I sincerely love what I do, and enjoy getting to know the couples I work with!  Born and raised in Southern California, I have been involved in event/wedding planning and coordination in Orange County and Los Angeles for over 15 years for many companies/venues such as:

  • The Newport Beach Country Club

  • Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club

  • The Ritz Carlton - Dana Point
  • Big Canyon Country Club

  • San Juan Hills Golf Club
  • The Montage
  • The Ranch - Laguna Beach
  • The Center Club
  • Waterfront Hilton Huntington Beach
  • Pasea Resort Huntington Beach
  • Coyote Hills Golf Club
  • Dove Canyon Country Club
  • ​Casa Romantica
  • The Casino in San Clemente
  • Aquarium of the Pacific
  • Sherman Gardens
  • ​Hangar 21
  • Franciscan Gardens
  • ​Old Ranch Golf Club Seal Beach
  • Meadowlark Golf Club Huntington Beach
  • The Smog Shoppe - Culver City
  • Newland Barn - Huntington Beach
  • ​Hornblower Cruises
  • Electra Cruises

  • American Express

  • Balboa Bay Resort

  • Chase Bank

  • Many private homes and estates

With over 1800 successful events, couples and companies have been able to relax and enjoy their special wedding days/events by hiring California Dreamin' Weddings and Events.

Meet Karen

Ali has been in the wedding and event business for over 7 years.  Her sweet, warm smile puts brides and couples at ease.  At the same time, she is professional and someone you can always count on!

She's a great listener, is articulate and is very creative, always looking for ways to enhance any event's flow and decor.

Contact: 949 444-3754


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"Working with Karen and Ali was more like working with friends and family.  I will miss them both"

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Contact: 949 444-3754


Meet Ali