Vendor Highlight ~ Wedding Planner ~ A Good Affair Wedding & Event Production

We have truly had the pleasure of working with a lot of different wedding planners and vendors over the years, so we thought we should take the opportunity on our blog to thank them for their support and hard work for all those brides and grooms out there.

A Good Affair Wedding & Event Production has truly been a pleasure to work with over the last few years, and we look forward to so many more events for years to come! Check out some of their stunning weddings that we were able provide lighting and/or DJ services for: (click on the description under each photo to see more of their photos)


The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, Lighting


Surf and Sand Laguna Beach, DJ and Lighting


Terranea, DJ and Lighting


The Resort at Pelican Hill, Lighting




The Westin South Coast Plaza, Lighting

Thank You Thursday ~ Wedding Wire Review

Thank you Bryce for our 5 star review on Wedding Wire!

“Steve was great to work with! He was recommended through our wedding planner and we could not have asked for a better DJ! He worked with us on finding music, made the process very quick and painless, and kept our guests dancing all night long. We still get feedback almost a year later that he kept a great party going at the reception. If you want your guests to have fun and dance, definitely think of Steve at Honored Occasions!”

Vendor Highlight ~ Wedding Planner ~ Intertwined Events

We have truly had the pleasure of working with a lot of different wedding planners and vendors over the years, so we thought we should take the opportunity on our blog to thank them for their support and hard work for all those brides and grooms out there.

We’ve worked with Intertwined for a while now and have been involved in some of the most amazing weddings with them. Here are some of our favorites, click on the description under each photo to see more of each gorgeous wedding!


St. Regis, Lighting and DJ


Mukenthaler Mansion, DJ


Terranea, Lighting and DJ



The Resort at Pelican Hill, Lighting and DJ

Featured Venue ~ Rancho Las Lomas

One of our favorite venues to work at is Rancho Las Lomas in Silverado Canyon. If you are looking for a unique venue with an amazing zoological garden with tigers, zebras, birds and more then you need to visit this amazing property.


A Good Affair Wedding & Event Production

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High Society Event Planning

The Kiss

High Society Event Planning

Thank You Thursday ~ Yelp Review

Thank you Kellie C for our 5 star Yelp review!

“We LOVED Steve @ Honored Occasions! He provided “full service production” & he did a fantastic job. He is a talented entertainer & he knows what music to play for soft background mood setting, and what to play to keep the party rolling!  It was important to us that our guests have FUN & they did – the dance floor was packed all night. We had 240 guests and he orchestrated the wedding & reception beautifully. He had great suggestions on music selections – both traditional and current. He was professional & personable on the mic and everyone had a great time! He also did the sound set up for the outdoor ceremony, and it was perfect. He did all of the lighting for the venue (indoor & outdoor) and we were amazed at how it transformed the setting. He was awesome from the first meeting to the last dance .. he came highly recommended to us & we were honestly thrilled with him. We absolutely recommend you hire him!”

Wedded Wednesday ~ Featured Wedding ~ Michella & Alejandro

Last year we had the honor of providing the music for Michella & Alejandro’s stunning wedding at Rancho Las Lomas with designer and planner Natalie Good of A Good Affair Wedding & Event Production.

This beautiful wedding was featured on Style Me Pretty last week and we had to share the blog as well as show you some of our favorite photos by Studio EMP from their big day! See the full article {here}






Vendors of the Day: Photography: Joel Maus + Lorely Meza For Studio EMP | Cinematography: Lovebirds Film | Floral Design: Stems By Kate | Floral Design: Stems Floral Design | Wedding Dress: Rosa Clara | Wedding Cake: Sweet Art Fine Swiss Confectioner | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: David’s Bridal | Catering: 24 Carrots | Lighting: Honored Occasions | DJ: Honored Occasions | Groom’s Attire: Friar Tux | Wedding Venue: Rancho Las Lomas | Event Design And Planning: A Good Affair Wedding & Event Production | Hair And Makeup Artists: Sharla Gerkin + Jaime Graham Of Platinum Strands Salon | Paper Goods: Lion In The Sun – Huntington | Rentals: Found Vintage Rentals | Rentals: Town And Country | Rentals: Rrivre Works | Wood Sinage: Sweet Carolina Collective

Wedding Budget 101

Besides location and date, your budget is the most important beginning to planning your big day! Whether you hire a wedding planner right away, or you decide to do a DIY wedding, you will need to know all of what you will need to pay for or help you figure out what to eliminate in order to match your budget. There are lots of websites that are extremely helpful in breaking out your budget and we have listed them below.

Elements you may need to pay for

  • Ceremony Site Fee
  • Reception Site Fee
  • Food & Beverage
  • Wedding Planner
  • Photographer
  • Hair & Makeup
  • Videographer
  • Wedding Dress/Groom Suit
  • Save the Dates
  • Invitations
  • Flowers
  • Rentals
  • Tips
  • Accommodations (yours)
  • Valet
  • DJ
  • Band
  • Lighting
  • Favors
  • Cake
  • Jewelry
  • Bridesmaid and Groomsmen Gifts

Websites to help you with your budget

Wedding Wire

The Knot

Your Wedding Company


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