To be a graduate is a great achievement. The graduation day is something special and unbelievable for every student. It is a good reason for a big celebration. Having a graduation party is a good chance to reminisce on your time spent with your classmates or groupmates and celebrate those important relationships you built. Planning is the key in any preparation. These graduation party tips will help you plan your perfect celebration.
- Set up a budget
It is very important to consider the cost of your graduation party to avoid some disappointments.
- Write the guest list
Your party preparation will depend mainly on the number of people invited. Invite all the people who have shaped your academic experience and who you really appreciate. So, find out who is definitely coming to order food, gifts, and other items.
- Send invitations
You can purchase invitations or make your own. Try to match them to the theme of your graduation party. The invitation should include all the necessary details on it: time, date, and location of the party.
- Choose a theme for your graduation party
It would be great to find a theme for your party. The attire of the guests, décor, and activities will depend on it. Make your party something special and unforgettable!
- Choose the right location
The place where you could hold your graduation party will depend on the number of guests. You can rent a restaurant, a backyard, a hotel ballroom or an outdoor park. Make sure that this place is spacious enough to host all of your guests.
- Take advantage of the decorations
There are many graduation party decorations that can add something special to your feast. Gender blocks to sigh and share memories, a Polaroid frame for photos, chalkboard backdrops, and personalized baby photo solo cups are among them. Choose themed paper products such as napkins for attractiveness. Streams, flowers, and balloons are a must.
- Prepare gifts and food
Choose those food items that are popular among the attendees of the party. Keep the menu simple. In addition to the main meal, serve various finger foods and snacks. Hire a professional cook. Don`t forget to set up an ice bath at the corner of each table to keep beverages and some food cold.
Gifts for the graduates to choose from are: first apartment gifts, travel accessories, pearls and ties, electronic accessories, date books, business card holders, electronic schedulers or wallets.
- Choose the right music
Graduation music is a wonderful way to build excitement for this big graduation day. Music should suit that theme that you have chosen for your party. But, of course, play those popular songs that make your groupmates look back at the years spent together. Invite a well-known local band to play music for you.
- Choose the most appropriate graduation attire
Your graduation outfit will depend on the place where your party will be held and its theme. Look your best as being the graduate you will be definitely in the centre of attention. Guest can also join in the fun by wearing graduation themed attire.
- Choose appropriate activities
Your graduation party should include fun activities. Be prepared to switch activities and make sure you have enough. Play interactive games and give graduation party toasts.
- Save your graduation party memories
Hire a professional photographer so that everybody could remember that great time. Create a slideshow tracing the childhood cherished memories or prepare a special memory board with sweet post graduation advice and messages to make your party more memorable.
Just plan to have a successful party and everything will meet your expectations!