At Sound In Motion, we believe that an event is only as strong as its weakest link, and to that end, we strongly encourage all of our clients to make the best choices. You can trust these professionals to be consistently excellent.

Note: The lists are broken up into regions (where our offices are located), but many of the service providers will travel in the greater San Francisco and Monterey Bay Areas.


 
 

Ceremony & Reception Site


Chaminade

Shannon Norfleet
1.800.283.6569
www.chaminade.com

 

Santa Cruz

  Professional Wedding Consultants
  Photographers
  Reception Sites
  Lodging
  Mens Formalwear
  Ladies Attire
  Bakeries
  Caterers
  Limousines
  Decorations & Party Rentals
  Flowers
  Wedding Day Makeup & Hair
  Officiants
  Videography

 

Carmel & Monterey

  Professional Wedding Consultants
  Photographers
  Reception Sites
  Bakeries
  Caterers
  Flowers
  Wedding Day Makeup & Hair
  Officiants
  Videography

 

San Jose & Peninsula

  Professional Wedding Consultants
  Photographers
  Reception Sites
  Mens Formalwear
  Bakeries
  Caterers
  Ceremony Music
  Limousines
  Decorations & Party Rentals
  Flowers
  Wedding Day Makeup & Hair
  Officiants
  Videography


 

Professional Wedding Consultants

Allison Weddings
Allison Smith Van Every
831.427.3259
www.allisonweddings.com

The Wedding Connection
Denise Addesso
831.688.0355
www.weddingconnection.net

Couture Celebrations
Heidi Hughett
831.246.1438
www.couturecelebrations.com/

Photographers

Terry Way Photography
831.464.0939
www.terryway.com

Camerawork
Danny Quijano
831.464.1244
www.dqphoto.com

Craig W. Smith Photography
800.713.0864
www.thephotoman.com

Kurtz Photographics
Steve Kurtz
831.465.9700
www.kurtzphoto.com

Alisha & Brooke Photography
888.686.1006
http://www.alishabrook.com

Orbie Pullen Photography
831.234.9448
http://www.orbiepullen.com/

Danielle Gillette Photography
831.334.0509
www.gillettphoto.com

John Kaemmerling
831.477.9077
www.johnkphoto.com

Rebecca Stark Photography
831.325.4183
www.rebeccastarkphotography.com

Reception Sites

Seascape Resort (Aptos)
Gina Grossman
831.662.7124
www.seascaperesort.com

Chaminade
Shannon Norfleet
1.800.283.6569
www.chaminade.com

Shadowbrook
831.475.1511
www.shadowbrook-capitola.com

Cocoanut Grove (Santa Cruz)
Annie McNiell, Sally Sessions
831.423.2053
www.beachboardwalk.com

Dream Inn
Aurora Smith
831.426.4330
www.dreaminnsantacruz.com

Peachwood's (Pasatiempo)
Cynthia O’Leary
831.426.6333
www.peachwoods.com

Kennolyn Conference Center (Soquel)
Janeen Bond & Carrie Geldof
831.479.6700
www.kennolyn.com

Sesnon House at Cabrillo College (Aptos)
Margita Dietrich-Welch
831.479.6229
www.cabrillo.edu/services/sesnon

The Hollins House at Pasatiempo (Santa Cruz)
Margie Siefert
831.459.9177
www.pasatiempo.com

Sand Rock Farm (Aptos)
831.688.8005
www.sandrockfarm.com

Lodging

Dream Inn
831.426.4330
www.dreaminnsantacruz.com

Chaminade
1.800.283.6569
www.chaminade.com

Hilton Scotts Valley
831.440.1000
www.Hilton.com

Seascape Resort
1-800-929-7727
www.seascaperesort.com

Seacliff Inn
831.688.7300
www.seacliffinn.com/

Mens Formalwear

Bridal Veil / Tuxedos
Joanne or Lisa Cecchettini
Capitola, CA
831.476.6777

Ladies Attire

Bridal Veil
Joanne or Lisa Cecchettini
Capitola, CA
831.476.6777

Jewels On Pacific Dresses
831.420.4441

Bakeries

Just Cake
Marina Sousa
831.345.9838
www.justcake.com

Hoffman's Bakery
831.420.0135
www.hoffmansbakery.net

The Buttery
831.458.3020
www.butterybakery.com

Caterers

Feast For A King
Kim Santia
831.464.1741
www.feastforakingcatering.com

Bobby's Can Cookin'
Bobby Bishop
Santa Cruz, CA
831.251.4020

Limousines

ABC Sedan & Limousine
Tracy Tompkins
1.800.734.4313
www.abcsedansandlimos.com

Decorations & Party Rentals

Eventscapes
Jeff Robinson
831.728.2980
www.eventscapesinc.com

Alexis Party Rentals
831.425.1535
www.alexispartyrental.com

A Festive Affair
831.425.1535
www.afestiveaffair.com

Flowers

Fionna Florals
Wendy Melrose
831.479.4170
www.fionnaflorals.com

Luxuries Floral Design
Rick James
831.469.3711
www.fvjluxuries.com

Thousand Flowers
Kristina Wasylko
831.662.1800
www.thousandflowers.com

Sweeleys Design Shop
Laura Sweeley
831.427.2101
www.sweeleysdesign.com

Wedding-Day Make-Up & Hair

Shawn Cavlan Beauty Co.
Santa Cruz, CA
831.464.2461
www.shawncavlanbeautyco.com

Katwalk Salon
Mercy LaBarba
Santa Cruz, CA
831.426.6055

Officiants

Mark Toback 831.477.2613
831.566.7726
www.lifetogether.org

Barbara Boyd – Ceremony
www.herecomestheguide.com

Videographers

Sound In Motion Videography
831.427.0700
www.simdjs.com

 

Professional Wedding Consultants

Amy Byrd
831-626-6261
www.amybyrdweddings.com

Allison Weddings
Allison Smith Van Every
831.427.3259
www.allisonweddings.com

Photos on this page courtesy Gene Higa

Photographers

Jane Morba
831.402.4811
www.amazingjane.com

Scott Campbell Photography (Monterey)
(831) 372-1455
www.scottcampbellphoto.com

TGO Photo
Tom O’Neal
831.659.5040
www.tgophoto.com

Reception Sites & Facilities

La Playa Hotel (Carmel-by-the-Sea)
Richard Wood
831.624.6476
www.laplayahotel.com

Monterey Plaza Hotel (Monterey)
831.645.4017
www.montereyplazahotel.com

The Clement Monterey
Chelsea Allen
831.642.2010
www.intercontinental.com/montereyic

Bernardus Lodge
831.658.3532
www.bernardus.com

Highlands Inn (Carmel)
831.620.1234
www.highlandsinn.hyatt.com

Holman Ranch
Hunter Lowder
831.659.2640
www.theholmanranch.com

The Lodge At Pebble Beach
Darryl Griffith
831.647.7500
www.pebblebeach.com

Monterey Bay Aquarium (Monterey)
831.624.4800
www.mbayaq.org

Hyatt Regency Monterey
831.647.2020
www.hyatt.com

Holly Farm (Carmel Valley)
Erin Moses
831.625.1926
www.hollyfarm.com

 

Bakeries

Just Cake
Marina Sousa
Santa Cruz, CA
831.345.9838
www.justcake.com

Caterers

Paradise Catering
831.659.3417
www.paradisecater.com

Flowers

Thousand Flowers
Kristina Wasylko
831.662.1800
www.thousandflowers.com

 

Wedding-Day Make-Up & Hair

Shawn Cavlan Beauty Co. (Santa Cruz)
831.464.2461
www.shawncavlanbeautyco.com

Officiants

A Beautiful Beginning
Rory Claire
831.655.8676
www.abeautifulbeginning.us

Videographers

Sound In Motion Videography
831.625.3300
www.simdjs.com

Weddings

 

Professional Wedding Consultants

Kristina Taheri Events
408.997.1100
www.kristinataheri.com

Custom Celebration
Katherine Noller-Fernandez
408.872.0746
www.customcelebrationsweddings.com

Nicole Lisanne Weddings & Events
408.370.4997
www.nicolelisanne.com

Amazae Special Events
Crystal M. Lequang
408.249.2184
www.amazaespecialevents.com

A Joyous Occasion
Marcia Joyner
408.267.0773
www.ajoyousoccasion.net/weddings

Photographers

Deanna Graham Photography
408.377.6898
www.deannagraham.com

Homsy Photography
Joe Homsy
408.499.1554
www.homsyphotography.com

Stagi Imagery
Mark Stagi
866.299.0875
www.wedclix.com

Jill Johnson Photography
408.402.3709
www.jilljohnsonweddings.com/

Tanja Lippert Photography
408.356.2718
www.tanjalippertphotography.com

Gordon Kelly Photography
408.559.3144
http://www.gordonkellyphoto.com

Reception Sites

Clos LaChance Winery (Morgan Hill)
Kristin Murphy
408.686.1050 x106
www.clos.com

Nestldown (Los Gatos)
Brooke Greene
408.353.5311
www.nestldown.com

Testarossa Vineyards (Los Gatos)
Leah Blackwell
408.354.6150 x12
www.testarossa.com

The Mountain Winery (Saratoga)
Lauren Rippee
408.913.7124
www.mountainwinery.com

The Ranch Golf Club
Satra Zarghami
408.531.3047
www.theranchgc.com

Hotel Los Gatos
408.335.1714
www.jdvhotels.com/hotels/los_gatos

Hotel Valencia (San Jose)
Debra Diedrich
408.423.5428
www.hotelvalencia.com

Silver Creek Valley Country Club
Denise Fattal, Susanna Gutierrez
408.239.5858
tour.scvcc.com

Cinnabar Hills Golf Club
Brittany Dawes
408.323.7857
www.cinnabarhills.com

Guglielmo Winery (Morgan Hill)
408.779.2145
www.guglielmowinery.com

Decathlon Club (Santa Clara)
Lisa Torey
408.736.3237
www.decathlon-club.com

Silicon Valley Capital Club (San Jose)
Jenna Torres
408.971.9300
www.sanjoseclub.com

Los Gatos Opera House
Tony Barbatti
408.354.1218
www.operahousebanquets.com

Villa Ragusa (Campbell)
Alison Gardanier
408.364.1900
www.villaragusa.com

Corinthian Grand Ballroom
Rosa Mendoza
408.938.2332
www.corinthiangrandballroom.com

Saratoga Country Club (Saratoga)
Linda Thibeault
408.253.0340 x15
www.saratogacc.com

Mens Formalwear

Tuxedo Wearhouse
Nancy Raissi
1600 Saratoga Avenue #515
San Jose, CA
408.871.8003

Bakeries

Jen’s Cakes (San Jose)
408.293.2253
www.jenscakes.com

Bijon Bakery (San Jose)
888.88.BIJAN
www.bijanbakery.com

Icing On The Cake (Los Gatos)
408.354.2464
www.icingonthecakebakery.com

Caterers

Le Papillon
Michael
408.296.3730
www.lepapillon.com

A Catered Affair
Jody Spencer
408.727.6480
www.acateredaffair.com

Ceremony Music

Alice Yau Harpist
408.656.3344
www.gracefulmusic.com

The Entertainment Connection
Read Zaro
408.275.6325
www.tecproductions.com

Limousines

El Paseo Limousine
Campbell, CA
800.546.6131 / 408.379.6131
www.elpaseolimo.com

Elegant Journey
George Rose / Owner
San Jose,CA
408.249.5358
www.ejlimo.com

Decorations & Party Rentals

A Party Place
Steve or Bill
408-871-0752
www.apartyplace.com

Flowers

Flower Divas
Shawna Futagaki
408.727.4416
www.flowerdivas.com

Asiel Design
408.280.7078
www.asieldesign.com

Wedding-Day Make-Up & Hair

Shawn Cavlan Beauty Co.
Santa Cruz, CA
831.464.2461
www.shawncavlanbeautyco.com

Officiants

Rev. Ed Holt
650.595.4225
www.revholt.com

Judge Kevin J. Murphy
408.882.2348

Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant
(Jewish & Interfaith!)
650.326.5330

Videographers

Sound In Motion Videography
408.354.4050
www.simdjs.com

Awesome Shot Studios
408.347.8630
www.awesomeshot.com

A Video Reflection
David Etheridge
408.836.9440
www.avideoreflection.net


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San Francisco & Surrounding Bay Area

  Venues

 

  Photographers
  Ceremony Music

 

  Professional Wedding Consultants
  Caterers
  Floral Design


 

Venues

Argonaut Hotel
415.563.0800
http://www.argonauthotel.com

Payne Mansion
Irv Spivak
415.345.4163
www.thepaynemansion.com

Ondine Sausalito
Michael Beachnau
415.331.1133
www.ondinesausalito.com

Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Robin Lewis
415.395.8526
www.sirfrancisdrake.com

Clift Hotel
Gio Giusti
415.929.2307
www.clifthotel.com

Hamlin Mansion
Moira Gubbins
415 389-8069
www.parties-SF.com

Westin St. Francis
Kathleen Nowak
(415) 774-0337
www.westinstfrancis.com

Hotel Whitcomb
Sharon Chism
(415).626.8000
www.hotelwhitcomb.com

The City Club
Cassie Harris
415.362.2480
www.cityclubsf.com

Four Seasons
David Robinson
415-633-3439
www.fourseasons.com/sanfrancisco/

Mark Hopkins International
Diana Bulgo
415.616.6953
www.markhopkins.net

Legion Of Honor Café
Brionna Garner
415.750.3683
www.famsf.org

One Fort Mason
Pat Swan
415.441.7700 ext. 10
www.1fortmason.com

The Cliff House
Virginia Casey
415-666-4027
www.cliffhouse.com

Flood Mansion
Randy Sargeant
415-563-2900
www.floodmansion.org

Ralston Hall (Belmont)
at Notre Dame de Namur University
Karen Boquist
650.508.3501
www.ralstonhall.com

Mountain Terrace (Woodside)
650.851.1606
www.themountainterrace.com

Fogarty Winery (Woodside)
Becky Thatcher
650.851.6772
www.fogartywinery.com

The Kohl Mansion
650.762.1134
www.kohl-mansion.com

 

 

Photographers

Gene Higa
415.771.3223
www.genehiga.com

Janae Shields
415 516 1418
www.janaeshields.com

Vince Tarry Photography
650.551.0111
www.vincetarryphotography.com

Peter Bruce Photography
415.701.7933
www.peterbrucephotography.com

Kate Harrison Photography
650.269.8402
www.kateharrisonphotography.com

Ann Hamilton
415.863.0413
www.annhamilton.com

Ian Martin Photography
510.654.7634
www.Ianmartinphotography.com


Weddings

 

Ceremony Music

Sutherland Entertainment
Spencer Sutherland
415.309.4126
www.sutherlandentertainment.com

 

 

Professional Wedding Consultants

Duncan Reyes Events By Design
415.794.4117
www.duncanreyes.com

Jean Marks Events
650.269.6086
www.jeanmarksweddings.com

Lauren Geissler
Downey Street Events
415.828.4233
www.downeystreetevents.com

Simply Sparkling Events
Lea Mathewson
925.818.0484
www.simplysparklingevents.com

Caterers

Events, Etc…
Debbie Goeden
650.952.1110 xt 241
http://www.eventsetc.com

Joshua Charles Caterers
650.288.8829
www.joshuacharles.net

McCalls Events Management
Hannah Tiblier-Weiss
415.552.8550
www.danmccall.com

Spring Loaf Catering
(415) 699-1816
www.springloaf.com

Weir Catering & Event Planning
Samantha Bryer
650.345.3058
www.weircatering.com

La Bocca Fina
510.264.0276
www.byreconly.com

Thomas John Events
650.593.5000
www.thomasjohnevents.com

Floral Design

Florabella
Isabella Boyer-Sikaffy
650.298.9400
www.florabellaweddings.com


 

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