Event Planning

Event Planning

*In preparation for your mitzvah celebration, consider these ideas to add significance and meaning to this special day in your child’s life.

Apparel

*Buy a Tallit from Israel
*Choose homemade yarmulkas embroidered by a loved one

Jay Ann Intimates
Huntingdon Valley, PA 215 942-0200
A boutique specializing in lingerie and bras.  We have a large assortment of bras and lingerie to meet every need, including the b’nai mitzvah grandmom, mom and daughter.

The Mens and Boys Store
Huntingdon Valley, PA  215 914-2060
Carrying on the tradition of dressing Men and Boys for generations…We offer the finest in attire for the Bar Mitzvah “Man”.  Special attention to all details include coordinating the entire family and special details to coordinate the Tallis to create a handsome look for his portraits.

Bakery

*Use an edible image of the bar/bat mitzvah child on their cake

Bredenbeck’s
Philadelphia, PA 215 247-7374
Bredenbeck’s Bakery is a Philadelphia tradition. Since 1889, we’ve been welcoming customers to our historic shop in the heart of Chestnut Hill.

Caterer
*’Cater’ to your child’s taste buds

Infinity Caterers
Philadelphia, PA 215 509-7280
Where food is an art form and satisfaction is our creed.  Whether you’re having a corporate party or private affair, Infinity Caterers can create a menu perfect for any event.

Décor/Event Planner
*Placecards represent artwork drawn by bar/bat mitzvah
*Incorporate their passion in the theme
*Centerpieces may be baskets including donated food items from guests
*Mitzvah project poster made by bar/bat mitzvah placed in venue entryway

Let’s Party with Valerie
Philadelphia, PA and surrounding areas 610 213-5675
We are an event planning & design company that specializes in… Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Themed Parties (ages 1 to 101), Corporate Events or just CELEBRATING LIFE!

Exceptional Events
Philadelphia, PA and surrounding areas  610 290-3696
Exceptional Events is a full service event design and planning company located in the Philadelphia area. We are a team of passionate planners and inspired designers.

Mitzvah Market
National
Visit Mitzvahmarket.com, a free resource for Bar/Bat Mitzvah party, favor, DJ, centerpieces and ideas for planning your theme and celebration.

Lavish Baskets By Lissa
Dresher, PA  215 527-9534
Customized necessity bathroom baskets that tie right in to your party theme. Each has a framed poem, and is packed with many quality items.

Party Decor By Randi 
Conshohocken, PA and surrounding areas  610 246-6197
No one has more experience planning Bar and Bat Mitzvahs than Party Decor by Randi. We have conquered dozens of parties with respectful flair and sophistication. Even in cases where two best friends have requested the same theme, we have created truly unique experiences for each. We take pride in executing enviable events that keep guests talking and raise the bar.

DJ

*Select songs which have special meaning
*Ask about doing a circle of guests at the end of the celebration–the guest of honor goes around the circle hugging all of his/her friends and family

Hot Hot Hot Entertainment
Philadelphia, PA and surrounding areas 215 619-7746
We specialize in Bar & Bat Mitzvahs and fully understand that this celebration is about your son or daughter’s accomplishment and the love and support everyone wants to share with them.

Entertainment 

Tap Snap
Philadelphia, PA and surrounding areas
benb@tapsnap.net 215 205-8584 (reference promo code 1013)
TapSnap Phototainment System – We’ve done away with the traditional photo booth and reinvented it for the digital era. Your guests can take high-quality photos/videos and make them their own, adding doodles and personal messages with the touch of a fingertip. Then they can share their creations via email, social networks, instantly print and add fun frames. The new green screen functionality adds another level of excitement allowing guests to pose in front of fantasy backgrounds or step and repeat media walls. Every party is more fun with TapSnap!  We even have a pink TapSnap coming soon for our Bat Mitzvahs!

Hair/Makeup

DylanMichaelCosmetics.com
Serving PA and surrounding areas
cindymakeup@yahoo.com 267-312-4583
As artists at Dylan Michael Cosmetics, we believe that the way you wear your makeup should be a direct reflection of your personality…Whether it is your first introduction to makeup, seeking a look that is simply for everyday or one that is for a “something special” occasion, you should be able to confidently and comfortably change your makeup as often as you change your mood. We can show you how to do that: from something as simple as a lipstick “pick-me-up” or provide you with a lesson in the fundamentals or “how-to’s” of makeup.

Invitations

*Incorporate Israel or Judaism into the invitation

Invitations Plus
215 947-4385
Philadelphia, PA and surrounding areas
Invitations Plus has been saving Bat/Bat Mitzvah and Wedding customers money while providing them with top quality invites and services for more than 20 years. We are protectionists when it comes to your copy, style and all your Mitzvah needs. We work with you in designing your one of a kind invitation as well as coordinate your theme with place cards, custom napkins, kipot, sign – in book/board, give –away items and lots more…

Mitzvites
National
888-885-8018 support@mitzvites.com
Mitzvites is the first and only online invitation service designed specifically for Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. There is a Save the Date option, food choice selection option, and easy RSVP system. Mitzvites even allows users to feature a video to provide an unparalleled invitation experience. Save money and impress all of your friends with this new, easy and fun way to send your B’Mitzvah invitations.

Photographer
*Schedule a pre-session photo shoot at a location chosen by bar/bat mitzvah
*Incorporate Judaica (kippot, talis, etc.) into artsy photography with the bar/bat mitzvah child

Michael Duretz
Philadelphia, PA and surrounding areas 215 443-0607
When that important day is on its way, Michael Duretz Photography can assure you that day will never leave your memory and remains forever your personal keepsake.

Brad Gellman
Philadelphia, PA and surrounding areas 215 774-1355
I love taking photos! This is not just a job for me but a passion. I get the opportunity to be with people on one of the happiest days of their lives! I love capturing those hidden moments of love and happiness that they can then share with everyone else.

Lafayette Hill Studios
651 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill PA, 19444
610-828-1142, ben@lafayettehillstudios.com
Lafayette Hill Studios has satisfied Mitzvah clients for over 30 years. Our photographers bring artistic passion and an enormous set of skills that have been developed and modernized over our thirty years of business.
Our videographers will seamlessly cover your event with crisp professional audio and HD cameras. Our editors will create an emotionally vibrant video for friends and family to pass along generations. Trust your memories to the proven professionals at Lafayette Hill Studios.

Stephanie Nolt
Philadelphia, PA and surrounding areas 267 760-6284
Photography is a way of telling a story. Whether the subject is a person or place, a product or a food, a fashion show or a wedding, there is a story to be told. It is our mission to find the story and tell it through photographs.

Venue
*Does it have special meaning to a family member or the guest of honor

Brunswick Zone XL
Croydon, PA (215) 788-0453 & Boothwyn, PA (610) 485-5220 Locations
AMF Bristol Pike & Conchester Lanes offers best-in-class bowling and awesome anytime fun—with 36 all-star lanes, an interactive arcade, an on-site Pro Shop, and the party-inspired sounds of Friday Night Karaoke! Ready to watch the big game? It’s always better at AMF’s sports bar, complete with flat-screen TVs, an impressive selection of beer and cocktails, and an inventive lineup of signature dishes. Perfect for league bowling, casual outings, birthday parties, mitzvahs and corporate events, AMF Bristol Pike Lanes offers convenient laneside service and class-leading entertainment that is always ready to roll.


Dave & Busters

Plymouth Meeting, PA and locations nationwide 610 832-9200
A big day requires a big celebration! Celebrate this special once-in-a-lifetime event in a way they’ll never forget – at Dave & Buster’s. From great food to hundreds of interactive and video games in our Million Dollar Midway, there’s something for everyone.

Meadowlands Country Club
Blue Bell, PA 215 646 2300
At Meadowlands our members know we do everything we can to make dreams come true and when it comes to events, you can get the same star treatment. As a parent planning the best bar mitzvah ever, we have everything you need to make your event memorable.

Talamore Country Club
Ambler, PA 215 641-1300
From the moment you set the date, the professional staff at Talamore works with you to tailor a celebration to meet your unique individual tastes & needs.  Our party planners are networked with entertainers, party decorators, musicians, florists & many other vendors that will work together to make your event memorable.

Videographer

Lafayette Hill Studios
651 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill PA, 19444
610-828-1142, ben@lafayettehillstudios.com
Lafayette Hill Studios has satisfied Mitzvah clients for over 30 years. Our photographers bring artistic passion and an enormous set of skills that have been developed and modernized over our thirty years of business.
Our videographers will seamlessly cover your event with crisp professional audio and HD cameras. Our editors will create an emotionally vibrant video for friends and family to pass along generations. Trust your memories to the proven professionals at Lafayette Hill Studios.