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Real Weddings

Real Weddings

Find inspiration for your wedding while browsing through Wedding Photos and Stories from other Local Brides. With our Real Weddings section, you can view a number of great wedding photos taken at a variety of local Wedding Venues.

How Real Weddings Works
If you would like to have your own Wedding Photos and Stories presented on our website, simply review the Instructions and complete the Application (below).  Unike with Bridal Idol, there is no public competiton. Rather our Central Coast Bride staff select some weddings from the submittals and post the information and photos.

Real Weddings Instructions

Real Weddings Application

These real-life examples of local weddings (Bridal Idol and Real Weddings) are a great resource for brides currently planning their wedding. Want to help inspire other Brides-To-Be? Then get involved and submit your wedding!

Bridal Idol. If you are into a little competetion, then maybe you should consider submitting your wedding information and photos in for our Bridal Idol Contest. It is a very simple competition where website visitors vote for one of the three competing couples. If YOUR wedding gets the most votes, photos and some details about your wedding will be included in our next Magazine and also on our Website! Click here for Bridal Idol details, instructions and application forms.

Our 2009 Real Weddings for the Central Coast


...."B&B/Vineyard Wedding in Templeton, CA 2009"
Their Story How They Met Alyx and Mitch met two years ago while coaching at Atascadero High School. Mitch coached both boys and girls water polo while Alyx coached the swim team. They started dating about a month after first meeting and have been together ever since. After... [more]

...."Winery Wedding in San Luis Obispo, 2008"
Saskia & Mark Donner's Wedding Details Their Story Saskia and Mark are a couple from San Carlos, CA (Bay Area) who graduated from Cal Poly in SLO and wanted to have their wedding in the San Luis Obispo Wine Country. They met in 1995, started dating in 2000 and were m... [more]

...."Winery Wedding in Paso Robles, CA 2009"
Kristin & Christopher's Wedding Details Their Story Kristin and Chris are a classic sweet young couple from Templeton, CA. They started dating in 2005 and were married in Paso Robles, CA on April 4, 2009. How They Met: Kristin first laid eyes on Christopher in F... [more]

...."Beach/Golf Course Wedding in Monterey, CA 2009"
Rachelle and Michael are a very sweet young couple from Riverbank, CA (Near Modesto). They started dating in 2005 and were married in Monterey, CA on May 9, 2009. How They Met: Michael first laid eyes on Rachelle while working at Mervyn’s in Chico, where both were a... [more]

...."Oceanside Wedding in Pebble Beach, CA 2009"
Erin and Shawn are a couple originally from Pacific Grove, CA. who currently reside in Del Rey Oaks, CA. They were married in Pebble Beach on January 3, 2009. How They Met: Erin and Shawn have known each other a long time. They met while attending middle school in Pacific G... [more]

...."Ranch Wedding in Carmel Valley, CA 2008"
Talia and Kevin are a couple originally from the South Bay Area of San Francisco who currently reside in San Jose, CA. They were married at Holman Ranch in Carmel Valley on August 23, 2008. How They Met: Talia’s sister was living in San Francisco attending a culinary ... [more]