FAQs about Private Parties at NOTE Fragrances
Q: When do private perfume parties happen?
Private Perfume Parties occur after hours. In our Scranton location, party start times would be T,W,F at 6 pm, Thursday at 7 pm, Saturday at 4:30 pm and 11 am or 1 pm on Sunday. (exclusions apply during the month of December).
Q: Is there a minimum number of people required for a private party?
Yes, private parties require a minimum of 8 guests and a maximum of 20 for adult parties. See below for minimums for kids parties. All guests are encouraged to make a fragrance. If guests in your party participate in the Custom Perfume Studio Experience and decide not to make a fragrance and/or your guest count falls below 8 at the party, the host is required to pay for the difference so please make sure your guests come with the intention of experiencing the Custom Perfume Studio and creating a fragrance.
Q: What about food and beverages, is it BYOB?
Yes! If BYOB is your thing, feel free to bring your own food, beverages (alcoholic & non) and decor. If you just don't have the time or desire, we can help! We can arrange catering, beverages, floral & party decor, petit fours, cakes, cupcakes, chocolates, balloons and more. Check out our Party Packages for more details. Need something special? Just let us know and we will do everything we can to make it happen for you! For kids, click HERE for our kid's food & party theme packages.
Q. Do you do parties for kids?
Yes, we can do a private party for kids ages 12 and under. For this age group, we offer a kid-friendly roller-ball perfume size for $25 which includes the custom experience, sense of smell games & activities as well as their bottle to take home with their personalized label! Kids parties require a minimum of 12 guests if they are doing the roller-ball bottle. If they would like to upgrade to the adult size (30 or 60 ml bottle) or larger, 8 guests is the minimum. Click HERE for more info on parties for kids, including kid's themed parties and food packages.
Q: How long do the parties last?
Parties typically last 1.5 to 2.5 hours, dependent on the number of guests in your party.
Q: Is there a cost to host a party?
There is no additional cost to have a party.
Q. How do we pay for our fragrances that we make?
You can either pay for your guests fragrances at or before the party if you would like to treat them or they can pay for their own bottle(s) at the party.
Q. How much does it cost to make our fragrance at the party?
We offer two bottle sizes to select from for your party. This price includes the Custom Perfume Studio Experience and your finished fragrance. Our standard house size bottle is a 60 ml bottle for $80 and we also offer our smaller 30 ml bottle for $48.
Q. Do I have to leave a deposit to hold my party date?
Yes. We do require a $50 deposit to reserve your date. The $50 deposit will only be charged if you cancel your party within 2 weeks of your party date and you do not reschedule.
Q: Do you provide glasses, plates, napkins, etc.?
Unless you book a Party Package (see below) with us, we do not provide any glass or paper ware. So please bring everything you need to serve your food and beverages.
Q: Can I come before the party starts to set up decorations and/or food and beverages?
Yes! We will have the store ready for you a 1/2 hour before your party begins. Feel free to come at that time.
Q: Do we have to clean up after the party?
Absolutely not! From start to finish, we will do everything we can to accommodate you and your guests. We will take care of the little details so that your party is fun and effortless!
Q: Are there any special perks with having a Private Perfume Party?
Yes! As the host of the party, when you have 12 or more guests making a fragrance, you will receive a 30 ml bottle of your custom perfume for free! Also all participants get 15% off their purchases in the rest of the shop at the party! 15% off excludes already reduced merchandise, gift cards and the custom perfume studio experience.
Q: Do we need to make reservations?
Yes! Reservations are required for parties. We recommend calling at least 2 weeks in advance of your desired party date as party slots fill up quickly. Please call (570) 343-2100 to make your reservation. Reservations are first come, first served. If you are looking for available dates, it is best to call rather than email as the shops have the most up to date info.Out of respect for other reservations and our staff, please arrive on time for your scheduled party. Thank you!
Q: Do you do parties on location?
Yes! We can certainly come to you! There is an on-location fee for us to come to you which is determined by the travel time involved and the number of guests in your party. Please email Customer Service at info@NOTEfragrances.com for more details!