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Top Holiday Party Ideas

The holiday season is fast approaching so right now is the perfect time to begin planning for this year’s festivities. Whether you’re planning a huge company party or a family reunion you’ll want to make sure to include some unique highlights that guests will remember years down the road! So we’ve decided to put together this compilation of our Top Holiday Party Ideas for 2016! Enjoy!

Interactive Mirrors



Guests walk in front of a magical mirror when extraordinary and  colorful animations appear on the mirror that invite them to touch and start their photo booth journey.The Mirror Me Booth is a unique photo-booth offering the latest technology in interactive picture taking. The full-length mirror offers a sleek design and a user-friendly interface, communicating with guests through a touch screen of colorful animations and entertaining voice guidance. Learn more about Stumptown Booth.

Holiday Light Tours

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Celebrate the holidays aboard VIP PDX or Double Decker PDX luxury limousine style buses. Whether you choose the sophisticated executive lounge interior of VIP PDX or the distinctly Portland vibe of Double Decker PDX the holiday cheer starts the moment you step on board. Travel in style for your Holiday Light Tour – from PIR to The Grotto and Peacock Lane, Caroling Excursion – sing your way around multiple neighborhoods instead of just around the block, or Santa Sleigh – grab your team and personally deliver holiday gifts to your clients. Our buses with limo style seating, premium sound system, beverage stations, mini-fridges and wi-fi are just the thing to relieve any holiday stress.

However you want to celebrate the holidays, let VIP PDX and Double Decker PDX add new excellence to your tradition.

Holiday Inspired Custom Wood Fabrication



Are you looking to curate your next event with locally made products? Perhaps a series of doug fir coasters custom engraved with your clients logo or name? Or, how about a party invitation that doubles as a wooden puzzle which must be assembled before entry? At ADX Portland our team of professional, local craftspeople will work with you and your clients to create hand-made, high-quality products for your next event. In addition, all proceeds generated from ADX’s custom fabrication department go directly towards funding our community workshop and education center. So this year, don’t just pay for custom fabrication – pay for fabrication with purpose.

Festive Party Surrounded by Christmas Trees


Wonser Woods Estate

Wonser Woods Estate is the perfect backdrop for your next holiday party or corporate event. Nestled in the foothills of the Cascades surrounded by farm fields full of Christmas trees Wonser Woods Estate is now available for your company party. Create a memorable gathering in this expansive yet intimate setting. Enjoy the Greatroom with gorgeous views and large fireplace or move the party to the Timber Room with a custom bar made from Wonser Woods Douglas Fir. You don’t want the party to end? WWE is also a 5 bedroom B&B that can accommodate up to 14 guests. Let us be the backdrop for your next social gathering.

Holiday Painting Party


Bottle & Bottega

  • Corporate Creative Retreats - Right brain meets left brain in our creative space.  Combine your year’s highlight reel with a Holiday Painting party for maximum impact.  Get out of your box and into our studio!
  • Glass Painting (Wine Glass, Beer Glass, Ornaments, Growlers, etc) with the ability for everyone to get creative and choose their own design! - Get in the holiday cheer with an Ornament Painting. Create one of a kind ornaments for your team members to cherish year after year!
  • Graphic and Illuminated Paintings! 


Special Deals: 

  • 15% off of private parties for 10 or more people booked before the end of October for events occurring in October, November, December and January.
  • 25% off of private parties for 30 or more people booked before the end of October for events occurring in October, November, December and January.
  • Free gift certificate for two to a public event to the party planner

*Offers do not include discounts on alcohol, add-on fees, travel, additional studio rentals.  Event contracts must be signed up by October 31st, 2016 in order to qualify. Visit Bottle & Bottega!

Host a Casual Holiday Gathering & Provide Perks


Big Al’s

  • Make it real - Not everyone loves a super fancy holiday gathering, make everyone feel welcome with a casual “come one, come all” event.
  • Include an activity to break the ice - Big Al’s has bowling, shuffleboard, billiards, darts and 200+ arcade games, not just for kids anymore!
  • Include “free stuff” – At Big Al’s we include tons of free stuff! Including: Holiday Yule Log, Holiday Music, Choice of Holiday Decor, Parking, Wifi, and Control of In-Room TV’s — Watch the big game or Christmas Vacation, it’s your choice!
  • Make it easy - Planners love all-inclusive events.  Book a venue that handles all the details so the planner can sit back, relax and take all the credit!
  • Make it fun - Add on our giant polaroid photo frame & holiday props to your event and watch your guests get creative!
  • Make it festive - Hot cocoa bar is perfect way to spread cheer, plus guests can customize their cocoa with an adult kick!
  • Check out Big Al’s here!


 Try a Farm-to-Table Dinner Party


DeAngelo’s Catering

Farm-to-Table or Farm-to-Fork dinners have been a popular request this year. Add a fresh element to your upcoming company celebrations by providing menu choices that consist of local and organic dishes. The best part? You’ll know exactly where your meal is sourced from and you’ll be supporting local farmers!


 Ice Sculpture Centerpieces



Add a little winter this holiday season. Alaska native and award winning ice artist, James Stugart will take care of your ice sculpture needs. With chainsaws and chisels in his tool belt, he can carve anything you have in mind. With up to 8 hours of use from our slow melting crystal-clear ice, ICEovation will work with you to create that perfect centerpiece to help highlight your special occasion. Delivery, drip trays, and LED lighting are provided for a breathtaking display that will leave a memorable impact on your guests for a lifetime.

Stay Warm with a Cup of Coffee


Kelly’s Coffee Cruiser

Enjoy a mobile coffee set-up at your next holiday event with Kelly’s Coffee Cruiser.

Igloo Building


Timberline Lodge

Get your crew out of their daily routine and create a new shared experience by igloo building at Timberline!  This project can be tailored to an few hours or many hours and is available while we snow – December through May.  Make it a day trip and combine this adventure with lunch or stay overnight for an extra treat.

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