I sincerely love what I do, and enjoy getting to know the couples, families and companies that I have had the pleasure to 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, San Clemente
  • La Ventura, San Clemente
  • Rancho Las Lomas
  • 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



Contact: 949 444-3754

karen@californiadreaminweddings.com



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

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Meet Ali

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

karen@californiadreaminweddings.com

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