About Us

Elegant Beginnings offers Consulting, Coordination Service and Full-Service Wedding and Event planning in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama, Perdido Key, Pensacola, Destin, Panama City Beach, 30A, and Mexico Beach, Florida. We’ve crafted beautifully designed and impeccably executed weddings in Florida since 1994. The entire team at Elegant Beginnings has a passion for details that ensures each event is remarkable and unique, from the first impression down to the smallest detail.

Clients are guided through the planning process with expert advice, inspired vision, and a thoughtful eye at every turn, making sure planning the event is as enjoyable and memorable as the event itself. Our team has more than 40 years of combined event and wedding experience. Each bride and groom, whether budget-minded or boutique, receives the same quality and attention that Elegant Beginnings is known for in the area. We are truly honored to be an integral part of each of our brides’ extraordinary day, and look forward to creating memories for many years to come.

Meet Our Team

Allison Bunker

Allison Bunker

Destin/30A/Panama City Beach

Cherry Warren

Cherry Warren

Destin/30A/Panama City Beach

Kimberely Oliver

Owner & Manager

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Serving YOu

Our coordinators are professionals and will be there for all of our bridal couple needs. If a coordinator needs to help serve food, help the photographer gather the family for pictures, or place linens and centerpieces on tables, there is NO question they are there to do whatever it takes! One quality that each of these ladies have is the ability to handle any and all situations with calmness! As coordinators, we are trained to think on our feet. The MAIN focus is on our bridal couple and keeping them calm, ensuring they have nothing to worry about but enjoying the day with their families and guests.

Our Goal

Making a once in a lifetime event, a once in a lifetime experience. Elegant Beginnings is your key to the perfect beginning.

Proudly Partnered

At Elegant Beginnings, we're proud to be partnered with:

A Perfect Wedding, LLC

The Perdido Queen- Mobile,Al

Salon Eclipse - Gulf Shores,Al

Captain Andersons Event Center - Panama City, Fl

Contact Us

  • Detailed Brides Day, Rehearsal And Ceremony Timeline
  • Distribute Personal Flowers To Wedding Party & Family
  • Direct Wedding Rehearsal & Ceremony
  • Main Contact For The Night Of The Event
  • Unlimited Phone Calls, Emails And Text With Elegant Beginnings
  • Vendor Referrals To Our Preferred Vendors
  • Officiant To Perform Ceremony
  • Professional Photographer (Ceremony And Sunset Photos –unedited With Release)
  • Sand Ceremony With Table, Heart Shaped Vase, Your Choice Of 2 Sand Colors.
  • Blessing Of The Shells Ceremony With Seashells
  • 2 Pole Bamboo Wedding Arbor With White Top Panels And You Can Choose:
      • Lanterns And Sea Shell - Starfish Décor
      • Shepherd Hooks With White Lanterns For Aisle Décor

  • Site Prep: Rake The Sand, Cleanup Of Trash Around Wedding Ceremony Site
  • Cleanup After Ceremony (Only Footprints In The Sand)
  • Wedding Music For Guest Arrival, Processional, And Recessional
  • Upgrade To Edited Photography Package
  • Add “Real Touch” Florals To Your Arbor
  • See Our A La Carte Page For More Ideas

A la carte extras


starting at $3,000.00

(subject to services requested, destination area, city, county and beach requirements)

****$750.00 Non-refundable Deposit Is Required With A Signed Contract To Hold The Date And The Above Items.

****** Final Payment Is Due 30 Days Prior To The Wedding Date. Travel Charges May Be Applied If Requested To Remote Areas