Cruisin’ To The Holiday Party

Not every corporate holiday party has to be traditional red & green with Santa! And luckily, we have a wonderful client that hosts some of the best Holiday Parties EVER!!! This year, the theme was a Holiday Cruise… and all of the crazy antics you might run across along the way! The Park West was transformed into a nautical fantasy!

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Guests entered the party beneath a set of oversized sails… setting sail for a fun evening!

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One of the main food buffets a “Polynesian Delight.” Complete with a hula dancer, palm trees, tropical flowers and a flaming tiki torch.

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The other buffet was host to a “Pirate’s Bounty” with his treasure chest overflowing. He had obviously staked his claim as the Jolly Roger flag was already flying high!

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Beneath each of the buffets, the “Underwater World” came to life with bubbles, baubles, coral reefs, tropical fish… and even the Tick-Tock Croc.

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One of the ancillary buffets was the “Octopus’ Garden”… complete with moving tentacles that seemed to be trying to grab food right off the plates!

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The second ancillary buffet was the “Desert-ed Island”… yes, it was the dessert buffet! And what deserted island would be complete without every castaway’s best friend Wilson. Even the menu items were presented as the proverbial Message In A Bottle.

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To the side of the “Lido Deck” dance floor was the  hull of the ship. A perfect location for the traditional photo-op with Santa, or in this case, the Holiday Captain of the Cruise Ship. Just waiting for that first person to have their “I’m the King of the World” moment.

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Including a mermaid and favorite sailor boy…

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As the party went on, more and more people were piling into the boat… some of the images were displayed on the large monitors throughout the room.

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Keeping the guests at bay… assorted “characters” roamed the room to keep the guests entertained & dancing. Lucky for us, Park West does NOT have a n0-parrots rule!!!

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Select professional photos by Eric Craig Photography.