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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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Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
A1 Party Rental and Special Events A1 Party Rental and Special Events
A-1 Party Rental’s collection includes the finest tenting, seating, lighting, flooring, staging, archways, linens and lounge furniture. But beyond their vast inventory of rentals, A-1 also provi…
Covina Party Rentals and Linens
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
Rebecca Calagna Events Rebecca Calagna Events
“From concept to completion, and anywhere in between” Rebecca Calagna specializes in designing custom-tailored events infused with the personal style of each bride she works with. She not …
Special Offers Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Paper Stories Paper Stories
Inspired by bold colors, vintage imagery, pop culture, nature, and a good sense of humor, Kelly Horvath of Paper Stories handcrafts an eclectic line of flat printed and letterpress stationery. Using 1…
Chicagoland 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
Posh Peony Floral and Event Design | Decor and Rentals Posh Peony Floral and Event Design | Decor and Rentals
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 Party Rentals and Linens
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
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
Hoffmann Photographer Hoffmann Photographer
Steve Hoffmann’s nuanced approach to photographing weddings creates emotion-rich results. His pictures not only capture the main action, but are layered with meaning and feeling. For example, a …
Special Offers Real Weddings Huntington Beach Photographer
Truly Yours Gourmet Foods and Catering Truly Yours Gourmet Foods and Catering
Award-winning chef Chris Adlesh, the owner of Truly Yours Catering, began his food career as a busboy at age nine. Eventually he convinced his boss, who happened to be his dad, to let him into the kit…
N. Hollywood Caterer
Good Gracious! Events Good Gracious! Events
GOOD GRACIOUS! Events is an award-winning catering company best known for their innovative menus, trendsetting presentation, and careful attention to detail. They commit themselves to three concepts: …
Real Weddings Los Angeles Caterer
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
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…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles, CA Photographer
A Central Coast Wedding A Central Coast Wedding
Rev. Marlene Morris is a non-denominational minister specializing in the creation of meaningful, custom ceremonies. She firmly believes your ceremony should be a reflection of your personality and a f…
Real Weddings Cambria Officiant
Erin Cole Couture Bridal Erin Cole Couture Bridal
Erin Cole Couture Bridal offers area exclusives on gowns by some of the most fashion-forward wedding designers. The international selection includes ravishing couture wedding dresses by Monique Lhuill…
Costa Mesa Wedding Dresses
Courtney Corvan Make Up Artist Courtney Corvan Make Up Artist
Courtney Corvan uses high-pigment makeup and water-based airbrush foundation for a flawless finish that will last all night. Pricing for 2013 weddings is as follows:Bridal Trial/Engagement Photo Makeu…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles Makeup and Hair
Wolfgang Puck Catering Wolfgang Puck Catering
Wolfgang Puck Catering—their name, which is synonymous with culinary passion, innovation, and the freshest, greenest, healthiest, most conscientiously grown and raised ingredients, says it all.…
Los Angeles Caterer
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
Bel-Air Wedding Ceremonies Bel-Air Wedding Ceremonies
You probably wouldn’t expect a man who started out doing brain research to end up being one of the most popular officiants in Southern California, but that’s exactly what happened to Rober…
Los Angeles Officiant
Corbin Gurkin Photography Corbin Gurkin Photography
Corbin Gurkin’s passport is at the ready and her suitcase is perpetually packed. Known for her destination weddings, Corbin has ventured as far away as India, Vietnam, Kenya and Ukraine, but als…
Real Weddings Santa Barbara Photographer