New Orleans is a wonderfully romantic city in which to have a wedding. As in any plan, the details are very important. That's why it's a good idea to seek the assistance of a local wedding planner to help you make this experience as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. That's our goal at All About Events. We know how precious this day is for every couple and we strive to bring you a unique, personal experience, and to make sure you look back on your wedding day as one of the best days of your life. Click here for more information on our wedding services.
From L.A. to La. and beyond, All About Events specializes in themed events. Whether you're planning an intimate gathering at home or a large-scale gala event, our team of expert design and coordination staff will make sure your event is the perfect presentation, on point and on budget. Click here to see examples of our work and to find out more information.
Second Line packages include: Traditional New Orleans Brass Band, Police Escorts, City Permit, Parade Routing, Personalized Souvenir Handkerchiefs, Custom Second Line Umbrella in your choice of colors. Click here for more information on organizing a Second Line.
All About Events can provide entertainment of any kind for your event whether we plan it or not. Click here to see a few of the talented entertainers we feature. Don't see the type of performance you want? Contact us and we'll find them for you!
Wedding Welcome Gifts --my "Aha!" Moment...
I've designed, created, and delivered hundreds and hundreds of wedding and event gift bags over the years and I've come to a decision. NO MORE BAGS! While they look pretty and are easy to stuff, they are a pain in the neck to transport! In the past, I would have an order for maybe 100 gift bags for a wedding. Even in my SUV, I would have to make two trips to deliver 100 bags because I can only transport one layer of bags on the one level of surface in my vehicle. I considered doing some sort of custom contraption to create a second level in the back of the car, but I'm no carpenter and storage of large items in a New Orleans shotgun is a limited commodity. The solution to the problem hit me in one of those "duh..." moments. Forget about bags! Use boxes for welcome gifts. Nobody saves the bags that you get at the hotel anyway and they always look so ratty by the time they get to a guest after being handled by no less than 3 people per bag. I've even had issues in the past where the guest's bags were "lighter" when they were delivered to the room than they were when I delivered them to the hotel. Maybe it was a ghost who really likes zapps potato chips, or maybe it was a hungry overnight worker at the hotel...the jury is still out. With a box, however, I can seal it with a lovely ribbon and a custom tag. I can customize the colors and the theme of the box. Hotels can stack boxes behind the front desk and save valuable real estate, also avoiding any issues of front desk staff accidentally stepping on the gifts and crushing their contents. But what if you really want the guests to have a tote bag to walk around the city and declare their reason for travel is because "Tony and Tina's Wedding" is happening that weekend? Simple...fold the tote and include it in the box! To show you what I mean, here are some boxes I've done recently, including the outside, the contents, and the beautiful tetris-like stacking in the back of my car!
If you need welcome gifts for your out of town guests or swag bags for any special occasion, give All About Events a call or send us an email! We currently provide gift services in New Orleans, Dallas, Las Vegas, and Orlando!
"Guests are still raving about the welcome gifts- who remembers a gift box?! They were That Good!" ~Tiffany B. (bride)
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