Tara was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas with her two older brothers. After graduating High School a year early, she attended The University of Texas at San Antonio where she received her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design through the school of Architecture. Two weeks after graduating, she moved to Austin where her event planning career began!
Aside from being a planner, she is a mother of two girls, wife, and big time foodie. In her free time you can catch her running the trails of town lake, hiking the greenbelt, or eating tacos at a local food truck!
Lotus Events specializes in all things event planning. Serving Austin, Texas and surrounding areas. The company is passionate about providing a fun, memorable, and stress-free planning experience. Tara is known for her friendly, energetic and hard-working personality. Her attention to detail and flexibility creates a calming environment for all.
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Tara Blackwell is the absolute BEST wedding coordinator out there! From the moment we booked with Lotus Events we felt immediate peace during the whole planning process. Tara was always available to take my phone calls no matter what time of day and always made us feel like we were her top priority. I loved how confident she was in her abilities and she truly handled everything like a pro! I ended up getting a virus the morning of my wedding and she made sure to take care of me, while also handling literally everything else! She also made sure to check on us often to see if we needed anything at all during the busy reception. The day of the wedding couldn’t have gone more smoothly and it was all because of Tara! If you are in search of a coordinator Tara and Lotus Events is the way to go! I could go on and on about how amazing our wedding day was and I give all the credit to Tara. She truly is the best and is seriously a superhero when it comes to all things wedding. Thanks Tara and Lotus Events for putting everything you have into our big day! We can’t thank you enough.
Let me start by saying if you are scrolling through reviews right now trying to decide on a wedding planner, look no further. Seriously. Just click on the "Message Vendor" button to the right and I guarantee you will have the wedding of your dreams. I know I did and that is all thanks to Tara!! She is absolutely the best wedding coordinator I could have ever asked for. From our initial phone conversation to the last minute of the wedding, she was there for me anytime I needed anything or had a question. She gave us the best advice and was so on top of everything. I can't even begin to imagine what it would have been like planning a wedding without her. She is so enjoyable to work with and helped coordinate a wedding that was beyond perfect! I am so so so thankful to have had her by my side throughout this whole process. She isn't just a wedding coordinator, she is truly a friend. Thank you so much, Tara! ! You are a rockstar!!