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Lissa Marie Weddings and Events plans and coordinates events for ALL couples who are madly in love! At the end of the day, the goal is to help you marry your best friend in the most stress-free way imaginable. 

We specialize in weddings and events in Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC + beyond!

Take a look through our portfolio, check out our services, then pop over to the contact page and say hello!

Bluebird Manor Weddings

WE take the stress and guesswork out of wedding planning so you can enjoy every second of your best day ever!


Glad you're here!

Have you seen the Katherine Heigl movie "27 Dresses"? While I don't have quite that many dresses in my closet, I have played right hand gal to many of my best friends on their special days over the years, which is where I found my love of planning and became certified! From assisting with their weddings to planning the best day ever for my lovely clients, let me help you create a fun party that your friends and family will gush over for years to come!

If you're a lover of dogs, sappy Hallmark movies with predictable plot lines, think tacos are the world's most perfect food, love to get down on the dance floor, and want a new planning BFF, we might just be a perfect match.​

Head on over to the contact page and let's chat 



Also known as "day of coordination"

For the couple that wants to be “all-in” with the planning process but wants to sit back, relax, & soak in all the magic on their wedding day. You have your vendors booked, have payments scheduled and need someone to tie is all together!


For the couple that wants to plan most of their wedding but wants a little more help booking vendors, designing the space, and staying organized & on track! You've secured a couple of vendors, you know what you want, you just need a little help tying up loose ends and putting the finishing touches on things. 


For the couple that wants their wedding vision to come to life, but wants to be guided through the entire process, then this plan is for you!  With your input and opinions in the forefront, I will create a suggested vendors list, design plan, and timeline from the rehearsal through wedding clean up.  All you have to do is tell me what you want and I do the rest!

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Rust Manor House Weddings, Fall Weddings, Howard County Conservancy Weddings

What is it really like to work together? 

Here is what some of our previous couples had to say about their  experience!

"It was about a month before our wedding and I began to realize having a day-of-coordinator was needed. I found myself having phone calls with about 8 day of coordinators. Lissa, was actually my last phone call. While talking to her there was an instant connection. I could tell how passionate she was about what she does and she made me feel at ease even on the phone. I made a decision right after hanging up to move forward with her. She was absolutely fantastic to work with. She was extremely organized, detail oriented and helped keep us on track. She took over coordination with my vendors and worked on creating a day of timeline. Lissa, kept us in the loop when necessary but didn’t overwhelm us with all the last minute things. We felt extremely confident in Lissa, and didn’t feel the need to have her run by decisions that might have been needed that day, we knew she would have everything under control. The day of she made everything run smoothly and went above and beyond. She had drinks (and water) in our hand all night and made sure we had food to eat throughout, even during pictures! I know if we didn’t have Lissa I would have been so stressed the day of our wedding. If you are considering a day of coordinator/wedding planner you will not be disappointed with Lissa."

  devon + ihab

  caitlin + kayla

"Lissa became our day of coordinator as a last minute addition. I believe we asked her to help us with our wedding a month or so beforehand. We hired her mainly to help with the set up of decor before the wedding. We didn’t want to stress about the little things that day of the wedding. Lissa delivered on so many levels! Not only was the decor and set up for the wedding beautiful and creative, but it was so organized. She helped facilitate the flow of the wedding. Because of her, transitions were flawless. I would recommend Lissa to anyone and everyone who is looking for a wedding coordinator. She is a delight to work with, organized, and professional. I can’t say enough positive things about her services!"

"Lissa truly thought of everything. We decided to throw together a backyard wedding in just a matter of weeks, and Lissa dove right in with us and helped us pull off a beautiful day. We could not have done it without her. HIRE HER! Having a planner is worth the investment. I didn't have to worry about a thing on the day of my wedding and was able to enjoy stress-free."

  mary + chris

"Lissa was absolutely amazing from start to finish! From the first phone call to the follow up after our wedding we couldn’t have asked for a more dedicated and responsive planner. Lissa helped us navigate downsizing our 185 person wedding to an intimate 25 person ceremony and dinner. She communicated every change and specific request to our vendors. She was my saving grace when I had just about given up on the entire thing. I will recommend her to every newly engaged couple I know and wish I had another wedding to plan just to be able to use her again!"

  jacqueline + arthur

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