Event Planning & Management Experts in Seattle

A locally owned and operated company in Seattle, Washington, Shake Bars and Event Planning offers expert event planning and management services for both individuals and businesses. Because our highly-experienced team constantly strives to meet or exceed client expectations, you can rest easy as your event date nears. The professionals are on the job!

Our Event Planning Services

Shake Bars and Event Planning specializes in event planning and management in Seattle and the surrounding area. We are in a unique position to provide all planning services through our in-house team. This allows for the highest quality of production and oversight, resulting in flawless events. Shake Bars and Event Planning is a reliable and professional company that will stop at nothing to ensure your event planning, bartending and catering needs are provided with perfection. The services that we offer include:

  • Liquid catering
  • Gourmet Food Services
  • Event Staffing
  • Creative Direction and Design
  • Custom Builds
  • Event Rentals
  • Entertainment
  • Staging
  • Venue Sourcing

Our highly experienced team specializes in working with both individuals and businesses. We’re especially talented at anticipating unique corporate needs. From product launches to in-office happy hours or networking events, Shake Bars and Event Planning is here to walk you through the event planning process from start to finish.



Other Fun Offerings!

In addition to basic event planning services, we offer a wide variety of other fun options you may want to include in your special occasion. These exciting services include

  • Mimosa Bars
  • Bloody Mary Bars
  • Hot Cocoa Bars
  • Coffee Bars
  • Ice Cream Sandwich Bars
  • Spiked Shave Ice Bars

Some Of Our Clients


We Offer Corporate Happy Hour Specials

Shake Bars and Event Planning is happy to offer Corporate Happy Hour Specials. These packages include beer, wine, and/or cocktails, as well as non-alcoholic options, all bar supplies, and a seasonal buffet of appetizers and desserts! Contact us today to speak with a planner about scheduling liquor service and/or food catering as well!

Let's start planning!

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Sample Cocktail Menu


Porch Swing - black tea & peach infused bourbon, fresh squeezed lemonade, garnish with a peach slice & lemon zest

Spring In Manhattan (AKA Brosé All Day) - bourbon, lillet rosé, orange bitters (angostura), garnish with ruby red grapefruit zest

Blackberry Sage Kentucky Mule - whiskey, blackberry sage agave reduction, lemon, ginger beer

Fresh Grapefruit Manhattan - bourbon, sweet vermouth, fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, bitters


Raspberry Basil Mule - vodka, fresh raspberries and basil, lime juice, ginger beer

Fresh Rosemary Greyhound - vodka, fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, rosemary simple syrup, rosemary sprig

Vodka Smash - vodka, fresh lime, simple syrup, chopped strawberry, torn mint leaves, garnish with fresh all smashed fruit/herb

The Herbal Remedy - (served blended daiquiri style): Fresh squeezed lime juice, agave simple syrup, fresh mint, ice


Georgetown G&T - gin, kina tonic, top with soda, garnish orange zest

Ballard Bloom - gin, honey syrup, fresh lemon juice, lavender bitters, neat - garnish lemon zest (or lavender sprig)

Gin Smash - gin, fresh lemon, simple syrup, raspberries & rosemary sprig, seltzer, garnish with fresh fruit/herb mix

Herbs & Berries - gin, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, raspberries, mint & cucumber, garnish with fresh fruit/herb mix (served punch style / pre-mixed for infusion)

Fresh Grapefruit Negroni - gin, fresh ruby red grapefruit juice, sweet red vermouth, campari & a grapefruit wedge


Lavender Paloma - tequila, fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, lavender honey, lime

Garden Paloma - tequila, fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, jalapeño agave syrup, splash soda, garnish lime wedge/thyme sprig

Tequila Smash - tequila, fresh lime, simple syrup, peach slices & mint chopped, garnish with fresh fruit/herb

Rocapulco Red - tequila reposado, fresh lime juice, fresh squeezed OJ, pomegranate juice, black sea salt

Poppy’s Margarita - gold tequila, house made spicy chipotle- lime sour mix, dash orange liqueur & a lime wheel

Lime Hibiscus Margarita - silver tequila, house made hibiscus lime sour mix, dash orange liqueur & a salted lime wheel


Planter's Punch - rum, strong black tea, fresh lime, simple syrup, garnish with mint

Paradise - silver rum, ginger liqueur, simple syrup, fresh lime, angostura bitters, garnish with ginger slice & mint leaf

The Shake Down - silver rum, dark rum, pineapple juice, fresh lime juice, dash orange curaçao, dash grenadine, mint & pineapple slice

Extra Fancy Rum Punch - Plantation pineapple rum, dark spiced rum, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, a spiced bourbon soaked cherry & pineapple slice


Seasonal Charcuterie Grazing Board $275
Beautiful selection of farm to table cured meats & cheeses
Artisan Breads & crackers - Fruits & vegetables
Nuts - spreads
(35 Servings)

Triple Cream Brie Cheese $95
Washington honey comb, cranberry compote & Baguette
(20 Servings)

Mini Empanadas $125
With chimmichuri
(25 pieces)

Caprese Skewers $125
mozzarella - tomato - Basil
Balsamic glaze
(40 pieces)

Jerk Chicken Skewers $150
with chili onion hummus
(35 pieces)

Balinese Style Meatballs $125
sweet chili sauce
(50 pieces)

Seasonal Crostini’s $125
Goat cheese - pomegranate
Pistachios - hot honey
(32 pieces)

Northwest Smoked Salmon Board $145
Maple Smoked salmon & accoutrements
tomato - cucumber - lemon - caper
(20 Servings)

Grilled Veggie Platter $165
With Mediterranean dips & pita
(40 Servings)

Six Foot Charcuterie Grazing Table $1400
Beautiful selection of farm to table cured meats & cheeses
Artisan Breads & crackers - Fruits & vegetables
Nuts - spreads
(Serves 60+)

Fresh Baked Cookies $145
Salted Chocolate chip - Brown Sugar shortbread,
Apricot Oatmeal Pecan - Chocolate (GF & vegan)
(36 Pieces)

Mini Donut Towers $125
Powdered sugar - seasonal - cinnamon & sugar
(36 Pieces)

Mini Donut Towers $105
John boy salted caramel
(serves 36)


Compostable bamboo plates & cutlery - $3.50PP
Compostable white plates & cutlery - $1PP
$750 Min

Heavy Appetizers

Seasonal Charcuterie Grazing Boards (or full tables)
Beautiful selection of farm to table cured meats & cheeses
Artisan Breads & crackers - Fruits & vegetables
Nuts - spreads

Brisket Sliders on a Brioche Bun (pork or chicken options)
smoked with Hickory and Post Oak

Balinese Style Meatballs
Sweet Chili glaze

Triple Cream Brie Cheese
Washington honey comb

Seasonal Crostini’s
Goat cheese - pistachios
Pomegranate - hot honey

Mini Argentinan Empanadas
With house made chimmichuri

Northwest Smoked Salmon Board
Maple Smoked salmon & accoutrements

Ahi Poke Cones
Shoyu, onion & sesame - rice balls & Nori

Beecher’s Mac & Cheese Boats
With kettle chip crust

Veggie Crudités
With green goddess




Fresh Baked Cookies
Salted Chocolate chip - Seasonal
Salted Butterscotch - Flourless Chocolate (GF) - Lemon Poppyseed


Mini Donut Towers
Powdered sugar - sprinkle - cinnamon & sugar

$47 per guest
(1 server per 30 guests required)
$1500 min

What People Are Saying

We have used Shake Bartending for the past two years for our Corporate Events. They are Pros! Very accommodating & efficient, offering their creative input on specialty items customized to our party’s theme. I highly recommend their services, you won’t be disappointed!

—Jen W. (Bellevue, WA)

Shake Bartenders ran our bartending and food service at Facebook Seattle for more than 200 people. I recommend her to other non-profit orgs that need a dependable, competitively priced vendor to run major charity or fundraising events. Tara has a process down which added high-value to our event!
—Al Y. (Seattle, WA)

Shake Bartender's fabulous staff took such great care of all of our guests and exceeded our expectations!
—Christie M. (Seattle, WA)

I used Shake Bartenders for my 30th High School Reunion this summer on the recommendation from a friend. I worked with Tara for all the logistical aspects of our event and she was so easy to work with and quick to respond to all of my questions.

—Dianne U. (Seattle, WA)

The preparation with Shake Bartenders went smoothly and the experience with organizing with them was seamless from beginning to end.

—Corey R. (Seattle, WA)

Expert Event Planning Services in Seattle

Happily serving the communities of Seattle, Bellevue and Mercer Island.