With Father’s Day just a few weeks away, you may be trying to think of ways to show your dad just how special he is to you. Throwing a Father’s Day party in his honor can do just that and leave your dad with unforgettable memories. Coming up with ideas for decorations and themes can be tough, but these tips can make it easier for you to create a one-of-a-kind celebration for Dad.
Choosing a Father’s Day Party Theme
Does your dad have a favorite hobby or sports team? If so, use it as a theme for your bash. You can get balloons in the shape of footballs, baseball bats, golf balls and other sports equipment. You can also use Dad’s favorite team’s colors or mascot as a foundation. If your dad isn’t a sporty guy, consider a theme based on his favorite movie or book. Remember, the theme doesn’t have to be too flamboyant so don’t feel pressured to use it for every aspect of the party. It’s just a nice way to make sure the Father’s Day party is customized just for him.
Creating the Best Menu for Dad
Since Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday of June, the weather is typically great for being outdoors. Take advantage of the heat and grill out or have a barbeque. Won’t have access to a grill? Consider having a picnic for Dad as a simple alternative or, if you want to make it more personal, create a menu of all the foods your dad loves.
Decorating Dad’s Table
Table decorations present another opportunity to personalize your Father’s Day event. You can stick with your original theme for colors or patterns, but you may think about adding a personal touch too. Gather an assortment of photographs of your dad—with the kids, grand kids, working on his favorite hobbies, etc. Then, put the photos into stylish frames that will be placed on the table. It’s a unique way to reminisce while creating new memories with your dad too.
Planning the Best Father’s Day Activities

There is a lot of room for creativity when choosing what activities to plan for dad on his special day. If he’s into sports and physical activity, consider having the party at a golf course or park, or setting up your own course in your yard. Or, if dad needs a break, plan the day so he can just take a seat and relax. If the party is going to be a surprise, prepare a few simple activities you think your dad will like. If he already knows about the party, just ask him what he’d like to do for the day!
Keep in mind that your dad will love any kind of party you plan for him, so don’t stress too much about the specifics. Just making the effort to show him how special he is and spending time with him will make the day unforgettable. If you need any help planning your Father’s Day bash, Snappening is here to help. Use our venue search option to find the perfect location for your event or our comprehensive list of professional event planners to take some of the pressures of planning off your shoulders.
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