Theme parties are not just about superheroes and princesses. One can choose many options to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion. You don’t even need a reason to get together with friends; having a theme party and bringing it to life is enough.
Here are 20 theme party ideas that will make everyone want to be on your guest list. You may be surprised at some of the ideas available. #8 is re-living a favorite childhood outing.
01. Harry Potter Magic.
Bring the magic of Harry Potter home. The wise and haunting owls are a must for any party, in addition to your mysterious concoction brews. Create banners with the four houses’ insignia.
02. Hollywood Glamour.
This is the perfect party if you love the glitzy world of show business. Oscar and movie reel toppings give any cupcake the glamour touch to help you celebrate. And there are never enough stars when we are going to Hollywood.
03. Pink Flamingo Delights.
Bring the tropics to your yard with flowers and pineapples. This party needs a lot of pastel colors that blend with the pink flamingos.
04. Jungle Party.
Animal prints and lots of greenery will make your guests feel like they are on a safari. Excellent signs like “don’t feed the animals” or “beware” and explorer hats make this jungle adventure feel real.
05. Bright And Glowing Parties.
Place star stickers on the wall for a space experience. Glow sticks and bright planet balls make your party out of this world.
06. It’s A 90’s Retro Party.
This is a throwback to a different time. Serve the most popular and favorite candies from this era. Cassette tapes and cookies with 90’s phrases like “whatever man” and “as if” written on them will be loved by everyone. You can also dress up as your favorite 90’s famous person.
07. Sweet Snow Cone Party.
Paint styrofoam balls in bright colors like fuchsia, blue, and yellow. Glue them into a paper cone to make your own shaved ice cones. Cotton candies on paper cones are a great idea. You can even buy or create your dessert piñata.
08. Carnival Time.
The carnival has made a stop at your house. Remember to have plenty of small winning toys to hand out. Whether playing a balloon shoot game or making popcorn, adults and children alike will love this type of party.
09. Luau Time.
Make a beautiful umbrella wreath to welcome friends to an island-inspired party. Blow-up coconut trees and set up a tiki hut to hand out the lei or garlands to all the partygoers.
10. Donut Party.
What’s the best way to give homage to your favorite dessert? Do a whole party full of donuts. From the balloons, garlands, and serving containers, it’s all about the ring-style sweet. And for dessert? You guessed it, give out donuts.
11. Sock Hop.
You don’t have to take your shoes off for this party. Just provide the 50’s feel with vinyl records as plates and cat-eyed glasses for cookies.
12. Circus Galore.
No need to have real-life animals for this circus to work. You can never have too many balloons or banners for such an event. Candy apples and popcorn will bring back childhood memories.
Bring this icy delight to life with garlands, pool floats, and even stickers with the popsicle design. This is a fun and refreshing summer party that should have an unlimited supply of popsicles.
14. 1001 Arabian Nights.
Bring the exotic and mysterious folk tales to life. Bright pillows, peacock feathers, and a lot of gold decorations are a must in this rich and opulent style party.
15. Ice Cream.
You can keep it all pink for this soft and fluffy party. Set the table with everything necessary for guests to prepare their ice cream. Serve the flavor, cones, and delicious toppings for everyone to enjoy.
16. Margarita Party.
The margarita flavors you can serve your friends and family are limitless. Don’t forget the classic lime margarita, but some to consider are watermelon, coconut, and cantaloupe. As delicious as these drinks are, don’t forget the food.
17. Bring Back The 80’s.
Ok, maybe no need to bring back the 80s, but you can undoubtedly party like you are from that era. Big hair, bold make-up, and lots of Bon Jovi music are a must for this throwback. Don’t forget the neon shirts and stacked bracelets. There is just so much material for this 80’s theme party.
18. 50’s Retro.
A celebration of more innocent bubble gum time is for a 50’s retro party. Soda floats must be present at this party, along with the famous circle skirts with a poodle. Don’t forget the classic café menu board.
19. Watermelon Party.
Watermelons are synonymous with hot summers. Make a watermelon theme party by serving everything involving this sweet fruit. Your guests will devour watermelon juice, slices, and ball bites. You can also serve watermelon-flavored candies.
20. Taco Party.
Do a little research on this one. Plenty of delicious taco recipes go beyond ground beef, lettuce, and cheese toppings. Make sure you provide options for meat eaters, vegetarians, and vegans.
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