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About The Wedding Connection

From locating the perfect venue to developing and maintaining a budget, we can make the wedding planning process enjoyable and as stress-free as possible.  We will help you create a unique celebration that really reflects you as a couple, not a cookie-cutter event.  

Working from our cozy office in the Redwood Village in Aptos since 1982, we've hundreds of couples getting married in every kind of venue in the Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz area. From the beach to the ballroom, barns and farms and especially home weddings, we can guide you with experienced advice and assistance.   As wedding planners, we are familiar with the local vendors and can offer you referrals that will meet your taste and budget needs.  

As wedding coordinators, we can handle as little or as much of your wedding as you choose. We will supply individual referrals or completely orchestrate your wedding day. We are certified wedding consultants, as well as a licensed and bonded talent agency so we are a great resource for bands and musicians, as well.

We offer various levels of service depending on your individual needs. Our fees are based on your individual needs. Whichever service options you choose, we are committed to providing you with the guidance and help you need to create the wedding of your dreams! Rates range from $1800 and up and we will be happy to quote you.

E mail us at wedding connection@gmail.com or call our office at 831-688-0355

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Regions serviced: Monterey

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Our #1 goal for our wedding was to be present with our guests and appreciate the special day! Denise & the Wedding Connection helped us achieve that by keeping us on track with our wedding planning, suggesting great vendors, and taking over on the Wedding Day to orchestrate the beautiful event. Thank you Denise!

Profile Picture Zeka, 9/16/17, 1 Review
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We really could not have asked for a better wedding day! Denise put us in touch with wonderful vendors and everyone brought something unique and special to the table. I'm not aware of any issues from the day of - which as the bride is all I wanted. We had an awesome wedding, and we would not have been able to do it without the wedding connection!

Profile Picture Mary Ann, 7/29/17, 1 Review
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Professional Network & Endorsements

I've worked many weddings with The Wedding Connection. Denise is not only a top rated professional, she is also a compassionate and a caring wedding/event planner. The Bride and her wedding party are always number one with Denise. From the beginning to end Denise always there with her expertise and recommendations. I highly recommend The Wedding Connection for any size wedding. You will in the best hands!

The Wedding Connection is always great to work with. They are organized, efficient and professional, they ensure all of their events are run the same way. We have been working together for 15 years and look forward to 15 more. Feast for a King Catering highly recommends The Wedding Connection!

Denise and her team are some of the most experienced and resourceful coordinators you'll find in the Monterey Bay area, and they have some really amazing exclusive sites that you can only access through them. Definitely recommended!



9099 Soquel Dr. #1, Aptos, CA 95003   See On Map
831-688-0355 (phone)
The Wedding Connection is a wedding coordinator from Central Coast California. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Monterey, Carmel, and Santa Cruz county. The Wedding Connection is a professional wedding planner that has been part of the Santa Cruz county wedding industry for 30 years. We specialize in Ranch, barn, private estate and home weddings.