Themes For Parties AU

Ideas to make your parties more fun and more memorable

 
 

Event Themes

Matching parties to current events creates and easy roll of regular parties. You can check our party ideas by month or the special events below.

| Fathers Day | Halloween | Mardi Gras | Pirate Day | Thanksgiving | 4th of July | Australia Day | Christmas Dinner | Easter | Eurovision | Bastille Day | Melbourne Cup | New
Years Eve
| St. Patrick’s Day | Valentine’s Day |

American / 4th of July Party Ideas

– in: Country Themes, Event Themes

On the 4th of July, 1776, The United States of America declared independence from Great Britain by adopting the Declaration of Independence. Traditionally the holiday celebrates America becoming an independent nation, but today it’s more commonly just a celebration of being American and of all things American. For expats, it can be a chance to [...]

American Election Parties – Trump & Hilary

– in: Event Themes, Topical Themes

The United States presidential election of 2016 – Hillary v Trump is on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. It might be another country but the outcome will affect us all – and it will be a great show, and an excuse for a party. So do your homework and find out the basics, don the red, [...]

Australia Theme Parties

– in: Event Themes

Australia Day is on January 26 every year and marks the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788 and the invasion of this continent. Across Australia there are parades, barbecues, parties and fireworks, citizenship ceremonies, protests and mixed feelings. Maybe we should move it to a more neutral day – Like Wattle Day on the [...]

Bastille Day or French Party

– in: Country Themes, Event Themes

Have a French themed party for Bastille Day which is celebrated on 14 July each year. Bastille Day commemorates the anniversary of the 1790 celebration named Fete de la Federation, which was one year after the storming of the Bastille prison. Bastille Day Party Products & Decorations Serve French champagne and decorate in the colours [...]

Book Week Parties

– in: Event Themes

Every August, we have CBCA Children’s Book Week in Australia to encourage children to love books. They celebrate with story telling and dressing up as their favourite characters. But there’s no reason that little kids should have all the fun, or that the books should be restricted to those put forward by the Children’s Book [...]

Bucks Party and Boys Night Out

– in: Event Themes, General Party Themes

Bucks nights should be planned carefully to ensure that the groom will be safe and in good condition on his wedding day. You can have anything from a quiet night together to something outrageous and memorable… Here are a few different ideas – some classy, some quirky but hopefully all fun. Party Products Australia – [...]

Christmas Dinner Parties

– in: Event Themes

Whether it’s the big Family Christmas dinner or a dinner party with friends to celebrate Christmas, setting the scene can make it extra special. Christmas Foods Make your own, or buy it in?  What matters is that it tastes and looks good. Christmas Tableware & Centrepieces Party Supplies Online is a Sydney-based party products store [...]

Christmas In Winter!

– in: Event Themes

Do you dream of a White Christmas? Or at least a cold one? Christmas in June and July parties have become popular in Australia – not just with northern hemisphere expats but also Aussies who grow up with that divide between the winter Christmases in films, songs and books and our mid-summer visits from an [...]

Christmas Parties

– in: Event Themes

Christmas Party Products and Decorations – all year! Christmas offers so many opportunities for parties – office parties, friends and family, Christmas dinners, garden parties and more. We concentrate on Chistmas parties on this site, but for more Christmassy ideas, see ChristmasCountdown.com.au Christmas Decorations Party Supplies Online is a Sydney-based party products store in operation [...]

Easter Party

– in: Event Themes

Easter time gives you the excuse to take days off work and eat huge amounts of chocolate. Having a party then, is easily justifiable. Easter Costumes If you’ve ever had the urge to dress up as a bunny or even just wear their ears on your head, an Easter party is the perfect place to [...]

Election Party Ideas

– in: Event Themes, Topical Themes

Will it be a long night?  Or over by 7 o’clock? Join your friends and/or family to watch the inane banter of the commentators, marvel at Antony Green’s latest graphics and statistics, and see each seat claimed or conceded. You’ll need a space for those who want to watch the television and other spaces for [...]

Eurovision Parties

– in: Event Themes

In 2017, the Eurovision Song Contest will take place on Kyiv in Ukraine. The live shows will take place on Tuesday 9th May (First Semi-Final), Thursday 11th May (Second Semi-Final), with the Grand Final on Saturday 13th May. For Australians, we will see them televised on SBS – day and time to be announced. Some people [...]

Halloween Parties

– in: Event Themes

Don’t go bothering your neighbours – keep all the fun together in a Halloween party. Halloween is a great party theme – lots of scope for dramatic decorations and outrageous costumes, plus trick or treat games. And in October 2017, we get to do it twice – Friday 13th and again on then October 31st [...]

Hens Party and Girls Night Out

– in: Event Themes, General Party Themes

Celebration or last Hurrah! So you’re in charge of organising the Hen’s party and you have no idea what you’re going to do. Here are a few different ideas – some classy, some quirky but hopefully all fun. Party Products Australia – Over 6000 Party Supplies Online – Fast, flat rate Australia wide delivery. Hens [...]

Mardi Gras Party Ideas

– in: Event Themes

Mardi Gras runs from mid-February to the first week in March in Sydney – but if you can’t be there for some or any of it, you can still join in the spirit for Mardi Gras and have your own Mardi Gras-themed parties. Mardi Gras Party Costumes and Decorations Let’s face it – while you [...]

Melbourne Cup Party Ideas

– in: Event Themes

The Melbourne Cup is held on the first Tuesday in November every year.  A lot of offices and schools have Melbourne Cup parties, and some people like to host get-togethers with their friends. Even if you’re not going to the races, you can still dress up and have fun on the day! Melbourne Cup Party [...]

New Years Eve Parties

– in: Event Themes

Why should we celebrate the New Year? Why not! New Years parties are exciting. It’s a time to celebrate what one year has brought and what the next may bring. You might choose to have a New Years dinner with family or a drink with friends. What ever you choose, your party should be oozing [...]

Oktoberfest! Party Ideas

– in: Event Themes

Just because you don’t live in Germany that doesn’t mean you can’t have your own Oktoberfest celebration. See below for beer, tankards to drink your beer from, food to eat while you’re drinking your beer, and German costumes to wear while you’re drinking your beer. Oktoberfest Beer & Accessories A Little Luxury – Try some [...]

Oriental Parties

– in: Event Themes, General Party Themes

Hosting an Oriental Party gives you the opportunity to express your favourite aspect of Asian culture. Whether it’s the fashion, the food, the movies or karaoke, this theme can be a lot of fun. Chinese New Year Chinese New Year falls somewhere between January 21st and February 20th each year. 2016 – the year of [...]

Spooky & Ghost Party Ideas

– in: Event Themes, General Party Themes

The spooky theme is great fun for adults as well as children. This theme is not just for Halloween, it can be used for Friday 13th parties or any time you feel like being spooky. Browse down the page for food and party game ideas. Halloween Clothing and Costumes Some costume ideas include vampires, witches, [...]

St Patrick’s Day & Irish Parties

– in: Event Themes

Although St Patrick’s day was originally to commemorate Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, it has become a secular celebration of Irish culture. Everyone must wear something green on St Patty’s Day! You can either keep it simple with green ribbon, a hat or badges or check out the costume shops below [...]

State of Origin Parties

– in: Event Themes

Not just one party – but three!  On three cold winter Wednesday nights each year the Maroons and the Blues do their thing while everyone else watches and parties. State of Origin Decorations & Dress-ups We have two party stores – one in each state – so check out both to get the decorations, wigs [...]

Thanksgiving

– in: Event Themes

Historically, Thanksgiving in America was a day to thank god for a successful harvest. Today the holiday is all about food (especially turkey), parades and American football, with maybe a Pilgrim or Native American on the side. Thanksgiving is on the second Monday of October in Canada, and the fourth Thursday in November in America. [...]

Valentine’s Day Parties & Anti-Valentines

– in: Event Themes

There are plenty of options for a Valentine’s Day party. Or if you don’t like Valentine’s – have an anti-Valentine’s party. Just turn things up a notch or two, send up the romantic ideals, overdress and ham it up acting out romantic scenes and scripts.

Zombie Clothing and Costumes

– in: Event Themes, General Party Themes

The most important part of a zombie costume is the makeup – generally white face / arms with red blood, scars, sores, and general decay. The costumes themselves can be highly creative (zombie bride and groom / zombie explorer), highly creepy and decaying (see the products below), or simple modifications to regular clothing – whatever [...]

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