A-1 Party Rental has created these party planning tips to help you make your celebration less stressful and more enjoyable for everyone.
4 weeks ahead of your party
► Spend time with the party person deciding on a theme from A-1Party Rental.
► Make a guest list.
► Decide on a date and time for your party.
► Order your party supplies, decorations, favors, piñatas, and activities.
2-3 weeks ahead of your party, send your invitations.
► You may want to ask your guests to RSVP so you have an approximate number of guests to expect.
► Plan activities, menus and games that you would like to use.
► Order your cake.
► Now is a good time to ask for help on the party day from your friends or relatives.
1 week ahead of your party
► Follow up with guests that have not contacted you to RSVP.
► Make sure you have plenty of film, videotape, and batteries.
► Prepare foods that can be made ahead of time.
► Check your party supplies to make sure you have everything you will need.
1-2 days ahead of your party
► Remove previously prepared food from freezer to defrost.
► Decorate indoors.
► Stop at the grocery store for all of those last-minute items.
► Pick up the cake.
► Have balloons filled with helium on "party day".
► Complete all food and beverage preparation.
► Decorate outside.
► Use your camera or video camera to take a lot of pictures to remember this special occasion.