Minneapolis wedding planner for joyful couples

Popping the question and saying “I do” aren’t the only joyful parts of getting married. Yes — planning your wedding can be fun! Whether you’re still on the engagement high, or have already started planning and need some direction, Keyed Up Events will help you find the joy in planning your Twin Cities wedding. 

YOUR WEDDING DAY WILL HAVE MANY WONDERFUL MOMENTS; PLANNING IT SHOULD BE FILLED WITH THEM, TOO.

"We used Keyed Up Events primarily for day of coordination. Leading up to it I wasn't sold on needing that service but now that it's behind me I have NO IDEA how we would have managed without them. My husband and I didn't have to worry about a single thing day of. If any issues came up I didn't know about them. My day was worry free, on time, and cleaned up and organized in people's cars without any intervention from me. Dana and Gretchen also went above and beyond with helping us decide decor ahead of time and attending several meetings with the venue. They made my day perfect and I can't thank them enough."

" Leading up to it I wasn't sold on needing that service but now that it's behind me I have NO IDEA how we would have managed without them."

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-Mike and Paul,
Renaissance festival

"Dana from Keyed Up Events was so amazing to work with. We hired her for our Day Of Coordination and we wished we would have hired her to plan the whole wedding. She provided a lot of insight during the week of the wedding as well, giving us a clear to-do list to make sure everything was done in time. Thank you Dana!!!"

"She took a lot of stress off our plates and allowed us to feel like guests at our own wedding."

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-Jackie and Dustin,
Semple Mansion

Dana did an amazing job, from creating a timeline that could be adapted over time, recommending vendors, to confirming with vendors on every detail possible before the wedding. All of the guests told me they had a great time at the wedding: great food, great music, great vibe, etc. And instead of frantically running around during the wedding or doing last-minute tasks, I had time to enjoy my big day with my soon-to-be husband. Thank you, Dana, for making my wedding day stress-free!

"In terms of wedding planning, investing in a wedding planner like Dana at Keyed Up Events was the best thing that I did."

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-Sophie AND Evan,
Omni Viking Lakes Hotel

"In addition to ensuring the event ran smoothly with logistics, Keyed Up Events was there for anything from helping tie our floral piece to the arch, coordinating tipping vendors at the end of the night, and constantly checking in on us! They were ready to do the "small' things like grabbing my shoes that I left somewhere, or swapping them out with more comfortable ones.... ensuring I was hydrated and eating. So so friendly and helpful."

"She thought of several details that had not even crossed my mind."

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-Nora and Chaitanya, 
Earl & Wilson

Meet Your Joy Guide

I’m Dana Allison (she/her), and while my official title is owner and lead wedding planner at Keyed Up Events, I prefer to think of myself as a joy guide. Getting married should be one of the most magical times in your life, and with our help, it will be. 

Meet the KUE Team! 

Ready to Have Some Fun?

Because we are, too. Our expert team of wedding planners are ready to show you just how joyful wedding planning can be. Let’s party!