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We are a party planning service offering kids' themed birthday parties. We provide stylish, fun, kid crazy parties to fit everyone's budget and expectation. We offer the following: Party Planning - we coordinate all aspects of a party for you Party Set Up - at a place of your choice we will come and set up the party Party Box - our personal shopper will give you a complete party in a box and ship it directly to your home Although we specialize in kids' birthday parties we also do baby showers. Our Super Baby baby shower is adorable!!

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What do you love most about your job?

What I love most is seeing the excitement and joy kids get from experiencing one of my parties. They have a blast!

What inspired you to start your own business?

My love for kids and passion for entertaining is what got me started in this crazy business. So, after nine years of teaching I felt it was time to follow my heart and do what I think I do best. I've hosted birthday parties, baby showers, bridal parties, pool parties, beach parties, superhero parties, unicorn, Spongebob, Hot Wheels, Army, princess, mermaid, lemonade parties and on and on. I can create any party theme, at anytime, and on any day.

Why should our clients choose you?

I work with designers from all over the United states and some in the UK to get the quality and cuteness I am looking for in party decorations and supplies. For example, I am currently collaborating with a shop in New Jersey to make me banners, confetti, and centerpieces for the following themes: Dallas Cowboys Minions, woodland animal, super baby, and gingerbread man. They have some incredibly cute, quality decorations and they can make anything.

I, also, have my favorite shops on Etsy. One shop is based in the UK and makes me all my custom superhero costumes. She is fabulously talented. Locally, there is a cupcakery that has won Cupcake Wars more than once. Their red velvet cupcakes are delicious and their carrot cake is phenomenal. Then, there is my mom, a talented baker that makes some of the best chocolate bark ever!

I love what I do and am fortunate to have the opportunity to do it. I hope that you will allow me to create a special celebration your child will never forget!

Joann E., Owner

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Most event planners charge their clients anywhere from 10-20 percent of the total cost of the event, with 15 percent being the average.

Your professional event planner will be able to advise you on the full range of options available, helping you to choose the best one for your needs. Use Bark to find trusted event planners near you and request quotes for free!

Some of the common services your event planner can help with include:

  • Conducting research

  • Creating an event design

  • Finding a suitable venue

  • Arranging for food, decorations, and entertainment

  • Planning transportation to and from the event

  • Sending invitations to attendees

  • Arranging accommodation for attendees

  • Coordinating the activities of event staff

  • Supervision at the site

  • Conducting evaluations of the event

Following these steps will ensure that you find the right Event Planner for you:

  • Objective - Before you start your search, you need to work out the event's objective, the budget you are working with, and your reason for hiring externally. You want to be in a position to communicate the broad outline of the event and its most important goals. You will also want to decide on the budget for your event planner and what they will be expected to do. A party planner can select the venue, recommend food and beverage options, source speakers and entertainment, be on-site on the day and create the invitations.

  • Find your event planner - You want to hire someone who has expertise in creating your type of event. Word of mouth is one way to find an event planner but it's not always the most effective approach. Look out for a company with experience and a strong reputation and do your online research by reading company reviews on Bark.

  • Interview applicants - Most event planners will be eager to hear about your event. Give them brief details at first and focus on their expertise in the initial round of interviews. Reduce your list of candidates to the three strongest applicants. You should then ask each finalist about their business, their experience with past events, and how they plan for contingencies.

  • Decision time - Once you have hired a company, the event planner should be able to share a detailed plan for the event with you.

  • Budget - Many people who organise an event for the first time want a champagne event on a beer budget. You need to work together to come up with a realistic budget. Plus, do not forget to find out about the fees that will be charged by the event planner and how they will be incorporated into the budget.

  • Follow up - Make sure you stay on top of the event planning and do not force the event management expert to make major decisions without your input.

You can be confident that any of the Bark local event planners listed will give you a reliable and professional service.

There is no formal training required to be an event planner, although they usually have a degree or certificate from a university in event planning or management.

Before you choose an event planner, it's always worth checking out their customer reviews on their website and Bark profile. This ensures that they are trustworthy and reliable.

Absolutely! Whether it's finding the best DJ or getting your catering sorted, your event and party planner will be able to organise pretty much every aspect of the event online. You can even find the perfect venue through interactive virtual venue tours - pretty neat stuff!



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The average rating for Bark Event Planners in Riverside is 4.97, based on 251 reviews.

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