Kansas City boasts historic venues and incredible dining, so why not host your rehearsal dinner at one of Kansas City’s best rehearsal dinner locations?   Whether you are hosting a formal affair for 25 or inviting 200 out of town guests for a true Kansas City barbecue feast, these are my top Kansas City rehearsal dinner […]

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January 22, 2018

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Happy 2018, my friends!  My website received a bit of refreshing over the Holidays and I am so excited to dive back in and journal more in my little corner of the web.  To me, my website is a bit like my home: if it isn’t perfectly cleaned, organized decorated, it makes it hard for […]

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January 15, 2018

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This past weekend we had the pleasure of coordinating Courtney and Aaron’s glam winter wedding.  The day was extraordinary and full of surprises for the Groom (who, I have been told, is not keen of surprises).  The women gathered at The Berg for final touch ups and then the Bride and Groom exchanged their first […]

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December 7, 2016

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At our final meeting, Megan looked at me and said “I want to ensure that the first time I see Willie is when I walk down the aisle”.  I nodded my head and told her I would do everything I could to ensure the first time she saw her soon-to-be-husband would be as she was […]

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November 23, 2016

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Hannah and Travis celebrated the union of their marriage in an intimate setting surrounded by about 70 of their closest friends and family. The Bride and Groom are both incredibly creative, so I was excited to see their special touches unfold throughout the day. Guests were shuttled in from a nearby hotel and greeted by […]

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November 16, 2016

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Thank you, from the bottom of my heart to all the EBN couples, for trusting me with the most important day of your life.  I am humbled that Events by Nellie has been named one of The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2017 award recipients for the second year in a row. This award is based […]

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November 14, 2016

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It is very rare to have an 80° Fall day in Kansas City. However, the stars aligned and made for a perfect weather on Courtney and Curtis’s special day.  After being together for over six years, I am so excited that we were able to play a small part on this wonderful couple’s wedding day. […]

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November 3, 2016

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My heart is so full after watching Darren and Jenny become husband and wife this past Friday. Jenny was a maid of honor at an Events by Nellie wedding several years ago.  I vividly remember how she talked about her brother being her best friend during her toast and admired their friendship.  This past January, […]

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October 31, 2016

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So often, I see vendors who work tirelessly in this industry, not for the money, but because of the passion and love they truly have for what they do. Every once and awhile, I want to recognize those people that, behind the scenes, exude every ounce of energy to make your wedding day absolutely perfect. […]

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October 26, 2016

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Over this past weekend, Nellie Sparkman Events worked with not one but two beautiful couples.  What a beautiful day it was surrounded by those that love, care and support both Tara and Michael.  Tara and her bridesmaids began their day at the Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza for relaxation and pampering. Tara was glowing […]

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October 12, 2016

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