Dance Floor Heroes

If dancing isn’t your strong suit, the wedding reception may be your arch-nemesis. From popular hits to the slow dance classics, dancing in front of people can be scary. Honestly, how do people make it look so easy? Really, it’s all about confidence and how you move your feet. But that may not be a […]

What We Do–Lighting Textures

On our results page, we have a tab entitled “Lighting Textures”. But…what does that mean? A lighting texture is a breakup of light thrown onto a surface in a pattern. In other words, it makes the light used to illuminate an event throw in certain shapes. These shapes can be abstract or custom monograms for […]

What We Do–Uplighting

DJ Jer walks into a venue for a client. After the event occurs, the room looks the same as before. But what happens in between? Transforming the location over a few hours produces a beautiful compliment to the event it accompanies. A large contributing part of the amazing atmosphere created is the uplighting. Uplighting “creates […]

The Blank Paper Conundrum (Choosing and Event Theme)

Choosing a theme for an event appears daunting at first glance. A blank piece of paper sits on the table, staring, laughing, doing its best to make an event planner’s brain blank as well. However, there are a few things that may be kept in mind to avoid this blank paper conundrum.

Local Event Venues You Will Love

Check out these Sioux Falls and other local wedding/event venues that we know you will love! These venues are great for big groups of people and have the ability to be transformed however you like… with the right help, that is. At DJ Jer Events and Lighting Design, we love being able to work with […]

The Instagram Booth

Say Cheese! Taking pictures and documenting moments are important to so many people in today’s day and age. Even social media is evolving, focusing more than ever on the picture aspects of the sites and apps. Instagram is one of these sites that is becoming especially popular because of the abilities to edit, crop, and […]

Ready, Set, Relaunch!

Party day at Uptown Events is finally here and we are all set up in our new space! Everyone has been working hard to prepare the building for its showcasing and the work has indefinitely paid off. With some fabulous decorating and the coming together of 12 independent businesses, a creative and incredibly unique space […]

DJ Jer Joins Uptown Events

We are excited to announce that this past April of 2015, DJ Jer Events and Lighting joined together with Uptown Events in Sioux Falls. Uptown Events is a place thriving with a diverse set of event and wedding professionals, all specializing in their own area of expertise while working under the same roof. Meet the […]