There are a variety of themes one can use for a January party. Post-holiday parties are growing in popularity, and many people don't know what type of party to throw. However, "Forbes" suggests hosting a re-gifting party or even holding a game night with a few friends.Continue Reading
Holding a re-gifting party is an ideal way to continue the holiday festivities into the new year. Plenty of people receive gifts they may not want, and a re-gifting party is the perfect opportunity to give unwanted gifts to people who may enjoy them.
Hosting a game night for a few friends or family members is an ideal way to have a low-key get together without the stress involved in throwing an all-out party. "Real Simple" recommends holding a board game night or even a parlor game night. Basic finger foods and snacks are quick and easy to prepare for game nights.
Another option is to hold a movie night. Awards season starts in February, and holding a pre-Oscars party is the perfect way to watch current film nominations. Like game night, basic foods and snacks are ideal options for a movie night. For a more grown-up affair, hosts can consider serving homemade candy and popcorn, as well.Learn more about Party Planning
Ideas and themes for a party for kids include a little princess tea party complete with dress-up gowns, tiaras and a designated table for tea time or a superhero party where guests are asked to dress as their favorite hero or cartoon character. Another idea is a puppy dog party where guests are invited to bring their puppies and dogs along to join in the fun.Full Answer >
Some items to include on a party- or event-planning checklist are a playlist, an invitation list, the theme for the party and a schedule for various chores to handle before and after the celebration. A well-thought-out checklist can help in better organization and ensure the host and guests have a good time, states RealSimple.com.Full Answer >
Some entertainment ideas for a birthday party with a "Frozen" theme include hiring a balloon artist or face painter to recreate characters from the movie, hiring professional entertainers or impersonators to come dressed as characters from the movie and playing games such as Do You Want to Build a Snowman. Similar to the Mummy Wrap game popular at Halloween, this game involves players wrapping each other up in toilet paper and finishing off the costume with circular black buttons and an orange cardboard nose.Full Answer >
An "Under the Sea" birthday party theme makes a fun occasion for teens in the summer. Based around a pool, it's ideal for younger teens and older tweens. It's easy to theme the decorations for the crowd; sharks themes or mermaid themes are always popular.Full Answer >