KWE HISTORY

Your wedding should be a one-of-a-kind event, tailored to your vision as a couple.

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 an array of online planning tools and expert scheduling tools. These modern resources, paired with our exceptional team, deliver a smooth, stress-free process.

We are driven by Kate’s sharp eye for stunning design and the endless inspiration that your story brings. Expect only the best. After all, you deserve to relax and be confident for a wedding that will live on in your memory as a vibrant, joyful occasion!

To schedule an appointment over the phone or at either our Sacramento or San Francisco studios, please visit our Contact Page.

At Kate Whelan Events, we will design your event to radiate style and fun, while ensuring that your unique tastes shine through every detail. We create weddings for couples throughout Northern California and beyond, each one as distinctive and completely unforgettable as the love story it represents. Our mission is to guide and support you through an impeccable experience, from the vendor coordination to the last dance.

We are masters of logistics, coordinating and quickly smoothing unexpected bumps in the road. Kate’s background in information technology and 14 years of event planning experience have resulted in incomparable organization and



KATE'S FUN FACTS

Kate Whelan is a true wedding alchemist. Hand her your ideas, and watch them transform into the golden moments and fine details that make your wedding unforgettable! Kate approaches every event with a fresh perspective, and makes it her mission to elevate your vision to new heights. Trust Kate and her team to flawlessly execute the plans, and worry about nothing more than having the time of your life celebrating your wedding.

Owner and Senior Event Consultant

meet Kate

SARAH'S FUN FACTS

Sarah has over 12 years of experience in the hospitality industry. She started her event planning career working for lobbyist and politicians on campaign fundraisers, receptions, and private dinners. She has had the luxury of working for some of the state’s key players over the years. Sarah started to turn her attention towards weddings and other social events planning several events throughout California. Sarah loves turning ordinary canvasses into something extraordinary. With Sarah’s ability to turn visions into a reality she is guaranteed to make your event unforgettable.

Associate Event Consultant

meet SARAH

LAUREN'S FUN FACTS

Lauren has over 15 years in the Hospitality Industry with seven of those years focused on coordinating weddings and large events for clients & companies. Her ability to listen to what the client wants and needs, and turn it into more than expected sets her apart. She has a high attention to detail to make sure the event she's coordinating whether large or small is dynamic and beautiful.

Assistant Event Consultant

MEET LAUREN

DANESSA'S FUN FACTS

Danessa is an Alumni of CSU Sacramento where she obtained her degree in Organizational Communications. She has been a valuable member of the Kate Whelan Team since 2019. Danessa's natural talent for event coordination and design mixed with her organization and project management skills is the perfect recipe for a flawless event. From an intimate 6-person dinner party to a 400-person wedding no detail is missed and you are guaranteed a beautiful event. Danessa excels in bringing together our clients' vision, creating a beautiful backdrop for any event.

Assistant Event Consultant

meet DANESSA

Martha Stewart Weddings
Style Me Pretty
Green Wedding Shoes
Brides Northern California Magazine
Sierra Style Real Weddings Magazine
Sacramento Magazine
Our Wedding Magazine
Ruffled Blog
Elizabeth Anne Designs
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Now taking on a limited number of exclusive events per year, Kate Whelan Events™ continues to provide a boutique event planning experience customized to each of its unique customers. From luxurious, glamorous, affairs to simple, elegant, events, our design languages are flexible. Our Sacramento Studio is currently located in midtown at 1808 Q Street, with a second office in San Francisco and all meetings are by appointment only.

WHERE WE ARE NOW

Kate Whelan Events™ was first established in 2008, specializing in award winning design, planning and coordination for special events, such as weddings, social occasions, and corporate gatherings.
Owner and Senior Event Consultant, Kate Whelan, has been in the event planning industry since 2003, and has assembled a team of creative consultants that assist in executing the production for each KWE event.

OUR HISTORY

WHERE WE ARE NOW

Kate Whelan Events™ was first established in 2008, specializing in award winning design, planning and coordination for special events, such as weddings, social occasions, and corporate gatherings.
Owner and Senior Event Consultant, Kate Whelan, has been in the event planning industry since 2003, and has assembled a team of creative consultants that assist in executing the production for each KWE event.

OUR HISTORY

FEATURES

Now taking on a limited number of exclusive events per year, Kate Whelan Events™ continues to provide a boutique event planning experience customized to each of its unique customers. From luxurious, glamorous, affairs to simple, elegant, events, our design languages are flexible. Our Sacramento Studio is currently located in midtown at 1808 Q Street, with a second office in San Francisco and all meetings are by appointment only.

WHERE WE ARE NOW

First and foremost, Kate adores spending time with her family, including her partner Nick, her baby daughter Giada and her teacup panther Sebastian. Beyond her family and friends, Kate shares a love of luxe handbags, arm parties, mani/pedis, chocolate, locally roasted coffee and craft beer.

KATE'S FUN FACTS

Sarah is working her way around the world, exploring new cultures, tasting great food and drinking local craft cocktails. When not traveling or working, Sarah loves spending time with her husband, Brandon, son Nixon and Peanut, her adorable 13-year old Yorkie.

SARAH'S FUN FACTS

Lauren loves spending time with her friends and her little min-pin Hemsworth! She has a love for baking, cooking, singing (just for fun!) and loves her sparkling rose.

Lauren'S FUN FACTS

In Danessa’s free time, she enjoys trying out new recipes and cooking for herself and friends. She is always down for new adventures whether it is hiking through the wilderness or traveling to new places.


DANESSA'S FUN FACTS