Here at The Digi Dame Party Shoppe, we love a good party. And whilst our focus is most often on kids' parties, we know that the best kind of party is the party for everyone. Grown-ups like to party too! And we haven't forgotten you!
We stock loads of party printables in themes that are fun for kids' parties, but also great for adults' parties. And so, we thought it was only fitting to share some party ideas with you for themes that are totally nostalgic for us big kids. So let's take a look at some great party themes for adults' parties.
1. 80's Party
An 80's themed party is always a hit. One of our best-selling party themes, the 80's party is fun, bright and really easy to put together.
There are literally hundreds of things you can do to make an 80's party exciting and unique. This party theme is ANYTHING but boring!
You could host a generic 80's theme, or narrow it down to something more specific, such as 80's music, blockbuster movies or icons.
For example, you might like to host a Back to the Future or Indiana Jones party. Your guests will be sure to love this era as the basis for a party theme idea.
For more ideas on hosting an 80's party, visit our article 5 Ideas for a Great 80's Party.
See all of our 80's party printables.
2. Middle Earth Party
3. 1950's Party
4. Top Gun Party
For those of us who still feel the need for speed, a Top Gun party theme is the only choice.
With such iconic music, quotes and styling in the movie, this theme is easy to have fun with and can be adopted for any party occasion. Your guests would love a fancy dress Top Gun party! So don the aviator sunglasses and start flying!
5. Hollywood Party
If you love the lights, cameras and action, perhaps a Hollywood party theme is perfect for your next party.
A generic Hollywood or cinema theme is really simple to effect, or you could opt to get a little more detailed with a specific Hollywood icons or era theme.
You could host the party as a movie night, glamour red carpet event or a movie trivia night!
6. Alice in Wonderland Party
Wonderland is not just for kids! If you're an Alice fan (like Yours Truly), why not delve into a magical wonderland at your next party? Perfect for a tea party, an Alice in Wonderland party theme could be styled on the original book, the animated Disney movie, or the more recent live action movies. It gives you many styling options.
The story of Wonderland is full to the brim with possibilities for a wonderful fantasy celebration!
See our Alice in Wonderland party for inspiration.
See our Alice in Wonderland party décor.
7. 1920's Party
Love the glamour of the roaring 20's? Then celebrate it with a party! The richness of the black and gold Art Deco styling makes for loads of glamour and dancing!
A dress up party is an absolute must with this theme. Your guests will love themes that include The Great Gatsby, Chicago, flapper party, speakeasy and jazz night.
8. Harry Potter
Another one for the geeks (like The Digi Dame) - if you're a Potterhead, you just can't go past a Harry Potter themed party!
Your options are endless with this theme. Consider a fancy dress night and serve a Hogwarts-style feast or enjoy a relaxed movie marathon with themed snacks. Or if all of your party guests are fellow Potter fans, why not consider hosting a HP trivia night?
For more Harry Potter party ideas, see our articles below:
101 Harry Potter Party Ideas, Part One
101 Harry Potter Party Ideas, Part Two
101 Harry Potter Party Ideas, Part Three
101 Harry Potter Party Ideas, Part Four
9. James Bond/Casino Party
You would be hard-pressed to find someone who wouldn't love the idea of an elegant James Bond or Casino-themed party, even if they aren't a real Bond fan.
You could also adapt this theme into a murder mystery theme or generic secret agent party.
10. Breakfast at Tiffany's Party
This party theme based on Audrey Hepburn's iconic movie role is very popular for bridal showers and women's birthday parties. The theme is centred around the iconic jewellery brand, with it's famous duck-egg blue and white ribboned gift boxes.
For this party theme, keep elegance and extravagance in mind. It works beautifully incorporated into a champagne breakfast or tea party. Your guests might like to dress up a little for this one too. 50's Hollywood glamour is perfect!
See our coordinating Tiffany party décor.
So, that's our 10 nostalgic party themes for adults! We hope that these adults' party ideas provide you with some inspiration for hosting your next celebration for the big kids!
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