Art of Celebrations is Toronto’s premier event planning and design production firm. Our certified wedding coordinators and event planners specialize in event planning, party planning, wedding planning, styling and more. With over 15 years in the wedding and event industry, we are considered one of the best wedding planners in Toronto the GTA.
Editor’s Note: for this Best Wedding Planners in Toronto Spotlight, we had the pleasure of interviewing Roxy, from Art of Celebrations.
Where have you been featured?
WedLuxe, Elegant Wedding, Flare
What types of weddings do you specialize in?
We do all kinds of weddings and each one is different from the other. We always focus on individuality and making sure that every function planned and orchestrated by our company is highly customized and reflective of our clients’ personalities and essence.
Why do couples love working with you?
We always try to do non-cookie-cutter weddings and focus on creating unique and different events and I think this is the main reason for which couples hire Art of Celebrations. Clients appreciate our strong attention to detail and design and also love the 3D renderings we offer to bring their visions to life.
What do you love most about being a wedding planner?
The end result! Seeing the faces of the happy couple on their wedding day when they first walk into the ceremony/reception room makes me forget the endless amount of hours I put into making their day so special. This industry is extremely difficult and the hours are crazy. Sometimes you work from 8AM until 1AM-2AM and beyond! You really need to love what you do. But at the same time it’s so rewarding, you just feel the love. There is no better feeling than knowing that you contributed to making the biggest day of someone’s life perfect.
How did you get started?
I began working in the wedding industry as a floral designer (mainly working with weddings and special events). I later got a diploma in Interior Design and wanted to apply my creative knowledge into something I knew best. After creating thousands of stunning floral displays for weddings and other functions I decided to further hone my expertise and became a certified wedding planner and a certified destination wedding planner through WPIC. Having the knowledge in both event management and interior and floral design led me to start a company that offered all of these services under one roof and that’s how Art of Celebrations came to be.
What budget range do you cater to?
We work with all budgets. Although our main clientele falls in the mid-high range, we never shy away from the smaller projects as well. We always try to give our clients “the biggest bang for their buck” with whatever their budget may be.
What typically happens at the beginning of the process when someone contacts you?
Typically we would meet for a complimentary consultation to discuss the needs and wants of the clients and get to know each other a little better. Once the couple decides that we are the right fit for them we would sit down once again, this time to develop the vision for their big day. Once that is established we get right to work and that’s when magic happens. 🙂
Roxy, I need to thank you SOOOOO much for all your hard work. My husband and I cannot thank you enough for planning our amazing wedding in only six months. You are a true professional and incredibly talented in anything related to weddings! From flowers, to decor, to putting the whole day together. Everything was soooooooo beautiful, it truly took my breath away! You did a wonderful job and anyone would be lucky to have your expertise at their wedding planning. You have a true talent at this stuff and I have no doubt your success will keep you very busy!!! Please also thank Paulina from us, she was wonderful and so sweet! Together you made our wedding day a dream come true.
-Newsha & Mehrzad
If you are debating whether you need a wedding planner, the answer is yes and Roxy Zapala of Art of Celebrations is your GO TO!!!! My husband and I cannot express our gratitude to Roxy and her team for making our wedding day an amazing memory. Roxy really made the wedding planning process super easy by being available anytime to answer questions, provide contacts and expertise, and offer insight in decision making. The weekend of our wedding, Roxy was on top of everything!!! She made the 2 day event a true experience by allowing us to enjoy it without any stress. We don’t know what we would have done without the help from this exceptional planning service and Roxy. Amazing work, thank you so much.
-Martina & Herman
Art of Celebrations was the best wedding planner we could have ever hoped for. A HUGE thank you to Roxy, who is not only the creative force of all things beautiful, she’s also an amazing woman who will listen to all ideas and wishes and beautifully and tastefully incorporate them all into an unforgettable event. We couldn’t have done it without her and we are still getting compliments on how amazing our wedding was. It was truly an amazing day that our family and friends will remember forever! Thank you!!
-Patricia & Denis