Graduation Party Tips

Post Date May 24, 2010

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Invitations

  • Create unique and personal invitations with photos.
  • Include the school colors, fight song or mascot
  • Send an index card and ask each guest to write down a memory or funny story about the Graduate and bring it to the party. Put out a Graduation Card Box for the memory cards, or put them all in an album with photos from the party for the graduate.

Decorations

  • Balloons, streamers, festooning, crepe, confetti and banners will  look great in your school colors. Fill your space with fun decorations. It’s time to celebrate!
  • A Custom Banner is perfect for a Graduation Party. The graduate will feel honored seeing their name in print, and they will have a memento to keep.

Tableware

  • Use disposable tableware to make your job easier. Order plates, bowls, silverware, napkins, and cups in your school colors.
  • For ease of ordering, look for tableware party packs.
  • Plastic glassware is fancy looking, but affordable and disposable. Great for any party.
  • Don’t forget to order extra tablecovers for the food and gift tables. Table skirts are a nice touch too; they add a more finished and festive look.

Food

  • When planning any party, simple is better. Don’t go overboard on the menu,

Do a few things great and your guests will be impressed.  (See our simple party recipes)

Entertainment

  • Games or activities for all ages are great for a graduation party.
  • Classic party games are always a hit. Try gunny sack races, ring toss and beanbag toss.
  • Set up your own mini golf course for golf tournament, or play Casino and Bingo games.

Extras

  • Treat the graduate like royalty with a Tiara or Crown.
  • Hang a balloon drop and use lots of confetti for some extra festivity.