Recommended Vendors

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*Flower Farm
Loomis, CA- What I love about this venue is that when you have your wedding here, you rent the entire venue which is yours to use in it’s entirely and even for photographs!! Add a very accommodating staff and you have a celebration ready to blossom!
Lisa Richmond Photography is a preferred vendor here!
(800) 870-1104,

*Shadowridge Ranch
Placerville, CA- What I love about this venue is that when you have your wedding here, you rent the entire venue which is yours to use in it’s entirely and even for photographs!! Add a very accommodating staff and you have a celebration ready to blossom!
Lisa Richmond Photography is a preferred vendor here!
(530) 295-1000, Contact Shadowridge

*Harmony Ridge Lodge
Nevada City- Located 160 miles from San Francisco, one hour from Sacramento, or Reno, and five miles from Grass Valley or Nevada City. The Lodge occupies 5 acres adjacent to Tahoe National Forest, in California’s Gold Country. Lot’s of spots to design your perfect event. The gardens are amazing!
DeAnna – 530-478-0615

*Green Room Social Club
A fantastic, new Main Street venue in Placerville. The historic Cary Hotel is across the street for your out-of-town guests. A great place for your event, receptions, rehearsal dinners(food is super yummy), bachelor/bachelorette parties. Great stage, sound and dance floor. Ready for your party to have some fun! Contact Jennifer Teie 530-344-7490, 251 Main Street.

*Fausel Ranch
Local Placerville venue – A private home with a beautiful yard and country-like surroundings. A great barn too! I love shooting at this location and Deanna is a pleasure to work with!
Lisa Richmond Photography is a preferred vendor here!
Deanna 530-622-4390

*Serrano Country Club
If you live in El Dorado Hills, CA; Sacramento, CA, or the surrounding area and are looking for the perfect spot to host your next event, come check out Serrano Country Club today.
Jennifer Galisatus at 916.932.1167

Smith Flat House
The Smith Flat House hosts many weddings year-round throughout our historic venues. We offer many packages and in-house catering to help make your big day one that everyone will remember. Our staff works diligently to turn your vision into reality and help make your wedding day as perfect as can be.
530-621-1003 –

*High Sierra Wedding & Iris Gardens
Local Camino venue – in the heart of Apple Hill!
Lisa Richmond Photography is a preferred vendor here!
Mike & Nancy Visman 530-642-1222

*The Seasons Bed & Breakfast
Local Placerville venue – a cozy Bed and Breakfast with a garden and vintage design.
Robyn – 530-626-4420

*Wine & Roses Country Inn
Located in Lodi- Gorgeous Inn with many choices for large, small, outdoor and indoor events. Lisa Richmond Photography is a preferred vendor here!
Julie – 209-371-6046

Prospect 772
Prospect 772 is a beautiful location for weddings and is a special place that offers it guests a feeling of privacy and exclusivity. It is a very versatile property that provides many options for your wedding and venue layout.
Please call Ron Phone: 209-736-9361
or Email:

Avio Winery
Jackson, California. A beautiful ceremony location overlooking the vines. Great for large weddings. Fantastic getting ready room for the bride!
Email –

Bella Vista Bed & Breakfast
Placerville, CA. Five beautiful ceremony locations with panoramic views of the Coloma Valley and American river. Great for small to medium weddings. Fantastic getting ready room for the bride!
Jordan 916-718-0696

Blue Stone Meadow
2025 Carson Road, Placerville, CA. They offer two ceremony sites with two very distinct settings.  Each ceremony site can accommodate up to 175 guests and wedding party.
Contact Carolyn 530-621-1830

Chateau Davell
3020 Vista Tierra Drive Camino, CA. A must see winery location with lots of charm and a pizza oven. An amazing ceremony site. Accommodates approximately 100 people.
Contact Emily or Eric 530-644-2016, 530-919-6588

Citizen Hotel
The only downtown Sacramento hotel offering 20th century grace redefined by 21st century urban luxury. Just moments from California’s State Capitol, the Sacramento Convention Center and the Sacramento Superior Court…
Harmony Lines- 916-492-4420

*David Girard Vineyards & Wedgewood
Local Placerville/Coloma venue – beautiful surroundings and wide open spaces for wedding receptions and ceremonies. Lisa Richmond Photography is a preferred vendor here!

*Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
Beautiful in the heart of downtown Sacramento.
Lisa Richmond Photography is a preferred vendor here!
Leslie Boykin, Wedding Specialist, 916-341-3622

Gold Hill Vineyard
Local Coloma venue

Larsen Apple Barn
Local Camino venue – the oldest farm in Apple Hill – great park area and delicious pies.
Lynn – 530-644-1415

Sierra Banquet Center
Local Camino venue – Beautiful log building with magnificent gardens around the property. Many indoor and outdoor locations.
Sue – 530-644-0345

Squaw Valley Lodge
Group Sales Coordinator – Squaw Valley Lodge, Olympic Valley, CA
Call Shawn Joyce at 530.583.5500 x 4056 or email:

Thunderbird Lake Tahoe
A majestic waterfront estate and National Historic Site, offers unmatched beauty and the legendary Thunderbird Yacht.
Brad- (775) 832-8750

Tahoe Mountain Home – Fieldheim
This is a unique home in a unique locale. Accommodates up to 100 seated guests, Separate ceremony and reception area, Parking available for up to 50 vehicles, Remarkable view from ceremony patio, Beautifully landscaped grounds, Two bathrooms provided for guest use, Extremely private and pristine location
Josh Lufkin – 775-588-4112,, Stateline, Nevada

Valhalla Tahoe
Built in 1924, this historic, beautifully detailed wood and stone hall includes a wrap-around, lodge pole pine porch that is perfect for cocktails or outdoor dining with gorgeous views of the lake.  The Grand Hall also features hardwood floors and French doors opening onto the porch and grand lawn.  The massive 20-foot tall stone fireplace and walk-in hearth is the perfect backdrop for your guests to gaze upon as they enjoy your special event.
(530) 541-4975, South Lake Tahoe, CA

Vizcaya Pavilion and Mansion
Gorgeous Sacramento location for large weddings
Please call (916) 455-5243 for an appointment

*Wedgewood Sequoia
Local Placerville venue – beauty & sophistication.
Lisa Richmond Photography is a preferred vendor here!
General Manager 530-622-5222

Zephyr Cove Resort
Multiple venues to select from including: Zephyr Cove Restaurant, Onboard our yacht, the Tahoe Paradise, Beautiful tent alongside the shoreline of Lake Tahoe, Famous paddle wheeler, M.S. Dixie II, Accommodate up to 300 guests

Floral Designers

*Camino Flower Shop
My wonderful friend who is a brilliant creative floral designer.
Lisa Richmond Photography is a preferred vendor here!
Dottie McKenzie – 530-644-5730

Ambience Floral
Lovely colorful and extravagant work.
Katie – 916-786-6851

Placerville Flowers on Main
Beautiful work and right on Main Street in Placerville.
Melissa 530-622-1121

Wedding Dresses

*Alma’s Bridal Boutique & Alma’s Alternations
543 Lincoln Blvd. Lincoln, Ca
Contact Alma for all your wedding attire needs including alternations


Yummy fresh foods- Sandwiches are delicious
Jennifer and Christian 530.621.1160

The Barley Loaf
Fine Catering and Wedding Cakes. Serving El Dorado County
Penny 530.642.2437

Beth Soggard Catering
Great food served wonderfully and beautifully. Serving El Dorado & Placer Counties as well as Amador & Sacramento.
Beth 209-245-FOOD

Bocca Catering
Provides to El dorado County & Sacramento County areas. Francie is amazing and provides a terrific service
Francie – 916-834-3554

Joshua Charles Catering
Wow. Joshua Charles served delicious and gorgeous plates of apps and food with impeccable service all weekend long. Check them out!
650-288-8829 –

Old Town Grill
Ask for John, delicious food and just about one of the nicest and accommodating guys in the business, 444 Main St, Placerville, California
John – 530-622-2631

Trumpet Vine Catering
Fresh, amazing, delicious food that is served beautifully. Located in Paso Robles.
Jennie Sturgeon 805-0238-9692

Coordinators and Planners

Erin Betts Events
A full-service wedding and event planning company based in Northern California. Let them help you plan and coordinate a worry-free wedding that will be memorable, exciting, and most importantly stress-free!
209-405-1164 –

SD Weddings & Events
Based out of California’s capital, Sacramento, we travel all over the golden state. We love to share with you the best advise, experiences, and expertise in the planning process. Weddings, birthdays, engagement parties, baby showers, bridal showers, corporate events, and more. We do it all. Let us take the stress off your busy lives and create your most memorable event yet! Give us a call and schedule a consultation to meet. Let’s make sure we are a great fit in planning your special day.
916-559-3472 – -Shelby Dimapasoc

Peak Twelve Events
When we work together, you will see that we operate by the 3 E’s: energy, enthusiasm and exclamation points! We are here to be your calendar reminder, organizer, problem solver and people pusher. Let us take away the worry so you can focus on making lasting memories with your family and friends. Contact Torrey Stefanski/ founder and lead planner- she’ll most definitely make it happen! 530-903-9435 –


Steve Boutte Productions
Steve is a great DJ and a great person. Trust me, you’ll love working with him. I know I do and photographers often work closely with DJ’s.
Contact Steve -(916) 337-7900,

Buzzardball DJ Entertainment
Check out Steve Buzzard. He knows how to keep the party going!
Contact Steve -916-947-7464,

Grant Peterson Productions, GP Productions
Grant is another great DJ you will love working with. Professional and easy going, too.
Grant- 530-651-4634

Extreme Productions
I worked with Matt Brys recently and he was efficient, professional (not the “overrunning the event” sort- which I prefer, personally), and connected the WHOLE night to what he was doing… including filling the dance floor!

Elite Entertainment
A professional company to work with.
Stockton 209-952-3548

Music and More
Bryan is wonderful to work with and a true professional. DJ services, Audio, Video, Lighting Rentals.
Bryan Greenwalt- 916-601-4107

DJ Derik- Riptide Entertainment
Derik is a true professional and a pleasure to work with! Thanks Derik!

Sounds Elevated Events
DJ, Live Music, Photo Booths, Lighting
Creating amazing experiences for awesome people
Take your event to the next level (and they mean it!)
Zebuel Early – 970-596-6942

Live Music, sweet music

Sounds Elevated Events
DJ, Live Music, Photo Booths, Lighting
Creating amazing experiences for awesome people
Take your event to the next level (and they mean it!)
Zebuel Early – 970-596-6942

Harpist, Anne Roos
Anne Roos is a harpist specializing in playing the Celtic harp, a bit smaller but much more portable than the huge orchestra harp. She is incredibly down to earth, considering that she performed on a Grammy-winning album and won many awards. She can play just about anything a DJ can play on the Celtic harp! You’ve got to check out her music and give Anne a call: 530-541-2575 (She’s in S. Lake Tahoe and will go anywhere)

Acoustic Duo/Singer-Songwriters
Beautiful music.
Sacramento, CA and Goucester, MA
Gayle and Bob – 916-412-1997,

Video Production

El Nido Productions
Professional, cinematic, & emotionally stunning wedding videos by a creative, experienced filmmaker.

Reel to Real Productions
I have worked with Cael and Deana a few times and they are a professional team and great to work with.

Hair Stylists/Cosmetologist

The Parlor-Placerville
Penny Chabot is amazing. Certified esthetician and massage therapist, also.
530-409-9977, 434 Main Street, Placerville

Cierra Shae Hair & Makeup Artistry | 916.436.6002
4242 Fowler Lane Ste 102, Diamond Springs Ca 95619
Stunning work!

Glow Truckee
North Tahoe area
10320 Donner Pass Rd. Suite B Truckee CA
Jamie Pombo- 530-587-9985


Dearly Beloved Celebrations
Contact Corkie Matson- She’s fabulous!
916-712-5056 or

Jeff LaShell- Officiant
Easy going, funny and sincere
Jeff 530-886-8348

Sacred You
Wonderful Minster services local to the El Dorado County area. The ceremonies she officiates are about you!
Celeste – 530.295.7264,

Cindie Wilding, Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant
Bringing ritual and ceremony to every day. I loved working with Cindie at a recent wedding.
Cindie – 916.337.2787,

Captain Jim Heffelfinger
Specializing in Captain’s weddings
Jim – 916-769-1819

Where to Stay

Sunny Gate Farm in Camino. Search on -Amazing-
I’m sure you won’t find a nicer place to stay or more kind hosts. Give Superhosts, Cheree and Jon Haffner a call, or book through Air BNB but don’t wait too long as this gorgeous cottage is always Jon, 530-306-6840, @sunny_gate_farm

Local Businesses

Boeger Winery
Great wines in a gorgeous location. Music in the summer and a park area for families.

Contact Lisa