Who says costumes are solely for kids? Grownups can delight in costume parties, too, particularly at Halloween. Here are some tips and pointers to assist you pull off an enjoyable adult costume party.
1. Fun Outfit Themes
There are so many fun outfit style concepts for your guests. Here are some to consider.
- Werewolves, Vampires, and Zombies – These legendary animals of the night have actually motivated costumes for many years. Visitors can come impersonated their preferred film character or choose a more general outfit.
- Iconic stars – Many grownups today remember the classic Thriller album by Michael Jackson or think of Madonna and envision her Like a Virgin tour attire. Even some of the hit video games of the past like Donkey Kong can inspire fun memories for all at the party.
- Select your years: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, etc. – Let guests pick their own years of American history (have people guess what year), or you can choose the years yourself and ask visitors to dress appropriately.
- When inviting guests to your celebration, ask what they are doing/wearing at the minute they receive the phone call or phone message, and then they have to come to your party wearing what they had on when you called. Early morning calls may result in visitors in robes and slippers; night-time calls might bring pajamas-clad visitors.
Even adult parties are more enjoyable with games. Here are some ideas.
- Outfit charades – If you have a celebration without a specific theme, having everyone guess what each costume is can be great deals of enjoyable. Have each person show off their outfit while the other guests attempt to figure out what they are dressed as.
- Wrap a mummy – Give each team of visitors one minute to cover the mummy (a member of their team) in bathroom tissue. Whatever team ends up with the mummy most covered in toilet paper wins.
- Scavenger hunt – These can be great deals of enjoyable for grownups, particularly if you have amusing hints and activities on the hunt. The prize should be something to commemorate the occasion, such as a boxed set of frightening motion pictures, a massive bag of candy, or a book of ghost stories.
3. Food and Drink
Lots of sources suggest having a “signature” beverage at your celebration, alcoholic or not. It can choose your style and be something distinct and memorable. If you are serving alcohol, bear in mind that your guests will probably stay longer and you’ll need to ensure nobody drives after drinking.
The same originality can be had with food, too; have a signature meal that brings individuals back to a particular year and provides fond memories of your celebration.