Sometimes, planning the best party for a special person in your life can be stressful and take out all of the fun. But of course, it all depends on what type of party you will have. Are you planning to throw a party, but you don’t know where to start? Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to plan one to help you achieve it with a bang.

Know What Type of Party You Want to Have

Ask yourself. What type of party do you want to have? Is it a birthday party? Bridal shower party? Farewell party? Housewarming party? Swimming pool party? By doing this, you will know the number of people you want to invite to the party.

Plan Your Budget

After knowing what type of party, you want to have, it’s time to plan the budget. How much are you willing to spend on food, party decorations, venue, invitations, giveaways, and sound and video system? Don’t forget to stick to your budget no matter what.

Pick the Time, Date, And Venue

Pick the time, date, and venue of your party a month before. You have to make the booking early at your choice of venue and make sure to do an inspection if it’s the best fit for you. Be flexible, and know if your guests are available on the time and date you’ve picked. If you have a favourite event place, check with the venue if they’re open in accepting a reservation. You have an option to rent a venue or host it at home. Hosting a party at home can help you save you a lot of cash, but know that the first option can make your life a lot easier.

Prepare Your Guest List

Know who your guests will be. How many are attending? How will you invite your guests? Is it through social media like Facebook and Twitter? Or are you sending out invitations or make a phone call? Know if there will be children too, so you can prepare a meal that they will like.

Book Entertainment

A party isn’t complete without some fun and entertainment. Visit should you like to surprise the adults particularly the ladies in the party. However, make sure that there are no kids in attendance or let them have their own entertainment in a small room.

Go Shopping

Go shopping for supplies that you will need for the party like beverages, decorations, and food items. List it down in a piece of paper so you will not miss anything. If you’re hiring a caterer, make sure to know if your guests have any allergies or special dietary needs. But if you’re taking charge of the kitchen, you have to prepare a special menu for them.

Confirm All Deliveries

Confirm all deliveries like flowers, tables and chairs, balloons, and sound and video system, and see to it that you have ordered everything you need before the big day.


Decorate the venue based on the party’s theme. You can do it yourself or allow a party planner to do it for you. Create a seating plan specifically if you will be holding a party in a big venue.

Make your party a memorable one by following this step-by-step guide.

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