Maybe you’re planning a big event like a wedding or graduation party. Maybe you just want to enjoy a low-key afternoon with friends in the backyard. Whatever your reasons for getting your party on, here are just three tips to ensure that your bash is fun, memorable and affordable.
1. Create a Blueprint for the Party Space
You don’t have to be an architect to plan ahead. Where will you put the tables and chairs? Where will you hang the pipe and drape features? How will you direct foot traffic in and out of the venue? Where are the buffets, bathrooms and parking lots, and what path should people take to reach them? Grab a notepad and get to work.
2. Offer Multiple Menu Options
People always remember the food at a party, so make sure that your memories are good ones. Mark any dishes that could set off allergies; have meat-free alternatives for vegans and vegetarians; let everyone choose their own appetizers. Give people options when it’s time to chow down. Don’t force them to eat a certain dishe just because it matches the party theme!
3. Consider the Weather
This is especially important for outdoor events, but it’s something to consider for indoor gatherings as well. For example, if it’s raining buckets, people are going to need space inside of the venue to store their coats, ponchos and umbrellas. There needs to be an organizational system to ensure that nothing gets lost. Mats should be placed on the floor for mud.
These are just a few tips for throwing a party that your guests will enjoy. For more ideas, visit Urquidlinen.com and get inspired by their collection of linens, fabrics, pipe and drape fixtures and more!