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The votes are in for California Wedding Day's Best of 2020! Here are your finalists.
California Wedding Day Best of 2020 finalists

The votes are in for California Wedding Day's annual awards program, Best of 2020, honoring the most innovative and creative talent in the wedding industry from Los Angeles, Orange County, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Malibu/Ventura and statewide! The finalists were chosen by their peers through an open voting process held online.

LOS ANGELES

Best Overall Vendor

Eddie Zaratsian Lifestyle and Design
Premiere Party Rents
Très LA Group
Vibiana/Redbird

Best Event Designer

Chloe + Mint
Eddie Zaratsian Lifestyle and Design
Nicole Alexandra Designs
Sterling Engagements

Best Wedding Planner

At Your Door  Events
Marisa Nicole Events
Natalie Sofer Weddings and Events
XOXO Weddings

Best Florist

Butterfly Floral and Event Design
FlorUnique
Los Angeles Floral Couture
Rebelle Fleurs

Best Photographer

Carissa Woo Photography
Jenny Smith & Co.
Mariel Hannah Photography
Next Exit Photography

Best Videographer

CineStory Films
Hoo Films
Miguel Garcia Studios
Sergio Anthony Films

Best New Venue (must have opened in 2019 and be currently in operation)

The East Angel
Forme LA
Stonehurst
Valentine/Grass Room

Best Outdoor Venue

Bel-Air Bay Club
The Garden at Redbird
La Venta Inn
Verandas Beach House

Best Indoor Venue

City Market Social House
The Ebell Club Long Beach
Millwick
Rolling Hills Country Club
Vibiana

Best Resort

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
The Langham Huntington, Pasadena
The London West Hollywood
Terranea Resort

Best Catering

Good Gracious! Events
New York Food Company
Très LA Catering
Whoa Nelly Catering

Best Rentals (furniture and accessories)

Collective Rentals Design House
MTB Event Rentals
Papillon Rentals
Premiere Party Rents

Best Rentals (linens, dishes, flatware)

La Pinata Party Rentals
Luxe Linen
Premiere Party Rents
Theoni Collection

Best Lighting, Audiovisual and Production

Images by Lighting
The Lighter Side Special Event Lighting
Pacific Event Services
Waveform Events, Entertainment & Lighting

Best Live Music

Bob Gail Music & Entertainment
LUMINOUS by Etude
MJ Entertainment LA
The Replicas Music & Productions

Best DJ

DJ Crash/Crash Entertainment
DJ Krieger
Supermoon DJs
Vox DJs

Best Invitation Designer

Jasmin Michelle Designs
Lazy Creative Designs
Pirouette Paper
Prim & Pixie

Best Calligraphy

Calligraphy Katrina
Copper Willow Paper Studio
Creative Amme
Kelly Patrice

Best Cakes + Desserts

A Sweet Design
The Butter End Cakery
Fantasy Frostings
Vanilla Bake Shop

Best Wedding Dress Shop

En Blanc
JLM Flagship Boutique
Kinsley James Couture Bridal
Panache Bridal

Best Groom's Attire

The Black Tux
Commonwealth Proper
Friar Tux Shop
The Grotto Custom Menswear

Best Hair + Makeup

BreLuxe Beauty
Chiali Meng Artistry
Make-up Therapy
Page Beauty 

Best Officiant

Alan Katz - Great Officiants
JP Reynolds - JPR Weddings
Ken Craft - Dream Day Weddings
Rev. Clint Hufft

ORANGE COUNTY

Best Overall Vendor

24 Carrots Catering and Events
Found Rentals
Pure Lavish Events
Shawna Yamamoto Event Design

Best Event Designer

Brooke Keegan Special Events
Details Details Weddings & Events
Pure Lavish Events
Shawna Yamamoto Event Design

Best Wedding Planner

Engaged Events
Events by Robin
Flawless Weddings & Events
K. Sage Events

Best Florist

Bottles + Blooms
Flawless Weddings & Events
Flowers by Cina
Foxtail Florals

Best Photographer

Ashley Paige photography
BYC Photography
The Grovers Photography
Lovisa Photo

Best Videographer

Boffo Video
Plug Films
Prince Weddings
Villa Visuals

Best New Venue (must have opened in 2019 and be currently in operation)

Alleylujah
The Executive at Hangar 21
The Harper
Terra Laguna Beach

Best Outdoor Venue

Muckenthaler Mansion
Ole Hanson Beach Club
The Ranch at Laguna Beach
Rancho Las Lomas

Best Indoor Venue

The Colony House
The Estate on Second
Fete the Venue
The MODERN

Best Resort

Monarch Beach Resort
Montage Laguna Beach
The Resort at Pelican Hill
The Waterfront Beach Resort

Best Catering

24 Carrots Catering and Events
Above All Catering
Colette's Catering
Jay's Catering

Best Rentals (furniture and accessories)

Archive Rentals
Found Rentals
Signature Party Rentals
Sundrop Vintage

Best Rentals (linens, dishes, flatware)

BBJ Linen
The Hostess Haven
Luxe Linen
Signature Party Rentals

Best Lighting, Audiovisual and Production

Waveform Events, Entertainment & Lighting
Invisible Touch Events
Amber Event Production
Elevated Pulse Productions

Best Live Music

Undercover Live Entertainment
Moses Lin Music
Two Towns Entertainment
Christien Anthony Music

Best DJ

Extreme DJ Service
Invisible Touch Events
Vox DJs
Waveform Events, Entertainment & Lighting

Best Invitation Designer

Darla Maria Designs
Heidi Davidson Designs
Honeycrisp Designs
Type J Creative

Best Calligraphy

A Fabulous Fete
Creative Amme
Heidi Davidson Design
Type J Creative

Best Cakes + Desserts

Grace & Honey Cakes
Sam Samm Custom Cakes
Simply Sweet Cakes
Sweet Art Fine Swiss Confectioners

Best Wedding Dress Shop

Bellasposa Bridal
Blush Bridal Couture
Mon Amie Bridal Salon
The White Dress

Best Groom's Attire

The Black Tux
Friar Tux
The Grotto Custom Menswear
Men's Wearhouse

Best Hair + Makeup

Design Visage
Diamond Beauty Hair and Makeup
Flawless Faces
KG Hair + Makeup Team

Best Officiant

Alan Katz - Great Officiants
JP Reynolds - JPR Weddings
Rev. Clint Hufft

SAN LUIS OBISPO

Best Overall Vendor

All About Events
Greengate Ranch & Vineyard
Sidecar Cocktail Co.
SLO Brew Gatherings

Best Event Designer

A Lovely Creative
Lovelyfest Event Design
Vanessa Noel Events
Vino Fiore Events

Best Wedding Planner

A Lovely Creative
Amanda Holder Events
Anna Fergus - The Cliffs Hotel + Spa
Eventful Wedding Planning

Best Florist

April Flowers
Flowers by Kim
Idlewild Floral
Noonan's Wine Country Designs

Best Photographer

Amber Lynn Photography
Ashley Ludaescher Photography
Film Wedding Photography by Jen Rodriguez
Yvonne Goll Photography

Best Videographer

Fox Jump Cinematics
Iron & Fern
Patrick Ang Videography
Steelhead Cinema

Best New Venue (must have opened in 2019 and be currently in operation)

The Barrel Room at Cass Winery
Fallen Oaks Estate
La Lomita Ranch
The Penny

Best Outdoor Venue

Greengate Ranch & Vineyard
Pepper Tree Ranch
Terra Mia Vineyards
The White Barn

Best Indoor Venue

The Barn at Greengate Ranch & Vineyard
Loriana
Rava Wines
Santa Margarita Ranch

Best Resort

Allegretto Vineyard Resort
The Cliffs Hotel + Spa
Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa
Vespera On Ocean, Autograph Collection

Best Catering

Chef's Table Catering
Field to Table Catering & Events
Flora & Fauna Fine Food
Trumpet Vine Catering

Best Rentals (furniture and accessories)

All About Events
Avenue Twelve
Embellish Vintage Rentals
SCOUT Rental Co.

Best Rentals (linens, dishes, flatware)

All About Events
borrowed BLU
Bright Event Rentals
La Tavola Fine Linens

Best Lighting, Audiovisual and Production

Bella Vista Designs
Epic Entertainment
Islay Events
Kramer Events

Best Live Music

Bear Market Riot
Dan Curcio/Moonshiner Collective
Lucky Devils Band

Best DJ

DJ Bob Stock
Epic Entertainment
Kramer Events
Malik Miko Weddings

Best Invitation Designer

Fête & Quill
Lovely Fest Event Design
Rachell Rae Designs

Best Calligraphy

Fête & Quill
Lovely Fest Event Design
Pigment & Parchment

Best Cakes + Desserts

Autumn Cake Design
Cake Cathedral
Just Baked Cake Studio & Bakery
Pardon My French

Best Wedding Dress Shop

A Heart's Desires Bridal
Hey Gorgeous Formal Wear
Moondance Bridal
Something Bridal Boutique

Best Groom's Attire

A Heart's Desires Bridal
Friar Tux
Hey Gorgeous Formal Wear
Men's Wearhouse

Best Hair + Makeup

Amanda Olson 
Brit Tarr
The Queen's Bees
Tami Bernard Makeup Artist

Best Officiant

Paul Howell - Marriage With Meaning
Rabbi Janice Mehring
Rick Comstock - Avow Ceremonies

SANTA BARBARA

Best Overall Vendor

Belmond El Encanto
Burlap & Bordeaux
Catering Connection
Wild Heart Events

Best Event Designer

Burlap & Bordeaux
Event of the Season
Tyler Speier Events
Wild Heart Events

Best Wedding Planner

Imagine Weddings & Special Events
Jane Alexandra Events
Percy Sales Events
Wedding Kate

Best Florist

Cody Floral Design
ella & louie
Precious and Blooming Floral Design
Tyler Speier Events

Best Photographer

James & Jess Photography
Lacie Hansen Photography
Laurie Bailey Photography
Michelle Beller Photography

Best Videographer

B Studios
CineStory Films
I Heart My Groom Photography
Jeremy Foster Films

Best Outdoor Venue

Belmond El Encanto
Dos Pueblos Orchid Farm
Kestrel Park
Klentner Ranch

Best Indoor Venue

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
Hotel Californian
Rancho Dos Pueblos
San Ysidro Ranch

Best Resort

Belmond El Encanto
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
Rosewood Miramar Beach

Best Catering

Catering Connection
Omni Catering
Pure Joy Catering, Inc.
Seasons Catering

Best Rentals

Bright Rentals
The Tent Merchant Event Rentals Inc.
Town & Country Event Rentals
Ventura Rental Party & Events

Best Cakes + Desserts

Colin O'Dea Cakes
Crushcakes & Café
Enjoy Cupcakes
Lele Patisserie

Best Wedding Dress Shop

Camarillo Bridal Boutique
The Dress Bridal
Panache Bridal 

Best Hair + Makeup

805 Makeup
Blushing Beauty
Cheek to Cheek Artistry
TEAM Hair & Makeup

SAN DIEGO

Best Overall Vendor

Michelle Garibay Events
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa
Temecula Creek Inn
Thomas Bui Lifestyle

Best Event Designer

Amorology
Crowned Events
Kelsey Rae Designs
Michelle Garibay Events

Best Wedding Planner

Amorology
Crowned Events
Kelsey Rae Designs
Michelle Garibay Events

Best Florist

Carla Kayes Floral Design
Layered Vintage
Parker & Posies Design House
Soiree Floral Design

Best Photographer

Allie Lindsey Photography
Dear Lovers Photography
Emma Hopp Photography
Leah Marie Photography

Best Videographer

Cloudless Weddings
Emma Lynn Cinema
Le Rêve Films
Sam Eng Films

Best Outdoor Venue

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
Scripps Seaside Forum
Temecula Creek Inn
Vista Valley Country Club

Best Indoor Venue

Building 177
Callaway Vineyard & Winery
Carmel Mountain Ranch
Rancho Bernardo Inn

Best Resort

Fairmont Grand Del Mar
Rancho Bernardo Inn
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa
Temecula Creek Inn

Best Catering

Coast Catering
MIHO Catering Co.
Root Cellar Catering Co.
TOAST Catering

Best Rentals

Catalog Atelier
Folklore Rentals
Jake Duke Studios
Witty Rentals

Best Cakes + Desserts

The Baked Bear
Hey There, Cupcake!
Laura Marie's Cakes
Sweet Cheeks Baking Co. 

Best Wedding Dress Shop

Archive Bridal
The Dress Theory
Grace Loves Lace
The White Flower Bridal Boutique

MALIBU/VENTURA

Best Overall Vendor

Bella Vita Events
Cielo Farms Malibu
Jenny Quicksall Photography\
Party Pleasers

Best Event Designer

Bella Vita Events
LB Event Planning and Design
Star Hansen Events
Wheat & Honey Events

Best Wedding Planner

Jane Alexandra Events
One Sweet Day Weddings & Events
To Be Loved Events
Wheat & Honey Events

Best Florist

Belle of the Ball Designs
Unique Floral Designs
Vibe Florals
XO Bloom

Best Photographer

Jenny Quicksall
Lucas Rossi Photography
Rebecca Theresa Photography
Wild Whim Design + Photography

Best Videographer

Jeremy Foster Films
Lucas Rossi Photography
Luvet.Life
Press Films & Media

Best Outdoor Venue

Cielo Farms Malibu
Hummingbird Nest Ranch
Quail Ranch
Westlake Village Inn

Best Indoor Venue

The Farmhouse at Ojai Valley Inn
Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
Sherwood Country Club
Westlake Village Inn

Best Hotel/Resort

Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Resort
Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
Ojai Valley Inn
Westlake Village Inn

Best Catering

Command Performance Catering
DJ's California Catering
Seasons Catering
Très LA Catering

Best DJ

Bouquet Sound
DJ Krieger
GTZ Entertainment
Vox DJs

Best Cakes + Desserts

Bella Donna Special Events
Frost It Cakery
Sugar Lab Bake Shop
Sweet Art Bake Shop

Best Wedding Dress Shop

Bella Mucci's Bridal Couture
Camarillo Bridal Boutique
Ever After Bridal & Formalwear
Kay's Bridal 

Best Hair + Makeup

Blush + Bridal Hair and Makeup Team
Blushing Beauty Makeup + Hair
Cheek to Cheek Artistry
Fairytale Hair and Makeup

STATEWIDE

Best Accessories (veils, headpieces, crowns and more)

Erica Elizabeth Designs
Margaret Rowe Couture
Untamed Petals
The Veiled Beauty

Best Custom Dress Designer

A Bride by Samantha
Amanda James
RMINÉ
Trish Peng 

Best Product/Services

Aisle Planner
Balloonzilla
Wedding Dapper Bar by BreLuxe Beauty
Vogue Candles