About Us

About Nakiya

Nakiya Santillan is the CEO and founder of Astonishing events. She was born and raised in Bakersfield California  and moved to Sacramento in 2015. She got a degree in human resources and child development, her profession is in the medical field for 20 years. She's a mother of 4 and a grandmother of 3.


Event planning is her passion and it helps her relax and get away from everyday life. Her passion for events stemmed from her desire to give every client a one of a kind experience because she loves seeing people happy and enjoying this thing called life.

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stonishing Events

Owned and operated by

Nakiya Santillan-Watts.

Nakiya has been planning and designing parties, baby showers and weddings for friends and family for over 8 years and in 2018 she decided to share her passion for planning and designing by turning her passion into a business .