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Let HD Events turn your vision into a reality by curating an occasion that truly reflects your personality and style. 

HD Events by Carbon Creek offers event planning, management (aka coordination), and decor rental services at our venue or the location of your choice within Southeast Kansas or the 4-State area. 


We offer several types of wedding and event planning services. Full-service planning means we handle all the details while you get to focus on the big picture and enjoy your engagement.


Partial planning is ideal for couples who have handled some of the details but want professional guidance to bring it all together. A selection of our most popular services are listed below and additional services may be available. 

  • Vendor referral or selection assistance

  • Decor design, sourcing, or styling

  • Stationery selection or custom design

  • Wedding management (coordination)

  • Decor set up and tear down

  • Budget creation

  • Timeline Creation

  • Lodging or Transportation

Planning service prices are as unique as you are!
Free consultations are available to discuss your specific needs.

Meet Our Lead Planner!

Heather Docherty has over seven years of experience in wedding planning and management, helping over 100 couples fully enjoy their special day. She is a Trained Wedding Planner with the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners (AACWP).

In an effort to be more inclusive of all couples, Heather became Equally Wed Certified in 2021. Outside of HD Events, Heather is a current member of the Pittsburg KS Pride board, a former member of Q Space, a local LGBTQ+ non-profit, and a former member of the City of Pittsburg's Human Relations Commission. 


Heather is also working to build a network of wedding and event professionals in the Southeast Kansas area who are globally inclusive. We believe every couple and family should be able to celebrate life's joyous events without fear of discrimination.

If you need help finding inclusive wedding and event vendors that serve Southeast Kansas, please email Vendors may also email to be added to our inclusive vendor list.

The American Association of Certified Wedding Planners

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The mission of the AACWP is to educate wedding planners and to promote wedding planning practices of the highest quality to ensure that client expectations are surpassed. All members are required to complete an accredited training program and agree to the AACWP code of ethics, which requires that members reject any vendor compensation in exchange for referrals. The organization provides continuing education and support, and helps planners to run sound businesses and to serve their clients to their very best abilities!

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