Activities have been a big trend during Bar & Bat Mitzvah and teen parties as they provide entertainment beyond the standard eating, drinking and dancing. Whether they take place during the cocktail hour or actual reception, a bonus of many of these activity stations is a tangible take-away that act as a favor for guests to remember the event.
Planning a special event, whether it’s a wedding, Bar or Bat Mitzvah, or any type of affair, can be both stressful and expensive. There are so many venues and vendors to choose from, and the sheer quantity of options can be extremely overwhelming! Enter the all-inclusive venue, where everything – including catering, photography, entertainment, decor, favors and more – is under one roof and included in the price! We’ve rounded up the top options in the NY / NJ tri-state area to help make your next event as stress-free as possible!
It’s there from the moment you walk down the aisle up until the very last dance of the evening. Without a doubt, music plays an invaluable role during nearly every moment of a wedding.
Music also offers an opportunity for couples to make their big day a personal experience for their friends and family. The soundtrack for the occasion will shape the way people feel that day, as well as leave them with an unforgettable experience they’ll bring up for years to come. READ MORE ......→
For the ultimate soda lover, Yair Fraifeld chose to have soda as his theme for his Bar Mitzvah, celebrated in Orlando, Florida. The Fraifeld family had an amazing celebration, documented by A Magic Moment Photography, lucky for us!
A huge trend in the current Bar and Bat Mitzvah circuit is doing a theme and subsequent decor, logo, cake and favors based on the Bar or Bat Mitzvah boy/girl’s name! Hunter Goldman’s Bar Mitzvah, held this past January in Westchester, NY is a great example of that trend and how to make it upscale and personalized. With a dazzling reception held at Life…The Place to Be, food provided by Abigail Kirsch Catering Relationships and photos by Londin Photography, Hunter’s Bar Mitzvah was surely one to remember!
Amanda may only be 13 years old, but she’s already got great taste! When it came time to pick a bat mitzvah theme, Amanda had a vision. That vision came to life at her bat mitzvah party, which was held at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, New Jersey. Tiffany & Co. became Amanda & Co., and the entire reception was morphed into a shopping-inspired wonderland! Tiffany blue was incorporated everywhere, from the lighting to the centerpieces, the cake to Amanda’s dress! Thank you to Brad Photographers & Video for capturing Amanda’s special day for us.
When Justin Havas was getting ready for his bar mitzvah, he expected a quiet luncheon following the service and a dinner party reception with basketball decorations. Who could have guessed the surprises that lay ahead would have the entire day pay homage to his beloved sport, and sure – a little bit to him as well. READ MORE ......→
Joshua and Zachary shared a B’nai Mitzvah at the Interlachen Country Club in Orlando, Florida. The two brothers enjoyed their big day with a traditional ceremony and fun-filled reception, surrounded by family, friends, and some surprise guests from Willy Wonka! Thank you to A Magic Moment for capturing the whole celebration for us.
The weekend of February 10, 2013, also Rosh Chodesh, was memorable for more than a powerful nor’easter named Nemo. Most importantly to the Rotenberg family, it was son Jeffrey’s Bar Mitzvah! With a hockey-themed celebration, Jeffrey and his family and friends celebrated with Lasting Memories Photography alongside them to capture the day’s festivities!