If you have a child or loved one who is about to graduate, throwing them a fantastic graduation party is a great way to honor their achievement, share the occasion with friends and family, and let them know how proud you are.
We’ve compiled some of our best advice to help you plan your perfect grad party that everyone will enjoy.
Co-host to avoid scheduling conflicts
Are there families on your guest list with graduates from the same school? Co-hosting an event to honor multiple grads can be a great way to save money, invite more people and make scheduling simpler and may even make for a more fun and memorable event.
Time it right
Graduation season is often a very busy time for students and families. Planning to host your party a bit later into the summer can give everyone some time to let go of the school year stress and give you more time to plan.
Choose an unforgettable location
The setting of your party is one of the most important details to consider. Will it be an intimate gathering at home, a fancy dinner at a nice restaurant or an all-day fiesta at the local park? Consider your budget, guest list, and the setting your graduate and guests would most enjoy. And if you plan to host your party outdoors, be sure to check the weather report and plan accordingly.
Plan memorable entertainment
A dance floor, karaoke or a photo booth can take your party to the next level. Planning the right entertainment can make your event more than a place to reminisce but a place to create new memories too.