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Elisabeth is Creative, Enthusiastic & Energetic

Elisabeth is one of the most creative, enthusiastic and energetic people I know. Elisabeth consulted with Smolak Farms to revamp our birthday party offering and she was helpful, wonderfully creative and a huge help to us. We have worked with her several times on other projects and I have been pleased each time with her energy, passion and professionalism.


KATHY VARNEY, EDUCATION AND ACTIVITIES MANAGER AT SMOLAK FARMS

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2020-02-01T16:03:21-05:00

KATHY VARNEY, EDUCATION AND ACTIVITIES MANAGER AT SMOLAK FARMS

Elisabeth is one of the most creative, enthusiastic and energetic people I know. Elisabeth consulted with Smolak Farms to revamp our birthday party offering and she was helpful, wonderfully creative and a huge help to us. We have worked with her several times on other projects and I have been pleased each time with her energy, passion and professionalism.

We will Hire Upon A Star Again and Again

When looking for someone to develop a new birthday party program for Smolak Farms, we turned to Elisabeth for her expertise. Her energy and ideas were an immediate hit with our customers! We have hired Elisabeth since then for other programs and she always exceeds our expectations!


KELLEY SMALL, BUSINESS ADVISOR AND ENTREPRENEUR

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2020-02-01T16:04:14-05:00

KELLEY SMALL, BUSINESS ADVISOR AND ENTREPRENEUR

When looking for someone to develop a new birthday party program for Smolak Farms, we turned to Elisabeth for her expertise. Her energy and ideas were an immediate hit with our customers! We have hired Elisabeth since then for other programs and she always exceeds our expectations!

Grad Party

Where fo I begin in thanking you for putting together an amazing grad party for Maeve?! You are so good at what you do. From securing the Boston Food Truck to balloons, flowers and all the extra details. We are all so grateful for your help, and know we couldn't have done it without you. I've had so many people compliment the party but also You! Thank you for everything!

THE GAFFNEY FAMILY

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2020-02-02T21:01:00-05:00

THE GAFFNEY FAMILY

Where fo I begin in thanking you for putting together an amazing grad party for Maeve?! You are so good at what you do. From securing the Boston Food Truck to balloons, flowers and all the extra details. We are all so grateful for your help, and know we couldn't have done it without you. I've had so many people compliment the party but also You! Thank you for everything!

Elisabeth is Supreme!

Elisabeth is supreme. Her outstanding attention to detail combined with her sublime creativity, make her the best party planner I have ever known. I would use her for any party, anywhere and at any time. Please fell to reach out to me if you want more details.


JULIA LESTAGE, FOUNDER/CEO WEATHERMOB

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2020-02-01T16:04:49-05:00

JULIA LESTAGE, FOUNDER/CEO WEATHERMOB

Elisabeth is supreme. Her outstanding attention to detail combined with her sublime creativity, make her the best party planner I have ever known. I would use her for any party, anywhere and at any time. Please fell to reach out to me if you want more details.

The Perfect Bridal Shower

WOWWWWW!!!  The rave review from my guests just keep pouring in – from text messages and emails to phone calls, everyone said the Gail’s Bridal Shower was perfect!!!  When they tried to give me credit, I deflected to the rightful person and business–YOU!!!   Please accept my heartfelt gratitude to you for creating a most special moment in time for me, Gail, and our family and friends.  Gail was thrilled and awed.  She felt comfortable (amazingly well done by you!!) and enjoyed feeling loved and special, without being in the spotlight.  She told me the entire shower was more beautiful than she could have imagined.  As she was leaving last night, she asked if had been stressful for me I told her I had so much fun working with you, that you were amazing to work with, and all I had to do was have fun picking things out. I’m so grateful to you for choosing Capers and working so closely with them to accommodate my food allergies, on top of creating the most delicious menu.  I apologize to you for throwing you the last minute curve ball with the coconut.  You were extraordinarily gracious to me.  I completely relaxed and enjoyed my delicious food (so rare for me at any event) and, just finished my last brownie with lunch.  Please know that Gail’s garden party Bridal Shower was truly a dream come true for me.  You lived up to your name…my wish for an elegant, yet relaxed event was flawlessly created by you.  Thank you!!

Barbara Waterhouse-Mother of the Bride

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2020-02-01T15:47:41-05:00

Barbara Waterhouse-Mother of the Bride

WOWWWWW!!!  The rave review from my guests just keep pouring in – from text messages and emails to phone calls, everyone said the Gail’s Bridal Shower was perfect!!!  When they tried to give me credit, I deflected to the rightful person and business–YOU!!!   Please accept my heartfelt gratitude to you for creating a most special moment in time for me, Gail, and our family and friends.  Gail was thrilled and awed.  She felt comfortable (amazingly well done by you!!) and enjoyed feeling loved and special, without being in the spotlight.  She told me the entire shower was more beautiful than she could have imagined.  As she was leaving last night, she asked if had been stressful for me I told her I had so much fun working with you, that you were amazing to work with, and all I had to do was have fun picking things out. I’m so grateful to you for choosing Capers and working so closely with them to accommodate my food allergies, on top of creating the most delicious menu.  I apologize to you for throwing you the last minute curve ball with the coconut.  You were extraordinarily gracious to me.  I completely relaxed and enjoyed my delicious food (so rare for me at any event) and, just finished my last brownie with lunch.  Please know that Gail’s garden party Bridal Shower was truly a dream come true for me.  You lived up to your name…my wish for an elegant, yet relaxed event was flawlessly created by you.  Thank you!!

Attention to Detail and Brilliant Ideas Shine

Elisabeth Accardi has a limitless amount of energy when working on any event she is involved with. Her attention to detail and brilliant ideas make her shine. I’ve worked with Elisabeth on a couple of mutual clients and as a designer she always gives me a clear cut vision of what her clients are looking for. She is fabulous at what she does but most importantly she is a kind and animated person to work with.

NICOLE MITSAKIS, GRAPHIC DESIGNER

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2020-02-01T16:05:43-05:00

NICOLE MITSAKIS, GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Elisabeth Accardi has a limitless amount of energy when working on any event she is involved with. Her attention to detail and brilliant ideas make her shine. I’ve worked with Elisabeth on a couple of mutual clients and as a designer she always gives me a clear cut vision of what her clients are looking for. She is fabulous at what she does but most importantly she is a kind and animated person to work with.

Amazing Holiday Parties

Elisabeth Accardi of Upon A Star has organized a holiday event for me for the past three years. In fact, she has been the mastermind of the event for over 11 years – long before I became involved with the group! It is a family celebration that includes children of all ages – all of whom she keeps entertained with creative and fun activities. Elisabeth is the perfect event planner – original, enthusiastic and professional! She is constantly sourcing and mastering new ideas so she has new activities and themes year after year. Elisabeth brings great energy to all of her work. There is no detail too big for her to conquer or too small for her to consider. Equally important, she stays on task and never misses a deadline. Elisabeth and her staff are dependable and reliable – so you are free to enjoy your beautiful event!

Faith C. BWH Hospital Department of Surgery

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2020-02-01T15:50:09-05:00

Faith C. BWH Hospital Department of Surgery

Elisabeth Accardi of Upon A Star has organized a holiday event for me for the past three years. In fact, she has been the mastermind of the event for over 11 years – long before I became involved with the group! It is a family celebration that includes children of all ages – all of whom she keeps entertained with creative and fun activities. Elisabeth is the perfect event planner – original, enthusiastic and professional! She is constantly sourcing and mastering new ideas so she has new activities and themes year after year. Elisabeth brings great energy to all of her work. There is no detail too big for her to conquer or too small for her to consider. Equally important, she stays on task and never misses a deadline. Elisabeth and her staff are dependable and reliable – so you are free to enjoy your beautiful event!

A Night To Forever Remember

Thank you so much for your hard work and creativity for my Sweet 16! I loved every second of it. The party turned at event better than I could have imagined.  June 22nd, 2019 is definitely a night to forever remember.  I already miss working with you!

JACKI HEMMAN

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2020-02-02T21:04:18-05:00

JACKI HEMMAN

Thank you so much for your hard work and creativity for my Sweet 16! I loved every second of it. The party turned at event better than I could have imagined.  June 22nd, 2019 is definitely a night to forever remember.  I already miss working with you!

My Daughter’s Wedding was Perfect

Elisabeth helped plan my daughter’s wedding in June. Elisabeth is one of the most creative, energetic and generous people I have ever met. She knew my daughter’s vision of the look and feel of the wedding, and put the wheels in motion to make it perfect. She is an endless fountain of resources, knowing great creative people who could do what we wanted, and where to get specialty items. She worked so well with our various vendors; not only to coordinate ideas about the vision of the day, but to work on the nuts and bolts details, like the right number of electrical outlets the band needed to set up. No detail is too big or too small for her to handle. Her organizational skills are superior; keeping us on top of things and when they needed to be done, and creating timelines leading up to the wedding day for us and for our vendors; all the things that made the day go as smoothly as it did. Elisabeth is truly a special person, and the management, creative ideas, enthusiasm and boundless energy she brings to an event are extraordinary. She is simply the best.

Lisa-Mother of the Bride

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2020-02-01T15:52:24-05:00

Lisa-Mother of the Bride

Elisabeth helped plan my daughter’s wedding in June. Elisabeth is one of the most creative, energetic and generous people I have ever met. She knew my daughter’s vision of the look and feel of the wedding, and put the wheels in motion to make it perfect. She is an endless fountain of resources, knowing great creative people who could do what we wanted, and where to get specialty items. She worked so well with our various vendors; not only to coordinate ideas about the vision of the day, but to work on the nuts and bolts details, like the right number of electrical outlets the band needed to set up. No detail is too big or too small for her to handle. Her organizational skills are superior; keeping us on top of things and when they needed to be done, and creating timelines leading up to the wedding day for us and for our vendors; all the things that made the day go as smoothly as it did. Elisabeth is truly a special person, and the management, creative ideas, enthusiasm and boundless energy she brings to an event are extraordinary. She is simply the best.

Our Wedding Day was Stress Free

Working with Upon A Star Events was incredible! They were incredibly professional, on task, on time, and incredibly flexible. The most important things to us were cherished by them and they made it clear that they would put those things first. I was constantly impressed at how ahead of schedule they were, and they never let me worry about anything at all. If it weren’t for them my wedding planning process would have been so much more difficult. They handled things with ease, and made every minute of planning enjoyable. Upon A Star Events took care of everything day of– there were no last minute questions for the bride. My job was to enjoy the day getting ready and have an amazing time with our friends and family. They gave me and my husband the wedding of our dreams!

Kelsey + Jason

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2020-02-01T15:55:00-05:00

Kelsey + Jason

Working with Upon A Star Events was incredible! They were incredibly professional, on task, on time, and incredibly flexible. The most important things to us were cherished by them and they made it clear that they would put those things first. I was constantly impressed at how ahead of schedule they were, and they never let me worry about anything at all. If it weren’t for them my wedding planning process would have been so much more difficult. They handled things with ease, and made every minute of planning enjoyable. Upon A Star Events took care of everything day of– there were no last minute questions for the bride. My job was to enjoy the day getting ready and have an amazing time with our friends and family. They gave me and my husband the wedding of our dreams!

Highest Level of Professionalism & Creativity

I have worked with Elisabeth personally and professionally for over 15 years. Elisabeth brings the highest level of professionalism and creativity as well as a sparkling and fun attitude.  She is a joy to work with and a valued member of our team. Over the years, Elisabeth has organized my family celebrations which were all enjoyed with perfect planning. Professionally, Elisabeth helped develop a “Fun” category for our social media property. Elisabeth conceived and executed a creative vision flawlessly.

Andy Goldfarb-Globespan Capital/Breaking Matzo/Photo Butler

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2020-02-01T15:56:11-05:00

Andy Goldfarb-Globespan Capital/Breaking Matzo/Photo Butler

I have worked with Elisabeth personally and professionally for over 15 years. Elisabeth brings the highest level of professionalism and creativity as well as a sparkling and fun attitude.  She is a joy to work with and a valued member of our team. Over the years, Elisabeth has organized my family celebrations which were all enjoyed with perfect planning. Professionally, Elisabeth helped develop a “Fun” category for our social media property. Elisabeth conceived and executed a creative vision flawlessly.

The Wedding of our Dreams

A very special thank you for making our wedding dreams come true. You are truly a miracle worker and we could not have don’t any of this without you!! Everything was far beyond our expectation and not only did it seem effortless, but you did it all with a smile on your face!!  From designing and decorating our breathtaking venue, taking care of Maple, running to the car to grab the forgotten bouquet, or sewing my button that had come loose on my dress, I seriously do not think there is anything you cannot do! We love you and are forever grateful for all that you do.

Cat + Alex

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2020-02-01T15:56:43-05:00

Cat + Alex

A very special thank you for making our wedding dreams come true. You are truly a miracle worker and we could not have don’t any of this without you!! Everything was far beyond our expectation and not only did it seem effortless, but you did it all with a smile on your face!!  From designing and decorating our breathtaking venue, taking care of Maple, running to the car to grab the forgotten bouquet, or sewing my button that had come loose on my dress, I seriously do not think there is anything you cannot do! We love you and are forever grateful for all that you do.

Flawlessly Executed Bar Mitzvah

Elisabeth is unbelievable – the real deal. She not only has the creative vision to pull off amazing events, but she also has the knowledge, organization and management skills to pull it off flawlessly. Her ability to appreciate varying clients tastes, is key. She customized my son’s Bar Mitzvah celebration (an intimate gathering, not the typical party) perfectly. She’s incredibly responsive – whether by phone, text or email – I don’t think I ever waited more than a couple of hours to hear back (even when we were several months out from the event/she had more pressing deliverables). Her team is hard working, knowledgeable, professional and just a joy to be around. We’d use her again in a heart beat.

Deb Sullivan

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2020-02-01T15:57:39-05:00

Deb Sullivan

Elisabeth is unbelievable – the real deal. She not only has the creative vision to pull off amazing events, but she also has the knowledge, organization and management skills to pull it off flawlessly. Her ability to appreciate varying clients tastes, is key. She customized my son’s Bar Mitzvah celebration (an intimate gathering, not the typical party) perfectly. She’s incredibly responsive – whether by phone, text or email – I don’t think I ever waited more than a couple of hours to hear back (even when we were several months out from the event/she had more pressing deliverables). Her team is hard working, knowledgeable, professional and just a joy to be around. We’d use her again in a heart beat.

Elisabeth is Magical

Elisabeth is magical! Some how she can take the smallest nugget of an idea and turn it in to an incredible and unique celebration. She has the ability to tease out what is important from initial design meetings and then turn those ideas in to a whimsical, magical reality. I have worked with Elisabeth on a variety of events for over 9 years- from my children’s birthday parties and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs to class celebrations and even large corporate events. Elisabeth approaches each event- no matter what the size, with the same enthusiasm and attention to detail. Everything she creates comes to life in a way beyond what my original expectations were.Her boundless energy, combined with her amazing creativity (her mind never stops working) make her a joy to work with.  It has been truly a pleasure working with her- on everything!!!!!

XOXOXO Jennifer Herman

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2020-02-01T15:58:15-05:00

XOXOXO Jennifer Herman

Elisabeth is magical! Some how she can take the smallest nugget of an idea and turn it in to an incredible and unique celebration. She has the ability to tease out what is important from initial design meetings and then turn those ideas in to a whimsical, magical reality. I have worked with Elisabeth on a variety of events for over 9 years- from my children’s birthday parties and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs to class celebrations and even large corporate events. Elisabeth approaches each event- no matter what the size, with the same enthusiasm and attention to detail. Everything she creates comes to life in a way beyond what my original expectations were.Her boundless energy, combined with her amazing creativity (her mind never stops working) make her a joy to work with.  It has been truly a pleasure working with her- on everything!!!!!

One of the Best Days of our Lives

It is with a full heart that I give a special thanks to a incredible event planner – Elisabeth Accardi from Upon a Star. She helped me plan my son’s Bar Mitzvah that represented Jacob and our family. It was one of the best days of our lives and she helped to make every detail just perfect! She was inclusive of Jacob through the entire process and made the party all about him. Her attention to detail was incredible from the tables to the menu cards to the hockey shoe laces around the napkins. There was nothing that Lis did not think of for this incredible event. Thank you, Lis, for your vision and thoughtfulness in planning Jacob’s special day!

XOXO Jen +Sunny

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2020-02-01T15:59:14-05:00

XOXO Jen +Sunny

It is with a full heart that I give a special thanks to a incredible event planner – Elisabeth Accardi from Upon a Star. She helped me plan my son’s Bar Mitzvah that represented Jacob and our family. It was one of the best days of our lives and she helped to make every detail just perfect! She was inclusive of Jacob through the entire process and made the party all about him. Her attention to detail was incredible from the tables to the menu cards to the hockey shoe laces around the napkins. There was nothing that Lis did not think of for this incredible event. Thank you, Lis, for your vision and thoughtfulness in planning Jacob’s special day!

Elisabeth Brings an Invaluable Product to Events

Thank you so much for working with us this Saturday. You really do bring an invaluable product to events. Those kids had as much fun as their parents – and their parents probably had more fun – because you were there. It was great working with you and I am looking forward to the next opportunity!

TARRYN PROSPER, PRODUCTION MANAGER AT RAFANELLI EVENTS

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2020-02-01T16:00:16-05:00

TARRYN PROSPER, PRODUCTION MANAGER AT RAFANELLI EVENTS

Thank you so much for working with us this Saturday. You really do bring an invaluable product to events. Those kids had as much fun as their parents – and their parents probably had more fun – because you were there. It was great working with you and I am looking forward to the next opportunity!

Upon A Star’s Team is Amazing

It was a great day! The girls had an amazing time and your team was so wonderful. We have so many fun pictures and will send your way. Thank you for all of the great activities and games – beyond adorable!! Thanks again. Gemma was in bed at 6pm – she loved every minute of her day.

LESLIE RIEDEL, GEMMA SPORTS FOUNDER

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2020-02-01T16:01:02-05:00

LESLIE RIEDEL, GEMMA SPORTS FOUNDER

It was a great day! The girls had an amazing time and your team was so wonderful. We have so many fun pictures and will send your way. Thank you for all of the great activities and games – beyond adorable!! Thanks again. Gemma was in bed at 6pm – she loved every minute of her day.

Quality and Attention to Detail

I have worked with Elisabeth for several years, and her quality, attention to detail and creative approach make her one of our go-to providers. I can’t recommend her company highly enough. She is a valued partner with a tremendous product.

DEBORAH FARLEY, MANAGING DIRECTOR AT RAFANELLI EVENTS

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2020-02-01T16:01:45-05:00

DEBORAH FARLEY, MANAGING DIRECTOR AT RAFANELLI EVENTS

I have worked with Elisabeth for several years, and her quality, attention to detail and creative approach make her one of our go-to providers. I can’t recommend her company highly enough. She is a valued partner with a tremendous product.

The Most Creative Event Planner

Elisabeth is one of the most creative event planners I’ve worked with. I hired her many times for my young daughter’s birthday parties and they’ve been enormous successes. Her attention to every last detail is amazing and her organizational skills are to be envied! She has non-stop energy and is so incredibly personable which makes her such a delight to be around. Plus the kids love her!!! Can’t wait to work with her again!


NANCY MORRISROE, BOARD MEMBER/SECRETARY AT ASSOCIATION OF DOWNTOWN CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

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2020-02-01T16:02:23-05:00

NANCY MORRISROE, BOARD MEMBER/SECRETARY AT ASSOCIATION OF DOWNTOWN CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

Elisabeth is one of the most creative event planners I’ve worked with. I hired her many times for my young daughter’s birthday parties and they’ve been enormous successes. Her attention to every last detail is amazing and her organizational skills are to be envied! She has non-stop energy and is so incredibly personable which makes her such a delight to be around. Plus the kids love her!!! Can’t wait to work with her again!
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