As the sun begins to peek out from behind the clouds and rising temperatures grace us with their presence, the time has finally come to start planning outdoor events. With these soirées come larger event spaces to fill, weather considerations to consider and guest accommodations to prepare for. The good news – outdoor event rental options are endless. Take a look at our outdoor rental checklist and feel inspired for the spring and summer event season!
So, you want to throw a dinner party but don’t know where to start? These gatherings can range from very lavish soirées, with waitstaff and bottles of the finest champagne, to intimate gatherings that feature your family’s secret recipes with a laid-back feel. Whatever your style, it is important to know a few dos and don’ts in order to host the perfect dinner party.
With the winter season in full-swing, it is also time for Christmas parties, office potlucks, and end-of-the-year fundraising galas. While the holidays are a great excuse to host special events, the season is often over-saturated with the same themes, decor and agenda. However, it is possible to plan a spectacular holiday event that is not a cliché, and that can tastefully integrate a little holiday spirit into the bigger picture.
Hello, holiday season, and hello, Christmas party planning! Once the calendar dawns December 1, Christmas season has officially begun. This means large, green trees are purchased, colorful lights adorn rooftops, and Santa is coming to town. The month of December also brings festive events to plan for your friends and loved ones. Take a look at our list of five steps to make your party merry and bright during the most wonderful time of the year.
Thanksgiving is a time to gather friends and family around the dinner table for a traditional holiday meal. This usually consists of warm buttered rolls, smoked savory ham, sweet potato casserole with toasted marshmallows on top, tangy cranberry sauce and, did we mention the star of the show, a gorgeous golden-brown turkey? This year, delight your guests with a few unexpected surprises that will tingle their taste buds! From the start of the evening with appetizers galore, to the nightcap of coffee and pumpkin pie, mix things up and give your guests a few nontraditional goods to gobble up and décor to delight in. Take a look at our list of unconventional ways to take your Thanksgiving Day dining experience to the next level.
Your wedding day is full of moments that you’ll want to remember forever. Between the hustle and bustle of planning and hosting, it can be difficult to stop and take it all in. While it may seem like the only way to keep track of who attends your event, a traditional guest book doesn’t always capture your favorite memories. What if you could offer your friends and family an interactive way to mark their attendance that could also serve as a precious keepsake after your wedding day? Take a look at a few “guest book” alternatives that will help ensure that your wedding guests have a great time and you have memories to cherish for years to come!
Down, set, tailgate! Football season is in full swing and that means you need a great tailgate to host family and friends. Along with tailgating events comes lots of preparation. From tents, chairs, tables, TVs, food, beverages and more, there are many ways to be the “host with the most” and take your event space to the next level. Show your best school spirit with our list of tips and tricks to help you get ready for your next gameday bash!
Fall is in the air and the height of wedding season is just around the corner. This is often one of the best times to have an outdoor ceremony because minimal decorations are needed with nature’s vibrant colors at their brightest. The weather is cool, the air is dry and the trees are bursting with oranges and yellows just before they release their leaves. With nature in mind, here are our four favorite fall wedding must-haves to prepare for your perfect day.
Hosting a party can be an exciting opportunity to bring the people in your life together. It’s a chance to create a welcoming space and plan activities that you’ve always wanted to try with your friends and family. However, planning is only half of the equation. Hosting also includes preparing, facilitating, decorating, cooking and cleaning. The host of a party takes on many roles in order to assure that the event runs smoothly. Follow these simple guidelines in order to be the host with the most.
On your wedding day, there is nothing more fun than a lively room packed with people you love. The night is over before you know it, and there isn’t a moment to waste! However, most people don’t want to be the first to step onto the dance floor. It can help to have a plan or two in place, in case your guests are hesitant to get the party started. The following tips can help get people up and moving. Read more