preferred vendors

The following is a list of outside services and vendors not included in our venue fee.  All vendors are suggestions, please use at your discretion.  If you feel a company needs to either be added to or removed from this list please notify us.

 

Certificates of Insurance

Please be sure the vendors you hire are properly insured, we will request proof 30 days prior.

Estimated Driving Distance From Ranch

Pinnacles Natl Park, East Entrance – 7min
Tres Pinos – 30min
Hollister – 45min
Gilroy – 1hr
Salinas – 1.25hrs
Monterey – 1.5hrs
Santa Cruz – 1.5hrs
San Jose - 1.5hrs
San Francisco - 2.5hrs

Accommodations

Shield's House - 1 mile away
4 bedrooms - Airbnb

Shelter Co.
Will deliver and setup European style canvas tents.  If you'd like to rent additional accommodations for the weekend you don't have to foot the bill.  Shelter Co. will allow your guests to book tents directly through them just as they would a hotel. - Website

Oils of Paicines - 10 miles north
The Lazy Hog - Airbnb
La Casa Rosa - Airbnb
Love Nest - Airbnb
Tumbleweed - Airbnb
Shelly - 831.320.5484
Sales@OilsOfPaicines.com

Pinnacles Ranch - 3.5 miles north
2 bedrooms, sleeps 4 guests - Airbnb

40' Trailer on Horse Ranch - 2 miles away
One queen bed sleeps up to 2 guests, with pop-outs - Airbnb

Fairfield Inn & Suites - 35 miles away
Hollister, By Marriott - Website

See Grins RV
Gilroy, CA - Website

Alcohol

Pour Girl Bartending
831.233.1415
pourgirlbartending.com

Shake It Up Bartending
Linsey
831.204.0285
lindsey@shakeitupbartender.com
shakeitupbartender.com

Diaz Liquor
Support local, no delivery available
Hollister, CA
831.637.9088

Bev Mo
Provides delivery
Gilroy, CA
408.847.8266

Bakeries

Bar SZ - Support Local

The Grove Restaurant
Hollister, CA
831.636.1400
http://lealvineyardsgrove.com/

The Heavenly Bakery
Hollister, CA
831.630.0300
http://www.the-heavenly-bakery.com/

Catering

Bar SZ - Support Local

Thyme Catering, Chef Sarah
Tres Pinos, CA
Website

Mansmith’s Gourmet BBQ
Mike Mansmith: 831.902.0868
San Juan Bautista, CA
Website

Fisher's Delicatessen and Catering - Chef Mike
Gourmet Caterer for Weddings, licensed bar-service available
650 San Benito St, Hollister
Website

The Inn at Tres Pinos
Catering and licensed bar service
6991 Airline Hwy, Tres Pinos
Website

Felice Forno - Mobile Wood Fired Pizza
730 San Benito St, Hollister
Website

Oyster Appetizer Bar
Quality, Shucking, Education, Pairing
centralcoastshellfishdist.llc@gmail.com
Office# 831.635.9775
William Hink

Bar SZ - Highly Recommended

Savory Events - Chef Jorden
Personal Chef, Gourmet Caterer
Santa Cruz, CA
http://www.savoryevents.net/

La Casa Del Sazon
Salinas, CA
lacasadelsazon.com/

Thyme Around the Table - Chef Lena Reed
Personal Chef, Gourmet Caterer
San Jose, CA
http://www.thymearoundthetable.com/

Paradise Catering
Carmel Valley, CA
www.paradisecater.com

Events by Classic Catering
Monterey, CA
eventsbyclassic.com

Mistura Catering
Paso Robles, CA
Website

Coordination

Bar SZ - Top Coordinator

Mariah Green Events
mariahgreenevents@gmail.com
831.747.4623

*We will gift a $250 credit on weekend Extras when you book Mariah's services.
 

Bar SZ - Highly Recommended 

A Beautiful Gathering - Wedding Planner
Amanda: owner + designer
abeautifulgathering@gmail.com
www.abeautifulgathering.com

Nichole Simpson
Owner, 2 Friends Events
925-683-3937
2friendsevents.com

Samantha Josette Events
samanthajosetteevents@gmail.com
805.294.0705
www.samanthajosette.com

Every Last Detail - Wedding Planner
patty@eldweddings.com
Patty: 831.635.9333
www.eldweddings.com

Forma Weddings, Chantal
FormaWeddings@aol.com
www.formaweddings.com

Karissa Stafford
StaffordEventPlanning@gmail.com
408.510.0172

Doggy Daycare

Cradled Critter Pet Sitter
Hollister, CA
Facebook

The Dog House Inn
Gilroy, CA
Website

Driving Services

SLO Safe Ride
805.620.7233
slosaferide.com

Hollister Limousines
831.471.5260
www.hollisterlimousines.com/services.html

LTD Limousines
831.636.7887
http://www.ltdsuvlimo.com/home1.htm

Nessen Schmidt Horse and Carriage
Hollister, CA
831.385.1335
The horse buggy can carry 2-8 guests at a time.  Prices start at $400, call for availability.

Hackney Horse & Carriage
Novato, CA
408.535.0277
http://carriagerental.com/index.htm

Florists

H&J Flowers
Gilroy, CA
Hylary - 408.427.1526
handjflowers@gmail.com
www.handjflowers.com

Grape Stomping

Team Building or Wedding Fun
Barrel Dreams will set up a stage with barrels, grapes, music, and host relay races
Sessions are customizable, anywhere from 1-3 hours
Price ranges from $65/p to $125/person
Barrel Dreams - Brian
408.505.4101

Hair and Makeup

Blush, Hair and Makeup Design
Aptos, CA
831.685.3728
blushhmd.com

Altruiste Boutique
Bridal Hair Services
408-444-0879
Altruiste.Boutique@gmail.com
Altruisteboutique.com

Line Dancing

Adam - The Dancing Cowboy
Line Dancing Instructor and Country DJ
info@dancingcowboy.com
408.890.7040
DancingCowboy.com

Music

DJ Matt
Matt Daines
831.682.5028
matthewdaines@gmail.com

Lucky Devils Band
www.luckydevilsband.com 

Buck Ford
Keepin' It Real Country
Info@BuckFord.com
BuckFord.com

The Make-Outs
Miguel Silva
831-406-9763
docdoom1@gmail.com

Adam - The Dancing Cowboy
Country DJ and Line Dancing Instructor
info@dancingcowboy.com
408.890.7040
DancingCowboy.com

KYanni Productions
DJ, Slideshow, Monograms, Lighting
510.755.4086
kyanniproductions.com/

DNA Entertainment
831.372.5555
http://dna-djs.com/

Denon & Doyle
800.944.9585
http://djay.com/

Los Gatos DJ Company
408.356.7717
LosGatosDJ.com

Johnson Entertainment 
Reinventing traditional wedding entertainment - DJ & Photobooths
Johnsonent@me.com
www.johnson-entertainment.com
510.579.6714

Photo Booth

The Booth Bus
Northern CA's Vintage Volkswagen Photo Booth
TheBoothBus.com
831.295.1311

Photography

Bar SZ - Support Local

Studio Lovejoy
831.419.3539
www.studiolovejoy.com

 

Bar SZ - Highly Recommended

Christopher M. Howard
646.287.3628
http://www.cmhoward.com/

Michelle Davis Studios
925.699.7663
MichelleDavisStudios.com

¡Qué Bonita Photography!
www.quebonitaphotography.com

studioTHP
Travis Hoehne
info@studioTHP.com
916.955.5485
www.awesomeness.us

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Potties and Showers

Bar SZ - Support Local

A&G Pumping
Local company, 30 minutes away, very familiar with the ranch, no showers, can pump potties
831.385.5803
http://www.pumperman.com/

 

Bar SZ - Highly Recommended

Royal Restrooms
National chain, they have showers, can't pump potties
877.922.9980 ext.5
http://royalrestrooms.com/

Rentals

Bar SZ - Support Local

A-Z Party Rental
Salinas, CA
831.424.4770
www.a2zpartyrental.com

Alexis Party Rental
Aptos, CA
831.458.3404
alexispartyrental.com

 

Videography

Wild 35, Artist Paul Ortiz
paulortiz.wild35@gmail.com
www.wild35.com

Storytellers, Tyler & Mayela
Studio@RanallaPhotoFilms.com
RanallaPhotoFilms.com