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Some of our Reviews!
Lori · Married on 07/02/2017
When I saw the venue for the first time, I knew I need to work with the brains behind the setup. It was beautiful. She told me to keep it simple and the let the venue work for you. I am so glad I did that. I don't think anyone noticed how simply it was. I fell in love with the chiavari chairs. They just made everything come together. I noticed after dinner not many people were sitting in them, but I didn't care. I also rented the gold tree. Originally, I wanted a tree on every table. I brought it down to one tree. My photographer took a picture of my rings on the tree - it just melts my heart. I can't think this crew for making my day look amazing.
Sent on 07/10/2017
Radhika · Married on 09/17/2016
Love the work Michelle did. I would definitely recommend her.
Sent on 09/28/2016
Victoria · Married on 08/26/2016
Michelle was a pleasure to work with. She went the extra mile to make our event successful. I would definitely recommend her.
Sent on 09/12/2016
Jody · Married on 08/20/2016
Michelle was amazing to work with! She went above and beyond to help me create what I wanted for my backdrop.
Sent on 09/06/2016
TAMMY · Married on 08/12/2016
We loved Michelle and her team. She worked very well and listened to what we wanted. Wide selection of colors and centerpieces to chose from. Very accommodating and understands as expenses build up she set up payment plans which help ease our planning. Very professional and would definitely recommend her to everyone for any occasion.
Sent on 12/07/2016
blank · Married on 08/02/2016
I had a hard time because the wedding was planned in a short period of time but I think if you plan months in advance, you may have better experience than I did. Furthermore, when I was at the banquet hall, the gal helped me add my pieces to the decor without any complaints, that was wonderful! Taking those extra minutes and working with me was greatly appreciated.
Sent on 08/18/2016
Zara · Married on 07/22/2016
Michelle is very accommodating. I needed a sofa last minute for my stage and she was able to set-up it with additional items. I will definitely recommend her for wedding/party set-up.
Sent on 08/10/2016
Jamie · Married on 07/16/2016
Whatever we needed/wanted Michele was able to find it for us! She was very helpful, easy to work with, had great ideas and always got back to us quickly! Our wedding was extra beautiful because of her ideas and magic touch!
Sent on 08/07/2016
Maureen · Married on 07/13/2016
Very happy with the runners and the set up... thank you for making my daughter's wedding a success.
Sent on 07/13/2016
User4912564 · 2+ years ago
Michelle does great work. A bride who was having her wedding after mine actually loved how she decorated so much that she asked if we could leave Michelle's decorations up for her wedding. The only complaint I had was I didn't feel as though I was a priority to her. She would say it was because her business was so busy which I believe. However I felt that since I was let of her business that I should know what my venue would look like. It ended up looking absolutely beautiful but I have a bad taste in my mouth just because of her responsiveness to me.
Sent on 07/23/2016
Wendy · Married on 07/02/2016
Michelle was absolutely wonderful. We contacted her at the last minute for a backdrop for my daughter's ceremony and she was more than accommodating. She created a backdrop for the ceremony that was exactly what we more beautiful than we had hoped for. Michelle is easy to work with and has such a creative touch.
Sent on 07/19/2016
Shaunesse · Married on 07/01/2016
Michelle from Gala Parties is awesome. She is very professional and prompt. She helped bring my dream wedding to life!!
Sent on 07/14/2016
Amanda · Married on 06/25/2016
Great service, most affordable quote and wedding room looked amazing! She was very personable and I did not have to worry at all about the set up or clean up! Just what we were looking for and helped to make our wedding greatly represent us!
Sent on 07/14/2016
Cathy · Married on 05/29/2016
Michelle is absolutely amazing and talented!!! We were over the moon and excited on how beautiful she made our ceremony and venue look! I was so amazed on how she brought a vision to life, transformed a space and then some. She is very kind, thoughtful, hardworking, and professional. I also think she was a great price! One of the best decisions we made for our wedding was choosing her! Non stop compliments on the décor all night. If you are a stressed out bride or happen to be working from out of state, like I was, put your trust in Michelle to make your day perfect.
Sent on 06/30/2016
Jamie · Married on 05/28/2016
Gala parties did an amazing job with decorating both our head table and cake table. It made the room feel more complete. Michelle was great to work with and I would highly recommend them!
Sent on 05/03/2017
Svetlana · Married on 10/24/2015
Michele at Gala Inc was by the far the best person I found to make my wedding vision come true. She provided my centerpeices, which were beautiful gold candelabras, she did a backdrop and draping in the space, and also provided beautiful chivari chairs. She went out of her way to find the certain candelabras I wanted to match my blush and gold theme. Also her prices were the best out of any decor vendor in buffalo. I would definitely recommend Gala Inc for wedding decor. She is super nice, and cares about her clients.
Sent on 11/03/2015
Stephanie · Married on 09/19/2015
Gala Parties INC supplied the chair covers/ sashes, table runners, and ceiling draping for my wedding and I was extremely happy with everything! The chair covers and runners coordinated with the linens of the reception location perfectly, and they all looked beautiful. The ceiling draping was absolutely BEAUTIFUL and was one of the finishing touches on the room that truly kicked it up a notch and made it feel extra glamorous. Michelle was great to work with, always responsive, and I thought the prices for all were extremely reasonable. Thank you for everything!!
Sent on 10/15/2015
Amanda · Married on 09/05/2015
Gala Parties did our chair covers, invitations and provided us with centerpeices. The service was outstanding! They even agreed to meet the pricing that was promised to me by another vendor that later on went back on their quote. I cannot say enough about this company and especially Michelle. She went out of her way for us time and time again! She is attentive and professional and very creative! I am sincerely grateful for everything they did to make our special day so perfect!!
Sent on 09/16/2015
Casey · Married on 08/22/2015
Michelle was amazing! Very reasonable cost and she went up and beyond our expectations. Everything she did was perfect, couldn't of asked for better service!!
Sent on 09/01/2015
Marissa · Married on 08/15/2015
She is so amazing and Her decor is gorgeous. The only issue I had was the communication. It was very hard to talk to her because she is so busy we couldn't even talk on the phone. Other than that everything was amazing!
Sent on 09/08/2015
Hudda · Married on 08/07/2015
Michelle was very professional! She was very involved and did everything perfectly!
Sent on 09/08/2015
User5432207 · 2+ years ago
Michelle provided chair covers with powder blue ribbons and a runner to match, for each table for my daughter's baby shower. We arrived at the shower early and it was all ready and looked beautiful. She was very helpful on the phone since we lived 350 miles alway .
Sent on 09/13/2015
User5268873 · event on: 07/15/2015
Thank you for the uplighting. It looked great. Thank you for dealing with this quickly on last minute notice!
Sent on 07/17/2015
User4835530 · 2+ years ago
Rented natural Chiavari chairs from gala parties inc. I shopped around at other rental places and they had the best prices per chair, and there were no extra surprise charges!! I worked with Michelle she was great and was In communication with me up until the last week when I needed to add a handful of chairs to my order and it was no problem. The chairs were beautiful and really transformed the room. If you want a wow factor in your venue I highly recommend renting Chiavari chairs they are worth the little extra!!
Sent on 07/22/2015
ser5173112 · 2+ years ago
Michelle did the decor for my son's wedding. It was absolutely beautiful!! It was exactly what the bride & groom wanted. There were many comments during the night about how beautiful everything looked. Michelle was very responsive to our questions and strived to "get it just right". She was also very reasonable with the pricing. I would definitely call her again for other events.
Sent on 06/14/2015
User5131738 · 2+ years ago
Fabulous job! Michelle was amazing! The lanterns and decorations were just beautiful. She was so friendly, helpful and has great communication. Her prices are very reasonable and she is very accommodating. We were very pleased with everything and she made my daughter's wedding beautiful! I will definitely use her services again. Thank you!!
Sent on 05/31/2015
Carmelina · Married on 05/30/2015
Loved our love seat!! Thank u! Easy to work with. Highly recommend!!
Sent on 06/09/2015
amirah · event on: 05/11/2015
Michelle is an AMAZING person to work with. she is soooo talented and is very good at what she does. she is very helpful understanding and will do whatever she can to make your event look beautiful. i absolutely love her. she did my bridal shower and shes doing my wedding too!! I recommend her to everyone! you will not be disappointed . her work is awesome!!! :)
Sent on 05/25/2015
User4999440 · 2+ years ago
I was so grateful to have found michelle for my wedding venue decorations. She did a phenomenal job with setting the stage and the lighting. She was affordable and responsive and it was a pleasure working with her. I would highly recommend her to anyone in need of decorations! She's amazing :)
Sent on 04/21/2015
Foazyeh · event on: 02/15/2015
Michelle is great at what she does. She goes above and beyond to meet her customers expectations. Her service and quality of work is amazing. Thank You Michelle for all the beautiful decor, you always make me and my family very happy with you're work and service.
Sent on 02/26/2015
Shavon · event on: 02/14/2015
Michelle is a very wonderful sweet talented event planner and I will definitely be seeing more of her in the future!
Sent on 02/23/2015
Foazyeh · event on: 12/12/2014
Michelle, is an amazing decorator. Always does a great job for me. She is very reliable and does all her work with the greatest passion.
Sent on 12/31/2014
User4581654 · 2+ years ago
Michelle is honestly the best person and the most professional woman I've met. Very helpful! I wish I can rate her more than a 5-star. I'd recommend her to anyone.
Sent on 12/02/2014
Milinda · Married on 11/14/2014
Loved my chair covers they were beautiful and really made the room pop.
Sent on 12/09/2014
Sonia · event on: 10/11/2014
Michelle did an amazing job with the decor.....everyone complimented on how beautiful the place looked . THANK YOU MICHELLE!!!!!!!!!!!
Sent on 11/20/2014
Michelle · Married on 10/04/2014
I used Gala Parties for chair covers and sashes for my wedding reception. They looked absolutely stunning and the price was right! Michelle was wonderful to work with. She was patient, accommodating and extremely helpful. I would highly recommend Gala Parties to everyone!!!!
Sent on 10/15/2014
Khristin · Married on 10/04/2014
Chair covers and drapery pulled room together. Looked beautiful. Very quick, responsive and easy to work with! Would highly recommend!
Sent on 10/16/2014
User4445318 · 2+ years ago
Everything was perfect!! :) the draping and burlap rentals made our wedding look beautiful! Awesome company to do business with.
Sent on 10/03/2014
User4445717 · 2+ years ago
My husband and I rented the head table glam decor for our wedding. It Looked beautiful! Such a picture perfect detail that truly made the room look amazing;) Great Job!
Sent on 10/03/2014
Jaclyn · Married on 09/27/2014
Michelle was so wonderful to work with. Extremely talented and had amazing ideas. She made me feel so calm and excited about how the venue would look and if I had any question was always quick to reply. I would strongly recommend working with her if you want your wedding to be beautiful and easy to visualize. She goes over and above expectations.
Sent on 10/09/2014
Victoria · Married on 09/13/2014
Everything was absolutely PERFECT!!!! Will gladly use Michelle again!! Highly highly recommend!
Sent on 09/14/2014
Raji · Married on 09/12/2014
I can not thank enuf to Michelle for making my party just perfect... Decorations were perfect.. I'm soo happy everything turn out to be just perfect. She was super helpful and gave her 1000% for my event.. Thank u Michelle
Sent on 09/14/2014
Afeefa · Married on 09/05/2014
She was super flexible to meet up and discuss any points of the decor. She went above and beyond to get exactly what I visioned for my wedding. Extremely friendly and relaxed which made it easy to discuss my wefdong details yo the pin point. The stage looked sooo prettyy n it cldnt have been done without her and her staff. She works her job with entire passion and motivation n the results made that prominent. Definitely tabbed her for any future events and hope to find a reason to work with her soon!!
Sent on 09/16/2014
Fatima · Married on 08/10/2014
She's amazing and a pleaSure to work with. I recommend her to Everyone.
Sent on 08/11/2014
jamila · Married on 08/10/2014
Michelle made my vision come to life for my wedding ceremony and wedding reception. She is super prompt and responsive and eally listened and understood my vision. I would definitely recommend her. She made the decor part of my wedding day stress free and I am extremely pleased with her work!
Sent on 08/12/2014
User4296273 · 2+ years ago
Michelle was absolutely wonderful to work with! I would highly reccommend her to anyone planning a wedding!
Sent on 08/03/2014
Linda · event on: 07/13/2014
It was a pleasure doing business with Gala Parties INC. We will definitely use them again for our next big party or event.
Sent on 07/18/2014
Rebecca · Married on 06/28/2014
Decor we described and asked for looked much better in person. Would recommend Gala parties highly to everyone I know. Michelle was extremely friendly and very helpful with ideas.
Sent on 07/08/2014
User4216955 · 2+ years ago
Michelle is awesome! She was on top of everything for my wedding. She made my vision turn into reality. If there is something that I wanted, she would make sure it was done.
Sent on 07/01/2014
Michelle · Married on 05/25/2014
Very easy to work with for my wedding chair covers & decorations. She even ordered the style of covers I wanted in a different color she didn't have yet. Everything was set up and looked beautiful when I arrived at the reception!
Sent on 06/07/2014
Heather · event on: 05/08/2014
Love working with Gala Parties! Great service, quality items and perfect execution! They deliver great service every time. I highly recommend them!
Sent on 12/04/2014
User3215991 · 2+ years ago
Gala Parties INC was absolutely incredible to work with! Michelle was so responsive and went above and beyond what we had expected from her! I went back and forth on if I should even rent out decorations and I have no regrets. I was like you, reading reviews, trying to find a good vendor, and trying to decide what to squeeze into our budget. I would absolutely recommend that you work with Michelle! She will make sure your wedding is beautiful and stress free!
Sent on 03/03/2014
k · Married on 11/09/2013
Working with Michelle at Gala Parties was a breeze. Planning a wedding is never easy , so when you work with vendors as professional and reliable as Gala Parties it makes the planning process just a little easier. Thank you Michelle for your professionalism and flexibility, It was truly appreciated! I'll be contacting you again for my next event!
Sent on 01/23/2014
User3029851 · 2+ years ago
Gala Parties provided the backdrops, decor, and centerpieces for our 2- day, 3-event big fat Indian Wedding. I cannot thank Michelle enough for her unbelievable work and support throughout the planning and especially during the events. Michelle was immediately very easy to talk to, always supportive, generous with her excellent and creative ideas, and always willing to add any touches I wanted last minute. We had arranged for another vendor to provide linens for one of our events, and it was an absolutely disaster! Luckily Michelle did such an amazing job with her end of the deal, that everything came together beautifully despite the disappointing table linens. Finding vendors with the skill and knowledge base to pull off the kind of backdrops and colors we needed was a huge challenge, but I remember that the day of, I was brought to tears of joy every time I entered the venue to see her beautiful work. Michelle generously threw in little details that added so much to overall effect; she threw in little purple flowers on the stage, procured strings of artificial marigolds to hang off the draping all the way from toronto, and even threw in a little guest book that saved the day when our other guestbook didn't make it in! I can honestly say that Michelle was my absolute favorite vendor when organizing my wedding; she made me feel assured that the event would look the way I had imagined, and that I wasn't alone. When you're anxiously in the midst of planning and unsure of how things will look, a late night e-mail back with a picture of exactly what you imagined is worth more than words can describe. I am so deeply thankful to Michelle for being such a responsive, supportive, cheerful, and giving person. She really put her heart and creativity into her work with us, and I'm so glad we found her just in time :)
Sent on 01/06/2014
Michelle · Married on 10/12/2013
Gala Parties Inc are wonderful & caring to all your needs for that special day for your family. They are professional, accommodating & flexible. My daughter-in-law met Michelle @ GP Inc. through a Bridal show last year. We were very blessed to have her a part of our Special day. They can make it happen for any theme you need or are looking for.
Sent on 01/15/2014
Stephanie · Married on 09/22/2013
Gala parties was amazing. But what made our whole wedding day perfect was Michelle Boudreaux! What an unbelievably amazing person. She honestly is what made our wedding day perfect from decor to overall performance. She helped us with absolutely everything we needed and I would recommend her over any other party planner/decor person in buffalo! The prices are very reasonable and She is there to help you at any time and knows how to decorate beautifully! Such a friendly person too which makes things so great! All of my wedding guests were amazed at the elegance of our reception venue and every thing went smoothly and just put together perfectly! Words can't describe the perfectness of her and her company!!! :) I would use her for any party I have down the road as we'll!
Sent on 10/04/2013
Justine · Married on 09/21/2013
Glad we were able to work together to create vision that I loved! The decorations were amazing. And Michelle was so easy to talk and work with.
Sent on 09/29/2013
Jessica · Married on 09/21/2013
ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL AND STUNNING HEAD TABLE DECOR AND BACKDROP!!!!!! My wedding guests and I could not have been more impressed :-) SO EASY TO WORK WITH!!!! Thank you for helping to make my day so special!!!
Sent on 10/01/2013
User3570747 · 2+ years ago
Gala parties did a wonderful job and went above and beyond expectations. I strongly recommend their services!!
Sent on 09/30/2013
Will · Married on 08/10/2013
Michelle assisted our daughter in organizing and monitoring a 50th wedding anniversary party for my wife myself and 90 guests. Michelle provided many extras that added to the rooms decor and assisted with a photo shoot that increased the efficiency and fun in greeting all guests. She is helpful, industrious, most pleasant and highly efficient. She had tools and displays that enhanced the Country Club room. Michelle is a consument professional and I would be eager to have her services again for any celebration, large or small.
Sent on 08/14/2013
Kelly · Married on 08/10/2013
Everything we planned looked fantastic for the 50th anniversary party we threw for our parents. From the planning stages to setup and cleanup, everything went just as planned and couldn't have turned out better! Michelle was pleasant and professional throughout the whole process and made the party everything we wanted and more. I highly recommend her services!
Sent on 08/23/2013
Kt · event on: 08/10/2013
I couldn't be happier with the service that was provided by Gala Parties! The staff is knowledgeable and able to trouble shoot any last minute requests. I definitely plan to use Gala again in the future for any big events I set up in WNY.
Sent on 08/25/2013
Rebecca · Married on 06/28/2013
My day would not have been the same without her! She did absolutely amazing decorating the venue and ceremony location, even after the decision was made to move the ceremony inside due to the rain. She had an arch, and decorated it as if it was planned for the inside. And the favors were perfect! I will make sure everyone uses her!
Sent on 07/06/2013
Andrea · event on: 06/27/2013
Definitely recomment Michelle for all your party needs!
Sent on 08/06/2013
Laura · Married on 06/22/2013
Michelle and Gala Parties did an amazing job decorating for my wedding! She went above and beyond to fit both my budget and my grand ideas!
Sent on 07/26/2013
Maggie · Married on 06/15/2013
Gala parties were amazing to work with! I didn't have to worry about a thing. Michelle took what I wanted and made it so much more!
Sent on 07/26/2013
Fatima · Married on 06/15/2013
I worked with Michelle to plan my sister in law's wedding. She was excellent throughout the entire process. She met me in advance, gave me recommendations, and took my ideas and totally ran with them. She was always available to meet to go over details, discuss decorations on the phone, and adjust to last minute curveballs thrown her way. I would definitely recommend Michelle and Gala Parties. She was integral in the overall wedding planning/decor success.
Sent on 08/07/2013
Foazyeh · Married on 12/30/2012
Michelle, did a wonderful job on my nephews wedding. I can't wait for her to decorate our next wedding!! Great quality and customer service!!
Sent on 08/04/2013
kristen · Married on 11/12/2011
Absolutely loved the help provided by Gala Parties, Inc. They were able to ensure that my special day went off without a hitch by going over every detail of my decor to provide me with the atmosphere that I desired. My favors were a hit with wedding guests!