Theme Ideas for Parties
Throwing theme parties isn't as hard as you might think. We've got 5 easy theme party ideas for less, complete with actual parties we've planned to inspire your own at home. Keeping menu, decor and playlists in mind you can turn any gathering into a themed celebration with a couple of clever tricks.
A Tex-Mex themed party is all about the food and Mark Addison has a few recipes up his sleeve that will keep hosting duties down to a minimum and guests' satisfaction up to the max. Check out Mark's ideas for a chili taste-off and make your own margarita bar.
A beach theme party is ideal for a casual summer party, but we also love the idea of transforming your home into a getaway for the winter. Here, we share some delicious recipes with the flavors of the Caribbean in mind and some inexpensive theme decorations so you can create an authentic beach look.
You can't run and you can't hide from the hard-partying-pouf-sporting-fake-tanning epidemic that the MTV hit show, The Jersey Shore, has thrown at reality TV fans. Snooki and Mike "The Situation" have become household names and fodder for dinner table mockery.
A movie night theme party is never complete without the popcorn! If your celebrating a low-key evening at home, with kids or not, try adding a special, personalized touch with these easy popcorn snack cones made with leftover wrapping paper.
Popcorn Lover's Day may be March 8th, but we're fans of the classic party snack any day of the year. For your next theme party, try passing out this easy, but adorable popcorn party favor!
Celebrate Presidents Day, February 20th this year, with theme party ideas inspired by our most popular and honored presidents. Emily's got the Presidents Day recipes, cocktails and activities to plan your own party at home!
Oscar parties require but a few things to make them fun and fabulous: a TV, good company and an Academy Awards worthy menu! We've got 3 drink recipes and 3 satisfying appetizers for an Oscar theme party inspired by the very films being honored with a nomination.
Get the gang together and have some fun celebrating President's Day. Our most celebrated forefathers (and their facial hair) offer plenty of inspiration for a patriotic bash complete with this fun photo booth idea.
If you're a big Glee fan you'll want to check out this collection of theme party ideas inspired by the hit show. We've got cocktails galore inspired by the show's sauciest characters and games that are all about the party playlist.
Harry Potter inspired party food that will bring the magic of wizardry to life at your next party.
Trying to think of a casual party idea that will definitely be a hit? Look not further! Host a movie night! This is a great way to spend time with your family or catch up with some friends and relax!
You knew the food at Hogwarts was magically delicious--but did you know that you can recreate the magic in your own kitchen? Now, with these recipes from Coryanne Ettiene, you can!
Bring the characters of Harry Potter to life at your next party by serving these Harry Potter inspired mocktails and cocktails. From Frozen Butter Beer to the The Hermione Granger Martini, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Perhaps you've heard of Mad Men? AMC's hit show is the perfect source of inspiration for a 60s theme party that sexy, styled and sophisticated. Check out our ideas for a menu, playlist and party ideas with the cast and setting of Mad Men in mind.