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Durango Wedding School

the ultimate wedding workshop

A uniquely intimate, boutique wedding planning workshop taught by the top local industry experts. We have taken the guesswork out of wedding prep and planning and created an in-depth wedding workshop full of the info you want and need to create your dream wedding! Information will include floral design and budgeting, timeline planning, photography, finding the right vendors for you, wedding budget, venue styling, travel, dress fitting and altering, hair and makeup -what to expect, and much more! We are only offering a limited number of tickets so that each attendee can have one-on-one interaction with leading wedding experts.


Upcoming Workshops:

Saturday, February 16th, 2019

12 pm - 4:30 pm

Exact timeline to be announced, but be prepared to spend approx. 4.5 hours with us!

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Who is this workshop for?

Any future brides and grooms that want to dive deep into their wedding planning without feeling overwhelmed. We highly encourage everyone to come including, individuals, family members that are helping with the wedding, maids of honor, besties, and couples.

What is included in this workshop?

  • One-on-one interaction with top industry experts

  • Complete Wedding Planning Workbook

  • Unique courses covering a wide range of wedding topics

  • Demos and how-to instructions

  • Aerial Bartending

  • Light fare and samples

  • Vision board workshop

  • Champagne and wine

  • Door Prizes

  • AND eBike rides!


12:00 pm - Coffee/Tea & Introduction

12:20 pm - Budget Planning and Event styling for your theme

12:50 pm - Break/ Trivia Fun Time

1:00 pm - Floral Planning & Demo

1:25 pm - Break/ Trivia Fun Time

1:30 pm - Hair and Makeup Demo and Presentation on what to expect from your wedding stylist and more

1:50 pm - Types of gowns, finding the right style, when to buy

2:05 pm - Break & eBike rides

2:25 pm - 15 min Demo: Aerial Bartending, add something extra special to your cocktail hour and reception

2:45 pm - Wedding photography tips: finding the right photographer, styles, timelines, exits, posing, groups

3:20 pm - Break/ Trivia Fun Time

3:25 pm - Planning Your Dream Honeymoon

3:40 pm - Vision Boarding Activity w/ wine & champagne

4:15 pm - Recap, group share

4:30 pm - End of Workshop with option to stay and chat with the speakers.

Workshop Instructors

(more photos and bios to come!)


Alexi Hubbell - Photographer

Alexi loves weddings! From the first wedding she shot she knew this was the genre for her. Alexi takes pride in educating brides and grooms about all things wedding photography related - from picking the best photographer for YOU to posing pretty for portraits, timeline and much, much more!

Alexi is a native to durango, Colorado and has been featured in many national news media and print publications.

Awards include People’s choice for best photo by the do more photographers


Natalie McClain - Florist

Natalie is an award winning floral designer and has been creating floral arrangements for over 12 years. She believes each client is as unique as the floral combinations they are inspired by. Natalie's passion lies from each clients vision and using her expert knowledge and skills gained in the floral industry to create their dream. She can bring her passion for creation to any event.

Natalie's work has been featured in many national blogs and publications including:

Style me Pretty, Wedding Chicks, Green Wedding Shoes,Brides.com, Magnolia Rouge, Rocky Mountain Bride, and Buzzfeed.com (#13 is her work!)


Elsa Jagniecki - Event Planning and Design

Heirlooms is a full service event planning and design company creating artful, intimate and authentic atmospheres and events. Through thoughtful collaboration and curation, we provide impeccable event planning, coordination and styling all while helping clients create beautiful stories, individualized spaces and stress-free memorable moments from the big picture down to the details.


Tegan Corlies - Wedding Hair Stylist

Tegan has been doing hair for 18 years, 7 of those with Hair Fusion. One of her favorite things to do is formal hair styles for weddings and special occasions. She also specializes in color and fine textured hair in the salon. She is the Wedding Coordinator for Hair Fusion and her best advice for brides is to “do a trial, it takes the stress and guesswork out of the day of vision for your perfect look. It also allows us to make sure all accessories work well with your chosen style and let’s the bride rest easy knowing her dream look can become a reality. Also bring pictures of several looks you like, it greatly improves communication, and we can create your perfect version for your special day”


Harley Carney - Wedding Makeup Stylist


Christa McMahon- Destination Honeymoon Designer

There’s a study that says that some people are predisposed to love traveling; they call it the Wanderlust Gene. The kind of person who can’t help but travel all the time, finding unique adventures and posting glamorous photos. Well, I have that gene and I want to help others exercise theirs.

Serving and making people happy is as wrapped up in my DNA as much as is wanderlust. I will go above and beyond to ensure that your travels are everything that you could expect and more, because I know it’s so much more than just a vacation.


Vanessa Sirois

aerial bartending and PERFORMANCE


This workshop will be held at our luxurious and private studio on North Main Ave. in Durango, Colorado.



Tickets must be purchased in advance. Couple’s tickets can also mean mother and daughter, etc. They are no refunds on tickets unless the event is canceled and cannot be rescheduled.

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