About Us

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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.

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Meet Our Team

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Jessica Upton

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.

Amanda Kennedy


Amanda joined the Uptown team as a wedding assistant in 2016, bringing enthusiasm and several years experience from various roles in the event planning industry. Amanda’s unwavering dedication to ensure Uptown couples’ had a superior experience and her uncanny ability to swiftly troubleshoot, lead her to become an Associate Wedding Coordinator in 2018. Uptown clients love her comforting nature, can-do attitude and her passion for wedding planning.

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Jamie Martin


Uptown Events’ newest planner, Jamie Martin joined the team in 2020. With cherished experience at one of Austin’s top catering companies, a passion and robust knowledge of all things wedding stationery, and energetic personality, she is quickly becoming one of Austin’s best wedding planners. Jamie’s positive perspective coupled with her intuitive analytic skills makes her a prized asset to Uptown clients.

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