ONE TO TWO YEARS PRIOR
Uptown Events has limitless ideas for Bar and Bat Mitzvah’s. Before you contact us there are a few things you need to consider:
Choose a date and time for your event
Have a rough idea of your number of guests
Plan a budget
CALL UPTOWN EVENTS
Begin envisioning your venue – Hotel, Restaurant, Synagogue, Marquee at home?
One of our Events Managers will come with you to view your venue options. We can give you detailed information as we work with these venues regularly
Party atmosphere – stand up canapés or formal sit down dinner?
Catering – In house or external Kosher caterer?
Book your venue
Book in your DJ or Band
SIX MONTHS TO ONE YEAR PRIOR
Begin looking at clothing for mum and dad (your children’s outfits can wait until nearer the time as children grow so quickly!)
Select photographer and videographer from our recommendations
Think about any other entertainment (dancers, photo booths, magicians, singers etc.) you may be interested in – some need to be booked in earlier than others!
Decide on a theme or colour scheme
TIP! Send out save the date emails 6-10 months before.
FOUR MONTHS PRIOR
Prepare and finalise guest list
Choose and order invitations and printing from our recommended companies
Choose and order novelties:
Contact Novelties Direct on 08453 313 431 / www.novelties-direct.co.uk
TIP! Tell Novelties Direct you have booked with us and they will deliver all of your novelties to our office one week prior to your event. We will unwrap and bring them to your party, so that you don’t have to worry about them! Remember less is more.
THREE MONTHS PRIOR
Choose Bar/Bat Mitzvah attire (it’s never too early, but allow room for growth and alterations)
Choose sibling’s attire
TIP! Looking for that perfect dress? Tell Dress2Party you are using Uptown Events and receive a 10% discount www.dress2party.net
TWO MONTHS PRIOR
Send out invitations
Set any appointments: hairdresser, manicurist etc.
Plan exact menu with caterer
Choose table centres
Start thinking about your table plan
TWO WEEKS PRIOR
Meet with your DJ and Uptown Events Planner to discuss your running order and music choices