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Graceful Weddings & Events is a Halifax based boutique event planning company specializing in celebrations all over the maritimes filled with laughter, style & grace. 


Aside from beautiful design and expert logistics management, the underlying philosophy guiding the planning process at Graceful is the importance of making every couple feel at ease throughout the planning progress & especially on your special day. From the moment a guest receives your invitation, to the day they arrive at your wedding, every element of their experience is purposefully planned to ensure your love story is being told in the most cohesive, beautiful way.


Hannah Forrest


Hannah started her career in wedding and event planning back in 2014 when she began working with Halifax wedding planners - Elegant Productions. After working with them for over five years it was time for her to start a new adventure in her life; planning beautiful weddings under her own name ; and in which blossomed 

Graceful Weddings & Events 

With Hannah’s thoughtful & passionate spirit she  has planed over 40 celebrations that uniquely reflect the hearts of each couple she works with.Hannah's kind demeanour makes her a fast friend. She creates lasting connections with her brides that makes it feel as if you're planning your wedding with your bestie at your side. 

Organization and time management has always been a talent of Hannahs, being most at ease when creating her to-do lists. She loves meeting new people and hearing their stories. The relationships made with new brides and grooms is her favourite things about planning weddings, along with being able to express her passion for creativity. 

If you know Hannah, you will also know she has another strong passion along side weddings. She loves fitness & health; Creating yummy healthy meals, lifting at the gym and you will always find her in leggings outside of work. 


Zachary Coleman


Zachary is the muscle & the humour in the Graceful team. You will see his big, contagious smile on event days along side Hannah. He is eager to help and will do anything that needs to get done for set up, execution & tear down. 

When he isn't being the most supportive partner to Hannah,  he's flying the Cyclones in the Canadian Airforce, on the golf course or planning their next adventure for the off season!! 

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