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Outside the bubble: venues for your graduation party

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The Quixotic World Theatre House boasts an artistic decor and the freedom to cater as you see fit. (Courtesy of vinylthoughtsartshow.com)

It’s April 2. That means summer will be here in a little over a month and for seniors it means graduation. You survived the Hilltop, so graduation is an excellent reason to have a party. If you plan on having an engagement party, some of this options are great as well.

Here are four places where you can host your celebration.

DISH, located in Cedar Spring neighborhood, offers a lounge-style upperdeck that can be reserved for a private party of $1,000. Depending on what your budget is DISH has two other options for your shin dig. DISH will use half of the reservation to count toward food and drink costs.

The drink menu offers classics, but has a great selection of specality drinks, such as their Pear Tree: A concoction made of solut pear, fleur elderflower liqueur, white cranberry, lemon, lime, simple syrup and angostura bitters.

Lofty spaces might not have a restaurant attached to it but, you have to two options for your party, the patio and the loft space. The 6,000 square foot event space includes all you need except food. But hey, there is a clean up service included.

If your celebration is more chill, try the Filter Building on the south shore of White Rock Lake. The hall includes two terraces, but the venue can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $2,600. There is also an approved catering list, but for the view it might just be worth it.

For a really quirky option try the Quixotic World Theatre House. The space is already decorated in red and black, offering a Tim Burton feel. The venue provides all your party neccesities and gives you complete control of catering. It is a great venue for 250 people or less and is located just a few minutes away from the Hilltop.

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