Graduation Party Decor Ideas

Graduation is an important time for students as they set off to start the next chapter. Check out these creative and achievable graduation decor ideas to make your graduation party extra special.

Graduation is an extremely important time for school students. It marks a monumental moment as the next chapter of life beings. Whether you have a little one graduating from preschool or you are a college senior planning your own party, you want to make graduation a very special time.

Graduation parties are fun and important as you celebrate the successes and growth of all the graduates. We have rounded up some amazing graduation party ideas that will surely impress your friends and family.

From hanging backdrops that will give your party color to personalized table centerpieces, we have an assortment of gorgeous (yet achievable) ideas you will want to try!


  • Polka Dot Hanging Backdrop

    A hanging backdrop is great for adding color and fun to a graduation party. This one is multi-color and really adds spark to a plain white wall. You can also customize your backdrop to include your schools colors and show that extra bit of school spirit!

  • Mini Clipboard Picture Frames

    Celebrate the graduate's personality by displaying pictures of them throughout the party. This mini clipboard picture frame is a sweet way to display those pictures and give the party great character.

  • Clothesline Photo Display

    We love this clothesline picture display from Pear Tree Greetings . Against a wooden palette, this display of pictures has a vintage feel which is a fabulous graduation party theme.

  • Framed picture centerpieces

    Simple and sweet! Ashley from Newly L.A. decorated the tables at her graduation picnic with framed pictures of friends and family among tulip bouquets. The framed photos in the middle of the table act as personalized centerpieces which we love!

  • Tissue Pom Poms

    Bright pops of color are always welcome at a party! Miska Miller displayed giant tissue pom poms for the graduation party that she hosted. Tissue pom poms are a fabulous DIY craft that is easy to incorporate your school’s colors.

  • "You are a Star" Theme Tables

    To pull your graduation party together you can theme it! We love this “You are a star” theme by Birds Party . All of the tables and favors are centered around a star theme.

  • Gold Banner Photo Booth

    This gold banner photo booth by Pear Tree Greetings is a shining idea. Your guests and graduates can pose for photos in front of a gold banner display and have those photos to remember the graduation forever.

  • Yearbook Centerpieces

    Incorporating the graduate’s yearbooks from all their school years is a simple and sweet way to personalize your party. Thoughtfully Simple displayed yearbooks as table centerpieces which gives the party a lovely touch.

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