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Hi I'm looking for a hall to rent that's cheap in Newark Delaware its for my moms 50 birthday party. Please help me I need it for June 13
Sweet 16! I just want a cheap space large enough to have my wanted number of attendees (50 or less). As well as space for maybe dancing and seating. I would also like to provide my own decorations and food.
I basically need recommendations for places that will rent out halls, rooms, dance studios, ballrooms, meeting rooms, clubhouses, party rooms, etc., in or near GLEN ALLEN, VIRGINIA OR RICHMOND, VA.

Thanks!

Please include the following(if you can):
How much the room costs (hourly or daily- i'm only planning for it to be 2-3 hours)
How large the room is
Any extra add on's
Restrictions
And anything else that seems important please.

Thanks
Hey My name is Latisha and i am a Party Planner I live in Richmond; I will love to talk to you about your baby shower. You can email me and I will give you my contact number Latisha.Roane@connectcomllc.com or robinsonlm@yahoo.com
DrRonShapiro
DrRonShapiro
Posts: 356

6 days ago
Topic:
April One is a Day for Fun
April One is a Day for Fun
Schedule an Education by Entertainment program for presentation April One within driving distance of Rhode Island and receive extra special rates. A great way to have fun, learn and honor a special friend....


aacru1377723
aacru1377723
Posts: 1

6 days ago
Topic:
50th Birthday Party for Mom
Hi everyone!

I am starting to plan a 50th birthday party for my mom for October.

I have never really planned a birthday party to this extent. My mom has really been through a lot and I want to throw her something nice to show her how much she is loved an appreciated.

I need some ideas on venues. The party will have about 50 guests. I am a bit tight as far as the budget goes, my brother will be helping me but we wouldn't want to spend more than $3000 for the whole event, less if possible.

I am looking to have the party in Chicago as most of our family lives in the city, but I would be willing to take suggestions for the suburbs as well since my mom and I live out in Elgin.

Any and all suggestions are welcome. I am new to party planning but I want to make sure it is a night she will always remember!
Is there a venue in Clayton, Creve Coeur, Maryland Heights or any place in
west county that has a full kitchen available to use....to host a Passover
Seder Dinner?
jimir1357241
jimir1357241
Posts: 1

7 days ago
Topic:
Corporate DJ for Parties
When you are planning to arrange a party for any occasion, whether it is a wedding, a birthday bash, an anniversary or your promotion at work, one thing that is a must to have at your party is the music. When music accompanied by dance, is one of the best ways to fully enjoy ant moment, without any tensions of the outside world. However, it is very important to hire a professional corporate DJ for the party to make the most out of it. The Chicago based DJ’s are the best options for you because they have the best knowledge of the songs to be played according to what occasion it is. Moreover, they also play requests, unless they have been instructed to avoid them.
lilya1376761
lilya1376761
Posts: 1

7 days ago
Topic:
Planning my sweet 16 HELP!!
I'm trying to plan my party for the cheapest I can. I need a venue, lighting and decor.I live in Hendersonville TN. Please Help!!!!!!!ASAP
I'm looking for a vacation rental to hold my daughters wedding she really would like a small backyard wedding
getting marred by a little pond trees to hang lanterns a pool to have a cocktail hour around and space so the music will not upset anyone near by. If any one knows of any thing like this Please email me gejohnson15@yahoo.com Subject Torry's wedding Thank You Grace

With in 30 to 45 mins of Akron (copley) Ohio

Guest

8 days ago
Topic:
60th Birthday Party
Small yet intimate venue to accommodate not more than 100 guests for a 60th birthday party, on a small budget, own food can compromise on the bar, own music.
My budget is tight! We want a nice simple outdoor ceremony and indoor reception on $5000.00 budget. We are expecting 125 people at the most. Please help!
All-Inclusive:
Venue for Ceremony & Reception
Decor
Food
DJ
Flowers
Cake
Coordinator
Set-up & Clean-up
;0)
If anyone can assist, it would be a true "Blessing"!
deemookie1967
deemookie1967
Posts: 2

8 days ago
Topic:
Wedding on a BUDGET!!!
My Future hubby and I recently got engaged and want to plan a wedding/reception with catering and venue included around his birthday for Sept 19th or 20th, 2015 with a budget of $5,500 for 100 guest. We are in the Douglasville, Lithia Springs, Power Springs, Cobb County area please help. Also I want to be able to sing to my future hubby during the ceremony.

Guest

8 days ago
Topic:
Cheap Rental Space
Hello I'm in need of a resonable space for june 13 2015 80's theme Gemini party we will bring our own food decorations all we need is the space table and chairs and speakers with an auxilliar cord. It will be 100 guest can you help me please.
Cello Performance is offering two new music packages for bookings made before August 2015!

Wedding Music Package: Receive a $25 discount on beautiful string music when you book music for the wedding ceremony and cocktail hour. This package includes 30 minutes of prelude music as guests are arriving, music during the ceremony, and one full hour of music following the ceremony during the cocktail hour.

Special Event Music Package:
Receive a $25 discount on beautiful string music when you book a minimum of two and a half hours of music for your very special event.


Thank you and Congratulations!

Sabrina

Cello Performance
(904) 235-9039

www.sabrinascellostudio.com
svy501374296
svy501374296
Posts: 1

9 days ago
Topic:
Cheap Rental Space
I need something cheap. It's for a themed 30th birthday party and there is only about 35 people on the guest list. We don't need catering. We're making all of our food and bringing all of our decorations. The party is on May 9th. I appreciate any help I can get.

Thanks!!!
Need an affordable space for my sons 1st birthday party in west Palm beach, FL. It will be in June for 4-5 hours
snpad1373500
snpad1373500
Posts: 1

11 days ago
Topic:
sweet 16
Im trying to find a venue for my sweet 16, i want it to be in a nice area and a place where its not too expensive. Theres about 85 people attending, and i want to do self catering..does anybody have any ideas where i can look? i also wanna stay around kissimmee fl,
Ever thought about a Mobile Scoop Shop? Everyone loves frozen desserts (Ice Cream, Italian Ice, Sorbets) and a summer event is a great time to take advantage of the opportunity. If you are in the NW, Portland area, I'd love to help! www.MitasItalianIce.com
msmyy1373373
msmyy1373373
Posts: 1

11 days ago
Topic:
looking for venue
I am looking for a venue for 50 people. venue that has package deals. please help. thanks you

Guest

12 days ago
Topic:
Looking for an empty space!
Looking for a space to throw a party, around 40 people. An empty space I could rent out for the night is ideal! Outdoor or Indoor no preference!
princ933335
princ933335
Posts: 1

12 days ago
Topic:
Birthday/Retirement party
I am looking for a reasonable venue for my 60th B'day and my 29 year retirement party. Guest amount about 225.
Hello all.
My husband and I will be renewing our marriage next year in May. We want this to be beautiful because our wedding in 2011 was small and we didn't have the money to do a reception or all the big décor and all. So this will be special to us. We are looking at the Lithonia area however we are willing to go out to other location. please help we need everything

Guest

12 days ago
Topic:
A Birthday Isn't A Birthday Without....
Honoree
tyler1371711
tyler1371711
Posts: 1

13 days ago
Topic:
Graduation Party
Graduating from NC State and need a venue on May 9th for roughly 55 people.

Any suggestions? Anywhere in the triangle area could potentially work!

Guest

14 days ago
Topic:
Richmond wedding venue
I am currently looking for a nice venue in the Richmond, VA area that can accommodate 200 guests seated, allows outside catering, and where the ceremony and reception can be held. I am looking to book May 14, 2016.
WEDDING VIDEO TIPS
In an effort to make this post an even more valuable resource we will periodically be updating our post with video tips from our newsletters. There are ten tips in this series and it is our hope that you will find them helpful.

Well the wedding day is finally here after months of planning, countless meetings & appointments, and hours of burning the midnight oil to keep it all moving forward to plan for what is often said by many to be "one of the happiest days of my life". But there is a part of the planning process that many bridal couples may not fully consider.

VIDEO TIP #6: Bridal couples generally consider many aspects of setting up their wedding venue usually from the point of view of how the wedding venue will look to their family and invited guests. Talk to your video production company and your photographer to find what can be done to allow for quality camera site lines for the best possible wedding video and photography shots.

Whether the wedding portion of your wedding day is at a traditional church setting or not, there are a limited number of camera site lines that will provide the best results. In addition many churches have restrictions and/or guidelines regarding camera placement and movement. When you add up all of these factors you begin to see the need of working with your videographer and photographer so that your design layout does not become another obstacle to the efforts of the professionals that you have hired to capture your wedding day memories.

Four of the biggest problems faced by the videographer and photographer are the placement of flowers, the unity candle placement, the positioning of the bridal couple, and the positioning of the wedding arch. So make it a point to talk to your videographer and photographer in a pre-production meeting that in addition to the design layout the bridal couple must be prepared to cover restrictions and ground rules that will be encountered at the wedding venue. It would also be a good idea for bridal couples to use their digital camera or smart phone and take lots of photos during your visit at the wedding and reception locations. These photos can become an important part of your meeting by providing visual reference information.

Finally, have the videographers and the photographers use your layout as a guide to work out a shooting game plan to minimize shooting, positioning, and time with the bridal couple conflicts.

Visit our web site at www.kmcvideoproductions.com if you want to find more information.
THE SPRING STANDARD ANNIVERSARY WEDDING SPECIAL
This package offers a traditional candid approach to your wedding day providing seven hours of coverage of the entire wedding with reception highlight (starting with Bridal Party introductions). Included with the package is a photo montage (with up to twenty photos) set to music, a great wedding animation package, opening titles and bridal party closing credits. The package also includes our upgraded state of the art non-linear (tapeless) editing special effects wedding package, and three musical selections to complete the video. We also include a private YouTube Thank You "Photo Motion" photo music montage Thank You Video Message to your guests. Finally, three personalized DVD wedding albums copies. $795.00

During the period from March 1st to April 30th you can “Pick Your Own Upgrade”. As our way of saying thanks to our customers KMc Video Productions will give customers the opportunity to upgrade the Standard Wedding Package from our inventory of 20 wedding upgrades. Customers may add any single upgrade or combination of upgrades up to $200.00. That’s right! You will be able to add $200.00 worth of upgrades to this single camera wedding package or use the $200.00 to give yourself a major discount off any wedding upgrade or take $100.00 off the base package price, the choice is yours. Pick your own upgrade, that’s a $200.00 value!
doodl1370337
doodl1370337
Posts: 1

15 days ago
Topic:
Wedding Planning on a Budget!
Hi Stephanie!

My name is Veronica and I am the Lead Planner and Photographer with Doodle Fly Photography & Events located right here in Cape Coral Florida. We offer everything for your special day from Invitations, Professional Photography to an entire Wedding Plan complete with Design, Budget reports and Guest list coordination.

We have and extensive list of vendors within our network which enables us to get our clients the best service with enormous discounts unattainable anywhere else! . I would be happy to make an appointment with you to go over the details of your wedding, show you all that we have to offer while providing you an unforgettable and spectacular wedding day all whole staying within your budget.
Give me a call or text @ 239-677-1428 or you may send me an email : DoodleFlyPhotography @Gmail.com

I look forward to speaking to you.
Veroncia Contino
239-677-1428
DoodleFlyPhotography& Events
DoodleFlyPhotography@Gmail.com


sibz21315711 wrote:
My name is Stephanie.

I'm just starting to look into planning a wedding and unsure of the costs of the main components for a wedding. We want to keep a $10,000 budget for the wedding. Hoping to have it in Naples but Ft. Myers is also a possibility.

We want the ceremony and reception to be in the same venue. When we have the venue, reception, and food locked down, everything else we could figure out. Date is undecided but geared towards summer of 2016 but open for off-season times. Looking at 125-150 guests.

Ideas appreciated please!

Thank you!
iseei1355134
iseei1355134
Posts: 1

16 days ago
Topic:
Sweet 16 In Brooklyn
Im having a sweet 16 in need a venue or atleast a start before June 26,2015
gambi1151869
gambi1151869
Posts: 6

16 days ago
Topic:
HELP !!!!
Your wedding day is meant to be one of the most magical and memorable days of your life. As the bride you are a vision in white, a belle among beauties, and as the groom you are a knight in shining armor, Your love for one another is what mesmerizes your families and friends because it is through you both that others can see what it means to find your soul mate. At Festive Fun Events we take pride in making your special day just that. SPECIAL!! We will be with you every step of the way. Whether it be catering your wedding, creating your masterpiece of a cake, picking a venue, or everything in one; we stand behind our motto of celebrating good times.

So let us captivate your hearts, as you have captivated the hearts of others.

Contact us at festivefunevents@gmail.com or 770-570-8524
Your wedding day is meant to be one of the most magical and memorable days of your life. As the bride you are a vision in white, a belle among beauties, and as the groom you are a knight in shining armor, Your love for one another is what mesmerizes your families and friends because it is through you both that others can see what it means to find your soul mate. At Festive Fun Events we take pride in making your special day just that. SPECIAL!! We will be with you every step of the way. Whether it be catering your wedding, creating your masterpiece of a cake, picking a venue, or everything in one; we stand behind our motto of celebrating good times.

So let us captivate your hearts, as you have captivated the hearts of others.
Contact us at festivefunevents@gmail.com or 770-570-8524. We will offer you $25.00 off.


islas1291900 wrote:
Our wedding will be September 25, 2015 in Decatur. We are looking for a wedding planner and dj. We have already secured most of the vendors, so no contract negotiations or recommendations will be needed. We will primarily need someone to assist with finalizing the wedding day itinerary, rehearsal, ceremony procession, reception and ensuring that the room flip (using the same venue for both reception and ceremony) is done exactly as we would like. We will be handling décor, but just need someone to make sure it is perfect the day of. I would like to work with someone beginning 8 weeks out and two face-to-face meetings and a venue walk through with the caterer.

As for DJ, we are looking at ceremony and reception, but don't need anything too extravagant as we have a list that we are building for the evening.
Please only reasonable pricing.
Note from the organizer of a 40th Birthday Celebration:
"OMG, you did SUCH a good job. Thanks so much for all your love for Laurie!" Michelle
We would like to help you with a program for your awesome, adventuresome honoree.

Please contact us through our Eventective listing or directly to DrRonShapiro1981@SigmaXi.Net.

If you prefer to Do It Yourself, please check out our http://www.SuggestionsForBirthdays.com website for helpful suggestions.

Ron

Ronald G. Shapiro, PhD
Education By Entertainment
Music, Food, Friends, Family, Pictures, Memories
Hey all. Me and my fiance are looking for an inexpensive wedding venue in the area of Northeast PA (scranton/wilkes barre area). We are paying for the wedding ourselves, and after buying a house just last year money is tight, We are looking for May of 2016. We went to see Bischwind B&B today in Bear Creek. It is super nice, price is great! and Includes guest rooms (which is a good thing for us). BUT, they can only have 48 guests including us. Although we are planning a smaller wedding, I think 48 may be TOO small for us. Possibly around 60 guests? We are looking for a place very similar to Bischwind... one base price for reception, food, and guest rooms included or just basically anything that would allow us to do the same for around 3-4000.
Any ideas?! I have noticed alot of places are charging more than $100 a head and also charging for having less than a 100 people, That is just out of our price range, If we could keep the ceremony and reception under 4k that would be great.
Any help or ideas are greatly appreciated!!
I'm biased, as I own Hunt Country Parties, but we rent chickens and everything for a farm party and that adds a lot of interest to a corporate picnic.

Guest

18 days ago
Topic:
Help, I need a venue for cheap!!
I've searched long and far and have yet to find a venue for my wedding!! I can't afford a lot being that no one is helping me and my fiance financially with this wedding. We plan on having it February 20th, 2016 but it seems like we might have missed that date in some cases. We are willing to change our date if need be. We are looking at having around 75-95 guests and do NOT want an outdoor wedding ceremony. I would like to have the ceremony and reception in the same building if absolutely possible. If anyone has ANY ideas, they would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

Jaclyn
daita1366945
daita1366945
Posts: 1

19 days ago
Topic:
graduation venue
I have a place for you, North Academy Blvd email me daita2012@gmail.com
Please help Preserve and Restore an amazing 1908 Dr. William C. Peters House and landscape by Olmsted Brothers on 20 acres by renting this unique venue in Bangor ME overlooking the Penobscot River.

Deluxe VIP Suite with spa bath and private deck overlooking grounds and river.
Expansive Recreation Room with fireplace, bar and wine cellar.

Intimate inside seated dining for up to 30, cocktails for 100 or outside tented gathering up to 200 guests.

Great for Board Meetings, Corporate Retreats, Reunions, Graduations and family gatherings too.

Listing on Eventective

Come be our guests!
GreenGemInME@gmail.com
Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/greengeminme
Is this even possible?

Guest

20 days ago
Topic:
$2000 budget wedding
I have a $2000 budget and im passed stressed out!! Im worried that with having a outside wedding it will rain!!! My date is May 2016 and i needed to plan ahead...planning should be fun not this crazy.

Guest

20 days ago
Topic:
Wedding Venues
HI ALL. My name is Heather. Me and my fiance are planning a small, very inexpensive wedding (since we are paying for it all ourselves, after buying a house just last year). We are going to look at Bishwind B&B this weekend. We liked the idea of them giving you 7 guest rooms incuded in the price, we kind of want to stick with that. (We do have quite a bit of drinkers in the family). We are looking for a place that will give us rooms, or give us discounts on rooms at least for guests. We are also looking for a place that does not charge for having less than 100 people (we are planning about 60 guests), and looking for somewhere inexpensive as well, somewhere in the Northeastern PA range.
Any ideas?!
green1365789
green1365789
Posts: 2

21 days ago
Topic:
wedding venue
https://www.facebook.com/greengeminme Bangor ME historic house available for your wedding.

Guest

21 days ago
Topic:
Bachlorette/Bridal Shower Location ideas
Hi all! I grew up in Ottawa but haven't been living there since 2011. I'll be heading back to Ottawa in November this year (2015) for my best friend's wedding. I'm acting as long distance maid of honour and am having trouble coming up with ideas for her bachlorette and bridal shower venues. Her wedding will be wine cellar themed so I'd like to do something similar for the shower, are there any places that do wine tastings that we could turn into a night out? Really any ideas at this point would help!
Thanks!
hello we are on a very tight budget of 3,800 with wiggle room to go to 4,000 on our wedding. does anyone know of any afforadable venues? we are going to look at the mickey grove hall next week, but its nice to have some other ideas. Also any ideas for ceremony location? thank you
keeve1361915
keeve1361915
Posts: 1

23 days ago
Topic:
Corporate Events
KE Events Group is looking for FUN vendors to work with in the Scottsdale area. Bull riding sounds intriguing! Looking forward to hearing more about your company.
Kristi Roach
keeventsgroup@gmail.com

Guest

23 days ago
Topic:
graduation venue
Looking to host a joint high school grad party for four boys. Not certain of the number of people, as folks come and go, and none of us have a large guest list. Would prefer a venue with free parking. Thanks

Guest

23 days ago
Topic:
small party for first communion
Hi,

I have a great venue for rent located in Bristol, CT. For how many hours are you planning to have your party?


You can check out our pictures at our facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Felicidad-Cafehouse/770689623020116?fref=photo
ladyk1363326
ladyk1363326
Posts: 1

23 days ago
Topic:
Party location near MD
I am looking for a unique place to hold my husband 50th birthday party. He is not banquet hall or club type person. In addition, I want to be able to invite our 10 and 8 year old. My thoughts was a cookout but the weather is so unpredictable these days. Any suggestions his birthday is May. Lastly, I not trying spend $30 a plate either. Help!
With friends,Family,cake,candles,surprise,and the Rome Brave Team in the Stadium.
skest1362976
skest1362976
Posts: 1

24 days ago
Topic:
Sweet 16 ! Venue needed !
Looking for a vintage/modern venue that is on the cheaper side.