Two months before:
Make a guest list
Pick a venue
Pick a time
Pick a theme/color scheme
One month before:
Plan a budget
Plan a menu (Apps, Desserts or sit down meal)
Buy or rent any additional supplies for food (plates, glasses, utensils)
Buy or rent decorations
Plan entertainment or an activity like a game or a photo booth
One week before:
Make a party playlist, make sure you have a good sound system, especially if there will be dancing
Finalize reservations for any rentals, catering, etc.
Day of the Party:
Set up the room, keeping in mind flow of the party
Make sure you have someone refilling drinks and food, plus making sure the party is running smoothly
Have fun! Parties are supposed to be fun for your guests, but also for you. Make sure to enjoy yourself!
Clean up, don’t forget to make a plan for cleaning up the space
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