Weddings. Workshop. Warehouse.

We are storytellers, problem solvers, and dream makers, working to develop Versatile, Original and Unforgettable Designs — Inspired 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) all year and North Carolina during specific months. Our services consist of Full Service Wedding and Event Planning, Wedding Day-Of Coordination, and Event Design. We produce seamless decor proposals, complete with custom-made decor pieces directly from our workshop that match your style and overall aestheic. Item that are not only gorgeous, but provide a purpose. In case you are hosting an outdoor reception with a candy buffet, why wouldn’t you need an LED display box to add lighting for guests to see what they are scooping into those lovely take-out boxes? We welcome Weddings of every scale. We have done intimate Weddings of 10 guests under a dining canopy on the beach, and we have undertaken wall to wall ballroom events of 300 attendees or more! Our 30′ x60′ warehouse of decor items we have gathered throughout the years additionally aids 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 providing specialized attention, we only take on 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 real last name! Carrie puts the pen to paper, and Matt makes sparks fly in our workshop. Since 80% of the events we arrange are with lovers planning Destination Weddings, we empathize with you– WE HAVE BEEN THERE! We organized our very own destination Wedding in 2010 in Asheville, NC. We employed a talented Day-Of Coordinator, so we could kick up our heels an appreciate 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 integrate a touch of whimsy into our designs. Every wedding needs to be unique, which is why we like to learn more about your story too. It just might give rise to something!

Celebrating Our 10th Birthday!

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


Since we get fantastic SUNSETS here in Southwest Florida, a lot of our services are focused on Wedding Planning and Design. We likewise provide 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 possibilities. Simply 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

    Your Best Wedding Planner in Tropical Gulf Acres

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