Get Engaged, Flash Mob Style

Ladies and gentlemen, the bar for marriage proposals has just risen to new heights! Watch Jamin sweep his unsuspecting fiancé-to-be right off her feet with a flash mob style engagement to the tune of Bruno Mars’ “Marry You”! Flash mob style proposals embody all of the things we love at NYX Events! It has the visual impact, emotional appeal, and whimsical fun that your partner, and everyone around you, will cherish forever. Believe it or not, this kind of proposal isn’t […]

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Mitzvah: Not Just for Kids Anymore

MC Howie T with Adult Mitzvah Guests

Excitement is in the air, let the planning begin! “We’re having a Bar/Bat Mitzvah so we’re looking to throw a great party for the kids!” This is the perfect mindset for a kids-only party at your local bowling alley, swim club, or recreation center. But if you’d like to have adult family & friends involved in the festivities, let’s re-think that approach… Include Your Adults Your family, and friends have been looking forward to this occasion and hope to share […]

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What to Know Before Hiring A Band

Bands are a time-honored tradition that have been partying down with us since we learned to bang two sticks together. There are a few things you should know about finding and hiring the right band. What type of band is right for your event? We’ve broken down musical acts into 3 types of bands that you can hire for an event. The type of event you’re having would necessitate the type of band that would work well for you. Traditional […]

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The Night of Your Dreams (on a budget)!

Since you’ve been anticipating this event for many years, you likely already know your total budget. But once you start reserving services for your party, it’s easy to get caught up in the creative and artistic side of planning. That might leave you getting carried away with one aspect of your event and finding yourself in a bind when you have to take money from another. To avoid that situation, here are some ways to make sure your budget turns […]

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LGBT Weddings: Forms and Formalities

Image credit: KRISTA GUENIN/FLICKR/CREATIVE COMMONS Our Experience As a company that embraces our amazing friends and clients in the LGBT community, we’ve been honored to be a part of many elegant same-sex weddings. As part of our evolving communication with engaged couples, we’ve invested the time into creating some forms which take into account the feedback they’ve given. We offer them here as a gift to the community, wedding planners, wedding venues, officiants, and other DJs. Feel free to use them and/or […]

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Top Tips for the Perfect Party

A lifelong entertainer and certified event planner with over 25 years experience, NYX Entertainment & Events CEO and Creative Director Howard Teger knows a thing or two about throwing a great celebration! Here are his Top Tips for the Perfect Party. 1 – Timing Is Everything! Spacing out food, formalities, and dancing is the key to a party that flows naturally for the best guest experience. It is essential to balance these three main elements of your party. Fight the […]

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The Best Playlist Ever Made!

One of the most important aspects of any great party is the music. With guests ranging in age from 8 to 80, multiple cultures, religions, and personalities, the best playlist ever made must not leave anyone out. No one understands this better than the DJs at NYX. When you combine the talent and experience of our seasoned professional DJs with your personal favorite songs, the result is your perfect playlist. Our state-of-the-art online music portal allows you to engage with […]

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Team NYX at Tour de Cure

As this year’s Tour de Cure approaches, we’d like to call attention to this great cause. While team NYX on bicycles would be entertaining in and of itself, the American Diabetes Association brought us on-board for their 2013 event to do what we do best:rock the crowd! We wish them continued success with their fundraising goals again this year. Thanks for letting us be a part of your team in the best way possible, American Diabetes Association! We’re looking forward to our […]

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Sweet 16: Harry Potter Style

Harry Potter Cake

Team NYX produced a Harry Potter themed Sweet 16 celebration at the Bethesda Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. Needless to say, the event was a fun, whimsical, and all around amazing night! Scroll down to transport yourself to the Hogwarts that we created with the help of Da Vinci Decor & Lighting. Photo credit: Focus Fine Photography. Every detail was carefully orchestrated, from the themed seating cards and gated entrance… …to the candle-lit ceiling, Harry Potter multimedia and custom Hogwarts drapery. […]

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DIY New Year’s Eve: Party at Your Pad

Part Three: Music and Entertainment When was the last time you went to a party that had no music? Probably never, right? That’s because music is a major contributor to the overall atmosphere of an event. It has the power to draw your guests in, get everyone on the dance floor and bring the night to a close. Further, “It creates the emotion you want to evoke from your guests,” says talented entertainment producer, Andrew Larris. But, how do you […]

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DIY New Year’s Eve: Party at Your Pad

Part Two: Food & Beverage Now that you’ve picked the kind of party that you want to have, we’re ready to graduate to Food and Beverage. New Year’s Eve is now three weeks away, and time’s a tickin’ – take your seat and let’s learn! Beverage We’ll start with the bar because regardless of the kind of party you’re having (cocktail or dinner), champagne isn’t a “want,” it’s a “NEED.” First, you’ll want to select the appropriate space. Talented event […]

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DIY New Year’s Eve: Party at Your Pad

Part One: Pick Your Party ‘Tis the season…to start making plans for New Year’s Eve. If you live in New York, Los Angeles or Washington, DC, or somewhere in between, you’re undoubtedly faced with a plethora of options to choose from when it comes to picking your New Year’s Eve party location. But, when was the last time you considered your own home?  Rather than breaking the bank to make plans to celebrate at someone else’s party with strangers, save […]

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