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Wedding Resources


We here at Gay Hanford have been compiling a resource list for those who are now planning their dream wedding! We are actively searching in our area for businesses that are gay-friendly and are eager to help you achieve the wedding you have been dreaming of. Currently the list is short, however, it is a work in progress as we are working on finding you catering businesses, beauticians and anything else that will make your planning easier. You will find the information below and also under the businesses link to the right. We will continue to research and find these businesses and make them readily available for you on our website.



The Episcopal Church of the Saviour - 519 N. Douty, Hanford

This historic, beautiful church is available for you to rent. Built in 1910, this church has a capacity to seat a large crowd, a pipe organ and a dining hall for your reception. This is truly a remarkable church that you have to see! Having a small wedding? The Church of the Saviour also has a chapel that was built in the late 1800's that is a remarkable treasure and a great venue for a quaint intimate wedding. Give JoAnn a call today to find out more information on renting The Church of the Saviour.

Phone: 559-584-7706



Love's Limousines and Weddings - 1187 N. 10th Ave, Hanford


Love's is located on 10th Ave and they a wonderfully sweet couple! They are currently running an offer for same-sex couples who held their commitment ceremonies with them prior to marriage equality returning to California. If you held your commitment ceremony with them, they will marry you for free! They also have wedding packages for all new couples starting at $80. Give them a call today to make arrangements.

Phone:559- 582-4805

Website: and use the Love's Manor link


Ordained Ministers

Margaret Stewart

Margaret is a local ordained minister who is willing and excited to marry same-sex couples. She married her wife, Carrie, in 2008 and now wants to officiate for couples wishing to marry now! Give her a call today to discuss arrangements,

Phone: 559-816-1334

W "Van" Vanlandingham

Van would love to join you in joyous matrimony! Van works in our community as the Regional Coordinator for the Trevor Project and is in our area frequently working and is waiting to hear from you!

Phone: 559-361-0557

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Corey Ralston

Corey is a local photographer who would love to capture your special day! He is a part of our local LGBTQ community and he is dedicated to each of his clients and does amazing work. His wedding packages include engadgement photos and he works with you to find the ideal locations for your photos to be unique. Check out his website, see his work and give him a call, he would love to work with you.



Wedding Invitations

All Valley Printing - 110 W. 7th St, Hanford

Take a ride into Downtown Hanford and visit the great people at All Valley Printing for your Wedding invitation needs. Ask for Lucie and mention you heard about All Valley Printing from Gay Hanford and receive a 10% discount on all wedding related needs. Go down there or call today!

Phone: 559-584-5444 ex. 12 - Lucie's direct line

Website: or Facebook


Licensed Cosmetologist

Stacey Payton - 3221 S. Mooney Blvd, Visalia

Need the perfect hair style for your wedding day? Call Stacey! Stacey is a licensed cosmetologist working at Sensia Salon & Spa and she would love to give you the perfect hair day for your special day. Call her and make your appointment today. We also have a few of Stacey's cards so you can refer a friend, email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and I will get one to you today!

Cell: 559-471-8120

Salon: 559-741-0983 ask for Stacey