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Simply Grand Events

It doesn't matter if you're in the Hampton Roads Area or somewhere further away,

I'll be there if you need me! 

With Simply Grand Events, your next event is sure to be an event you won't soon forget. I use my creativity and years of experience to make sure your special day turns out exactly how you want it. Whether you’re planning an elopement in the cutest little tiny chapel you've ever seen, a small intimate wedding in a garden or something with a few of your closest friends, I’ll make sure every detail is handled efficiently and professionally.

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Leave It to Me

I offer a variety of services and can either plan your event from start to finish or give you the starting tools to do it yourself. Whether you’re looking to organize your to do list, create an overall concept and design, or need assistance finding vendors, I have the expertise and organizational skills to help you stay on track. Contact me today to see how I can make your event planning process a whole lot easier.


Wedding Planning

Trust Simply Grand Events to take care of all your wedding planning details — from decor and location to food and custom touches. I’ll assist you in developing a budget, help pick out vendors and take care of the day’s timeline so you won’t have to worry about a thing except showing up. All the special touches are sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Event Planning

I care about making your event the best possible experience for everyone involved. I take care of all the small, tedious details and arrangements so that you can focus on the important stuff. I make every effort to understand your exact needs, so the event you imagine is the event you’ll get. From baby showers to retirements parties and anything in between, I handle the details so that you can enjoy the day.

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Tiny Chapel

Whatever the circumstances, whatever the reason, if you decide to have an intimate ceremony with just the two of you and up to six others, Simply Grand Events has the perfect solution. I have exclusive access to a private tiny chapel that is absolutely adorable! Contact me today and let's chat about elopement opportunities here in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.

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Event Services

What type of event are you looking to plan? Give me a call to schedule an appointment and see how I can make that event simply grand! I have years of experience planning different types of events. Whatever the occasion, let me help you host the best one ever.

Let Me Take Care Of That

I serve as the point of contact for vendors, guests and everyone involved so that you are not bombarded with questions and interruptions on your big day.  If your chosen venue has an onsite coordinator, I work alongside him or her to make sure your wishes are carried through. Relax, I got you!

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Candy Buffet / Beverage Station

One of the additional services available to you is a custom candy buffet or beverage station.  I have a cute vintage cart that can be filled with your favorite sweets and or treats. It's also the perfect spot to display a wedding cake.  The options are endless.

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Time Management

I care about making sure your event starts on time and stays on track.  I will create a custom timeline for the day of your event so that everyone involved knows what to do and when to do it.  I am in constant communication with the vendors so you need not worry about a thing.

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"Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well"

Lord Chesterfield

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Contact Me

Get in touch today to discuss your upcoming event!

Newport News, VA, USA

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About Me

Meet the Planner

Well hello there!  I'm so happy that you found me.  I'm Tammy, I have been planning weddings and events for more than 15 years.  I've always loved organizing and planning.  I believe that every special event, no matter the size, deserves to be awesome.  

When I'm not busy planning an event, you will find me walking on the beach or walking the aisles of my favorite thrift stores looking for treasures I can show a little love to.  I love vintage items and I am absolutely thrilled when a client says they want an eclectic look.  

Fun fact about me:

My dream vehicle is a 1965 volkswagen hippie van!

If you know where I can snag one, call me!

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Tell A Friend

Client referrals are the best compliment I could ever receive and I don't take them for granted.  I could never repay you for your many kind words, but as a way of saying thank you, you will receive a VISA giftcard for clients that you send to me. Ask for details.



You’ve Got Questions — I’ve Got Answers

Where are you located?

My office is located in Newport News VA, but because most events happen around the Hampton Roads Area, I am mobile and most often choose to meet my clients at my favorite coffee or donut shop!

Do you provide services outside of VA?

Absolutely!  I love to travel.  My passport is current and ready for a new stamp!

Do you have a team? How many people work with you?

I almost always have at least one assistant working with me on event days. Depending on the scope of work and detail involved, I will arrange to have enough staff on hand to make sure your wedding or event flows smoothly.