Adult Themed Party Ideas

Adult themed parties ideas are one of the best pastimes that have been passed down throughout the years. Having adults dress up with different time periods, Hollywood celebrities, decades and eras have always attracted many guest to arrive dress for the occasion.

The cause for occasion will determine the type of themed party that a person will want to host. Birthdays, anniversaries, and of course the famous Halloween parties are usually the top of the list.

Planning for the Perfect Adult Themed Party Ideas

The exciting part of the party is the planning of the party. So many grand ideas are thought of and discussed with a few of your closest friends, to get ideas about what would be the best theme that would show off your personality.

Give yourself plenty of time to plan, take into account the timing, and availably of invited guests.

Here are a few things that are a must when planning, just to help you throw the most exciting party of the year,

Pick a Theme.

Have a theme picked out and ready to go early enough that costumes and activities can be planned out. Enabling you to follow though with the rest of the preparations for the themed party.

Choose the date.

The ideal day for a party is during the weekend, usually Saturday evening. This ensures that your guests will be available. You can pick the weekend before or after the actual occasion.

Your guest list.

Make a list of all the guests that you want to invited the party. Make sure that you check it a few times to ensure that no one is being left out.

Pick the venue.

If you want an intimate party with just friends and family, then host the party at your house. Renting a venue of a hotel or restaurant is great for a larger crowd of guests or that are more formal. Keep in mind your budget and expenses.

Send invitations.

Once your venue and date are set, send out your invitation from your guest list. Send out the invitations a  month prior to give guests time to add your party to their schedule and to get their costumes ordered or made in time for the party.


Avoid spending too much money by having a budget set before starting your birthday party planning.


Buffets are the most popular and easiest method of serving food. Having a buffer is relatively less expensive that offering full meals or a la carte. Most people like to snack or to have foods ready when they want a little something especially if offering alcoholic beverages.


It is so much easier and fun to decorate if you have a theme. There are many themes to choose from and the options for decorations can be endless. Give yourself enough time to choose just the right decorations to set the mood.

Entertainment and games

Make the event more fun by preparing activities and games that keep your guests entertained. Keep activities related to the theme you chose, and play your favorite music in the background to keep the mood and atmosphere of the themed party hopping.


Provide a keepsake from your guest that will remind them of the theme and of the fun time they shared with you. Be sure that are tied to your theme. For instance, personalized playing cards make the perfect favors for a casino themed parties.

Planning an adult themed party can be a stressful, ask for help and try to find the fun in the theme that encourages you to keep focused and enjoy the planning.

Questions you need to ask yourself before sending out invitations and planning your party

Serving alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks at the party?

Serve a variety of drinks. Not every one wants to drink even it is a weekend. Serve both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks such as soda, teas, coffees, water and juices let your guests choose. Guest will appreciate the choices.

The perfect host

Make your rounds and talk with all your guests, but don’t stay with one group to long.

Don’t Worry Be Happy

Delegating some of the task to other people will help to ensure that you are not missing your party to attend to every detail of the party. It will relieve you of some of the stress, so you can have fun too.

Adult Themed Party Ideas

Masquerade Party

No matter if the timing coincides with Mardi Gras or the Venice Carnival or not, having a masquerade themed party is always a big success. People like the idea of being behind a mask, letting them be a little hidden identity for an evening. With the added bonus of wearing a spectacular costume piece. Whether an extravagant headdress or the dress itself.

Medieval Party

Medieval parties are popular for adult parties as ideas of king and queens still are part of our imagination that comes to life when we put on the dress, armor, and show the coat of arms and family crest. This can be a tribute to your family and heritage while giving your guest a taste of you culture and background.

Tarts and Vickers

A fun tradition of England, the guys dress in religious garb, and the women dress in skimpy outfits, giving a little fun to an old classic. The “tart” should be fun and flirty without displaying to much skin or body parts. Good taste is always advised. An example of this would be from Bridget Jones Diary.

Decade Themed Party

As we well know, any decade is fun to have as adult themed party. From the flapper of the roaring 20s, to the 70s theme of bell bottoms and pimpin clothes, to the 80s with the wild hair and outrageous clothing, all providing a fun time and loads of memories for the guests.

Hollywood Movie Themes

This is a wonderful fun theme to have, as many guest will choose from the endless characters that they love and enjoy. The best fun is to pick movies that relate in theme. As the matrix, star wars, guardian of the galaxy, Gone with the wind and many other can give your a start in thinking about themes.

Planning your own adult themed party ideas takes time and serious thought and insight into your personality and also that of your guest. Plan wisely and give your self enough time to get thing done within a time frame and budget.

Super Heroes

We all have our superhero from our childhood that we still get excited about as adults, especially when movies come out. Pick you costume to match your personal hero there are so many to choose from. Wonder Woman, The Flash and so many more. This could be one the geekiest but funniest themed parties of all times.

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