Has the ability to stir people to their core and remind them of the significance found in a lighting choice, the perfect linen, or the way flowers spill over the edge of a vase. When you dream of a lavish wedding, we help you create an atmosphere of luxury that you and your guests see and feel.

Based in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area, B Astonished Events is a premier full-service event planning and design company specializing in luxury weddings and lavish events both domestically and internationally. Our team of planners cultivate creativity, foster endless positive attitudes, and continuously sharpen their meticulous eye for detail and design to provide you with the highest level of artistry and service excellence. 

Treasured milestones and intimate moments are weaved throughout your journey to the aisle and we help you preserve those by offering a worry-free planning process honed to exceed your expectations. Leave it to us and we’ll leave you with a legacy wedding or event experience.

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Welcome to The Astonishing Experience where we live for the days we get to pull up a chair and hear about your event vision or wedding dreams. I’m the Owner, Lead Planner and Designer for B Astonished Events.

Clients, family members, and friends alike compliment my classic taste, sophisticated style, and impeccable eye for detail and design. I’m passionate about planning dream weddings and luxurious events that deliver an astonishing experience for our clients and their guests.

Hi, I'm Melissa!

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"Everything was PERFECT! I know they say to expect that not everything at your wedding will be perfect, but our wedding was absolutely perfect and we could not have done it without Melissa!"


"Melissa and her team were a God-send for sure! No matter how busy she was, Melissa always responded to messages very, very promptly. I am going to miss working with Melissa and the team over at B Astonished Events. We can not wait for the next big exciting event."


"B Astonished was amazing in every aspect of planning. The vendors they recommended were all of great quality! B Astonished was very responsive whenever we had questions or concerns, they were also very flexible. On the day of our wedding they were beyond patient with us and made sure our day was nothing less than perfect!"


"I can’t even put into words how incredible Melissa and her team were for the planning and execution of our wedding day! Let me tell you...all of the stress, pressure, and overwhelming feelings were completely eliminated during the planning process for me, thanks to the B Astonished team! When I had my initial planning meeting with Melissa she was very professional, joyful and open to all of my ideas. From day one she always made herself available to me. B Astonished goes ABOVE AND BEYOND for their clients and we highly recommend them! We are just so thankful for them! They created and delivered the wedding of our dreams!"

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