Best Party in Boston


Elisabeth Accardi, Upon a Star Events

If your precious tot longs for a Wizard of Oz–themed hayride or a Lego Minecraft–inspired bash, call Elisabeth Accardi. The bubbly former actress has brought childhood fairy tales to life…Read More

2015 Best Party Planner, Kids

Elisabeth Accardi, Upon a Star Events

With the friendliest vibe in the business, Accardi pinpoints your vision (and budget), creating kid-friendly bashes with unforgettable touches—ice-blue marshmallow fondue, retro toy stations, DIY designer-bag crafts. Employing former babysitters...Read More

1994 Best Party, Idea

Bombay Club


If you think there are no new party ideas under the sun, you haven’t tried a tandoor barbecue. The Bombay Club will bring its traveling tandoor to your door and...Read More

1993 Best Party, In-Office

Party Express!


A word to bosses of the nineties: if you can’t give your staff raises, let them eat cake. This outfit will deliver a party—including balloons, noisemakers, napkins, and a scrumptious...Read More

1983 Best Party, Media

WXKS’s Annual Birthday Party

Open bars, hors d’oeuvres, an exclusive guest list, and top national acts. For example, the 1983 list included the Gap Band, Laura Branigan, the Manhattans, the Weathergirls, and (yes) Pia...Read More

1979 Best Party, Planner

With Panache

Chestnut Hill

Rene Oranburg’s firm will stage any kind of get-together you want, arranging for caterers, decorations, and entertainment. Reasonable fees, too...Read More

1976 Best Party

Mopsy Strange Kennedy’s

Unlike most writers, Mopsy entertains frequently and well. Her bashes attract some of the most interesting individuals around. This lass has inherited Perle Mesta’s magic...Read More

1975 Best Party, Guests

The Boston Magazine Mode Squad.

This sparkling group of <bon vivants will lighten even the most mundane of occasions and bring a special kind of glitter to events which already have their own penache...Read More

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