Weddings. Workshop. Warehouse.

We are storytellers, problem solvers, and vision creators, trying to create Versatile, Authentic and Unforgettable Designs — Motivated by You! Carrie Darling Events ® is a Wedding and Event Planning Company, based in Naples, Florida. We Love the Beach and the Mountains so we are honored to plan Weddings and Events in Southwest Florida (Marco Island, Sanibel, Captiva, Naples, Fort Myers) year round and North Carolina during select months. Our services consist of Complete Wedding and Event Planning, Wedding Day-Of Coordination, and Event Design. We produce seamless decor proposals, done with custom-made decor pieces directly from our workshop that match your style and overall aestheic. Item that are not only beautiful, but provide a purpose. If you are hosting an outdoor reception with a candy buffet, why wouldn’t you need an LED display box to add lighting for attendees to see what they are scooping into those charming take-out boxes? We invite Weddings of any scale. We have completed intimate Weddings of 10 wedding guests under a dining canopy on the beach, and we have done wall to wall ballroom events of 300 attendees or more! Our 30′ x60′ warehouse of decor items we have accumulated over the years additionally helps us accessorize our events. Simply put, we cherish what we do, and relish the moment when it all comes together after a year of preparation. In offering specialized focus, we only manage just one Wedding a weekend, with a limited number of events a year.

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Meet “The Darlings”

We are not making it up, “Darling” is our actual last name! Carrie sets the pen to paper, and Matt makes sparks fly in our workshop. Since 80% of the events we plan are with couples intending Destination Weddings, we empathize with you– WE HAVE BEEN THERE! We arranged our very own destination Wedding in 2010 in Asheville, NC. We employed a talented Day-Of Coordinator, so we could kick up our heels a savor every minute of our wedding day! Sidenote: Matt put together a rounded, white booth for our Sweetheart Table that we had to bring up in a trailer! We are devoted, passionate and dreamers deep down. We certainly like to incorporate a touch of whimsy into our designs. Every wedding needs to be unique, which is why we like to get to know your story too. It just may give rise to something!

Celebrating Our 10th Birthday!

We LOVE to throw a Good Party… so here’s to 10 Years in Business!


As we get fantastic SUNSETS here in Southwest Florida, a lot of our services are focused on Wedding Planning and Design. We likewise offer Special Event Planning for other events including Rehearsal/Welcome Parties, Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, “ Will You Marry Me Dinners“, Engagement Parties, Milestone Birthday Parties, Anniversaries, Holiday Parties and every other reason to celebrate! We also been called for custom built pieces for venues or specialty rentals (depending on our event schedule). As creatives, we are open to additional styling opportunities. Just ask!

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    Additional Photos provided by Allie Ryan Photography, Hunter Ryan Photo, Luminaire Foto, New Ground Photography, Set Free Photography & Matt Steeves Photography

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    Carrie Darling Events
    961 16th Ave Sw,
    Naples, FL, 34117

    Tel: (239)-784-5098

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    Estero is a village in Lee County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, at which time Estero was an unincorporated community, or census-designated place, the population was 22,612. In 2019, the village’s estimated population was 33,871. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

    Estero is the home of Hertz Arena, which hosts the home games for the Florida Everblades ECHL ice hockey team. Florida Gulf Coast University is located just north of the Estero village limits.

    Why You Should Hire A Wedding Planner in Estero

    The advantages of using a wedding planner in Estero are numerous. You can enjoy your wedding day without having to stress over the particulars and you’ll have someone there for advice and assistance throughout the planning process. An expert in the industry can bring your dream to life by planning every little thing from the centerpieces to getting you an officiant and coordinated with vendors for flowers, food, photography, cakes, and dresses. Among the main reasons that people hire a wedding planner is to relieve themselves from the burden and emotions of trying to organize a dream wedding. A professional has the experience and knowledge needed to create exactly what you envision and is also just steps away if you need any recommendations or assistance with almost anything. A wedding planner helps you stay on budget as well. Weddings are costly, so having a professional work out all the details can save you money and time. You’ll have to take care of a considerable amount of numbers and things like that, so having someone on your side can be really useful. It’s better to pay a bit now instead of two or three times more later because you didn’t plan ahead.
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