Organising memorable summer parties is an art. Ask veteran event managers and party organisers, and they’ll tell you how the venue is the superstar of any summer party. Whether it’s a no holds barred pool party, an intimate private party such as a grand family get together, or a special business meeting to mark the end of a season or a special campaign – the venue matters, a lot!
You need a venue that offers you flexibility in event timings, to make sure that the evening breeze helps build up the vibe, whether it’s a late lunch or an early dinner. Then, you need the best in class swimming pools, saunas, steam baths, and luxurious massages to pamper your guests. Throw in some innovative cocktails and you’re set. Your summer party is all about the vibe. Thankfully, there are venues that know it all, when it comes to building the right vibe for summer parties.
Let’s tell you more about some superb summer party venues that will make your events memorable, for your guests and you.
Prestige – that’s the one word everybody associates with The Chelsea Harbour Hotel. Located in the posh and luxurious Chelsea neighbourhood, literally a stone’s throw away from Chelsea Harbour Marina, and overlooking the grand River Thames – Chelsea Harbour is an iconic monument in every right and the perfect venue for your all-important and much-awaited summer parties.
Your guests can arrive at the hotel via train (Imperial Wharf or Fulham Broadway stations), river (by River Taxi Boat), and even air (Battersea Heliport). The hotel has 158 rooms, so you will not run out of space for guests attending even the grandest pool party of the summer!
Inside the Chelsea Harbour Hotel, The Grand Room is one of the premier event spaces in the city suitable for conferences, meetings and celebrations – equipped with the latest audio-visual technology and mesmerising floor-to-ceiling windows. Grand Room 2 and 3 are more suited for intimate events and business meetings. Want to organise a memorable summer event for your clientele? Choose The Bridges Suite or The Albert Suite, or the Executive Boardroom. Or, book the Private Dining Room for your family and friends and request the events management team to bring in the summer vibes with classy décor and refreshing drinks.
Along with massage and skin care treatments, a readily accessible sauna and steam rooms, there’s a 17 metre pool – what more could you want for your summer party? How about the choice of two fine dining options in the hotel at the Harbour Bar and Terrace, and the Chelsea Riverside Brasserie. The breathtaking views from the expanse of windows of all the conference and banquet hall spaces at The Chelsea Harbour, plus the top class swimming pool, and terrace access provide all the ingredients to make the perfect party – just add in the breeze from the River Thames and you have the unquestionable mecca of swanky summer party!
Not many venues can claim to ‘have something for everyone’. The Manchester Bierkeller Entertainment Complex can make that claim. This city centre venue has become a bit of an urban legend already, with three different bars housed under one roof. Variety is the superstar spice of the Manchester Bierkeller Entertainment Complex experience. The three bars to check out here are – Around the World, Shooter Sports Bar, and The Bierkeller.
The Manchester Bierkeller Entertainment Complex is the venue you want if you’re looking to go beyond swimming pool games and terrace dining. The Bierkeller – serving the most authentic Bavarian experience in the country – can seat 240 people and has a standing capacity of close to 400. Anniversaries, summer beer parties, birthdays, theme parties, award ceremonies, private get-togethers – it’s suitable for all your summer events.
Around The World is ideal for your quirky summer parties. Its aspen ski lodge-like setting, ‘around the world’ menu, and intimate seating capacity for 150 people (can go up to 450 for standing) make it a superb venue for summer events such as after-work get-togethers, corporate dinners, and even large-scale office parties. Trust the events team to offer truly customised and reasonably priced menu options to make sure your guests remember the party for the delectable food and drinks.
The Shooter Sports Bar is where you want to take your summer party, particularly if you want to infuse the spirit of sports into the mix. The space accommodates 150 guests seated and 300 standing. You can reserve front seats for major televised sports events for your intimate parties or book the entire event space for private parties.
All in all, Manchester Bierkeller Entertainment Complex is an exciting destination if you are looking for a venue for a summer party without the swimming and saunas but where you want the best from the world of food and drinks.
If your heart is set on organising a summer party in Newcastle, don’t look beyond the Crowne Plaza Newcastle Stephenson Quarter for a venue. It’s urban, it’s stylish, it’s posh, and it’s one of the most popular hotels in the city. Your guests will be RSVPing in no time once they read the hotel’s name on their invitation cards. The hotel is easily accessible from Newcastle International Airport, as well as Central Railway station and the Metro.
You’ll be spoilt for choice – Crowne Plaza Newcastle Stephenson Quarter has as many as nine different banqueting, meeting, and conferencing rooms options to choose from. The Ballroom can accommodate 500 guests and is the perfect venue for the memorable summer wedding, coveted corporate events and grand office annual events. Then, there’s a meeting room set in a boardroom style should you want to organise a formal summer party or meeting for the top-level Managers or Directors of your organisation. Check out the hotel’s Executive Boardrooms for high profile summer meetings. The meeting rooms can be split into smaller spaces, to give a more intimate look and feel to your summer events. Also check out the Stephenson Suite, Locomotion Suite and Northumbrian Suite for more choices.
The on-site spa – Mineral House – adds a unique charm to parties held at Crowne Plaza Newcastle Stephenson Quarter. Then there’s a fitness centre, a large swimming pool,and a Club Lounge – all of them perfect getaways for guests to unwind, relax, rejuvenate, and thank you for choosing such a magnificent hotel as the venue for your summer party.
Take your summer party to the iconic, super luxurious, and sprawling Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel and be prepared for the most remarkable party of the season. The beautifully landscaped gardens of the hotel, its mesmerizing Georgian architecture and its proximity to the Jane Austen Centre, The Roman Bath and Bath Abbey – all make this hotel a very special venue, ideal for memorable summer parties.
World class and customised service packages – that’s what differentiates Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel from other five-star hotels in the neighbourhood. The gardens of the hotel are the favourite summer wedding destination for coveted families in and around the city. The hotel has four meeting rooms, with the capacity to host up to 130 guests. The full-length windows of all these rooms let ample daylight in, providing the perfect backdrop for your summer events. The breath-taking views of the gardens and the pristine countryside also flavour to the carefree summer vibe.
The Vellore Restaurant, the hotel’s fine dining restaurant, is among the few coveted ones to be awarded two AA rosettes for exceptional service quality. The spa at the hotel, as is evident from its name, is a superstar. The hotel has its own hydrotherapy pool, which means you can enjoy a luxurious spa experience irrespective of the weather.
For all your summer party needs in Peterborough, the Haycock Hotel is where you want to check first. Right next to the beautiful River Nene, this hotel offers the dual benefit of a mesmerizing setting for your summer party, as well as customised service packages that make the event personalised, as well as affordable.
The suites at Haycock Hotel can accommodate up to 240 guests for your summer wedding party. The Haycock Ballroom and its open spaces make for the perfect hotel venue for the most memorable summer celebrations. The Barnaby is a more traditional space for intimate events, with a capacity to seat 80 guests. Also consider the ultra-beautiful The Drayton Room, with natural lighting and high beams, and a quiet courtyard it’s a favourite event space for people looking to organise summer get-togethers.
There are more options too. There’s the conservatory by the name of The Orchards, overlooking the beautiful gardens, and making banqueting events refreshingly scenic. The Fitzwilliam Room is well suited for business meetings. There’s The River Lounge with a capacity to host 48 people and the Restaurant at the Haycock offers delectable delicacies, and the Cocktail Bar and Lounge serve refreshing summer drinks.
Choose a venue that can build the summer vibes for your event and you can put your mind at ease. Your summer party will be a hit. Check out one of these venues or let our Findmeaconference team guide you through the best of the summer party venues around the UK.