Three’s a charm with the Lalla family! Utopian Events is very honored to have been a part of not just one, but three beautiful and unforgettable events for this remarkable family. We had the pleasure of assisting with Aneesa’s brother’s wedding, Aneesa’s Engagement Party and both her Wedding Ceremony and Reception.


Utopian Events traveled a great distance to celebrate Aneesa’s wedding. We added beautiful decor touches, transforming her family’s home into the perfect celebration space, making this a personable and truly memorable occasion.


Such a beautiful Mehendi right in the comfort of her own home!

This elegant wedding was one that we will never forget. Celebrating with the Lalla’s was more than a pleasure. We can’t thank you enough for making all of your events Utopian Events!

Dear Shushil – Where do I even begin? From the first time we worked together during my brother’s wedding and my engagement, I knew I was working with a premier wedding decorator. So when it came time for my own wedding all the way in Mississippi, there wasn’t a doubt in my mind as to who could make my wedding dreams come true. Shushil, you and your fabulous team at Utopian Events made my mehndhi party seem like a set of a Bollywood movie. As for our wedding – it couldn’t have been more beautiful. Thank you and your extremely professional team, in turning our visions, into a reality. You were a pleasure to work with, you are a man of your word, and you’re dedicated in making sure your clients are happy. You go above and beyond – further than the extra mile, and I am lucky to have had the opportunity to work with you! Keep up the amazing work! Lots of Love, Aneesa & Paul Singh


Three’s a Charm – Weddings by Utopian Events

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Are you dreaming of the perfect wedding?


Experience a dream come true with Utopian Events.

With our team of professionals by your side you can dream bigger and know that you will be a part of a breathtaking and one of a kind experience.

Leaving you with nothing but the happiest of memories is what we enjoy the most. Thanks Sonia and Jibin, we had so much fun bringing your wedding vision to life!


Here is what our beautiful had to say about her Utopian Events experience:

Let me start by saying that Utopian Events is FABULOUS. Shushil is nothing less than amazing- I dont even know where to begin to tell you how great him and his team made this event. Besides understanding my vision and getting to know me personally, they went above and beyond to make sure I got what I want and add personal touches that I would have never even imagined and made me smile from ear to ear on my wedding day. Shushil added in personal touches that I had no idea of like pearls on my garland, brooches for my bouquet which must have taken hours and hours to make and it was simply gorgeous. He also went out of his way to help me out with items bridesmaids would hold down the aisle. Shushil not only completed his job but helped out with other things in my time of need. His team is amazing and his decor is simply to die for. Throughout all of my events, the most common comment I heard from everyone was how stunning the decor was and how they couldnt believe how well it reflected my personality. Utopian Events is definitely the way to go- they are not only vendors but now dear friends of mine that I will remember for life! I could not be more thankful for everything they did and dont know how I could ever return the favor to Shushil! He made my event a dream come true!


Mother of the Bride:

Shushil made my daughters day a dream come true. When she first told me about Shushil, I could not wait to meet him from the wonderful things my daughter would say on a daily basis. Utopian Events is the most genuine and hard working team that I have seen- they made the event flawless and every time I walked into the room I could not have been happier for my daughter. So many guests told us how amazing the decor was and I even heard my daughters friends say they eish they had had such amazing decor to have taken pictures with at their weddings. So many of my friends asked me about him and his team and said they wanted to use him as well. Shushil was so helpful with grahshanti decor, garlands and the reveption estate table was breathtaking; he went pit of his way to add things in which my daughter loves like pearls. His team is so nice and they have become personal friends and He also makes amazing rice and treats his clients loke royalty!

Atlanta Indian Weddings

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Utopian Events wishes Jessica & Arvind Chawan a very happy One Year Anniversary!

We enjoyed every minute of being apart of your beautiful wedding celebration.

Such a gorgeous ceremony that we will always cherish. Truly a dream come true for Utopian Events.

Jessica and Arvind – you both inspired us to dream big and bring your ceremony concept to life with our decor team.

 We would especially love to thank Nashville Symphony Orchestra for providing the perfect space for this enchanting ceremony and reception.

We can’t say enough about Derek Wintermute. He is a phenomenal photographer and his photos speak for themselves. Stunning every time.

Jessica & Arvind, we can’t say thank you enough for choosing Utopian Events as your wedding decor professionals. We wish you many years of love and happiness!

Dear Shushil and team at Utopian Events,

I have to start off by saying thank you!  You were able to turn my ideas, vision, and goals for my wedding into something more beautiful than I dreamed of or expected!

Even though my friends and family used you in the past and I liked your work, I interviewed other decorators when I first started planning my wedding over a year ago.  I wanted to cover my bases, and not surprisingly, I quickly was reminded why I wanted to work with you.

From your selection of mandaps, centerpieces, aisle walk designs & decor to your personal creativity, passion, and attention to details, I was able to better formulate what I wanted my wedding day to look like.  You did a great job of listening to my vision, offering your creative suggestions, and incorporating both into the final “product.”  The wedding and reception décor skillfully complemented the natural beauty of my venue to create an absolutely spectacular space that my guests could not stop talking about!

I could not have asked for anything more from you and Utopian Events.  Arvind and I just want to take a moment to thank you for helping make our wedding day beautiful and memorable.

We look forward to our continued friendship with you, and we will not hesitate to recommend you to our family or friends.

Warm regards,

Jessica (Hari) Chawan & Arvind Chawan


Happy Anniversary Jessica & Arvind Chawan!

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Utopian Events excels in blending both tradition and modern elements, creating stunning Indian Weddings. We are available to transform your wedding into a breathtakingly beautiful affair, whether you are in Atlanta or a neighboring state.

 Utopian Events will beautifully blend your vision with our talent to create a momentous celebration.

This stunning Ganesh and Welcome Table is accented with Ganesha Diyas, beautiful fuchsia and orange rose petals, and votive candles.

From the entrance to the exit, floor to the ceiling, and everywhere in between surround yourself with beautiful Utopian Events decor! This custom made modern bench is accented with fuchsia and orange upholstered pillows. Our floral inspired Rangolee surrounded by specialty linens, rose petals and votive candles blended both traditional and modern elements. And lastly- our ceiling drapery transformed the room and tied all of the decor elements together, creating the perfect celebration. Transforming any room with our furniture, props, linens, ceiling draperycenterpiecesflorals and so much more.

We offer our clients a variety of Mandaps to choose from. This Mandap with traditional elements has glimmering crystals and exquisite floral arrangements, including imported jasmine strands from South India.

Accentuate your Mandap with stunning aisle-way decor. Our beautiful Ganesha carved wooden pedestals with florals create an incredible entrance to this Wedding Ceremony.

Make your wedding stand apart from the rest.

Make it a Utopian Event!

Utopian Events | Stunning Indian Weddings – Atlanta

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Utopian Events is excited to wish a Happy One Year Anniversary to our awesome clients:  Amita Dodani Dhawan and Hemant Dhawan.

Amita and Hemant were awesome to work with. Both working professionals who lived in NYC, and were hosting their wedding here in Atlanta. Although they did not have time to come back and forth to Atlanta to select decor, they were decisive enough to select all their decor over Italian food and drinks with Komal Auntie and Himant Uncle, who were lucky to take a nap on one of our sprawling benches!!!

At that meeting, I remember showing the couple two pieces of a prototype for their contemporary inspired backdrop. It was raw and unfinished. With one glance, I remember Amita nodding her head and saying Yes, I LOVE it! The best part was revealing the finished product at their reception and seeing their happy faces.

From start to finish we loved helping our clients, whose reception backdrop and estate table were featured in Grace Ormonde April 2013 digital version. This was the first time Utopian Events concepts were featured in this luxurious magazine. Thank you Amita and Hemant for believing in Utopian Events and allowing us to be a part of your special day.

In addition to Amita and Hemant’s beautiful decor, they selected some of Atlanta’s finest vendors to assist them at their wedding, creating a enjoyable weekend that all their guests and appreciated vendors will always remember.

Congratulations Amita and Hemant on your 1st year.  Hope you have a great weekend!

Below is a testimonial from the clients themselves:

The first word that comes to mind when I think of Utopian Events is PROFESSIONAL.  I was extremely impressed with the timely responses to all forms of communication.  We only had 2-3 months to plan the entire wedding.  The showroom/warehouse made it easy to visualize ideas.  Shushil is very dedicated to bringing your vision to a reality.  He and I worked till early morning hours to ensure the ideas and concepts were accurately captured.  My initial concern with my wedding was that two events sangeet and reception would be in the exact same ballroom. 

My sangeet  was exactly what I had imagined….full of color, draping, decorated food stalls, and low bench seating with matching color theme upholstery.  The room was vibrant and full of color making it the perfect welcoming mood for our first event. 

The wedding ceremony was traditional yet classy event.  It was important to my husband and I that we keep the ceremony more traditional hence the location at the Swaminarayan BAPS temple.  The mandap was a semi-circle to make the ceremony more inviting to all our guests and the aisle was beautifully decorated with a pattern of fresh rose petals along with the mandap.  The Utopian team worked diligently into the night to ensure that everything ran exactly on time.

The reception took place in the same ballroom as the sangeet and several people refused to believe it, which in itself tells you how incredible the transformation was in that room.  The best way to really convey my satisfaction with Utopian Events is just to see the pictures from both events taken place in the same room and you’d be completely amazed as we were when we saw it.  The décor was absolutely breathtaking.  All our guests were in total shock for the first few minutes after entering the ballroom and felt like they had walked into a fairytale. 

During the initial planning I had described a more modern décor for the reception.  I wanted to keep in the silver, white, lavender, and anything bling.  The best part was the custom-made backdrop for our stage.  It was completely taken from concept to reality in less than 2 months.  It incorporated candles and flowers without being too floral.  It became the backdrop for all of our guests personal pictures.  The estate tables were another “WOW” statement.  I have never seen a flower arrangement look so contemporary. 

The amazing teamwork with Utopian Events, Luxury Lounge & Lighting, and Sketch Productions brought the backdrop, estate tables, lit-up dance floor, ceiling draping and chandelier, LED bars, and white lounge furniture from a dream to the best reality.

Three months later, and our guests are still talking about how our wedding was one of the most beautiful, intimate, and classy events they had attended.

It was hard to verbalize our reaction to all your work.  We just got the picture gallery a couple of days ago so as we go through them we are just reminded of how awesome all the events looked.

Shushil – Thank you again for all your hardwork making our event be the talk of the community!!

Kind regards,

Amita and Hemant Dhawan

Amita and Hemant’s wedding trailer from their wedding weekend: 


Utopian Events would especially like to thank all of the vendors that were involved in putting on a gorgeous wedding and reception!

SA Kamath Photography
Sketch Sounds
Luxury Lounge & Lighting
Pure Motion Films
Cafe Bombay 
Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

Your luxurious wedding and reception awaits you with Utopian Events!

 Happy Anniversary Amita and Hemant Dhawan!

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Divine Simplicity. Ceremony & Reception Decor should be a beautiful blend of your colors and theme. Let your wedding ceremony and reception compliment each other, creating a smooth transition from one wedding day event to the next. With Utopian Events by your side throughout your Decor planning process, you will be well taken care of. We are the wedding decor and design experts in and around Atlanta.

We custom create your wedding decor needs to translate your desire into reality. This divine aisle-way and ceremony setup was simply stunning with Thai Blue Orchid and Ivory Rose cylinder vase aisle accents and Hydrangea clusters marking each aisle. Utopian Events ensures that your ceremony will be your dream come true.

Our Utopian Events decor and design team will take special care of you and your special day. No detail is too small and no request is ever to large for us to handle.

 This heavenly ceremony backdrop created the perfect sacred space for our bride and groom to exchange their eternal vows in front of friends and family. Our stunning ceremony altar florals consisting of hydrangeas, roses, cherry blossoms and willows accented this gorgeous display harmoniously with encompassing candlelight and fortuny creme drapery.

Leave your guests awe-inspired by your Utopian Events wedding decor.

When you are ready to start the reception celebration, start it in style with divine centerpieces and floral arrangements. We really now how to bring a table to life with specialty linens, florals and candles.

Celebrate in style and make your next event a Utopian Event!

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A dream come true. Transport your guests through an ethereal dream come true with Utopian Events by your side.

Arvin and Jessica inspired our team to dream bigger creating an enchanting ceremony and reception for a royal celebration.

This paisley inspired Mandap design with tall willow trees, crystal suspensions and orchid blooms certainly set the tone for an awe inspiring ceremony.

Jessica was an absolute vision of beauty walking down the aisle of her dreams. This day was certainly a dream come true for her and Utopian Events!

Nashville Symphony Orchestra provided this bride and groom with the perfect location to host this lavish affair. Nashville is certainly the place to celebrate and Utopian Events is no stranger to Tennessee.

Welcome your guests with a custom Ganesh table. This paisley inspired Ganesh with Urlees and red rose petals, created a superb and sacred entrance to Arvin & Jessica’s wedding.

Make sure that your wedding leaves beautiful and lasting memories with you and your guests. With Utopian Events by your side, we will bring your vision to life, creating awe-inspiring moments and lasting impressions for everyone to cherish.

This magnificent estate table includes tall willow trees with orchid blooms, crystal suspensions, and hydrangea clusters surrounding the base. Sequined detailed golden overlays and iridescent crush underlays compliment these stunning florals eloquently.

Your guests will dine in heaven for an evening surrounded by breathtaking florals and centerpieces  encompassed in candlelight.

Arvin and Jessica celebrated their love like royalty and we were honored to join in on their special day. Whether in Atlanta or Nashville, we will travel and go to great lengths to make your dreams come true.

Your happiness starts with us Utopian Events

Arvin & Jessica | Indian Wedding Nashville, TN

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Utopian Events premiered fantastic modern décor styles at the luxurious Dodani-Dhawan Wedding and Reception, hosted at the Westin Perimeter in Atlanta.

If the look of a princess stepping into her wonderland was any indication of the thought and detail put into this event, Utopian Events delivered once again!

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Check out the modern lines and details of the stage. Many different flower and candle configurations came together to make an eye popping and classy backdrop, for this lovely bride and her handsome groom!

The entire room glowed and the atmosphere was nothing short of magical. Every little nook in the backdrop held a beautifully unique arrangement. No details were spared at this celebration!

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The pink, purple and white color scheme was carried throughout the room by our lovely floral arrangements.  These spectacular florals were carefully crafted and lovingly arranged with candles; creating an elegant statement throughout the room.

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With Utopian Events by your side, your decor will leave a lasting impression on everyone that attends. Let your wedding design transform your evening into a magical celebration fit for a modern day princess!

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But, don’t take our word for it. Check out these last highlights and a word from our bride and groom!

Dear Dream Team of Vendors: 

Before too much time passes Amita and I would like to personally thank each of you for helping make our wedding special and spectacular. All of our guests were amazed with how well everything came together. We would like to thank each of you for your professionalism, staying on schedule and being attentive to all of our needs. 

Shushil, wow! What can we say? Our major fear going into this wedding was that the sangeet and reception would look the same and that people wouldn’t get that wow factor which we were hoping for. You transformed the Westin on both nights, made the Dodani residence look so festive and made the Mandap at BAPS look extraordinary. We actually had someone come up to us at the Westin who couldn’t believe that we held both events in the same hall. 

We would be happy to write testimonials, or even speak to future couples on your behalf. I can very happily recommend each of you to anyone! We appreciate each of your creative efforts, ideas and execution that made our wedding so wonderful.  Thank you all again!


Amita and Hemant 

Utopian Events would especially like to thank all of the vendors that were involved in putting on a gorgeous wedding and reception!

SA Kamath Photography
Sketch Sounds
Luxury Lounge & Lighting
Pure Motion Films
Cafe Bombay 
Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

Your luxurious wedding and reception awaits you with Utopian Events!

Utopian Events Luxurious Wedding and Reception

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Utopian events has been redefining Indian wedding design this year through modern and custom built mandaps and backdrops; for both ceremony and reception decor. We have been taking our creativity to the next level with each client and each event that we have been a part of. From start to finish our team of professionals will put you and your family at ease bringing your wedding visions to life.

This year we have been conveying our unique decor and design concepts across the Southern region of the United States. From near and far – our clients have allowed us to be a part of their wedding celebrations in Nashville, Memphis, Murfreesboro, Greenville, Mobile, Macon; and of course our head quarters and hometown Atlanta.

Utopian Events Garba celebrations are always the perfect prelude to our wedding events. This custom curved stage setup with turquoise and deep purple creates a stunning backdrop for their gold and turquoise Radha Krishna Rangolee. The fast paced Garba dance, consisting of circular steps inspired this curvy backdrop design. Garba the night away in a beautiful Utopian Event designed setting.

Our client’s Mandap visions and desires always inspire us to push our creativity to new levels. This unique paisley inspired mandap design provided our clients with dramatic archways and detailing that truly inspired and delighted everyone in attendance. The mandap pillars hollow design allowed a transparent viewing of the couples sacred Hindu wedding ceremony. Imported Thailand Orchid Leis with round globes housing floating candles added stunning ambiance to the decor. Our bride and groom exchanged rings under an absolute vision of perfection for this once in a life-time wedding.

With Utopian Events by your side, you can walk down the aisle of your dreams. This unique aisle-way design was made up of custom red, gold and creme paisley inspired matching pedestals. All eight pedestals were lined with red rose petals and assortments of cylinder glass with candles. Breathtaking to say the least!

Utopian Events reception stages and backdrops are unparalled to any other. These custom reception backdrops add just the right level of sophistication to these celebrations. Leaving a lasting impression on our client’s wedding guests is what makes being apart of your day so important to us.

Let the reception celebration begin with stunning florals, elegant linens, awe-inspiring backdrops, and candles galore! Utopian Events partners with Elegant Chairs and Linens to create regal wedding receptions that will leave people talking for years to come.

Utopian Events custom design concepts always start with you and your vision. We can accommodate all of your wedding decor needs to help translate your love story into a modern day wedding celebration. 

Make it a lifetime memory. Make it a Utopian Event!

Utopian Events Weddings 2013

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A recent Orlando Indian wedding we handled reminded us that when it comes to some of the most important personal moments of our lives, many of us look to the same vendors to provide service we can count on. Just look at how many families use the same dentists, doctors and even funeral homes generation after generation!

Families come to trust service providers and look forward to sharing the same great experience with their children, siblings and other relatives.

Multi-generational Indian wedding planning is the latest incarnation of this age-old trend and we’re seeing it unfold firsthand here at Utopian Events. Just this month, we lent our eye for gorgeous Indian wedding décor to an Orlando Indian wedding of a bride whose sister also used our services in September.

This beautiful Orlando Indian wedding, held at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando, featured  all of the elegant table linens, Chiavari chairs and other wedding products provided by our partner business, Elegant Chairs and Linens. The groom even rode in on an elephant in traditional Indian wedding fashion!

But the best part was the ease with which we were able to put the ceremony together. It’s one of the benefits of multi-generational wedding planning – when everyone feels comfortable and relaxed, event planning always go so much more smoothly.

In fact, repeat business benefits both the customer and the service provider: The customer comes in knowing the level of quality they will receive, while the vendor already understands a lot about customer expectations as well as the tone of the event itself.

The end result recently was a spectacular Orlando Indian wedding! If you are considering using a vendor who has worked with your family before, here are a few important tips:

  • Have a heart-to-heart with your family members: Be it your sister, brother, aunt or uncle, your relative should be consulted for honest feedback on their experience with a vendor.
  • Make sure the vendor can offer a unique, new perspective: Every person wants their wedding or event to be distinct. Ask the vendor for a clear plan on how they will make your event sparkle – but not mimic their previous work with your family. In the recent Orlando Indian wedding, we took care to ensure the bride had as beautiful a wedding as her sister but with its own, distinct flair.
  •   Get the price points out early: Cousin So and So may have paid a certain amount, but she also may have planned an event years ago. Have an up-front talk with your vendor about pricing and never assume you will pay the same thing your relative did.

 As always, Utopian Events loves to work with multiple generations of a family. Whether you’re planning an Orlando Indian wedding or a ceremony right here in Atlanta, give us a call for that luxury touch!

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