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Our Vision

There is an energy and excitement about an event that is simply magical, don't you agree? Perhaps it's the champagne or the scent of fresh flowers, or perhaps it is the anticipation of new memories that will last a lifetime.

It is our goal to bring your event to life so you can enjoy your special day and every moment in between.

You deserve to celebrate!

Powered by caffeine, passion and a creative eye, we can honestly say that we have found our forever & Always in our love for events and we would love to be a part of yours.

 

Meet Sarah

The owner of And Always Events, Sarah is an Ottawa native with an affinity for cappuccinos, peonies and fresh air.

You can usually find Sarah on a coffee shop patio in the Market or downward dog at the nearest hot yoga studio.

Nominated for Wedding Planner of the Year for the Ottawa Wedding awards, she has over 8 years of event and consultation experience across several industries. Sarah would love to help turn your vision into breathtaking reality.

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Meet Katelyn

Katelyn is a bubbly and energetic planner with a background in interior design. With a sharp eye for colour, placement and lighting, she is talented at setting the stage for your big event!

A lover of the outdoors, you are likely to find Katelyn wandering the trails outside of Ottawa, or admiring the downtown hustle with a flat white in one hand and a notebook in the other.

 

What people are saying about us

"Talented and professional."

Sarah is talented and professional. Her bubbly warm personality is welcoming to everyone and she knows how to get things done. You won't be disappointed working with her!

— Jennifer

So incredibly detailed! She genuinely cares about the day and experience and is SO organized.
— Jessica

“Incredibly organized, knowledgeable and friendly.”

I took Sarah with me for a tasting at a venue. As the bridesmaid of an out of town bride, I felt out of my depths. Her professional opinion and thoughtfulness was very helpful as well as the report she created for the bride and groom to be. She is incredibly organized, knowledgeable and friendly. I would absolutely recommend her.

— Tania

“Sarah...was not stopped by any barriers.”

I had the pleasure of working with Sarah on a styled maternity portrait session. Sarah and I discussed briefly what I wanted to create, I must admit I wasn't 100% certain what the vision was. Despite my vagueness, Sarah proposed a few ideas and came up with the most romantic picnic setting for the session.

On the day of, Sarah brought to life the vision she had crafted and was not stopped by any barriers - she shoveled out a 8'x8' by 2' deep area so that we could set up! The set-up was beautiful and the session a great success.

— Moriah

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“Sarah was a treat to work with."

This girl was on point. As someone in the industry I've done my fair share of shows. A DJ is part of the puzzle. Most people don't look at that as part of the event. This girl did. She went above and beyond for her client as well as helping me do my job by keeping me informed throughout the night. I was extremely impressed with how professional and well planned the night was. Every piece came together perfectly. What a show!! I would HIGHLY recommend her. I've been in the business for a long time. Seen some pros. She's now on that short list! Way to go. Look forward to working with you again!

— Josh

I went to a fantastic wedding organized by her. There was so much care in her detailed work that should I have an event to plan she will be at the top of my list.
— Angie
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We worked with Sarah as videographers for a wedding last week, and she was an absolute pleasure to work with! She constantly gave us updates on where the couple would be, and answered all of our questions during the wedding.
She went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed to do our job properly. 5 stars!!
— Greg

“Amazing...quality of work”

Sarah went as a guest with my bridesmaid to a tasting event at my venue as I live out of town and needed a trusted opinion on the food. She put together an amazing spreadsheet of all the food options and her thoughts/opinions on everything. She wasn't paid to do so, and at the time I didn't even know she was an event planner. Yet she went out of her way to compile her thoughts, put them in a professionally done spreadsheet and have it sent to me. If this is the kind of work she does for someone who had not even hired her then I can not begin to imagine how amazing her quality of work will be for a client.

Thanks so much Sarah!

— Kassandra