How to Throw an Unforgettable Greek-Themed Party February 14, 2015 00:00
Whether in the field of architecture, sports, government, or philosophy, Ancient Greek civilization remains alive even in modern times. Aside from these sectors, many people continue to see and experience the contributions of the Greeks in the various areas of today's society and culture. This is probably why there are still a lot of people who like to come up with Greek-inspired restaurants, home décor, and celebrations.
How would you like to throw an unforgettable Greek-themed party? It will surely make an impact on your guests whether it's a class reunion, a birthday celebration, or a simple family get-together. In order to make this work, you should keep the following things in mind:
Based on your invitations, guests can ascertain the theme of your party, i.e., if it's going to be a small gathering or a big bash. Hence, you have to design them accordingly. They don't have to be expensive, as you can always use free templates online. If you know how to use Adobe Photoshop, then you can definitely just design and print out the invitations on your own with very minimal expenses.
You should ask guests to wear Greek costumes. They can come as Greek gods or goddesses, or perhaps wear something that would represent traditional Greek culture. Offer special prizes for the best costumes so as to encourage everyone to join in the fun.
At the same time, you may want to prepare some props that could further accentuate their Greek outfits, such as garlands for the hair and maybe Greek-themed necklaces and earrings.
Columns with intertwined vines are definitely reminiscent of Ancient Greece. However, if you can't rent out 3D ones, you can always just make use of 2D Styrofoam versions attached to the walls. Another option is to simply print out posters or tarpaulins you can hang around the place.
Furthermore, if possible, you can prepare a few statues or bust sculptures that show off Greek art. It would be good as well to drape flimsy white fabric from the ceiling or use them as your curtains. Include gold trimmings plus Greek lettering and your décor is good to go!
If you take a look at our store collection, you'll discover that we carry Greek signs for the home as well as Greek plaques that you can have customized for your party décor. Afterward, you can use them as permanent home décor or give them away as gifts.
Have you ever eaten in a Greek restaurant before? Yes, the Greeks have delicious food to boast about! And this is why you need to prepare the dishes well for your own party. To make the festivities even more memorable, it's essential to feed the guests with authentic Greek delicacies. You can either order them from a restaurant or cook them yourself.
Some of the wonderful dishes you must include in your menu are the moussaka, feta and cheeses, baklava, and taramasalata. You can decorate the buffet table with Greek picture frames from our catalog when you serve these treats. It would be great to have the guests make use of our Greek-inspired mugs too, which they can bring home as souvenirs.
For the games, you may want to come up with your own mini Olympics or perhaps have an archery contest with the use of toy archery sets, of course. You can also hold a trivia contest or quiz bee on all things Greek.
When you research on Ancient Greece, you'll surely be filled with other ideas for games and activities that guests can engage in at your party. Moreover, there are bound to be tons of ideas you can simply pick up from the Internet.
It's always wonderful to have party guests bring home something to remind them of the event's memories and the good time they had. Hence, you should ponder on what kind of giveaways to provide. This will depend on the number of guests, the nature of the party, and your budget. But don't you worry! With our wide selection of Greek-inspired giveaway items, you'll surely find a couple that you and your guests would adore!
So what are you waiting for? Check out our coaster, keychains, buttons, magnets, medallions, and a lot more for the best Greek-themed party giveaways. Enjoy!