John's Market, 3535 SW Multnomah Blvd, 244-2617

Lutz, 4639 SE Woodstock, 774-0353

Mt. Hood Distributing (cheap keg specials, make sure to ask), 3601 NW Yeon, 274-9998

Widmer, 929 NE Russell, 281-BIER


Lippman Co, 2727 SE MLK, 239-7007 Balloons, streamers, helium tanks, etc.


Two words: Trader Joe's. High protein snacks will keep your guests partying longer, making your party even more legendary. Trader Joe's has cheap cheese, great nut blends, and hey! $3 bottles of wine. 2212 NW Glisan, 4218 NE Sandy, 4715 SE 39th


Karaoke Mike, 360-606-7000, $150 for two-four hours with KJ

Bobby Brown's Karaoke, $150 for the system per night (about 6,000 songs to choose from), $325 for three hours w/KJ (about 10,000 songs)

Karaoke Express, 222-5738, $150 for 24 hours. Monitor and all equipment included, plus a tutoring session, drop off, and pick up.


Wild Bill's, 2318 NW Vaughn, 224-0134, $1295.00 for four hours, staffed and insured. OUCH! (But worth it.)

Bill's also rents karaoke machines, and poker and black jack supplies for gambling parties.


Absolute Showgirls & Men of Paradise, 226-7777, $175

Absolute Striptease, 1-800-965-2980, $100-330 based on time and number of strippers (

Belly Grams Singing Telegrams, 286-8977, customized characters from Elvis to policemen to the Grim Reaper, $105

Tim Alexander, Magician w/ Live Bunny, 331-8542, $200 first hour, $100 subsequent hours,

Crystal Ball Productions, fortune telling/psychic readings, 221-2123, $175/hr for private parties


Everyone's a DJ, so find one you like and ask them or ask one of your friends. Otherwise you'll be blowing hella dough.