The 91st Academy Awards have just wrapped and they were certainly entertaining! Hopefully you and all your friends had a blast at your viewing party but if not, that’s okay.
There are plenty of upcoming events that you can start planning for and ensure that you and all your guests are thoroughly enjoying themselves!
Whether you’re starting early and getting ready for next year’s Oscars or are preparing to host another event in the coming days, weeks, or months, these tips will help you throw a successful and potentially unforgettable night:
Start with a color theme
Choose three main colors to create a theme and then carry those colors throughout with accessories like napkins, place cards, plates, pennants, balloons, and more! For an Oscar party, black, white, and gold are your best options, but you can get as creative as you want for other special events.
Send out fancy invitations
If you’re hoping to host a classy party, don’t just send out a boring group text message. Try getting creative and design some cool invitations. Don’t send them out to dozens of people, because smaller, intimate parties are often much more fun.
Dress to impress
This is especially true for award parties like the Oscars or the Emmys. You don’t have to go to Red Carpet extremes, obviously, but it’ll be a lot of fun for you and all your guests to dress up and wear all your fanciest clothes. If you really want to be original, consider having everyone dress like his or her favorite movie character.
Play some event-related games
Don’t just sit quietly and watch the event. You and your guests should pay attention, sure. But this night is supposed to be about having fun — so have some fun! Playing games like “Oscar bingo,” or event-related charades can be a blast.
As long as you’re in good company and have a few snacks to enjoy, you’re going to have a blast no matter what — but it’s always a good idea to spice up your special event any way you can. Just have fun with it!