Some individuals are not fans of big parties, especially ones held in their homes. Having large parties at your house is stressful and might also be costly. That does not mean that you cannot hold small parties at your house. They can be fun and satisfying when they are set up well. Below are some of the small parties you can have in your home.
A tropical luau will do if you have a swimming pool or a backyard at your home. A luau is a traditional Hawaiian and Polynesian party with a lot of entertainment. Throw a tropical-themed party decorating the pool or backyard with island décor. Additionally, you can serve mocktails to your guests. A luau party is mainly held through the summer. To spice things up, people can wear Hawaii-themed clothes at the party.
A movie-themed night can be easy and fun to set up. You can have a movie showing your favorite film. You can set it up on a well-lighted background that is decorated or in your house. Moreover, you can get creative when setting up a movie party. Sending tickets to your friends and inviting them to the party can be significant. You can also create a Hollywood red carpet entrance to make things enticing. Don’t forget the snacks, desserts and the essential part; the cake. Depending on the age of the birthday boy or girl, a movie-themed night is perfect for a small group of people.
Costume parties are not very uncommon. Halloween is not the only time that costumes can be worn. You can throw a costume-themed birthday party. People get creative during costume parties. Your guests can dress up depending on the theme you set up.
Moreover, they can decide to wear as “you” or as celebrities that you would like. It is perfect for a small gathering in your home. Just sprinkle a bit of decoration to make the party brighter. The foods, drinks and the cake are a must-have.
A great birthday party can be held over a fondue pot. Fondue is served communally from a fondue pot that contains cheese melted and warmed from below to keep it melted. You dip chunks of bread in the cheese and eat them. Set up the pots depending on the number of guests that you have. You can light candles or light up your fireplace to create a great ambiance. You can also play some music and bring wine or beer, which are great accompaniments for fondue. There are three main types of fondue. There is melted cheese, melted chocolate, and an Asian pot-type with meat put in oil or broth. A fondue party is a great way to interact as you wait your turn to dip your morsel into the melted goodness. Invite your friends and hold this fantastic party!
You can invite a couple of friends, and each one of them gets to cook something for dinner. It does not have to be boring, and you can challenge your friends to try out a new recipe and see how it turns out. Apart from that, they can use the only available recipes in your house and three to four of their own and see what they come up with in the end. You may also ask them to recreate a favorite recipe from their childhood. To make things more interesting, add some games and have some fun.
If you are a person that enjoys art and decorating, you can turn your hobby into your next birthday theme. For example, if you like painting, you can invite a few friends, and you can all paint whatever comes to mind. This “paint and sip” event will involve painting, snacks, and drinks. Since it’s your birthday, you can ask them to paint something celebratory or one that signifies your friendship. Such activities are not only fun but also educative.
Candy themed party
A candy-themed party is perfect, especially for kids. You will need a chocolate fountain, cotton candy or popcorn machine, cookie-cutter, and a pinata which you can rent, buy or borrow. Set up different stations for food or games. Personalize each setting with candies or lollipops. You can also separate candies according to their color. Decorate the floor to look like the Candyland board game. You can also ask the adults and the kids to dress according to the theme. When setting up the games station, place an adult in each one to supervise the kids. For a finishing touch, you can add a photo booth.
Kids love having sleepovers with their friends. It is fun and a great way to celebrate a birthday. There are a lot of fun activities for your kid and friends during a slumber party. You can set up games for them to play, such as pillow fights. You can also have them wear matching pajamas and set up a fort where they can all sleep. You can place a candy and snacks bar and watch a movie together.
Adults can also have a slumber party. It is exciting to recreate your childhood memories with your friends. You can invite your friends and play board games together. You can also buy wine and order food or decide to cook for yourselves. You can also make some cocktails and enjoy your birthday.
A spa day is a perfect idea for your daughter and her friends. It is an excellent way to celebrate her birthday and good for her to bond with her friends. You can DIY the requirements for the party. You can set up a nail polish where the girls can get their nails done. You can also do their facials and their hair during the party. For more excitement, add some games like spin the polish, for the girls to pick the type of polish to be painted on them. You will also need some help taking care of the girls.
A spa day can also be suitable for adults. It is a good way of relaxing with just your friends at home. It may be easier to book a spa party at your home. There are different types of spa parties. Some examples are patio spa parties where margaritas are served while receiving manicures and pedicures. There is also beer tasting spa parties, especially for a guy who does beer tasting while obtaining massages. You can choose the type of spa party depending on what you want.
A campout involves setting up a base in your backyard. You can set up a bonfire where you and your friends can sit around at night. Board games can also be played during the party. You can also decide to do some grilling; bring cold beers that will be perfect during storytelling. Set up tents where you will sleep and lanterns and flashlights around the backyard. You can get as creative as possible when holding a campout party. If you do not have a backyard, you can set up canopies in your room or build pillow forts.
Do you love films but dread going to the movie theatre? Turn your home into a movie auditorium and enjoy. You can hang a large white cloth or rent a white screen if you have a backyard or garden. You will also need to rent a projector for better visibility. Invite your friends over and watch a film. Add some snacks or homemade food. If you do not have a backyard, you can hang your screen on a clothesline.
You do not have to settle for wine and beer. You can throw a cocktail party for a birthday! You and your friends can get creative and make some cocktails. It is a fun and creative experience that you will enjoy. You can read a cocktail starter guide to get the tips on how to make cocktails if you don’t know where to start
If you have a swimming pool at your house, nothing can go wrong with a pool party. Set up a BBQ, serve some drinks, and play some music. Pool games are also fun. Pool parties are great during the summer. Invite your friends over and enjoy a fun birthday celebration.
Invite your friends over for a game night at your place. There are a lot of board games that can be played. Some popular games such as never have I ever and truth or dare can also be played. Add some drinks and food to make the party more exciting.
Disco dance party
A trip to the ’70s is an excellent small party idea. You can decorate your home space like a nightclub and invite your friends to dress in their favorite disco attire. There are different ways of setting up disco parties. Add some music, games, food, and drinks, and you are good to go.
Personalized trivia night
You can set your trivia game with facts about family and friends at the party. You can make questions and answers from cutout cards or buy them online. It is a fun game and a great way to bond with your family and friends. Add some snacks and drinks to make it better.
Most of these parties can be set up for either adults or kids. A small party at your house can be fun when you make the most out of your creativity. Choose a party you would like to hold and make it work.