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Cassie & Dave Mann

Our wedding day was Sunday June 25 2017 in Oyama BC on family property. Jeff was our first priority when it came to planning the wedding, our date was literally booked around his availability and he did not disappoint!

The wedding was unforgettable and we owe a large portion of that to Jeff. We hired Jeff as our MC and DJ for both the ceremony and reception to ensure everything ran smoothly. He met us a couple times before the big day to go over details and gather information but by the way he presented himself the day of you would think he knew us for much longer. Jeff is very personable, fun and very reliable. Planning a wedding with Jeff brings peace of mind (and we all know that is hard to come by).

The big day went off without a hitch! He showed up early to ensure logistics were handled and his equipment was running smoothly.

He had all our music cued and literally managed the flow of the day so we didn’t have to even think about it. From some great icebreakers, to memorable and sentimental moments he pulled off the perfect combination for our guests. Our guests are still telling us how amazing the wedding was and how awesome the DJ was.
Thank you Jeff!! We truly had the most amazing weekend of our lives

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Carson & Tatiana

Hiring Jeff was hands down the best decision we made for our wedding. We have received countless compliments and comments on how professional, smooth, and engaging Jeff was as our MC and DJ. He was super easy-going and friendly in pre-event consultations and very helpful with details regarding scheduling and organization approaching the big day.

The day of, Jeff was essential for the flawless coordination of our ceremony and the events following. He more than lived up to his reputation as a day-of coordinator and made sure both of us were comfortable and ready for the day.
As our MC in the evening, he literally had the room crying with laughter. His sense of humour was on point and had our guests in stitches. He mixed the perfect amount of heartwarming comments with hilarity. The games he brought for the evening were great icebreakers and made sure our guests were having a great time. Even the cocktail music during dinner was amazing – so many people asked where we found such an awesome playlist.

He seamlessly managed a few hiccups at our venue, coordinated our live band, and still was able to play some amazing tunes that filled the dance floor. Even months later, guests are still talking about “the best wedding ever” and referring to Jeff as “the ultimate entertainment package”. We are so glad we went with DJ Haymaker – he helped make our day amazing and unforgettable. Thanks Jeff!

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Ryan and Jazzmin Nixon

Well, after a long and enduring 2017 the memory of our beautiful day will certainly be a lifetime highlight! We have an incredible amount of gratitude for Jeff and the fact that he was able to make our day as seamless as possible. A near nightmare when our venue plans fell apart the evening before and we were forced to make last minute rearrangements; Jeff was there for support and assured us that our day would be amazing, and memorable nonetheless. It certainly was. From the ceremony, to pictures, dinner, speeches, games, and turning up the dance floor, Haymaker was on point! The wedding was memorable for everyone involved, and we owe Jeff a gracious “Thank you” for making it all come together. If you’re looking for an incredible time, great attitude, bag of laughs, and a true professional to take the reins, then you can’t go wrong with DJ Haymaker.
Much love!

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Mike & Mona

This past March my husband and I hired DJ Haymaker to entertain our closest friends and family for our reception. Our ceremony was held with a small amount of immediate family members a few months previously and now it was time to party!!! Not only was our DJ an important part of the evening, he WAS the event! He read our friends quite well and when the audience started booing us over certain answers to the game “who knows the bride/groom best” he stood up for us! Which was precious. I may need to take a closer look at my friends however sheesh…

His choice in music was everything we asked for which was truly what kept the party going. To this day attendees are still telling us what a great time they had. And that is truly due to DJ Haymakers skills. It was absolutely the funnest night ever! Thanks Jeff Hay! You are the Best!

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Sarah & Eric Clark

When planning our wedding it was the chats with Jeff that I looked forward to the most. Wedding planning is challenging, to say the least, and I could always count on Jeff to give us the tips and tricks we needed to pull the event together. Jeff is a Bride’s best friend, you can’t ask for a better organized buddy to keep everything stress-free on the big day. However, he is also THAT guy that everyone wants at your party. You know… the kind of guy that starts the party the moment the moment he walks through the door. Games, jokes, and a big loud voice to make sure everyone knows whats going on. One of the most frequent comments we’ve had since the wedding day other than “Wow, your wedding was perfect!” and “BEST PARTY EVER!” is… “Your DJ was REALLY good.” We couldn’t agree more.

Thanks Jeff for the great chats, stellar ideas, your professionalism and for getting the party started! We are so grateful you were part of our special day!

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Amanda & Carl Huestis

As I’m sure to no surprise Carl and I haven’t missed a beat since our wedding day. One week after Kelowna we packed up all of our favorite people and wedding decor and headed off to Ontario for wedding reception number two!  Needless to say the party was great but we missed our favorite DJ!  One month after that we packed our bags to head off on our 32 day honeymoon travelling around Europe.  Ireland, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands.  An absolute trip of a life time that we will never forget. Last but not least, we are looking forward to the little bundle of joy expected to arrive October 4th! Married life has been just as wonderful as we could have imagined.

Even though we are now 6 months married I wanted to share our appreciation for what an important part you played in our amazing day. So here it goes…….

“Where did you find this guy?” “Tonight has been so you guys” “I don’t want the party to stop” “Hands down best wedding DJ/MC we have ever seen” Shall I go on?  Our guests could not stop raving about Jeff and how he topped off the already amazing day.

When we first started planning our wedding the top three important things were our officiant, entertainment and food. We were to spare no expense.  We were referred to Jeff through friends ours that had either used him for their own wedding or had attending one of the events he hosted.  We were assured that we wouldn’t be disappointed.

After chatting on the phone and emailing back and forth we finally got the opportunity to meet up in person. After that we had no doubt that he was going to be worth every penny we had to spend. This guy is so unreal at his job I don’t know how any else in the industry keeps up.  He not only took the time to get to know us on a business level he took the time to really get to know who were were as a couple, individuals and how crazy our families might be!

The amount of detail Jeff takes in and then applies to evening makes every moment so special. As my husband and I are from two opposite sides of the country we had a lot of people coming together for the first time so we really needed someone who could help with getting everyone up and intermingle.  He blew this out of the water!  He worked that room like no ones business not leaving a single person out.

My feet were so sore the next day because I didn’t want to get off the dance floor all night. If the venue would have allowed it we may have kept him there until all wee hours of the morning. As they say all good things must come to an end!

Carl and I couldn’t have imagined our day without Jeff and no words can describe how grateful we are that he was a huge part of such an important day. We can’t wait to hire him for our next event! 5 year anniversary party maybe?!?!?!?!?! And have no doubt we will still have two bus loads of guests for you to entertain.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. You truly are amazing at your job.

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Brie & Billie Elson

The best money we spent on our wedding was easily having Jeff as our DJ. We knew after seeing him at our friends weddings that we HAD to have him!

From the very start, we knew we were in good hands – his experience helped us through so many important decisions…including what songs we were going to walk down to. He even helped by meeting with us and our JP to make other very memorable decisions about the ceremony.

Then came the reception…one of my favourite parts was the introductions to our wedding party – he took the information we gave him and had everyone in the place laughing until they had tears in their eyes.

The games! Oh the games. Exactly what I had hoped for! He knew exactly how to draw out the crazy in our crowd. So many laughs!

And of course the dancing…I have NEVER seen a dance floor completely full for an entire wedding reception. He did that. He knew how important the dancing was to me and he played EVERY song I could have asked for…sometimes twice if we asked! haha!  He even took video clips throughout the night that I know we will cherish forever.

So much more than just a DJ…he’s an MC…an entertainer…a comedian…and by the end of the night…practically family. He MADE our reception what it was…a night we won’t soon forget.

Thank you so much for everything you did! You MADE that reception!

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Chris & Rachel Moch

When Chris and I first started planning our wedding it was overwhelming.

We were given all these dates to choose from and all these vendors who you don’t know a thing about until you review review review on Google. Very time consuming. Since Chris and I lived in Calgary and our wedding was in Kelowna making decisions was even more difficult, that feeling you will make the wrong choice was in the air. Jeff wasn’t the first DJ we spoke with but he was the only one we considered.

Jeff really stood out to us because he wanted to get to know us. From the first correspondence we had to our first face to face meet and greet. He wanted to know everything. Our likes and dislikes, all of our silly quirks, and of course everything about our family and friends involved. The planning forms he uses seem overwhelming at first. Trust me you must fill them out as detailed as possible if you want to laugh until you cry at your wedding.

Chris and I were worried about how both families would come together and party it up on our special day. Jeff had these amazing little tips and tricks. He also had these hilarious games that blew us all away with laughter and fun. I have known some people for years and have never seen them dance like they did the night of my wedding. He really knows how to open people up and make everyone feel welcomed and involved. My family could not believe that Jeff wasn’t a part of the family he has such a warm genuine tone to everything he does.

It became more apparent as the planning process went on that Jeff is the go to guy for absolutely any questions you may have about your wedding. Don’t be shy. When he didn’t know answers he asked other wedding vendors. He made our lives so much easier from planning to our wedding day running flawlessly without a single second of boredom.

Jeff is not just a DJ, he was an entertainer, a super organizer, and a wedding consultant guru to us. It was a bonus he played great music too, even our grandparents loved it! We wanted the best day ever and Jeff made that possible.

Thanks Jeff for everything!  Hope to see you again!

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Stephanie & Stewart Bowie

Jeff ( DJ Haymaker ) is so much more than a DJ! He is so awesome and played a huge role in our wedding.

He helped keep me calm as it started to rain just before our ceremony with his positive attitude and was coordinating with our other vendors to think of a new plan! Good news the sun came out just in time !

At our reception he did a great job working with our MC and kept everything on track ! Jeff also had great games to get the party going ! He truly loves his job and has a passion for it .

Jeff kept our party going to the very end with his high energy . All of our family and friends are still raving about not only what a great DJ he was but what a great person. Everyone enjoyed the music he played and kept asking where we found him !

We are so happy with the way our special day was and have heard numerous positive comments and a lot of that is because of Jeff. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Jeff again and again!!!!

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Ha & Jeremy Lee

Jeff was so instrumental in making our big day a huge success. All of our guests afterward were saying they had a great time. Jeff was great at keeping our guests engaged and having fun the entire night, from the game to determine the order of tables to get their food, to the couples game and of course, the dancing. Jeff was also great with “going with the flow” when things didn’t follow the schedule. He made the party so much fun being a great MC and DJ.

We also hired Jeff to do your day-of coordination and everything went seamlessly behind the scenes as far as we could tell. It was great for us to just enjoy the day and rest assured that everything will work out well.

Thanks Jeff for making our big day a fun and memorable one for us and our guests! We definitely recommend DJ Haymaker for anyone looking to throw a great party!

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