Celestine's Special Occasions Wows Again and Again

October 2, 2013 by Jill Tanner

Celestine’s Special Occasions is a wedding and event design and catering company located in Gulf Place. Mother and daughter team, Edie Thompson and Celeste Barefield, have years of experience in floral design and catering. Celestine’s has been located in Gulf Place for six years and been in business for ten years total. They have one goal in their business – to make your vision a reality. They have a knowledgeable and reliable staff that assists with the 60-plus weddings and events they design and cater each year.

Photo by Mary Beth Tyson Photography

Celestine’s Special Occasions coordinates the linens, flowers, rentals, décor, and food for your wedding or event. When Celestine’s handles both catering and design, it makes for a seamless event, because they know what is going on in all aspects of the event. No detail is overlooked from cocktail napkins to bouquets.


Photo by Paul Johnson Photography

Celestine’s has a large off-site kitchen and a staff that handles floral arrangements and décor, beach or other ceremony décor, chairs, tables, lighting, and linens. Celeste and Edie have planned many weddings, including their own, and understand the stresses and concerns that come with planning such an event and strive to make everything perfect for your special day.


Photo by Paul Johnson Photography

Celestine’s shop in Gulf Place is a gift and home shop stocked with great lines and items, offering a gift registry for your guests to get all your favorite things in one place. The shop has Match Pewter dinnerware, Juliska tableware, Voluspa candles, cookbooks, scarves, jewelry, Bed Head pajamas, Stonewall Kitchen specialty foods, and gifts for every occasion. This charming shop is the place to find the perfect hostess gift, bridal gift, or a treat for yourself. Celeste is also happy to put together a lovely gift basket for any occasion and beautifully wrap your gifts.

When it comes to planning your wedding day or other big event, you want to make sure everything is just perfect and a team you can trust is behind you. Celestine’s Special Occasions has an untarnished reputation for creating unique and beautiful events. 

Main Image by Paul Johnson Photography

Video by Pure 7 Films


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Jill is a long-time SoWal local transplanted from Georgia. Jill enjoys writing movie scripts in her bit of spare time.

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