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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
Jesse Leake Photography Jesse Leake Photography
Jesse Leake works in a photojournalistic style. We heard his work described as fresh, edgy, creative, fun, young, beautiful, warm and innovative but one word in particular came up over and over: amaz…
San Francisco Photographer
Kevin Chin Photography + Cinema Kevin Chin Photography + Cinema
Kevin Chin Photography + Cinema is a full service portrait and wedding studio located in the SOMA district of San Francisco.  With over 20 years of professional experience, Kevin wins the confide…
Real Weddings San Francisco Photographer
Carl Mindling - Bay Area DJ & MC Carl Mindling - Bay Area DJ & MC
DJ and Master of Ceremonies Carl Mindling says it best: “You can trust me with the mic.” And his brides back this statement up, telling us that Carl runs a seamless reception. He’s d…
Real Weddings Los Gatos DJs and Entertainment
Desmond Charles Photography Desmond Charles Photography
Desmond and Roxy are a husband and wife team that capture natural and candid moments, enabling their couples to relive their wedding day emotions time and time again. They truly understand the importa…
Special Offers Real Weddings San Francisco Photographer
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
Verducci Event Productions Verducci Event Productions
With over a million songs in their music library, Verducci Event Productions guarantees they’ll bring all your guests together through great music to create one rockin’ party! They’r…
Special Offers Berkeley DJs and Entertainment
Lexie Lazear Designs Lexie Lazear Designs
There isn’t a makeup look or hairstyle outside of Lexie Lazear’s capabilities. She specializes in classic, glamorous bridal makeup, excels in vintage and “retro-romantic” desig…
Special Offers Real Weddings Oakland Makeup and Hair
La Bocca Fina La Bocca Fina
Wedding and special event planning, tons of vendor resources, full service staff, complete line of linens, china and flatware, from simple to formal. Custom design of menus. All menu items cooked on …
Hayward Caterer
Marriage Prep 101 Marriage Prep 101
Marriage Prep 101 invites couples who are seriously dating, engaged, or newlywed, same sex couples, and couples considering getting married again.
San Francisco Premarital Counseling
Weddings With Michael Peterson Weddings With Michael Peterson
Described as a “triple-threat” pianist,  disc jockey and emcee, Michael Peterson can go from playing a touching classical ceremony procession to bringing the house down as the MC and …
Martinez DJs and Entertainment
Elaine Bell Catering Elaine Bell Catering
Owner, event planner, and professional chef Elaine Bell likes to say, “I love to cook and I love to feed people. Every party I do is the most important party ever done. Elaine Bell Catering is a…
Real Weddings Napa Caterer
Premier Catering Premier Catering
Premier Catering knows what makes an event special. Besides being recognized for their impressive presentations and delicious food, Premier Catering is notable for their ability to handle any situati…
San Francisco Caterer
The Flower House The Flower House
Whether you are toting a scrapbook bursting with explicit ideas about everything from the bridal bouquet to the boutonnieres, or you just have a few preliminary thoughts about color, The Flower House …
Real Weddings Flowers
Katharina Stuart Floral Art and Design Katharina Stuart Floral Art and Design
Katharina Stuart bases her design concept on structured simplicity. Her sophisticated florals are a mix of vivid blossoms and unique materials, customized to fit the theme and atmosphere of your even…
Special Offers El Cerrito Flowers
Stephanie Secrest Photography Stephanie Secrest Photography
Stephanie Secrest says, “You know those pictures you’ve seen of a co-worker’s wedding, and she looks really stiff and all the emotions look fake and forced? Almost painful? Yea&mdash…
Real Weddings Alameda Photographer
Andi Hatch Photography Andi Hatch Photography
Andi Hatch has an adventurous spirit, a passion for travel, and above all, a deep faith in true love and marriage. She tells us, “I truly enjoy weddings. At the end of the wedding, I am still en…
Mill Valley Photographer
M Sibthorpe Photography M Sibthorpe Photography
Special Offers Real Weddings Oakland Photographer
Waterlily Pond Floral and Event Design Waterlily Pond Floral and Event Design
Voted “Best of the Bay Wedding Flowers” by San Francisco Chronicle readers, Waterlily Pond Floral and Event Design speaks to brides looking to make a truly unique aesthetic statement. Wate…
Real Weddings San Francisco Flowers
Petalworks Petalworks
As a full service floral design and event styling company, Petalworks creates stunning wedding floral arrangements while also assisting brides in the selection of their rentals, linens, paper goods, a…
Real Weddings Studios in Redwood City and Santa Rosa Flowers
Perfect Circle Photography with Curtis Myers Perfect Circle Photography with Curtis Myers
There is only one chance to document your wedding day and Curtis Myers embraces this responsibility as a huge honor. He will work closely with you to ensure your photos are relaxed, natural and a clea…
Real Weddings San Francisco Photographer