Reception on the Pedernales River

Working with the Bride and Groom, we gave them the tools to plan everything exactly as they wished. From Tapas and mixologists to the entertainment setup and valet parking logistics. It was a beautiful evening on the banks of the Pedernales River in Texas. dji_0009-edit luna-park-events_carolina-croft-0006 luna-park-events_carolina-croft-0219 luna-park-events_carolina-croft-0313

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Lake Austin Magazine: Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

Lake Austin Magazine Holiday Edition 2015

Richard Williams, Owner and Event Planner of Austin, Texas-based Luna Park Events tells Lake Austin Lifestyle Magazine some “Holiday Do’s and Don’ts” for hosting and attending this season’s parties.

Read the entire article here.

7 Tips to Host a Flawless Holiday Party

Holiday Parties

Whether it is a corporate event or a holiday party at your home, following several simple guidelines will get you through with minimal hiccups and fewer disasters, while ensuring that your guests have a fabulous time this holiday season.

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4 Ways to Save Money on your Next Corporate Event

If you have an event to produce on a tight budget, there are some ways you can reduce the bottom line on your budget without your guests feeling the pinch. By considering these 4 simple takeaways, you can still have an extraordinary event that your guests will love – while keeping your company’s finances in line.
Mind the pour

1. Mind the Glass
When serving beer and wine, use smaller glasses and ask your bartenders to go easy on the pour. This will not only cut down your cost on alcohol, but also help to ensure your guests are more clear-headed and consume less alcohol. By filling the glass only half full, you can rest easy that your budget is not half empty!  Continue reading

Austin Venues off the Beaten Path to Maximize Your Budget

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Finding the right venue for your event isn’t always an easy task – especially when you are trying to stick to a budget. If you are looking for a space to accommodate your guests, but don’t want to splurge on the cost to rent a grand hall or hotel banquet consider some of these Austin’s venues. Not only are they unique and charmingly Austin, you may not have known they are available to reserve at a relatively minimal rental fee compared with other Austin venues. Another benefit beside the low cost of these facilities is you are not locked into using certain vendors and have more freedom and flexibility for how you execute your event.

Austin Parks and Recreation provides event facilities that can be reserved in advance through a lottery system. Your lottery request must be submitted ten months in advance, and if your date is available the place is yours to rent by the hour or for an entire day. Continue reading for some of the city’s available venues. Continue reading

Austin’s Top Cupcake Bakeries

Credit: Mallardshots Photography & Poof Pastries, NYC

Credit: Fossum Studios & Poof Pastries, NYC

Considering cupcakes for your wedding or event instead of a traditional tiered cake? With so many delicious cupcakes out there it’s not easy to choose where to get them from, so we’ve compiled a list of our favorite local Austin bakeries. These bakeries will easily make large orders for your event or party – all with a wide selection for your guests.

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Luna Park Events is quoted in Austin American-Statesman article “During SXSW, downtown events venues stand alone”

 

A view of the rooftop space at Brazos Hall, always a popular downtown events venue during SXSW — and all year long.

A view of the rooftop space at Brazos Hall, always a popular downtown events venue during SXSW — and all year long.

Check out what Luna Park Events (aka Richard Williams) has to say in this article from the Austin American-Statesman!

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Wedding of Rosina Castellanos and Wim Puttemans at Laguna Gloria Photos

Hello Friends,

Luna Park Events is pleased to have produced the wedding of Rosina Castellanos and Wim Puttemans that was backed by the beautiful Laguna Gloria. Photos are up on the Luna Park Events website and we have to send an amazing shout out again to Michael Mallard from Mallardshots Photography for all of the amazing pictures from this wedding.

In this blog I have posted a few pictures so that you can see his incredible work! As always thank you to the wonderful  Rosina Castellanos and Wim Puttemans for letting Luna Park Events help produce their beautiful weddingg! Many happy returns to you both and you both are a beautiful couple and wonderful people! We here at Luna Park Events were pleased to work with the following vendors: Michael Mallard from Mallardshots Photography, Pascal’s Catering, Aztec Rentals, Miscellaneous Rentals, Photo House Films and Mark Miller from STRAT KAT DJ. All of you were amazing and a pleasure to work with. Continue reading

Monster Loyalty Ball Benefiting Equality Texas Photos

Hello Friends,

Just to let you know pictures from the Monster Loyalty Ball Benefiting Equality Texas are up on the Luna Park Events website and we have to send an amazing shout out to Michael Mallard from Mallardshots Photography for all of the amazing pictures at the event.

In this blog I have posted a few pictures so that you can see his incredible work! As always thank you to the AMAZING Austin author ,Jackie Huba, for letting Luna Park Events help produce her launch party / book signing event , Monster Loyalty Ball Benefiting Equality Texas. Continue reading

Monster Loyalty Ball Benefiting Equality Texas

Monster Loyalty Ball Benefiting Equality Texas

Hello Friends!

Luna Park Events is proud to be a sponsor of the Monster Loyalty Ball Benefiting Equality Texas.

This event is a launch party / book signing for my client, Austin based author: Jackie Huba, who has written the new book on marketing called Monster Loyalty: How Lady Gaga Turns Followers into Fanatics (Already has a great write-up in Publishers Weekly!). The wonderful thing about this event is that you can get in for free or buy a $25 ticket before the event or at the door and all the money will be going to Equality Texas Foundation which is a 501c(3).

The event will be featuring:

Gaga-style performance by Phi Phi O’Hara

 The Gaga Photo Booth

 Gaga-themed cocktails and more surprises!

Please check out all of the event information on the Monster Loyalty Ball Benefiting Equality Texas’s Facebook page

NOTE: YOU MUST GO TO THE  EVENTBRITE PAGE TO SECURE A TICKET TO THE EVENT EVEN IF IT IS A FREE TICKET. A Facebook RSVP does  not get you on the registration list. http://monsterloyalty.eventbrite.com/

I look forward to seeing you there tomorrow, the event is from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm tomorrow (May 1st) at Oilcan Harry’s located at 211 W 4th St Austin, TX 78701

Thank you so much for your support!