About Sara

Hello! I am Sara, the Owner and Event Director at Chameleon Events. I have worked in the events industry for over 15 years. My background includes working in London on royal charity events (including with HRH, The Prince of Wales), spring racing carnival marquees, corporate balls and dinner dances, large-scale conferences and planning weddings. A planner and designer at heart.

The Inaugural Melbourne Diner en Blanc

On 7th March 2015 Sara Walsh, Director, was part of the team that brought the global phenomenon, Diner en Blanc, to Melbourne.

The annual secret affair, was an unforgettable evening of elegance, beauty and magic, and the location was revealed only upon arrival. Over 1000 foodies and cultural enthusiasts dressed in white attended the secret location.

True […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|Chameleon Events News|0 Comments

Winter Special Offer – 20% Discount

We are currently offering a winter warming 20% discount off all packages for all wedding planning and styling packages booked with us from July to August 2015.

Starting with our “Wedding Day” package at $1200 which is a saving of $300 off our normal package price. This package is the perfect option for the bridal couple wishing to […]

By |June 27th, 2015|Chameleon Events News, Special Offers|0 Comments

10 Top Planning Tips

Published in Melbourne Bride Issue 78 (March 2014) – Australia’s leading event planners share their tips for organising a flawless and stress-free wedding from the get-go.

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By |April 17th, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

Watercolour Invitations

Introducing Kathryn Green and her amazing bespoke watercolour invitation suites. There is something so special about these custom made invitations. The whimsical pictures and the beautiful writing. Have a look at her website which can be found here. They say a picture tells a thousand words, why not have that with your wedding […]

By |June 11th, 2013|Chameleon Events News|0 Comments

Blue Blue Something Blue

Something blue? Have a look on Etsy or click on the links below the three gorgeous “something blue” pieces we just found.


By |June 8th, 2013|Chameleon Events News|0 Comments

She wore flowers in her hair

Some beautiful floral hair inspiration from tumblr.
Perfect for the bride who doesn’t want a veil or would like something different for the reception.

By |June 7th, 2013|Chameleon Events News, Weddings|0 Comments

Shades Of Pink

Don’t be scared of pink (or maybe we should say that to the men!) it can be used and it doesn’t have to be over the top. Think soft pastel pinks with lots of greenery and white. Or mixing pink with shades of orange and yellow.

By |June 7th, 2013|Chameleon Events News, Weddings|0 Comments

Silver Vases

Start scouring your local op shoppes for silverware, because this looks amazing. Or borrow silver pots, vases and bowls from family as your “something borrowed”.


By |June 7th, 2013|Chameleon Events News|0 Comments

Kitchen Tea


What Is A Kitchen Tea?

A kitchen tea is the more relaxed, refined, lady like get together that you have with your girls. It is a chance to break out beautiful crockery, show off your baking skills and have a gorgeous afternoon tea. Gifts are usually given that are generally things for […]

By |June 2nd, 2013|Chameleon Events News|0 Comments

Wedding (Tina and Shaun)

Here is an absolutely beautiful wedding to brighten up your Friday afternoon.

Tina and Shaun went for a beautiful vintage feeling wedding with lots of gorgeous flowers and amazing food.

We love the neutral pallet with soft pink accents it was a stunning reception.


By |May 17th, 2013|Weddings|0 Comments

Something Different

This wedding had the most beautiful, fun touches to it.

Phoebe and Wei Lit’s wedding reminds us all that not everything has to be serious on the big day, having your own personalities shine through is so important.

By |May 17th, 2013|Weddings|0 Comments

Diamond Guide

Shopping for THE ring can be a nightmare at the best of times, what looks fabulous in a photograph may look awkward on your own finger.

Unfortunately, I learnt this the hard way after having my heart set on a certain design it all turned to fudge when I actually tried the ring on.

Having a basic guide like […]

By |May 6th, 2013|Chameleon Events News|0 Comments

Wedding Games

This was an amazing vineyard wedding we did for Melanie and Nick.

With Spring weddings only a season away it’s time to start thinking about all the extras for your guests.

Games, unique touches for the ceremony, all the little things.

We love, love, love coming up with ideas to make your wedding fun and […]

By |May 6th, 2013|Weddings|0 Comments

Planning Perfection

Published in Complete Wedding Guide December 2011 Edition – Planning Perfection: Chameleon Events

“Currently in its eighth year Chameleon Events is a boutique event management company specialising in wedding planning and styling. We spoke with Director Sara Sabey about her passion for working with couples at such a significant and special time…”

By |December 8th, 2011|Press Releases|0 Comments

Be Inspired

Published in Melbourne Bride Issue 89 (September 2011) – ‘We speak to Melbourne’s best wedding suppliers to give you ideas for your own wedding plans’…

By |September 12th, 2011|Press Releases|0 Comments

French Kiss

Published in Cosmo Bride November 2011 Edition – Bettina & Shaun were married on 5th February 2011.

“It was very misty in the morning, but the fog made for stunning photos…”

By |February 5th, 2011|Press Releases|0 Comments

Marquee Style

Published in Wedding Style Guide Spring 2010 Edition – Zoe Cottew & Angus Carter were married on 21st November 2009. An intimate wedding ceremony was held at Zoe’s family property in Mt Macedon and the reception in a marquee at St Agnes Homestead in Kyneton. It was an honour for Chameleon Events to […]

By |September 12th, 2010|Press Releases|0 Comments


Published in Madison Magazine, August 2010 – Classic Lizzie, 27, Admin Assistant and Matt, 33, Pilot, held their ceremony in a lush outdoor setting….

By |August 12th, 2010|Press Releases|0 Comments

Real Style Wedding

Published in Real Weddings Style, Annual Collector’s Edition 2009/10 – On a warm summer’s afternoon, Victoria and Stavros fulfilled their dream of exchanging vows under a floral arch in Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens. Decorated with beautifully fragrant flowers and olive branches, the wrought iron arbour stood at the end of an aisle lined with flower balls […]

By |March 12th, 2010|Press Releases|0 Comments

Spring is in the air

Published in Complete Wedding Guide Melbourne, January 2010, Issue 31 – The couple chose heritage-listed Rippon Lea Estate as the site of their nuptials. Around half their guests came across the Tasman from Anna’s hometown, Auckland, to enjoy a long weekend of celebrations.

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By |January 12th, 2010|Press Releases|0 Comments

Getting Hitched Without The Hitch

Published in Melbourne Bride Magazine, December 2009 – When it comes to planning a wedding, the devil is in the detail. Wedding gowns, invitations, and venues are usually the first order of business for brides-to-be, but what about all the little things that make the day truly special? If planning your day seems […]

By |December 12th, 2009|Press Releases|0 Comments

Urban Romance

Published in Complete Wedding Guide Melbourne, Issue 30, July 2009 – A Catholic ceremony at Saint
Ignatius Church, Richmond, was followed by a reception at Hawthorn’s Canvas Restaurant.
Simon and Laurelle chose the latter venue for its delicious food and modern, inviting atmosphere.

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By |July 31st, 2009|Press Releases|0 Comments

A Vine Romance

Published in Complete Wedding Guide Melbourne, Issue 30, July 2009 – The wedding took place at De Bortoli Winery in the Yarra Valley, on the day that would become known as Black Saturday. The ceremony was held in the garden overlooking the vines, with the reception following in a marquee. According to the couple, the […]

By |July 30th, 2009|Press Releases|0 Comments

Raj & Harjee’s Wedding Celebrations

This week we had the pleasure of coordinating a very special Sikh wedding between Raj and Harjee. The three day event took place in Melbourne and it was an honour for us to be involved. Raj and Harjee’s civil ceremony was held at the Nymphaea Lily Lake in the Royal Botanic Gardens […]

By |February 23rd, 2009|Chameleon Events News|0 Comments

Congratulations Victoria & Stavros!!

Chameleon Events has just packed up from the wedding of Victoria & Stavros at Carousel in Melbourne.  All 240 guests had a magnificent night enjoying mild weather and stunning city views outside on the balcony.  Victoria was a beautiful bride in a stunning J’Aton gown.

We wish Victoria & Stavros every happiness […]

By |February 15th, 2009|Weddings|0 Comments

Yarra Valley wedding – a bushfire crisis

On Saturday 7th February, Chameleon Events coordinated a wedding at De Bortoli With the assistance of leading suppliers, a marquee for 170 guests was erected on the beautiful grounds. Suppliers and dedicated De Bortoil staff sweltered while setting up as the temperature reached 46 degrees. We thought the worst case scenario for […]

By |February 8th, 2009|Weddings|0 Comments

Sara Sabey defines Modern Wedding Style

Published in Real Weddings Magazine, Style Edition, September 2008 edition Sleek & Chick: Wedding planner and event guru, Sara Sabey of Chameleon Events, shares her thoughts on modern style…”Modern style is current, fashionable and up-to-date. It creates a very personal image reflecting the individuality and interests of the bride and groom. But is also about […]

By |September 12th, 2008|Press Releases|0 Comments

Finesse, flowers, photos and a wedding run like clockwork

Published in: The Age Sunday magazine, February 24th 2008 Wedding planners are experts at ensuring that weddings fun like clockwork – rather like a film script. And it takes someone highly organised to ensure that a wedding is hassle-free. Melbourne-based wedding planner Sara Sabey got a taste of event management in London ten years ago […]

By |February 24th, 2008|Press Releases|0 Comments

Fox FM’s Nude Wedding

Fox FM’s Matt and Jo Show approached Chameleon Events to manage their Nude Wedding on Friday 8th February 2008. The lucky winners, Josh and Shelley, won a beautiful marquee style wedding at Melbourne’s historic Como House. Their prize included a $10,000 engagement ring and a honeymoon in Fiji. The bride and groom […]

By |February 8th, 2008|Weddings|0 Comments

Mothers Gift: A wedding planner!

Published: Melbourne Bride Magazine, Issue 53 December 2007 Christian’s mother made the planning process easier by giving them a wedding planner, Sara Sabey of Chameleon Events, as a gift. Grace says Sara understood their vision for the day and was able to recommend suppliers. “It was a great experience because we were able to enjoy […]

By |December 12th, 2007|Press Releases|0 Comments

A more enjoyable day for your and your guests

Published in: Melbourne Bride Magazine, Issue 53 December 2007 Chameleon Events wedding planner Sara Sabey says having your wedding at one venue can not only minimalise stress, it creates a feeling of continuity throughout the day for the bridal party and guests. And it means guests are not left wondering what to do in that […]

By |December 12th, 2007|Press Releases|0 Comments

Sounds like a Plan!

Published: Bride to Be Magazine, Volume 141, August – October 2007 The money a wedding planner can save a couple, through their connections in the industry coupled with their knowledge and expertise, far exceeds the cost of the service. – Sara Sabey

Published: Bride to Be, Volume 141, August – October 2007

By |October 12th, 2007|Press Releases|0 Comments

Hawthorn Footballer Trent Croad married on Mornington Peninsula

Published in: Melbourne Bride Magazine, Issue 52 September 2007 Hawthorn football player Trent Croad took some time out from the game to marry his partner in a relaxed outdoor event on the Mornington Peninsula. Trent’s busy football career and Tanya’s job as managing director of the couple’s male hair care business prompted the couple to […]

By |September 12th, 2007|Press Releases|0 Comments

To plan or not to plan?

Published in: Melbourne Bride, Issue 51 June 2007 In my experience, there are four reasons why brides need wedding planners: They are time poor. In reality, few couples are able to spend the amount of time required to plan a wedding. It can feel like a full-time job because there are so many little details […]

By |March 12th, 2007|Press Releases|0 Comments

Your Day – Bride to Be Annual Magazine, 2007/08

Chameleon Events were featured in Bride To Be magazine for the 2007/2008 issue, this exclusively covered the wedding of Martine Griffiths, Channel 10 Reporter and Erin Harte.

By |March 11th, 2007|Press Releases|0 Comments