15 Party Themes (Your Friends Won’t Forget!)

Be the host to memorable and fun parties by taking inspiration from this list.
by Melanie Santiago   |  Jul 4, 2015
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 1  Party Into The '90s

Get into the throwback theme and have a '90s inspired party complete with spray painted cassette and VHS tapes, '90s playlist and boy band wall posters!

 2  Chanel & Pearls

Go classy with a black and white party ala Chanel with pearl accents and the iconic Chanel monogram as the main attraction.

 3  Vintage Garden Party

Turn your backyard into a luxurious yet comfy garden party where you can serve tea and finger sandwiches as you adore some nature and lounge about in colorful fabric.  

 4  Instagram Party

Host an Instagram party, get inspired by this pin and try to recreate the infamous IG piñata, some cute party favors like photo strips and yummy photo camera like snacks!

 5  Around the World

Get inspired by the places you’ve visited and decorate your party in this travel theme using old globes and how about using maps as party cones.


 6  Backyard Carnival

Throw a mini carnival in your backyard and host games like a ball toss, balloon darts, and a ring toss with complementary cotton candy to go around.

 7  Moroccan Theme  

Rock a vibrant Moroccan themed party by focusing on gold and jewel tones and embellished details similar to this pin.

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 8  Murder Mystery Party

Plan your own murder mystery, invite your friends and assign characters for them to play. This pin shows the cards you need but you can totally DIY them on your own.

 9  Nautical

These nautical themed garlands and note card printables will make a great accent to a beach or summer party.

 10  Book Exchange Party

Celebrate your favorite novels by hosting a book exchange party and swap different titles with your fellow bookworm besties.

 11  Pool Party

This pin shares ideas on how to amp up a pool party using colorfull water filled balloons for a fun theme or candles and floating plastic flowers for a more chic look.


 12  DIY Spa Party

Treat you and your friends to a day of pampering at home and set up DIY stations where you can create your own lip balms and scrubs similar to this lavender and mint spa theme.

 13  Ice Cream Party

A party served with delicious flavored ice cream is already great on its own. Make it even better with cute cone party hats, lantern ice cream garlands and other ice cream inspired décor!

 14  Balloon Ceiling Party

Get inspired by the festive Cinco De Mayo parties and turn your place into a colorful retreat! Fill your ceiling with balloons and bright and gold garlands hanged at different heights.

 15  Glam!

Make your party extra glam with your very own lipstick piñata with DIY instructions from this pin. Wouldn't it be great if you could fill it up with lippies instead of treats?! Yes!

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