Do we ever really grow out of enjoying a birthday party? There does come a time when we wish we could turn back the clock and be a few years younger, but who doesn’t relish the excuse for a party? Birthdays are special events, even though they come around every year as regular as clockwork. Sharing such occasions with loved ones makes the day all the more memorable. As you get older, you might not want to push the boat out every year, but important milestones deserve recognition. So, what’s the secret to pulling off a birthday party everyone remembers? Is it all down to the planning or is there more? Here are a few tips to help you along the way.
A Month Before the Celebration
We say a month, but it could be longer. The important thing is to prepare for the celebration so that you’ve got plenty of time to spare. By doing so, you’ll guarantee the actual event will be as hassle-free as possible. If you’re planning for a loved one this matters, because it means you’ll be able to enjoy sharing the moment as well. Rather than running around worrying about last minute things. So you need to decide on the date, the venue, how many people are coming and then send out the invites. With regards to the venue, don’t feel pressured to follow the traditional route of a party. Why not try something completely different? Spending a couple of hours trying to find clues and solve puzzles at the Escape Room Minneapolis will be memorable for certain.
A Few Weeks Before the Party
This is the time you sort out the little details. For example, the food, decoration, entertainment and games. The easiest option when it comes to the food is a buffet. It tends to be a lower priced option as well. If you’ve decided to do something a little different, why not take a picnic? To make the occasion a little more fun, you could organize some adult party games. There are some great ideas online, and they don’t necessarily require a lot of expense or planning. If your party has a particular theme, then organize the games around it.
Will There be Party Favors?
Handing out favors is a great way for guests to remember the party. A keepsake is always going to be appreciated. If there’s a theme, then tie the favors in with that. Keep the gifts simple though, or the cost of the party will skyrocket.
Is There Any Etiquette to Worry About?
When it comes to adult parties, pretty much anything goes. You should, however, serve both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks as not everyone will want a tipple. Some will have to drive home and others may prefer to save their drinking for the weekend. Don’t be afraid to ask other guests to help out. It will run more smoothly if you delegate some of the tasks. As long as you let others help out you’ll be relieved of some of the stress and able to take part in the celebrations too.