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

We require proof of insurance from every vendor before they enter the property, please be sure that each vendor you hire is properly covered.  The COI they provide must name the Bar SZ Ranch as an additional insured. 

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

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

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
831.595.3303
www.thyme-catering.com/

Mansmith’s Gourmet BBQ
Mike Mansmith: 831.902.0868
San Juan Bautista, CA
www.mansmith.com

Fisher's Delicatessen and Catering - Chef Mike
Gourmet Caterer for Weddings (licensed bar-service available)
650 San Benito Street, Hollister
831.313.1515
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The Inn at Tres Pinon
Catering and licensed bar service
Tres Pinos, CA
831.628.3320

 

Bar SZ - Highly Recommended

Savory Events - Chef Jorden
Personal Chef, Gourmet Caterer
Santa Cruz, CA
831.229.6527
http://www.savoryevents.net/

La Casa Del Sazon
Salinas, CA
831. 751.2300
lacasadelsazon.com/

Thyme Around the Table - Chef Lena Reed
Personal Chef, Gourmet Caterer
San Jose, CA
408.828.1410
http://www.thymearoundthetable.com/

Events by Classic Catering
Monterey, CA
831.647.0114

Coordination

Bar SZ - Top Coordinator

Mariah Green Events
mariahgreenevents@gmail.com
Mariah: 831.747.4623

If you choose to book with Mariah we will include the beer truck plus two additional hours after check-out, a total value of $440.

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

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

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

Julie Hart Conde - Wedding Planner
info@celebrationsbyheart.com
Julie: 650.996.1658
celebrationsbyheart.com

Karissa Stafford
StaffordEventPlanning@gmail.com
408.510.0172

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

Wedding Flower Specialist CA
Hollister, CA
Lynn - 209.675.8444
http://weddingflowerspecialistca.com/

Line Dancing

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

Kylie Bridge - Line Dancing Instructor
linedancekylie@gmail.com
916.770.5876
facebook.com/linedancekylie

Local Accommodations

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

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

Margaret's Home - 30 minute drive
5 bedrooms - Airbnb

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

Lodging, San Benito County Chamber
http://discoversanbenitocounty.com/lodging/

Makeup

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

Reins & Roses Photography, Averi
831.821.0338
www.facebook.com/reinsandroses

Bar SZ - Highly Recommended

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

Stacy Keck, Photographer
http://www.stacykeckphoto.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

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/

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

Rentals

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

Alexis Party Rental
Aptos, CA
831.458.3404
alexispartyrental.com

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. 
http://shelter-co.com/

Under Canvas
Provides luxury tipi tents and tipi potties, includes delivery and setup
http://www.undercanvas.com/adventures/california/

Videography

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

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