As a Santa Barbara Wedding Planner, I’m frequently asked which Santa Barbara wedding locations exude quintessential Santa Barbara timeless elegance , incredible views, luxury hospitality and offer value for their spending plan, as well. It may sound like a tall order to fill, but the reality is The Four Seasons Biltmore Santa Barbara has been fulfilling this for decades, all in a legendary ocean-view setting. From celebrity clientele to those with more limited wedding spending plans, the Catering Sales and Event Professionals at Four Seasons have options for almost every style and budget. The pricing at Four Seasons offers value for what is received. You won’t have to think about a thing being taken care of, how to time your food and beverage courses, if the set up is as you intended, etc. Every detail is tended to with care and love and each sumptuous course arrives fresh and as it was intended to be experienced. The Four Seasons offers something very unique that many catered events for large groups simply cannot offer for those who desire it: “Tableside Choice” for dinner. This means thatRead More >>
Almost without exception, there is one service provider that my clients are adamantly clear about when I ask them their preference for their Santa Barbara wedding. That service provider is the officiant. Any other service provider (i.e. caterer, photographer, florist,etc.) evokes an open feeling from the couple as they are open to different ideas from each provider. But when asked about their preference for what type of officiant they would like (i.e. religious, non-religious, etc.), they don’t hesitate toRead More >>
Santa Barbara has so many wedding locations and choices. And I love them all. But one of the things I love most about producing weddings in Santa Barbara is working at the Bacara Resort and Spa. Located on a bluff overlooking the ocean and Santa Barbara Channel Islands, this resort boasts top notch internationally-acclaimed service and features and brings weddings to a whole new level with their “Bacara Bride” program.
When Shannon and Jeff came to me for their big day, I was smitten. Both of them were among the kindest people I had ever met. Shannon had a clear idea of her color and theme and we carried this throughout the entire event. Her vision was clear: sea mist cool greens and blues, table names that were popular beach names, sand dollars for escort cards, and instead of favors for guests, they hired caricature artists to do portraits of guests during cockail hour and after dinner. After the moving toasts by their friends and families, sweet tooths were satisfied withRead More >>