Where to Start?

Bring your dream to life…start your story here.

The day of your dreams is unique. Every color and detail is a reflection of your love. Each moment beautifully unites two personalities… two individuals… into a couple. From the location to the music, the entire experience celebrates your story and your life together.

Creating your ideal wedding is exciting, isn’t it? And if you’re honest, it’s also a bit overwhelming. In this moment, you’re likely wondering Where to Start. 

You’re in the right place.

With wedding coaching & planning services from Where to Startyou can relax and enjoy every moment while we bring your dream to life. We partner with you, helping create a wedding you and your guests will never forget… and building beautiful memories as you celebrate your love.

When love gives you a reason to celebrate, all you need to know is Where to Start. 

Where to Start Event Planning Services


Do you want a large wedding? Or maybe a small, intimate gathering of family and friends? Or maybe you dream of a wedding on a beach? Let us help plan your wedding.

Engagement Event Planner


The memories of your life together start with the perfect proposal – a story that will be retold for years to come. Our proposal service gets you started.

Event Planner California


Celebrations are an important part of weddings. Rehearsal suppers, post-wedding brunch, bridal showers all make the wedding celebration special.


Working with Where To Start was the best thing we did for our wedding. It was the wedding of our dreams. Gwen is a complete professional and knows all the ins and outs of the business. She has great suggestions and can make your day even more than you could ask for. Thank you again Where To Start for making our wedding day go flawlessly and for an experience we will never forget!


Event Planner California

Wonderful Gwen, I have attended many fine events—but none can compare to the extravagance you created for my mother. You truly are magic! Thank you.

Jonathan, Moraga, CA

Event Planner California

How excited I was with the exquisite birthday party you arranged for my daughter. Every detail of the party was done to perfection and I can’t thank you enough. You have great talent.

Alfha May, Walnut Creek, CA


Matt and I want to thank you again for everything that you did to create our special day. From beginning to end, you didn’t miss a single thing. You always managed to take our dreams and ideas to a whole new level! Thank you again for everything! We will never forget our ‘magic moment’.

Lindsey & Matt

Engagement Event Planner

We feel so fortunate to have had you as our wedding coordinator. You handled numerous challenges that would have otherwise caused us great stress, and went the extra mile on many occasions. You made our part of the wedding planning process easy. Working with you was really a pleasure.

Cynthia, Oakland, CA


Relaxed couple...beautiful memories.

This is where you start.