Weddings

French Kiss Events

Victoria, British Columbia View map

About

Welcome to French Kiss Events, a full service wedding and design studio located in Victoria, British Columbia. We specialize in creating kick-ass weddings and events that are personalized down to the tiniest, most obsessive little detail.

Experience

Barb Walker is the owner and head wedding planner behind this company. She is a certified member of the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada (WPIC) and also holds a diploma in Business Administration. She has been planning weddings for over 10 years.

Services offered

Their wedding services include the following:

  • Full planning
  • Eco-friendly / Green weddings
  • LGBTQ weddings / ceremonies and more

Other services

French Kiss Events also offers other services which include:

  • Engagements
  • Anniversaries
  • Bridal showers

Highlights

Wedding Planning Services

Event design, full planning

Number of Planners

2

Day-Of Coordination - Starting Price

C$ 2,000.00

Full Wedding Planning - Starting Price

C$ 6,000.00

More information

What wedding events do you provide services for?

Ceremony
Reception
Rehearsal dinner

What types of weddings do you accommodate?

Civil
Cultural
Destination
Eco-friendly
Military
Non-religious
Religious

Do you offer an hourly rate?

False

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    Laura Married on 04/10/2019
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    Best Wedding Planner in BC!

    We could not be happier with our experience with French Kiss Events! Barb is professional, kind, knowledgable and organized. She is the best person to have in your corner for planning your dream wedding! In the early stages of planning she listened to what our wedding vision was and helped us bring it to fruition. Her communication was amazing; she was always quick to respond to any questions and provide different options that were in line with our vision and budget. She provided us with a number of options and amazing vendors to choose from and helped keep us on track to have the celebration we wanted. Her team did an outstanding job on the day of the wedding making sure everything ran smoothly and leaving us with nothing to worry about except saying "I do". We were also highly impressed with all of the vendors that she had recommended. We could easily see that FKE had a great reputation in the wedding community based on the standard of service we received from all vendors throughout the planning process and on the day. If I could have more than one wedding I would hire FKE again in a heartbeat!
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    Mahshid H. Married on 11/08/2019
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    Best choice for day of coordinator

    Nothing but great and pleasant experience with Barb! She’s beyond amazing, responsive, friendly, and punctual. Highly recommend her and her company to all future brides and grooms.
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    Lauren Married on 18/08/2018
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    The Best of the Best!

    I knew I was going to hire Barb from French Kiss Events before I was even engaged. I had been following her for a couple years and I fell in love with her design, sense of style and the stunning weddings she would create. She planned and designed our wedding that took place this past August and it was pure perfection! She is very down to earth, has such a great, fun personality and keeps everything so well organized and takes out all the stress of wedding planning. Throughout the whole planning process we felt at ease , relaxed and when friends and family asked if we were stressed with wedding planning we said ‘No, we have Barb!’

    She understood our style and vibe and her and her team designed and executed it so beautifully. She has this amazing ability to read your mind and know exactly what you want! We trusted her with every detail and she nailed it! She sourced the best of the best vendors and always provided us with options and allowed us to choose according to our needs and wants. She was so good about keeping to our budget and advised on alternatives that would meet our budget. She kept everything on a timeline and ensured vendor payments and due dates were met. She was always there for us to answer questions and was very flexible with her schedule , making time for evening phone calls and even joining me to try on wedding dresses one weekend.

    Barb was our rock throughout the entire process. Thank you for planning and executing our dream wedding and truly the best day of our lives! There is no way we could of done it without Barb and the French Kiss Events team and we are forever grateful for their hard work and dedication to our wedding!
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    Kaylee N. Married on 30/06/2018
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    The Best Day Ever

    Barb was a dream to work with! She turned a few inspiration pics into the most beautiful day of our lives! She was so organized, professional, and creative, and took all the stress and worry out of what could've been a very stressful day. At times, I thought she could read our minds since her suggestions and ideas were exactly what we had in mind. Barb is a creative and organizational genius and I can't praise her highly enough!
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    Madeline H. Married on 21/04/2018
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    We love Barb!

    Hiring Barb to help plan our wedding was the best decision we could have
    made. She was pregnant with her daughter for most of the planning, but her
    availability and dedication never wavered. She kept our stress levels down,
    never tired of our requests and was always in high spirits. Barb's
    knowledge and expertise in the wedding industry is truly invaluable, and we
    don't know how we could have managed planning it without her!
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    Brittany Married on 18/06/2016
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    Barb and her team at French Kiss Events are amazing!!!
    As soon as we met Barb we knew that we wanted her to help us plan our special day. Since we were planning our wedding from another province I was a bit worried how it would all go but with FKE it was honestly a breeze. Barb made the entire process fun, easy and stress free. Our wedding day was perfect. She took our vision and turned it into a beautiful reality. We had the best day and have had nothing but compliments from all our friends and family. I would highly recommend French Kiss Events to anyone who is looking for an awesome wedding planner! :)
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    Jessica B. Married on 02/04/2016
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    The best way to sum up what Barb has done for us is to say that she gave us the most magical day of our lives.
    From the first meeting, Barb put in so much time and effort into getting to know us. She somehow knew what we wanted even when we didn't!
    Our mothers were worried that we were letting someone else plan our "big day", and we wouldn't feel involved. Barb managed to let us (and our families) feel SO involved in the planning without putting any stress on us at all. Because of her, we were able to treasure every moment leading up to, and including, our wedding.
    Barb and her team are professionals in every sense of the word. We only found out about the VERY few mishaps on the day of the wedding AFTER the fact.
    I couldn't possibly say enough about Barb and what she gave us... you will find nobody better!!!
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    Julie T. Married on 14/07/2018
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    5 Thumbs Up

    We couldn’t have been happier to have found Barb to plan our wedding. She was patient, organized and above all had an amazing sense of humour throughout the entire process which kept things light and stress free. Barb + Team were able to personalize the wedding day so it best reflected our personality + who we were as a couple, which is invaluable to us.

    We are so happy with how the wedding day went and the process exceeded our expectations. We would highly recommend Barb to anyone getting married who needs a planner.
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    Andrew S. Married on 19/05/2018
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    Napa Destination Wedding

    Incredible experience with Barb and her team at French Kiss Events. It is difficult to find such a class act who is also down to earth and personable; FKE exemplifies professionalism and attention to detail when it come to wedding planning. We would have been completely lost without the help of Barb walking us through each and every detail that comes with planning a destination wedding. You can tell that her heart is with every couple she works with. If you want a world class wedding planner, look no further than FKE.

    Thanks forever,
    Mandy and Andrew.
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    Laura T. Married on 03/10/2015
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    I cannot say anything bad about Barb, or any of her staff at French Kiss Events! Our wedding was absolutely perfect, exactly what we both had envisioned. I found that Barb was able to be creative and offer lovely ideas, while also taking what we had floating in our minds and turning it into reality. She was professional and courteous, always transparent and open, and was able to take charge and lead when needed. I really appreciated the vendors that were recommended to us, especially as we don't live in Victoria. Each vendor was professional, high quality, and any concerns or issues were quickly resolved with Barb's help.
    I would not have been able to have my perfect day without Barb and her team, and I would recommend her to anyone, hands down!!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Wedding Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Wedding Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Wedding Awards 2014 Winner

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Victoria V8R 5C4 Victoria (British Columbia)

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