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Wedding Wire Review

Green Fox Five Star Review

Alan said…I must admit that it took me a while to warm up to Sandra – I was reluctant to use a wedding planner (my mom made me do it, but she paid for it too!) Very quickly, I realized how big a project our dream wedding was – and she helped it to materialize. Going through the photos today, I was reminded of what a great/beautiful day it was and I still get weekly compliments on the entire wedding (more than 2 months later) – ceremony, location, food, hair, dress – everything that Sandra helped us with. We did a part “home-made” part big-fancy wedding, and it was essential to have a professional to help us organize it. Thanks!

 

Wedding Wire Review

Green Fox Five Star Review

Private User said…I cannot say enough good things about Green Fox Events and the wedding guru Sandra. She helped me work through so many things, details, issues, concerns and ALWAYS put my mind at ease. The “No Stress Allowed” motto is true. I would let Sandra know of a concern (or major freak out) and she took it from there to resolution. I had a particularly difficult to manage venue that came with a caterer. A bit of a nightmare. Sandra is what kept me sane in dealing with the traumas and dramas of that experience (hello unreturned phone calls and emails, no written agreement until the Tuesday before the event, having to repeat requests over and over in writing and verbally…). I relied on Sandra to be our expert and never looked back. I had no worries on the days leading up to our event because she had it all handled. And on the day of our wedding, my hubby and I took in every single wonderful moment without a worry because she had it all flowing beautifully. She also managed to return each and every item that we delivered to the venue for our celebration – and as a DIY bride, we had A LOT! Green Fox also provided a bunch of great and fun rentals. Sandra was an amazing resource. She won’t just send you a list of hairdressers and florists. Instead, she met with us to get to know us before going on to make recommendations for vendors so she had an idea of what styles would work for us. In addition to just being an expert and super professional, knowledgeable, organized and responsive, Sandra and her team were also so much fun to work with. We laughed a lot. I want to do it all again (minus that caterer probably!) I highly recommend Sandra and her team. You will be in the best hands ever!

 

Wedding Wire Review

Green Fox Five Star Review

Erin said…Green Fox, Sandra and Cara, are without a doubt, your one-stop, worry-free event planning shop! We worked with Green Fox for our wedding at Sierra Meadows Ranch and everything was absolutely wonderful. What is so awesome about working with them, is that they understand everyone is not a cookie cutter of past clients, and therefore, do not cram you into a particular pre-set package. They are willing customize their services to best fit your needs. Not only do they know everyone in town and the greater region, they have built so many long-standing relationships with other vendors and have great rapport throughout the community. This was such peace of mind for us, considering we were planning our wedding from Southern California. Mammoth is such a small area, that it can be a challenge to find everything you need on your own. Sandra and Cara have all the connections you’ll need! The Green Fox team is full of fun, interesting and creative ideas, but also loves learning from and collaborating with their client. We never felt like anything we asked for or suggested was frowned upon, but instead, met with a “let’s see how we can make that happen!” approach. They’re week-of and day-of services are worth every penny. All our family members who helped out, said how professional and lovely both Sandra and Cara were and how much they enjoyed working with them. My husband’s Aunt does floral for loads of special events and said that they were one of the best events teams she has ever worked with. Their fresh and positive attitudes were always so reassuring – there was never a time that we felt that they didn’t have everything in complete control. Can’t wait to visit GFE next time we are up in Mammoth. They truly do create that kind of lasting relationship with their clients.

 

Wedding Wire Review

Green Fox Five Star Review

Allison said…When my significant other asked me to marry him, I didn’t know if I wanted to have a wedding or not. We both grew up in Mammoth, so having a small, non-traditional wedding was a compromise we both agreed on. I had been in a wedding that Sandra coordinated, and I knew immediately that she was the woman for the job. Sandra and the Green Fox team were amazing. From day 1 of wedding planning, Sandra was on my side. She supported me, helped me solidify ideas, helped me trouble shoot, offered resources, and carried out my plans. We met a lot, did monthly phone conferences, and sent tons of emails back and forth. I always felt supported and cared for without being pressured to do anything I wasn’t comfortable with. Planning was made so easy and fun. The week of the wedding was never stressful or overwhelming. I handed everything to the Green Fox team, and they took care of it. They were wonderful in dealing with both my family and the vendors. My wedding was beautiful, fun, and more than I ever dreamed it could be. Green Fox helped me carry out my vision exactly the way I wanted it without stress, huge financial burden, or compromise. I highly recommend working with Green Fox if you are having a wedding in Mammoth. Sandra knows and works well with all the local vendors. She is your guide to success for a Mammoth wedding. I wish I could do it again! She will be included in all of our major party planning in the future

 

Wedding Wire Review

Green Fox Five Star Review
Jessica said…Sandra and her girls in green are one of a kind. I got married on June 22nd, 2013 at Convict Lake and had my reception at Tallus Residence Club. I seriously could not have done it without Sandra. There was more than one bump along the wedding planning road, but because of Sandra’s experience, initiative, and professionalism I was able to enjoy the happiest day of my life stress-free. I would not recommend going with anyone else. THANK YOU SO SO MUCH GREEN FOX!

 

Wedding Wire Review

Green Fox Five Star Review
Maggan said…Sandra and Sarah at Green Fox planned our intimate wedding on top of the mountain in Mammoth just a couple of weeks ago. I have to say that my husband and I are thrilled with the outcome. They really listened to our requests and planned it exactly how I had imagined, even better. It was so romantic with rose petals and candles, violin and cello playing and the perfect officiant. Carrie did my hair and make up and I loved it plus we had fun doing it. Brandon at Minaret Photography was also the perfect choice. We like more “action” shots and not so much posing and he understood exactly. We have seen some of the photos and they look outstanding. Meghan and Mammoth Mountain was also evolved in the planning and very accommodating. Skadi delivered a 5 course meal and it was absolutely fantastic. Thanks to all of you for making our day the most special day ever. Perfection! We feel like Mammoth is our mountain now!!

 

Wedding Wire Review

Green Fox Five Star Review
bduhaime100 said…We totally lucked out with Sandra. We found her by reaching out to a few local wedding planners and she was the first one to return our inquiry. From that initial contact, however, we knew she was the one for us. Planning a wedding, it turns out, can be kind of stressful! and emotional! and difficult! throw in the fact that I (the bride) was working full time and also lived 6 hours down the mountain and the task seemed downright impossible. Enter Sandra. With her motto “NO STRESS” and her cheerful, energetic, positive attitude she literally talked me off the proverbial ledge more times than I can count. By the time we got married I felt like she was family. We had a tiny budget, a very specific vision, and probably very unrealistic expectations but Sandra was unfazed. She networked with local vendors to get us the very best deals and gave us tons of ideas of ways we could cut costs including how to do some of the small things ourselves. Most of all she was there for everything on the day of the wedding and even for the brunch on the day after she worked so hard. We didn’t have to worry about a thing and even though our wedding day had a lot of “moving parts” everything went off without a hitch. Our wedding was a huge success people to this day (nearly 5 years later) still comment on how unique, fun and memorable it was. Thank you so much Sandra for making our dream wedding a possibility!

 

The Knot Review

Green Fox Five Star Review

Best Decision You’ll Make Today!

Let me tell you a story: once upon a time there was a beautiful, smart, incredible woman named Kaitlin (my soon-to-be wife at the time) and her adorable, awesome, fantastic, incredible, intelligent (too much?) soon-to-be-husband (yes, I hijacked my wife’s The Knot account…). They lived in Los Angeles, but wanted an amazing wedding in Mammoth Lakes. So after a little digging, they found Green Fox Events & Guest Services. Who is Green Fox? Well, let me tell you: the best thing that could ever happen to your wedding. Sandra and her team (special shout out to Cara and Kristy) are top-notch. They are experienced, professional and amazing people to work with.

Don’t want to spend the money? First, don’t be stupid. Second, they get valuable discounts that makes their services almost a wash in the end anyway. Lastly, c’mon, they’re amazing!!!

Now let me tell you how the story ends: my wife and I got married without a hitch. Seriously, not one. Have you ever heard of absolutely nothing going wrong at a wedding? Me neither.

Look, I can’t guarantee that NOTHING will go wrong at your wedding, either. However, I can guarantee that without Green Fox, you’re living dangerously.

Book them. Now. Seriously – right now. What are you waiting for?

Thank you so so so much, Sandra & Team!!!!!!!!! We love you!!!!! If anyone’s looking for references, have them call us!

 

Facebook Review

Green Fox Five Star Review
Scott Nassau said…Had such a blast this weekend working with Green Fox Events. They are both professional and personal. Sandra has an amazing team.

 

Yelp Review

Green Fox Five Star Review
Brian C. said…Let me tell you a story: once upon a time there was a beautiful, smart, incredible woman named Kaitlin (my soon-to-be wife at the time) and her adorable, awesome, fantastic, incredible, intelligent (too much?) soon-to-be-husband. They lived in Los Angeles, but wanted an amazing wedding in Mammoth Lakes. So after a little digging, they found Green Fox Events & Guest Services. Who is Green Fox? Well, let me tell you: the best thing that could ever happen to your wedding. Sandra and her team (special shout out to Cara and Kristy) are top-notch. They are experienced, professional and amazing people to work with.

Don’t want to spend the money? First, don’t be stupid. Second, they get valuable discounts that makes their services almost a wash in the end anyway. Lastly, c’mon, they’re amazing!!!

Now let me tell you how the story ends: my wife and I got married without a hitch. Seriously, not one. Have you ever heard of absolutely nothing going wrong at a wedding? Me neither.

Look, I can’t guarantee that NOTHING will go wrong at your wedding, either. However, I can guarantee that without Green Fox, you’re living dangerously.

Book them. Now. Seriously – right now. What are you waiting for?

Thank you so so so much, Sandra & Team!!!!!!!!! 5 stars isn’t anywhere near enough, but it’s as high as Yelp will let me go. We love you!!!!!

 

Yelp Review

Green Fox Five Star Review
Monique B. said…I cannot say enough good things about Green Fox Events and the wedding guru Sandra. She helped me work through so many things, details, issues, concerns and ALWAYS put my mind at ease. The “No Stress Allowed” motto is true. I would let Sandra know of a concern (or major freak out) and she took it from there to resolution. I had a particularly difficult to manage venue that came with a caterer. A bit of a nightmare. Sandra kept me sane in dealing with the traumas and dramas of that experience (hello unreturned phone calls and emails, no written agreement until the Tuesday before the event, having to repeat requests over and over in writing and verbally from this vendor…). We hired Sandra after selecting our venue that came with caterer. If I had to do it all over again I likely would have started by hiring Sandra and proceeded based on her advice. She really is the expert!

I relied on Sandra to be our expert and never looked back. I had no worries on the days leading up to our event because she had it all handled. And on the day of our wedding, my hubby and I took in every single wonderful moment without a worry because she had it all flowing beautifully. She also managed to return each and every item that we delivered to the venue for our celebration – and as a DIY bride, we had A LOT! Green Fox also provided a bunch of great and fun rentals.

Sandra was an amazing resource. She won’t just send you a list of hairdressers and florists. Instead, she met with us to get to know us before going on to make recommendations for vendors so she had an idea of what styles would work for us.

One thing I wish I had done differently in using Sandra and Green Fox is to have used them more! I had to be super budget conscious and Sandra always made that possible and workable. But if I had known then what I know now, I would have made budget adjustments to be able to have GFE handle more for us so that I wasn’t so overwhelmed with my own massive DIY projects in the end. Live and learn… Don’t make this same mistake, ladies! Budget enough to be able to have Sandra and her team do as much as possible for you. This is coming from a really budget conscious bride!

In addition to just being an expert and super professional, knowledgeable, organized and responsive, Sandra and her team were also so much fun to work with. We laughed a lot. I want to do it all again (minus that caterer probably!).

Finally, Sandra provides a very detailed schedule of events for all wedding related activities. I wish I had used this tool more! She will distribute it to your vendors. But I should have also distributed it to members of my family who were helping with a lot of details so that they had fewer questions for me; questions that I was getting overwhelmed in answering… (This was the control freak part of me rearing it’s ugly head. Lucky for you, Sandra is in control and OCD, so he has your back!)

I highly recommend Sandra and her team. You will be in the best hands ever!

 

Yelp Review

Green Fox Five Star Review
Erin T. said…Sandra and Cara are without a doubt, your one-stop, worry-free event planning shop! We worked with Green Fox for our wedding at Sierra Meadows Ranch and everything was absolutely wonderful. What is so awesome about working with them, is that they understand everyone is not a cookie cutter of past clients, and therefore, do not cram you into a particular pre-set package. They are willing customize their services to best fit your needs. Not only do they know everyone in town and the greater region, they have built so many long-standing relationships with other vendors and have great rapport throughout the community. This was such peace of mind for us, considering we were planning our wedding from Southern California. Mammoth is such a small area, that it can be a challenge to find everything you need on your own. Sandra and Cara have all the connections you’ll need!

The Green Fox team is full of fun, interesting and creative ideas, but also loves learning from and collaborating with their client. We never felt like anything we asked for or suggested was frowned upon, but instead, met with a “let’s see how we can make that happen!” approach. Their week-of and day-of services are worth every penny. All our family members who helped out, said how professional and lovely both Sandra and Cara were and how much they enjoyed working with them. My husband’s Aunt does floral for loads of special events and said that they were one of the best events teams she has ever worked with. Their fresh and positive attitudes were always so reassuring – there was never a time that we felt that they didn’t have everything in complete control. Can’t wait to visit GFE next time we are up in Mammoth. They truly do create that kind of lasting relationship with their clients.

 

Yelp Review

Green Fox Five Star Review
Joellen C. said…I asked Sandra DiDomizio at Green Fox Events to be my wedding coordinator this past June. Sandra advised me completely through the planning stages of my wedding: resources, details to think about in regards to decorations, table settings, and event layout, which was held at The Double Eagle Spa & Resort in June Lake, CA.

I loved working with Sandra and her creativity, energy, organization and follow-through.

So well and thorough was her tutelage, that when the day of the wedding finally arrived, Green Fox Events pulled the day off without a hitch. My husband and I literally spent the entire day visiting with family and friends: the wedding was absolutely everything I had envisioned and more.

Green Fox has an “M.O”, and that is “No Stress Allowed”. Guess what? No stress was allowed and all fell together beautifully.

A special thanks to Theresa and Camille who coordinated the event the actual day of the wedding.

 

Yelp Review

Green Fox Five Star Review
Carrie G. said…I am a wedding vendor that has worked with Green Fox Events for events in the Eastern Sierra. Sandra, along with her top notch assistant have been able to pull off wedding miracles in a short amount of time.

As a vender, I receive all the information I need about timing, planning, and tidbits about the couples desires so that I can deliver the best service to them. Sandra of Green Fox Events is a powerhouse of knowledge with the best people at her fingertips to make each event successful.

 

Yelp Review

Green Fox Five Star Review
Kayleena E. said…I wish I could give more than 5 stars!!! We decided to work with Sandra when we chose Mammoth as our wedding destination and found it to be really difficult to plan a wedding from far away. When we met with her the first time, we were so pleased to find someone who was organized, creative, and energetic. She had such a great personality and was so excited about what she does, it made us both feel like a huge weight had finally been lifted off our backs. Even better, she was able to work with our ever-changing budget without any complications. Sandra was incredibly accommodating with meeting our needs and requests, attending several of our meetings with vendors and giving excellent recommendations as to who we should use for hair, make-up, flowers, officiant, etc. She provided a very thorough timeline as to when we should shoot to have various things finalized throughout our engagement leading up to the wedding day. Each time we met with her, emailed her, or had a phone conference, she left with a list of “homework” items to complete; her turn-around was very quick, we never had to wonder “hmm, I wonder what she found out about…” she always got right back to us! One of the greatest things about working with Sandra was her ability to ask us questions we didn’t even think to ask ourselves in order to add unique details to our wedding, finalize our overall “vibe” for the big day, and narrow down ideas to be both financially pleasing and special. As the wedding came closer, we were feeling very overwhelmed having just moved, started a new job, and beginning some DIY wedding add-ons that seemed like a good idea when I started them (big mistake). We decided to hand everything over to Sandra about a month before the wedding that didn’t absolutely need to be completed by us before we pulled each other’s hair out! And, she took it all over flawlessly. Now, fast-forward to our wedding weekend… a storm hit, flights were cancelled, and family members were already fighting. The first thing Sandra said to us when we saw her was “no stress,” and boy was she right! She kept everyone busy during the rehearsal to prevent arguments (whether she knew this or not!), served as our liaison with our venue and other vendors, and created such a calming presence where I think even those who had horrific travels to Mammoth that weekend were instantly excited to be at the wedding festivities. I had multiple people come up to me during our rehearsal as well as during the wedding to tell me how awesome Sandra was and that she was “the best coordinator, so organized and calm, she always has a smile on her face!” (stated by my MOH, who has been to several weddings). Given the last minute guest number changes, Sandra was able to help reorganize the layout of the reception and ceremony. And, giving the gondola closure to the top of the mountain due to the storm (our ceremony site!), she was able to implement Plan B to be better than we ever anticipated! She even went the extra mile to deliver the flowers to our condo and to print our my vows (I still do not know how I managed to forget to print those!). If there were any conflicts during the wedding, we never knew about them and were able to focus on having a great time! I could go on even more about how great it was to work with Sandra, but I’ll sum it up here: she was creative, CALMING (SO important for those getting married!), organized, excited about her work, flexible with changes, available when you need her, able to work with any budget, realistic about costs, affordable, easy to talk to, quick at turn-around, and great at giving suggestions. You will be completely satisfied if you use Green Fox to help plan/coordinate your wedding!

 

Yelp Review

Green Fox Five Star Review
Caitlin R. said…Working with Green Fox has been an overwhelmingly positive experience. Many other reviews here go into great detail as to why this is, so I will just reiterate that this was our experience also.

The only unique thing about my husband and my situation is that we are somewhat different from the typical wedding demographic. We are both avid climbers and outdoors people who wanted our wedding to reflect our values. Sandra very deftly accommodated our wishes to have a more laid back ceremony and reception.

More so than any other wedding vendors I have talked to, I feel like Sandra really listened to what we wanted and helped us execute. She has truly great people skills as well as being a very effective wedding planner. I think that this combination is hard to find in the wedding business.