Throw your totally awesome graduate an 80s Inspired Rad Grad Graduation Party.
That’s right let’s dust off the cassette tapes and tease up our hair for a throw-back 80s inspired graduation party. While the future is looking bright for the class of 2021 it’s fun to hit rewind and throw it back to an era that was all about color, bold fashion, hip hop, and blockbuster movies.
I teamed up with Oriental Trading to create this colorful 80s Inspired Grad Graduation Party that is the perfect way to celebrate your rad grad.
Through the years this cool class of seniors sported bold 80s inspired fashion, so it’s only natural to celebrate their final hoorah with a retro party full of neon colors and bold prints. Make this party rad to the max with a DIY Balloon Garland Backdrop and cool Cassette Tape Candy Bar Party Favors.
Unique Graduation Party Ideas
Whether you are a parent of a graduate or the grad yourself, coming up with fun and unique graduation party ideas that WOW can be difficult.
Of course, you could just throw a simple soiree with school colors. But, after all the hard work your graduate has put in over the years doesn’t a colorful and fun celebration seem like more fun?
Planning a graduation party can be stressful, but these ideas and an 80s inspired party are all you need to impress your guest.
5 Tips for Hosting a Rad Grad Party
Say It With Balloons
Give your party an extra pop with giant balloons that spell out a message for your grad. In this case, we wanted to celebrate the rad grad so we used gold metallic letter balloons paired with a colorful balloon garland.
Set Up a Photo Booth
A must at any graduation party is a photo booth. Set up a picture-perfect backdrop and a spot to snap photos with friends. In this case, the large statement balloon backdrop can also serve double duty as the backdrop for the dessert table, and a spot for guests to snap photos with the graduate.
Serve Smart Snacks
Your smart cookie needs lots of fuel to keep the celebration going. Be sure to set up a snack station where guests can help themselves. Use fun-themed containers like these cassette tape buckets to serve snacks like popcorn and pretzels.
Advice for the Grad
While your graduate’s high school chapter comes to an end, the best is certainly yet to come. Give guests a totally awesome way to give advice, well wishes, or share their favorite memories with the grad by creating a DIY Boom Box Guest Book.
Final Farewell Favors
Before everyone heads their separate ways, be sure to send guests home with a final farewell favor These Cassette Tape Candy Bar Favors, are a sweet treat that’s totally rad and fits perfectly with this 80s themed party.
Graduating from high school is such an exciting time for seniors and is truly unforgettable. Celebrate this major milestone with a totally unique, colorful, and rad to the max party! Be sure to visit Oriental Trading for all the party details and products used to create this rad party!