With Anela Events, we absolutely love doing what we do as your planner. We enjoy developing relationships with our clients as we plan and create their special day. Every occasion we create and plan is based upon your vision. We truly believe that you are the heart of each celebration! Our goal is to create your vision into a beautiful and unforgettable event for you and your guests to enjoy. We can assure you that with Anela Events, we will dedicate our time and coordination to reach all of your expectations from our very first consultation leading up to your event. This is what inspires us everyday and we believe we have the best job in the world!

What we believe

Anela Events is a luxury wedding and events company based in California and Hawaii, since 2017. We are a team of purposeful and passionate event planners and we truly care about our couple's vision from the very beginning of the planning process and pay close attention to detail. We have planned a large scale of events and we are your advocates throughout the planning process, and we promise to guide you through every major and minor details. Let us plan your special day, so that you can enjoy and relax during your occasion!



Angelica is the founder and creator of Anela Events. She is the lead planner, coordinator, and designer for all of our events in California and Hawaii. She loves to travel, has an eye for design and continues to dream alongside her husband (Kainoa, Son (Chaysen), and pup (Kaiko).

When she's not planning weddings + events, you can find her planning her next adventure, spending time with family, exploring new coffee shops, watching Disney movies with her son, and designing her home!

angelica mae petersen

founder & Planner

Welcoming Angelica's mom to the business, Anna! She has always been the go-to for party planning and decorations for baby and bridal showers, graduation parties, birthday celebrations, and more. She has an eye for design and pays close attention to special details when planning your special event! In January 2020, she became a part of Anela Events and is ready to take on future events with Angelica. She loves spending time with her family and her grandson, she loves to travel, she enjoys home design, and is an amazing mother of 4. 

anna liza caluza

Partner & planner

Azaleia is our go-to day of assistant and extra eye for design. She is motivated and always willing to go above and beyond for our couples. Aside from being a part of Anela Events, she is a full time Nurse and takes on a few weddings during the year. She also has a passion for traveling, designing spaces, loves to decorate her own space, and loves floral design. 

Azaleia Joy caluza

Day-Of Assistant

Athalia is our social media manager and our day of assistant. She is up-to-date on the latest wedding trends and keeps our Anela Events social media updated! She is always prepared for every event we have and is always willing to be our helping hand for our couples and our lead planners. She is a studying to be in the business industry, loves to travel, explore new coffee shops, and has a love for music. 

athalia rae caluza

Day-Of Assistant & social media manager

Kainoa handles all accounts payable for Anela Events and educates newly-wed couples with preparing their future as Mr. and Mrs. with their finances. When you get married, you start to share your income and debts while making major decisions about your future together. We help you plan your wedding and plan for the future! Kainoa loves to spend time with his family, enjoys time at the gym, loves to travel and try new food. He always assists Anela Events during weddings and helps heavy lifting during events.

Kainoa petersen

Financial educator and accounts manager

Chaysen is our mini assistant that grabs everyone's attention because of his cuteness! He is friendly and enjoys meeting new people. He is Angelica's first born and a mommy's boy! He loves everything Disney, enjoys cuddles, and has traveled to 6 states and over 10 cities as a One Year Old. He travels to Hawaii for all our weddings and road trips to our local events His grandparents, aunties and uncles watches over him when his mom plans and coordinates weddings! He is our biggest supporter and our number one motivation. 

chaysen petersen

mini assistant 

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