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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
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
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 Real Weddings Multiple locations Caterer
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
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…
Real Weddings Santa Monica Cakes
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
Bob Gail Special Events Bob Gail Special Events
Bob Gail Special Events provides full-service, stress-free wedding planning, coordination and production. Their extensive array of in-house services gives you the invaluable option of allowing one com…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles Coordinator / Wedding Planner
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
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
I DO! Wedding and Event Design by Julie Nunn Event Design I DO! Wedding and Event Design by Julie Nunn Event Design
Elegant. Stylish. Glamorous. Sparkling. Unprecedented. These are just a few of the ways people describe events planned by Julie Nunn, founder of I DO! Wedding & Event Design. As the second oldest …
Real Weddings Los Angeles - San Francisco - Chicago Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Liberty Diamonds Liberty Diamonds
Family owned and operated since 1982, Liberty Diamonds prides themselves on their vast knowledge of diamonds and gemstones and personalized, friendly service. With their knowledgeable gemologists, ski…
Special Offers Real Weddings Irvine Jewelry and Gifts
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
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
The White Flower Bridal Boutique The White Flower Bridal Boutique
Wedding Dresses Designer Exclusives Bridal Trunk Shows Veils, Wedding Jewelry and Accessories Complimentary WiFi Personal consultation and styling
San Diego Wedding Dresses
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
Sterling Engagements Sterling Engagements
A Sterling Engagement is not your run-of-the-mill event—it’s both modern and timeless, vintage yet chic, beautifully designed and bursting with color and texture. From full-service event p…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles Coordinator / Wedding Planner
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
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
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
Kerem Hanci Photography Kerem Hanci Photography
Kerem Hanci brings a global perspective and masterful eye for detail to wedding photography. Born in Istanbul and based in LA, he is well traveled, greatly experienced, and enjoys photographing weddin…
Los Angeles Photographer