3 Things To Know Before Throwing A Graduation Party

If you’re hosting a graduation party this summer, be sure to first read these tips!

Graduation is an important time in a young adult’s life. In fact, it’s often one of the first life milestones that a child accomplishes all on their own! From their first day in kindergarten, all the way through to their high school or college graduation day, they have put in hours of hard work, studying and endless homework assignments to earn themselves the right to graduate. Therefore, it’s no wonder that celebrating this momentous occasion is such a big deal!

However, whether you are planning your son or daughter’s first graduation party after high school, or you have just graduated from college and want to throw your own graduation party in celebration of this major achievement, there are a few things that you should first know before you host this important event.

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1. This Event Is About The Graduate

For many families, high school graduations are often the first major reason to get all of your family together to celebrate an important event (apart weddings which come later down the line). Therefore, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of planning a family party and forget about the real reason why you are getting together―the graduate. Therefore, make sure you are consulting with the guest of honor about what kind of party they want, how many people they want to be invited, what type of activities will happen, what party theme they prefer, etc. After all, it is their day to celebrate!

2. Your Location Sets The Tone For The Party

While choosing a fun theme for your graduation party is a great way to add some excitement to the event and make your grad party stand out from other graduates, the location of your event will help take that theme one step further. For instance, if you want to throw a luau party, consider renting out space at a nearby beach or throwing the event at a family member’s pool. If you want the event to be more of a formal occasion, rent space at a banquet hall and stick to the classic graduation decor. The location of your event can often set the tone of your entire party.

3. Buying Party Supplies In Bulk Can Bring Savings

Picking up colorful paper plates, napkins, plastic tablecloths, plastic silverware, etc. for your graduation party from a discount party supplier or bulk paper product retailer can save you a lot of money in the long run! Plus, when you go with a company that specializes in party supplies, such as My Paper Shop, you can be sure that you are getting quality supplies that will take your party’s decor to the next level.

PLUS, if you are ordering graduation supplies from My Paper Shop between April 16th, 2014 and April 30th, 2014, you can use the coupon code “GRAD14″ for $7 off your purchase of $100 or more!  For more information about My Paper Shop’s graduation supplies or for any other questions about our discount party supplies, be sure to contact us today.

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