2010 15/11

Bay Area Wedding Venue: The Lodge at Cavallo Point

By Erin Frank

Photo by Michael Venera
Across the bridge from San Francisco lies Cavallo Point, an unforgettable wedding venue that may not even be on your radar. Located in Horseshoe Cove and originally inhabited by the coastal Miwok tribes, this site used to be Fort Baker, which was established long before there was a Golden Gate [...]

2010 03/10

Tahoe Unveiled – A Day in the Mountains

One of the first decisions you have to make when planning your wedding is the location.  Do you have your wedding close to home or make it s destination wedding?  For everyone in the Bay Area, Tahoe is able to combine the two by offering the gorgeous settings of a destination wedding, and the convenience [...]

2010 27/09

Destination Wedding: Azul Sensatori Has It All Taken Care Of

By Erin Frank
I like a little wedding with my honeymoon. When you pair a destination wedding with your happily-ever-after there are a huge number of benefits. For one thing, you can leave it to the professionals. You know you’re getting a dedicated staff that specializes in handling events like yours and is familiar with what [...]

2010 13/09

Wine Country Wedding Venue: Campovida

By Erin Frank, Photos by Thor Swift of Thor Swift Photography

Just two hours from San Francisco, in Hopland, CA, lies Campovida, a gorgeous, historic property that has been given a new lease on life thanks to its latest owners.  Campovida is the ultimate wine country retreat, filled with vineyards, graceful Valley Oaks, 13 acres [...]

2010 09/09

A Classic Venue: St. Vincent’s School for Boys

I just wrapped up coordinating Angelica and Daniel’s interfaith wedding at St. Vincent’s School for Boys in San Rafael and I was enthralled by the classic architecture of the building as well as the rustic charm of its gardens. They hosted their reception in the courtyard behind the church. The church features painted wooden ceilings [...]

2010 18/08

Bay Area Bridal Shows!

For those of you who are recently engaged and are just getting started with your wedding planning, here are a few of the many bridal shows in the Bay Area that you might want to check out:
Tip: If you do not know where to start, the following two shows might be your answer.  The smaller [...]

2010 28/07

Your Perfect Vineyard Wedding

By Elizabeth Zachry
What does every bride want from her wedding venue?  I am going to venture a guess and say: great views, tasty food, a helpful coordinator, plenty of space, and the flexibility to add your own personal touches.  One venue that fulfills all of these requirements is  Garré Winery, located in Livermore, California. The [...]

2010 06/07

The Picture Perfect City – San Francisco Weddings and Photographers

By Trisha Dean
Hi all! I am so excited to be a part of Bay Area Bride Guide! It is such an honor to be blogging for you. I am a wedding planner and designer who grew up in the Bay Area and I have always had a fascination with all things related to The City. [...]

2010 05/07

Enter Now to Spend The Night in Sonoma!

As a loyal reader of Bay Area Bride Guide, you know that you can count on us to provide Bay Area brides with information about local vendors and locations, DIY tips, and the latest news about the Bay Area wedding industry.  In addition to all of those, we love offering you opportunities to take some [...]

2010 08/06

The Top 5 Places to have your Outdoor Wedding in San Francisco

What if you want to say “I Do” under the canopy of heaven but within the 7×7? These five outdoor wedding venues within San Francisco provide spectacular settings for your special day. But remember, weather in The City is most reliably sunshiney in the rain-free indian summer, about late August to mid-October, and do have a bad-weather backup plan at hand.

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