In 2008, Kelly Karli founded Kelly Karli Weddings & Events after drawing inspiration from the life and accomplishments of her beloved grandmother. After nine years of successfully planning luxury weddings, she has become one of Vail Valley’s most respected planners.  As a Full Service Design and Planning company, Kelly continuously strives to to conquer the wedding world with their creativity and unique style. She has created some of the most unforgettable events and the level of service provided to each client is exceptional. Her philosophy is to always handle each event with great care and to give the highest level of attention.


Founder and Planner Extraordinaire

As a Massachusetts native, Kelly Karli has an enduring love for both New England and the Rocky Mountains; two locations that inspire her aesthetic sensibilities. Kelly’s vibrant personality attracts brides of many styles, from glitzy and glamorous to timeless and understated. Her talent and experience speak for themselves and have produced celebrations in the rustic Rocky Mountains, the Old World seaside of the Atlantic Coast, and beyond. In her words, “The service we offer is exceptional and so is the quality of our work. We are very well known for our unique events which always reflect our clients sensibilities”

Collaborating with others inspires Kelly in her work, and she strives to produce a unifying vision and a very cohesive feel. As one of the most highly respected planners in the Vail Valley, Kelly has gained national attention and continues to work with the best professionals in the industry.

Kelly specializes in Full Service Design and Planning for all of her weddings. She works closely with her clients and partners to design, manage and oversee every detail within each event. Most have referred her as always thinking outside the box. She truly invests her time in each couple and the results are magical and entirely unforgettable.


Social Media Director

Born and raised in southern Indiana,  Social Media/Marketing Director, Lindsey Will brings her Midwestern cool and collected demeanor to the Kelly Karli Weddings & Events team. Lindsey received her Marketing and Advertising degree from Fontbonne University in St. Louis, where she first got a taste of the wedding and event industry as a Special Events intern with the St. Louis Cardinals.

In July of 2015 she moved to Colorado and joined Kelly the Social Media Director. Along with her love of research, excellent writing ability and knack for design, Lindsey prides herself on her interpersonal communication skills and grace under pressure.

Lindsey runs all social media accounts for Kelly Karli Weddings & Events and works as lead writer for the blog. Using her education and experience in design, she creates all marketing materials, advertisements, and aims to help prospective clients and vendors understand and identify with the Kelly Karli Weddings & Events brand.