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Looking for the best services for your Central California or Central Coast wedding? We've got them right here. How do we know? We ask. And ask. And ask. The wedding photographers, caterers, videographers and so on that you find here have all been Certified By The Guide. That means we've asked dozens of people (other professionals who've worked with them and brides and grooms and mothers of the bride, etc.) for feedback on each one of them...and they passed with flying colors.

Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
Tarpy’s Roadhouse Catering Tarpy’s Roadhouse Catering
Tarpy’s menus feature what they call “Creative American Country Cuisine.” According to their many fans, that translates as “really great food,” (and hearty portions, too!…
Real Weddings Monterey Caterer
AddyRose Design AddyRose Design
Described as a “feisty, fashion-forward mountain girl,” Roshel Ryan is an expert at crafting unforgettable Yosemite area weddings and elopements. She believes having a wedding in Yosemite …
Oakhurst Elopement Packages
Corbin Gurkin Photography Corbin Gurkin Photography
Corbin Gurkin’s passport is at the ready and her suitcase is perpetually packed. Known for her destination weddings, Corbin has ventured as far away as India, Vietnam, Kenya and Ukraine, but als…
Real Weddings Santa Barbara Photographer
OCLA Events OCLA Events
OCLA Events is a full-service event planning, rental and production company that can truly do it all. From wedding coordination and event management, to exquisite rentals and linens, to flowers, déco…
Special Offers Real Weddings Rancho Santa Margarita Lighting
Jen Rodriguez Jen Rodriguez
Jen Rodriguez has a fun personality, an easygoing demeanor, a caring nature, and a creative flair—all of which translates directly into her role as your wedding photographer. Her past brides tel…
Special Offers Real Weddings Central Coast Photographer
AMS Entertainment AMS Entertainment
AMS is a one-stop shop for all of your wedding entertainment needs. In addition to professional and experienced DJs, AMS offers various rentals such as karaoke, EZ-DJ and photo booths and other state-…
Special Offers Arroyo Grande DJs and Entertainment
Paper Stories Paper Stories
Inspired by bold colors, vintage imagery, pop culture, nature, and a good sense of humor, Kelly Horvath of Paper Stories handcrafts an eclectic line of flat printed and letterpress stationery. Using 1…
Chicagoland Invitations
Festive Designs Festive Designs
Festive Designs provides personal, undivided attention to each client by never taking two weddings at the same time. Melinda and her staff can then ensure that every last detail of your flowers are pr…
Real Weddings San Luis Obispo Flowers
Aqua Terra Culinary Aqua Terra Culinary
Local, seasonal, sustainable and farm-to-table. Words that perfectly describe AQUA TERRA Culinary’s responsibly sourced, high-quality ingredients. You won’t find run-of-the-mill wedding fo…
Pacific Grove Caterer
All Traditions All Traditions
Taffy offers a range of planning and coordination options—whether you need someone to handle all of the planning details from the start or just need a coordinator to work on your wedding day. Be…
Special Offers Real Weddings San Luis Obispo Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Everything But The Wedding Dress Everything But The Wedding Dress
Everything But The Wedding Dress isn’t just a clever name…it’s literally a one-stop-shop for ALL your wedding accessory needs. And we’re not just talking gorgeous veils, garters an…
Special Offers Saratoga Favors
Simply Designed Simply Designed
Brides told us they adored the designs from Simply Designed and loved designer Heather Long’s ability to “get” their visions right away. Fellow professionals told us she maintains a …
Special Offers Potomac Invitations
Minted Minted
Minted offers a fresh, modern and exclusive assortment of wedding invitations created by independent designers from around the world. They only use the finest paper stock, rich inks and crisp printing…
San Francisco Invitations
Amy Wellenkamp Photographers Amy Wellenkamp Photographers
Amy Wellenkamp’s catchphrase is “your day…your story…your style,” and her brides tell us that is exactly what she delivers—a photographic narrative of your wedding …
Real Weddings Nipomo Photographer
Epiphany, a divine bridal boutique Epiphany, a divine bridal boutique
Epiphany has a juicy selection of the latest wedding dresses by designers like Watters Bride, Justin Alexander, Martina Liana, Sue Wong and more. At this full-service bridal shop, you’ll also di…
Special Offers Carmel Wedding Dresses and Accessories
Everything But The Wedding Dress Everything But The Wedding Dress
Everything But The Wedding Dress isn’t just a clever name…it’s literally a one-stop-shop for ALL your wedding accessory needs. And we’re not just talking gorgeous veils, garters an…
Special Offers Saratoga Jewelry and Gifts
La Tavola Fine Linen Rental La Tavola Fine Linen Rental
La Tavola Fine Linen Rental offers a diverse array of exquisite linens and table toppers for your wedding. Whether your style is elegant, traditional, contemporary, or even a little eccentric, La Tavo…
Real Weddings Napa Party Rentals and Linens
Wildflower Linen Wildflower Linen
Wildflower Linen offers an extensive collection of unique tabletop linen and chair covers for weddings and special events. Whether you’re looking for classic elegance, over-the-top opulence or j…
Real Weddings San Francisco, Buena Park, Los Angeles, Costa Mesa Party Rentals and Linens
Elli Elli
Elli’s mission is to help brides and grooms style a “uniquely personal wedding” with their chic, customizable products and paper goods. They offer everything from wedding invitations…
Portland Jewelry and Gifts
Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy
Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy offers luscious paper and color choices, printing by letterpress, silkscreen and thermography, calligraphy services, and the full ability to customize. They spec…
Real Weddings San Francisco Invitations