What makes us different
Are we a good fit for you?
Does planning your wedding excite you, but you’re not sure where to start or who to turn to? Do you appreciate the details, yet are finding it difficult to make decisions? Do you want your wedding to have thoughtfully selected design elements, but prefer to hand that over to the professionals so you can enjoy your special day with all your favorite people? Then we’re the right gals for you!
Our goal is to be your wedding planning guide, helping you make the best decisions on the factors that are important to you, whilst ensuring your guests an optimal experience. And with our signature style, we offer a personal and hands-on approach for each client. This helps us cultivate genuine relationships with our clients. As your personal wedding planning expert, you can count on us to be transparent, calm, compassionate, hands-on and professional throughout your entire planning process.
Meet Our Team
of Austin Wedding Planners
Founder & Senior Planner
As the founder of Uptown Events and J.Upton Travel, Jessica Upton provides strategic vision and innovative direction to ensure every celebratory occasion is perfectly executed.
Whether orchestrating elegant weddings or designing multi destination itineraries, Jessica’s ‘high touch’ approach showcases her creative ideas and intuitive management of logistics.
Her well-honed stylistic eye and impeccable attention to detail is why Uptown Events is continuously a preferred partner for many of the greater Austin areas’ elite event venues.
Jessica lovingly and carefully plans together with her couples to ensure their wedding is a thoughtfully planned event that radiates a true reflection of the couple, and provides their guests with an exceptional & unforgettable experience.
Alana joins our team with experience running one of Austin’s top wedding venues. Alana is a hard worker who loves to sprinkle in some fun throughout the planning process. With her wealth of catering knowledge & problem-solving skills, she is ready to handle each facet of your big day with grace & style.
Uptown Events newest planner, Stephanie Alarcon, has a trained eye for design, putting her 5 years as an Interior Designer to great use. After college Stephanie interned for a local wedding planning company and worked for a high end caterer, before becoming a Designer. She’s since come back to her roots to help couples create a beautiful and memorable wedding experience. Her clients love her positive and determined nature.
Annabelle Murray is an organizational guru and all around amazing team assistant. She’s who will respond to your email when you first reach out, and she very well may be onsite the day of your wedding! Annabelle has her hands in everything from drafting contracts and refining weekend timelines, to assisting with hotel room blocks and helping curate design boards. Our team is able to take the well known care of our clients, thanks to the support from this lovely lady.