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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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Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
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
Essence Entertainment Essence Entertainment
Essence Entertainment is one of Southern California’s premier talent agencies, providing live music and entertainment for weddings and special events. Whether it be a DJ, dance band, string quar…
Special Offers Costa Mesa DJs and Entertainment
Botanica Floral & Event Design Vintage Rentals Botanica Floral & Event Design Vintage Rentals
In addition to offering exquisite, custom-tailored floral arrangements, Botanica Floral & Event Design also offers vintage wedding rentals and distinctive accessories. Whether you’re having …
Special Offers Sacramento 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
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
Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy
After finishing college with a degree in computer science, Jacques Oskanian devised an Armenian computer font that could be used by his church for various fliers. As a favor, he started designing wedd…
Real Weddings San Francisco Invitations
International Event Company, Jonathan Reeves International Event Company, Jonathan Reeves
As the former Director of Catering for two prestigious Los Angeles hotels, Jonathan Reeves brings a wealth of knowledge and years of experience to every wedding and special event he plans. For him, he…
Real Weddings Beverly Hills 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
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
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
National Gown Cleaners National Gown Cleaners
National Gown Cleaners offers cleaning, preservation and restoration services for bridal, christening, communion and social gowns. Their process begins with an incredibly thorough inspection of your g…
Special Offers Campbell Wedding Dresses and Accessories
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
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
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
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
Beate Couture Beate Couture
Wedding Dresses Bridesmaid Dresses Mother of the Bride Dresses By appointment only. While we make every attempt to maintain the accuracy of this information, please contact salons in advance to ve…
Los Angeles Wedding Dresses and Accessories
Thank Goodness It’s Sofia Creative Cuisine and Event Planning Thank Goodness It’s Sofia Creative Cuisine and Event Planning
The phone rings constantly for George Marinos and Sofia Riley, the brother-and-sister team who are the heart and soul of this full-service catering and special event company that has been making mouth…
Long Beach Caterer
Botanica Floral and Event Design Botanica Floral and Event Design
Audrey Chaney uses her intuition, great sense of style, and attention to detail to pick up on the vision of her brides and deliver exquisite floral arrangements perfectly tailored to meet their needs.…
Special Offers Real Weddings San Luis Obispo Flowers
Charles Lauren Films Charles Lauren Films
Charles Lauren Films coverage options include 35mm film, Super 8mm film and High Definition. Extra options include Same Day Edits, Love Stories and much more! The final product is delivered on Blu-ray…
Real Weddings Marina del Rey Videographer
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…
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