Blow out the candles, burst the confetti balloons, and cheer out loud–it’s happy birthday. Birthdays come once in a year and fill our lives with immense joy for the rest of our lives. Not just the birthday guest of honour, but all those surrounding him or her eagerly awaits for the D-day because it’s special that it can’t be put into words but can only be experienced. The Day leaves us with thousands of beautiful memories to be cherished until the next birthday. The memories become beautiful only when the birthday is celebrated as it should be: high on happiness, calories, and surprises. And for this to happen, the birthday party should be a hit.
Planning a birthday party, whether for a kid or an adult, is not so easy. A lot of preparation has to be done, and a lot has to be taken care. But, it’s also no rocket science. With a little planning, you can make it a sure hit. We will not only be just saying but telling you how you can make the birthday party a hit.
We have listed a few elements that are essential to make any birthday celebration one of its kind.
- Cake:- Starting with the most important ingredient required to make the birthday party a hit is a cake. A delicious and appealing cake is a birthday showstopper that party guests ought to remember for years to come. Always choose a cake as per the theme of the birthday and the birthday guest of honour. If it’s a kid’s birthday, then go with designer cakes such as cartoons, superhero, barbie cakes. Within these broad categories, select the specific as per the theme or birthday boy/girl choice. If it’s the birthday of an adult, then go with buttercream cakes that are moist to eat.
Now, the next is the flavour. Chocolate is a forever birthday cake flavour. However, there are many other delectable flavours that are the ideal choice for birthday celebrations like a red velvet cake. The beauty and exotic taste of red velvet are unmatched. So, compare the red velvet cake price in Madurai of different cake shops, and consider making it a part of the birthday celebrations.
- Decorations: The birthday vibe and ambience will be created with decorations. If it’s a house birthday party, you can decorate the room yourself with the help of family members. But, if it’s an outdoor location, the arrangements could be outsourced as well. Balloons, streamers, birthday buntings are the key decorations that would make the room echoe the cheerful birthday vibes. Get more creative by browsing Pinterest for DIY ideas. If it’s a theme birthday party, decorations would be done accordingly. For the birthday of your beloved one, trust the aura of heart-shaped balloons, rose flowers and candles.
- Snacks and Main Course:- After a cake, if there is something that people remember, it’s the snacks and main course. So, make sure you serve a variety of snacks followed by a main course to appetize the taste buds of the party guests. Have something for everyone, like burgers and french fries for kids, mocktails and cocktails for the adults. Alcoholic drinks could also be served. Also, keep both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food for your guests as the choices may vary.
- Games and Activities:- After the cake cutting ceremony, you would need to keep the guests entertained. Apart from the music and dance, plan some fun activities and games as per the age-group of the guest. Tambola, musical chairs, dumb charades, Never Have I Ever, Truth and Dare, and many such games. One after the other, indulge them in some activities so that they do not feel bored and enjoy themselves to the fullest.
- Return Gifts:- The birthday guest of honour is excited about the birthday gifts while the attendees look forward to birthday return gifts. Give something thoughtful as birthday return gifts such as personalised gifts or goody bags so that the attendees go back with happy memories. As per your budget, select a return gift. But do give something as a token of gratitude for gracing your birthday celebrations.
So, these are the five elements you need to incorporate into your birthday party to make it a hit celebration. You can customize all these as per your choices.