Planning a Bakersfield Wedding


It’s official: planning a wedding is a process. Big or small, rustic or modern, it takes time, thought, and at least a little preparation to make your day into a dream come true. But with this list of some of the best wedding vendors in Bakersfield, we think it’s safe to say you’re going to start your planning adventure off on the right foot!




Bakersfield Wedding Venues


Before we get to Bakersfield itself, let’s start with Springville Ranch. Only an hour outside of town and just at the foot of the western Sierra Mountains, the ranch is a 14-acre property filled with lush gardens, beautiful fountains and bridges, and one very pretty big white barn. This year-round venue has beautiful indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception sites, a variety of all-inclusive packages, and the staff here is helpful to the extreme. By the way, the inside of that big white barn? Breathtaking.


Now, to the city. Located in the heart of Bakersfield, on the twelfth floor of an outwardly straightforward building, is the Petroleum Club. This site has been hosting banquets and events for years, and from the chandeliers in the ceiling to the expansive bar, is a perfect Bakersfield wedding location. An experienced catering staff and event planner will help you coordinate the details of the day, and the wedding services included in you venue rental are extensive.



Wedding Cakes in Bakersfield


First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the cake cutting ceremony. Right? In any case, Bakersfield certainly has its share of wedding-related sweets perfect for everything from the traditional ceremony to a dessert buffet designed to wow. One of Bakersfield’s favorite bakeries for wedding desserts and everyday treats alike is Sweet Surrender with traditional cakes and gourmet baked goods tasty enough to keep your guests coming back for seconds. The shop also offers a variety of gluten-free options and sugar-free candy and chocolates. Meanwhile, Anamie of Anamie’s Sweets is a baker specializing in wedding cakes with a particular affinity for cake design. Her elaborate creations are truly too pretty to eat – but with these flavors and fillings that won’t stop you.