Based on the amount of planning and organization required, planning parties is tedious and cumbersome. Party planners spend their days making calls, sending invitations, renting out premises, planning the menu and deciding a theme. On the surface, it might seem that it is an easy job, but once you scratch the surface, it is discernable that the gravity of work needed cannot be overstated. However, there are basic requirements that need preparatory consideration, and in this regard, you have to pay them great attention. These primary factors are enlisted as follows;
Select a theme
There are various types of themes and each of them varies based on the interests and likes of the hosts and attendees. The themes could be a Horror Theme, Fairytale Theme, Ghostly Theme, Hip Hop Theme, Sports Theme or even a Pumpkin Theme. Hosts are allowed to express their personalities through the selected theme but at the same time, they ought to ensure that the costumes therein are accessible and convenient to the attendees.
It is recommended that you send out the invitations with sufficient notice in order for the invitees to rearrange their schedule accordingly. Short notice invitations are viewed as an ambush and this will directly have an effect on the number of people that will turn out.
Also, you need to consider the interests of the invitees and if they conform to your selected theme. It is advisable to look past individuals that would be uncomfortable adapting to your theme. You must also mindful of the number of people invited based considerations like food, drinks, and space.
The decorations are directly dictated by the theme selected. Costume parties are made of great detail and therefore you must be careful in choosing the decorations for your venue. With the help of technology, you can set up an ambiance that replicates your theme. For example, a Hip Hop theme must have background Hip Hop music throughout the night. Audio tunes can also be matched with visual presentations which represent the music culture.
Competitions are key to lightening up the mood and raising adrenaline of the invitees. Games will keep the attendees active through the costume party. However, these games must be introduced at an appropriate time and stage of the party. The games must also be selected on the type of people that show up for your party.