There’s a common misconception that you have a spend a lot of money to have a memorable birthday party; however, this couldn’t be further from the truth. By ensuring you have certain bases covered and enough activities to keep everyone occupied, you can ensure a great experience for the guest of honor and all other attendees. If you are hoping to throw a budget birthday party, keep these 3 tips in mind throughout the planning process.
Start Planning Early
If you wait until the last minute to begin planning, there’s a good chance that you will overspend on essential items just because you need them immediately. One of the easiest ways to avoid this is to start planning early enough that you can look out for great deals on essential items. Creating a budget and giving yourself enough time to plan within those constraints is critical for pulling off a successful budget birthday party.
Refine the Menu
If your party falls within certain hours of the day, then you likely will be expected to provide a lunch or dinner for the attendees. While you could splurge on some expensive foods, sometimes a good old-fashioned hamburger and hot dog meal is a great, inexpensive alternative. If you need to feed a large group, don’t be afraid to look at bulk food stores for an even better deal on the items you need.
Plan Creative Activities
Fun party activities don’t have to be pricey and many of the best activities are free or carry a relatively small cost. When planning a budget birthday party, you likely won’t be wanting to spend the money it takes to rent a bouncy house so you will need to sit down and determine alternatives. No matter what activities you plan, make sure they accommodate the attendees so they don’t feel left out.
If you are currently looking for a venue for your birthday party, Stokely Event Center can make sure your special day is unforgettable. Guests to your birthday party will love the free-to-play games and a wide assortment of decorative signs. With the flexibility of catering in outside food and drinks, event menus can fit a variety of preferences. Our sound system, projector and screen are included for one great price to meet your audio/visual needs. If you are interested in reserving Stokely Event Center, please call us at 918-600-4448 or complete our online request form. We can’t wait to be part of your special day!