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Christy and Xander
Toni and Coco

Award Winning

Your Favorite San Diego Based SoCal Wedding Planner
and Event Planning Team

At San Diego Life Events, we believe there is always a reason to celebrate!  Whether you're planning a wedding or elopement, birthday party or bar-mitzvah in Southern California, we will be here for you every step of the way. It is our goal to take away the anxieties you may have of planning your wedding or event, and to bring your celebration to life in the most personalized way that we can.  Trust us to plan and run your big day just as you've imagined it (and having SO much fun while doing it!!!)

San Diego Life Events specializes in making your special event stress-free, affordable, and FUN!  We'll help bring your celebration to life in a way no other San Diego Event Planner can.  We are known for our creative ideas, and have received community praise for our ability to deliver calm, complete, incredible work in even the shortest of deadlines.  We have a loyal, dedicated coordination and vendor team, and would be honored to have the opportunity to show you why our clients love us!

LOVE IS LOVE! We are friendly and welcoming to all orientations, races, ethnicities, ages, genders, etc.


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Rachel Weinshanker, Owner

​San Diego Life Events was founded by a San Diego local with a passion for planning and executing successful, high-energy events.  Rachel Weinshanker is an enthusiastic creative who graduated from San Diego State University.  She has earned several Wedding Coordination and Event Planning industry related certificates, and regularly continues her education to stay current on trends.  She has also been the recipient of several awards and features as a Top Wedding Planner and Favorite Event Planner in San Diego and beyond by multiple platforms. Rachel is honored that her dedication and hard work has been recognized by her clients, peers, professional network, and her community.


This passionate client advocate and business owner has longstanding, successful career history in management and customer service, and has networked to build strong connections, not just in San Diego, but also internationally. She builds relationships with the most trusted vendors in the community in order to assure her clients get the most honest, affordable, reputable, and memorable services for their wedding or event.  Rachel and her team stand behind their work, and love feeling the rush and joy from executing a successful, fun-filled celebration!

Not hosting a wedding or event in San Diego?  That's ok!  Rachel and her team love to travel and do not limit sharing their expertise to just those celebrating in San Diego. Invite Rachel to your city and experience what our clients are gushing about - you'll be glad you did! 

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