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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.

Featured Wedding Service
Featured Wedding Service: Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes

Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
James Johnson, Los Angeles Photographer James Johnson, Los Angeles Photographer
James Johnson offers you the ease of mind that comes with placing your wedding photography in the hands of a seasoned professional—one who has worked with all types of clients in every conceivab…
Special Offers Real Weddings Venice Photographer
Wolfgang Puck Catering Wolfgang Puck Catering
Wolfgang Puck offers creative catering with impeccable service. Because who doesn’t want a fine dining experience at their wedding reception? Each menu features seasonal and sustainable ingredie…
Los Angeles Caterer
Godfather Films Godfather Films
You can’t get much more experienced than John Goolsby of Godfather Films. Named One of the Top 25 Event Filmmakers in the World, he’s filmed more than 3,000 weddings in 29 states and 21 co…
Special Offers Riverside Videographer
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 for…
Real Weddings Santa Monica Cakes
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
Scott A. Nelson Photography Scott A. Nelson Photography
Scott A. Nelson sees things in an artistic way and he realizes his creative vision through a variety of lenses (zoom, macro, fisheye) and cameras. He’s a master of infrared photography, producin…
Real Weddings Laguna Niguel Photographer
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
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…
Real Weddings Los Angeles Party Rentals and Linens
Clambake OC Clambake OC
Clambake OC’s mission is to provide the best and most authentic East Coast-style clambake in sunny Southern California. It’s such a fun, affordable and unexpected way to enjoy a meal with …
Special Offers Orange 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
Sundried Tomato American Bistros & Catering Sundried Tomato American Bistros & Catering
Sundried Tomato’s motto is: “We can cater just about anything, anywhere.” And with over 20 years of catering experience, they put this motto to the test—providing their brand o…
Special Offers Real Weddings San Juan Capistrano Caterer
WedSafe Wedding Insurance WedSafe Wedding Insurance
WedSafe® offers two wedding insurance products that can be purchased individually or as a package to help provide security and protect your wedding:Wedding Event Cancellation / Postponement Plus I…
Special Offers Real Weddings Jericho Wedding Insurance
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
Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes
Nondenominational and nonsectarian, Dr. Wilkes welcomes all religions. “Couples find this approach refreshing,” says Kimber Lee. “They want someone who will be neutral. They apprecia…
Westlake Village Officiant
Perfect Details Perfect Details
With its online catalog and Bay Area showroom, Perfect Details is a veritable wedding accessory bonanza, offering a wide range of tasteful and elegant accompaniments to your bridal ensemble. Their vas…
Special Offers Burlingame Jewelry and Gifts
OCLA Events OCLA Events
OCLA Events is a full-service event planning, rental and production company that can truly do it all. From wedding coordination and event management, to exquisite rentals and linens, to flowers, d├ęco…
Special Offers Real Weddings Rancho Santa Margarita Coordinator / Wedding Planner
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…
Real Weddings Los Angeles Flowers
Elli Elli
Elli’s mission is to help brides and grooms style a “uniquely personal wedding” with their chic, customizable products and paper goods. They offer everything from wedding invitations…
Special Offers Portland Invitations
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