Our Preferred Vendors


Personalize Your Event

While you are NOT required to use any of our recommended vendors, we have worked with some of Alabama’s finest photographers, florists, hair and makeup artists, and other providers. The listed vendors are local people whom we have great working relationships with, and we can confidently state that they will meet and exceed your expectations.


wedding planners

Dee Wilson


Tel: (205) 256-368-8153

Email: deewilson@riverrestweddings.com

Dee Wilson is an expert in coordinating, planning, and styling unique Alabama weddings. With her skillful touch, she takes care of the details so that brides and grooms can enjoy their magical day. Check out how she can personally help you as your wedding planner at River Rest Weddings!


Soulgrown Photography


Tel: (205) 540-3976 for Mandy Tel: (205) 542-2568 for Kimberly

Email: soulgrownphotography@gmail.com

Mandy Smith and Kimberly Gaddis are talented sisters who are focused on capturing the romance in weddings and other special events.

Stacy Jett Photography


Tel: (205) 530-3228

Email: stacy@stacyjettphotography.com

Stacy Jett is an 18-year veteran of hundreds of weddings throughout the southeastern United States. Her availability for photoshoots at River Rest Weddings are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday.


Cakes by Lee


Tel: (256) 393-4165

Email: lee@cakesbylee.net

Lee Johnson and his wife, Dana Johnson, have over 25 years of baking and decorating cakes.

Edible Memories

Tel: (256) 538-3594

Lorraine Smith is an accomplished chef who takes pride in baking perfect wedding cakes and pastries.

Make-up Artists

Elle est Belle


Tel: (256) 913-9012

Email: summer.wilson77@yahoo.com

Summer Wilson Strickland brings her love for enhancing the beauty that people already have with creative passion. She is also the daughter of River Rest Weddings’ very own event manager, Dee Wilson. And she was also recently married at River Rest Weddings!

Hair artists

Elle est Belle


Tel: (256) 283-8949

Chloe Wilson is a beauty industry graduate of the Xcel Academy (Paul Mitchell Partner School). She uses her specialization in hair styles and colors to glam up brides and clients.


HotHouse Design Studio


Tel: (205) 324-2663

Email: hellohothouse@gmail.com

A dynamic design team, HotHouse offers a variety of pretty and custom flower arrangements for weddings.

The Rogue Florist


Tel: (205) 808-6941

Amanda Sue Knepper is the flower girl you want to see when you need high-end floral designs.

rental equipment

Top Notch Events & Rentals


Tel: (256) 239-4950

Top Notch is a wedding and event design company specializing in lighting and drapery.


D.J. Dirty Mike


Tel: (256) 328-0330

Mike Lowery specializes in contemporary and ceremonial wedding entertainment.

Hollywood Entertainment


Tel: (256) 591-9692

A mobile D.J. with over 24 years of experience.

Travel / Honeymoon

Xcursions Travel, LLC


Tel: (205) 566-1703

Email: jana.xcursionstravel@gmail.com

Jana Duke is a travel specialist specializing in honeymoon destinations.

Because planning the biggest day of your life is only the beginning of your adventure.
— Anonymous