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Still need to plan your holiday party? Mix and mingle at The Smith on Lake! You bring the guests, we’ll handle the hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.


We absolutely LOVE this time of year! From sit down dinners to cocktail parties, all celebrations will be merry & bright. Thanks to Michigan Avenue Magazine for suggesting our space for holiday parties. See below or click here to see the full feature!


Michigan Ave Press

For the holidays and beyond, The Smith on Lake is a top choice. Click here to learn more.


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Giving Tuesday

December 4, 2019 | Catering, Décor, Holiday, Paramount Events, Seasonality

  At The Paramount Group, we celebrate a lot of days; we love any excuse to celebrate! However, there is one day that is especially meaningful to us – Giving Tuesday   Founded in 2012, Giving Tuesday is a movement that aims to inspire and engaged others to give back and support critical organizations and […]

2019 Holiday Trends

August 15, 2019 | Catering, Décor, Holiday, Paramount Events, Seasonality

  The holidays are just around the corner, and Paramount Events is constantly on the lookout for new and fresh inspiration to turn your next holiday party into a memorable experience. We’ve rounded up the latest 2019 holiday inspiration from full service passed hors d’oeuvres to delicious cocktails and hot chocolate stations. Leave the cooking to us, […]

Killing the Velvet Game

December 19, 2018 | Décor

Velvet is back. This rich fabric isn’t an old '70s fad anymore, and we’re seeing details of it pop up all over at this year’s weddings and events. Here are some of our favorite ways to incorporate touches of velvet.