Category archives: Event Planning

Make this years Thanksgiving next levelTips to plan a flawless Thanksgiving

Make this years Thanksgiving next level
Have you been thinking about how you can take Thanksgiving to that next level? From keeping it traditional, to mixing it up and making something a little more unique, we've got you covered! Ask yourself this, do you want to keep it light and bright or make it romantic and moody? Scroll through our fave Thanksgiving inspirations to get your Thanksgiving party planning [...]

DIY Halloween Party IdeasA few ways to make your party unique

DIY Halloween Party Ideas
  There are so many creative ways to make your Halloween party fun, unique or even a little spooky! We suggest picking a theme or a color scheme and sticking with it! Think about who is attending the party. Is it a kid friendly party? An adult only party? Are you going for a more sophisticated look or do you want to make it ultra spooky? Here are a few easy an[...]

How To “Spice” Up Your Corporate Event3 Creative Ways to Engage Your Audience

How To
Here at Gabi Events, you would think that we were living in a Fall advertisement in the middle of the Midwest - not California! Our office is decorated with pumpkins galore, oversized sweaters becoming our daily wardrobe, all while sipping on our Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Well, even if we live in California, we can still pretend for a few weeks that Fall weather is approa[...]

Summer Sips: Cocktail EditionFeaturing Snake Oil Cocktail Company

Summer Sips: Cocktail Edition
What better way to end the summer than with some summertime cocktails from one of our personal favorite brands, Snake Oil Cocktail Company. At Gabi Events, we can't think of a better way to unwind after a long week, than by sipping on one of our favorite summer cocktails to welcome in the weekend. Whether it's the additional heat outside, back to school stress, or sim[...]

Women’s Equality DayCelebrating Women in Business

Women's Equality Day
"When we invest in women, we invest in the people who invest in everyone else. So when we match their commitment with our own, great things are possible"  - Melinda Gates  As the saying may go, "behind every successful man is a woman," but here at Gabi Events we beg to differ. It's not that we don't believe that there is a successful woman behind every man (because[...]

A Retirement Party Unlike Any Other!

A Retirement Party Unlike Any Other!
For special events, such as a retirement party, personalization and creating the right aesthetic is key. We wanted the guests to feel as though they were entering into a sneak peek of Jorge's world, by creating a party designed for his personality. We were approached by Suzanne, Jorge's wife, to help throw a retirement party, unlike any retirement party their guests h[...]

Star Spangled SummerYour go-to guide to finalize your Fourth of July party!

Star Spangled Summer
Picture this - you've got your Instagram ready Fourth of July outfit, enough fireworks to light up your entire neighborhood (or at least your block), and enough food to feed all your friends and family for the entire holiday week. It never fails that it's the night before your big party and you're feeling like you should be featured on the next Home & Garden magaz[...]

Wedding Guest Welcome KitStress-free guide to the perfect wedding guest welcome kit!

Wedding Guest Welcome Kit
Picture this. You have been traveling all day across the country, are hungry from eating only the peanuts and pretzels from the flight, and the only thing you want to do is hit the bed at your hotel the minute you arrive. You've checked in, ran into a few relatives, and are ready to have some rest and relaxation before the big day tomorrow! Wedding guests may travel a[...]

An Elegant Affair: A Romantic Dinner Party in La Jolla

An Elegant Affair: A Romantic Dinner Party in La Jolla
If you love entertaining, hosting dinner parties are a regular occurrence. And whether it's the food, the wine, the friends or the design that excites you, inviting your friends into your home is always a special time. Yet, in addition to all of the fun hosting a dinner party brings, it also has challenges. They are often for more people than you have chairs or are[...]