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Wedding Vendors for South Bay or San Jose Weddings

Certified By The Guide wedding vendorsLooking for the best vendors for your South Bay or San Jose wedding? We’ve got them right here. How do we know? We ask. And ask. And ask. The wedding photographers, caterers, wedding planners 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
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…
San Francisco Videographer
Melons Catering and Events Melons Catering and Events
With their full-service approach to catering, Melons is able to coordinate every aspect of your special event. They’re known for their innovation, and the excellence of both their globally-inspi…
S. San Francisco Caterer
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…
Burlingame Makeup and Hair
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…
Alameda Photographer
Creative Lighting Design Creative Lighting Design
Think incredible wedding lighting is out of your reach? Then you haven’t met Jimmy Duhig of Creative Lighting Design! This full-service, boutique lighting company undertakes a limited number of …
Napa Lighting
La Bocca Fina La Bocca Fina
La Bocca Fina is a chef-owned company offering a “kitchen-to-dining table experience” by providing on-site cooking at every event to ensure the utmost freshness. They are committed to pro…
Hayward Caterer
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 …
El Cerrito Flowers
An Everlasting Moment An Everlasting Moment
Through careful listening and a respect for her clients’ wishes, Mirella Riga of An Everlasting Moment produces stunning events that are set apart by their personalization and gorgeous details. …
Pleasant Hill Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Everything But The Wedding Dress Everything But The Wedding Dress
Everything But The Wedding Dress isn’t just a clever name…it’s literally a one-stop-shop for ALL your wedding accessory needs. And we’re not just talking gorgeous veils, garters an…
Nationwide Jewelry and Gifts
Eric Jarmie, Spanish Guitar Eric Jarmie, Spanish Guitar
Eric Jarmie specializes in the performance of Spanish flamenco and classical guitar music throughout the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Areas. Clients often choose the elegance of Eric’s classic…
Santa Cruz DJs and Entertainment
Renée Allen Photography Renée Allen Photography
Renée Allen’s brides tell us she has the “perfect personality” for a wedding photographer—calming, professional and personable, and simply a breeze to work with. With he…
San Francisco Photographer
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
Abbey Malcolm Letterpress + Design Abbey Malcolm Letterpress + Design
With an eye toward the latest trends in invitation design, events, and fashion, Abbey Malcolm translates the wishes and style of her clients into chic, impeccably designed wedding stationery. She puts…
West Deptford Invitations
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…
San Francisco Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Todd Rafalovich Photography Todd Rafalovich Photography
Wedding industry professionals work with LOTS of photographers and know which ones are truly great, so who do they call when they need someone to shoot their own wedding? Many of them turn to wedding …
San Mateo Photographer
Manali Anne Photography Manali Anne 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…
Oakland / San Francisco Photographer
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 …
Oakland & Sonoma Coordinator / Wedding Planner
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…
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…
Alameda Photographer
Sound Wave Mobile DJ Sound Wave Mobile DJ
Sound Wave Mobile DJ does so much more than “just play music.” They organize your entertainment and help coordinate your wedding to ensure a smooth flow of events and a seriously fun party. They …
Dublin DJs and Entertainment