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10 Memorable Graduation Party Ideas: Tips to Make Your Event Special [2023]

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Graduation Party Ideas

The graduation party is a time-honored tradition. It’s a chance for friends and family to celebrate the accomplishments of their loved ones. If you’re planning a graduation party, don’t worry – we’re here to help!

In this blog post, we’ll provide some tips and ideas to make your event special. We’ll also discuss how to plan for food, decorations, and more. So read on for all the information you need to throw a graduation party that will be remembered long after the diplomas have been handed out! Continue reading for we will give you some ideas on how to do just that!

1. Hashtag Your Bash

Images and messages about what young adults are doing will appear on social media whenever they congregate in one place. Give your graduation party guests a hashtag to use while publishing their updates because a party is the ideal setting for several posting chances.

By doing so, they can stay updated on any event-related news and perhaps even make their hashtag popular.

2. Have a Big Screen Slideshow

Once upon a time, audiences endured dull slide demonstrations at staff meetings or a neighbor’s get-together following a vacation. no longer. Slideshows are now entertaining methods to transform your images into stunning visuals with captions, background music, and other effects.

Make a humorous slideshow featuring the graduate and her fellow graduates. Then at your celebration, have it projected on a large screen.

3. Add Chalkboard Walls

Make the walls of your graduation party into chalkboards. To construct chalkboards of various sizes, use removable vinyl decals that have a chalkboard surface. Throw some chalk into the mix and watch your graduates doodle, make notes, and perhaps even reflect warmly on their time spent in school.

4. Host a Floating Lantern Send Off

The floating lanterns have a very wonderful quality. Maybe it’s because they resemble shooting stars or fairies floating through the sky at night. Whatever the reason, releasing floating lanterns at night can add the same type of magic to your graduation party.

Before releasing the lanterns, have each classmate say something heartfelt (a favorite high school memory, a wish for the future, etc.).

5. Use the School Colors as the Party Theme

Use the school colors to decorate anything. You can even customize your menu to include dishes that go with the color scheme and invite people to arrive dressed in them.

6. Guess the Baby Grad Matching Game

Ask the other graduating guests to send you baby images of themselves before the celebration. Also copy the photos from their yearbooks. Place the baby pictures all over the room while hanging the graduation pictures on the wall. Invite partygoers to look for the baby pictures, then have them put them next to the yearbook pictures they believe match.

7. Put up a Trophy Wall

The main goal of a graduation celebration is to honor your achievements. With a trophy wall in your living room or backyard, you can bask in your greatness.

8. Confetti Balloons

I believe that the ideal way to celebrate graduation is to greet your visitors with “huge” balloons. Additionally, you might as well throw in some confetti because… confetti.

9. Play Giant Board Games

Playing large-scale board games is one method to make your gathering more entertaining. It can be a lovely change of pace from normal dancing and chit-chatting, and it’s a fantastic activity for both youngsters and adults. Everyone will laugh and have a good time playing games like Jenga, Twister, and Snakes & Ladders.

FunEmpire offers a lot of giant board games you could choose from.

10. Lightbulb Souvenir

Give each guest a lightbulb memento as a token of your appreciation for coming to your party. You can buy lightbulb-shaped jars, unscrew the cap, and put yellow candies inside, like gumballs or M&Ms.

11. Set up a Bar

Although the majority of recent high school graduates aren’t of legal drinking age, that doesn’t mean they can’t have fun at the party bar when it serves tacos, ice cream, lattes, or other non-alcoholic food items.

Graduation Party Ideas

So, there you have it! With a little planning and creativity, you can throw a graduation party that your graduate will always remember. Be sure to involve your graduate in the planning process so that they can have input on how their big day should go.

And most importantly, don’t forget to have fun! After all, this is a time to celebrate a major milestone in your graduate’s life. Thanks for reading, and good luck!

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Global. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in the world. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best the world has to offer.