Real Events: The Summer Party 2018

I love a great party and collaborating with fellow industry experts so when Katie Fischer Cohen + Ray Jarrell asked me to be part of the Summer Party at Riverpark this year I didn't hesitate! The theme was “Yacht Rock” allowing us to combine amazing music and cool, retro 70’s/80’s décor elements.

Not wanting to be too literal with our choices we chose a lot of muted tones of pink, blues and yellow with crisp greens for the majority of the flowers. A subtle nod to nautical touch was the use of rope throughout many of the designs.

KFD designed amazing graphics printed on cocktail napkins, bar wraps, dance floor and wall backdrop. Bombshell Graphics brought all the designs to life with their printing and installation of the graphics. My favorite was the ocean wave dance floor. We custom built an actual dock over a portion of the dance floor which gave Ray’s dancers the perfect place to get the crowd excited on the dance floor.

Big thanks to Dovetail Vintage Rentals for the perfect vintage pieces to complete the lounges and to Christian Oth for capturing all the details.

Get into the mood for your own summer party with Ray’s party playlist.

Take a look at last year’s Summer Party here.

message in a bottle
summer party lounge
boat shoes summer party
riverpark bar summer party
summer party dock
summer party dock
rope installation summer party
ocean wave dance floor summer party

Venue: Riverpark

Co-host / Design + Graphics: Katie Fischer Design

Co-host / Entertainment: Jarrell Entertainment

Décor Design + Flowers: Blade Floral Design

Grpahics Printing + Installation: Bombshell Graphics

Rentals: Dovetail Vintage Rentals

Photographer: Christian Oth Studio

Real EventsAnne Kilcullen