raleigh | durham | cary | chapel hill | BEYOND 

Luxury wedding planning for the modern, sophisticated couple.



Simple. Sleek. Timeless.

About us

Meet the team

Kiss stress goodbye with Southern Skies Events!

We are a team of passionate, creative & experienced planners, here to help create your dream day, allowing you to focus on sweet moments with friends & family.

Whether you’re hosting an intimate ceremony or larger than life black-tie affair, let Southern Skies give you an unforgettable event. From the proposal through the send-off, we’re here for you every step of the way. 

We go above & beyond to make sure your guests receive exceptional care from people who are driven to turn your dream into reality.

Emily Ann Photography

Owner, Lead Planner


Dedicated. Expert. Boss Babe.
New dog mom to adopted pup Archer. Lover of all things wedding. Find her at her laptop with a glass of wine, coaching or playing soccer.




Event Sales Extraordinaire

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Event Sales & Planning


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Professional. Sweet. Down to Earth. 
Mom to daughter Brooke. Dog mom to pup Scout. Lover of navy color schemes & hot new trends. Find her spending time with her family & teaching Scout new tricks.

Organized. Genuine. Sunshine.  
Dog mom to rescue pup Zoe. Lover of neutral color palettes & watching kids steal the show with their dance moves. Find her exploring nature with her pup & hubby or laughing with friends.

Passionate. Bubbly. Friend to all. 
Dog mom to rescue pup Cali. Currently planning her own black-tie affair. Lover of timeless & modern mixed wedding traditions. Find her watching true crime shows or decorating her new house. 

Sincere. Positive. Hard-Working. 
Boy mom to Jack & newborn Brian. Cat mom to Camden & Rory. Lover of sports & St. Patrick's Day. Find her hanging with her boys and making others smile with her infectious laugh.

Personable. Kind. 
Mom to a sweet kitten. Lover of colors & blending wedding traditions. Find her at the hospital saving lives (she's a licensed RN!) or spending time in the scenic outdoors.


Event Sales & Planning

Event Sales & Planning

"I do not have enough kind words to express the professionalism and literally white glove service that my fiancé and I received from Jen and Brandi [...] Don't think twice, if you want your wedding to be with Southern Skies Events!"

"Jen is kind and professional, but most importantly she is a great teammate."

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Lora Gore Photography

Light & Cedar Photography

“I was calm and confident on our wedding day, because I knew Jen had made sure it was perfect!”

“Jen is kind and professional, but most importantly she is a great teammate.”

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"In the 15 years I've been ordained and doing weddings, you (Southern Skies) are-by far-the very best, most organized, most pleasant and engaging coordinators I've ever had the pleasure of working with."

"Southern Skies' services are the best money you can spend on your wedding and yourselves."


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