Jessica Carrillo, Owner of Art & Soul Events. Wedding Planning and Wedding Design for rad southern california couples
 Photographer: L oie Photography

Photographer: Loie Photography

My name is Jessica Carrillo and I'm so glad you're here! I'm obsessed with weddings and my heart is at the core of Art & Soul Events. I feel so THANKFUL that I get to spend my days with amazing couples while we PLAN one of their life's major milestones.

ABOUT ME

I plan and design weddings for the bold, rebellious, and creative! I plan weddings that are soulful and that uniquely reflect my couple's style and aesthetic. I love pairing creative bold and unexpected choices with beautiful design. I will encourage you to make thoughtful decisions that are true to your priorities, personalities, and relationship. I don't believe that things have to be done the way they have always been done. This is your wedding, there are no rules!

WHY I LOVE WEDDINGS
I still cry at almost every wedding and feel so lucky to play an instrumental role in such an incredible day. Developing relationships with my couples is a critical part of my process. I want to build a solid foundation, so you feel my support and genuine investment in you. Wedding Planning is exciting and fun but it can also be emotional and stressful at times. Expectations, budgets, and family dynamics all come into play. I'll be here to lean on and guide you every step of the way.


TRAVEL

I am a Los Angeles based Wedding and Event Planner, but LOVE to travel!  Weddings take us on adventures all over Southern California and the central coast. You'll often find me planning and designing weddings in Joshua Tree, Palm Springs, Santa Barbara, wine country, Santa Cruz, the Sequoias, and beyond. I jump at the chance to conquer a new venue or town!

            Are we soulmates? If so, CONTACT me!  Read LOVE NOTES and rave reviews from our Art & Soul Couples.


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Fun Facts

  • I was born and raised in Los Angeles! Mexican food is my weakness and Paco's Tacos (in Culver City) has been my favorite restaurant for over 25 years.

  • I played the drums in high school, briefly went to beauty school, and I graduated from film school with a BA in Cinema & Television Production.

  • I met Hector on a weekend girls trip to San Francisco. Two of my best friends married two of Hector’s best friends. Our wedding was a hell of a party!

  • I'm a mama to an incredible little human, Jordan Olivia. Our mommy-daughter days are filled with Starbucks dates, dance parties, and lots of snuggles and smooches.

  • Concerts, comedy shows, boozy brunches, and amusement park adventures are my happy place.

  • When I’m not planning, designing or managing a wedding, you'll often find me organizing a meet-up for LA Wedding Vendors and Creatives or The Rising Tide Society.


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Art & Soul Events is proud to support...

The Human Rights Campaign, Los Angeles LGBT Center, ACLU, Safe Place for Youth, and GLAAD. We are invested in strengthening the communities we care about through contributions to charities and civic organizations that improve lives. We are LGBTQ Friendly and we partner with vendors that are too!