Planning and organizing a party takes time. It can be stressful, but with some carefully taken steps you can limit it. Here are four steps you need to follow to organize a party quickly and effectively that everyone will enjoy.
Choose the Venue
Make sure your venue is in place from the start. This is something you need to put on invitations, so you need to make sure it is available. There’s nothing wrong with opting for the venue at your own home, but somewhere else can mean more space and it is easier to say goodbye to your guests at the end. When it is at home, you have people feeling like they can stay.
Pick the Date and Time
Have your guests in mind when you do this. A mid-week party during working hours probably isn’t the best option. This is why so many people opt for weekend parties, especially Saturdays. Go through the diary to see when you’re free and when most others will be free. It’s worth having a guest list at this point.
Choose Your Theme
Most parties will have a theme. It’s up to you whether you have one or not. Now is the time to pick one, before you send your invitations out. You want your guests to be aware that there is a theme for your party, so they come dressed up and ready for anything you have planned for the night.
Prepare Everything In Advance
Try not to leave things to the last minute. If you’re planning a caterer, book one with plenty of notice. This will allow you to trial food too, to pick your menu. If you’re planning on making everything yourself, make sure you have enough time to get it all done. Preparing in advance means less stress for you.
Organizing a party doesn’t have to be the worst thing in the world. You can have fun, and keep it stress-free. The trick is to plan it all in advance, and have your dates, venues and theme all planned out from the start.
Olivia (Blogger @TeamBAWE)