Resource guide

Photo By Larry Dalton


Jessica McClintock
545 Downtown Plaza

Our boutiques offer a complete collection of updated looks for prom, homecoming, special occasions, bridal attire and Jessica’s line of contemporary separates. We also feature a full selection of fragrances: Jessica McClintock, Classic Jess, Jessica McClintock Number 3 and Scott McClintock for Men. Look for seasonal Gifts with Purchase and Gift Sets to enhance the collection.

Nena’s Boutique
432 Main Street

Come to Nena’s Boutique to find the best fashion quality and value for any special occasion. Find the wedding or Quinceanera gown of your dreams. We also carry dresses for bridesmaids, flower girls, prom and pageants. Tuxedo rental and sales. Invitations and accessories for all occasions. Alterations available for our gowns. Group and student discounts available.

Tuxedo Den
6230 Greenback Lane
Citrus Heights

Tuxedo Den is a family owned formal wear company dedicated to excellence since 1962. Every tuxedo is fitted and pressed to perfection. Tuxedo Den has over 50 tuxedo styles, from the new trends to traditional cutaways. We carry the top formal wear brands: After Six, Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta and Andrew Fezza.

Wedding Gown Specialists

For the preservation & restoration of your wedding gown.


Tokyo Fro’s Rockin’ Sushi
2224 Fair Oaks Blvd (at Howe)

Calling all Brides to be! Bring your girlfriends, your crowns, and your boas, and let yourself go! Celebrate freedom one last time at Tokyo Fro’s –Sacramento’s Premier Bachelor and Bachelorette party headquarters. Also available for rehearsal dinners and “learn to make sushi” parties! Take your friends out and party it up!


Shelton’s Wedding Cake Design

For the ultimate experience in wedding cake design flavor and more.

Village Cake Shoppe

For the unique! From the simple to the erupting volcano cake we can deliver whatever you can imagine. Oh and the cake tastes great too.


Bar Masters Beverage Service
4059 Palm Ave.
Sacramento (916)332-1161

Bar Masters Inc. - Beverage Service - “When it comes to great service, we Pour it on"! Sacramento’s only full-service bar catering company. Licensed & insured. Cash Bars, Cappuccino Bars or provide your own alcohol & we’ll handle the rest!

1200 Harvard Ct.

Rent a Margarita machine for your next party or event. You provide the party, we provide the machines, and mixes. Flavors include, traditional Margarita, Daiquiri, Mudslides, Slushies, Smoothies, and many others. We will deliver and set up.


Bridal Expo February 21-22, 2004
Sunrise Mall

Bridal Expo gives you two days to shop. You can complete most of your wedding planning at the show, saving money & time. They offer over 100 exhibitors, fashion shows, honeymoon giveaways and more. Free admission & parking, too.

Planning Your Perfect Wedding- A Seminar Series

Planning Your Perfect Wedding-Monday nights with giveaways, appetizers and great information. A great way to plan your wonderful wedding. Mark your calendar for these events (Jan. 23, Feb. 9 & 23 and Mar. 8) which are excellent for learning more about the wedding industry. They allow you to see different locations while getting your questions answered from the top professionals.


Alexandria’s Café & Catering
(916) 361-9216

We are here to make your affair a pleasant and memorable experience. They offer full service catered affairs, corporate packaged lunches, company picnics and family gatherings. We will plan your party with a large array of themes and services. We look forward to making your event the most memorable for you and your guests.

Art of Food Catering

Art of Food catering takes great pride in providing you the freshest cuisine, beautiful presentation, and fabulous service all at an affordable price! They offer full service catering and event planning for weddings, receptions, commitment ceremonies, or private parties. Exceeding your expectations is their goal.

Capital City Catering
2100 Arden Way, Suite 212 Sacramento

Catering for any occasion, event, or celebration, whether you’re planning a small informal office gathering or a sit down dinner for hundreds, the staff of Capital City Catering has the know-how to make your event distinctive. Creativity is the foundation of our reputation. While we feature a wide variety of tasteful sample menus for our client’s convenience, we are eager to meet your specific needs.

Fiesta’s Catering
5604 Franklin Blvd.
P: (916)428-6710 F: (916)428-4347

As a vision of the Caballo Blanco Restaurant Family, Fiestas Catering brings authentic Mexican food to you. Available for breakfasts, Luncheons, Corporate Affairs and weddings. Our Courteous, friendly and experienced staff will help make your special occasion a memorable one. Caballo Blanco has been a Sacramento favorite since 1961. Experience the tradition at your event.

Hana Tsubaki Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar
5006 J Street

Serving a wide range of Sushi & Japanese Cuisine for 25 years. Catering for all occasions, featuring a wide variety of Party Trays. Cater receptions or enhance the party of a lifetime! Hana Tsubaki is famous for the finest in traditional Japanese Cuisine. For a truly elegant party, we’ll help you to display the best and most beautiful.

Sandra Dee’s BBQ

Whether its a rehearsal dinner, or a wedding let Sandra Dee’s cater your function. They will help you to construct a menu and service plan to fit your budget and your needs for any size party. Call today and let Sandra Dee’s take care of you!


Broaders H.C Judge Civil Wedding Ceremonies
3620 San Ysidro

Distinctive- Intimate Ceremonies performed in the privacy of your home or allocation of your choice by Judge H.C.Broaders. References provided upon request.


Any Event Party Rentals
8658 Hummingbird Way Elk Grove

Any Event Party Rentals is here to fit your needs. With a large variety of supplies from chair covers to arches we are here to make this day a dream come true. We also have full service catering experts to handle your event exactly how you desire. Call now or visit are website today.

A Slip of Elegance

Offering the highest in expectations of specialty linens and elegant chaircover rentals. From romantic to contemporary to classic looks for all your special event needs. Custom chaircovers designs and handmade sewing keeps our chaircovers ahead of the rest. Overlays, toppers and runners in just about any color you choose can also be found in our inventory. Check our our web page for examples of our work.

Displays By Nan

For all occasions specializing in unique gifts and centerpieces for weddings. For arrangements please call 916 684-4749.


For wedding candles & centerpieces Partylite offers you the choices you need. Call for a free Candle Care instruction booklet.


A&A Music Events
916-224-5268 or 916-714-9099

As one of Sacramento’s most reputable DJ services, A&A Music Events can handle any size reception, from a grandiose celebration to an intimate special occasion; they strive to meet and exceed each clients wants and desires…and more. With years of experience and hundreds of satisfied customers, they invite you to ask past brides for their experiences. Call them today!

Beat Connection

Make your wedding a celebration with a professional DJ from The Beat Connection! Our knowledgeable staff commutes to the Sacramento area often, no extra charge - and we have a huge music library covering all genres and tastes, including ceremony music. DJs are prompt, reliable, and competitively priced. (510)658-9601
or e-mail

Behind the Scene Sounds

Owned and operated by a husband and wife team, Behind the Scene Sounds love to be a part of helping couples start their marriages on a solid foundation. They do much more than just play music, with a goal of finding out what you envision as the perfect wedding. They are experts at reading the crowd and playing just the right music for your wedding. Your wedding guests are unique and so are their tastes. Their experienced DJ’s know what to play and when to play it.

BobStar Productions - Mobile Disc Jockey
Our areas of expertise are funk, soul, house and classic hip-hop. We are always available for club DJ gigs. With over 32,000 titles in our music library, you can expect more than the predictable, tired, tunes. Catch us on the web at

Headliner Music

Imagine Music
2580 Fair Oaks Blvd. #12

NEED A DJ? Imagine Music, Sacramento’s Premier DJ Shop is now offering DJ Services for all occasions including Weddings & Private Parties. We offer a huge selection of songs from all genres of music. Our professional staff will provide quality sound and help you to create a fantastic reception and a night to remember. Call for more information.

JukeBox Music

An owner-operated business which provides outstanding customer service. Personal event coordination and experienced Master Of Ceremonies ensures your wedding day runs smoothly and the focus is on you! Rates include two personal consultations and unlimited telephone and e-mail communication. Music library covers everything from 40’s to today’s top hits.

Music In Motion

Photo By Larry Dalton

Music In Motion-This DJ/MC service has been helping couples create their lifetime memories since 1987. As one of the most respected and creative professionals in the U.S., David has continued to raise the bar of service and attention to detail that every event should receive.

Music Magic

Music Magic uses only quality professional equipment for the finest sound. Randy has a large selection of music that is sure to please everyone’s tastes. Randy takes special pride in providing musical entertainment with a magical touch. He assists with the timing of the reception and makes announcements as needed for a smooth and delightful event.

Perfect Sounds Mobile DJ Service
(916) 967-4489

If you’re looking for a DJ who is professional, fun, gets any crowd moving, and has a variety of music to choose from, Perfect Sounds is that company. They carry professional, state of the art equipment and their services always include at no charge: consultation, coordinating, lighting, set-up, break-down, and cordless microphones.

T-N-T “A Dynamic DJ Duo”

Dare to Dream Big Dreams! T-N-T, “Northern California’s Premier Husband and Wife DJ Team”, will personally be there for you from the planning stages to the completion of your wedding day celebration. We are dedicated to working with you in creating a day that will meet…and exceed your expectations.

The Entertainment Team
1261 Hawks Flight Court, Suite A
El Dorado Hills

The Entertainment Team is Sacramento’s largest and most respected DJ service. They are readily referred by the area’s finest wedding vendors and facilities. The Entertainment Team’s amazing staff and unshakable commitment to customer satisfaction has made them the clear choice in DJ entertainment. To make your special day all you’ve ever dreamed it would be, call on the Entertainment Team.

The Mix Master Pro DJ

The Mix Master is a fully insured professional DJ and Limousine Company with a showroom located in Sacramento. You’re invited to come by to meet your DJ, see the sound systems and hear your favorite music before your special event. You can also preview our fleet of beautiful Limousines. - Call for an appointment.


Ambassador Restaurant & Lounge
8999 Greenback Lane
Orangevale, CA 95662
(916) 986-0077

Experience the magic of tradition on your special day in a turn of the century Victorian mansion. Seats 80 people.


Beermann’s grand Victorian Empire Ballroom awaits your Wedding Celebration. Replete with gilded ceiling and glimmering crystal chandeliers, an imposing balcony where bouquets are set adrift, a wood dance floor, state-of-the-art sound system and a center stage, our Empire Ballroom is unquestionably romantic. Event Coordinator on site.

Clarion Hotel
700 Sixteen St.

We welcome your wedding reception or rehearsal dinner to our newly renovated Hotel. You will be enchanted with the Terrace Ballroom which overlooks a beautiful garden courtyard. Our experienced staff looks forward to making your special day memorable.

CSUS Alumni Center
6000 J Street

Peaceful fountains, stately columns, a classic interior define this beautiful event center. In-house certified event planner. On-site parking. Off-site catering permitted. Capacity: 600 indoors, 3000 outdoors. Reservations: Call for availability. Cost: Call for pricing.

Doubletree Hotel Sacramento
2001 Point West Way (916)929-8855

Once that special someone has popped the question, let the Doubletree Sacramento be your answer! From 3 beautifully appointed ballrooms to attentive service, you can be assured that we’ll make your wedding dreams a reality. Call for a consultation!

Frasinetti’s Winery
7359 Frasinetti Rd.

May we suggest Frasinetti’s Winery as a romantic location for your special day? The winery is 107 years old, with a historic setting surrounded by towering Eucalyptus trees a garden gazebo for ceremonies and “old world” interiors for the reception. Planning designed to include your special requests.

Great Occasions
6811 Fair Oaks Blvd.

Situated beneath the canopy of Redwood forest and surrounded by flowering gardens, the Great Occasions chapel and gardens of Carmichael provide a feeling of “Carmel” right here in Sacramento! We specialize in unique romantic weddings and receptions, held in either our quaint European Country Chapel or secluded gardens and patios.

Hacienda del Roble
4810 Granite Drive Rocklin

Hacienda del Roble offers a private banquet room equipped with a full bar and seating up to 60 guests. They also offer catering for receptions and private parties. The Hacienda is the perfect fit for your special day. Call now for your reservations!

Lincoln Oaks Wedding Garden and B& B

At Lincoln Oaks Wedding Garden Be Cinderella for your day in a horse drawn carriage or plan a simple garden ceremony. Enjoy the country surrounded by century old oaks, lavender fields and roses. Just 10 minutes from Downtown Lincoln. They can provide food & services. Indoor reception hall accommodates 150 guests.

My Brother Vinny’s
718 Sutter St (upstairs in Gaslight Building)
Fax 353-0790

Come in and enjoy exceptional Italian cuisine in the heart of Historic Folsom. My Brother Vinny’s would love to help you plan a rehearsal dinner on our expansive deck overlooking Historic Folsom or in the splendid dining room. The elegant Amalfi Room remains open for any occasion such as an intimate wedding reception. My Brother Vinny’s is committed to providing outstanding service and ambiance.

Royal Hong King Lum
419 J Street

Royal Hong King Lum Restaurant has a banquet room that is set to fit your needs. They accommodate up to 300 guests in a beautiful setting. With a large dance floor and lots of space, they are ready to make this the most memorable day of your life.

The Belazio Reception Hall
6241 Fair Oaks Blvd.

Opening in February 2004—The Belazio Reception Hall. “A Touch Of Italy” indoor Wedding Reception facility. Private banquet room for 100 - 250 guests. ‘Old world charm’ for that picture perfect wedding and reception. Take all the stress off by utilizing our on-site florist, photographer, and videographer.

The Sacramento Zoo
2930 West Land Park Drive
(916) 264-8561

Have the wedding of your dreams at the Sacramento Zoo by the flamingos in the lake, in the gardens, beneath the oaks or under the gaze of our wild ones. The Zoo is perfect for wedding ceremonies, receptions or rehearsal dinners.

The Sterling Hotel
1300 H Street

Featuring an elegant grand Ballroom with stained glass rotunda, alabaster chandeliers in a neo classic setting. We are located in the heart of downtown Sacramento just blocks from the Convention Center and State Capitol. We offer full service catering and Bridal Services.

2019 21st Street
(916) 455-5243

Featuring a beautiful European-style garden, fountains and gazebo. The Pavilion features high ceilings and large windows looking out onto the gardens. The Vizcaya is located minutes from the Capitol and Convention Center. We offer the finest in food and wedding services.


Carmichael Flowers
6227 Fair Oaks Blvd.

Our floral shop has been serving the greater Sacramento area for 45 years. We specialize in gorgeous bouquets and wonderful wedding arrangements. Please view a sample of our arrangements online. Take all the stress off and coordinate your special day with us, utilizing our on-site videographer, photographer, and our brand new reception facility, “The Belazio” (see Reception Halls).


ABC Chiropractic
5561 Auburn Blvd.

Gentle health care for the entire family in Northern Sacramento specializing in Chiropractic services. We also offer massage therapy to make the days less stressful.

Blue Sky Day Spa
4250 H Street, Suite One

Escape everyday stress with a peaceful and memorable experience. We are a European Day Spa specializing in Massage Therapy, Facials, Pedicures, Manicures, Spa Body Treatments. Clients experiencing three hours of service or more are treated to a complementary catered lunch with Champagne. Limo service available for a small fee.

Brooks Chiropractic
151 N Sunrise Ave.

Brooks Chiropractic is here to help you ease the pain. Specializing in modern chiropractic techniques. Call now to get the kinks out!

Crystal Renee
2301 L Street

Since 1993, Crystal and her highly trained team of stylists have specialized in bringing your inner & outer beauty to its highest potential. Experience personalized and prestigious customer service, and let us make your wedding day, the most beautiful day of your life.

Fitness Together
8145 Elk Grove Blvd Suite 10

Attention Brides! Is your wedding dress a little too tight? Don’t get it altered, get in the best shape of your life for the best day of your life. Our clients look good in public because they train in private. Call today for a free training session and feel the difference.

Marge Ward, Sr. Sales Director
Mary Kay Cosmetics

Fair Oaks

A picture perfect Wedding. From picture-perfect looks to wedding party gifts. I can help you plan for the big day, beautifully. Call me to schedule a free makeover session for your bridesmaids.

Mary Kay - Enriching Women’s Lives

Melodie Hass
Independent Beauty Consultant
Rosemont, Sacramento, Rancho Cordova and Folsom
(916)983-9112 or (916)213-9112

Look your best on your wedding day! Treat yourself and your bridal party to a FREE facial, make-up application and consultation. Call for details.

Patrick McMenamin MD
Cosmetic Surgery
785 University Ave.

Specializing in Facial Plastic Surgery, Tumescent Liposuction, Breast Augmentation. Johns Hopkins Trained, Former UC Davis Professor, Over 20 Years Experience. American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery & American Board of Cosmetic Surgery Fully Accredited Surgical Suite. Call for Seminar Schedule & Complementary Information!

Shape Shifters, Body Wraps & More

Finally! A system that removes inches without dieting or strenuous exercising. We guarantee you will lose a minimum of 6” your first wrap and they won’t come back. Because the inches stay off you look slimmer each time we wrap you.


Teri J. Young

Photo By Larry Dalton

Look to DreamCatcher for a certified vacation planner specializing in Hawaii, Disney, South Pacific, Caribbean, Mexico, and cruise vacations. We customize and personalize vacation packages for your honeymoon, anniversary, family vacation, or just that well deserved getaway. We promise a unique, personalized vacation planning experience with a travel professional that “Lives Aloha!”

Discover the intimate getaway of your lifetime! We can plan the perfect trip for your honeymoon. Just let our consultants know your dream vacation plans, and we’ll work within your budget to make it happen!

Paradise 2 Go

A full service travel agency passionate about travel. We are able to customize your vacation/honeymoon wherever it may be. Looking for a destination wedding? We can help. We know the world and the ways for you to discover it.

Ships and Trips Travel

Let us find the perfect honeymoon destination for you. We have honeymoons for all budgets near & far. For assistance call 916-564-8747 or visit our website. We’re here to make your trip the memory of a lifetime!


Melodie Hass
Founding Jewelry Consultant
Rosemont, Sacramento, Rancho Cordova and Folsom
916-983-9112 or 916-213-9112

Look your best on your wedding day! Accessorize your bridal look with our Fine Jewelry. We offer gifts for your bridal party with a wide selection of sterling silver and 14k gold gemstone and pearl jewelry.


Alpine Limousine
87 Hermes Circle

Let us make your special wedding day memorable and provide you the best service. We provide the highest quality wedding and wedding reception limousine services. Using our wedding limo service means that you can count on courteous, professionally trained, tuxedo-attired limousine drivers, who will roll out the red carpet for the happy couple, and even decorate the limousine with “Just Married.”

California Limousines
11371 Pyrites Way
Gold River

Sacramento’s #1 Choice for 23 years … Service & Elegance Guaranteed. Over 5,000 Wedding Parties served since 1981. Specializing in fully equipped 6, 8, 10 & 14 Passenger Limousines. And, Luxury Coaches! Professionally trained, tuxedo attired chauffeurs to make your special day a dream come true. Experience elegance beyond your expectations. Come discover the difference!

MCT Black Sedan Services

MCT Black Sedan Services - Professional limousine and sedan transportation for weddings, special events, and corporate travel in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento Valley.

Rollz Royce Limousine Service

Arrive in luxury and style to your wedding in a classic Rolls Royce. Enjoy the high quality service and professionalism that we are known for.

The Mix Master Limousine Company

The Mix Master is a fully insured professional DJ and Limousine Company with a showroom located in Sacramento, California. You’re invited to come by to meet your DJ, see the sound systems and hear your favorite music before your special event. You can also preview our fleet of beautiful Limousines.

Call for an appointment.

Vintage Carriage Company

Cinderella had a good idea. Let Vintage Carriage provide that touch of fancy for your wedding day. Vintage Carriage has been caring for brides, wedding consultants and special event coordinators in Northern California since 1984. Available in white and authentic colors. Multiple carriages available. HAVE CARRIAGES, WE WILL TRAVEL..


Harpist - Laura Swan
P.O. Box 6455
Folsom, CA 95763
916-989-6801 (under vendors, musician/music)

Weddings, receptions, parties or other special occasions.

The Camellia String Quartet

The quartet has built a reputation of quality service, musicianship and professionalism over the past 23 years throughout the Sacramento region. With a repertoire that spans from the classics to the latest show tunes they will enhance your wedding, reception or corporate function with their exceptional expertise.


Accent Photography
by Clark Woolsey
4485 McRoberts Drive
Mather, CA 95655
(916) 396-9559

A blend of the traditional & photojournalistic styles. Beautiful images for you at flexible, affordable pricing.

Acti-Video & DVD Productions

One of the most important days of your life. Your wedding day goes by in the blink of an eye. Emotions, sights and sounds of one amazing day. Keep these memories alive and crystal clear. Tell your love story with the power of DVD video production.

Ageless Memories

Memories Fade, Video becomes Ageless. We believe that your Wedding photographs and Wedding video are of equal importance. That is why we do both and by doing both we can save you time and money. Start your Ageless Memory Today.

A moment in time photography
2530 Merchantile Dr.
Rancho Cordova

Experience first Class quality photography. Located in Sacramento CA, we specialize in classic black and white, Intimate and Boudoir photography. We also offer custom printing, framing and matting.We are available by appointment only. Call us or visit our website.

Bright Moments Photography

For naturally beautiful photographs that capture the spirit of your wedding day. Ken is an experienced photographer who has photographed hundreds of weddings and events. His confident and relaxed style will put you at ease.

Bruce Robinson Photography
9683 Elk Grove Florin Road
Elk Grove

You must view my photographs to appreciate the work I can do for your wedding.

Christopher Kight Photographers
3101 Fulton Ave Suite 101

With most of our customers coming from referrals, we excel in great customer service. Creating beautiful wedding photos for you. For more information call 916-484-1164 or visit our web site.

Creative Photography

Creative Photography by Jess and Bonnie Villalva is a husband and wife photography team who have specialized in wedding photography for over 30 years. They photograph meaningfully and boldly giving personal and individual attention to the bride, groom, families and friends. Their creativity results in romantic, artistic and expression-filled photographs that memorialize the uniqueness of wedding day.

Eagle Media

Trust your special occasion to our Emmy award winning cinematographers, photographers and editors. See our online demo on our webpage.

Exceptional Photography
(916)201.3012 or (916)531.0228

Company founders/photographers Allison and Janine use their creative sensitivity to capture exceptional moments otherwise unnoticed. Backgrounds in fine art, photojournalism, and fashion photography lend an artistic touch, an eye for spontaneity and sophistication to the images they capture. They take pride in providing personal attention, while being versatile and unobtrusive.

Five Star Video
1523 23rd Street, Sacramento

Artistic, Creative, Professional! Five Star Video is your premier choice to capture your special day. Using the latest in technology with experienced videographers, Five Star makes your DVD a one of a kind! Call, email or visit our web site to set up your free consultation today!

Fred Hayward Video
(916)484-7333 (or HUGS

You are about to spend thousands of dollars on an event which will pass by like a dream. Fred Hayward Videos are not just “souvenirs.” They are reproductions of the whole feeling and experience. Your guests will come to life as you relive the occasion whenever you like.

House of Photographic Arts
5815 Gibbons Drive

Experience the quality, creativity, and service you dream of for your Wedding day. Donald Benson, owner since 1974, is recognized nationally and locally as a leader and valued member of the profession. With unmatched experience and professionalism, Don will capture your special day with photos to cherish forever

.J. Concepts

When it comes to budgeting your wedding the videographer is often the first to go. Have your wedding taped affordably and professionally with no hidden costs. Your wedding will be taped in a music video format, with a flat all day fee. Don’t have your Uncle do it! J. Concepts does it simple, affordable and enjoyable to watch. Capture your special day at half the cost.

Michael’s Wedding Photography
1519 P Street #37

Michael’s Wedding Photography provides professional photography for couples that need photos and negatives at a great price! Call now or visit are website.

Team Video Production Services

Team Video takes pride in working with clients and other professionals in a team environment. We offer video and editing services including weddings, special events, sales meetings, and photo montages. DVD’s are included with every wedding video. Team Video is ‘Digital quality from beginning to end.


VerNess Bridal & Special Events
Betty Washington

We are wedding coordinators and special events planners. If the event is special to you, it’s special to us. Whether it’s a wedding, family reunion, or gala event -we reduce the stress by providing a path for a successful event, meeting your expectations. See bridal advice at

Your Coordinator

What does it take to make that lasting impression for your event? It takes a professional…Your Coordinator. Someone who can understand your individual goals, objectives, and budget. Your Coordinator pays attention to the details to ensure all aspects are in place - from planning to execution - resulting in a successful, unique, and memorable experience!