Out of Office How to Throw a Team Outing That's Legitimately Fun Because poorly planned work outings are worse than pointless conference calls. By Allecia Vermillion 8/20/2019 at 9:00am Published in the September 2019 issue of Seattle Met Filed under Office, Parties, Rhein Haus, Jet City Improv, Argosy Cruises Show Comments Up Next Party Time, Excellent: The Ultimate Guide to Entertaining in Seattle Seattle's Best Private Rooms for Primo Parties Bypass the beige banquet hall and get down in one of these private spaces. Sizzle the Clown Makes Joy Take Shape These balloon creations give “twisted fantasies” a wholesome new meaning. Seattle's Crazy Party Central Is...Canlis? How the fine dining restaurant puts together such epic parties. How to Throw a Birthday Party for Yourself After all, who knows you better than you? 40 Years Ago, Boeing Threw a Party for the Record Books Will the first person back in Seattle pick up 2,000 pounds of glitter? How to Throw a Bachelor/ette Sans Questionable Accessories Step away from the novelty items shaped like genitalia. And toward a night you can actually remember. Kids Parties That Don’t Make Parents Gag We get it—if you have to sit through one more germ-filled, candy-powered party at a Chuck E. Cheese, you’ll riot. 6 Group Activities to Liven Up Your Next Party Seattle party spots that offer something beyond appetizers and a buzz. Consider the Caterers: When Party Food Goes Pro Outsourcing the food is a no-brainer, but where to order the platter is not. Flaking on Plans Is Seattle's Real Cultural Export Follow these tips on nights when you just need to be a hermit. How to Throw a Birthday Party...for Your Dog Yeah, you're that kind of dog owner. It's cool. Here's where to fete your pet. Caterer Extraordinaire Lisa Dupar Can Make That Happen Elaborate themes? Far-flung family recipes? It takes more than that to faze the region’s longtime catering pro. How to Throw a Baby Shower That's Not Lame No one will miss the chocolate-in-a-diaper game, trust us. Steve Cox Sculpts a Career in Party Ice The national champion with a chainsaw specializes in cocktail ice, daring sculptures, and lots of luges. How to Throw a Celebration of Life A party for the dearly departed.