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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
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Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
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
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
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 conceiva…
Special Offers Real Weddings Venice Photographer
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
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
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
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
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
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
Thomas Hughes Films Thomas Hughes Films
Videotaping that is unobtrusive. Editing that is elegant and understated. Wedding videotaping, Life tape montages, and wedding love stories. Equipment: digital broadcast cameras, digital editing, wi…
Special Offers Monarch Beach Videographer
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
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
Allyson Magda Photography Allyson Magda Photography
Services to all bride and grooms include a complimentary engagement session, online proofing and custom gallery-style (a.k.a. magazine-style) collaged albums, in which each layout is designed fresh fo…
Real Weddings Santa Barbara Photographer
Wedding Paper Divas Wedding Paper Divas
Part of Wedding Paper Divas flair comes from the stationery itself. Each piece starts with an expert designer who works exclusively with the site to craft ingenious designs that vary in style from ado…
Real Weddings Mountain View Invitations
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
Reverend Robert M. Bock Reverend Robert M. Bock
Reverend Robert Bock seems to fit everybody’s idea of the quintessential minister. Not only does he look the part—he’s tall, dignified and silver-haired—but by all accounts he…
Officiant
Topanga Catering Topanga Catering
Chef Jeffrey is passionate about creating innovative, artful dishes using free-range organic meat, sustainable seafood, and the freshest seasonal produce. Topanga Catering works closely with local far…
Malibu Caterer
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
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
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