Western Party Theme

Make Your Party A Hit With An Old-Western Themed Graduation Party!

Western Party ThemeA western party theme is a sure way to have your graduation party stand out from the crowd! It will be a fun, exciting, and most importantly, a memorable celebration. After all, you only get one shot at the high school graduation party…so make it count!

Western Party Theme Invitations

First you’re gonna want to get yourself some old-western themed party invitations, to give it an authentic feel and to grab your prospective guest’s attention. To guarantee that they will give your party a thought, try sticking a sheriffs badge or maybe some kids western toys like Cowboys or Indians in the envelope for good measure. Another great idea would be to create a wanted poster to use as your party invitation (there are many companies that will create a custom invitation for you).

Western Party Theme Decorations

The entrance to the party will set the stage and the mood of the party as a whole, so make sure to put emphasis on what the guests first see! Having a few cacti and some life size Cowboys and Indians cutouts should do the trick. A banner hanging from the entrance would also be a good addition, something like: “Welcome to the (Graduates’ Name) Round-Up or Saloon” should do the trick. Buying a few cheap cowboy hats, bandannas and sheriffs badges for the guests to choose from would be a big plus. If you have the means, a few hay bails and horse troughs will really give your party and authentic feel.  And if you have any friends who own horses, ask to bring a few of them along for the kids! While you’re at it, ask to borrow some tack to spread around the party room.

Western Party Venues

You’ll have to work with what you have on this one. An old barn would be the ideal setting for a western theme party, though an open field or a ranch would do very well also. This is not the kind of party that you would want to throw in a banquet hall and such, there would be too much preparation and clean up involved.

 

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