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caitlin mcdonald events


effortless design for the moments that
take your breath away.

Caitlin McDonald Events specializes in weddings and gatherings that make you feel right at home. You know, the kind of events that leave people with both their hearts and their bellies full. 


In our years of planning weddings and celebrations, we've learned that the BEST gatherings are the ones where experience is everything.


A well dressed table sets the stage, but the right music, never ending dessert bar and spot-on personalization gives our clients that feeling of WOW when they walk into their wedding day.

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My wedding in May of this year was so beautiful and was so smooth thanks to Caitlin! Caitlin was so sweet, wonderful, responsible, and organized. 

The ceremony rehearsal, the wedding ceremony, reception, and clean up were all so seemless. On the wedding day, Caitlin would check up on me to make sure I had enough to eat, to stay hydrated, and kept me up to date on the timeline if we were staying on track. If you are on the fence of hiring Caitlin for your wedding, please do! You will not regret it!

Miki & Kylo

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Welcome lovers! I'm Caitlin McDonald, owner and lead designer of Caitlin McDonald Events. I'm thrilled that you're here and hope that you'll stay awhile. 

I've been in the wedding industry for over six years in both high level luxury venue management and wedding design and planning and absolutely love it! 


You'll notice I love adding florals and different textures to elevate a table design and I'm a sucker for an al fresco dining experience with the perfect hand-selected chair. Creating custom-tailored experiences are my jam and if you want to discuss linens, I'm THERE.

With CME, you can expect a fun, full spirited and creative experience in wedding planning from the day we partner until the day you say I Do!

Owner & Lead Designer

with over five years of experience in culturally diverse weddings,
we know how to honor cultural traditions in a way that's unique, special and memorable for our clients and their families.

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We service all over Oregon and California without any travel fees and have extensive experience in venues ranging from wineries, lush gardens, historic properties, private homes, resorts, hotels and beyond. Some popular venues you can find us at are:

Villa Montalvo in Saratoga, CA.

Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park, CA.

Amaterra Winery in Portland, OR.

The Allison Inn and Spa in Newberg, OR.

Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel, CA.

Pronghorn Resort in Bend, OR.

The Pearl in San Francisco, CA.

The Univ.Club of San Francisco in San Francisco, CA.

Saint Irene's in Tualatin, OR.

Red Barn Villa in Oregon City, OR.

Viansa Sonoma Winery in Sonoma, CA.

Kohl Mansion in Burlingame, CA.

... and beyond!

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