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East Bay Wedding Vendors

Certified By The Guide wedding vendorsLooking for the best services for your East Bay 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.

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Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
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
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
Sidepocket Sidepocket
Sidepocket is a full-service wedding band, which means they do it all: Dance music, dinner music, ambient music, cocktail hour music, emcee…and lots of personal attention. They work closely with…
Special Offers DJs and Entertainment
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
Strawberry Fields DJ Company Strawberry Fields DJ Company
Strawberry Fields DJ Company provides full disc jockey and Master of Ceremony services for your special event. They will coordinate all announcements—from bridal party introductions to tradition…
Martinez DJs and Entertainment
Mandy Scott Events Mandy Scott Events
With a rich background as an award-winning floral designer, and a personal interest in art, interior design, and world travel, Mandy Scott brings an incredibly creative eye and artistic perspective to…
Special Offers Real Weddings San Francisco Coordinator / Wedding Planner
2 the 9s Events 2 the 9s Events
2 the 9s Weddings & Events is a full-service wedding and event production company recognized for creating weddings, parties and corporate events that are stress-free and one-of-a-kind. Working han…
Special Offers Real Weddings San Francisco Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Janene’s Bridal Boutique Janene’s Bridal Boutique
Janene’s Bridal Boutique in Alameda has so much to offer! Here are some highlights: An East Bay Jewel: Janene’s is located on the island of Alameda near the vibrant Park Street neighborho…
Alameda Wedding Dresses and Accessories
martinFILMS martinFILMS
With an easygoing and unobtrusive style, Martin Meyer takes the approach of a documentary filmmaker when capturing weddings. The resulting films are artistic and personal narratives of your wedding da…
Special Offers Oakland Videographer
Rikki Ward Photography Rikki Ward Photography
Rikki’s brides tell us that of all their wedding photos, none of the images felt “posed” or “contrived.” Rikki Ward knows how to capture the essence of the moment and the…
Special Offers San Francisco Photographer
Gavin Farrington Photography Gavin Farrington Photography
It’s official: Brides love Gavin Farrington. They tell us he’s the type of guy you want beside you on your wedding day because he’s so relaxed, engaging and professional. But even mo…
Real Weddings Alameda Photographer
The Bartender Company The Bartender Company
What makes The Bartender Company a top-shelf service? Passion and care. You’ll be impressed with the way their creativity, flexibility and thoughtfulness combine with their serious wine, beer and …
Special Offers Real Weddings San Francisco Beverage Catering and Bartending
Impact Lighting and Production Impact Lighting and Production
Nothing creates impact like lighting. A dramatic sunset on the horizon, soft light streaming through a forest canopy, a dynamic dance floor environment…all examples of how light can create the feeli…
Special Offers Real Weddings Richmond Lighting
Laurel Designs Laurel Designs
Laurel Designs specializes in a creative use of seasonal materials and exciting combinations for European, garden-style florals. Laurel offers floral design and complete event décor and plannin…
Special Offers Real Weddings San Francisco Flowers
Mandy Scott Flowers Mandy Scott Flowers
Mandy Scott’s inherent gift with flowers, art and interior design all converge in her breathtaking and vibrant floral designs, which have attracted a celebrity clientele—from movie stars t…
Real Weddings San Francisco Flowers
Patricia Gibbons, Floral Designer Patricia Gibbons, Floral Designer
For almost 30 years Pat Gibbons has been bringing her artistry to the world of floral design: mixing color, texture and the highest quality flowers. She’s been told she has the best eye for colo…
Real Weddings El Cerrito Flowers
Kay Wolff Design Kay Wolff Design
Kay not only loves flowers, but all things botanical—using elements from blooms and branches to foliage and even stones to create arrangements that express your style and make a statement. Kay …
Berkeley Flowers
JL Imagination JL Imagination
JL Imagination is an event production company specializing in luxurious lighting, sound, audiovisual, video, and drapery. Using the very latest technology, the expertise of their different departments…
South San Francisco Lighting
Thomas Hughes Films Thomas Hughes Films
Using broadcast-quality digital cameras, high-end wireless microphones and state-of-the-art editing suites, Thomas Hughes Films creates elegantly edited wedding videos that are tailored to each client…
Special Offers San Francisco Videographer
Wowpretty Makeup and Hair Agency Wowpretty Makeup and Hair Agency
Wowpretty provides brides with the finest professional makeup and hairstyle services. They have 17 professionally trained stylists skilled in bridal makeup and hair, and airbrush makeup. They love usi…
Special Offers Real Weddings Burlingame Makeup and Hair