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Fab Dinner Party Ideas That’ll Keep Your Guests Happy

Fab Dinner Party Ideas That’ll Keep Your Guests Happy

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Hosting dinner parties can always be really nice and a brilliant way of spending time with people you care about. The problem is, you want to ensure that all of your guests remain happy at all times during your dinner party. With that in mind, here are some fab dinner party ideas that your guests are bound to enjoy:

Costume Dinner Party

If you’re looking to add an extra element of fun and excitement to your dinner party, consider hosting a costume-themed event. Encourage your guests to come dressed in their favorite era, movie character, or even a specific theme like superheroes or fairy tale creatures. Not only will this spark conversations and create a lively atmosphere, but it will also provide an opportunity for your guests to showcase their creativity and immerse themselves in a different persona for the evening. Make sure to provide a designated area where guests can change into their costumes upon arrival and consider offering a prize for the best costume to add a touch of friendly competition to the festivities.

Wine & Cheese Party

Why not add a splash of elegance to your dinner party by making the theme wine & cheese? This is a great party to put on in the evening, perhaps encouraging your guests to have something to eat beforehand. You aren’t cooking a proper meal here – it’s all about providing different types of cheese, wine, and other nibbles. It’s a great conversation-starting idea as you can talk about the spread and soon the conversation will flow. 

Murder Mystery Dinner Party

This is a really amusing idea that adds some interactivity to your dinner party. In essence, you will buy a murder mystery game that provides you with a storyline. Each guest becomes a character from the story, and you can encourage them all to bring costumes relating to that character. The food you prepare can follow the game’s theme – for example, if the theme is a 1920s murder mystery, cook things that are based on the cuisine of the time! Once the food has been eaten, the fun can begin and you actually work together to solve the murder mystery. This just adds a new dimension to the evening as you have entertainment built into the dinner itself!

Pizza Party

Throw it back to when you were kids going over to your friend’s house for their birthday party. This happened so often; you’d probably go out to enjoy some activities, then everyone would go back to the birthday child’s home. The easiest thing for the parents to do was order a selection of pizzas for everyone to enjoy. Well, you can recreate this nostalgia with a pizza party of your own. However, if you wanted, you could make the pizzas from scratch! If not, find a really good authentic pizza place near you, and order a selection. Line the boxes up on a table, and people can help themselves to a slice from each, enjoy some drinks, and so on. It makes for a very laid back dinner party – and you can’t go wrong with pizza!

Casino Dinner Party

Lastly, theme your dinner party around a casino! Serve up typical foods you might get in casinos, along with some classic cocktails. The table setting can be casino-themed, and you can put a dress code so everyone turns up looking fancy. To take this to the next level, clear the table of food and lay down a green playing mat to end the evening with some casino table games. 

The moral of the story is that dinner parties don’t have to be bland and boring! You’ve got a handful of ideas to set your mind in motion and to help you plan the next best dinner party. 

Disclosure – this is a collaborative post.