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The Coastal Weddings Philosophy

At Coastal Weddings the core of our business is Family, and what an amazing way to celebrate that is with joining together of families at a wedding. Whether the families are just meeting for the first time or have known each other for years the celebration of a wedding is something unlike any other day.

Love and Family is what supports and surrounds us, grounds us and guides us. It is the beauty of people coming together in love on such a unique and special day to further grow our families together that makes a wedding such a fantastic event!

While we focus on weddings, we are also happy to help with family reunions, milestone birthdays, graduation ceremonies and anything else you want to celebrate!

The foundation of Coastal Weddings started well before we were established in 2010, but its roots here on the coast started long before that. Born and raised on the Coast, Melissa has been well known to be involved in anything to do with events since her early teens and throughout her 10 plus year career in event management in Vancouver.   Coastal Weddings owner Melissa married her high school sweetheart at his West Sechelt family home in 2006 at what is still the largest wedding she has planned to date! In 2008 when their son Owen was three months old they moved back to the Sunshine Coast and chose Halfmoon Bay to call their home and raise their family.  In 2013 they grew by one more when Jeremiah joined their family.

We are blessed to call Sunshine Coast home and even though we grew up here are still finding new spots and fun places to have weddings and wedding ceremonies all the time.

Both Melissa and Coastal Weddings Planner Kori are still busy planning, researching and thinking about the weddings of next summer in the off season they keep themselves busy with Hockey Season and instead of spending most Saturdays at weddings they can often be found at the arena cheering on their boys (Kori being the louder of the two!)

As we have grown over the past four years, adding decorating and wedding design, floral design, rentals, photobooths and producing the largest wedding fair on the coast we still treat each one of our clients weddings and events as if were our own. Come wedding day we work tirelessly to make sure every last detail is looked after, if something needs to be done we will not stop until it is done.

Nothing happens unless we first dream
Ralph Waldo Emerson