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Northern California Wedding Vendors

Looking for the best vendors for your San Francisco Bay Area or Northern California 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
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
Exclusively Weddings Exclusively Weddings
Exclusively Weddings provides brides with a one-stop shop for a variety of wedding needs, from wedding invitations and favors, to ceremony and reception items, and even honeymoon accessories! With the…
Special Offers Real Weddings Greensboro Invitations
Events of Distinction Events of Distinction
Designing and planning award-winning weddings that allow the couple to savor every magical moment and delicious detail, Events of Distinction exudes style and flair in all that they create, fulfilling…
Real Weddings San Francisco, Lake Tahoe and Los Angeles Coordinator / Wedding Planner
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
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 Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Lani Elizabeth Fine Design in Flowers & Events Lani Elizabeth Fine Design in Flowers & Events
Lani Elizabeth’s talents stretch from exquisite, classic English garden style to sleek modern displays; their designs can be playful and inventive or just flat-out gorgeous. The team relishes th…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Gatos Flowers
Premier Catering Premier Catering
Premier Catering knows what makes an event special. They specialize in customizing menus for everything from formal seated dinners, to succulent buffets and cocktail hors d’oeuvre receptions. But be…
San Francisco Caterer
Magical Lighting Magical Lighting
The team at Magical Lighting understands not only the technical side of special event lighting, but also the psychology behind it. Light and color affect mood and emotion, and can transform your weddi…
Hayward Lighting
Elite Entertainment Elite Entertainment
All Elite Entertainment DJs not only provide music for your special day, but also act as your Master of Ceremonies and Event Director. Ceremony packages including a portable second system with wireles…
Special Offers San Jose DJs and Entertainment
Dreams on a Dime Events & Weddings Dreams on a Dime Events & Weddings
Jessica Goldblatt created Dreams on a Dime with the conviction that “it doesn’t have to cost a fortune to have a fabulous event! By being smart and creative with your money, you can create…
San Francisco Coordinator / Wedding Planner
LucieXYZ Photography LucieXYZ Photography
Partners in life and business, Lucie and Sam Silveira created LucieXYZ Photography to be the kind of photography company that they would want if they were to get married again—that is, photograp…
Real Weddings Kanoehe Photographer
Magnolia Photo Booth Co. Magnolia Photo Booth Co.
The folks at Magnolia Photo Booth put so much time and attention into engineering completely customized photo booths that they’ve even come up with a new word for it. Meet the Magbooth. From it&…
San Francisco | Los Angeles | Seattle | Denver Photo Booth
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
The Wedding Coach, LLC The Wedding Coach, LLC
Sanford Marshall of The Wedding Coach brings a fresh and unique perspective to planning—creating a fun-filled process dedicated to maximizing the bride and groom’s individual strengths and…
Alameda Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Red Eye Collection Red Eye Collection
Red Eye Collection’s specialty? Narrating your love story through images. Oscar Urizar captures the full picture of your wedding through his lens—both guiding the composition of formal por…
Real Weddings San Francisco Photographer
CaterMarin, Inc. CaterMarin, Inc.
CaterMarin’s cuisine is “fresh, creative Californian” with an emphasis on local and sustainable ingredients. They are a full-service catering and event coordination company combining fa…
San Rafael Caterer
High Mountain Weddings High Mountain Weddings
High Mountain Weddings offers officiant services for outdoor weddings in the beautiful and scenic Lake Tahoe area. Rev. Josh Denniston and his team of high-quality ministers provide both religious and…
Special Offers South Lake Tahoe Officiant
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
Photo-matica Photo Booth Co. Photo-matica Photo Booth Co.
The Photo-matica Photo Booth provides the best of both worlds: a sleek, vintage-inspired outside with the best available digital technology on the inside. And the Photo-matica team follows suit—…
Special Offers Real Weddings San Francisco Photo Booth