The class of 2022 has endured the craziest historical event.
The pandemic turned everyone’s lives upside down. But, students lost a year of school and still were pushed to graduate on time.
Your 2022 grad deserves the ultimate graduation party.
You want this graduation party to be so epic that they forget about the past two years. But planning a graduation party in 2022 might be as stressful as planning a wedding.
Are you lost on how to plan a graduation party? There are basic steps to planning a graduation party that will help you avoid a disaster.
Keep reading to learn how to plan a graduation party that will be remembered forever.
Theme and Checklist
The easiest way to figure out a theme for the graduation party is to ask the grad what they want. This will make your life easier so you don’t waste time trying to think of party ideas.
Now all you have to do is create a checklist of action items. Ask yourself what needs to get done before the day of the party. Then give yourself deadlines to complete each item.
A party theme and checklist will help you manage the remaining party logistics.
Planning a graduation party on a budget is possible when you start planning early. Businesses know when graduation season is, and they will upcharge last-minute shoppers.
Schedule your reservations two weeks in advance if you plan on renting furniture. Decide if you want to make your food or hire catering for the graduation party.
Catering events can be costly, so it’s a good idea to get a catering quote sooner than later. Confirm your guest list because catering companies charge per person.
The graduation party guest list is a crucial step in planning a graduation party. Consider inviting friends and family who couldn’t make it to the cap and gown ceremony.
I know it’s hard to miss your loved one walking across the stage. But they’ll be able to spend quality time with them at the graduation party.
Have your guest RSVP before you release the location details. This will cut down on any unwanted guest who got the address from a friend of a friend.
Do you have an idea of where you want to host the graduation party? Plan to adjust the location if there are any accessibility needs or changes to the guest list. And, for outdoor parties, always have a backup plan in case of rain.
Don’t forget that the most important part of the location is the decorations. Your decorations will bring the location to life and create a lasting memory in the minds of your guests.
Planning a Graduation Party
Your 2022 grad is amazing and deserves to be celebrated. So pull out all the stops when planning a graduation party for them.
If party planning is not your strong suit, reach out for some professional help. Your grad will be grateful for the epic party you threw for them.