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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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Featured Wedding Service: Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes

Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
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
B&G Photography B&G Photography
Jen Berggren started B&G Photography to explore a non-formulaic approach to wedding photography. “When I’m documenting a wedding, I don’t go in with a preconceived notion of what…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles Photographer
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
A Sweet Design A Sweet Design
A Sweet Design is a custom cake studio that operates exclusively by appointment. Schedule a complimentary cake tasting to sample the many marvelous flavor combinations—and bring your color samp…
Special Offers Real Weddings Granada Hills Cakes
Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy
Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy offers over 80 brand names, including such stationery lines as Vera Wang, William Arthur, Crane & Co., Arlene Segal, Elum Letterpress, Monique Lhuillier and al…
Real Weddings San Francisco Invitations
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
Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes
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Westlake Village Officiant
A Hallmark Wedding A Hallmark Wedding
When we asked other wedding professionals about Rev. Barbara Laughray, we got this reply over and over: “When I get married, I want her to perform the ceremony.” The reason her peers, and …
Calabasas Officiant
The French Gourmet Catering The French Gourmet Catering
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 Caterer
Freedom Bakery and Confections Freedom Bakery and Confections
Freedom Bakery and Confections is all that you would wish for in a neighborhood bakeshop: Family owned and operated since 1975, they produce all of their gourmet wedding cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and …
Special Offers Watsonville / Monterey Bay Favors
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
Mobile Disc Music Mobile Disc Music
Damon explains, “I like to meet up with brides and grooms 2-3 times before the wedding. Weddings are all about pre-production. The more I know about what kind of event my client wants the easier…
Special Offers Los Angeles DJs and Entertainment
Contemporary Catering & Event Production Contemporary Catering & Event Production
Classically trained chefs, wildly creative cuisine, a commitment to service, and charisma—that’s how folks characterize Contemporary Catering. From gala fundraiser dinners for over 1,000 t…
Encino Caterer
Felicity Couture Bridal Felicity Couture Bridal
Felicity Couture Bridal’s collection includes:Wedding Dresses Mother of the Bride Dresses Veils, Wedding Jewelry and Accessories In-House Alterations¬†
Special Offers Corona del Mar Wedding Dresses
Full Spectrum Photography Full Spectrum Photography
David and Christina are high school sweethearts committed to providing their couples with not only incredible photographs, but also an unforgettable experience. David and his team of photographers app…
Special Offers Real Weddings Irvine 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
Epic Imagery Epic Imagery
Epic Imagery’s mission is to fuse their creative abilities with your incredible story. Danny Baker and his team provide more than just a few snapshots—they chronicle the most important rel…
Special Offers Real Weddings Porter Ranch Photographer
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
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
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