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One-Stop Company & Family Party Planning

Christmas in Redlands Last updated

Have you been selected to orchestrate your company or family holiday party? No need to stress! Here is your one-stop guide to all party necessities.

1. Event Planner: Cross + Swan Events

Once you have that perfect venue (and even if you still need help finding one), trust Cross + Swan Events to handle every little detail for your celebration! You've finally managed to pull all your people together - whether they be family, friends, or coworkers - to celebrate the season, so don't spend your time finding vendors, coordinating deliveries, decorating, keeping food and drinks fresh, and cleaning up. Let Cross + Swan take care of all the work so you can enjoy your party! Jacqui + Sydney take the time to understand your unique vision for your company or family party, and they will be there every step of the way to make sure everything goes off without a hitch.

With a combined 15 years of event experience, Jacqui + Sydney have the creativity and attention to detail to ensure your celebration is the event of the season! Winter wonderland at the Mitten Building? Consider it done. Cookie exchange for your company, masquerade on New Year's Eve, ugly sweater party with your family? Done, done, and done! The team at Cross + Swan loves nothing more than taking your ideas and running with them. Start planning your stress-free holiday party today!

Call (909) 844-5008

Send Jacqui + Sydney a message

2. Beverage Catering: Craft'd

CRAFT’D beer store not only provides beer, wine, and spirits, but delivers them on-demand. Purchase drinks in the storefront location or order online through the mobile friendly website to have it delivered within minutes. You can also schedule your delivery for a specific day and time. Don’t forget CRAFT’D offers a large party and event discount. CRAFT’D strives to bring a necessary convenience to your gathering and the beverage industry.

CRAFT’D offers a wide variety of beer, wine and liquor to choose from, as well as hundreds of keg options. They have the best keg process, unlike any other store! They do not charge keg deposits or tap rentals, keg buckets and ice are included. Plus, CRAFT’D offers free keg delivery and set-up. Not finding a specific product you are looking for? CRAFT’D will try their best to get it for you.

Call (909) 335-1239 or start your order now

1414 Industrial Park Ave., Redlands, CA 92374

Wine, beer and spirits for any gathering at Craft'd

Wine, beer and spirits delivered for any gathering at Craft'd. Photo credit: Nicole Kahn

3. Food Catering: Saverino's Italian Deli & Market

The Saverino team would love to handle all of your family and company party catering needs this holiday season. Choose from your regular menu favorites in any quantity, like the Mona Lisa, or work with them to customize a menu for your specific needs. What better way to celebrate a holiday than with a delicious Saverino’s lasagna or eggplant (24 hearty servings each)? Just add a tray of sandwiches for your brother, antipasti for grandma, caprese salad for mom and cheese platter for the kids and you are set!

Give Saverino’s a call today for more information.

Call (909) 335-6000

617 West State St. Redlands, CA 92373

4. Venue: The Eating Room

Martha Green's restaurant and bakery is open 7 days a week, and breakfast is served all day. Eggs Benedict is a local favorite original, with the option for bomb style with fresh spinach, avocado, and tomato added to the classic style. Nothing says holidays like their sinful French toast, made with croissants, cream cheese, eggs, syrup, and butter baked to perfection.

They have order forms in the bakery, so they can help make your holidays and special occasions a bit easier. Let them do the baking for you! Seasonal items include pumpkin rolls, bread pudding, six-packs of cinnamon rolls, sticky buns, and almond croissants. They also have something for the savory lovers: salmon pâté, olive tapenade, and herb cheese. Everything is made from scratch in house.

In Britain, “Tea Time” always represented an opportunity to linger with family and friends. They introduced Martha Green’s Rustic Tea to bring those same leisurely moments to Redlands, California. Book a private tea event for your family or company. The entire restaurant is available for parties of 20 any evening. Back room seats 56 and the whole restaurant 130. First two hours no room rent is applied. After two hours it's $150 an hour. The Customize your menu.

Call (909) 792-5400

107 East Citrus Redlands, CA 92373

5. Venue: Escape Craft Brewery

Escape to your happy place! With over 20 house-made craft beers on tap, Escape Craft Brewery is a great place to host your family or company party. Sip a seasonal brew in their spacious tasting room, eclectically decorated with historical Redlands relics, and check out their spectacular new game room with bocce, air hockey, skee-ball, corn hole, and a covered patio.

Decked out with festive twinkling lights and seating for 90, the game room is perfect for hosting parties of all kinds: birthdays, retirements, wedding receptions, fundraisers, or business events. Have an Escape anytime! Beer is available to-go in cans, bottles, and growlers. You’re welcome to bring in friendly dogs and outside food.

Call (909) 713-3727

721 Nevada St. Suite 401 Redlands, CA 92374

Woman playing shuffle board

6. Venue: Speakeasy on State

Looking for a unique space with class and history to host your holiday event? Speakeasy on State is a 4000 sq. ft. loft space in the heart of downtown Redlands. They offer all the necessities required to host a large or more intimate gathering.

The Speakeasy offers two separate rooms, each with its own character and charm. They would also love to see you at the "New Years Evedrop" (dropping a spectacular lighted orange on State Street) event for a special VIP experience at their venue, complete with VIP parking, a live band, dinner, and a champagne toast to ring in the New Year!

Call (909) 501-5524

10 E. State St. Suite 200-202 Redlands, CA 92373

Event set up at Speakeasy on State

Photo Credit: Makenzie Reese

7. Venue: La Volata Pizzeria

At La Volata they are proud to make authentic pizza Napolitano, the crust is make with 00 flour from Italy, salt, fresh yeast and water. It’s always fresh and never comes from freezer or box. The hand stretched 12” pizza is topped with fresh ingredients and fired in a 900 degree pizza oven.

Most of the ingredients found at La Volata are from local farms. They use only humanely and organically raised meat. The cured meat on your charcuterie plate and on your pizzas are some of the best.

The team is excited to provide ten rotating beer taps, allowing them to offer you a different craft beer virtually every time you visit. The exceptional wine list and full bar with artisan small craft spirits and a one-of-a-kind cocktail menu are worth a mention as well.

The outdoor patio will hold 20-30 people. Be advised that parties cannot be moved inside if it rains. Larger parties can reserve inside mid-day 3pm-6pm Tuesday to Sunday and the entire restaurant can be reserved on Mondays.

Call (909) 792-0316

1453 Ford St. #101 Redlands, CA 92373

Wood burning oven at La Volata with glass of wine in front of it

Photo Credit: Dean Fry

8. Venue: Rok n Fondue

Rok n Fondue prides itself on being a culinary destination centered around a communal, interactive experience that encourages conversation and connection. They offer a unique choice of “rock cooking” with an entrée: exceptionally hot blocks of volcanic rock cook the food at the table and produce a savory taste, paired with delightful sauces.

The menu is accompanied by refreshing craft cocktails, appetizers, and various fondues. The intimate, low-lit ambiance makes Rok n Fondue a perfect place to host your family or company party this holiday season. Private rooms are available for parties of 10 to 26 guests, or you can reserve the upstairs dining room that holds 75. You are also able to reserve the entire restaurant for 150 people.

Call (909) 793-1919

25 E. State St. Redlands, CA 92373

9. Venue: Citrone Restaurant & Bar

Citrone Restaurant & Bar is the fine dining jewel making celebratory events perfect. This American Bistro restaurant combines exquisite cuisine, an award-winning wine cellar, and the ambiance required to allow visitors to escape from the outside world and enjoy good food, good drink, and great conversation. Within the walls of this beautiful, historical downtown Redlands building is an atmosphere like no other. 

Citrone offers a secluded private upstairs dining room that seats 20 guests comfortably and can accommodate up to 24. The room is elegantly appointed with custom cabinetry and art work. The main dining room is also available for special events. The entire restaurant can be reserved for larger private luncheons or dinners. There are a number of dining options available, ranging from cocktails and appetizers to multi-course meals or tasting menus.

Using fresh ingredients, local produce, and a constant drive for perfection, Citrone strives to bring the very best dining experience to every patron. While Citrone is the optimal place for milestone events, the friendly environment is primed for a more casual dining experience as well. If you just don’t feel like cooking tonight and want to get away from the day-to-day, the Citrone family welcomes you to join them to discover what everyone is talking about!

Call (909) 793-6635

328 Orange St. Redlands, CA 92374

Photo credit: Nicole Kahn

10. Venue: El Camino Ranch

Newly updated, the Event Center at El Camino Ranch is fully equipped with two outdoor barbecues, covered patio, and an Aztec-style fireplace to accompany the rustic ambiance that the ranch provides. Their Spanish-style Event Center is nestled in the middle of the ranch alongside the spacious courtyard. Surrounded by three horse arenas, barns, producing orange groves, and a fully-operational horse-boarding facility, your guests are sure to have an authentic ranch experience they won't soon forget.

Call them today and learn more about the many services that are available in addition to the event center that will make your day extra special.

Call (909) 801-0029

11363 Walnut St. Redlands, CA 92374

11. Venue: Copehouse Bar & Bistro

Copehouse Bar & Bistro invite you to join them in one of Redlands' most unique dining establishments. Nestled in the alley of the 112-year-old brick and mortar Cope building, and with an ambience that ushers you into nothing short of the classic New York bistros, the Copehouse offers a quaint American menu with a French flair.

Homemade comfort food, craft cocktails and jazz classics that will ignite the holiday spirit. 

The outdoor seating area accommodates up to 20 and can be booked for private parties. 

Call (909) 798-4101

19 E. Citrus Ave Alley Redlands, CA 92373

Patio at the Copehouse Bar & Bistro

Photo Credit: Dean Fry


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