekend of the wedding, and worked many hours to make sure every last detail was in place. The wedding ran on schedule, the venue was decorated beautifully, and the day couldn’t have been more perfect! There is no one I would recommend more than Susan and her crew at 29:11 Celebrations if you are planning a wedding or special event!
It is difficult to put into words what an amazing job Susan and her staff at 29:11 Celebrations did for my daughter’s Read more...
It is difficult to put into words what an amazing job Susan and her staff at 29:11 Celebrations did for my daughter’s wedding. I truly could not have made it through weeks leading up to the wedding, and the wedding weekend without her. Susan always responded quickly, traveled all the way up into the mountains of Virginia for the weekend of the wedding, and worked many hours to make sure every last detail was in place. The wedding ran on schedule, the venue was decorated beautifully, and the day couldn’t have been more perfect! There is no one I would recommend more than Susan and her crew at 29:11 Celebrations if you are planning a wedding or special event! Read less
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Ashley & Ben
Wedding:
10/10/2014
4.0/5.0
Susan was a huge help on the day of our wedding and in the couple of weeks leading up to it. We were planning our wedding from another country and when we arrived in the US, Susan was able to take our vision and run with it - everything came together beautifully and it really helped alleviate the stress for us knowing that everything was being taken care of and we didn't have to worry!
Susan was a huge help on the day of our wedding and in the couple of weeks leading up to it. We were planning our wedding Read more...
Susan was a huge help on the day of our wedding and in the couple of weeks leading up to it. We were planning our wedding from another country and when we arrived in the US, Susan was able to take our vision and run with it - everything came together beautifully and it really helped alleviate the stress for us knowing that everything was being taken care of and we didn't have to worry! Read less
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Amber
Wedding:
7/19/2014
5.0/5.0
Susan made our day run smoothly and on time!! She was very professional. She was hired as a gift from my now in-laws and I couldn't have asked for a better gift! We hired her early (a year in advance), and we stayed in touch the entire time! Our timeline was perfect when the big day came!
Susan made our day run smoothly and on time!! She was very professional. She was hired as a gift from my now in-laws and I Read more...
Susan made our day run smoothly and on time!! She was very professional. She was hired as a gift from my now in-laws and I couldn't have asked for a better gift! We hired her early (a year in advance), and we stayed in touch the entire time! Our timeline was perfect when the big day came! Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
6/20/2014
5.0/5.0
Susan was a wonderful wedding planner. We used 29:11 celebrations as a day-of coordinator and Susan helped keep my wedding organized from the rehearsal the day before the wedding to cleaning up after the reception. I can't recommend her enough.
Susan was a wonderful wedding planner. We used 29:11 celebrations as a day-of coordinator and Susan helped keep my wedding Read more...
Susan was a wonderful wedding planner. We used 29:11 celebrations as a day-of coordinator and Susan helped keep my wedding organized from the rehearsal the day before the wedding to cleaning up after the reception. I can't recommend her enough. Read less
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Kayla Platteel
Wedding:
6/8/2014
5.0/5.0
I have been writing reviews for the past two days for all of the wedding vendors who were a part of my daughter's wedding in Smithfield on Sun, June 8th. I saved Susan for last, not because she didn't do a good job, but for lack of words and what exactly to say because there just aren't enough words to thank her for the amazing job that she & her staff did. Susan is awesome! She stayed on top of everything every step of the way. She was there at the crack of dawn to help us decorate the dock the morning of the ceremony and still showed up for the wedding after I nearly gave her a concussion lol. Seriously, Susan, thank you so much for all your time & effort to make Kayla's day perfect. She stayed in touch with us every step of the way and kept us calm & relaxed. We could not have done it without you. If anyone is looking for an awesome event coordinator, look no further than Susan & the staff at 29:11 celebrations, you will not be disappointed.
I have been writing reviews for the past two days for all of the wedding vendors who were a part of my daughter's wedding Read more...
I have been writing reviews for the past two days for all of the wedding vendors who were a part of my daughter's wedding in Smithfield on Sun, June 8th. I saved Susan for last, not because she didn't do a good job, but for lack of words and what exactly to say because there just aren't enough words to thank her for the amazing job that she & her staff did. Susan is awesome! She stayed on top of everything every step of the way. She was there at the crack of dawn to help us decorate the dock the morning of the ceremony and still showed up for the wedding after I nearly gave her a concussion lol. Seriously, Susan, thank you so much for all your time & effort to make Kayla's day perfect. She stayed in touch with us every step of the way and kept us calm & relaxed. We could not have done it without you. If anyone is looking for an awesome event coordinator, look no further than Susan & the staff at 29:11 celebrations, you will not be disappointed. Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
5/31/2014
5.0/5.0
I can't even being to tell you how fantastic Susan and the 29:11 Celebrations crew were!! We had a bit of a "rough around the edges" reception venue but we gave Susan & team all the decorations and they made it look gorgeous! My family and I couldn't believe the transformation! Susan met with us before the wedding, walked through the reception venue with us, and helped us come up with a timeline for the day. She knows exactly what she's doing so I felt completely comfortable and confident. Her team totally took the stress out of wedding planning. My husband and I felt completely calm the day of the wedding, because we knew we were in good hands. It was nice to have someone else willing to corral our friends and family and make sure everyone was where they needed to be!

29:11 was worth every single penny! I would definitely recommend them to family and friends in the future!
I can't even being to tell you how fantastic Susan and the 29:11 Celebrations crew were!! We had a bit of a "rough around Read more...
I can't even being to tell you how fantastic Susan and the 29:11 Celebrations crew were!! We had a bit of a "rough around the edges" reception venue but we gave Susan & team all the decorations and they made it look gorgeous! My family and I couldn't believe the transformation! Susan met with us before the wedding, walked through the reception venue with us, and helped us come up with a timeline for the day. She knows exactly what she's doing so I felt completely comfortable and confident. Her team totally took the stress out of wedding planning. My husband and I felt completely calm the day of the wedding, because we knew we were in good hands. It was nice to have someone else willing to corral our friends and family and make sure everyone was where they needed to be!

29:11 was worth every single penny! I would definitely recommend them to family and friends in the future! Read less
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