Hair Styling

 Jeri Roraback of Jeri's Harmony Lane Salon will be available on Saturday to do special occasion hairstyling for River City Sparkle. The salon is located just 10 minutes away from the hotel at 3451 Harmony Lane, Sacramento, near Watt Avenue & I-80. For an appointment, call Jeri at (916) 484-1444 or click here »

Wig Galleria is our recommended resource for wigs and wig styling in the Sacramento area. This transgender-friendly business even offers mail order service, so if you live out of town you can send them your wig for styling and pick it up when you arrive for Sparkle. Wig Galleria is located at 6400 Sunrise Blvd, Suite C, Citrus Heights, CA 95610. To contact them, call (916) 722-1813.



If you need alterations on a gown you've already purchased, we can refer you a Sacramento area seamstress who is skilled, affordable, and TG-friendly.  Please email us for a referral.

Alexandria's Formal Gown Rental

Need a stunning outfit for River City Sparkle? How about a slinky LBD, a gorgeous special occasion dress or prom dress, or a beautiful formal gown?
Alexandria's Formal Gown Rental  in Roseville is our official Sparkle resource for formal gowns.

Alexandria's Gown Rental

At Alexandria's you can choose from over 2300 of the newest designer gowns all for RENT... and for a fraction of the cost of buying. Most in-stock gowns rent for $49.99 and special orders rent for $64.99. They come in sizes XS-4X and 1-26. Sizes 28 and above may be special ordered. Alexandria's also has gowns available for purchase, including custom gowns. This is an opportunity for you to find the gown of your dreams!

Customers wishing to visit the store in drab (male mode) should let the staff know, so that they can make a private appointment for you. To book an appointment call
(916) 787-0900 or
click here »

Professional Makeovers

Julia Richardson of California Makeup  will be providing on-site makeup services for River City Sparkle. Julia is a professional makeup artist with many years of experience in stage, television, weddings and special occasions. She is a longtime friend of the transgender community and specializes in male-to-female makeup. For River City Sparkle 2013, Julia will set up her portable studio in a private room at the Red Lion Hotel. To book an appointment for an on-site makeover at the special rate of just $60, please call Julia at (916) 925-7434 or click here »


Professional Photography

Branden Chism of Style N’ Photos is this year’s official Sparkle photographer.

 Branden Chism

Branden will be on site to capture the magic of Sparkle with professional portraits that you will treasure for years to come. Branden was our roaming photographer at last year’s Sparkle and beautifully chronicled the evening. Every photo package will include four poses, where Branden will take several photos to ensure he captures a great pose that you'll love. In addition, all poses will be post-edited to enhance its already natural beauty as well as being watermarked with the official "Sparkle 2013" logo in the bottom corner.

Payment can be made at Sparkle or you can also pay here in advance using PayPal. Pre-pay using PayPal by making your selection below and clicking the buy now button.

Special Pre-Order Prices!!

Or pay at Sparkle using PayPal or Cash at the below prices.

$20 Solo photo shoot
$25 Group photo shoot
$35 Solo and group photo shoot
$10 Event video
Pictures will be mailed or available for upload about one week after Sparkle. More delivery details will be available from Branden at Sparkle. Click HERE to prepay for your Sparkle photographs.
*PayPal deadline for pre-paying as above is October 10