Bored of those usual, run-of-the-mill parties with the same-old drab of food, drinks, and party music? Quirk it up a bit and multiply the excitement and fun levels by hosting a theme party. Here is a list of the best and the funkiest theme ideas ever:
1. Bollywood/Hollywood Theme Party - Lights, Camera, Party!
Dress Code: Be it the iconic ivory cocktail halter dress carrying oodles of panache a la Marilyn Monroe or the classic 70's attire; ensure that guests take the dress code very seriously.Décor: A rolled-out red carpet at the entrance is sure to have your friends a bit star-struck. Adorn your walls with all-time classics. A movie clapper and spot lights would take the whole experience up a notch. Music: Filmy hits, goes without saying! From cheeky Bollywood item numbers to Pulp Fiction soundtracks, dance the night away. Games: Come up with your in-house Heads Up, a widely popular game related to guessing movies played by Ellen DeGeneres; translate songs from Hindi to English and quiz your guests; play guess-the-leads from obscure films; guess the movie name using cult dialogues, much like Reel Schpeel come up with your own quirky ideas.
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2. Hawaiian Theme Party - Aloha!
Dress code: Probably the most colourful and vibrant themes ever, a Luau Party is extremely exciting for those wishing to experiment with Hula skirts, Leis, floral hairclips, straw hats, beaded necklaces, Tiki masks, and flip-flops. Décor: Best hosted outdoors preferably in your backyard a Luau Party requires beach-like paraphernalia such as a Hawaiian thatch umbrella, Tiki garden sticks, brightly coloured glasses and dishes, Luau balloons, and patio lights. Music: Play groovy Hawaiian tracks Kokomo, Copa Cabana, Hawaii Five-O, and the likes to get the party started. Games: A Hawaiian theme party is incomplete without a Limbo game. You could also play Pass the Coconut.
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3. Game of Thrones Theme Party - Winter is Coming!
The euphoria attached to viewership of this show is nothing short of a spectacle. Cash in on this craze and throw your friends an unforgettable theme party! Décor: A few bare essentials (to live up to the epic quotient of the show): a Dothraki tent, dragon eggs, house banners, and Heart Tree. A theme-based wedding cake would do wonders, ensure you do not stuff it with pigeons! Dress Code: Get your friends to garb the outfits of their favourite houses; demarcate different sections in your house representing different sigils. From donning black armour, a tribute to the Crows, to draping yourself in white silk a la Cerci/Sansa, encourage your friends to dress up as their favourite characters, and quaff away your favourite ales in wooden tumblers. Cakes and ale! Music: Rains of Castamere (the Sigur Rós cover) all the way! Games: You can borrow some ideas from the popular app Quizz Up. Club these stand-out themes with exotic food and Signature whiskey, and rejoice with your loved ones.
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