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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.

Featured Wedding Service
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
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
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
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
Elegant Weddings Marriage License Service Elegant Weddings Marriage License Service
Elegant Weddings Marriage License Service gives engaged couples a hassle-free way to obtain their marriage license—without the trouble of endless paperwork or standing in line! Dr. Kimber Lee Wi…
Westlake Village Marriage License Service
Wildflower Linen Wildflower Linen
Wildflower Linen offers an extensive collection of unique tabletop linen and chair covers for weddings and special events. Whether you are looking for classic elegance, over–the-top glamour or …
Real Weddings San Francisco, Buena Park, Los Angeles, Costa Mesa Party Rentals and Linens
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
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
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
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&n…
Santa Monica Wedding Dresses
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
Butterfly Floral and Event Design Butterfly Floral and Event Design
Butterfly Floral & Event Design specializes in creating one-of-a-kind, personalized weddings comprised of only the freshest, most striking florals. Inspired by the imagination and personal style o…
Real Weddings Los Angeles Flowers
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
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
SnapFiesta Inc SnapFiesta Inc
SnapFiesta frequently works with local and national non-profits and schools through fundraising campaigns and other events.
Special Offers San Francisco Photo Booth
Feast Feast
Feast may sound like it’s all about the food—and they certainly live up to their name in turning fresh, seasonal ingredients into visual and flavorful feasts—but their capabilities e…
Los Angeles Caterer
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
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
Grace Bridal Couture Grace Bridal Couture
Dreaming of a wedding dress that reflects your individual personality? Here are 4 reasons to consider entrusting your vision to Grace Bridal Couture: 1. Exquisite artistry. Award-winning couturier Lo…
Los Angeles, CA Wedding Dresses