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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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Paper and More! Paper and More!
Paper and More! is the perfect online resource for brides designing their own wedding invitations or stationery. They offer high-quality card stock, envelopes, metallic card stock, vellum paper, linen…
Fremont Invitations
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 Greensboro Invitations
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
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
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 fo…
Santa Monica Cakes
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
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
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 Los Angeles Party Rentals and Linens
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 Venice Photographer
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…
Santa Monica 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 Irvine Photographer
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
Rick Whitfield Entertainment Rick Whitfield Entertainment
Rick Whitfield Entertainment offers all styles of live music and vocalists with ensembles of any size—from soloists to a 9-piece band. They have a diverse repertoire in all styles and types of m…
Special Offers North Hollywood DJs and Entertainment
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
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
New York Food Company New York Food Company
From seasoned foodies to culinary newbies, New York Food Company’s clients are crazy about them. This amazing group of food professionals is known for delivering mouth-watering menus and incredi…
Special Offers El Segundo Caterer
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 Multiple locations Caterer
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…
Los Angeles, CA 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…
Westlake Village Coordinator / Wedding Planner
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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