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Wedding Now

Chicago , IL
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3433 W. 115th St.
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ABOUT US

Wedding Now specializes in custom wedding design and day of service packages. Your wedding will be professionally designed by a certified wedding planner and event coordinator. When... Read more
Wedding Now specializes in custom wedding design and day of service packages. Your wedding will be professionally designed by a certified wedding planner and event coordinator. When designing for a bride and groom I work with them to insure that they get not only a unique wedding experience but one that has been infused with their personalities.

I have been planning weddings for nearly a decade now and it is still my passion and a dream that has become a reality. Wedding Now officially launched in Chicago in January 2010.

Since then I have had the pleasure to work with brides and grooms from many different walks of life. I’ve work with couples from Chinese, Korean, Jewish, and Hispanic backgrounds to name a few. I love the diversity of people and families here in Chicagoland and helping each couple tie in family tradition and heritage.

I’ve also had the experience of working with a multitude of venues from large Chicago hotels, boutique venues, small art galleries, intimate restaurants, and even private homes and backyards. Each different couple and location inspires me creatively and I find new energy and excitement with each wedding I plan and coordinate.

I hope you will give me the opportunity to contribute to your wedding day. I’m already looking forward to it! Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING PLANNING

What types of weddings do you accommodate?
Destination, Double Weddings, Eco-Friendly / Green, Military
What wedding planning services do you offer?
Day-of Coordinator, Full Planning, Partial Planning
How many planners do you work with?
1 Full time planner and assistant planners as needed

REVIEWS

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Anthony
Wedding:
9/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Allie and the team at WeddingNow made the Herculean task of planning a wedding a smooth and streamlined process. For the better part of a year she kept us on schedule, always quick with a response to our many queries. Her vendor contacts were trustworthy and helpful as well. She produced a wedding exactly how my wife and I envisioned it in our minds. Thanks Allie! Thanks WeddingNow!!
Allie and the team at WeddingNow made the Herculean task of planning a wedding a smooth and streamlined process. For the Read more...
Allie and the team at WeddingNow made the Herculean task of planning a wedding a smooth and streamlined process. For the better part of a year she kept us on schedule, always quick with a response to our many queries. Her vendor contacts were trustworthy and helpful as well. She produced a wedding exactly how my wife and I envisioned it in our minds. Thanks Allie! Thanks WeddingNow!! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
9/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Allie was wonderful to work with throughout the entire process. She was responsive and professional. She always went out of her way to make sure that we were getting what we requested and then some. She is so kind and easy to work with, it was like having my friend plan my wedding. There were numerous times I would have given in to the vendor and Allie stepped in and fought for us and I would say 9 times out of 10…she got what we originally were asking for, which was awesome. It can be a very stressful time and I would say my stress level was always low. She was organized and gave us helpful checklists, so all in all…it was an amazing and easy process. Wish I could get mu hubby to let me do it all over again :) Maybe for our 10 yr anniversary :) Thanks Allie!
Allie was wonderful to work with throughout the entire process. She was responsive and professional. She always went out Read more...
Allie was wonderful to work with throughout the entire process. She was responsive and professional. She always went out of her way to make sure that we were getting what we requested and then some. She is so kind and easy to work with, it was like having my friend plan my wedding. There were numerous times I would have given in to the vendor and Allie stepped in and fought for us and I would say 9 times out of 10…she got what we originally were asking for, which was awesome. It can be a very stressful time and I would say my stress level was always low. She was organized and gave us helpful checklists, so all in all…it was an amazing and easy process. Wish I could get mu hubby to let me do it all over again :) Maybe for our 10 yr anniversary :) Thanks Allie! Read less
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Kavita
Wedding:
8/30/2014
5.0/5.0
Allie is an awesome day coordinator!! She truly was on top of everything and made our wedding day stress-free! Her calm demeanor is a great complement to any bride!
Allie is an awesome day coordinator!! She truly was on top of everything and made our wedding day stress-free! Her calm Read more...
Allie is an awesome day coordinator!! She truly was on top of everything and made our wedding day stress-free! Her calm demeanor is a great complement to any bride! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Ally was amazing, she was on top of all our emails months prior to the wedding and took care of us during all our events. Everyone commented how calm and anxiety-free we were during the whole process. Ally played a HUGE part of that!
Ally was amazing, she was on top of all our emails months prior to the wedding and took care of us during all our events. Read more...
Ally was amazing, she was on top of all our emails months prior to the wedding and took care of us during all our events. Everyone commented how calm and anxiety-free we were during the whole process. Ally played a HUGE part of that! Read less
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Amber
Wedding:
5/31/2014
5.0/5.0
Allie House was plane and simple absolutely wonderful from start to finish! I still think of myself as the atypical bride; I never thought about my wedding until after I was engaged. My mother and I interviewed a few planners due to my rigorous work schedule and lack of any wedding knowledge I knew I would need someone to tell me what needs to be done and a deadline for each task. I truly had no idea about what I wanted, how I wanted it to look, where to start, what to do, or how to put any ideas I had about my wedding into words. Because of my lack of knowledge and time during the week, this also made me a very high maintenance bride. Allie guided me through every single step literally up to the day I got married; from meticulously outlining my to do's to providing insight and examples of invitation wording. She was fun, professional, and very patient and above all she was honest. I very much valued her imagination and vision to take my very indecisive and vague ideas and turn them into something so beautiful. Her job didn't come so easy when it came to dealing with my mom (love her beyond words, but she didn't make things very easy at a few points), but Allie was nothing but kind and professional. She was quick to respond to emails, return phone calls, and even text. She outlined every detail that needed to be addressed leading up to our wedding day and on the day of she had a minute by minute itinerary for everyone in the wedding party so that we all were on the same page. She was the liaison between me and all our vendors making sure that contracts were signed, room blocks were set up, payments were made, favors were ordered, musicians and DJ's were confirmed, and florists set up on time. There isn't a day that goes by that my husband and I don't wish we could go back to our wedding day and relive it again and again. Allie was such an asset that any bride looking for a reliable, organized, professional, and well-versed planner would be crazy to pass her up!
Allie House was plane and simple absolutely wonderful from start to finish! I still think of myself as the atypical bride; Read more...
Allie House was plane and simple absolutely wonderful from start to finish! I still think of myself as the atypical bride; I never thought about my wedding until after I was engaged. My mother and I interviewed a few planners due to my rigorous work schedule and lack of any wedding knowledge I knew I would need someone to tell me what needs to be done and a deadline for each task. I truly had no idea about what I wanted, how I wanted it to look, where to start, what to do, or how to put any ideas I had about my wedding into words. Because of my lack of knowledge and time during the week, this also made me a very high maintenance bride. Allie guided me through every single step literally up to the day I got married; from meticulously outlining my to do's to providing insight and examples of invitation wording. She was fun, professional, and very patient and above all she was honest. I very much valued her imagination and vision to take my very indecisive and vague ideas and turn them into something so beautiful. Her job didn't come so easy when it came to dealing with my mom (love her beyond words, but she didn't make things very easy at a few points), but Allie was nothing but kind and professional. She was quick to respond to emails, return phone calls, and even text. She outlined every detail that needed to be addressed leading up to our wedding day and on the day of she had a minute by minute itinerary for everyone in the wedding party so that we all were on the same page. She was the liaison between me and all our vendors making sure that contracts were signed, room blocks were set up, payments were made, favors were ordered, musicians and DJ's were confirmed, and florists set up on time. There isn't a day that goes by that my husband and I don't wish we could go back to our wedding day and relive it again and again. Allie was such an asset that any bride looking for a reliable, organized, professional, and well-versed planner would be crazy to pass her up! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Allie was the best decision my husband and I made while planning our wedding. We live in Cleveland but were holding a Chicago wedding and Allie made the entire process as stress free as possible. She was very conscious of our budget and helped narrow down our entire selection process with the best services with reasonable pricing. She worked with our very busy schedules and packed as much as possible into weekend visits to Chicago so that we didn't have to make too many trips. She also conducted Skype meetings to help keep our traveling to a minimum. She helps keep you to your timeline and reminds you of all the details that are easily forgotten. We couldn't have pulled off our wedding without her.
Allie was the best decision my husband and I made while planning our wedding. We live in Cleveland but were holding a Read more...
Allie was the best decision my husband and I made while planning our wedding. We live in Cleveland but were holding a Chicago wedding and Allie made the entire process as stress free as possible. She was very conscious of our budget and helped narrow down our entire selection process with the best services with reasonable pricing. She worked with our very busy schedules and packed as much as possible into weekend visits to Chicago so that we didn't have to make too many trips. She also conducted Skype meetings to help keep our traveling to a minimum. She helps keep you to your timeline and reminds you of all the details that are easily forgotten. We couldn't have pulled off our wedding without her. Read less
Services Used: Beauty & Health, Wedding Cake, DJ, Favors & Gifts, Flowers, Invitations, Photography, Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor, Transportation, Travel
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We found Allie of WeddingNow by searching for a wedding planner in the Chicagoland area as we are not from the area. She was the textbook planner from the initial interview through after the event. She made a very detailed timeline of what events we would need to get done and when. When it came to individual vendors (cake, DJ, photography), we set a budget and she provided a selection of preferred vendors within that range. (Each of those that she recommended were great choices in their own right!) At each step of the journey of wedding planning, she held a great balance of professionalism and humor, making our planning relatively seamless. We would recommend her to anyone looking for an experienced, knowledgeable, and fun planner who will make your wedding or event excellent.
We found Allie of WeddingNow by searching for a wedding planner in the Chicagoland area as we are not from the area. She Read more...
We found Allie of WeddingNow by searching for a wedding planner in the Chicagoland area as we are not from the area. She was the textbook planner from the initial interview through after the event. She made a very detailed timeline of what events we would need to get done and when. When it came to individual vendors (cake, DJ, photography), we set a budget and she provided a selection of preferred vendors within that range. (Each of those that she recommended were great choices in their own right!) At each step of the journey of wedding planning, she held a great balance of professionalism and humor, making our planning relatively seamless. We would recommend her to anyone looking for an experienced, knowledgeable, and fun planner who will make your wedding or event excellent. Read less
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LABrown
Wedding:
10/11/2013
5.0/5.0
I could not have done my wedding without Allie. From the moment I met her I felt like I had known her forever, she's extremely kind, professional, organized and all around an incredible person. I contacted Allie only 6 weeks before my wedding and she pulled everything together before the wedding and the day of with an absolute zen like calmness. I was trying to be in one million places (honestly I was turning into a hot mess) at once the day before our wedding and the day of, but she stepped in and pulled everything together with ease; the day was a huge sucess. Everyone needs an "Allie" for their wedding planning, day of coordination or any major event. I know she's going to be a huge success in the event planning industry and I'm so lucky to have worked with her!!
I could not have done my wedding without Allie. From the moment I met her I felt like I had known her forever, she's Read more...
I could not have done my wedding without Allie. From the moment I met her I felt like I had known her forever, she's extremely kind, professional, organized and all around an incredible person. I contacted Allie only 6 weeks before my wedding and she pulled everything together before the wedding and the day of with an absolute zen like calmness. I was trying to be in one million places (honestly I was turning into a hot mess) at once the day before our wedding and the day of, but she stepped in and pulled everything together with ease; the day was a huge sucess. Everyone needs an "Allie" for their wedding planning, day of coordination or any major event. I know she's going to be a huge success in the event planning industry and I'm so lucky to have worked with her!! Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
9/15/2013
5.0/5.0
From the beginning, as soon as we met Allie House, we knew we met OUR planner! She was able to gauge our personalities and develop an aesthetic that was both her amazing vision and our ideal.This unspoken understanding and devotion remained constant throughout our time together. More important than the professionalism and work ethic, was the fact that we gained a lifelong friend, and count Allie not as our wedding planner, but as one of the most honored guests on the most important day of our lives. We give the highest possible recommendation to Allie House, owner of Wedding Now, and say with absolute certainty, that you will love her as a friend, wedding planner, and everything in between. Thank you, Allie, for everything, there aren't enough words to express our gratitude.
Xo, Elizabeth & Scott
From the beginning, as soon as we met Allie House, we knew we met OUR planner! She was able to gauge our personalities and Read more...
From the beginning, as soon as we met Allie House, we knew we met OUR planner! She was able to gauge our personalities and develop an aesthetic that was both her amazing vision and our ideal.This unspoken understanding and devotion remained constant throughout our time together. More important than the professionalism and work ethic, was the fact that we gained a lifelong friend, and count Allie not as our wedding planner, but as one of the most honored guests on the most important day of our lives. We give the highest possible recommendation to Allie House, owner of Wedding Now, and say with absolute certainty, that you will love her as a friend, wedding planner, and everything in between. Thank you, Allie, for everything, there aren't enough words to express our gratitude.
Xo, Elizabeth & Scott Read less
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Audrey
Wedding:
9/1/2013
5.0/5.0
We hired Allie as a day of coordinator based on a suggestion from the wedding venue (Galleria Marchetti). We found working with Allie a pleasure and delight. From the very first meeting, we knew we had hired the right person. She was warm, engaging, patient, prompt, and professional. My biggest concern on the wedding day was the timing - how do we seamlessly coordinate floral delivery, photographers, transportation, venue decorations, etc. !? Allie sat with us and built us a detailed timeline that gave us total piece of mind. We had described entrance gate decorations that we wanted to get done and Allie understood exactly what we wanted and expanded upon it. The decorations on the gate turned out better than we could have imagined! We felt so relaxed and so at ease on my wedding day because we knew that every detail was planned and being covered.
We hired Allie as a day of coordinator based on a suggestion from the wedding venue (Galleria Marchetti). We found working Read more...
We hired Allie as a day of coordinator based on a suggestion from the wedding venue (Galleria Marchetti). We found working with Allie a pleasure and delight. From the very first meeting, we knew we had hired the right person. She was warm, engaging, patient, prompt, and professional. My biggest concern on the wedding day was the timing - how do we seamlessly coordinate floral delivery, photographers, transportation, venue decorations, etc. !? Allie sat with us and built us a detailed timeline that gave us total piece of mind. We had described entrance gate decorations that we wanted to get done and Allie understood exactly what we wanted and expanded upon it. The decorations on the gate turned out better than we could have imagined! We felt so relaxed and so at ease on my wedding day because we knew that every detail was planned and being covered. Read less
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