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6 Amazing tips to throw a successful entertainment party!

6 amazing tips to throw a successful entertainment party
6 amazing tips to throw a successful entertainment party

Throwing a party takes a ton of work, which is why people often get together to plan a party: so not everything is laid upon one person. There’s the guest list, the food buying, the supplies to get, and the entertainment. There are multiple factors that need to kept in mind, before planning an entertainment party or event.  

In this post I am sharing few important tips that can ease your party hosting anxiety and can help you a lot in throwing a successful entertainment event or party. Read the post to know more! 

Here are few important tips that can help you to throw a successful party. 

6 amazing tips to throw a successful party 

6 amazing tips to throw a successful entertainment party
6 amazing tips to throw a successful entertainment party

Pre-planning 

party checklist
party checklist

Pre-plan and think ahead is one of the most important aspect of any event planning that can help you a lot in being organized and having a relaxed mood at the big day.  

It is best to draft your plan in advance by keeping all essential elements of party in mind, such as fixing the date and venue, decide a budget for party, preparing a guest list, invitation, party décor, planning for delicious food & drink, and arranging awesome party entertainment for your guests. You can discuss all these crucial aspects with your co-hosts or with your family members and can make a functional plan (category wise) for having a smooth experience at the end.  

Start with basics (date, venue, budget, theme) 

party venue
Party venue

First start with basics. Decide date, venue and budget of your party. Have a proper discussion on each of these pointers. First, fixed a date and venue of your party as per mutual discussion and also set a budget for your party to adjust all other expenses. As next step, decide whether you want to keep a theme for party or not. If you decided to keep a theme for your party, try to keep it exciting and appealing for everyone.  

Prepare a guest list and send a creative and personalized invitation 

party invitation
party invitation

Second important step is to prepare a guest list. Prepare a guest list carefully after proper mutual discussion. While preparing guest list, keep your party space and budget in mind. After finalizing guest list, pay a proper attention on sending a creative and personalized invitation to your guests. Whether you send a routine email invitation or keeping a traditional printed invitation, try to make it creative and add your personalized touch to it.  

Party décor 

party decortion
Party decoration

Party décor is another important aspect of a successful party that need to be planned in advance. Try to keep your party décor as per occasion and theme of your party. Prepare a party décor checklist and buy party décor supplies in advance is a good idea to avoid end moment tension and anxiety on the big day.  

Delicious food and drinks 

party food and drinks
Party food and drinks

Of course, food and drinks are center attraction of any party and event. You have to take this aspect seriously, if you want to throw a successful party. Preplan a menu as per occasion and theme of your party. Try to keep a creative and mixed-match approach while planning your menu. Along with menu planning, pay a proper attention on organizing your food and drinks serving station. Guests should have a comfortable and enjoyable experience while having food and drinks.  

Entertainment 

band
Band

Every part need entertainment. Nowadays, there are plenty of entertainment options like live band, DJs, photo booth station are available to impress your guests. You can choose anyone any one as per your individual preference.  

Hiring the right band or DJ can make or break a party or social event. Beyond being talented, musical acts also need to fit the vibe of the performance venue or the type of celebration. Whether you’re the owner of a restaurant and looking for bands for hire that fit the aesthetic of your space, or if you’re looking to hire a band for your next wedding, social gathering, or work event, consider these few tips before signing a performer’s contract. 

Important tips for hiring a band for your entertainment party or event 

Know your audience 

If you know your guests personally, you are already on a roll. For weddings and social gatherings where you’re close with the attendees, you may have a good idea of what musical preferences they have and what musician will be able to get everyone on the dancefloor at just the right moment. If you’re a venue owner and don’t know your audience on a personal level, don’t fret. Use your instincts and choose a musical act that fits the vibe of your space. 

For example, if your coffee house hosts a book club each Thursday, you may not know each individual by name, but you know the attendees aren’t showing up drunk and ready to party. Choose a musician that sets a tone for having a relaxing discussion over a cup of tea – something not too loud or abrasive, like an acoustic singer-songwriter. If you know the bar you own draws a college crowd on Friday nights, look into DJs that spin the latest pop hits.  

Set the tone 

Music can do so much for our mood, as well as for our minds and bodies. Studies show that it can have significant benefits, such as lowering anxiety and blood pressure, and music can even help us sleep at night. Because of the emotional and physical impact music can have, it’s a great way to enhance the atmosphere for your guests. What do you want them to “feel”? 

Imagine a woman in a flowing gown playing a gigantic, gold harp. The tune is soothing and romantic. This is the perfect choice for walking down the aisle on your wedding day, or even to provide a peaceful ambiance at a couples’ spa retreat, but certainly wouldn’t be the right choice on the dancefloor during your reception. Classical music brings a certain posh quality to an event, while an energetic DJ or a full swing band may be the better choice to encourage dancing and merriment. Consider what type of atmosphere you’re looking to create, then set the tone with the right music. 

Create a relationship 

Some musicians are incredibly talented, but lack in other areas, such as professionalism or personality. If you’re hiring a musical act for your next event, they are an extension of you, your company, or your venue. Get to know the act beforehand to develop a good rapport, and look for a musician or a group with whom you feel you can be comfortable and open. Especially if this is a long-term relationship, you want to ensure you have the same vision for the musical experience your guests will receive. 

I am sure these tips will help you to throw a successful entertainment party and event. What are your thoughts? Please share with me! 

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26 Comments

  • Alpana Deo

    Party planning is a skill. To throw a successful and memorable party needs proper planning and then execution. Few elements like music, and other type of entertainment adds up the much needed charm to any party. And when we know our guest, it gets much easier. Awesome tips.

    • simi sp

      I believe what people remember in a party is food and decor and must tell you have covered amazing points definitely going to save this out which will help me to make a memorable party.

      • Moumita Jana

        It’s a talent to throw a successful entertainment party.. backend all mentioned works and along with no mention points are there to make a perfect one… absulately stunning one .

  • shreemayeesdiary.com

    Throwing a successful party is really very tough. Some have a unique capability to do in a very interesting way. While others like me need some help to chalk out a plan. Your post with such helpful pointers can help us a lot. I’ll keep all the points in mind next time when I have to arrange one.

  • Random Metaphors

    Parties can be a mayhem or a fun event. It requires thorough planning, planning and planning for a steady execution. Very informational post. Sure thing to look out for, incase you are running out of ideas to plan a party. ❤️

  • bytetrails

    Throwing a party requires lots of planning. Music sure is an integral part, and if its a live performance it takes the fun to a next level. Good tips u have mentioned for hiring a band.

    • Priyanka Chhabria

      I love planning so much. Having a check list and ticking it off is so much fun for me. These are some really amazing pointers to have a super entertaining party.

  • Sweetannu

    I was never confident of taking the responsibility of throwing a party. There is so much to do and I really cannot do ot without stressing out. However reading your post has given me some good pointers and tips. Let me try to surprise my husband on his birthday.

    • MeenalSonal

      A well planned event is always a successful event and helps the host stay calmer. Throwing a party is definitely a big task and as you said a proper planned approach is definitely required. When I plan a party I am very much particular about the menu and opt the mix bag cuisine that suits the taste buds of each age group.

  • Sandy N Vyjay

    These tips are really sensible and practical, As you mention pre-planning is of the essence. Also knowing the preferences of your guests well in advance helps in planning the menu and the entertainment.

  • Urvi Kunal Savla

    This is such a nice topic to write about👍👍.
    You have given good pointers on planning an entertainment party👍 great read

  • Varsh

    Planning a party is one of the most enjoyable things if you know how to go about it. Very good tips. Our guests must have wonderful memories and good food and music are integral to it.

    • Hansa Kajaria

      Planning a party is never easy as it requires you A lot of planning and I have personally hosted few parties and had to literally start planning at least a month in advance to make it a successful event

  • Rahul Prabhakar

    I know of a lot of folks who can benefit from these tips. Throwing a successful entertainment party requires planning to the tee. Anything can go wrong at the day of the event, so meticulous planning can save any embarrassment.

  • jhilmildsaha

    Throwing a party requires a lot of planning. It is important that we focus that the guests don’t get bored and get entertained. These are very useful tips.

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