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ZING, BOOM... what the heck is a TARARREL?

The word ‘Tararrel’ is derived from the infectious rhythm of the “Beer Barrel Polka,” a Wisconsin classic often heard at ale houses, Milwaukee Brewers games, and premier German and Polish weddings.

Based in Madison, WI, Zing Boom Tararrel Events is your go-to event planner. Offering services ranging from event consulting and full-service planning to day-of event execution, we have something for everyone. While we won’t insist on the polka (although we know its charm) ensuring your events resonate with joy and lively ‘tararrels’ that linger long after the final chorus is our promise to you.

Bride and groom with Kate, wedding planner
Kate Marquardt portrait

Meet Kate

Kate Marquardt is the founder and creative force behind Zing Boom Tararrel Events. Formerly a venue coordinator in Madison, Kate transitioned into event planning, bringing years of industry expertise. Committed to crafting each event as a unique and memorable experience, Kate believes that, in a world of two-day shipping and custom design orders at the click of a button, no two events should be alike. From weddings, corporate gatherings, and bridal and baby showers to rehearsal dinners, milestone birthdays, golf outings, fundraisers, and beyond – expect a truly enjoyable and unique event.

Trust us, you’ll have a barrel of fun!