First of all, I have to say the day was AMAZING!! Trust your vendors, this is what you paid them for. If you can afford a wedding planner or a DOC, it is well worth the money. We had a wedding service that did absolutely everything for our beach wedding, and I would have paid them twice that if I needed to, now that I know how amazing they were.
HUGE shout out and props to:
Dream Beach Wedding service in San Diego, and they included the arch, decorations, flowers, bouquets, chairs, officiant, sound system and music for processional and recessional, and photographer, who was absolutely AMAZING! They also filed our marriage license for us. Normally they include the beach permit but, because we had the ceremony in Coronado, they have a different permit and a different cost so we had to do and pay for that ourselves. Dream Beach gave us a credit for that amount and we used it to upgrade flowers.