About Juli Crompe

As a Seattle-based expert event planner with a passion for wine, Juli enjoys a good happy hour, travel and all things dessert. Follow Juli on Twitter at @JKCEvents.

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Celebrate the Holiday with American Harvest Vodka Cocktails

This Labor Day, celebrate America and the nation’s spirit by raising a glass of the revolutionary AMERICAN-MADE spirit; American Harvest Organic Spirit. Newly introduced and award-winning American Harvest is an organic vodka to which a proprietary blend of organic ingredients has been added, creating a truly unique vodka specialty. American Harvest is handcrafted in small […]

Trace to Host Dinner with Bravo Top Cheftestant Tiffany Derry‏

BRAVO Top Cheftestant, Tiffany Derry, returns to Seattle to cook a special dinner August 15. TRACE and The International Culinary School at the Art Institute will grant $5,000 in student scholarships this month during this event! In January of this year, TRACE at W Seattle and The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of […]

Salish Lodge – A Luxurious, Pet Friendly Getaway

I recently had the privilege of staying at Salish Lodge & Spa. Located just a quick 30 minutes from downtown Seattle in Snoqualmie, Washington, I found myself driving along winding, tree lined streets, and unable to believe something so naturally beautiful is so easily accessible. As you drive in, you already know you’re in for a treat. […]

Spotlight on Happy Hour: Lot No. 3

After a week off, I’m back reviewing more fabulous happy hours with my next stop over the bridge at Lot No. 3 in Bellevue. A very modern & contemporary restaurant who prides themselves on classic cocktails, comfort food and craft beers. While there, someone best described Lot No. 3 as a mix of sweet and […]

Salish Concerts: Intimate, Local, One-Of-A-Kind

If you’ve never had the perfect excuse to drive up to Salish Lodge & Spa, their 25th anniversary concert series is the answer (although Snoqualmie Falls  should be reason enough)! As if the premiere luxury resort wasn’t amazing enough on its own, Salish is celebrating their 25th anniversary in a very unique way. What started […]

Spotlight on Happy Hour: Purple Cafe and Wine Bar

This weeks Spotlight on Happy Hour took me across the water to Bellevue’s Purple Cafe & Wine Bar (also with locations in Woodinville & Kirkland, both of which have the same happy hour, and downtown Seattle but no happy hour is available at that location). If you’ve never dined at Purple, for happy hour or […]

Triple Door 10th Anniversary Fall Lineup

TRIPLE DOOR ANNOUNCES ECLECTIC FALL LINEUP AS THE VENUE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS Tickets on sale now for fall lineup of burlesque, comedian and musical performances.   September 14: Burlesque Royale Coming to The Triple Door for one night only is Burlesque Royale, a stunning and extravagant burlesque experience of high flying antics and performance art. […]

Spotlight on Happy Hour: The Tin Table

My next happy hour adventure brought me back to Capitol Hill to The Tin Table. Part of the Century Ballroom, this quiet, quaint, 2nd floor bar is definitely a hidden gem. If you weren’t looking for The Tin Table, it isn’t likely you’d stumble upon it, but it is definitely worth seeking out. Although Century Ballroom […]


Salish Lodge & Spa, in partnership with KEXP Radio, announces the line-up for its Music on The Green summer concert series. Tickets for these intimate shows—held on the Centennial Green, a serene park-like area located adjacent to The Lodge—are limited to 130 guests and include a Salish signature blanket and a gourmet picnic complete with […]

Event : June 28 Bellinis and Blowouts

Jamie Oneill Salon on Queen Anne is celebrating its second anniversary in its location (ninth anniversary in business) with a Blowouts & Bellinis event on Friday, June 28, 6:15-8:15 p.m. The mix and mingle soiree will give women the opportunity to learn about the latest hair and make-up tips and trends for the summer while sipping bellinis. […]

Spotlight on Happy Hour: Barrio

I am beginning a new series called Spotlight on Happy Hour, featuring some of the best happy hours in and around the city of Seattle! We are kicking it off in a big way with Heavy Restaurant’s Barrio on Capitol Hill. I had the pleasure of joining Barrio for happy hour recently on a rare […]

From Alpacas, to Berries and Fireworks: Summertime Happenings in Yakima Valley

If you’re looking for some family activities this summer in the Washington state area, Yakima Valley has quite a variety. From food, to festivals and wine pairing celebrations, there’s much to do in and around Yakima. Besides, who can say no to those ridiculously cute and furry alpacas? Yakima’s Fourth of July Celebration, Thursday, July […]

A Month of Bubbles at Purple Bellevue!

Join Purple Bellevue during the month of June for all things Sparkling… West Coast Bubbles Flight, June 4th-9th Syncline ‘Celilo Vineyard’ Blanc de Blancs, Washington Argyle Brut, Oregon Roederer Estate Brut, California Global Bubbles by the Glass, June 10th-16th Dama Del Rovere ‘Brenton’ Brut, Italy Vega Medien Cava Brut, Spain Graham Beck Brut, South Africa Bagrationi […]

Las Vegas Carnevale at The Venetian and The Palazzo!

On Saturday, June 1, The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas officially opened Carnevale — the summer-long event celebrating the festivals of Italy. Chef Mario Batali arrived on the red carpet to kick off Carnevale wearing a special Carnevale-inspired pair of his signature orange Crocs. Along with John Caparella, president and chief operating officer of […]