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    © 2019 By Request, LLC. New Preston, Connecticut

    parties and special events

    Sunday brunch. Large holiday party. Gala fundraiser. Whether hosting an intimate dinner party or toasting a milestone anniversary, By Request helps bring your event to life in rich detail. With elevated design and an unwavering attention to detail, we create memorable events and thoughtful experiences filled with the special touches that people remember.

    for all types of parties

    Indoors, outdoors and from the backyard to boat-side, we work meticulously to make your event perfect — so you can mingle, relax and enjoy!

    We bring experience and fresh ideas to the table. We’ll help you arrange and manage:

    • Sunday brunch

    • Private dinner parties

    • Cocktail parties

    • Afternoon tea 

    • Family get-togethers

    • Garden parties

    Private Gatherings

    Make your special occasion even more special. We take the stress away from planning:

    • Birthday parties

    • Anniversaries

    • 4th of July

    • Thanksgiving

    • Bachelorette/engagement parties

    • Christmas and holiday parties


    See how we helped one of our clients throw the perfect birthday celebration.

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    Special Occasions

    Raise more awareness for your cause! We help organize fundraising events and galas with impeccable style:​

    • School fundraisers

    • Animal rescue fundraisers

    • Community/local events

    • Pride and LGBTQ events


    By Request was proud to be a sponsor of the 2019 Pride in the Hills Festival.

    Fundraising Events

    our services

    From start to finish, we know that any event’s success rests on thousands of little details. We’re detail-obsessed, so you don’t have to be. We can assist with any or all of these tasks:


    • Planning and on-site management 

    • Catering

    • Decorations

    • Flowers

    • Table settings

    • Entertainment

    • Staff

    • Venue selection

    • Party themes

    • Invitations

    • Rentals

    Contact us for details and pricing.

    By Request gives you the ultimate


    We’ll take on as much or as little as you need us to.

    your event, your way

    Whether you’d like us to fill in here and there, or take care of everything, we easily adapt to your needs.

    Partial Service​


    You’ve got everything under control, but just need a little help? From running errands to hiring wait staff who will pass the hors d’oeuvres and clean up at the end of the night, we’re here to assist you.

    Full Service


    Have an upcoming event and don’t know where to begin? From on-site event planning and management to venue and entertainment selection, we’ll ensure your event is flawless from start to finish.

    Do you have questions? Contact us.

    All party and event planning services require a two-hour minimum. Contact us for details and pricing.

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    home services


    Go straight to weekend mode with the help of By Request. We’ll get you set up for the weekend and have a cocktail waiting for you when you arrive.

    project management 


    Looking to upgrade your home but can’t be on-site? Trust By Request’s expertise to manage your renovation or new build.