An Everlasting Moment

Pleasant Hill, CA

An Everlasting Moment is a Pleasant Hill, California-based wedding planning company. Mirella Riga founded An Everlasting Moment in 2001. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a major in Sociology in 1999, but a passion for weddings began in 1993 when she worked at the local Hallmark store and found joy in helping customers pick out their perfect invitations. Today, Mirella and her team of planners are here to make your wedding dreams come true.

Services Offered

An Everlasting Moment offers services planning wedding ceremonies and receptions, as well as rehearsal dinners. The company offers the following services:

  • Budget analysis

  • Day-of coordination

  • Event design

  • Full planning

  • Partial planning

  • Referrals

  • Timelines

  • To-do lists

Other Services

In addition to the above wedding-related wedding planning services, An Everlasting Moment has experience planning a variety of wedding types. This includes the following:

  • Civil

  • Cultural

  • Destination

  • Double weddings

  • Eco-friendly

  • Military

  • Religious

  • Non-religious

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out of 5.0
58 Reviews
Quality of Service
I could not speak more highly of an Everlasting Moment. If I could offer one piece of advice to future couples, it might be to discuss the decision making timeline in advance, just in case unexpected travel pops up (like it did for me!). Don't be afraid of getting picky with your vendors - Mirella has plenty of options!
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It was hard for my husband and I to find a day of coordinator so we did a lot of research. What caught our attention with Mirella was her flexibility, friendliness, and responsiveness. Not only is she a day of coordinator for the big day, but her other packages describe her dedication to each couple. We met her in person before making a decision, and when we did, we already knew she was the one. My husband and I had a HUGE wedding. The fact that our ceremony was 45 minutes away from our reception made it difficult for us to make sure everything went smoothly. Mirella and Lizzy were there to hold it down. We had a ton of stuff to give her since we had our own centerpieces, stationery, decorations, etc. so I was worried they weren't going to be able to bring everything to the venue all within a few hours, but sure enough they did! We had a guest count of over 250 guests so you can only imagine all the stuff we had (our venue allowed us to do our own decorations so we did). Everything turned out so beautiful! The day of wedding, Mirella also made sure that I was okay, not stressed, and that our timeline was on track. Even after the 8hrs we agreed to she kept asking if I needed anything else before they left and I thought that was really thoughtful of her because she didn't want to see a bride overwhelmed. All in all, we were really happy with our decision and you will be too! An Everlasting Moment will be there to guide you for your perfect day, you won't regret it :)
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We partnered with An Everlasting Moment in March 2017 for our wedding. I say partnered instead of hired because the wedding planning process is really a partnership process and it's not one sided. We were so pleased with Mirella and Lizzy at an Everlasting Moment! We live in Nashville and were planning a wedding in the Bay Area and Mirella was amazing to work with. We made many trips out to the Bay Area and Mirella always made time to see us when we were in town and helped us finalize our venue and she asked the right questions of the onsite venue coordinators. Things we wouldn't have thought of with regards to timeline, decor, vendor setup, etc. She really made us feel comfortable in trusting her with giving us her honest opinion and feedback on things. She also helped with making our favors, getting all kinds of shipments from us from TN and making sure that everything flowed seamlessly the day of the wedding. She helped us find a great florist and helped us to vet all vendors we considered. No details were overlooked and nothing was wasted during the day of the wedding. Photographs we brought in were moved around from the ceremony area to the reception and flowers from cocktail tables were reused in a beautiful way for where our cake was. One example where Mirella and Lizzy went above and beyond was the fact that they actually picked up our wedding cake from the bakery in San Francisco and delivered it to Los Gatos! That was really outstanding that they really helped us in every single way imaginable. Lastly, I love how Mirella kept us in check by communicating every single week with us via e-mail with our to do's/checklist. It made things easy for us as long as we were holding up our end of the bargain by getting her the info she needed in a timely manner. Overall, An Everlasting Moment is 5 stars across the board. No only was our wedding fantastic, but we have a new lifelong friends and we're so happy! Thank you Mirella and Lizzy! -Z&M
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Wedding Events
Rehearsal Dinner
Planning Services
Budget Analysis
Day-Of Coord.
Event Design
Full Planning
Partial Planning
To-Do Lists
Guest List
Wedding Types
Double Weddings
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