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Book your holiday event by Nov. 1 for great deals!

Book your holiday event by Nov. 1 for great deals!

‘Tis the holiday party planning season! The holidays are right around the corner and McClellan Hospitality’s venues are perfect for your next special event.

Book your event at the McClellan Conference Center or The O’Club Restaurant & Lounge by November 1 to receive:

– A free one-hour Manager’s Reception when you book an event that’s $5,000 or more. (Includes house-selected wine and beer, and appetizers.
– 10% off your total event cost when you book an event that’s $15,000 or more. A minimum of $1,500 in savings!

If you have questions or would like to schedule a tour, please contact our Director of Catering, Kelly Rocha, at 916.877.8173 or krocha@mcclellanhospitality.com.

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Planning the Perfect Summer Event

Planning the Perfect Summer Event

If you’re like us, your summer is packed with events! But what if you’re planning an event of your own? Our event specialists offered three of their top tips for planning the ultimate summer soiree.

Tip #1. Nail down the date.
Event venues, especially those with outdoor options, tend to go fast in summer. Whether it be a park, event space, or a restaurant’s patio, be sure to book it in as much advance as possible. Once the date is secured, send out Save The Dates ASAP! With many guests traveling over summer, you’ll want them to get the event on their calendars as soon as you can.

Tip #2. Keep it cool.
With the scorching summer heat, you want to make sure your guests stay cool and avoid overheating. Ask your venue about its options for additional shade (you may have to rent additional tents, umbrellas, etc.) and air conditioning. Be sure to provide plenty of water and maybe even fun frozen options, like popsicles, for your guests at the event.

Tip #3. Lighter food options.
Especially if your event is outside, the last things guests will want is a cream-based, heavy dish. Keep food options light and non-cream based, to avoid spoiling the food (and your guests’ mood!). Cold food items, like melons, seafood and veggies are not only cost-effective, but your guests may appreciate not having to sacrifice their summer beach body diet!

The MCC is a great summer venue, especially with the Coffee Hangar’s patio as an option for outdoor gatherings. To learn more, contact Cheryl Goldfarb, Director of Sales & Catering, at cgoldfarb@eventsatmcc.com or 916.877.8173.