About Us

Melissa Merrick


Owner and Coordinator

Born and raised in Knoxville, TN. I am a mother of 3 beautiful children with a passion for event planning and management. I have 10+ years experience with management, planning and customer service. 

"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did but people will NEVER forget how you made them feel."

-Maya Angelou

Southern Belle Events


Southern Belle Events was founded in 2018 after Melissa and Pamela decided to start pursing their dreams of event planning and management. 

The services we offer include: 

Event Planning; Weddings, parties, corporate events, fairs, festivals and more. 

Event Management; We will manage the entire day from start to finish. Enjoy your event knowing everything will be executed smoothly.