California Wedding Day's Best of 2023 - The Winners for Orange County

The results are here! California Wedding Day's annual awards program, Best of 2023, honors the most innovative and creative talent in the wedding industry across the state. The winners were chosen by their peers through an open voting process held online and were revealed at our Best of 2023 Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 16th at Vibiana. View winners from all regions here.


Best Event Designer - H & L Lovely Creations

Finalists: Leproux CollectivePenelope PotsSo Happi Together


Best Wedding Planner - Flawless Weddings & Events

Finalists:Brandi Jane EventsLeilani SocialPure Lavish Events


Best Florist - The Bloom of Time

Finalists: Bloom Theory, Flowers by CinaKate Flowers LA 


Best Photographer - Kate Noelle Photography

Finalists: Ashley Paige PhotographyBYC PhotographyJodi B Photography


Best Videographer - Royal Films

Finalists: Atlas and Rose StudiosDreamwoodRicky Meyer Films


Best Photo Booth - Pixster Photo Booths

Finalists: A Sweet Memory Photo BoothClassic Photo BoothsOrange Box Photo Booth


Best New Venue - The Richland

Finalists: Grand GimenoVEA Newport Beach


Best Outdoor Venue - Rancho Las Lomas

Finalists: Franciscan GardensMuckenthaler MansionOld Ranch Country Club


Best Indoor Venue - Ebell of Santa Ana

Finalists: The 1912The Colony HouseFête the Venue


Best Resort - Montage Laguna Beach

Finalists: The Resort at Pelican HillThe Ritz-Carlton, Laguna NiguelWaldorf Astoria Monarch Beach


Best Catering - 24 Carrots Catering and Events

Finalists: Colette’s Catering & EventsJay’s CateringSummit Event Catering


Best Rentals (furniture and accessories) - Found Rental Co.

Finalists: Archive RentalsSignature Party RentalsSundrop Vintage


Best Rentals (linens, dishes, flatware) - Archive Rentals & Design House

Finalists: BBJ La TavolaBright Event RentalsLuxe Linen


Best Lighting, Audiovisual and Production - Waveform Events, Entertainment & Lighting

Finalists: Amber Event ProductionInvisible Touch EventsPremier Lighting


Best Live Music - Moses Lin Music

Finalists: Invisible Touch EventsTwo Towns EntertainmentTyler Varnell Music


Best DJ - Waveform Events, Entertainment & Lighting

Finalists: Elevated Pulse ProductionsInvisible Touch EventsSoCal DJ Entertainment


Best Invitation Designer - Honeycrisp Designs

Finalists: Heidi Davidson DesignLook Good on Paper Co.QueenBee Design Studio


Best Signage/Calligraphy - Heidi Davidson Design

Finalists: Handwritten by CatInk & InnuendosLook Good on Paper Co.


Best Cakes + Desserts - Simply Sweet Cakery

Finalists: Grace and Honey CakesNicole Bakes CakesSugar Blossom Bake Shop


Best Wedding Dress Shop - Blush Bridal Couture

Finalists: Mon Amie Bridal SalonStyled by TCThe White Dress


Best Groom’s Attire - Friar Tux

Finalists: The Black TuxGlaudi Men by Johana HernándezThe Grotto Menswear


Best Hair + Makeup - Flawless Faces

Finalists: Domenica BeautyKG Hair and MakeupKylee Hudson Studio


Best Officiant - JP Reynolds

Finalists: Great OfficiantsWeddings RoyaleYour Custom Ceremony


Best Overall Wedding Vendor - Colette’s Catering & Events

Finalists: 24 Carrots Catering and EventsFriar TuxJodi B Photography