Creative Party Theme Ideas
Creative party theme ideas? I have found there are
two groups of
party people. Those
that like to have a “theme” to a party
and those that don’t. Whichever
choose is perfectly OK!
Since you came to this page, you probably belong to the first
group. Having a theme for a party is great! It
event more memorable. It makes your event more unique.
theme can actually make planning easier, since you have a direction to
take your party.
In my experience, I have found that having a theme makes the party
planning easier. If I have an theme in mind, it
make decisions easier for decorations, food, and games. For
instance, I have come up with new games for my daughters' birthday
parties just based on the theme. These ended up being really
that I completely made up and would not have thought of
before. If I didn't
have a theme, I would have just been playing the old
like Pin the Tail on the Donkey (which is fine by the way, but you get
the idea!) This page will help you gather some creative party
Children seem to really enjoy having a theme for their birthday
My daughters get so excited about their theme,
are already thinking about what they want for the next year right after
their birthday party! Using creative party theme ideas helps
child remember their birthday party too, especially in those early
years (age 3, 4, and 5). If you are specifically looking for
kids party themes, refer to my kids
page which has lots of ideas.
Using creative party theme ideas doesn't have to be complicated;
it could be as simple as choosing a color scheme.
Even if you just pick a color, you will know how to coordinate your
balloons, streamers, invitations, plates, napkins, etc. for a beautiful
Below you will find many creative party theme ideas for
adults, teenagers, or children. Some only need a small
description, while others include a link to a whole new page with lots
of details and party photos.
You will also find creative party theme ideas to give you a reason to
These types of parties are truly unique and parties that will be
Here's an example: When we found our old ATARI (a game system
from the early 80's) we thought it would be
fun to get people together to play it again. So we had an
party. We told people to dress up for the decade and be
to compete with some classic ATARI games. It may have been
goofy but it was a unique party that everyone enjoyed.
The list below contains some creative party theme ideas to get you
Creative Theme Party Ideas
Creative party theme ideas
Fun bright colors,
and you can ask guests to dress up like the era (hippies, flower girls,
go go girls, you get the idea). Play music for that time
You can even incorporate a tie-dye activity to make your own
This is a
fun time period too, with bell bottoms, feathered hair, and big
sunglasses. Think disco: Play music like ABBA and
Gees and try to find a disco ball!
from this era will make the party! The clothes styles were pretty crazy
too which always makes a party like this tons of fun.
the house with photos of nostalgia toys, like ATARI, Strawberry
Shortcake, Cabbage Patch Kids, etc. Your guests will have fun
remembering the old times. The young ones won't know what you
Board Game Party
a few close friends and play board games all night. Invite
to bring some of their favorites they own.
Hawaiian Luau Party Ideas
is a fun theme. Guests can dress up with hawaiian shirts and
dresses. You can purchase inexpensive leis to give every
they come in. You can serve fun island drinks and play Jimmy
Buffet or island music. You can even hire someone to come in
do a pig roast in your backyard, or hire someone to play the steel
drums. Try the limbo too! Click on the link for more detailed ideas.
Hollywood Theme Party
Ask your guests to dress up like their favorite movie star.
Have a red carpet leading into your house, which will just be
red walkway liner you can buy at a party store. You can have
movie posters all over the wall and play movie trivia.
Home Movie Party
this party and do it quite often with my family. I take (and
edit) a lot of home movies, so it is fun to get together once in awhile
with family to just watch some old ones! Have them bring over
their collection too!
James Bond Party
is a classy party! Ask your guests to dress up.
martinis and have photos from all the James Bond movies all over the
wall. You can have a James Bond movie playing in the
Play card games or hire a gambling company to bring in a
table and other table games. You could also play James Bond
Monty Python Theme
fans of the movies, this would be such a fun party to attend! Have each
guest pick a Monty Python character (or pull one from a hat a few weeks
before, so there are no duplicates). Have each guest dress in
character. They must act like that character all night.
Have Monty Python movies playing in the background.
play Monty Python trivia and give away a Holy Grail as a
Red, black, and white colors, with plenty of skulls, bandanas and eye
patches! Tons of fun and relatively easy to pull off.
out the link above for detailed ideas.
Redneck Party Ideas
Dress like a redneck, talk like a
redneck, and serve cheap food and drink. Tell redneck jokes.
Be careful not to invite any rednecks so no one will be
Rock and Roll Theme
can decorate the house with music notes and record albums, hanging from
the ceiling. Find or borrow an old record player and ask
to bring any albums they may still have. Have fun playing and
listening to all the old rock and roll music on the record
I hope you enjoyed some
of these creative party theme ideas and it got
you thinking about your next party!
Do you have any creative party theme ideas to share? I'd love to hear