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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Real Weddings Irvine Photographer
Yana Beauty Studio Yana Beauty Studio
Yana Sklyar, founder of Yana Beauty Studio, knows a thing or two about beauty. For more than ten years, she’s been making women look and feel gorgeous. She has now expanded her company, and head…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles Makeup and Hair
Elegant Weddings Marriage License Service Elegant Weddings Marriage License Service
Elegant Weddings Marriage License Service gives engaged couples a hassle-free way to obtain their marriage license—without the trouble of endless paperwork or standing in line! Dr. Kimber Lee Wi…
Westlake Village Marriage License Service
Minted Minted
Minted offers a fresh, modern and exclusive assortment of wedding invitations created by independent designers from around the world. They only use the finest paper stock, rich inks and crisp printing…
San Francisco Invitations
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
A Sweet Design A Sweet Design
A Sweet Design is a custom cake studio that operates exclusively by appointment. Schedule a complimentary cake tasting to sample the many marvelous flavor combinations—and bring your color samp…
Special Offers Real Weddings Granada Hills Cakes
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
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
Justin Fone Productions Justin Fone Productions
Justin Fone Productions coverage options include 35mm film, 16mm film, Super 8mm film, and High-Definition. Final product is delivered on Blu-ray, DVD, or online. Justin Fone Productions welcomes assi…
Real Weddings San Francisco Videographer
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