We are here for the moments! Those moments that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. We want to walk beside you toward those moments and then live them alongside you. It’s why we keep coming back again, and again, and again. This year marked our 15th-year business and we are so honored and humbled that our clients and creative partners entrust us each and every year on their weddings and events. Sitting down and reflecting on the incredible moments we’ve witnessed and recounting our highlights is one of our favorite things to do at the end of each year. We are ever grateful for the work we do, the people we have the pleasure of working with and the incredibly talented wedding and event community in Colorado.
To say we are excited for 2019 is an understatement. We have many exciting things planned already for this year and we can’t wait to share them with you! We are so grateful for the couples whose weddings we are currently planning for 2019 and 2020 and for all the newly engaged couples who have been reaching out! We are continually inspired, challenged, and motivated to do incredible things and be the best we can be!
2018 was a remarkable year for Calluna Events and we are thrilled to share our incredible highlights with you!
We planned 57 events, including weddings, rehearsal dinners, a proposal, graduation party, baby shower, holiday party, 7th annual wine festival, corporate event, art showing, 70th birthday, and more!
We planned weddings & events all over Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico including Aspen, Beaver Creek, Vail, Boulder, Denver, Tabernash, Larkspur and Lyons, and Albuquerque, New Mexico and Saratoga, Wyoming this year.
We planned weddings & events at private residences, a luxury ranch in Wyoming, an organic lavender farm in New Mexico, a private polo estate, at 10,000 feet in Colorado, on working farms, mountain ranches, hotel ballrooms, mountaintops in Aspen, Beaver Creek, and Vail, and many other wedding venues!
We attended an incredible FAM trip this year – Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Mexico.
Our owner Heather Dwight was one of the keynote speakers at the 1st annual Rooted in the Rockies conference put on by Rocky Mountain bride! She spoke about Figuring out your “why” and being your brand.
We were featured in an online interview with Kaleigh Weise of Meldeen on about Calluna Events and Couple Focused Weddings
We hit over 20,000 followers on Instagram!
We had one of our busiest weekends ever with seven events!
Heather handed over the batton as the Director of Communication in the first quarter of 2018 for the WIPA Colorado Chapter. We continue to be active WIPA members.
We attended Engage! Luxury Wedding Industry Conference this October at the Adare Manor in stunning Ireland. We attend Engage! Last year in Nizuc and it continues to be transformational for our business in so many ways and we are so happy to have found the Engage family! #becauseofengage
Haley Warson joined the Calluna Events team as a Lead Planner. Haley was an intern with Calluna Events 10 years ago and went on to do corporate events.
Kristen Kennedy was promoted to Lead Planner.
Jean Ellison joined Calluna Events as a Lead Planner this year from the Four Seasons Denver.
The rest of our veterans continued as an integral part of our team. Two of our Lead Planners, Spice and Gabbie have been with us for 13 & 12 years respectively. Kristen, Francesca, Gabbie and Melanie managed weddings all over the state. We are so grateful for their loyalty, experience, friendship and continuous dedication to the Calluna team!
We continued to be listed as a preferred wedding planner at the Brush Creek Ranch, St Julien Hotel & Spa, Devil’s Thumb Ranch, ICONIC Weddings, Beaver Creek Resorts, Vail Resorts, Four Seasons Denver, The Kitchen Restaurants, The Hotel Boulderado, Lyons Farmette, River Bend, YaYa Farm, and more!
We have several of our 2018 weddings pending features for 2019, so stay tuned!
Happy New Year from Calluna Events :: Our 2016 in Pictures
From our family to yours, we are wishing you a happy New Year’s day. We hope you are spending it with family or friends, enjoying every moment and reflecting on all the amazing things that happened in 2016. We are especially grateful for all of our amazing creative partners we have been able to work with this year, our amazing couples and clients, and all of our readers and followers. We thought today would be the perfect opportunity to share some of our favorite photos from some of our 2016 weddings, to bring some brightness and beauty into this special day.