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Ampersand Events was named one of the top 5% event companies in the United States because we are REALLY good at what we do.

Ultimately, Ampersand Events is a company that creates memorable moments through perfectly executed music, sound, and lighting; but seeing is believing - so check out our work by scrolling down!

Your special event needs just the right soundtrack and visual vibe to make sure your guests have a night they'll never forget. Ampersand Events, based in Orange County, has the right equipment, tracks, and energy to make sure everyone has a great time. We've been creating unforgettable events since 2008 and with experience working all kinds of events, we've got what you need to make your wedding, anniversary, party, or corporate event one that your guests will never forget. Contact us now to find our what we can do for you.

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Your ears will be doing a happy dance - even before your feet! Our top-of-the-line systems produce clear and full sound that lets everyone hear and feel the beat!


Your eyes will twinkle and sparkle in the custom lighting packages we provide. Beautiful colors and textures of light will set the mood of your event.

You'll be less stressed when working with us! Leverage our decades of experience in the special event industry to help make your event flow as easily as possible!


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Ampersand Events was wonderful to work with for the wedding and our welcome party for our guests prior to the wedding on August 2. Ampersand Events did all the lighting for my wedding at Hotel Laguna. They did an amazing job transforming the Laguna room and provided market lights on the balcony. On August 2, we had a welcome party for our guests and Ampersand Events was the DJ and provided market lights. Ampersand Events was extremely responsive to all my emails and gave me valuable advice for planning a wedding. They were also on time (or early) to every single meeting and event. Ampersand Events went above and beyond my expectations and I would recommend them to my friends.


Ben and Jen are the best! They know exactly what they are doing and it is one less thing you have to worry about when planning your wedding. Our day was perfect and they played a huge role in that. They are professional and help you with your ideas. They also have lighting options for your venue which add a beautiful touch. We highly recommend them!


We just had Ben do our wedding a few days ago and honestly we could not have been happier with our experience. He was so professional and helped us along every step of the process. All of our guests had so much fun and we have Ben to thank! If you need a wedding DJ, he is your man!


Ben and Jen are SO amazing to work with! They are quick to respond, patient, and know how to deliver amazing lighting results. I LOVE lighting and think that it can truly transform a space. Ben and Jen did the lighting for my wedding and all I can say is WOW... they made the venue look so beautiful! The uplights, gobo... everything was perfect. They are so reliable and I appreciated all of their amazing suggestions. The pin spots on our centerpieces & seating chart were the perfect touch. Can't recommend Ampersand Events enough!


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Jessica & Michael Light Projection
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Madelyn & Kyle
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Newlyweds Alex & Tashenna having fun
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Dancefloor Lighting
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Outdoor Weddings
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Uplights & Texture Lighting
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DJ Jen
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Falling Snow Effect for a Wedding
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DJ Ben
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We are Jen & Ben, owners of Ampersand Events. We've been working in the event production business since high school, over 20 years ago... I'm not sure if that makes us old, but we're definitely very experienced at this point.

We want to be on your team and support your vision while offering up our expertise to make your event better than you could have ever imagined. You can count on us to keep you in the loop and your vision on track.

We understand the importance of being able to share your special moment with the ones you love most. Let our creativity, experience, and ability to "take care of business," simplify the process of creating the perfect event!


The price you see on your bill is the price you pay! Even better, if you are within 20 miles of us or you're working with a venue and we're on the preferred list, we don't charge for mileage. We don't charge extra for setup, we don't charge extra for clean-up or pickup. We don't play pricing games; your budget will be respected and we will always be up-front about whether we can successfully make it happen



 We have an incredible assortment of options for you to choose from, including uplights, pinspots, custom monograms, dancefloor lighting packages and more! Lighting can be simple or incredibly complex based on need.



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We are much more involved in the production of a wedding than with a standard party, and the price increase is due to the additional services and equipment that are needed for a successful and memorable wedding.



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This is for almost any event that is NOT a wedding. Birthdays, Anniversaries, Graduation Parties, BBQs, Reunions, Street Fairs, Community Events, etc. We've done them all and always show up on time with great music, excellent equipment, and ready to have fun!



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*this is the average ALL-INCLUSIVE price per service type our clients pay (Sound, DJ, MC, Lighting, Consulting)

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