Fantastic Fests: How to Create an Exceptional Occasion Without the Stress

  Celebrating a special occasion shouldn’t be stressful. It should be fun. That’s the bottom line, but so many of us lose sight of that idea when we’re worried about planning the perfect party. But you can have a great celebration and ditch the stress. The secret is finding the right partner. With decades of […]

Planning a Stress-Free and Simply Elegant 2016 Wedding

We’ve all heard the stories of pre-wedding meltdowns brought on by stress. With so many moving parts involved it’s easy to see how an event designed to be the happiest day of the new couple’s life can quickly devolve into an overwhelming ball of stress. However there really are just a handful of basic considerations […]

Stress-Free Holiday Get-Togethers

The holiday season: it’s most wonderful time of the year, but can also be the most stressful. There’s so much to do and so little time–and so many people we want to see and celebrate with. We all love in-home gatherings, but planning too many of those can push the limits of our sanity. Why […]

The Easiest Gift for the Hardest People to Shop For

Some folks get their holiday shopping out of the way early: they’re always looking for bargains, hitting craft fairs and searching shops here and there to find that perfect gift for each person on the list. Then there are those of us who are still shopping right up until the last minute. Life gets busy […]

5 Winning Strategies for Client Appreciation

In today’s competitive business environment, it’s more important than ever to show your clients your appreciation. Here are five winning tips for letting them know you value their business. Put Them In The Spotlight In many cases, a little free PR can mean more than any gift. Consider an occasional client profile on your company’s […]

The Perfect Holiday Party Starts with a Great Atmosphere

Here’s the thing about office parties: they’re more fun when they’re not actually in the office. Fall is the perfect time to start thinking about your company’s holiday party, and as you start the planning process, keep in mind that when it comes to a great corporate event, ambiance is everything. In Northern Virginia’s competitive job […]

Planning The Perfect Special Occasion Dinner

A special occasion dinner should be magical– whether it’s a milestone birthday or anniversary, engagement party or rehearsal dinner. Picking the perfect venue is an important part of creating that sense of magic, and a little advance planning can make your event unforgettable. Whether you’re planning an event for yourself or a loved one, selecting […]

Lightfoot and the Perfect LoCo Staycation

Staycations are cool, especially when you live in one of the most scenic and fast-growing areas of the country. You can make summer feel special without leaving home and finally find the time to do all those fun things you’ve been meaning to do and just haven’t got around to. A LoCo staycation is also […]

Weddings and Receptions for Everyone

The passage of Virginia’s marriage equality law in the fall of 2014 has opened the doors for so many couples across our beautiful commonwealth to formalize and celebrate their commitment with family and friends. The owners and staff of Lightfoot Restaurant have embraced this wonderful development 100 percent, and we are thrilled to help all […]

Historic Receptions in Downtown Leesburg

The Town of Leesburg oozes history, with the cobblestone sidewalks, tree-lined streets and historic buildings of downtown. Our town’s charming and historic setting makes it a terrific setting for events. And in the heart of downtown, Lightfoot’s gorgeous 19th Century building is truly a standout. Few restaurants in the region can lay claim to the […]