Good food, great music and lots of entertainment are the three integral components of a successful party. People may forgive you for serving tasteless food or you may get away with boring music, however, if you do not have any plan for your guests' entertainment you might have a tough time getting even a handful of people for your next party. Nobody likes to go to boring parties where you just go greet the hosts, eat, and come back. An element of fun and entertainment is the soul of any party. So, in case you have party planning on your mind, make sure you have a solid plan for the entertainment of your guests.
Some Party Entertainment Ideas for Adults
Do not assume that party games are reserved only for children's birthday parties. Most people make this mistake and end up throwing lifeless parties. It is easy to assume that as you are inviting all adults, you just have to introduce them to each other and let them mingle amongst themselves. Please remember that most people hate this compulsive socializing. Asking them to chitchat with complete strangers for the rest of the evening is so outrageous. If you want your guests to get to know each other, arrange a few icebreaker activities for them. Your guests will instantly feel comfortable with each other.
As mentioned above, fun party games are one of the most popular and fun filled idea for any birthday party. Arrange for a few games which adults might enjoy playing. You may introduce a few icebreaker activities in the beginning if your guests mostly comprise random friends who do not know each other. You may even organize a few children's birthday party games, as adults often have a good laugh playing these games. Quiz shows, couple dancing, musical chairs, one minute games are some good birthday party games for adults.
This idea could be a big hit amongst your guests and may become your trademark! People simply adore karaoke parties. Hire a karaoke console and see your guests go wild singing at it. Initially your guests may feel apprehensive about the idea and you may have to do a bit of prodding, if there are no enthusiastic volunteers around. However, once a couple of guests try their hand at it, rest will follow suit. Your karaoke night will be remembered for long.
If your party group comprises 30 or more people, you can think of hiring stage performers for their entertainment. You can invite a stand up comedian to have the audience in splits or you may choose to enthrall your guests by a sensational dance or singing performance by a professional artist. A magic show is also a good idea if your guests are all in different age groups. Before choosing an artist for a stage performance, go through his or her previous performances.
Lastly, you can give a look of a carnival or a fun fair to your party. If you have more than 50 guests attending a party, it may become difficult to manage the crowd at a time. In that case it is best to have different things going on, so that the crowd gets divided and everybody gets their share of fun. You can have a portrait painter, tarot card reader, juggler, temporary tattoo artist entertaining your guests. For arranging a carnival party you ought to have a big yard or garden.
You can come up with your own entertainment ideas, after considering their taste. Make sure you have something to offer to people of every taste. If you cannot come up with anything else, set up a makeshift dance floor, play some rocking music and let your guests dance all night.