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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.

Featured Wedding Service
Featured Wedding Service: Verducci Event Productions
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Featured Wedding Service: Sasha Photography

Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
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
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 with unexpected color fusions, and unique natural materials. With an artistic …
Special Offers El Cerrito Flowers
flaunt Makeup Artistry flaunt Makeup Artistry
Whether in-studio or on-location, fLAUNT Makeup Artistry’s mission remains the same: to give their clients an amazing makeup look on the outside, and a whole new confidence on the inside. fLAUNT…
Special Offers Santa Rosa Makeup and Hair
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
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
Dream A Little Dream Events Dream A Little Dream Events
From vineyard chic to classic elegance, Dream A Little Dream Events plans and designs gorgeous weddings throughout California. Every wedding is customized and designed with a specific vendor team care…
Real Weddings San Francisco Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Triple Twist Makeup & Hair Design Triple Twist Makeup & Hair Design
Whether it is at your home, on-location at your wedding venue, or at their Union Square studio, Triple Twist gives you the freedom to choose when and where you would like to get ready on your wedding …
Special Offers San Francisco Makeup and Hair
Octavia Hunter Photography Octavia Hunter Photography
San Francisco fine art wedding photographer Octavia Hunter says, “Each time I photograph a wedding I form life long connections to my clients. My work is a combination of honest art, inspired ph…
Real Weddings San Francisco, CA and Portland, OR Photographer
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
A Beautiful Ceremony A Beautiful Ceremony
Kimberly Thompson, a Napa Valley native, uses her intuition, sensitivity and experience working with couples from all backgrounds to design personalized, non-denominational ceremonies. Want to get mar…
Napa Officiant
Pretty Please Bakeshop Pretty Please Bakeshop
Pretty Please Bakeshop believes that two things are indispensable to a successful wedding cake: one, it must truly taste as fabulous as it looks, and two, it shouldn’t cost a small fortune! Bake…
Real Weddings San Francisco Cakes
M Sibthorpe Photography M Sibthorpe Photography
Manali’s strength lies in capturing candids. She makes people feel so comfortable that they almost forget there’s a camera in the room, and feel free to express who they truly are. Her ima…
Special Offers Real Weddings Oakland / San Francisco Photographer
Cohn Frankel Photography Cohn Frankel Photography
Lauren Cohn-Frankel uses her documentary skills in making beautiful images of her brides and grooms that remain true to their real selves. She explains that her “primary goal at each wedding is …
San Francisco Bay Area Photographer
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
Vibrant Events Vibrant Events
Vibrant Events is a chic event planning service specializing in green weddings, eco-events, and environmentally-friendly practices. With an MBA in Sustainable Management, founder Corina Beczner comes …
Special Offers Oakland Coordinator / Wedding Planner
The Wedding Coach Ceremonies The Wedding Coach Ceremonies
With a great sense of humor and a wonderful spiritual side, Sanford Marshall—The Wedding Coach—creates ceremonies that embrace both the bride and groom’s personal interests and passi…
Alameda Officiant
Lumitone Lumitone
Lumitone specializes in same-day, instant-edit films in HD. They also specialize in 3D “growing up” slideshows to be presented at your event. Their unique team and equipment allows them to…
Special Offers Videographer
Justin Fone Productions Justin Fone Productions
Justin Fone brings event cinematography into the 21st century. His company, Justin Fone Productions, creates opulent films in Super 8mm, 16mm, and 35mm film as well as in High-Definition. Their final …
Real Weddings San Francisco Videographer
Vanda Floral Design Vanda Floral Design
Owner Bryce Loutsch has floral design in his blood—his first job was working at his parents’ floral shop! This Wine Country local opened Vanda Floral Design in 2003 to offer unique, high-q…
Real Weddings Petaluma Flowers
Ashley Wexler Photography Ashley Wexler Photography
Ashley Wexler’s images are a little rustic, a little romantic, consistently creative, and always genuine. Her “secret sauce” is that she befriends her couples—getting to know t…
Real Weddings Sonoma Photographer