Everyone is dropping by today – what can you do to create memories and add that Good Times Glue? Check out our bucket list of last minute party ideas.
Some of these party ideas are more “last minute” than others. Some can use items you already have in your home. Some require a quick trip to the store before everyone arrives. All mini-party ideas can be used without any real planning or too much preparation. Enjoy!
Mini-party centered on food:
- berry bar with berry desserts or berries, ice cream and toppings
- chili bar party
- candy bar with candies
- ice cream social with ice cream bar
- ice cream parfait party
- hot cocoa bar
- color themed dessert bar
- fantasy themed dessert bar (mermaid, unicorn, etc)
- build-your-own bratwurst bar
- tea party
- beer tasting party
- fruit and chocolate fountain
- appetizer party
- chocolate theme
- cheese board & wine
- popcorn buffet & movie
- cookie exchange party
- cupcake party
- fondue party (cheese or chocolate)
- pie bake-off with your friends
- signature drink with dessert
- daily holiday or “national day of” for the day
- premiere or season finale of a TV show
- binge watching a TV show or movie series
- watching a highly-anticipate movie with friends
- ice skating
- video game day/LAN party
- watching sports with friends
- board games
- touch football game
- scrub baseball
- movie marathon
- murder mystery night/dinner
- photo booth for selfies
- craft together/quilt
Want more? Here’s how to turn any get-together into a mini-party.
Don’t wait for something big to celebrate. What are you looking forward to today? Make it a mini-party! We show you how. Ideas on how to quickly plan decorating, food, entertainment and costumes to fit your time constraints, energy input and budget.
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