Exciting, well-executed parties don’t happen by chance. Big or small, they usually must be planned to get great results. But you don’t have to be a perfect party host to throw an incredible bash (even for a big bunch). Really, all you need are a few key tips from area planning pros to help your soiree rise to the top.
Solidify a date as soon as possible, in order to round out food and entertainment plans, suggests Steve Moran, owner of Buddy’s Special Events in Deer Park. Moran’s company provides sandwich and dessert options, ranging from hot dogs to cotton candy on vintage vendor carts. “You only have so many Saturdays and Saturday nights,” he says of the season’s available weekend dates.