Happily Ever Events

is a wedding and event planning company based out of Dayton, OH. Happily Ever Events specializes in making sure you enjoy the planning process as much as the day itself. We will carefully craft your wedding based off your vision, while tailoring it to make sure we stay within your budget. Happily Ever Events loves to take the uniqueness of each client and bring that out in their special day. Happily Ever Events takes your ideas and inspiration, adds our professional opinion, and perfectly designs your wedding day vision. We believe in creating a connection with each bride & groom making a comfortable and professional relationship that follows us throughout the whole planning process. Can't wait to meet you!

You can hire anyone, why us? Happily Ever Events is based on the belief that no matter what - everyone should have a wedding planner on the day of their wedding. If you are struggling to find a planner because of budget restrictions or another factor that seems to keep you from hiring someone, please reach out to us. Not only have we created typical packages to fit most needs for our couples, but we are happy to create a custom package that will fit into your price range. 

We believe in your vision, Let us bring it to life



Rachael was born and raised in Dayton, OH. She began to love weddings after watching the ultimate classic "The Wedding Planner" and fell in love with the idea of getting to wear the walkie-talkie headpiece. Flash forward 10+ years and Happily Ever Events was created from the ground up. Rachael began planning friends' weddings and through word of mouth and a few raving reviews, the business became quite the success. Rachael also plans events part time for Big Brothers Big Sisters. She enjoys getting out of the house to her "day job" and bringing her knowledge of events to a meaningful non-profit company. 

Fun Facts About Rachael

She spends all her free time with her family consisting of her boyfriend Matthew their three year old daughter Adeline, and newborn son Hayden.

Rachael has one dog and two cats. Her house is never clean but she loves it and calls it home.

Traveling is another passion of hers. If she doesn't have plans for her next vacation already set, you can bet she is surfing the internet for her next week long stay away from Ohio. 

Rachael is obsessed with all things Disney, her family would love to live in Orlando one day and make Disney their home.

Coffee is her best friend. She will take a cup of coffee day or night, Iced or hot. She doesn't discriminate against any coffee type.

She loves spending time outside disc golfing, skiing, or taking Adeline to the park.

She loves a classic game night and is always open to playing new games. Her favorite games are Catan, Phase 10, and Codenames