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One Hour Parties has spent the last five years developing the untapped market niche of casual corporate catering - a fantastic and fun opportunity!

What Does a One Hour Parties Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with One Hour Parties, you'll need to have at least $44,500 in liquid capital. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $44,500 - $71,100. One Hour Parties charges a franchise fee of 30,000 (included in total investment). They also offer a discount for veterans (10%). *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $44,500
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Franchise Fee: 30,000 (included in total investment)
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Total Investment: $44,500 - $71,100
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Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Not Available
Training: Available
Veteran Discount: 10%

One Hour Parties Franchise Information:

It's time to party with a One Hour Parties Franchise!

Do you love planning parties? Are you the party planner in your office, kid's school or the resident "Martha Stewart" of your neighborhood or church? Isn't it time you got paid for making people happy and doing what you love to do? With One Hour Parties, now you can!

One Hour Parties is the most exciting and fun franchise concept on the market today. We provide easy, creative and affordable party planning solutions for corporate celebrations, kid's parties, social events and beyond.

Let us train you on our unique form of party planning and how to capture your own piece of the $500 billion event planning industry worldwide . Even during a recession people still celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, corporate milestones and holidays…parties are virtually recession-proof!

What is a "One Hour Party"?

One Hour Parties are designed to meet the demand for quick, creative and affordable celebrations. No, they don't have to only last an hour...each party can go as long as your customer desires! Our parties typically include a theme, food, table decor and many other unique add-ons that a customer may request.

Customers can pick from an extensive list of "off-the-shelf" parties like Luau, Cupid's Arrow, Football Fantasy, Margaritaville, Ice Cream Social and Virtual Ice Cream Truck (plus a whole lot more!) or they can create their own custom party with One Hour Parties' "Have It Your Way" service which feature full-service event planning, catering, decorating and entertainment options.

Recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the nation's top "Smart Ideas" , One Hour Parties has become the service for employee appreciation events, kid's parties, birthdays, weddings, Bar / Bat Mitzvahs, family reunions, product launches, picnics, holidays, meeting and lunch breaks, training sessions, bridal and baby showers or any other home or office celebration. The market is huge and the possibilities are endless!

What Customers Have to Say about One Hour Parties

"We had an absolutely FANTASTIC event last Friday – all the food and decorations were amazing and transformed our space into the 'Candyland' I was hoping for. You guys are a diamond in the rough!"
- Sales Specialist, Softchoice

"We had an absolutely FANTASTIC event last Friday – all the food and decorations were amazing and transformed our space into the 'Candyland' I was hoping for. You guys are a diamond in the rough!"
- Sales Specialist, Softchoice

"One Hour Parties is amazing. From the staff to the food, to the ideas…everyone is so helpful, full of creativity, and they always deliver on time. Thanks for making all our parties so successful."
- Administrative Manager, Princess Tours

"The baby shower was AWESOME! I just love what you guys do, your presentation is spectacular! Once again, thanks for always exceeding my expectations."
- Administrative Assistant, Microsoft

"We just received our Sundae Making Kits and they are just too cute! They will definitely make our event tomorrow a huge success!"
- Vice President, Universal Management Company

"I wanted to thank you for such a great party, the yummy food, entertainment and set-up. All the kids loved it and the sundaes and cookies were a huge hit!
- Mom, Kirkland, WA

Perks of a One Hour Parties Franchise
  • Be a part of the nation's leading party planning brand
  • Become a service oriented business without the overhead of a commercial kitchen or retail storefront.
  • Get started fast with low overhead and by working from home until growth warrants moving to an office setting if you desire.
  • Receive instant access to a network of creative ideas and proven party practices.
  • Have the power of unique brand positioning that uses bright colors, a playful fully trademarked name, and catchy slogans and products.
  • Stand beside a team of committed professionals, including the original founders, to help ensure your success.
  • Receive one week intensive training program where we help you set up an efficient business system and train in all aspects of party planning and execution.
  • Stay fresh with ongoing support from our established procedures documented in a detailed confidential Operations Manual, plus frequent on-demand assistance, training and field visits.
  • Receive marketing materials that are sharp, attention-grabbing and relevant to the target market.
  • Keep in touch with a national toll free number for quick and easy support.
  • Be a part of an innovative Web site where customers can place orders online and where the most up-to-date parties and products are showcased.

Sound amazing? It is! We are seeking smart, fun-spirited, enthusiastic, sales and marketing oriented individuals that want to run an exciting and rewarding party business today. If you love the idea of offering a cool, creative and "in-demand" service in your area, then One Hour Parties may be the perfect franchise for you!

This franchise is not being offered to residents of the following states: Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin.

This offer is not directed to any person in the states listed above by or on behalf of the franchisor or anyone acting with the franchisor's knowledge. No franchises can be sold in the states listed above until the offering has been registered and declared effective by the appropriate regulatory authority and the Uniform Franchise Disclosure Document has been delivered to the offeree before the sale within the applicable time frame. This franchise is offered only by delivery of a franchise disclosure document.

1 Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle), December 2, 2005, "Reason to celebrate: One Hour Parties delivers fun to offices" by Deidre Gregg.
2 Entrepreneur Magazine, October 2005, "Celebrate Good Times" by James Park.


One Hour Parties is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

Interested parties should have at least $44,500 in liquid capital to invest.

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.

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