Best of Columbus Weddings 2022 Winner Profiles

An in-depth look at the winners of our third annual reader poll

Emma Frankart Henterly
Columbus Monthly
Best of Columbus Weddings 2022

The 2022 Best of Columbus Weddings reader poll saw more votes cast than ever before, and the results are clear: These are the top vendors in Central Ohio, as chosen by our readers. As in years past, we considered anything within 1 percentage point of the top vote-getter to be a tie, in the interest of showcasing as much local talent as possible.

See more photos from our celebratory photo shoot below, then keep reading for links to in-depth profiles on the winners and the websites of runners-up.

THE VENUES 

Ceremony: Religious 

Winner: St. Mary Catholic Church (German Village), 20.92% 

Runner up: St. Joseph Cathedral, 16.28% 

Ceremony: Indoor 

Winner: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 24.32% 

Runners up: Columbus Museum of Art, 10.9%; Jorgensen Farms Oak Grove, 10.45% 

Ceremony: Outdoor 

Winner: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 26.8% 

Runner up: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 9.12% 

Reception: Hotel/event center 

Winner: Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph, 11.34% 

Runner up: Westin Great Southern Columbus, 10.33% 

Reception: Historic 

Winner: Ohio Statehouse, 14.54% 

Runner up: Athletic Club of Columbus, 12.26% 

Reception: Industrial/urban 

Winners: High Line Car House, 14.86%; Strongwater, 14.7% 

Runner up: The Ivory Room, 12.39% 

Reception: Museum/gallery 

Winner: Columbus Museum of Art, 55.55% 

Runner up: COSI, 13.91% 

Reception: Rustic/barn 

Winner: Jorgensen Farms Historic Barn, 30.6% 

Runners up: Wells Barn at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 15.09%; Magnolia Hill Farm, 14.76% 

Reception: Contemporary/modern 

Winner: Columbus Museum of Art, 17.64% 

Runner up: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 16.49% 

Reception: Garden/greenhouse 

Winner: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 41.91% 

Runner up: Jorgensen Farms Oak Grove, 22.05% 

Reception: Golf/country club 

Winners: Pinnacle Golf Club, 16.5%; Scioto Reserve Country Club, 15.64% 

Runner up: The Country Club at Muirfield Village, 12.65% 

Micro venue 

Winner: Hotel LeVeque, 20.87% 

Runner up: The FIG Room, 15.37% 

Ohio destination 

Winner: Hocking Hills Wedding Chapel, 16.59% 

Runner up: Gervasi Vineyard, 11.89% 

Rehearsal dinner 

Winner: Lindey’s, 17.51% 

Runners up: Wolf’s Ridge Brewing, 10.42%; Marcella’s, 9.6% 

Next-day brunch 

Winner: Lindey’s, 19.6% 

Runner up: Cap City Fine Diner, 16.6%; The Pearl, 16.23% 

THE DETAILS 

Caterer: Dinner 

Winner: Cameron Mitchell Premier Events, 24.22% 

Runner up: Carfagna’s Custom Catering, 10.55% 

Caterer: Late-night bites 

Winner: Mikey’s Late-Night Slice, 28.55% 

Runner up: Buckeye Donuts (OSU campus), 19.39% 

Rentals 

Winner: Aiden & Grace, 28.38% 

Runners up: Lasting Impressions Event Rentals, 10.07%; All Occasions Party Rental, 9.7%; Got Ya Covered Linens, 9.45%; Petals & Leaves, 9.45% 

Transportation 

Winner: Columbus Trolley/Coach Quarters, 13.61% 

Runners up: Fun Bus, 12.15%; Xtreme Limo, 11.78% 

Hotel: Newlyweds 

Winner: Hotel LeVeque, 16.52% 

Runner up: Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph, 15.47% 

Hotel: Guests 

Winner: Hilton Columbus Downtown, 12.54% 

Runner up: AC Marriott Columbus Dublin, 11.04% 

Local bachelor parties 

Winner: Pins Mechanical Co., 19.09% 

Runner up: Topgolf, 14.95% 

Local bachelorette parties 

Winner: Lincoln Social, 14.05% 

Runner up: Pins Mechanical Co., 11.71% 

THE PROS 

Event planner/coordinator 

Winner: Aisle & Co., 18.15% 

Runner up: MMJ Events, 15.47% 

Event designer 

Winner: MMJ Events, 16.75% 

Runner up: Aisle & Co., 13.36% 

Travel adviser 

Winners: Bliss Honeymoons & Destination Weddings, 19.62%; Wanderlust Travel & Tours, 19.39% 

Runner up: Island Travel Co., 14.88% 

DJ 

Winner: Josh Staley Productions, 18.74% 

Runner up: Buckeye Entertainment, 12.14% 

Band 

Winner: The Conspiracy Band, 19.89% 

Runner up: MojoFlo, 14.97% 

Florist 

Winners: Prema Designs, 12.39%; The Flowerman, 12.31% 

Runners up: Petals & Leaves, 7.47%; SunflowerKate Florals, 6.74% 

Baker: Cakes

Winners: Lavender & Honey, 12.46%; Short North Piece of Cake, 12.08% 

Runner up: Capital City Cakes, 8.97% 

Baker: Other desserts 

Winner: The Cheesecake Girl, 14.53% 

Runner up: Pistacia Vera, 10.13% 

Baker: Special diets 

Winner: Pattycake Bakery, 28.72% 

Runner up: Bake Me Happy, 26.36% 

Photographer: General 

Winner: Starling Studio, 11.84% 

Runner up: Kismet Visuals, 9.26% 

Photographer: Boudoir 

Winner: 614 Boudoir Photography, 18.79% 

Runner up: Nicole Leoné Miller Photography, 13.62% 

Videographer 

Winner: Nathan Peppers Films, 13.78% 

Runners up: ALC Productions, 12.43%; Columbus Wedding Videos, 11.99% 

Photo booth 

Winner: The Selfie Spot 614, 14.32% 

Runners up: Josh Staley Productions, 12.49%; Fizzy Cat Photobooth, 12.04% 

Alternative entertainment 

Winner: Studio Von, 20.52% 

Runners up: Kurt Dreier Caricatures and Illustration, 14.52%; FunFaces by Steve Campbell, 14.16% 

Calligrapher 

Winner: Ink & Ivory, 20.53% 

Runner up: Lovely Arrows Designs, 15.58% 

Stationer 

Winner: Ink & Ivory, 18.46% 

Runner up: JesMarried, 13.4% 

Officiant 

Winners: Run to an Elopement, 16.62%; Wows and Vows, 16.17% 

Runner up: Columbus Wedding Officiants, 13.25% 

Salon: Hair 

Winner: Penzone Salons + Spas, 12.49% 

Runner up: Lauren Wolff Hair Design, 10.45% 

Salon: Makeup 

Winners: Penzone Salons + Spas, 9.72%; 614 Beauty, 9.4% 

Runner up: Le Rêve Makeup & Hair, 8.31% 

Salon: Nails 

Winner: The W Nail Bar, 21.66% 

Runners up: Lacquer Gallery, 13.45%; Penzone Salons + Spas, 12.54% 

Salon: Spa services 

Winner: Penzone Salons + Spas, 21.94% 

Runner up: Woodhouse Day Spa, 17.49% 

THE SHOPS 

Wedding gowns: New 

Winner: La Jeune Mariee, 22.83% 

Runner up: Wendy’s Bridal, 20.65% 

Wedding gowns: Consignment 

Winner: Luxe Redux Bridal, 40.17% 

Runner up: Off White, 29.45% 

Wedding gowns: Cleaning/preservation 

Winner: Dublin Cleaners/New Albany Cleaners, 35.9%  

Runner up: Columbus Lace Dry Cleaning, 14.89% 

Bridesmaid gowns 

Winners: Gilded Social, 20.53%; Wendy’s Bridal, 19.95%  

Runners up: Henri’s Bridal, 15.2%; Off White, 14.3% 

Menswear and accessories 

Winner: Pursuit, 25.63% 

Runner up: Romanoff’s Classic Tuxedo, 14.58% 

Jeweler: Engagement/wedding rings 

Winner: Diamond Cellar, 26.06% 

Runner up: Worthington Jewelers, 19.77% 

Jeweler: Accessories 

Winner: Diamond Cellar, 24% 

Runner up: Worthington Jewelers, 18.55% 

Jeweler: Custom designs 

Winner: Diamond Cellar, 26.29% 

Runner up: Worthington Jewelers, 24.55% 

Jewelry boutique 

Winner: Red Giraffe Designs, 39.8% 

Runner up: Honey Rose & K, 18.62% 

Local gifts & favors 

Winner: Cheryl’s Cookies, 16.23% 

Runner up: Winans Chocolates + Coffees , 12.7%