BRIDES Northern California: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Married in San Francisco

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San Francisco wedding ideas

Photo: Minted

If you're planning to marry in the City by the Bay, here are a few of our favorite San Francisco-centric wedding ideas to incorporate into your celebration.

Wedding Invitation (above): San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge gets the gold foil-pressed treatment in this crisp and modern design by Minted.

San Francisco wedding ideas

Photo: via The Marin Studio

Save the Date: This clever California-shaped save-the-date also includes a tiny cable car charm.

Seating Chart: Tables at this couple's reception were named after local San Francisco landmarks, parks, and beaches.

San Francisco wedding ideas

Photo: Meg Perotti

Place Cards: Simple tented place cards are embellished with a modern Golden Gate Bridge graphic and displayed at each guest's seat.

Flower Girl or Ring Bearer Gift: Miroslav Sasek's classic children's book is the perfect gift for your littlest attendants.

Wedding Favor: These state-shaped sugar cookies are dotted with a gold heart to mark San Francisco (these actually doubled as escort cards, as well!).

San Francisco wedding ideas

Photo: Etsy/Macanaz

Wedding Poster: Commemorate your wedding day with this custom San Francisco-themed poster. Another idea: Purchase a large framing mat and invite guests to sign the mat in lieu of a traditional blank guest book.

San Francisco wedding ideas

Photo: James Hall Photography

Wedding Cake: For a whimsical wedding dessert, ask your baker to create an edible version of San Francisco's iconic skyline with fondant.

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