How to Host An Awesome Graduation Party

Each year, countless grads cross the stage and receive a degree that signifies that they’ve accomplished something. Then, parents will hold an event that celebrates that important milestone in their life. Whether you have a high school or college graduate, you’ll want to plan a graduation celebration party to show that you’re proud of their achievements. In this list below, we will help you to plan the ultimate graduation party.

Pick A Date

First things first, know exactly when your child (or whoever you are throwing the graduation party for) is graduating. This way, you can plan accordingly around that specific date. Maybe you want to have the party immediately after the actual graduation while the excitement is still fresh, or you want to wait a couple of weeks. It’s all up to you, but it’s necessary for our next tip!

Send Out Invitations ASAP

Once you’ve figured out the perfect date, the next thing to do is send out those invitations. We recommend doing this well in advance so others have time to put it in their calendars. This is also the time when many others are throwing graduation parties. So, you’ll want to do your best to pick a day for your party that doesn’t conflict with another party you or the graduate might be attending.

Prepare a Food List

When it comes to a graduation party, you can keep it simple or serve some of the grad’s favorites dishes. Finger foods are always a great way to feed a crowd of people. If you don’t feel like cooking, you could hire a caterer to wow your guest with delicious bites.

Customize Your Event

Honor the graduate in a special way. Throughout the party venue, put up pictures of them, decorate the event with graduate balloons, posters, banners, and you can even set out a graduate book and have guests sign their autographs and write other heartfelt and encouraging messages.  

Create A Playlist

What’s a party without some music!  Create a playlist of the graduate’s favorite songs along with some popular music all of the kids will love.

Enlist the Help of A Party Planner

A party planner will set everything in motion for you, making the process easier and stress-free for the host. At Tents & Events, we provide a wide range of services to ensure each party we plan is great. If you’re throwing an outdoor graduation celebration, and are in need of a graduation party tent rental service near Bucks County, we got you covered! If you have another party in mind, we also offer a variety of other outdoor party rentals in and around Bucks County! To start planning now, just give us a call at 267-984-4110.