The Knot’s Best of Weddings Winner!

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We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded The Knot’s Best of Weddings for the fifth year in a row. This recognition holds a special place in my heart because it is based on the genuine reviews and experiences shared by you, our people, our trusted clients.

I wanted to take another moment to express my heartfelt gratitude for the incredible wedding season we had. I am especially grateful for the opportunity to be apart of your wedding celebrations and for the meaningful relationships we have established. It was truly a wonderful year and I am filled with immense appreciation for each and every one of you.

Thank you once again for supporting our journey as small business owners. We are truly grateful for your trust, support, and the opportunity to play a special role during your wedding days. Here’s to an even more remarkable and memorable wedding season ahead!


Happy Holidays

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✨ Cheers to a sparkling holiday season ✨
💗 The Kennedys

Lauryn’s Bridal Shower

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Vendor Team:

Brewery Becker – Venue

Wildscape Floral Co – Florist

Mallory Tahy – Photographer

Special Occasions – Linens

Zingerman’s Deli – Catering

Backdrop Installation – Modernly Events

Invitations – Minted

Planning + Decor – Kennedy Planning Co

The Knot’s Best of Weddings Award

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Wow, four years in a row 💖 This accomplishment is always near and dear to my heart because it’s awarded based on the reviews from all of our clients. To each and everyone of you that take the time to write a heartfelt review about our business, thank you. We are beyond grateful 🥹


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Hey Everyone! It’s been years since I’ve wrote an introduction about myself so here we go!

I’m Megan Kennedy the owner and lead planner of Kennedy Planning Co. We’re a husband and wife team and you’ll see David and I both on here executing weddings.

To me, being a wedding planner is so much more than having a pretty event. It’s about the friendships built with my clients over the years and the true care that comes along with planning your wedding. I believe your wedding celebration should be a reflection of your love. We take on a limited number of events every year to give our clients the time, care, and attention their wedding celebration deserves.

When most people see me setting up for a wedding they comment on how calm, efficient, and well-organized I work. I sincerely feel that crafting weddings are my gift.

You’ll also find me beaming with pure joy on wedding days and laughing with David as we’re setting up decor. We are constantly laughing and being silly with each other. A prime example is this photo taken by @kdphotographyllc.

Aside from planning weddings, I love to travel. Going to places I’ve never been before, seeing beautiful sites, and experiencing the variety of cultures the world has to offer is a huge part of who I am. David and I have a goal to travel to all 50 states’ together (and do something meaningful in each to make it count). We only have 4 more states to go, but have taken a slight detour from visiting the states to traveling abroad when we have the time off.

So that’s a little about me and our business. Thanks for your endless support and following along as my business continues to grow 🥂

We Won The Knot’s Best of the Best!!

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Over the past several years we have been beyond blessed to work with the best couples from all over the country.

While we do it because we love LOVE, it also feels great when our clients see their dreams come true and want to share their experience with the world.

For the third year in a row, we’ve been awarded @theknot’s Best of the Best!

To all of our clients who take the time to write us reviews, we can’t thank you enough for your kindness and support. Your reviews and referrals mean the absolute world to us.

With a grateful heart, thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!

Flowers by yours truly and photo by @sageandfernphoto 🧡

Merry Christmas!

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From our family to yours, we wish you a very merry Christmas and a sparkling holiday season 🎄

📸: @tiffanybackmeierphoto

Happy Small Business Saturday

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It’s Small Business Saturday 🧡

I know we say this over and over again, but we are so incredibly grateful for everyone’s support to our small business.

You’re looking at a husband and wife team that devotes their life to this business. We’re the accountant, marketing manager, lead planner, and so much more. We truly do it all.

This year has brought many new challenges as small business owners and your support is invaluable to us.

Remember while you’re out shopping for your family this year to support your local small businesses. When you’re running a small business it truly is the little things that make a big difference.

Vendor Team:
Photography: @tiffanybackmeierphoto
Planning: @kennedyplanningco
Vintage Rentals: @irisandmayfair
Paper Goods: @jeanettepididesign
Florals: @brightmoorflowerfarm
Venue: @lmpcollective


Friday Introductions: Get To Know Me

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Hey Everyone 👋🏼 It’s me, Megan, the planner behind Kennedy Planning Co.

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a #fridayintroductions to share some fun facts about me, so here we go!

1. Travel is a huge part of my life. This past year with very little travel has been the worst. My highlight of 2020 was traveling to Oregon for Kayla and Jordan’s elopement.

David and I have a goal of traveling to all 50 states and we have 5 more to go!

2. My home design aesthetic is very modern and clean. I like white walls and very minimal patterns. One room in our house has color in it 😳 Wedding planning design is the complete opposite of what’s going on in this house. Bring on the colors, patterns, and unique ideas.

3. My favorite food is fried chicken and macaroni and cheese. Give me all the comfort food please!

4. I love horror movies, true crime, and serial killer documentaries. It’s very rare to find me watching a romantic comedy.

5. I adore all creatures! Any animal is cute to me snakes, possums, bats, etc. I am a true animal lover. I rescued over 57 toads this past spring that were stuck in my egress well.

6. My first concert ever was Britney Spears! I love a good 90’s and early 2000’s jam 🎶


Photo Credit: Lisa Hodack Photography

The Knot Best of Weddings 2021

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Wow, we really didn’t expect this award this year!! 2020 has been difficult for everyone and it has definitely been hard on our small business.

We wouldn’t be here without the support of our amazing couples. From the bottom of our heart, thank you!!

Cue the happy tears 🧡

@theknot @theknotpro @weddingpro #theknot #bestofweddings #bestofweddings2021

We’re Featured on Festival Brides!

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BEYOND excited to share with everyone that we are featured on @festivalbrides!!!

Festival Brides is the only blog in the world that focuses on festival and bohemian style weddings. They are one of the UK’s most popular wedding blogs.

This is one of my favorite blogs to find inspiration due to their unique style and it is an honor to have my work featured on this site.

Photographer: @MaddiHansonphoto
Event Design & Planning: @KennedyPlanningCo
Florist: @BlueSkyBouquet
Stationary: @JeanettePidiDesign
Dress: @InfinityBridal_Boutique
Cake: @TastyLayers
Geodes: @Addy_Marie_Designs
Hair: @emileeamonhairmakeup


Winter Wonderland Wedding Published by Contemporary Weddings Magazine

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I had the opportunity to work with an amazingly talented group of wedding professionals in January to execute a Winter Wonderland Wedding. Today, we got the exciting news that our hard work and dedication had paid off and our wedding shoot has been published by Contemporary Weddings Magazine!

Check out some exclusive photos from our Winter Wonderland Shoot with our talented Detroit vendor team by clicking here.

Event Venue: Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center / Photographer: Kai Davis Photography / Cinema and Video: Mas Media / Event Planner: Love Infinity Ink / Assistant Planner: Kennedy Planning Co / Floral Designer: Blue Sky Bouquet / Cake Designer: Mackenzie’s Sugar House / Linens and Coverings: Luxe Event Linen / Wedding Rentals: Upstage Kzoo / Wedding Dress and Faux Fur: Brides & Tailor LLC / Beauty: Configure Beauty Detroit / Makeup Artist: Makeup by Norms / Invitation Designer: Designed with Amore / Models: Beau Koran and Rebecca Koran

Kennedy Planning Co Named Winner of the Knot Best of Weddings 2020

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Megan Kennedy, owner of Kennedy Planning Company is pleased to announce that she has been selected as a 2020 ­­winner of The Knot Best of Weddings, an accolade representing the highest- and most-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot, a leading wedding planning brand.

In 2020, only five percent of hundreds of thousands of local wedding professionals listed on The Knot received this distinguished award. In its fourteenth annual year, The Knot continues its longstanding tradition of supporting local wedding vendors with The Knot Best of Weddings 2020, an annual by-couples, for-couples guide to the top wedding professionals across the country. To determine the winners, The Knot analyzed its millions of user reviews across various vendor categories, including venues, florists, photographers, caterers and more, to find the highest rated vendors of the year. These winners represent the best of the best wedding professionals that engaged couples should consider booking for their own unique wedding.

“I launched my company in 2016 with big dreams and a goal to be the best wedding planner in our community. Today, I am honored that my hard work and design vision have been recognized by winning this influential award by a brand that I respect in my industry.” Megan Kennedy, Owner, Kennedy Planning Co.

The Knot has inspired 25 million couples (and counting!) to plan a wedding that’s uniquely theirs. With a rich history of providing high-quality content and inspiration, The Knot makes it easy for couples to connect with and book the right wedding professionals to create their perfect wedding day. On The Knot Marketplace, couples can get connected to any of the hundreds of thousands of local wedding professionals across the country. The Knot Best of Weddings gives couples the confidence to find and book the best local vendors to bring their wedding visions to life. In combination with years of trusted content, The Knot’s innovative technology makes planning one’s wedding celebrations easier and more enjoyable.

For more information about The Knot Best of Weddings and this year’s winners, please visit

Photo Credit: Kate Bernhardt Photo of Clarkston, Michigan

Happy National Wedding Planning Day

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Happy #NationalWeddingPlanningDay! Since it’s also #fridayintroductions and I’m a wedding planner, I’m going to share a few fun facts about me 💖

1. My favorite part of a wedding is the moment after the bride and groom are announced as husband and wife. I love to look back at the couple as they share their excitement together!

2. My husband and I are the dream team when it comes to planning. Whether it’s heavy lifting or floral design, we got this!

3. Speaking of David, we love to travel! We have a goal of traveling to all 50 states by the time we’re 30. We have 12 more states to go!

4. I got my Bachelor’s Degree in Design. I love fashion and I think that this love helps my wedding designs too! Check out my personal Instagram @meganricica for all things fashion

5. I have a tequila certification, but I don’t drink any alcohol (yes, that includes tequila! 

Thank you to Kaptured By Kassie Photography for capturing this moment of me at a wedding last year!

Cheers to 2019!

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Hello 2019 

I want to say thank you to everyone for their support and love. 2018 was a very busy year and we’re already gearing up for our 2019 wedding season. If you or someone you know is getting married and is interested in a wedding planner or day-of coordinator please send them our way!

We have special pricing for couples who book with us before February. 💖 

Now Booking 2018 Weddings

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It’s been an exciting wedding season over here at Kennedy Planning Company! We’ve traveled all over Michigan for some gorgeous weddings.

Our wedding planning packages for 2018 wedding season dates are booking up quickly. If you’re looking for a wedding planner or day-of coordinator please reach out. We would love to be a part of your special day!