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Southern California Wedding Vendors

Looking for the best services for your Southern 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: Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes

Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
Pixie Vision Photography Pixie Vision Photography
Pixie Spindel says, “Tapping into people comes natural to me. I try to break down barriers faster with each successive shoot.” Perhaps this is why Pixie’s brides feel so comfortable …
Special Offers Real Weddings Glendale Photographer
Vanilla Bake Shop Vanilla Bake Shop
In addition to baking and designing deliciously contemporary wedding cakes, Amy and her staff also create custom cupcake towers and innovative dessert tables that will keep your guests coming back fo…
Real Weddings Santa Monica Cakes
Premiere Party Rents Premiere Party Rents
Whatever the size, theme, budget or type of event you’re planning, Premiere Party Rents’ goal is to satisfy your every rental need with their ever-growing inventory. They stay on top of cu…
Los Angeles Party Rentals and Linens
John and Colette photography & beauty John and Colette photography & beauty
John and Colette are a married photography team—and Colette is also a professional makeup artist. Though incredibly experienced in all forms of photography, ranging from advertising to documenta…
Real Weddings Los Angeles, CA Photographer
Luna Gardens Events Luna Gardens Events
While Luna Gardens’ specialty is creating “awe-inspiring and dreamlike events,” they also bring wedding planning under control for their clients—streamlining the process to tak…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles Party Rentals and Linens
Hartnell Hartnell
Wedding Dresses Mother of the Bride Dresses Veils, Wedding Jewelry and Accessories In-house Alterations Appointments strongly recommended. General hours: Monday–Friday: 10–5 Saturday: 1…
Santa Monica Wedding Dresses
Colette’s Events Colette’s Events
Colette’s Events is a full-service catering company specializing not only in gourmet cuisine and innovative menus, but also in assisting with any equipment, linen, tableware, service personnel,…
Real Weddings Fullerton Caterer
The French Gourmet Cakes The French Gourmet Cakes
Well known in San Diego for their French Restaurant and Bakery, The French Gourmet goes above and beyond your typical caterer. In addition to freshly prepared top-quality gourmet cuisine, they provid…
Special Offers San Diego Cakes
Posh Peony Floral and Event Design Posh Peony Floral and Event Design
Posh Peony is an event design firm specializing in floral design, specialty linen rental, stylish décor accents and even ambient lighting—creating completely custom and unforgettable enviro…
Special Offers Real Weddings Rancho Cucamonga Flowers
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 Favors
Wedding Paper Divas Wedding Paper Divas
Part of Wedding Paper Divas flair comes from the stationery itself. Each piece starts with an expert designer who works exclusively with the site to craft ingenious designs that vary in style from ado…
Real Weddings Mountain View Invitations
Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes
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Westlake Village Officiant
Fifth Avenue Orchestras & Entertainment Fifth Avenue Orchestras & Entertainment
Elegant, tasteful, exquisite. . . AND the greatest party ever—those are the wedding wishes that Fifth Avenue Orchestras & Entertainment fulfills again and again. “Our daughter’s…
Granada Hills DJs and Entertainment
Scott A. Nelson Photography Scott A. Nelson Photography
Some might say it’s a calling. Clearly, when it comes to documenting that special day, Scott Nelson’s the man for the job. Ground zero, he says, was at age ten when a photographer paid a v…
Special Offers Real Weddings Laguna Niguel Photographer
Little Bit Heart Little Bit Heart
Little Bit Heart is a custom paper goods and design company headed by paper-loving cousins Elizabeth and Jenna. While they provide everything from handmade paper, to branding services, to holiday card…
Invitations
New York Food Company New York Food Company
From seasoned foodies to culinary newbies, New York Food Company’s clients are crazy about them. This amazing group of food professionals is known for delivering mouth-watering menus and incredi…
Special Offers El Segundo Caterer
Kathy Wright & Co. Kathy Wright & Co.
With over 30 years of floral and event design under her belt, Kathy Wright still manages to be a visionary in her field—setting trends, defining traditions, and thinking beyond what has been se…
Real Weddings San Diego Flowers
Linda Howard Events Linda Howard Events
Linda Howard has been a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants since 1996 and is a founding member of the Wedding Industry Professionals Association. Full Coordination Packages start at $10,0…
Real Weddings Los Angeles Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Il Fornaio Catering, Southern California Il Fornaio Catering, Southern California
If you’ve been to an Il Fornaio restaurant, you know they specialize in fresh, delicious, beautifully presented, authentic Italian cuisine. And the great news is that you can have that fabulousn…
Special Offers Real Weddings Multiple locations Caterer
Bella Vita Events Bella Vita Events
Bella Vita—it means beautiful life. That’s what founder and CEO Deborah James and her talented team manage to evoke in every event. From weddings to intimate soirées to movie indust…
Real Weddings Westlake Village Coordinator / Wedding Planner