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

Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
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
Ingela Floral Design Ingela Floral Design
Ingela’s Floral Design services extend to creating a complete look with numerous decor rental items such as specialty table linens, arches, urns, yards of fabrics, custom designed chuppahs.
Real Weddings Campbell Flowers
Sarah Marcella Photography Sarah Marcella Photography
Sarah Marcella has a unique way of capturing life, spirit, and emotion in her photographs. She is professional yet warm and fun to be around. Brides say they felt at ease with Sarah, which resulted in…
Special Offers Santa Rosa Photographer
Janae Shields Photography Janae Shields Photography
Janae believes your wedding is one of the happiest days of your life and so approaches each wedding with a sense of fun and a lively perspective. She captures each couple’s particular style and …
Special Offers San Francisco Photographer
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
Brilliant Designs Brilliant Designs
Brilliant Designs offers affordable ambient lighting and dance lighting packages that will completely transform your wedding venue and set the stage for an utterly unforgettable reception. Their light…
Special Offers Berkeley Lighting
Dream A Little Dream Events Dream A Little Dream Events
Dream a Little Dream Events offers customized wedding packages ranging from full planning and design, to partial planning, to “month of” coordination. A la Carte Services include: ̶…
San Francisco Coordinator / Wedding Planner
High Mountain Weddings High Mountain Weddings
High Mountain Weddings offers a stress-free, all-inclusive outdoor wedding package in the beautiful and scenic Lake Tahoe area. Whether it’s a summer lakefront wedding or a snowy winter celebrat…
Special Offers Real Weddings South Lake Tahoe Elopement Packages
The Bartender Company The Bartender Company
The Bartender Company is one of the highest-quality bartending services in the Bay Area. By refining their process over thousands of occasions, they’ve gained the expertise to help you create a re…
Special Offers San Francisco Beverage Catering and Bartending
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
Wilson Lee Weddings Wilson Lee Weddings
Wilson Lee Weddings caters to the boutique bride by implementing a warm, down-to-earth simplicity. A creative approach to your wedding photography with a penchant for modern luxury. We practice journa…
Real Weddings San Francisco Photographer
Wowpretty Professional Makeup and Hair Wowpretty Professional Makeup and Hair
Wowpretty’s 17 professionally trained and licensed stylists all have at least 10 years’ experience with airbrush technique. They love using their talents to bring out each bride’s un…
Special Offers Burlingame Makeup and Hair
MB Wedding Design and Events MB Wedding Design and Events
MB Wedding Design and Events does more than just coordination; they truly design the entire event. As one industry professional notes, MB Weddings delivers “jaw dropping designs every time.̶…
Real Weddings San Francisco (and Hawaii) Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Glass Slipper Gourmet Glass Slipper Gourmet
Using only the highest quality ingredients in small batch production, Chef Kelly O’Brien will work with you to create a custom-designed wedding cake with a wide variety of unique flavor offering…
Martinez Cakes
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
Julie Atwood Events Julie Atwood Events
With a background in interior design, it’s no wonder Julie Atwood provides some of the most “distinctive furnishings, textiles, lighting, decorative elements and imaginative design in the …
Real Weddings Sonoma Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Floralisa Floralisa
Floralisa provides gorgeously designed yet affordable flowers that will enhance the look of any celebration. Owner Lisa Brown specializes in matching her client’s style and vision. Whether it…
Special Offers Real Weddings East Bay Flowers
CaterMarin, Inc. CaterMarin, Inc.
Catering and full-service event coordination, including location scouting, rentals, entertainment, lodging for out-of-town guests, etc. Staff available to assist with questions and concerns at all ti…
San Rafael Caterer
Montclair Baking Montclair Baking
Montclair Baking provides cake tasting, consultation, floral arrangement, delivery and setup. Custom cakes are available in a range of flavors and sizes. In addition, they are known for their dessert…
Oakland Cakes
Don Mulford, Ordained Minister Don Mulford, Ordained Minister
Don seeks to closely connect with each couple, enabling him to bring out the uniqueness of their personalities and relationship at the ceremony. He taps into the shared delight of the family and guest…
Peninsula Officiant