Tell us what you need so we can bring you the right pros.
Receive quotes from pros who meet your needs.
Compare quotes, message pros, and hire when ready.
Browse these party event planners with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Newark.
Ellen was lovely to work with and very attentive and communicative which is essential when planning a party. My party was a small holiday one but the hors d'oeuvres she made were fabulous and the leftovers made wonderful work lunches :). Thanks Ellen!
Wow. Just wow. I can’t say enough good thing about DeCicco & Sons Events and Cuisine. They arrived on time (early even) in their DeCicco & Sons Vans. The Food was Amazing and the set up was elegant. There was so much beautifully set up food and appetizers. I ordered drop-off service for my daughter’s sweet sixteen party this yesterday. And we also had two full service bar tenders with the works. They were so attentive to our needs...from Bittany who was my contact person and our event planner, (who addressed all my questions and concerns...and worked with my budget) to the bartenders who did an amazing job and kept the party going all night long. They went above and beyond to make our dream event a reality. Good job guys! At the end of the night I had to hug both Bartenders, because I was so happy with everything. Must hire...them for your event. You won’t be disappointed.
Nancy is phenomenal. We wish we had Nancy 24 hours a day. She definitely made me feel at ease and went far beyond bartending duties. I under estimated all that was needed to be done for our daughters Baptism but Nancy put an "S" on her chest and handled everything. We are planning another event soon an Nancy will be our go to person. This time we want her staff as well. Love you Nancy.
Thanks to WMF event planners team, not only children, but also all adults found themselves in the most beautiful, mysterious, magical forest, which was created for birthday party of our daughters. Our girls felt real fairies magical kingdom of flowers. The event design and decor were spectacular. Thank you a lot for creation an experience of a lifetime, one that allows us to be a guest at our own party. Now we know that celebration with everlasting memories could be possible only with you! Tatyana and Alex
We hired 2 bartenders to serve drinks (beer, wine & 2 specialty cocktails) for a corporate happy hour. The staff was very helpful, friendly and professional. And the drinks were great! Staff was also very helpful with planning the event at the last minute. We would definitely hire them again!
I hired Anna and her group for my event party in my it was hawaiian theme party and i wanted hawaiian polynesian show something exciting with fire, she delivered excellent show with excellent performers, very happy with services and would definitely hire again for all my other events.
Peter and his team did a fantastic job. He responded quickly to all of my messages and accommodated every request I made. He proposed a great menu and took my suggestions for additions, and was very attentive to all the details. The day of the event was a breeze and the food was delicious and looked dry impressive. I would strongly encourage anyone who is planning a cocktail party style event of any size to hire him and his team. You'll be delighted!
As someone who is obsessed with food, I know good from mediocre, and mediocre from just plain bad. I am also someone has ZERO capacity to cook for more than, like, 1-2 people at a time tops 4 .but I happen to have a big extended family and group of friends that LOVES to entertain and BE entertained. So, on one hand its great because it gives me LOTS of excuses to eat wonderful food to my hearts content (yay cheat days!); on the other hand, I have panic attacks just THINKING about preparing for one of these parties in terms of planning menus, figuring out what and how much stuff to make, shopping, prepping, cooking, cleaning, etc My heart is actually starting to race right now just WRITING about it!!! However, about 7 years ago, I found my secret weapon. I was at an event my old job was hosting, and the food was AMAZING and so creative and delicious. The theme was gourmet comfort food, and Ill never forget it because I LOVE comfort food, and the dishes they served at the event were such cool, delicious, creative versions of some of my favorites. I was in the restroom at some point fixing my make-up, and a Chef Alana happened to be at the sink as well. We just started chatting and I liked her instantly. She has such a great energy that you will notice right away when you meet her (and you SHOULD meet her!) As it happened, I was in the beginning stages of planning a holiday party with my sister, and we were tying to decide what to do about food. When I mentioned this to Chef Alana, she immediately threw like 3 great potential ideas at me!!! We exchanged info and I contacted her the next day. We talked about the details of the party, the types of guests they would be there, particular tastes, requirements, special dietary needs of some of the guests, etc. and she said she'd whip up a proposal and get back to me. Two days later she sent me an EPIC menu, layout of how she and her staff would work, breakdown of her price and some great tips as well! I hired her the second I was finished reading....and the rest is history. Chef Alana and her staff have done every single event I have ever needed catered,since then, as well as many for people I have referred her to. On a totally opposite note from being an obsessed foodie and big entertainer/entertainee, I happen to also be a former figure competitor (a category in the bodybuilding world). Now, while I dont seek out the healthiest dishes when planning a party or family gathering, Chef Alanas food almost always can be considered healthy in that she only uses the freshest ingredients and every single element of every dish is homemade. She skimps on NOTHING in terms of quality, freshness and authenticity. But I digress. The real point I was about to make is that for the two years I was competing, I hired Chef Alana to do all of my meal prepping and delivery. We thoroughly discussed my needs and preferences which were VERY picky and obnoxious and she NAILED it every single week. The amount of time and frustration she saved me during that already-stressful time was PRICELESS. I refer all of my friends and family to Chef Alana and her Most Wanted Chef staff any chance I get. She is that good. I actually hate making recommendations to people on services and products, etc. in case things dont go well and then Id feel responsible. In all honesty, though, I NEVER hesitate to recommend Chef Alana/Most Wanted Chef, and I will continue to tout her services and UTILIZE her services every chance I get. Do yourself a favor if you have ANY need for a caterer or a private chef - reach out to Chef Alana, be prepared to be blown away, and see why she really is the Most Wanted Chef.
We had Chef Dave here for my fiancee's 60th birthday. I admit I was nervous because I had never hired a personal chef and I didn't know Dave at all, other than the reviews I read. Dave put my fears to rest by his prompt replies, his friendly, yet professional demeanor and boy was I happy that he was early. Now for the food....we loved what he prepared. The crabcakes and Mozzarella Sushi delish and the chick and salmon entrees were fab!!! I'm not even a cheesecake lover and I couldn't get enough of that graham cracker cheesecake. And Chef Dave is personable, clean and has a wonderful attitude. I highly recommend him for any type of event or party and you will not be disappointed. Thanks Dave for making our night even more special!!
Liked the way Deb decorated our son's first birthday party.
Eleni was extremely helpful as I planned my daughter's baby shower. We stayed in touch and she offered suggestions during the planning phase. On the day of the baby shower, Eleni came early, helped me set up, kept our guests entertained with shower theme games (bingo, etc), took photos, and made announcements. She was extremely professional throughout and also did our favors, (delicious cookies in an elephant theme). All our guests adored her and many took her business card and plan to contact her for their future events. If you are thinking of having a party and need a coordinator, games, favors, etc. I strongly recommend you contact Eleni. She is a true professional!
I have used celestial touch for several events. In fact they are always my first choice ensuring that I have reliable, punctual, curtious, excellent service. The variety of foods available are plentiful, and the taste and presentation "a perfect 10". Yes even the servers get a "10". I call it service with no worries. I highly recommend this caterer wheather the event is for 10, 100, or a thousand or more. By the way, they even stick around for the clean up 🙂
I recently hired Ultimate Affairs Event Planners for my 30th Birthday party on April 30th, 2016. I needed a bartender and two servers. I was in constant contact with Patrick in regards to what I wanted for my party. He answered all my questions in a timely manner. On the day of the party Patrick and his team were early for their setup, and actually arrived before I did. During the party I asked my guests how they liked drinks and the service and all the responses where positive. Everyone thought Patrick and the servers were very professional, friendly, and efficient. I personally didn't have any problems either and they helped the party to run smoothly. I would recommend Ultimate Affairs Event Planners and I would definitely utilize their services for a future event.
Patricia was an excellent party planner that made the event wonderful!
My husband and I decided to plan our own wedding, because we thought keeping it low key would just be super easy and doable. We were completely wrong, duh, and in dire need of help. After speaking to several Day of Coordinators, my husband found Brittney and thank goodness that he did. Brittney was not only a life saver but she transformed our raw empty venue into a magical evening. She is a visionary -- our wedding venue was Cynthia Rowley's showroom (one giant space, no rooms). We decided to have our ceremony and reception all in one place but had no idea how to go about it. Brittney's extensive experience eased our fears as she came up with a detailed concept to smoothly transition through events. If there were any issues that occurred with our vendors, we had no idea about them because Brittney took care of them from the get go. She's very detail-oriented and we love that about her! From creating spreadsheets, blueprints to emails and phone calls, she took care of absolutely everything without any issues. She also made herself available to us at all times, more than we ever expected. If you are a nervous wreck like I was, you can count on Brittney to check up on you with a smile, and towards the end of the night, with a plate of food (thank goodness for that!) We absolutely recommend Brittney and her wedding services. She's the sweetest, most efficient , professional and highly dependable to get the job the done. We loved our wedding day and would not change a single moment of it.
What a great party! Nancy from Thyme helped us with a bridal shower at Orchard Hill in Old Westbury Gardens. She met our all natural food requirements with an organic farm to table menu that was so delicious our guests are still talking about it. She was extremely helpful in helping us plan for the best party set-up and timing to keep the party flowing and fun. She followed up on every promise! The servers were experienced and attentive, and Nancy oversaw and managed everything to perfection. So very pleased with Thyme. I definitely plan to work with Nancy again when our next party event comes along.
I could not have been more impressed by Sheetal. She is incredibly professional, talented and hardworking. I have never encountered anything like the amazing balloon creations that she made for my daughter's Halloween party and all of my guests were in awe. She has amazingly creative ideas and can bring any inspiration to life. While her balloon talent is unreal, she also assembled a beautiful fabric backdrop/focal wall and a printed sign - she does it all! She spent so much time planning the details with me and even created a portfolio proposal with an array of options for me to choose from. She staked out my venue and liaised directly with their team so that everything would be planned meticulously in advance and perfectly executed (no last minute surprises!). She even helped me to select party supplies so that everything would be coordinated. On top of being extremely talented and professional, Sheetal could not be more sweet. She was an absolute pleasure to work with and I am trying to think of another party to throw just so I can hire her again! I very highly recommend Sheetal for any event!!!
Amber was the MVP at my event (my wife's surprise 40th). Amber was friendly, courteous, timely, efficient and organized at the event with everything from set up through serving and clear up. What made the biggest difference for me was that she also spent time with me in he days before the event deciding on a signature cocktail (delicious) and providing me with a full shopping list of drink and bar supplies needed for the type of party it was and the numbers of people involved. Amber clearly has expertise and more importantly a passion for her trade which helped make the event very easy for me and a great success. I will definitely be hiring Amber again.
Party off 90 People, excellent service. I don't think it can get any better. Keep up the good work, we'll need you again.
I have had the opportunity to attend two baby showers organized by One Eleven Events. The owner clearly was able to bring the expecting mother's visions to life! When I entered both baby showers (one was outdoor, the other was indoor) I felt like the theme was brought to life. The invitation, decorations, food, & party favors all matched the themes flawlessly. One Eleven Events pays great attention to detail and clearly takes pride in their work! They think about guests of all ages when preparing food and drinks at their events, which is something that other party planners tend to miss. The games, atmosphere and prizes were always memorable. From my experience One Eleven Events always put the client first and it makes for a great day!
Everything was excellent and well thought out. I couldn’t have asked for a better event planner and she was very open to idea changes that was a bit out of the box. If I could give her 10 stars out of 5 I would.