Grad Party Ideas

It’s that time of year again, school is winding down and summer vacation is almost here.  This means graduations; from pre-school to Grad School and anything in between we’re soon to see a bunch of newly minted graduates ready to take on the world!

Graduations are major milestones in everyone’s lives.  Whether your little one is graduating from pre-school or a spouse, sibling, or friend has just earned a PHD celebrate their achievements with a party.  Send them off to the next chapter of their lives with a bang!

Here’s a roundup of Graduation Party ideas to help you throw a grand party for  your graduate!

Grad Party IdeasGrad Party IdeasShow off your new graduate and welcome guests to the party with these lawn signs. [spacer height=”-20px”]


Grad Party Ideas






Congratulate your super star graduate with the glitter and bling she loves with this decor from Frog Prince Paperie.

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Grad Party IdeasCelebrate your grad and his alma mater by decorating in the school colors. [spacer height=”-20px”]

Grad Party IdeasI love this idea from Piggy Bank Parties!

After all a grad party celebrates the past as well as the road ahead.  [spacer height=”-20px”]




Grad Party IdeasSend your graduates off with a splash with this nautical themed party from Your Home Based Mom! [spacer height=”-20px”]

Grad Party IdeasLove this idea from Done Brilliantly!

Instead of a guest book have the guests write their greetings to thie graduate on this Dr. Seuss book!  Make a great theme too!

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Click here! [spacer height=”-20px”] great alternative to a guest book is this idea from Shop Girl Daily.

Ask guests to sign a Jenga piece.  It will bring back memories every time the game is played!

To buy your Jenga game from our Amazon Affiliate click here! [spacer height=”-20px”] have guests sign the Grad’s wooden initial!  The wooden letter will brighten up any dorm room. [spacer height=”-20px”] cards safe in this Graduation Cap Box by Nancy’s Craft Spot.

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 are a must at any grad party.  This great idea from Carla Aston Designed showcases photos and doubles as a buffet backdrop!  [spacer height=”-20px”]

This is a great idea from Party City!  A plate or bowl of Smarties at a candy buffet or on the dessert table![spacer height=”-20px”] Booths are always fun.  This easy idea from Fresh Picked Whimsy  is a sure hit!

Hang an old frame from a tree limb and make up a few simple props and you’re good to go.  If you don’t want to hang the frame let the kids hold it in front of them when they take pictures.
 [spacer height=”-20px”] of a candy buffet have a One Smart Cookie Bar!

 You can even use store bought cookies!  For more tips on how to DIY a Cookie Bar click here![spacer height=”-20px”] the guests cool on a hot summer day with a bucket of Ice Pops.

Remember to keep a pair of scissors close by so guests don’t have to struggle with the plastic wrapper; consider tying a pair on to the bucket so it doesn’t walk away!  Great idea from Project Wedding! young and old will love a silly game of outdoor Twister.

You can make this with just 4 cans of spray paint and a template cut from a box.  The picture from Just Imagine says it all!  [spacer height=”-20px”] all great parties must come to an end.  Send your guests home with a cupcake and a buck!  Make these Money Cupcake Toppers by Lil’ Luna.

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