Party Ideas & Themes

Looking for a great party theme or idea? Check out our ideas to spark your next get-together. Plus tips and advice to make everything come together without a hitch.

Throw a Super Spa Party

Invite pals over for an afternoon of pampering and fun, complete with fabulous feel-good treatments and glam goodies

How to Throw a Kid-Friendly Kentucky Derby Party

You don't have to be in Churchill Downs to share the fun of the Kentucky Derby with your kids.

17 Tips to Throw a Kids' Birthday Party on a Budget

Throw a bash to be remembered with these clever cost-cutting ideas. Happy birthday, indeed.

Bowling Birthday Party Cupcakes

These easy-to-assemble treats are a great addition to a bowling-themed birthday party!

Fun-O-lympics! 6 Olympics Party Ideas

Let the Games begin! Score big with these simple tests of skill and silliness!

Ice-Cream Social Party

Whether you're throwing a birthday party or just getting together with friends, this old-fashioned ice cream social has it all, even a cherry on top.

Cinco de Mayo Treats and Games

Celebrate May 5 with a party filled with tasty snacks, fun games, and more.

Awesome Airplane Birthday Party

Gather a group of bold aviators and treat them to goodies, games, and full-throttle fun in celebration of your favorite plane buff.

Throw a Party for Your Pet

Mark the birthday or adoption day of your family's favorite four-legged friend with a goofy game, pet-pleasing crafts, and yummy chow for all.

How to Make Margarita Mocktails

Craving the taste of a margarita, but without the alcohol? We've got a yummy virgin margarita recipe for you!

5 Mocktails That Make Any Celebration Special

Festive, fruity, and easy to make, these non-alcoholic mocktails deserve a place at your next party! Get the how-to details for five different delicious drinks.

How to Make Pom--a--Tini Mocktails

All you need is sparkling cider, pomegranate juice, and some pomegranate seeds to make this delightful mocktail!

6 Ways to Celebrate Mardi Gras With Kids

You don't have to go full-on Bourbon Street revelry to have some Mardi Gras fun. Here's six family-friendly ideas to bring the party to your own home.

Super Ideas for Sleepovers

Celebrate family with a fun-filled cousin sleepover party!

Spring Parties

Ages: 4+

Perfect Potluck Party

Hosting a dinner party rich in family heritage is an ideal way to celebrate the holidays.

How to Make Virgin Sangria

Who doesn't love fruity sangria?! Whether you're pregnant or want to serve a non-alcoholic drink at your next party, we have a delicious, must-try virgin sangria recipe!

How to Make Ginger Snap Mocktails

Yum! You'll love this smooth and slightly spicy virgin cocktail -- the perfect flavors for a winter party.

Mom Invoices Birthday Party No-Shows: Who Does That?

Although a kid not showing up for a birthday party he R.S.V.P.ed yes to is bad manners, so is the birthday kid's mom sending an invoice for a "no-show fee."

Cool Summer Desserts

Make any of these five refreshing recipes with your child for a fun-filled retreat from the heat.

8 Places to Throw an Awesome Kids' Tea Party

Bring your sweetie to one of these afternoon tea spots that cater to little ones. We've picked the hotels, stores, and restaurants that stand out across the country.

This Beyonce-Themed 'Bey-Bey' Shower Is Everything

A bunch of co-workers threw their office mate a Beyonce-themed baby shower and we are not worthy. #BowDown

Dad Creates Hilarious Baby 'Exorcism' Invitation

Someone didn't see the humor in his exorcism invitation and made him change it to a christening invite--but not before the internet captured the awesomeness.

Your Guide to the Solar Eclipse: Here's What You Need to Make It Amazing

From safe viewing glasses to eclipse-themed recipes, we've got the 411 on how to rock the upcoming celestial event everyone is talking about.

Nipyatas Are the Alcohol-Filled Pinatas You Must Have at Your Summer Barbecue

Make it rain nips with the adult pinata of our dreams.