Category Archives: Spotlight on Vibiana

Save The Date | California Wedding Day Best of 2017 at Vibiana

Save the date for California Wedding Day’s Best of 2017 at Vibiana – May 23, 2017 at 6PM.

We are  a Los Angeles finalist for Best Indoor Venue and honored to host the 4th annual awards celebration.


As seen on California Wedding Day:
The votes are in for California Wedding Day‘s annual awards program, Best of 2017, honoring the most innovative and creative talent in the wedding industry from Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura/Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo. Best of 2017 delivers the long deserved recognition for the trailblazers in Southern California’s wedding industry. The finalists were chosen by their peers through an open voting process held online at Veteran wedding professionals, brides and the editorial staff of California Wedding Day magazine cast their selections for the top-notch professionals working in Southern California.

Find the full list of 2017 finalists here!

Winners will be announced at the vibrant So-Cal wedding industry’s event of the year this spring at the sought-after Vibiana and will be published in the Summer 2017 issue of California Wedding Day. With the industry’s best in attendance, this is one event not to be missed! Enjoy masterfully crafted hors d’oeuvres, artisanal cocktails and stellar entertainment as we take a trip around the world! Board this flight, and our talented sponsors will take you on a tour so be prepared for an ultimate journey as the event unfolds!

A Vibrant Vibiana Wedding Reception

A vibrant, colorful Vibiana wedding reception planned and designed by Lisa Kahn Events.

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Venue: Redbird | Vibiana
Food + Beverage: Chef Neal Fraser, Tobin Shea
Planner: Lisa Kahn Events
Entertainment: Luxury DJ
Floral Design: Butterfly Floral
Photographer: Joshua Fernandez Photography
Rentals: Revelry Event Designers, Town and Country
Lounge Furniture: Pretty Vintage Rentals
Photo Booth: VOX Photo Booth
Cake: A Sweet Design
Games: Giganto Games

Garden Inspired Wedding at Vibiana Featured on Style Me Pretty

This beautiful, garden-inspired wedding is featured on Style Me Pretty.

Vibiana is one of the most stunning venues around. Once a church, it now sets the stage for all the pretty that Los Angeles weddings have to offer. And this one? A garden beauty filled with blush pinks, gold sparkle and grand marble backdrops. Pore through the vault for more including florals by Lotus & Lily, planning by Modern LA Weddings and all the pretty images captured by onelove photography.”

Click HERE to see the full feature.


From the Bride:
We always thought our wedding should be timeless by maintaining some traditions, while adding a few non-traditional twists. We wanted our ceremony to feel intimate, and that’s why we asked a close friend to marry us. We wanted it to feel personal, but not cheesy. It was also very important to both of us to write our own vows. Besides that, we didn’t want the wedding to feel so orchestrated or forced. We didn’t have games or anything. We just wanted our guests to come, party, and have a great time!

Our venue was a decommissioned church, so there were definitely a few architectural elements that were religious. My parents wanted to hide the altar, but we really didn’t want to mask any of building since it is so beautiful. Instead, we opted to drape a sheer fabric over the area. I feel like this enhanced the overall look of the altar and gave it a lightness. It wasn’t obvious that we were trying to disguise something. Instead of having a written sign or an enlarged photograph, we did 3′ tall floral initials at the entrance. It felt not as literal or expected, and it was an excuse to add more flowers!

I learned that you can’t control every single thing about your wedding, and it is extremely important to plan ahead and take your time! I would recommend getting a videographer. There are so many funny and unique memories (and dancing!) at every wedding, and these are captured so well in a video. I also definitely recommend hiring a wedding planner, even if it is not for full service. (We hired our planner for partial planning.) With our planner, I felt like I did not have to worry about anything on the day of and his team took care of everything for us. My favorite part of the wedding was the first look. I was definitely nervous and had barely gotten any sleep the night before, but seeing each other before the wedding really calmed our nerves. It was a very special and private moment that we got to share together. I also loved a surprise from one of the groomsmen. He had a cash “cannon” that shot out fake money for our grand entrance/bridal party introduction. I think all of our guests were truly stunned and entertained!

Venue: Redbird | Vibiana
Food & Beverage: Chef Neal Fraser, Tobin Shea
Planner: Modern LA Weddings
Photographer: onelove Photography
Florist: Lotus + Lily
Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas
Paper Goods: Minted