There are a number of creative themes to choose from for fun Sweet Sixteen birthday parties, including location-based themes, movie parties and dance themes. Famous landmarks and popular movies that the teen enjoys are good choices.
Popular location-based themes for Sweet Sixteen parties include Paris, New York and tropical beaches. It is easy to find decorations with a Paris theme, such as Eiffel tower candles or napkins. Some New York-themed items include the Empire State building, neon signs and Broadway theater decor. Tropical beach parties include decor and favors such as palm tree centerpieces, seashell place holders and sunglasses.
Movie party ideas can center around themes based on movies such as "Alice in Wonderland," "Twilight" and "Grease." Whimsical decorations and favors are featured with "Alice in Wonderland" parties. Guests can also dress in costumes based on the characters from the movie. "Twilight" parties have vampire and love themes, typically with a color scheme of black, red and silver, or gray.
Hawaiian luaus are a fun type of dance-themed party that is easy to plan. Floral leis, grass skirts, coconut beverages and other accessories help to create the tropical atmosphere. Masquerade balls are elegant and enchanting. Guests usually come dressed in formal attire, with a colorful mask that is embellished with feathers, glitter and more. Rock n’ Roll parties and 1950s sock hops feature themed music and attire.