Ellen Kostman is the founder and creative force behind Sidekick Events, LLC, a full-service event planning company based in New York City. Since 2001, Sidekick Events has delivered a countless variety of beautifully and impeccably planned celebrations. In addition to offering a complete array of full and day-of services, Sidekick Events provides every client with thoughtful direction, an unmatched level of service, honest and sound advice, and a discerning eye. Driven by her passion for out of the box ideas and imaginative details, Ellen and her team work hand in hand with clients to translate each unique vision into a seamless, spectacular, and “one of a kind” event. Sidekick works within any budget to help navigate and trouble shoot the entire planning process, continually strives to make it a memorable experience and always have a little fun along the way.


Sidekick wedding must-haves:   
great music + fun surprises

Sidekick shindig must-haves:   
specialty cocktails + yummy bites

Sidekick mitzvah must-haves:
candy bar + funky socks