Adrienne Gardner – President aka Our Fearless Leader

After working as an event planner in the nonprofit sector for over 5 years Adrienne Gardner started her own event planning business.  The Gardner Effect has a large focus on wedding planning especially Month of Coordination. Adrienne loves working with brides as there is no task more rewarding then making a dream into reality. Adrienne moved to Denver in 2010 and has continued her work to become one of Denver’s premier event planners.  Adrienne has coordinated over 500 events including over 250 weddings.




Adrienne will be coordinating at these Colorado venues during the 2017 Event Season:

Cielo at Castle Pines
Crooked Willow Farms
Deer Creek Valley Ranch
Boettcher Mansion
Botanic Gardens – York and Chatfield
Highlands Ranch Mansion
Hudson Gardens
JW Marriott Cherry Creek
Manor House
Mile High Station
Space Gallery
Westin at Beaver Creek


Adrienne has coordinated at these stunning Colorado Venues during the 2015/2016 Event Seasons:

Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
Blanc Denver
Boettcher Mansion
Crooked Willow Farms
Cherokee Ranch and Castle
Clyfford Still Museum
Deer Creek Valley Ranch
Evergreen Lake House
Evergreen Memorial Barn
Four Seasons Downtown Denver
Grand Hyatt Downtown Denver
Highlands Ranch Mansion
JW Marriott
Larkspur at Vail
Mt. Vernon Country Club
Retreat at Solterra
Silverthorne Pavilion
Space Gallery
Spruce Mountain Ranch
The Ritz Carlton, Downtown Denver
Vail Resorts
Westin – DIA


Feedback from a bride who recently worked with Adrienne…

Adrienne was simply the best decision I made during the planning process! I never realized the value added when having a day-of wedding planner. I could not imagine our day going the way it did without her attention to details and instinct. She had an immense amount of experience working with Crooked Willow Farms staff and all of the vendors. I would strongly recommend Adrienne to anyone getting married, big or small, Adrienne is the key to having a successful event!


Check out one of Adrienne’s Favorite 2016 Weddings

Melanie and Chris at Crooked Willow Farms 


Check out one of Adrienne’s favorite 2015 Weddings

Kiera and Nic at Highlands Ranch Mansion

Photos by Artessa Photography