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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
Trufflehound’s Fine Chocolates Trufflehound’s Fine Chocolates
If you’ve visited Trufflehound’s shop in Ventura, you know about these exquisite handmade, small-batch truffles and chocolates made with the finest ingredients, by passionate chocolate lov…
Ventura Favors
Kathy Wright & Co. Kathy Wright & Co.
With over 30 years of floral and event design under her belt, Kathy Wright still manages to be a visionary in her field—setting trends, defining traditions, and thinking beyond what has been se…
Real Weddings San Diego Flowers
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
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
Linda Howard Events Linda Howard Events
Linda Howard has been a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants since 1996 and is a founding member of the Wedding Industry Professionals Association. Full Coordination Packages start at $10,0…
Real Weddings Los Angeles Coordinator / Wedding Planner
A Central Coast Wedding A Central Coast Wedding
Rev. Marlene Morris is a non-denominational minister specializing in the creation of meaningful, custom ceremonies. She firmly believes your ceremony should be a reflection of your personality and a f…
Real Weddings Cambria Officiant
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
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
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
B&G Photography B&G Photography
Jen Berggren started B&G Photography to explore a non-formulaic approach to wedding photography. “When I’m documenting a wedding, I don’t go in with a preconceived notion of what…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles Photographer
Pryor Events Pryor Events
Julie Pryor’s specialty is planning upscale weddings that are memorable in every respect. “An incredible site, great food, amazing music and breathtaking flowers are all an important part…
Special Offers West Los Angeles Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Corbin Gurkin Photography Corbin Gurkin Photography
Corbin Gurkin’s passport is at the ready and her suitcase is perpetually packed. Known for her destination weddings, Corbin has ventured as far away as India, Vietnam, Kenya and Ukraine, but als…
Real Weddings Santa Barbara Photographer
Rebecca Calagna Events Rebecca Calagna Events
“From concept to completion, and anywhere in between” Rebecca Calagna specializes in designing custom-tailored events infused with the personal style of each bride she works with. She not …
Special Offers Coordinator / Wedding Planner
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
Thank Goodness It’s Sofia Creative Cuisine and Event Planning Thank Goodness It’s Sofia Creative Cuisine and Event Planning
The phone rings constantly for George Marinos and Sofia Riley, the brother-and-sister team who are the heart and soul of this full-service catering and special event company that has been making mouth…
Long Beach Caterer
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
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
City Connection Entertainment City Connection Entertainment
City Connections has 2 locations in Southern California 1112 Montana Ste C Santa Monica, CA 90403 30655 Rigger Road Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Santa Monica and Agoura Hills DJs and Entertainment
Perfect Details Perfect Details
• Wedding Hair Accessories, Tiaras, Hats and Wedding Veils • Jewelry for the Bride, Bridesmaids, and Evening • Bridal Shoes and Evening Shoes • Gloves, Shawls and Wraps • Bri…
Special Offers Burlingame Wedding Dresses