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Welcome to The Occasion Sensation


About Us

Valerie Gower has been creating memorable, one of a kind events for many years and knows what it takes to make every celebration an Occasion Sensation. Why not let Valerie’s creative flair, dedication, and meticulous attention to those all important details make your next celebration The Occasion Sensation! more


Tell us your wishes

There's an old saying, "Whisper your wish to a butterfly and it will come true..."
The Occasion Sensation has updated that saying - "Tell us your celebration vision and we'll make your special day meaningful, magical and memorable." more



A professional wedding planner has the expertise to save you time and money and, more importantly, ease your stress and worries by managing all those details, which means you’ll be relaxed and happy, and will enjoy every moment of your wedding day!

With our endless creativity, commitment to excellence, and many years of experience planning all types of celebrations, The Occasion Sensation will make your wedding day beautiful and worry-free.

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Celebrations mark the significant events in our lives - birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, graduations, retirements...but they can also highlight those not so traditional events in our lives - those wonderful moments or happenings that are special or unique, or 'out-of-the-blue'!

No matter what you're celebrating, and whatever your style, theme and budget, The Occasion Sensation will help you plan a fabulous event. We can offer suggestions on location, theme, decor, menu selections, entertainment, and so much more! Why not let us help you make your next celebration meaningful, magical and memorable?

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Why Us?


Valerie Gower knows what it takes to make every celebration an Occasion Sensation. Her talent for organizing, her boundless enthusiasm and creativity, along with her sense of fun and humour make every event she plans a one-of-a-kind experience.

Valerie is certified by both the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada, and the International Event & Wedding Planning Professionals and continues to develop and enhance her skills and expertise.

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Val,  as our “day of” wedding planner, your dedication and support has so far exceeded our expectations! You keep us on track every step of the way and make sure all our loose ends are tied for our special day. We are without doubt very blessed and thankful to have you as our wedding planner. You are not only talented but you are also very thoughtful, kind and fun!

With that said we are confident that our wedding day is bound to run without a hitch with you by our side!  Love you Val!

Caroline & Nitin Kattar

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