STEAMPUNK If you’ve never been exposed to the fantastical wonder and whimsy that is Steampunk, you’re in for a surprise. DISNEY Seeing as Walt Disney’s first movie ever, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, was released in 1937 pretty much every person on the planet has been raised with Disney. SPORTING ICONS Sports icons are some of the most revered people in our community, but due to their strict training regimes you never see them out partying late at night with a beer in hand (except for Warnie of course). LORD OF THE RINGS There’s all different types of parties, and this one is definitely niche!What better way to give guests a mystical, other-worldly experience than with a Lord of the Rings themed party? OSCARS PARTY The film industry’s night of nights makes the perfect adult party theme where everyone can get dressed up as fancy as Julia Roberts in ‘Pretty Woman’. A CLOCKWORK ORANGE You may not think this dystopian classic by Stanley Kubrick would make for a very good party theme, but once you take away all the violence you’re left with an amazing tapestry of costumes and beautiful cinematography to draw from. PULP FICTION One of the greatest films of all time and universally recognised by just about everyone, a Pulp Fiction themed party is a must for movie buffs. 1800S PERIOD PARTY The 19th Century was well before my time, your time, anyone’s time that is alive today, and that’s what makes it a really fun party theme idea. THE ROARING TWENTIES If you saw the movie ‘The Great Gatsby’ starring Leonardo DiCaprio you may have gotten a taste for the 1920’s that you want to continue. 60S THEME PARTY The swinging sixties were a wild time. There was a cultural revolution where hippies could be identified by their peace symbols, flower power and flared pants. 70S THEME PARTY The 70s came alive with disco. Looking back, some people try to forget their tight pants, mullets and platform shoes - but while they were in vogue boy were they cool. 80S THEME PARTY Jump in your DeLorean, chuck a mixtape in your walkman, get ready for some Pacman and head back to the 80s. 90S THEME PARTY The nineties saw the rise of computers, the internet and multiculturalism. It was one of the best decades ever, except for the music of course. 2000S THEME PARTY Suits and slinky dresses are the classic costume choice for this theme, or you could up the ante and don Sean Connery’s terry cloth onesie from Goldfinger. GROWN UP DINOSAURS If you think Dinosaurs is a kids only theme, think again. This is a great creative party theme for adults, you just have to embrace your inner child! BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY If you think Dinosaurs is a kids only theme, think again. This is a great creative party theme for adults, you just have to embrace your inner child! FROM THE FUTURE What will the future look like? We’ll never know, but it’s fun to guess. DRESS AS ANY DECADE The 20s were roaring, the 50s were fab, and the 70s groovy. A single decade party like the 60s are fun by themselves, but parties celebrating every decade is like mixing vodka and cranberry juice; NOAH’S ARK PARTY An animal without an ark in a storm is like a person without a party on a Saturday night. BOHEMIAN BACKYARD A bohemian is somebody who leads and alternative lifestyle. They are creative people who develop their own individual tastes, styles and way of life. PUN PARTY How do you organise a space party? You planet. Everybody loves a good pun, so it’s time to pull out your punniest jokes and run a fun pun party. OP SHOP PARTY If you’ve got 20 dollars in your pocket and are ready to go ‘pop some tags’ you can go thrift shopping like Macklemore. But why stop there? JUNGLE PARTY When you throw a jungle party, you can let your animal instincts roam free for a night of partying, as you hunt down delicious jungle juice and dress to exhibit your spirit animal. JUNGLE PARTY Pyjama parties are fun whether you’re you’re 6 and having your first pyjama party or 36 and want to party while being in supreme comfort. EMOJI PARTY Emojis really are everywhere now, even at parties where they turn any :( into a :). MOUSTACHE PARTY The moustache, also known as a crumb catcher, nose neighbour, and thigh tickler, has been worn by many great men at many great events. COLOUR THEME Colours impact moods and by setting a colour theme for your party you can create the mood your party needs. Are you looking for the ultimate in sophistication? Black and white. ALPHABET PARTY Colours impact moods and by setting a colour theme for your party you can create the mood your party needs. Are you looking for the ultimate in sophistication? Black and white. ALPHABET PARTY A wig party is a new experience for the most experienced party goer. LIBARIANS AND BARBARIANS Can you get a stranger contrast than book loving librarians and brain bashing barbarians? MEME PARTY Memes are those hilarious jokes that spread across the internet. Click in these famous examples; ermagerd, overly attached girlfriend, and torpedo monkey. BAD HAIR DAY Bad hair days can look like a hurricane has passed through, a squirrel is sitting on your head, or you’ve seen the same barber as Donald Trump. ‘ANYTHING BUT CUPS’ PARTY Dog bowls? Definitely. Turkey baster? Absolutely. A cup? Not even a mug. This party theme is exactly what it sounds like - guests have to bring something to drink of but it can’t be a cup. SILLY HATS PARTY The hat maketh the man. If that’s true, there will be some very silly hats at your silly hats themed party. The only limit to what can be worn as a hat is your creativity. GRAFFITI Tell all your guests to wear a cheap white t-shirt - nothing you are worried about ruining.. ahem… I mean turning into a beautiful piece of graffiti artwork. BYO PET PARTY Tell all your guests to wear a cheap white t-shirt - nothing you are worried about ruining.. ahem… I mean turning into a beautiful piece of graffiti artwork. ‘WHAT WOULD YOU DO FOR A TICKET?’ This party theme is simple but brilliant. As each guest arrives, hand them a bunch of tickets, and tell them whoever has the most tickets at 12pm wins a prize. KARAOKE It’s time to warm up your voice with some vocal exercises and impress your friends with your incredible pipes at your karaoke themed party. TRIVIA NIGHT Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the smartest of them all? Or rather, who knows the biggest knowledge base for random bits of information? BOARD GAME BASH Fun comes in many forms. Sometimes it’s a night on the town, but it can also be a night in playing board games with your close friends. Nothing beats some competitive games to get the friendly banter going. BEER PONG TEAMS There are few sports as great as Beer Pong, the intensity and ferocity of a beer pong competition is not even seen in the Olympics. Btw, if Beer Pong was in the Olympics, you know Australians would be champions. RUBIK’S CUBE PARTY This party is a little different, but it is one that your guests will never forget. Here’s how it works: everybody comes dressed in 6 pieces of clothing, each a colour of one side of the Rubik’s cube. MURDER MYSTERY Throwing a murder mystery party creates a night of suspense. Everyone comes playing a character which makes for some fun interactions and great costumes. JOCKS VS. NERDS Also known as ‘mathletes and athletes’, a jocks vs nerds party makes fun of silly high school stereotypes; the studious and geeky nerds, and the sporty and partying jocks. WIZARD STAFFS The wizard staffs party theme combines a love of magic and alcohol to make either an unforgettable night or one you can’t remember. However, as much fun as it is; remember to drink responsibly and not drink over your limit. DISCO DANCING “Uh, uh, uh, uh, stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive”... as you sing that lyric in your head it’s impossible to not feel the rhythm move through your body. OLYMPICS THEME PARTY The Olympics are essentially a sports party that the entire world celebrates. Friends gather to drink and cheer, countries celebrate wins, and the Olympic village is like Disneyland for adults. TOGA PARTY The Roman Empire if famous for its celebrations. They didn’t only have gladiator spectacles, they frequently had parties in their home. Their love of civility and partying is often blamed for the fall of their empire - those parties must have been epic AUSSIE ICONS Australia is a charismatic country that has produced some bloody stellar icons. Dame Edna, Crocodile Dundee, lifesavers, Kathy Freeman, and Warnie are just a few legends. MEXICAN FIESTA Mexico is a vibrant country and their festivals mirror that. They regularly have parties with live music and dancing in their towns, which you can take inspiration from for your own Mexican fiesta. HAVANA NIGHTS MWhat was more fun than hot Havana nights in the 50s? Think back to the Godfather Part II and the era when Havana catered to ultra-rich jetsetters, socialites and celebrities like Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra who came enforce seeking luxury to this Cuban paradise. HAWAIAN LUAU Stock up on poi, pig, poke and plenty of cold Hula Hefeweizen for an evening of hula dancing and tropical fun. Of course, everyone gets a lei (not to be confused with lay, please!). ARABIAN NIGHTS PARTY Ever had wild fantasies of dressing up as Aladdin with a sexy Scherezade or Princess Jasmine mounted on the back of your magic carpet as you fly over the magical Arabian desert in search of a genie in a bottle? AROUND THE WORLD PARTY Do you like Italy? How about France? And Japan? Why celebrate only one culture when you can celebrate all three?! Take a trip around the world is the globalisation of parties. HALLOWEEN Halloween has become a huge holiday celebration for two reasons; free candy and creative costumes. Take advantage of its fun reputation and throw a Halloween themed party. CHRISTMAS Christmas time is party season. There are family gatherings, work parties and parties with your besties. To stand out as this year’s epic Christmas parties you better make a list of fun party ideas and check it twice. ST PATRICK'S DAY Over the years St. Patrick’s day has gotten bigger and more outrageous; just like the stories an Irishman will tell you after each consecutive guinness. St. Patty’s Day may be the greatest drinking holiday on earth. NEW YEAR'S EVE Everybody looks forward to New Year’s Eve - it’s the unofficial global party night. Cities around the world scream, drink and kiss when the clock turns 12. VALENTINE'S DAY Valentine’s day has always been a day for couples. While they’re holding hands and looking into each other’s eyes the single people are holding their pillows and looking into their lonely reflection. OKTOBERFEST King Ludwig was a legend! He started the Oktoberfest festival in Munich, Bavaria, in 1810. Top work Ludwig. Today the festival draws tens of thousands of tourists and is celebrated in bars, pubs and homes around the world. CINCO DE MAYO Cinco de Mayo has become a global celebration of Mexican culture - there is even a festival held in Brisbane every year. But there is no need to travel all the way to Brisbane, let alone Mexico to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. GRAND FINAL PARTY It doesn’t matter if it’s netball, soccer, AFL, rugby, or even the curling final. If there’s an intense competition then grab your friends and party. You can watch the big game, yell at your team, and break-down the result with your friends. PIRATES AND PRINCESSES You can’t satisfy everyone if you have either a princess party or a pirate party. So why not have both? Everyone will be happy and you’ll get a hilarious contrast between the princesses and pirates. COPS AND ROBBERS Are you a hero or villain? A police chief or a gangsta thief? A man on the run or a protector with a gun? Whichever you are, this party is for you. ANGELS & DEVILS It’s a question we face often, like when we’re staring at the piece of cake in the fridge - will we be good or be bad? 7 DEADLY SINS The 7 deadly sins are lust, gluttony, sloth, envy, wrath, pride, and greed. Sure, they’re not moral virtues, but that’s probably why they’re so much fun. TOO SOON... Have you ever been scolded for making an inappropriate joke? Or worn something a little too risque to a party? You always mean well, but sometimes people are offended. ANYTHING BUT CLOTHES Foil? Sure. Bubble wrap? Please. Duct tape? Ouch, but okay. Clothes? Absolutely NOT. At this party you can wear literally anything except normal clothing. TRAFFIC LIGHTS PARTY Are you ready to meet a new guy or girl? Yes? No? Maybe? It doesn’t matter, this party caters to you. A traffic light party is where guests were either green, orange or red to indicate their relationship seeking status. MARDI GRAS xThroughout the world the mardi gras means different things to different people. Brazil celebrates carnival while in Australia we celebrate with the Sydney gay and lesbian Mardi Gras. CASINO Are you feeling lucky? Throw a casino party and Let your guests ‘buy-in’ with real money, give them some fake money to play with that they can use to play poker, roulette, blackjack, and with prizes. STUDIO 54 Studio 54 is the world’s most famous nightclub, everyone who was anyone between 1977-1991 could be found at Studio 54. Studio 54 sparked the disco era which is documented in the movie ‘54’. DAY AT THE RACES The entire nation of Australia stops for The Melbourne Cup. Do we stop because we love watching horses run in circles? No. We stop because we love to party and the races are the thoroughbreds of parties. BACHELOR & BACHELORETTE Before you go off and get married with your one true love, your friends want to steal you for a night of fun and debauchery. It’s possible you won’t get to spend as much time with them as you did in your youth, so make your bachelor or hens party one to remember. MASQUERADE BALL Give a man a mask and he will tell you the truth - Oscar Wilde. A party where everybody is wearing a mask is a fun party to be at. Everybody feels protected by their mask so they relax and forgo their inhibitions. LIVE LIKE ROYALTY The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton showed how incredible a royal party can be. Whilst your very own royal party may not quite match their spectacle, it can be spectacular in your own way. TIGHT AND BRIGHT How does it work? It’s simple - every article of clothing you wear has to be both bright and skin tight. With all the spandex and lycra your guests wear, your party will end up looking like you’ve time travelled back to the 80s. GOLF PROS AND TENNIS HOES This party will see your guests turn into sexy sports stars; either golf pros or tennis hoes. You’ll be having fun whether you swing a racquet, club or bottle of wine to your lips. OFFICE PARTY Offices have always been serious places filled with stern team meetings, quarterly reports, and cubicle farms. Just like in the movie ‘Office Space’. It’s time to flip the serious cliche of offices on its head and celebrate like offices by poking fun of their seriousness. BOGAN Bogans are Australia’s version of American ‘redneck’ and English ‘chavs’. You can identify bogans by their thongs, southern cross tattoo and when they say ‘strewth,’ ‘oath,’ and ‘bloody’. GANGSTERS PARTY Yo, what’s up fool? You ready or just playin’? You think you can handle a gangsta party? If you think you’re real enough then go ahead and throw a gangsta party. WORK UNIFORM Maybe as a kid you dreamed of being a fireman - now you can (at least for a night). You can dress like for the job you always wanted, the job you have, or the job you never hope to get. STEREOTYPE PARTY Make fun of as many cliches as you can. Rich people, athletes, techies, and geeks. Don’t only dress up as a ‘stereotype’, use stereotypical party food, drinks and props. HIPSTER OR HOMELESS Have you ever been walking down a popular urban street, passed someone in a cardigan, trackies and coffee in hand and wondered; should I give this man a dollar or ask where the best coffee is served? GAMERS AND GANGSTERS Can you think of two more opposite groups than geeky gamers and tough gangsters? The keyboard warriors and the street survivors? PIMPS AND HOES How’s your pimp hand? Could you hold down a stable of hoes? If you can do that, then entertaining is your game and you can throw an epic pimp and hoes party. POOL PARTY There ain’t no party like a pool party when it’s hot outside. So grab your bikini or boardies, slap on some sunscreen and throw a wild pool party for your friends. If it’s hot out, they’re probably already hoping you invite them round for a few bally wackers but are too polite to ask. CRAFTERNOON PARTY What’s more fun than creating some lovely craft projects with your friends? They aren’t only for cold winter days when you’re stuck indoors, they’re fun all year round. Set up all the space, materials and equipment beforehand, that way you can just have fun creating. SURF’S UP BRO Hey brah, sure getting tubed is fun - but what do you do when the waves are flat? You stop throwing the shaka for a minute and throw a gnarly party instead. Of all the athletes on earth, surfers are best known for their partying skills. BLACK AND WHITE BALL If you want to throw a sophisticated party, look no further than a black and white ball - you will feel like Audrey Hepburn or George Clooney attending an elite Hollywood party. Your black and white ball will ooze style and class and so will your guests when they dress to impress. FARM-TO-TABLE DINNER PARTY Celebrate the bounties of the season and enjoy the heady scents of autumn in the air with a rustic-themed farm-to-table dinner. The onset of fall is the ideal time to bid adieu to summer with an alfresco dining event. BIRDS OF PARADISE Birds of paradise are best known for their vibrant colours - especially amongst the males whose plumages attract females. Literal peacocking. FRESH FLOWERS Fresh flowers are the centrepieces of tables because they are aromatic, natural, bright and people naturally centre themselves around flowers like they do a fire. PIZZA MAKING PARTY Every kid’s dream is to dig their grimy little hands in a big mound of sticky pizza dough. (Make sure they wash their hands first, of course). And be prepared for a mess as they try to spin pizza dough like a ‘vero’ Italian Pizza Master. CLASSIC BACKYARD BBQ This ain’t no ordinary backyard BBQ city slickers… it’s a Cowboy Cookout! So grab yer hats, hitch up your wagon and get ready for some good ol’ cowboy grub! Steaks are grillin’ on the open fire and big pots of granny’s famous baked beans are simmering away to feed worn out, dusty wranglers hankering for a hearty meal. MAD HATTER'S TEA PARTY You can set your imagination free when creating your own Mad Hatter’s tea party. And like Alice, your guests can enter a world of ideas, creativity and fun that leaves all their problems behind. WINE AND CHEESE PARTY Yeah… yeah. We know you have your own private little wine and cheese party virtually every night (shhh...), but why not have friends over so you can say you don’t always sip on chardonnay and feast on gruyere solo? ANNA KARENINA This is one of the more creative party theme ideas, that’s for sure! The novel Anna Karenina, written by Leo Tolstoy, has a very famous first line: “Happy families are all alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Take inspiration from this unique book and realise; BUSH CAMPFIRE Kids go nuts for a camping party. They could have a toasty warm bed 10 metres away, but given the choice they will choose a tent under the stars every time. BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S Holly don’t go lightly with this bangin’ Breakfast at Tiffany’s party! She does it big...as only Holly Golightly would! Certainly a perfect idea for a ladies brunch...but oh no, Holly would never awake before 2 pm. ART ATTACK Are you a connoisseur of culture? Can you not only name your favourite painting, but also it’s date, the style, and what the artist ate for breakfast that day? SEASONAL DINNER PARTY Good seasons start with good beginnings. And what better beginning than a dinner party with your friends? You can get some fresh food to cook up something exquisite. ENCHANTED FOREST Step into the delightful and whimsical fantasy of the enchanted forest where you’ll be dazzled by giant mushrooms, enchanted trees, wishing wells, perhaps a knight on a white horse and maybe even one of the seven dwarves. SAIL AWAY - NAUTICAL THEME Ahoy Mate! Sail Away nautical-themed parties celebrate an event that symbolises a new voyage or new direction in life - whether it be a marriage, a graduation, a housewarming, a retirement, or even a birth! COCO CHANEL CC be, baby, you know me! This cultural fashion icon made a mark on fashion history that will live on forever. BOLLYWOOD Bollywood is India’s Hollywood - they have their own George Clooney, Jennifer Lawrence and Steven Spielberg’s. And Bollywood is booming, selling over 4 billion tickets each year.