Party Planning Ideas:
Fun Ideas, Themes, Food, and More for Your Party
If you're planning a special celebration, sometimes having the right party planning ideas and resources can make the difference between a stress-inducing dud and a relaxing romp of a good time. Really! With a bit of organization and creativity, you can take some of the stress away from planning a party while making it a fun event your guests will remember for a long time to come.
On this page, you'll find lots of useful and fun party ideas, including things like how to choose a theme for a party, fun theme and game ideas, and all the help you'll ever need to plan, cook, and display your party food menu.
Planning a more low-key, dinner party style event? Check out my dinner party ideas and recipe page for help with that.
Or if you're planning a family party and looking for some fun family celebration ideas, drop by my friend Carol's site, Celebration Ideas Online. It's full of great crafts and games and creative ideas for celebrating as a family.
Birthday Party Planning
Unique Birthday Ideas
From fun places to set your party to fun party planning ideas you can do with your guests, this page will give you lots of tips for planning a special and really unique birthday celebration.
Planning a 40th Birthday Party
Ideas for planning a 40th birthday party, including 40th birthday party themes, activities, games, foods, and more. Lots of fun and creatve ways to celebrate going over the hill!
Funny 40th Birthday Ideas
Funny and creative 40th birthday party planning ideas. Includes some funny games to play, hilarious gag gifts for the big four-oh, menu and funny food ideas, and more.
80th Birthday Party Ideas
Great ideas for themes, activities, gifts, and more for planning an 80th birthday party. Lots of great ways to honor eight long decades of life!
90th Birthday Party Ideas
Ideas for planning a 90th birthday party for this big milestone birthday! From keeping the guest of honor comfortable to tips on activities and gifts, you'll find lots of help here.
Parties by Occasion
Ideas for Retirement Parties
Great ideas for planning a retirement party, from creative and fun party themes, to invitations and decorations, to choosing your party food-- everything you need to know!
Party Food Planning and Menus
Buffet Recipes and Set-Up
Ideas for serving a buffet style party food spread, including recipes, menus, practical set-up tips, and lots of photos to give you some creative decorating ideas for your table.
Party Platter Ideas
Ideas for putting together party food trays, including ideas for great recipes, themed party trays, and more. Everything you need to feed a crowd!
Party Food Planning
This page has lots of helpful --and practical!-- tips and suggestions for planning a party menu. Includes tips on planning your food quantities, putting together a good menu, and more.
Party Food Suggestions
More help and party planning ideas for your menu. Tips on creating your own finger food appetizers for parties, as well as lots of party foo recipes!
How to Calculate Food For Parties
Help calculating food quantities for party planning. Includes a handy party food quantities chart, and tips on planning beverage quantities, too.
Buffet Party Food Ideas
Lots of fun party planning ideas and tips for choosing your buffet party menu. Includes food themes, creative ideas, lots of recipe links, and more.
Summer Party Foods and Themes
Party food ideas for summertime parties. Includes great theme ideas for summer parties, as well as suggestions and recipes for great summertime foods.
Party Games and Entertainment
Icebreaker Games for Groups
Got a small group of people for your party and want get everybody to be instant friends? These party icebreaker games are just the ticket!
Visitor-Submitted Creative Games
Lots of people have great ideas for party games... especially my visitors to Divine Dinner Party! This page is chock full of their party game ideas. Feel free to submit one yourself!
You'll find more great party planning ideas, recipes, themes, and more at the Divine Dinner Party main page.
Free Newsletter and Monthly Downloads
Sign up for my free newsletter, and get a free e-cookbook or other fun download sent right to your inbox every month. Plus, you'll get access to all kinds of goodies you won't find on the website!
Want your download now? You'll get a free Crockpot Cooking eCookbook just for signing up!
Sign up below.